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Bow said to belong to the goddess of the hunt.

The Artemis Bow (アルテミスの弓, Arutemisu no Yumi?), also known as Artemis and Ultimus Bow, is a recurring weapon in the Final Fantasy series. In the majority of the games it appears in, it is usually the most powerful bow.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy II Edit

II

A breathtaking bow, said to be that of the moon goddess.
—Description

The Artemis Bow is the most powerful bow, and is exclusive to Maria. It has an Attack power of 117 and an Accuracy of 75%, and gives Maria +30 Strength, +50 Intelligence, and +99 Magic. It is obtained in the Arcane Sanctuary.

Final Fantasy III Edit

III The Artemis Bow is the strongest bow that a Ranger may use, obtainable once a Ranger reaches job level 99. It has an Attack Power of 122 and gives +10 Strength and Agility.

Final Fantasy IV Edit

IV

Bow named after the goddess of the moon.
—Description

The Artemis Bow is the second strongest bow, with the Perseus Bow surpassing it in the Advance and Complete Collection remakes. It has an Attack power of 43 and an Accuracy of 20, and grants +10 Strength, Stamina, and Agility, but also gives -10 Intelligence and Spirit. It can be dropped from Moonmaidens. There are also Artemis Arrows, which have 70 Attack Power and deal heavy damage to Dragons.

In the Easy Type version, it was renamed to Goddess's Bow. Its hit rate was increased to 80%.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Edit

FFIVTAY The Artemis Bow provides 80 Attack, 25% Accuracy, +10 Strength, +10 Speed, +10 Stamina, -10 Intelligence, -10 Spirit, and -3% Magic Evasion. It can be dropped by Moonmaiden. It can be equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Cid, Rosa, Rydia, Palom, Porom, Edward, Luca, Leonora, Izayoi, Harley.

Final Fantasy V Edit

V

Bow effective against magic beasts. Must be used two-handed. Full power from back row.
—Description

The Artemis's Bow is the second strongest bow, surpassed only by the Fairy Bow in the Advance and mobile remakes. It has an Attack power of 108, and will always deal critical damage to magic beasts. It can be found in Istory Falls, or stolen from Dragon Aevis.

Final Fantasy XII Edit

XII

The Artemis Bow is the second strongest bow, surpassed by the Sagittarius. It has an Attack power of 87, requires 60 LP to use. Bows are among the slowest weapons with 2.96s charge, and 1.4s action time.

Artemis Bow can be bought for 15,800 gil from the Bazaar after selling Great Serpent's Fang x2, Moondust x2, and a Sylphi Halcyon. There are also Artemis Arrows, the strongest arrows, which cost 15,000 gil to buy, have an Attack power of 5, and deal Earth-elemental damage.

In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 94 Attack, 36 CT, 5% critical rate, and requires the Bows 7 License for 90 LP. It can be found as a treasure in the Cerobi Steppe (Old Elanise Road) and Great Crystal (Uldobi Phullam Pratii'dii), the Hunt Club sidequest and bought from the bazaar for 9,300 gil after selling Solid Horn x5, Moondust x2, and Sylphi Halcyon x1. It is also an uncommon steal from Tyrant in Trial Mode Stage 55. It can be equipped by the Archer.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings Edit

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Radiant bow carved by the moon goddess.
—Description

The Artemis Bow is the second strongest bow. It has an Attack power of 90, Magick Attack of 45, and Attack speed of 60. It can be bought in Tomaj's Sky Saloon shop, crafted from the Dragon's Device Recipe Book, or dropped from the mission "Ordered Chaos". It uses a generic bow sprite during battle.

Final Fantasy XIV Edit

XIV The Artemis Bow is the Bard Relic Weapon obtained by completing the quest "A Relic Reborn". It has a harp attached.

Final Fantasy Tactics Edit

FFT

The bow of the goddess of the hunt.
—Description

Artemis Bow (Ultimus Bow in the PlayStation version) is a mid-level bow with an Attack power of 10 and can be bought for 22,000 gil. It can also be poached from Behemoth Kings and found in Melee and Rendezvous for the PSP version.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Edit

TA The Artemis Bow is a mid-level bow with an Attack power of 27 and a Range of 7. It teaches Cupid to Archers for 300 AP. It is a random reward for completing missions.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

TA2

This slender bow is said to have once belonged to the Goddess of the Hunt.
—Description

Artemis Bow returns as a mid-ranked bow that provides +29 Attack and has a Range of 7. It still teaches Cupid to Archers. It can be bought for 3800 gil from the Bazaar after trading a Mind Ceffyl, Gemsteel, and Moonbloom.

Final Fantasy Type-0 Edit

TYPE0 Artemis' Bow is a weapon for Trey. It provides 62 Attack Power and is bought from the Akademeia Armory after completing The Retreat from Roshana mission on Finis difficulty. In the PSP version it is also obtained by exchanging for 10 tickets on the Square Enix Members site. It costs 60,000 gil and sells for 6,000 gil.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Edit

FFCCEoT

A bow that shines with sacred light. Blessed by the gods of the hunt.
—Description

Artemis' Bow is a mid-ranked bow that any race can use. It provides 64 attack at level 1 and 134 attack at level 30, +25 to Stun, has one empty slot, and comes with the abilities MDEF Boost 2 and HP Absorb Attack 1. It must be obtained from a chest in Tower on Normal mode, and then created for 380 gil by using Platinum x3 and White Silver x3. When turned into a jewel, a level 3-9 Artemis' Bow makes a Ward Stone 2, level 10-19 makes a Berserk Eye, and level 20-30 makes an Oscura Pearl.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Edit

4HoL The Artemis Bow has an attack of 19. It can be randomly found in the chest on the 90F inside Moonsand Ruins, Holy Tree Tower, Mysterious Lighthouse, and Trial Tower.

Bravely Default Edit

BD

A bow said to have been used by Artemis, a goddess of hunting and chastity told of in ancient myth from before the time of Crystalism.
—Description

Artemis's Bow is a bow that provides 90 P.ATK and 95 Aim. It can be found in Dimension's Hasp (B6).

Bravely Second: End Layer Edit

BS Artemis's Bow is a bow that provides 80 P.ATK, 95 Aim, and deals 50% more damage to undead. It can be found in the Skyhold.

Final Fantasy Dimensions Edit

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Edit

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest Edit

ATB

The bow of the moon goddess, made of pure silver. Mortal men strain to lift it.
—Description

Artemis Bow grants +10 to Attack. It can be equipped by Ranger.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

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Final Fantasy Explorers Edit

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Mobius Final Fantasy Edit

Mobius

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Etymology Edit

Artemis is the Greek goddess of the moon who was often depicted as a huntress with a bow and arrows.