A great hairdo alone can't ward off evil. Leave that to the magicked stones on this hairpin. WOMEN only.
Barette (バレッタ, Baretta?) is a recurring piece of equipment in the series, generally being part of the female-exclusive equipment subtype. While it provides little in the ways of stats, it generally offers a great deal of protection against various status ailments, making it quite powerful.
Hair ornament enchanted with various powers, worn by women.
Barette is an Add-on that provides +3 Strength, +1 Magic, +1 Spirit, +1 Magic Defense, and raises Ice-elemental damage for the user. It teaches Chemist, Cura, and Gamble Defense, and can only be equipped by Dagger, Freya, Eiko, and Beatrix. It can be synthesized for 1,800 gil, Needle Fork, and Barbut at Alexandria, Daguerreo, Lindblum (after disc 1), Treno (disc 3 onwards), and Black Mage Village (discs 2/3), found in Ipsen's Castle, or as a 1/1024 treasure during Chocobo Hot and Cold.
A hairpin that prevents an array of status effects.
Barette is one of three hair adornments usable only by female party members, Cloud, and the Onion Knight class. It provides +20 HP and immunity to KO, Stone, Confuse, Vampire, Berserk, Stop, Charm, Traitor, and Sleep. It can be for 20,000 gil after poaching a Red Chocobo, from Rendezvous Mode, and is initially equipped on Alma.
Women's hairpin adorned with good luck stones.
Barette is one of three hair adornments, providing 2 Defense, 5 Magic Defense, and grants the user immunity to Poison, Blind, Silence, Immobilize, Disable, Confuse and Charm. It can be obtained from the Hair Adornments B category from the Bazaar and bought for 12,400 gil.