Chancellor of Niflheim. Rose to power through introducing magitek to Niflheim military. His nonchalance puts others at ease, allowing him to guide them as he sees fit. Elusive, his cunning is reminiscent of political leaders of the past.

Description

Ardyn is a playable character in Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia who can be recruited during Act 2, Final Chapter Part 1 of the main storyline.

Profile[edit | edit source]

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Ardyn dresses in a black trench coat and pinstripe trousers, and wears a red scarf and a hooded, gray and white flower-print mantle. He wears a black fedora and sometimes wears a black winglike accessory on his left arm Ardyn's wing accessory in FFXV Episode Ardyn.

His alternate costume, Devotee's Raiment, is an updated version of his appearance in the anime Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn – Prologue.

Personality[edit | edit source]

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Story[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

Weapons
Image Name Image Name
DFFOO Rakshasa Blade (XV).png Rakshasa Blade (XV)
羅刹の剣【XV】
(5★) / 15CP
DFFOO Divine Blade (XV).png Divine Blade (XV)
神詞の剣【XV】
(5★) / 35CP
Based on its version from Dissidia NT. Based on its version from Dissidia NT.
DFFOO Ifrit's Sword (XV).png Ifrit's Sword (XV)
イフリートソード【XV】
(5★) / EX (70CP)
DFFOO Ifrit's Sword (XV)+.png Ifrit's Sword (XV)+
イフリートソード【XV】+
(6★) / EX+ (100CP)
Based on its version from Dissidia NT.
DFFOO Katana of the Warrior (XV).png Katana of the Warrior (XV)
闘王の刀【XV】
(5★) / LD (90CP)
DFFOO Blade of Ruin (XV).png Blade of Ruin (XV)
ルインブレード【XV】
BT (130CP)
Based on its version from Final Fantasy XV. Based on its version from Dissidia NT.
Armor
Image Name Image Name
DFFOO Ardyn's Coat (XV).png Ardyn's Coat (XV)
アーデンのコート【XV】
(5★) / 35CP
DFFOO Ardyn's Hat (XV).png Ardyn's Hat (XV)
アーデンの帽子【XV】
(5★) / 90CP
Original armor.
Based on the "Chancellor's Attire" costume from Dissidia NT.
Original armor.
Based on the "Chancellor's Attire" costume from Dissidia NT.
DFFOO Ardyn's Hat (XV)+.png Ardyn's Hat (XV)+
アーデンの帽子【XV】+
(6★) / 130CP
DFFOO Ardyn's Scarf (XV).png Ardyn's Scarf (XV)
アーデンのマフラー【XV】
(7★) / 210CP
Original armor.
Based on the "Chancellor's Attire" costume from Dissidia NT.
DFFOO Ardyn's Scarf (XV)+.png Ardyn's Scarf (XV)+
アーデンのマフラー【XV】+
(7★) / 230CP

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Move Type Attributes Obtained Image
BRV Attack
ブレイブ攻撃
BRV, Melee Default 150px
Steals enemy's BRV.
HP Attack
HP攻撃
HP, Melee Default 150px
Expends BRV to deal HP damage.
Warp-strike
HP, Melee Default 150px
Aura of Darkness
HP Crystal STR 20 150px
Break Reset Slash
BRV, Melee Crystal STR 65 150px
Rising Phantom
HP, Melee EX Ability 150px
Dark Tornado
LD Ability 150px
Royal Retribution
ファントム・ディストラクション
BT Ability 150px

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Allusions[edit | edit source]

  • In one of the graphical images for Opera Omnia, Noctis and Ardyn face one another in poses mirroring that of Regis and Ardyn's confrontation Episode-Ardyn-Armiger nearing the end of Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ardyn, which was itself derived from a pre-development screencap Versus XIII Noctis VS Robe Man involving Noctis and the white hooded figure in Final Fantasy Versus XIII, the original plan for Final Fantasy XV.
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