Gold Needle

金の針 / きんおはり [kin no hari] or 'gold needle' in Japanese.
Was sometimes translated as 'Soft'.

Final Fantasy I

Buy: 500 gil (sell: ? gil)
Shop: Elfheim, Onrac
Drop: Basilisk, Cockatrice, Pyrolisk
Description: Cures stone

Final Fantasy II

Buy: 500 gil (sell: 250 gil)
Description: Cures Stone

Final Fantasy III


Buy: 100 gil (sell: ? gil)
Shop: Canaan, Vikings' Cove, Village of the Ancients, Dwarven Hollows, Amur, Duster, Replito, Saronia NW/NE, Doga's Manor, Ancient Ruins, Invincible, Falgabard
Drop/Steal: Catoblepas, Chimera, Chimera Mage, Cockatrice, Gold Bear, Gold Eagle, Gold Knight, Gold Warrior, Greater Boros, Helldiver, Lost Gold, Manticore, Myrmecoleon, Nightmare, Ouroboros, Petit, Petit Mage, Stalagmite
Treasure: Canaan, Dragon's Peak, Dwarven Hollows, Subterranean Lake
Type: Consumable
Effect: Removes Petrification

Final Fantasy IV

Use: ?
Buy: 80 gil (sell: 40 gil)

Final Fantasy V

Use: cures Petrification
Buy: 150 gil (sell: 75 gil)
Drop: some enemies
Obtain: some chests

Final Fantasy VI

Use: ?
Buy: ? gil (sell: ? gil)

Final Fantasy VII


Use: cures Petrification and Slow-numb
Buy: 150 gil (sell: ? gil)
Shop: Cosmo Canyon, Costa Del Sol, Gongaga, Gold Saucer
Steal: various
Other: as 'Soft'

Final Fantasy IX


Buy: 100 gil (sell: 50 gil)
Shop: Lindblum (Alice's shop, Dragon's Gate merchant, Dragoos' shop (disc 3)), South Gate (Bohden Arch shop, Summit shop), Burmecia (Atlas's mogshop), Treno (slum item shop), Cleyra (Star Maiden Nina's shop), Fossil Roo (Mogki's mogshop, Treasure Hunter's shop, Kuppo's mogshop), Conde Petie (Wendy Grocer's shop), Black Mage Village (item shop), Madain Sari (Morrison's shop), Alexandria (item shop (disc 3)), Esto Gaza (equipment shop (before Desert Palace)), Hilda Garde 1, Oeilvert (Mimoza's mogshop), Desert Palace (Mojito's mogshop), Mt Gulug (Mogtaka's mogshop), Daguerreo (item shop), Ipsen's Castle (Kumool's mogshop), Bran Bal (Moorock's mogshop)
Obtain: buy in a package of goodies from Stiltzkin in Burmecia on disc 1, dig up during Chocobo Hot & Cold, dig up 6 on the world map with the Chocograph 'Abandoned Lagoon'
Use: Gold Choker, Fairy Earrings, Peridot
Description: Cures Petrify and Gradual Petrify
Other: as 'Soft'

Final Fantasy X

Buy: ? gil (sell: ? gil)
Obtain: (multiple ways)
Equip effect: x30 for Stoneward, Aeon effect: -
Description: Removes Petrify from one target

Final Fantasy XII

Use: removes Stone/Petrify from target
Buy: 100 gil (sell: 50 gil)
Other: affected by Nihopalaoa

Final Fantasy XIV


Use: cures Petrification
Buy: - (sell: 331 gil)
Craft: ALC 52 x2 - Lightning Crystal x2, Electrum Ingot, Ahriman Wing
Type: Remedy, Stack: 99
Description: The properties of this solid gold needle include curing petrification and pricking fingers.

Final Fantasy Tactics

Use: removes Stone, horizontal range 4 (Chemist ability Item, 250 JP)
Buy: 100 gil (sell: 50 gil)
Shop: (available after Eagrose Castle in ch1) everywhere
Description: A tool that restores a unit who has been turned to stone. It breaks after one use.

Category: Item

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