More equipment and weaponry draws its power from the darkness than your local armorer is like to admit. Of these, the demon shield is one o' the best. Why, they even apply leamonde halcyons to aged turtle shells and destrier barding, these days. Makes you think twice about charging into battle against the forces of darkness. I mean, what if you're one of 'em?
Strout, Acolyte, Aletap Rumors
Demon equipment (デモンズ, Demonzu?) is a recurring type of equipment in the Final Fantasy series. In most games it is associated with the Dark element. Its rank varies depending on the game, though often it offers high defense.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy II
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.4 Final Fantasy V
- 1.5 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.6 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.7 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.8 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
- 1.9 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.15 Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)
- 1.16 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.17 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.18 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.19 Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
The Demon Mail is a high-ranked armor that offers +38 Defense and +17 Magic Defense. The Demon Shield is a mid-ranked shield that, like all other shields, protects against some statuses, and provides +12 Defense and +8 Magic Defense. The two armor pieces can be used by heavy melee classes, such as Viking and Warrior.
Cecil has demon equipment as his strongest set of armor as a Dark Knight. The Demon Armor provides +9 Defense, +3 Magic Defense, and -10 Evasion. The Demon Shield provides +2 Defense, +24 Evasion, and +1 Magic Evasion. The Demon Gloves give +4 Defense and -10 Evasion. The Demon Helm provides +6 Defense, +1 Magic Defense, -10 Evasion, and +1 Magic Evasion. The pieces of the equipment are purchasable in Fabul, except for the shield.
The Demon Shield, Demon Armor, and Demon Gloves exist in the coding, but were dummied out, and can only be accessed via hacking. Their stats are identical to their Final Fantasy IV incarnation.
Demon's Rod is a weapon exclusive to the Finest Fantasy for Advance, mobile and Steam versions, found in the Sealed Temple. It provides 52 Attack and +2 Magic, as well as being Poison-elemental and having a 16% chance to inflict instant death.
The Demon's Mail is a mid-rank armor for Steiner and Freya. It provides +27 Defense, absorbs Shadow-elemental attacks, and increases the damage of the user's Shadow-elemental attacks. It teaches the ability High Tide.
The Demon Helm and Demon Helm +1 are both helmets. The Demon Earring is an earring. The Demon Slayer is a sword, while the Demon's Knife and Demon's Knife +1 are daggers. The Demon's Axe is an axe, while Demonic Sword is a greatsword. The Demonslicer is a scythe. The Demon's Cloak, Demon's Harness, and Demon's Harness +1 are all body armor. Demon's Ring and Demon's Ring +1 are both rings.
In the original version, the Demon Mail is a mid-rank armor that requires 40 LP to use and can be bought for 4,900 gil at Nalbina Fortress, Rabanastre, and Mt Bur-Omisace. It provides +29 Defense, +5 Strength, and +3 Vitality.
In the original version, Demon Shield is a high-ranked shield, providing +40 Evade and absorption of Dark-elemental attacks. It costs 11,200 gil to buy from the Baknamy merchant in the Necrohol of Nabudis, and requires the Shields 6 license, costing 30 LP. It also drops from the Abysteel, and is a reward for Diabolos hunt.
The Demonsbane is a mid-ranked sword that provides provides 59 Attack. It can be bought for 6,000 gil as early as Mt Bur-Omisace, and can be obtained as a treasure in the Tomb of Raithwall (original version only). In the original version only characters who have unlocked the Swords 3 license for 40 LP can equip the Demonsbane. In the Zodiac versions, only the Knight class may equip it from the "Swords 5" license for 55 LP.
Demon armor is obtained as treasure in the World of Darkness part of the Crystal Tower. The armor pieces comes in varieties for all classes, and require level 50 to equip and have an item level of 120.
The Demon Bell has 22 Attack power and is the weakest bell.
The Demon Robe has a Defense stat of 110 and boosts Magic by 30.
The Demon Shield is a level 65 shield that provides 46 Defense and costs 1198 gil to buy.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]
The Demon Mail is a level 58 heavy armor which increases HP by 1,882. Demon Shield is a level 36 shield that provides +27 Defense and Wall Rush HP Damage +20%. Demon Gloves is a level 57 gauntlet that provides +28 Bravery and +41 Defense.
The Demonsbane is a level 50 weapon for Gabranth that provides +36 Attack and EX Mode Duration +20%. The Demon's Rod is a level 95 weapon for Emperor that provides +290 HP, +1 Defense, +62 Attack, and EX Intake Range +4m.
The Demon Soul is a trade accessory only gotten through Battlegen and provides +2 Luck. The Demon Feather is also a trade accessory that can either be bought or gotten through the Duel Colosseum Falcon Course, and also provides +2 Luck.
The Demon's Rod, Demonsbane, Demon's Shield, Demon's Vest, Demon Mail, and Demon's Gloves represent Demon equipment. All but the Demon's Rod and Demon's Vest are level 30 equipment, with Demon's Rod being a level 90 exclusive weapon for Golbez and the Demon's Vest a level 100 chestplate.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
demon is "an evil spirit or devil, especially one thought to possess a person or act as a tormentor in hell".A