Puppetmaster (XI)

Unlocking

Puppetmaster is one of the many advanced jobs in Final Fantasy XI. It can be unlocked by completing the lv30 quest. Accessing the quest requires the expansion Treasures of Aht Urhgan.

Quests
Level 30 - No Strings Attached

Stat Distributions

Basic Stats

The basic stats range in rank from A to G. The actual stat is calculated based on your race and job level. In addition to the basic stat formula, some bonuses are applied, such as traits that affect them, as well as any stats your support job contributes.

HP MP STR DEX VIT AGI INT MND CHR
D - D C D B E G C
Level 1 Stats
Race HP MP STR DEX VIT AGI INT MND CHR
Hume 28 - 6 7 6 7 6 5 7
Elvaan 30 - 7 7 7 6 5 6 7
Tarutaru 24 - 5 7 6 8 8 5 7
Mithra 28 - 6 9 6 8 6 5 6
Galka 33 - 7 7 8 7 6 5 6

Combat Skills

Combat skills range in rank from A+ to F. In addition to the job's native skills, you may receive some skill through a support job (max skill increase) or equipments' traits (actual skill increase). Note that combat skills aren't gained automatically at level-up, but you need to use the skill to raise it. The numbers below are the caps for each level.

Fighting Skill (Weapon) Rank Fighting Skill (Defensive) Rank
Hand-to-hand A+ Evasion B
Throwing C+ Guard B
Dagger C- Parrying D
Club D
Skill Lv 1 Lv 10 Lv 20 Lv 30 Lv 40 Lv 50 Lv 60 Lv 70 Lv 80 Lv 90 Lv 99
Hand-to-hand 6 33 63 93 123 153 203 251 301 361 424
Throwing 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 215 255 315 378
Dagger 5 30 58 86 114 142 190 210 245 305 368
Club 4 28 55 82 109 136 183 201 230 280 334
Evasion
Parrying
5 31 60 89 118 147 196 228 275 335 398
Parrying 4 28 55 82 109 136 183 201 230 280 334

Learnables

Note that in addition to the below, Puppetmaster's pet Automaton can learn abilities as well. Please see the Automaton's page for details on its abilities and other details.

Abilities

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Level 1 - Overdrive, Activate
Level 5 - Deus Ex Automata
Level 15 - Repair
Level 30 - Maintenance
Level 75 (Merit) - Ventriloquy, Role Reversal
Level 79 - Tactical Switch
Level 95 - Cooldown
Level 96 - Heady Artifice

Job Traits

Level 10 - Resist Slow
Level 15 - Resist Amnesia
Level 20 - Evasion Bonus
Level 25 - Martial Arts
Level 50 - Resist Slow II, Evasion Bonus II, Martial Arts II
Level 75 - Resist Slow III, Evasion Bonus III, Martial Arts III
Level 75 (Merit) - Fine-Tuning, Optimization
Level 75 (Merit) - Automaton Melee Skill, Automaton Ranged Skill, Automaton Magic Skill, Activate Recast, Repair Recast
Level 78 - Stout Servant
Level 80 - Tactical Guard
Level 85 - Critical Defense Bonus
Level 87 - Martial Arts IV
Level 88 - Stout Servant II
Level 90 - Tactical Guard II
Level 97 - Martial Arts V
Level 98 - Stout Servant III
Level 99 (Job Points) - Overdrive Effect, Heady Artifice Effect, Automaton Max HP Bonus, Automaton Max MP Boost, Repair Effect, Deus Ex Automata Recast

Gift Job Traits

These traits are automatically learned after spending enough Job Points. For example, to get the first ATK Bonus gift, you must have spent 5 JP or more on the Job Point traits.

5 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +6, RATK +6), Capacity Point Bonus (+5%)
10 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +8)
20 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus (ACC +7, RACC +7)
25 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+7%)
30 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +5)
45 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +5)
50 JP - Superior 1
55 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+9%)
60 JP - Automaton Physical Attack and Defense Bonus (ATK +15, RATK +15, DEF +15)
80 JP - Automaton Physical Accuracy and Physical Evasion Bonus (ACC +10, RACC +10, EVA +10)
95 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+11%)
100 JP - Automaton Elemental Capacity Bonus (+2), Superior 2
125 JP - Automaton Magic Attack and Defense Bonus (MATK +5, MDEF +5)
145 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+13%)
150 JP - Automaton Magic Accuracy and Evasion Bonus (MACC +10, MEVA +10)
180 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +9, RATK +9)
205 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+15%)
210 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +12)
245 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus (ACC +11, RACC +11)
275 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+17%)
280 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +8)
320 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +8)
355 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+19%)
360 JP - Automaton Physical Attack and Defense Bonus (ATK +23, RATK +23, DEF +23)
405 JP - Automaton Physical Accuracy and Evasion Bonus (ACC +15, RACC +15, EVA +15)
445 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+21%)
450 JP - Automaton Magic Attack and Defense Bonus (MATK +8, MDEF +8)
500 JP - Automaton Magic Accuracy and Evasion Bonus (MACC +15, MEVA +15)
545 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+23%)
550 JP - Martial Arts Effect (H2H delay -5)
605 JP - Physical Attack Bonus (ATK +12, RATK +12)
655 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+25%)
660 JP - Physical Evasion Bonus (EVA +16)
720 JP - Physical Accuracy Bonus] (ACC +14, RACC +14)
775 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+27%)
780 JP - Magic Evasion Bonus (MEVA +10)
845 JP - Magic Accuracy Bonus (MACC +10)
905 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+29%)
910 JP - Automaton Physical Attack and Defense Bonus (ATK +30, RATK +30, DEF +30)
980 JP - Automaton Physical Accuracy and Evasion Bonus (ACC +20, RACC +20, EVA +20)
1,045 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+31%)
1,050 JP - Automaton Magic Attack and Defense Bonus (MATK +10, MDEF +10)
1,125 JP - Automaton Magic Accuracy and Evasion Bonus (MACC +20, MEVA +20)
1,195 JP - Capacity Point Bonus (+33%)
1,200 JP - Automaton Elemental Capacity Bonus (+2)

Pet Commands

The below commands are only available when an Automaton is deployed by first using the ability Activate, and some require equipping an Animator as well (see below in Weapons/Animators). Note that Maneuvers are special actions with some limitations. See the Automaton's page for more information.

Level 1 - Deactivate, Deploy
Level 1 - Dark Maneuver, Light Maneuver, Earth Maneuver, Wind Maneuver, Fire Maneuver, Ice Maneuver, Thunder Maneuver, Water Maneuver
Level 10 - Retrieve

Job-specific Equipment

Animators

Animators are a special type of equipment exclusive to PUPs that goes to the ranged slot. Without equipping one, you will not be able to transmit all pet commands to your Automaton, causing it to do only what it can by itself in default status.
Note that past level 99, the item level of your animator determines the level of your Automaton.

Level 1 - Animator
Level 40 - Turbo Animator
Level 71 - Animator +1
Level 87 - Deluxe Animator
Level 99 / i106 - Forefront Animator
Level 99 / i113 - Alternator
Level 99 / i115 - Eminent Animator, Eminent Animator II
Level 99 / i117 - Magneto
Level 99 / i119 - Divinator, Divinator II

Artifact Armor

Puppetry Attire Set
Level 52 - Puppetry Churidars
Level 54 - Puppetry Babouches
Level 56 - Puppetry Dastanas
Level 58 - Puppetry Tobe
Level 60 - Puppetry Taj

Puppetry Attire +1 Set
Level 74 - Puppetry Churidars +1
Level 74 - Puppetry Babouches +1
Level 74 - Puppetry Dastanas +1
Level 74 - Puppetry Tobe +1
Level 74 - Puppetry Taj +1

Foire Attire Set
Level 99 - Foire Churidars
Level 99 - Foire Babouches
Level 99 - Foire Dastanas
Level 99 - Foire Tobe
Level 99 - Foire Taj

Foire Attire +1 Set
Level 99 - Foire Churidars +1
Level 99 - Foire Babouches +1
Level 99 - Foire Dastanas +1
Level 99 - Foire Tobe +1
Level 99 - Foire Taj +1

Relic Armor

Accessories
Level 70 - Pantin Cape

Pantin Attire Set
Level 71 - Pantin Churidars
Level 72 - Pantin Babouches
Level 73 - Pantin Dastanas
Level 74 - Pantin Tobe
Level 75 - Pantin Taj

Pantin Attire +1 Set
Level 75 - Pantin Churidars +1
Level 75 - Pantin Babouches +1
Level 75 - Pantin Dastanas +1
Level 75 - Pantin Tobe +1
Level 75 - Pantin Taj +1

Pantin Attire +2 Set
Level 90 - Pantin Churidars +2
Level 90 - Pantin Babouches +2
Level 90 - Pantin Dastanas +2
Level 90 - Pantin Tobe +2
Level 90 - Pantin Taj +2

Pitre Attire Set
Level 99 - Pitre Churidars
Level 99 - Pitre Babouches
Level 99 - Pitre Dastanas
Level 99 - Pitre Tobe
Level 99 - Pitre Taj

Pitre Attire +1 Set
Level 99 - Pitre Churidars +1
Level 99 - Pitre Babouches +1
Level 99 - Pitre Dastanas +1
Level 99 - Pitre Tobe +1
Level 99 - Pitre Taj +1

Empyrean Armor

Accessories
Level 80 - Cirque Necklace
Level 84 - Cirque Sash
Level 90 - Cirque Earring

Cirque Attire Set
Level 81 - Cirque Scarpe
Level 83 - Cirque Pantaloni
Level 85 - Cirque Cappello
Level 87 - Cirque Guanti
Level 89 - Cirque Farsetto

Cirque Attire +1 Set
Level 81 - Cirque Scarpe +1
Level 83 - Cirque Pantaloni +1
Level 85 - Cirque Cappello +1
Level 87 - Cirque Guanti +1
Level 89 - Cirque Farsetto +1

Cirque Attire +2 Set
Level 81 - Cirque Scarpe +2
Level 83 - Cirque Pantaloni +2
Level 85 - Cirque Cappello +2
Level 87 - Cirque Guanti +2
Level 89 - Cirque Farsetto +2

Karagoz Attire Set
Level 99 - Karagoz Scarpe
Level 99 - Karagoz Pantaloni
Level 99 - Karagoz Cappello
Level 99 - Karagoz Guanti
Level 99 - Karagoz Farsetto

Karagoz Attire +1 Set
Level 81 - Karagoz Scarpe +1
Level 83 - Karagoz Pantaloni +1
Level 85 - Karagoz Cappello +1
Level 87 - Karagoz Guanti +1
Level 89 - Karagoz Farsetto +1

Weapons

Level 40 (Artifact) - Turbo Animator
Level 75 (Mythic) - Kenkonken
Level 75 (Empyrean) - Verethragna


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