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The power of the sun nurtures life, yet through this blade, it harvests it.

The Sun Blade (サンブレード, Sanburēdo?), also called Sun, is a recurring weapon in the series. It is often a mid-ranked sword with no special abilities.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

I

A sword effective against undead.
—Description

The Sun Blade originally appeared as a mid-ranked katana, usable by Warriors, Knights, Red Mages, Red Wizards, and Ninjas. It deals critical damage when used against the undead and has an Attack power of 32 and Accuracy of 30. It is found as a treasure in the Mirage Tower.

Final Fantasy IIEdit

II

A sword touched by the grace of the sun.
—Description

The Sun Blade is a high-ranked sword that can be found in Castle Palamecia and dropped by Black Knight, and Catoblepas. It provides 83 Attack, 65% Accuracy, and 2% Evasion.

Final Fantasy XIEdit

XI Sunblade is a Greatsword usable at level 75 by Paladins and Dark Knights. It has damage 70 and delay 466. It is obtained via Trial of the Magians, by upgrading a Break Blade by defeating Bloodpool Vorax 3 times with the Break Blade equipped (this is trial 216).

By completing trial 217 (defeat the Golden Bat 3 times with the Sunblade equipped), it may be augmented with an Attack +3 bonus. By completing trial 218 (defeat the leech Notorious Monster Slippery Sucker 3 times with the Sunblade equipped) the attack augment may be increased to +5. By completing trial 219 (defeat Seww the Squidlimbed 4 times with the Sunblade equipped), the Sunblade may be upgraded to Albion, which via many arduous further trials may eventually become either the Empyrean Weapon Caladbolg or the "coin weapon" Xiphias which is used to learn the Weapon Skill Torcleaver.

On the other hand, if the player completes trial 224 (defeat 400 experience-yielding plantoid monsters with Sunblade equipped) instead of trial 219, Sunblade will become a Salamand Sword instead; this can eventually be upgraded to the multi-attacking Fulgurante.

Final Fantasy Tactics AdvanceEdit

TA

Blade said to hold the power of the sun itself.
—In-game description

The Sun Blade is a mid-ranked blade that provides 37 Attack and 2 Speed. It can be bought from Sprohm and Cyril for 2,400 gil and from any other town for 2,700 gil.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the RiftEdit

TA2 The Sun Blade is a low-ranked blade that provides 33 Attack and 2 Speed, and teaches Blitz to Gladiators and Fighters for 250 AP. It can be bought for 480 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Soul Ceffyl, Cruzle Brass, and Bomb Shell. It is also sometimes a reward for completing a mission without breaking the Law.

The Final Fantasy LegendEdit

FFL The weapon Sun has a sword icon before its name. It can be bought in Base Town for 67,980 GP. It has 50 uses and an attack power of 13, the damage formula for Sun is base on Strength. This weapon is effective against undead-type enemies.

Final Fantasy Legend IIEdit

FFL2 The weapon is called Sun and it has a sword icon before its name. It can be found in Nasty Dungeon and Valhalla Palace. It has 40 use, it also increases a Robot's HP by 144 and increases their Str by 32. The damage formula for Sun is the user's Str x15. It is also effective against undead such as Skeleton, Zombie, and O-Bake.

Final Fantasy Legend IIIEdit

FFL3 The weapon is called Sun and it has a sword icon before its name. It has an attack power of 90 and it can be found in the Cave near Talonsburg in Pureland. It also increases Cyborg's HP by 120.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia The Sunblade is one of the two weakest swords, granting +4 Attack and Initial Bravery +20%. It can be obtained from the shop shop by trading 1,000 gil, a Broadsword, Bless Shard, and Transmogridust x2, or found in a chest in Destiny Odyssey VIII-4.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia012 The Sun Blade returns, however, it is much stronger, granting +29 Attack and Initial Bravery +20% and having a level requirement of 30. It can be obtained from the shop by trading a Broadsword, Rusted Metal, and 24,600 gil.

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

FFAB The Sun Blade is present as a weapon.

Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

ATB

Be friendly to the environment as you fell foes with this solar-powered sword.
—Description

Sun Blade grants +4 to Attack. It can be equipped by Warrior, Red Mage, Blue Mage, Onion Knight, Firion, Terra, Celes, Zidane, Tidus, Ashe, and Lightning.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK

WeaponCategoryLevelAttackMagicMind
Sun Blade (I)
Rarity 5
Swords17500
2010900
3012600
3513500
Additional stats: Accuracy +95
Unique Soul Break: Shining Wave (Warrior of Light)
Sun Blade (II)
Rarity 5
Swords19500
2013000
3014700
3515600
Additional stats: Accuracy +95
Bonus effects when equipped: Adds small boost to holy damage.
Burst Soul Break: Weaponsmaster (Firion), ATK +10 when mastered

GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, with internal convective motion that generates a magnetic field via a dynamo process.