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This knife gives the wielder a good chance of blocking attacks, making it useful for both offense and defense.
Final Fantasy Tactics description
The Main Gauche (マインゴーシュ, Main Gōshu?), also known as Main-Gauche, Parrying Daggers, or Guardian, is a recurring dagger in the Final Fantasy series. It is often one of the weaker, but still powerful weapons for the Thief class, and gives a boost to evade and/or speed.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy II
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy V
- 1.4 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.5 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.6 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.7 Final Fantasy XV
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord
- 1.13 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light
- 1.14 Bravely Default
- 1.15 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.16 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.17 Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia
- 1.18 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.19 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.20 Final Fantasy All the Bravest
- 1.21 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.22 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 1.23 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Gallery
- 3 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
A knife that raises evasion.
The Main Gauche provides 35 Attack and +3 Agility, and can be bought in Amur for 7,000 gil or found in Saronia Castle. It can be used by the Freelancer, Onion Knight, Warrior, Thief, Red Mage, Bard, Ninja, and Dark Knight classes.
Knife that sometimes blocks enemy attacks. Can be used with Spellblade.
Short dagger that sometimes parries enemy attacks.
The Main Gauche is a dagger with 38 Attack Power, 34 Evade and 1.97s charge and 1.2s action time, making it one of the slower daggers. It is sold in Jahara and Rabanastre for a cost of 3,500 gil. Equipping it requires obtaining the Daggers 3 License for 30 LP.
In the Zodiac versions, it provides 46 Attack, 50 Evade, 21 CT, 5% combo rate, and requires the Daggers 3 license for 35 LP. It can be bought in Jahara and Mt Bur-Omisace for 4,230 gil, found as a treasure in the Giza Plains - The Rains (Tracks of the Beast) and Zertinan Caverns (Halls of Ardent Darkness), or poached from Lesser Chimera (3% chance). It is also a treasure in Trial Mode Stage 39 (with Diamond Armlet). It can be equipped by the Shikari class. It requires the Daggers 3 license for 35 LP.
|Main Gauches||Daggers||192||8||Max MP: +7|
+50% damage to enemies in vulnerable status
|Default: Ignis in Ch.14|
Shop: Ch.14: Hammerhead, Kingsglaive Base Camp (Windows/Royal Edition)
Well-balanced and lively daggers that inflict extra harm on vulnerable foes.
The Main Gauche is an artifact that increases the Defense of the character by 2.
Main Gauche is a level 35 Dagger that provides +30 Attack and is bought for 362 gil.
The name of this dagger comes from the term "left hand." It is used as a secondary weapon in combination with a long sword, the main weapon. It features a large guide and provides a boost to Evasion comparable to equipping a shield.
The Main-Gauche is a dagger that provides 22 P.ATK, 95 Aim, 3 Critical, and +20 EVD. It can be bought in Hartschild for 3500 pg. The EVD boost effect can be stacked by dual-wielding. The EVD boost is shared by the Kunai and improved upon by the Yatagarasu, which both deal superior damage, though the Main-Gauche is the only one of the three that can be purchased and it is obtained earliest.
Main Gauche is a knife that provides 15 Attack Power and 20 Hit Rate. It can be bought for 550 gil from Braska, Mt. Verde, Verde, and Yggdrasil and found from Crystal Temple and Castle Liene. It can be equipped by Jobless, Thief, Red Mage, Black Mage, Summoner, Bard, Memorist, Ranger, Dancer, Ninja, and Magus jobs.
The Main Gauche is a level 15 dagger that increases Attack by 12 and fills the EX Gauge by 15% at the start of a battle.
The Main Gauche is a level 1 dagger and increases ATK +11, DEF +2, and fills the player's EX bar by +5% at the start of a battle.
Main Gauche (VI) is a 5★ weapon for Locke with a base CP of 15. It teaches him the affinity ability Treasure Hunter's Talent, which raises the BRV potency and improves the buff status of Thief's Gloves when using the command ability Sneak Slash or Sneak Slash+. It has a maximum level of 30.
Main Gauche (XII) is an EX 5★ weapon for Penelo with a base CP of 70. It teaches her the affinity ability Dancer's Dream, which grants the EX ability Intercession. It has a maximum level of 35 and with each limit break, it upgrades the EX ability performance. An evolved version, called Main Gauche+ also exists with stronger capabilities and stats.
The Main Gauche borrows its appearance from its Final Fantasy XI incarnation. At its base level, its rare version has an Attack of 760, a Defense of 730, a maximum level of 60, and a Cost of 10. Its rare plus version, at base level, has an Attack of 1160, a Defense of 1170, a maximum level of 80, and a Cost of 15.
Both weapons are classed as Daggers, but the weapons have different leveling rates; the rare Main Gauche has a normal leveling rate, whereas the rare plus Main Gauche has a fast leveling rate.
This dagger gifts its wielder with a catlike evasion that really annoys enemies.
Main Gauche grants +1 to Attack. It can be equipped by Thief, Dancer, Locke, and Rinoa.
|Main Gauche (VI)||Daggers||1||18||0||0|
|Additional stats: Accuracy +89, Evasion +4|
|Main Gauche (II)||Daggers||1||19||0||0|
|Additional stats: Accuracy +89|
A dagger with a small shield attached, making it a viable offense and defense.
A dagger with a large hilt that can be used to catch incoming enemy attacks and then parry them. It was mainly used for battle, but was also once a popular decorative piece adorned with family crests, elaborate patterns, and jewels all placed on its unique hilt. The most beautiful of these would usually fetch a hefty sum for its high artistic value.
Main Gauche is a dagger that provides 24 ATK and 10 DEF. It is crafted using 300 gil, Rockbeetle Husk x3, and Iron Ore x8, and by finding and turning in the Earth Key found at Lost Village of Marlo.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Main gauche means "left hand" in French. The Main Gauche is the name given to a parrying dagger wielded with the left hand, which was used in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance, as an off-hand weapon in conjunction with a sword.