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

Hellblade

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

Hellblade Overview

Hellblade Overview
・Hellblades are great in lengthy battles thanks to their ability to inflict ongoing damage.
・They're also the only job with abilities available in all elemental flavours.
・Auto-healing abilities also make them great amage sponges.

Hellblade 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 Hellblade

Balance Out Your Ability Usage

The Hellblade's ability costs HP so make sure to carefully use them when fighting against enemies. While its abilities are strong, dying will often be a huge burden since your BP instantly goes to -3 if you die.

Hellblade Ability List

Ability Type Cost Level Effect
Ruby Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 1 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful fire-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Sapphire Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 2 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful water-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Dread Blade Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 44 MP 3 Attempt to fill a target with dread.
Diamond Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 4 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful lightning-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Minus Strike Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 1 BP 5 Inflict damage on a target equal to the user's max. HP minus their current HP.
Carnelian Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 6 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful earth-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Emerald Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 7 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful wind-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Terrorise Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 44 MP 8 Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective against targets suffering from dread.
Quartz Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 9 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three extremely powerful light-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Onyx Blades Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 25% HP 10 Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three extremely powerful darkness-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
Death Throes Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand 10 MP 11 The user is doomed. In exchange, attack and defence are increased by 50%. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
Surpassing Power Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 12 The upper limit for the amount of damage that can be inflicted is increased so that it can exceed 9999.
Ultima Sword Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand All MP 13 Sacrifice all MP in order to inflict damage on a target proportional to the amount of MP expended.
Last Resort Bravely Default 2 Support Ability IconSupport 1 Slot 14 Physical and magical attack power increase as HP is reduced.
Deathstorm Bravely Default 2 Command Ability IconCommand - 15 Bombard all targets with ten magical sword strikes imbued with random elements, after which the user will be left with one HP, zero MP and -3 BP.

Best Abilities

Level Ability Cost Effect
1 Ruby Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful fire-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
2 Sapphire Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful water-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
3 Dread Blade 44 MP Attempt to fill a target with dread.
4 Diamond Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful lightning-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
5 Minus Strike 1 BP Inflict damage on a target equal to the user's max. HP minus their current HP.
6 Carnelian Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful earth-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
7 Emerald Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three powerful wind-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
8 Terrorise 44 MP Perform a physical attack that's extremely effective against targets suffering from dread.
9 Quartz Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three extremely powerful light-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
10 Onyx Blades 25% HP Expend 25% of the user's max. HP in order to perform three extremely powerful darkness-imbued physical attacks on a target at regular intervals.
11 Death Throes 10 MP The user is doomed. In exchange, attack and defence are increased by 50%. Stats cannot be increased beyond 200% of their base value.
12 Surpassing Power 1 Slot The upper limit for the amount of damage that can be inflicted is increased so that it can exceed 9999.
13 Ultima Sword All MP Sacrifice all MP in order to inflict damage on a target proportional to the amount of MP expended.
14 Last Resort 1 Slot Physical and magical attack power increase as HP is reduced.
15 Deathstorm - Bombard all targets with ten magical sword strikes imbued with random elements, after which the user will be left with one HP, zero MP and -3 BP.

Hellblade Speciality and Special Ability

Speciality

Specialities Effects
Deal with the Devil Restore 8% HP and MP at the end of every turn. When your character gets KOed, your BP becomes -3.
Strength in Adversity Every time you take 25% HP damage, attack, magic attack, defense and magic defense increases by 10% for 3 turns.

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

Special Ability

Special Ability
Ruinga Sword
Strike all enemies with a powerful non-elemental magical attack.
Bonus Effects
Physical attack +15%
Conditions
Use Diabolism x13.

Hellblade Weapon Proficiencies

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

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As you near the end of Chapter 4, you'll have to chase down Adam and stop his plans once and for all. By defeating him in battle, you'll earn the Hellblade Asterisk.

How to Beat Adam

Best Sub-Jobs for Hellblade

Monk

monk portrait.jpg

Reduce the enemy's fire Resistance then blast them with Carnelian Blades! The Monk also has a different HP Ratio moves which can allow you to dish out maximum Minus Strike damages!

Monk 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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