A 2D sprite of Sephiroth, modeled after style sprites, occasionally appears in the loading section of the Final Fantasy Anthology port.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)Edit
Sephiroth stands apart from the other antagonists, acting to manipulate and trick Cloud on his own. Though the other villains do not understand why, Sephiroth had killed himself in a previous cycle of the war and as a result begins to remember things the others have forgotten, believing he has found the secret to ultimate power and knowledge beyond their scope. Alongside his manipulations of Cloud, Sephiroth aspires to attain this power for himself and survive the destruction of Cosmos and Chaos to become a god. He is ultimately defeated by Cloud, and fades away, although not before telling Cloud he will return as long as Cloud "remains the way he is".
His alternate form is his shirtless appearance seen in the last boss battle against him in Final Fantasy VII. Sephiroth's strongest weapon in Dissidia Final Fantasy is called One-Winged Angel, after his musical theme.
Sephiroth returns as a Warrior of Chaos alongside all the other characters from the original. He plays a minor role seeking to recover more memories of his home by fighting. When Kefka tells him memories return faster when one fights someone from the same world as them, Sephiroth challenges Tifa. Cloud intervenes on Tifa's behalf and defeats Sephiroth, causing him to retreat. In an unseen scene mentioned in his Museum profile, Sephiroth kills himself at the end of the twelfth cycle to see if he is truly "Sephiroth", or merely a manikin infused with the real Sephiroth's memories.
In his second alternate outfit, Sephiroth appears as he does in his original Tetsuya Nomura artwork with a simpler coat and different hairstyle. As a bonus fourth outfit available for download, Sephiroth wears his Kingdom Hearts coat and bears a differently designed wing.
Sephiroth is a playable character and a representative of Final Fantasy VII.
A legendary SOLDIER and war hero who learns that he was artificially created as an experiment of Shinra Inc. and turns on both the company and humanity. Defying even the strongest of Cloud's attacks and refusing to return to the Planet, he intends to let loose the ultimate destructive magic and have his vengeance on the world.
Sephiroth appears in both his human and Safer∙Sephiroth forms. His Safer∙Sephiroth form is a boss-type enemy in battle stages, while his human form is an unlockable character obtained by collecting Black Crystal Shards from Dark Notes only. His playable form is based on his appearance in Dissidia Final Fantasy.
Tied with Kain Highwind for the highest raw strength, Sephiroth possesses an extra ability slot and a variety of magic attacks to accommodate his equally high magic. While he lacks a limit break, Sephiroth's useful abilities and essentially double offensive power make him one of the best party members to use in battle stages.
Ability Slots: 4 (2 Reactive, 2 Omni)
- iOS stats
|Counter (Lv1)||5||Level 15|
|Counter (Lv2)||10||Level 45|
|Focus (Lv1)||4||Level 70|
|Counter (Lv3)||16||Level 75|
|Magic Up (Lv1)||4||Initial|
|Sinewy Etude (Lv1)||7||Level 10|
|Dark (Lv2)||10||Level 25|
|HP Up (Lv1)||4||Level 30|
|Strength Up (Lv1)||4||Level 35|
|Dark (Lv3)||16||Level 55|
|Sinewy Etude (Lv2)||10||Level 60|
|Magic Up (Lv2)||8||Level 65|
|HP Up (Lv2)||8||Level 80|
|Sinewy Etude (Lv3)||15||Level 85|
A legendary SOLDIER revered as a hero and a veteran who Cloud could look up to. No other can wield his fearsome blade, Masamune, which can slice an enemy in twain. His current location is unknown, as whether he even still lives.
Sephiroth returns as an unlockable character, unlocked by collecting Black Crystal Shards, one of three returning characters whose corresponding Shard remains the same. His manikin counterpart from Dissidia Final Fantasy appears as an enemy.
He is an Offense and Spell oriented type character.
|Counter (Lv1)||5||Level 10|
|Armor Break (Lv2)||7||Level 20|
|Weapon Break (Lv2)||6||Level 30|
|Berserk (Lv2)||10||Level 35|
|Counter (Lv2)||10||Level 40|
|Added Cut||15||Level 55|
|Berserk (Lv3)||15||Level 75|
|Counter (Lv3)||16||Level 90|
Sephiroth is an ally, a summonable Legend and a boss depicted in his default Final Fantasy VII outfit. His abilities are Draw Slash, Octaslash, Oblivion, Scintilla and Hell's Gate. His EX ability is Sudden Cruelty.
- Ability Cards
- Legend Cards
Once a member of SOLDIER and well-respected hero of Shinra, Sephiroth changed when he learned he was himself an experimental construct. He plots to destroy the planet out of his deep hatred for humanity.
Sephiroth is a playable character who could initially be recruited during the Challenge Event Of Shinra and Legends as the First Time Reward for completing the event's Shinra Building Floors 66-70. The second chance to recruit him was during the Challenge Event The Jenova Project as the First Time Reward for completing the event's Shinra Cargo Ship on Classic difficulty. He has also appeared in Blood Madness and The Second Coming as the lead character, and was recruitable upon completing the Bonus Quest, "Complete Midgar Highway Elite (VII)".
Sephiroth is a SOLDIER whose combat role is Physical Attack.
Sephiroth is a capable fighter with excellent physical stats plus high Speed, making him well-suited to the role of a Samurai in battle. An early downfall of Sephiroth in this game is that the katana was a semi-rare weapon type, and that he cannot equip swords, meaning that he may not reach his fullest potential without a little luck in a Relic Draw. His Soul Break repertoire is one of the more lethal sets, as many of his early Soul breaks target all foes at once, and his base Attack stat is 288, the highest of any character at level 99, just above Orlandeau (287) and Dark Knight Cecil (217).
- Record Spheres
|Job||S.Lv 1||S.Lv 2||S.Lv 3||S.Lv 4||S.Lv 5|
|Warrior||+1 ATK||+70 HP||+1 DEF||+1 ATK||+2 ATK|
|Knight||+1 DEF||+1 ATK||+100 HP||+1 DEF||+2 DEF|
|Red Mage||+1 ATK||+1 DEF||+1 RES||+60 HP||+2 ATK|
|Samurai*Requires mastery of Warrior's Record Sphere.||+3 ATK||+170 HP||+5 ATK||+6 ATK||+6% Samurai Ability Damage|
|Dark Knight*Requires mastery of Warrior and Knight's Record Spheres.||+2 ATK||+2 ATK||+220 HP||+5 ATK||+6 DEF|
|Warmage*Requires mastery of Knight and Red Mage's Record Spheres.||+3 ATK||+180 HP||+6 ATK||+6% Darkness Ability Damage||Minor Blind Resistance|
|Demonsblood||Use 6★ Samurai Abilities||Demonsblood||+3% Samurai Ability Damage||—||—|
Sephiroth can use Black Magic abilities up to rarity rank 3, Combat abilities up to rarity rank 5, Samurai abilities up to rarity rank 5, and Darkness abilities up to rarity rank 5. Via Record Spheres, his available Samurai abilities increase to rarity rank 5.
His default Soul Break is Oblivion which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment delivers a lightning-quick sword slash to all enemies dealing damage equal to 110% damage potency of a conventional attack.
The katana Masamune (VII) allows Sephiroth to use Hell's Gate which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment unleashes a deadly dive from above dealing physical damage to all enemies equal to 336% damage potency of a conventional attack.
The katana One-Winged Angel (VII) allows Sephiroth to use Shadow Flare which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment deals physical damage to all enemies equal to 350% damage potency of a conventional attack and has 50% chance to inflict Blind for 60 seconds.
The light armor Sephiroth's Coat (VII) grants the Unique Soul break Nibelheim Nightmare, which deals four ranged fire attacks to all targets, and infuses Sephiroth in flames, which boosts the damage dealt by his fire-based attacks and increases his resistance to such used by enemies.
The katana Yoshiyuki (VII) grants the Super Soul Break Black Materia, which for one Soul Gauge segment summons Meteor to attack a single foe four consecutive times. Upon mastery, Sephiroth gains 10 ATK.
The katana Masamune-Sinuchi (VII) grants the Burst Soul Break Reunion, which for one Soul Gauge segment rises into the sky and swoops down to deal four non-elemental attacks to all enemies, granting him Haste and Burst Mode. During Burst Mode, Despair and Perdition's Flame replace his Attack and Defend commands. "Despair" is a piercing ability that deals four physical non-elemental attacks to one enemy and ignores its defense, and "Perdition's Flame" deals four physical fire and non-elemental (against enemies that resist, are immune to, or absorb fire) attacks to one enemy. Upon Mastery, Sephiroth gains 10 ATK.
The katana Chirijiraden (VII) grants the Overstrike Soul Break Heaven's Light, which for one Soul Gauge segment causes Sephiroth to jump and dive from within a fiery pillar, causing an impact explosion that deals massive fire- and darkness-elemental damage to one target. Upon mastery, Sephiroth gains 10 ATK.
The bracer Sephiroth's Gloves grants the Super Soul Break Transience, which for one Soul Gauge segment unleashes ten dark-elemental strikes to one target, and temporarily gives him a dark elemental infusion, boosting damage from and resistance to Dark attacks, which in turn makes Transience deal even more damage when used a second time,. Upon Mastery, Sephiroth gains 10 ATK.
He can equip accessories.
Sephiroth appears as a summonable day one DLC Champion. When summoned, he appears surrounded by flames, reminiscent of the Nibelheim Incident, then rises up into the air, covered in formulas ranging in complexity to the area of a circle, to equations that appear to be from celestial mechanics and relativity, similar to Super Nova. Sephiroth then unleashes the spell upon the player's enemies, thereafter landing on his feet and walking away amidst the flames, echoing his exit during the Nibelheim Incident.
Sephiroth is considered an anti-Champion who brings about chaos and destruction in his wake. He possesses the ability to travel to and from Grymoire and many other worlds at his own discretion. Cloud searches for Sephiroth obsessively, to the point that he was willing to risk the lives of his own companions just for a chance at revenge.
There are many trading cards depicting Sephiroth. One displays the infamous scene of Sephiroth standing before the burning Nibelheim. Another shows his Dissidia Final Fantasy artwork. A third card uses Sephiroth's manikin in Dissidia Final Fantasy, the Imaginary Champion. His cards are either ice or dark-elemental.
Sephiroth appears on Triple Triad cards in the version available via Final Fantasy Portal App.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
Sephiroth appears as an optional boss and Cloud's arch-rival. It is implied this incarnation of Sephiroth is the physical embodiment of Cloud's dark memories, and as such cannot be permanently killed, as he implies Cloud has beaten him at least once before. Sephiroth attacks with sword combos, pillars of fire, meteors, and orbs of dark energy, and is commonly considered to be one of the hardest bosses in the series.
In the original Kingdom Hearts, Sephiroth, under the title "Platinum Match", challenges Sora in the Olympus Coliseum, and in Final Mix after their fight, Cloud appears and the two do battle, though the end result is not shown. Sora will receive the One-Winged Angel Keyblade, modeled after Sephiroth's Masamune, after defeating him in Final Mix. It should be noted that Sephiroth was some of the select bosses who first appeared in the localized release of the first game, and was added to the original Japan-exclusive Final Mix version as a result. Sephiroth was not voiced in Japanese in the first game until the Japanese 1.5 HD ReMix due to the original Final Mix game having only English voices with Japanese subtitles. Also in the first game, Sephiroth's render and in-game model are oddly right-handed.
In Kingdom Hearts II, Sephiroth appears during the siege on Hollow Bastion looking for Cloud and later saves him from a horde of Heartless. After slaying the MCP, he can be found in the Dark Depths. Sephiroth is intrigued by Sora's Keyblade, and challenges him to test its powers and faithfulness to him. Afterwards, Sephiroth shrugs off the defeat, and implies Cloud is the only one who stands a chance at defeating him. He orders Sora to tell Cloud where to find him, leading to a second confrontation between the two. Both of their battles end with the two vanishing in flashes of light to places unknown. In this game, Sephiroth's model is consistently left-handed like with all his other portrayals.
He also appears as several cards in Kingdom Hearts χ[chi]. He appears in the remake, Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross], on several medals.
Sephiroth appears as a playable character in Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy in Itadaki Street Special along with Cloud, Aerith, and Tifa from Final Fantasy VII. He also appears as a character in Itadaki Street Portable.
Sephiroth appears alongside other Final Fantasy VII characters. Sephiroth is controllable both in his fully-dressed appearance and his shirtless appearance. He fights mostly with his fists, but can also do sword-draw attacks and various combos with the Masamune, as well as use a variation of Meteorain, Cloud's Limit Break in Final Fantasy VII.
Sephiroth's fighting style is based on Paul Phoenix's fighting style, Hybrid Martial Arts, as he uses one of his basic combo attacks, but also gains Ken's Demon Scissors. Like Cloud, Sephiroth's unique ability is to wield his Masamune as he deals double damage to his opponent in every three slashes. He relies on his Masumune to wipe out his opponents in both offensive and defensive attacks, and has a move where he grabs his opponent's neck and stabs to the opponent's chest for critical damage in a similar move used to kill Aerith in Final Fantasy VII. The way he wields the Masamune is left-handed. During charge, Sephiroth uses Cloud's Limit Break, Meteorain. His exclusive win animation is different than his victory pose in Final Fantasy VII as a temporary playable character: Sephiroth says "Hmph!" before slashing his Masamune thrice and assuming his fighting stance.
Sephiroth and his Masamune appeared as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration. The collaboration event happened in the North American version from November 2, 2015 to November 15, 2015.
He was obtainable as a 6★ ranked unit named "Sephiroth" (セフィロス, Sefirosu?), with an attacker type and a dark element. In his standard evolution, he becomes a 7★ ranked unit named "Renegade Hero, Sephiroth" (堕ちた英雄・セフィロス, Ochita Eiyū Sefirosu?), with an attacker and devil type and dual dark elements. In his ultimate evolution, he becomes an 8★ ranked unit named "One-Winged Angel, Sephiroth" (片翼の天使・セフィロス, Kata Tsubasa no Tenshi Sefirosu?), with an attacker and devil type and dual dark elements. In his alternate ultimate evolution, he becomes an 8★ ranked unit named "Pixel Sephiroth" (ドット・セフィロス, Dotto Sefirosu?), with an attacker and devil type and a dark element. His enhance material was obtainable as a 5★ ranked unit named "Sephiroth's Masamune" (セフィロスの正宗, Sefirosu no Masamune?), with a dark element. It was obtained as a potential reward for defeating Neo Exdeath or Yiazmat.
As a 6★ ranked unit, Sephiroth wears his standard outfit and bears a ferocious purple aura. His active skill is "I am the chosen one." and his leader skill is "Draw Slash". After being evolved to his standard evolution as a 7★ ranked unit, he becomes shirtless and assumes a fighting stance with his masamune and a black wing sprouting from his back while being enveloped in a purple aura. His active skill is "I am the chosen one." and his leader skill is "Octaslash". After being evolved to his ultimate evolution as an 8★ ranked unit, Sephiroth wears his standard outfit while wielding his masamune and revealing his black angel wing while being enveloped in a dark shroud. His active skill is "I am the chosen one." and his leader skill is "Supernova". In his alternate ultimate evolution as a 8★ ranked unit, Pixel Sephiroth appears as an animated sprite version of his initial appearance. His active skill is "You are...a puppet." and his leader skill is "Black Materia". As a 5★ ranked unit, his enhance material appears as its standard incarnation, a long sword emitting dark electricity. Its active skill is "I am the chosen one."
Sephiroth appears as part of the Final Fantasy collaboration.