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This spreadsheet is meant as a complementary guide to the other ("original", if you want) popular spredasheet for Comr

Use the discord channel for more discussions on the game (discord is basically a forum with instant m

6. Weapons and characters builds. These are meant to be high-end builds.


There are other interesting things to list (Items, mission details, etc.), but those are already covered to a satisfactory deg
If you have any inputs to contribute, right-click and insert a comment with whatever (additional info, mistakes correc
You can also use the discord "comrades" channel (discord is linked at the top of this page) to chat, ask questions, and so
For easier navigation, remember that you can sort columns by increasing/decreasing numerical values (useful if you're
Also, you can use CTRL+F to find keywords in any given tab.
Introduction
ar spredasheet for Comrades, which you can find at this address:
-> Comrades Spreadsheet <-
(click on it and a little box with the link will appear)
forum with instant messaging):
-> FF XV Discord <-

red to a satisfactory degree in the original spreadsheet (see link at the top of this page) -- USE IT.
nal info, mistakes corrections, anything you want).
t, ask questions, and so on.
l values (useful if you're trying to find which weapons have the highest values for a certain stat). To do this, click on top of a column,
To do this, click on top of a column, and the option to sort will appear.
NOTE: if you have layout issues due to your device's resolution, there is a (possibly easier to
-> Beginner Tips <-
In this page there are some beginner tips (READ THEM IF YOU JUST STARTED PLAYING), some other tips/info
Again, THESE ARE IMPORTANT. I suggest you read them all as soon as you finish the first introductory missions
(a good time is after you finish powering up Lestallum's shops and facilities and the world-map power grid is available, s
The daily quest takes less than 10 minutes including the time to launch the game. MAKE TIME FOR THE DAILY QUESTS
2. There are no real missables in Comrades. In fact, since you can replay everything via New Game+, there aren't really u
4. Prioritize these destinations on the map: Old Lestallum (can buy kW with Gil here), Tomb of the Rogue (gives the be
->
You Here is up
can pick a picture showing
more ingredients them
on the on the
battlefield map
(can only<-
carry one at the time), and each of them works as a Phoeni
There's
Levelingplenty, but much
up pretty not infinite, ingredients
only increases youronmax
the HP
battlefield. You canraising
and MP (barely see them
anyasother
yellow dots
stat), soon yourneed
if you minimap.
more power y
If you do want to level up, the best missions are: Roboresurrection, then Ghost in the Machine, and lastly The Gormanzid

12. If you screw up while upgrading weapons, quit the game while you are still in the crafting menu: the
13. When choosing City Leaders, always prioritize (if they are available) Item Shops and Trading Posts
If you choose the wrong leaders, the only way to change your choice will be by starting New Game+.
14. If playing
Truth is, moston
of PC,
the definitely
people thatconsider using"wrong"
make these Borderless Windowed
choices Modemore
end up having (google
fun"Borderless Gaming"
with the game for mass
than the a freeof
dowpe
and get quickly bored with the game because they realize there is no point in trying different things because they would

These aren't quite as crucial as the beginner tips, but they will still improve your experience significa
Since there is quite a lot of these tips and explanations, I've moved them to a separate document, wh

-> Comrades Gameplay Explained <-


a (possibly easier to read for you) google documents version of this same page at the link down below

me other tips/info (you probably wanna know them), and then a focus on the weapons/upgrades system.
roductory missions Beginner Tips
p power grid is available, so you have a vague idea of what Comrades looks like).
E FOR THE DAILY QUESTS, OR YOU WILL REGRET NOT HAVING THE CRAFTING BONUS WHEN YOU START CUSTOMIZING YOUR
ame+, there aren't really unique items either.
b of the Rogue (gives the best melee sigil to equip), Roboresurrection (easy early mission to farm kW and Exp).
of them works as a Phoenix Down. Therefore, make sure you always have an "ingredient" (if not, pick them up on the field).
oon yourneed
if you minimap.
more power you want to customize weapons, not to waste hours grinding level ups.
and lastly The Gormanziding Zu.

he crafting menu: the game won't save until you leave the crafting menu, so if you quit and then reload your pr
ops and Trading Posts, since they will let you have unique weapons and certain strong items without having to fa
starting New Game+.
eess Gaming"
game for amass
than the freeof
download) (basically
people that runs
has pretty like the
much Full-screen, but withbuilds,
same optimized the advantages of windowed
then steamroll mode,
everything i.e.the
with better
sameperformance
moves over
hings because they wouldn't be any better.

ur experience significantly. Read themOther Tipsthe time, it'll be worth it.


if you have
eparate document, which you can find at the link down below:
e at the link down below

OU START CUSTOMIZING YOUR WEAPONS MORE SERIOUSLY.

nd Exp).
ck them up on the field).

it and then reload your previous save you can get your items back!
tems without having to farm for them.

dhing
mode, i.e.the
with better
sameperformance).
moves over and over,
In this page you can find several maps of the game's power grid.

Let's start with a full map of the first part of the game. I don't know who made this one; my best gues

-> Map of the first part of the game (All Include

A full map (including the second part of the game) is being worked on.
In the meantime, you can enjoy some crappy (but hopefully easy to read) partial maps indicating som
These include things from both the first and second part of the game.

-> Map of the outposts <-

-> Map of the weapons-related nodes

-> Map of Arms Schematics and Fashion Sketch

-> Map of Royal Tombs <-

Lastly, the quests maps. I've assigned numbers in the same order as the in-game order of the quests

-> Map of Lestallum Quests <-


(the quests Garulessa Gone Wild and A Tangled Web They Weave aren't on the map, because they ar

1. The Calamitous Karlabos


2. Hunters' Hideaway
3. Too Tough to Tame
4. Quadrupedal Plateau
5. Snakes on a Downed Plane
6. Driving Miss Cindy
7. The Barefoot Garulessa
8. Phantom in the Frame
9. Mechanic on the Move

-> Map of Old Lestallum Quests <-

1. The Marauding Midgardsormr


2. The Baleful Bandersnatch
3. The Wicked Wyvern
4. A Familiar Fright
5. Pylon of Light
6. New Hope for Old Lestallum
7. Save the Souvenirs!
8. A Secret Experiment
9. Seaside Skirmish
10. Infernal Infestation

-> Map of Meldacio Quests <-

1. The Malevolent Malboro


2. The Terrible Treant
3. Arms for Meldacio
4. Shields for Meldacio
5. Quetzalslaughter
6. Burbost Daemon Emporium
7. Smog on the Water

-> Map of Cauthess Quests <-

1. 1. The Cursed Coeurl


2. Roboresurrection
3. The Ghastly Griffon
4. Double Deadeyes
5. Ghost in the Machine
6. The Injurious Jabberwock
7. Lighting the Way
8. Havoc Befalls the Hut
9. The All-Seeing Eye
10. Havoc Befalls the Hut Again
11. Everybody's Groan
12. New King in Town

-> Map of Galdin Quay Quests <-

1. Out of the Darkness


2. The Grotesque Griffon
3. Quadrupedal Crag
4. Convoy to the Quay
5. The Road to Hope
6. Dave-jà Vu

-> Map of Norduscaen Garrison Ques

1. The Menacing Mechs


2. The Malignant Mictlantecihuatl
3. Still Too Tough to Tame
4. Drenched in Blood
5. The Gormandizing Zu
this one; my best guess is user called "seoul_teamwork" / "seoulspirit".

al maps indicating some things of interest, made by yours truly.

me order of the quests. There are 50 quests, so it's much easier to separate them by area.

map, because they are on the minimap of Lestallum at the beginning of the game)
Generalities
In general, know that if you abort missions you will still keep the loot (and the Exp) obtained until the
This can help a lot while farming materials, because you can abort missions after getting (or trying to

What affects
The list thelong.
is quite dropThe
rate, especially
truth is, all offor rare
this is items? P-U-R-E
speculation, L-U-C-K.proven to be wrong. Many peop
repeatedly
So nothing you do differently in missions will change whether or not you get the items you wanted. If
My personal estimate on rare weapon drops is between 1 and 5%. I farmed a handful of them, and I b
These values are not too bad, possibly with the exception of the Befouled Blades in Departure (the dr

Early isn't
There game farming
much (Sabertusk
to farm in the veryClaws)
early game, but something you can farm are the Sabertusk Claws
These give +2 STR each, they're easy to farm, and in just an hour or two you can significantly improv

Early-mid game farming


Suggested weapon (Roboresurrection)
is spears, since they can break appendages more easily.
Do not overdo this farming -- reach level 20 or so at most, thus getting a very good boost to your HP

MidIf game farming


your position (Laser Sensors)
is correct, your jump+attack with the mace will hit his two right-arm parts
5. Break both the right-arm appendages, and then abort the mission.
run (or so) the drop rate seemed to be bad for that day, I would stop farming altogether. On the other
but if you notice similar patterns (clearly good and clearly bad days, with virtually no "mixed days") y
Another thing to note is that you want to HOLD the attack button while trying to smash the non-targeta
your character will usually "warp" (dash forward a bit) towards the part that you are targeting (the he

Late game farming


This mission (The
gives about Gormandizing
100,000 Zu)most of which comes from killing the Zu (the "toads" c
Exp per run,
It takes
A spear 3,166,786 Exp to go
is recommended. from a
Ideally, level 1 to Whisker
Dragon level 99,with
so that's about 31-32
two Penetrator X. Zu missions. Note that lev
I also recommend to set the camera zoom to Far.
The toads can jump on you (easy to see and avoid), but they can also hit you with their tongues from
You can tell a toad is about to use the tongue attack if they slowly step back a bit. If you see them do
The most annoying attack is a "flap wings wind" attack, where he will cause two bursts of heavy wind
(warp
where away preemptively
you can then parry if(ifyou
he'scan) until the
targeting attack
you, and heanimation
probablyends.
is, you'll see the parry input on scree
It doesn't have to be the very last moment; rather, avoid parrying too early, or else the parry will cos
Elemental Shards similar for Dark, using six Drooping Whiskers at the time. Alternatively the Beh
You can do something
There are more efficient ways of course, but this is the overall easiest and fastest if you have Gil to sp
Cactuar Nectar farming (A Familiar Fright/Seaside Skirmish)
Getting the Cactuar Nectar (his rare break-drop) is random, so pure luck needed.
Miscellaneous materials
Other various
- Crooked useful materials
Helixhorns: need these for for
strong builds include:
the Corsesca (Dragon Whiskers). I suggest you make a new low-
During the mission, use "field"
I actually usually place myself behind warp strikes
him, (warp
so after hestrikes without
uses the locking
180° spin on a
attack
Athener suggests
The enemy youdoes
can also
NOT try
haveto to
parry hishis
be in stomp attack
"flame" for for
mode a Warp Chain
him to dropcha
th
I recommend using a mace to break the three "body" points, and then s
- Blue Skyserpent Scales: make This sureimage shows
you bring the Lightning
100% four breakresistance.
points. The main enemy drops one
It's easy to track which wing you've already broken, because broken wings
Both in general to save time, and especially if you get the Perception Boost, ma
- Curved Hollowhorns: To farm
you BUYthe last in
these four toads while
Norduscaen Zu is around,
Garrison, knock Zuthe
after choosing down
ItembyShop
breaking eithe
leader.
- Meteorites: not much toIfsay,
youjust
messed
get aup with
good the city leaders
"dismantle choice, it's
stick" (Panacea definitely
Shield worth doing
for example), New
raise it
or even Zu Beaks from farming Exp if you don't need them to raise VIT), then
- Magic Pot Shard: useless item, but if you want to try and farm it there are two options. One is to randismantl
Alternatively,
story if you
mission where start
you kill New Game+
enemies thereofisCape
outside an optional sidequest
Caem (before that always
unlocking the H
Of course it's one NG+ (one hour just to get there) for every pelt, so Driving Miss Ci

Departure
This missionfarming (Lohengrins)
is quite special because you won't play as your custom Glaive. Instead, you play as one
you play
While thethe mission,
mission meaning
is easy, thatlong
it's also the (15
mission will be
minutes ascase
best hardscenario,
as the first time, every
if you're single
playing with time
otheryou
hu
It really helps to know how to maximize your damage output and kill enemies quickly, so this is what

If you're
The othergoing alone
players (with
should AI), you
choose Gladiolus play as
want to(best Prompto.
choice), While
Ignis (veryhe's
goodquite weak
too), and in mostNoctis
lastly parts (worst
of the
If going with Ignis, Ignis can help the break on the Behemoth King by using his tech High Jump. I do n

If you go too far from Umbra (350 ft should give you a warning message), after a certain point your m

Lastly, let's see what's the best way to proceed through this mission effectively, both solo (as Prompt

Always HAVE FOOD. This mission is mostly easy, but people die at the mech fight (sixth fight
Practuar Room Gladiolus: while you wait, hit the Practuar a few times to raise your tech-bar meter -
Prompto: kill the two Nidi first, then use the pistol to kill everything, starting from th
First Fight
Gladiolus:
If you are withprioritize the second
Gladiolus, half
after his of the enemies,
Maelstrom since they are
the Necromancer stronger.
should Nidus fi
be "crackshot
If with AI and Necromancer is still around, throw grenades at him whenever possible
Second Fight
Gladiolus: go to the Necromancer, lock on him, and fill your tech bar if it's not full al
Prompto: throw grenade at the first big spider, then crackshot to death. Then focus t
Third Fight
Gladiolus: focus on the second big spider, then simple hits on the smaller ones.
Prompto:
So throw Maelstrom
just unleash grenade and crackshot
with 1x ragethe smaller
when snake
you have in front
a good of the truck.
opening, Then
then do nor
Fourth Fight
NOTE: I recommend holding on the lock-on button while using Maelstrom
There are 32 total enemies. Gladiolus should only use regular attacks (save your tec on the big
Fifth Fight Prompto
- Now tryshould
to lockempty
on his his
leftmachinegun and using
leg ("aim" while missiles
themagazines aroundthe
pistol + moving thecamera)
28th enea
-Then
Unleash Trigger Happy and he should be dead by now
go to the other weaker mech, and hack at his legs until he eventually dies.
Sixth Fight
If done
Prompto: properly,
ignore thethe first
two two
weaker mechsposition
enemies, should be dead to
yourself just about
the when
left of Prompto
them, kil
and shoo
Finish the others in any way you want.
Seventh Fight
Gladiolus: kill the first two enemies with regular sword attacks, then mop the rest.
Prompto: can relax if Gladiolus with you; machinegun/missiles/pistol otherwise.
Eight Fight
Gladiolus: normal sword slashes to kill everyone.
Prompto: start with grenade, then missiles, then machinegun. Repeat the cycle and
Ninth Fight
Gladiolus: should have full tech bar by now; if not, fill it up and unleash it as soon as
Tenth Fight Prompto/Gladiolus: do whatever. I usually let Prompto go forward to shoot the first th
Eleventh Fight Prompto:
Prompto/Gladiolus:
stay back,again
throwdo whatever.
a grenade Don'tthe
where usefirst
theRonin
grenade with Prompto.
spawns, and then cracksh
If you are with AI, kill the second Ronin with Trigger-Happy to make it faster.
Twelfth Fight
Gladiolus: go forward to the second Ronin, unleash Maelstrom when you have it. No
Gladiolus: stay back, do NOT attack at all, try to stay near Prompto and revive him if
Avoid even doing things like staying in front of Prompto to parry the Behemoth's atta
Ignis: if you brought Ignis, he can use High Jump (best to not use anything else) aim
Behemoth KingFor Trigger-Happy, it's important that you switch to the pistol before you use it. With
If
- Ifyou
youdo this
see (aim
him with pistol,
flapping and then
his wings use Trigger-Happy),
and taking off, he's aboutthen Trigger-Happy
to land willha
on someone's
- If he raises his front leg and tilts his head back a bit, he's about to "sneeze" an ice
Exp) obtained until the point when you abort them.
ter getting (or trying to get) the materials you wanted instead of completing them: you won't get Gil or kW, but

o be wrong. Many people have made many attempts at figuring it out, and the "experts' consensus" is that it's
he items you wanted. If you don't get what you wanted, try again until you do. That's the only way.
handful of them, and I believe it's closer to 5% than 1%. Of course mine is just a small sample size, so take it wit
es in Departure (the drop rate may not be atrocious, but the mission is so long that each failure really hurts).

are the Sabertusk Claws, obtained from the early mission Quadrupedal Plateau.
can significantly improve your offensive output.

good boost to your HP and MP, but then it's time to move on.

ight-arm parts and break them.

altogether. On the other hand, if the drop rate was good, I would continue. This is not a confirmed thing (not eve
ally no "mixed days") you may want to do as I did.
smash the non-targetable parts, because with Aerial Ace, if you just "tap" the attack button,
ou are targeting (the head/crotch of the robot), missing the stuff on the way (the right arm parts, which are your

g the Zu (the "toads" contribute very little to the total Exp).


missions. Note that level 50 is reached at 351,879 Exp, so it's not quite "half-way to level 99" (closer to a tenth

with their tongues from a long distance, and even off-screen. Therefore, try to have them in your field of view.
bit. If you see them doing so, prepare to airstep/airdodge (LS+attack / defense button while in the air) to avoid
wo bursts of heavy wind that will damage you, knock you far away, and Confuse you too. If he uses this, just let h
the parry input on screen) to knock him down yet again. When you do this parry, I suggest you parry "at the las
else the parry will cost too many MP, and you will most likely fail the parry because of it.
e. Alternatively the Behemoth Incisor (of which you might have a surplus, if you've farmed for Behemoth Tears)
est if you have Gil to spare (which you probably will have, by the time you reach the Norduscaen Garrison).

ed.

st you make a new low-level character with no weapon upgrades, and bring a pair of daggers with you.
sesthe
without locking
180° spin on any
attack I'm enemy)
ready totohitquickly move past the horses as they run towards the "exit", and then turn
his face.
ck for for
mode a Warp Chain
him to dropchance that will make
the Jormungand him more
Spiralthorns. easily
The droptargetable.
rate is identical at any point in the fight.
ody" points, and then spear aerial combos for the head. Try to avoid killing him, so you can abort to save time
main enemy drops one Blue Skyserpent Scale from each of his two wings almost every time (only very rarely h
because broken wings cannot be targeted after the break. So if you can't target it, you've already broken it.
he Perception Boost, make sure you don't kill the Zu and finish the mission, or else you will waste time (and lose
hedown
ItembyShop
breaking either of his legs, then kill the toads (focus the weaker ones first). Once Zu gets up, break him
leader.
finitely worth doing
d for example), New
raise it toGame+ towith
level 49 unlock this shop,
"garbage" since this
materials youitem is need
don't just too important.
(like the excess of Electrolytic Cond
ise VIT), then dismantle for a Meteorite every time.
o options. One is to randomly find Magic Pot in missions; I had good luck finding it at the end of Shields for Meld
l(before
sidequest that always
unlocking has a Magic
the Hidden Potsince
Harbor), in it --the
tryCoeurls
to get the item
there canfrom
alsothere, and quit the
drop Gorgeous game before finishing
Pelts.
pelt, so Driving Miss Cindy is probably not too much worse.

stead, you play as one of the four main characters from FF XV. Unfortunately, while you receive Exp, they won't
e,
re every single
playing with time
otheryou replaythat
humans it. know what they're doing), and the interesting item is at the very end.
quickly, so this is what this long "guide" for this mission will be for.

eak
and in mostNoctis
lastly parts (worst
of the choice
mission,
byhe's
far).also the best for the crucial (final) break at the end. So...it's worth it.
tech High Jump. I do not recommend any other attack.

r a certain point your mission will automatically be aborted/failed with no further warning.

y, both solo (as Prompto) and in teamwork with another player (who should pick Gladiolus).

mech fight (sixth fight) and the last fight. Food is represented by yellow dots on your minimap.
e your tech-bar meter -- it actually carries over in the mission.
ything, starting from the first enemies you come across. One shot of the pistol will set up the Garachimacera for
ery are stronger.
should Nidus first, then
be "crackshottable" the rest.
-- finish him off if he's not dead yet.
him whenever possible, and then use missiles and machinegun. Use crackshot whenever possible.
ech bar if it's not full already. Get a parry to raise your rage meter to 2x or higher, then unleash Maelstrom for a
t to death. Then focus the smaller enemies with the pistol. If the other spider is still alive, throw another grenad
n the smaller ones.
ront of the truck.
d opening, Then
then do throw
normal everything
attacks yousnake
until the have (remember
dies. the grenades!), including Trigger-Happy when pos
r attacks (save your tech bar), while Prompto can use anythingfail
g Maelstrom on the big snake, or else the autotargeting might he a lot because
wants of the and
(machinegun crazy camerapreferably).
missiles angle.
+es aroundthe
moving thecamera)
28th enemy or so, in order
and crackshoot it 3xto have the weapons ready by the time the next wave of enemies spa
he eventually dies.
about when
e left of Prompto
them, kills athe
and shoot bigger
missile atone.
the "bannerman" enemy upstairs from that position. Most of the times you

s, then mop the rest.


s/pistol otherwise.

. Repeat the cycle and crackshot the Daemonwall when possible.


nd unleash it as soon as possible. Similarly to the big snake earlier, you could parry for a rage boost, but it's fast
ward to shoot the first three enemies with a missile, and Gladiolus stays back to kill the other ones as they spaw
eawns,
with Prompto.
and then crackshot him to death. Throw the grenade as soon as you see his "shadow" appear on the grou
make it faster.
m when you have it. No need to parry, he has low HP.
ompto and revive him if he needs your help.
rry the Behemoth's attacks, since you will just get in the way of Prompto's aim.
use anything
before else)
you use aimed
it. With theatpistol,
the head
you to
cancontribute to the
"aim" at the break.
Behemoth's head and shoot him a couple of times befor
hen Trigger-Happy will also be aimed at the enemy's head rather
to land on someone's head -- roll away before he lands (spamming rolls than other parts
works of well,
quite his body.
but if you time it it's b
bout to "sneeze" an ice projectile -- interrupt whatever you're doing, and roll when the projectile comes
u won't get Gil or kW, but you will save time by avoiding the post-mission screens.

rts' consensus" is that it's all about luck.


he only way.
sample size, so take it with a grain of salt.
ach failure really hurts).

a confirmed thing (not even close),

button,
arm parts, which are your real target).

evel 99" (closer to a tenth of the way, actually).

em in your field of view.


n while in the air) to avoid the attack.
oo. If he uses this, just let him knock you away
ggest you parry "at the last moment".
f it.
med for Behemoth Tears) is also a good source of Dark resistance.
Norduscaen Garrison).

aggers with you.


ds the "exit", and then turn around, jump, and hit their horns to stop them and get the break.
int in the fight.
u can abort to save time
ry time (only very rarely he gives Rotten Splinterbones).
u've already broken it.
u will waste time (and lose the boost bonus).
Once Zu gets up, break him again, and repeat.
xcess of Electrolytic Condensers from Laser Sensor farming,
he end of Shields for Meldacio.
sthe game before finishing the mission if you fail (then reload and try again).
Pelts.

u receive Exp, they won't actually level up for the next time
is at the very end.

nd. So...it's worth it.

ning.

minimap.

up the Garachimacera for Crackshot (instakill for them).

ver possible.
n unleash Maelstrom for a quick kill (or almost).
ive, throw another grenade>crackshot when possible.

ng Trigger-Happy when possible, on the bigger snake.


crazy
and camerapreferably).
missiles angle.
next wave of enemies spawns.

ion. Most of the times you will kill 3-5 of the enemies upstairs.

a rage boost, but it's faster to just unleash Maelstrom immediately.


e other ones as they spawn.
hadow" appear on the ground.
m a couple of times before you unleash Trigger-Happy.
is
ell,body.
but if you time it it's better)
projectile comes
READ THIS IF YO
You should also consider reading the weapons/customization system explanation in the document link
Name (Max Level) Acquire Ability 1

Katana (30) Lestallum. Free


Warblade (45) - "
Tadayoshi (60) - "
Tadayoshi (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Nameless Blade (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free


Sennin-giri (60) - "
Infinity Blade (99) - "
Besmirched Blade (50) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Rokusho (70) - Free
Amenohabakiri (99) - "
Onikiri (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Locked
Ashura (50) - Combosmosis
Besmirched Blade (50) Convoy to the Quay. Locked
Mikazuki (99) - Turnabout Boost II
Mikazuki (99) Meldacio (Trade). Turnabout Boost II

Chizuru (30) Meldacio. Locked


Raikiri (60) - Stormbound
Mythril Katana (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Locked
Osafune (50) - "
Mukademaru (70) Havoc Befalls the- Hut Again. Curative Spell: Esuna
Besmirched Blade (30) Still Too Tough to Tame. Locked
Yoshimitsu (50) - Free
Honebami (99) - "
Yoshimitsu (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Honebami (99) - "

Nobukuni (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free


Besmirched Blade (20) The Malevolent Malboro. Locked
Hotarumaru (40) - Free
Samoji (50) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-I). Free
Zenigiri (50) Map node treasure. Free
Dancing Blade (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Lucian Saber (1) Automatically obtained. Locked
Crowbar (30) PC-Exclusive DLC. Locked
Mace (30) Lestallum. Free
War Hammer (50) - "
Ogre Hammer (60) - "
Tainted Club (30) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Vesper Mace (50) - Free
Vitanova (60) - "
Mythril Hammer (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Free
Gambanteinn (50) - "
Nehushtan (70) - "
Hammerhead (30) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-II). Free
Ironskull Hammer (60) - "
Dreadnought (99) - "
Morning Star (30) Old Lestallum Locked
Sabertusk Slayer (50) - "
Gneisenau (70) - Bonecrusher X
Battle Mace (30) Meldacio. Locked
Behemoth Masher (50) - "
Scharnhorst (70) - Sidestep
Imperial Axe (40) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Golden Axe (60) - "
Tainted Club (50) Departure/Burbost Daemon Emporium. Locked
Thor's Hammer (99) - Stormbound
Tainted Club (40) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-II). Locked
Seismic Shaker (70) - Crusher X
Squeaky Hammer (20) Cauthess (Trade). Locked
Cactuar Mace (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Locked
Gigantuar Mace (60) - "
Golden Gigantuar Mace ( - "
Glauca's Sword (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Mace of the FiercLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Blade of the MystLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free

Javelin (20) Lestallum. Free


Heavy Lance (40) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Dulled Spear (20) New King in Town. Locked


Dragoon Lance (50) - Free
Wyvern Lance (70) - "
Corsesca (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Harpoon (60) - "
Dragon Whiskers (99) - "
Dulled Spear (30) Shields for Meldacio. Locked
Ice Spear (60) - "
Brionac (70) - Charge Strike: Clearout
Mythril Lance (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Rapier Lance (50) - "
Radiant Lance (70) - Lightbound
Kain's Lance (99) Map node treasure. Chaosbringer

Dulled Spear (60) Dismantle Kain's Lance. Locked


Kain's Lance (99) - Chaosbringer
Storm Lance (20) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-I). Free
Partisan (40) - "
Precision Lance (60) - "
Halberd (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Chariot (70) - "
Rhomphaia (30) Meldacio. Free
Rebel Lance (50) - "
Obelisk (30) Old Lestallum. Stormbound
Deck Brush (10) Cindy sidequest. Lightbound

Daggers (20) Lestallum. Free


Delta Daggers (40) - "
Parrying Daggers (50) - "
Cutlasses (30) Meldacio. Free
Stingers (50) - "
Avengers (60) - "
Befouled Blades (30) Departure. Free
Orichalcums (60) - "
Lohengrins (99) - "
Mythril Knives (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Organyxes (50) - "
Cassandra's Daggers (70 - Charge Strike: Savage Swipe
Befouled Blades (20) The Baleful Bandersnatch. Locked
Scarlet Blades (50) - Free
Crimson Flashes (70) - "
Imperial Blades (30) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Imperial X-Blades (60) - "
Kitchen Knives (30) Dave-jà Vu / Everybody's Groan. Locked
Kitchen Knives II (60) - "
Kitchen Knives III (90) - "
Scramasaxes (20) Lestallum. Free
Vigilantes (40) Meldacio. Free
Assassin's Daggers (30) Meldacio (Trade). Free
" (Lighting the Way / Departure) ? "
Dancing Daggers (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free

Bandit's Blades (30) Chocomostro reward. Free

Gilgamesh Daggers (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 50x Item Toke Free

Crossbow (20) Lestallum. Free


Twin Bow (40) - "
Arbalest (50) - "
Hunter's Bow (30) Meldacio. Locked
Great Bow (45) - "
Gastrophetes (60) - Lightbound
Jarkh (30) Phantom in the Frame. Free
Mythril Bow (60) - "
Elder's Bow (99) - "
Faded Crossbow (50) Map node treasure. Locked
Esuna Bow (70) - "
Artemis' Bow (99) - Curative Spell: Curaga
Thanatos' Bow (30) Lestallum. Free
Devastator Crossbow (50 - "
Piercing Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Penetrator Crossbow (50 - "
Venom Bow (20) Meldacio. Free
Osmose Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Free
Freeze Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Pulse Bow (99) Hidden Harbor. Free

Kite Shield (30) Lestallum. Free


Power Shield (50) - "
Black Prince (70) - "
Power Shield (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Black Prince (70) - "
Hero's Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free
Panacea Shield (50) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Curative Spell: Esuna
Holy Shield (60) - "
Mythril Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Free
Elemental Shield (60) - "
Wizard Shield (99) - "
Rusted Plate (50) Chocomostro reward. Locked
Bloody Shield (99) - "
Aegis Shield (99) - Sentinel X
Ice Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free
Storm Shield (30) Meldacio. Free
Flame Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Antivenom Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Inertia Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Antistone Shield (40) Meldacio. Free
Clarity Shield (50) Meldacio. Free
Immortal Aegis (50) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Ruby Shield (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free

Shuriken (20) Lestallum. Free


Mythril Cross (40) - "
Rising Sun (50) - "
Kagenui (20) Meldacio. Free
Kagenui II (40) - "
Blurry Moon (50) - "
Hawkeye (30) Map node treasure. Free
Fuma Shuriken (60) - "
Conformer (99) - "
Wing Edge (30) Lestallum (defeat Prompto-II). Free
Yagyu Darkrood (50) - "
Shiranui (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Flamebound
Katon Shuriken (50) - "
Fubuki (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Frostbound
Suiton Shuriken (50) - "
Pinwheel (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Stormbound
Raiton Shuriken (50) - "
Petrified Disc (30) Smog on the Water. Locked
Cornflower (70) - Soulsiphon X
Koga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Koga Shuriken II (50) - Turnabout Boost X
Iga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Iga Shuriken II (50) - Face-off Boost X
Dancing Cross (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Mutant Star of the Rogue (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Token). Free
For each stat, the first column are the innate stats, while the secon
Ability 2 HP MP StrengthVitality Magic Spirit Fire
Katanas
Locked 30
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 8 25 25
" 12
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 12

Rush Boost 5 30 30
Rush Boost II 12 60 6 60 60
Rush Boost X 20 10
Locked 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 20 10 99
" 30 30
Offensive Spell: Fire 5 5 50
" 12 8
Locked
Charge Strike: Clearout 40
Charge Strike: Clearout 40

Offensive Spell: Thunder 8


Offensive Spell: Thundara 5 15
Locked 30 30
Lightbound 10 60 6 60
" 15 5 12
Locked
" 15 30 30
Flash of Steel 30
Locked 15 30
Flash of Steel 30

Prime Boost II 8 8
Locked
Lifedrain X 20
Face-off Boost X 15 8
Spare Change
Blade Dance 16
Locked
Clubs
Crusher II
Locked 8 30 30
" 15 60 60
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 20
Locked 40
Curative Spell: Cura 20 8 90
Curative Spell: Curaga 30 8 20
Locked 30 8 30
" " 50 16 50
Lightbound 20 20
Locked 20 20 20 20
Supercharge Strike 50 15 50 50 50
Supercharge Strike 30
Intimidator 50 5 30
Intimidator II 100 12 60
Intimidator X 160 18
Undaunted 10 6 30 30
Undaunted II 20 15 60
Undaunted X 30 20
Punisher II 160 100 12
Punisher X 300 25
Locked 60 60
Offensive Spell: Thundaga 30 20 33
Locked 30 30 30
Charge Strike: Clearout 26 18
Stoptouch X
1,000 Needles 3
1,000 Needles 100 ### 5
10,000 Needles 10
Critical Boost X 20 3
Sentinel X 200 25
Face-off Boost X 100 18
Polearms
Locked 3 3 20
Crusher 100 7 55 7 55
Crusher II 200 10 10
Crusher II 200 10 10

Locked 20 20
Air Supremacy II 50 50 20 50 8 10
Air Supremacy X 28 16 25
Locked 20 10 20 20 20
Penetrator II 16 99 16 99
Penetrator X 300 32 32 28
Locked
Warp Combo: Blizzara 10 8 12
Warp Combo: Blizzaga 20 16 24
Locked 5 5 30
Critical Boost II 8 50 8 5 50
Critical Boost X 16 16 10
Warp Combo: Thundaga 30 16 30 16

Locked
Warp Combo: Thundaga 30 16 30 16
Locked 8 40
" 12 50 6 50
Sidestep 30 18
Undaunted II 150 10 40 40
Undaunted X 300 28
Lifedrain 70 5 8
Lifedrain II 12 16
Offensive Spell: Thunder 6
Curative Spell: Esuna
Daggers
Locked 20
Punisher 30 30
Punisher II
Brink Boost 5 30
Brink Boost II 10 40 40
Brink Boost X 12
Locked 20
Offensive Spell: Diara 8 60 12 60
Offensive Spell: Diaga 20 20
Locked 20 20 8 20 20
Turnabout Boost II 20 60 60 20 60 20 60 10
Turnabout Boost X 32 25 25 16
Locked 25
Warp Strike: Fira 10 22 18 99
Warp Strike: Firaga 26 30 33
Lifedrain 100 80 20
Lifedrain II 300 35
Everyone's Grudge
Everyone's Rancor
Everyone's Enmity
Curative Spell: Poisona 6
Stoptouch 20 12
Deathtouch
"
Jitterbug 10 10

Master Thief

Rush Boost X 10 10
Crossbows
Locked 20 4
Crusher 40 40 8
Crusher II 12
Charge Boost 30 30
Charge Boost II 6 30 30
Charge Boost III 10 6
Manastrike 10 30
Manastrike II 15 15 30
Manastrike X 20 32
Locked 50
Curative Spell: Esuna 10 6 80 12 80
" 30 16 30
Bonecrusher 30 30
Bonecrusher II 8 4
Helmsplitter 30 30
Helmsplitter II 4 8
Poisontouch II 5
Soulsiphon 10 6
Stoptouch 12
Electropulse 12

Shields
Locked 100 20 20
" 200 50 5 50 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe500 10 10
Locked 200 50 5 50 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe500 10 10
Curative Spell: Cure 100 5
Curative Spell: Cura 100 70 10 70
Curative Spell: Curaga 200 20
Locked 10 8 20
Barrier Saver II 15 15 50 50 10
Barrier Saver X 30 30 22
Locked 50 50 50 50
Immune -500 -20 99 -20 99 -20 99 -20 99
Immune 800 22 22 15
Locked 150 10
Locked 150 10
Locked 150 10 26
Poisonproof 180 5
Stopproof 180 5
Stoneproof 220 5 5
Confuseproof 300 8
Deathproof 400 10
Deathward 200 30
Shurikens
Locked 20
" 50 50
Lightbound 15
Stoptouch 20
Stoptouch II 40 40 5 40 5
Stoptouch X 10 10
Locked 6
Deathtouch II 5 10
Deathtouch X 10 20
Rush Boost 10 20 20 20 20
Rush Boost II 25
Offensive Spell: Fire 6 6 50
Offensive Spell: Fira 15 20
Offensive Spell: Blizzard 6
Offensive Spell: Blizzara 15
Offensive Spell: Thunder 6
Offensive Spell: Thundara 15
Locked
Lifedrain X 300 12 28
Charge Strike: Clearout 8 8 30 30
" " 20
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 8 30 8 30
" 20 "
Tempting Tango 20 8
Air Supremacy X 10 15 8
tats, while the second column are the sta
Ice Lightning Dark Shot Max Attack

80
130
180 (202)
180 (202)

162
200
283 (290)
50 50 1
99 99 33 300
50 350 (359)
94
240 (282)
1
299 (307)
299 (307)

10 60 162
20 210 (236)
202
10 182
" 263 (286)
1
200
260 (266)
200
260 (266)

170 (281)
1
6 237 (298)
8 8 162 (190)
222 (261)
255 (300)
40 (40)
180 (249)
84
169
227 (255)
1
149
214 (241)
179
10 234
30 273 (297)
5 156
10 247
20 330 (342)
117
182
270 (294)
169
234
274 (298)
201
247 (278)
1
33 312 (320)
1
12 286 (311)
50 (50)
160
220
300 (308)
3 3 3 3 331 (348)
10 355 (373)
10 340 (358)

68
8 170
20 198 (223)
20 198 (223)

1
10 10 216
25 25 234 (255)
125
206
252 (258)
40 1
20 99 162
30 200 (218)
144
135
30 210 (236)
30 277 (284)

99 1
30 277 (284)
110
180
190 (214)
148
220 (239)
120
10 169 (199)
10 90 (124)
72 (255)

45
60
97 (114)
58
90
109 (122)
20 20 1
20 135
32 170 (174)
76
10 10 100
16 16 120 (130)
1
80
117 (127)
75
105 (118)
30 99
99 99
99 (99)
65 (108)
82 (103)
10 10 (13)
"
88 (122)

97 (135)

2 160 (168)

48
80
124 (140)
75
105
10 136 (148)
91
30 30 124
153 (156)
1
120
8 8 161 (164)
91
112 (123)
91
112 (123)
57 (84)
73 (93)
99 (127)
155 (155)

5 65
8 175
10 208 (222)
8 175
10 208 (222)
5 84 (108)
149
20 169 (185)
20 20 130
10 10 182
22 22 234 (238)

232
15 15 15 15 235 (244)
26 117 (151)
26 117 (151)
117 (151)
132 (170)
132 (170)
143 (170)
156 (177)
20 198 (224)
10 215 (277)

35
72
10 108 (122)
64
5 72
10 80 (90)
50 67
5 99 117
" 132 (134)
48
20 131 (148)
43
75 (85)
6 50 48
20 75 (85)
6 50 52
20 75 (85)
1
126 (134)
72
112 (127)
72
112 (127)
120 (136)
10 136 (143)
Notes

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 3x Garula Tusk, 3x Fossil Wood.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Katana, except that it start
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Katana (1).
Trade: 1x Behemoth Tears; 3x Malboro Mucilage.

Break the Mutant Deathclaw. He can randomly break at either the tail or the body. His break can give n

Break the Aramusha. If you get Miasmal Particle, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 5x Fossil Shell, 5x Ammonite Fossil.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obtained
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Besmirched Blade (50), exactly the same as the o

Break the Psychomancers (either of the two). If you get Ancient Cloth, you're doing it right (just need m

Trade: 1x Platinum Ingot, 1x Reaper Funnybone.


These weapons are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obt
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Besmirched Blade (30), exactly the same a

Break the Malboros (any of the three). If you get Malboro Hair, you're doing it right (just need more lu

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story. He'll be to the left of the power plant en
Treasure located in the path east of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, need Chocobo).
Trade: 1x Zu Beak, 1x Squirming Bone.
Cannot be sold. No other hidden secrets or properties, it's just the worst possible weapon.
On PC (Steam version), search for "Crowbar" in the Workshop, and Subscribe to the mod to automatic

Break the Black Flans (any of them). If you get Black Flan Ooze, you're doing it right (just need more lu
Great weapon choice in many builds due to having +30 MP, the spell Curaga, and one free ability slot.

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Break from Daemonwall. I can confirm from Departure.

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story, and as you beat more missions you can

Trade: 1x Treant Branch, 3x Cockatrice Crest.


Trade: 5x Cactuar Seed. Best way to get Cactuar Seeds is actually doing New Game+ four times and

Also rare drop from Cerberus bonus quest (unconfirmed).


Also rare drop from The Fierce bonus quest (unconfirmed).
Also rare drop from The Mystic bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 3x Shattered Timepiece, 3x Ancient Dragon Tooth.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Javelin, except that it starts
Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn). If you get Behemoth Horn, you're doing it right (jus
Trade: 3x Crooked Helixhorn, 3x Sharp Scythe.
Best melee weapon in the game due to its ability Penetrator X.

Break the Braindrainers (either of the two). If you get Daemonic Scab, you're doing it right (just need m

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Mynbrum Haven campground (near the Wan
Best "stat stick" in most builds, since it's the only weapon that gives +30 MP with no requirements.
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Dulled Spear (60), which does NOT have 30 MP b

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Sidequest: travel to Norduscaen Garrison, then Old Lestallum (scene occurs), then Meldacio (another

Situationally-strong weapon (put Penetrator X on the free slot and use it to punish high-HP enemies a

Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn) at the end of the mission. If you get Behemoth Horn
Only current source of the spell Diaga, so this weapon is a fundamental piece of the best/most complete
Tip: if possible, play online with someone else and go with Gladiolus (kill enemies) + Prompto (break

Break Mutant Bandersnatch's head (head = face = horn) (either of the two). If you get Monster Jaws, yo
Excellent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the easy upgrade, free ability slot, +26 M

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Decent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the free ability slot, +20 MP with no require
Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 1x Forbidden Draught.
Reportedly, breaking the Necromancer in these missions can also result in getting this weapon drop.
Trade: 5x Dynamo.
Excellent weapon in melee builds, since Jitterbug (this weapon is the only source) is the best Strength+V
Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Its ability only affects items dropped by defeated enemies, which are almost never too interesting. No
Also rare drop from Gilgamesh bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Break Chadarnook. If you get Ghastly Left Arm, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, nee

To get this item you must first get the Pure Adamantite from a map node located where Adamantoise
This weapon starts at level 99, and even after dismantling it will remain at level 99, making it the wor

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 5x Thick Hide.


These weapon are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Kite Shield, except tha
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Kite Shield (30).
Easiest source of Curaga (not the best option though).

Good stat stick (especially for mages) thanks to +30 MP and +22 of three elemental resistances.

Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Careful: take count of the negative stats of Bloody Prince when planning builds with this weapon.
Possibly the easiest source of Immune (not the best one though).

Probably the best early game stat stick thanks to +300 HP, Confuseproof, and level cap 50.
Trade: 2x Ghastly Left Arm, 2x Armor of Discord.
Trade: 3x Mythril Ingot, 3x Red Giant Armor.

Treasure located at the dead end following the path south of Entethina Haven campground (just south

Prompto comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus and complete more m
Highest damage potential of any shuriken (especially with Penetrator X and when spamming warp strikes

"Break" the Malbodoom. TL;DR: just hit them until they drop something or they die. Breaking Malbodo
Trade: 1x Mesmenir Horn, 1x Magnetron.
Also rare drop from The Rogue bonus quest (unconfirmed).
s random, hit him at either point until he loses 20-30% of his HP: if no Break occurs, switch to his other point and
r defeating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again

e first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You may have to restar
f the game, need Chocobo).

y give no items).
ating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You

en. Also, they often drop no items at all. If they drop something, it's usually Malboro Mucilage, and rarely the Pe
other point and you should get a Break.
ght them again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

have to restart the game to make them appear.


em again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

d rarely the Petrified Disc.


Name (Max Level) Acquire Ability 1
Katanas
Katana (30) Lestallum. Free
Warblade (45) - "
Tadayoshi (60) - "
Tadayoshi (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Nameless Blade (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free


Sennin-giri (60) - "
Infinity Blade (99) - "
Besmirched Blade (50) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Rokusho (70) - Free
Amenohabakiri (99) - "
Onikiri (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Locked
Ashura (50) - Combosmosis
Besmirched Blade (50) Convoy to the Quay. Locked
Mikazuki (99) - Turnabout Boost II
Mikazuki (99) Meldacio (Trade). Turnabout Boost II

Chizuru (30) Meldacio. Locked


Raikiri (60) - Stormbound
Mythril Katana (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Locked
Osafune (50) - "
Mukademaru (70) Havoc Befalls the- Hut Again. Curative Spell: Esuna
Besmirched Blade (30) Still Too Tough to Tame. Locked
Yoshimitsu (50) - Free
Honebami (99) - "
Yoshimitsu (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Honebami (99) - "

Nobukuni (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free


Besmirched Blade (20) The Malevolent Malboro. Locked
Hotarumaru (40) - Free
Samoji (50) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-I). Free
Zenigiri (50) Map node treasure. Free
Dancing Blade (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Lucian Saber (1) Automatically obtained. Locked
Clubs
Crowbar (30) PC-Exclusive DLC. Locked
Mace (30) Lestallum. Free
War Hammer (50) - "
Ogre Hammer (60) - "
Tainted Club (30) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Vesper Mace (50) - Free
Vitanova (60) - "
Mythril Hammer (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Free
Gambanteinn (50) - "
Nehushtan (70) - "
Hammerhead (30) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-II). Free
Ironskull Hammer (60) - "
Dreadnought (99) - "
Morning Star (30) Old Lestallum Locked
Sabertusk Slayer (50) - "
Gneisenau (70) - Bonecrusher X
Battle Mace (30) Meldacio. Locked
Behemoth Masher (50) - "
Scharnhorst (70) - Sidestep
Imperial Axe (40) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Golden Axe (60) - "
Tainted Club (50) Departure/Burbost Daemon Emporium. Locked
Thor's Hammer (99) - Stormbound
Tainted Club (40) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-II). Locked
Seismic Shaker (70) - Crusher X
Squeaky Hammer (20) Cauthess (Trade). Locked
Cactuar Mace (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Locked
Gigantuar Mace (60) - "
Golden Gigantuar Mace ( - "
Glauca's Sword (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Mace of the FiercLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Blade of the MystLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Polearms
Javelin (20) Lestallum. Free
Heavy Lance (40) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Dulled Spear (20) New King in Town. Locked


Dragoon Lance (50) - Free
Wyvern Lance (70) - "
Corsesca (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Harpoon (60) - "
Dragon Whiskers (99) - "
Dulled Spear (30) Shields for Meldacio. Locked
Ice Spear (60) - "
Brionac (70) - Charge Strike: Clearout
Mythril Lance (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Rapier Lance (50) - "
Radiant Lance (70) - Lightbound
Kain's Lance (99) Map node treasure. Chaosbringer

Dulled Spear (60) Dismantle Kain's Lance. Locked


Kain's Lance (99) - Chaosbringer
Storm Lance (20) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-I). Free
Partisan (40) - "
Precision Lance (60) - "
Halberd (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Chariot (70) - "
Rhomphaia (30) Meldacio. Free
Rebel Lance (50) - "
Obelisk (30) Old Lestallum. Stormbound
Deck Brush (10) Cindy sidequest. Lightbound
Daggers
Daggers (20) Lestallum. Free
Delta Daggers (40) - "
Parrying Daggers (50) - "
Cutlasses (30) Meldacio. Free
Stingers (50) - "
Avengers (60) - "
Befouled Blades (30) Departure. Free
Orichalcums (60) - "
Lohengrins (99) - "
Mythril Knives (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Organyxes (50) - "
Cassandra's Daggers (70 - Charge Strike: Savage Swipe
Befouled Blades (20) The Baleful Bandersnatch. Locked
Scarlet Blades (50) - Free
Crimson Flashes (70) - "
Imperial Blades (30) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Imperial X-Blades (60) - "
Kitchen Knives (30) Dave-jà Vu / Everybody's Groan. Locked
Kitchen Knives II (60) - "
Kitchen Knives III (90) - "
Scramasaxes (20) Lestallum. Free
Vigilantes (40) Meldacio. Free
Assassin's Daggers (30) Meldacio (Trade). Free
" (Lighting the Way / Departure) ? "
Dancing Daggers (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free

Bandit's Blades (30) Chocomostro reward. Free

Gilgamesh Daggers (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 50x Item Toke Free


Crossbows
Crossbow (20) Lestallum. Free
Twin Bow (40) - "
Arbalest (50) - "
Hunter's Bow (30) Meldacio. Locked
Great Bow (45) - "
Gastrophetes (60) - Lightbound
Jarkh (30) Phantom in the Frame. Free
Mythril Bow (60) - "
Elder's Bow (99) - "
Faded Crossbow (50) Map node treasure. Locked
Esuna Bow (70) - "
Artemis' Bow (99) - Curative Spell: Curaga
Thanatos' Bow (30) Lestallum. Free
Devastator Crossbow (50 - "
Piercing Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Penetrator Crossbow (50 - "
Venom Bow (20) Meldacio. Free
Osmose Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Free
Freeze Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Pulse Bow (99) Hidden Harbor. Free

Shields
Kite Shield (30) Lestallum. Free
Power Shield (50) - "
Black Prince (70) - "
Power Shield (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Black Prince (70) - "

Hero's Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free


Panacea Shield (50) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Curative Spell: Esuna
Holy Shield (60) - "
Mythril Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Free
Elemental Shield (60) - "
Wizard Shield (99) - "
Rusted Plate (50) Chocomostro reward. Locked
Bloody Shield (99) - "
Aegis Shield (99) - Sentinel X
Ice Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free
Storm Shield (30) Meldacio. Free
Flame Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Antivenom Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Inertia Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Antistone Shield (40) Meldacio. Free
Clarity Shield (50) Meldacio. Free
Immortal Aegis (50) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Ruby Shield (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Shurikens
Shuriken (20) Lestallum. Free
Mythril Cross (40) - "
Rising Sun (50) - "
Kagenui (20) Meldacio. Free
Kagenui II (40) - "
Blurry Moon (50) - "
Hawkeye (30) Map node treasure. Free
Fuma Shuriken (60) - "
Conformer (99) - "
Wing Edge (30) Lestallum (defeat Prompto-II). Free
Yagyu Darkrood (50) - "
Shiranui (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Flamebound
Katon Shuriken (50) - "
Fubuki (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Frostbound
Suiton Shuriken (50) - "
Pinwheel (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Stormbound
Raiton Shuriken (50) - "
Petrified Disc (30) Smog on the Water. Locked
Cornflower (70) - Soulsiphon X
Koga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Koga Shuriken II (50) - Turnabout Boost X
Iga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Iga Shuriken II (50) - Face-off Boost X
Dancing Cross (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Mutant Star of the Rogue (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Token). Free
Ability 2 HP MP STR VIT MAG SPI FIR ICE LGT DRKSHT
Katanas
Locked
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 8
" 12
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 12

Rush Boost 5
Rush Boost II 12 6
Rush Boost X 20 10
Locked
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 20 10 33
" 30 30 50
Offensive Spell: Fire 5 5
" 12 8
Locked
Charge Strike: Clearout 40
Charge Strike: Clearout 40

Offensive Spell: Thunder 8 10


Offensive Spell: Thundara 5 15 20
Locked
Lightbound 10 6 10
" 15 5 12 "
Locked
" 15
Flash of Steel 30
Locked 15
Flash of Steel 30

Prime Boost II 8 8
Locked
Lifedrain X 20 6
Face-off Boost X 15 8 8 8
Spare Change
Blade Dance 16
Locked
Clubs
Crusher II
Locked 8
" 15
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 20
Locked
Curative Spell: Cura 20 8
Curative Spell: Curaga 30 8 20
Locked 8
" " 16 10
Lightbound 20 20 30
Locked 5
Supercharge Strike 15 10
Supercharge Strike 30 20
Intimidator 50 5
Intimidator II 100 12
Intimidator X 160 18
Undaunted 10 6
Undaunted II 20 15
Undaunted X 30 20
Punisher II 160 12
Punisher X 300 25
Locked
Offensive Spell: Thundaga 30 20 33 33
Locked
Charge Strike: Clearout 26 18 12
Stoptouch X
1,000 Needles 3
1,000 Needles 5
10,000 Needles 10
Critical Boost X 20 3 3 3 3 3
Sentinel X 200 25 10
Face-off Boost X 100 18 10
Polearms
Locked 3 3
Crusher 100 7 7 8
Crusher II 200 10 10 20
Crusher II 200 10 10 20

Locked
Air Supremacy II 20 8 10 10 10
Air Supremacy X 28 16 25 25 25
Locked 10
Penetrator II 16 16
Penetrator X 300 32 32 28
Locked
Warp Combo: Blizzara 10 8 12 20
Warp Combo: Blizzaga 20 16 24 30
Locked 5 5
Critical Boost II 8 8 5
Critical Boost X 16 16 10 30
Warp Combo: Thundaga 30 16 30 16 30

Locked
Warp Combo: Thundaga 30 16 30 16 30
Locked 8
" 12 6
Sidestep 30 18
Undaunted II 150 10
Undaunted X 300 28
Lifedrain 5 8
Lifedrain II 12 16 10
Offensive Spell: Thunder 6 10
Curative Spell: Esuna
Daggers
Locked
Punisher
Punisher II
Brink Boost 5
Brink Boost II 10
Brink Boost X 12
Locked
Offensive Spell: Diara 8 12 20
Offensive Spell: Diaga 20 20 32
Locked 8
Turnabout Boost II 20 20 20 10 10 10
Turnabout Boost X 32 25 25 16 16 16
Locked
Warp Strike: Fira 10 22 18
Warp Strike: Firaga 26 30 33
Lifedrain 100 20
Lifedrain II 300 35
Everyone's Grudge
Everyone's Rancor
Everyone's Enmity
Curative Spell: Poisona 6
Stoptouch 20 12
Deathtouch 10
" "
Jitterbug 10 10

Master Thief

Rush Boost X 10 10 2
Crossbows
Locked 4
Crusher 8
Crusher II 12
Charge Boost
Charge Boost II 6
Charge Boost III 10 6 10
Manastrike 10
Manastrike II 15 15
Manastrike X 20 32
Locked
Curative Spell: Esuna 10 6 12
" 30 16 30 8 8
Bonecrusher
Bonecrusher II 8 4
Helmsplitter
Helmsplitter II 4 8
Poisontouch II 5
Soulsiphon 10 6
Stoptouch 12
Electropulse 12

Shields
Locked 100 5
" 200 5 8
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe500 10 10 10
Locked 200 5 8
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe500 10 10 10

Curative Spell: Cure 100 5 5


Curative Spell: Cura 100 10
Curative Spell: Curaga 200 20 20
Locked 10 8
Barrier Saver II 15 15 10 10 10
Barrier Saver X 30 30 22 22 22
Locked
Immune -500 -20 -20 -20 -20
Immune 800 22 22 15 15 15 15 15
Locked 150 10 26
Locked 150 10 26
Locked 150 10 26
Poisonproof 180 5
Stopproof 180 5
Stoneproof 220 5 5
Confuseproof 300 8
Deathproof 400 10 20
Deathward 200 30 10
Shurikens
Locked
"
Lightbound 15 10
Stoptouch
Stoptouch II 5 5 5
Stoptouch X 10 10 10
Locked 6
Deathtouch II 5 10 5
Deathtouch X 10 20 "
Rush Boost 10
Rush Boost II 25 20
Offensive Spell: Fire 6 6
Offensive Spell: Fira 15 20
Offensive Spell: Blizzard 6 6
Offensive Spell: Blizzara 15 20
Offensive Spell: Thunder 6 6
Offensive Spell: Thundara 15 20
Locked
Lifedrain X 300 12 28
Charge Strike: Clearout 8 8
" " 20
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 8 8
" 20 "
Tempting Tango 20 8
Air Supremacy X 10 15 10 10
Max Attack

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Notes

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 3x Garula Tusk, 3x Fossil Wood.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Katana, except that it start
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Katana (1).
Trade: 1x Behemoth Tears; 3x Malboro Mucilage.

Break the Mutant Deathclaw. He can randomly break at either the tail or the body. His break can give n

Break the Aramusha. If you get Miasmal Particle, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 5x Fossil Shell, 5x Ammonite Fossil.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obtained
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Besmirched Blade (50), exactly the same as the o

Break the Psychomancers (either of the two). If you get Ancient Cloth, you're doing it right (just need m

Trade: 1x Platinum Ingot, 1x Reaper Funnybone.


These weapons are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obt
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Besmirched Blade (30), exactly the same a

Break the Malboros (any of the three). If you get Malboro Hair, you're doing it right (just need more lu

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story. He'll be to the left of the power plant en
Treasure located in the path east of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, need Chocobo).
Trade: 1x Zu Beak, 1x Squirming Bone.
Cannot be sold. No other hidden secrets or properties, it's just the worst possible weapon.

On PC (Steam version), search for "Crowbar" in the Workshop, and Subscribe to the mod to automatic
Break the Black Flans (any of them). If you get Black Flan Ooze, you're doing it right (just need more lu
Great weapon choice in many builds due to having +30 MP, the spell Curaga, and one free ability slot.

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Break from Daemonwall. I can confirm from Departure.

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story, and as you beat more missions you can

Trade: 1x Treant Branch, 3x Cockatrice Crest.


Trade: 5x Cactuar Seed. Best way to get Cactuar Seeds is actually doing New Game+ four times and

Also rare drop from Cerberus bonus quest (unconfirmed).


Also rare drop from The Fierce bonus quest (unconfirmed).
Also rare drop from The Mystic bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 3x Shattered Timepiece, 3x Ancient Dragon Tooth.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Javelin, except that it starts
Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn). If you get Behemoth Horn, you're doing it right (jus

Trade: 3x Crooked Helixhorn, 3x Sharp Scythe.


Best melee weapon in the game due to its ability Penetrator X.

Break the Braindrainers (either of the two). If you get Daemonic Scab, you're doing it right (just need m

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Mynbrum Haven campground (near the Wan
Best "stat stick" in most builds, since it's the only weapon that gives +30 MP with no requirements.
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Dulled Spear (60), which does NOT have 30 MP b

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Sidequest: travel to Norduscaen Garrison, then Old Lestallum (scene occurs), then Meldacio (another

Situationally-strong weapon (put Penetrator X on the free slot and use it to punish high-HP enemies a

Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn) at the end of the mission. If you get Behemoth Horn
Only current source of the spell Diaga, so this weapon is a fundamental piece of the best/most complete
Tip: if possible, play online with someone else and go with Gladiolus (kill enemies) + Prompto (break

Break Mutant Bandersnatch's head (head = face = horn) (either of the two). If you get Monster Jaws, yo
Excellent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the easy upgrade, free ability slot, +26 M

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Decent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the free ability slot, +20 MP with no require
Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 1x Forbidden Draught.
Reportedly, breaking the Necromancer in these missions can also result in getting this weapon drop.
Trade: 5x Dynamo.
Excellent weapon in melee builds, since Jitterbug (this weapon is the only source) is the best Strength+V
Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Its ability only affects items dropped by defeated enemies, which are almost never too interesting. No
Also rare drop from Gilgamesh bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Break Chadarnook. If you get Ghastly Left Arm, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, nee

To get this item you must first get the Pure Adamantite from a map node located where Adamantoise
This weapon starts at level 99, and even after dismantling it will remain at level 99, making it the wor

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 5x Thick Hide.


These weapon are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Kite Shield, except tha
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Kite Shield (30).
Easiest source of Curaga (not the best option though).

Good stat stick (especially for mages) thanks to +30 MP and +22 of three elemental resistances.

Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Careful: take count of the negative stats of Bloody Prince when planning builds with this weapon.
Possibly the easiest source of Immune (not the best one though).

Probably the best early game stat stick thanks to +300 HP, Confuseproof, and level cap 50.
Trade: 2x Ghastly Left Arm, 2x Armor of Discord.
Trade: 3x Mythril Ingot, 3x Red Giant Armor.

Treasure located at the dead end following the path south of Entethina Haven campground (just south

Prompto comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus and complete more m
Highest damage potential of any shuriken (especially with Penetrator X and when spamming warp strikes

"Break" the Malbodoom. TL;DR: just hit them until they drop something or they die. Breaking Malbodo
Trade: 1x Mesmenir Horn, 1x Magnetron.
Also rare drop from The Rogue bonus quest (unconfirmed).
s random, hit him at either point until he loses 20-30% of his HP: if no Break occurs, switch to his other point and
r defeating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again

e first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You may have to restar
f the game, need Chocobo).

y give no items).
ating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You

en. Also, they often drop no items at all. If they drop something, it's usually Malboro Mucilage, and rarely the Pe
other point and you should get a Break.
ght them again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

have to restart the game to make them appear.


em again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

d rarely the Petrified Disc.


Name (Max Level) Acquire Ability 1
Katanas
Katana (30) Lestallum. Free
Warblade (45) - "
Tadayoshi (60) - "
Tadayoshi (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Nameless Blade (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free


Sennin-giri (60) - "
Infinity Blade (99) - "
Besmirched Blade (50) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Rokusho (70) - Free
Amenohabakiri (99) - "
Onikiri (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Locked
Ashura (50) - Combosmosis
Besmirched Blade (50) Convoy to the Quay. Locked
Mikazuki (99) - Turnabout Boost II
Mikazuki (99) Meldacio (Trade). Turnabout Boost II

Chizuru (30) Meldacio. Locked


Raikiri (60) - Stormbound
Mythril Katana (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Locked
Osafune (50) - "
Mukademaru (70) Havoc Befalls the- Hut Again. Curative Spell: Esuna
Besmirched Blade (30) Still Too Tough to Tame. Locked
Yoshimitsu (50) - Free
Honebami (99) - "
Yoshimitsu (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Honebami (99) - "

Nobukuni (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free


Besmirched Blade (20) The Malevolent Malboro. Locked
Hotarumaru (40) - Free
Samoji (50) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-I). Free
Zenigiri (50) Map node treasure. Free
Dancing Blade (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Lucian Saber (1) Automatically obtained. Locked
Clubs
Crowbar (30) PC-Exclusive DLC. Locked
Mace (30) Lestallum. Free
War Hammer (50) - "
Ogre Hammer (60) - "
Tainted Club (30) Dave-jà Vu. Locked
Vesper Mace (50) - Free
Vitanova (60) - "
Mythril Hammer (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Free
Gambanteinn (50) - "
Nehushtan (70) - "
Hammerhead (30) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-II). Free
Ironskull Hammer (60) - "
Dreadnought (99) - "
Morning Star (30) Old Lestallum Locked
Sabertusk Slayer (50) - "
Gneisenau (70) - Bonecrusher X
Battle Mace (30) Meldacio. Locked
Behemoth Masher (50) - "
Scharnhorst (70) - Sidestep
Imperial Axe (40) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Golden Axe (60) - "
Tainted Club (50) Departure/Burbost Daemon Emporium. Locked
Thor's Hammer (99) - Stormbound
Tainted Club (40) Lestallum (defeat Gladiolus-II). Locked
Seismic Shaker (70) - Crusher X
Squeaky Hammer (20) Cauthess (Trade). Locked
Cactuar Mace (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Locked
Gigantuar Mace (60) - "
Golden Gigantuar Mace ( - "
Glauca's Sword (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Mace of the FiercLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Mutant Blade of the MystiLestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Toke Free
Polearms
Javelin (20) Lestallum. Free
Heavy Lance (40) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) - "
Kinght's Lance (60) Meldacio (Trade). Free

Dulled Spear (20) New King in Town. Locked


Dragoon Lance (50) - Free
Wyvern Lance (70) - "
Corsesca (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Harpoon (60) - "
Dragon Whiskers (99) - "
Dulled Spear (30) Shields for Meldacio. Locked
Ice Spear (60) - "
Brionac (70) - Charge Strike: Clearout
Mythril Lance (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Rapier Lance (50) - "
Radiant Lance (70) - Lightbound
Kain's Lance (99) Map node treasure. Chaosbringer

Dulled Spear (60) Dismantle Kain's Lance. Locked


Kain's Lance (99) - Chaosbringer
Storm Lance (20) Lestallum (defeat Ignis-I). Free
Partisan (40) - "
Precision Lance (60) - "
Halberd (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Chariot (70) - "
Rhomphaia (30) Meldacio. Free
Rebel Lance (50) - "
Obelisk (30) Old Lestallum. Stormbound
Deck Brush (10) Cindy sidequest. Lightbound
Daggers
Daggers (20) Lestallum. Free
Delta Daggers (40) - "
Parrying Daggers (50) - "
Cutlasses (30) Meldacio. Free
Stingers (50) - "
Avengers (60) - "
Befouled Blades (30) Departure. Free
Orichalcums (60) - "
Lohengrins (99) - "
Mythril Knives (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Locked
Organyxes (50) - "
Cassandra's Daggers (70) - Charge Strike: Savage Swipe
Befouled Blades (20) The Baleful Bandersnatch. Locked
Scarlet Blades (50) - Free
Crimson Flashes (70) - "
Imperial Blades (30) Departure/Meldacio. Free
Imperial X-Blades (60) - "
Kitchen Knives (30) Dave-jà Vu / Everybody's Groan. Locked
Kitchen Knives II (60) - "
Kitchen Knives III (90) - "
Scramasaxes (20) Lestallum. Free
Vigilantes (40) Meldacio. Free
Assassin's Daggers (30) Meldacio (Trade). Free
" (Lighting the Way / Departure) ? "
Dancing Daggers (30) Cauthess (Trade). Free

Bandit's Blades (30) Chocomostro reward. Free

Gilgamesh Daggers (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 50x Item Toke Free


Crossbows
Crossbow (20) Lestallum. Free
Twin Bow (40) - "
Arbalest (50) - "
Hunter's Bow (30) Meldacio. Locked
Great Bow (45) - "
Gastrophetes (60) - Lightbound
Jarkh (30) Phantom in the Frame. Free
Mythril Bow (60) - "
Elder's Bow (99) - "
Faded Crossbow (50) Map node treasure. Locked
Esuna Bow (70) - "
Artemis' Bow (99) - Curative Spell: Curaga
Thanatos' Bow (30) Lestallum. Free
Devastator Crossbow (50 - "
Piercing Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Free
Penetrator Crossbow (50 - "
Venom Bow (20) Meldacio. Free
Osmose Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Free
Freeze Bow (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Pulse Bow (99) Hidden Harbor. Free

Shields
Kite Shield (30) Lestallum. Free
Power Shield (50) - "
Black Prince (70) - "
Power Shield (50) Meldacio (Trade). Free
Black Prince (70) - "

Hero's Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free


Panacea Shield (50) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x5). Curative Spell: Esuna
Holy Shield (60) - "
Mythril Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x6). Free
Elemental Shield (60) - "
Wizard Shield (99) - "
Rusted Plate (50) Chocomostro reward. Locked
Bloody Shield (99) - "
Aegis Shield (99) - Sentinel X
Ice Shield (30) Old Lestallum. Free
Storm Shield (30) Meldacio. Free
Flame Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Antivenom Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Free
Inertia Shield (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x3). Free
Antistone Shield (40) Meldacio. Free
Clarity Shield (50) Meldacio. Free
Immortal Aegis (50) Cauthess (Trade). Free
Ruby Shield (30) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Shurikens
Shuriken (20) Lestallum. Free
Mythril Cross (40) - "
Rising Sun (50) - "
Kagenui (20) Meldacio. Free
Kagenui II (40) - "
Blurry Moon (50) - "
Hawkeye (30) Map node treasure. Free
Fuma Shuriken (60) - "
Conformer (99) - "
Wing Edge (30) Lestallum (defeat Prompto-II). Free
Yagyu Darkrood (50) - "
Shiranui (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Flamebound
Katon Shuriken (50) - "
Fubuki (20) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x1). Frostbound
Suiton Shuriken (50) - "
Pinwheel (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x2). Stormbound
Raiton Shuriken (50) - "
Petrified Disc (30) Smog on the Water. Locked
Cornflower (70) - Soulsiphon X
Koga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Koga Shuriken II (50) - Turnabout Boost X
Iga Shuriken (30) Lestallum (Arms Schematics x4). Locked
Iga Shuriken II (50) - Face-off Boost X
Dancing Cross (50) Norduscaen Garrison (Trade). Free
Mutant Star of the Rogue (99) Lestallum (INGEM: 99x Item Token). Free
Ability 2 HP MP STR VIT MAG SPI FIR ICE LGT DRK SHT
Katanas
Locked 30
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 25 25
"
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe

Rush Boost 30 30
Rush Boost II 60 60 60
Rush Boost X
Locked 50 50 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 99 99 99
"
Offensive Spell: Fire 50
"
Locked
Charge Strike: Clearout
Charge Strike: Clearout

Offensive Spell: Thunder 60


Offensive Spell: Thundara
Locked 30 30
Lightbound 60 60
"
Locked
" 30 30
Flash of Steel
Locked 30
Flash of Steel

Prime Boost II
Locked
Lifedrain X
Face-off Boost X
Spare Change
Blade Dance
Locked
Clubs
Crusher II
Locked 30 30
" 60 60
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe
Locked 40
Curative Spell: Cura 90
Curative Spell: Curaga
Locked 30 30
" 50 50
Lightbound
Locked 20 20 20 20
Supercharge Strike 50 50 50 50
Supercharge Strike
Intimidator 30
Intimidator II 60
Intimidator X
Undaunted 30 30
Undaunted II 60
Undaunted X
Punisher II 100
Punisher X
Locked 60 60
Offensive Spell: Thundaga
Locked 30 30 30
Charge Strike: Clearout
Stoptouch X
1,000 Needles
1,000 Needles 100 100
10,000 Needles
Critical Boost X
Sentinel X
Face-off Boost X
Polearms
Locked 20
Crusher 55 55
Crusher II
Crusher II

Locked 20 20
Air Supremacy II 50 50 50
Air Supremacy X
Locked 20 20 20 20
Penetrator II 99 99
Penetrator X
Locked 40
Warp Combo: Blizzara 99
Warp Combo: Blizzaga
Locked 30
Critical Boost II 50 50
Critical Boost X
Warp Combo: Thundaga

Locked 99
Warp Combo: Thundaga
Locked 40
" 50 50
Sidestep
Undaunted II 40 40
Undaunted X
Lifedrain 70
Lifedrain II
Offensive Spell: Thunder
Curative Spell: Esuna
Daggers
Locked 20
Punisher 30 30
Punisher II
Brink Boost 30
Brink Boost II 40 40
Brink Boost X
Locked 20 20 20
Offensive Spell: Diara 60 60
Offensive Spell: Diaga
Locked 20 20 20 20
Turnabout Boost II 60 60 60 60
Turnabout Boost X
Locked 25
Warp Strike: Fira 99
Warp Strike: Firaga
Lifedrain 80
Lifedrain II
Everyone's Grudge 30
Everyone's Rancor 99
Everyone's Enmity
Curative Spell: Poisona
Stoptouch
Deathtouch
"
Jitterbug

Master Thief

Rush Boost X
Crossbows
Locked 20
Crusher 40 40
Crusher II
Charge Boost 30 30
Charge Boost II 30 30
Charge Boost III
Manastrike 30
Manastrike II 30 30 30
Manastrike X
Locked 50
Curative Spell: Esuna 80 80
"
Bonecrusher 30 30
Bonecrusher II
Helmsplitter 30 30
Helmsplitter II
Poisontouch II
Soulsiphon
Stoptouch
Electropulse

Shields
Locked 20 20
" 50 50 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe
Locked 50 50 50
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe

Curative Spell: Cure


Curative Spell: Cura 70 70
Curative Spell: Curaga
Locked 20 20 20
Barrier Saver II 50 50
Barrier Saver X
Locked 50 50 50 50
Immune 99 99 99 99
Immune
Locked
Locked
Locked
Poisonproof
Stopproof
Stoneproof
Confuseproof
Deathproof
Deathward
Shurikens
Locked 20
" 50 50
Lightbound
Stoptouch 20
Stoptouch II 40 40 40
Stoptouch X
Locked 50
Deathtouch II 99
Deathtouch X
Rush Boost 20 20 20 20
Rush Boost II
Offensive Spell: Fire 50
Offensive Spell: Fira
Offensive Spell: Blizzard 50
Offensive Spell: Blizzara
Offensive Spell: Thunder 50
Offensive Spell: Thundara
Locked
Lifedrain X
Charge Strike: Clearout 30 30
"
Charge Strike: Savage Swipe 30 30
"
Tempting Tango
Air Supremacy X
Max Attack

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Notes

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 3x Garula Tusk, 3x Fossil Wood.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Katana, except that it start
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Katana (1).
Trade: 1x Behemoth Tears; 3x Malboro Mucilage.

Break the Mutant Deathclaw. He can randomly break at either the tail or the body. His break can give n

Break the Aramusha. If you get Miasmal Particle, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 5x Fossil Shell, 5x Ammonite Fossil.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obtained
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Besmirched Blade (50), exactly the same as the o

Break the Psychomancers (either of the two). If you get Ancient Cloth, you're doing it right (just need m

Trade: 1x Platinum Ingot, 1x Reaper Funnybone.


These weapons are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Besmirched Blade obt
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Besmirched Blade (30), exactly the same a

Break the Malboros (any of the three). If you get Malboro Hair, you're doing it right (just need more lu

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story. He'll be to the left of the power plant en
Treasure located in the path east of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, need Chocobo).
Trade: 1x Zu Beak, 1x Squirming Bone.
Cannot be sold. No other hidden secrets or properties, it's just the worst possible weapon.

On PC (Steam version), search for "Crowbar" in the Workshop, and Subscribe to the mod to automatic
Break the Black Flans (any of them). If you get Black Flan Ooze, you're doing it right (just need more lu
Great weapon choice in many builds due to having +30 MP, the spell Curaga, and one free ability slot.

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Break from Daemonwall. I can confirm from Departure.

Gladiolus comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story, and as you beat more missions you can

Trade: 1x Treant Branch, 3x Cockatrice Crest.


Trade: 5x Cactuar Seed. Best way to get Cactuar Seeds is actually doing New Game+ four times and

Also rare drop from Cerberus bonus quest (unconfirmed).


Also rare drop from The Fierce bonus quest (unconfirmed).
Also rare drop from The Mystic bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Trade: 20x Chrome Bit, 3x Shattered Timepiece, 3x Ancient Dragon Tooth.


This weapon is identical in every way to the one obtained by evolving the Javelin, except that it starts
Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn). If you get Behemoth Horn, you're doing it right (jus

Trade: 3x Crooked Helixhorn, 3x Sharp Scythe.


Best melee weapon in the game due to its ability Penetrator X.

Break the Braindrainers (either of the two). If you get Daemonic Scab, you're doing it right (just need m

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Mynbrum Haven campground (near the Wan
Best "stat stick" in most builds, since it's the only weapon that gives +30 MP with no requirements.
Careful: dismantling this weapon will turn it into the Dulled Spear (60), which does NOT have 30 MP b

Ignis comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus/Prompto and complete mo

Sidequest: travel to Norduscaen Garrison, then Old Lestallum (scene occurs), then Meldacio (another

Situationally-strong weapon (put Penetrator X on the free slot and use it to punish high-HP enemies a

Break Behemoth King's head (head = face = horn) at the end of the mission. If you get Behemoth Horn
Only current source of the spell Diaga, so this weapon is a fundamental piece of the best/most complete
Tip: if possible, play online with someone else and go with Gladiolus (kill enemies) + Prompto (break

Break Mutant Bandersnatch's head (head = face = horn) (either of the two). If you get Monster Jaws, yo
Excellent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the easy upgrade, free ability slot, +26 M

Break from soldiers in Departure/buy from imperial vendor in Meldacio.


Good early-game "stat stick".
Decent weapon choice for mages and melee builds because of the free ability slot, +20 MP with no require
Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 1x Forbidden Draught.
Reportedly, breaking the Necromancer in these missions can also result in getting this weapon drop.
Trade: 5x Dynamo.
Excellent weapon in melee builds, since Jitterbug (this weapon is the only source) is the best Strength+V
Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Its ability only affects items dropped by defeated enemies, which are almost never too interesting. No
Also rare drop from Gilgamesh bonus quest (unconfirmed).

Break Chadarnook. If you get Ghastly Left Arm, you're doing it right (just need more luck).

Treasure located at the end of the path northwest of the Hidden Harbor (second part of the game, nee

To get this item you must first get the Pure Adamantite from a map node located where Adamantoise
This weapon starts at level 99, and even after dismantling it will remain at level 99, making it the wor

Trade: 10x Iron Shavings, 5x Thick Hide.


These weapon are identical in every way to the ones obtained by evolving the Kite Shield, except tha
Careful: dismantling these weapons will turn them into the Kite Shield (30).
Easiest source of Curaga (not the best option though).

Good stat stick (especially for mages) thanks to +30 MP and +22 of three elemental resistances.

Chocomostro is in the Arena (second part of the game), in the Hidden Harbor.
Careful: take count of the negative stats of Bloody Prince when planning builds with this weapon.
Possibly the easiest source of Immune (not the best one though).

Probably the best early game stat stick thanks to +300 HP, Confuseproof, and level cap 50.
Trade: 2x Ghastly Left Arm, 2x Armor of Discord.
Trade: 3x Mythril Ingot, 3x Red Giant Armor.

Treasure located at the dead end following the path south of Entethina Haven campground (just south

Prompto comes to Lestallum as you progress with the story and beat Gladiolus and complete more m
Highest damage potential of any shuriken (especially with Penetrator X and when spamming warp strikes

"Break" the Malbodoom. TL;DR: just hit them until they drop something or they die. Breaking Malbodo
Trade: 1x Mesmenir Horn, 1x Magnetron.
Also rare drop from The Rogue bonus quest (unconfirmed).
s random, hit him at either point until he loses 20-30% of his HP: if no Break occurs, switch to his other point and
r defeating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again

e first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You may have to restar
f the game, need Chocobo).

y give no items).
ating the boss of the first part of the game, the three will return to Lestallum and you can fight them again. You

en. Also, they often drop no items at all. If they drop something, it's usually Malboro Mucilage, and rarely the Pe
other point and you should get a Break.
ght them again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

have to restart the game to make them appear.


em again. You may have to restart the game to make them appear.

d rarely the Petrified Disc.


Introduction
REMEMBER THIS IF YOU MESS UP: remember that if you quit the game while you are still in the crafting
(the game won't save until you close the crafting menu).

When planning for builds, we usually distinguish between melee and magic, and then further split the
The "glass cannon" builds are full offense, no defense. Balanced builds have less offensive power, bu

In my personal experience with the game, defense is not a priority. In Comrades, the AI can revive you
that you can survive any mission just with that mechanic, even if you have no defense.
Putting all your efforts into offense will end fights faster, thus reducing the risk of getting hit simply b
Also, it's more fun.
Also, when level 40-60 enemies can still knock you into Danger status with just a few hits (4-5) when
I'm sure by now you can tell I have a bias against prioritizing defense. This of course is just my person

The most important reason why you may want to consider a glass cannon build, however, is that it's t

With 13 Royal Sigils available, there are many possible builds. I'll go over the most important/popular
I will write which materials you should use to upgrade the weapons suggested in the builds. It's impo

Pentares means "penta (five) resistances", i.e. 100% Resistance for Fire, Ice, Lightning, Dark, Shot.
You will see a lot of daggers in these builds. Keep in mind that the mobility offered by daggers (their w
All of these builds assume you upgrade using the Crafting Boost (Level 3).
If you have any suggestions, improvements, or entirely new builds, you can either leave a comment h

Credites and thanks to Asetoni and Colt for the Dragon Whisker STR+VIT and full STR builds respectiv
NOTE: unless differently specified, Monster Jaws refers to the version that adds 890 Exp.

Lazy balanced melee


Suggestested birthplaces: Lestallum/Insomnia/Gralea.
Sigil: Rogue (Aerial Ace).
Goal: STR/VIT from easy sources. Optional: pentares.
Weapons:
- Dragon Whisker with two Penetrator X. This is your main offensive weapon
1x Behemoth Tears, 1x Colorful Griffon Claw, 2x Monster Jaws, 2x Curved Hollowhorns >
[726 STR, 117 VIT] [300 HP, -7 MAG, 31 SPI, 6% FIR, 7% DRK]
- Dancing Daggers with Jitterbug
7x Meteorite, 21x Curved Hollowhorns, 2x Strength Shards, 1x Centipede Feet, 1x Stren
[749 STR, 12 VIT]
- Holy Shield. This gives Curaga for very little effort
11x Crimson Tongues, 1x Colorful Griffon Claw, 5x Meteorites, 20x Zu Beaks > 1x Laser
[80 STR, 725 VIT] [200 HP, 67 MAG, 74 SPI, 77% FIR, 20% DRK
- Kain's Lance . This is stat stick for +30 MP. Can put elemental resistances here
2x Meteorites,Ifthenyou decide if you
want STR, putwant
21x more STR
Curved or more VIT,2xand
Hollowhorns, if you want
Strength pentares
Shards, 1x Ce
If you want VIT,You can mix Curved Hollowhorns and Zu Beaks if you want1
put 25x Zu Beaks, 1x Vitality Shard, 1x Centipede Feet,
Description: far from optimal, but still goodFor elemental
enough resistances,
to easily beat the use only bosses.
hardest [Element] Shards
Its main advantage is that it can be put together much more easily than any other melee build, so it's
Final stats (Gralea lv99, with STR Kain's Lance): 4,581 HP | 156 MP | 3,133 STR | 915 VIT | 145 MAG | 2
with VIT Kain's Lance): 4,581 HP | 156 MP | 2,172 STR | 1,808 VIT | 145 MA

Balanced Melee
Suggested birthplaces: Lestallum/Insomnia. Gralea is the apparently most obvious choice, but I prefe
Sigil: Rogue (Aerial Ace).
Goal: as much STR/VIT as possible. Optional: have Curaga and Immune. Optional: have pentares.
Weapons:
- Dragon Whisker with two Penetrator X. This is your main offensive weapon
1x Dragon Horn, 1x Ancient Cloth, 2x Strength Shard, 3x Laser Sensor, 1x Behemoth Te
[651 STR, 575 VIT] [300 HP, -169 MAG, -134 SPI, 7% DRK]
- Dancing Daggers with Jitterbug and Immune. No matter how high your STR/VIT is, you can always b
7x Meteorites, 57x Laser Sensor, 1x Cactuar Nectar, 1x Monster Jaw, 1x Strength Gems
[647 STR, 608 VIT] [-222 MAG, -214 SPI]
- Crimson Flashes with Penetrator X. This adds +26 MP and can be used for most weaker enemies
[4x Meteorites, 9x Flame Shard, 29x Laser Sensor > 1x Behemoth Tears, 15x Laser Sen
[600 STR, 563 VIT] [26 MP, -173 MAG, -190 SPI, 114% FIR, 7% D
- Gilgamesh Daggers with Penetrator X. This is the best dps weapon against tankier enemies
[2x Meteorites, 1x Behemoth Tears, 57x Laser Sensor, 1x Strength Gemstone]
[631 STR, 602 VIT] [-215 MAG, -192 SPI, 7% DRK, 2% SHT]
- Vitanova withFor
Esuna. Gives ability,
its second +30 MP, Curaga.
Esuna is anCan put elemental
option resistances
-- useless for you (you here
have Immune), but cou
Alternatively, keep Crusher X from Laser Sensors (can farm break-appendages with this
4x Dragon Horn > 1x Dragon Horn, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor,
*The 940 Exp version (adds +5 STR, +3 SPI).
Make sure you use the six Laser Sensors one at the time in
[607 STR, 473 VIT] [30 MP, -73 MAG, -50 SPI, 1% ICE]
For elemental resistances, use only [Element] Shards.
- Dragon Whisker with Curaga. This is an alternative to Vitanova (less MP, more HP, STR, VIT). Can pu
1x Dragon Horn, 2x Laser Sensors, 1x Apple, 2x Crimson Tongues > 1x Garula Tusk, 15
[631 STR, 562 VIT] [300 HP, 1 MP, -168 MAG, -140 SPI, 13% FIR
For elemental resistances, use only [Element] Shards.
- Hotarumaru with Penetrator X. This is an alternative to Vitanova. Can put elemental resistances here
5x Laser Sensors > 7x Meteorites, 1x Behemoth Tears, 52x Laser Sensors, 1x Strength
[631 STR, 612 VIT] [-214 MAG, -201 SPI, 13% DRK]
For elemental resistances, use only [Element] Shards.
Description: the most classic "grind enough and everything will become easy" approach. Very time co

Final stats (Gralea lv99, with Vitanova): 4,381 HP | 187 MP | 3,387 STR | 2,318 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 10
with Dragon Whisker): 4,681 HP | 152 MP | 3,418 STR | 2,408 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 10
with Hotarumaru): 4,381 HP | 151 MP | 3,418 STR | 2,457 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 1

Glass-Cannon Melee
Suggested birthplaces: Insomnia/Lestallum or even Tenebrae if you really don't care about HP. It's a b
Sigil: Rogue (Aerial Ace).
Goal: as much STR as possible.
Weapons:
- Dragon Whisker with two Penetrator X. Main weapon
1x Behemoth Tears, 1x Colorful Griffon Claw, 2x Monster Jaws, 2x Curved Hollowhorns >
[726 STR] [300 HP, 117 VIT, -7 MAG, 31 SPI, 6% FIR, 7%
- Dancing Daggers with Jitterbug and Helmsplitter X. Useful for the main game's bosses
7x Meteorites, 1x Dragon Horn, 20x Curved Hollowhorns, 2x Laser Sensor, 1x Strength
[738 STR] [30 VIT, 12 MAG, 12 SPI]
- Crimson Flashes with Penetrator X (useful against bosses, gives +26 MP)
3x Flame Shards, 2x Curved Hollowhorns > 6x Flame Shards, 4x Curved Hollowhorns >
[690 STR] [26 MP, 38 MAG, 20 SPI, 114% FIR, 7% DRK]
- Crimson Flashes with Immune
3x Flame Shards, 2x Curved Hollowhorns > 6x Flame Shards, 4x Curved Hollowhorns >
[700 STR] [26 MP, 2 VIT, 30 MAG, 6 SPI, 114% FIR]
- Gilgamesh Daggers with Penetrator X. Main weapon against bosses if you can keep the combo coun
[2x Meteorites, 1x Behemoth Tears, 21x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Sharp Bone, 1x Streng
[722 STR, 10 VIT] [7 MAG, 30 SPI, 7% DRK, 2% SHT]
- Kain's Lance. This is an alternative to the second Crimson Flashes (the ones with Immune). Easier to
2x Meteorites, 21x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Streng
[756 STR] [30 MP, 10 VIT, 27 MAG, 13 SPI, 30% LGT]
- Yagyu Darkrood with Penetrator X. Can use this weapon instead of the previous one against bosses t
1x Behemoth Tears, 1x Colorful Griffon Claw, 3x Monster Jaws, 1x Garula Tusk, 1x Curve
[725 STR] [20 VIT, 20 MAG, 27 SPI, 6% FIR, 20% LGT, 7
- Parrying Daggers with Penetrator X. Can use this weapon instead of the previous ones against bosse
4x Monster Jaws, 1x Rough Scales, 1x Behemoth Tears > 3x Curved Hollowhorns > 6x M
[700 STR]
If you are committed [31 is
to pushing your build to the limits, this VIT,
the7 build
MAG,you
30 SPI,
want.7% DRK]
Gilgamesh Daggers with Penetrator X is the strongest weapon against bosses if you can continuously

Final stats (Gralea lv99, with second Crimson Flashes): 4,381 HP | 182 MP | 3,840 STR | 248 VIT | 128
with Kain's Lance): 4,381 HP | 187 MP | 3,913 STR | 256 VIT | 1
with Yagyu Darkrood): 4,381 HP | 151 MP | 3,873 STR | 266 VIT | 1
with Parrying Daggers): 4,381 HP | 151 MP | 3,820 STR | 277 VIT | 10
Balanced Mage
Suggested birthplace: Tenebrae.
Sigil: Pious (Multicast).
Goal: as much MAG/VIT and MP as possible, must have all four offensive spells at once. Ideal: have Im
Weapons:
- Lohengrins with Immune
3x Meteorites, 1x Cactuar Nectar, 2x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Wicked Claws, 14x A
[354 VIT, 534 MAG] [74 STR, 6 SPI, 26% FIR, 20% ICE, 26% LGT,
- Vitanova with Firaga. Can put elemental resistances here
8x Tattered Rag > 20x Gigantoad Tongues > 5x Meteorites, 1x Jormungand Spiralthorns
[378 VIT, 518 MAG] [30 MP, 103 SPI, 13% FIR, 13% LGT]
For elemental resistances, use only [Element] Shards.
- Crimson Flashes with Blizzaga
3x Jormungand Spiralthorns > 4x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Wicked Claws, 2x Gigant
[315 VIT, 597 MAG] [26 MP, 124% FIR, 21% ICE, 91% LGT]
- Crimson Flashes with Thundaga
3x Jormungand Spiralthorns > 4x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Blue Skyserpent Scales,
[315 VIT, 600 MAG] [26 MP, 124% FIR, 1% ICE, 125% LGT]
- Kain's Lance. This is if you ever need to cast the default "Blast" spell
2x Meteorites, 60x Gigantoad Tongues, 57x Gigantoad Tongues, 1x Magic Gemstone
Also note that [456 VIT, 525
a Tenebrae lv MAG]
99 character with Pious sigil [30
has MP,
only16 STR,HP,
1,600 16 so
SPI,all30%
the LGT]
VIT you get her
Worth mentioning that the Wizard Shield is a popular option instead of the Crimson Flashes (it helps g

Final stats (Tenebrae lv99, four spells): 1,600 HP | 249 MP | 82 STR | 1,411 VIT | 4,005 MAG | 224 SPI |

Glass-Cannon Mage
Suggested birthplace: Tenebrae.
Sigil: Pious (Multicast).
Goal: as much MAG and MP as possible, must have all four offensive spells at once, must have all dag
Weapons:
- Lohengrins
2x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Wicked Claw, 2x Colorful Griffon Claws > 2x Colorful Gr
[752 MAG] [72 STR, 52% FIR, 20% ICE, 566% LGT, 32%
- Crimson Flashes with Firaga
3x Jormungand Spiralthorns > 4x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 2x Blue Skyserpent Scales >
[792 MAG] [26 MP, 124% FIR, 1% ICE, 631% LGT]
- Crimson Flashes with Thundaga
3x Jormungand Spiralthorns > 4x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 2x Blue Skyserpent Scales >
[792 MAG] [26 MP, 124% FIR, 1% ICE, 631% LGT]
- Crimson Flashes with Blizzaga
3x Jormungand Spiralthorns > 4x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 5x Meteorites, 15x Blue Sky
[789 MAG] [26 MP, 124% FIR, 21% ICE, 598% LGT]
- Kain's Lance. This is if you ever need to cast the default "Blast" spell
2x Meteorites, 21x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 2x Magic Shards, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x
[797 MAG] [30 MP, 16 STR, 16 SPI, 739% LGT]
- Can consider a Lohengrins with Immune for practical purposes. Will end with slightly less MAG, but h
2x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Wicked Claw, 2x Colorful Griffon Claws > 2x Colorful Gr
[7449,999
You still won't see MAG]with every spell on every enemy,[72 butSTR,
your6 Diaga
SPI, 52%
willFIR, 20%
hit six ICE, for
times 566% LGT
thousan
Learning to warp strike out of dangerous situations will be key, but thanks to the mage's ranged spell

Final stats (Tenebrae lv99, four spells, without Immune): 1,600 HP | 245 MP | 80 STR | 49 VIT | 5,494 M
four spells, with Immune): 1,600 HP | 245 MP | 80 STR | 49 VIT | 5,48

Father Sigil "Infinite Heals"


Credits and thanks to Asetoni for coming up with this build.
Suggested birthplace: Tenebrae.
Sigil: Father (Revitalize).
Goal: must have 1 HP to exploit the sigil's mechanics. Must have high STR to be able to contribute to
Weapons:
- Dancing Daggers with Immune. Can buff yourself and your allies
7x Meteorites, 1x Cactuar Nectar, 21x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Hard
[742 STR] [12 VIT, 6 SPI]
- Elder Bow with Penetrator X. Can do heavy damage if you use charged attacks with it
1x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 1x Behemoth Tears, 2x Flame Shards, 4x Frost Shards, 2x
[666 STR] [20 MP, 65 MAG, 20 SPI, 31% FIR, 37% ICE, 3
- Yagyu Darkrood with Penetrator X. Good for Warp Chains
1x Behemoth Tears, 1x Colorful Griffon Claw, 3x Monster Jaws, 1x Garula Tusk, 1x Curve
[725 STR] [20 VIT, 20 MAG, 27 SPI, 6% FIR, 20% LGT, 7
- Kain's Lance. We lower the max HP with this weapon; also +30 MP. Can put elemental resistances he
2x Meteorites, 58x Dark Matters, 2x Daemonic Scabs, 7x Curved Hollowhorns, 2x Stren
[301 STR, -2,288 HP] [30 MP, 30 MAG, 16 SPI, 30% LGT, -379% DR
For elemental resistances, use only [Element] Shards.
If you use the crossbow Elder Bow you can do (relatively) a lot of damage, especially if you use its ch
Note
Worththat Revitalize
noting replaces
that this your
build was offensivefor
described spell, so you
a level can't use character.
99 Tenebrae a spell-based build.
If you use a lower-level c
leaving more materials to raise STR. On the other hand, damage will be scaled down a bit because of

Final stats (Tenebrae lv99): 1 HP | 260 MP | 2,476 STR | 81 VIT | 288 MAG | 239 SPI | 37% FIR | 37% IC
ou are still in the crafting menu, and then reload it, you can get your items back

, and then further split them into "glass cannon" and "balanced" builds.
e less offensive power, but considerably more defense.

des, the AI can revive you out of Danger status so efficiently


no defense.
risk of getting hit simply because enemies will die before they can do anything.

just a few hits (4-5) when your VIT is very high, you start to wonder if it's really worth it.
of course is just my personal opinion from my experience with the game.

build, however, is that it's typically much easier/faster to get than a balanced build.

e most important/popular/effective ones.


ted in the builds. It's important that you use the materials in the order as I write them.

, Lightning, Dark, Shot.


offered by daggers (their warp strike) is invaluable.

either leave a comment here or write them in the discord channels (link in the first tab of the spreadsheet).

nd full STR builds respectively. Honorable mention to Athener too, with whom I've brainstormed quite a few build

s, 2x Curved Hollowhorns > 7x Laser Sensor, 3x Curved Hollowhorn > 2x Meteorite, 12x Curved Hollowhorn, 1x
31 SPI, 6% FIR, 7% DRK]

x Centipede Feet, 1x Strength Gemstone

, 20x Zu Beaks > 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Vitality Gemstone


74 SPI, 77% FIR, 20% DRK]
, and
2x if you want
Strength pentares.
Shards, 1x Centipede Feet, 1x Strength Gemstone [755 STR, 2 VIT] [30 MP, 30 MAG, 16 SPI, 3
hard, 1x Centipede Feet, 1x Vitality Gemstone
and Zu Beaks if you want something in-between. [16 STR, 895 VIT] [30 MP, 30 MAG, 16 SPI, 3
nly [Element] Shards
st bosses.
y other melee build, so it's ideal for more "casual" players that don't want to invest too much time in the game.
STR | 915 VIT | 145 MAG | 226 SPI | 83% FIR | 30% LGT | 27% DRK
2 STR | 1,808 VIT | 145 MAG | 226 SPI | 83% FIR | 30% LGT | 27% DRK

obvious choice, but I prefer having more MP over more HP.

tional: have pentares.

er Sensor, 1x Behemoth Tears > 15x Laser Sensor > 2x Meteorite > 34x Laser Sensor, 1x Strength Gemstone
G, -134 SPI, 7% DRK]
R/VIT is, you can always benefit from Jitterbug
ter Jaw, 1x Strength Gemstone

most weaker enemies


moth Tears, 15x Laser Sensors > 10x Laser Sensor, 1x Centipede Feet, 1x Strength Gemstone
-190 SPI, 114% FIR, 7% DRK]
t tankier enemies
ength Gemstone]
PI, 7% DRK, 2% SHT]
ou have Immune), but could be useful for allies
reak-appendages with this weapon)
r Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Laser Sensor, 1x Giant Crab Pincers* > 5x Mete
STR, +3 SPI).
Sensors one at the time in the second form of the weapon.
50 SPI, 1% ICE]
nly [Element] Shards.
more HP, STR, VIT). Can put elemental resistances here
gues > 1x Garula Tusk, 15x Laser Sensors > 2x Meteorites, 34x Laser Sensors, 1x Strength Gemstone
8 MAG, -140 SPI, 13% FIR]
nly [Element] Shards.
elemental resistances here
aser Sensors, 1x Strength Gemstone
PI, 13% DRK]
nly [Element] Shards.
sy" approach. Very time consuming, but will ensure you can do everything with minimal effort and without parti

18 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 100% FIR | 1% ICE | 14% DRK


408 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 100% FIR | 14% DRK
,457 VIT | 0 MAG | 0 SPI | 100% FIR | 27% DRK

on't care about HP. It's a bit extreme though. Gralea is also a popular choice.

s, 2x Curved Hollowhorns > 7x Laser Sensor, 3x Curved Hollowhorn > 2x Meteorite, 12x Curved Hollowhorn, 1x
-7 MAG, 31 SPI, 6% FIR, 7% DRK]
me's bosses
Laser Sensor, 1x Strength Gemstone

4x Curved Hollowhorns > 4x Meteorites, 1x Behemoth Tears, 14x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Sabertusk Fang, 1x S
0 SPI, 114% FIR, 7% DRK]

4x Curved Hollowhorns > 4x Meteorites, 1x Cactuar Nectar, 14x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Ha
MAG, 6 SPI, 114% FIR]
can keep the combo count up (stronger than Crimson Flashes, but no MP bonus)
1x Sharp Bone, 1x Strength Gemstone]
% DRK, 2% SHT]
es with Immune). Easier to get, bit more STR and MP, but no Immune
x Laser Sensor, 1x Strength Gemstone
MAG, 13 SPI, 30% LGT]
vious one against bosses that can be parried into a Warp Chain for burst damage
s, 1x Garula Tusk, 1x Curved Hollowhorn > 6x Meteorites, 18x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Sharp
27 SPI, 6% FIR, 20% LGT, 7% DRK]
evious ones against bosses that can be set to Vulnerable state but don't offer Warp Chains
Curved Hollowhorns > 6x Meteorites, 16x Curved Hollowhorns, 2x Strength Shards, 1x Strength Gemstone
0u SPI, 7% DRK]
want.
es if you can continuously stay in the air and continue the combo.

3,840 STR | 248 VIT | 128 MAG | 158 SPI | 100% FIR | 14% DRK
P | 3,913 STR | 256 VIT | 125 MAG | 167 SPI | 100% FIR | 30% LGT | 14% DRK
P | 3,873 STR | 266 VIT | 118 MAG | 185 SPI | 100% FIR | 20% LGT | 21% DRK
P | 3,820 STR | 277 VIT | 105 MAG | 189 SPI | 100% FIR | 21% DRK
ells at once. Ideal: have Immune and Curaga too. Optional: have pentares.

s, 1x Wicked Claws, 14x Ancient Cloth, 19x Gigantoad Tongues > 1x Meteorite, 50x Gigantoad Tongues > 8x Gig
% FIR, 20% ICE, 26% LGT, 32% DRK]

x Jormungand Spiralthorns, 75x Gigantoad Tongues, 1x Magic Gemstone


3% FIR, 13% LGT]
nly [Element] Shards.

x Wicked Claws, 2x Gigantoad Tongues > 4x Meteorites, 79x Gigantoad Tongues, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Magic
21% ICE, 91% LGT]

x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 2x Gigantoad Tongues > 4x Meteorites, 79x Gigantoad Tongues, 1x Sharp Needlebon
1% ICE, 125% LGT]

es, 1x Magic Gemstone


6, so
SPI,all30%
the LGT]
VIT you get here still won't make you survive more than a hit or two (if even that) in harder missions
Crimson Flashes (it helps getting pentares, and it's easier to get). If you use them you will lose a lot of mobility t

VIT | 4,005 MAG | 224 SPI | 100% FIR | 42% ICE | 100% LGT | 32% DRK

at once, must have all daggers for ideal mobility.

ffon Claws > 2x Colorful Griffon Claws, 4x Blue Skyserpent Scales > 2x Meteorites, 12x Blue Skyserpent Scales,
20% ICE, 566% LGT, 32% DRK]

x Blue Skyserpent Scales > 4x Meteorites, 14x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Downy Feathe
1% ICE, 631% LGT]

x Blue Skyserpent Scales > 4x Meteorites, 14x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Downy Feathe
1% ICE, 631% LGT]
x Meteorites, 15x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 1x Wicked Claws > 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Magic Gemstone
21% ICE, 598% LGT]

1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Magic Gemstone


6 SPI, 739% LGT]
ith slightly less MAG, but having Immune can help
ffon Claws > 2x Colorful Griffon Claws, 4x Blue Skyserpent Scale > 2x Meteorites, 1x Cactuar Nectar, 12x Blue S
% FIR,
will 20%
hit six ICE, for
times 566% LGT, 32%
thousands DRK]
and thousands (7,000+ usually) points of damage even against light-resistant ene
o the mage's ranged spells you should never really get hit by anything in the first place.

| 80 STR | 49 VIT | 5,494 MAG | 115 SPI | 100% FIR | 43% ICE | 100% LGT | 32% DRK
MP | 80 STR | 49 VIT | 5,480 MAG | 121 SPI | 100% FIR | 43% ICE | 100% LGT | 32% DRK

o be able to contribute to damage. Optional: pentares.

x Strength Shard, 1x Hard Scale, 1x Strength Gemstone

acks with it
hards, 4x Frost Shards, 2x Storm Shards, 2x Curved Hollowhorns > 5x Curved Hollowhorns > 2x Meteorites, 12x
0 SPI, 31% FIR, 37% ICE, 31% LGT, 7% DRK]

s, 1x Garula Tusk, 1x Curved Hollowhorn > 6x Meteorites, 18x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Sharp
27 SPI, 6% FIR, 20% LGT, 7% DRK]
t elemental resistances here
ved Hollowhorns, 2x Strength Shards, 1x Strong Bone, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Strength Gemstone
6 SPI, 30% LGT, -379% DRK]
nly [Element] Shards.
especially if you use its charged attack (they are much more MP-efficient than regular attacks).
ased
r. build.
If you use a lower-level character you can reach 1 HP with less materials,
led down a bit because of your lower level (unless you get the Equalizer boost, but that's not practical).

239 SPI | 37% FIR | 37% ICE | 81% LGT | -365% DRK
ab of the spreadsheet).

nstormed quite a few builds.

2x Curved Hollowhorn, 1x Insect Stinger, 1x Strength Gemstone


[30 MP, 30 MAG, 16 SPI, 30% LGT]
[30 MP, 30 MAG, 16 SPI, 30% LGT]

o much time in the game.

1x Strength Gemstone

t Crab Pincers* > 5x Meteorites, 39x Laser Sensors, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Strength Gemstone

ngth Gemstone
al effort and without particularly good skills.

2x Curved Hollowhorn, 1x Insect Stinger, 1x Strength Gemstone

s, 1x Sabertusk Fang, 1x Strength Gemstone

, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Hard Scale, 1x Strength Gemstone

Strength Shard, 1x Sharp Bone, 1x Strength Gemstone

Strength Gemstone
gantoad Tongues > 8x Gigantoad Tongues, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Magic Gemstone

Downy Feathers, 1x Magic Gemstone

gues, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Magic Gemstone

n that) in harder missions.


will lose a lot of mobility though, so I don't recommend it.

x Blue Skyserpent Scales, 2x Magic Shards, 1x Magic Gemstone

dlebone, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Magic Gemstone

dlebone, 1x Downy Feathers, 1x Magic Gemstone


Magic Gemstone

Cactuar Nectar, 12x Blue Skyserpent Scale, 1x Magic Shard, 1x Sharp Needlebone, 1x Magic Gemstone
against light-resistant enemies.
ce.

orns > 2x Meteorites, 12x Curved Hollowhorns, 1x Strength Shard, 1x Sharp Bone, 1x Downy Feathers 1x Streng

Strength Shard, 1x Sharp Bone, 1x Strength Gemstone

h Gemstone

attacks).

at's not practical).


Magic Gemstone

Downy Feathers 1x Strength Gemstone

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