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For the landmark as it exists in Sword of Mana, see Jadd (Sword of Mana).
"Look for a grove of palm trees... and always remember the number 8."
—Jadd citizen

Jadd (ジャド, Jado?) is a town in Final Fantasy Adventure and its direct remake Adventures of Mana.

Story[]

Final Fantasy Adventure and Adventures of Mana[]

When Sumo arrives at the entrance to Jadd, he tells the Chocobo to wait for him at the entrance. Sumo searches for Amanda alone and learns that Jadd is ruled by Davias who lives in the huge mansion in the northwest of town. The townfolk are not very fond of him. Sumo goes to meet him nonetheless, and he is warned by Davias that he had best behave himself while he is in town. Sumo then asks Davias about Amanda, to which the former replies that the latter, a "foolish girl", has gone to the Shifting Sands. Davias also mentions that none who have entered the Shifting Sands have returned alive.

Only the blood-red tears of a gorgon can break a curse, according to several townsfolk, so Amanda may have gone to the cave in order to capture Medusa, who dwells within. None know where the entrance is, except for a young boy who will give up what he knows in exchange for the fangs of a Saurus. Sumo successfully procures a charm of Saurus fangs and gives it to the boy. He then heads for the Shifting Sands with the boy's clue about palm trees and the number eight committed to memory.

Sumo catches up with Amanda at the entrance of a grotto; and from there, the two agree to find Medusa's lair and slay the gorgon to free her brother Lester from the curse Davias laid upon him. They eventually come to a basin deep within the cave, from which Medusa engages them. She is soon vanquished, but refuses to give up her tears before passing into the hereafter. All is thus presumed for naught, but Amanda was bitten at some point in the battle and will soon become a gorgon herself. With the last of her humanity, Amanda pleads with Sumo to end her misery, to which Sumo obliges despite his own reservations. As she falls, a single bloody tear runs along Amanda's cheek.

Having caught the gorgon tear, Sumo returns to Jadd and goes to see Davias in his chamber. With Davias not there, Sumo uses the tear on the parrot and Lester is released from the curse. Lester thanks him, but Sumo breaks the news that Amanda sacrificed herself to save him. He asks Sumo if he will help him avenge his sister with him, and he agrees. The pair venture deeper into the Old Mansion. When they reach the roof, Davias taunts them, then transforms into the Mind Flayer. Even with its immensely powerful magic at its disposal, Sumo and Lester emerge victorious. Before dying, Davias gives an ominous warning about his pet, Garuda, on its way to Crooked Boulder.

After Davias' defeat, Lester tells Sumo that his harp's tune will clear the poison gas in the northern cliffs and he will stay in Jadd playing a requiem for his sister. Sumo bids him farewell and leaves Jadd to continue his journey. As a parting gift, Lester gives him the Magic Book of Silence.

After Julius's defeat, Sumo visits Lester in Jadd.

Shops[]

Original[]

Inn[]

Jadd Inn
10 GP

Weapons and armor[]

Name Type Stat Change Cost
Gold Helm
(Gold)
Headgear DEF +14 683
Gold Shield
(Gold)
Shield Fire/Ranged/Pierce resist up 920
Gold Armor
(Gold)
Armor DEF +16 1300

Sundries[]

Name Qty Use Cost
Keyring
(Key)
4 Open locked doors 15
Antidote
(Pure)
3 Removes poison 30
Eye Drops
(Eyedrp)
3 Removes darkness 60
Mattock
(Mattok)
7 Breaks soft rock and weak walls 60
Gold Needle
(Soft)
3 Removes petrification 90
Mole Whiskers
(Moogle)
3 Reverts from moogle 120
Hi-Potion
(X-Cure)
2 Restores more HP 160

Treasures[]

Trivia[]

  • The player can kill the NPCs found within the town, but they have lot of HP and they do not yield the player any experience points or GP. Since NPCs can be hit, this can be used to "push" them out of the player's way and allow Sumo to pass through if they are blocking the way.
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Characters
Heroes
Sumo · Fuji
Other Party Members
Amanda · Bogard · Cibba · Lester · Marcie · Watts
Villains
Dark Lord · Julius · Davias
Non-Player Characters
Monsters
Enemy List
Air Element · Ape · Barnacklejack · Basilisk · Beholder · Blood Owl · Bulette · Chibidevil · Cobra · Dark Stalker · Death Crab · Death Flower · Death Gauntlet · Death Scorpion · Demon · Denden · Doppel Mirror · Dragonfly · Duck Soldier · Earth Element · Evil Sword · Eye Spy · Fire Moth · Gall Fish · Garasha · Gargoyle · Gas Cloud · Ghost · Griffin Hand · Goblin · Green Slime · Grell · Guardian · Killer Bee · Land Leech · Lizardman · Magician · Mammoth · Mandrake · Manta Ray · Mega Xorn · Mimic · Minotaur · Molebear · Mummy · Mushboom · Ninja · Ogre · Orc · Pakkun Lizard · Phantasm · Porcupine · Poto · Pumpkin Bomb · Rabite · Red Wisp · Roper · Ruster · Saber Cat · Sahagin · Saurus · Sea Dragon · Shadow Zero · Skeleton · Snowman · Swamp Man · Tarantula · Tortoise Knight · Walrus · Wererat · Werewolf · Wizard · Wonder · Zombie
Boss List
Jackal · Hydra · Vampire · Megapede · Medusa · Mind Flayer · Metal Crab · Cyclops · Grinder · Chimera · Dark Lord · Marilith · Kraken · Ifrit · Lich · Mantis Ant · Garuda · Dragon · Red Dragon · Zombie Dragon · Julius
Items
Item List
Recovery Items
Candy · Potion · Elixir · Ether · Eye Drops · Mole Whiskers · Antidote · Gold Needles · Unicorn Horn · Hi-Potion · Hi-Ether
Magic Items
Fireball · Ice Missile · Ice Rocket · Thunder Arrow · Thunderbolt · Baby Monkey · Lambsy's Pillow
Stat Buffing Items
Crystal · Bacchus's Wine · Athena's Kiss · Ea's Tear · Adaman Brew
Selling Items
Saurus Fang · Gold Dust · Opal · Ruby Baubles
Tool Items
Mattock · Keyring
Magic Book Items
Book of Curing · Book of Fire · Book of Sleep · Book of Healing · Book of Ice · Book of Silence · Book of Thunder · Book of Flare
Key Items
Amanda's Tear · Skeleton Key · Silver Key · Moon Mirror · Rust-B-Gone · Chunk of Mythril · Mana Pendant
Equipment
Weapon List · Armor List
Weapons
Broadsword · Mythril Blade · Rusty Sword · Blood Sword · Ice Brand · Dragon Buster · Excalibur · Sickle · Morningstar · Mantis Sickle · Battle-Axe · Were-Buster · Demon Axe · Chain Flail · Flame Flail · Wind Spear · Thunder Spear
Armor
Bronze Armor · Iron Armor · Mythril Armor · Gold Armor · Diamond Armor · Flame Armor · Ice Armor · Dragon Mail · Samurai Armor · Bronze Shield · Iron Shield · Mythril Shield · Gold Shield · Diamond Shield · Fire Shield · Ice Shield · Dragon Shield · Aegis Shield · Bronze Helm · Iron Helm · Mythril Helm · Gold Helm · Diamond Helm · Samurai Helm
Locations
Settlements
Bogard's Cabin · Dwarf Cave · Glaive Empire · Ish · Jadd · Lorim · Menos · Topple · Wendel
Dungeons
Forbidden Mines · Airship · Shifting Sands · Eastern Cave · Hidden Waterfall · Crooked Boulder · Old Mansion · Dime Tower · Gaia Pass · Glaive Castle · Mana Sanctuary · Marsh Cellar · Mt. Illusia · Kett Manor
Fields
Glass Desert · Palmy Desert · Marshes · Mushboom Forest · Steppe · Wendel Beach · Westlake
Terms
Gemma Knight · Mana Tree · Mana Sword · Stats in Adventures of Mana
Game Mechanics & Script
Version Differences · Adventures of Mana Trophies
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