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FFX-2 Artwork Paine

Paine from Final Fantasy X-2 is a Warrior.

To attack is the best defense.

Dissidia Final Fantasy, Warrior Lore

The Warrior (戦士, Senshi?), also known as the Fighter, is a recurring job in the series. It is one of the core basic jobs within the job system.


Warriors equip swords, daggers, axes, shields, and armor, and have high physical stats. The Warrior is usually one of the basic jobs in each game, focusing on strong melee damage and survivability. In later installments, Warriors were given the ability to lower the stats of their opponents.

The Knight job is generally seen as an upgrade to the Warrior, but lacks the strict offensive focus of the job, gaining supportive abilities.


Final FantasyEdit

As an invaluable asset to most parties, the Warrior is often a first choice when it comes to picking a team. The Warrior's upgrade, the Knight, is an even greater source of physical power, and can use White Magic. This is probably one of the most important character classes one can choose, as a Warrior can take a great amount of punishment, deals high damage, and can heal in an emergency after job-changing.

Final Fantasy IIIEdit

The Warrior is a job gained from the Wind Crystal. Warriors have a high aptitude for wielding swords in battle. Having focused all their training on physical combat, they are unable to use any magic.

Final Fantasy IXEdit

Adelbert Steiner is a Knight by profession, but in terms of equipment and stat-growth can be considered a Warrior, wielding heavy swords and boasting the highest strength and HP. He also has access to debilitating sword abilities and can lower his opponents' attack and defense, which offer him skillsets and abilities from Dark Knight, Mystic Knight (when paired with Vivi), and Samurai.

Final Fantasy X-2Edit

As Paine's default dressphere, the Warrior class is available by default. The Warrior sports abilities for both elemental attacks and for assaults on an opponent's stats.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

The Warrior is one of the base classes available, with well-balanced overall stats. The Warrior mostly uses physical, offensive abilities.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant WingsEdit

Sky Pirates, Warriors and aegyl Sky Warriors make use of offensive abilities that forsake defense.

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

FFXIV Warrior Icon

The Warrior is the Soul Crystal upgrade to the Marauder class. It is a tank class using two-handed axes, and is set apart from Dark Knight and Paladin by a lack of a defense-boost when using its tank-stance ability (instead being given an increase in HP recovered from healing spells used on it) and its ability to put out very high burst-damage for a tank job, rivaling several DPS classes' own burst-damage outputs.

A miniature Warrior in the style of the original Final Fantasy is one of three possible outcomes of summoning the "Minion of Light" (the others being a Black Mage and a White Mage), with its footprints given on the Minion Guide as each job's corresponding sprite.

Final Fantasy Tactics AdvanceEdit

The Warrior is a bangaa job that has access to debilitating abilities, focused around melee skills and the ability to use broadswords.

Fighter is the powerhouse of the hume race. Fighters have many useful abilities that can overwhelm enemy opponents from close range or far away, and with access to support abilities, like Strikeback or Doublehand, they can easily defeat the opposition due to their high Attack stats.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

Warrior is a job exclusive to bangaa. Warriors possesses offensive abilities and can wield two-handed broadswords.

Fighter is a job class exclusive to humes which makes use of blades and is capable of inflicting heavy damage, as all of their abilities revolve around doing so, both at range and point-blank. A drawback to the Fighter is his inability to equip heavy armor.

Raptor is a job accessible to gria. The job resembles an improved version of the Soldier and Warrior jobs, as it has more speed and inflicts damage while reducing enemy parameters. The Devastation skillset can be put to good use as the secondary ability of the Hunter or Ravager.

Final Fantasy Tactics SEdit

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a KingEdit

The Warrior is a job exclusive to Clavats and male Lilties. It is a hard hitting class that uses strong offensive skills and a few defensive abilities.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

The Warrior is a starting job class available to both groups. Its keeps its pure offensive focus.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

To represent the original Final Fantasy, the Warrior class was chosen to be a character. He is simply named the Warrior of Light, and he features a skillset revolving around the use of light in offensive techniques due to the lack of a skillset for the job from the original game.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

The Warrior is a job that can be selected for a character in the player's party for Quick Battle, Friend Cards, or wireless matches. It grants +3 ATK, and unlocks the Samurai, Knight, and Ninja jobs.

The Warrior of Light's new alternate outfit is based on the original Final Fantasy incarnation of the warrior.

Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

Warrior is a basic job available by default. Warriors gain a bonus to Attack and Defense for equipped greatswords and Strength-based abilities, and, like all basic jobs, have the lowest EXP required to gain levels.

Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

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Final Fantasy Artniks DiveEdit

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Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

This novice swordsman, for whom all roads lead to war, is a fighter, not a lover.


The Warrior is a character available to the party, he uses the Attack ability during battle. He is available by default.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Warrior Sprite

A warrior fears no danger, and excels in bringing combat to the enemy. Sturdy yet lithe, the warrior can wear a wide range of armor, serving as both sword and shield on the front lines of battle.


The generic Warrior class appears as a Core character. He was initially available as a pre-registration bonus, and currently must be acquired via the Hall of Rites. To date, he is the only unit never to be reissued via events.

Mobius Final FantasyEdit

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Warrior appears with numerous cards of different elements.

Triple TriadEdit

Warrior appears on Triple Triad cards in the version playable via Final Fantasy Portal App.

Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit

Knights of the CrystalsEdit

The Fighter appears on a normal card.

Kingdom HeartsEdit

In Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross], players can have their male avatar dress like the Warrior from Final Fantasy Record Keeper.


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