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14th Sep '17 2:52:33 PM RainbowPhoenix
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** The priest Sleuf is another male example, and does his best to emulate Claude.

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** *** The priest Sleuf is another male example, and does his best to emulate Claude.
14th Sep '17 2:51:23 PM RainbowPhoenix
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While not a requirement, she is frequently the LoveInterest of TheHero, and will generally overlap with traditionally feminine fantasy archetypes such as the RebelliousPrincess or MysticalWaif. It's not uncommon for them to be [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] (rebellious or not), [[ActualPacifist pacifists]], or [[GoodShepherd clergy]]. Characters of this archetype are frequently paired with a BlackMage, usually a BlackMagicianGirl or LadyOfBlackMagic, as a {{Foil}}.

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While not a requirement, she is frequently the LoveInterest of TheHero, which typically places her as half of a SwordAndSorcerer combination, and will generally overlap with traditionally feminine fantasy archetypes such as the RebelliousPrincess or MysticalWaif. It's not uncommon for them to be [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princesses]] (rebellious or not), [[ActualPacifist pacifists]], or [[GoodShepherd clergy]]. Characters of this archetype are frequently paired with a BlackMage, usually a BlackMagicianGirl or LadyOfBlackMagic, as a {{Foil}}.



** The priest Sleuf is another male example, and does his best to emulate Claude.



*** L'Arachel (Troubadour), who is a little more {{Tsundere}} than typical but still fits nicely into the trope.

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*** L'Arachel (Troubadour), who is a little more {{Tsundere}} than typical but still fits nicely into the trope. She may be the only example to ever be a LargeHam.



** ''VideoGame/StarOceanIntegrityAndFaithlessness'' has Miki Sauvester. She is the party's strongest healer, but has [[TheRedMage nearly the same amount of offensive spells]] as the LadyOfBlackMagic, just different elements. Miki's late mother is also said to have been one; Miki learned how to heal to feel closer to her, since she [[ParentalAbandonment can't really remember her parents otherwise]].



* ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' has Mia, who plays this trope as straight as possible. Girl with long hair, wears feminine clothing? Check. Heals people, uses a staff? Double check. Has as her main (if not only) personality trait being caring and compassionate? Jackpot.

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* ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' has Mia, who plays this trope as straight as possible. Girl with long hair, wears feminine clothing? Check. Heals people, uses a staff? Double check. Has as her main (if not only) personality trait being caring and compassionate? Jackpot. [[VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn Her son]] inherited all of these points.
20th Jun '17 8:31:06 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* '''TheChick:''' The White Magician Girl is classically female and always feminine. {{Tomboy}}s, {{Sweet Polly Oliver}}s, and {{Bifauxnen}} need not apply. Their femininity will usually be emphasized in her character design with the use of long hair and overtly feminine clothing, such as dresses or robes. Male analogs, which are rare, will mimic the same gentle appearance, sometimes to the extent of wearing long robes and long hair (or perhaps a suitably pious hat).

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* '''TheChick:''' The White Magician Girl is classically female and always feminine. {{Tomboy}}s, {{Sweet Polly Oliver}}s, and {{Bifauxnen}} need not apply.apply (though a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak '''may''' be spotted once in a while). Their femininity will usually be emphasized in her character design with the use of long hair and overtly feminine clothing, such as dresses or robes. Male analogs, which are rare, will mimic the same gentle appearance, sometimes to the extent of wearing long robes and long hair (or perhaps a suitably pious hat).
20th Jun '17 8:30:05 AM GlitteringFlowers
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*** Silque is the first healer to appear in Alm's route and she fits in quite well with her kind and plucky personality.

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*** Silque is the first healer to appear in Alm's route and she fits in quite well with her kind and plucky personality. However, she focuses less on healing spells and more on support magic like [[TelePortation Warp]] and [[SummonMagic Invoke]].



*** ''Echoes'' offers a subversion in Faye, who ''can'' become a Cleric but has other possible reclass options.

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*** ''Echoes'' offers a subversion in Faye, who ''can'' become a Cleric but has other possible reclass options. In fact, her ''FE Cipher'' cards depict her solely as ''[[ActionGirl a Pegasus Knight]]''.
23rd May '17 4:25:22 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' and ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'' has examples on both routes:
*** Silque is the first healer to appear in Alm's route and she fits in quite well with her kind and plucky personality.
*** Genny, the first healer in Celica's route, is shy and gentle and a bit insecure.
*** Tatiana, the Saint recruited later in Alm's route, is a bit clumsier than average but fits in perfectly otherwise, plus she has exclusive access to Fortify aka the most powerful healing spell in the game.
*** ''Echoes'' offers a subversion in Faye, who ''can'' become a Cleric but has other possible reclass options.
22nd May '17 5:51:35 PM Fuyumoto
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* Yaobikuni from ''[[VideoGame/{{Onmyoji}} Onmyōji]]'', who is a YamatoNadeshiko LadyOfWar, is the master of buffs and has PsychicPowers. At least she has two attack skills, unlike poor [[WhiteMage Seimei]] who only has one.
** While we're at it, Seimei himself. He is very kind and level-headed, if not [[TheStoic stoic]] and specializes in buffs, debuffs and defense. Oh, and he's quite the [[{{Bishonen}} handsome]] [[LongHairedPrettyBoy man]].
18th May '17 9:30:08 AM StarSong212
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* The Mirage Casters in ''VideoGame/ValthirianArc1'' fit this trope quite well, as a class of female healers who seem to be incredibly sweet and kind (though their uniformly black hair does break the aesthetic a bit). [[VideoGame/ValthirianArc2 The second game]] plays with this trope by replacing Mirage Casters with Medicae, who can be of any gender and temperament.
15th May '17 6:26:05 PM nombretomado
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* Coatl, in ''TrintonChronicles'', is very much this but with out a weapon, instead she has a mystical necklace that produces shields of force and protects her and allies.

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* Coatl, in ''TrintonChronicles'', ''Literature/TrintonChronicles'', is very much this but with out a weapon, instead she has a mystical necklace that produces shields of force and protects her and allies.
12th May '17 5:55:02 AM Cryoclaste
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** All these may be preceded by the White Mage of the original ''[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI Final Fantasy]]'', an early example of the character design, to the [[FeaturelessProtagonist extent any gender can be determined]]. For a lot of young gamers in 1987, when ''Final Fantasy'' was released, the original White Mage party member appears to be gender neutral with a simple white and red theme and a hood drawn up, covering most of the face. Ambiguous gender, for a lot of players [[MenAreGenericWomenAreSpecial defaults to male.]] When your party "matures" and upgrades to [[PrestigeClass prestige classes]] the White Mage's hood comes down, giving new perspective of the White Wizard with [[http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWuDvhvG-tqr_no_Km-EMT3VKqWGiSKhmE9jVJ_3-6TWkof7yS5nxSuw cascading red hair, thick eyebrows, and strong, lantern jaw.]] This was taken by many to be TheReveal that the White Mage was a woman, much like recent contemporary ''[[{{Metroid}} Metroid's]]'' Samus Aran.

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** All these may be preceded by the White Mage of the original ''[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyI Final Fantasy]]'', an early example of the character design, to the [[FeaturelessProtagonist extent any gender can be determined]]. For a lot of young gamers in 1987, when ''Final Fantasy'' was released, the original White Mage party member appears to be gender neutral with a simple white and red theme and a hood drawn up, covering most of the face. Ambiguous gender, for a lot of players [[MenAreGenericWomenAreSpecial defaults to male.]] When your party "matures" and upgrades to [[PrestigeClass prestige classes]] the White Mage's hood comes down, giving new perspective of the White Wizard with [[http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQWuDvhvG-tqr_no_Km-EMT3VKqWGiSKhmE9jVJ_3-6TWkof7yS5nxSuw cascading red hair, thick eyebrows, and strong, lantern jaw.]] This was taken by many to be TheReveal that the White Mage was a woman, much like recent contemporary ''[[{{Metroid}} Metroid's]]'' ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'s'' Samus Aran.
23rd Apr '17 8:34:15 PM nombretomado
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* Mint in ''VideoGame/{{Tales of Phantasia}}'' is the page picture, and the purest example in the ''Franchise/TalesSeries'', having no damaging spells or artes whatsoever (The healers in the other games all fall under CombatMedic). Late in the game, her fairly potent arsenal of heals, cures, stunning hammers and status enhancers is capped off by the power to temporarily ''stop time''. Given, it [[UselessUsefulSpell doesn't work on bosses]], but it's [[RuleOfFun freaking]] [[RuleOfCool sweet]] [[AwesomeButImpractical to have around]].

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* Mint in ''VideoGame/{{Tales of Phantasia}}'' is the page picture, and the purest example in the ''Franchise/TalesSeries'', ''VideoGame/TalesSeries'', having no damaging spells or artes whatsoever (The healers in the other games all fall under CombatMedic). Late in the game, her fairly potent arsenal of heals, cures, stunning hammers and status enhancers is capped off by the power to temporarily ''stop time''. Given, it [[UselessUsefulSpell doesn't work on bosses]], but it's [[RuleOfFun freaking]] [[RuleOfCool sweet]] [[AwesomeButImpractical to have around]].
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