Is Yishmael a nabi (prophet) or tzaddik of some sort? The reason why I ask this is because when I read the midrash version of the Torah I found out that it said that Yishmael near the end of Avraham's life did teshuva and worshipped only HaShem. So I was wondering if he became kind of a tzaddik of some sort or even a nabi (prophet).
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There are a couple sources that indicate that Yishmael was a tzaddik at certain points in his life.
Rashi to Breishit 25:17 notes that the the word ויגוע is only used by tzaddikim, and is used here to refer to Yishmael at the end of his life.
Also, Rashi on 21:17 quotes a midrash where the angels are trying to tell God not to save Yishmael (after being banished). Hashem asks them what he is now: tzadik or rasha, and they answer tzadik.
So we have another example.
There is nothing that i know of to indicate that he ever received prophecy.