(Hand-to-Hand) All Races
DMG: +1 Delay: +48 Accuracy +3
Lv. 1 WAR / MNK / RDM / THF / PLD / DRK /
Damage Per Second: +0.23*
TP Per Hit: +14*
*Base delay for Hand-to-Hand is assumed to be 480.

Other Uses

Guild Points Value: 24 / 3,600 (150 items)
Resale Price: ~24 gil

Synthesis Recipes

Leathercraft (3/14), Woodworking (1/12)

Yield: Cesti x 1
HQ 1: Cesti +1 x 1
Earth Crystal

Used in Recipes

Desynthesis Recipes

Leathercraft (3/14)

Yield: Ash Lumber x 1
HQ 1: Sheep Leather x 1
HQ 2: Sheep Leather x 2
Lightning Crystal
  • 1 x Cesti

Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Weapons > Hand-to-Hand Ffxiah-small.png
Can be obtained as a random reward from the Gobbie Mystery Box Special Dial and similar sources.


Price: 129 - 149 gil
Name Location Type
Arlenne Northern San d'Oria (E-4)
Royal Armoury
Standard Merchant
Taniko-Maniko Port Windurst (H-9)
Hohbiba-Mubiba's Wands of Wonder
Standard Merchant
Ciqala Bastok Markets (F-10)
Dragon's Claws Weaponry Store
Standard Merchant

Guild Merchants

Price: 625 gil
Name Location Guild
Kueh Igunahmori Southern San d'Oria (D-8)
Tanners' Guild
Tanners' Guild
Open 3:00 - 18:00
Not automatically restocked.

Sparks of Eminence

Price: 50 Sparks of Eminence
Name Location Type
Isakoth Bastok Markets (E-11) A.M.A.N. Representative
Rolandienne Southern San d'Oria (G-10) A.M.A.N. Representative
Fhelm Jobeizat Windurst Woods (J-10) A.M.A.N. Representative
Eternal Flame Western Adoulin (H-11) A.M.A.N. Representative

Historical Background

A cestus (plural: cesti) is an ancient battle glove. The Latin word caestus is derived from verb caedere, meaning "to strike"