The Tumulus in Final Fantasy XII.

Bombs (ばくだん, Bakudan?), also known as Explosives, Grenades, and Hand-bombs, are a type of weapon that appear in multiple Final Fantasy games.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

An explosive is used by Cid Highwind in his Dynamite Limit Break. Other types of explosives can be used as items.

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Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-[edit | edit source]

The legendary Turk uses bombs as his main weapons.

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Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

There are four grenades and they can only be used with the Use command which is initially available to Rikku.

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Final Fantasy X-2[edit | edit source]

Grenades are used through the Item command.

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Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

There are a number of various grenades that can be used as a throwing weapon; most can be crafted with alchemy.

List of bombs:

  • Bomb Arm
  • Snoll Arm
  • Grenade
  • Quake Grenade
  • Riot Grenade
  • Bomb Core (Unthrowable in recent update, now just a stat-booster)
  • Smart Grenade (Unthrowable in recent update, now just a stat-booster)
  • Goblin Grenade (Unthrowable in recent update, now just a stat-booster)
  • Hedgehog Bomb (Unthrowable in recent update, now just a stat-booster)

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Hand-bombs are long-range weapons that deal erratic damage. They provide no evasion, cannot combo, and cannot deal critical hits. They must be equipped with ammo (bombs) to fire.

The damage formula for hand-bombs is:

Due to the weight put on user's Strength and Vitality, the recommended hand-bomb user is Vaan.

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Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[edit | edit source]

FFXIIRW - Generic Hand-bomb Sprite.png

Hand-bombs act as Ashe's set weapons, though she no longer needs ammo to use them.

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Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

Ninjas can throw explosives at enemies.

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Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Ta2grenades.png

Hidden in the game's data but not usable except by hacking is a set of grenade weapons which were meant to be used by a nu mou job class called Transmuter which was removed prior to release due to time issues. Sprites for these grenades can be found within the game's data.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

The Mega Grenade, the strongest Bomb-type weapon.

Bomb artwork.

Benjamin, can use bombs in combat or to blow up obstacles on the map. Bombs are the only type of weapon that hit all enemies, and they have set attack power and so do not grow stronger as Benjamin levels up. Phoebe is also able to use bombs, but only does so in cutscenes and cannot use them to attack.

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Unlike the Bomb and Jumbo Bomb, the Mega Grenade can be thrown while on the overworld and detonates immediately, which is required to progress through the game.

Slimes and Beholders are weak against bombs.

The Final Fantasy Legend[edit | edit source]

Explosives can be equipped by all characters.

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Final Fantasy Legend II[edit | edit source]

Explosives can be equipped by all characters.

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Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

Explosives can be equipped by all four main characters.

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

A bomb is an explosive weapon that uses the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy.

A grenade is a small bomb typically thrown by hand.

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