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Sephiroth using Heartless Angel in Dissidia Final Fantasy.

Heartless Angel (心ない天使, Kokoronai Tenshi?), also known as Fallen One, is a recurring enemy ability in the Final Fantasy series. When used, it brings the party's HP down to 1. While its first appearance was in Final Fantasy VI, it has however become one of Sephiroth's signature attacks.


Final Fantasy VIEdit

Originally translated as Fallen One in the SNES version, Heartless Angel reduces all opponents' HP to 1 and it costs 20 MP for the enemy to use. The attack depicts angels coming down from above (the same animation as Raise), dealing damage.

Kefka Palazzo uses this in the final battle, but the Kaiser Dragon, Fiend Dragon, Holy Dragon, Crystal Dragon, and Red Glutturn also sport this attack.

Final Fantasy VIIEdit


In Final Fantasy VII, Heartless Angel is only cast in the final battle by Bizarro∙Sephiroth and Safer∙Sephiroth. It takes the form of a single angel that sprinkles magic on the player characters leaving them with one HP.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-Edit

Sephiroth uses Heartless Angel during his first battle with Zack Fair. Professor Hojo's simulations of Sephiroth, Experiments No.'s 107, 108, and 124 also use the attack. Some normal enemies have an attack called Heartless Needle, which functions identically to Heartless Angel but is a melee attack rather than a spell.

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIIIEdit

Heartless Angel is an enemy ability usable by Bhunivelze in his fourth – final form. When used, two angels, one white and one black, appear and circle around Lightning. After some time passes, they attack her reducing her HP to 1, unless the player manages to perform Perfect Guard which will result in nullifying the damage. The two angels resemble the fal'Cie Eden.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

Sephiroth can use Heartless Angel during his EX Mode. The attack will reduce the opponent's Bravery to 1, but only functions if Sephiroth is not afflicted with Break status.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Heartless Angel returns as one of the bonuses of Sephiroth's EX Mode, with the same functionality as it had in the first game.

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

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Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

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Non-Final Fantasy AppearancesEdit

Kingdom HeartsEdit

Descend, Heartless Angel.
—Sephiroth's battle quote before using Heartless Angel in Kingdom Hearts

Heartless Angel returns prominently in both of Sephiroth's boss battles in the Kingdom Hearts series. The attack saps all of Sora's MP and reduces his HP to 1. It is possible to avoid this by attacking Sephiroth before it descends.



[view  · edit  · purge]An angel is a supernatural being in various religions and mythologies. In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian spirits or a guiding influence. Other roles include protecting and guiding humans and carrying out God's tasks. The term "angel" has been expanded to various notions of spirits found in many other religious traditions. In art, angels are often depicted with bird-like wings, a halo, robes and glowing light.

A fallen angel is a wicked or rebellious angel that has been cast out of heaven.

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