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Maduin's Horn (マディンの角, Madin no Tsuno?) is a recurring instrument weapon. It originally appeared in Dissidia Final Fantasy as a weapon for Terra, and is named after her father, Maduin.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Maduin's Horn makes its first appearance as Terra's most powerful exclusive weapon. It is a level 100 weapon that provides +40 BRV and +67 ATK, in addition to Magic Defense +50% and a minor Anti-EX Effect. It can be acquired by trading 31920 gil, Morning Star, Veiled Magic x5 and Amplification Orb x5.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Maduin's Horn is Terra's best exclusive weapon. It provides BRV +40 and ATK +67, with a +20% Physical Defense and a minor Counterattack effect. It can be acquired by trading 182,800 gil, Morning Star, Veiled Magic and Girl's Hopes x5.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

Maduin's Horn appears based on its Dissidia Final Fantasy appearance.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

Maduin's Horn appears based on its Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy appearance.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name Maduin was created at the time by Square's translator Ted Woolsey for the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System version. The name has remained consistent in all future releases of Final Fantasy VI.

Maduin's name in Japanese has no known origin. However, the summon's name can be translated as "Madin" when going off the Japanese katakana (マディン, Madin?). This has led to the summon's name often being confused with a similarly named summon, Madeen, which has the Japanese katakana of (マディーン, Madīn?).

A common fan interpretation of the Japanese name has been "Máel Dúin", based on the protagonist of Immram Maele Dúin (The Voyage of Máel Dúin), a tale of a sea voyage written in Old Irish. However, it does not match with the katakana of Máel Dúin (マイル デューン, Mairu Dyūn?) when based on the original Irish pronunciation.

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