The Guard Stick in Final Fantasy VII.

A rod, brimming with holy powers, that once belonged to a maiden who wished to put a stop to evil.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII description

Guard Stick (ガードロッド, Gādo Roddo?), also known as Guard Rod, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a low-ranked staff or rod, and provide minimal boosts to attack. It is often depicted as Aerith Gainsborough's trademark weapon.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

The Guard Stick is Aeris's initial weapon, providing +12 Attack, 99% Attack%, +2 Magic, +1 Vitality, +4 Spirit, and has a single Materia slot at normal growth. It can be sold for 140 gil.

Final Fantasy VII Remake[edit | edit source]

Guard Stick is Aerith's default weapon. It provides her the ability Arcane Ward, a core ability to her moveset that allows her to place a ward on the ground that causes spells cast by her and allies within it to hit twice. Guard Stick provides unlockable abilities that focus on Aerith's durability.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

The Guard Stick is a dual blade-type weapon available to Lightning through the downloadable content. It provides 250 points to Strength and Magic, reduces Stagger Power by 55%, boosts Guard Defense by 50 points, and halved Strength.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

A light form of Aerith's Guard Stick is featured in Limit Breaks of healer classes.

Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The weapon is a level 10 rod that provides +80 HP, +8 Attack, and +1 Defense. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 2,000 gil.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The weapon is a level 1 rod that provides +122 HP, -28 Bravery, +9 Attack, and +2 Defense. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 1,220 gil.

The Guard Stick also appears as Aerith's weapon.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[edit | edit source]

Aerith wields the Guard Stick in her character model.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Explorers[edit | edit source]

The staff used by a champion from another world. Capable of warding off magical attacks.

Description

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

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Mobius Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring[edit | edit source]

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A rod with high defense.

Description

The Guard Stick appears as a 2-handed rod within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 4 Weapon Atk, 9 Durability, +10 Defense, +2 Magic Atk, and +10 Magic Def. It can be bought for 150 gil at the Merchant's Shop. Only Clair Andrews can equip this weapon.

Kingdom Hearts[edit | edit source]

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