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A soothing tonic for the voiceless.
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description
Echo Herbs (山彦草, yamabiko-sō?, lit. echo herbs), also known as Echo Grass, Echo Screen (山彦煙幕, Yamabiko enmoku?, lit. echo smokescreen), and Echo Drops, is a recurring item in the Final Fantasy series. It can be obtained at a cheap price early in the games and cures the Silence status.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.4 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.5 Final Fantasy VII
- 1.6 Final Fantasy VII Remake
- 1.7 Final Fantasy VIII
- 1.8 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.9 Final Fantasy X
- 1.10 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.11 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.12 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.15 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.16 Bravely Default
- 1.17 Bravely Second: End Layer
- 1.18 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.19 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 1.20 Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon
- 2 Gallery
- 3 Trivia
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Echo Grass did not originally appear until the Dawn of Souls remake.
|Buy||Elfheim and beyond except Melmond.|
|Buy||All item shops except Vikings' Cove.|
|Find||Tower of Owen (x3)|
|Steal||Pugman, Blood Bat|
|Drop||Pugman, Blood Bat|
|Buy||Mysidia, Agart, and most shops in the Underworld|
|Find||Troia Castle (x2)|
|Drop||Desert Sahagin (2D and 3D), Adamantoise (2D and 3D), Amoeba (2D only)|
Echo Herbs can be bought in all stores, and acquired in various other ways.
The Silence status was probably suppose to persist even after the battle since Echo Screen is usable out of battle or it might simply be the developer's oversight.
|Buy||South Figaro and beyond.|
|Find||[WoB] Thamasa - Barrel|
|Buy||Midgar (Shinra HQ), Wall Market, Kalm, Junon, Gold Saucer, Cosmo Canyon, Gongaga, Nibelheim, Mideel, Bone Village, Corel Prison|
|Steal||Hammer Blaster, Dorky Face|
|Drop||Armored Golem, Eligor, Hippogriff, Thunderbird|
|Buy||All item shops|
|Refine||Silence Powder x1 = Echo Screen x3 (ST Med-RF)|
|Buy||All item shops except Dali.|
|Steal||Magic Vice, Mandragora, Nymph, Ring Leader, Soldier (A), Soldier (B), Vice|
|Drop||Adamantoise, Axe Beak, Clipper, Dragonfly, Ghost, Gigan Toad (A), Goblin, Goblin Mage, Grimlock Blue, Jabberwock, Mu, Myconid, Sneaker Bat, Tiamat (Crystal World), Trick Sparrow, Type C, Vepal (Green), Vice, Wraith (Blue Flame), Wraith (Red Flame), Ladybug (Friendly)|
60 can be used to customize Silencetouch to a weapon.
|Buy||From Luca onwards; available Spira-wide after obtaining the airship.|
|Other||Prize: Blitzball Tournaments (usually 2nd prize)|
|Cost||Varies (nominally 50 gil)|
|Buy||All item shops|
|Find||(Chapter 1) Mi'ihen Highroad (chapter 1/2/5), Djose Temple (chapter 1/2), Thunder Plains (chapter 1/2/3/4)|
|Steal||Aculeate, Cephalotus, Purpurea (normal and Oversoul), Vespa|
|Drop||Aculeate, Cephalotus, Purpurea|
Echo Drops can be bought from most merchants and found in treasure caskets throughout Vana'diel.
|Buy||Rabanastre, Lowtown Merchants, Nalbina, Bhujerba, Jahara, Eruyt, Mt Bur-Omisace, Mosphoran Highwaste, Old Archades, Archades, Nam-Yensa Sandsea, Leviathan, Balfonheim, Phon Coast|
Use echo herbs to restore a unit's power of speech, permitting them to cast magicks once again.
The ability required to use it can be learned from the Chemist job for 120 JP.
|Also called||Echo Grass (PS)|
|Buy||All shops, after battle at Mandalia Plains (visit Eagrose Castle after).|
|Find||Use Treasure Hunter at Windmill Hut, Brigands' Den, Castled City of Zaland, Clockwork City of Goug, Golgollada Gallows and Merchant City of Dorter.|
Drink this potion to break the silence.
|Effect||Removes Silence status.|
A herbal medicine used with minimal preparation. The leaves are ground up and swallowed to cure throat ailments.
Echo Herbs cure the target of silence. It can be bought from Caldisla, Ancheim, Comrade, Florem, Grandship, Hartschild, Starkfort, Eternia, and the Adventurer (Norende Village Trader Shop Lv. 3) for 25 pg. It can be found in the Ruins of Centro Keep, Vestment Cave, Harena Ruins and as a reward for tutorial quests.
When used in compounding:
- Echo Herbs + Echo Herbs = Echo Herbs
- Echo Herbs + Remedy = Remedy
- Echo Herbs + Elixir = Elixir
- Echo Herbs + Megalixir = Megalixir
- Echo Herbs + Potion, Hi-Potion, or X-Potion = Cure Silence
- Echo Herbs + Ether or Turbo Ether = Resist Silence
- Echo Herbs + Wakeup Bell, Balsam, Antidote, or Phoenix Down = Smelling Salts
A curious herb that can restore a person's voice, to the point of making one want to shout at the top of one's lungs. With chanting an essential part of spell-casting, losing the ability to speak can subdue even the most potent of magics. As such, the wises mages make sure to carry an ample supply of this herb, with many going so far as to grow them in their private gardens.