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This helm was crafted by a master smith in a faraway land. So much skill and rare metal are required for its construction, only one can be made in an age.
Genji Helm (源氏の兜, Genji no Kabuto?), also known as Genji, Genji Helmet, and Samurai, is a recurring helmet in the series. It is a high-ranked helmet that provides great defenses as well as resistances to various statuses, and is often stolen or dropped from Gilgamesh.
A heavy helm crafted in a distant land.
Genji Helm is a high-ranked helmet that provides 9 Defense, 12 Evade, 3 Weight, +3 Intelligence, and immunity to Poison and Petrify. It can be found in Whisperwind Cove or dropped from Typhon. It can be equipped by the Warrior, Knight, Thief, and Ninja classes.
A helm boasting the finest defense.
Genji Helm is the strongest helmet that provides 30 Defense, -31% Evasion, 10% Magic Defense, -60 Int/Spr, and resistance to Matter attacks. It can be found at [[Pandaemonium (Final Fantasy II)}Pandaemonium]] and Arubboth, or dropped from Iron Giant and Steel Giant.
Genji Helm is a high-ranked helmet that can be found in the Cave of Shadows. It can be equipped by the Onion Knight, Freelancer, Dark Knight, and Ninja classes. In the NES version, provides 10 Defense, 11 Magic Defense and 12% Evade.
Helmet used in a faraway land.
Genji Helm is a high-ranked helmet that provides 10 Defense, 6 Magic Defense, and 3 Magic Evasion. It can be obtained by re-recruiting Kain after the Giant of Babil or found at Lair of the Father. It can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, Cid, and Edge.
In the 3D remakes, the -10 Evasion is no longer there.
Genji Helm returns as a high-ranked helmet with the same stats as in the previous game, though now providing 8 Magic Defense. It can found at the Subterrane and can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, Cid, Edge, Ceodore, Luca, Zangetsu, Gekkou, Izayoi, Tsukinowa, and Golbez.
Helm that prevents mini and confusion.
Genji Helm is the strongest helmet before the Game Boy Advance release, now being the third strongest, and provides 18 Defense, 5 Magic Defense, 4 Weight, and immunity to Confusion and Mini. It can only be stolen from Gilgamesh during the second phase at Castle Exdeath.
Exotic helm from a foreign land.
Genji Helmet is the strongest helmet, providing 36 Defense and 38 Magic Defense. It can be found in Darill's Tomb, dropped from Gilgamesh, or by betting the Regal Crown in the Dragon's Neck Coliseum. Everyone except Umaro can equip it.
Very famous brand of helmet.
Genji Helm is the second strongest helmet, bested by the Grand Helm, and provides 29 Defense, +2 Defense, +2 Magic, and teaches the ability HP+20%. It can be stolen from Kraken or found using a Dead Pepper on the mountain crack on the northeastern part of the Forgotten Continent while riding Choco. It can only be equipped by Steiner and Freya.
Genji Helm is a high-ranked helmet that requires the Genji Armor license to equip, and provides 37 Magic Defense, +9 Strength, and +4 Magic. It can only be stolen from Gilgamesh (10% chance) during the second encounter after he has switched his weapons twice.
In the International Zodiac Job System version, it now provides 46 Magic Defense and now gives the additional bonus of giving Counter against normal attacks equal to ([Speed/2]% activation rate).
A helm forged by foreign craftsmen. It is made of iron and has a unique shape.
Genji Helm is the second strongest helmet in the PlayStation version (fourth strongest in later version), providing +130 HP. It can be stolen from Elmdore, although this does not work in the PSP version due to Elmdore having Safeguard.
Foreign helm made with exquisite craftsmanship.
Genji Helm is the second strongest helmet, providing 15 Defense and 6 Magic Resistance.
A helm said to have been favored by the Genji clan from the land of Wa, a mysterious island nation that vanished centuries ago. The Genji are believed to have been a leading clan of samurai that defeated the rival Heike clan, forging a samurai hegemony that ruled for some 700 years.
A helm said to have been favored by the Genji clan from the land of Wa, a mysterious island nation that vanished centuries ago. The Genji are believed to have been a leading clan of samurai that defeated the rival Heike clan, forging a samurai hegemony that ruled for some seven hundred years.
Genji Helm is a level 99 helmet that provides +249 Bravery, +1 Defense, and is 1/3rd of the "Soul of Yamato" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 16,240 gil, Heike's Helm, Supreme Gem x5, and Chaos Crystal x2.
Genji Helm returns as a level 100 helmet that provides +290 Bravery, +1 Defense, and is 1/3rd of the "Soul of Yamato" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 86,440 gil, Heike's Helm, Samurai Spirit, and Giant's Desire x5.
Non-Final Fantasy appearancesEdit
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The GenjiHelm appears in the Bakumatsu chapter. It is the most powerful helmet for this chapter.
The surname of Genji refers to the onyomi reading of the Minamoto Clan. Minamoto was a surname commonly bestowed on the children of the Emperor that were not eligible for the throne. According to history and legend, they were most active in the days of the late Heian era, and were samurai that became known as the fighters of evil and keepers of peace. The time was said to have been fraught with disorder and anarchy, including bandits and demons that roamed the countryside, and due to their efforts, many future samurai often claim lineage from the clan regarding their genealogy; such samurai included Miyamoto Musashi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. They were subject of literary discourse, from The Tale of Genji, often considered the first novel, which follows royal figures, and to The Tale of the Heike, focusing on the major figures and the events of the Genpei War. Genji is also a short period in Japanese history, lasting only a single year from 1864–1865.