This is a guide to the Ranger Job class in Bravely Default 2 (Bravely Default II) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to know all the details about the Ranger Job including its abilities, specialties, stat modifiers, and weapon proficiencies!
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・Low ability costs are a key benefit of being a ranger.
・The bow is also a great weapon with which to inflict serious damage.
・Turns also come around quickly, making this an ideal combination with a range of other roles.
|Magic||Magic Defense||Healing Power||Agility|
The Ranger have different slayer abilities. This is an easy way to defeat enemies without scanning their vulnerabilities as each slayer ability works well against their family tree.
The Ranger also specializes in paralysis abilities and has several abilities that deal bonus damage against paralyzed foes. Setup some paralysis attacks before unleashing your full force!
|Bug Slayer||Command||28 MP||1||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Insect family monsters.|
|Plant Slayer||Command||28 MP||2||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Plant family monsters.|
|Shadowbind||Command||14 MP||3||Attempt to paralyse a target.|
|Beast Slayer||Command||28 MP||4||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Beast family monsters.|
|Aquatic Slayer||Command||28 MP||5||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Aquatic family monsters.|
|Counter-Savvy||Support||1 Slot||6||The user is always able to evade physical counter abilities. Does not apply to magic and certain other abilities.|
|Quickfire Flurry||Command||7% HP||7||Perform 5-8 quick physical attacks on random targets. Extra damage will be dealt to paralysed foes.|
|Humanoid Slayer||Command||66 MP||8||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Humanoid family monsters.|
|Who Dares Wins||Support||1 Slot||9||The user becomes more likely to inflict critical hits, and also immune to blindness when BP are at one or higher.|
|Sloth Hunter||Command||42 MP||10||Perform two physical attacks that are extremely effective against slowed targets.|
|Undead Slayer||Command||38 MP||11||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Undead family monsters.|
|Demon Slayer||Command||38 MP||12||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particularly effective against Demon family monsters.|
|Spirit Slayer||Command||28 MP||13||Perform a physical attack on a target. Particulary effective against Spirit family monsters.|
|Bow Lore||Support||1 Slot||14||Bow aptitude is increased to S.|
|Grand Barrage||Command||15% HP||15||Perform 5-8 quick physical attacks on all targets. Extra damage will be dealt to paralysed foes.|
Perhaps the most useful ability from the Ranger skillsets. You'll encounter several humanoid bosses in the form of Asterisk Bearers and this is one cheap and reliable way to deal damage to them.
A passive buff while having high BP? Bank those turns and reap those critical strikes!
|Barrage||The more successive actions the user performs in a turn, the more damage they will inflict.|
|Apex Predator||X Slayer' abilities are more powerful, and will earn one BP for every critical hit inflicted and enemy killed.|
Speciality 2 Can only be learned after leveling the Ranger to Level 12.
Strike a single enemy with a powerful physical attack.
|Use Hunting x 13.|
Below are the weapons proficiencies for the Ranger Job. Refer to this section to know which weapons are best suited for the Ranger Job.
Lily is a ranger that lives in the woods. She possess the Ranger Asterisk and is accompanied by a picto-amrita- which is another troublesome foe in itself. Best these two opponents to snag the Ranger Asterisk!
Analysis + Slayer combo works well. While it is unsuggested unless you're extremely rich, you can also amp up your BP count easily to get more damage from the Ranger class by using BP Tonic.
|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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