Final Fantasy XIV: New Class Red Mage Is a Highly Agile Magic and Melee Attacker
At Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2016 in Tokyo, Producer Naoki Yoshida revealed new details of the second Final Fantasy XIV expansion Stormblood, which will be released worldwide on June 20. He announced new job Red Mage is a highly mobile attacker dives in and out of melee combat, assaulting enemies with red magic and short-ranged attacks.
As a ranged magic DPS, Red Mage wields a rapier and magicked crystal medium, and he/she also has the ability to link multiple spells with chainspell, dealing massive damage and following them up with melee attacks.
In addition to new job, the Stormblood will also features swimming and diving mechanism, allowing players to explore underwater world in select areas. New Beast Tribe and Primal Battle can be expected as usual. One more thing you can look forward to is the return of legendary composer Nobuo Uematsu, who will create the main theme song for Stormblood.
You can preorder Stormblood expansion starting January 24, 2017. Watch the teaser trailer below.