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Mysidia in the DS version.
Mysidia, the land of Wizards.
"Mysidia... the place where all this madness began."
Cecil Harvey

Mysidia (ミシディア国, Mishidia Koku, "Country of Mysidia") is a town in the games Final Fantasy IV and Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. It was founded by the Sage Minwu, who drifted ashore 500 years before the events of the game. Practicing magic was initially a benevolent hobby accessible to everybody, but people eventually became corrupted by power and competition. Minwu was enraged by this and sealed away magic, putting an end to the Old Age of Magic. He later restored magic but made it so that only certain persons could use it; this was the start of the New Age of Magic. It is inhabited by wizards, and it is ruled by an elder. It is the hometown of Tellah, Palom, and Porom. It is one end of the Devil's Road which connects Baron and Mysidia. It is also home to the Tower of Prayers, where the Elder prays for those he cares about.

In the English localization of the Nintendo DS version, Mysidia is pronounced [mɨ̞ˈsɪ.di.ə].

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Story

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Final Fantasy IV

The Dark Knight Cecil raids Mysidia early in the game in order to steal the Crystal of Water using Baron's Red Wings for the King. As a result, he becomes unwanted in Mysidia. He washes ashore near Mysidia after being attacked by Leviathan. The inhabitants of Mysidia, unforgiving of his actions, cast spells on him such as Toad, Pig, and Poison when he returns. He goes to see the Elder and explains that he was banished from Baron and is fighting Golbez. The Elder says that Cecil cannot defeat him using his Dark Sword, and that he must travel to Mount Ordeals and become a Paladin. The Elder sends Palom and Porom to help him, but also to spy on him.

Cecil eventually returns successfully, and is wielding the Mythgraven Blade, much to the disbelief of the inhabitants. The Elder says that this sword is the one passed down in the Mysidian Legend. He then says that Cecil is the Chosen One, and must defeat Golbez. He then opens the Devil's Road so Cecil can get to Baron.

Cecil returns later in the game after Golbez has gathered all the Crystals. He is invited to pray with the Elder in the Tower of Prayers, and their prayers are answered with the Lunar Whale, the ship that can take Cecil to and from the Red Moon. After the Giant of Babil is destroyed, the Elder, Palom, Porom, Yang, Edward, Cid, King Giott, Luca, and others pray for Cecil to defeat Zemus on the moon.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Ceodore Harvey and the Hooded Man reach Mysidia in their way to Baron. There, the Hooded Man suggest to go to the Devil's Road, a secret passage that leads to Baron. Both of them go to the Prayer's Hall where they meet Porom and they ask her about permission to pass the Devil's Road, Porom send a White Mage and a Black Mage to guide them.

Shops

Final Fantasy IV

Inn
200 gil/night
Mysidia's Item Shop
Items
Item SNES Price GBA Price DS Price
Potion 30 gil 30 gil N/A
Hi-Potion 150 gil 150 gil 150 gil
Phoenix Down 150 gil 100 gil 100 gil
Tent 100 gil 100 gil N/A
Cottage 1000 gil 500 gil 500 gil
Remedy 100 gil N/A N/A
Ether 10,000 gil N/A N/A
Antidote N/A 40 gil 40 gil
Echo Herbs N/A 50 gil 50 gil
Gold Needle N/A 400 gil 80 gil
Emergency Exit N/A N/A 200 gil
Bestiary N/A N/A 50 gil
Mysidia's weapon shop.
Weapons
Weapon SNES Price GBA Price DS Price
Ice Rod 220 gil 220 gil 220 gil
Flame Rod 380 gil 380 gil 380 gil
Healing Staff 480 gil 480 gil 480 gil
Power Bow 700 gil 700 gil 700 gil
Holy Arrows 20 gil 20 gil 500 gil
Mysidia's armor shop.
Armor
Armor SNES Price GBA Price DS Price
Lustrous Shield 700 gil 700 gil 700 gil
Wizard's Hat 700 gil 700 gil 700 gil
Lustrous Helm 4,000 gil 4,000 gil 4,000 gil
Gaia Gear 500 gil 500 gil 500 gil
Knight's Armor 8,000 gil 8,000 gil 8,000 gil
Silver Armlet 650 gil 650 gil 650 gil
Gauntlets 3,000 gil 3,000 gil 3,000 gil

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Items
Item Price
Potion 30 gil
Phoenix Down 100 gil
Golden Needle 400 gil
Maiden's Kiss 60 gil
Echo Herbs 50 gil
Eye Drops 30 gil
Antidote 40 gil
Tent 100 gil
Mysidia's Inn.
Armor
Armor Price
Feathered Cap 330 gil
Leather Clothing 200 gil
Gaia Gear 500 gil
Iron Amulet 100 gil
Weapons
Weapon Price
Longsword 450 gil
Rod 100 gil
Ice Rod 220 gil
Flame Rod 380 gil
Staff 160 gil
Healing Staff 480 gil
Bow 220 gil
Iron Arrows 50 gil

Enemy formations

Final Fantasy IV

Mysidia Area

Mysidia on the World Map.


Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Mysidia Area (Last of the Red Wings)

Mysidia Area (The Magic Ship That Vanished into the Moon)

Music

Mysidia
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Mysidia's theme, "Mysidia" (also known as "Mystic Mysidia") features some peculiar elements not found in any town theme throughout the series. Its fast tempo and the inclusion of a cuckoo bird's chirp within the rhythmic section are but a few of these. A rearranged version of the theme was included in the album Final Fantasy IV: Celtic Moon.

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This article uses material from the "Mysidia (Final Fantasy IV)" article on the Final Fantasy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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