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Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Ends of the Earth
(ガイアベイン Gaia Bane)
Ends of the Earth KHBBS
"A well-balanced Keyblade that provides an extra boost to all your stats."
Strength Magic Length
+5 +3 Medium
Critical Rate Damage
50% x1.35
Obtained
Meet Riku on Destiny Islands.

The Ends of the Earth (ガイアベイン Gaia Bein?, lit. "Gaia Bane") is a Keychain for Terra's Keyblade that is found in Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix. Like Terra's other Keyblades, it is able to shift into multiple forms, including a whip, a jet-vehicle, a spinning-cog weapon, a cannon, and a gigantic Keyblade.

In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, Terra's Keyblade develops this form after he chooses Riku to inherit the Keyblade. Terra's Keyblade permanently takes this form once his body is stolen by Master Xehanort, and his armor becomes the Lingering Will. The Lingering Will continues to use this Keyblade, even when it attacks Sora in Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix.

DesignEdit

In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, the Ends of the Earth retains its Keychain, but in Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, it has been removed. The Keychain had not been designed by the time the Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix was released. Being an upgraded version of the Earthshaker, the Ends of the Earth features a longer and more extravagant blade with teeth on both sides at the tip of the blade. The hand guard also elongates to form a wing-like shape of sorts. The Keychain is a rock fragment similar to the one on the Earthshaker. In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, the blade's length appears to have been slightly decreased, and the spacing between the teeth of the blade is more narrow. The teeth themselves seem to be wider.

"Ends" can refer to the death or result of something, while "earth" refers to the Latin meaning of Terra's own name. "Bane" is a source of misery. Gaia is a deity in Greek mythology representing the Earth and the mother of the Titans. Her Roman equivalent was named "Terra" or "Tellus". "Gaia" is also a recurring term in the Final Fantasy series. The term "Ends of the Earth" is also a common colloquialism for extreme effort or will, possibly symbolizing the powerful will that Terra possesses.

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Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Key | Oathkeeper | Oblivion | Ultima Weapon | Kingdom Key D | Keyblade of People's Hearts
Lady Luck | Olympia | Jungle King | Three Wishes | Pumpkinhead | Wishing Star | Crabclaw | Fairy Harp | Divine Rose | Spellbinder | Metal Chocobo | Lionheart | Diamond Dust | One-Winged Angel
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts II
Way to the Dawn | Destiny's Embrace | Stormfall | Ends of the Earth
Star Seeker | Hidden Dragon | Rumbling Rose | Hero's Crest | Monochrome | Mysterious Abyss | Follow the Wind | Wishing Lamp | Decisive Pumpkin | Circle of Life
Photon Debugger | Sweet Memories | Fatal Crest | Sleeping Lion | Guardian Soul | Gull Wing | Fenrir | Bond of Flame | Two Become One | Winner's Proof
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Missing Ache | Ominous Blight | Abaddon Plasma | Pain of Solitude | Sign of Innocence | Crown of Guilt | Abyssal Tide | Leviathan | True Light's Flight | Rejection of Fate | Midnight Roar
Glimpse of Darkness | Total Eclipse | Silent Dirge | Lunar Eclipse | Darker Than Dark | Astral Blast | Maverick Flare | Twilight Blaze | Omega Weapon | Umbrella | Aubade
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
Earthshaker | Darkgnaw | Chaos Ripper | Wayward Wind | Frolic Flame | Lost Memory | Rainfell | Brightcrest | Master Keeper
Treasure Trove | Stroke of Midnight | Fairy Stars | Victory Line | Mark of a Hero | Hyperdrive | Pixie Petal | Sweetstack | Void Gear | No Name | Crown Unlimit
Master Xehanort's Keyblade | χ-blade
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
Zero/One
Keyblades introduced in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
Lea's Keyblade