|Rarity||3 - 6|
|No.||143, 144, 145, 744|
|TMR||Dual WieldDual Wield|
A young man who appears in tales of Gaia, a world foreign to this one. He is a lone orphan, adopted as a small child by the troupe of theatrical thieves known as Tantalus, and their leader, Baku. He was raised by Tantalus and considers the group his family, but even having such a home cannot erase his longing to discover his true roots. He has a bright and cheery disposition, and a strong sense of justice for a thief, but his womanizing tendencies keep the shine off of this diamond in the rough. The moment he spots a cute girl, he will pull out every trick in his bag to try to pick her up.
Statistics[edit | edit source]
Stats [edit | edit source]
|Rarity||HP||MP||ATK||DEF||MAG||SPR||Attack Hits||Drop Check||Exp. Growth Pattern|
Maximum Stats Increase [edit | edit source]
Resistance [edit | edit source]
|Status Ailment Resistance|
Equipment[edit | edit source]
|3||2||Lvl 1, Lvl 1|
|4||3||Lvl 2, Lvl 2|
|5||4||Lvl 3, Lvl 3|
|6||4||Lvl 4, Lvl 4|
Innate Abilities[edit | edit source]
Special[edit | edit source]
|3||1||Steal||Steal item (50%) from one enemy||-||3|
|3||9||Analyze||View info on one enemy||-||1|
|5||52||Mug||Fixed attack with physical damage.
See the mechanics page. Physical* damage (1.2x) to one enemy
Steal item (50%) from one enemy
|6||55||Life Steal||Fixed damage (1.6x) as HP drain (30%) to one enemy||5|
|6||55||Magic Steal||Fixed damage (0.3x) as MP drain (30%) to one enemy||-||10|
|6||64||Physical Steal||Decrease ATK/DEF (40%) for 3 turns to one enemy
Increase ATK/DEF (40%) for 3 turns to caster
|6||64||Mental Steal||Decrease MAG/SPR (40%) for 3 turns to one enemy
Increase MAG/SPR (40%) for 3 turns to caster
|6||72||Soul Blade||Inflict 3 random status ailments (30%) to all enemies||-||36|
|6||88||Sacrifice||Restore HP/MP (30%) to all allies, except caster
Inflict unresistable death (100%) to caster
|6||96||Steal Chance||Cast 2 times: Any of Zidane's Steal skills or Mug||-||0|
|6||100||Free Energy||Physical damage (3.6x) to one enemy
|3||18||Chivalry||Chance to protect one female ally from physical damage (5%)|
|4||41||Steal Gil||Obtain gil when stealing item (100%)|
|4||60||Eye for an Eye||Increase counter chance (100%)|
|5||26||Counter||Chance to counter physical attacks (30%) with normal attack|
|5||79||Bandit||Increase success rate of stealing item (100%)|
|6||1||Tantalus Thieves' Troupe||Increase common item drop rate (50%)|
Decrease encounter rate (25%)
|6||10||Dual Edge||Enable dual wielding of one-handed daggers and throwing weapons|
|6||16||Clear Headed||Increase resistance to confuse (100%)|
|6||16||Insomniac||Increase resistance to sleep (100%)|
|6||23||Dagger Mastery||Increase ATK (50%) when equipped with a dagger|
|6||32||Danger Sensor||Increase physical evasion (20%)|
|6||40||HP +20%||Increase HP (20%)|
|6||40||DEF +10%||Increase DEF (10%)|
Ability Awakening[edit | edit source]
|Name||Effect||HitsD = Default unit attack||MP||Type||T1||T2||T3||T4||T5||Gil|
|Soul Blade +1||Inflict 4 random status ailments (30%) to all enemies||-||36||Green||15||10||8||2||1||500,000|
|Soul Blade +2||Inflict 5 random status ailments (30%) to all enemies||-||28||Green||23||15||12||4||1||500,000|
|Free Energy +1||Physical damage (4x) to one enemy
|Free Energy +2||Physical damage (4.5x) to one enemy
|Dual Edge +1||Enable dual wielding of one-handed daggers and throwing weapons
Increase ATK (15%) when equipped with a dagger
Increase ATK (15%) when equipped with a throwing weapon
|Dual Edge +2||Enable dual wielding of one-handed daggers and throwing weapons
Increase ATK (30%) when equipped with a dagger
Increase ATK (30%) when equipped with a throwing weapon
Limit Burst[edit | edit source]
|3||Meo Twister||Base||Physical damage (2.1x) to all enemies||1||10|
|Max||Physical damage (2.55x) to all enemies|
|4||Solution 9||Base||Physical damage (2.3x) to all enemies||1||12|
|Max||Physical damage (3x) to all enemies|
|5||Grand Lethal||Base||Physical damage (2.5x) to all enemies||1||14|
|Max||Physical damage (3.45x) to all enemies|
|6||Grand Lethal||Base||Physical damage (5.5x) to all enemies||1||20|
|Max||Physical damage (7.9x) to all enemies|
Awakening Materials[edit | edit source]
|Beast Meat (25)
Esper Cryst (15)
Crimson Tear (10)
Earth's Core (5)
Sacred Crystal (3)
|Crimson Tear (20)
Earth's Core (10)
Sacred Crystal (10)
Dragon Heart (5)
Holy Crystal (3)
|Rainbow Bloom (20)|
Fairies' Writ (10)
Calamity Gem (10)
Prismatic Horn (5)
Divine Crystal (5)
Sprites[edit | edit source]
Quotes[edit | edit source]
Background Story[edit | edit source]
|3★||A young man who appears in tales of Gaia, a world foreign to this one. He is a lone orphan, adopted as a small child by the troupe of theatrical thieves known as Tantalus, and their leader, Baku. He was raised by Tantalus and considers the group his family, but even having such a home cannot erase his longing to discover his true roots. He has a bright and cheery disposition, and a strong sense of justice for a thief, but his womanizing tendencies keep the shine off of this diamond in the rough. The moment he spots a cute girl, he will pull out every trick in his bag to try to pick her up.|
|4★||A young man who appears in tales of Gaia, a world foreign to this one. He is a member of the Tantalus Theater Troupe, a band of traveling thieves who attempt to kidnap Princess Garnet of Alexandria. Finding himself captivated by Garnet, who is troubled by the changes in her beloved mother's behavior, he pledges himself to her cause. As they set out on a journey together with the young black mage Vivi and an Alexandrian knight named Steiner, he comes closer to the truth about the two moons in Gaia's night sky, and the roots he has searched for all his life.|
|5★||A young man who appears in tales of Gaia, a world foreign to this one. On a quest to help Princess Garnet of Alexandria save her kingdom, he learns of the existence of Terra, a foreign planet trying to take over Gaia and replace its people. Confronted with the knowledge that he is not, in fact, human, but a tool create by Terrans to take over Gaia, he is overwhelmed by a self-destructive despair. But the friends and allies who have traveled with him so long draw him from his shell and help him to accept himself as he is, lending him the courage he needs to fight his fate.|
|6★||A young man who appears in tales of Gaia, a world foreign to this one. Zidane grew up as a member of the Tantalus Theater Troupe without any knowledge of his past. It wasn't until he came across Kuja, a man bent on plunging the land into chaos, that he learned he had originally been sent to Gaia as part of the vanguard meant to raid the planet in the name of Terra. As he struggled with the sadness and desperation that came with this realization, his friends helped him get back on his feet and convinced him protect Gaia instead. He then swore to stop the rampage of the closest person he had to family, his older brother Kuja.|
Fusion[edit | edit source]
You don't have to worry about a thing.
Leave it all to the hands of the master thief Zidane!
|4★||The strongest don't need to show off|
After all, the sly eagle
Wait, how did it go again?
|5★||I've been searching all my life...|
For a blue light I can only half-remember.
If I find it, will I know where I belong?
|6★||You don't know what reckless will|
get ya till you give it a try.
Awakening[edit | edit source]
|4★||Don't judge a guy by his looks!|
All you need are dreams and the fire to go after
|5★||I'm fine. I know I'm not alone.|
And now I have a place that I can call home.
|6★||I was just looking for more|
ways to impress you!
Summon[edit | edit source]
|3★||There's more to you than meets the eye, huh?|
Okay, just leave it to me!
|4★||Of course I'm coming too.|
Why? Because I'm sticking with you!
|5★||Who says you need a reason to help people?|
We're all in the same boat, right?
|6★||You're not ending anything!|
Never, not as long as we have
the will to live!
User Review[edit | edit source]
- Zidane Review By Jet Stingren (brave-exvius.com, June 2016)
- Zidane guide by guide4gamers (youtube, March 2018)
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Widely appreciated for his Trust Master Reward, Dual Wield.
- Main protagonist of Final Fantasy IX.
- He is of a race of species called Genomes from the world of Terra in Final Fantasy IX.
- Zidane is featured wielding weapons that he had actual access to in Final Fantasy IX. He is armed with the Dagger, Mage Masher and Gladius in his 3★, 4★ and 5★ forms respectively.
- Zidane has a variation: Rakish Thief Zidane.