Anthos Xiphos

Anthos Xiphos


Anthos xiphos Rare
(Sword) All Races
DMG: 17 Delay: 228 STR +1
Additional effect: Water damage
Lv. 25 WAR / RDM / THF / PLD / DRK / BST /BRD / RNG / NIN / DRG / BLU / COR

Damage Per Second: 4.47
TP Per Hit: 61

Other Uses[edit]

Resale Price: ~421 - 431 gil

Synthesis Recipes[edit]


Used in Recipes[edit]

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Desynthesis Recipes[edit]

Information Needed

Obtained from Desynthesis[edit]

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How to Obtain[edit]

Auction House Category: Weapons > Swords ( )

Dropped From[edit]

Name Level Zone
Jeduah (NM) 15-19Verification Needed West Sarutabaruta (S)

Historical Background[edit]

The xiphos (ξίφος) is a double-edged, single-hand sword used by the ancient Greeks. It was a secondary battlefield weapon for the Greek armies after the spear or javelin, and as such was only used after the primary weapon was discarded. The xiphos had a blade approximately 65 cm in length, and was good for both cutting and stabbing attacks due to its leaf-like shape.

Anthos is the Greek word for “blossom”. Thus, Anthos Xiphos can be translated as “Blossom Sword”, an appropriate name for an item dropped by a Lycopodium, which is distinguished by the presence of a flower on its head.

This article uses material from the "Anthos_Xiphos" article on FFXIclopedia and is licensed under the CC-BY-SA License.