How to Get Ethers

This is a page on where to find Ethers in Final Fantasy IX (FFIX, FF9). Read on for the best way to stock up on these MP restoring items!

Can You Buy Ethers?

Synthesis Only

The short answer is no, you cannot. Ethers can, however, be synthesized, albeit much later in the game at Hades' Synthesis Shop, with the required items listed below:

Synthesis Information

Synthesis Price Syntheis Item 1 Synthesis Item 2
500 gil Echo Screen Vaccine

Where Can I Find Ethers?

In the Wild

Ethers are scattered across the world, so if you follow our Main Story Walkthrough you won't miss a single one!

Main Story Walkthrough

From Enemies

Ethers are also commonly dropped or stolen from a wide variety of enemies, meaning you will likely never be left wanting. Check out our item page for a list of enemies that have Ethers!

Ether Location and Effects

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