Tachi: Shoha

Great Katana weapon skill
Skill Level: 357
Quest: Martial Mastery
Description: Delivers a two-hit attack. Damage varies with TP.
Equipment: Aligned with breeze equipment (Breeze Gorget & Breeze Belt).
Aligned with thunder equipment (Thunder Gorget & Thunder Belt).
Aligned with shadow equipment (Shadow Gorget & Shadow Belt).
  • Has an Attack multiplier of 1.375.


Element: None
Modifiers: STR:73~85%, depending on merit points ugrades.
  • 73%, 76%, 79%, 82%, 85%
Damage Multipliers by TP:
1000 TP 2000 TP 3000 TP
1.375 2.15 2.65

Skillchain Properties

Fragmentation-Icon.gifFragmentation (A)
Level 3 Skillchains
Light-square.gifFire-square.gif Fusion Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation = Light-square.gifFire-square.gifLightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Light
Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation Light-square.gifFire-square.gif Fusion = Light-square.gifFire-square.gifLightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Light
Level 2 Skillchains
Dark-square.gifEarth-square.gif Gravitation Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation = Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation
Lightning-square.gifWind-square.gif Fragmentation Water-square.gifIce-square.gif Distortion = Water-square.gifIce-square.gif Distortion
Level 1 Skillchains
Compression-Icon.gifCompression (B)
Level 3 Skillchains
Level 2 Skillchains
Invisible-square.gifWind-square.gif Detonation Invisible-square.gifDark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gifEarth-square.gif Gravitation
Level 1 Skillchains
Dark-square.gif Compression Wind-square.gif Detonation = Wind-square.gif Detonation
Ice-square.gif Induration Dark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gif Compression
Light-square.gif Transfixion Dark-square.gif Compression = Dark-square.gif Compression
Dark-square.gif Compression Light-square.gif Transfixion = Light-square.gif Transfixion


See Tachi: Enpi for the translation of "Tachi:"

The original Japanese for this weaponskill is: 十二之太刀・照破

The direct translation of "Shou ha" is: Shou (照) "to shine, to illuminate"; Ha (破) "to rip, to tear, to break, to rend, to destroy".

"Thirteenth Style of the Tachi: Illuminating/Shining rend"


  • Tachi: Shoha is only available to Samurai.
  • While Samurai may obtain skill level 357 earlier than level 96, Tachi: Shoha must be unlocked once base skill level 357 and job level 96 is reached.
  • Great Katana skill level 357 is obtainable by Samurai at the following level:
Job Rating Level
Samurai A+ 90
This article uses material from the "Tachi:_Shoha" article on FFXIclopedia and is licensed under the CC-BY-SA License.