Bravely Default 2 Bard Job Guide – Best Abilities, Specialities, Proficiencies

Bravely Default 2 Bard Job Guide

In Bravely Default 2, Jobs change the trajectory of a character’s stats. Bard is the very first job, which provides support to allies. Bard is unlocked by progressing through the storyline. This is a guide on Bard Job abilities, sub-jobs, and how to unlock them.

Bravely Default 2 Bard Job

Bard is a job that comes in quickly and provides space for the healing sub-jobs to be utilized effectively. Bards boost allies’ abilities, or more simply, buffs the allies in their vicinity. The slightest of the buff can make a huge difference on the battlefield. You should use Bard carefully as to the time it correctly and it guarantees you the round.

After choosing Bard, select the buff according to the situation to increase your overall chances of winning the round. The exact proficiency of all the weapons are as follows:

  • Staves: D
  • Bows: B
  • Polearms: B
  • Shields: C
  • Swords: D
  • Daggers: B
  • Axes: D

You can unlock the following abilities by beating the Asterisk in Chapter 1, which is a difficult boss to defeat. Once defeated you can progress on unlocking different abilities:

Don’t Let ‘Em Get to You 20 MP Reduce the amount of physical damage inflicted to allies by 15%, but it cant be reduced further below than 65%.
Don’t Let ‘Em Trick You 20 MP Reduce the amount of magical damage inflicted to allies by 15%, but it cant be reduced further below than 65%.
Step into the Spotlight 20 MP Increase the chances of an ally to be exposed to the enemy’s attacks by 20% by buffing the ally’s stats, which cannot exceed 200% of the base value.
Close Those Tired Eyes 12 MP Make an Ally go to sleep for a short period of time.
Born Entertainer 18 MP This ability increases the effects of Singing and Artistry abilities by 15% of the user’s current level.
Won’t Be Missing You 18 MP Can be used three times. Increases aim of multiple targets by 5%.
Right Through Your Fingers 38 MP Can be used three times. Increases evasion of multiple targets by 5%.
Hurts So Bad 38 MP Increase the amount of physical damage done by multiple allies by 15% for two times.
Work Your Magic 60 MP Increase the amount of magical damage done by multiple allies by 15% for two times.
All Killer No Filler 54 MP Increase critical chance by 15% for multiple targets. Can be used three times.
Screamin’ It Out 194 MP Allows you to perform an extremely powerful non-elemental magical attack affecting multiple enemies.
Shut Up and Dance 66 MP Causes a target to act as the user desires.
Thank You, and Goodnight 1 Slot Allows you to perform a non-elemental attack, so powerful, can even put targets to sleep.
Epic Group-Cast 1 BP Makes all the targets in its vicinity immune to any spells or abilities casted by enemy team for a short period of time.
More! Mooore! 20 MP Can be used three times and increases the effects of every single singing ability for every target in the vicinity.

That’s all we’ve got in our Bravely Default 2 Bard guide. For more help on the game, check out our detailed Bravely Default 2 wiki guides.

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