Primate Staff


Primate Staff
(Staff) All Races
DMG: 68 Delay: 412 Critical Hit Rate +5%
Latent effect: Delay: 329 Accuracy +10
Lv. 73 MNK / WHM / PLD / DRG
Damage Per Second: 9.9
TP Per Hit: 105

/ 8.5%

Evolith apertures:

  • Evolith slots: [1]Light LightShape FilledDiamond.gif7

Latent effect

  • Active while under the effect of Pamamas.

Other Uses

Resale Price: ???~??? gil

Synthesis Recipes

Woodworking (99/110), Smithing (47/58), Goldsmithing (53/64)

Yield: Primate Staff x 1
HQ 1: Primate Staff +1 x 1
Wind Crystal

Used in Recipes

Desynthesis Recipes

Woodworking (99/110)

Yield: Yellow Rock x 1
HQ 1: Yellow Rock x 1
HQ 2: Darksteel Nugget x 6
Lightning Crystal
  • 1 x Primate Staff

Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Weapons > Staves ( )

Only obtainable through synthesis.

Historical Background (speculation)


Possibly inspired by the weapon of choice of Sun Wukong (also known as the Monkey King), the main character in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West. Sun Wukong achieved immortality by stealing and eating empress Xi Wangmu's peaches (pamamas?) of longevity. Notice the similarity between the in-game model and the Monkey King's staff -- which, incidentally, weighs a hefty 13,500 jīn (7,960 kilograms, or 17,550 lbs.) -- as depicted in legendary Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi's 1889 print (part of his beloved One Hundred Aspects of the Moon series) in which Sun Wukong carries his magic staff and dances with the Jade Rabbit, the white rabbit that is supposed to live in the moon:

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