Why did they stop using the traditional Black Mages?

#1lastoutlaw113Posted 2/8/2013 1:24:00 PM
The ones with the blue cloaks, shadowy faces, and wizard hats?
#2Celes--CherePosted 2/8/2013 1:25:32 PM
Because they didn't want to use the same black mage for 25 years.
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#3kirusuPosted 2/8/2013 1:25:56 PM
i honestly dont know myself. then again this series doesnt need black mages. not the way its heading. what would be the use of a black mage when pratically everyone can cast black magic? could be fun enemies though.
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#4OpheliaAdenadePosted 2/8/2013 1:28:22 PM
Because there isn't a job system. o.o The black mages in FF 9 were a race.
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#5kupo1705Posted 2/8/2013 1:36:08 PM
Because they wouldn't look right in every setting.
#6Shadowrider70Posted 2/8/2013 1:38:08 PM
OpheliaAdenade posted...
Because there isn't a job system. o.o The black mages in FF 9 were a race.


I miss the job system... Back then, Final Fantasy made sense. (Well, to me at least)
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#7EnferolunosPosted 2/8/2013 1:55:26 PM
Because Lulu's dress
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#8Alky88Posted 2/8/2013 1:59:51 PM
XIV does have the traditional Black Mage look expect for the blue robe.
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#9Q SlickPosted 2/8/2013 2:08:07 PM
Because what some consider "traditional" others see as "old-fashioned" or "outdated".
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