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Ignis Stupeo Scientia
Kana イグニス・ストゥペオ・スキエンティア
Romaji Igunisu Sutupeo Sukientia
Age Unknown
Japanese voice actor Mamoru Miyano
Weapon Katana
Throwing knives
Final Fantasy XV Character
A childhood friend of Noctis who grew up receiving gifted education befitting a staff officer. He understands Noctis well and is his confidant.
—Official description[1]

Ignis Stupeo Scientia is a companion of Noctis and a playable character in Final Fantasy XV. He is a close childhood friend of Noctis, Gladiolus and Prompto, acting as a strategist for the royal family. In the original trailers, he was frequently seen driving Noctis's car.

Appearance and PersonalityEdit

Ignis follows a similar fashion style to Noctis, wearing black leather jackets. He wears glasses and has short, light brown hair swept up at the front of his hairline and green eyes.

Ignis has a composed, serious, and cool personality, something to contrast Gladiolus and Prompto. Ignis has been friends with Noctis since early childhood. He received a special education for gifted children to work as a staff officer for Noctis and acts as the understanding consultant for him.[2]

In the 1st Production Department Premier trailer, he advises Noctis to flee the city to avoid unnecessary casualties because he is not strong enough to defeat the attacks. Noctis later asks Ignis if he has come up with a plan to exact tenfold vengeance on their enemies, to which Ignis responds that he is going to find a way to return it a hundredfold.


Ignis's Japanese voice actor is Mamoru Miyano, who also voices Riku from the Kingdom Hearts series.

In BattleEdit

He wields a katana or nodachi in battle, using attacks that strike multiple times or damage multiple targets, including a Iaidō-style attack. He is also good with assist-style attacks and can toss knives at enemies.



Ignis's name is composed of three Latin words: ignis, "fire", stupeo, "to be stunned or amazed", and scientia, "knowledge". Unlike Noctis's name, Ignis's name is not a syntactically coherent Latin phrase.


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