The ambitious son of the president of the Shinra Company, who follows in his father's footsteps to lead the organization. Rufus seeks to gain control of the Promised Land, while Cloud and his friends do their best to stop him.
Rufus Shinra appears as a boss in select FF VII dungeons and as a playable character who could be initially recruited during the Challenge Event Vow Upon a Star as a First Time Reward for completing the event's Junon stage on Classic difficulty.
|Rank Max: 5||4||5||2||1||2||2||3||3||3|
|Sphere||S.Lv 1||S.Lv 2||S.Lv 3||S.Lv 4||S.Lv 5|
|Warrior||+1 ATK||+70 HP||+1 DEF||+1 ATK||+2 ATK|
|Thief||+1 ATK||+1 DEF||+1 RES||+55 HP||+2 ATK|
|Ranger||+1 ATK||+1 DEF||+1 RES||+60 HP||+2 ATK|
|Dark Knight* Requires mastery of Warrior's Record Sphere.||+2 ATK||+2 ATK||+220 HP||+5 DEF||+6 ATK|
|Beastmaster* Requires mastery of Warrior and Thief's Record Spheres.||+3 RES||+3 ATK||+150 HP||+5 ATK||+6 ATK|
|Cannoneer* Requires mastery of Thief and Ranger's Record Spheres.||+3 ATK||+3 DEF||+150 HP||+3% Gun Damage||+6% Sharpshooter Ability Damage|
Rufus can use White Magic abilities up to rarity rank 4, Combat abilities up to rarity rank 4, Support abilities up to rarity rank 4, Darkness abilities up to rarity rank 5, and Sharpshooter abilities up to rarity rank 5.
His default Soul Break is President's Predilection, which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment grants Protect and Shell to the user.
He can equip accessories.