These gloves are designed for ease of movement, and are well suited to intricate manual tasks.
The Thief Gloves (盗賊の小手 or とうぞくのこて, Tōzoku no Kote?), also known as Thief Glove, Thief's Gloves, Thief Armlets, Brigand's Gloves, Thief's Kote, Sneak Glove, Sneak Ring, or Thief's Cuffs, are a recurring set of gloves in the Final Fantasy series.
It is usually a mediocre armor or an uncommon accessory that may increase the wearer's agility or speed stats, or increase the success of the Steal command, or change it into Mug. It may be exclusive to characters that are related to agility or the steal ability, especially the Thief and Ninja jobs.
Gloves that enhance agility.
The Thief's Gloves is an armor exclusive to the Dawn of Souls and 20th Anniversary versions. It is only to the Thief/Ninja job class and provides +6 Defense, +1 Weight, +10 Evasion, and +5 Agility and can be found in Hellfire Chasm.
Gloves that enhance agility.
The Thief Gloves are mid-rank gloves that provide 15 Defense, -3% Evasion, 5% Magic Defense, and +10 Agility. It can be bought in Mysidia for 1,000 gil and found in a treasure chest on the Dreadnought.
The Thief Gloves are a low rank armor exclusive to the Freelancer, Onion Knight, Thief, and Ninja job classes. In the 3D version, they provide 11 Defense, 8 Magic Defense, and +3 Agility. In the NES version, they provide 3 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, +5 Strength, and 9% Evade. It can be found and bought in Amur.
Increases the chance of successful steals.
The Thief's Gloves accessory doubles the probability of a successful steal from 40% to 80%. It provides +4 Defense as well as +1 Weight and Speed, and can be found in the Fire-Powered Ship and stolen from Necrophobe and Sekhmet.
Leather glove designed to aid in banditry. Changes the Steal command to Mug.
The Brigand's Glove Relic (originally translated as the Thief Glove) is exclusive to Locke and Gogo, and changes their Steal command (if Gogo has the Steal command assigned) into Mug. Brigand's Gloves are found in Zozo, stolen from Devil Fist, and won in the Dragon's Neck Coliseum by betting the Thief Knife or Thief's Bracer.
Sneak Glove is an accessory that increases the success rate of the Steal command. Only one exists and can be bought from the old man in the weapon shop at the Wall Market in Midgar (discs 2/3), for 129,000 gil. To get back to Midgar, the player needs to dig up the Sector 5 Key in Bone Village.
Gloves used by thieves.
The Thief Gloves is an high-rank armor for Zidane and Amarant. It grants a bonus of 1 to Agility and teaches Zidane Master Thief. Thief Gloves can be purchased in the Treno Auction House (discs 3/4), and synthesized in Daguerreo for a Mythril Armlet, a Sargatanas, and 50,000 gil.
The Thief's Cuffs are an accessory that doubles the steal chance of items and gives a chance of stealing from more than one "slot" at once; i.e. to steal both the common and rare item at once. Enemies can still be stolen from only once; after a successful steal, further steal attempts result in the game declaring the enemy has nothing.
In the original version, the earliest point at which they can be obtained is right after the events at the Tomb of Raithwall. They can be purchased from Luccio in the Mosphoran Highwaste's Babbling Vale for 3,000 gil. The player can gain early access by taking one of three routes, the easiest of which is to run off the Imperials guarding the border between Nalbina Fortress and the Highwaste by simply attempting to go through while riding a chocobo. Thief's Cuffs can also be bought from Mt Bur-Omisace for 3,000 gil or found from a randomly spawning treasure on Paramina Rift. One can also be bought from the Shifty-Eyed Merchant in Phon Coast for 2,700 gil as part of the Rare Game Hunt Club sidequest, after giving one trophy to Stok. Thief's Cuffs can be equipped by any character with the Accessories 10 License.
In the Zodiac versions, Thief's Cuffs now add +1 Speed and require the Accessories 8 license for 45 LP. It can be found as a treasure in the Zertinan Caverns (The Undershore), Mosphoran Highwaste (Babbling Vale), Pharos - Subterra (Umbra - North), and Trial Mode Stage 59 (with Diamond Armlet), stolen from Vinuskar (10% chance), Gil Snapper (rare) in Trial Mode Stage 30 or Gavial in Stage 40, or obtained from the Hunt Club sidequest.
Gloves that increase the wearer's mobility.
Armlets made to allow maximum finger movement.
The Thief Armlets accessory increases the success rate of steal abilities up to 100%, or 43% in the case of Steal:Ability. It provides +3 Attack and +3 Defense, and can be obtained as a random reward for completing a mission or by reaching level 12 Appraise.
Brigand's Gloves accessory increases the wearer's stealing rate by 5% as well as giving +2 Attack and Evasion. It can be bought for 4,800 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Rabbit Tail, Battlewyrm Carapace, and Windslicer Pinion, as well as being a treasure in a mission.
Leather gloves worn by thieves. Thin, supple leather allows the fingers to move unhindered.
Thief Gloves is an accessory that increases P.DEF by 3 and M.DEF by 1, and doubles chance to Steal. It can be found in the Harena Ruins, dropped by Jackal (ch. 5) and Praline (ch. 7), or stolen from Jackal (ch. 6).
Leather gloves worn by thieves. The sticky material of the fingertips improve one's ability to steal, but lose their effectiveness when covered in dust. It is recommended to occasionally rinse them in water.
The Thief Gloves are gauntlets that raise Bravery by 32, Defense by 51, and boosts the drop rate of items after a battle by x1.2. It can be obtained at the shop by trading 22,510 gil, Demon Gloves, Giant Turtleshell x3, and Titan Powder x4.
Brigand's Gloves are an item that can only be used in Battle Music Sequences. It is activated before using the Steal ability, guaranteeing that the player successfully steals an item. It is randomly obtained after completing a Music Stage.