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Where the hell is the Thief/Ninja class?

DritheDrithe Member UncommonPosts: 55

This class has been around since Final Fantasy 1. Yes! Final Fantasy 1! So hurry up and bring it SE you bunch of wussies! I should probably put this on the Square forums. But I decided to let you peeps see this  because that's just the type of cool guy I am. See yas.


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  • MaronarMaronar Member Posts: 1
    Soon.... Sooon
  • jackwu10jackwu10 Member Posts: 127
    and also engineer! like edgar from ff6! :D
  • Shayyd80Shayyd80 Member Posts: 110
    I was in beta for this game and played up until the end of my free month. I didn't resubscribe. I love the graphics and detail in the game but for some reason it just feels slow to me. I like the lack of abilities because it's not a button mashing contest like WoW. However, what I found difficult (or lackluster) was grinding the Fates. Dungeons seemed too long. Leveling as a whole was kind of random and very slow. If I tried again would I like it? I dunno... I still have it installed but... I just... don't...know.
  • TiamatRoarTiamatRoar Member RarePosts: 1,559

    Big time Final Fantasy fan here that hasn't brought FF:ARR mainly cause I'm MMORPG'd out anyways.   As someone who's thus heard for the first time that this game doesn't have a thief/ninja class, all I have to say is:  What the feth!?


    Like you said, that class has been around since Final Fantasy 1!!!   Seriously, devs these days... no appreciation for tradition.  ...well, that and I find it difficult to imagine ANY MMO with a lot of different classes not having a rogue class or similar equivalent.  It's kinda its own special niche and a brain-dead obvious one that isn't really very hard to implement that's also very popular.

  • DritheDrithe Member UncommonPosts: 55

    Well, for the story line game part of it, and you only get to play the story line once, it rocks. But after that trying to level a character to 50 is a chore and a half. All you do is FATES, running back and forth like a chicken with your head cut off, until you level. Crafting is cool. But the weapons are armors ... I don't know.


     You know how in the old final fantasies you could tell you were doing a lot more damage if you bought the higher level weapons? You don't actually feel that here. This game was designed to make you play for a long time. 


     The END GAME is just insanely hard, unless you have a really good group. Espeically the Hardmode bosses. Titan is a cheap pain in the ass. Hell all of them are because of the bad latency FF can have with lots of peeps.


     I will say though I once played with 6 peeps, 8 man group as a whole, that downed Titan HM in 10 minutes.


     Overall this is a really good MMO. You just got to realize you cannot be in the rat race to get all level 50's, because you wont get em fast without playing 24 7.


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  • DragonantisDragonantis Member UncommonPosts: 974
    Not in-game yet, many classes and jobs are going to follow in future patches.
  • VirgoThreeVirgoThree Member UncommonPosts: 1,198

    My guess is that the Thief could be a dual dagger/sword class. I'd imagine they would implement the dual weapons like they do the pugilists knuckle weapons. I.E. one item, instead of having two separate swords/daggers. The ninja will probably be the job soul crystal for the THF class.

    I'm with you on this one, I can't wait until they add this class. They also need to figure out a way to add the Red Mage to the game! That's another job from FFI that is sorely missing.

  • neorandomneorandom Member Posts: 1,681
    thief will be a dagger class.  dual swords would be a version of the single sword user going dmg path instead of sword and shield.  this isnt wow where rogues use and need roll on all weapons.....
  • TwoThreeFourTwoThreeFour Member UncommonPosts: 2,155
    Originally posted by neorandom
    thief will be a dagger class.  dual swords would be a version of the single sword user going dmg path instead of sword and shield.  this isnt wow where rogues use and need roll on all weapons.....

    I am so hoping that the thief will be the first disciple of war - disciple of land hybrid, just like in most FF games.  A thief without "Steal" command doesn't feel right.

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