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Lilisette (FFXI)
Known as the 'Moonshade Butterfly', Lilisette is a newer dancer of Troupe Mayakov, of renowned grace and exotic beauty, due to to her mixed Hume and Elvaan heritage. However, she has been pursuing the mysterious being known as Cait Sith...

Lilisette is a non-playable character from Final Fantasy XI. She is a young, redheaded girl with mixed Hume and Elvaan heritage, giving her an exotic appearance. She is considered a principal character in the Wings of the Goddess expansion, whom the central mission storyline revolves around. She is a graceful and elegant Dancer.


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Lilisette is a traveler through the Cavernous Maws, and is apparently trying to prevent her father (a knight named Sir Ragelise) from dying in battle. She has joined "Troupe Mayakov", a dancing troupe performing in San d'Oria during the war. She tries, numerous times, to capture Cait Sith. The leader of the dancing troupe, Alexei Mayakov, often mispronounces her name with a lisp as "Lilithette".

Lilisette FFXI Minigawa Art

During her travels, she not only meets her father, but also her mother, Portia, who also works for the same dance troupe. Eventually, she meets Lady Lilith, who reveals herself to be from an alternate version of Vana'diel, in which the Crystal War never ended. She then tempts Portia to come with her, saying that she can save Ragelise's life. The two of them leave together, with Lilith calling Portia 'Mother'.

Later, during an attack on the Shadow Lord's base, Lilisette and Ragelise come to rescue Portia, who is being held in one of Castle Zvahl, and are successful, though this later causes Ragelise to be discharged for disobeying direct orders regarding the attack on Zvahl. He and Portia then leave to meet Lady Lilith.

When Lilisette and Cait Sith find Ragelise and Portia meeting with Lady Lilith, she reveals that the future that Lilisette comes from is not real, a simple illusion created by Altana, while her own future is the real one. That no one was strong enough to defeat the Shadow Lord, and their only hope was to make a pact with the same darkness they sought to defeat: Odin, the Dark Rider. She also reveals herself to be that dimension's Lilisette, technically makes her Lilisette's sister to a degree. After fighting, and defeating the Spitewardens Aquila and Haudrale, Lilisette witnesses her parents sign a contract with Odin out of despair and thus negate her existence.

However after her parents were defeated, Lilisette returns to existence. Gaining a new understanding of Lilith, Lilisette tries to convince her to stop. However, after forced to defeat her with the adventurer's help, Lilisette lowered her guard while checking on Lilith's well being as her counterpart knocks her unconscious and absorbs her to obtain the girl's innate powers for her own. That action, in turn, affected Atomos when he sucked Lilith in as she releases Lilisette while on the verge of dying and has her promise to restore the barrier between their dimensions and take her place. Eventually accepting Lilith's request, Lilisette gives her goodbyes to the adventurer and Cait Sith as she seals Atomos from Lilith's world and become the new Lady Lilith.



Lilisette in battle.

Involved in Missions
  • While the Cat is Away
  • A Timeswept Butterfly
  • Purple, The New Black
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Dancers in Distress
  • Daughter of a Knight
  • A Spoonful of Sugar
  • Affairs of State
  • Borne by the Wind
  • A Nation on the Brink
  • Crossroads of Time

Other AppearancesEdit

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain CallEdit

Theatrhythm CC Lilisette

Lilisette appears as an unlockable character, and is unlocked by collecting Silver Crystal Shards.

She is a Balance oriented character.


Level CP HP Strength Magic Agility Luck Stamina Spirit
1 8 170 14 11 14 11 10 12
50 40 2996 115 92 116 92 79 93
99 50 4522 171 137 172 136 117 138


Reactive Abilities
Ability CP Level Learned
Escape (Lv1) 2 Initial
Dash (Lv1) 8 Level 15
Armor Break (Lv2) 7 Level 65
Counter (Lv2) 10 Level 75
Weapon Break (Lv2) 6 Level 90
Pray (Lv2) 18 Level 95
Proactive Abilities
Ability CP Level Learned
Wind Rhapsody (Lv1) 5 Initial
Forest Nocturne (Lv1) 5 Level 5
Paeon (Lv1) 10 Level 10
Elegy (Lv1) 10 Level 20
Earth Blues (Lv1) 5 Level 25
Treasure Hunter (Lv1) 12 Level 30
Wind Rhapsody (Lv2) 10 Level 35
Sacrifice (Lv2) 10 Level 40
Forest Nocturne (Lv2) 10 Level 45
Paeon (Lv2) 12 Level 50
Elegy (Lv2) 15 Level 55
Earth Blues (Lv2) 10 Level 60
Wind Rhapsody (Lv3) 16 Level 70
Forest Nocturne (Lv3) 16 Level 80
Earth Blues (Lv3) 16 Level 85

Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

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Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Lilisette appears in Final Fantasy Trading Card Game.



  • Lilisette came in third place in a Final Fantasy XI NPC Popularity Contest held by Square Enix in June 2013, placing behind Shantotto and Prishe. Current players of the game were given an opportunity to vote for their favorite NPC and share ideas for stories involving these characters.

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