Black Mages extrapolate the dark arts of black magic, granting themselves a wide range of the strongest destructive spells.
From eras past, Black Mages have since sharpened their skills to employ even greater power, assaulting a large number of enemies and hindering their movement.
Introduced in Final Fantasy XIV: Legacy (1.21)
Red Mages are fierce mages born out of a long conflict between the nations of Mhach and Amdapor who combine black and white magic to twist the battlefield, and strive where others otherwise would fail.
Armed with rapiers, a magicked crystal medium and donning their signature crimson garb, Red Mages are fit for quick combos of magic spells and steel-infused blows.
Introduced in Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood (4.0)
Summoners are mystical mages who have harnessed the lost Allagan art of invoking Primals.
Through rigorous training they make manifest smaller replicas of Eikons known as Egis until the magnum opus of summoning simulacra of Elder Primals like Bahamut.
Introduced in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (2.0)