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Gladius

Statistics

Gladius
(Sword) All Races
DMG: 17 Delay: 228
Lv. 27 WAR / RDM / THF / PLD / DRK / BST /
BRD / RNG / NIN / DRG / BLU / COR / RUN
Damage Per Second: 4.47
TP Per Hit: 61

Other Uses

Resale Price: ???~??? gil

Synthesis Recipes

Smithing (29/40), Bonecraft (Information)
Yield: Gladius x 1
HQ 1: Gladiator (Sword) x 1
Fire Crystal

Used in Recipes

  • None

Desynthesis Recipes

Information

Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Weapons > Swords ( )

Merchants

Price: 16,934 - 19,568 gil
Name Location Type
Ashene  Southern San d'Oria (K-7)  Standard Merchant

Sparks of Eminence

Price: 269 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 Information

Gladius is a Latin word for sword. Early ancient Roman swords were similar to those used by the Greeks. From the 3rd century BC, the Romans adopted swords similar to those used by the Celtiberians and others during the early part of the conquest of Hispania. This kind of sword was known as the Gladius Hispaniensis, or "Hispanic Sword." It was once thought that they were similar to the later Mainz types, but the evidence now suggests that this was not the case. Rather these early blades followed a slightly different pattern, being longer and narrower, and were probably those that Polybius considered good for both cut and thrust. Later extant Gladii are now known as the Mainz, Fulham and Pompei types. In the late Roman period Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus refers to swords called semispathae (or semispathia) and spathae, for both of which he appears to consider gladius an appropriate term.