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D012 Durandal
A holy knight's sword said to have been forged by spirits.
—Description, Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions.

The Durandal (デュランダル, Dyurandaru?), also known as Durend and Twin Durandals, is a recurring weapon in the Final Fantasy series, being one of the most powerful swords available.

AppearancesEdit

Final Fantasy XEdit

The Durandal is a longsword for Tidus on which the dominant ability is Triple AP. Triple AP can be customized onto a weapon with 50 Wings to Discovery. Triple AP weapons are also dropped by One-Eye.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

The Durandal is a high-level sword for Paladins, won as a possible prize from certain KSNM battlefield events.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

The Durandal is the strongest one-handed sword with an Attack power of 99. Durandal also grants the user +5 to Evasion like all swords, and has a combo rate of 5%. Swords are among the slower weapons with 2.88s charge and 1.2s action time.

The Durandal is known as "Well-forged Blade" in the Bazaar price list and costs 21,600 gil. Its license, which costs 80 LP, can be found in the mid-right section of weapon license area, next to the Stone Blade.

The Durandal can be only be obtained via selling six rare loots, which are the following:

Loot Quantity Enemy
Lifewick 3 Necrofiend - an 18% chance of dropping one, if the Warmage's Monograph has been acquired.
Emperor Scale 2 Archaeoaevis - a 14% chance of dropping one, if the Dragoon's Monograph has been acquired, and a 5% chance to Poach.
Leshach Halcyon 1 Leshach Entite - a rare drop and a 3% chance of stealing (6% if the Thief Cuffs are equipped).

In the International Zodiac Job System, the Durandal is available to the Time Mage and Knight classes, and its use requires the Swords 9 license for 50 LP. There is also a more powerful version, the Durandal A, which has an Attack power of 103 and gives a 15% boost to Evasion. It is obtained from the Bazaar by selling Ring Wyrm Scale x4, Lifewick x3, and a Leshach Halcyon.

In the International Zodiac Job System neither the Durandal nor Durandal A are the strongest one-handed sword, being trumped by the Trango Tower.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant WingsEdit

Fabled sword of saintly glory.
—In-game description

The Durandal is one of Vaan's strongest swords obtained after defeating Gilgamesh. It provides +95 Attack, +45 Magick, and +60 Speed and +15 Strength. It uses a generic sword sprite during battle.

Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

A symbol of honor, the ceremonial blade is bestowed on soldiers who distinguish themselves in battle.
—Description

The Durandal is a rank 6 model of a gunblade for Lightning. It is obtained by upgrading a Hauteclaire with a Uraninite, and, while giving great stats, features the ability "Stagger Lock", making it of somewhat limited use. It is in the Gestalt synthesis group. At max level is dismantles into Chobham Armor (x18), Cobaltite (x2), and a Hauteclaire.

Level Strength Magic Current Exp. Exp. To Next Level Exp. To ★
19 126 126 52,704 4,524 334,656
20 132 132 57,228 4,692 330,132
21 138 138 61,920 4,860 325,440
22 144 144 66,780 5,028 320,580
23 150 150 71,808 5,196 315,552
24 156 156 77,004 5,364 310,356
25 162 162 82,368 5,532 304,992
26 168 168 87,900 5,700 299,460
27 174 174 93,600 5,868 293,760
28 180 180 99,468 6,036 287,892
29 186 186 105,504 6,204 281,856
30 192 192 111,708 6,372 275,652
31 198 198 118,080 6,540 269,280
32 204 204 124,620 6,708 262,740
33 210 210 131,328 6,876 256,032
34 216 216 138,204 7,044 249,156
35 222 222 145,248 7,212 242,112
36 228 228 152,460 7,380 234,900
37 234 234 159,840 7,548 227,520
38 240 240 167,388 7,716 219,972
39 246 246 175,104 7,884 212,256
40 252 252 182,988 8,052 204,372
41 258 258 191,040 8,220 196,320
42 264 264 199,260 8,388 188,100
43 270 270 207,648 8,556 179,712
44 276 276 216,204 8,724 171,156
45 282 282 224,928 8,892 162,432
46 288 288 233,820 9,060 153,540
47 294 294 242,880 9,228 144,480
48 300 300 252,108 9,396 135,252
49 306 306 261,504 9,564 125,856
50 312 312 271,068 9,732 116,292
51 318 318 280,800 9,900 106,560
52 324 324 290,700 10,068 96,660
53 330 330 300,768 10,236 86,592
54 336 336 311,004 10,404 76,356
55 342 342 321,408 10,572 65,952
56 348 348 331,980 10,740 55,380
57 354 354 342,720 10,908 44,640
58 360 360 353,628 11,076 33,732
59 366 366 364,704 11,244 22,656
60 372 372 375,948 11,412 11,412
378 378 387,360 Trapezohedron 0

Final Fantasy XIVEdit

Durandal is the name of one of the more recent servers. It is the result of the merge of the Cornelia and Rabanastre servers.

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the LionsEdit

The Durandal can be obtained via Rendezvous. It has an attack power of 26 with a Weapon Defense of 40, it is also a Holy-elemental weapon and it adds Protect and Shell on the wearer. In the mobile version it can be purchased for 5 gil at any Poacher after completing the game at least once.

Final Fantasy Type-0Edit

The Twin Durandals are a pair of rapiers for Machina Kunagiri. They provide 61 Attack Power and double the amount of experience he earns.

In the PSP version, they can be bought from the SPP Post for 20000 SPP after unlocking 1 ticket on the Square Enix Members site or by exchanging 5 tickets on the Square Enix Members site. They sell for 10000 gil. In the HD version, they can be obtained after landing 300 Killsight strikes with Machina. They cost 5000 SPP and sell for 2500 gil.

Final Fantasy Legend IIIEdit

The weapon is called Durend in the game and it has a mystic sword icon before its name. Its one of the four Mystic Swords, being the second weakest, only more powerful than the Mystic Sword Emperor. It deals Mystic-elemental damage, causing double damage against certain bosses and undead enemies. It can even harm enemies who are strong against physical damage.

Bravely DefaultEdit

The renowned sword of the legendary hero Roland. Its name means "eternal blade." Of all the weapons Yulyana took from the Orthodoxy, Durandal is said to have been the most perilous, but try as he might to destroy it, he failed to cause so much as a scratch.
—Description

The Durandal is the game's strongest sword found in the dungeon Dimension's Hasp, found in the True Final Chapter and it cannot be sold. It provides 45 Attack and 90 Aim and is bought for 99,999 at Norende reconstruction / Adventurer.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

Durandal is the second best sword providing 105 Attack and 20 Hit Rate. It is effective against dragons. It can be equipped by Jobless, Warrior, Red Mage, Dragoon, Memorist, Paladin, and Dark Knight jobs. It can be picked up after felling Despair.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

While in his EX Mode, Vaan wields the Durandal for his sword attack. The Durandal is also a level 90 Greatsword that provides +64 Attack, -1 Defense, and +7% Physical Damage. It can be obtained by trading 1 gil, Delight of Conflict, and Soldier's Hope x2 in the Labyrinth.

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit


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Final Fantasy ExplorersEdit


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EtymologyEdit

[view  · edit  · purge]Durendal is a holy sword in The Song of Roland, an old French literary piece. The sword is said to contain within its hilt one tooth of Saint Peter, blood of Saint Basil, a hair of Saint Denis, and a piece of the raiment of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is said to be able to cut solid boulders in half with a single strike.

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