Black Mage Leveling Guide
Guide Info
Last Updated: 26 Oct, 2021
Patch Applicable: 5.58

Single Target Leveling Rotation

Before Level 40

Fire spam until low MP > Transpose > Thunder > Blizzard until max MP > Transpose

Level 40-59

Blizzard III > Thunder III > (Optional T3 for MP tick) > Fire III > F1 spam until low MP > Repeat

Note: Use F3 and T3 procs as you get them, but don’t cancel casts to use procs.

Level 60-71

B3 > Blizzard IV > T3 > F3 > F4 (x3) > F1 > F4 (x3) > Repeat

Use Foul whenever.

Level 72+

B3 > B4 > T3 > F3 > F4 (x3) > F1 > F4 (x3) > Despair > Repeat

This is the same as levels 60-71, with Despair added at the end. This is also the same at level 80, just without Xenoglossy. See the main guide for further details.


AoE Leveling Rotation

Level 18-34

Fire II spam > Transpose > Blizzard II until max MP > Transpose > Repeat

Level 35-49

Spam Freeze and keep your Thunder II DoT up.

Level 50-59

Freeze > T2 > F3 > F2 > F2 > Flare > Transpose > Repeat

Level 60-67

Freeze > T2 > F3 > F4 (x2-3) > Flare > Transpose > Repeat

Level 68-71

Freeze > Thunder IV > F3 > Flare > Flare > Transpose > Repeat

Level 72+

Freeze > T4 > F3 > Flare > Flare > Repeat

Same as level 80. See the AoE section of the main guide for a better explanation.

For all AoE, use Thundercloud procs on T2 and T4 as you get them. Swiftcast and Triplecast your Flares and use Manafont for an extra Flare. Foul after Transpose or Freeze.

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