This is a guide to the Thief Job class in Bravely Default 2 (Bravely Default II) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to know all the details about the Thief Job including its abilities, specialties, stat modifiers, and weapon proficiencies!
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・In the world of the thief, speed is strength!
・When it comes to attacking, it's quantity that counts where this job is concerne.
・Additionally, thieve's speedy nature means they're ideal for deploying items in a hurry.
|Magic||Magic Defense||Healing Power||Agility|
The Thief is a utility class when it comes to fighting normal enemies. With Steal and Mug, the Thief expands your party's inventory with otherwise, unobtainable items! On the Boss Battlefield however, the Thief sports one of the highest damaging abilities in the game! For a high cost of 95 MP, the Thief can use God Speed Strike which can deal massive amounts of damage twice to a single target.
|Steal||Command||-||1||Attempt to steal an item from an enemy.|
|Steal Breath||Command||27 MP||2||Perform a quick physical attack on a target that also heals the user.|
|Flee||Command||20 MP||3||Escape from battle without fail. Won't work in certain encounters.|
|Steal Spirit||Command||15% HP||4||Reduce a target's MP and restore MP to the user.|
|Sky Slicer||Command||1 BP||5||Perform a wind-imbued physical attack on a target.|
|Steal Courage||Command||2 BP||6||Attempt to steal one BP from a target. This ability has a rougly 50% chance of success. BP cannot be stolen from targets who have 0 or fewer BP.|
|Attack Item Amp||Support||1 Slot||7||Damage inflicted by items is increased by 50%|
|Mug||Support||1 Slot||8||The user occassionally steals items when performing regular attacks.|
|Godspeed Strike||Command||95 MP||9||Perform a physical attack on a target with an attack power bonus based on the user's speed. Further damage will also be inflicted after a little time has passed.|
|Magpie||Support||1 Slot||10||Roughly 25% chance of acquiring rare items when stealing.|
|You Snooze, You Lose||Command||2 BP||11||Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective against sleeping targets.|
|Rob Blind||Support||1 Slot||12||When stealing, two items can be acquired at once.|
|Tornado's Edge||Command||70 MP||13||Perform an extremely powerful wind-imbued physical attack on a target.|
|Dagger Lore||Support||1 Slot||14||Dagger aptitude is increased to S.|
|Rest in Peace||Support||2 Slot||15||Attacking sleeping enemies will not wake them up.|
This is without a doubt, the Thief's strongest ability. At the cost of 95 MP, you can pretty much destroy most bosses that stands in your way.
Both abilities solidify the Thief's role as an err... Thief because these are abilities for stealing items. You can't become a thief if you don't use these two abilities!
|Sleight of Hand||Gives 'Steal X' abilities the additional bonus of being able to take a single strengthening effect from an enemy and apply it to the user.|
|Up to No Good||Defaulting no longer causes BP to increase, but all abilities that are usually performed using BP can be performed using MP, and the cost of 'Steal X' abilities is halved.|
Speciality 2 Can only be learned after leveling the Thief to Level 12.
Strike a single enemy with a powerful physical attack that is guaranteed to steal an item.
|Physical Attack +15%
|Use Thievery x 13.|
Below are the weapons proficiencies for the Thief Job. Refer to this section to know which weapons are best suited for the Thief Job.
You'll face Bernard shortly after encountering the Water Crystal in Chapter 1. After defeating him in battle, you will acquire the Thief Asterisk.
The luck stat is a vital stat when attempting to steal items from enemies. With the Freelancer's Lucky Charm ability (and later, Wish Upon a Star) you can increase your Luck and successfully steal more items!
The Berserker can cover the Thief's lack of area damaging abilties. It is unsuggested for boss battles though as God Speed Strike is a superior move than any of the Berserker's offensive abilities but if you're exploring the wilds, make sure to set the Berserker as the Thief's subclass!
|Freelancer||White Mage||Black Mage||Monk|
|Related Job Guides|
|Best Job Combos||Job Points Guide|
|Best Beastmaster Monsters Guide||Steal List Guide|
|How to Unlock the Max Job Level||List of Beastmaster Moves ＆ Effects|
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