Onikiri in Final Fantasy XI.

Onikiri (鬼切, Onikiri?), also known as Demonslayer, is a recurring weapon in the series.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

Onikiri is a great katana that provides 74 damage, 450 delay, and Critical hit rate +5% against demons. It deals 9.87 damage per second and accumulates 115 TP per hit. It can be equipped by level 65 Samurai. It is dropped from Oni Carcass.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

Onikiri is a gladiator's arm for paladins. It could be purchased in Ishgard with Centurio Seals, alongside its paired shield, the Yasha Greatshield. Both sword and shield could then be upgraded together into Onikiri Kai and the Asuran Greatshield in Idyllshire. A stronger version called Onikiri Shin can be found in Doma Castle as a treasure, a drop from the boss Hypertuned Grynewaht, or a reward for completion of the duty.

The baseline Onikiri is no longer available. Players can instead purchase Onikiri Kai at the same cost.



GLD PLD Lv. 60

Item Level 170

Physical Damage: 67 Auto-attack: 46.45 Delay: 2.08
Strength +58
Vitality +56
Critical Hit +49
Skill Speed +34
Repair/Melding Discpline: Blacksmith Dyeable: No Unique

Final Fantasy Type-0[edit | edit source]

Demonslayer is a katana for Jack. It is a mid-powered katana with attack power of 42. It is a mission reward for Wyverns in the Woods (S-Rank on Finis difficulty) and received for fulfilling a Special Order in The Last Line of Defense (Performance Evaluation: Defend allies). It sells for 1800 gil.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Onikiri means "oni-cutter" in Japanese.

Oni (?) is the kun'yomi rendering of the Chinese interpretation of an ogre called the "guǐ" (gu-ay). They are a kind of yōkai from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres or trolls. In a Chinese context it may refer to a ghost as well.

Though its name was generally popular for katana throughout the ages, its most famous attribution would have to be for being the nickname of the sword of Watanabe no Tsuna, a retainer of Minamoto no Yorimitsu in the late Heian Era. According to legend, it was powerful enough to cut off the arm of Ibaraki Doji, the powerful second in command of Shuten Doji, the feared demon lord of ancient Japan, and immediately halted his rampage on the city of Kyoto.

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