Final Fantasy Wiki

Battle Bamboo in Final Fantasy XII.

A thin and supple bamboo pole that bends lithely when swung through the air.

Battle Bamboo (バトルバンブー, Batoru Banbū?) is a recurring Pole in the series. It is generally a low-ranked weapon, but provides decent attack for a low-ranked weapon.


Final Fantasy XII[]

The Battle Bamboo is a low-ranked pole that provides 39 Attack and 12% Combo Rate. Poles' attack speed is average at 2.47s charge and 1.2s action time. Battle Bamboo can be bought for 3,200 gil at Rabanastre and Jahara and the Poles 2 license for 25 LP to equip.

In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 34 Attack, 30 Evade, 25 CT, 15% combo rate and requires the Poles 2 license for 30 LP. It can be bought in Rabanastre, Bhujerba, Dreadnought Leviathan for 2,310 gil, or found as a treasure in the Lhusu Mines (Site 2).

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

The Battle Bamboo is a low-ranked pole that provides 7 Attack and 20% Weapon Defense. It can be bought for 1,400 gil at any Outfitter from Chapter 2 onwards, or found as a rare treasure using Move-Find in Balias Swale.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Small blades protrude from either end of this deceptively simple weapon.


The Battle Bamboo is a low-ranked pole that provides 34 Attack, 5 Defense, and 2 Speed. It teaches Dark Fist to Master Monks, and can be obtained in the Bazaar by obtaining the Battle Gear D category.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

The Battle Bamboo is a level 30 pole that provides -268 HP, +59 Bravery, and +25 Attack. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 23,750 gil.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

FFTA Buster Sword.pngThis section about equipment in Final Fantasy Record Keeper is empty or needs to be expanded. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.



The bamboos are a subfamily (Bambusoideae) of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family Poaceae. Bamboo has often been used to construct weapons and is still incorporated in several Asian martial arts.