Weapons: Which Grant Leadenstrike – 3 shown
Special weapons cannot be found, and can only be purchased from special shops that must be unlocked; upgraded weapons are created with experience and catalysts; ultimate weapons are the highest level of upgrade; all ultimate weapons for a given character share a name, but have different statistics
Name
The party member that can use this weapon
Character
This indicates the range of strength granted by this weapon; for non-purchaseable weapons, the low end of this range is based on the level the weapon will be created at; if you hover over the bonus range, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the strength score
Strength
This indicates the range of magic granted by this weapon; for non-purchaseable weapons, the low end of this range is based on the level the weapon will be created at; if you hover over the bonus range, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the magic score
Magic
Some weapons may contribute towards a synthesized ability; you will also need to equip at least one accessory with the same synthesized ability to gain its effects; details of the trigger requirements and effects of the synthesized ability can be found on its information page
Synthesizes
The cost to purchase this weapon from a retail network, if it is available for sale
Price
The amount of gil you would receive for selling the weapon to a retail shop at its minimum level; value increases as the weapon gains levels; if you hover over the value, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the value
Value
Each weapon has an associated rank, which determines how much experience the weapon gains from components of any given rank; a higher-rank weapon typically requires more or higher-quality components to upgrade
Rank
The per-level cost to upgrade this weapon; this cost increases at each level past the first, as indicated by the formula
Upgrade Cost
The number of times this weapon can be upgraded; the weapon actually has one more level than the number listed, the master level, which is indicated by a ✩; note that for non-purchaseable weapons, some lower levels cannot actually be reached, since the weapon is created at a higher level
Levels
The total amount of experience required to take this weapon from zero experience at level 1 to level ✩; the full value is listed even for non-purchasable because the amount of experience accumulated on a master weapon is carried over when it is upgraded; for a breakdown of exactly how much experience is required to master a weapon from any given level, view its information page
Master EXP
If this weapon is mastered and upgraded, it turns into a more powerful weapon; because accumulated experience is carried over, the new weapon will be created above level 1, as indicated here
Upgraded To
When a weapon is mastered, you may use this catalyst to upgrade it into a new weapon
Catalyst
The first chapter in which the weapon can be purchased, found, or upgraded from another weapon
Chapter
Special weapons cannot be found, and can only be purchased from special shops that must be unlocked; upgraded weapons are created with experience and catalysts; ultimate weapons are the highest level of upgrade; all ultimate weapons for a given character share a name, but have different statistics
Name
The party member that can use this weapon
Character
This indicates the range of strength granted by this weapon; for non-purchaseable weapons, the low end of this range is based on the level the weapon will be created at; if you hover over the bonus range, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the strength score
Strength
This indicates the range of magic granted by this weapon; for non-purchaseable weapons, the low end of this range is based on the level the weapon will be created at; if you hover over the bonus range, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the magic score
Magic
Some weapons may contribute towards a synthesized ability; you will also need to equip at least one accessory with the same synthesized ability to gain its effects; details of the trigger requirements and effects of the synthesized ability can be found on its information page
Synthesizes
The cost to purchase this weapon from a retail network, if it is available for sale
Price
The amount of gil you would receive for selling the weapon to a retail shop at its minimum level; value increases as the weapon gains levels; if you hover over the value, the tooltip text will give you the exact per-level formula for the value
Value
Each weapon has an associated rank, which determines how much experience the weapon gains from components of any given rank; a higher-rank weapon typically requires more or higher-quality components to upgrade
Rank
The per-level cost to upgrade this weapon; this cost increases at each level past the first, as indicated by the formula
Upgrade Cost
The number of times this weapon can be upgraded; the weapon actually has one more level than the number listed, the master level, which is indicated by a ✩; note that for non-purchaseable weapons, some lower levels cannot actually be reached, since the weapon is created at a higher level
Levels
The total amount of experience required to take this weapon from zero experience at level 1 to level ✩; the full value is listed even for non-purchasable because the amount of experience accumulated on a master weapon is carried over when it is upgraded; for a breakdown of exactly how much experience is required to master a weapon from any given level, view its information page
Master EXP
If this weapon is mastered and upgraded, it turns into a more powerful weapon; because accumulated experience is carried over, the new weapon will be created above level 1, as indicated here
Upgraded To
When a weapon is mastered, you may use this catalyst to upgrade it into a new weapon
Catalyst
The first chapter in which the weapon can be purchased, found, or upgraded from another weapon
Chapter
Organyx Lightning 37–187 37–187 Vampiric Strike 280,000 gil
14,000 gil
2 300+42/lv 25 20,100 Apocalypse Lv.14 Cobaltite 11
Aldebarans Sazh - 40–265 Vampiric Strike 263,000 gil
13,150 gil
2 300+42/lv 25 20,100 Sadalmeliks Lv.14 Cobaltite 11
Tigerclaw Vanille 23–198 23–198 Vampiric Strike 300,000 gil
15,000 gil
2 300+42/lv 25 20,100 Wyrmfang Lv.14 Cobaltite 11