Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide – Katanas Bows Guns Swords Arms Fists Scythes

Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide

Last Updated on 9 October, 2023

Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide. Guide to weapons in Chrono Trigger: Katanas, Bows, Guns, Swords, Arms, Fists, and Scythes.

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Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide

Discover the unique weapons of each party member in Chrono Trigger, their abilities, and where to find them. Dive into the lore of the game and power up your team!

Weapon Basics

  • Attack Power: For Crono, Frog, Robo, Ayla, and Magus, the attack power of weapons is based on the Power Stat. For Marle and Lucca, it’s based on the Hit Stat.
  • Critical Attack Rate: Critical attacks usually inflict double damage. Each character has a unique critical rate, varying from weapon to weapon. Notably, Ayla’s critical rate depends on her level.
  • Crono’s Katanas
  • Marle’s Bows
  • Lucca’s Guns
  • Frog’s Swords
  • Robo’s Arms
  • Ayla’s Fists
  • Magus’s Scythes

Crono’s Katanas in Chrono Trigger

Mop

  • Remake Name: Mop
  • Price: Charm
  • Sell Value: 1
  • Attack Power: 1
  • Info: The weakest weapon. Charm from the Nu in 65M B.C. at hunting grounds.

Wood Sword

  • Remake Name: Wooden Sword
  • Price: Start
  • Sell Value: 50
  • Attack Power: 3
  • Info: Crono’s initial weapon.

Iron Blade

  • Remake Name: Bronze Blade
  • Price: 350/65,000/262
  • Sell Value: 175
  • Attack Power: 7
  • Info: Available at Melchior’s Hut, Medina Village (1000 A.D.), Leene’s Square, and Truce Village (1000 AD).

SteelSaber

  • Remake Name: SteelSaber
  • Price: 800/65,000/597
  • Sell Value: 400
  • Attack Power: 15
  • Info: Found in Cathedral (600 AD). Available at Truce Village market and Medina Market (1000 AD).

Lode Sword

  • Remake Name: Silver Sword
  • Price: 4000
  • Sell Value: 2000
  • Attack Power: 20
  • Info: Sold at Melchior’s Hut, Leene’s Square, and Lab 16. Found in Guardia Castle prison (1000 A.D.) and Lab 16 (2300 A.D.).

Bolt Sword

  • Remake Name: Thunder Blade
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 2550
  • Attack Power: 25
  • Info: Located in Factory and Sewer Access (2300).

Red Katana

  • Remake Name: Crimson Blade
  • Price: 4500
  • Sell Value: 2250
  • Attack Power: 30
  • Info: Available at Melchior in Medina and Fritz’ Shop (Truce Village 1000 AD). Boosts magic by 2.

Flint Edge

  • Remake Name: Mammoth Tusk
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 3250
  • Attack Power: 40
  • Info: Trade 3 Fangs and 3 Horns at Ioka Trading Hut on the first trip to 65M B.C.

Slasher

  • Remake Name: Slasher
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 43
  • Info: Defeat Slash at Magus’s castle and find the sword. Increases speed by 2.

Aeon Blade

  • Remake Name: Primeval Blade
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 6250
  • Attack Power: 70
  • Info: Trade 3 Fangs and 3 Horns at Ioka Trading Hut on the second trip to 65M B.C.

Demon Edge

  • Remake Name: Zanmato
  • Price: 17,000/65,000/12,684
  • Sell Value: 8500
  • Attack Power: 90
  • Info: Available at Medina Market 1000 AD. Found in Terra Cave. 1.5x damage to magic creatures.

AlloyBlade

  • Remake Name: Vajra Sword
  • Price: 21,000
  • Sell Value: 10,500
  • Attack Power: 110
  • Info: Buy at Kajar from the Nu during the second trip to 12000 B.C. Charm from Bantam Imps.

Star Sword

  • Remake Name: Empyrean Blade
  • Price: 25000
  • Sell Value: 12500
  • Attack Power: 125
  • Info: Found in the Ocean Palace. Available from the Nu in 12000 B.C. after Zeal falls.

Vedic Blade

  • Remake Name: Yaksha Blade
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 15000
  • Attack Power: 135
  • Info: Located on Death Peak.

Swallow

  • Remake Name: Swallow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 19000
  • Attack Power: 145
  • Info: Discovered in the northern palace when choosing the weapon over the safe helm. Enhances speed by 3.

Kali Blade

  • Remake Name: Onimaru
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 17500
  • Attack Power: 150
  • Info: Located in the Northern Ruins in a sealed chest. This is the unpowered version. Delivers critical hits twice as often.

Slasher2

  • Remake Name: Slasher II
  • Price: Charm
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 155
  • Info: Charmed from Super Slash during the battle with Ozzie’s Trio.

Icewyrm

  • Remake Name: Icewyrm
  • Price: Charm
  • Sell Value: 20000
  • Attack Power: 160
  • Info: Gifted by a Reptite after presenting the Rusted Blade.

Shiva Edge

  • Remake Name: Suzaku
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 20000
  • Attack Power: 170
  • Info: Found in the Hero’s Grave in a sealed chest. It offers 4X damage on critical hits but has only a 7% chance of a critical hit.

Rainbow

  • Remake Name: Rainbow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 30000
  • Attack Power: 220
  • Info: The penultimate weapon with a 70% critical attack rate. Received from Melchior after concluding both Rainbow Shell and Sun Stone sidequests.

Dreamseeker

  • Remake Name: Dreamseeker
  • Price: Gift
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 240
  • Info: The ultimate weapon boasting a 90% critical attack rate. Awarded after vanquishing the Dream Devourer in Time’s Eclipse.

Marle’s Bows in Chrono Trigger

Bronze Bow

  • Remake Name: Bronze Bowgun
  • Price: Start
  • Sell Value: 40
  • Attack Power: 3
  • Info: Marle’s initial weapon, marking the beginning of her journey.

Iron Bow

  • Remake Name: Iron Bowgun
  • Price: 850
  • Sell Value: 425
  • Attack Power: 15
  • Info: Available for purchase in Porre, 1000 A.D.

Lode Bow

  • Remake Name: Silver Bow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 850
  • Attack Power: 20
  • Info: Located in Lab 16, 2300 A.D.

Robin Bow

  • Remake Name: Bandit’s Bow
  • Price: 2850
  • Sell Value: 1425
  • Attack Power: 25
  • Info: Purchase options include Fritz and Melchior, or found during the first trip to 2300 A.D.

Sage Bow

  • Remake Name: Shaman’s Bow
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 2100
  • Attack Power: 40
  • Info: Exchange 3 Petals and 3 Horns during the initial visit to 65M B.C.

Dream Bow

  • Remake Name: Dreamstone Bow
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 2900
  • Attack Power: 60
  • Info: Acquire by trading 3 Petals and 3 Horns during your second journey to 65M B.C.

Comet Arrow

  • Remake Name: Comet Bow
  • Price: 7800
  • Sell Value: 3900
  • Attack Power: 80
  • Info: Available for purchase in the Earthbound village, 12000 B.C.

Sonic Arrow

  • Remake Name: Sonic Bow
  • Price: 10,000
  • Sell Value: 5000
  • Attack Power: 100
  • Info: Purchase this bow in the village after Zeal crumbles. Notably, it inflicts the Slow status on its targets.

Siren

  • Remake Name: Siren’s Kiss
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 14,000
  • Attack Power: 140
  • Info: This bow is located at the Northern Ruins in a sealed chest in its non-upgraded form. Not only does it inflict the Stop status, but it also boasts a double critical rate.

Stardust Bow

  • Remake Name: Stardust Bow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 11,000
  • Attack Power: 150
  • Info: Discover this bow in Prehistory within the Lost Sanctum. It inflicts the Confuse status and has a double critical rate.

Valkerye

  • Remake Name: Valkyrie Bow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 19,000
  • Attack Power: 180
  • Info: Located in the Northern Ruins in a sealed chest, this is the upgraded version of the Siren. It maintains the double critical rate.

Venus Bow

  • Remake Name: Venus Bow
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 0
  • Info: This unique bow is obtained in the Antiquity Dimensional Vortex. It consistently deals 777 damage.

Lucca’s Guns in Chrono Trigger

Air Gun

  • Remake Name: Airgun
  • Price: Start
  • Sell Value: 150
  • Attack Power: 5
  • Info: This is Lucca’s default weapon, right from the start.

Dart Gun

  • Remake Name: Pea Shooter
  • Price: 800
  • Sell Value: 400
  • Attack Power: 7
  • Info: This gun is available for purchase during your first journey to 600 A.D.

Auto Gun

  • Remake Name: Pocket Blaster
  • Price: 1200
  • Sell Value: 600
  • Attack Power: 15
  • Info: You can buy this during your inaugural trip to 2300 A.D.

Plasma Gun

  • Remake Name: Plasma Gun
  • Price: 3200
  • Sell Value: 1600
  • Attack Power: 25
  • Info: This gun has the unique ability to inflict the “Stop” status on machines. It can be procured from merchants like Melchior or Fritz and might also be found in the factory.

Ruby Gun

  • Remake Name: Ruby Gun
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 2900
  • Attack Power: 40
  • Info: For this gun, trade 3 Petals and 3 Fangs during your first venture into 65M B.C.

Dream Gun

  • Remake Name: Dreamstone Gun
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 3700
  • Attack Power: 60
  • Info: Acquire it by trading 3 Petals and 3 Fangs on your second visit to 65M B.C.

Mega Blast

  • Remake Name: Megablaster
  • Price: 9800
  • Sell Value: 4900
  • Attack Power: 80
  • Info: This gun is available for purchase at the earthbound village during your secondary trip to 12000 B.C.

Shock Wave

  • Remake Name: Shockwave
  • Price: 11,000
  • Sell Value: 5500
  • Attack Power: 110
  • Info: Available at the Last Village post-Zeal’s destruction. Notably, it can inflict the Chaos status on foes.

WonderShot

  • Remake Name: Wondershot
  • Price: Gift
  • Sell Value: 16,000
  • Attack Power: 250
  • Info: A special weapon obtained by completing Lucca’s sidequest involving the sunstone. Intriguingly, its attack varies, ranging from 1/10th, 1/2, 1x, 2x, to 3 times the regular power.

Frog’s Swords in Chrono Trigger

Bronze Edge

  • Remake Name: Bronze Sword
  • Price: Start
  • Sell Value: 175
  • Attack Power: 6
  • Info: This is Frog’s starting equipment when he first joins the team.

Iron Sword

  • Remake Name: Iron Sword
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 550
  • Attack Power: 10
  • Info: Players will discover this blade in the cathedral.

Masamune (First Form)

  • Remake Name: Masamune
  • Price: Gift
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 75
  • Info: Secured after an epic quest, this sword possesses unique attributes. Not only does it diminish Magus’s magic defense and influence the Mammon machine, but it is pivotal for game progression. Later, it undergoes enhancement.

Flash Blade

  • Remake Name: Radiant Blade
  • Price: 18,000
  • Sell Value: 9,000
  • Attack Power: 90
  • Info: This luminous sword can be acquired at the Earthbound Village.

Pearl Edge

  • Remake Name: Smiter’s Blade
  • Price: 22,000
  • Sell Value: 11,000
  • Attack Power: 105
  • Info: Purchasable from the Nu at Kajar on your second visit. It delivers 1.5x damage to magic adversaries.

Rune Blade

  • Remake Name: Rune Blade
  • Price: 24,000
  • Sell Value: 12,000
  • Attack Power: 120
  • Info: Obtainable from the Nu after Zeal’s tragic demise. This weapon enhances magic by 4.

Demon Hit

  • Remake Name: Demonslayer
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 13,000
  • Attack Power: 120
  • Info: This weapon lies hidden in the Ocean Palace and delivers double damage to magic foes.

Brave Sword

  • Remake Name: Brave Sword
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 16,000
  • Attack Power: 135
  • Info: Located at Death Peak in 2300 A.D., it also deals 2x damage to magic adversaries.

Masamune (Upgraded)

  • Remake Name: Masamune
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 200
  • Info: This evolved version of the Masamune is awarded after concluding Frog’s personal quest. It influences the Mammon Machine, Lavos’s Magus-phase, and inflicts double damage on magical foes.

Robo’s Arms in Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide

In the vast world of Chrono Trigger, players meet Robo, an enigmatic machine with a heart. As a unique character, Robo uses an exclusive set of equipment known as Robo’s Arms. This guide gives you a comprehensive look at his collection:

Tin Arm

  • Remake Name: Tin Arm
  • Price: Start
  • Sell Value: 500
  • Attack Power: 20
  • Description: This is Robo’s initial equipment when you first welcome him to your team.

Hammer Arm

  • Remake Name: Hammer Arm
  • Price: 3500
  • Sell Value: 1750
  • Attack Power: 25
  • Description: Available for purchase from Fritz/Melchior at Medina.

Mirage Hand

  • Remake Name: Mirage Hand
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 2750
  • Attack Power: 30
  • Description: Hidden treasure at the Denadoro Mountains.

Stone Arm

  • Remake Name: Stone Arm
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 3750
  • Attack Power: 40
  • Description: Trade 3 Feathers and 3 Petals at the Ioka Trading Hut during your initial journey to 65M B.C.

Doom Finger

  • Remake Name: Death Claw
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 4900
  • Attack Power: 50
  • Description: Discovered within the haunting Magus’s castle.

Magma Hand

  • Remake Name: Magma Hand
  • Price: Tradeable
  • Sell Value: 5600
  • Attack Power: 70
  • Description: Secure it by trading 3 Feathers and 3 Petals at Ioka Trading Hut during your subsequent visit to 65M B.C.

Megaton Arm

  • Remake Name: Megaton Arm
  • Price: 15,000
  • Sell Value: 7500
  • Attack Power: 90
  • Description: Procured at the Earthbound Village.

Big Hand

  • Remake Name: Heavy Hand
  • Price: 18,000
  • Sell Value: 9,000
  • Attack Power: 105
  • Description: Available from the Nu at Kajar on your second visit.

Kaiser Arm

  • Remake Name: Kaiser Arm
  • Price: 21,000
  • Sell Value: 10,500
  • Attack Power: 120
  • Description: Obtainable after Zeal’s downfall, specifically from the Nu in the village in 12000 B.C.

Giga Arm

  • Remake Name: Gigaton Arm
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 12,000
  • Attack Power: 135
  • Description: Located at the treacherous Death Peak.

Terra Arm

  • Remake Name: Teraton Arm
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 14,000
  • Attack Power: 150
  • Description: Rewarded after triumphing over the Mother Brain in Robo’s sidequest.

Crisis Arm

  • Remake Name: Crisis Arm
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: 1
  • Attack Power: 1
  • Description: A peculiar arm earned post Mother Brain battle. Damage depends on half of the last digit of your HP.

Apocalypse Arm

  • Remake Name: N/A
  • Price: Found
  • Sell Value: N/A
  • Attack Power: 1
  • Description: This mighty arm awaits in the 2300 AD Dimensional Vortex. Its strength lies in its 9999 damage critical hits.

Ayla’s Fists in Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide

Fist I

  • Level Range: 1-24
  • Critical Strike Chance: 20%
  • Info: This is Ayla’s default starting weapon in Chrono Trigger.

Fist II

  • Level Range: 24-48
  • Critical Strike Chance: 25%

Fist III

  • Level Range: 48-72
  • Critical Strike Chance: 30%

Iron Fist

  • Level Range: 72-96
  • Critical Strike Chance: 35%
  • Info: Known to inflict chaos status ailment.

Bronze Fist

  • Level Range: 96+
  • Critical Strike Chance: 10%
  • Info: Its critical strikes can deliver a whopping 9999 damage, impacting even formidable bosses and Lavos himself.

Magus’s Scythes in Chrono Trigger Weapons Guide

Dark Scythe

  • Remake: Moonfall Scythe
  • Price (g): Start
  • Sell Value: 10,000
  • Attack Power: 120
  • Info: Magus’s initial equipment when he joins your Chrono Trigger adventure.

Hurricane

  • Remake: Headman’s Scythe
  • Price (g): 35,000
  • Sell Value: 17,500
  • Attack Power: 135
  • Info: Available from the Nu at the village post-Zeal’s collapse in 12000 B.C.

Star Scythe 

  • Remake: Hadean Sickle
  • Price (g): Found
  • Sell Value: 21,000
  • Attack Power: 150
  • Info: Discovered at Death Peak.

Judgment Scythe 

  • Remake: Judgment Scythe
  • Price (g): Found
  • Sell Value: 1
  • Attack Power: 155
  • Info: A rare find in Reptite Town quests, exclusive to the Nintendo DS version.

Doom Sickle 

  • Remake: Doom Scythe
  • Price (g): Found
  • Sell Value: 1
  • Attack Power: 160
  • Info: Hidden in a secret passage in Ozzie’s fort. Its damage multiplies based on fallen allies, with 3x damage if both allies are incapacitated.

Dreamreaper

  • Price (g): Found
  • Sell Value: 1
  • Attack Power: 180
  • Info: Located in the 1000 AD Dimensional Vortex, this weapon’s critical hits deal 4x damage.

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