Murakumo refers to the legendary Japanese sword 天叢雲剣 [ama-no-murakumo-no-tsurugi] (sword of the gathering clouds of heaven), or 草薙の剣 [kusanagi no tsurugi] as it is more popularly known. It was found by the god Susanoo in the belly of the monster Yamata-no-orochi, and then presented to the goddess Amaterasu as a gift. It later ended up in the hands of hero Yamato Takeru, who discovered the sword could control the power of the wind.
Consequently, the sword Kusanagi is also one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan, with the sword representing valor. The location of the regalia isn't known due to their legendary status, although they are the property of the Imperial family.

This weapon is also commonly known as Ama-no-Murakumo. It is either 叢雲 / ムラクモ [murakumo] or 天叢雲 / あまのむらくも [ama no murakumo] in Japanese.

Final Fantasy III

Stats: ATK 140, ACC 100, AGI +20, weight 1, Dark damage
Use: DRK
Obtain: get Dark Knight to jLv99 and talk to Master Blacksmith
Type: Katana
Other: was added for the DS version, did not exist in the NES version
Other: あまのむらくも in Japanese

Final Fantasy V

Stats: ATK +114
Equip: Samurai
Buy: - (sell: 5 gil)
Steal: Yojimbo / The Rift, Bonus Dungeon
Other: can be equipped with two hands

Final Fantasy VI

Stats: ATK 199
Equip: Cyan
Obtain: ?
Description: Ancient Doman blade lost during the War of the Magi
Other: Can be used with Bushido and Two-handed

Final Fantasy Tactics

Stats: ATK 11, Parry 15% (when available)
Range: horizontal 1, vertical up 2, vertical down 3
Equip (job): Samurai, Onion Knight
Equip (character): Sword Saint
Equip (enemy): level 24
Buy: 8,000 gil (sell: 4,000 gil)
Shop: (available after Alma joins in ch3) Trade cities
Description: This katana's design was inspired by a legendary blade said to have been plucked from the tail of a marauding dragon.
Other: can be equipped on other jobs with the ability Equip Katana
Other: can be used with Dual Wield, Doublehand and Throw
Other: as Ama-no-murakumo (天のむら雲)

All the Bravest

Stats: ATK +10, Number: 67, From: FF5
Equip: Samurai, Ninja, Auron
Drop: Lord Kefka
Description: Despite its name, this treasured sword was found in the depths of the ocean

Record Keeper


Ama-no-Murakumo (VI)
Stats: ATK +90, ACC 95 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ? (lv20), ? (lv25), ATK +142, ACC 95 (lv30)
Max Level: lv20 (initial), lv25 (first evolve), lv30 (second evolve)
Type: Katana, Rarity: ★★★★★
Other: enables use of the Bushido Eclipse Soul Break when equipped by Cyan

Category: Equipment

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