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The massively multiplayer adaptation of Squaresoft's popular Final Fantasy series will feature at least fifteen job classes for players to choose from, as well as a whole host of previously unannounced features, The GIA is reporting. Squaresoft originally announced Fighter (Warrior), Monk, Thief, White Mage and Red Mage job classes, but today those are joined by Black Mage, Knight, Summoner, Bard, Ninja, Sumurai, Gunner, Hunter, Dark Knight and Trainer. According to the report, Final Fantasy XI will also feature a Mission Ranking System, allowing players to grow in importance and stature in direct proportion to their commitment and skills. Forming clans within the game will also be possible through the proposed Link Shell system. Players will be able to purchase a Link Shell, adorn it with their name and symbol and hand it around to form a group. Another interesting aspect of the game is the elemental system, with fire, water, earth, wind, ice, thunder, light and dark crystals to be uncovered and used, whether benevolently or malevolently, to improve the players standing by .. fusing metals, cooking meals and combining plants. Players will first have to develop special skills to harness the crystals' .. unique powers, with higher level abilities becoming available as the game progresses. As a footnote to all of the above, The GIA also reports that Cid, the recurring Final Fantasy character, has had his status relegated to shop owner. Related Feature - Final Fantasy XI preview

Source - The GIA

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