A professional flirt and member of the Tantalus Theater Troupe, a band of thieves posing as performers. At the heart of his journey to stop Kuja, he learns the truth of his existence and nearly falls into the depths of despair but overcomes the darkness with the help of his friends. While he can get carried away at times, his sense of justice and positive nature give him the strength he needs to face their true enemy.
Zidane wears a teal vest over a white sleeveless shirt and white jabot with blue cargo pants and layered belts. He has gray gloves with large blue cuffs and two-toned gray and white boots. He has a distinctive prehensile, monkey tail.
His alternate costume is based on the uniform of the Knights of Pluto. He wears a single piece chestplate with pale gray and green shorts and brown boots. He bears a sword sheath strapped over his torso, and a small round shield on his left arm.
Zidane is recruite in Chapter 2: Ruins of Deserta
He is first seen confronting Kuja about the Torsions, and is frst shocked when he sees Vivi
|Golden Choker (IX)||5★||90||INT BRV +110 and DEF +84|
|Thief Gloves (IX)||5★||35||HP +680 and ATK +72|
|Survival Vest (IX)||4★||20||INT BRV +110|
- Command abilities
|Default 1-hit attack that lowers the enemy's BRV gauge.|
|Default 1-hit attack that lowers the enemy's HP gauge.|
|Stellar Circle 5||BRV, Melee, Buff, Debuff|
|3-HIT BRV attack with low action delay.
Grants Small Max BRV Up for 3 turns. Also grants a low probability of inflicting Small Speed Down for 3 turns and gaining Small Speed Up for 3 turns.
|Free Energy||HP, Melee, Buff, Debuff|
|Increases BRV based on Attack then raises it by 1.2 before inflicting an HP attack.
Grants a medium probability of inflicting Small Defense Down for 3 turns and gaining Small Defense Up for 3 turns.
|Booster 8||EX Ability, BRV+HP, Melee, Chase|
|2-HIT BRV+HP attack.
Grants Very Large Max BRV Up for 6 turns. Initiates a Chase Sequence if LB2 Passive Ability is learned. Requires Exploda's passive. Condition: usable when EX gauge is filled.
- Passive abilities
- Zidane is the few characters to be wielding a different weapon in his alternate costume's portrait, which is the Exploda instead of his signature Mage Mashers.
- Zidane is also one of the few characters whose alternate skin portrait shows him wielding his EX weapon.