Giant equipment (きょじん, Kyojin?) is a recurring mid-rank type of armor in the Final Fantasy series, it usually appears as a helm, gloves, or axe. It usually grants bonuses to Strength. Its presence in the series is small, and has diminished.
The Giant's Gloves are a mid-rank armor that casts Saber when used as an item, while the Gigantaxe can be found in the Whisperwind Cove and grants the wielder a bonus of 4 to Strength, while reducing Intelligence for the same value.
The Great Sword, originally known as the Giant Sword, renamed to the Claymore in the Origins release, and later renamed again in the Dawn of Souls version remaining in the latest version, the 20th Anniversary release. It deals additional damage to Giant-type enemies.
The Giant's Helm and Giant Gloves can be obtained by the time the player reaches Mysidia. The Gigantaxe was added in the 20th Anniversary edition, being Guy's ultimate weapon, obtainable only in the Arcane Labyrinth side quest.
The Giant's Gloves can be dropped by monsters such as the Mad Ogre. The Gigant Axe was also added in the Advance version, and is the strongest axe, which may Poison the enemy on a hit, not to mention it grants the wielder a bonus to Strength. It is only obtainable in the Lunar Ruins.
Giant's Gloves returns in the sequel of Final Fantasy IV. It can be equipped by Cecil and Cid while Edge is initially equipped with it. Another one can be found in the Lower Section of the Tower of Babil. It can also be dropped by Ogre found in the Upper Section of the Tower of Babil. It has a defense of 10 and evasion of -1 with a bonus of +10 Strength & Stamina while provides protection against Mini.
The Giant's Gloves are an accessory that increase Stamina and Strength. It can only be stolen from Azulmagia (rare).
The armor is called Giant and it has a body armor icon before its name. It can be bought in Giant's Town and Venus' City for 26000 GP. It provides a Def of 20 and add 81 HP to Robots and increases their Def by 18. It also gives a boost to Str by 10 on anyone who equips it. There's another piece of Giant equipment has a gauntlet icon before its name.
It can be bought in Giant's Town and Venus' City for 8500 GP, but can also be found in Cave of Light. It provides a Def of 6 and add 81 HP to Robots and increases their Def by 18. It also gives a boost to Str by 10 on anyone who equips it. The third piece of Giant equipment has a helmet icon before its name. It can be bought in Giant's Town and Venus' City for 17000 GP, but can also be found in Sewer. It provides a Def of 13 and add 81 HP to Robots and increases their Def by 18.
The Giant equipment is a level 85 set features Helm, Axe, and Gauntlet as level 85 equipment, as well as the Giant's Harness at level 86. Equipping three of the items gives the "Pride of the Titans" combination, boosting Brave by 100 and HP by 750.
Non-Final Fantasy appearancesEdit
Seiken Densetsu 3Edit
Giant equipment appears in the title as a series of penultimate weapons for several classes and characters for Dark paths. They are weapons described to have been made by fearsome and violent giants who attempted to invade the Mana Holyland in ages past.
The Gigas Glove appears as the ultimate weapon for the Dark most class of Kevin, the Dervish. It is a crude ochre reptile/dragon leather glove, with a rectangular strap of worn lumber placed at its knuckles.
The Giant's Spear appears as the ultimate weapon for the Dark most class of Riesz, the Fenrir Knight. It is a spear with a crescent blade evenly protruding curved towards its user, with its leaf shaped blade tip ending with a small forked notch.
The Gigas Flail appears as the ultimate weapon for the Light Dark class of Charlotte, the Sage. It is a cobalt blue flailing mace with its mauling head a enormous monolithic crudely molded shimmering rock.
The Juggernaut appears as the ultimate weapon for the Dark most class of Charlotte, the Evil Shaman. It is an enormous steel molded flail chained with gold rings, with its mauling head crowned with a horizontally placed spiked disk with a spike protruding through its center. It was a weapon described to have been the most treasured of the giants, said to be fashioned in the shape of the evil wheel that drags all into chaos in their religion.