- See also: Light Armor.
Clothes (ふく, Fuku?, lit. "Cloth"), also known as Travel Clothes and Clothing, is a recurring armor in the series. It is usually the weakest armor in the game, and is usually the starting equipment of several characters near the beginning of the games that it appears in. There are several variety of Clothes as well, such as the Prisoner's Wear, Leather Clothing, and Silk Shirt.
Clothes is the weakest armor in the game and can be bought in Kaipo and Troia for 50 Gil, and one can be found in Mist. Prisoner's Wear is the second weakest armor in the game, only obtained when Cid joins the party and after rescuing Rosa from the Tower of Zot. It provides +1 Defense, Magic Defense, and Magic Evasion and resistance to Sleep.
The Clothes variants include Aloha T-Shirt, which provides no bonuses at all, and Silk Shirt, which can be used by the mages as well as Zidane, teaches Cure and Thunder, grants +7 Defense, and halves damage from Lightning elemental attacks while making the wearer weak to Fire elemental attacks.
Leather Clothing is the weakest Light Armor in the game, granting a mere +10 HP and +4 Defense. It requires the Light Armor 1 license and is the initial equipment of Vaan and Penelo. Cotton Shirt is the weakest Mystic Armor in the game, providing +4 Defense and +1 Magick Power, and requires the Mystic Armor 1 license to be equipped. Silken Shirt is a low-level piece of Mystic Armor that provides +6 Defense and +2 Magick Power. It requires the Mystic Armor 2 license to be equipped.
Clothing is the weakest Clothes in the game, providing a mere +5 HP. It is bought in Chapter 1 for 150 Gil. Wizard Clothing is a mid-ranked armor that is bought for 1600 Gil and provides +45 HP and +15 MP.
Temple Cloth is the strongest Clothing in the game, and provides +2 attack, +36 Defense, +16 Magic Resistance, and +2 Magic.
Templar Cloth is the strongest light armor in the game, and provides +46 Defense and +20 Resistance.
Travel Clothes is the weakest armor in the game, providing a mere +10 Defense.
Again, many variations of clothes exists in the game, including Travel Clothes, Student's Clothes, Green Clothes, Blue Clothes, Red Clothes, Scholar's Clothes, Caravan Clothes, Bandit Clothes, Clothes of Justice, and Pavlov Clothes.