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Series appearances[]

Final Fantasy VI[]

Squall, designed as a sprite.

A 16-bit sprite of Squall occasionally appears in the loading section of the Final Fantasy Anthology port.

Final Fantasy VIII technical demo[]

Squall and Rinoa in the tech demo.

Squall and Rinoa appear in a technical demo for the PlayStation 2 where they reenact the waltz scene to showcase the console's graphical capability.

PocketStation memorycard icons[]


An icon sprite of Squall appears in the PocketStation memorycard file manager.

Final Fantasy XIV[]

Squall's outfit.

Squall's Dissidia outfit is a veteran reward for players who subscribed the game over 330 days. The equipment set is named "Leonhart" set.

Leonhart JacketBody1

Defense: 8
Magic Defense: 16

All Classes 13.5
Leonhart GlovesHands1

Defense: 6
Magic Defense: 11

All Classes 13.5
Leonhart BottomsLegs1

Defense: 8
Magic Defense: 16

All Classes 13.5
Leonhart BootsFeet1

Defense: 6
Magic Defense: 11

All Classes 13.5

Squall appears as a legendary (5-stars) Triple Triad card. The numbers on the card are not the same as the card in Final Fantasy VIII.

Squall Leonhart Card
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Card No. 75
Total stats 27
Type None
Description "Don't talk about me in the past tense!"
Obtain Defeat 30 NPC Triple Triad players.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[]

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Squall appears as a Warrior of Cosmos representing Final Fantasy VIII, against Ultimecia.

To claim his crystal, Squall travels alone, rejecting Zidane and Bartz's offer to join up. Ultimecia manipulates Squall's chosen path and declares him an apathetic warrior who believes in none but himself. Squall comes to believe in the support of his friends, even if they do not fight alongside him, giving him the strength to fight towards Ultimecia on his own and ultimately defeat her.

In his alternate outfit, he wears his SeeD uniform.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

Squall is a Warrior of Cosmos. During the 12th cycle he, along with Bartz and Zidane, meet up with Kuja when he promises to lead them to Chaos, but the other Warriors of Chaos catch Kuja. Kuja defeats the three and allows them to escape.

Squall also interacts with Laguna in flashbacks seen in the Reports, where he is put off by Laguna's friendly and carefree nature, and Laguna encourages Squall to enjoy the now and not worry about the future. The two remain ignorant of their connection to each other in their original world.

Squall's second alternate outfit is based on his artwork by Yoshitaka Amano, removing his jacket and giving him a sleeveless black shirt. As a bonus fourth outfit he appears as "Leon" from the Kingdom Hearts series, with longer hair and a jacket with shorter sleeves and no fur ruffle. This outfit was obtained in Japan by purchasing the April 2011 issue of V-Jump magazine, or in Europe by buying the Legacy Edition.

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT[]

Squall's model.

Squall is a playable character, as a representative of Final Fantasy VIII. He is classed as a Speed-type character with extremely high attack speed, enabling him to rushdown his opponents with fast and hard hitting combos.

Squall has gained the ability to draw from his opponents. As in Final Fantasy VIII, when he draws from an opposing character, he can "cast" a random attack from that character against another opponent, giving him a variety of versatility in battle.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia[]

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Squall is a playable character.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy[]

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A talented SeeD and a member of the select organization which was formed for the purpose of subjugating sorceresses. While carrying out his duty, Squall is afflicted by mysterious dreams which show him a story from the past and the life of a warm and candid man who seems so like and yet unlike himself. These dreams of the past, which seem at first glance to be without significance, soon are revealed to have intimate ties to the tale of Squall's present.

Online description

Squall appears as a default playable character, and is based on his appearance in Dissidia Final Fantasy. His Final Fantasy VIII incarnation is also part of the background movie in the Event Music Sequence, "Waltz for the Moon", dancing with Rinoa.

Squall learns all of his abilities at level 80, and they primarily focus on offense, defense and boosting his strength. Along with Cloud, he is essential in tackling the many bosses encountered in Dark Notes, thanks to his great strength and limit break.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call[]

The lonely wielder of the gunblade, Squall appears far too grim for his 17 years. The trials that fate heaps on him only serve to increase his inner turmoil and self-doubt, but a lone woman may thaw his icy heart...


Squall is a default playable character. If the player did not select him among their party of four, he can later be unlocked by collecting Green Crystal Shards.

He is a defense-oriented character. His Limit, Lion Heart, deals damage in proportion to his Strength, Agility, and Luck.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star Carnival[]

Squall's portrait.
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Pictlogica Final Fantasy[]

Squall appears as a playable character.

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Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade[]

Has outstanding capability in combat, wielding a peculiar weapon called a gunblade. His stubborn personality makes him almost entirely unapproachable, but he's not one to be ignored.

Character Description

Wields a peculiar weapon called a gunblade and exhibits outstanding prowess in combat. His stubborn personality makes him almost entirely unapproachable, but he's not one to be ignored.

Character Description

Squall appears as Legendary character. He can join the player party as a guest or be "summoned" through a Summoning Stone. He uses his Renzokuken abilities from Final Fantasy VIII. Many of Squall's gunblades from Final Fantasy VIII also appear as obtainable weapons.

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Final Fantasy Artniks[]

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Final Fantasy All the Bravest[]

Squall's sprite.

This mercenary of Balamb Garden's SeeD loses his usual cool when playing cards.


Squall is an exclusive character only available from the Premium Character Shop as a random downloadable content, he uses the Blasting Zone ability during battle.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[]

Squall's sprite.

Squall appears as an event-recruitable character. He could be unlocked in the Balamb Garden - The SeeDs of Conflict Challenge Event in the Master Room on Classic as the First Time Reward; or obtained by completing the Normal trial in the fifth phase of Forbidden Treasure. He could further be recruited via Gunblade of the Sorceress, Broken Chains, and Rains of Ruin.

Final Fantasy Explorers[]


Squall appears as a playable character wearing the modified outfit he wore in Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Final Fantasy Explorers-Force[]

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Final Fantasy World Wide Words[]

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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius[]

Squall appears as a summonable vision, and optional playable character. A 5-7★ Rare Summon available set to appear from the event SeeD Field Exam onwards, his job is listed as SeeD, and his role is Physical Damage. His Trust Master reward is the Lion Heart greatsword (with an Attack Power of 140), whereas his Super Trust Master reward is the Lion's Heart passive ability materia.

World of Final Fantasy[]

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Squall appears as a summonable champion.

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Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. (Skip section)
Who's Who
CV: Doug Erholtz / Hideo Ishikawa
Age in Grymoire: 17
Notes: Mercenary / Follows orders / SeeD / Gunblade / Handily saves Lann and Reynn from certain death
SeeD is a group of elite mercenaries whose current primary focus is overthrowing the Bahamutian Federation. Its ranks include such notable figures as Squall and Quistis.
King Edgar of Figaro hired SeeD to help free his castle from the Federation's chain. SeeD's support was invaluable in this operation, and they provided crucial support to the forcibly drafted heroes of the day, Lann and Reynn.
The League of S
Cloud and Shelke work for Shinra, and Squall and Quistis work for SeeD. When these two powerful groups joined forces against the Bahamutian Federation, they became a powerful alliance known as the League of S--which, as you've figured out by now, comes from the first letter of their names.
The League's Troubled History
Shinra and SeeD--their alliance poses a formidable threat to the Bahamutian Federation.
However, their cause saw a major setback when a mysterious incident at Shinra's former HQ in Nibelheim resulted in the disappearance of its researchers and top brass. After the incident, SeeD stepped in and assumed command of Shinra's mercenary group, known as SOLDIER. That is why Cloud and Shelke now report to Quistis.
Seed's Headquarters
The floating city of Balamb Garden serves as SeeD's airborne base of operations. However, until Eiko took a closer look, no one had ever suspected the Garden was actually a colossal eidolon.
Occasionally, alien technology is discovered in Grymoire: strange artifacts from places and eras unknown. SeeD has worked tirelessly to find this technology and exploit it in their fight against the Federation. The airships they used to discover Balamb Garden are a perfect example.
The Garden itself also proved to be a gold mine of useful tech: drawing, junctioning, and weapons like the gunblade. With the support of Shinra's brilliant researchers, these discoveries were modernized and put into practice.
Leadership Material
Squall has always been a man of few words--a lone wolf. However, with so few fighters of his caliber to choose from, SeeD has had to keep Squall on the front lines, where his comrades expect him to get them through the danger. As a result, he's more of a leader than he knows.
In case you're wondering, Seifer doesn't exist here in Grymoire, so someone else gave Squall that scar on his face. Rumor has it that when he started training with Cloud and Lightning, he went home every day covered with scrapes and bruises. You don't think that one of them...?
This may surprise you, but Squall is the youngest core member of the League of S. (Yep, even younger than Shelke!) His poise and experience makes him seem older than he actually is.
First World of Origin

Spoilers end here.

Mobius Final Fantasy[]

Squall's Dissidia attire appears as a costume for Wol.

Chocobo Racing[]


Squall is a secret character using a version of the car he drove when attacking Edea in Final Fantasy VIII, the Tempest. To obtain him the player must beat the story mode twice, then beat Squall himself in a challenger race set in a Final Fantasy VIII themed circuit. When executing an element after he took it during the race, Squall's grunt is the slash sound of his gunblade from Final Fantasy VIII.

Final Fantasy Trading Card Game[]

Squall appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game as multiple Ice-elemental forward cards and also appears along Selphie in an Earth-elemental card. Squall's Manikin, Transient Lion, is also represented in a card.

Triple Triad[]

Squall appears as an opponent and on Triple Triad cards in the version available via the Final Fantasy Portal App. They have different values than his card in Final Fantasy VIII. On Easy he uses rules All Open and Same. On Normal and Hard he uses Plus and Swap. On Hard the rare five star cards of himself and Rinoa can be won from him, among other cards. He uses the trading rule One.

Guest appearances[]

Kingdom Hearts[]


In the Kingdom Hearts series Squall is referred to as Leon, as he changed his name after failing to save Hollow Bastion from the Heartless. At 25 years old, he is several years older than in Final Fantasy VIII. Along with Yuffie, Aerith and Cid, Leon came from Hollow Bastion and fled to Traverse Town when Maleficent took over the castle. Leon helps Sora with advice and information in the first game, and in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories teaches the player many basic concepts for the card-based battle system. In the original game, a special gummi ship blueprint called Leon can be obtained by defeating 4000 Heartless and talking to Geppetto.

In Kingdom Hearts II, Leon leads the Hollow Bastion Restoration Committee, and works towards restoring the ruins of Hollow Bastion to the home he and the others once knew. Despite his rival, Seifer, also appearing in the game, the two never interact or even exist in the same world, although both have their trademark scars. In the ending Leon receives a letter, its contents unknown, and a pair of pink wings floats from it indicating it may be from Rinoa.

In both Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II, Leon is a boss in several Coliseum cups, and shoots fireballs at Sora when not close enough to strike him with the gunblade.

After beating the Leon/Cloud tag-team in the Hades cup in Kingdom Hearts, the player receives the Lionheart Keyblade. In Kingdom Hearts II, Leon gives the player the Sleeping Lion outside of Ansem's computer room before they fight the MCP. Both Keyblades are modeled after the Revolver version of the gunblade.

Leon makes an appearance in Kingdom Hearts χ [chi] as one of the obtainable character cards. He appears in the remake, Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross], on several medals. Players can have their male avatars dress like Leon in his Kingdom Hearts II outfit.

Leon returns in the downloadable expansion Kingdom Hearts III: ReMind, along with fellow Restoration Committee members Yuffie and Aerith.

Itadaki Street[]


Squall is a playable character in this special edition of the Monopoly-like video game available in Japan. He is set to appear in Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary.

Squall reappears in the mobile-phone edition of Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Portable. While initially not part of the player roster, he was later added on July 12, 2010, following the game's release.

Puzzle & Dragons[]

No. 2033 Squall (5★).
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No. 3810 Pixel Squall (7★).

Squall appeared as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration that took place in the North American version from 2 to 15 November 2015.

He was obtainable as a 5★ ranked unit named "Squall", with an attacker type and a fire element. In his standard evolution, he becomes a 6★ ranked unit named "Solitary Lion, Squall", with an attacker type and fire and light elements. In his ultimate evolution, he becomes a 7★ ranked unit named "Pixel Squall", with an attacker and physical type and a fire element.

As a 5★ ranked unit, Squall wears his standard SeeD outfit, enveloped in a shroud of fire while wielding his gunblade. His active skill is "Just stay close to me." and his leader skill is "Rough Divide". After being evolved to his ultimate evolution as a 6★ ranked unit, Squall wears his standard outfit and assumes an attack stance while enveloped in a fiery cloud as he wields his flaming Lion Heart gunblade. His active skill is "Just stay close to me." and his leader skill is "Lion Heart". In his ultimate evolution as a 7★ ranked unit, Squall appears as an animated sprite version of his initial appearance. His active skill is "Then go talk to a wall." and his leader skill is "Blasting Zone".

Monster Strike[]

Squall appears as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration.

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