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"Versatility of one' hand, and may be equipped with one another"

-In game's Tutorial introduction of swords and blades by Rend

Battle FocusEdit

All of swords and blades Focus damage calculation ranged from:

A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
3% 7% 10% 13% 16% 20% 22% 24% 28% 31% 34% 37% 41% 44% 46% 50%
5% 8% 11% 14% 17% 21% 23% 25% 29% 32% 35% 38% 42% 45% 47% 51%


Striking StylesEdit

Swords and Blades have the same striking styles, only in different sequence.

They are as follow:

SwordsEdit

>3 hits

Wide hit > Pierce > Divider (Action Latency is 2.4 - 3.5 seconds)

>4 hits

Diagonal hit > Horizontal slash > Wide hit > Pierce (Action Latency is 1.9 - 2.2

>5 hits

Wide hit > Pierce > Diagonal hit > Overturn > Slicer (Action Latency is 1.1 - 2.3 seconds)

>6 hits

Wide hit > Pierce > Horizontal slash > Uppercut > Rushing strike > Slam (Action Latency is 1 - 2 seconds)

>7 hits

Diagonal hit > Horizontal slash > Wide hit > Slicer > Uppercut > Pierce > Divider

BladesEdit

>3 hits

Divider > Uppercut > Slam

>4 hits

Slicer > Uppercut > Slam > Divider

>5 hits

Wide hit > Overturn > Divider > Uppercut > Slicer

>6 hits

Horizontal slash > Wide hit > Slicer > Vertical hit > Uppercut > Divider

>7 hits

Slam > Vertical hit > Wide hit > Divider > Pierce > Rushing strike > Uppercut

NoteEdit

  • All Swords striking styles definitely have Wide hit and Pierce.
  • All Blades striking styles definitely have Uppercut and Divider.

StatisticEdit

Swords and blades offer a balanced mix of speed, consistency, and power. Damage is calculated based on the character's strength, the weapon's attack, and the enemy's defense. All swords except for the Stoneblade add 5 to Deflection. And blades except for Ogun Blade add 5 to Deflection. Swords can knockback enemies. Its Action Latency is short, has a good damage, average chance of knockbacks and staggers, and practically has good reach. They are practically the most moderate costing weapons of all time. Each levels of Swords licensing increases the knockbacks chance while for Blades, increases the staggers chance.

Type Damage Latency Reach Durability Deflection Hit range Versatility
Sword C- C C+ D+ D+ C A-


Type Damage Latency Reach Durability Deflection Hit range Versatility
Blade C C C D+ D+ C A-


Swords' and blades' damage calculation:

Sword DMG cal


Name Image Attack Combo Hits Cost (Gil) LP Location Additional Info
Kinderspiel 10 7

100

N/A Holloa's temporary starting weapon
Bronze Sword 12 6 300 5 (Smallswords)
Iron Sword 14 5 750 5 (Smallswords) Rabanastre, Bhujerba,  Nalbina Fortress
Iron Blade 14 5 750 5 (Smallblades)
Silver Sword 17 6 1260 10 (Swords 1)
Sweep Blade 17 6 1260 10 (Blades 1)
Mythril Sword 24 6 1500 15 (Swords 2) Phon Coast, Nalbina 'Sword Combo' 100 AP
Mythril Blade 24 6 1500 15 (Blades 2) Phon Coast, Nalbina 'Blade Combo' 100 AP
Zwill Blade 29 5 1700 25 (Blades 3) Bhujerba, Rabanastre
Demonsbane 59 4 6000 40 (Swords 3) Rabanastre, Mt. Bur-Omisace, Nalbina Fortress, treasure in Tomb of Raithwall
Flametounge 53 4 5200 45 (Blades 4) Jahara, Mt. Bur-Omisace, Rabanastre, Nalbina Fortress
Icebrand 65 4 5200 45 (Blades 4) Very rare drop from Zombie Warrior (Stilshrine of Miriam), Rabanastre,Nalbina Fortress, Mosphoran Highwaste, reward for Ring Wyrm hunt
Atomos Blade 63 4 5200 45 (Blades 4)
Pearl Blade 67 6 6800 40 (Blades 3) Normal damage against Flans, Holloa's starting weapon
Ogun Blade 60 3 5000 40 (Blades 3)
Air Blade 65 5 5300 45 (Blades 4)
Paraiba Blade 68 6 6500 50 (Blades 5)
Gullwing 70 5 8000 45 (Swords 4)
Platinum Sword 76 5 8600 50 (Swords 5) Phon Coast, Archades
Kwigon Blade 68 5 6500 50 (Blades 5)
Blood Sword 35 6 5000 30 (Blood Sword) Rabanastre, can be stolen from a Seeker and also Oversoul
Diamond Sword 80 6 12500 50 (Swords 5) Balfonheim Easier Parry-Breaks
Runeblade 85 4 14500 60 (Blades 6) Balfonheim, Necrohol of Nabudis (rare drop from Babil)
Adamantine 87 3 15500 60 (Swords 6) Bhujerba, Archades, rare drop from Adamantitan Fez's starting weapon
Embroidded Sword 53 4 N/A N/A Obtained after rescuing Vierge Doubles EXP earned
Restorer 87 5 N/A 75 (Swords 7) Obtained after recovering the Zodiac Plume, given by Ishawlia Replaces the Withered status with a Bravery status
Deathbringer 90 5 16000 75 (Swords 7) 10% KO on hit
Onion Sword 92 7 N/A 75 (Onion Sword) Obtained after the mission, "Knights of Onions" 10% chance Confuse on hit
Stoneblade 95 3 17800 80 (Blades 8) Sell Taurus Gem x3, Orichalcum x2, Chimera Head x2 to Bazaar, treasure in Great Crystal upper layer Normal damage against Tortoises and Shellings
Durandal 99 3 21600 80 (Swords 8) Sell Lifewick x3, Emperor Scale x2, Leshach Halcyon x1 to Bazaar
Ayvuir Red 120 8 N/A 75 (Blades 7) Obtained after the mission, "Hero Gaol" Increases 15 Dodge when equipped with Ayvuir Blue
Ayvuir Blue 116 8 N/A 75 (Blades 7) Obtained after the mission, "Gaol's Sword" Increases 15 Evasion when equipped with Ayvuir Red
Vitanova 94 7 22550 90 (Swords 9) Increases 20 Vitality on equip
Chijiraden 102 8 N/A 90 (Swords 9) Obtained after the mission, "What Reddas' Left Behind" from Rikken Easier Deflections

TriviaEdit

  • Most of the new additions to the swords and blades are not only from FFXII, but also FFTA2.
  • Chijiraden, Reddas's initial weapon, become a usable and possibly prominent weapon for other party members to equip.
  • The Embroidded Sword, is a special edition among with other Embroidded sets, if equipped along with Embroidded Tippet, EXP gain is tripled.

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