A mysterious bracelet that heightens MP. The ancient writing inscribed on its inner surface draw out its wearer's potential, awakening their hidden powers. Though there is a book which explains these inscriptions, simply copying them has little effect. Since a ritual is necessary in drawing out the true power of the words, very few of these precious items have been made.
Rune Armlet (ルーンの腕輪, Rūn no Udewa?, lit. Rune Bracelet), also known as Rune Bangle, Rune Ring, Magic Bracelet, and Rune Bracer, is a recurring armor and accessory in the series. It is often a mid-ranked piece of equipment, granting resistance to Silence or boosting the user's max MP.
Rune Bracers is a mid-ranked arm armor that can be bought for 5,000 gil at Duster and Saronia. In the 3D versions, it provides 11 Defense, 13 Magic Defense, +2 Intellect and Mind, and protects against some statuses. In the NES version, it provides 5 Defense, 6 Magic Defense, 10% Evade.
Armlet that prevents Silence.
Rune Armlet is a mid to high-ranked armlet that provides 5 Defense, 8 Magic Defense, 8 Magic Evasion, +3 Intelligence, +3 Spirit, and resistance to Silence and attacks from mages. It can be bought for 2,000 gil at Dwarven Castle, or dropped from Marionetteer, Sorcerer, Summoner, and Mist Summoner. It can be equipped by everyone except Cecil and Kain.
In the 3D versions, Rune Armlet now provides +10 Evasion in addition to all the other bonuses, but no longer reduces damage done by mages. it can be acquired and equipped as previously, although adult Rydia now comes equipped with one.
In the Easy Type version, it was renamed to Magic Bracelet.
Rune Armlet retains its attributes from the previous game, and is initially equipped on Rosa, Palom, and Porom, bought for 2,000 gil at Damcyan and Fabul, of dropped from Marionetteer. It can be equipped by Rosa, Palom, Porom, Yang, Monk A, Monk B, Rydia?, and Edge.
Rune Armlet retains its attributes from the previous game bar the mage resistance, and can be bought for 2,000 gil at Troia, Lodestone Cavern, Mysidia, Kaipo, and Baron, dropped from Sorcerer, Summoner, and Ricardo Mage, and found at Adamant Isles Forest, Troia Castle Waterway (Palom's Tale), and Cave of Eblan (Edge's Tale). It can be equipped by Rosa, Rydia, Edge, Yang, Palom, Porom, Edward, Ursula, Leonora, Gekkou, Zangetsu, Tsukinowa, Izayoi, Harley, Golbez, and Calca and Brina.
GF learns Spr+20% ability.
Rune Armlet is an item that teaches a GF the Spr+20% ability. It can be dropped from a level 20-100 Blobra or any leveled Righty, mugged from any leveled Blobra or a level 30+ Righty, or through Angelo Search at a 2/288 chance. It can also be modified from Blobra card x4 for a Rune Armlet, and can be refined into Shell Stone x10 or Shell spell x40.
Rune Armlet is an accessory that provides Max MP +100%, and consuming one will raise a creature's Max HP. It can be found at Macalania Woods (chapter 5) and the Calm Lands Ruins, dropped from Ultima Weapon (normal and Oversoul), stolen from Black Elemental (normal and Oversoul), bribed from Flan Blanco (2,500 gil - x1), by dispatching a level 4 chocobo to Mi'ihen Highroad and as a random prize for winning the Aeon Cup.
Rune Bangle is a low-ranked bangle that provides 4 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, 4 Magic Evade, and prevents Silence.
Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialized purposes thereafter. Historic anthropology regarding the Germanic and Norse peoples that used runes also note that the language was also highly used in magical practices related to these cultures, whether it be in divination, enchantment, and incantation.