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Achievement Guide for When I Grow Up I Want to Be...

Shiney Cheese
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Shiney Cheese
Achievement won on 16 Jan 14
TA Score for this game: 522
Posted on 24 January 14 at 06:39, Edited on 24 January 14 at 07:38
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As the achievement description states, you must have one of your characters reach level 99 with any job.

Here is a breakdown on how Job leveling works. Most actions that you perform in battle (with the exception of Front, Back, Escape and Flee) will earn you a hidden stat called Job Points (JP). Depending on what job you are using, each action will earn you a set amount of JP. When that amount is greater or equal to 100, that job will level up.

Here is a breakdown of the different jobs and how they level per action:
NOTE: The first number is the amount of JP you earn when your character level is 1-14. The second number is the JP you earn when your character level is 15-99 (level 1-14/level 15-99).

Freelancer: 20/20
Warrior: 20/14
Monk: 20/14
White Mage: 20/10
Black Mage: 20/10
Red Mage: 20/12
Thief: 20/20 (Substitutes Guard with Flee. The will NOT get you any JP)
Ranger: 20/14
Knight: 20/12 (Substitutes Guard with Defend)
Scholar: 24/24 (Substitutes Guard with Study)
Geomancer: 20/14
Viking: 20/14
Dragoon: 20/16
Dark Knight: 20/14
Evoker: 20/10
Bard: 20/18
Black Belt: 20/14
Magus: 20/10
Devout: 20/10
Summoner: 20/12
Sage: 20/10
Ninja: 20/12
Onion Knight: 20/8

Now to explain how JP overflow works. For this, we will use an example with the Black Mage. If a Black Mage were to perform 11 actions in one battle, earning 110 JP, he would level up his job once after the battle and have 10 JP carried over to his next job level (so for the next job level you will only need to perform 9 actions with him). The catch to this is that the overflow will only count for 99 JP (for example, if the Black Mage were to perform 23 actions in battle, you would think he would get 230 JP....but it will only count for 199 JP). Basically this is the games way of allowing you to only level up your Job once per battle.

Now...for the efficient way to level up your jobs. Just repeatedly use the "Guard" command in battle. Every class except for the Thief can do this (the Knight substitutes it with Defend and the Scholar substitutes it with Study, but they both count for JP).

If you are in the later part of the game and have used a Job frequently to the point of where it's level somewhat high, you can just work on that until it reaches Job Level 99. For example, if you are Job Leveling a Knight, have the party guard 8 consecutive times in battle. After this, kill the enemies and your Knight is guaranteed to Job Level up:

(12 JP per action (8 Guards+1 Attack) = 108 JP) 100 JP to level up and 8 JP overflow

If you just want to get this achievement out of the way, The Job class the levels up the quickest is the Scholar, followed by the Freelancer and Thief, Out of these classes the Freelancer is the only one who can Guard so it would probably be quickest to level them up.
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