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The Suzaku (also known as Shiva Edge in the SNES/PS version) is Crono's eighteenth-level katana in Chrono Trigger. It has an attack power of 170 and its critical hits do 4x the damage as a normal attack, though it has a base critical hit rate of 7% as a trade off.

It can be obtained by upgrading one of the sealed chests in the Hero's Grave during the Middle Ages prior to opening the same chest in the Present.

The blade's sprite in-game is colored with a faint-murky green hue, with its slashing trail being a silver-colored curved-yet-bulky trail (with the said shape being shared by the Rainbow and the DS-exclusive Dreamseeker).

Name Origin[]

Zhuque/Suzaku is one of the Four Saint Beasts of Asian mythology, and is the name given to a previous Emperor of Japan. Its theme naming matches with the DS-exclusive weapon, Icewyrm, with its Japanese name being one of the other Saint Beasts, Qinglong/Seiryū.

Shiva on the other hand, is a Hindu deity, is the name attributed to an Aeon in Final Fantasy. This theme naming ties into the original version of this weapon in the SNES/PSX port, the Kali Blade (Kali is another Hindu deity).

Chrono Trigger Weapons
Katanas (Crono) Mop · Wooden Sword · Bronze Blade · Steel Saber · Silver Sword · Thunder Blade · Crimson Blade · Mammoth Tusk · Slasher · Primeval Blade · Zanmato · Vajra Sword · Empyrean Blade · Yaksha Blade · Swallow · Onimaru · Slasher II · Icewyrm · Suzaku · Rainbow · Dreamseeker
Bows (Marle) Bronze Bowgun · Iron Bowgun · Silver Bow · Bandit's Bow · Shaman's Bow · Dreamstone Bow · Comet Bow · Sonic Bow · Siren's Kiss · Stardust Bow · Valkyrie Bow · Venus Bow
Guns (Lucca) Airgun · Pea Shooter · Pocket Blaster · Plasma Gun · Ruby Gun · Dreamstone Gun · Megablaster · Shockwave · Turboshot · Wondershot · Spellslinger
Mechanical Arms (Robo) Tin Arm · Hammer Arm · Mirage Hand · Stone Arm · Death Claw · Magma Hand · Megaton Arm · Heavy Hand · Kaiser Arm · Gigaton Arm · Teraton Arm · Dragon Arm · Crisis Arm · Apocalypse Arm
Swords (Frog) Bronze Sword · Iron Sword · Masamune · Radiant Blade · Smiter's Blade · Rune Blade · Demonslayer · Brave Sword · Dinoblade · Masamune (Upgraded)
Fists (Ayla) Fist (Level 1) · Fist (Level 24) · Fist (Level 48) · Iron Fist · Bronze Fist
Scythes (Magus) Moonfall Scythe · Headman's Scythe · Hadean Scythe · Judgment Scythe · Doom Scythe · Dreamreaper
Unequippable Broken Blade · Broken Hilt · Masamune (Unequippable)
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