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Abilities List (JP) by IDeLucas

Version: 0.4 |


              /=================================\
              |      Final Fantasy Tactics      |
              |         Abilities List          |
              |            Ver 0.4              |
              |                                 |
              |  Mantained by Ignacio de Lucas  |
              |      (delucas@hotmail.com)      |
              \=================================/


    This file should come in a ZIP with another four:
 fftfaq   : Main FAQ and general information
 ffttips  : Tactics and secrets
 fftabil  : Ability list (this file)
 fftitems : Item list
 fftshark : Action Replay / Game Shark codes


    Newest revisions of this FAQ can be found at:

 Kao Megura's Homepage
  (http://www.fortunecity.com/bally/orange/25/)

 The UnOfficial Squaresoft Homepage    
  (unofficial.sqla.com)

 Www.GameFaqs.Com                      
  (www.gamefaqs.com)

 The Chocobo Range
  (www.cronorye.com/ff7.html)

 Your Final Fantasy Tactics Page
  (www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/Castle/3202/fftmain.htm)

 Import RPG Help
  (members.aol.com/magicnerd8/import.html)

 The Final Fantasy Tactics Page
  (www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/Alley/7937/fft.html)

 Square Kappa's Page
  (www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/Dungeon/2048/index.html)



-" o塵Oo,o+oo  -"

 1. - Regular Jobs and Abilities
 2. - Special Jobs and Abilities



-" o、 -_ oOo+oリooo腔 o  oEo<o殪  o oOo,  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o  -"


* Job Change Chart *

             Apprentice                            Item User
                /  \                                 /  \
        (2)   /      \  (2)                   (2)  /      \   (2)
            /          \                         /          \
       Knight         Archer               White Mage    Black Mage
     (3) |               | (3)            (3)  |              | (3)
         |               |                     |              |
        Monk           Thief            Yin/Yang Mage     Time Mage
     (4) |               | (4)            (3)  |              | (3)
         |               |                     |              |
   Elemental User   Dragon Knight          Speaker        Summoner
            \         /                           \         /
        (5)   \     /   (5)                   (5)   \     /   (5)
                \ /                                   \ /
              Dancer                                 Bard
           (female only)                          (male only)


    Imitator           Mathematician          Samurai            Ninja      
 (Apprentice : 8)   (White Mage    : 5)   (Knight    : 4)   (Archer    : 4)   
 (Item User  : 8)   (Black Mage    : 5)   (Monk      : 5)   (Thief     : 5)   
 (Elem.User  : 5)   (Yin/Yang Mage : 4)   (Dragon Kn.: 2)   (Elem.User : 2)  
 (Dragon Kn. : 5)   (Time Mage     : 4)
 (Talker     : 5)
 (Summoner   : 5)


    Example : When Archer level reaches 3, the "Thief" job will become
 available (but only for the unit that reached level 3 on Archer).
 When Elemental Mage level reaches 5 AND Dragon Knight level reaches 5,
 "Dancer" job will become available.
    For the Samurai, Ninja, Mathematician and Imitator, I have listed 
 the prerrequisite jobs with their levels. 


    I will usually put four things in each translation:

 Japanese : The original Japanese name in Kana or Kanji (Japanese alphabets).
 Romanji : A phonetic translation of this name in Romanji (Roman alphabet).
 Translation : A literal translation, to the best of my ability.
 Effect : A translation of its effect.

    In many cases I will not be able to write down some or all of the
 Kanji in the ability's name. In these I will put a single question mark
 for each untranslated Kanji so you can match the length of the name
 and the relative position of each of the other Kanji.

    Every time I put (DS) on an ability's effect, it means that some of
 the words on that ability's description (by pushing select) hinted
 to that effect.

    Translations and effects listed with three question marks are very
 tentative and unlikely, or mean that I don't have a clue as to what
 they may be. A single question mark means I'm quite sure of that effect.



               ,rョ  A<_I  
       oIo,oOo oo o,  oOo+oOo孃So,
   oAododoo+oOo"o,oao+  oxo ooo,o<o

    This job is available from the begining.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation          
          'dEs狙  Kihon Waza  Basic Techniques

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
           "   %  Tameru      Store Up       Attact one point up
        AI?quot; " ^  Taiatari    Body Tackle    Tackle enemy
            戎AD  Touseki     Stone Throwing Throw stones at the enemy
          ^?quot; '  Teate       Medical Care   Heal poison/mute/dark status

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    E"」沱"戡拈?  Hangeki     Counterattack  Counterattack with tackle
                   TAKKURU     tackle

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      ?AoE輩死ョ  Onosoubi    Axe Wielding   Can equip axes
                   kanou      
     _ , + Y_E    Majyuu      Monster train  See below
                   tsukai
            E?`  Bougyo      Defense        Block incoming attacks
    S'AoEodoOoD  SyutokuJpUp Jp Gain Up     Obtain more Jp

    The monster trainer ability allows friendly monsters on an adjacent 
 square to the person who has it to use special techniques that they 
 wouldn't have otherwise (for example, the Chocobo will be able to perform
 "ChocoboEsna").

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oIo<o"o+-so、  Move + 1    Move + 1       Move + 1



            ?gt; ??_I 
        oAo塵Oo出IoO  oOoSo,
      o塵"o+oュ  oDo+oo孃<oO

    This job is available from the begining.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
        ?gt; ??  AITEMU      Item

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      拑-撻旙撥  POOSHON     Potion         Restores 30 HP
  扞 拑-撻旙撥  HAIPOOSHON  Hi Potion      Restores 70 HP
?quot;拈?拑-撻旙撥  EKSPOOSHON  X-Potion       Restores 150 HP
        ?quot;-??  EETERU      Ether          Restores 20 MP
    扞 ?quot;-??  HAIEETERU   Hi Ether       Restores 50 MP
      ?quot;擔拈搗-  ERUKUSAA    Elixir         Restores all HP and MP
          '?_A 」  Dokukeshi   Anti-Poison    Cures 'Poison' status
            IsI"  Megusuri    Eye Medicine   Cures 'Dark' status
       , _ O 3Ad  Yamabiko So Echo Herb      Cures 'Mute' status
    y属 I?戡?  Otomeno KIS Maiden Kiss    Cures 'Toad' status
           I"E  Kin no hari Golden Needle  Cures 'Petrify' status
            A_"+  Seisui      Holy Water     Cures 'Undead' status
          E÷ョI"  Bannou      Almighty       Cures status ailments except'Death
                   yaku        medicine       Sentence', 'Undead' and 'Chicken'
抂 戲戡拈? IEo  PHOENIKSnoo Phoenix Tail   Revives target with some HP

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
昊-戲拑-撻旙撥  OOTOPOOSHON Autopotion     Use lowest grade potion on 
                                              him/herself when damaged

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    ?gt; ??戎 y  AITEMU Nage Item Throw     Allows user to throw items, thus
                                              increase range of use
     撥?戲撥?  MENTENANSU  Maintenance    Equipment can't be broken by
                                              Knight or Divine Kn. abilities 
        AoE忍?1  Soubihenkou Equipment      Equip weapons during battle
                               change   

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
?gt; ??E_,ros'o  AITEMU      Item discover  Find items when walking
                   hakkenidou  movement



              戲 戲
            oIoAo塵OoI
           oEoOo,oリoSo"

    This job becomes available when "Apprentice" level reaches 2.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            A<狙  Sengi       Art of War

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  抂戡攝抖搓 拈  HEDDBREIK   Head Break     Break enemy's helmet
?gt;-拈-抖搓 拈  AAMAABREIK  Armor Break    Break enemy's armor
  撻-攝抖搓 拈  SHIIDBREIK  Shield Break   Break enemy's shield
拑?quot;拑撥抖搓 拈  UEPONBREIK  Weapon Break   Break enemy's weapon
拈?戡拈抖搓 拈  MAJJIKBREIK Magic Break    Damage enemy's MPs
?抂-攝抖搓 拈  SPIIDBREIK  Speed Break    Lower enemy's speed
  撈?lt;-抖搓 拈  PAWAABREIK  Power Break    Lower enemy's attack power
拈 撥攝抖搓 拈  MAINDBREIK  Mind Break     Lower enemy's magic power

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  AoE柏d'<?攝  Soubibuki   Equipment      Randomly parries an attack with
                   GAADO       weapon guard   equipped weapon

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      ョ就oE輩死ョ  Juusoubi    Wear Heavy     Can equip heavy armor and helmets
                   kanou
      ョ蘗oE輩死ョ  Tatesoubi   Wear Shields   Can equip shields
                   kanou
      」oAoE輩死ョ  Kensoubi    Wear Swords    Can equip swords
                   kanou

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None



            塑_E  
     oUoooュo,o,o徙oo%o o,
         oAooaoSo+o

    This job becomes available when "Apprentice" level reaches 2.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
        戡拌-?  CHAAJI      Charge

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    戡拌-?-so、  CHAAJI+1    Charge + 1     Charge attack 1 time unit
    戡拌-?-soy  CHAAJI+2    Charge + 2     Charge attack 2 time units
    戡拌-?-so3  CHAAJI+3    Charge + 3     Charge attack 3 time units
    戡拌-?-so'  CHAAJI+4    Charge + 4     Charge attack 4 time units
    戡拌-?-so  CHAAJI+5    Charge + 5     Charge attack 5 time units
    戡拌-?-so」  CHAAJI+7    Charge + 7     Charge attack 7 time units
  戡拌-?-so、oo  CHAAJI+10   Charge + 10    Charge attack 10 time units
  戡拌-?-soyoo  CHAAJI+20   Charge + 20    Charge attack 20 time units

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
oOodo+o+o,拈-抖  Speed SEEBU Speed Save     Speed one point up when damaged
        Id r < 」  Ya kawashi  Arrow Evade    Evade all arrows

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  r'o塑AoE輩死ョ  JidouYumi   Automatic bow  Can equip crossbows
                   SoubiKanou  wielding
        A"A准o  Seishin     Mind           Ups accuracy to 100%
                   Tounitsu    Concentration

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oEoooュod-so、  Jump + 1    Jump + 1       Jump + 1




             ?E歙I
    oOoSo,oo<oュo o,o<ooo孃So,
       oxoSo,o"o+  oIo oリo+

    This job becomes available when "Item Carrier" level reaches 2.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          ?E檸-  Shiromahou  White Magic

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          擘?gt;?  KEARU       Cure           Cure HP
        擘?gt;??  KEARURA     Cure Ra        Cure HP
        擘?gt;?  KEARUGA     Cure Ga        Cure HP
      擘?gt;??拌  KEARUJA     Cure Ja        Cure HP
          搓   REIZU       Raise          Revives target with some HP
        ?gt;搓   AREIZU      Araise         Revives target with full HP
        擔搓   RIREIZU     Reraise        Causes 'Reraise' on target
        擔? 扞  RIJENE      Regene         Recover HP gradually
        捶擯??  PUROTESU    Protect        Halve Physical damage
      捶擯??拌  PUROTEJA    Prote Ja       Like Protect, more chance and
                                              vertical reach
          撻 ?  SYERU       Shield         Halve Magic damage
      撻 ??拌  SYERUJA     Shield Ja      Like Shield, more chance and
                                              vertical reach
        拑拂-?  UOORU       Wall           Causes 'Protect' and 'Shield'
          ?quot;?戲  ESUNA       Esna           Remove all status ailments
        拔-擔-  HOORII      Holy           Holy-elemental damage

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  擔? 扞-?quot;-  RIJENEETAA  Regenetor      Cast 'Regene' when attacked

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  E檸-E?`IIoOoD  Mahoubougyo Magic defense  Raises magic defense power
                   Ryoku Up    power up

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None



              1oE歙I
     oEoooo<oュo o,o<ooo孃So,
       oAo腔 oao%  oIo oリo+

    This job becomes available when "Item Carrier" level reaches 2.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          1oE檸-  Kuromahou   Black Magic

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        抂? ?gt;  FAIA        Fire           Fire-elemental damage (low)
        抂? ?  FAIRA       Fire Ra        Fire-elemental damage (med)
        抂?   FAIGA       Fire Ga        Fire-elemental damage (high)
      抂? ?拌  FAIJA       Fire Ja        Fire-elemental damage (max)
        搗撥戡-  SANDAA      Thunder        Lightning-elemental damage (low)
        搗撥戡?  SANDARA     Thunder Ra     Lightning-elemental damage (med)
        搗撥戡  SANDAGA     Thunder Ga     Lightning-elemental damage (high)
      搗撥戡?拌  SANDAJA     Thunder Ja     Lightning-elemental damage (max)
        抖擔撈  BURIZADO    Blizzard       Ice-elemental damage (low)
        抖擔撈,  BURIZARA    Blizzard Ra    Ice-elemental damage (med)
        抖擔撈  BURIZAGA    Blizzard Ga    Ice-elemental damage (high)
      抖擔撈,拌  BURIZAJA    Blizzard Ja    Ice-elemental damage (max)
        拑 撥  POIZUN      Poison         Causes 'Poison' on target
          戲-攝  TOODO       Toad           Causes 'Toad' on target
            捩?  DESU        Death          Causes instant death
          抂搓?gt;  FUREA       Flare          Non-elemental damage

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        E檸-ET 」  Mahougaeshi Magic answer   Instantly counter magic attacs
                                              with same spell (uses MP)

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  E檸-1」櫑IoOoD  MahoKougeki Magic attack   Raises magic attack power
                   Ryoku Up    power up

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None



              據撥拈
            oIoIoIoEoO
             oIo<oOo%

    This job becomes available when "Knight" level reaches 3.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            」yョ  KenJutsu    Fist Techniques

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        I>y 」」y  Uramawasi   Reverse Spin   Attack enemies on all sides
                   Ken         Punch
          I>A3」y  RenzokuKen  Multiple Chain Multiple punch attack (random
                               Punch          damage)
          ?E'o」  HadouGeki   Wave Motion    Long range energy attack
                               Attack
          AIIo_A  ChiretsuZan Ground Crack   Hit enemies in a straight line
                               Slash
          E%1Y」y  HikouKen    Fatal Spot     Causes 'Death Sentence' on target
                               Fist 
           1Yョ  KikouJutsu  Aura Art       Removes bad status except undead
        戡拌拈?  CHAKURA     Chakra         Recover some HP and MP
            A植,  Sosei       Resurrect Life Revives target with some HP

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    蝕_.oEoDy寳  Hinshi HP   Death brink HP Recover full HP when near-death
                   Kaifuku     recover
      搜拑撥?quot;-  KAUNTAA     Counter        Physical counterattack
        扞 攝 %  HAMEDO ru   Do as Hamed    Stop enemy's attack with your
                               (Moham. Ali?)  own (low chance)

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
            3E'r  Kakutou     Martial arts   Have the unarmed strenght of 
                                              a Monk

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oEoDy寳{s'o  HPKaifuku   HP Recover     Recover HP with each step
                   idou        movement 



              撻-抂
           oOoEo塵塵'oO
            oOoSo,o+o`

    This job becomes available when "Archer" level reaches 3.
    Notes about this job's support ability: it allows to retain the corpse
 of each monster the thief kills, allowing you to transform them into
 items at the "Feather, skin, bone and flesh shop" (IOE,1?-?) at any
 of the trading cities: Uojiris (E?ox衆_O拑拂-?擔?), Dortar 
 (E?ox衆_O攝-?quot;-) or Zargidos (E?ox衆_O?搜攝?).

    Check the Item List document for a list of items that can be
 poached from monsters.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            重 .  Nusumu      Steal

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji        Translation    Effect
        搜?S ^  GIRU Tori      Gil Harvest    Steal Gil from target
    扞-戲 重 .  HAAT wo nusumu Heart Steal    Causes 'Charm' on target
        3o 重 .  Kabutowonusumu Helmet Steal   Steal target's helmet
        3_ 重 .  Yoroiwo nusumu Armor Steal    Steal target's armor
        ョ 重 .  Tate wo nusumu Shield Steal   Steal target's shield
      薪'< 重 .  Buki wo nusumu Weapon Steal   Steal target's weapon
?gt;拈拈搗擔 重 .  AKSESARI       Accesory Steal Steal target's accesory
                   wo nusumu
    o出ood 重 .  Exp wo nusumu  Exp Steal      Steal target's experience

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
            」Uy  Keikai      Awareness      Same as Apprentice's Bougyo,
                                              when damaged
    搜?撈  I"'  GIRUGAME no Girugame       Receive as many Gil as damage
                   Kokoro      spirit
        ?拌戡戡  KYACCHI     Catch          Catch in the air items thrown
                                              at character by a Ninja

Mari Hagiwara's note : Girugame is a turtle-shaped FF5 monster. It 
  is a multiple pun made up from:

  a) "Gil" is the money unit in FF series.
  b) "game" means turtle. Rough translation: Money Turtle.
  c) And there is a species of turtle in Japan called Zenigame, named 
     for its shape resembling a coin. "Zeni" is the Japanese money unit, 
     so the meaning of Gilgame is equivalent to that of Zenigame.
  d) The Gilgame has the double-meaning of Gilgamesh and Zenigame - it 
     has the money value indicated by Zenigame, and its EXTREME 
     strength indicated by Gilgamesh.
  e) It appears in the Gil Dungeon, in which the party finds money at 
     each step forward, and the amount of money found doubles at each step.

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
            IcI  MitsuRyou   Poach          Hunt monsters (see above)

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oIo<o"o+-soy  Move + 2    Move + 2       Move + 2
    oEoooュod-soy  Jump + 2    Jump + 2       Jump + 2




              、>IU_I 
       oIoOoュo-o<oo  oOoSo,
  oUo,oO-"oUo oOoリ  oDo+oo孃<oO

    This job becomes available when "White Mage" level reaches 3.

StarWolf's Note:
  Onmyou Do(、>IU'_) was a strange cult religeon in Japan. 
  Onmyouji monks were believed to have high spiritual power and use magic.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          、>IUョ  Inyouwaza   Negative/Positive technique

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          o??-?  Anbakuhu    Shadow bind    Causes 'Dark' on target
                               charm
          E汨U_   Makyuushuu  Magic absorb   Drains target's MPs
          I"繕_   Meikyuushuu Life absorb    Drains target's HPs
        "r 誌O  Shinkioutou Pray God       Causes 'Faith' (Faith up)
        "r綜衆  Shingioutou Faith suspect  Causes 'Innocent' (Faith down)
        ?A,3_O  Fujougaishi Rotten corpse  Causes 'Undead' on target
          拶IU_   Chinmoku    Silence chant  Causes 'Mute' on target
                   shuu
        IYIO,?  Yuumou      Furious rage   Causes 'Berserk' on target
                   kyoufu      charm         
          ,I」sAI  KoKeiSo     Fox, chicken,  Lowers Brave
                               rat
          Id"'_   Ranshinshou Mind disorder  Causes 'Confusion' on target
                               chant
        A,AoE蘗Y  Zessou      Costume spirit Remove positive status
                   madatsu     removal        (protect, etc..)
        唇E攝O'o  Fuhenfudou  Invariable     Causes 'Don't act' on target
                               immovable
        I'U"リ?  Mujyasuifu  Bad dreams     Causes 'Sleep' on target
                               charm
          E^塵oo  Hifuuin     Stone statue   Causes 'Stone' on target
                               seal

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    _EI捐IoD繕S  Siyou MP    Used MP absorb Gain as many MP as used in 
                   Kyuushuu                   spell cast on him/her

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      E?`IIoOoD  Bougyo      Defense        Raises defense power
                   ryoku Up    power up   

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
os'o藻I搶」,oI狙%  Idoukyori   Ignore weather Weather has no effect on  
                   tenkou      in movement    movement range (?)
                   mushi       range 
    oIoDy寳{s'o  MP Kaifuku  MP Recover     Recover one MP with each step
                   idou        movement 



            __E?__I
    oOo<o%o,oュo o,o<ooo孃So,
       oOo,oュo+  oIo oリo+

    This job becomes available when "Black Mage" level reaches 3.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          __E檸-  Tokimahou   Time magic

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        抂 ?戲  HEISUTO     Haste          Target's speed up
      抂 ??拌  HEISUJA     Haste Ja       Like Haste, more chance and
                                              vertical reach
          ?擯拑  SUROU       Slow           Target's speed down
      ?擯拑?拌  SUROUJA     Slow Ja        Like Slow, more chance and
                                              vertical reach
        ?戲戡捶  SUTOPPU     Stop           Target can't do anything
        攝撥?抖  DONMUFU     Don't Move     Target can't move
        搓抂?戲  REBITETO    Leviteto       Target levitates one height
        擔抂搓拈  RIFUREKU    Reflect        Reflects spells cast on target
        拈 戡拈  KUIKKU      Quick          Fill target's charge time to 100
        捐?抂捩  GURABIDE    Gravide        Target loses half of its HP
        捐?抂  GURABIGA    Gravi Ga       Target loses 3/4 of its HP
           ?昊  METEO       Meteo          Huge meteor impact over target

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    蝕_.拈 戡拈  Hinshi      Death Brink    Self-cast 'Quick' when near-death
                   KUIKKU      Quick
    oIoD 1 ^AO "  MP Surikae  MP exchange    Lose MP instead of HP

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
撻旙-戲戡拌-?  SHOOTCHAAJI Short charge   Shorten charge times

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          ?搓拑  TEREPO      Telepo         Teleports, can miss if too 
                                              far away
        澄I」os'o  Fuyuu Idou  Float movem.   Same as 'Levitate'



             数"+_I
       o'ooooo孃oo,o孃So,
  o出腔+oュo+oOo"o o  oOo孃+o

    This job becomes available when "Monk" level reaches 4.
    Note about this job: The FuusuiWaza ability that can be used 
 (provided you have learnt it) depends on which type of terrain YOU 
 (not the enemy) are, and it's effect will always be damage and a 
 random chance of causing a status ailment. I will list the terrain 
 in which it can be used and the ailment it causes. Sometimes the 
 damage will be elemental: in these cases I will put that element 
 between parenthesis. If you have not learnt the FuusuiWaza  
 corresponding to the block you are in, you won't be able to use 
 this command.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          数"+ョ  FuusuiJutsu Technique of the wind and water

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Used in      Effect
        IO E 」」^  OtosiAna    Drop hole      Ground,road   Don't Move
            "+y"  Suikai      Water spirit   Water        Toad (Water)
          三AI1"  TsutaJigoku Vine Hell      Grasslands   Stop
            産A  Cyouso      Stone Mould    Stone floor  Stone
        植IAI"I  Kyokuchi    Big Earthquake Rocks        Confuse (Earth)
                   Jisin
       r _   " A  Kamaitachi  Cutting Wind   Bridges,     Don't Act (Wind)
                                              books,bricks
            ?yD  OniBi       Ghost Fire     Wooden floor Sleep (Fire)
        詩 E 」_A  Sokonasi    Deep marsh     Swamps       Death Sent. (Water)
                   numa
            ョI  SunaArasi   Sand Storm     Sand         Darkness (Wind)
            " Aa  Fubuki      Snow Storm     Ice, snow    Silence (Ice)
            'I数  Toppuu      Pushing Wind   Beams, air,  Slow (Wind)
                                              roof
      II',捏-?  YouganBOORU Lava ball      Lava,        Can't fight (Fire)
                                              machinery

StarWolf's Note:
  KAMAITACHI is a transparent, fox-looking ghost with sickles. 
  When a traveler was cut his skin (by wind?) in mountains, he believed that 
  Kamaitachi did it.

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        数"+ET 」  FuusuiGaesi Wind and water Counterattack with FuuSuiWaza
                               answer         against attack or FuuSuiwaza

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      1」櫑IoOoD  Kougeki     Attack power   Raises physical attack power
                   Ryoku Up    up

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
os'o藻I戡I」AI狙%  Idoukyori   Ignore terrain Terrain has no effect on  
                   chikeimushi form in        movement range (like deep water?)
                               movement range
      II',_+os'o  YouganJyou  Move over lava Can walk over lava
                   idou



            I荘3_I
      oOo-oooo oEo,o孃So,
  o姉o oリo<oO  oEoOo,oリoSo"

    This job becomes available when "Thief" level reaches 4.
    Note about this job: The Dragon Knight's special ability is "Jump". 
 It allows him/her to take off into the air (rendering him/her 
 invulnerable  for as long he/she is there), then landing weapon-first 
 into the designated spot, inflicting double the damage of a regular 
 attack IF he/she is equipped with a spear (otherwise it does normal 
 damage). After this he/she immediatly returns to his/her original 
 position. 

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
        ?拌撥捶  JYANPU      Jump

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  "+E"?拌撥捶oy  Suihei      Horizon Jump 2 Can make Jumps of up to two
                   JYANPU 2                   squares horizontally
  "+E"?拌撥捶o3  Suihei J.3  Horizon Jump 3 Can Jump up to three squares
  "+E"?拌撥捶o'  Suihei J.4  Horizon Jump 4 Can Jump up to four squares
  "+E"?拌撥捶o  Suihei J.5  Horizon Jump 5 Can Jump up to five squares
  "+E"?拌撥捶o,  Suihei J.8  Horizon Jump 8 Can Jump up to eight squares
  "沁_?拌撥捶oy  Suichoku    Straight hang  Can make Jumps of up to two
                   JYAMPU 2    Jump 2         heights vertically
  "沁_?拌撥捶o3  Suich. J. 3 Str. h. Jump 3 Can Jump up to three heights
  "沁_?拌撥捶o'  Suich. J. 4 Str. h. Jump 4 Can Jump up to four heights
  "沁_?拌撥捶o  Suich. J. 5 Str. h. Jump 5 Can Jump up to five heights
  "沁_?拌撥捶o  Suich. J. 6 Str. h. Jump 6 Can Jump up to six heights
  "沁_?拌撥捶o」  Suich. J. 7 Str. h. Jump 7 Can Jump up to seven heights
  "沁_?拌撥捶o,  Suich. J. 8 Str. h. Jump 8 Can Jump up to eight heights

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          I Iy  Ryuu No     Dragon spirit  Self-cause 'Reraise' when damaged
                   Tamasii

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      A,AoE輩死ョ  Yarisoubi   Spear wielding Can equip spears
                   kanou

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      1沁a1I狙%  Kouteisa    Ignore height  Ignore heights while walking
                   mushi       variation      (infinite vertical jump ability)




                  IAョ拈I
           oxo o^ooo"o孃ooOoSo,
oOo o腔%  oOo+oaoSoOo,oooo+  oDo+oo孃<oO

    This job becomes available when "Yin/Yan Person" level reaches 3.
    Notes about this job : The most important ability of this job is
 "invitation". It allows the talker to invitate monsters into your
 party permanently (or at least until you decide to get rid of them).
 The affected monster will act like a "Guest" in that encounter and
 it will be just like any other character after that. The monsters even
 reproduce themselves over time, and they can generate monsters of
 higher classes (for example a Chocobo might generate a Black Chocobo).
    By the way, in case you didn't know, the Chocobos can be mounted.
 Just move to their square with any human character.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            IAョ  Wajutsu     Talk Technique

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
            'rI  Kanyuu      Invitation     Make enemies join you (see above)
            A?A  Settoku     Persuasion     Resets target's CT 
           I   %  Homeru      Praise         Raises Brave
           ン  1  Odosu       Threaten       Lowers Brave
            A檸-  Seppou      Preach         Raises Faith
            yE-  Kaihou      Magic unravel  Lowers Faith
        _. IIョ,A  ShiNoYogen  Death predict  Causes 'Death Sentence' on target
            _YAI  Syoudan     Business Talk  Get Gil from enemy
            o-,y  Warukuchi   Abusive        Causes 'Berserk' on target
                               language
戡-?捏撥 I _ I  DAARABON no Imitate        Causes 'Sleep' on target
                   mane        Darlabon

    Mari Hagiwara's Note : Darlabon is a guy who is in the "Tutorial" 
 section of the menu and explains the basic tactics of the game. 
 His speech is clear and easy to understand but is incredibly long. 
 So, the effect: The Speaker makes a loooong speech that bores the 
 enemy and puts it to sleep.

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      ン_O?攝  MimiYubi    Ear Finger     Resist talk technique
                   GAADO       guard

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      ョ'AoE輩死ョ  Juusoubi    Gun wielding   Can equip firearms
                   kanou  
            ?  Choukyou    Tame Beasts    Auto-invitate monsters when
                                              they are near-death
       _ , + Y,  Majyuugo    Monster        Can talk to monsters
                               languaje

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None




              _ '-_I
       oOoSo<ooo%o oO  oOoSo,
          oOoooュoュo<oOo+o

    This job becomes available when "Time Mage" level reaches 3.
    Notes about this job : It seems that the most powerful summon
 spell, Zodiac, can be learnt from the boss at the tenth floor of
 the Deep Dungeon. You are supposed to learn it if your summoner
 gets hit by it and lives (which is quite difficult to accomplish
 since it deals about 400-600 damage). I haven't been able to 
 confirm this for that reason.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
        _ '-E檸-  Shoukanmahou Call magic

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        據-捐擔  MOOGURI     Moogle         HP recover
          撻?quot;?  SHIVA       Shiva          Ice-elemental damage
          ??拑  RAMUU       Ramuh          Thunder-elemental damage
       抂擔-戲  IFURIITO    Ifrit          Fire-elemental damage
        ?quot; ?quot;撥  TAITAN      Titan          Earth-elemental damage
        ?-搓?  GOOREM      Golem          Protects party members?
    搜-戰撥拈?  KAABANKURU  Karbunkle      Causes 'Reflect'
      戰扞?-戲  BAHAMUUTO   Bahamut        Non-elemental damage
      昊-捩捐撥  OODIN       Odin           Non-elemental damage
    擔戰 ?gt;搗撥  RIBAIASAN   Leviathan      Water-elemental damage
    搗?拈撥戡-  SARAMANDAA  Salamander     Fire-elemental damage
          撻?抂  SHIRUFU     Silph          Causes 'Silence'
      抂 ?gt;擔-  FEARII      Fairy          HP recover
          擔戡戡  RICCHI      Lich           Dark-elemental damage
      拈擔?捶?  KURIOPUSU   Cyclops        Non-elemental damage
    拈捩捐?gt;戡拈  ZODIAKKU    Zodiac         Non-elemental damage

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    蝕_.oIoDy寳  Hinshi MP   Death brink MP Recover full MP when near-death
                   Kaifuku     recover

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    _AEoIoDE_,  Shouhi MP   MP half cut    Spells use up half MPs than usual
                   hangen      consumption

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None




                _o
           oOo oュoooo o,
           oOo oュoooo o,

    This job becomes available when "Knight" level reaches 4, "Monk" 
 level reaches 5 and "Dragon Knight" level reaches 2.
    Notes about this job : The samurai's special command is "Release".
 It allows him/her to draw out the spirit living inside a katana (the
 samurai's sword)and use their powers. The name of each action ability 
 matches the name of one katana: to use it, you must have one spare 
 (not equipped) katana of that type. The inherent cost to this ability
 is that there is a small chance of breaking the katana each time it 
 is used: the word BUREIKU (抖搓 拈) will appear over the samurai 
 in that case.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
        o -ョD 1  Inkidasu     Releasing

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          o ョ I+  Ashura      Ashura         Non-elemental damage
            ,x?  Kotetsu     Kotetsu        Non-elemental damage
        E尿o?A  Bizen       Bizen Osafune  MP damage
                   Osafune
            A、r  Murasame    Murasame       HP recover
      哨 I . ,、A  Ten no Mura Heaven's       Non-elemental damage plus 'Slow'
                   Kumo        village cloud
            AA1  Kiyomori    Kiyomori       'Protect' and 'Shield'
            AA  Muramasa    Muramasa       'Confusion' and 'Death Sent.'
        ?o孔,_  Kikuichi    Kikuichimonji  Attack enemies on a straight line
                   monji
            A属-  Masamune    Masamune       'Regene' and 'Haste'
    "DAII`O<__」o  Kirichira   Kirichiraden   Non-elemental damage
                   denshokuken shokuken

StarWolf's Note:
  "DAII`O<__」o seems to be an real ancient sword in Japan.
  Even an ordinary Japanese can't read ""DAII`O<__」o", just sounds 
  like a very ancient sword.



-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        '-_A1、?  Nikuzan     Flesh Murder   Max damage counterattack
                   kotsudan    Bone Cut       when near death
        ?"IS ^  Shirohatori White edge     Very high chance (70%) of
                               catching       blocking physical attacks

StarWolf's Note:
  SHIRAHADORI is originally a samurai technique of catching 
  the opponent's sword by hand, when attacked. 

Mark Rosa's note:
  Ame no Murakumo shows up in FFV also, and is (supposedly) a pun 
  on "Kumo no Murasame", the legendary sword that's in all the other 
  games.  Kumo no Murasame and Ame no Murakumo aren't anagrams in 
  Japanese, though... the Murasame is with 'ame' meaning 'rain'.


-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
       AoE輩死ョ  Katana      Katana         Can equip katana
                   soubikanou  wielding
        I_^_y A  Ryoutemochi Two-hand wield Can use one weapon with both
                                              hands, thus increasing power

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        "+IIos'o  Suimen idou Water surface  Walk over water surface as if
                               movement       it were solid

               ?YO
            oIo,oOo^o 
            oIo,oOo^o 

    This job becomes available when "Archer" level reaches 4, "Thief" 
 level reaches 5 and "Elemental User" level reaches 2.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          戎 y %  Nageru      Throw

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          ^I>」o  Shuriken    Shuriken       Can throw shuriken
             " _  Tama        Ball           Can throw elemental bombs
          戲 抂  NAIFU       Knife          Can throw knives
              」o  Ken         Sword          Can throw regular swords
              殺  Tsuchi      Hammer         Can throw flails
                 Katana      Katana         Can throw katanas
          ?YO   Ninja Tou   Ninja knife    Can throw ninja knives
              ?  Ono         Axe            Can throw axes
              A,  Yari        Spear          Can throw spears
          ?_I」o  Kishiken    Knight sword   Can throw knight swords
            -ョ  Jisyo       Dictionary     Can throw dictionaries

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
            Ao頗  Senpuku     Hide and cover Self-cause "Transparent" when hit
          ,rAU %  Mikiru      Predict Attack Randomly evades attacks and
                                              non-area spells

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
          '寶 Ir  Nitouryuu   Two knife flow Wield one weapon on each arm

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        "+_+os'o  Suijo idou  Above water    Walk in deep water as if it had
                               movement       depth 1 only





          IU ^_O
      oIo,o<oo,o%o<
       o姉 oOoao+o

    This job becomes available when "Elemental User" and "Dragon Knight" 
 levels reach 5, although only women can obtain it.
 
    Notes about this job : The dancer's special command is "Dance".
 When she starts a dance, its effect will activate at regular intervals
 determined by that dance's speed. The dancer doesn't lose her next active
 turns, but if she chooses to perform any action the dance will stop 
 its activations (but any decreased attribute like speed, etc will remain
 decreased for the rest of the battle). She can move, however, just as 
 if she were a mage charging up a spell. The dances' effects affect all
 enemies.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
            IU %  Odoru        Dance

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation    Effect
  拑 戡戡扞撥戲  UICCHIHANTO  Witch Hunt     MP damage
  拑 戲 抖?  UIZUNAIBUSU  With Knives    HP damage
    ?擯-戡撥?  SUROODANSU   Slow Dance     Speed down
    拑?搜拑擔搜  PORUKA       Polka Polka    Physical attack down
                   PORUKA
    ?gt;撥抂  ?  ANFEISU      Unfaith        Magical attack down
扞 ?搓?戡撥?  NEIMURESU    Nameless Dance Random status ailments
                   DANSU
    ??戲戡撥?  RASUTODANSU  Last dance     Empty CT to zero

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        oA拈-抖  A SEEBU     A Save         Increase attack when damaged
  抖搓 抖?gt;戡捶  BUREIBUAPPU Brave up       Increase Brave when attacked

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oEoooュod-so3  Jump + 3    Jump + 3       Jump + 3
        E"1Oos'o  Hikouidou   Flying movem.  Can fly over any obstacle





          aI」_ュ"I
  o?o,oOo-ooooo孃So,o^o,oO
          oAo oo,

    This job becomes available when "Talker" and "Summoner" levels 
 reach 5, although only men can obtain it.

    Notes about this job : Same notes as with the Dancer, except the
 Bard's songs affect all allies.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
              _ュ  Uta          Poem

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation    Effect
        哨_E I_ュ  TenshiNoUta  Angel Poem     MP recover
          I" I_ュ  InochiNoUta  Life Poem      HP recover
          、_、リyI  OuenKa       Rooters Song   Speed up
        A<   I_ュ  TatakaiNoUta Battle Poem    Physical attack up
        E櫑I I_ュ  Maryoku no   Magic Power    Magical attack up
                   Uta           Poem
      I_  E -_ュ  Namonakiuta  Ancestor's     Random positive status (Regene,
                                Poem           reraise, shield, protect, haste)
    ??戲攬撥捐  RASUTOSONGU  Last Song      Fill CT to 100

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      oIoA拈-抖  MA SEEBU    MA Save        Increase magic attack when damaged
  抂  ??gt;戡捶  FEISUAPPU   Faith up       Increase Faith when attacked

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    oIo<o"o+-so3  Move + 3    Move + 3       Move + 3
        E"1Oos'o  Hikouidou   Flying movem.  Can fly over any obstacle




                __ョ拈I
       oOo oOo^o-ooo"o孃oo孃So,
      oIo o"oSo+oュo o"o,oao,o oO

    This job becomes available when "White Mage" and "Black Mage"
 levels reach 5, and "Yin/Yang Mage" and "Time Mage" levels reach 4.

    Notes about this job: The Mathematician's command allows him/her 
 to cast a spell on all characters (both allies and enemies) that 
 have something in common: a specific characteristic of them is a 
 multiple of a given number. 
    For example, he/she may cast "Level 4 Flare", i.e. cast flare
 on all characters whose levels are multiples of four : to do this, 
 he/she must have the Mathematician's abilities "Level" and "4", 
 and have learnt the spell "Flare". Then he/she must use the 
 Mathematician's command ("Arithmetics") and select these words 
 in that order. Note that the spell is cast instantly and 
 with no MP consumption.
    The characteristics are "Charge Time", "Level", "Experience" 
 and "Height", and the numbers are five, four, three and prime 
 numbers (meaning all prime numbers are affected). He/she can 
 choose the spell to be cast from all White, Black, Yin/Yang and 
 Time spells he/she has learnt. Note that there is no need to 
 "equip" any additional ability to use them, making this job's 
 command a very powerful and versatile one.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
            __ョ  SanJutsu    Arithmetic

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation    Effect
            oAoO  CT           CT             Charge time is checked
          搓戰?  REBERU       Level          Level is checked
          o出ood  Exp          Exp            Experience is checked
          扞 戲  HAITO        Height         Height is checked
            A?""  Sosuu        Prime number   Prime numbers are affected
              o  5            5              Multiples of five are affected
              o'  4            4              Multiples of four are affected
              o3  3            3              Multiples of three are affected

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
   > _ ^" ^E 、  Amari       Share division Divide up HP healing excess among
                   huriwake                   party members
    戡 -?E?U  DAMEEJI     Damage sharing Redirect half of received damage
                   Bunpai      /division      to attacker

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  S'Ao出oodoOoD  Syutoku     Exp gain up    Obtain more Experience Points
                   Exp Up

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
  o出ood3I'Aos'o  ExpKakutoku Exp obtaining  Gain Experience while moving
                   idou        movement
    oEod3I'Aos'o  Jp Kakutoku Jp obtaining   Gain Job Points while moving
                   idou        movement




              I _ I_I
     oIo<oOo<oュo oOo+  oOoSo,
         o塵ュo,o"o o"o<o

    This job becomes available when "Apprentice" and "Item User" levels 
 reach 8, and "Elemental User", "Dragon Knight", "Talker" and "Summoner"
 levels reach 5.
    Notes about this job : The Imitator can't equip any weapon, armor
 helmet, accesory nor ability of any type except his/her own one:
 imitate. Yet this can't be used in battle: only Fight will appear in
 his/her action menu. The imitator's ability activates itself whenever
 a party member performs an attack, a magic, or some special abilities;
 then the imitator will copy that person's action, even using the same 
 weapon than him/her if it was an attack. The target for that action
 is the one that has the same relative position to the imitator as the
 original target to the original person, even having into account the
 orientation of the imitator. This action does not affect the imitator's
 own active turn, and he/she can imitate as many times in a turn as
 actions are done.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji      Translation
          I _ I  Monomane     Imitate

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None

-" oOo+o oao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None

-" oOooododo<oo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None

-" oIo<o"o+oュo+oOo"  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

    None




-"  oy -_  oOodo+oao,o o  oEo<o殪  o oOo,  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o  -"


    This section covers the jobs that special characters have instead of
 Apprentice. They tend to have different names for both the job and the
 special command, but the reaction, support and movement abilities
 are the same than the Apprentice's ones.



               ,rョ  A<_I  
       oIo,oOo oo o,  oOo+oOo孃So,
   oAododoo+oOo"o,oao+  oxo ooo,o<o

    Ramza (???, Dirita (捩捐擔-?quot;) and Argas (?gt;?撈1) have 
 this job.

    Note about this job: Note that the first four commands are the 
 same as that of a regular Apprentice Warrior. The next are not all
 available from the begining, and Ramza learns some of them as he 
 starts a new chapter. 

    The last one, Arutema, I got from one of the blonde assassins 
 that attack you on the roofs of a palace. She cast it on Ramza 
 and I was prompted if I wanted to learn it. I don't know if 
 there's a good side about not learning it, but of course
 I answered yes :) It is very similar to FF3US's Ultima, but much
 less powerful; around 120 HP damage (same area as regular spells). 
 It is the only ability in that command that has both MP usage and 
 charge time (10 MP, 20 Speed).

    Tatsushi Nakao's note:

    Arutema's origin is Final Fantasy II (Japanese version, not released
 in US), where Arutema was rather weak... which damage is comparable.  
 There are alot of references to FFII (such as Pandemonium, Semite's 
 Fall, etc..), so I believe this is a valid connection.


-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation          
          撈A搦  GATTSU      Guts

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
           "   %  Tameru      Store Up       Charge attack, inflict more damage
        AI?quot; " ^  Taiatari    Body Hit       Tackle enemy
            戎AD  Touishi     Stone Throwing Throw stones at the enemy
          ^?quot; '  Teate       Medical Care   Heal poison/mute/dark status
          ?quot;-?  EERU        Yell           Target's Speed one point up
       ン _ , E    Omajinai    Little jinx    Transfer some HP to target
         I y _ 1  Hagemasu    Encourage      Target's Brave up
            、 T  Sakebu      Shout          +1 Speed, +1 Power, +1 Magic 
                                              Power, +20 Brave
        ?gt;??拈  ARUTEMA     Ultima         Non-elemental damage



              拔-擔-戲 戲
          oEoIoIoOo  oIoAo塵OoI
          oEo<o腔-  oEoOo,oリoSo"

    Agurias (?gt;捐擔?gt;?) has this job.
    Notes about this job : A sword must be equipped in order to use 
 this job's special command.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation          
          A_」o狙  Seikengi    Holy Sword skill

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      唇'oI選A」o  Hudou       Still Darkness Holy damage plus 'Stop' chance
                   MumeiKen    Sword
      IdI"3,_YA?  Ranmei      Chaotic Life   Holy damage plus 'Death sentence'
                   KassatsuDa  Killing Attack   
      EI終1◆喉?  Hokuto      North Star     Holy damage plus 'Can't fight' 
                   KossotsuDa  Bone Smash Hit
    I前TodE'I -  Musou       Double         Thunder damage plus 'Silence'
                   InazumaZuki Thunder Thrust
      A_,楳廬"?E  Seikou      Holy Light     Holy damage plus 'Confusion'
                   BakuretsuHa Explosion
                                               
 


             ?1c_I
        oEo,o%o<oo  oOoSo,
         o出Ooリo,oOo+o+o

    Mustadio (???quot;捩捐昊) has this job.
    Notes about this job : The effective range of this job's abilities
 is that of the weapon equipped by Mustadio.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation          
            AA」  Sogeki      Sniping

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        A- AA Y  Udewonerau  Aim at leg     Cause 'Don't Move'
        IO AA Y  Ashiwonerau Aim at arm     Cause 'Don't Act'
        U"'塵oo  Jashinfuuin Malice seal    Cause 'Stone' on undead




               哨'__I
         oOo+oOo,o<oo  oOoSo,
  oEo+o o"o+oO  oxo o-  oxo ooo,o<o

    Lafa (?抂?) has this job.

    Note about this job: All it's abilities are random magic strikes (much
 like FF7's Mahou Midareuchi's materia or FF3US's X-Fight). They have
 the same area as a regular spell, but they will hit on random locations
 within that area a random number of times (usually matching the number
 of blocks composing that area, note that it may be below 5 if there
 are obstacles within that area).

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            "",A  Shingon     True Word

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        哨,YI%y_  Tenkoraion  Heaven Drum    Random lightning damage
                               Thunder Sound
          o ョ I+  Ashura      Ashura         Random fire damage
        ?,」」o  Kongousichi Gold Strong    Random wind damage
                   ken         seven swords 
        "+E I」^  SuimaRyuu   Water dragon   Random water damage               
                   ketsu       cave
        Aリ双oA>  Taikyo      Great Void     Random status ailment cause
                   Kuuzou
        哨E汨'"A  Tenma Kijin Heaven Demon   Random earth damage
                               God



                哨Iョ_I
          oOo+oOoュo+o,  oOoSo,
  o姉 oo%  oEo+o o"o+oO  oxo ooo,o<o

    Malark (拈?-拈) has this job.

    Note about this job: Same notes as with Tendou Shi.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          I>"",A  Ura Shingen Reverse True Word

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      I>哨,YI%y_  Ura Tenko   Reverse heaven Random lightning damage 
                   raion       drum th.sound
        I>o ョ I+  Ura Ashura  R.Ashura       Random fire damage
      I>?,」」o  Ura Kongou  R.Gold Strong   Random wind damage
                   sichiken    seven swords 
      I>"+E I」^  Ura Suima   R.Water dragon Random water damage               
                   ryuuketsu   cave
      I>Aリ双oA>  Ura Taikyo  R.Great Void   Random status ailment cause?
                   kuuzou
      I>哨E汨'"A  Ura Tenma   R.Heaven Demon Random earth damage
                   Kijinn      God




             」oA_
         oEo+oOo孃+o,
   oOo俳<oo,  oIo o孃"o+o
    Orurandu (昊??撥攝撈) has this job.
    Notes about this job : A sword must be equipped in order to use 
 this job's special command.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          A'」o狙  Zenkengi    All sword techniques

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      唇'oI選A」o  Hudou       Still Darkness Holy damage plus 'Stop' chance
                   MumeiKen    Sword
      IdI"3,_YA?  Ranmei      Chaotic Life   Holy damage plus 'Death sentence'
                   KassatsuDa  Killing Attack   
      EI終1◆喉?  Hokuto      North Star     Holy damage plus 'Can't fight' 
                   KossotsuDa  Bone Crush Hit
    I前TodE'I -  Musou       Double         Thunder damage plus 'Silence'
                   InazumaZuki Thunder Thrust
      A_,楳廬"?E  Seikou      Holy Light     Holy damage plus 'Confusion'
                   BakuretsuHa Explosion

    _1A?E就'I -  Kyoukou     Armor breaking Armor break plus damage 
                   HatenZuki   spot stab
      A、哨?悒蘗?  Seiten      Star heaven    Shield break plus damage
                   BakugekiDa  bombing attack
      Iョ3YyrA?  Meikai      Dark world     Weapon break plus damage
                   KyoukyouDa  screaming attack                   
      O-」汾1I操E  Kougeki     Ice Wolf       Accesory break plus damage
                   HyourouHa   biting break
      
          o I」o  An No Ken   Sword of Dark   Drain MP from target
          o? I」o  Yami No Ken Sword of        Drain HP from target
                               Darkness



       捩捐戰 撥戲 戲
   o姉塵AoAo塵I  oIoAo塵OoI
  o姉,o"o,oOo+  oEoOo,oリoSo"

    Mariadooru (拈擔?gt;攝-?) has this job.
    Notes about this job : A sword must be equipped in order to use 
 this job's special command.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            1,」o  GouKen      Strong Sword

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    _1A?E就'I -  Kyoukou     Armor breaking Armor break plus damage 
                   HatenZuki   spot stab
      A、哨?悒蘗?  Seiten      Star heaven    Shield break plus damage
                   BakugekiDa  bombing attack
      Iョ3YyrA?  Meikai      Dark world     Weapon break plus damage
                   KyoukyouDa  screaming attack                   
      O-」汾1I操E  Kougeki     Ice Wolf       Accesory break plus damage
                   HyourouHa   biting break




         ?撥捶?戲 戲
   oOo出IoDoOoOoO  oIoAo塵OoI
   oOo+oュodo腔+  oEoOo,oリoSo"

    Beiouf (拔 昊拑-抂) has this job.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
          E檸-」o  Mahouken    Magic Sword

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        抖? 撥  BURAIN      Blind          Causes 'Darkness' on target
        ?gt;?抂?  ASUPIRU     Aspiru         Drain MP from target
        攝搓 撥  DOREIN      Drain          Drain HP from target
        抂  ?  FEISU       Faith          Causes 'Faith' on target
         扞拈撥  INOSEN      Innocent       Causes 'Innocent' on target
        拈撥抂-  ZONBII      Zombie         Causes 'Undead' on target
        搗 搓?  SAIRESU     Silence        Causes 'Silence' on target
        戰-搗拈  BAASAKU     Berserk        Causes 'Berserk' on target
          戡?撥  CHIKIN      Chicken        Lowers Brave
        ?撥抂?  KONFYU      Confu          Causes 'Confuse' on target
        捩?拔?  DESPERU     Dispel         Removes all positive status
        攝撥?gt;拈  DONAKU      Don't act      Causes 'Don't act' on target
        ?擔捶?  SURIPURU    Sleeper        Causes 'Sleep' on target
        抖搓 拈  BUREIKU     Break          Causes 'Stone' on target
      撻旙戡拈-ン  SHOKKU!     Shock!         Damage = Beiouf's Max HP -
                                              Current HP




        攝?捐戲-
    o姉IoOoAo?oOoIoAoA
    o姉o oリo<o<oOo+o

    Rerze (搓-? has this job.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
        攝??撥  DORAGON     Dragon

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
    ?gt; ?抖搓?  AISUBURESU  Ice breath     Ice-elemental damage
  抂? ?gt;抖搓?  FAIABURESU  Fire breath    Fire-elemental damage
  搗撥戡-抖搓?  SANDAABRESU Thunder breath Thunder-elemental damage
        I E , 」  RyuuNarashi Dragon tame     Makes a dragon join you. Like
                                              talker's, but with 100% chance
          I惣dE  Ryuu Kaihou Dragon cure     Recover a dragon's HP and status
  I増撈<-?gt;戡捶  Ryuu PAWAA  Dragon Power   Target dragon's Brave, Speed,
                   APPU        up             Attack Power and Magic Power up
  I増狛U??gt;戡捶  Ryuu REBERU Dragon Level   Fills target dragon's CT to 100
                   APPU        up
  拔-擔-抖搓?  HOORII      Holy Breath    Random location holy damage
                   BURESU
 


  
        攬??拌-
      oOoIoOoOoEoAoA
      oOo<o腔,o,o+o

    Cloud (拈?拑攝) has this job.
    Notes about this job : Cloud must be equipped with the Materia 
 Blade to use this job's special command.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
        擔擒戡戲  RIMITTO     Limit

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
      抖搓 戰-  BUREIBA     Braver         Physical damage
           _A ^  KyouGiri    Disaster Kill  Physical damage
          ?EUS」  HakouGeki   Breaking Light Damage = Cloud's Max HP -
                               Attack         Current HP
拈? ?扞?攝  KURAIMU     Climb Hazard   Damage = Enemy's Max HP -
                   HAZAADO                    Current HP                
     ?昊搓 撥  METEOREIN   Meteo Rain     Non-elemental damage
        ySI就櫑  Garyuu      Picture Dragon Causes 'Can't fight', 'Stone'
                   tensei      Final Touch    or 'Stop'
    資`薪"A?'_A  Chokyuubu   Great War God  Random location damage
                   shinhazan   Murder
        -yU,,  Oukakyou    Crazy Cherry   Fire-Ice-Lightning damage 
                   syou        Blossom Storm




             ?租"I
     oOo+o"o孃oo%o-ooo^o,oO
      o塵o<oO  o?o,o oOo"

    Constructor Number 8 (Ir'_E1`) has this job.

    Notes about this job: all action abilities of this job use up Number
 7's own HPs. The amount used depends on the ability used: the later ones
 use more HP.

-" oOodo+oao,o o  oAo<oュoュo oOo, -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation
            OE  Sagyou      Work

-" oAoao"o,o<oO  oAo殪,o腔,o"o,o+o -"

        Japanese  Romanji     Translation    Effect
        ?Eyo 1 %  Hakaisuru   To destruct    Physical attack
        o属I 1 %  Asshukusuru To compress    Physical attack
        ョSIy 1 %  ShoriSuru   To process     Physical long range attack
        E'O 1 %  Funsaisuru  To smash into  Physical attack
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