MMORPG.com Final Fantasy XI Correspondent Wesley Bond writes this quick look at the Red Mage job in Square Enix's Final Fantasy XI.
The mythic Red Mage of the Final Fantasy series has been a coveted class since the beginning. With the power of both black and white, the job has been touted as a god like class in the early Final Fantasy games. In Final Fantasy XI, the Red Mage isn’t quite so mythical, but it is a powerful class none the less. Red Mage is my personal favorite mage class to level, as you can wear scale armor, swords, shields, self heal, buff (self/weapon) and enfeeble mobs. As a Red, you can also be a very effective healer both as backup and main however your ability to nuke/magic burst is much weaker in comparison to that of a Black Mage. Versatility is the name of the game with the Red Mage and it becomes a very busy class when in a group scenario.
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