In-game model from Final Fantasy IX.

Also known as "The Viper."
Final Fantasy IX description

Rune Tooth (ルーントゥース, Rūn Tūsu?) is a recurring weapon in the series.


Final Fantasy IXEdit

Rune Tooth is a mid-ranked Thief Sword for Zidane, providing 37 Attack, inflicts Poison when using Soul Blade, and teaches the ability Lucky Seven. It can be synthesized for 2,000 gil and Mythril Dagger x2 at Black Mage Village, Alexandria, Treno, and Linbdlum.

Final Fantasy XIII-2Edit

The ancient seeresses tempered this weapon in magical flame. Increases ATB gauge recharge rate.

Rune Tooth is a dual sword for Noel Kreiss that provides 15 Strength, 12 Magic, the ability ATB Rate: +25%, and the synthesis ability Buff Duration. It can be bought for 780 gil and Shattered Bone x2 (Episode 3+).

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

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Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

Rune Tooth (IX)
Rarity 6
Additional stats: Accuracy +95
Bonus effects with Synergy: Adds small boost to wind damage. Chance for the number of Gysahl Greens dropped by enemies to increase by 50%.
Overstrike Soul Break: Meo Twister (Zidane), ATK +10 when mastered



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.