Black bishop (Vocation)

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The Black Bishop is a monster class available in the game Dragon Quest VII.

Description[edit]

The Black Bishop is the monster equivalent to the Sage. Just like the sage, the cost of spells for a character is less than a regular class. The Black Bishop class offers great increases to magic categories and a moderate drop in Max HP.

Requirements[edit]

In order to become a Bishop, a character must first master the Delusionist and the Bone Baron classes. A Heart can also be obtained in battle by fighting the crazed cardinals in the Cathedral of Blight.


Stat Changes[edit]

Statistics Change
Battles to Master 210
Strength Null
Agility Null
Resilience +10%
Wisdom +30%
Style +10%
Max HP -10%
Max MP +30%
Mastery Bonus +20 Bonus to Wisdom

Abilities[edit]

Level Title
(PSX)
Learns Battles Needed Target Info MP
1 Evil Altar Boy
(Druid)
Bound 1 Self Reflects all spells back to the caster for 1 turn 4
2 Cursed Choirboy
(DarkCloth)
Kazing 23 One Ally Revives one Ally with full HP 15
3 Damned Deacon
(ChaosLord)
Kasizzle 43 One Group Causes ~100 HP in flame damage to one group of enemies 10
4 Pernicious Preacher
(CenoBite)
Kathwack 70 All Enemies Has a chance of instantly killing all enemies 15
5 Corrupt Clergyman
(BloodMonk)
Kaboom 100 All Enemies Causes ~140 in explosion damage to all enemies 15
6 Monster Minister
(HatePadre)
Kacrackle 130 All Enemies Causes ~92 in ice damage to all enemies 12
7 Bad Bishop
(GodStomp)
Kafrizzle 160 One Enemy Causes ~190 HP in fire damage to one enemy 10
8 Cardinal Sinner
(GodHater)
Pearly Gates 210 One Group Causes ~200 HP in wind damage to one group of enemies, does extra damage to undead enemies 20

Trivia[edit]

The rank 4 accolade in the PSX version refers to the Cenobites of Clive Baker's Hellraiser series.