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    Quelled's Guide to the Battle Mage

    Table of Contents
    I. About the Battle Mage
    II. 1st Job Skill Build
    III. 2nd Job Skill Build
    IV. 3rd Job Skill Build
    V. 4th Job Skill Build
    VI. Where to Train Your Battle Mage


    Battle Mages (BaMs) are part of the Resistance, as the Magician branch. They differ from traditional magicians as the majority of their attacks are quick, close range, and consecutive, much like a thief or a warrior. Battle Mages use staves to attack.

    II. 1st Job Skill Build

    Triple Blow Triple Blow- Quickly attacks 8 enemies 3 times in a row. (Active)
    Teleport Teleport- Allows you to teleport a set distance to other locations on the same map using the arrow keys. (Active)
    Dark Aura Dark Aura- Produces a mysterious aura that increases the damage done by your party members. Cancel the aura by pressing the skill key again. Can be used simultaneously with other auras. (Active)
    The Finisher The Finisher- Launches a luminous blade of light into the enemies in front of you. Deals more damage and ignores more defense when used alongside higher level Blow-type skills. (Passive)

    Level 10: +3 Triple Blow, +1 The Finisher, +1 Teleport
    Level 11: +3 Triple Blow (6)
    Level 12: +3 Triple Blow (9)
    Level 13: +3 Triple Blow (12)
    Level 14: +3 Triple Blow (15)
    Level 15: +3 Triple Blow (18)
    Level 16: +2 Triple Blow (MAXED), +1 Teleport(2)
    Level 17: +3 Teleport(5)
    Level 18: +3 Teleport(8)
    Level 19: +3 Teleport(11)
    Level 20: +3 Teleport(14)
    Level 21: +1 Teleport (MAXED), +2 Dark Aura
    Level 22: +3 Dark Aura(5)
    Level 23: +3 Dark Aura(8)
    Level 24: +3 Dark Aura(11)
    Level 25: +3 Dark Aura(14)
    Level 26: +3 Dark Aura(17)
    Level 27: +3 Dark Aura(MAXED)
    Level 28: +3 The Finisher(4)
    Level 29: +3 The Finisher(7)
    Level 30: +3 The Finisher(MAXED)

    Result:
    Triple Blow Triple Blow MAXED
    Teleport Teleport MAXED
    Dark Aura Dark Aura MAXED
    The Finisher The Finisher MAXED

    III. 2nd Job Skill Build

    Quad Blow-Quad Blow- Quickly deals 4 attacks on 8 enemies. (Active)
    Dark Chain-Dark Chain- A dark chain emerges from a pentacle to pull 8 enemies toward you. Pulled enemies take damage and have a chance to be stunned.(Active)
    Yellow Aura-Yellow Aura- Creates a bright yellow aura that increases the Movement Speed and Attack Speed of your party members. Cancel the aura by pressing the skill key again. Can be used simultaneously with other auras. (Active)
    Blood Drain-Blood Drain- Casts a buff that allows you to recover HP equivalent to a portion of the damage you inflict on enemies. Only up to 10% of your Max HP can be recovered with each attack. (Active)
    Staff Booster-Staff Booster- Doubles the attack speed of your weapon. Must have a staff equipped. (Active)
    Staff Mastery-Staff Mastery- Increases Staff Mastery, Magic Attack, and Critical Hit Rate. (Passive)
    High Wisdom-High Wisdom- Permanently increase INT through mental discipline. (Passive)

    Note: Upon your second Job Advancement, you recieve a quest from Brighton, your job instructor, that gives 6 SP. To complete this quest, kill fifty Baby Boulder Munchers and thirty Big Boulder Munchers.
    Baby Boulder Muncher-
    Big Boulder Muncher-


    Level 30: +1 Quad Blow, +1 Dark Chain, +1 Blood Drain, +1 Yellow Aura,+3 Staff Booster, +3 Staff Mastery
    Level 31: +3 Staff Mastery(6)
    Level 32: +3 Staff Mastery(9)
    Level 33: +1 Staff Mastery(MAXED), +2 High Wisdom
    Level 34: +3 High Wisdom(MAXED)
    Level 35: +3 Quad Blow(4)
    Level 36: +3 Quad Blow(7)
    Level 37: +3 Quad Blow(10)
    Level 38: +3 Quad Blow(13)
    Level 39: +3 Quad Blow(16)
    Level 40: +3 Quad Blow(19)
    Level 41: +1 Quad Blow(MAXED), +2 Blood Drain(3)
    Level 42: +3 Blood Drain(6)
    Level 43: +3 Blood Drain(9)
    Level 44: +3 Blood Drain(12)
    Level 45: +3 Blood Drain(MAXED)
    Level 46: +3 Staff Booster(6)
    Level 47: +3 Staff Booster(9)
    Level 48: +1 Staff Booster(MAXED), +2 Yellow Aura(3)
    Level 49: +3 Yellow Aura(6)
    Level 50: +3 Yellow Aura(9)
    Level 51: +3 Yellow Aura(12)
    Level 52: +3 Yellow Aura(15)
    Level 53: +3 Yellow Aura(18)
    Level 54: +2 Yellow Aura(MAXED), +1 Dark Chain(2)
    Level 55: +3 Dark Chain(5)
    Level 56: +3 Dark Chain(8)
    Level 57: +3 Dark Chain(11)
    Level 58: +3 Dark Chain(14)
    Level 59: +3 Dark Chain(17)
    Level 60: +3 Dark Chain(MAXED)

    Result:
    Quad Blow Quad Blow MAXED
    Dark Chain Dark Chain MAXED
    Yellow Aura Yellow Aura MAXED
    Blood Drain Blood Drain MAXED
    Staff Booster Staff Booster MAXED
    Staff Mastery Staff Mastery MAXED
    High Wisdom High Wisdom MAXED

    IV. 3rd Job Skill Build
    Quintuple Blow-Quintuple Blow-Quickly deals 5 attacks on 8 enemies. (Active)
    Dark Shock-Dark Shock- Summons two dark orbs and creates a magnetic field between them, which attacks 8 enemies. Increases Critical Hit Rate. Cooldown decreases as your skill level increases. (Active)
    Battle Mastery-Battle Mastery- You've honed your skills in battle and have now permanently increase your Damage and your Minimum Critical Damage. (Passive)
    Blue Aura-Blue Aura- Creates a bright blue aura that increases Defense and HP, and absorbs the damage taken by party members. Cancel the aura by pressing the skill key again. Can be used simultaneously with other auras. (Active)
    Advanced Blue Aura-Advanced Blue Aura- Permanently increases your Abnormal Status and Elemental resistances while increasing the power of your Blue Aura. Also increases the DEF of nearby party members when you're using Blue Aura. (Passive)
    Conversion-Conversion- Consumes MP to rapidly increase your Max HP for a fixed period of time. (Active)
    Body Boost-Body Boost- Consumes MP to rapidly increase the effects of your active aura and increase Attack Speed by 2. You must first cancel this skill to switch auras. (Active)
    Summon Reaper Buff-Summon Reaper Buff- Has a chance to summon a Reaper when you attack a monster. The Reaper will attack nearby monsters when summoned. (Active)
    Teleport Mastery-Teleport Mastery- When activated, 6 enemies at the teleport location will take damage and become Stunned. Also, permanently increases teleport distance. (Active)
    Stance-Stance- With great concentration, you hold your ground when struck, resisting knock-back effects. (Active)


    Level 60:+1 Quintuple Blow, +1 Teleport Mastery, +1 Dark Shock, +1 Blue Aura
    Level 61: +3 Battle Mastery
    Level 62: +3 Battle Mastery(6)
    Level 63: +3 Battle Mastery(9)
    Level 64: +3 Battle Mastery(12)
    Level 65: +3 Battle Mastery(15)
    Level 66: +3 Battle Mastery(18)
    Level 67: +2 Battle Mastery(MAXED), +1 Stance
    Level 68: +3 Stance(4)
    Level 69: +3 Stance(7)
    Level 70: +3 Stance(MAXED)
    Level 71: +3 Teleport Mastery(4)
    Level 72: +1 Teleport Mastery(MAXED), +2 Quintuple Blow(3)
    Level 73: +3 Quintuple Blow(6)
    Level 74: +3 Quintuple Blow(9)
    Level 75: +3 Quintuple Blow(12)
    Level 76: +3 Quintuple Blow(15)
    Level 77: +3 Quintuple Blow(18)
    Level 78: +2 Quintuple Blow(MAXED), +1 Body Boost
    Level 79: +3 Body Boost(4)
    Level 80: +3 Body Boost(7)
    Level 81: +3 Body Boost(MAXED)
    Level 82: +3 Conversion
    Level 83: +3 Conversion(6)
    Level 84: +3 Conversion(9)
    Level 85: +1 Conversion(MAXED), +2 Blue Aura(3)
    Level 86: +3 Blue Aura(6)
    Level 87: +3 Blue Aura(9)
    Level 88: +3 Blue Aura(12)
    Level 89: +3 Blue Aura(15)
    Level 90: +3 Blue Aura(18)
    Level 91: +2 Blue Aura(MAXED), +1 Advanced Blue Aura
    Level 92: +3 Advanced Blue Aura(4)
    Level 93: +3 Advanced Blue Aura(7)
    Level 94: +3 Advanced Blue Aura(MAXED)
    Level 95: +3 Dark Shock(4)
    Level 96: +3 Dark Shock(7)
    Level 97: +3 Dark Shock(10)
    Level 98: +3 Dark Shock(13)
    Level 99: +2 Dark Shock(MAXED), +1 Summon Reaper Buff
    Level 100: +3 Summon Reaper Buff(4)

    Result:
    Quintuple Blow Quintuple Blow MAXED
    Dark Shock Dark Shock MAXED
    Battle Mastery Battle Mastery MAXED
    Blue Aura Blue Aura MAXED
    Advanced Blue Aura Advanced Blue Aura MAXED
    Conversion Conversion MAXED
    Body BoostBody Boost MAXED
    Summon Reaper BuffSummon Reaper Buff 4/10
    Teleport MasteryTeleport Mastery MAXED
    StanceStance MAXED

    V. 4th Job Skill Build

    Finishing Blow-Finishing Blow- Quickly deals 6 attacks on 8 enemies. (Active)
    Twister Spin-Twister Spin- You spin at an incredible speed, creating a twister that deals damage to nearby enemies. While you're a twister, you're invincible. Level up the skill to decrease the skill's cooldown. (Active)
    Dark Genesis-Dark Genesis- Uses the power of darkness to attack and possibly stun up to 15 enemies at once. If you've learned Dark Shock, that skill's damage will also permanently increase. (Active)
    Advanced Dark Aura-Advanced Dark Aura- Permanently increases your Magic Attack and upgrades your Dark Aura skill. When using Dark Aura, nearby enemies will take continuous damage, but you will not be able to deliver basic attacks when the enemy's HP reaches 1. (Passive)
    Advanced Yellow Aura-Advanced Yellow Aura- Permanently increases your Avoid and upgrades your Yellow Aura skill. You'll grant extra Avoid to party members and decrease enemy Movement Speed when using Yellow Aura. Increases Attack Speed by 1. (Passive)
    Party Shield-Party Shield- Creates a protective wall centered around you to protect party members. Party members behind the wall will not take damage. Cooldown: 7 min. (Active)
    Maple Warrior-Maple Warrior- Increase the base stats of yourself and party members. (Active)
    Battle Rage-Battle Rage- Concentrate in order to increase your damage, critical chance, and minimum critical damage, during which all of your skills will hit only one monster at a time. There is a cooldown of 270 seconds. Passive effect – increase your HP and MP, defense and magic defense, and the amount of a monster’s defense ignored. (Active)

    Level 100: +1 Finishing Blow, +1 Twister Spin, +1 Dark Genesis, +1 Advanced Dark Aura
    Level 101: +1 Party Shield, +1 Advanced Yellow Aura, +1 Advanced Dark Aura(2)
    Level 102: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(5)
    Level 103: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(8)
    Level 104: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(11)
    Level 105: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(14)
    Level 106: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(17)
    Level 107: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(20)
    Level 108: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(23)
    Level 109: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(26)
    Level 110: +3 Advanced Dark Aura(29)
    Level 111: +1 Advanced Dark Aura(MAXED), +2 Finishing Blow(3)
    Level 112: +3 Finishing Blow(6)
    Level 113: +3 Finishing Blow(9)
    Level 114: +3 Finishing Blow(12)
    Level 115: +3 Finishing Blow(15)
    Level 116: +3 Finishing Blow(18)
    Level 117: +3 Finishing Blow(21)
    Level 118: +3 Finishing Blow(24)
    Level 119: +3 Finishing Blow(27)
    Level 120: +3 Finishing Blow(MAXED)
    Level 121: +3 Battle Rage
    Level 122: +3 Battle Rage(6)
    Level 123: +3 Battle Rage(9)
    Level 124: +3 Battle Rage(12)
    Level 125: +3 Battle Rage(15)
    Level 126: +3 Battle Rage(18)
    Level 127: +3 Battle Rage(21)
    Level 128: +3 Battle Rage(24)
    Level 129: +3 Battle Rage(27)
    Level 130: +3 Battle Rage(MAXED)
    Level 131: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(4)
    Level 132: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(7)
    Level 133: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(10)
    Level 134: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(13)
    Level 135: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(16)
    Level 136: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(19)
    Level 137: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(22)
    Level 138: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(25)
    Level 139: +3 Advanced Yellow Aura(28)
    Level 140: +2 Advanced Yellow Aura(MAXED), +1 Maple Warrior
    Level 141: +3 Maple Warrior(4)
    Level 142: +3 Maple Warrior(7)
    Level 143: +3 Maple Warrior(10)
    Level 144: +3 Maple Warrior(13)
    Level 145: +3 Maple Warrior(16)
    Level 146: +3 Maple Warrior(19)
    Level 147: +3 Maple Warrior(22)
    Level 148: +3 Maple Warrior(25)
    Level 149: +3 Maple Warrior(28)
    Level 150: +2 Maple Warrior(MAXED), +1 Party Shield(2)
    Level 151: +3 Party Shield(5)
    Level 152: +3 Party Shield(8)
    Level 153: +3 Party Shield(11)
    Level 154: +3 Party Shield(14)
    Level 155: +3 Party Shield(17)
    Level 156: +3 Party Shield(20)
    Level 157: +3 Party Shield(23)
    Level 158: +3 Party Shield(26)
    Level 159: +3 Party Shield(29)
    Level 160: +1 Party Shield(MAXED), +2 Twister Spin(3)
    Level 161: +3 Twister Spin(6)
    Level 162: +3 Twister Spin(9)
    Level 163: +3 Twister Spin(12)
    Level 164: +3 Twister Spin(15)
    Level 165: +3 Twister Spin(18)
    Level 166: +3 Twister Spin(21)
    Level 167: +3 Twister Spin(24)
    Level 168: +3 Twister Spin(27)
    Level 169: +3 Twister Spin(MAXED)
    Level 170: +3 Dark Genesis(4)
    Level 171: +3 Dark Genesis(7)
    Level 172: +3 Dark Genesis(10)
    Level 173: +3 Dark Genesis(13)
    Level 174: +3 Dark Genesis(16)
    Level 175: +3 Dark Genesis(19)
    Level 176: +3 Dark Genesis(22)
    Level 177: +3 Dark Genesis(25)
    Level 178: +3 Dark Genesis(28)
    Level 179: +2 Dark Genesis(MAXED)
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    Result:
    Finishing Blow Finishing Blow MAXED
    Twister Spin Twister Spin MAXED
    Dark Genesis Dark Genesis MAXED
    Advanced Dark Aura Advanced Dark Aura MAXED
    Advanced Yellow Aura Advanced Yellow Aura MAXED
    Party Shield Party Shield MAXED
    Maple Warrior Maple Warrior MAXED
    Battle Rage Battle Rage MAXED

    VI. Where to Train Your Battle Mage
    Of course, there are other places than below, but this is based on my personal preference.
    Colored red for highly recommended.

    Level 1-10:
    • Job Quests


    Level 10-15:
    • Blue Ribbon Pigs
    • Edelstein Quests


    Level 15-30:
    • Cool Jellyfishes
    • Mixed Golems
    • Edelstein Quests


    Level 30-at least 35:
    • Mushroom Kingdom Questline


    Level 40-50:
    • CDs at Kerning Square


    Level 50-60:
    • LPQ
    • Chryse- You don't necessarily have to do the quests, you can just grind here.


    Level 60-70:
    • Sand rats/Scorpions at Magatia
    • LPQ


    Level 70-80:
    • MPQ Grind
    • Roids at Magatia


    Level 80-90:
    • MPQ Grind
    • Roids


    Level 90-100:
    • MPQ Grind
    • Captains & Krus


    Level 100-110:
    • MPQ Grind
    • Captains & Krus


    Level 110-120:
    • MPQ Grind
    • Dual Ghost Pirates


    120-140
    • Dragon Rider PQ
    • Temple of Time
    • Dark Cornians
    • Monster Park 135+


    140-160
    • Dragon Rider PQ
    • Skelegons & Skelosaurus
    • Temple of Time
    • Monster Park


    160+
    • Stronghold
    Last edited by Aegis; 01-04-2013 at 07:01 AM.

  2. #2
    Deo
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    Umm, you should know Finisher works like Final Attack now, it's not a usable skill anymore.

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    Lupin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arrol View Post
    Umm, you should know Finisher works like Final Attack now, it's not a usable skill anymore.
    I'm aware; I put Passive beside the skill description.

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    Wild Boar
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    Weird no one saw this o.O

    Level 120: +3 Finishing Blow(MAXED)
    Level 130: +3 Battle Rage
    You missed out 10 lvls ;)

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    Lupin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elecher View Post
    Weird no one saw this o.O



    You missed out 10 lvls ;)
    Oh wow, thank you so much. I have no idea how I missed that. ;;

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    they do have 2ndary weapon o.o

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    Lupin
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    Quote Originally Posted by ishax View Post
    they do have 2ndary weapon o.o
    Yeah, they do. I've been away for a while, so it's not completely updated yet.

 

 

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