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Broadsword

USED BY: Knight, Ninja, Red Mage, Red Wizard, Warrior
ATTACK: 15
ACCURACY: 10
EVASION: 0
BONUS: None
CRITICAL HIT RATE: 6
SPELL: None
BUY:
450 (550) Gil
SELL: 225 (275) Gil
ELEMENT: None
EFFECTIVE AGAINST: None
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate prices in original NES release and PSX hard mode.
FINAL FANTASY I :: WEAPONS :: SWORDS

PRONUNCIATION: BRAWD-sawrd
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: ブロードソード
NES NAME: Short
ORIGINS NAME: Broadsword
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Broadsword
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Broadsword

    A Broadsword was a sword with a wide, double-edged blade.

GAME INFO
    Purchased at the Weapon Shop in:
     • Pravoka

NAME ORIGIN
    A broadsword is a wide, double-edged sword used primarily for cutting rather than slashing. The word comes from the Middle English brood swerd, having the same meaning.
    In the original NES release, the Broadsword was called the Short Sword. Short sword is a term for any sword shorter than the "standard" size, but longer than a dagger.

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Broadsword (FF2)
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