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This is a list of the weapons in Final Fantasy V. The primary names are the names given in the Advance and subsequent releases. Other supported translations are listed beneath. To see which titles exist in which version, see the translations page.

Some weapons have traits that are not mentioned in the item menu description. See the equipment bugs article for more details.

Weapons have a 0% critical hit rate unless otherwise specified.

Axes[edit | edit source]

FFV Axe Icon iOS.png

Axes can be equipped by Freelancers, Berserkers and Gladiators. Axes deal damage based on Strength. Axes will randomly deal anywhere between 50% to 150% of its listed damage and only takes 25% of the target's Defense into calculations instead of normal Defense values.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Battle Axe Battle Axe - FF5.png FFV iOS Battle Axe.png Battleaxe.jpg 650 23 80 Buy: Walse
Steal: Bio Soldier
Axe made for combat. Can be used two-handed.
Ogre Killer
(Cleaver)
(Ogre)
Ogrekiller - FF5.png Ogreaxe.jpg 3200 33 80 Buy: Jachol
Axe effective against giants. Can be used two-handed.
Death Sickle
(DoomCut)
Death Sickle - FF5.png FFV iOS Death Sickle.png Deathsickle.jpg 43 80 Drop: Berserker, Harvester
Steal: Mykale
33% chance of inflicting Instant Death.
Axe that sometimes finishes enemies in one blow. Can be used two-handed.
Poison Axe Poison Axe - FF5.png FFV iOS Poison Axe.png Poisonaxe.jpg 9600 48 80 Buy: Castle Surgate
Drop: Bio Soldier (summoned by Zephyrus)
Steal: Reflect Knight
Poison elemental. 67% chance of casting Poison.
Axe that sometimes poisons enemies. Can be used two-handed.
Rune Axe Rune Axe - FF5.png FFV iOS Rune Axe.png Runeaxe.jpg 71 90 Find: Sealed Castle
Magic +3. Consumes 5 MP to add 10 more Attack Power and adds the Magic stat to the damage formula.
Axe that uses MP for critical hits. Can be used two-handed.
Titan's Axe
(Double Axe)
(Giant's)
Titan's Axe - FF5.png FFV iOS Titan's Axe.png Giantaxe.jpg 91 90 Steal: Twintania
Find: Istory Falls
Huge axe once used by giants. Can be used two-handed.
Earthbreaker Earthbreaker - FF5.png FFV iOS Earthbreaker.png 133 80 Steal: Ironclad
Advance Only. Strength +5, Stamina +5, Agility -5, Magic -5
Axe bearing tremendous destructive power. Can be used two-handed.

Bells[edit | edit source]

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Bells can be equipped by Freelancers and Geomancers. The Diamond Bell and the Tinklebell deal damage based on the user's Agility and Magic, the target's Magic Defense, and will randomly deal anywhere between 100% to 150% of its listed damage for the GBA version or between 50% to 100% for the SNES version. The Gaia Bell and the Rune Bell use the Axe damage formula.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Diamond Bell
(Monster Bell)
(Giyaman)
Diamond Bell - FF5.png FFV iOS Diamond Bell.png Giyaman.jpg 500 24 100 Buy: Karnak
Find: Tycoon
Does not work if user is Silenced. Full damage from back row.
Demons hate the sounds of its chime. Full power from back row.
Gaia's Bell
(Earth Bell)
Diamond Bell - FF5.png FFV iOS Gaia's Bell.png Earthbell.jpg 35 99 Find: Sealed Castle
Increases Earth-elemental damage by 50%. 25% chance of casting Quake. Full damage from the back row.
Bell infused with the power of earth. Full power from back row.
Rune Chime Rune Chime - FF5.png FFV iOS Rune Chime.png Runebell.jpg 45 99 Drop: Baldanders
Consumes 5 MP to add 10 more Attack Power and add the Magic stat to the damage formula. Raises power of all elemental magic except Water by 50%. Does not do full damage from back row despite the in-game description.
Bell that uses MP for critical hits. Full power from back row.
Tinklebell
(Tinker Bell)
Tinklebell - FF5.png FFV iOS Tinklebell.png 55 100 Drop: Twintania
Does not work if user is Silenced. Full damage from back row.
Mysterious bell named for a fairy. Full power from back row.

Boomerangs[edit | edit source]

FFV Boomerang Icon iOS.png

Boomerangs can be equipped by Freelancers, Thieves, Ninjas and Mimes. Boomerangs deal damage based on Strength and Agility but due to a bug, Agility will only add 0 or 1 to the damage modifier.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Moonring Blade
(Crescent)
Moonring Blade - FF5.png FFV iOS Moonring Blade.png Fullmoon.jpg 1100 35 95 Buy: Phantom Village
Steal: Belphegor
Find: Fire-Powered Ship, Ronka Ruins
Long Range
Throwing weapon with a sharp, ringed blade. Full power from back row.
Rising Sun
(Razor Ring)
Rising Sun - FF5.png FFV iOS Rising Sun.png Risingsun.jpg 1100 71 90 Steal: Belphegor
Find: Island Shrine
Long Range
Throwing weapon with a jagged, sharp blade. Full power from back row.
Twin Lance
(Double Lance)
Twin Lance - FF5.png FFV iOS Twin Lance.png Twinlancer.jpg 10800 61 100 Buy: Phantom Village
Drop: King Behemoth
Steal: Objet d'Art
Find: Castle Exdeath
Hits twice in one attack. Double damage when used with Jump. Uses the Spear damage formula.
Special lance that cuts enemies twice. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.

Bows[edit | edit source]

FFV Bows Icon iOS.png

Bows can be equipped by Freelancers, Rangers and Gladiators. They are long range and as such ignore damage reduction in the back row. Bows deal damage based on Strength and Agility but due to a bug, Agility will only add 0 or 1 to the damage modifier. Bows only take 50% of the target's Evade into calculations.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Rune Bow
(Magic Bow)
(Mafuuji)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Mafuujibow.jpg 10000 0 100 Buy: Phantom Village
Drop: Gilgamesh (Entrance to N-Zone)
33% chance to cast Silence. Deals no damage.
Bow that sometimes silences enemies.
Silver Bow Silver Bow - FF5.png Silver Bow FFV iOS.png Silverbow.jpg 1500 38 70 Buy: Jachol
Steal: Mykale
Common bow. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Flame Bow
(Fire Bow)
Flame Bow - FF5.png Flame Bow FFV iOS.png Firebow.jpg 2500 39 70 Buy: Crescent
Drop: Liquid Flame (Tornado form)
Fire elemental.
Bow infused with the power of fire. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Frost Bow
(Ice Bow)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Frost Bow FFV iOS.png 2500 39 70 Buy: Crescent
Drop: Cray Claw
Ice elemental
Bow infused with the power of ice. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Thunder Bow
(Lightning Bow)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Thunder Bow FFV iOS.png Boltbow.jpg 2500 39 70 Buy: Crescent
Lightning elemental
Bow infused with the power of lightning. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Dark Bow
(Darkness)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Dark Bow FFV iOS.png Darkbow.jpg 3800 43 70 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Drop: Enchanted Fan
66% chance to inflict Blind
Bow that sometimes blinds enemies. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Killer Bow
(Crossbow)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Killer Bow FFV iOS.png Killerbow.jpg 5000 49 70 Buy: Quelb
Steal: Ghidra
8% chance to inflict Instant Death (even on the undead).
Bow that can take out enemies in a single shot. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Elven Bow
(Elfin Bow)
Elven Bow - FF5.png FFV iOS Fairy's Bow.png Elvenbow.jpg 7500 56 90 Buy: Moore
Steal: Berserker
15% chance of a critical hit.
Wooden bow made by elves. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Hayate Bow
(Gale Bow)
(Gust)
Silver Bow - FF5.png Galebow.jpg 69 80 Find: Castle Exdeath
Drop: Abductor
Steal: Poison Eagle
25% chance to use Rapid Fire when attacking
Bow that sometimes attacks multiple times. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Aevis Killer
(Ab Splitter)
(Avis)
Silver Bow - FF5.png 91 100 Drop: Tot Aevis
Steal: Tot Aevis
Find: Phoenix Tower F25
100% chance of a critical hit vs Aevis enemies
Bow effective against aevises. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Yoichi's Bow
(Yoichi)
Yoichi Bow - FF5.png Yoichis Bow FFV iOS.png Yoichibow.jpg 101 90 Find: Sealed Castle
Strength +3. Agility +3. 30% chance of a critical hit.
Bow once used by a famous marksman. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Artemis' Bow
(Artemis)
Yoichi Bow - FF5.png Artemis Bow.jpg 111 100 Find: Istory Falls
Steal: Dragon Aevis
100% chance of a critical hit vs Magic Beasts
Bow effective against magic beasts. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Fairy's Bow Fairy's Bow - FF5.png FFV iOS Fairy's Bow.png 130 100 Drop: Grand Aevis
Advance Only. 12% chance of inflicting Confuse
Mysterious bow that sometimes confuses enemies. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.

Hammers[edit | edit source]

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Hammers can be equipped by Freelancers and Berserkers. Hammers deal damage based Strength. Hammers will randomly deal anywhere between 50% to 150% of its listed damage and only takes 25% of the target's Defense into calculations instead of normal Defense values.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Mythril Hammer Mythril Hammer - FF5.png Mithrilhammer.jpg 1050 28 80 Buy: Karnak
Steal: Drippy
Hammer forged from mythril. Can be used two-handed.
War Hammer
(Warhammer)
War Hammer - FF5.png Warhammer.jpg 6400 38 80 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Steal: Bio Soldier, Reflect Knight
Hammer made for combat. Can be used two-handed.
Gaia Hammer
(Earth Hammer)
Mythril Hammer - FF5.png FFV iOS Gaia Hammer.png Earthhammer.jpg 12800 58 80 Find: Pyramid of Moore (Monster-in-a-box: The Damneds / Steel Fists)
Buy: Phantom Village
Steal: Titan
25% chance of casting Quake on hit. Boosts Earth elemental attacks by 50%. Long Range
Hammer that sometimes causes earthquakes. Can be used two-handed.
Thor's Hammer War Hammer - FF5.png FFV iOS Thor's Hammer.png Thorhammer.jpg 81 80 Steal: Death Claw
Find: Interdimensional Rift
Long Range
Hammer named for a god. Full power from back row. Can be used two-handed.

Harps[edit | edit source]

FFV Harps Icon iOS.png

Harps can be equipped by Freelancers and Bards. They deal full damage even from the back row. The Apollo Harp deals damage based on the attacker's Magic stat and the defender's Magic Defense. Other harps deal percentile damage based on the target's current HP, and automatically fail against Heavy-type monsters (such as most bosses).

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Silver Harp Silver Harp - FF5.png FFV iOS Silver Harp.png Silverharp.jpg 800 0 99 Buy: Crescent
Damage dealt equal to 1/16 current HP.
Basic harp. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Dream Harp
(Gust)
Dream Harp - FF5.png FFV iOS Dream Harp.png Dreamharp.jpg 1600 0 99 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Steal: Traveler
Drop: Traveler
Damage dealt equal to 2/16 current HP and inflicts Sleep.
Harp that weaves a sleep-inducing melody. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Lamia's Harp
(Lamia)
Dream Harp - FF5.png Lamiaharp.jpg 0 99 Drop: Lemure
Find: Castle of Bal
Damage dealt equal to 3/16 current HP and inflicts Confuse.
Harp that weaves a confusion-inducing melody. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
Apollo's Harp
(Apollon)
Apollo's Harp - FF5.png Apollos Harp FFV iOS.png Apollon.jpg 75 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Magic-based damage and deals x8 damage to Dragon and Undead enemies.
Harp effective against dragons and undead. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.

Katanas[edit | edit source]

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SwordM-ffv-icon.png

Katanas can be equipped by Freelancers and Samurais. They deal damage based on Strength, and they are among the few weapons that can score critical hits.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Ashura
(Katana)
Ashura - FF5.png Ashura FFV iOS.png Ashura.jpg 5800 42 100 Buy: Jachol, Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Steal: Numb Blade
12% chance of Critical hit
Katana named after the avatar of war. Can be used two-handed.
Wind Slash
(Wind Sword)
(Air Blade)
Wind Slash - FF5.png Airblade.jpg 44 100 Find: Drakenvale
12% chance of Critical hit

Wind elemental. 12% chance of casting Wind Slash. Increases power of Wind elemental attacks by 50%.

Katana also know as "Kamaitachi". Can be used two-handed.
Osafune
(Bizen's Pride)
(Bizen)
Wind Slash - FF5.png 8800 51 100 Buy: Castle Surgate
12% chance of a Critical hit
Katana forged by a master swordsmith. Can be used two-handed.
Kotetsu Ashura - FF5.png Kotetsu.jpg 58 100 Drop: Numb Blade
Find: Castle Exdeath
12% chance of a Critical hit
Shorter katana with emphasis on ease of use. Can be used two-handed.
Kiku-Ichimonji
(Ichimonji)
(Kiku)
Ashura - FF5.png Kikuichimonji.jpg 14800 87 100 Buy: Phantom Village, Great Sea Trench
Steal: Ninja
12% chance of a Critical hit
Katana with a chrysanthemum engraved on its sheath. Can be used two-handed.
Murasame
(Monster Killer)
Ashura - FF5.png 97 100 Drop: Twintania
Steal: Rukh
25% chance of a critical hit.
Katana with a high critical hit ratio. Can be used two-handed.
Masamune Ashura - FF5.png Masamune FFV iOS.png 107 100 Find: Sealed Castle
15% chance of a Critical hit. User always goes first in battle. Casts Haste when used as an item.
Katana that always strikes first. Can be used two-handed.
Murakumo
(Strato)
Wind Slash - FF5.png Heavencloud.jpg 117 100 Steal: Yojimbo, Neo Exdeath (front section)
20% chance of a Critical hit
Legendary katana. Can be used two-handed.
Mutsunokami Wind Slash - FF5.png 142 100 Find: Sealed Temple (Lethe Court - Shadowed Gate)
Advance Only. 50% chance of a Critical hit
Phantom sword shrouded in mystery. Can be used two-handed.

Knight swords[edit | edit source]

FFV Knight Sword Icon iOS.png

Knight swords can be equipped by Freelancers, Knights and Gladiators. Like regular swords, they deal damage based on Strength.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Flametongue
(Flame Saber)
Flametongue - FF5.png FFV iOS Flametongue.png Flametongue.jpg 10000 63 100 Buy: Phantom Village
Steal: Achelon
Find: Great Forest of Moore
Fire elemental
Sword infused with the power of fire. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Icebrand
(Blizzard)
Icebrand - FF5.png Icebrand FFV iOS.png Icebrand.jpg 11000 65 100 Buy: Phantom Village
Drop: Sword Dancer
Find: Castle Exdeath
Ice elemental
Sword infused with the power of ice. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Blood Sword Blood Sword - FF5.png FFV iOS Blood Sword.png Bloodsword.jpg 84 25 Steal: King Behemoth
Find: Barrier Tower*(Monster-in-a-box), Interdimensional Rift
Magic +5. Absorbs damage as HP. Deals Magic Damage. Damage grows with higher Magic value. Damage reduced by Shell. Full power from Back Row. Cannot be used Two-handed.
Sword that saps target's HP.
Defender Broadsword - FF5.png Defender FFV iOS.png DefenderWeapon.jpg 99 100 Steal: Landcrawler, Sea Devil
Find: Fork Tower (Right)
25% chance to block attacks. Casts Protect when used as an item.
Blade that sometimes parries enemy attacks. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Excalibur Broadsword - FF5.png Excalibur FFV iOS.png Excalibur.jpg 110 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Strength +5. Holy elemental
Legendary holy sword. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Ragnarok Ragnarok - FF5.png FFV iOS Ragnarok.png RagnarokWeapon.jpg 140 100 Drop: Shinryu
Steal: Neo Exdeath (Back section)
Sword with runes of the gods carved in its surface. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Apocalypse Apocalypse - FF5.png FFV iOS Apocalypse.png 145 100 Find: Sealed Temple
Advance Only. Strength & Stamina +3
Great sword forged by the Ancients. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Brave Blade Longsword - FF5.png Braveblade.jpg ≤ 150 100 Find: Moore
Strength +5. Weakens the more the user runs from battle.
Loses effectiveness as its wielder runs from battle. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.

Knives[edit | edit source]

FFV Knife Icon iOS.png

Knives can be equipped by all jobs, except Monks, White Mages and Oracles. Knives deal damage based on Strength and Agility but due to a bug, Agility will only add 0 or 1 to the damage modifier. Knives only take 50% of the target's Evade into calculations.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Knife Knife - FF5.png 7 100 Initial: Lenna
Short knife. Can be used with Spellblade.
Dagger
(Dirk)
Knife - FF5.png Dagger.jpg 300 14 100 Buy: Carwen, Walse
Win: Skeleton
Initial: Faris
Knife with a long blade. Can be used with Spellblade.
Mythril Knife
(Mithril)
Mythril Knife - FF5.png Mythril Knife FFV iOS.png Mythrilknife.jpg 450 23 100 Buy: Karnak, Walse
Steal: Wyvern
Knife forged from mythril. Can be used with Spellblade.
Mage Masher
(Mash Slasher)
Knife - FF5.png Magemash.jpg 900 31 100 Buy: Jachol
Steal: Sorcerer
Magic +1. 33% chance of inflicting Silence
Knife that sometimes silences enemies. Can be used with Spellblade.
Main Gauche
(Hunting Knife)
(Guardian)
Knife - FF5.png MainGauche.jpg 36 100 Steal: Mindflayer
Find: Karnak Castle (Monster-in-a-box), Moore
25% chance of blocking attacks.
Knife that sometimes blocks enemy attacks. Can be used with Spellblade.
Orichalcum Dirk
(Halcyon Blade)
(Orialcon)
Orichalcum Dirk - FF5.png Orichalcum Dirk FFV iOS.png Orichalcon.jpg 3400 41 100 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Knife forged from orichalcum. Can be used with Spellblade.
Dancing Dagger
(Dancing Dirk)
Knife - FF5.png Dancing.jpg 51 100 Find: Moogle Village
Steal: Shadow Dancer
Agility & Magic +1. 50% chance to use Dance.
Dagger infused with the soul of a dancer. Can be used with Spellblade.
Air Knife
(Air Lancet)
Air Knife - FF5.png Air Knife FFV iOS.png Airknife.jpg 6800 56 100 Buy: Moore
Steal: Moss Fungus
Wind elemental. Increases power of Wind elemental attacks by 50%.
Knife infused with the power of wind. Can be used with Spellblade.
Thief Knife Knife - FF5.png Theifknife.jpg 66 100 Find: Phantom Village
Agility +1. 50% chance of Mug.
Sometimes allows the wielder to steal while attacking. Can be used with Spellblade.
Assassin Dagger Assassin's Dagger - FF5.png Assassin Dagger FFV iOS.png Assassin.jpg 81 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Agility +1. 25% chance of Instant Death
Dagger that sometimes finishes enemy in one blow. Can be used with Spellblade.
Man-Eater
(ManEater)
Knife - FF5.png Maneater.jpg 89 100 Steal: Alchymia
Find: Interdimensional Rift
Can only be equipped by Dancers and Freelancers. Strength, Agility, Stamina & Magic +2. 100% chance of a critical hit vs Humans. Double damage when used with Jump. Uses the Spear damage formula.
Knife effective against humans.
Gladius Knife - FF5.png 118 100 Find: Sealed Temple (Arena)
Advance Only. Agility +2. Holy elemental
Blade infused with the power of divine judgment. Can be used with Spellblade.
Chicken Knife Knife - FF5.png Chickenknife.jpg ≤ 127 100 Find: Moore
Agility +5. Power increases as user runs away from battle, up to a maximum of 127 attack. 25% chance of escaping from battle when attacking. This Knife is the only one that will properly use the Agility stat to calculate damage, making it far more powerful than it looks.
Gains strength as the wielder runs from battle. Can be used with Spellblade.

Rods[edit | edit source]

FFV Rod Icon iOS.png

Rods can be equipped by Freelancers, Black Mages, Time Mages, Summoners, Blue Mages, Red Mages, Necromancers and Mimes. Rods will randomly deal anywhere between 0% to 200% of its listed damage based on the attacker's Magic stat and the defender's Magic Defense stat and deal full damage from the back row.

Wonder Wand will cast spells in a specified order, starting from Cure up to Osmose, and then loops back to Cure. It can also be used when the Mute spell has been cast.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Wonder Wand Rod - FF5.png Wonderrod.jpg 0 100 Find: Fork Tower (Left)
Steal: Exdeath
Magic +2. Casts spells instead of attacking; contrary to its description, the spells are not random. It casts spells in order from Cure, Poisona, Silence, Protect, Mini, Cura, Raise, Confuse, Blink, Shell, Esuna, Curaga, Reflect, Berserk, Arise, Holy, Dispel, Fire, Blizzard, Thunder, Poison, Sleep, Toad, Fira, Blizzara, Thundara, Drain, Break, Bio, Firaga, Blizzaga, Thundaga, Flare, Death, and finally, Osmose, then loops back around to Cure; its position in its list is saved between battles. Casts Return when used as an item.
Wand that randomly casts spells. Full power from back row.
Rod
(Wooden Rod)
Rod - FF5.png Rod FFV iOS.png Rod.jpg 200 8 70 Buy: Carwen, Tule
Drop: Mani Wizard
Steal: Ricard Mage
Magic +1.
Magical rod. Full power from back row.
Flame Rod Flame Rod - FF5.png Flame Rod FFV iOS.png Flamerod.jpg 750 16 80 Buy: Karnak
Find: Karnak
Drop: Liquid Flame, Ricard Mage
Fire elemental. Casts Firaga when used as an item and breaks afterwards. Increases power of Fire elemental attacks by 50%.
Rod that sometimes casts Firaga. Full power from back row.
Frost Rod Frost Rod - FF5.png Ice Rod FFV iOS.png Icerod.jpg 750 16 80 Buy: Karnak
Steal: Shiva
Find: Carwen
Ice elemental. Casts Blizzaga when used as an item and breaks afterwards. Increases power of Ice elemental attacks by 50%.
Rod that sometimes casts Blizzaga. Full power from back row.
Thunder Rod
(Lightning Rod)
Thunder Rod - FF5.png Thunder Rod FFV iOS.png Litrod.jpg 750 16 80 Buy: Karnak
Steal: Yellow Dragon
Lightning elemental. Casts Thundaga when used as an item and breaks afterwards. Increases power of Lightning elemental attacks by 50%.
Rod that sometimes casts Thundaga. Full power from back row.
Lilith Rod
(Power Rod)
(Lillith)
Lilith Rod - FF5.png Lilith Rod FFV iOS.png Lilithrod.jpg 30 80 Steal: Farfarello
Find: Interdimensional Rift (Forest)
Magic +3. 25% chance of using Osmose. Deals no damage and has the effect of the Flirt command.
Rod that sometimes saps target's MP. Full power from back row.
Poison Rod Poison Rod - FF5.png Poison Rod FFV iOS.png Poisonrod.jpg 1500 32 80 Buy: Quelb
Steal: Black Warlock
Poison elemental. Casts Bio when used as an item and breaks afterwards. Increases power of Poison elemental attacks by 50%.
Rod that sometimes casts Bio. Full power from back row.
Magus Rod
(Wizard)
Rod - FF5.png Magus Rod FFV iOS.png Wizard Rod.jpg 40 80 Find: Sealed Castle
Fire/Ice/Lightning elemental. Raises power of all elemental magic except Water and Holy by 50%.
Staff that increases the power of elemental spells. Full power from back row.
Demon's Rod Lilith Rod - FF5.png 55 90 Find: Sealed Temple
Advance Only. Magic +2, Poison elemental. 16% chance of inflicting Instant Death.
Dark rod infused with poison. Full power from back row.

Short swords[edit | edit source]

FFV Short Sword Icon iOS.png

Short swords can be equipped by Freelancers and Ninjas. They deal damage based on Strength and Agility but due to a bug, Agility will only add 0 or 1 to the damage modifier. Short swords only take 50% of the target's Evade into calculations.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Kunai
(Ninja Knife)
Knife - FF5.png FFV iOS Kunai.png Kunai.jpg 600 29 100 Buy: Karnak, Lix
Agility +1
Small blade favored by ninjas. Can be used with Spellblade.
Kodachi
(Cluster)
Knife - FF5.png Kodachi FFV iOS.png Kodachi.jpg 5100 46 100 Buy: Quelb
Agility +1
Lightweight katana favored by ninjas. Can be used with Spellblade.
Sasuke's Katana
(Sasuke)
Knife - FF5.png Sasukes Katana FFV iOS.png Sasuke.jpg 99 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Agility +1. 25% chance to block attacks.
Legendary katana that sometimes blocks attacks. Can be used with Spellblade.
Kagenui Knife - FF5.png 126 100 Find: Sealed Temple (Heart of Ronka B1)
Advance Only. Agility +3. 25% chance of inflicting Stop
Secret ninja blade that sometimes stops enemies. Can be used with Spellblade.

Spears[edit | edit source]

FFV Spear Icon iOS.png

Spears can be equipped by Freelancers, Dragoons and Gladiators. They deal damage based on Strength, and deal double damage with the Jump command.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Spear Partisan - FF5.png Spear.jpg 25 100 Steal: Shell Bear
Agility +1
Basic spear. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Mythril Spear
(Mythril Pike)
(Mithril)
Mythril Spear - FF5.png Mythril Spear FFV iOS.png Mithrilspear.jpg 790 30 100 Buy: Karnak
Spear forged from mythril. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Trident Trident - FF5.png FFV iOS Trident.png Trident.jpg 2700 38 100 Buy: Jachol
Drop: Enkidu
Steal: Corbett, Dragon Aevis, Gilgamesh, Dhorme Chimera
Lightning elemental
Tri-pronged lance infused with the power of lightning. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Wind Spear Wind Spear - FF5.png Windspear.jpg 5400 44 100 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Steal: Manticore
Wind elemental
Spear infused with the power of wind. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Heavy Lance
(Short Spear)
Partisan - FF5.png Heavylance.jpg 8100 54 100 Buy: Castle Surgate
Lance with a wide tip. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Javelin Partisan - FF5.png Javelin.jpg 55 100 Steal: Sand Bear
Strength +1
Short spear made for ease of use. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Partisan Partisan - FF5.png Partisan.jpg 10200 62 100 Buy: Phantom Village
Steal: Ziggurat Gigas
Find: Castle Exdeath
Beautiful yet deadly spear. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Holy Lance Holy Lance - FF5.png Holy Lance FFV iOS.png Holyspear.jpg 109 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Strength +3. Holy elemental
Spear infused with holy power. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Dragon Lance
(Hiryuu)
Dragon Lance - FF5.png Dragon Lance FFV iOS.png Hiryuulance.jpg 119 100 Steal: Crystal Dragon, Jura Aevis, Neo Exdeath (Middle section)
100% chance of a critical hit vs Dragons
Spear effective against dragons. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.
Longinus Longinus - FF5.png FFV iOS Longinus.png 132 100 Find: Sealed Temple (Hall of Tranquility)
Advance,Steam and Android versions Only. Strength +2
Legendary lance meant to pass judgment on the world. Doubles power of Jump attacks with equipped.

Staves[edit | edit source]

FFV Staff Icon iOS.png

Staves can be equipped by Freelancers, White Mages, Time Mages, Red Mages, Chemists, Oracles and Mimes. Different staves use different damage formulas. The Light Staff, Staff of Judgment and Sage's Staff deal damage based on the attacker's Magic stat and the target's Magic Defense. The Staff, Flail, Morning Star and Mace of Zeus use the Axe damage formula, and benefit from Two-Handed.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Power Staff Staff - FF5.png Strengthstaff.jpg 0 100 Drop: Black Warlock
Strength +5. Inflicts no damage, but casts Berserk on target.
Staff that drives targets berserk.
Healing Staff
(Cure)
Staff - FF5.png Curestaff.jpg 0 100 Drop: Alte Roite
Steal: Sleepy, Chrono Controller
Find: Tycoon
Magic +2. Casts Cura when attacking a target.
Staff infused with the power of healing.
Staff Staff - FF5.png Staff.jpg 200 9 95 Buy: Carwen, Tule
Steal: Metamorph
Can be double-gripped, although this isn't mentioned in the menu description.
Basic staff. Can be used two-handed.
Flail Flail - FF5.png FFV iOS Flail.png Flail.jpg 780 16 70 Buy: Karnak
Steal: Atomos
Find: Ship Graveyard
Long Range
Mace even mages can wield. Full power from back row. Can be used two-handed.
Staff of Light
(Lumino-Staff)
Staff - FF5.png Lightstaff.jpg 30 100 Drop: Metamorph
Steal: Halicarnassus
Magic +2. Holy elemental. Casts Holy when used as an item and breaks afterwards.
Staff that sometimes casts Holy. Full power from back row.
Morning Star
(MornStar)
(Mace)
Morning Star - FF5.png FFV iOS Morning Star.png Mornstar.jpg 7800 50 90 Buy: Phantom Village, Great Sea Trench
Find: Great Forest of Moore
Long Range
Flail with metal balls attached to its handle. Full power from back row. Can be used two-handed.
Sage's Staff Staff - FF5.png Sagestaff.jpg 45 100 Find: Sealed Castle
Casts Raise when used as an item. Raises power of Holy elemental attacks by 50%. x8 damage to Undeads.
Staff that boosts the power of holy magic. Full power from back row.
Judgment Staff
(Judge-Staff)
Staff - FF5.png Judgmentstaff.jpg 45 100 Steal: Black Warlock, Istory Lythos, Exdeath
Magic +3. Casts Dispel when used as an item. Holy elemental.
Staff intended to render judgment unto evil. Full power from back row.
Mace of Zeus Staff - FF5.png 78 90 Find: Sealed Temple - Ruined Shrine
Advance Only. Magic +3
Great mage's staff. Infused with the power of the gods. Can be used two-handed.

Swords[edit | edit source]

FFV Sword Icon iOS.png

Swords can be equipped by Freelancers, Knights, Mystic Knights, Blue Mages, Red Mages, Cannoneers and Gladiators. Swords deal damage based on Strength.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Broad Sword Longsword - FF5.png Broad Sword FFV iOS.png Broadsword.jpg 280 15 100 Buy: Tule
Find: Wind Shrine
Initial: Bartz
Basic broadsword. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Long Sword Longsword - FF5.png Longsword.jpg 480 22 100 Buy: Carwen, Walse
Drop: Ice Soldier, Ice Commander
Basic longsword. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Mythril Sword
(Mithril)
Mythril Sword - FF5.png Mythril Sword FFV iOS.png Mithrilsword.jpg 880 31 100 Buy: Karnak
Steal: Ice Soldier
Sword forged from mythril. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Coral Sword Coral Sword - FF5.png FFV iOS Coral Sword.png Coralsword.jpg 2800 37 100 Buy: Jachol
Steal: Cray Claw
Lightning elemental
Sword infused with the power of lightning. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Ancient Sword Ancient Sword - FF5.png FFV iOS Ancient Sword.png Ancientsword.jpg 43 100 Steal: Landcrawler
Find: Ronka Ruins
33% chance of inflicting Old.
Sword that sometimes ages enemies. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Sleep Blade
(Half Moon)
(Slumber)
Sleep Blade - FF5.png Sleepsword.jpg 5600 49 100 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
Casts Sleep 50% of the time.
Sword that sometimes puts enemies to sleep. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Rune Blade
(Rune Edge)
Rune Blade - FF5.png Rune Blade.jpg 50 99 Find: Istory Falls
Steal: Stingray
Consumes 8 MP to add 20 more Attack Power and the Magic stat to the damage formula. Uses the Axe damage formula.
Sword that uses MP for critical hits. Can be used two-handed.
Great Sword
(Regal Cutlass)
Broadsword - FF5.png Greatsword.jpg 8400 57 100 Buy: Castle Surgate
Find: Castle of Bal
Sword with a broad blade. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Excalipoor Broadsword - FF5.png Excalipur FF5.jpg 100 100 Drop: Gilgamesh (inspect treasure chest in Castle Exdeath)*(missable)
Always deals 1 damage unless Thrown or used with Goblin Punch.
Legendary holy sword...? Can be used two-handed.
Enhancer
(Enchanter)
Broadsword - FF5.png Enhancesword.jpg 102 100 Steal: Sword Dancer
Find: Istory Falls, Interdimensional Rift
Magic +3.
Sabre that increases magical power. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.
Ultima Weapon Ultima Weapon - FF5.png FFV iOS Ultima Weapon.png 180 100 Drop: Neo Shinryu
Advance Only. Strength, Agility & Stamina +2
Sword with the power of destruction. Can be used two-handed. Can be used with Spellblade.

Throwing items[edit | edit source]

FFV Item Icon iOS.png
FFV Shuriken Icon iOS.png

Throwing items come in two varieties: scrolls and shurikens. Both are usable via the Throw command. Shurikens deal damage based on Strength and Agility and is further multiplied by 2. Scrolls deal damage based on Magic.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Ash
(Soot)
FFV Throw Ash.png Soot.jpg 25 Find: Moore Forest (After fire)
Drop: Crystal
Single attack on one enemy.
Burnt remains.
Shuriken Shuriken - FF5.png FFV iOS Shuriken.png Shuriken.jpg 2500 50 Buy: Lix, Quelb, Phantom Village
Find: Karnak Castle B3 (monster-in-a-box: Gigas)
Single attack on one enemy. Does physical damage.
Weapon designed for ninjas to throw.
Fuma Shuriken
(Fuuma)
Fuma Shuriken - FF5.png FFV iOS Fuma Shuriken.png Pinwheel.jpg 25000 117 Buy: Phantom Village
Single attack on one enemy. Does physical damage.
Weapon designed for ninjas to throw.
Fire Scroll
(FlameTech)
FFV Flame Scroll.png Fire.jpg 200 120 Buy: Lix, Quelb, Phantom Village
Fire-elemental attack on all enemies. Does magic damage.
Strikes all enemies with fire elemental damage. Used with Throw command.
Water Scroll
(WaterTech)
FFV Water Scroll.png Waterscroll.jpg 200 120 Buy: Lix, Quelb, Phantom Village
Water-elemental attack on all enemies. Does magic damage.
Strikes all enemies with water elemental damage. Used with Throw command.
Lightning Scroll
(BoltTech)
FFV Lightning Scroll.png Lightningscroll.jpg 200 120 Buy: Lix, Quelb, Phantom Village
Find: Karnak Castle Entrance (right side)*(Monster-in-a-box)
Lightning-elemental attack on all enemies. Does magic damage.
Strikes all enemies with thunder elemental damage. Used with Throw command.

Whips[edit | edit source]

FFV Whip Icon iOS.png

Whips can be equipped by Freelancers and Beastmasters. They deal full damage from the back row, and deal damage based on Strength and Agility but due to a bug, Agility will only add 0 or 1 to the damage modifier.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Whip Whip - FF5.png Whip FFV iOS.png Whip.jpg 1100 26 90 Buy: Karnak, Lix
Drop: Magissa
50% chance to inflict Paralysis.
Best used when problems come along. Full power from back row.
Blitz Whip
(Shock Whip)
Blitz Whip - FF5.png Blitz Whip FFV iOS.png Boltwhip.jpg 42 90 Steal: Flaremancer
Find: Jachol Cave
33% chance of casting Thunder.
Whip infused with the power of lightning. Full power from back row.
Chain Whip Chain Whip - FF5.png Chainwhip.jpg 3300 52 90 Buy: Regole, Quelb, Castle of Bal
50% chance to inflict Paralysis.
Iron chain whip. Full power from back row.
Beast Killer Whip - FF5.png Beastkiller.jpg 72 100 Steal: Iron Fist, Unknown (#168)
Find: Island Shrine
50% chance to inflict Paralysis. 100% chance of a critical hit vs Magic Beasts.
Whip effective against magic beasts. Full power from back row.
Fire Lash
(Fire Bute)
Fire Lash - FF5.png Fire Lash FFV iOS.png Flamebute.jpg 82 90 Find: Sealed Castle
Strength & Agility +2. 33% chance of casting Firaga when attacking.
Whip infused with the power of fire. Full power from back row.
Dragon's Whisker
(Dragon's Beard)
(Dragon)
Dragon's Whisker - FF5.png Dragons Whisker FFV iOS.png Dragonwhiskers.jpg 92 100 Drop: Stingray
Steal: Shinryu
50% chance to inflict Paralysis. 100% chance of a critical hit vs Dragons.
Whip effective against dragons. Full power from back row.

Other[edit | edit source]

Characters with both hands empty will attack once with each fist.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Unarmed
(Empty)
Unarmed - FF5.png FFV iOS Unarmed.png 3 (3 + level * 2 with Brawl) 100 Default if no weapons are equipped
8% chance of a critical hit.

Unused weapons[edit | edit source]

There is one unused weapon and one incomplete weapon in the game's code. The Mythril Staff can be equipped if the player uses a cheat code to get it, while the Sabre is unequippable and its data is incomplete.

Name SNES/GBA iOS Artwork Cost Attack Hit Rate Acquired
Mythril Staff
(Mithril)
Staff - FF5.png 19 95 Dummied
There is no legitimate way to obtain a Mythril Staff. They are not sold in any shops, found in any chests, or dropped by or stolen from any enemies.
Staff forged from mythril.
Sabre
(Saber)
0 100 Dummied
Categorized as a dagger, and cannot be equipped by any job class.

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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