The Mace in Final Fantasy XII.

Maces (メイス, Meisu?) are a recurring weapon type in the Final Fantasy series. They are large club-like items, and may sometimes come under the description of staves or flails. They are often enchanted with magical properties.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy II[edit | edit source]

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Maces are classified as staves.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

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The Seraphim's Mace is classified as a staff and appears in the Finest Fantasy for Advance and later versions. It equippable by Porom and is her second-strongest weapon. The Seraphim's Mace casts Esuna when used as an item.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Various maces.

Terra, Celes, Strago, Relm, and Gogo, can equip maces, but Umaro is the only one who can equip the Bone Club.

Maces are long ranged weapons.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

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Some of Selphie's nunchaku resemble two maces joined with a lightweight cord.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

The Mace of Zeus is Vivi's ultimate weapon. It teaches him the ultimate black magic spell: Doomsday.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

The Platinum Mace.

Maces are a type of club weapon, generally only usable by White Mages, Warriors, Paladins, and Geomancers. They are more well-rounded than crude clubs, but are not as hard hitting as hammers.

Partial list of maces:

  • Bronze Mace
  • Mace
  • Pixie Mace
  • Royal Squire's Mace
  • San d'Orian Mace
  • Kingdom Mace
  • Mythril Mace
  • Darksteel Mace
  • Platinum Mace
  • Flan Smasher
  • Flanged Mace
  • Buzdygan
  • Pealing Buzdygan
  • Fourth Mace
  • Vodun Mace
  • Robur Mace
  • Moepapa Mace
  • Loxotic Mace
  • Beryllium Mace


Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

The Doom Mace.

Maces are one-handed weapons whose attack power is affected by the user's Magick Power, making them ideal weapons for magick users. They add +4 to Evasion.

In the Zodiac versions, maces are Red Battlemages primary weapon.

The damage formula for maces is:

Damage depends on the weapon, the user's Magick Power and character level. The characters' stats can vary by up to 30%, but Magick varies 20%, with the highest Magick characters being Ashe, Penelo and Vaan.

List of maces:


Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

The Mace of the Fierce is a royal arm Noctis can wield. It is slow and not particularly powerful, but is good for breaking off enemy appendages.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

The Morning Star.

Maces are classified as flails and are notable for their extreme damage range, and attacking with them may result in impressive damage or next to none at all.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

The Energy Mace.

Maces are used by the nu mou Sage and Alchemist job classes. It is best to buy them in the nu mou city of Cadoan.

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

The Lotus Mace.

Maces are equippable by Sages and Alchemists as well as Green Mages.

Final Fantasy Type-0[edit | edit source]

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Cinque's Mace.

Cinque uses a mace as her weapon of choice. Her physical attack is the slowest but very powerful.

Vagrant Story[edit | edit source]

Maces appear as weapons.

List of maces: List of great maces:
  • Langdebeve
  • Sabre Mace
  • Footman's Mace
  • Gloomwing
  • Mjolnir
  • Griever
  • Destroyer
  • Hand of Light

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time[edit | edit source]

Maces appears as part of the hammer type.

List of maces:

Final Fantasy Adventure[edit | edit source]

Maces appears as one type of weapons.

List of maces:

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

Reuben's weapon is the Morning Star, a recurring mace within the series.

Bravely Default[edit | edit source]

Maces appears as part of the rod type.

List of maces:

Bravely Second: End Layer[edit | edit source]

Maces are rod-type weapons. Rods deal 50% more damage to insects. The job best suited for wielding rods are the Black Mage, Performer, Wizard, Astrologian, and Summoner. Any job can be well suited to wield rods when equipped with the Rod Lore support ability.

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