This resplendent attire of striking white and black cloth ornamented with gold filigree was designed expressly to complement the abilities of a Bard. Once used by a great Hero of Abyssea, the true potential of this Empyrean armor was sealed but has now been fully unleashed by completing the Trials of the Magians.

This is the +2, or HQ2, version of this Empyrean armor set.

Number of Pieces: 5
Cost to store: Not storable with armor depository NPC.
Storage Slip: Moogle Storage Slip 10

Eaf brd

Hume male in full Aoidos' attire.

Level Armor Piece Upgrade Piece
85 Aoidos' Calot +2 RareExclusive

[Head] All Races
DEF: 33 CHR +8
Song Spellcasting Time -12%
Enmity -7 Madrigal +1
Set: Augments songs
Lv. 85 BRD

x6 Stone of Vision
89 Aoidos' Hongreline +2 RareExclusive

[Body] All Races
DEF: 51 CHR +10 Singing skill +10
Wind instrument skill +10
Increases song effect duration
Set: Augments songs
Lv. 89 BRD

x9 Stone of Ardor
87 Aoidos' Manchettes +2 RareExclusive
[Hands] All Races
DEF: 24 CHR +12 Magic Accuracy +8
Singing Skill +8
String Instrument Skill +8
Wind Instrument Skill +8 "March" +1
Set: Augments songs
87 BRD
x6 Jewel of Wieldance
83 Aoidos' Rhingrave +2 RareExclusive
[Legs] All Races
DEF: 42 Magic Accuracy +7
Singing Skill +10
Song Recast Delay -6 "Ballad" +1
Set: Augments songs
Lv. 83 BRD
x6 Coin of Balance
81 Aoidos' Cothurnes +2 RareExclusive
[Feet] All Races
DEF: 18 CHR +11 Movement Speed +12%
Adds "Regen" Effect "Scherzo" +1
Set: Augments songs
Lv. 81 BRD
x6 Jewel of Voyage

Empyrean Accessories

Level Armor Piece
80 Aoidos' Belt RareExclusive
[Waist] All Races
DEF: 6 Song Spellcasting Time -3%
Lv. 80 BRD
84 Aoidos' Matinee RareExclusive
[Neck] All Races
Song Spellcasting Time -3%
Increases song effects duration
Lv. 84 BRD
90 Aoidos' Earring RareExclusive
[Ear]All Races
+4 "Song Spellcasting Time" -2%
Lv. 90 BRD
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Set Summary


ἀοιδός {aoidos) is an ancient Greek word (genderless despite its masculine ending) for "singer" or "bard". It has been used without changing the ending to describe the sphinx and the muses. From ἀείδω (aeidô), to make a vocal sound, derivative: "to chant", "to sing", "to celebrate".

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