The Final Fantasy series has featured many antagonists, both minor and major, who serve as enemies to the player party. Below is a list of the key antagonists from each installment.


List of antagonists[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

  • Garland - The first boss, who used to be a loyal knight, but betrayed Cornelia and kidnapped Princess Sarah. Although he may seem a simple knight that the Warriors of Light had to kill, not even they can predict what Garland sets in motion. He is the main antagonist.
  • Four Fiends - Four demons representing the four elements: earth, water, fire, and wind. They capture the four Crystals and steal their light, causing chaos in the world.
  • Chaos - The demon king, created when Garland merges with the essences of the Four Fiends. He is the one causing the time loop. He is the final boss.

Final Fantasy II[edit | edit source]

  • Borghen - The Emperor's general and a former noble of Kashuan turned traitor.
  • The Dark Knight - Maria's brother Leon, working for the Emperor.
  • The Emperor - He is the ruler of Palamecia that unleashes war on the world. He comes back to life after dying by splitting his soul with the powers of Light and Darkness, thus becoming the ruler of Heaven and Hell himself. He is the main antagonist and the final boss.

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

  • Baigan - Baron's captain of the Royal Guards, who betrays his kingdom to gain more power.
  • Dr. Lugae - An insane scientist that follows Golbez, and performs experiments on humans to serve his own purposes. He turns Edge's mother and father into monsters.
  • Archfiends - Golbez's minions, each of whom battles the heroes at least twice. Their names are inspired by names of devils in Dante's Inferno: Scarmiglione, Cagnazzo, Barbariccia, and Rubicante.
  • Golbez - Cecil's brother who is under the control of Zemus. Golbez takes command of the Red Wings airship fleet and attacks the world to steal the Crystals and summon the Giant of Babil.
  • Zemus - A Lunarian who believes the Lunarians should annihilate humans and take over Earth. He can control people's minds, and after he dies, his hate manifests into a creature called Zeromus. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-[edit | edit source]

  • Rydia? - a mysterious girl whom Cecil and his friends encounter while confronting an outbreak of monsters within the Sealed Cave.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

  • Mysterious Girl - A powerful girl who slightly resembles Rydia. She is gathering the eight Crystals for an unknown reason.
  • Kain? - The evil side of Kain Highwind who joins the Mysterious Girl in her plot to retrieve the Crystals.
  • Dark Knight - Much like Kain's evil side, Cecil's has reappeared. He attempts to deceive Ceodore and his family, and kill the party.
  • The Creator - The original creator of the Crystals who seeded them on many worlds to create life, it has deemed the inhabitants of the Blue Planet as evolutionary failures that must be destroyed. It is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

  • Ultros - A wisecracking, carnivorous octopus who follows the party to get revenge for his rising number of defeats, as well as to try and devour them. He eventually gets a job working at the Dragon's Neck Coliseum and gives up his chase.
  • Gestahlian Empire - Led by Emperor Gestahl, the Empire seeks the power of magic to control the world, and has developed Magitek as a result of their research into espers.
  • Kefka Palazzo - An experimental Magitek Knight driven insane by his augmentation. Kefka develops a hatred of everything and begins acquiring power on his own while serving Gestahl, eventually becoming the God of Magic by absorbing the power of the Warring Triad. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy VII[edit | edit source]

  • Shinra Electric Power Company - The company that controls the world. Shinra extracts life energy from the Planet for profit and has conducted a series of genetic experiments involving this energy. Staff members include the Turks and President Rufus Shinra.
    • President Shinra - The leader of Shinra Electric Power Company, he hungers for money and power and doesn't care for the consequences of his actions.
    • Rufus Shinra - The son of Shinra and Vicepresident of the Company, he became the president after his father's death. A very ambitious and smart man, Rufus is a scheemer who wont hesitate to fulfill his ambitions.
    • Heidegger - The head of public safety usually works alongside Scarlet.
    • Scarlet - The head of weapons development, she is a ruthless and cruel woman.
    • Palmer - The head of the space program, he attempted to steal Cid's plane.
    • Professor Hojo - Shinra's top scientist and Sephiroth's father who conducted a number of experiments with Jenova's cells on his son, leading to the development of SOLDIER.
  • Turks - The Investigation Sector of the General Affairs Department, they work as an intelligence agency for Shinra, performing black ops, like espionage, kidnapping or murdering.
    • Tseng - The leader of the Turks.
    • Reno - A member of the Turks he is usually partnered with Rude. He initially appeared to capture Aerith in Sector 5 slums church.
    • Rude - A member of the Turks he is usually partnered with Reno.
    • Elena - The newest member of the Turks, despite her chatty nature, she takes her job seriously.
  • Jenova - The Calamity from the Skies, Jenova fell to the Planet long ago and attempted to destroy it. Her cells are used by Shinra to create members of SOLDIER.
  • Sephiroth - The first and strongest SOLDIER, who is claimed to have disappeared five years ago. Upon learning the origins of his birth, he went insane and now claims his birthright as an Ancient as the motivation to ascend to godhood through the destruction of the Planet. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy VII Remake[edit | edit source]

  • Shinra Electric Power Company - The company that controls the world. Shinra extracts life energy from the planet for profit and has conducted a series of genetic experiments involving this energy. Staff members include the Turks, President Shinra, Heidegger and VIP Rufus Shinra.
  • Don Corneo - The crimelord who controls Wall Market and is in cahoots with Shinra.
  • Sephiroth - The first and strongest SOLDIER, who, Cloud claims to have killed five years ago, but who now appears in his hallucinations and dreams to taunt him. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children[edit | edit source]

  • Kadaj - A remnant of Sephiroth who embodies Sephiroth's insanity. He becomes Sephiroth after fusing with Jenova.
  • Loz - A remnant of Sephiroth who embodies Sephiroth's physical strength.
  • Yazoo - A remnant of Sephiroth who embodies Sephiroth's allure.
  • Sephiroth - the antagonist of Final Fantasy VII, who is resurrected with the help of his three remnants. He wants to crush Cloud's spirit and find a new planet to call home, using the Planet as his vessel.

Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII-[edit | edit source]

  • Fuhito - A twisted scientist for AVALANCHE who is using the Materia embedded in the back of his commander, Elfe's hand to destroy humanity and return them to the Planet.
  • Zirconiade - an ancient summon with the power to destroy the world.

Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII-[edit | edit source]

  • Deepground - A top secret confidential and controversial unit of SOLDIER made up of abducted and experimented former units for the purpose of Shinra's goal of attaining more lethal and calculating efficiency in its armies.
  • Tsviets - The leading warriors of Deepground.
    • Weiss - The misantrophic and violent leader of the Tsviets, who commands a campaign to wipe out the Planet. He is a main antagonist.
    • Nero - Brother of Weiss and second in command. A dry and cold but loyal Tsviet who commands an eldritch power over darkness gained by experiments related to WEAPON done during his conception.
    • Rosso - A psychotic female Tsviet born as the result of an experiment to successfully splice Genesis's DNA into a living subject, and became mentally deranged upon being exposed to Deepground's regiments.
    • Azul - A former resident of Costa del Sol who aspired to join SOLDIER in his youth. Having undergone various experimentation to augment his already prodigious strength, including Mako doping and the "Metamorphose" Project, he remains the strongarm of the Tsviets, including heavy weapons and shock tactics through transforming into a Behemoth like monster.
  • Professor Hojo - Having uploaded his consciousness onto the Planet's Worldwide Network, Hojo later fuses with the Deepground soldier Weiss, and effortlessly controls him, and in turn, all of Deepground, to his unknown bidding. He hopes to summon the Omega Weapon to start life over again. He is the main antagonist.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-[edit | edit source]

  • Dr. Hollander - A scientist who worked on the Project G side of the Jenova Project that created Genesis and Angeal Hewley. Joins with his creation when Genesis defects from Shinra.
  • Angeal Hewley - A mentor and friend of Zack Fair who joins Genesis in his rebellion against Shinra to cure himself.
  • Genesis Rhapsodos - A SOLDIER defector and product of the Jenova Project who is at war with Shinra and the world due to learning of his true birth and origins. Though he considers himself a monster that threatens the world, he ultimately wishes to fulfill the romance of the famous play LOVELESS and seek what is known as the "Gift of the goddess". He is the main antagonist.
  • Sephiroth - A SOLIDER 1st class who is driven insane by the revelation of his creation, spurred on by the words of Genesis about Jenova's true nature.

Final Fantasy VIII[edit | edit source]

  • Vinzer Deling - The president of Deling City, whose popularity among his followers hide a tyrannical dictatorship that aims for world conquest. He is responsible for the attempted Siege of Dollet and his rule has already taken control of neighboring country Timber.
  • Edea Kramer - A sorceress possessed by Ultimecia, who uses her body to terrorize the world and search for Ellone using Galbadia's military.
  • Seifer Almasy - Squall Leonhart's heated rival and a SeeD candidate. Due to inappropriate protocol, Seifer fails the final exam, and his taste of failure leads him to become a Sorceress Knight and commander of the Galbadians under Edea.
  • Adel - A sorceress and former ruler of Esthar. Her reign of tyranny caused the beginning of the Sorceress War, and ordered the abduction of hundreds of young girls with potential sorceress powers, one of which was Ellone, whom Laguna Loire set out to rescue, along with stopping Adel's destructive ambitions.
  • Ultimecia - A sorceress from the future who possesses and manipulates people from the past to achieve time compression. She has a burning hatred for SeeD. She is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

  • Queen Brahne - The queen of Alexandria and adoptive mother of Garnet. She was a sweet queen until Kuja corrupted her. She now seeks the power of the eidolons to conquer the Mist Continent.
  • Beatrix - The top general and most trusted warrior of the all-female army of Alexandria. Loyal to her nation without wavering convictions, she stands against any opposition as a powerful adversary.
  • Zorn and Thorn - Queen Brahne's court jesters and mages. Loyal to the most powerful, after Brahne's death, they started to work for Kuja.
  • Lani - A bounty hunter that initially worked with Amarant. She pursued the heroes to the Outer Continent.
  • Garland - The leader of the dead planet of Terra. He is using his Angels of Death to disrupt the Cycle of Souls in Gaia to create a homeland for Terra's lost people.
  • Kuja - A Genome with a soul, he can be considered Zidane's older brother. As Garland's Angel of Death, it is in his nature to cause war and chaos. Upon learning of his mortality, he resolves that if he can't live, no one can. He is the main antagonist.
  • Necron - A mysterious entity which appears after Kuja is defeated and seeks to return the world to nothingness. He is the final boss.

Final Fantasy X[edit | edit source]

  • Sin - A massive, whale-like beast that terrorizes the world of Spira. It is the main antagonist.
  • Seymour Guado - A half-human, half-Guado maester who believes that the only way to end Spira's suffering is to destroy it. He wishes to become Sin to achieve his goal. He is a major antagonist.
  • Yunalesca - Yu Yevon's daughter and an unsent who gives Spira false hope through the Final Summoning to destroy Sin.
  • Jecht - Tidus's father with whom he has an antagonistic relationship. As Braska's Final Aeon he forms the current Sin. He is a reluctant antagonist.
  • Yu Yevon - The ancient summoner worshiped by Spira. In reality, he is the source of all their troubles, terrorizing the world clad in his armor known as Sin. It is implied that Yu Yevon has become a mindless entity, as his only purpose is to continually summon Dream Zanarkand. Nonetheless, he is the final boss.

Final Fantasy X-2[edit | edit source]

  • Leblanc - Founder of the Leblanc Syndicate, a rival sphere hunter to Yuna and the Gullwings, and a thorn in their side.
  • Shuyin - A blitzball player from Zanarkand 1000 years ago, now a vengeful unsent spirit. Consumed in malice and grudging contempt for a world without him and his lover, such feelings motivate him to use the machina weapon Vegnagun to destroy Spira. He is the main antagonist and final boss and resembles Tidus in appearance.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

  • Shadow Lord - The Lord of the Beastmen, he started the Crystal War and formed the Beastmen Confederacy. He is the main antagonist and final boss of the original Final Fantasy XI.
  • Kam'lanaut - A Zilart prince and Eald'narche's brother. He was seen to the public as a hero and founder of Jeuno's current state.
  • Eald'narche - The main Zilart prince who wants to open the gates to paradise, and tried doing so by manipulating the Shadow Lord. He is the main antagonist and final boss of Rise of the Zilart.
  • Nag'molada - A member of the Armahrwn Society and a diplomat of Jeuno. His desire for the "truth" is what sets many of the events in motion in Chains of Promathia. He appears as an anti-hero, until the final chapters.
  • Promathia - The Twilight God, and creator of the Beastmen. He punished the people of Vana'diel for trying to open the gates to paradise. He is the main antagonist and final boss of Chains of Promathia.
  • Razfahd - The young, misled vizier of Aht Urghan, his lust for power and control nearly leads to the second Ragnarok through Alexander's manipulation and revival. He is the main antagonist of Treasures of Aht Urghan.
  • Spitewardens - A group of undead souls who serve Lady Lilith.
  • Lady Lilith - A mysterious woman from an alternate future of Vana'diel. Her goal is to make her own dark future come to pass. She is the main antagonist and final boss of Wings of the Goddess.
  • Cloud of Darkness - A dark entity who has consumed many worlds before and plans to take over Vana'diel, taking away color and life from the world in the future. She is the main antagonist of Rhapsodies of Vana'diel and the true final boss of Final Fantasy XI.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

  • Ba'Gamnan - A bangaa bounty hunter that chases Balthier.
  • The Occuria - A race of ancient, godlike beings, also known as "The Undying", that seek to control the world and the course of history by giving power to those they favor.
  • Venat - A rogue Occuria who believes that mankind should be able to forge their own history free of the gods. It uses the Archadian Empire to further this goal.
  • Dr. Cid - Balthier's father and a scientist of Archadia who, with the help of Venat, created the manufacted nethicite that allows Archadia to come to power.
  • Archadian Judges - The supreme enforcers of Archadian law. Each wields extraordinary legal power in his or her own right over lower-ranked Archadian officers.
    • Bergan - A cruel man, he strongly believes in military might, and that only the strong should rule, with an iron fist.
    • Drace - The only woman among the judges, she is very vocal in her mistrust towards Vayne and is very loyal towards Larsa.
    • Ghis - An arrogant and cunning man with a condescending attitude.
    • Zargabaath - A man that acts as a voice of reason and moderation among his fellow judges.
  • Gabranth - A ruthless and feared man among the Archadian Judges who direct his hatred towards his twin brother Basch fon Ronsenburg. He killed Vaan's brother, Reks, and is the bodyguard for Larsa, answering to Emperor Gramis.
  • Vayne Solidor - The Emperor of Archades who murders his father to gain control of the Empire. He wishes to use the power of nethicite to conquer Ivalice and declare himself the next Dynast King. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

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

  • Ba'Gamnan - A bangaa bounty hunter that is after Vaan and his party.
  • Judge of Wings - A powerful Judge-like antagonist, whose real identity being that of a viera named Mydia. She craves the powers of auracite, but in truth is being controlled by Feolthanos to exact his revenge upon Ivalice.
  • Feolthanos - The leader of the aegyl who went mad after the Occuria locked him away in Lemurés. He is the main antagonist and final boss.

Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

  • Cid Raines - A brigadier general working for the Sanctum who was unwillingly made a l'Cie by Barthandelus and whose Focus is to guide Lightning and her fellow Pulse l'Cie.
  • Jihl Nabaat - A cruel, but intelligent, PSICOM officer who views l'Cie as subhuman.
  • Yaag Rosch - A lieutenant colonel of the Sanctum who sees all l'Cie as threats to the peace and prosperity of Cocoon.
  • Barthandelus/Galenth Dysley - The leader of the Lindzei fal'Cie and lord sovereign of Cocoon through his guise as the Sanctum's Primarch Galenth Dysley. His ultimate goal is to kill Orphan to open the Door of Souls at the cost of Cocoon and the lives of its citizens. To reach this end, he uses Lightning and her friends as tools to reach his goal. He is the main antagonist of the game.
  • Orphan - The fal'Cie that acts as the source for Cocoon's power. Orphan wishes to bring about the return of the Maker by summoning Ragnarok to destroy Cocoon to open the Door of Souls even if it means he must die in the process. He is the final boss of the game.

Final Fantasy XIII-2[edit | edit source]

  • Caius Ballad - An immortal man from Gran Pulse who wishes to destroy the goddess Etro to negate time to save his companion Yeul from her curse of reincarnation. Caius wants to stop seeing Yeul die and is willing to destroy the world to save her. He is the main antagonist.
  • Alyssa Zaidelle - A woman whose continued existence in the timeline is a paradox. She wants to foil Serah and Noel's plan to correct the timeline so she can continue to exist.
  • Adam - A sentient man-made fal'Cie who uses humans to preserve its existence.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII[edit | edit source]

  • Lumina - She was created from Lightning's inner emotional turmoil and connected to the Chaos. Lumina is a playful prankster who interferes Lightning in her journey. In some of her encounters she causes mischief, although at other times she helps Lightning.
  • Bhunivelze - The central deity of the universe, the creator of the gods Pulse, Lindzei and Etro. He was in a deep sleep as his creations acted on his behalf. Upon awakening Bhunivelze decided to create a new world and chose Lightning as his servant to provide him with human souls. He is the main antagonist and final boss.
  • Caius Ballad - Now kept alive by the will of Yeul, Caius resides in the Wildlands as her guardian, continuing to wait for when he can die.
  • Snow Villiers - Once an ally of Lightning and now the Patron of Yusnaan, Snow wishes to fight Lightning and die by her hand as punishment for failing to protect Serah.
  • Noel Kreiss - A former ally of Lightning now acting as a vigilante in Luxerion, Noel believes that he must kill Lightning to ensure a bright new future for the world.

Final Fantasy XIV[edit | edit source]

  • Ascians, a secret society determined to resurrect the dark deity Zodiark by influencing world events to their design.
    • Lahabrea - The first of the unsundered encountered, possessing the body of Thancred for a time while manipulating Gaius into doing his dirty work. He is the final boss of A Realm Reborn and a secondary antagonist in Heavensward.
    • Elidibus - The second of the unsundered and the Emissary of the Ascians. Originally a behind-the-scenes antagonist since the Seventh Astral Era storyline, he is the main antagonist of the post-Shadowbringers storyline.
    • Nabriales - A sundered, high-ranking Ascian who abducted Minfilia when she refused to yield the Tupsimati to him.
    • Igeyorhm - Another sundered, high-ranking Ascian who works alongside Lahabrea during Heavensward.
    • Solus zos Galvus - Also known as Emet-Selch and Hades, he is the final unsundered who orchestrated the Allagan Empire and founded the Garlean Empire as its first emperor, being the grandfather of Varis zos Galvus and great-grandfather of Zenos yae Galvus. He is the main antagonist of Shadowbringers.
    • Fandaniel - A rogue, sundered Ascian who allied himself with Zenos. Unlike the rest of his brethren, he has no interest in restoring the world to its original state and seeks to recreate the Final Days on the Source. He is a major antagonist of Shadowbringers and one of the main antagonists of Endwalker.
    • Mitron - A sundered Ascian who, along with Loghrif, orchestrated the Flood of Light in the First, only to transform into the first sin eater, Eden, upon his defeat at the hands of Ardbert and his group. He is the main antagonist of the Eden raid series.
  • Garlean Empire
    • Gaius van Baelsar - Leader of Garlean Empire's XIVth Imperial Legion who leads an invasion of Eorzea fueled by the beliefs of his country. Originally spearheading an official invasion, after the instigation of the Seventh Umbral Era and amid growing political instability at home, he leads his own personal invasion with the XIVth Legion. He is the main antagonist of A Realm Reborn.
    • Nael van Darnus - Legatus of the Garlean Empire's VIIth Imperial Legion. In reality, she is a ruthless woman named Eula Darnus who assumed her late brother's identity and believes the empire's invasion of Eorzea is of divine intervention to save its people from their pagan ideals. She is eventually possessed by the will of the moon Dalamud and orchestrated the events that led to the Seventh Umbral Calamity. She is the main antagonist of the original Final Fantasy XIV.
    • Nero tol Scaeva - Head of Magitek research, a ruthless man who is loyal to the Empire, yet is mistrusted because of his attitude.
    • Livia sas Junius - Gaius's adopted daughter and his most fanatical follower.
    • Rhitahtyn sas Arvina - A former mercenary and native of a country annexed by the Garlean Empire, awarded his current ranks by Gaius himself.
    • Varis zos Galvus - New emperor succeeded the throne from his late grandfather Solus zos Galvus.
    • Regula van Hydrus - Legatus of the VIth Imperial Legion. He seeks the secrets of Azys Lla so the Garlean Empire can use the Allagan knowledge kept within to trap primals to stop their cycle of rebirth.
    • Zenos yae Galvus - Legatus of the XIIth Imperial Legion, son of the emperor Varis zos Galvus. He serves as the Imperial Viceroy of Ala Mhigo since the presumed death of Gaius van Baelsar and is the main antagonist of Stormblood and Endwalker and a major antagonist in Shadowbringers.
    • Asahi sas Brutus - A Garlean ambassador and a member of the Populares who journeys to Doma under the pretenses of peace, though in reality he seeks revenge against the Warrior of Light for Zenos's defeat in Ala Mhigo. He is the main antagonist of Rise of a New Sun and Under the Moonlight.
    • Noah van Gabranth - Legatus of the IVth Imperial Legion from the Republic of Landis, having reached the rank of legatus despite not being a pureblooded Garlean. Originally introduced in Return to Ivalice in Stormblood, he returns in Shadowbringers as the main antagonist of the Save the Queen storyline.
    • Valens van Varro - Legatus of the reformed VIIth Legion and the head of Garlemald's Weapon project. His hatred for Gaius is his prime motivation for spearheading the Ultima Weapon project, and stands in direct contrast to what Gaius stood for while serving the Empire. He is the main antagonist of the Sorrrow of Werlyt storyline.
  • Primals - Powerful magical beings whose very existence drains the land of life while gives the Garlean Empire justification in invading foreign lands.
  • Teledji Adeledji - Head of the Mirage Trust and member of the Ul'dahn Syndicate. Incited unrest in Ul'dah to push the Carteneau Reclamation Bill in a bid to seize the ancient superweapon Omega discovered under the Carteneau Flats.
  • Lolorito - Chairman of the East Aldenard Trading Company and member of the Ul'dahn Syndicate. Effectively the most powerful man in Ul'dah, and is has more-or-less taken control of the city-state government as of the start of Heavensward.
  • Nidhogg - One of the first brood, this great wyrm has led the Dravanian Horde in a bloody vendetta against the Holy See of Ishgard for the past thousand years. He is the secondary main antagonist of Heavensward and the main antagonist of the Dragonsong War storyline.
  • Thordan VII - Archbishop of the Holy See of Ishgard, who seeks the power of the primals to become a God-King using an eye of Nidhogg. He leads the Heavens' Ward, a group of skilled knights chosen as personal guard to the Archbishop himself. He is the main antagonist of Heavensward.
  • Warriors of Darkness - A mysterious group of five warriors from another version of Hydaelyn who allied with the Ascians to save their world from ruin.
  • Yotsuyu goe Brutus - A cruel Doman woman that serves as imperial viceroy of Doma. She is the tertiary antagonist of Stormblood.
  • Fordola rem Lupis - A traitor to her homeland of Ala Mhigo and now serves under the Garlean Empire, stationing in Ala Mhigan territories as commander of the Cania Lupi. She is the secondary main antagonist of Stormblood.
  • Omega - An alien, reality-altering machine initially believed to be of Allagan design, it seeks strength to return to its home planet. It is the main antagonist of Stormblood's Omega raid series.
  • Vauthry - The hedonistic mayor of Eulmore who allows people to live their lives in his twisted paradise until the end comes. He is also secretly the Lightwarden Innocence. He is the secondary antagonist of Shadowbringers.
  • Ran'jit - Led the armies of Eulmore against the sin eaters while serving as a mentor of the reincarnations of Minfilia Warde. Obsessed with the safety of the girls, he willingly became an enforcer of Vauthry. He is an antagonist of Shadowbringers.

Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

  • Ardyn Izunia - Chancellor of Niflheim who introduced magitek to the imperial army and amassed political power and influence. Born Ardyn Lucis Caelum, he was once an heir to the throne of Lucis chosen by the Crystal to save the world from the Starscourge, a phenomena long feared to bring about plague on the people and darkness upon the world. He absorbed daemons into himself, making him immortal and ridding of the people their ailments, but was denied ascension by the gods for becoming corrupted and had his birthright taken from him by a jealous and conniving relative who became chosen by the gods. For this, he seeks revenge against the Crystal and the royal line of Lucis by killing the True King. He is the main antagonist and final boss.
  • Iedolas Aldercapt - Leader of the forces of Niflheim, who invades the country of Lucis under the pretense of signing a peace treaty to steal the Crystal. He seeks to conquer the world to fulfill the imperial dream of uniting Eos as the ancient civilization of Solheim once did.
  • Aranea Highwind - A mercenary, captain of Niflheim's Third army Corps 86th Airborne Unit. Her loyalty towards the empire she serves wavers, and her true feelings start to show when she spends time with Prince Noctis and his friends.
  • Verstael Besithia - Imperial Research Minister who developed magitek technology under Ardyn's guidance by harnessing the power of daemons. He is Prompto's biological father. He considers even the astrals science experiments.
  • Ravus Nox Fleuret - Older brother of Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, and a high commander of the Niflheim army. He has desired Lucis's downfall ever since it seemingly abandoned Tenebrae when Niflheim invaded them ten years ago. He has a new mechanical arm made using magitek, giving him supernatural powers. He is loyal to his sister, who wants to convince him to help Noctis.
  • Ifrit - The Astral of Fire, who betrayed his brethren and instigated a devastating war born of his hate of mankind a millennia ago, which led to the spread of the Starscourge and the fall of Solheim. Ardyn summons him in front of the Citadel of Insomnia to fight Noctis and his comrades.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV[edit | edit source]

  • General Glauca - The main antagonist and head of the magitek infantry of the Niflheim Empire. He sets out to murder King Regis and retrieve the Ring of the Lucii during the peace treaty-signing.
  • Ardyn Izunia - Chancellor of Niflheim who visits the Crown City to broker a peace treaty to King Regis. His true motive is to instigate a war that would lead to Lucis's and its royal line's downfall.
  • Iedolas Aldercapt - Emperor of Niflheim and the main representative for Niflheim during the peace treaty in Insomnia. He claims to stand for peace, but his true motive is to steal the Crystal for his pursuit of world dominance.
  • Ravus Nox Fleuret - Former prince of Tenebrae, now a high-ranked staff officer of Niflheim who visits Insomnia with other Niflheim officials. Holding a grudge toward the Lucian royalty, he seeks the power of the Ring of the Lucii.
  • Titus Drautos - Leader of the Kingsglaive, whose true identity as General Glauca is exposed during the invasion of Insomnia.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

  • Llednar Twem - The personification of Mewt's anger and hatred.
  • Li-Grim - The incarnation of all the dreams that make up the world of Ivalice. She pretends to be Mewt's mother and grants him everything he wishes for.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

  • Khamja - A foreign syndicate, comprised of ruthless leaders with ties to Cid's past.
  • Illua - Leader of Khamja. An expert samurai, she carries her dark grimoire with one hand and a deadly katana with the other.
  • Ewen - A agile and secretive ninja, Ewen is a man of few words, preferring to let his katana do the talking.
  • Neukhia - A demon from the Rift, called by the twin Gran Grimoires. It is the final boss.

Vagrant Story[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy Type-0[edit | edit source]

  • Marshal Cid Aulstyne - The leader of Milites Empire. He sends his imperial soldiers and airships to invade the other nations to seize their Crystals. Although he is the main antagonist he fights the manipulation of the true antagonist, Gala, and with him, becomes the final boss, The Rursan Arbiter.
  • Brigadier General Qator Bashtar - The second-in-command of the forces of Milites, a fervent supporter of his country and a skilled handler of Magitek armor.
  • Nimbus - A Militesi Primus l'Cie of great age whose goal is to fulfill his Focus.
  • Qun'mi Tru'e - A newly-created female Militesi l'Cie who takes on Class Zero during the war between their countries.
  • Gilgamesh - A Black Tortoise l'Cie who has lost sight of his Focus.
  • Gala: One of the key figures who watches over Orience. He sends the Rursus to lay waste to Orience during Tempus Finis and appoints the one who becomes the Judge, who judges whether the Agito has appeared.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

  • Elgo - A Red Mage who joins the Warriors of Light on their quest to collect the shards of the world's crystal. He is revealed to be the Avalonian Emperor who seeks immortality, first from use of the world's crystal and then from the energy flowing from the world of Nil. He is the main antagonist and the final boss.
  • Four Generals - The four leaders of the Avalonian army. While three of them, Baugauven, Asmodai and Styx, are loyal to their roles, Vata first sought vengeance upon the Empire, which destroyed his home, then both fought and aided the Warriors in their quests.
  • Divine Generals - Three magical beings, Imperio, Shango and Cocytus, who are created from the bodies of the defeated generals in the wake of the world's crystal being repaired.
  • Cid - Commander of the Empire's air forces. It is he who orders the theft of the crystal from its temple.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles[edit | edit source]

  • Raem - A monster born from the cataclysm that spread Miasma through the world and feeds on memories.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates[edit | edit source]

  • Cu Chaspel - A servant to Galdes, with ties to the protagonist Yuri and Chelinka's family.
  • Galdes - A leader, Hierophant of the Crystal Temple. Has a plan involving crystal users.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[edit | edit source]

  • Dark Lord - An evil king that once ruled over the land.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time[edit | edit source]

  • Larkeicus - An ancient immortal archaeologist and inventor who has a plan to alter the past.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers[edit | edit source]

  • Blaze (Crystal Chronicles) - A clavat and a Crystal Bearer with the power to create and control fire at will and wont hesitate to abuse of them. Former partner of Layle, he is later hired to capture him.
  • Jegran - The high commander of the lilty army he will do whatever it takes for the shake of the Lilty Kingdom.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[edit | edit source]

  • Vile Four - Four elemental monsters that serve the Dark King, they attack the four regions of the world and drain the Crystals of their strength.
  • Dark King - A green-skinned spider king in the guise of a human watching the world secretly from atop the Focus Tower. It is he who ordered the Vile Evils to drain the Crystals in an attempt to destroy the world.

Final Fantasy Adventure[edit | edit source]

  • Dark Lord - An evil tyrant who seeks the Power of the Mana Tree, so he can take over the world.
  • Julius - Found and raised by Dark Lord, Julius is actually the last citizen of the Vandole Empire. After learning this, he seeks the Power of Mana, so he can rebuild Vandole and use it to dominate the world.

The Final Fantasy Legend[edit | edit source]

  • Four Fiends - The Four Fiends are under the control of Ashura.
  • Ashura - Ashura is responsible for commanding the Four Fiends that antagonized the heroes throughout the story.
  • Creator - He had originally created humanity, the Tower, Ashura, and is the mastermind behind all the events that plagued humanity from the very beginning.

Final Fantasy Legend II[edit | edit source]

  • Ashura - Ashura became a god with MAGI and now rules Ashura's World. He wants to get the ultimate MAGI so that he can conquer the other worlds. Once the heroes defeats him, stating that his minions had already shrunk themselves and entered the body of the Ki to steal her MAGI.
  • Ninja - He raided the Guardian's Base and stole all the MAGI they had collected from across the worlds on behalf of the "new gods". Ninja kidnaps Lynn in order to lure Dad, he threatens to kill her, but Dad leaps at him into a portal. The heroes think that this marked the end of both but a short while later the lone Ninja reappears, taunting the heroes before engaging in a fight and is defeated.
  • Venus - She rules over her own city where she exiles anyone that didn't live up to her extreme standards of "beauty". The heroes stay in the city, but find out that they were lied to by Venus about the existence of MAGI in her world and they go hunt it down themselves. Much later when Venus shows no sign of stopping, the heroes confront the goddess and defeat her, freeing the inhabits of the city from her tyranny.
  • Echigoya - A criminal who smuggles bananas (opium in the Japanese version). When the heroes arrive in Edo World, they work with a Hana to try and stop his criminal empire but find out that he is in alliance with Sho-gun who granted him immunity to the law in exchange for great monetary reward. The heroes confront the two and Echigoya attacks alongside an impressive total of nine guards but is still defeated by them.
  • Sho-gun - A corrupt official who runs Edo World, he worked in alliance with the smuggler Echigoya to supply the world with illegal bananas (opium in the Japanese version). He planned on using MAGI to squeeze more money out of the townsfolk. After Echigoya defeat, they track down Sho-gun at his castle where they defeat him. He calls an unexpected "ally" in the form of his demonic-looking father, however Magnate is displease with Sho-gun's failure and kills him.
  • Magnate - The true mastermind behind the banana smuggling fiasco (opium ring in the Japanese version). However Magnate was not really concerned with this subplot, simply using it as a means to get MAGI. After disposing of his son Sho-gun, obviously displeased with his son's failure. He transporting himself and the heroes to the rooftop of Edo Castle where they engaged in a battle for control over their MAGI and was defeated.
  • Apollo - He seeks all the MAGI in the worlds, but waits patiently until the heroes collect them all but a single one which he keep safe. Once the heroes have accomplished this task, Apollo appears before them and demands they hand over all their MAGI to him which they eventually submit to. Apollo is confronted again in Central Shrine, he tries to obtain true godhood and they engage him in battle, however due to the level of power he absorbed he was able to take on a secondary form and rapidly began to melt until he violently exploded due to missing the 78th MAGI.
  • Arsenal - Due to Apollo's abuse of MAGI causes the Arsenal to become active. This powerful ancient security-system prepares to destroy the worlds in order to restore order. The heroes, aided by the goddess Isis, fought their way to the machine and destroyed it.

Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

  • Dogra - The heroes attempt to rescue Lara, a young girl who Dogra has kidnapped and brainwash into a servant, however after Lara was freed she joined the heroes and together they went deeper into the dungeon to confront Dogra himself.
  • Ashura - He used a strange disease to transform humans into monsters, stronghold is South Tower. The heroes went after Ashura when rumors persisted that he had some Talon Units, Ashura informed the heroes that the Units were no longer in his possession but fought them.
  • Chaos - Ruler over his own castle, he had stolen the Future Unit which the heroes needed to time-travel into the future. The heroes confronted Chaos, he informs them that their future was already doomed and now they were too before engaging them in a fight, but he was defeated.
  • Maitreya - She kidnapped a girl named Faye in order to force her to draw the Mystic Sword Xcalibr. The heroes pursued her to the tower atop a large mountain on Floatland, Maitreya wastes little time with pleasantries and attacks the heroes but is defeated.
  • Fenrir - He acts as the guard to Faye's prison within the North Maze in Pureland, the heroes faced him and defeated him.
  • Guha - Guha and the Buzi engaging in an argument, with him questioning why the Masters had to destroy other worlds while Guha argued it was not his choice to make and that it was the will of Master Xagor, the heroes interrupts them much to Guha surprise that people are able to oppose the Master's will and engaged the heroes in battle.
  • Dahak - A guardian who blocks the heroes' path in Southwest Ruins and attacks them on sight. The heroes manage to defeat him, but Dahak's image manages to live on via the power of Xagor. He is revealed to be a slave to the Masters rather than a true antagonist.
  • Jorgandr - Battles the heroes after it summoned a large sandstorm that engulfed the Talon and subsequently caused it to crash. The monstrous Jorgandr proceeded to instantly attack the heroes on the ground but was defeated.
  • Agron - Guards the Barrier Machine in Eastern Ruins which prevented people from entering the Goht Region. The heroes confronted Agron in battle, attempting to slay him with the Mystic Swords but he informs them that he's protected from the swords because of the machine. Dion destroys the machine and a angered Agron attacks the remaining heroes, only to meet defeat.
  • Ballor - Acting as a guardian who blocks the path of the heroes in Xagor's Castle. He also acts as a messenger, informing the heroes of Xagor's true nature and mocks them before engaging them in battle. Even after his defeat, he mocks them with his dying words that Xagor was they are late and that Xagor is now invincible.
  • Xagor - The leader of the Masters and residing within a castle high atop Mt. Goht. He created the Water Entity, which was slowly flooding the World and unleashing monsters upon humanity.

Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light[edit | edit source]

  • Servants of Chaos - The seven demons that were sent by Chaos to cause destruction throughout the world. Each of which battled the heroes two times. Their names were inspired by names of the seven princes of Hell from Christian demonology. They are Lucifer, Asmodeus, Mammon, Leviathan, Belphegor, Beelzebub, and Satan.
  • Chaos - The Demon King, Chaos was sealed inside the Star Chamber three hundred years before the events of the game. He is the darkness within the hearts of men and wishes to flood the world in darkness.

Dissidia Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

  • Warriors of Chaos - The champions summoned by Chaos to combat the warriors of Cosmos in endless conflict.
  • Chaos - the God of Discord who seeks to destroy Cosmos, his right hand Garland has helped to engineer the chain of events to have Chaos seek to end all reality during the final cycle of the war.

World of Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

  • Brandelis - An entity seeking the destruction of Grymoire.
  • Segwarides - Known as the Man in the Golden Mask, he is a member of the Bahamutian Federation.
  • Pellinore - Known as the Plumed Knight, she is a member of the Order of the Bahamutian Federation.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy: Unlimited[edit | edit source]

  • Oscha - The Earl's right-hand man, one of the Four Lords of Gaudium.
  • Herba - One of the Four Lords of Gaudium.
  • Fungus - One of the Four Lords of Gaudium.
  • Pist Shaz XI - One of the Four Lords of Gaudium.
  • Soljashy - A new member of the Lords of Gaudium.
  • Earl Tyrant - A young child in control of Wonderland. A spoiled child, he is really the human embodiment of Chaos.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within[edit | edit source]

  • Phantoms - Alien ghosts that came to earth via a meteor crash. They attack humans out of pain and agony.
  • General Hein - A general who won't listen to Aki Ross about the phantoms, and will destroy them at any cost, even the world.
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