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The June 2017 RPG Reload Play-Along: Final Fantasy 5

06-18-2017, 10:00 AM
Originally Posted by Winter9 View Post
First job gotten: Black Mage!! Time to whip some potions
I got Black Mage too. Four Black Mages is going to be interesting.
06-18-2017, 02:48 PM
My piano skills have leveled up!

06-18-2017, 04:26 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 370
Four Knights easily ripped through to the Water crystal, where I drew Magic Knight from Gilgabot. Lenna and Galuf switched over to MKnight and we continued ripping everything apart until the Fire crystal boss, where I feel like I always get stuck. You'd think MKnight would be good here, but every time I've tried casting Blizzara sword, I end up missing on the subsequent attack. I'll have to look up Liquid Flame to see what I'm not remembering about his strengths and weaknesses.
06-18-2017, 05:03 PM
Woah. My level 9 black mages just got decimated by Shiva. I guess I've got some grinding to do.
06-18-2017, 06:30 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 370
Also, I forgot to mention that I learned something in this round: you don't have to fight Magissa's backup if you can kill her in one round and thus don't give her a chance to summon him.
06-19-2017, 05:19 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 370
Got through the Fire fight and drew Ninja from Gilgabot. Glad I pulled MKnight since I'm loaded down with melee otherwise. Might be slow going for a bit since I'm at a work conference, but I've been making such good time so far that I think I should be done by the end of June regardless.
06-19-2017, 06:27 PM
I got past Shiva but now I'm stuck on Garula. He doesn't have any elemental weakness which doesn't help with my mages. Going to have to grind some more. Hopefully I get a physical attacker with the next set of jobs.
06-19-2017, 08:07 PM
Dear God I got Berzerker. Any advice from the veterans out there? Should I just change one character and leave the rest Black Mages?
06-20-2017, 01:56 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Ibaraki, Japan
Posts: 1,083
Zerkers aren't awful, but it will depend on what your other jobs end up being.
06-20-2017, 02:26 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 422
So I'm past wind shrine and we're all mages of the dark type. I'm in the ship graveyard, heading out. Yesterday didn't allow for too much playing.