Thancred

Infographic (April 2022)

Character Notes & Recommendations

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Summon Board Passive selections:

  • Odin choose 3 / 6 / 7

  • Bahamut choose 4 / 5 / 6

  • Usuals:

    • Ifrit, Shiva, Ramuh, Brothers 4 / 5 / 7

    • Leviathan, Pandemonium, Alexander, Diabolos 4 / 5 / 6

  • For more details and help with summons, check Summon Hub!

Sphere Recommendations

NOTE: The sphere letters below are hyperlinked to our Sphere Hub which lists all available spheres sorted by effect!
  • A Sphere - BRV DMG or ATK boosts

  • E Spheres - Debuffs often so the usual ATK (and mBRV) spheres like Yuffie, Emp, Seymour or add some utility to him


How-To-Play Notes

  • Free ability use on his first turn can be used on AA to set Poison on all targets and gain his AA effect as he has plenty of skill uses. Whenever Thancred’s new LD buff reaches 5 stacks, you gain access to Trick Attack to apply his new debuff on all targets. This should be used immediately to avoid wasting stacks. To speed up how many time's he can use Trick Attack, build up Ninki with his skills, once above 3 stacks, use BRV++ (Ninki), use the free skill on AA and then pass the turn.

  • Jugulating Wasp grants a generic stat buff to Thancred and increases his Ninki stacks by 2.

  • Shadow Fang grants another generic stat buff to Thancred and also increases his Ninki stacks by 2. This also inflicts Poison to all targets.

  • Bhavacakra is Thancred’s EX, taking 3 skill uses to charge. The + variation is granted by having 3 or more stacks of Ninki before use and will consume 3 stacks upon use. His best personal button at the cost of passing his turn and longevity by using 3 Ninki stacks.

  • Dream Within a Dream & Assassinate grants Wish within a Name with 5 stacks. Wish within a Name increases Thancred’s damage and allows Thancred to use Trick Attack when at 5 stacks. Stacks increase by 1 after each of Thancred’s turns.

    • Trick Attack is a free and instant turn skill which increases all of Thancred’s buffs by 1 turn. It resets stacks of Wish within a Name and inflicts Trick Attack debuff on all targets. Trick Attack boosts the HP Damage taken of the target.