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Final Fantasy XIII - Roles


A relentless attacker boasting the highest offensive power of all roles. Chain gauges charged by a Commando's assault will recover at a slower rate, rendering your foes more easily staggered.

Role Bonus:
Augments the physical and magic attacks of all party members.


A specialist in offensive elemental magic, the Ravager will unleash a wide range of abilities against enemies, boosting chain potential and maximizing damage. Exploit your enemy's elemental vulnerabilities to chain even more efficiently.

Role Bonus:
Improves chaining for all party members.


An unyielding defender able to draw enemy attacks and protect his or her allies. By reducing damage taken and unleashing counterattack abilities, the Sentinel will ensure that your party comes to no harm.

Role Bonus:
Reduces physical and magical damage taken for all party members.


These recovery specialists direct their efforts toward restoring HP, curing status ailments (starting with those most recently inflicted), and reviving fallen comrades. With a Medic in your ranks, you may be battered, but you will never be beaten.

Role Bonus:
Increases potency of healing abilities and items for all party members.


True team players who forego personal glory in favor of strengthening their allies, Synergists wield abilities that enhance the offensive capabilities of the party and bestow elemental powers to teammates' attacks.

Role Bonus:
Increases enhancement ability duration for all party members.


These wily types eschew outright attacks, instead relying on abilities to sap enemies of their strength, afflicting their victims with poison and a wide range of other status ailments. Sabotage your enemies and build chain bonuses, then go for the kill!

Role Bonus:
Increases rate for all party members when using abilities against foes.