Best Final Fantasy Main Character

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Posted by sundayismyDAD (438 posts) 1 year, 5 months ago

Poll: Best Final Fantasy Main Character (19 votes)

Firion 0%
Cecil Harvey 5%
Bartz Kauser 0%
Terra Branford 11%
Cloud Strife 16%
Squall Leonhart 11%
Zidane Tribal 16%
Tidus 21%
Yuna 11%
Vaan 0%
Lightning 5%
Noctis Lucis Caelum 5%

All of the protagonists except for the first one.

#1 Posted by sundayismyDAD (438 posts) -

I happen to like Tidus the most.

#2 Posted by Jag85 (5650 posts) -

Cloud Strife. I think he was the most complex and well-developed protagonist in the series. His 'cloudy' memories and internal 'strife' are partly what made FFVII so interesting for me at the time. And that big reveal about his psychological disorder was one of the most shocking plot twists I remember, definitely the highlight of the game for me, more so than that famous Aerith scene.

#3 Posted by blamix99 (2581 posts) -

Terra is such a drama princess

Cloud has spiky yellow hair with a big sword

Squall is quite and weird

Zidane is small and has a big head

Tidus is noisy and annoying

Yuna became slutty in FFX-2

Vaan is not a good main character, should've been Basch instead of Vaan

hopefully Noctis will be cool

#4 Posted by GreySeal9 (25531 posts) -

Zidane. He's funny, flirtatious, and friendly, which is a great combination.

#5 Edited by Netret0120 (2871 posts) -

@Jag85:

I agree. My 1st FF was FFX but FF7 had such an interesting story and after playing Crisis Core and watching Advent Children, Cloud is definitely up there with Tidus/Auron/Barret/Fang as my favourite of all time.

#6 Edited by dethtrain (457 posts) -

I look at this and I think... I actually liked the secondary characters in these games more.

#7 Edited by Jag85 (5650 posts) -

Besides FFVII's Cloud, my next favourite protagonist would probably be Cecil Harvey from FFIV. Despite being from the 16-bit era, he was probably the 'darkest' protagonist of the series... up until FFXV's Noctis (who seems to have a similarly 'dark' vibe). Unlike the later FF protagonists, Cecil is initially a dark knight who wages war, commits theft, and engages in mass-murder, in the name of his kingdom... completely unlike your typical JRPG protagonist. While much of FFIV's plot has now become cliched, Cecil's story of redemption still remains somewhat unique even to this day.

#8 Edited by SpiderLuke (607 posts) -
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Definitely not Tidus. I like FFX, but I find him to be incredibly annoying.

#9 Posted by gamingqueen (31076 posts) -

@blamix99:

This post made me angry I wish I didn't read it ;/ then again everything about video game is making angry these days... except broken age...

My favorite is Terra Bradford. Due to her nature as half human half esper, Terra finds it hard to fit in. She questions her existence and journeys with the others in the game hoping to find a meaning to her life. Later on she learns that helping others makes her happy and that she was blessed with a special power to help loved ones.

#10 Posted by Tobougg (56 posts) -

i honestly can't believe that kiddy, teeny bopper music video of a game FF10 actually is the most popular... theres some seriously great characters in the FF series. But the emo retards in FF10 are a joke. Like that idiot with 1 leg shorter than the other on his shorts and a big blond wig and an underwater game that defies the laws of physics... seriously. the world is fucked. it's the same for music. the songs with the least talent or creativeness put in them are the ones that make the most money. 50 million copies of fuckin remixes or other people's songs. or copy paste clone boy/girl band shit. or black guys "speaking" rhyme words about their bitches and ho's and how many people they shot with literally justs a drum machine playing in the background go platinum. Then bands like Biffy Clyro who's struggled for 10 years to become knowns. truely creative people. It's basically, the more stupid and good looking you are. The better your life will be. FUCK THIS WORLD, IT'S FUCKED. Gangnam Style... jesus H christ jumping on a pogo stick

#11 Edited by blamix99 (2581 posts) -

@gamingqueen said:

@blamix99:

This post made me angry I wish I didn't read it ;/ then again everything about video game is making angry these days... except broken age...

My favorite is Terra Bradford. Due to her nature as half human half esper, Terra finds it hard to fit in. She questions her existence and journeys with the others in the game hoping to find a meaning to her life. Later on she learns that helping others makes her happy and that she was blessed with a special power to help loved ones.

sorry.. my post earlier is just what i think of them, but still it doesn't mean i never liked them. them stuff i just posted is the stuff i didn't like about them

#12 Posted by Almighty-mints (5035 posts) -

I have a nostalgic attachment to Squall... FFXIII was the first Final Fantasy I played!

#13 Posted by The_Last_Ride (75170 posts) -

Tidus and then Lightning

#14 Edited by bowchicka07 (1104 posts) -

Ramza Beoulve from FF tactics...Loved his deep conflict with Delita and his quest to overthrow the evil leaders of the church. The game had holy wars, internal conflicts with Ramza and his allies and enemies, and an overall good vs. evil battle in which your characters endures a lot.

@Almighty-mints said:

I have a nostalgic attachment to Squall... FFXIII was the first Final Fantasy I played!

you mean VIII?

@blamix99 said:

Terra is such a drama princess

Cloud has spiky yellow hair with a big sword

Squall is quite and weird

Zidane is small and has a big head

Tidus is noisy and annoying

Yuna became slutty in FFX-2

Vaan is not a good main character, should've been Basch instead of Vaan

hopefully Noctis will be cool

more or less why ramza is my fav.

#15 Posted by MadVybz (2797 posts) -

I like Tidus the most out of the main series. His narration over the course of the events really put things into his perspective.

@bowchicka07 said:

Ramza Beoulve from FF tactics...Loved his deep conflict with Delita and his quest to overthrow the evil leaders of the church. The game had holy wars, internal conflicts with Ramza and his allies and enemies, and an overall good vs. evil battle in which your characters endures a lot.

Also, this. ^

#16 Posted by GreySeal9 (25531 posts) -

@tobougg said:

i honestly can't believe that kiddy, teeny bopper music video of a game FF10 actually is the most popular... theres some seriously great characters in the FF series. But the emo retards in FF10 are a joke. Like that idiot with 1 leg shorter than the other on his shorts and a big blond wig and an underwater game that defies the laws of physics... seriously. the world is fucked. it's the same for music. the songs with the least talent or creativeness put in them are the ones that make the most money. 50 million copies of fuckin remixes or other people's songs. or copy paste clone boy/girl band shit. or black guys "speaking" rhyme words about their bitches and ho's and how many people they shot with literally justs a drum machine playing in the background go platinum. Then bands like Biffy Clyro who's struggled for 10 years to become knowns. truely creative people. It's basically, the more stupid and good looking you are. The better your life will be. FUCK THIS WORLD, IT'S FUCKED. Gangnam Style... jesus H christ jumping on a pogo stick

Haha. Cry moar.

#17 Posted by GuitarSmash (274 posts) -

Tidus.... dat ending though. Im pretty sure we can all agree that FFX had a powerful ending even if you did not like Tidus.

He had great character development from a snobby jock to an unselfish guardian. But i guess many people got tired of him and was stuck thinking about the first impressions of him in the beginning of the game.

But overall he is my favorite protagonist.