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The ninja knows that a blade may make a passing good ladder, key, or splint; yet he also knows that it is best used for killing.
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description
Kunai (くない, Kunai?), also known as Ninja Knife, Imperial, Short and Short Knife, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a low-rank dagger or ninja dagger with no special properties, though it can be used by several characters and jobs most of the time.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.2 Final Fantasy V
- 1.3 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.4 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.6 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.8 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.10 Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 1.13 War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Small katana used by ninjas.
Kunai (originally translated as Short and Katana in the Easy Type), is a katana only Edge can equip, and is his starting weapon. It can be bought in Cave of Eblan for 4,000 gil, has an Attack of 25, and Accuracy of 40. This weapon is metallic.
The Kunai is the weakest katana, providing 7 Attack and 40% Accuracy. It can be bought for 200 gil.
Small blade favored by ninjas. Can be used with Spellblade.
Basic, straight-bladed ninja dagger.
Kunai (originally called Imperial) is a low to mid-ranked dagger used by Shadow, and is his starting weapon. It can be stolen from Baalzephon. It has an attack power of 82, and enables the Runic command.
A Kunai is the most basic katana that a Ninja can wield.
Unlike the swords wielded by Reddas in his concept artwork, the Ninja Knife resembles a Khukuri.
A multipurpose sword for ninjas.
The Kunai (also known as Ninja Knife) is the second weakest ninja blade. It can be bought for 5,000 gil, poached from Ghouls or found with the Treasure Hunter ability as a rare treasure at Grogh Heights, and has an Attack of 9 and Defense of 5%.
This ninja sword can be used for many purposes.
The Ninja Knife is the second weakest katana, with Zanmato being the weakest. It teaches Throw to Ninjas and has an Attack of 31. It can be bought for 2,000 gil in the shop after the first shop upgrade, and is also a random reward for completing missions.
Kunai is the weakest katana and can be equipped by Ninja. It teaches Throw to Ninjas for 100 AP. It has an Attack power of 31 and can be bought for 500 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using an Earth Stone, Xergis Tin, and Prima Petal.
Kunai is the weakest ninja sword. It provides 55 attack power and is effective against humans.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]
Kunai is a level 1 parrying hand armor, providing +4 Defense and +1 Attack.
Kunai is a level 1 parrying that provides the character with an Attack Power of 2 and a Defense of 1.
An enchanted ninjato that increases the wielder's mobility.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
A stealthy weapon from the land of Wa, a mysterious island nation that vanished centuries ago. It is believed to be a kind of shuriken that was the preferred weapon of a school of ninjas known as the Koga.
A stealthy weapon from the land of Wa, a mysterious island nation that vanished centuries ago. It is believed to be a kind of shuriken that was preferred weapon of a school of ninjas known as the Kōga.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
Kunai are a Japanese bladed weapon associated with ninja and likely derived from gardening tools. They are short blades with holes on the end of the handles that provide a multitude of uses, such as a grip or tying them to the body. They were primarily used for melee combat and to dig holes in walls and floors, but can also be used as throwing weapons.