Job Overview

Bard, as a support job, will grant the following traits, spells, and skills.

Some Support Job abilities and traits require advancement past certain Master Levels thresholds. See that article for details.

As a Support Job you may not use any Instruments, as they are all equippable only by Bards. As a result, the only working Magic Skill is Singing, and you can only provide one active song effect for yourself and your party members. This fact combined with the lack of song potency equipment makes for some very feeble song effects that do not last very long.

Support Job Traits

Suppot Job Spell List

See Bard Song List for where to find songs as well as other information.

Combat Skill Ratings

Skill Skill Ranking Cap at Level 1 Cap at Level 99
Dagger B- 5 144
Staff C+ 5 139
Sword C- 5 139
Club D 4 133
Throwing E 4 124
Parrying E 4 124

Magic Skill Ratings

Skill Skill Ranking Cap at Level 1 Cap at Level 99
Singing C 5 139
String C 5 139
Wind C 5 139

See Bard Skill Caps for a by-level breakdown of weapon skill limits.

Support Job-activated Equipment

Support Job-activated Equipment
Level Item Slot Equipment Latent Effect
30 Shield Singer's Shield Parrying skill +5
30 Ear Singer's Earring Evasion +5
30 Back Singer's Mantle Enhances "Resist Silence" effect
30 Waist Song Belt Singing skill +5