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Ian Bahamut Highwind
Ingus-Dragoon
It doesn't matter if you're a traitor, an outcast, a lovesick fool, or a psychopath; if you're a Dragoon, anything's good.
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Favourite Final Fantasy Final Fantasy V
Home Canada
Parents Bahamut Dragon (Father), Judy Highwind (Mother)
Pet(s) boBcat, Heloise (Cats), Nella (Wind drake)
Profession Seasoned Adventurer
Best friend Philip Thaumsmith
Rival Calvin Darkfire
Weapon(s) Gungnir, Bahamut's Tail
Job type(s) Dragon Knight
Special skill(s) Jump, Silver Flash, Cherry Blossom, Dragon Burst
Limit Break Highwind Dragoon Special Lance Tactical Maneuver Dragon Attack Strike


Heya. I'm Ian Highwind, the Silver Dragoon. I'm a Final Fantasy player, veteran RPer and an aspiring fanfic/webcomic writer. I've looked over tons of Final Fantasy information in my quest to complete my project, and I think that I can put that knowledge to good use here.

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XThis user has completed Final Fantasy X.
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In case you are wondering, my main webfic is called Final Fantasy ?, a project I started with my friends. It features a Magic Knight, Hero Generica, and his quest to destroy evil in his world, all the while dealing with his dysfuntional party, hundreds of RPG Cliches, and many bad translations (Gil? What's Gil? We only take GP here). The main cast are all based off FF classes, from Ian Highwind the Dragoon (me!) and Mid Melryan the Blue Mage, to Julian Verssattle the Red Mage and Lindsay Phonic the (Unspoony) Bard. Its mascot is Masnun Wannasteeli, the World's Worst Ninja. When I become better at art (or find someone who is) I'll make an official site, which you are all welcome to see.

Just so you know... when it comes to video games, I'm a traditionalist, seeing as most of my favourite games are SNES-era. However, there are still many new games I like. Basically, I like any game, as long as it's fun to play.

FF Games I've played/am playing Edit

  • As well as completing I, II, IV, V, VI, X, TA and *shudder* MQ, I am currently playing III (DS), VIII, IX, and XII.

Preferences Edit

Games Edit

Category Best Second Best Third Best Worst
Game Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
Story Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy IX Final Fantasy X-2
Graphical Style Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy VII
Soundtrack Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy IX Final Fantasy X-2
Character Cast Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
World Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
Airship Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy IX Final Fantasy XII
Monsters Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy II Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy VIII
Final Dungeon Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy X-2
Final Battle Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
Battle System Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy IX Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
Level Up System Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy XII Final Fantasy IV Final Fantasy VIII
Skill System Final Fantasy V Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy III Final Fantasy VIII
Limit Breaks Final Fantasy IX Final Fantasy X Final Fantasy VIII Final Fantasy VI

Characters Edit

Category Best Second Best Third Best Worst
Male Protagonist Locke Bartz Cecil Cloud
Female Protagonist Terra Rosa Lenna Rinoa
Male Supporting Character Kain Edgar Basch Umaro
Female Supporting Character Faris Celes Freya Penelo
Temporary Player Character General Leo Laguna Beatrix ????? the Ghost
Villain Kefka Exdeath Emperor Palamecia Ultimecia
Minor Villain Seymour Guado Judge Gabranth Gestahl Zorn and Thorn
Recurring Boss Gilgamesh Seifer The Turks Leblanc
Summon Bahamut Leviathan Odin Goblin (Final Fantasy IV)
Cid Cid Highwind Cid Randell Cidolfas Orlandu Cid Kramer
Biggs and Wedge Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy VIII Final Fantasy X Final Fantasy VII
I Character Red Mage Fighter Black Mage Monk
II Character Minwu Ricard Highwind Firion Leila
III Character Luneth Ingus Refia Arc
IV Character Kain Cecil Tellah Porom
V Character Faris Bartz Galuf Krile
VI Character Locke Celes Edgar Umaro
VII Character Cid Highwind Vincent Tifa Cait Sith
VIII Character Laguna Seifer Quistis Rinoa
IX Character Freya Zidane Steiner Quina
X Character Lulu Auron Wakka Yuna
XII Character Basch Balthier Fran Penelo

Job classes Edit

Category Best Second Best Third Best Worst
Main job Dragoon Blue Mage Red Mage Ninja (I just don't care for Throw)
Secondary job Paladin Gambler Onion Knight Gunner
One-time job Necromancer Ramza's Squire Mog Knight Festivalist
Fighter The original Fighter Steiner Firion Cloud
Thief Locke Zidane Blank Vaan
Paladin Cecil Beatrix Cidolfas Orlandu Ashe
Black Mage Vivi Palom Lulu (none)
White Mage Minwu Rosa Eiko Aeris
Summoner Garnet Rydia Eiko Yuna
Blue Mage Quistis Strago Kimahri Quina
Ninja Shadow Yuffie Edge Amarant
Samurai Cyan Auron Sephiroth (none)
Gunner Balthier Vincent Mustadio Irvine
Dragoon Kain Freya Ricard Highwind There's such a thing as a bad Dragoon?
Monk Sabin Yang Tifa Amarant
Gambler Setzer Wakka Selphie Cait Sith

Top five males Edit

  1. Locke
  2. Kain
  3. Bartz
  4. General Leo
  5. Galuf

Top five females Edit

  1. Faris
  2. Freya
  3. Beatrix
  4. Celes
  5. Quistis

Top five villains Edit

  1. Kefka
  2. Exdeath
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Emperor Palamecia
  5. Seifer

Top five jobs Edit

  1. Dragoon
  2. Blue Mage
  3. Paladin
  4. Red Mage
  5. Chemist

Worst five males Edit

  1. Umaro (I want Banon, not you!)
  2. Cait Sith (not Reeve, though, he's cool)
  3. Vaan
  4. Benjamin (MQ Hero)
  5. Edge (For the fact that in the original game, he forces his way onto the fifth slot for the finale)

Worst five females Edit

  1. Yuna (X-2)
  2. Rinoa
  3. Rikku (X-2)
  4. Ashe (She just annoys me...)
  5. Penelo

Worst five Villains Edit

  1. Ultimecia
  2. Leblanc
  3. Shuyin (Think a Tidus lookalike is gonna strike fear into our hearts?)
  4. Thorn
  5. Zorn

Top 10 characters Edit

10. Galuf

9. General Leo

8. Beatrix

7. Celes

6. Bartz

5. Freya

4. Kefka

3. Faris

2. Kain

1. Locke

Top 10 Final Fantasies Edit

10. Final Fantasy VIII

9. Final Fantasy XII

8. Final Fantasy II

7. Final Fantasy X

6. Final Fantasy III

5. Final Fantasy IX

4. Final Fantasy I

3. Final Fantasy IV

2. Final Fantasy VI

1. Final Fantasy V

Top 15 non-FF games of all time Edit

15. Any Mario Kart game

14. Super Mario World

13. Earthbound

12. Chrono Trigger

11. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door

10. Super Mario Bros. 3

9. Tales of Phantasia

8. Kirby Super Star

7. Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

6. Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals

5. Super Mario 64 (DS version for Luigi)

4. Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

3. Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages

2. Super Smash Bros. Melee

1. Seiken Densetsu III

What's next for me Edit

Well, in between figuring out things for FF? and playing video games, I'll try out my own set of reviews, along with possibly an essay of my own. I'm also trying to finalize my Mushroom Kingdom Theory... it'll change the way you think of playing Mario games!

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