How to Unlock Every Job in Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II grind job points

Bravely Default II lives and dies by its job system. You’ll need to build the right party to take on the game’s toughest bosses, which means you’ll want to have the best jobs at your disposal. You can find out how to unlock every job in Bravely Default II with this handy guide.

How to Unlock Freelancer

bravely default 2 wind crystal choice

Freelancer is essentially designed to be a Jack-of-all-trades, but it’s much more than a starting job. The Freelancer job can give you some powerful stat boosts, making it an incredibly useful subjob. You don’t have to do anything to unlock this job; you’ll have it as when you start the game.

How to Unlock Black Mage

The Black Mage is a magic-based job that takes advantage of enemy’s elemental weaknesses. The jobs specialties allow it to regenerate MP and bypass enemy resistances, making it a very effective damage dealer. You’ll unlock this job in the Prologue as soon as Elvis joins your party.

How to Unlock White Mage

bravely default 2 beat selene and dag

The White Mage’s healing spells are essential if you want to keep your party standing. While there are other healing and support jobs in Bravely Default II, none of them can compete with White Mage when it comes to healing spells. You’ll unlock this job in Bravely Default II‘s Prologue, after defeating Selene and Dag. You can find a guide to that fight here.

How to Unlock Vanguard

Like White Mage, the Vanguard job is all about keeping your party alive. This is a tank job that can draw enemy attention and soak up hit after hit. You’ll unlock this job in the Prologue at the same time as White Mage, after you beat Selene and Dag. If you missed it above, you can find a guide to that fight here.

How to Unlock Monk

horten bravely default ii

While many damage-dealing jobs in Bravely Default II depend on weapons, the Monk job allows you to damage enemies with your bare hands. Monks are great at penetrating defenses and taking down enemies with heavy armor. You’ll unlock this job in Bravely Default II‘s Prologue, after defeating Horten. If you need some tips for that fight, you can find a guide here.

How to Unlock Bard

bravely default II bard class

Bard is a support job that can make your party more powerful with the power of song. It’s very similar to the Performer job in the first Bravely Default. You’ll unlock this job in Chapter One, after you defeat Orpheus. You can find a guide to the Orpheus boss battle here.

How to Unlock Beastmaster

bravely default II unlock beastmaster job

Beastmaster is one of the most unusual jobs in Bravely Default II, and it’s also one of the most entertaining jobs to play with. The Beastmaster can capture and collect enemies and then unleash them on other enemies later on. You’ll receive the Beastmaster job after defeating Anihal in Chapter One. You can find some tips for that fight here.

How to Unlock Thief

Not only can the Thief job steal treasure, HP, and MP from enemies, but it can deal massive amounts of damage. The Thief’s Godspeed Strike ability is one of the most powerful attacks in the game. You’ll receive the Thief job after defeating Bernard in Chapter One. If you’re struggling with this fight, this guide should help you to unlock the Thief asterisk.

How to Unlock Gambler

bravely default II gambler job

The Gambler job is all about risk and reward. If you’re willing to spend your hard-earned money, you can dish out massive amounts of damage, heal MP, and more. This is a missable job that can be unlocked once you have access to the Gambling Hall in Savalon. You can find a detailed guide on unlocking the Gambler job here.

How to Unlock Berserker

bravely default ii berserker job

Berserker is a damage-dealing job that’s all about axes. The Berserker job is primarily focused on AOE attacks and can exploit enemy weaknesses. You’ll unlock this job in Chapter One after defeating Prince Castor. If you need help with this boss battle, you can find some tips here.

How to Unlock Red Mage

how to unlock red mage bravely default ii

Black Mages are all about dealing damage, and White Mages are focused on healing. With Red Mage, you get the best of both worlds. This magic-based class has a wide assortment of offensive and healing spells. They can also inflict opponents with status ailments. You’ll unlock this job in Chapter Two after a fight with Roddy. If you’re having a hard time with the Roddy fight, you can check this guide.

How to Unlock Ranger

how to unlock ranger bravely default ii

The Ranger uses a bow and arrow to damage specific types of enemies. They have attacks that target Beasts, Humanoid, and every other enemy type in the game. They can also paralyze enemies with the Shadowbind Attack. You’ll earn the Ranger asterisk after defeating Lily. You can find some tips for beating Lily here.

How to Unlock Shieldmaster

how to beat galahad bravely default ii

If you want to protect your party, you need a Shieldmaster. Not only can Shieldmasters withstand hit after hit, but they can soak up damage that’s aimed at their allies. You’ll unlock the Shieldmaster job in Chapter Two, after your second battle with Galahad. If you’re struggling to get through Galahad’s defenses, you can find a guide here.

How to Unlock Pictomancer

how to beat folie bravely default ii

With the power of a paintbrush, the Pictomancer can strengthen your party and sabotage your enemies. It’s a surprisingly versatile job that can complement offensive, defensive, and support jobs beautifully. You’ll unlock the Pictomancer job after defeating Folie in Chapter Two. If you’re worried about this fight, or if you need help strategizing, check this guide.

How to Unlock Dragoon

how to unlock the dragoon job bravely default ii

Not only can the Dragoon deal lots of damage, but they can leave the battlefield entirely. The Jump ability allows the Dragoon to evade damage and strike back at the enemy with powerful blows. You’ll unlock Dragoon in Chapter Three, after sparring with Martha. You can find some tips for the Martha fight here.

How to Unlock Spiritmaster

With the Spiritmaster job, you can keep your party alive and prepare for hard-hitting attacks. The Spiritmaster can heal HP and MP and can even ensure that your party members are automatically ressurected after they’re felled in battle. You’ll unlock Spiritmaster in Chapter Three, after you defeat Helio and Gladys. You can find some tips for that boss battle here.

How to Unlock Swordmaster

how to unlock swordmaster job in bravely default ii

The Swordmaster is a hard-hitting physical attacker that can strike back at enemies again and again. This job uses difference stances to counterattack, deal double damage, and even drain your opponent’s BP! You’ll receive the Swordmaster asterisk after defeating Helio and Gladys. If you missed above, you can find some strategies for that fight here.

How to Unlock Oracle

how to unlock the oracle job in bravely default ii

The Oracle Job is designed to give you more control over time. This job, which is similar to the Time Mage job from the first Bravely Default, allows you to speed up your allies and slow down your opponents. You’ll unlock the Oracle job in Chapter Three, after a battle with Domenic. If you’re having a hard time defeating Domenic, check this easy guide.

How to Unlock Salve-Maker

bravely default ii glenn fight

The Salve-Maker has the ability to craft potions and bombs that can help your party or take down your enemies. Salve-Maker is a missable job that can be unlocked in Chapter Three. To earn the job, you’ll need to visit the village of Enderno and complete an optional side quest. You can find a complete guide to that quest here.

How to Unlock Arcanist

how to unlock the arcanist job in bravely default ii

Much like Black Mage, the Arcanist uses magic to damage enemies. Not only does the Arcanist have access to Dark Magic, but it can combine different elements and hit enemies with incredibly powerful attacks. Of course, that magic comes at a price. Not only will you be hurting your enemies, but you’ll be damaging your allies as well. You’ll unlock Arcanist in Chapter 4 after you finish off Vigintio. You can find some strategies for that fight here.

How to Unlock Bastion

bravely default ii how to beat lonsdale

If you want a tank in your party, but you still want to be able to damage your enemies, Bastion is the job for you. While this is primarily a defensive job, the Bastion also has access to some surprisingly powerful attacks. You’ll unlock this job after you head to Halcyonia in Chapter Four, but you’ll need to best Lonsdale in battle before you earn that asterisk. You can find some pointers for that boss fight here.

How to Unlock Phantom

bravely default ii how to unlock phantom job

The Phantom job is designed to be the perfect assassin. Not only does the Phantom have access to attacks that exploit status ailments, but the Phantom’s second Specialty, Results Guaranteed, ensures that status ailments will succeed every time. You’ll unlock the Phantom job after visiting Savalon in Chapter Four. To earn the job, you’ll need to do some detective work and defeat Marla. You can learn more in this guide.

How to Unlock Hellblade

how to unlock hellblade bravely default ii

If you’re the sort of player that likes to live on the edge, you might have fun with the Hellblade job. This job becomes more and more powerful when its HP is low. You’ll unlock Hellblade near the end of Chapter Four, but you’ll need to face off against Adam first. You can find some strategies for the Adam boss fight here.

How to Unlock Bravebearer

how to unlock the bravebearer job bravely default ii

Bravely Default II has quite a few late-game jobs, but the Bravebearer job takes things to an entirely different level. This is a missable job that you can only unlock after beating the game. You’ll need to have the Bravebearer asterisk if you want to see the game’s True Ending. If you want to see all the game’s endings — and earn this job — you’ll find a detailed guide here.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x