The stat point bonuses help compensate for the racial modifiers. .
So each race gets different stats at level 1? Not sure why, but I thought they were equal. Please verify, thanks cause
I want to be a mage, so I may have to change to Lala, instead of Hume.
Midlanders actually have one of the higher allocations of magic stats. Typically one of each of the Race's types is geared more toward magic than the other one. The exception to this might be Elezen, as both tend to have high magic stats while duskwight has lower dex than the other. When you pick your race on the character selection screen it tells you their starting stats under the description on the left side of the screen.
I don't think that this is like FFXI, where you gained stats from three different sources upon leveling up. In FFXI you drew your stats from your Main job, your sub job, and your race. all three leveled up and added to your stats as you progressed. I believe in FFXIV the only thing that levels up is your job. while one race may have more in a stat than another, the