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Tinker (カラクリ士, Karakurishi?) is a recurring job in the Final Fantasy series.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

Tinker is a job accessible to moogles. The job uses gadgets that have a 50% chance of either hitting every enemy or every ally, making them an unreliable class. They can cast normally single-target spells on multiple units, albeit with restrictions.

Final Fantasy Tactics S Edit

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Crystal Defenders Edit

Though the use of their clockwork ability, Tinkers can stop monsters...and allies...dead on their tracks.
—Online description

Tinkers use their clockwork ability to stop enemies or allies in their tracks. Their attacks are physical and airborne like an Archer and a Dragoon.

Non-Final Fantasy appearances Edit

Puzzle & Dragons Edit

The Tinker appears as part of the Crystal Defenders collaboration.


Etymology Edit

A tinker was originally an itinerant tinsmith, who mended household utensils. The word is attested from the 13th century as 'tyckner' or 'tinkler' a term used in medieval Scotland and England for a metal worker.

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