Sworn shield and childhood friend to King Regis, Clarus is valued as much for his voice as he is his mettle. His son, Gladio, travels alongside the king's in FINAL FANTASY XV.
Clarus Amicitia is a character in Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV and A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV. He is Gladiolus and Iris Amicitia's father, King Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII's childhood friend, and a member of Lucis's ruling council.
Clarus is a middle-aged man with a shaved head and blue eyes. He wears the black and gold uniform typical of the Lucian ruling council's members.
Clarus is loyal to his childhood friend and ruler, King Regis. He is willing to endanger his life for the monarch, and he fights for the survival of his kingdom.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XVEdit
Clarus is a member of the Lucian ruling council and is present for the meetings in which they discuss the war. Clarus is involved in the discussion following Ardyn Izunia's proposal of peace and discusses the matter with King Regis.
Later, during the peace signings between Lucis and Niflheim, Clarus is the one to inform Regis that the Kingsglaive have been successfully been deployed to rescue Lunafreya from the Niflheim ships. When the attack is launched, Clarus leaps to Regis' side and is willing to fight to his death to protect his old friend.
Clarus is killed, along with the other councilmen, by General Glauca.
Creation and developmentEdit
The likeness of Gil Darnell is used to portray Clarus. His motion capture artist is Liam Mulvey.
Clarus is voiced by Banjo Ginga in the Japanese version of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. He shares his Japanese voice actor with Reeve Tuesti from the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, as well as Fusoya and Kluya from Final Fantasy IV.
In the English version of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Clarus is voiced by John DeMita. He shares his English voice actor with Barthello from Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, as well as Valkus from Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals.