Dragon Quest 7 3DS Sage Guide: Spells, Abilities, Stats, and More

Dragon Quest 7 3DS Sage Guide: Spells, Abilities, Stats, and More

Everything you need to know about the Sage vocation in Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past for the Nintendo 3DS.

The intermediate Sage vocation in Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past for the Nintendo 3DS builds up powerful spellcasters who specialize in healing and revival, but can also hold their own in a fight with the help of some devastating attack magic. Their bodies are rather frail, so their buffing expertise comes in handy.

How to become a Sage: Visit Alltrades Abbey and make the switch after mastering the Priest and Mage vocations. Priests care for their allies' well-being with the aid of healing magic and buffs, whereas the Mage specializes in magical attacks that target single enemies, enemy groups, and all the enemies on a field.

Stat boosts and detriments: Sages take a hit to their Strength, Resilience, and Max HP, but enjoy nice boosts to their Wisdom and Max MP.

Magic and Abilities Learned:

Level One: Thwack / Drain Magic (An instant death spell that targets a group of enemies / A spell that absorbs the MP of an enemy's spell when they try and cast it)

Level Two: Oomph / Insulate (Raises an ally's attack power for a few turns / Protects the party against damage from fire and ice attacks)

Level Three: Kacrackle / Kasnooze (A very damaging spell that rains icicles down on all enemies / A powerful sleep spell that hits all foes)

Level Four: Kabuff / Magic Barrier (Increases the whole party's physical defense / Protects the whole party against magic-based damage)

Level Five: Kasizzle / Multiheal (Roasts a group of enemies in a powerful wave of fire / Heals all allies for about 100 HP)

Level Six: Kaswoosh / Kazing (A strong wind-based attack that envelopes a group of enemies in a tornado / Revive one fallen ally with full HP)

Level Seven: Kafrizzle / Kaboom / Summon (Deliver a very powerful fire attack to one enemy / Hit all enemies with a massive explosion / Summon a deity to fight for you)

Level Eight: Kathwack (May instantly kill all enemies on the field)

Usefulness: Sages enjoy a lot of popularity in the Dragon Quest series thanks to their well-rounded roster of spells. The Sage is similarly well-balanced in Dragon Quest VII 3DS. They're proficient at healing, buffs, status afflictions, and devastating attack magic. Having a sage in your party offers an invaluable sense of security.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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