Game- Final Fantasy III
System- NDS
Genre- RPG
Developer- Square
Series- Final Fantasy
Version-1.6

This is a guide describing one of the most coveted classes in III.
Many players yearn for it, because of it's godly powers and abilities.
This guide will go over how to obtain, use, train, and wield them to
their fullest. Be warned however, as there will be spoilers.


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Table Of Contents
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I. Introduction [itd]
II. How to Obtain [hto]
III.Stats [sts]
IV. Weapons/Armor [wea]
V. Magic [maho]
VI. Onion Equipment [onep]
VII.How to train [htt]
VIII. FAQ [qaf]
IX. Master Blacksmith [mbl]
X.  Strategy [stg]
XI. Version Updates [vup]
XII. Legal Issues [lss]
XIII. Credits [crd]
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I. Introduction [itd]

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The Onion Knight was once the class for the original
III. In the remake, there's . Onion Knights are
now a secret class, obtainable via Mognet. See section II for how to
obtain. Now, Onion Knights aren't Knights of Onion. They are
what you'd call "Late Bloomers". At first, they have horrible stats.
And their gains are even worse. But near Level 90+, more precise,
Level 93, their gains go crazy. I'm not talking about Job Level.
I mean LEVEL! This is a hard task , but it's very
rewarding. They can do anything. They can equip every non- job mastery
item, and use all magic. Like from the old III.
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II. How to Obtain [hto]

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First get 7 people and register them on your Address Book. Have the other
7 players do so as well. Remember, they do not have to be the same ones.
You can have person A,B,C,D,E,F,G. And Person B could have A,U,G,K,T,Y,Z.
So you need to send and 7 messages from them. And during which,
you should also mail , the elder from (the town)
and do it until you've mailed him 3 times. Now, if you've added your
friend's , and they've added yours, either of you can go to "send Mail"
and send each other mail. When you've done your mailing, go and mail
for the time. This shall get you a distress signal. He'll want
you to come back and save little kids. Oh joy... a mission.
It'll be well worth it though, because, well you'll see.
After you talk to , go north to the cave and keep going forward.
You'll eventually meet the 3 kids, trapped against a wall by 3 Bombs.

Bomb
LV-16
HP: 315
Gil: 110
EXP: 400
Weakness: Ice, Water
Att: 31
Def: 19

Not much to say here, just be prepared, around level 18+.
If you have Blizzard or Blizzaga, it'll be easy as pie. Just be careful,
incase they get the better of you and get first strike.

When they are defeated, the kids say a "THANKS!" and leave. Wow, we risk
our butts out there, just to get "THANKS!". Not quite. Seems like one of
them found a Crystal Shard, and we get it. is it, the coveted and
legendary Onion Knight job. When you get this, the level of the
is what matters. If your is below , don't even equip it.
Any can use it, but if they use it too early, it'll backfire.
For more details, see III.
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III. Stats [sts]

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*Note, this next section was made by, and is used with permission
and the of the who wrote it.


Level|STR|AGL|VIT|INT|MND

|16| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|17| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|18| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|19| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|20| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|21| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|22| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|23| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|24| 7| 7| 7| 7| 7|
|25| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|26| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|27| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|28| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|29| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|30| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|31| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|32| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|33| 8| 8| 8| 8| 8|
|34| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|35| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|36| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|37| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|38| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|39| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|40| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|41| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|42| 9| 9| 9| 9| 9|
|43| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|44| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|45| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|46| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|47| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|48| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|49| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|50| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|51| 10| 10| 10| 10| 10|
|52| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|53| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|54| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|55| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|56| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|57| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|58| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|59| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|60| 11| 11| 11| 11| 11|
|61| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|62| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|63| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|64| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|65| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|66| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|67| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|68| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|69| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|70| 12| 12| 12| 12| 12|
|71| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|72| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|73| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|74| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|75| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|76| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|77| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|78| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|79| 13| 13| 13| 13| 13|
|80| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|81| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|82| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|83| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|84| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|85| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|86| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|87| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|88| 14| 14| 14| 14| 14|
|89| 15| 15| 15| 15| 15|
|90| 15| 15| 15| 15| 15|
|91| 15| 15| 15| 15| 15|
|92| 15| 15| 15| 15| 15|
|93| 27| 27| 27| 27| 27|
|94| 39| 39| 39| 39| 39|
|95| 51| 51| 51| 51| 51|
|96| 63| 63| 63| 63| 63|
|97| 75| 75| 75| 75| 75|
|98| 87| 87| 87| 87| 87|
|99| 99| 99| 99| 99| 99|

Magic Points:

Level|LV1|LV2|LV3|LV4|LV5|LV6|LV7|LV8

|16| 8| 7| 6| 5| 4| 3| 2| 1|
|17| 9| 8| 7| 6| 5| 4| 3| 1|
|18| 9| 8| 7| 6| 5| 4| 3| 2|
|19| 10| 9| 7| 6| 5| 4| 3| 2|
|20| 10| 9| 8| 7| 5| 4| 3| 2|
|21| 11| 9| 8| 7| 6| 4| 3| 2|
|22| 11|10| 9| 7| 6| 4| 3| 2|
|23| 12|10| 9| 7| 6| 5| 3| 2|
|24| 12|11| 9| 8| 6| 5| 3| 2|
|25| 13|11|10| 8| 6| 5| 3| 2|
|26| 13|12|10| 8| 7| 5| 3| 2|
|27| 14|12|10| 9| 7| 5| 4| 2|
|28| 14|12|11| 9| 7| 5| 4| 2|
|29| 15|13|11| 9| 7| 6| 4| 2|
|30| 15|13|11| 9| 8| 6| 4| 2|
|31| 16|14|12|10| 8| 6| 4| 2|
|32| 16|14|12|10| 8| 6| 4| 2|
|33| 17|15|12|10| 8| 6| 4| 2|
|34| 17|15|13|11| 9| 6| 4| 2|
|35| 18|15|13|11| 9| 7| 4| 2|
|36| 18|16|14|11| 9| 7| 4| 2|
|37| 19|16|14|12| 9| 7| 4| 2|
|38| 19|17|14|12| 9| 7| 5| 2|
|39| 20|17|15|12|10| 7| 5| 2|
|40| 20|17|15|12|10| 7| 5| 2|
|41| 21|18|15|13|10| 7| 5| 2|
|42| 21|18|16|13|10| 8| 5| 2|
|43| 22|19|16|13|11| 8| 5| 2|
|44| 22|19|16|14|11| 8| 5| 2|
|45| 23|20|17|14|11| 8| 5| 2|
|46| 23|20|17|14|11| 8| 5| 2|
|47| 24|21|17|14|12| 8| 5| 2|
|48| 24|21|18|15|12| 9| 6| 2|
|49| 25|21|18|15|12| 9| 6| 2|
|50| 25|22|19|15|12| 9| 6| 2|
|51| 25|22|19|16|12| 9| 6| 3|
|52| 26|23|19|16|13| 9| 6| 3|
|53| 26|23|20|16|13| 9| 6| 3|
|54| 27|24|20|17|13|10| 6| 3|
|55| 27|24|20|17|13|10| 6| 3|
|56| 28|24|21|17|14|10| 6| 3|
|57| 28|25|21|17|14|10| 6| 3|
|58| 29|25|21|18|14|10| 6| 3|
|59| 29|26|22|18|14|10| 7| 3|
|60| 30|26|22|18|15|11| 7| 3|
|61| 30|27|23|19|15|11| 7| 3|
|62| 31|27|23|19|15|11| 7| 3|
|63| 31|27|23|19|15|11| 7| 3|
|64| 32|28|24|19|15|11| 7| 3|
|65| 32|28|24|20|16|11| 7| 3|
|66| 33|29|24|20|16|12| 7| 3|
|67| 33|29|25|20|16|12| 7| 3|
|68| 34|30|25|21|16|12| 7| 3|
|69| 34|30|25|21|17|12| 8| 3|
|70| 35|30|26|21|17|12| 8| 3|
|71| 35|31|26|22|17|12| 8| 3|
|72| 36|31|26|22|17|13| 8| 3|
|73| 36|32|27|22|18|13| 8| 3|
|74| 37|32|27|22|18|13| 8| 3|
|75| 37|33|28|23|18|13| 8| 3|
|76| 38|33|28|23|18|13| 8| 3|
|77| 38|33|28|23|18|13| 8| 3|
|78| 39|34|29|24|19|14| 8| 3|
|79| 39|34|29|24|19|14| 9| 3|
|80| 40|35|29|24|19|14| 9| 3|
|81| 40|35|30|24|19|14| 9| 3|
|82| 41|36|30|25|19|14| 9| 3|
|83| 41|36|30|25|20|14| 9| 3|
|84| 42|36|31|25|20|15| 9| 4|
|85| 42|37|31|26|20|15| 9| 4|
|86| 43|37|31|26|20|15| 9| 4|
|87| 43|38|32|26|21|15| 9| 4|
|88| 44|38|32|26|21|15| 9| 4|
|89| 44|39|33|27|21|15| 9| 4|
|90| 45|39|33|27|21|16|10| 4|
|91| 45|39|33|27|21|16|10| 4|
|92| 46|40|34|28|22|16|10| 4|
|93| 46|40|34|28|22|16|10| 4|
|94| 47|41|34|28|22|16|10| 4|
|95| 47|41|35|29|22|16|10| 4|
|96| 48|42|35|29|23|17|10| 4|
|97| 48|42|35|29|23|17|10| 4|
|98| 49|42|36|29|23|17|10| 4|
|99| 49|43|36|30|23|17|10| 4|

Now, the Onion Knight won't be getting good, or even close to decent,
until the Mid 90's. That's why people tend to use it later on.
Even at a Job Level 1, a Onion Knight is considered god.
Their Magic abilities are as high as they come, being able to use
all sorts of magic. 
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IV. Weapons/Armor [wea]

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This is where it gets . Onion Knights can wield any equipment.
Knife, , Ice Helm, just name it. There's too many for me to list,
so just look at other guides.The only things they can't
equip are the Job-Mastery ones. The Onion Knight has their own mastery
item though, the Onion Blade!

Onion Blade
Weapon Type- Sword
Wielders- Onion Knight
Attack- 150
Bonuses- +5 all Stats
How to Obtain- Get a Onion Knight to Job Level 99, and then wander around
the land, looking for the Master Smith. If your lucky enough to find her,
she'll make you the Onion Blade. Or just get a friend to send you the card,
using , and visit her. I'll explain how to find her, and make her
wander later.

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V. Magic [maho]

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Onion Knights are like Red Mages. Only they're on steroids. They can use
melee weapons, and magic. Their MP is only that of a Sage, but the ability
to use both Black and White Magic is useful. Sadly, they can not use Summons.
But with 99 in both Mind and Intellect, Bladck Magic can hurt your enemies
enough. So just give em a pool of all 8 LV's of magic and let them go wild!

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VI. Onion Equipment [onep]

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Now, even though the Onion Knight's can equip every item, except the
Job Mastery ones, stated before, they have their own armor. These are
called the Onion Equipment. They are found by slaying Dragons, found
in the ??? Cave, and Crystal Tower. They are very powerful, and are
dangerous to hunt. Here's the Dragon's stats-

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Yellow Dragon

Level: 50

HP: 79999
Gil: 12000
EXP: 30000
Weakness: None
Att: 107
Def: 40
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Green Dragon

Level: 60

HP: 89999
Gil: 13330
EXP: 45000
Weakness: None
Att: 129
Def: 45
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Red Dragon

Level: 70

HP: 99999
Gil: 14666
EXP: 60000
Weakness: None
Att: 150
Def: 50

The easiest to hunt, are Yellow Dragons and the hardest are Red Dragons.
All 3 Dragons drop Onion Swords and Shields (shields).
However, each dragon drops a armor, which are rare.

Yellow Dragons- Onion Helm 4.5%
Green Dragons- Onion 4.5%
Red Dragons- Onion Armor 4.5%

All of them have the to drop Onion Swords and Shields,
at these %'.

Onion Swords- 1.5%
Onion Shield- 8.0%

Here are the armor stats, taken from guide.

Name-Onion Helm
Defense-40
Magic -40
Protect-All
Bonus-+5 , +5 Mind
Job-Onion Knights

Name-Onion Armor
Defense-60
Magic -40
Protect-All
Bonus-+5 , +5
Job-Onion Knights

Name-Onion Gauntlets
Defense-50
Magic -25
Protect-All
Bonus-+3 All
Job-Onion Knights

Name-Onion Shield
Defense-30
Magic -30
Protect-All
Bonus-+2 All
Job-Onion Knights

Name-Onion Sword
Attack-156
Effect-None
Bonus-+5 All
Job-Onion Knights

The Onion Blade was typed before, go search for it if you need it's
stats or something else.

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VII. How to Train [htt]

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Onion Knights are tedious things. They have low stats until level 90+.
This means if you train them from low levels, your HP is going to take
a heavy blow. So the best advice is to use them after your 95+.
Some people tend to use the Black Belt method, with High VIT to
get to 9999 HP.
Let me explain it a bit better. HP gains are determined by VIT.
Melee classes have more Vitality then other classes, meaning they get
Hp every Level up. So Black Belts and Knights gain loads more HP.
But with Onion Knight's low VIT, they suffer low HP , which will
scar you badly during the long run. So be careful, and ONLY use them once
you hit 9999 HP, or your at 95+. Job level doesn't matter,
level does. Once your 95+, and have good HP, go ahead and switch.
Job Level takes of time, because of their low Speed.
But once their speed is up to par, it's a bit easier.
During the 90's, their speed will be godly allowing them to Job Level
at the speed of light. Just do the guard, guard, guard, guard, and kill
with these guys. It's best soloing from what I've heard, but
training them all at once saves time.

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VIII. FAQ [qaf]

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Q: How do I get Onion Knights?!
A: Read the Section on how to get them.

Q: Why won't mail me the letter for help?
A: Maybe you haven't sent AND 7 Mails.

Q: My only allows 1 mail per hour. This is take FOREVER!
A: That's not a question, but just set the clock 1 hour ahead.

Q: Can I host this FAQ on my site?
A: Go ahead, but mail me first, and give credit where due.

Q: So when should I use Onion Knights?
A: When your characters are Level 99.

Q: Job or Main Level?
A: MAIN LEVEL. Their power is derived on the level they are.

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IX. Master Blacksmith [mbl]

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She gives out the Ultima Weapon, as well as the Job Mastery items and
cards for each job. Onion Knights are no exception. But the process of
getting her to appear, much less making you items is hard and tedious.
So to explain it all, go read my guide on them. Shoo.

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X. Strategy [stg]

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This section tells you, (or gives ideas) on tactics you can use with
these. Being so verastile, they're like Wild Cards. 

Super Smash Fantasy Melee - All Front Row

OK- Onion Blade and Onion Sword
OK- Onion Sword and Onion Sword
OK- Ultima Weapon and Ragnorok
OK- Gungir and Excalibur

Being able to equip some strong weapons makes this team melee focused.

Magic Defenders- All Back Row

OK- Onion Shield and Onion Shield- Flare, Haste, Thundaga
OK- Onion Shield and Onion Shield- Flare, Drain, Firaga
OK- Onion Shield and Onion Shield- Flare, Curaja, Blizzaga
OK- Onion Shield and Onion Shield- Flare, Esuna, Arise

This allows maximun defense, with a wide array of magic. Very useful for
boss battles. Inspired by GreenSmith@aol.com

Killer Hornets- All Back Row

OK- Eurytos Bow and Yoichi Arrow
OK- Elven Bow and Medusa Arrow
OK- *Any Bow* and *Elemental Arrow of your choice*
OK- *Any Bow* and Poison Arrow or Sleep Arrow

This was inspired in Art Class, with Hornet shooters in the back row.
During the lecture on the vanishing point and such, hornets began attacking
by the Hornet Hitman, Jack. This team is all bow, allowing defense with 
good damage. Not as strong, but fun yet costly. I perfer Poison Arrow,
but sleep can be just as annoying for the opponent. 

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XII. Version History [vup]

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Version 1.0 - Basic FAQ with 10 Sections Total. Allowed only yo GameFAQs.

Version 1.2 - Minor Updates, with grammer and spelling fixed.

Version 1.4 - 11 Sections now.

Version 1.5 - A whopping 13 sections, permitted to numerous sites.

Version 1.6 - Spruced it up, fixed some things, new host.
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XII. Legal Issues [lss]

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This guide was written for the use of GameFAQs.com, and that alone.
Any private sites may use this guide, with my permission. If you do
not oblige to that, at least give credit where do. This guide was written
to help people who want the class of Onion Knight, and to stop
the Message Boards, from flooding with Onion Topics. This is a NON-PROFIT
guide, written because there was too much time on the hands.
DO NOT COPY THIS AND SELL IT FOR PROFIT. THIS IS COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL!

As of Version 1.6, this guide has been submitted to-

GameFAQs
Gamershelp.com
Neoseeker.com
pwnguide.com

Note that GameFAQs was the original site this guide was posted and made for.
The other sites are using this with none profit gains and only to help others.

Notice- As of version 1.6, this guide may or may not be made for profit due
to submission at pwnguide.com, profit may only be reaped by author and no
one else. 

Copyright 2006 Patrick Chang

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XIII. Credits [crd]

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Oh boy, where to begin... there's loads of people to thank, because
I couldn't have written this guide myself. It took the help of loads
of people, and other as well.

Thanks to-

Me, for typing this guide up.
GameFAQs, for hosting it.
Square Enix, for making such a great game. 
xXThunderXx, for his guide on Equipment.
GZNzach, for his stats on Onion Knights *Big thanks ^_^*
DeathSnipe777, for the equipment drop rates.
Haesslich, for advice.
Tylerpol12 for edits.
Sanecy for edits.
Numerous other people who submitted tidbits of information.
If you'd like some questions answered, that wasn't mentioned in this
guide, then e-mail me at-

Highlypoke@gmail.com 
or
MedevilFlail@hotmail.com (Note- I do NOT check this often.)

Copyright 2006 Patrick Chang