Issued to wilderness patrons, these weapons are well-suited to team-based attack strategies.
The Antares is a high-ranked gun that provides 39 Attack and 5% critical rate. Guns are the slowest weapons apart from Wyrmhero Blade, at 4.2s charge, and 1.4s action time. It can be bought in the Balfonheim Port for 16,000 gil and requires 80 LP and the Guns 5 License to equip.
In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 41 Attack, 10 Evade, 50 CT, 5% critical rate, and requires the Guns 5 license for 90 LP. It can be found as a treasure in Cerobi Steppe (Old Elanise Road) and Pharos - Third Ascent (Spire Ravel - 1st Flight), or dropped Deidar (3% chance). It can be equipped by the Machinist and Shikari.
The Antares is a 60 gun that provides -268 HP, +64 Bravery, +54 Attack, -1 Defense, and +20% Assist Gauge Duration. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 109,920 gil, Betelgeuse, Garchimacera Husk, and Flash's Dream x5.
Like many guns in the series, it is named after a star. Antares is another name of the star Alpha Scorpii located in the constellation Scorpio, named from Greek meaning "against Ares" due to its red coloration similar to the planet Mars. In the religion of Stregheria and in some translations of the Book of Enoch, Antares is a fallen angel.