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A holy knight's sword said to have been forged by spirits.
Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions description
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy X
- 1.2 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.3 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.4 Final Fantasy XIII
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.6 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Legend III
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.10 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy
- 1.11 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 1.15 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
The Durandal is a high-level sword for Paladins, won as a possible prize from certain KSNM battlefield events.
In the original version, Durandal is the strongest one-handed sword with an Attack power of 99. Durandal grants the user +5 to Evasion like all swords, and has a combo rate of 5%. Swords are among the slower weapons to use.
The Durandal is known as "Well-forged Blade" in the Bazaar and costs 21,600 gil after selling Lifewick x3, Emperor Scale x2, and Leshach Halcyon x1. Its license, which costs 80 LP, can be found in the mid-right section of weapon license area, next to the Stoneblade.
In the Zodiac versions, it provides 99 Attack, 5 Evade, 32 CT, 5% combo rate, and requires the Swords 9 license for 90 LP. It can be found as a treasure in Cerobi Steppe (The Terraced Bank), dropped by Velelu (1% chance), and uncommonly stolen from Rikken in Trial Mode Stage 86. It can be equipped by the Time Battlemage and Knight classes.
The more powerful version, Simha (Durandal A in International) provides 103 Attack, 15 Evade, 32 CT, 10% combo rate, and requires the Sword 9 license for 90 LP. It is obtained from the Bazaar by selling Ring Wyrm Scale x4, Lifewick x3, and a Leshach Halcyon, and rarely stolen from Rikken in Trial Mode. Neither the Durandal nor Simha are the strongest one-handed sword, being trumped by the Great Trango.
Fabled sword of saintly glory.
A symbol of honor, the ceremonial blade is bestowed on soldiers who distinguish themselves in battle.
The Durandal is a rank 6 model of a gunblade for Lightning. It is obtained by upgrading a Hauteclaire with a Uraninite, and, while giving great stats, has the ability "Stagger Lock", limiting its use somewhat. It is in the Gestalt synthesis group. At max level is dismantles into Chobham Armor (x18), Cobaltite (x2), and a Hauteclaire.
|Level||Strength||Magic||Current Exp.||Exp. To Next Level||Exp. To ★|
|Durandal||Swords||232||3||Max MP: +11|
Dark Resistance: 33%
|Find: Costlemark Tower ()|
Shop: Meldacio Hunter HQ, Ch.14: Hammerhead, Kingsglaive Base Camp (Windows/Royal Edition)
A one-handed sword infused with holy light. It is deadly when used against daemons, who fear all that is sacred.
The Durandal can be obtained via Rendezvous in the War of the Lions version. It has an attack power of 26 with a Weapon Defense of 40. It is a Holy-elemental weapon and it adds Protect and Shell on the wearer. In the mobile version it can be purchased for 5 gil at any Poacher after completing the game at least once.
In the PSP version, they can be bought from the SPP Post for 20000 SPP after unlocking 1 ticket on the Square Enix Members site or by exchanging 5 tickets on the Square Enix Members site. They sell for 10000 gil. In the HD version, they can be obtained after landing 300 Killsight strikes with Machina. They cost 5000 SPP and sell for 2500 gil.
Durend has a mystic sword icon before its name. It is one of the four Mystic Swords, being the second weakest, only more powerful than the Mystic Sword Emperor. It deals Mystic-elemental damage, causing double damage against certain bosses and undead enemies. It can even harm enemies who are strong against physical damage.
Durandal is the second best sword providing 105 Attack and 20 Hit Rate. It is effective against dragons. It can be equipped by Jobless, Warrior, Red Mage, Dragoon, Memorist, Paladin, and Dark Knight jobs. It can be picked up after felling Despair.
While in his EX Mode, Vaan wields the Durandal for his sword attack. The Durandal is also a level 90 greatsword that provides +64 Attack, -1 Defense, and +7% Physical Damage. It can be obtained by trading 1 gil, Delight of Conflict, and Soldier's Hope x2 in the Labyrinth.
A sword brought from the distant world of Ivalice. The blade is covered in detailed engravings, while the sword as a whole shines dully. It is perhaps most notable for its squared tip. While it is apparently merely a replica of a famous Ivalician holy sword, it boasts a tremendously sharp edge almost on par with the real thing.
A large sword once wielded by a great hero. It's [sic] name means the immortal blade. There is a story about a hero who, when on the brink of death, in order for the durandal not to fall in enemy hands slammed it to the floor which actually caused the floor to split open. It is unclear whether or not this anecdote is true, but there is no denying the pin-point sharpness this holy blade boasts.
Durandal (FFXII) is a sword obtained as the Super Trust Master reward from Seeker of Freedom Vaan. It provides 163 ATK, 30% physical evasion, and increases chance of being targeted by 30%.
Durandal is a Great Sword obtained during the Final Fantasy Tactics event, The Auracite Chosen. It provides 74 ATK and is Light-elemental.
Non-Final Fantasy appearances[edit | edit source]
Durendal is a greatsword that can be equipped by Ibuki.
The renowned sword of the legendary hero Roland. Its name means "eternal blade." Of all the weapons Yulyana took from the Orthodoxy, Durandal is said to have been the most perilous, but try as he might to destroy it, he failed to cause so much as a scratch.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Durendal is a holy sword in The Song of Roland, an old French literary piece. The sword is said to contain within its hilt one tooth of Saint Peter, blood of Saint Basil, a hair of Saint Denis, and a piece of the raiment of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is said to be able to cut solid boulders in half with a single strike.