Gilbert Review [Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius]

Gilbert 5 star


Max Rarity Skills Future Proof Stats Equipment Trust Master Overall
5 A B B B B B+
Rarity Job Origin Gender Family
3★ – 5★ Bard   FFBE Male Human

Trust Master Rewards – Dream Harp [Weapon]:ATK+76, MAG +46 Additional Effect: Sleep (40%)

GuideUnitsTier ListTrust Master
Town of MitraRoyal Capital GrandsheltPort City LodinOrdol Port
Port City LydiraVillage of KolGrandportVillage of Marlo
Ghost Port KolobosFelicitas TownIndustrial City DilmagiaVillage of Ambel
Town of Kolts
Earth Shrine ExpLatius Woods ExpDalnakya Cavern ExpGrandshelt Catacombs Exp
Fulan Pass ExpPhantom Forest ExpZadehl Westersand ExpLanzelt Highlands Exp
Wolfsfang Peak ExpLanzelt Mountains ExpKolobos Marsh ExpGolzas Canyon Exp
Kolobos Reef ExpShrine of Decay ExpMaranda Coast ExpDwarves' Forge Exp
Windy Heights West ExpMobreeze Airship Factory ExpJunkyard ExpWind Shrine
MagicSpecial AbilitiesEspersColosseum
White DragonDemon ChimeraThe Intangir
FestivalJoin FacebookBlog
3★ 4★ 5★
Gilbert 3 star Gilbert 4 star Gilbert 5 star

General Thoughts

Gilbert is a bard that specializes in inflicting status ailments. He primarily is a defensive unit that offers some damage. I would definitely classify him as a support that is useful for boss battles. He has AOE with 30% chance of sleep/confuse/silence songs. He also has Blade Bash, which makes him a viable unit to use vs Bosses.

So when he gets to 5★, his usefulness really sky rockets and I suggest you use him in Colosseum or Boss Battles. The reason for that is he has 40% bonus Atk to all physical attackers (Cheer), plus he can boost both your team’s defense and spirit, which makes them take less damage from both physical and magical damage. This is vital against bosses as they hit hard and reducing damage taken means most of your mages will survive much longer.

His limit burst improves both attack and magic for all allies, so that makes him a versatile pick in a hybrid party. While he does have a powerful trust master reward in Dream Harp, it is only usable to the few musical instrument wearers.

The downside with him is that he has very limited armor/weapon selection and he can’t use any type of magic at all.

Verdict: A viable replacement for Fina if you already have another healer.


Rarity HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Attack Hits Drop Check Exp. Growth Pattern
3★ 1315 57 52 47 59 57 2 3 4
4★ 1709 74 68 62 77 75 2 4 4
5★ 2222 96 88 80 100 97 2 5 4


Gilbert is neutral to all elements and status ailments.

Learned Abilities

Min rarity Level Icon Name Effect MP
3★ 1 Lullaby Lullaby Sleep (30%) to all enemies 8
3★ 5 Alluring Air Alluring Air Confuse (30%) to all enemies 8
3★ 16 Silent Verse Silent Verse Silence (30%) to all enemies 8
3★ 31 Lifes Anthem Life’s Anthem Heal while singing for 3 turns to all allies 8
4★ 28 Blade Bash Blade Bash Physical damage (0.8x) and paralyze (30%) to one enemy 5
4★ 43 HP stroll HP Stroll Recover 5 HP while walking every 3 steps
5★ 57 Cheer (Boost) Cheer (Boost) Increase ATK (40%) for 3 turns to all allies 24
5★ 60 Requiem Requiem Magic damage (1.4x) with undead killer (50%) to all enemies 9
5★ 75 Iai Strike Iai Strike Instant KO (30%) to all enemies 12
5★ 80 Chant Chant Increase DEF/SPR (30%) while singing for 3 turns to all allies 48

Limit Burst

Rarity Name Effect
3★ Verdant Rhapsody Base: Increase ATK/MAG (10%) for 3 turns to all allies
Max: Increase ATK/MAG (19%) for 3 turns to all allies
4★ Hurricane Ballad Base: Increase ATK/MAG (20%) for 3 turns to all allies
Max: Increase ATK/MAG (34%) for 3 turns to all allies
5★ Prelude to Victory Base: Increase ATK/MAG (30%) for 3 turns to all allies
Max: Increase ATK/MAG (49%) for 3 turns to all allies


Gilbert can equip 3 weapons and 4 armors.

Weapons Armors
Short SwordSwordMusic Instrument  HatClothesRobeAccessory
Rarity Ability Slots Affinity
3★ 2
4★ 3
5★ 4

Learned Abilities


Rarity Material 1 Material 2 Material 3 Material 4 Material 5
4★ Allure Powder (25) Esper Cryst (15) Rainbow Needle (10) Heaven’s Ash (5) Sacred Crystal (5)
5★ Rainbow Needle (20) Heaven’s Ash (10) Sacred Crystal (10) Spiritsand (5) Holy Crystal (5)


A bard who sang to the masses about life in faraway lands. To the common folk, Gilbert was a treasured source of information, but to those in power, he was a threat. Countless assassination attempts could not dissuade him from calling, however, and his legacy lives on to this day.


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