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

Salve-Maker

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

Salve-Maker Overview

Salve-Maker Overview
・Salve-Makers are consummate all-rounders
・They can attack, heal, cure status effects, and a whole lot more.
・Keep them well stocked with offensive options by buying plenty of attacking items.

Salve-Maker 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 Salve-Maker

An Extreme Item User

The Salve-Maker can maximize the efficiency of items in the game. Doubling effects at level 12 job level, gaining the ability to use an item to all party members, and even mixing them for new effects, the Salve-Maker is a valuable job if you have a lot of stocked up items in your inventory!

Salve-Maker Ability List

Ability Type Cost Level Effect
Compounding Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand - 1 Combine two items together for a range of interesting effects.
Survey Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 32 MP 2 Scrutinise all enemies closely, revealing their HP, vulnerabilities and family.
Widen Area Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 55 MP 3 Use an item on mutiple targets instead of one.
Philtre Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 22 MP 4 Attempt to charm a target.
Revive Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 5 Revive a knocked-out target with 50% of their HP restored.
Status-Conscious Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 6 Increases the chance of inflicting status ailments.
Heartbreak Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 1 BP 7 Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective on charmed targets.
Thrust and Parry Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 8 Reduces damage received by 15% x the number of weapons equipped. Damage is reduced by a further 20% if the Highwind or Dual Wield passive abilities are in effect.
BP Tonic Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 7500 pg 9 Mix up a medicine that increases BP by one, and administer it to a target.
BP Depleter Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 9000 pg 10 Mix up a medicine that reduceds BP by one, and administer it to a target.
Analysis Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 30 MP 11 Perform a quick physical attack on a target that will reveal their vulnerabilities. For the next three turns, any attacks on monsters of that family will deal vulnerability-exploiting damage.
Healing Item Amp Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 12 The effects of all healing items are increased by 50%.
Advanced Compounding Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand - 13 Combine three items together for a range of exciting effects.
Double BP Tonic Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 15000 pg 14 Mix up a medicine that increases BP by two, and administer it to a target.
Multimix Elixir Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand - 15 Make five copies of an item and administer them to a target at regular intervals.

Best Abilities

BP Tonic

When the time comes when you swim in money, BP Tonic essentially becomes a free move that grants BP to allies. A handy tonic for crucial fights!

Status-Conscious

More chances to inflict status ailment? An immediate plus for characters that specializes in status ailment abilities!

Salve-Maker Speciality and Special Ability

Speciality

Specialities Effects
Master Medic One healing herb and one magic herb are received after every battle. Also, items will occasionally not be expended when used.
Unencumbered All item effects are increased when the user is empty-handed. Any effects earned from compounding will also be intensified, and the BP cost of all abilities will be reduced by one.

Speciality 2 Can only be learned after leveling the Salve-Maker to Level 12.

Special Ability

Special Ability
Putrid Liquid
Strike all enemies with a physical attack that has a chance of inflicting poison, paralysis, blindness, silence, and contagion.
Bonus Effects
Physical Attack +30%
Aim +30%
Conditions
Use Formulation x13

Salve-Maker Weapon Proficiencies

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

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Upon the start of Chapter 3, you'll have access to the Rimedhal Region. South of Rimedhal, there is the small town of Enderno where several side quests may be done. This includes a quest where you help the mayor of the town wake his brother up. After completing this quest line, he'll reward you with the Salve-Maker Asterisk.

How to Beat Glenn

Best Sub-Jobs for Salve-Maker

Bard

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If no one needs healing, the Bard's buffs can prove beneficial for the Salve Maker. Instead of wasting a turn, use it to buff your party!

Bard Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs

Oracle

Elemental Impairment gives enemies weaknesses. Couple this with the Salve-Maker's Analysis and you get a ton of free damage!

Oracle Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs

Spirit Master

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Once you become able to farm up the strongest restorative items like the Elixir, the Salve-Maker becomes the strongest healing class in the game. With the Spirit Master's auto raise abilities, you becomes an unstoppable healer that won't let allies even have a scratch on them!

Spirit Master Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs

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