Dragoon Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs | Bravely Default 2 (Bravely Default II)

Dragoon

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

Dragoon Overview

Dragoon Overview
・Dragoons are consummate all-rounders
・Thye're blessed with attacking and defensive skills, and are super fast too.
・The only real decision to make is whether or not to make Jump abilities a core part of your strategy.

Dragoon Notable 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 Dragoon

Dodge Enemy's Banked Turns

See the enemy store up 3 BP? Jump and save yourself! The Dragoon's Jump ability can allow you to escape from the battlefield for a short while before unleashing a strong attack against the enemy!

Dragoon Ability List

Ability Type Cost Level Effect
Jump Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 1 BP 1 Jump up and out of the field of battle, then come crashing down next turn, performing a powerful physical attack on a target.
Sonic Thrust Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 27 MP 2 Perform a physical attack on all targets.
Thunder Thrust Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 40 MP 3 Perform a powerful lightning-imbued physical attack on a target.
Spirit Surge Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 44 MP 4 Perform a powerful physical physical attack on an enemy that will heal an amount of the user's HP and MP based on the damage inflicted.
Comeback Kid Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 5 All status ailments will be automatically removed two turns after being inflicted, at which point HP and MP will be fully restored, and BP will be reduced by one.
Angon Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 52 MP 6 Perform a powerful physical attack that can penetrate a target's Default defence.
Sky High Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 7 Performs Jump on a random enemy at zero cost as soon as battle begins.
Suffer in Silence Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 30 MP 8 Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective on silenced targets.
Soul Jump Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 3 BP 9 All allies jump up and out of the field of battle, then come crashing down on their next turn, performing powerful physical attacks on random targets.
Full Force Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 10 Applying spells or other abilities to multiple targets will increase their effect, including the amount of damage inflicted.
Spirit-Crusher Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 2 BP 11 Perform a quick physical attack on a single target that has a good chance of removing one of their BP. (A critical hit is required to take BP to -2 or below.)
Brave Front Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 12 Spells or attacks affecting all enemies will inflict more damage the more BP the user has.
Spear Lore Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 13 Spear aptitude is increased to S.
Bolt Blast Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 90 MP 14 Perform an extremely powerful lightning-imbued physical attack on a target.
Super Jump Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 3 BP 15 Jump up and out of the field of battle, then come crashing down next turn, performing a powerful physical attack on all targets.

Best Abilities

Jump

The main dragoon's identity and what makes a Dragoon a Dragoon. The Jump ability is a vital ability especially against some bosses and learning to use it can be the difference between victory and defeat.

Comeback Kid

An ability that turns negative ailments to possitive ones? It's one of the best as long as that ailment doesn't kill you before it triggers. Especially helpful for tankier class units.

Dragoon Speciality and Special Ability

Speciality

Specialities Effects
Momentum Jump abilities will be performed more quickly, and will be more powerful the more weight the user is carrying.
Highwind Any additional effects applied to regular attacks also apply to Jump. Also, there will be no stat reduction for wielding two weapons as long as a sword or spear is equipped in the left hand.

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

Special Ability

Special Ability
Thunderbolt Thrust
Stike a single enemy with a powerful lightning-imbued physical attack.
Bonus Effects
Aim +15%
Evasion +15%
Conditions
Use Draconics x 13.

Dragoon Weapon Proficiencies

Below are the weapons proficiencies for the Dragoon Job. Refer to this section to know which weapons are best suited for the Dragoon Job.

sword icon bravely default 2 Bravely Default 2 Dagger Icon Bravely Default 2 Ax Icon Bravely Default 2 Shield Icon
Bravely default 2 Spear Icon Bravely Default 2 Bow Icon Bravely Default 2 Staff Icon

How to Unlock the Dragoon Job

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As you progress through Chapter 3, you'll have to enter the Serpent's Grotto. At the end of it, Martha will challenge your party to a battle. By successfully taking her down, she'll grant you the Dragoon Asterisk.

How to Beat Martha

Best Sub-Jobs for Dragoon

Thief

thief portrait

A fast class will always be a great partner for the Thief and its Godspeed Strike ability.

Beastmaster

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Silence combo works extremely well. Dual Wielding via the Dragoon's level 12 Speciality also increases your damage output which makes capturing monsters via Mercy abilities easier.

Beastmaster Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs

Bravely Default 2 Job Guides

Jobs List

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List of Jobs

Jobs
Freelancer Bravely Default 2Freelancer White Mage Icon.pngWhite Mage Black Mage Icon.pngBlack Mage Monk Icon.pngMonk
Vanguard Icon.pngVanguard Thief Icon.pngThief Bard Icon.pngBard Beastmaster Icon.pngBeast Master
Gambler Icon.pngGambler Berserker Icon.pngBerserker Red Mage Icon.pngRed Mage Hunter Icon.pngRanger
Shieldmaster Icon.pngShieldmaster Pictomancer Icon.pngPictomancer Dragoon Icon.pngDragoon Swordmaster Icon.pngSwordmaster
Spiritmaster.pngSpiritmaster Salve-Maker.pngSalve-Maker Oracle.pngOracle Bastion.pngBastion
Phantom.pngPhantom Arcanist.pngArcanist Hellblade.pngHellblade Hellblade.pngBravebearer

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