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Final Fantasy Xi: Wings of the Goddess, The Past is the the future
post May 12 2007, 08:41 AM
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The development of "Wings of the Goddess", a new FINAL FANTASY XI expansion disc, was announced today at the SQUARE ENIX PARTY 2007.
In conjunction with this announcement, a new site has been created to provide the latest development details as they become available, as well as give fans the opportunity to view exclusive images from the expansion.

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post Nov 3 2007, 04:51 PM
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WARNING New challenger approaching!!!!

A Scholar appears!

Also, the manliest character on FFXI:

Scholars have knowledge of both White and Black magic, as well their own exclusive set of spells. They are not exceptional mages, but rather combine abilities from various schools. Scholars also appear to have some use as a support job to other magic-using classes.

By the way, Scholars will not be hitting anything with books. Their basic abilities are “White Grimoire” and “Black Grimoire.” They function similar to a Samurai’s Hasso and Seigan, in that the Scholar chooses between wielding White Magic and Black Magic, but not both at once. There is no time limit on this ability, so technically you could remain on one set of magic forever.

“White Grimoire” lets one specialize in White Magic by lowering cast times and reducing MP cost. In addition, Healing, Divine, and Enhancing skills are all raised, and unique abilities are unlocked. Conversely, Black Magic spells have their MP cost increased and casting time lengthened. However, you are free to switch back and forth at any time.

With Scholar as a support job, using the Black Grimoire will boost those respective skills, perhaps allowing White Mages to net better results with Drain and Aspir, or land the oft-resisted Paralyze on an enemy.

Scholar brings with it a number of abilities to help one skillfully manipulate magic. There are a set of abilities that can only be used with either the White or Black Grimoire. Similar to a Summoner's Blood Pacts, these abilities are tied to the same recast timer. However, a Scholar has the ability to store up uses of these abilities. For example, say you have an ability with a recast timer of 4 minutes. Normally you would activate it and then have to wait 4 minutes to use it once again. However, a Scholar is able to store up these recasts to a maximum of 3 consecutive activations.

There are also various spells that come unique to Scholar. One allows you to change the designated weather for a target party member. Another causes a great amount of DoT damage. Weather changing magic may not seem like much, but it is great for accommodating preferred spells in battle. Not only does it enhance magic accuracy and damage, but can activate certain pieces of armor.


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Knightsword   Final Fantasy Xi: Wings of the Goddess   May 12 2007, 08:41 AM
Crushinator   The time travel thing seems cool, it will be inter...   May 14 2007, 03:04 PM
Knightsword   no, also a lot of these "timezones" are ...   May 14 2007, 04:28 PM
DarkEpyon   Of course it'll take two years after its relea...   May 14 2007, 07:14 PM
AC9breaker   QUOTE(DarkEpyon @ May 14 2007, 09:14 PM) ...   May 14 2007, 09:11 PM
Alisha   QUOTE(DarkEpyon @ May 14 2007, 09:14 PM) ...   Jun 6 2007, 02:01 PM
Crushinator   QUOTE(Alisha @ Jun 6 2007, 02:01 PM) 2725...   Jun 6 2007, 07:42 PM
DarkEpyon   QUOTE(Crushinator @ Jun 6 2007, 09:42 PM)...   Jun 8 2007, 07:17 AM
HC82   LOL, bitter ffxi sentiment. It's like a bad m...   May 14 2007, 09:59 PM
tanshin   [i'm chargin mah lasers!] can't someon...   May 15 2007, 03:36 PM
Wiryu   The worst last resort macro i've ever heard wa...   May 15 2007, 04:23 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Wiryu @ May 15 2007, 02:23 PM) 2713...   May 16 2007, 01:27 AM
DarkEpyon   It could be something like the chemist from FF5, w...   May 16 2007, 05:51 AM
Wiryu   Didn't chemist also have the ability to use ty...   May 16 2007, 08:10 AM
Crushinator   Another thing with the Chemist possiblity is that ...   May 16 2007, 08:33 AM
tanshin   QUOTE(Crushinator @ May 16 2007, 06:33 AM...   May 16 2007, 08:15 PM
Wiryu   It depends on the abilities. A WHM with the abilit...   May 16 2007, 08:22 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Wiryu @ May 16 2007, 06:22 PM) 2713...   May 17 2007, 02:31 AM
Crushinator   Maybe to differ the class from WHM, chemist wouldn...   May 17 2007, 01:25 AM
Henge   <satire> This game causes so much drama...   May 17 2007, 02:51 AM
Wiryu   I'm finally ready to feel the sting of getting...   May 17 2007, 07:34 AM
Knightsword   Opposed to being kicked in favor of a rdm/whm?   May 17 2007, 05:15 PM
Wiryu   Well i'll be honest, that's never happened...   May 17 2007, 06:41 PM
Knightsword   Check out my brand new gloves   Jun 6 2007, 09:47 PM
Knightsword   Tons of new screenshots at Alla http://ffxi.allak...   Sep 21 2007, 10:13 PM
Knightsword   The new trailer   Sep 24 2007, 05:36 AM
Crushinator   Looks kinda cool, but shouldn't they add more than...   Sep 24 2007, 09:24 AM
DarkEpyon   I believe that date of 11/20 came from Wal-Mart.   Sep 24 2007, 04:56 PM
Crushinator   WARNING New challenger approaching!!!! A Scholar ...   Nov 3 2007, 04:51 PM
Wiryu   I think they plan to drop one more job, but in the...   Nov 3 2007, 05:49 PM
DarkEpyon   My guess is it could be another melee job. I must ...   Nov 4 2007, 06:28 PM
Crushinator   The rumor is it will be another tank.   Nov 4 2007, 11:33 PM
tanshin   QUOTE(Crushinator @ Nov 4 2007, 10:33 PM)...   Nov 6 2007, 02:26 AM
Wiryu   QUOTEOpen Mog House! (11/07/2007) Perhaps you wou...   Nov 7 2007, 07:04 PM
Retehi   QUOTE(Wiryu @ Nov 7 2007, 05:04 PM) FFXI ...   Nov 7 2007, 07:14 PM
Wiryu   QUOTE(Retehi @ Nov 7 2007, 08:14 PM) QUOT...   Nov 7 2007, 08:25 PM
Crushinator   Oh god, what did I just click?   Nov 8 2007, 12:40 AM
omega71   I just got that in my mailbox   Nov 8 2007, 10:23 PM
tanshin   If I saw someone trying to fight battles in a grad...   Nov 10 2007, 02:22 PM
Alisha   dancer animations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5...   Nov 13 2007, 09:35 AM
DarkEpyon   HHAHAHAHA! That was definitely great stuff. I swea...   Nov 13 2007, 11:18 AM
Crushinator   Wow, those dances are goofy as hell. So 1 pt memb...   Nov 13 2007, 06:24 PM

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