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

Phantom

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

Phantom Overview

Phantom Overview
・Another job where speed is power!
・Target vulnerabilities with critical hits to inflict enormous damage.
・Combine multiple critical-hit-based skills for maximum effect.

Phantom 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 Phantom

Pick out low HP Enemies

The Phantom can reset its moves by using its Nightmare moves. Use this when farming enemies or when a boss fight with multiple enemies have a dying enemy to get a free turn for yourself!

Apply Status Ailments

Carefully choosing your Sub-Job is a vital role for the Phantom. The Phantom itself cannot apply status ailments on its own but with it's speciality Results Guaranteed, you have a 100% chance to inflict an ailment to the enemy as long as they're not immune to it!

Phantom Ability List

Ability Type Cost Level Effect
Recurring Nightmare Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 36 MP 1 Perform a single quick physical attack on a target. If the target is defeated, another action can be performed.
Become the Lightning Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 20% HP 2 Increase the user's physical and magical attack by 25% for three turns. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
Dream Within a Dream Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 36 MP 3 Perform three quick physical attacks on a target.
Shroud Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 46 MP 4 Perform a powerful darkness-imbued physical attack on a target.
Milk Poison Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 46 MP 5 Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective against poisoned targets.
Critical Amp Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 6 Critical hit damage is increased by 30%.
Flit Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 15% HP 7 Enable the user to evade a single physical attack.
Sick Twist Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 46 MP 8 Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective against targets suffering from contagion.
Turn Tables Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 9 Evading an attack will cause BP to increase by one.
Rewarding Results Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 2 Slot 10 Inflicting a status ailment on a target will be rewarded with an extra action.
Dual Wield Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 11 Equipping multiple weapons will not reduce their effectiveness.
Never-Ending Nightmare Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 106 MP 12 Perform an extremely powerful physical attack on a target. If the target is defeated, another action can be performed.
Burial Shroud Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 96 MP 13 Perform an extremely powerfull darkness-imbued physical attack on a target.
Frenetic Fighting Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 14 The maximum number of hits dealt by the 'Attack' command is increased from 16 to 32.
Ethereal Edge Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 66 MP 15 Enable the user's weapon to ignore enemies' physical defence for three turns.

Best Abilities

Ethereal Edge

A post game move that makes you ignore an enemy's defense. A true assassination ability!

Dual Wield

The Phantom Job is worth mastering just for this ability alone. It greatly outshines the Sword Master's 2 Hands Are Better Than 1 Ability so make sure to learn this for everyone!

Phantom Speciality and Special Ability

Speciality

Specialities Effects
Achilles' Heel Any physical or magical attack that successfully exploits an enemy's weakness has a 50% chance of inflicting critical damage.
Results Guaranteed Expends 40 MP to guarantee that any ability effect with a percentage chance of occurring will be triggered.

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

Special Ability

Special Ability
Afterimage
Strike a single enemy with a powerful physical attack.
Bonus Effects
Evasion +15%
Critical Chance +15%
Conditions
Use Attack Command/Occultism x 13.

Phantom Weapon Proficiencies

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

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As you progress the story of Chapter 4, you'll have to investigate the disturbance within Savalon's Council of Elders. After it is revealed that Marla has been interfering in the affairs of Savalon, you'll have to stop her assassination attempts. When you do so, you'll claim the Phantom Asterisk.

How to Beat Marla

Best Sub-Jobs for Phantom

Salve-Maker

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The most broken Job combo in the game. The Salve-Maker's Compound ability coupled by the Phantom's Results Guaranteed is like shopping for the next status ailment you'll inflict on the enemy team. All for the measly cost of 40 MP per enemy.

Salve-Maker Job Abilities and Best Sub-Jobs

Ranger

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An infinite paralysis Job combo. While this can also be done using the Salve-Maker, the Ranger actually has abilities that deals more damage to paralyzed enemies so if your aim is to paralyze lock a certain enemy, this Job combo will reward you more than the Salve-Maker.

Ranger 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

Job Guides

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