Series appearancesEdit

Final Fantasy VIII demoEdit

Rinoa in Dollet

Rinoa appearing in the Dollet evacuation FMV.

In the original demo of Final Fantasy VIII, Rinoa is part of the team that infiltrates Dollet and is featured in Selphie's place in the evacuation FMV. She has no Limit Break, and no spoken lines, but is the only one able to summon a Guardian Force, Leviathan.

Final Fantasy VIII technical demoEdit

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Rinoa in a PS2 tech demo.

Squall and Rinoa appear in a technical demo for the PlayStation 2 where they reenact the waltz scene from Final Fantasy VIII to showcase the console's graphics engine.

PocketStation memorycard iconsEdit


An icon sprite of Rinoa appears in the Pocket Station memorycard file manager.

Theatrhythm Final FantasyEdit

Theatrhythm Rinoa
As a part of the Forest Owls, Rinoa works to undermine the Galbadian government along with her fellow freedom fighters. She meets Squall when she goes to Balamb Garden to seek help for her group's plans to abduct the Galbadian president. She cannot help falling for the SeeD, yet she will find herself the unwitting inheritor of a sorceress's power, making her a liability and putting her life at risk during the war against the sorceresses.
—Online description

Rinoa appears as a playable character in the iOS version, and must be purchased to use.

Rinoa, is part of the background movie in the Event Music Sequence, "Waltz for the Moon", dancing with Squall.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain CallEdit

Rinoa's life changed forever when she sided with Timber, but she strives onward with her optimism intact. Cruel trials await her as she is dragged from one war to another, crying out endlessly for her knight to rescue her...

Rinoa is an unlockable character, and is unlocked by collecting Turquoise Crystal Shards.

She is a Support oriented character. Her Limit, Wishing Star, deals damage in proportion to her Magic and Agility.

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy All-Star CarnivalEdit

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Pictlogica Final FantasyEdit

Rinoa appears in Pictlogica Final Fantasy as a playable character.

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Final Fantasy Airborne BrigadeEdit

Rebelled against her Galbadian military father to join the Timber resistance group, The Forest Owls. A cheerful and carefree young woman who falls in love with Squall.
—Character Description

Rinoa appears as an ally and a summonable Legend depicted in her Final Fantasy VIII default outfit and in a wedding dress. Her abilities are Angelo Cannon, Angelo Rush and Angelo Strike. Her EX abilities are Angelo Strike, Angelo Rush, Angelo Recover and Angel Wing. In battle, Rinoa is armed with her Pinwheel.

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Final Fantasy ArtniksEdit

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Final Fantasy All the BravestEdit

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This vibrant young member of the Forest Owls is extremely moody after waking up.

Rinoa is an exclusive character only available from the Premium Character Shop as a random downloadable content. She uses the Angelo Cannon ability during battle.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK Rinoa

Rinoa is a playable character who was first unlocked in Parade Float on Classic difficulty during the To Slay a Sorceress Challenge Event as the First Time Reward. She was also offered upon completion of the Bonus Quest, "Complete Balamb Garden 1 Elite (VIII)", and was later reissued in Broken Chains and Rains of Ruin. She occasionally appears fused with Adel as a boss.

Final Fantasy Brave ExviusEdit

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Rinoa appears as a character and summonable vision. She retains her original appearance. She serves as a character representative from Final Fantasy VIII.

Final Fantasy Trading Card GameEdit

Rinoa appears in the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game and is represented on several cards of the Wind set.

Triple TriadEdit

Rinoa appears on Triple Triad cards in the version available via Final Fantasy Portal App. They have different values than her card in Final Fantasy VIII.

Guest appearancesEdit

Kingdom HeartsEdit

During the end credits of Kingdom Hearts II, Squall (going by the name Leon) receives a letter from someone, presumably Rinoa, as her trademark "angel wings" icon appears from the letter.

Itadaki StreetEdit


Rinoa, along with other Squaresoft characters from the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest series, appears in Itadaki Street Special, a game that resembles Monopoly. It has only been released in Japan.

Rinoa reappears in this mobile-phone edition of Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Mobile. While initially not part of the player roster, she was later added on August 16, 2010, following the game's release.

Puzzle & DragonsEdit

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PAD Rinoa's Pinwheel Icon

Rinoa appeared in Puzzle & Dragons as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration. The collaboration event happened in the North American version from 2 to 15 November, 2015. Rinoa's first form features Angelo and her final evolution depicts her as a sorceress with angel wings.

She was obtainable as a 5★ ranked unit named "Rinoa" (リノア, Rinoa?), with a healer type and a water element. In her standard evolution, she becomes a 7★ ranked unit named "Sorceress's Successor, Rinoa" (魔女の継承者・リノア, Majo no Keishōsha Rinoa?), with a healer and devil type and water and water elements. In her ultimate evolution, she becomes an 8★ ranked unit named "Pixel Rinoa" (ドット・リノア, Dotto Rinoa?), with a healer and devil type and a water element. Her enhance material was obtainable as a 5★ ranked unit named "Rinoa's Pinwheel" (リノアの円月輪, Rinoa no Engetsurin?), with a water element. It was obtained as a potential reward for defeating Ultimecia.

As a 5★ ranked unit, Rinoa wears her standard outfit while accompanied by Angelo and emitting a blue aura which forms blue angel wings on her back. Her active skill is "Hey, again." and her leader skill is "Angelo". After being evolved to her standard evolution as a 6★ ranked unit, Rinoa's eyes have become yellow and she has sprouted golden wings while producing blue magic gylphs and emitting a shimmering blue aura. Her active skill is "Hey, again." and her leader skill is "Angel Wing". After being evolved to her ultimate evolution as an 7★ ranked unit, Rinoa appears as an animated sprite version of her initial appearance. Her active skill is "Squall, don't! I'm a sorceress." and her leader skill is "Wishing Star". As a 5★ ranked unit, her enhance material appears as its standard incarnation, a blaster edge with traces of a blue aura. Its active skill is "Hey, again."