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Job Ability Information
Job Beastmaster
Type SP Ability
Description Enhances your pet's powers and lengthens the duration of charm.
Duration 00:30:00
Recast 01:00:00
Cumulative Enmity 0 Volatile Enmity 0
Command /ja "Familiar" <me> 
Job Points
Category Familiar Effect Ranks Available 20
Effect of each Rank Increases Pet: Base Stats by 3.


  • In order to use this ability a player must have a pet. Either a charmed pet or one acquired via Call Beast may be enhanced by this ability.
  • This ability allows a player to keep a pet charmed for a full 30 minutes, regardless of level difference.
    • Will not extend the stay of pets summoned through Call Beast past their normal time.
  • Increases pet max HP by 10%.
    • Familiar bonuses affect jug pets for their entire duration.
  • Probably does not have any other effects.


Equipment Modifying Ability...
Equipment Piece Modifier
Monster Trousers +2 Augment-Icon.png: Increases charm duration to 40 minutes and gives pet haste +10%