Leather Shield in Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy.

Leather equipment (かわ, Kawa?) is a recurring type of equipment in the Final Fantasy series, and often shows as the weakest type of armor, tending to be the starting equipment of some characters. The leather equipment set is made up of armor, a cap, gloves, and a shield.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Leather Armor is the second weakest armor, and the Leather Cap, Leather Gloves, and Leather Shield are all the weakest equipment pieces in their respective equipment categories.

Final Fantasy II[edit | edit source]

Leather Armor is the second weakest armor, and the Leather Cap, and Leather Gloves are all the weakest equipment pieces otherwise.

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

The Leather Armor is the third-weakest armor, and the Leather Cap and Leather Shield are the weakest shield and helmet.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

The Leather Garb is the third-weakest armor, and the Leather Cap is the weakest helmet.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-[edit | edit source]

Leather Clothing can be equipped by every character. It can only be dropped by Gigas Gator found in the Tower of Babil. It has a defense of 2, magic defense of 1, and magic evasion of 1.

The Leather Cap returns as well and it can be equipped by every character. It can only be dropped by Gigas Gator found in the Tower of Babil. It has a defense of 1, magic defense of 1, evasion of -5, and magic evasion of 1.

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

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Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

The Leather Armor, Leather Cap, and Leather Shield are the weakest equipment pieces. In terms of defensive power, the Gold Hairpin is technically weaker than the Leather Cap, but has a powerful ability that the cap lacks.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

The Leather Armor and Leather Hat are the weakest armor, although they are considerably stronger than other incarnations of Leather equipment.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

The Leather Glove is Tifa's starting weapon, and is her weakest weapon.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-[edit | edit source]

Leather Gloves is the initial weapon for Martial Arts (Male).

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

The Leather Wrist, Leather Hat, Leather Shirt, and Leather Plate are all weak armor pieces, only better than the "Hawaiian Gear".

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Various types of leather can be made into armor; among the most powerful is the Dusk armor crafted from Behemoth Leather.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

The game has a larger variety of Leather equipment then previous installments. The Leather Shield is the second weakest shield, and the Leather Cap and Leather Clothing are the weakest Light armor pieces.

There are also two stronger pieces of Light armor, the Leather Headgear and Leather Breastplate. The Leather Helm and Leather Armor are the weakest heavy armor pieces.

The Leather Gorget is an accessory.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Many types of leather gear exist, most of which is for Disciplines of War or for Disciplines of the Land. Leather primarily comes in several tiers of quality: Leather, Hard Leather, Goatskin, Toadskin, Boarskin, Peisteskin, Raptorskin, Hippogryph, Saurian, and Kirimu.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

The Leather Armor is the weakest armor, and the Leather Clothing is the second weakest clothing, with the Leather Plate as the third weakest. The Leather Cap and Leather Helmet are the weakest hat and helmet, respectively. The Leather Cloak is the second weakest cloak.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

The Leather Garb is the weakest clothing.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Leather Armor is the weakest light armor, giving only +24 Defense and +4 Resistance. Leather Knuckles give 24 Attack and 2 Evasion. They also teach Attack↑ to the Berserker for 150 AP.

Final Fantasy Tactics S[edit | edit source]

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Vagrant Story[edit | edit source]

Leather Gloves are the only representative of leather equipment.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[edit | edit source]

The Leather Armor is the weakest armor, providing a mere 5 Defense. It can be bought for 42 Gil.

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Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

The leather equipment is the weakest and consists of the Leather Shield, Leather Helmet, Leather Armor, Leather Glove, and Leather Shoes.

Bravely Default[edit | edit source]

Leather Cap and Leather Armor are the only representation of leather equipment.

Bravely Second: End Layer[edit | edit source]

Leather Gloves are the only representation of leather equipment.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Leather Shield provides 1 Defense and 10 Evasion and can be bought for 100 gil. Leather Helm can be bought for 80 gil. Leather Hat can be bought for 50 gil. Leather Armor can be bought for 120 gil. Leather Shirt provides 3 Defense and 2 Resistance and can be bought for 80 gil, and is initially equipped on Sol and Glaive.

The full Leather armor set can be bought at Lux.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The Leather Hat, Leather Clothing and Leather Gloves are all level 1 equipment pieces and are the weakest equipment. The Leather Armor is only marginally stronger than the Leather Clothing and is also a level 1 equipment piece.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The Leather Gloves, Leather Hat, and Leather Armor all reappear, while the Leather Chest Plate and Leather Clothing appear as level 1 equipment.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Artniks[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon[edit | edit source]

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

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

The Leather equipment appears within the Forsaken Dungeon, they are lowest-ranked weapon and armor. The set consist of the following; Leather Knuckle, Leather Shield, Leather Helm, and Leather Armor.

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