Though lacking in destructive power, this sword is light and easy to use.
Shortswords are a recurring weapon for Gladiators and Paladins. Typically lower level weapons, they can be acquired from various sources. The Weathered Shortsword is the starting weapon for Gladiators, while the most powerful current Shortsword is the Lominsan Shortsword, which can be purchased with Company Seals upon reaching Storm Sergeant Third Class in the Maelstrom and is considered a part of the Grand Company's uniform.
|Weathered Shortsword||Gladiator's Arm||1|
|GLA PLD 1||1.0-1.23|
|Iron Shortsword||Gladiator's Arm||22|
|GLA PLD 22||1.0-1.23|
|Aetherial Iron Shortsword||Gladiator's Arm||22|
Auto Attack: 10
|GLA PLD 21||1.0-1.23|
|Lominsan Shortsword||Gladiator's Arm||40|
Auto Attack: 18
|GLA PLD 39||1.0-1.23|
Shortsword is the weakest sword, providing only 22 Attack.
A wide-bladed sword for close-quarters combat.
Short Sword is an edged sword that provides 1 Risk, 11 Strength, -2 Agility, and 3 Range.
A sword with more force than a dagger and versatility than a longer blade. Its widespread use among pioneers and adventurers contributed to the spread of human civilization in the early days of Luxendarc. For this reason, it is known as the "Adventurer's Arm."
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
A sword on the short side.
The Short Sword appears as a sword within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 4 Weapon Atk and 8 Durability. It can be bought for 14 gil at the Merchant's Shop.