Purchase Game

Bravely Default


Vincent Lau

Rods are just about the only weapons that offer additional Magic Attack–essential for offensive magic spells. You can use Rods for physical attacks too, but spell-casters should stay clear due to their low Strength; physical jobs shouldn’t bother either as Rods generally have poor Physical Attack.

Item P.ATK M.ATK Purchasing Special Effect
Rod 2 2 60 None
Mythril Rod 9 9 750 None
Rod of Fire 12 12 1500 Fire attacks do 10% more damage
Rod of Ice 15 15 3800 Water attacks do 10% more damage
Wizard’s Rod 17 17 9000 None
Poison Rod 19 19 20000 50% chance to cause Poison to target
Lilith’s Rod 20 20 - Triggers Aspir (absorb MP from enemy) when used as an item
Wonder Rod 21 21 - Casts random Black Magic when used as an item
Demon Rod 25 25 - Dark attacks do 10% more damage
Mace 9 - 300 None
Ogre’s Club 10 - 150 Lightning attacks do 10% more damage
Battle Mace 27 - 4800 None
Hammer Mace 30 - - None


User profile pic
Welcome Guest

Guide Information

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

Share this free guide:

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.
  • Exclusive 720p HD videos.

Get a Gamer Guides Premium account: