Gandiva from Final Fantasy XI.

Gandiva (ガーンデーヴァ or ガーンディーヴァ, Gāndēva or Gāndīva?) is a recurring bow in the Final Fantasy series.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Gandiva is an archery weapon that provides 89 damage and 490 delay. It deals 10.9 damage per second and accumulates 133 TP per hit. It can be equipped by level 80 Ranger. It is upgraded from Astrild through the Trial of the Magians Archery Trials: Trial 178.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit | edit source]

Gandiva is a bowsword used by Serah Farron. It boosts 72 strength and 120 magic for her, with Chain Bonus Lv. 5 and Siphon Damage bonus.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

The Gandiva is the Anima Weapon for the bard job. It can be acquired from the quest Repeatable Duty-related Quest.Coming into Its Own by upgrading the Berimbau Awoken, and further upgraded into the Hyperconductive Gandiva in the quest Repeatable Duty-related Quest.Finding Your Voice before being replaced by the Bow of the Autarch. Seperate from the Anima Weapon questline, the much stronger Ultimate Gandiva can later be acquired by trading in tokens gained from the Epic of Alexander.

Replica Gandivas and Hyperconductive Gandivas can be acquired after completing Finding Your Voice at least once and having previously owned the genuine articles.



BRD Lv. 60

Item Level 210

Physical Damage: 76 Auto-attack: 77.01 Delay: 3.04
An anima weapon.
Dexterity +109
Vitality +115
Critical Hit +102
Determination +68
Repair/Melding Discpline: Carpenter Dyeable: Yes Unique

Bravely Second: End Layer[edit | edit source]

Gandiva is a bow that provides 95 P.ATK, 95 Aim, and deals 50% more damage to undead. It can be found in Dimension's Cauldron.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

Serah Farron appears with Gandiva.

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Gandiva (Sanskrit: नानात्व, Kanthiva) is a bow in Hindu mythology. It belongs to Arjuna, the hero of the epic Mahabharata.

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