Jecht came to Spira from a magically-summoned replica of Zanarkand, created from the memories of those who lived in the original and maintained by Yu Yevon, the who was Zanarkand's leader one thousand years prior to the events of Final Fantasy X. Jecht became a star Blitzball player, perfecting his own technique, " ," otherwise known as the Jecht Shot.
An arrogant and proud swordsman at first, believing himself to be a member of an elite warrior unit called , Cloud discovers that the memories of who he was were not his own and, with the help of his friends, learns that there is more to being a hero than possessing physical strength and fame.
is the goddess of harmony who opposes Chaos in and its prequel . She is the only completely original character to appear in the series, and is voiced by Sumi Shimamoto and (credited as Kathleen McInerney) in Japanese and English, respectively.
Squall is known as a "lone wolf" by his peers because he never shows his feelings and even comes off as cold to his allies. His superiors, such as his teacher, Quistis Trepe, consider him difficult to deal with but greatly respect his natural talents.
Sephiroth is one of the villains fighting for the side of Chaosin Dissidia Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy. A legendary SOLDIER operative who wields an impossibly long blade with great ease, but one day, he discovered the secrets of his past and went rogue. In battle, he combines that reach with incredibly swift swordplay that crushes opponents in the blink of an eye. Standing apart from the other villains, Sephiroth has little interest in either destroying the world or ruling it, working towards a separate goal. His immediate desire is to face his arch-rival Cloud, and he manipulates Cloud's emotions to force him into battle.
is the primary female protagonist of Final Fantasy VIII. She is the seventeen-year-old daughter of General Caraway, a high-ranking officer in the Galbadian army, and Julia Heartilly, a successful pianist and singer. Rinoa is a member of the Forest Owls, a resistance faction seeking to liberate the small nation of Timber from Galbadian occupation. When Squall and his party of SeeD help the resistance movement fight Galbadia, Rinoa decides to stay with them; as a result she ends up falling in love with Squall. In battle, she uses a weapon called a "Blaster Edge", which consists of an arm holster and a projectile that returns like a boomerang. In her Combine Limit Break, she attacks in unison with her dog, Angelo. When Rinoa gains Sorceress powers, she acquires a second Limit Break, Angel Wing, which increases her spell-casting ability, along with rendering her in a state of "magic" berserk for the remainder of the battle.