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.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

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 IV[edit | edit source]

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.

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Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

The 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 V[edit | edit source]

The Silver Harp.

Icon. 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 VII[edit | edit source]

Harps are not equippable weapons, but rather key items.

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Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

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 Tactics[edit | edit source]

The 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 Advance[edit | edit source]

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 Rift[edit | edit source]

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

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Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light[edit | edit source]

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 Dimensions[edit | edit source]

List of harps:

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest[edit | edit source]

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

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

Sprite. Harps are a type of instrument weapon.

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