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Assassin's Dagger in Final Fantasy XII.

Popular among assassins, this dagger has the power to doom its victims to certain death.
—Description, Final Fantasy Tactics.

The Assassin's Dagger (アサシンダガー, Asashin Dagaa?), also called Assassin Dagger or Assassin, is a recurring dagger in the Final Fantasy series. It is often among the stronger weapons for Thieves and Ninja and inflicts instant death on its targets. Due to this, the weapon proves ineffective against undead enemies, often restoring them to full health.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

I

A dagger that casts Kill when used.
—Description

The Assassin Dagger casts Kill on hit, and boosts 30 Attack, 40 Accuracy, 10 Evasion, 3 Agility, and 2 Intelligence. It can be used by all classes except Monk, and is found in the Whisperwind Cove.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

IV

Dagger that has a chance to kill with one blow.
—Description

The SNES version was simply called Assassin, but in later release it was called Assassin Dagger and is the weaker version of the Assassin's Dagger introduced in the GBA version. The weak version has an Attack power of 29, Accuracy of 55%, +5 Strength, +5 Agility, +5 Stamina, -10 Intelligence, and -10 Spirit. The weapon can also inflict instant death. This dagger was dummied out and cannot be obtained via normal means. The weapon can still be found within the data of recent Final Fantasy IV versions.

The second Assassin's Dagger can be dropped by the Chaotic Knight or bought in the Lunar Ruins. It is the strongest dagger, boosting 130 Attack, as well as 49 Accuracy and +15 Agility. It has a chance to inflict instant death on hit. It only appears in the Advance and The Complete Collection versions.

The weapon is bugged in the North American and original Japanese releases of the Advance version, and does not inflict Death on hit. The bug was fixed in the second Japanese release and the European ports. Both version of the Assassin's Dagger are metallic weapons.

In the Easy Type version, it was renamed to Combat Knife.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

FFIVTAY The Assassin's Dagger returns as a high-ranked dagger that provides 85 Attack and 40% Accuracy. It is found in the Depths after defeating Lich. A similar weapon, named the Assassin Knife, exists in the game's code, but was dummied out. It would have been equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Kain, Rosa, Golbez, Rydia, Palom, Edward, Calca and Brina.

Final Fantasy VEdit

V

Dagger that sometimes finishes enemy in one blow. Can be used with Spellblade.
—Description

The Assassin's Dagger is one of the twelve Sealed Weapons. It has a 25% chance to cause instant death on a hit, and boasts 78 attack and +1 Speed.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

VI

Blade that may randomly dispatch an enemy in one hit.
—Description

Assassin's Dagger can be found in the Cave to the Sealed Gate in a chest to the right of the cave's entrance. It has an attack power of 106, +3 Speed, +2 Magic, and has the chance to inflict Instant Death.

It also enables the Runic command, can also be metamorphed from Ninja, Covert, and Outsider, or won in the Dragon's Neck Coliseum by betting the Valiant Knife and defeating a Baalzephon enemy. Betting the Assassin's Dagger will net the player a Swordbreaker if they defeat a Test Rider.

The weapon is affected by the Capture glitch.

Final Fantasy XEdit

X Auron's katana is named the Assassin Blade when equipped with the Deathstrike ability.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII The Assassin's Dagger can be used with the Daggers 2 license for 20 LP. It provides +25 Attack, +5 Speed, and has a 5% chance of instant death on hit. Assassin's Dagger is among the slowest daggers with 2.06s charge and 1.2s action time, but it is still faster than all other types of weapons, apart from Ninja Swords.

It is sold in Bhujerba and Rabanastre for 1,400 gil.

In the International Zodiac Job System, only the Shikari class is able to equip the Assassin's Dagger. It is equipped via the Daggers 2 license for 20 LP.

Final Fantasy XVEdit

XV

Daggers can be equipped by Noctis and Ignis.
NameCategoryAttackCriticalModifiers/NotesValueObtain
Assassin's Daggers
(Assassin Daggers)
Daggers1268Max MP: +7
Magic: +10
10% chance to inflict Poison
Buy: 1500
Sell: 750
Find: Malacchi Pond fishing spot, Vesperpool region, Daurell Caverns
Shop: Lestallum, Verins Mart, Ch.7: Imperial vendor outside Steyliff Grove
Blades favored by assassins, infused with venom. They may inflict poison with each strike.

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT The Assassin's Dagger costs 5,000 gil, and instead of causing instant death, like its former appearances, it causes the Doom status. It has 7 Attack and 5% Defense.

Final Fantasy Type-0Edit

TYPE0 The Assassin's Daggers are the second strongest weapon for Rem. They provide 59 Attack Power and have a 10% chance of inflicting Instant Death. They can be bought at the shop in the Armory for 60,000 gil after clearing United Front mission on Finis difficulty. In the PSP version, they can also be obtained by exchanging for 10 tickets on the Square Enix Members site.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a KingEdit

FFCCMLaaK Assassin Dagger is a level 45 dagger that provides +38 Attack and is bought for 680 gil.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a DarklordEdit

FFCCMLaaD

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Bravely DefaultEdit

BD

Five centuries after the Crystal Orthodoxy was founded, assassins targeted many of its high officials. This dagger, favored by an assassin who was captured and executed by the High Inquisitor of the time, is revered by the shadowy ones as the Orthodoxy's bane.
—Description

The Assassin Dagger can be purchased in Eternia for 10,000 pg. It increases P.ATK by +29 and has a 25% chance of inflicting Instant Death.

Bravely Second: End LayerEdit

BS

Five centuries after the Crystal Orthodoxy was founded, assassins targeted many of its high officials. This dagger, favored by an assassin who was captured and executed by the high inquisitor of the time, is revered by the shadowy ones as the Orthodoxy's bane.
—Description
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Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

FFD

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Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia The Assassin's Dagger is a level 64 dagger that adds 43 to Attack and increases the EX Gauge by 20% at the start of the battle. It can be obtained by trading 19,610 gil, a Main Gauche, Mammoth Tusk x3, and Transmogridust x4.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia012 The Assassin's Dagger is now at level 30 and increases ATK +38, DEF +2, and fills the player's EX bar by +10% at the start of a battle. It can be obtained by trading 61,000 gil, a Main Gauche, and an Unknown's Bone.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2015)Edit

Dissidia

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

PFF

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

FFAB

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Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

ATB

The name says it all. Killing monsters isn't assassination, but who's counting?
—Description

Assassin's Dagger grants +5 to Attack. It can be equipped by Thief, Dancer, Locke, and Rinoa.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK

WeaponCategoryLevelAttackMagicMind
Assassin's Dagger (VI)
(Assassin Dagger (VI))
Rarity 5
Daggers16800
209700
3011200
3512000
Additional stats: Accuracy +95
Bonus effects when equipped: Adds small chance to instant KO.

Final Fantasy ExplorersEdit

FFE

An enchanted dagger used by those in the business of taking lives. It can inflict instant death.
—Description
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Non-Final Fantasy appearancesEdit

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the RingEdit

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Seiken Densetsu 3Edit

The Deathstroke is the ultimate weapon for Hawkeye should he take the Dark-most class of the Ninja, the Nightblade, a Thief class that has taken the arts of the ninja into a renegade path of a professional killer. It is an elongated jet black miserecorde like dagger, with tarnished brass mouthpieces, a fleshy leather like material for its handle, and another smaller blade at its pommel. It is a dagger made of materials that when exposed to darkness, completely absorbs all light and blends into shade, hiding its presence completely. Its lethality is further realized through its blade design, allowing it to cut and pierce into its victims without effort, making it perfect for assassinations.

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EtymologyEdit

The Assassins were a secret order of Nizari Ismailis, particularly those of Persia and Syria, that formed in the late 11th century. Mentions of Assassins were preserved within European sources where they are depicted as trained killers, responsible for the systematic elimination of opposing figures.

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