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Bravely Default II - White Mage Job Abilities and Proficiencies

This is a guide to the White Mage Job class in Bravely Default 2 (Bravely Default II) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to know all the details about the White Mage Job including its abilities, specialties, stat modifiers, and weapon proficiencies!

White Mage Overview

Bravely Default 2 White Mage Portrait
White Mage Overview
・Healing is the white mage's specialty.
・They're tenacious characters and their specialties allow them to stay alive.
・They can become great tanks with the right gear.

White Mage Overall Stats

HP MP Strength Defense
Bravely Default 2 HP Ratio Bravely Default 2 MP Ratio Bravely Default 2 Strength Ratio Bravely Default 2 Defense Ratio
Magic Magic Defense Healing Power Agility
Bravely Default 2 Magic Ratio Bravely Default 2 Magic Defense Ratio Bravely Default 2 Healing Power Bravely Default 2 Agility Ratio

How to Play the White Mage

Focused on Healing and Buffing Allies

The White Mage is the picture perfect idea of a healer class. It's role is focused on providing protective buffs to allies and recovering damage taken. Make sure to protect them as they are your source of life!

White Mage Ability List

Ability Type Cost Level Effect
Cure Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 8 MP 1 Restore a little of a target's/multiple target's HP.
Protect Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 11 MP 2 Increase a target's physical defence by 15% for three turns. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
Shell Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 13 MP 3 Increase a target's magical defense by 15% for three trusn. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
Raise Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25 MP 4 Revive a knocked-out target and restore a few HP.
Solar-Powered Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 5 During the daytime, restorative power, aim and luck are increased and 4% of MP is restored each turn.
Cura Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 28 MP 6 Restore some of a target's/multiple targets' HP.
Benediction Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 15% HP 7 Increase the user's restorative power by 30% for three turns. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
Basuna Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 22 MP 8 Cure a target of poison, blindness, silence, sleep, paralysis, contagion, freezing and daubing.
Drain Attack Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 9 Restores an amount of HP based on damage inflicted with the 'Attack' command.
Arise Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 95 MP 10 Revive a knocked-out target with full HP
Better than Ever Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 11 When the user is healed beyond max. HP, their max. HP is increased by the remainder
Curaga Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 60 MP 12 Restore a lot of a target's/multiple target's HP.
Esuna Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 45 MP 13 Cure most of a target's status ailments (works on all ailments cured by Basuna plus dread, berserk, confusion, charm, slow, stop, doom and resistance reductions).
Above and Beyond Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 2 Slots 14 When a target is healed beyond max. HP, their max. HP is temporarily increased by the remainder.
Raise All Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 110 MP 15 Revive multiple knocked-out targets with full HP.

Best Abilities

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checkmarkDrain Attack
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Better Than Ever

Perhaps one of the best skills from the White Mage's support abilities. It gives squishy characters a way to become tough and can be a game changer during the mid-stages of the game.

Drain Attack

Who doesn't like being able to heal while damaging enemies? This is a great ability to learn from the White Mage that can be carried over to attacker classes.

Benediction

Consumes HP to increase Healing Power. By Braving and using this together with a curative spell, it can greatly amp your heal and restore the HP you spend to use it.

White Mage Speciality and Special Ability

Speciality

Specialities Effects
Angelic Ward Roughly 30% chance of any damage received being halved.
Holistic Medicine All healing spells benefit all party members.

Speciality 2 Can only be learned after leveling the White Mage to Level 12.

Special Ability

Special Ability
Sacred Light
Greatly restore all allies' HP and cure all status ailments.
Bonus Effects
Physical Defense +15%
Magical Defense +15%
Conditions
Use White Magic x 12.

White Mage Weapon Proficiencies

Below are the weapons proficiencies for the White Mage job. Refer to this section to know which weapons are best suited for the White Mage job.

sword icon bravely default 2 Sword Proficiency Rank Bravely Default 2 Dagger Icon Dagger Proficiency Rank Bravely Default 2 Ax Icon AxProficiency Rank Bravely Default 2 Shield Icon Shield Proficiency Rank
Bravely default 2 Spear Icon Spear Proficiency Rank Bravely Default 2 Bow Icon Bow Proficiency Rank Bravely Default 2 Staff Icon Staff Proficiency Rank

How to Unlock the White Mage Job

Defeat Selene and Dag

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Selene and Dag are the first boss battle you'll encounter in the game. Selene possesses the White Mage Asterisk so focus her during the fight!

How to Beat Selene and Dag

Best Sub-Jobs for White Mage

Spirit Master

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The Spirit Master is the White Mage's missing soulmate. It adds the other staple healing spells to the White Mage's kist like Reraise and Regeneration. It also adds another layer of abilities in the form of spirits that can supply resources to the party at regular intervals. And not to mention that you can use Regeneration and Reraise at all party members once you unlock the White Mage's level 12 Speciality!

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List of Jobs

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Shieldmaster Icon.pngShieldmaster Pictomancer Icon.pngPictomancer Dragoon Icon.pngDragoon Swordmaster Icon.pngSwordmaster
Spiritmaster.pngSpiritmaster Salve-Maker.pngSalve-Maker Oracle.pngOracle Bastion.pngBastion
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