The Humes, also known as Humans, are the most common race in Ivalice.
They have no real special abilities, and have the second shortest life span of any race in Ivalice, next to the Aegyl. Despite this, they have managed to set up large Empires and Kingdoms all over Ivalice.
In the time of Final Fantasy Tactics, Humes are the only race left in Ivalice, all the other having gone extinct long before the game's start.
Because of their nature, humans are some of the most adaptable characters in Ivalice. While they can't access extremely strong classes like the Viera's Assassin or the Bangaa's Dragoon, they have the highest number of jobs to choose from. They are also the only race able to get the S-Ability Doublesword, which allows a unit to wield two weapons, so long as they are both 1-hand (bows, for example, are not affected by Doublesword, though Rods can be.) Human exclusive jobs include: Soldier, Paladin, Ninja, Hunter, Fighter and Blue Mage.
- "The most common of the races, humes can be found throughout Ivalice. In skill and ability they are perhaps the most balanced race. while they excel in no single area, they perform capably in most any role."
Since Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift is a direct sequel of Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, the Humes (the term they also used in Final Fantasy XII) have very similar properties to the last game. They still have access to more balanced jobs, and two new jobs: Parivir and Seer.
Humes can be obtained in these locations during Blackfrost or Skyfrost: