Hats are your general purpose headgear, suiting all jobs. For jobs with high Helm aptitudes, Helms are superior, but Hats aren’t too far behind. As an added bonus, some hats also boost Magic Attack (great for spell-casters) or provide other incentives. In particular, that Ribbon looks very tasty…

Item P.DEF M.DEF Purchasing Special Effect
Leather Cap 1 - 15 None
Pointy Hat 1 1 20 1 M.ATK
Tricorne 2 2 150 1 M.ATK
Feather Hat 3 1 100 None
Cat-Ear Hood 3 2 222 2 M.ATK
Tiger Mask 4 1 250 None
Laurel Wreath 4 3 650 2 M.ATK
Mage’s Hat 4 3 1500 3 M.ATK; increases Intelligence by 5
Holy Miter 5 4 1000 3 M.ATK; increases Mind by 5
Lambert Hat 5 3 900 2 M.ATK; Lightning attacks do 25% more damage
Acorn Hat 6 1 600 None
Headband 6 1 1800 Increases Strength by 10
Red Cap 7 2 1000 Increases Strength and Agility by 5
Circlet 7 4 4000 4 M.ATK
Black Cowl 8 2 1200 10 Evade
Lamia’s Tiara 8 5 - 3 M.ATK; provides immunity to Charm
Adamant Hat 9 2 4200 2 Evade
Gold Hairpin 10 6 - 4 M.ATK; lowers MP consumption by 25%
Ribbon 11 3 - Provides immunity to Poison, Blind, Silence, Sleep, Paralyze, Dread, Confuse, Charm and Death
Royal Crown 12 3 - None

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    3DS
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    14 February 2014
  • Last Updated
    23 January 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to the Final Fantasy-esque JRPG from RPG veterans Square-Enix. Inside our essential guide to the entire game we’re leaving no stone unturned as we show you:

  • A complete breakdown of the combat and game mechanics.
  • How to rebuild Norende in record time (for the very best upgrades).
  • All of the Jobs and the craziest combinations to destroy all enemies with.
  • How to conquer the main story (and get the true ending).
  • Easy-to-follow tricks to pummel every boss into the ground with!
  • Every single item, weapon or piece of armor in the game.
  • A complete enemy bestiary (and what items you can steal from them).
  • Killer tricks needed to beat all of the ultra-tough Nemeses bosses.
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