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Spells and Abilities: Bard

Active

NameJob(s)MPDurationRecastCasttimeTargetDescription
Soul Voice Bard: 1
03 Minutes1 hourInstantSelfDoubles the effectiveness of your songs
Pianissimo Bard: 45
01 minute5 secondsInstantSelfLimits next area of effect song to a single target.
Troubadour Bard: 75
01 minute10 minutesInstantSelfIncreases the casting time of songs by 1.5 and doubles the effect duration. Additional merit points increase song accuracy by 25% per point.
Nightingale Bard: 75
01 minute10 minutesInstantSelfHalves the casting and recast times of songs. Additional merit points increase the chance of extremely rapid spellcasting by 25% per point.
Tenuto Bard: 83
01 minute5 secondsInstantSelfIf the next song you cast affects yourself, it will not subsequently be overwritten by other songs.
Marcato Bard: 93
01 minute10 minutesInstantSelfEnhances the effect of your next song.
Clarion Call Bard: 96
02 minutes10 secondsInstantSelfIncreases the number of songs that can affect party members by one.

Passive

NameJob(s)TargetDescription
Resist Silence I Bard: 5
Scholar: 10
SingleIncreased resistance against silence spells.
Resist Silence II Bard: 25
SingleIncreased resistance against silence spells.
Resist Silence III Bard: 45
SingleIncreased resistance against silence spells.
Resist Silence IV Bard: 65
SingleIncreased resistance against silence spells.
Critical Defense Bonus Paladin: 79
Dragoon: 85
Puppetmaster: 85
Bard: 80
SelfImproves defense against critical hits.
Fencer Beastmaster: 80
Bard: 85
Warrior: 45
SelfIncreases rate of critical hits when wielding with the main hand only. Grants a TP bonus to weapon skills.

Spell

NameJob(s)AttributeSkillMPDurationRecastCasttimeTargetDescription
Pining Nocturne Bard: 92
FireSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleDecreases an enemy's magic accuracy and increases its spellcasting time.

Song

NameJob(s)AttributeSkillMPDurationRecastCasttimeTargetDescription
Knight's Minne I Bard: 1
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group's defense.
Valor Minuet Bard: 3
FireSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group's attack.
Army's Paeon I Bard: 5
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the hit point regeneration of group members.
Foe Requiem Bard: 7
DarknessSong0N/A24 Seconds8 secondsSingleInflicts sonic damage to your opponent, slowly reducing their hit points.
Herb Pastoral Bard: 9
WaterSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance to poison for party members within the area of effect.
Light Threnody Bard: 10
DarknessSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSingleReduces an enemy's resistance against light.
Sword Madrigal Bard: 11
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases accuracy of the party.
Dark Threnody Bard: 12
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSingleReduces the enemy's resistance to dark spells.
Sheepfoe Mambo Bard: 13
WindSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the evasion rate of the group members.
Earth Threnody Bard: 14
WindSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSingleLowers the target's resistance to earth attacks.
Army's Paeon II Bard: 15
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group member's hit point regeneration
Foe Lullaby Bard: 16
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSinglePuts the target to sleep.
Water Threnody Bard: 16
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleLowers the target's resistance to water attacks.
Foe Requiem II Bard: 17
LightSong0N/A24 Seconds8 secondsSingleInflicts sonic damage to your opponent, slowly reducing their hit points.
Wind Threnody Bard: 18
IceSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleLowers the target's resistance to wind attacks.
Scop's Operetta Bard: 19
WindSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the party member's resistance to silence spells.
Fire Threnody Bard: 20
WaterSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleLowers the target's resistance to fire attacks.
Knight's Minne II Bard: 21
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the defense of the group members.
Enchanting Etude Bard: 22
LightSong0N/A24 seconds6 secondsSingleEnhances target party member's Charisma.
Ice Threnody Bard: 22
FireSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleDecreases the target's resistance to ice attacks.
Valor Minuet II Bard: 23
FireSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases attack for party members.
Lightning Threnody Bard: 24
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleDecreases the target's resistance to thunder attacks.
Spirited Etude Bard: 24
WaterSong0N/A24 seconds6 secondsSingleGroup members gain additional mind points.
Mage's Ballad Bard: 25
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the mana regeneration of the group.
Learned Etude Bard: 26
IceSong0N/A24 seconds6 secondsSingleRaises target party member's intelligence.
Horde Lullaby Bard: 27
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsAEPuts enemies within area of effect to sleep.
Quick Etude Bard: 28
WindSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances target party member's Agility.
Advancing March Bard: 29
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases attack speed for party members within area of effect.
Vivacious Etude Bard: 30
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances target member's vitality.
Hunter's Prelude Bard: 31
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSingleEnhances target party member's ranged accuracy.
Dextrous Etude Bard: 32
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances target member's dexterity.
Magic Finale Bard: 33
DarknessSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsGroupRemoves buffs on a monster.
Fowl Aubade Bard: 33
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGroup members become more resistant to sleep spells.
Sinewy Etude Bard: 34
FireSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleIncreases the strength of a party member.
Army's Paeon III Bard: 35
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGradually restores HP for party members within the area of effect.
Light Carol Bard: 36
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group's resistance to light spells.
Raptor Mazurka Bard: 37
WindSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsGroupIncreases movement speed for party members within area of effect.
Foe Requiem III Bard: 37
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleInflicts sonic damage to your opponent, slowly reducing their hit points.
Earth Carol Bard: 38
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group member's resistance to earth spells.
Battlefield Elegy Bard: 39
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleReduces an enemy's attack speed.
Water Carol Bard: 40
WaterSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the group member's resistance to water spells.
Knight's Minne III Bard: 41
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases the defense of the group.
Wind Carol Bard: 42
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases wind resistance for party members within the area of effect.
Valor Minuet III Bard: 43
FireSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases attack for party members within the area of effect.
Fire Carol Bard: 44
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases fire resistance for party members within the area of effect.
Army's Paeon IV Bard: 45
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGradually restores HP for party members within the area of effect.
Ice Carol Bard: 46
IceSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases ice resistance for party members within the area of effect.
Foe Requiem IV Bard: 47
IceSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleCauses damage to the target.
Lightning Carol Bard: 48
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases lightning resistance for party members within the area of effect.
Goblin Gavotte Bard: 49
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance to bind for party members within the area of effect.
Dark Carol Bard: 50
DarknessSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases dark resistance for party members within the area of effect.
Blade Madrigal Bard: 51
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases accuracy for party members within the area of effect.
Chocobo Hum Bard: 52
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8GroupIncreases party member's resistance to paralysis.
Dragonfoe Mambo Bard: 53
WindSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases evasion for party members within the area of effect.
Gold Capriccio Bard: 54
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance to petrification for party members within the area of effect.
Mage's Ballad II Bard: 55
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGradually restores MP for party members within the area of effect.
Shining Fantasia Bard: 56
DarknessSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance to Blind for party members within the area of effect.
Foe Requiem V Bard: 57
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleCauses damage to the target.
Carnage Elegy Bard: 59
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleSlows the attack rate of the target.
Victory March Bard: 60
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases attack speed for party members within area of effect.
Knight's Minne IV Bard: 61
EarthSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupEnhances defense for party members within range.
Bewitching Etude Bard: 62
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Charisma of target party member.
Valor Minuet IV Bard: 63
FireSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases attack for party members within the area of effect.
Logical Etude Bard: 64
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Mind of target party member.
Army's Paeon V Bard: 65
NoneSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGradually heals HP of party members.
Sage Etude Bard: 66
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Intelligence of target party member.
Foe Requiem VI Bard: 67
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSingleCauses damage to the target.
Swift Etude Bard: 68
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsGroupEnhances Agility of target party member.
Puppet's Operetta Bard: 69
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases reistance to silence for party members withing range.
Vital Etude Bard: 70
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Vitality of target party member.
Goddess's Hymnus Bard: 71
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGrants effect of Reraise I on party members within the area of effect.
Archer's Prelude Bard: 71
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsSingleIncreases Ranged Accuracy of target party member.
Uncanny Etude Bard: 72
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Dexterity of target party member.
Warding Round Bard: 73
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance to curse for party members within the area of effect.
Chocobo Mazurka Bard: 73
LightSong0N/A60 Seconds4 secondsGroupIncreases movement speed for party members within area of effect.
Herculean Etude Bard: 74
LightSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleEnhances Strength of target party member.
Maiden's Virelai Bard: 75
LightSong0N/A60 seconds4 secondsSingleCharms an enemy.
Adventurer's Dirge Bard: 75
NoneSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleObtained with Merit Points. Reduces target party member's enmity.
Foe Sirvente Bard: 75
NoneSong0N/A24 seconds4 secondsSingleObtained with Merit Points. Reduces target party member's enmity loss.
Army's Paeon VI Bard: 78
LightNone0N/AInstantInstantGroup
Earth Carol II Bard: 81
WindSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsAEIncreases earth resistance for party members within the area of effect. and sometimes nullifies Earth attacks.
Sentinel's Scherzo Bard: 82
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupMitigates the impact of severely damaging attacks for party members within an area of effect.
Foe Lullaby II Bard: 83
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsSinglePuts an enemy to sleep.
Water Carol II Bard: 84
ThunderSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases water resistance for party members within the area of effect and sometimes nullifies water attacks.
Mage's Ballad III Bard: 85
LightSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupGradually restores MP for party members within area of effect.
Wind Carol II Bard: 87
LightNone0N/AInstantInstantGroup
Valor Minuet V Bard: 87
FireNone0N/AInstantInstantGroup
Fire Carol II Bard: 90
WaterSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases fire resistance for party members within the area of effect and sometimes nullifies fire attacks.
Ice Carol II Bard: 93
FireSong0N/A24 seconds8 secondsGroupIncreases resistance against ice and sometimes nullifies ice damage for party members within area of effect.
Horde Lullaby II Bard: 95
LightSong0N/A24 seconds2 secondsAEPuts enemies within area of effect to sleep.