I got my hands full watching the shop... and Old Dalan had something for me to do, but I can't get away.


Kytes is a supporting character in Final Fantasy XII and a playable character in Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings. An orphaned street urchin living in Rabanastre, he is under Migelo's care, and looks up to Vaan. He and Filo are the best of friends. In Revenant Wings, he is the group's Black Mage.

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Appearance[edit | edit source]

Kytes is a young boy with short brown hair and dark blue/green eyes. In Final Fantasy XII he wears a green vest, and a ring pendant. He wears dark trousers and orange cloth wrapped around his waist. He carries a brown leather messenger bag with a blue buckle on the strap.

In Revenant Wings, Kytes has somewhat matured. He wears an orange shirt under a green robe with yellow-tipped frayed hem, brown shorts, a white scarf around his neck, and still has the same bag. He wears brown bands around his shins and ankles with brown and tan shoes.

Being both designed by Ryōma Itō, Kytes's design is similar to Montblanc's, including being both themed with green and orange, wearing brown pants, and, exclusive to Montblanc's artwork in Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift, equipping brown staves with tiny objects on it. They are both Black Mages.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Kytes is cautious in contrast to Filo's headstrong personality. He has a high opinion on Vaan, impressed that he killed many rats, believing that Vaan is already to take on stronger monsters. After Vaan is arrested, Kytes and the other orphans worry over him, and Kytes congratulates Vaan after he returns to Rabanastre, having escaped the Nalbina Dungeons. Kytes fears earthquakes, as revealed in a side mission against Hashmal in Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings.

Story[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Kytes shows up in Garamsythe Waterway to fetch Vaan for Migelo. Kytes is impressed how Vaan managed to kill so many rats and thinks Vaan may be ready to take on bigger monsters now. Kytes is off to do his chores and later Vaan finds him from the Sandsea, where Kytes introduces Vaan to the notice board, saying Vaan should be strong enough to take on the Rogue Tomato.

Later, Kytes congratulates Vaan after Vaan has escaped the Nalbina Dungeons. He stays in the Lowtown slums when Vaan embarks on his new adventure with the new friends he made from the heist on the palace. When Vaan is looking for medallion pieces, Kytes and Filo have found a woman who has discovered a fragment of the medallion needed to break Chaos's seal. Kytes tells Vaan where to find her.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[edit | edit source]

An orphan living in Rabanastre's Lowtown, Kytes is one of Vaan's closest friends. Hoping to become a sky pirate himself, Kytes practices magick with single-minded determination.

Instruction booklet

Along with Filo, Kytes joins Vaan on his new adventure when a previously unexplored floating continent called the Lemurés is discovered. Vaan starts his own sky pirating group and Kytes is the first to join him, along with their friends Penelo and Filo.

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Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

Buccaneer's Battalion is a group formed by Kytes, Filo, and Deeg, and their "enthusiasm" depends on where the player is in the story and what optional quests are completed. The kids can be found within Lowtown/North Sprawl inside the residence.

  • The player should kill the Wraith mark as soon as possible.
  • There is an update after finishing the storyline events in Archades.
  • There is an update after gathering all the medallion pieces for Roh'kenmu at Old Dalan's house.
  • The player can return for a final update after collecting the medallion for Roh'kenmu in Charlotte's Magickery in Archades.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings[edit | edit source]

Kytes's role in battle is that of a Black Mage. His skills are Black Magick, and he gains the ability to charge up and then cast stronger spells. He has high Magick Power, but his Defense and Speed are low. His Quickening, Nature's Wrath, deals powerful damage of a random element to all enemies in range. It can be obtained by defeating Chaos.

Kytes wields various rods in battle. Depending on his weapon properties, his elemental spells' power can be boosted accordingly.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Level Description Image
Firaga 2 Deal Fire damage to all foes in range. RW Firaga.png
Blizzaga 7 Deal Water damage to all foes in range. RW Blizzaga.png
Bio 12 Inflict Poison on all foes in range. RW Bio.png
Thundaga 18 Deal Thunder damage to all foes in range. RW Thundaga.png
Stonega 25 Deal Earth damage to all foes in range. RW Stonega.png
Charge 33 Gather magick power, increasing potency of next spell. RW Charge.png
Flare 42 Deal heavy damage to one foe. RW Flare.png
Nature's Wrath Earned after beating Chaos in Mission 39 Deal heavy elemental damage to all foes in range. RW Nature's Wrath.png

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Pictlogica Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[edit | edit source]

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Kytes with his Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings artwork appears with a lightning-elemental card.

Other media[edit | edit source]

Kytes is mentioned in Dissidia Final Fantasy by Penelo in the Battle Tips menu on Onion Knight's Character Info, where she claims the latter reminds her of Kytes.

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