- "An enormous, high-tension bow. Difficult to draw, but well worth the trouble."
- —Description, Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift.
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The Gastrophetes is the strongest crossbow in the game, providing 76 Attack and 7% critical rate. It can be bought for 18,900 gil at the Outfitters Shop as part of the Rage Game sidequest after giving 25 Trophies to Atak, or stolen very rarely from Pallicant. It requires 75 LP and the Crossbows 4 license in order to equip. Crossbows are the fastest ranged weapons at 2.3s charge and 1.4s action.
- "The most powerful crossbow ever created. Its unusual size gives it a very strong recoil."
The Gastrophetes is the strongest crossbow in the game, providing 10 Attack and 5% Weapon Defense. It can be bought for 20,000 gil at an Outfitters on Chapter 4 at castles or at the Clockwork City of Goug, won from the Battle of Fort Besselat, or found as a rare treasure at the Limberry Castle undercroft. Only the Archer or a character equipped with the ability Equip Crossbows can use the weapon.
The Gastrophetes is a high-ranked Greatbow, usable only by the Hunter, Sniper. and Assassin classes. It provides 48 Attack, 5 Defense, 10 Resistance, and has a range of 7 tiles. It teaches no abilities to any classes, and can be gotten through the Bazaar through the Heavy Bows B category.
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The gastraphetes was a hand-held crossbow used by the Ancient Greeks.