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A mysterious item. A stolen item, supposedly... "I almost ate this thing when I first found it. I thought it was a snack. Gwahahahaha!"

Final Fantasy IX description

The Rat Tail (ネズミの尻尾, Nezumi no Shippo?) is a recurring item in the Final Fantasy series. Although it may sound worthless, it can usually be exchanged for great rewards.


Final Fantasy[]

Rat Tail.

A token of valor and strength.


The Rat's Tail is a treasure found in the Citadel of Trials. When given to Bahamut, he will bless the party by upgrading their job classes.

Final Fantasy IV[]

The Rat Tail can be found in the Feymarch, and if given to a collector of tails inside the Adamant Isle Grotto, the player will get Adamantite in exchange, which in turn can be given to Kokkol, the dwarven smith, to forge the sword Excalibur.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[]

Rat Tail is a dummied out key item, accessible only via hacking. Biggs also mentions that Ceodore's Knight's Emblem is just a name, and it was simply a mummified rat's tail.

Final Fantasy IX[]

The Rat Tail can be won at the Treno Auction House and then sold to the Adventurer at the cafe for much more than the player paid for it. The first offer is for 20,000 Gil, but refusing it has the Adventurer up the offer to 25,000 Gil.

Successfully selling the Rat Tail and several other artifacts will enable better items, such as the Magical Fingertip, to be available in the Auction.

Final Fantasy XII[]

A common alchemical ingredient. Rumored to be quite tasty when properly prepared.


The Rat Tail is a loot item dropped by Dire Rats and Lab Rats. Three can be sold along with High Arcana x2 and Onion x3 to acquire a Megalixir at the bazaar for 108,000 gil.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[]

Rat Tail is a low-ranked Braided Twine that can be Scavenged from Inscrutable Bones on Muruc Cahuac Skysea and Tswarra, Isle of the Lost or bought at the Sky Saloon in Chapter 6 for 1425 gil (5% discount). It can be used to craft Runeblade, Earthsabre, Elfin Bow, and Pyroblade.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[]

Rat's Tail is not an item, but it is mentioned in one of the possible questions in Captain Cryptic's Confounding Quiz: The kids of New Bodhum love dares. One popular dare requires going into the woods late at night to retrieve an object. What is the item? The answer is Rat's tail.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

The Rat Tail is a Fishing Tackle item, which can be equipped by Fishers that are level 15 or above. It is used as bait to catch fish found in oceans.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles[]

The Rat's Tail is low-level artifact that adds a +2 to a character's Defense score. It can be found in multiple places, including Veo Lu Sluice, Daemon's Court, and Selepation Cave.

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

Long used among sorcerers as a magickal reagent, this exquisite delicacy was once the catalyst for a full-scale war. It has an extremely potent flavor.


The Rat Tail is one of the Artefacts obtained from an Errand.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[]


Lucky tail of a desert rat.


Rat's Tail is an item the player can take along as a support item. This item is also needed for various missions.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

The long tail of a desert rat. Thought to bring good luck, provided one isn't a rat.


The Rat Tail is loot item received upon completing the quest "A Voice from the Well". It is required to create the Four of Spades and Adamant Vest.

Final Fantasy Tactics S[]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

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World of Final Fantasy[]

An item reputedly said to empower Mirage Keepers.


Rat Tail is a key item that can be obtained from the Coliseum.

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