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Zweihander in Final Fantasy XI.

Two hands may wield, but no scabbard can hold this titanic blade.

Zweihander (ツヴァイヘンダー or ツヴァイハンダー, Tsuvaihanda?) is a recurring weapon in the Final Fantasy series. It is a basic greatsword with decent Attack power and may provide bonuses to physical damage.


Final Fantasy XI[]

Zweihander is a great Sword that provides 76 damage and 456 Delay. It deals 10 damage per second and accumulates 118 TP per hit. It can be equipped by level 60 Warrior, Paladin, and Dark Knight. It can only be obtained through synthesis.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

The Zweihander is a high-ranked greatsword that can only be used by the Soldier, Paladin, Lanista, Chocobo Knight, Heritor, and Ravager. It provides +47 Attack and teaches Blast Wave for 350 AP to Ravagers. It can be obtained through the Bazaar through the Greatswords C category.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[]

The Zweihander is a level 15 greatsword that provides +14 Attack and Physical Damage +10%. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 4,520 gil, Longsword, Gale Shard, and Transmogridust x4.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

The Zweihander is a level 1 greatsword that provides +24 Attack, -2 Defense, and Physical Damage +3%. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 16,100 gil, Longsword, and Bangaa Tooth.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[]

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring[]

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A German made 2-handed sword.


The Zweihander is a 2-handed sword within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 36 Weapon Atk, 10 Durability, -1 Speed, and -1 Consumption Rate. Only Masuda Koji can equip this weapon.

Blood of Bahamut[]

Zweihander is a greatsword that can be equipped by Ibuki.

Bravely series[]

A large steel sword bearing a name that means "two-handed sword" in the language of Eisenberg. Thanks to its length and weight, this weapon is more often used in bold attacks seeking to crush the bones of enemies rather than simply slashing them.

Description in Bravely Default

In Bravely Default, Zweihander is a sword that provides 35 P.ATK and 90 Aim. It can be bought in Starkfort for 7500 pg.

In Bravely Second: End Layer, Zweihander is a greatsword that provides 22 P.ATK, 85 Aim, and deals 50% more damage to dragonkind. It can be bought in Ancheim for 1300 pg or found in the Harena Sea Caves.



"Zweihander" is German for "two-handed", which is fitting as the Zweihänder is often a two-handed weapon.