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Masters techs to slow and damage opponents.
—Description

Soldier is a job in Final Fantasy Tactics Advance exclusive to humes. The Soldier is the basic melee unit of the humes with great HP and Attack growth, but low Magic and Speed. Soldiers can use their Battle Techs to heal themselves, or alter the stats of their opponents. Soldiers are only useful in the beginning of the game, as they quickly become outclassed by the more advanced jobs. Marche and a fellow hume clan member start out as Soldiers.

The Warrior job is the bangaa version of the Soldier job, but with a slightly altered action ability.

GrowthEdit

The Soldier has high HP, Attack and Defense, with low MP, Magic Power, and Resistance. It has average Speed.

HP MP Atk Def Mag Pwr Mag Res Spd
8.4 A- 1.1 E 8.8 B+ 8.8 B+ 6.0 D- 7.2 C- 1.1 D

AbilitiesEdit

Battle TechEdit

Soldier & warrior command. Soften up enemy defenses.
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Name Equipment AP Range
First Aid Shortsword 100 Self
Disinfects wounds to heal HP and remedy status.
Powerbreak Barong 200 Weapon Range
Weakens a target's weapon attacks.
Mindbreak Buster Sword 200 Weapon Range
Reduces target's magic power.
Magicbreak Ancient Sword 200 Weapon Range
Deals damage to MP.
Speedbreak Silver Sword 200 Weapon Range
Reduces target's speed.
Mug Diamond Sword 300 Weapon Range
Damages target and steals carried gil.
Provoke Blood Sword 300 1
Provokes enemy until they fly into a berserker rage.
Sensor Burglar Sword 300 4
Detects hidden equipment held by enemy.

The formula for how much gil is stolen with Mug is as follows:

$ Gil Earned = [10% Damage] + Rand{0..10} $

SupportEdit

Skill Equipment Effect AP
Monkey Grip Vigilante Enables holding a two-handed weapon in one hand. 300
Shieldbearer Bronze Shield
Opal Shield
Enables shield-wielding, regardless of job. 300

ComboEdit

Skill Equipment Effect AP
Combat Combo Mythril Sword Failproof combo ability for soldiers & warriors. 100

Overview Edit

Soldier is possibly the worst class in the game, tied with the Warrior. They have high HP, respectable attack and defense, but little else. With bad MP growth and magic power, they can't use spells to any effect. Soldiers are locked to melee weapons, and the class lacks ranged abilities (besides Sensor, which deals no damage). While Sensor can be useful, the Mog Knights Mog Peek is similar, with Mog Knight being overall a superior class.

Soldiers have average speed. While not slow, they will not act first. They have four useful abilities that lower an opponent's stats, but being unable to wield ranged weapons means these support abilities will never become ranged in their Soldier class. Mug deals less damage while hardly stealing any gil. Provoke is useful, but Jugglers have the superior Firebomb. While their defense is decent, the Soldiers' low resistance makes them weak against mages, unable to survive even with their high HP.

Enemy Soldiers are easy to kill, as almost any kind of mage or class with ranged abilities can dispatch of them quickly.

Other appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A soldier is one who fights as part of an organised, land based, sea based and air based armed force. A soldier can be an enlisted person, a non-commissioned officer, or an officer in the Army.

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