Rune Blade

ルーンブレイド [runeblade] in Japanese.

Final Fantasy I

Stats: ATK +18, ACC +15
Equip: ?
Obtain: ?
Description: A sword effective against spellcasters

Final Fantasy V

Stats: ATK +47
Equip: Knight, Mystic Knight, Blue Mage, Red Mage, Cannoneer, Gladiator
Buy: - (sell: 9,500 gil)
Steal: Stingray / Bonus Dungeon
Treasure: Istory Falls (hidden passage)
Other: uses MP for critical hits, can be used with Spellblade and with two hands

Final Fantasy VI

Stats: ATK 55, EVA +10
Equip: Terra, Edgar, Celes
Obtain: ?
Description: Sword that draws MP from its wielder to deal critical hits
Other: Can be used with Runic and Two-handed

Final Fantasy VII


Stats: ATK 40, Hit 108%, MAG +9
Slots: 1+1+1+1, Growth: Double
Buy: 3,800 gil (Sell: ?)
Shop: Junon
Treasure: Mt Nibel



Stats (lv1): ATK 195, ATK speed 20%
Stats (lv10): ATK 600, ATK speed 20%
Stats (lv20 max): ATK 1,050, ATK speed 20%
Stats (lv30 limit): ATK 1,500, ATK speed 20%
Slots: 1 (lv1-9), 2 (lv10-30), Growth: 200%
Skill: Raises exp gained by materia (effect x1.1)
Limit Break: ?
Buy: - (sell: ? gil)
Craft: Iron Ore, Copper Ore, Rune Stones, 800 gil
Boost (lv2-5): Iron Ore, Copper Ore, Gold, 1,100-2,600 gil
Boost (lv6-10): Iron Ore x2, Copper Ore x2, Gold, 3,300-7,100 gil
Boost (lv11-15): Iron, Cassiterite, Gold, Rune Stones, 8,500-17,100 gil
Boost (lv16-20): Iron, Cassiterite, Gold x2, Rune Stones, Sphene, 20,000-34,600 gil
Boost (limit break): Rune Blade lv20, 10,000 gil
Boost (lv20-25): Iron x2, Cassiterite x2, Rune Stones, Sphene, Moonstone, 39,400-65,600 gil
Boost (lv26-28): Rune Stones x2, Zircon, Sphene x2, Rutile, Moonstone x2, 74,200-94,400 gil
Boost (lv19-20): Rune Stones x3, Zircon, Sphene x3, Rutile, Moonstone x2, 106,000-118,600 gil
Boost (total cost): Iron Ore x30, Copper Ore x30, Iron x30, Cassiterite x30, Gold x48, Rune Stones x39, Sphene x27, Zircon x5, Rutile x5, Moonstone x15, 1,208,000 gil
Type: Weapon, Rarity: ★★


Final Fantasy IX

Stats: ATK 57
Equip: Steiner, Blank, Marcus
Abilities: Iai Strike
Buy: 8,900 gil (sell: 4,450 gil)
Shop: Daguerreo (equipment shop (disc 3))
Description: Weapon that has rune inscriptions
Type: Sword
Other: inflicts Blind with 25% probability with Add Status active


Final Fantasy XII

Stats: ATK 85, EVA 5
Range: 1, Charge time: 35, Combo chance: 5, Knockback chance: 10
Buy: 14,500 gil (sell: 7,250 gil)
Other: As Runeblade

Revenant Wings

Stats: ATK 50, MATK 25
Attack Speed: 60
Buy: 3,600 gil (sell: ? gil), chapter 5
Craft: Arms Encyclopedia - Lustrous Metal, Green Gemstone, Braided Twine
Description: Mystical sword adorned with ancient glyphs

Final Fantasy Tactics

Stats: ATK 14, Parry 15% (when available), MATK +2
Range: horizontal 1, vertical up 2, vertical down 3
Equip (job): Squire, Knight, Geomancer, Dark Knight, Onion Knight
Equip (character): Squire (Ramza), Squire (Delita), Squire (Argath), Fell Knight, Holy Knight, Game Hunter, Templar, Sky Pirate, Sword Saint, Divine Knight, Soldier, Ark Knight
Equip (enemy): level 37
Buy: 20,000 gil (sell: 10,000 gil)
Shop: (available after Fort Besselat ch4) Lesalia, castles
Description: A sword inscribed with ancient runes.
Other: can be equipped on other jobs by using the ability Equip Swords
Other: can be used with Dual Wield, Doublehand and Throw
Other: as Runeblade

Vagrant Story

Stats (Bronze): Str +35, Int +1, Agi -7
Stats (Silver): Str +36, Int +1, Agi -6
Stats (Iron): Str +37, Int +1, Agi -7
Stats (Hagane): Str +39, Int +2, Agi -6
Stats (Damascus): Str +41, Int +3, Agi -6
Type: Edged, Range: 5, Risk: 3
Obtain: ?
Description: A heavy sword engraved with sacred spells
Other: ルーンブレード [rune blade] in Japanese, a slightly different spelling from the others on this page

Crystal Chronicles

Strength: 30
Equip: Clavat
Buy: Master's Weapon -scroll, Alloy, Mythril, 700 gil
Other: Focus attack Soulshot

Airborne Brigade


Type: Katana, Element: -, Growth: Slow, Cost: 15
Attack: 1,270 (lv1), ? (lv80), ? (lv100), ? (lv120), ? (lv140), ? (lv160)
Defense: 1,220 (lv1), ? (lv80), ? (lv100), ? (lv120), ? (lv140), ? (lv160)
Obtain: event: Showdown ranking reward
Other: 幻術刀 [genjutsutou] or 'illusion blade' in Japanese.

Type: Katana, Element: -, Growth: ?, Cost: ?
Attack: 870 (lv1), ? (lv60), ? (lv75), ? (lv90), ? (lv105), ? (lv120)
Defense: 840 (lv1), ? (lv60), ? (lv75), ? (lv90), ? (lv105), ? (lv120)
Obtain: event: Showdown ranking reward

All the Bravest

Stats: ATK +4, From: FF1
Equip: Knight, Mystic Knight, Cecil Harvey, Bartz Klauser, Cloud Strife, Squall Leonhart, Seifer Almasy, Adelbert Steiner, Vaan
Drop: Golbez
Description: This blade's engravings conjure foreboding imagery of retribution and reckoning.



Stats (lv1): STR +45, INT +10
Stats (lv15): STR +73, INT +10
Buy: - (sell: ? gil)
Obtain: initial equip on Terra
Alchemy: Hunting Sword, Magicite Fragment, Red Drop
Use: Salamand Sword, Freezing Blade
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★, Element: -

Record Keeper


Rune Blade (I)
Stats: ATK +22, MAG +5, MND +5, ACC 89 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ATK +53, MAG +5, MND +5, ACC 89 (lv20)
Max Level: lv10 (initial), lv15 (first evolve), lv20 (second evolve)
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★
Other: strengthen Wind element attacks (effect: small)


Rune Blade (V)
Stats: ATK +20, MAG +3, ACC 89 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ATK +48, MAG +3, ACC 89 (lv20)
Max Level: 10 (initial), 15 (first evolve), 20 (second evolve)
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★


Rune Blade (VI)
Stats: ATK +80, ACC 95 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ? (lv20), ? (lv25), ATK +132, ACC 95 (lv30)
Max Level: lv20 (initial), lv25 (first evolve), lv30 (second evolve)
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★★★
Other: enables use of the Spinning Edge Soul Break when equipped by Celes


Rune Blade (VII)
Stats: ATK +68, ACC 95 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ? (lv20), ? (lv25), ATK +117, ACC 95 (lv30)
Max Level: lv20 (initial), lv25 (first evolve), lv30 (second evolve)
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★★★
Other: enables use of the Slow Buster Soul Break when equipped


Runeblade (XII)
Stats: ATK +56, MAG +78, ACC 95 (lv1), ? (lv5), ? (lv10), ? (lv15), ? (lv20), ? (lv25), ATK +96, MAG +129, ACC 95 (lv30)
Max Level: lv20 (initial), lv25 (first evolve), lv30 (second evolve)
Type: Sword, Rarity: ★★★★★
Other: enables use of the Northswain's Glow soul break when equipped by Ashe

Category: Equipment

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