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Dream Harp FFIII Art

The Dream Harp.

Harps (ハープ, Haapu?) are a recurring weapon type in the Final Fantasy series. They are used exclusively by Bards. Most individual harps are recurring.


Final Fantasy IIIEdit

Madhura Harp FFIII Art

The Madhura Harp.

Harps can be equipped by the Bard job class. In the 3D version, different harps play a different song when used with the Sing command.

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Final Fantasy IVEdit


The Dream Harp.

Edward is the only one who can equip harps. In the 2D versions, Edward needs to equip a harp to be able to use Bardsong.

List of harps:

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

FF4PSP Weapon Apollo's Harp

Edward is the only one who can equip harps, and must be equipped with one to use Bardsong.

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Final Fantasy VEdit

Silver Harp - FF5

FFV Harps Icon iOS 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 Resistance/Magic Defense, while other harps deal percentile damage based on the target's current HP, and automatically fail against Heavy-type monsters (such as most bosses).

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Final Fantasy VIIEdit

Harps are not equippable weapons, but rather key items.

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Final Fantasy XIEdit

FFXI String Instrument 2A

The Daurdabla.

Harps are an equippable weapon for Bards, and are known as string instruments.

List of harps:

  • Harp
  • Maple Harp
  • Military Harp
  • Rose Harp
  • Lamia Harp
  • Ebony Harp
  • Nursemaid's Harp
  • Mythic Harp
  • Sorrowful Harp
  • Angel Lyre
  • Cythara Angelica
  • Daurdabla
  • Vihuela
  • Pyf Harp
  • Langeleik
  • Oneiros Harp
  • Crooner's Cithara

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT Bloodstring Harp

Harps can only be equipped by Bards. Interestingly, when attacking with a harp, the bard will briefly play the beginning of the famous "Prelude" track of the Final Fantasy series before damaging the enemy.

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Final Fantasy Tactics AdvanceEdit

Harps are included in the instrument category of weapons and are equippable by moogle Animists and nu mou Beastmasters.

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Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

Harps are again included as instruments, and are equippable by Bards, Beastmasters and Animists.

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Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of LightEdit

FF4HoL Whispering Harp

The Whispering Harp.

Harps can be equipped by all jobs, but are best suited for the Bard, Elementalist, and Musician crowns. Harps give an increase in magic-based stats and also deal more damage to flying enemies.

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Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

List of harps:

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Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

Harps can be equipped by the Geomancer, Bard, Moogle, and Pig.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Generic Harp Sprite Harps are a type of instrument weapon.

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