Wakka makes a cameo as a tutor from the in-game manuals. Along with Rikku he explains how to use the shop. A Ghost Card bears Wakka's name, and is a Level 100 Tidus that has the Sphere and Blue Gem items to be won through battlegen. Tidus's four exclusive weapons are named after Wakka's weapons.
Wakka is a summonable Legend.
- Ability Cards
- Legend Cards
A young man who, together with his childhood friend Lulu, joins Yuna's traveling party as her guardian. A blitzball player and coach, Wakka has a ready smile and a caring disposition.
Wakka appears as a recruitable character. He is unlocked in Besaid on Classic in the storyline of Final Fantasy X as the First Time Reward.
Wakka is a Guardian whose combat role is Physical Support.
Wakka has one of the highest opening Accuracy scores, yet his stats are considered as low to average. He is as good a Ranger unit as a player is likely to get early on. Bows, balls, and thrown weapons, can be are rare; and as such, Wakka could be stuck wielding a dagger on the front line until one of these weapons appears. He can still make an impact with a dagger in hand, provided he has enough armor to survive the tougher battles that the party will face.
- 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|
|Ranger||+1 DEF||+1 RES||+1 ATK||+60 HP||+2 ATK|
|Monk||+1 DEF||+1 RES||+1 ATK||+2 ATK||+80 HP|
|Viking*Requires mastery of Warrior's Record Sphere.||+2 ATK||+3 DEF||+4 ATK||+230 HP||+3% Blitzball Damage|
|Ninja*Requires mastery of Warrior and Ranger's Record Spheres.||+3 ATK||+3 RES||+160 HP||+6 ATK||Minor Blind Resistance|
|Master Monk*Requires mastery of Monk's Record Sphere.||+3 DEF||+60 HP||+4 ATK||+5 ATK||+180 HP|
His default Soul Break is Element Reels which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment deals water elemental damage to all targets equal to 125% damage potency of a conventional attack. The ball Official Ball (X) allows Wakka to use Status Reels which at the expense of one Soul Gauge segment damages the enemy dealing 300% damage potency of a conventional attack and decreases its Defense and Resistance by 50% for the duration of 10 seconds.
After Wakka's level cap is increased he automatically gains the Record Materia, Preemptive Strike, which when equipped allows for the player to begin battle with a full ATB gauge. His second Record Materia, Blitz-Eye, can be gained at any given time after battle provided that Wakka is present in the battle party. When equipped with Blitz-Eye, the user never misses when using Attack.
He can equip accessories.
Wakka is represented in Aqua-elemental cards. He is depicted in his Final Fantasy X promotional poster art alongside Tidus and the Besaid Aurochs, and in his official artwork, as well as in his Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade artwork.
Wakka appears on a Triple Triad card in the version available via Final Fantasy Portal App.
Wakka plays a minor role in the Kingdom Hearts series. Together with Riku, Tidus and Selphie, he spends his days playing on the Destiny Islands and sparring with Sora. He is skilled with a ball, and together with Tidus, he is inventing an "underwater ball sport". When Sora, Riku, and Kairi leave the island, Wakka, Tidus, and Selphie are left behind.
Wakka reprises his role in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories albeit as a memory fragment. He is briefly mentioned in Kingdom Hearts II by Selphie, commenting to Kairi that "Tidus and Wakka are all wrapped up in their ball game" when asking her to go to the smaller island with her.
Wakka makes an appearance in Kingdom Hearts χ [chi] as one of the obtainable character cards. He appears in the remake, Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, on several medals.