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Turtleshell

The Turtle Shell as seen in Final Fantasy V.

A tough shell. These are often used to craft crockery, armor, and other items of daily convenience.
—Description, Final Fantasy XII.

Turtle Shell (カメのこうら, Kame no Koura?), also known as TurtShell, is a recurring item in the series. Its effects vary per game, but it usually involves raising Defense or casting the spell Protect.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy III Edit

III

Casts a protective magic spell.
—DS Description

The Turtle Shell casts Protect and can be found by various means. It sells for 1,500 gil, but cannot be bought.

Final Fantasy V Edit

V

Chemist's mixing ingredient.
—Description

The Turtle Shell can only dropped by Turtle-type enemies (100% of the time) and is only used through mixing for various results.

Several mixes involving the Turtle Shell include:

Several of these mixes can only be obtained by using the Turtle Shell, thus making it a valuable item.

Final Fantasy VIII Edit

VIII The Turtle Shell teaches a GF the ability Vit +20%, and can be refined into an Orihalcon. Turtle Shells can be won from low and mid level Adamantoises, and mugged from any level of Armadodo.

Final Fantasy XI Edit

XI Several types of turtle shell can be found as items. All of them are used in Bonecraft recipes and little else.

The Turtle Shell is obtained by excavation, chocobo digging, and clamming, and is used in Bonecraft to produce various low level weapons and armor, including the Pirate's Gun, Shell Hairpin, Turtle Bangles, Turtle Shield, and Tortoise Earring.

The Adamantoise Shell may be obtained from defeating Adamantoise family Notorious Monsters. It is used in a high level Bonecraft recipe to produce the Acheron Shield.

The Akupara Shell may be obtained from defeating the Voidwatch Notorious Monster Akupara, of the Ferrotoise subfamily of Adamantoise. It is used in Synergy recipes to produce the Hyksos Khat and Hyksos Robe set.

Finally, the Matamata Shell is obtained by defeating giant turtles of the Matamata family, and is used in a high level Bonecraft recipe to produce the Matamata Shield.

Final Fantasy XII Edit

XII The Turtle Shell is a loot that sells for 447 gil and can be obtained from Adamantitans and Great Tortoises.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

TA2

A smooth, curved turtle shell. Skill and diligence are required to preserve its strength during crafting.
—Description

The Turtle Shell is a loot obtained by completing the missions "Bonga Bugle - Silversun", and is needed to create the Iron Helm and Armguards. Other versions of the item include the Aged Turtle Shell and Ancient Turtle Shell.

Final Fantasy Tactics S Edit

TS

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Final Fantasy Type-0 Edit

TYPE0 Turtle Shell is one of many Monster Spoils items that appears. Its description is "exceedingly hard shell", and it grants both Protect and Regen on use. Like other appearances of Turtle Shell, it is dropped by the Adamantoise (only at Innsmouth Coast), and also by the Adamantortoise. It gives 1000 gil when sold, making it the tied most profitable Monster Spoil item with Beast Horn.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates Edit

FFCCRoF Tortoise Shell is a material and is dropped exclusively from Lick Prickle, Needle Turtle, and Spin Spine.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Edit

FFCCEoT

A spiked carapace widely used for armor.
—Description

Tortoise Shell is a material that can only be dropped from Spikes.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Edit

4HoL Turtle Shell is an accessory that gives +10% Defense to the wearer. It is sold in Urbeth for 500 gil and found in Ice Caverns.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Edit

Dissidia The Giant Turtleshell, Aged Turtle Shell and Ancient Turtle Shell can be won from various courses in the Duel Colosseum and are needed to trade for various equipment pieces.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Edit

Dissidia012 The Aged Turtle Shell and Ancient Turtle Shell appear in the game as trade accessories. The Aged Turtle Shell can be obtained by trading Dusty Elixir x3 in the shop, and the Ancient Turtle Shell can be traded for Elixir x1. They are required to trade for various equipment pieces.

Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade Edit

FFAB

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

FFRK

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Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon Edit

CnFnD

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Etymology Edit

The turtle shell is a shield for the ventral and dorsal parts of turtles enclosing all the vital organs and in some cases even the head. It is constructed of modified bony elements such as the ribs, parts of the pelvis and other bones found in most reptiles.

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