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These knuckles sport short, but sharp, claws.
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description
The Cat Claws (猫の爪? or ネコのつめ, Neko no Tsume?), also known as Cat Claw, Cat's Claws and CatCraw, are a recurring weapon in the Final Fantasy series. It is a weapon for Ninjas and Monks, and is usually a knuckle or claw, though it has also been a dagger. It has been a powerful and a weak weapon depending on the game, but is generally a highly accurate weapon despite its power.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy II
- 1.3 Final Fantasy III
- 1.4 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.5 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.6 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
- 1.9 The Final Fantasy Legend
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Legend II
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Legend III
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.13 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.14 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.15 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.16 Final Fantasy All the Bravest
- 1.17 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.18 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Gallery
- 3 Etymology
- 4 Trivia
Appearances[edit | edit source]
A weapon with razor-sharp blades.
A three-bladed weapon fashioned into a glove.
The Cat Claws is the strongest knife, with the highest Accuracy as well. It provides 86 Attack, 80% Accuracy, and 2% Evasion, and can be found in a chest after defeating the Blue Dragon in the Jade Passage.
Claw that sometimes puts the enemy to sleep.
The Cat Claws is a claw for Yang and Edge that provides 49 Accuracy, the highest Accuracy of all claws, as well as the ability to inflict Sleep and granting +3 Strength and Agility. It can be found in the Tower of Babil, and dropped from Cait Sith, Coeurl, and Coeurl Regina enemies. In the non-DS versions, one more can be found in the Sylph Cave.
Cat Claws are the strongest clawaccuracy of 49 with a 30% chance of inflicting Sleep upon hit. The claws can be equipped by Yang, Monk A, Monk B, and Edge. It can only be dropped by Cait Sith found in the Upper Section of the Tower of Babil while playing as Edge.
The Cat Claws is a high ranked weapon for Yang, Edge, and Ursula. It provides 40% Accuracy, +5 Strength and +5 Speed, as well as the ability to put enemies to Sleep when attacking with it. It can be found in Yang's Challenge Dungeon or dropped from Cait Sith and Coeurl.
Ordinary claws used for combat.
The Cat's Claws is a knuckle for Amarant, and is his initial equip and weakest weapon. It teaches the Flair Chakra and the support ability Counter, and has 23 Attack. It can be bought for 4,000 gil at Alexandria, Treno, and Ipsen's Castle.
Cat's Claws is a hand-to-and weapon that provides +10 damage and +66 Delay. It deals +2.2 damage per second and accumulates +4 TP per hit. It can be equipped by level 75 Monk and Puppetmaster. It is upgraded from Pugilists through the Hand-to-Hand Trials (Trial 82).
Small knuckles with sharp, raking claws.
The Cat Claws is a knuckle that teaches Chakra to White Monks, Smite of Rage to Berserkers, and Gold Battery Tinkers. It provides +37 Attack and +2 Speed and Evasion, and can be bought for 1,100 gil from the Bazaar after using a Mythril, Sweet Sap, and Quality Hide.
CatClaw has a dagger icon before its name. It can be bought for 26000 GP in Edo and Final Town, but can also be found in Nasty Dungeon. It has 50 uses, it also increases a Robot's HP by 99 and increases their Agl by 22. The damage formula for CatClaw is the user's Agl x13. The CatClaw is classified as a dagger but uses the rapier weapon image when attacking during battle.
CatClaw has a claw icon before its name. It has an attack power of 45 and can be bought for 2400 G at Viper in the Future.
The Cat Claws are a level 60 grappling weapon that provides -522 HP, +69 Bravery, +48 Attack, and +5% Chase Bravery Damage. It can be obtained by trading 130,760 gil, Tigerfangs, Behemoth Leather, and Horror's Dream x5.
Meowing maniacally while fighting increases the damage these claws inflict. Try it!
Cat Claws grants +2 to Attack. It can be equipped by Monk, Tifa, Red XIII, Snow, and Chocobo.
|Cat Claws (III)||Fists||1||4||0||0|
|Additional stats: Accuracy +83|
|Cat's Claws (IX)||Fists||1||77||0||0|
|Additional stats: Accuracy +95|
Once there lived a thief known as "The Cat" who fashioned his daggers to look like claws. The name of his weapon may sound adorable, but it held great power. The Cat was incredibly sly and elusive, until one day his spontaneous visits suddenly stopped. Legend has it that a dagger similar to the ones in his Cat Claws was found next to the carcass of a large mountain cat shortly afterwards.
Cat Claws is a Fist weapon obtained by buying it for 3,000 gil at Lost Village of Marlo and by crafting it using 600 gil, x3 Otherworldly Bones, and x8 Silver Ores. It provides 36 ATK.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. The Gray Mouser fought with a sword named "Scalpel" and a dagger named "Cat's Claw" but they often lost the weapons they were using throughout the stories and found/bought new replacements, so the name "Cat's Claw" doesn't refer to one specific dagger; it is simply what he'd name whatever dagger he had at the time. This is also why the Cat's Claw is normally a store-bought weapon as opposed to a unique piece of equipment, being yet another reference to the original source material. Cat Claws refers to the claws of a cat.The Cat's Claw is a reference to a series of stories featuring characters known as
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Early games in the series correctly portrayed the weapon as a dagger or rapier, depending on the game. Later games began to portray the weapon as a knuckle or claw type weapon designed to look like a cat's paw, presumably because they did not know what the weapon was originally supposed to be a reference to (understandable considering how obscure a reference it is).