Arcanist

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Introduction

Adepts of the art of arcanum derive their might from symbols of power born of geometric techniques hailing from across the southern seas. Held within occult grimoires, these symbols lend shape to the arcanist's aether, thereby allowing him to produce myriad powerful spells. Using the selfsame symbols to unlock the latent power contained within gemstones, arcanists are also able to summon forth the familiar known as Carbuncle to carry out their bidding.

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Arcanists have chosen the path to study the arcane arts. Through the affinity with arcanism they can bring forth minor primals to aid them in battle, while conjuring curses and venom to assault their enemies. As a disciple of magic, arcanists wear cloth armor.

General information

Guild

The Arcanist's Guild is in the Marine City of Limsa Lominsa. If you choose arcanist as your first class, you will start off in the city of Limsa Lominsa. At level 30, arcanists may specialize into either summoner or scholar.

Equipment

The arcanist is a disciple of magic and wears cloth armor. They use books as weapons. The following crafting classes can create items that are useful to the arcanist:

Hunting Log

See Arcanist Hunting Log.

Quests

Quest Type Level Quest giver Unlocks
Way of the Arcanist Class quest 1 Murie
My First Grimoire Class quest 1 Thubyrgeim
What's in the Box Class quest 5 Thubyrgeim
Tactical Planning Class quest 10 Thubyrgeim
Topaz Teachings Class quest 15 Thubyrgeim  Summon II
Over the Rails Class quest 15 Thubyrgeim
Pincer Maneuver Class quest 20 Thubyrgeim
Grimoire Fandango Class quest 25 Thubyrgeim
Sinking Doesmaga Class quest 30 Thubyrgeim  Bane

Actions

PvE actions

Action Acquired Quest requirement Level Type MP TP Casting Recast Description
 Ruin Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 1 Spell 200 2.5s 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 180.
 Bio Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 2 Spell 400 Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage over time.
 Physick Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 4 Spell 400 1.5s 2.5s Restores target's HP.
 Summon Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 4 Ability Instant 3s Summons a caster-type pet to fight at your side.
 Miasma Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 6 Spell 500 2.5s 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 20.
 Egi Assault Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 10 Spell Instant 30s Orders your Egi to use Aerial Slash if Garuda-Egi is summoned, Crimson Cyclone if Ifrit-Egi is summoned, or Earthen Armor if Titan-Egi is summoned.
 Resurrection Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 12 Spell 2,400 8s 2.5s Resurrects target to a weakened state.
 Summon II Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 1Quest: Topaz Teachings 15 Ability Instant 3s Summons a support-type pet to fight at your side.
 Fester Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 1Quest: Austerities of Earth 18 Ability Instant 5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 100.
 Energy Drain Scholar frame icon.png SCH 45 Ability Instant 3s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 150.
 Bio II Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 26 Spell 600 Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage over time.
 Bane Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 1Quest: Sinking Doesmaga 30 Ability Instant 10s Spreads a target's Bio and Miasma effects to nearby enemies.
 Summon III Summoner frame icon.png SMN 1Quest: Austerities of Flame 30 Ability Instant 3s Summons an attacker-type pet to fight at your side.
 Energy Siphon Summoner frame icon.png SMN 1Quest: Austerities of Flame 35 Ability Instant 30s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 40 to target and all enemies nearby it.
 Ruin II Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 38 Spell 400 Instant 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 150.
 Outburst Summoner frame icon.png SMN 1Quest: Shadowing the Summoner 40 Spell 400 2.5s 2.5s Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 70 to target and all enemies nearby it.
 Egi Assault II Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 40 Spell Instant 30s Orders your Egi to use Slipstream if Garuda-Egi is summoned, Flaming Crush if Ifrit-Egi is summoned, or Mountain Buster if Titan-Egi is summoned.
 Enkindle Summoner frame icon.png SMN 1Quest: Primal Burdens 50 Ability Instant 120s Commands pet to use its signature attack.

Magic Ranged DPS actions

Action Acquired Level Type MP TP Casting Recast Description
 Addle Magic Ranged DPS role.png Magic Ranged DPS 8 Ability Instant 90s Lowers target's intelligence and mind by 10%.
 Swiftcast Magic Ranged DPS role.png Magic Ranged DPS
Healer role.png Healer
18 Ability Instant 60s Next spell is cast immediately.
 Lucid Dreaming Magic Ranged DPS role.png Magic Ranged DPS
Healer role.png Healer
24 Ability Instant 60s Gradually restores own MP.
 Surecast Magic Ranged DPS role.png Magic Ranged DPS
Healer role.png Healer
44 Ability Instant 120s Spells can be cast without interruption.

Shared pet actions

The following are shared actions used to control a pet behavior.

Action Description
 Away Order pet to leave the battlefield.
 Heel Order pet to follow behind you.
 Place Order pet to move to a specific location.
 Stay Order pet to remain where it is.
 Guard Order pet to refrain from attacking until you attack or are attacked.
 Steady Order pet to refrain from attacking until ordered to do so.
 Sic Order pet to attack.

Emerald Carbuncle

Action Acquired Level Type Casting Recast Description
 Gust Summon.png Emerald Carbuncle 1 Spell 1s 3s Deals wind damage with a potency of 20 to target and all enemies nearby it.
 Downburst Summon.png Emerald Carbuncle 10 Spell Instant 1.5s Deals wind damage with a potency of 100 to target and all enemies nearby it.
 Glittering Emerald Summon.png Emerald Carbuncle 40 Spell Instant 1.5s Deals wind damage with a potency of 30 to target and all enemies nearby it.

Topaz Carbuncle

Action Acquired Level Type Casting Recast Description
 Gouge Summon II.png Topaz Carbuncle 1 Spell Instant 3s Deals earth damage with a potency of 40.
 Glittering Topaz Summon II.png Topaz Carbuncle 10 Spell Instant 1.5s Creates a barrier around you that absorbs damage totaling 30% of your maximum HP.
 Shining Topaz Summon II.png Topaz Carbuncle 40 Spell Instant 1.5s Deals earth damage with a potency of 200 to all nearby enemies.


Traits

PvE traits

Trait Acquired Quest requirement Level Effect
 Maim and Mend Conjurer frame icon.png CNJ
Arcanist frame icon.png ACN
Red Mage frame icon.png RDM
20 Increases base action damage and HP restoration by 10%.
 Corruption Mastery Arcanist frame icon.png ACN 26 Upgrades Bio to Bio II.
 Maim and Mend II Conjurer frame icon.png CNJ
Arcanist frame icon.png ACN
Red Mage frame icon.png RDM
40 Increases base action damage and HP restoration by 30%.

Jobs

The arcanist is a rather unique class in that they may specialize into two jobs:

Core mechanics

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The arcanists can build stacks with aetherflow to cast strong abilities at their enemies. They can also summon minor primals to help them in fight.

Every time the arcanist uses aetherflow, an aether gauge is filled with three stacks. They may then consume these stacks to cast certain abilities which become vital as the class develops into one of the available jobs – summoner and scholar. Arcanist gameplay consists of correctly positioning their pets, coupled with aetherflow management and casting damage-over-time spells.

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