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The problem with iron helms is the weight and the heat—and the fact that this sword cuts right through them.
Katana forged by a master swordsmith. Can be used two-handed.
Osafune (originally called Bizen's Pride) is a low-ranked katana, usable by Freelancers, Samurais, and Gladiators. It has an Attack power of 48, a hit rate of 61, and a 12% chance to land a critical hit. It can be bought in Castle Surgate for 8,800 gil.
The Bizen-osafune is a level 95 great katana usable only by Samurai. It can be dropped from the Voidwatch Notorious Monster Uptala in Ve'Lugannon Palace. Its base damage is 110, its delay is 420, and it adds 10 to all of the wielder's basic stats (STR, DEX, VIT, AGI, INT, MND, CHR).
Osafune is a low-ranked katana, and is the second weakest katana, with the Kotetsu being weaker. It requires 35 LP to use and has an Attack of 54. All katana have 2.39s charge, and 1.2s action time, making them average what it comes to attacking speed. It can be bought from Jahara, Mt Bur-Omisace, and Rabanastre for 4,800 gil.
In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 26 Attack, 17 Evade, 31 CT, 20% combo rate, and requires the Katana 1 license for 35 LP. It can be bought in Rabanastre, Bhujerba, and Dreadnought Leviathan for 1,300 gil, or found as a treasure in the Lhusu Mines (Shaft Entry). It can be equipped by the Bushi class.
A katana with a blade forged of the finest iron sand by master swordsmith Nagamitsu Osafune.
The Osafune (Bizen Boat in the PS version) is the third weakest katana. It has an attack power of 9, weapon defense of 15%, and can be bought in Chapter 2 for 7,000 gil and found with the Treasure Hunter ability inside Lionel Castle as rare treasure. The katana's Iaido ability is called Verse of Oblivion, which damages the target's MP.
Masterful sword that can cut through an iron helm.
Osafune is a low-level katana and teaches Iai Blow to Parivirs and Earth Veil to Ninjas. It provides 34 Attack and 2 Defense, and can be bought for 880 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Water Sigil, Zincatite, and Leucojum.
A masterpiece made by a swordsmith from the land of Wa, which vanished centuries ago. It is forged from mythril steel in place of the special steel he usually used. The secret of its making was passed on from master to apprentice, down to the present day.
The Osafune is Gilgamesh's level 30 exclusive weapon. It provides +40 Attack, +41 Bravery, -2 Defense, and EX Force Absorption +3%. It can be traded for 61,000 gil, an Uchigatana, a Scarletite, and Giant's Desire x5.
Vaan wields the Final Fantasy XII version of the Osafune in battle.
A katana created by a craftsman who founded his own school. He took in many pupils in order to leave his skills as a blacksmith for posterity. All of his students currently work as a group, producing this highly prized blade as a brand name item. Poor quality mass-reproductions can occasionally be found, but true collectors know to look for the osafune's certified traditional finish.
Non-Final Fantasy appearances Edit
Bizen Osafune is a katana that can be equipped by Ren.
Osafune in Okayama prefecture is famous for its great swordsmiths of the past. The town is known for its Bizen-Osafune Sword Museum.The town of