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  • Matt & Lance in the Captain's Hat in EBF4.
  • Matt wearing the EBF3 incarnation of the Captains Hat.

The Captain's Hat is a male hat found in Epic Battle Fantasy 3, 4 and 5 . Its armor counterpart is the Captain's Shirt, and its female counterpart is the Pirate Hat.

Description

In EBF3 it appears as a black pirate hat with white trim and the image of a small skull and crossed swords on the side. In EBF4, it was redesigned as a black bicorne hat with a large skull and crossbones insignia in the middle. It is heavily associated with Matt, being his headgear of choice in Epic Battle Fantasy 1 and 2, and his default headgear in following games.

Regardless of appearance, the Captain's Hat provides solid defensive stats, with middling defenses but moderate HP and Evade boosts. This is admittedly not quite as durable as some other hats (such as the Space Helmet), but is reasonable for the first available piece of equipment.

The special effects vary from game to game; in EBF3 the Captain's Hat boosts the potency of the Hand Bomb, while in EBF4 it has no special effects at all. In EBF5 on the other hand it has the useful ability to increase the odds of inflicting status conditions. This makes the Captain's Hat a useful piece of equipment for various status-infliction based builds, especially for NoLegs.

The Captain's Hat varies in terms of resistances from game to game. In EBF3, it only resists Water, while in EBF4 it resists both Water and Bomb. The EBF5 version changes things, making it still resist Bomb but also Dark instead of Water.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5

It is the default hat of Matt, he wears it at the beginning of the game in his House.

EBF5 Hat Captain's Hat Captain's Hat
A pirate captain's fancy hat.
  • Level 3: Increases the chance of inflicting status effects.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% - - - - - - EBF5 Element Bomb 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - 5% 10% 15% 20% EBF5 Element Dark 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Magic - - - - - Stat Mdef - 5% 10% 15% 20% - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - 5% 10%
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier
Auto Skill -- --
Bonus Skill -- --
Auto Status -- --
Defend Status -- --
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 EBF5 Item Wool
x 1
-- -- 3 EBF5 Item White Feather
x 3
EBF5 Item Sea Shell
x 1
--
4 EBF5 Item Satin
x 1
EBF5 Item Sea Shell
x 6
-- 5 EBF5 Item Moon Pearl
x 1
EBF5 Item Sacred Rune
x 1
EBF5 Item White Feather
x 3

Epic Battle Fantasy 4

The Captain's Hat received a graphical redesign and some minor stat changes for its EBF4 appearance. It is unlocked in Ashwood Forest as Matt's default headgear when he joins the party.

EBF4 Hat Captain's Hat Captain's Hat
No special effect.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% Stat MP - - - - - Element Water 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - 5% 10% 15% 20% Element Bomb 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Magic - - - - - Stat Mdef - 5% 10% 15% 20% - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - 5% 10%
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier
Auto Skill -- --
Bonus Skill -- --
Auto Status -- --
--
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 Item Tentacle
x 2
-- -- 3 Item Gunpowder
x 1
Item Tentacle
x 3
Item Seaweed
x 2
4 Item Gunpowder
x 6
Item Tentacle
x 10
Item Sea Shell
x 6
5 Item Gunpowder
x 12
Item Bottled Darkness
x 5
--

Pre-Battle Mountain update version.

EBF4 Hat Captain's Hat Captain's Hat
No special effect.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% Stat MP - - - - - Element Water 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - 5% 10% 15% 20% Element Bomb 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Magic - - - - - Stat Mdef - 5% 10% 15% 20% - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - 5%
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier
Auto Skill -- --
Bonus Skill -- --
Auto Status -- --
--
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 Item Tentacle
x 2
-- -- 3 Item Gunpowder
x 1
Item Tentacle
x 3
Item Seaweed
x 2
4 Item Gunpowder
x 6
Item Tentacle
x 10
Item Sea Shell
x 6
5 Item Gunpowder
x 12
Item Bottled Darkness
x 5
--

Epic Battle Fantasy 3

Available from the beginning of the game, being Matt's default hat equipped.

EBF3 Hat Captain Hat Captain Hat
Water resistant pirate hat. Boosts the power of Hand Bombs.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - 5% Stat MP - - - - 5% Element Water 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack - - - - 5% Stat Defence - 5% 10% 15% 20% - - - - - -
Stat Magic - - - - - Stat Mdef - 5% 5% 10% 10% - - - - - -
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - 5% 10%
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier
Auto Skill -- --
Bonus Skill -- --
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 Item Bubble Stone 3
x 1
-- -- 3 Item Tentacle 3
x 5
-- --
4 Item Hand Bomb 3
x 4
Item Sea Shell
x 6
Item Dragon Fin
x 6
5 Item Hand Bomb 3
x 18
Item Silk
x 2
Item Dragon Scales 3
x 2
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