|This build's modus operandi is speed, and lots of it. Given how lackluster his base stat spread is, this build assumes that Canas has S-rank summoner support. Lukas or Brave Ike are solid choices for ally supports, soaking up physical blows that could shatter Canas while he strikes down magic units who would threaten them otherwise. Canas should always be kept adjacent to his supported ally if possible, as the combination of support and his Owl tome grants 4 very welcome points to all of his stats in combat.
While the drop in overall bulk may be drastic, Canas's Resistance is high enough on it's own that sacrificing it isn't too worrisome while dropping his Defense to a less-awkward level helps optimize his spread some. In return, Canas reaches 50 Attack and 38 Speed, allowing him to escape being doubled by many speedier foes as well as letting him do just that to any slow, low-Resistance green units unlucky enough to be in range. Desperation meshes well with his native Reciprocal Aid, allowing him to provide allies a second wind as well as put himself in Desperation range. If a more supportive role is needed, Escape Route can be used instead to grant Canas the ability to warp next to any ally after dropping below half his health, which synergizes well with both his support skill and his tome's combat buff effect.
The C skill is flexible, as one can opt for a more supportive Canas through buffing his allies through either his native Res Tactic, inheriting a Drive/Spur/etc. to fit his team's needs, or (in the event that a player is feeling especially spicy), throw in an Attack or Speed Wave to go all in on his offensive nature. For Seals, Atk/Spd Bond is his best option, as it complements the ally-adjacent nature of the build and goes especially well with Escape Route.
While far from a high-tier threat, this build aims to do Canas the justice that IntSys won't. He may require significant love and support to really shine, but if a player needs a free red mage and has utter disregard for tier lists, he'll find a good home on your next team.
Cyberkirby (talk) 12:51, 11 February 2019 (UTC)