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Red Mages can use both white and black magic, but cannot use high-level spells from either school.

Description

The bearer of this certificate possesses vast, expansive knowledge of magic and is deemed worthy of the title of Master Red Mage.

Mastery certificate description

The Red Mage is a job class in Final Fantasy III gained from the Wind Crystal. In the opening FMV of the 3D version, Ingus is depicted as a Red Mage. Red Mages use a wide assortment of weapons, and both Black and White Magic, but are unable to become true masters of either school of wizardry. Red Mages don't have access to Doublecast.

The Red Mage's battle sprite from the NES version is nearly identical to the one used for the class in the original Final Fantasy, but with some additional white trim.

Abilities[]

NES version[]

  • Command ability - White and Black Magic Levels 1–4

The Red Mage can use lower level White and Black Magic. This is mainly useful early on, since later the player will unlock more versatile mage classes. They have weak stat progression, and without the ability to doublecast, Red Mages are usually thought to be weak.

3D versions[]

  • Command ability - White Magic and Black Magic Levels 1–5
Level White Magic Level Black Magic
1 Cure Poisona Sight 1 Fire Blizzard Sleep
2 Aero Toad Mini 2 Thunder Poison Blind
3 Cura Teleport Blindna 3 Fira Blizzara Thundara
4 Libra Confuse Silence 4 Break Blizzaga Shade
5 Curaga Raise Protect 5 Thundaga Raze Erase

Stats[]

Level Strength Agility Vitality Intellect Mind Level Strength Agility Vitality Intellect Mind
NES version 3D versions
1 6 7 5 6 6 1 5 5 5 5 5
10 10 13 8 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
20 15 20 10 15 15 20 15 15 16 16 16
30 19 26 13 19 19 30 20 20 22 22 22
40 24 32 15 24 24 40 24 24 28 28 28
50 28 39 18 28 28 50 29 29 34 34 34
60 33 45 20 33 33 60 34 34 40 40 40
70 37 52 23 37 37 70 38 38 46 46 46
80 42 58 25 42 42 80 43 43 52 52 52
90 46 64 28 46 46 90 48 48 58 58 58
99 50 70 30 50 50 99 52 52 63 63 63

MP growth[]

Level Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.5 Lv.6 Lv.7 Lv.8 Level Lv.1 Lv.2 Lv.3 Lv.4 Lv.5 Lv.6 Lv.7 Lv.8
NES version 3D versions
1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 12 7 5 4 0 0 0 0 20 13 5 3 2 0 0 0 0
30 15 10 8 7 0 0 0 0 30 17 8 5 4 1 0 0 0
40 17 12 11 10 0 0 0 0 40 22 11 8 6 2 0 0 0
50 19 15 13 12 0 0 0 0 50 26 15 10 8 4 0 0 0
60 21 17 16 15 0 0 0 0 60 31 18 13 10 5 0 0 0
70 23 19 18 17 0 0 0 0 70 35 21 15 11 7 0 0 0
80 25 21 20 19 0 0 0 0 80 40 25 17 13 8 0 0 0
90 27 23 22 21 0 0 0 0 90 45 28 19 15 10 0 0 0
99 29 24 23 22 0 0 0 0 99 49 31 21 16 11 0 0 0

Equipment[]

The only swords the Red Mage can equip in the NES version were the Wightslayer and the Tyfring.

Weapons[]

Weapons
Daggers Swords Staves Rods Bows Arrows

Armor[]

Armor
Shields Head Body Arms

Other appearances[]

Final Fantasy Artniks[]

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Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[]

Red Mage appears as Fire- and Lightning-elemental Backup cards. All four playable characters from the 3D remakes are represented.

Triple Triad[]

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Red Mage appears on a Triple Triad card in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.

Gallery[]