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Magician


NES BATTLE SPRITE


WSC BATTLE SPRITE


PSX BATTLE SPRITE


GBA BATTLE SPRITE


PSP BATTLE SPRITE

RANK: 3
HP: 80
MP: 30
ATTACK: 17
ACCURACY: 1-65%
DEFENSE: 9
EVASION: 1-40%
MAGIC DEFENSE: 3-60%
GIL: 75 (50)
TREASURE: Berserk Tome, Fire Tome, Mage's Staff, Scourge Tome, Stun Tome, Thunder Tome
WEAKNESS: None
RESISTANCE: None
ABSORB: None
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate amounts in original NES and PSX releases.
FINAL FANTASY II :: ENEMIES

PRONUNCIATION: muh-JISH-uhn
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: マジシャン
ORIGINS NAME: Warlock
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Magician
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Magician

    Magicians were nefarious brown-robed wizards who served Emperor Mateus and possessed a wide range of magical abilities.

GAME INFO
    Encountered in:
     • Fynn area
     • Dreadnought (1F, 2F, - [Monster-in-a-box], 3F - [Monster-in-a-box], 4F, 5F)
     • Coliseum (B1, B2)
     • Castle Fynn (1F)
     • Arcane Labyrinth (Authority, Darkness, Greed, Mirror, Tracking, Ultima Tome, Wild Rose, Wizard)
    Use the following spells in battle:
     • Berserk III
     • Blind IV
     • Blizzard V
     • Fire V
     • Scourge V
     • Sleep IV
     • Thunder V

ADDITIONAL INFO
    Palette swap with:
     • Dark Magician
     • Sorcerer
     • Wizard
    Magician is one of six enemy sprites redrawn for the Final Fantasy Origins release of Final Fantasy II. The other enemy sprites that were redrawn were Astaroth, Emperor Mateus's final form, Sorcerer, Werepanther and Wizard.


Magician artwork by Yoshitaka Amano

NAME ORIGIN
    A magician is a person who is skilled in magic. The word comes from the Middle English magicien.
    In Final Fantasy Origins, this enemy was named Warlock. A warlock is a man who practices evil magic, or a male witch. The word comes from the Old English wærloga meaning "oath-breaker".

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Dark Magician (FF2)
Sorcerer (FF2)
Wizard (FF2)
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