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Thunder spear (FFA)

The Thunder Spear, a part of the lightning-elemental equipment set.

Lightning equipment (サンダー, Sandā?) is a recurring type of equipment in the Final Fantasy series. Although less in number than its brethren flame equipment and ice equipment, Lightning equipment has been around since Final Fantasy II. It is also known as Thunder, Bolt, Yellow, Spark, and sometimes Shock or Shocking equipment, depending on which game it is featured in, and sometimes changes between names in the same game.

It should not be confused with diamond equipment, which occasionally has the attribute of resistance to Lightning. It includes body armor, helmet, shield, the recurring Coral Sword, rod, staff, bow, spear, gloves, and armlets, although weapons are more recurring, due to the existence of the aforementioned Diamond equipment.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy Edit

While no weapons deal lightning-elemental damage, the Thor's Hammer and Gauntlet both cast Thundara when used, and, as such, could be considered to be affiliated with the lightning element.

Final Fantasy II Edit

The Thunder Lance is the first lightning-elemental weapon.

Final Fantasy III Edit

This installment marks the start of a massive wave of lightning-elemental equipment.

Weapons include:

  • Spark Dagger
  • Serpent Sword
  • Light Arrow
  • Book of Light
  • Tome of Light
  • Thunder Spear
  • Hammer
  • Dragon Hammer
  • Triton Hammer
  • Platinum Hammer
  • Blessed Hammer
  • Mighty Hammer

Final Fantasy IV Edit

Several lightning-elemental equipment appears in this installment, though some only appear in the 3D version.

Weapons include:

  • Thundershard
  • Thunder Arrows
  • Blitz Whip
  • Thunder Claws
  • Abel's Lance
  • Coral Sword
  • Thor's Hammer
  • Thunder Rod

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude- Edit

The only piece of equipment that appears is the Blitz Whip and the Lightning Arrow.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Edit

With the exception of the Thundershard, every piece of lightning-elemental equipment returns with the same statistics.

Final Fantasy V Edit

The following are all the Lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Lightning Bow
  • Thunder Rod, which can cast Thundaga when used as an item in battle, as well as increasing the damage of all lightning-elemental attacks by 50%.
  • Coral Sword
  • Blitz Whip

Final Fantasy VI Edit

In this installment, and in many future games, lightning-elemental equipment becomes more scarce and less readily available to use.

List of lightning equipment:

  • Thunder Blade
  • Thunder Rod
  • Thunder Shield

Final Fantasy VII Edit

There are no lightning-elemental weapons or armor (besides the ones listed below). Instead, by pairing the lightning-element with the Elemental Materia in the weapon slot makes lightning-elemental weapons. The Armor slot makes lightning-elemental armor.

List of Lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Bolt Armlet
  • Bolt Ring

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Lightning Ring
  • Armlet
  • Thunder Armlet
  • Bolt Armlet

Final Fantasy IX Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Coral Sword
  • Lightning Staff
  • Flash Hat
  • Rubber Helm
  • Thunder Gloves
  • Coral Ring
  • Extension

Final Fantasy X Edit

Any armor with "Lightning Ward" or "Lightningproof" as its dominant ability is called Yellow [Armor] (Shield, Bangle, Bracer, etc). However, any piece of armor may be equipped with this ability.

If "Lightning Strike" is the dominant ability on a character's weapon, it becomes:

  • Tidus's Lightning Steel
  • Auron's Thunder Blade
  • Rikku's Shocking Fist
  • Wakka's Thunder Ball
  • Lulu's Thunder Moomba
  • Yuna's Rod of Lightning
  • Kimahri's Thunder Spear

Final Fantasy XI Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Heat Rod
  • Ramuh's Mace
  • Spark Dagger
  • Spark Baselard
  • Spark Kris
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Final Fantasy XII Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Tempestblade
  • Rudra Tulwar
  • Rod of Lightning
  • Storm Wand
  • Zeus Mace
  • Discharger
  • Vortex
  • Storm Lance
  • Lúin
  • Raijoudou
  • Tyrfing

Final Fantasy XIII Edit

The Spark Ring, Fulmen Ring, and Raijin Ring are the only occurrences of lightning-elemental equipment.

Final Fantasy XIV Edit

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Final Fantasy Tactics Edit

The Coral Sword, Lightning Bow, Blaster/Blast Gun, and Gungnir (obtained via Rendezvous) are the only lightning equipment.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

Final Fantasy Type-0 Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Voltaic Flute
  • Voltaic Mace
  • Voltaic Whipblade
  • Voltaic Spear
  • Voltaic Saber
  • Thunderslashes
  • Voltaic Daggers
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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Storm Mail
  • Storm Shield
  • Storm Armlets
  • Storm Helm
  • Storm Sash

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Yellow Cone Hat
  • Yellow Magic Hat
  • Yellow Outfit
  • Yellow Robe

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Edit

List of lightning-elemental equipment:

  • Lightning Staff
  • Thor Smasher
  • Thunder Pike
  • Yellow Cone Hat
  • Yellow Outfit

Final Fantasy Adventure Edit

The weapon is called Thunder and it has a spear icon before its name. The Thunder is the strongest spear, having an attack power of 46, and deals lightning-elemental damage. It can be bought for 11,250 GP at the Weapon shop in the plain of Floatrocks.

The Final Fantasy Legend Edit

The weapon Elec has a sword icon before its name. It can be bought in Southwest Town and Ameyoko for 24,700 GP. It has 50 use and an attack power of 10, the damage formula for Elec is base on Strength. This sword is Elec-elemental.

Final Fantasy Legend II Edit

The weapon is called Thunder and it has an axe icon before its name. It can be bought for 17000 GP in Race Circuit and Hana's Town. It has 40 use, it also increases a Robot's HP by 81 and increases their Str by 18. The damage formula for Thunder is the user's Str x12, deals thunder-elemental damage.

Final Fantasy Legend III Edit

The Thunder Staff has an attack power of 22 and deals Thunder-elemental damage.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Edit

Due to the elemental system used, all lightning-elemental equipment are light-elemental instead.

List of light equipment:

  • Bolt Bow
  • Bolt Sword
  • Book of Ramuh
  • Holy Knife
  • Holy Lance
  • Holy Shield
  • Indra's Spear
  • Lightbringer
  • Shine Cape
  • Shining Axe
  • Shining Blade
  • Shining Harp
  • Shining Staff
  • Stardust Bow
  • Stun Stiletto
  • Stunning Harp
  • Sword of Light
  • Thunder Axe
  • White Book

Bravely Default Edit

List of lightning equipment:

Bravely Second: End Layer Edit

List of lightning equipment:

Final Fantasy Dimensions Edit

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Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

Thunder Shield is a level 60 shield that provides +61 Defense and +10% Wall Rush HP Damage. It can be obtained by trading 132,880 gil, Lustrous Shield, Taharka Husk, and Flash's Dream x5.

Pictlogica Final Fantasy Edit

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Edit

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest Edit

The Thunder Rod is the only piece of lightning equipment that appears.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Edit

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Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon Edit

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Chocobo's Dungeon 2 Edit

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Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon Edit

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