Battle Bamboo in Final Fantasy XII.

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

Final Fantasy Tactics description

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.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

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.

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