A rod, brimming with holy powers, that once belonged to a maiden who wished to put a stop to evil.
Guard Stick (ガードロッド, Gādo Roddo?), also known as Guard Rod, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a low-ranked staff or rod, and provide minimal boosts to attack. It is often depicted as Aerith Gainsborough's trademark weapon.
The Guard Stick is Aeris's initial weapon, providing +12 Attack, 99% Attack%, +2 Magic, +1 Vitality, +4 Spirit, and has a single materia slot at normal growth. It can be sold for 140 gil.
The Guard Stick is a dual blade-type weapon available to Lightning through the downloadable content. It provides 250 points to Strength and Magic, reduces Stagger Power by 55%, boosts Guard Defense by 50 points, and halved Strength.
A light form of Aerith's Guard Stick is featured in Limit Breaks of healer classes.
The Guard Stick also appears as Aerith's weapon.
The staff used by a champion from another world. Capable of warding off magical attacks.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
A rod with high defense.
The Guard Stick appears as a 2-handed rod within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 4 Weapon Atk, 9 Durability, +10 Defense, +2 Magic Atk, and +10 Magic Def. It can be bought for 150 gil at the Merchant's Shop. Only Clair Andrews can equip this weapon.