So you’ve taken up the scepter or staff, you’ve started slinging some fires and learning to transpose so you’re not dead weight to your party… But why should you bother continuing? Those cast times are such a pain in the ass to deal with and god forbid you need to move to dodge something, then the cast you’ve been doing is wasted! Let’s be real here, Black Mage may be accused of being one of the easiest classes to play, but the reality of it is that it’s a fun one. So why should you consider taking up the role of BLM in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn? Well, sit on down and let me impart some essential knowledge on you so you can figure out if Hydaelyn’s most feared path of magic is just right for you!