I often join expeditions to hunt for stonetomes, whereas Radovan only occasionally comes along. He says, “Once in a while is fine, but I don't want it to turn into a daily grind.” Hmph!


Sophie also known as Sophie the Steadfast, is a Viera non-player character in the Gunbreaker questline in Final Fantasy XIV. Sophie is Radovans partner and the two flee Garlemald to Eorzea.

Profile[edit | edit source]

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Sophie is a veena viera with blonde hair and pink eyes. She normally wears a hailstorm coat and gloves, astral silk bottoms and Ishgardian boots. When visiting the other city states she changes outfits to blend in with the citizens, swapping to a linen coatee in Ul'dah, a sailors shirt in Limsa Lominsa, and a glacial coat in Ishgard, all of her outfits are dyed celeste green. In battle she wields a diamond cane.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Sophie has an eccentric personality, when visiting Ul'dah she would rather visit the Gold Saucer and look at the markets than work. She believes the best way to visit a new place is to dress like the locals and whenever she has a hunch there is no stopping her. She cares for Radovan dearly, considering him to be like family.

Story[edit | edit source]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Sophie was part of a resistance group in Dalmasca until she was captured and put in a garlean gaol where she awaited execution. One night Radovan burst through her wall in an attempt to dig his way out of prison. Because of the commotion he caused, it made the other inmates rowdy, and they used the noise to escape. Radovan and Sophie tried going to Bozja Citadel only to discover that it was accidentally destroyed in the early phases of Project Meteor. Radovan attempted to end his life but Sophie gave him hope and a will to live and the two decided to leave garlean territory. [1]

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Hired Gunblades[edit | edit source]

Sophie and Radovan end up in the East Shroud after crossing over from Ala Mhigo, the two are attacked by bandits along their way to Gridania. When Sophie is about to be attacked by one of them, Radovan attempts to stop him but his paralysis acts up and puts him out of action. The Warrior of Light rushes in to defend her, and they defeat the bandits. Radovan thanks the adventurer and asks them if they'd like to become a Gunbreaker. After the Warrior of Light joins them they travel to Gridania where they can apply as adventurers to make a living. She feels oddly at home in Gridania, and the two serve as a bodyguard to a popular songstress.

For Better or Worse[edit | edit source]

The two travel to Ul'dah where they serve as bodygaurds to a mother and her child. The only thing they do is intimidate her husband but after watching how he reacted Sophie sensed something amiss and the group followed her. After finding out she planned on using her child for slave work, the boy is given to his father. Sophie tells the group that the mother was addicted to a drug called somnus and she saw other inmates like her in the garlean gaol.

Confessions of a Flaming Mongrel[edit | edit source]

Sophie travels with Radovan for work where they are hired by the yellowjackets to escort a condemned convict. The convict Guldweitz, is being hunted by other criminals because of the information he holds would reveal their secrets. After finishing this job the only city state they have left to visit is Ishgard, a place Sophie isn't fond of because of the cold climate.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Quest: For Better or Worse
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