The Cardinal in Final Fantasy VIII.

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Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

The Cardinal is the second strongest weapon for Rinoa, obtained by using a Cockatrice Pinion, Mesmerize Blade, and Sharp Spike, as well as spending 800 gil. It has 24 attack and 104 hit rate.

Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The Cardinal is a level 95 exclusive weapon for Ultimecia, providing +290 HP, +62 Attack, +1 Defense, and EX Force Absorption +20%. It can be acquired from the shop by trading 29,570 gil, Valkyrie, Lapis Lazuli x5, and Lithe Crystal x3.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

The Cardinal is a level 90 exclusive weapon for Ultimecia, providing +287 HP, -70 Bravery, +63 Attack, +1 Defense, and EX Force Absorption +5%. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 158,000 gil, Valkyrie, Electrum, and Witch's Dream x5.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[edit | edit source]

The Cardinal is one of Rinoa's unlockable weapons, and is loosely based on the weapon's appearance from Final Fantasy VIII. It can only be obtained by purchasing it as DLC from the PlayStation Store. Like all other characters' weapons, having it equipped offers no advantages or disadvantages.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy ≒[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

FF8-Cardinal.png
DFFNT Rinoa Heartilly Weapon 04.png
DFFOO Cardinal (VIII).png
PFF Cardinal Icon.png
FFAB Cardinal SR.png
FFAB Cardinal SR+.png
FFAB Cardinal SSR.png
FFAB Cardinal SSR+.png
FFAB Cardinal FFVIII UR.png
FFAB Cardinal FFVIII UR+.png
FFAB Cardinal FFVIII UUR.png
FFRK Cardinal FFVIII.png
FFRK Cardinal Sprite.png

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Cardinals, in the family Cardinalidae, are passerine birds found in North and South America.

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