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The Maximillian (マクシミリアン Makushimirian) is a recurring piece of armor in the Final Fantasy series. It is usually rare and quite strong, and cannot be bought in armor shops, but is instead only obtainable through sidequesting, exploring optional dungeons, or some other extra means.




Final Fantasy

The Maximillian appears in the 20th Anniversary edition. It is one of the possible rewards for defeating a form of Chronodia.

Final Fantasy IV

The Maximillian can be worn by Cid. It provides +35 Defense, +12 Magic Defense, -10 Evasion, +8 Magic Evasion, and +10 Stamina, Intelligence, and Spirit. It only appears in the Advance port, and can only be found in the Lunar Ruins.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Maximillian is a dummied out armor, only accessible via hacking. It would have provided 40 Defense, 12 Magic Defense, +10 to Spirit, Stamina, and Intelligence, +11% Magic Evasion, and -10% Evasion. It would have been used by Cid and Luca.

Final Fantasy V

The Maximillian is the strongest armor in the game and was added in the GBA remake. It provides +27 Defense, +5 Magic Defense, and +2 Stamina, and can only be found in the Sealed Temple.

Final Fantasy IX

Referred to as "Armor worn exclusively by knights", the Maximillian is Steiner's second best armor. It is found by using a Dead Pepper on the bubble where the Shimmering Island used to be, while riding Choco. It teaches the HP+20% Ability, and provides +54 Defense and +3 Spirit.

Final Fantasy XII

The Maximillian is a Heavy Armor. It requires the Heavy Armor 9 License to be equipped. It can be obtained in a plethora of ways: as treasure in the Site 6 South area of the Lhusu Mines, in the Great Crystal, bought in the Bazaar, a shop in the Necrohol of Nabudis, given by Blok from the Hunt Club as a prize for defeating 30 Trophy Rare Game, or dropped by Elvoret.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

The Maximillian is the best armor that can be worn by Basch.

Final Fantasy Tactics

The Maximillian is a rare armor found on The Interstice in the Midlight's Deep. It adds 200 HP.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

The Maximillian is a rare, red armor. It can only be stolen or won as a reward. The Biskmatar Llednar Twem first appeared with one equipped, and you may pilfer a set from the Brass Dragoons, the clan of Delia Dunes.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

The Maximillian gives +44 Defense and +10 Resistance.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Maximillian is one of the two strongest heavy armors in the game, and it increases HP by 2,973 and reduces physical damage received by 20%.


The Maximilian is a real life type of armor made in the mid-16th century for German Emperor Maximilian I. It was designed to both deliver maximum protection for its users and be aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

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