Healing skills were almost completely useless.
Oh hey guys! lets make it so you have to guess which side to put it on and you lose mana if you get it wrong!
Surefire way to lose pretty much all your MP and only gain like 6hp per battle.
I thought that was pretty retarded. If i have to rely on choice and chance, you shouldn't punish the player by costing him mana regardless of what happens.