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The Mythril Musketeers are the elite guards of Bastok from Final Fantasy XI. They are hand-picked from the finest soldiers and only obey orders personally issued by the President.

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[view  · edit  · purge]The word "mythril" is a reference to "mithril," a fictional metal from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy setting. The name comes from Sindarin "mith," meaning "grey" and "ril," meaning "glitter." Mithril is described by Gandalf thusly, "It could be beaten like copper, and polished like glass; and the Dwarves could make of it a metal, light and yet harder than tempered steel. Its beauty was like to that of common silver, but the beauty of mithril did not tarnish or grow dim." The Saul Zaentz Company owns all rights to many terms and names used in Tolkien's writings, including the word "mithril," and thus Final Fantasy likely uses the spelling "mythril" to avoid legal complications.

[view  · edit  · purge]A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed for use by infantry. A soldier armed with a musket had the designation "musketeer".


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