Characters who appear in the Kingsglaive movie.  IGN's Vince Ingenito said the relationships within Noctis's party gave the game its only heart, as he felt its supporting cast was underused and its romantic elements poorly written. , The Astrals (六神, Rokushin, lit.  She escaped Insomnia during Niflheim's invasion, taking refuge in Lestallum. its DLC). , Stella's replacement Lunafreya was conceived by Tabata; he wanted a heroine who would properly portray the darker and more somber elements of the rewritten story of Final Fantasy XV. Altissia is the capital of Accordo, and it is currently a Niflheim territory. Characters that either do not fit easily into one of the above categories or who do not appear in the game. , Cor Leonis (コル・リオニス, Koru Rionisu) is the Marshal of the Crownsguard and a famous warrior of Lucis known as "the Immortal" (不死将軍, Fushi Shōgun), a name he earned when a teenager for being the only survivor of a Lucian squad that encountered the supernatural swordsman Gilgamesh and managed to cut off his arm despite losing his sword to him.  Jenni Lada, writing for Siliconera, felt that the additional backstory and interactions shown in Brotherhood helped the main game's narrative work.  In Comrades, the Astrals witness Bahamut's trial of the Kingsglaives on the island of Angelgard, meeting place of the Astrals. In Episode Duscae, his voice was pitched rather low, making the character seem older and less energetic than his Japanese counterpart. Reality".  The redesign was also chosen as his original design no longer fit into the reworked story of Final Fantasy XV.  During an assault on Insomnia 30 years prior to the game, he learns that he was chosen by the Astrals to become a sacrificial vessel for the Starscourge; he reluctantly submits to this fate in exchange for revenge against Somnus's descendant Noctis.  Many of his surviving character designs were altered during later development, including those for Gentiana and Umbra. Included here are named characters that appear in Kingsglaive and Final Fantasy XV - Dawn of the Future -. Final Fantasy XV Wiki is a Fandom Gaming Community. Some characters are playable whilst others are listed for their role in the story and development of the narrative of the game.  The game's opening depicts a scene late in the game; this approach was inspired by Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, which featured a conclusion linked to the original Final Fantasy VII. , The English localization of XV was led by Dan Inoue. Ravus is then killed by Ardyn and resurrected as a partially transformed Daemon which the party defeats.  He later rallies the soldiers of Lucis around Noctis when he returns, and helps him directly during the assault on Insomnia.  The game's main cast was designed by Nomura. Final Fantasy XV (formerly Final Fantasy Versus XIII) is an RPG about one man's struggle to defend the last crystal from the "hectic order" of the world. Additional media and merchandise based upon the world and characters of XV have been produced, with its expanded media being dubbed the "Final Fantasy XV Universe": these include the original net animation Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV , the CGI feature film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, numerous pieces of story-based downloadable content (DLC), and a novel The Dawn of the Future based on a cancelled second series of DLC. Care was taken to retain his intellectual look.  Cor, depicted as a mature background figure of authority, was a character Mercer had not played before in his career. When transitioning from Versus XIII to Final Fantasy XV, Cor was retained, but his role was reduced to a non-playable mentor figure. Final Fantasy Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. This forced the different pieces of media to take different approaches, and some scripted character interactions to join up the different sides of the narrative.  Brotherhood focuses on themes of brotherhood and friendship, and includes interpersonal scenes that could not be included in the game.  Parson found voicing Gladiolus odd, as his physique and personality were almost the exact opposite to the character. , One of the early issues, which drew public attention with the release of Episode Duscae, was Noctis' English voice actor.  Lunafreya then travels ahead of Noctis, ensuring the Astrals grant him their power while guiding him through her companion Gentiana, the human form of the Astral Shiva. They used understandable names like "Astral" and "Daemon". , The DLC was split into three episodes covering Gladiolus, Prompto, and Ignis during periods they were separated from Noctis. The world and main characters were created by Tetsuya Nomura, the game's original director. Both Tabata and Itamuro called Ardyn a character driven by his hatred of the Lucian royal line, with everything in his life serving his quest for revenge and his wish to torment Noctis.  Ardyn makes a cameo appearance in Assassin's Creed: Origins as part of a franchise crossover between Square Enix and Ubisoft in 2017.  Out of the main cast, Ignis went through the fewest changes despite the technological improvements that occurred during the shift from Versus XIII and Final Fantasy XV.  Iris is depicted as having a carefree attitude and is close to all four of the party members; particularly Noctis, whom she has a crush on. For a list of the glaives that appear in Comrades, see Comrades. , Ignis Scientia (イグニス・スキエンティア, Igunisu Sukientia), or Iggy to his close friends, is the protagonist of Episode Ignis.  He is briefly demoralized when he is easily defeated by Ravus and left the party to go on a personal quest in Episode Gladiolus to grow his strength.  The design trait for the main characters was "jet-black", while all the character clothing in the game utilized Roen's distinctive asymmetrical styling. , Six characters from Final Fantasy XV ranked in the Top 75 of NHK's "All-Final Fantasy Grand Poll of Japanese players" in 2020, which tallied over 468,000 votes; Noctis, Ignis, Prompto, Ardyn, Lunafreya and Aranea placed #13, #28, #38, #63, #69, and #75 respectively.  A princess of the royal family of Tenebrae, Lunafreya forms an early connection with Noctis when her mother, Queen Sylva, cures him of a Starscourge infection. Characters.  Regis's motion capture and physical model were provided by British actor Jon Campling.  Carter called Episode Ignis the best DLC episode to that point, praising its relation to the main narrative as well as Ignis's portrayal.  A key narrative element was Noctis' personal journey from prince to king.  When deciding upon Gladiolus' English vocal performance, Inoue's guideline was to make him sound like a young version of John McClane, the main protagonist of the Die Hard film series.  For the game's lore, the team made a conscious effort to move away from the esoteric terminology Final Fantasy had gained a reputation for.  The decision for a simultaneous release meant the localization had to happen alongside the game production, with no extra time for tweaks and corrections. A key character is Lunafreya Nox Fleuret, Noctis's fiancée through an arranged marriage. The same technique was used for Agni's Philosophy, the engine's demo at E3 2012. He also described Final Fantasy XV as the darkest entry in the series, acknowledging that this atmosphere might narrow its target audience while feeling that the time was right for such characters. "Six Gods"), also called the Hexatheon, are six beings worshipped by the people of Eos as deities.  Game Informer's Andrew Reiner praised the portray of Noctis's burdens, and enjoyed the characters and the portrayal of their hobbies and interests.  Ravus is voiced by Yūichi Nakamura in Japanese and Trevor Devall in English.  Tabata later defined Prompto's camera as a manifestation of Prompto's wish to record Noctis and Lunafreya's journey. Versus XIII  Lunafreya was highlighted as the "keystone" connecting the game, the movie, and the anime series together. He also wanted to make her the first female character to "stand out from all previous [Final Fantasy heroines]".  RPG Site's George Foster was very positive, saying the DLC "manages to turn a previously interesting, but oftentimes one-note villain, into a sympathetic figure".  For Prompto's English performance, Inoue based him on the titular protagonist of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Game » Here's everything you need to know about how to switch characters in Final Fantasy XV to Ignis or Prompto. Idola Aldercapt is one of the antagonists that we know about at the moment, but we are expecting to see more appear over time.  She was intended to be a very polite person, with that politeness conveyed through specific dialogue traits in her speech. Bahamut has been a long-time staple for summoners in the Final Fantasy games and is usually one of the most impressive/powerful summons the player can acquire in the game.  As she is persuading with the Astral Leviathan, she is fatally stabbed by Ardyn, giving the Ring of the Lucii to Noctis before dying. , Aranea Highwind (アラネア・ハイウィンド, Aranea Haiuindo) is the commodore of Niflheim's Third Army Z-Corps 87th Airborne Units, a group of Daemon hunters and mercenaries employed by Niflheim. Due to this, his in-game incarnation was redesigned to better fit with his portrayal in Kingsglaive. Final Fantasy XV has dossiers on each character in the Archives, and Final Fantasy XV: Comrades has a Characters section in its equivalent. We currently have 9 Final Fantasy XV characters in our database, out of a total of 18 characters. The game's main antagonist Ardyn Izuna is supported by the forces of Niflheim under emperor Iedolas Aldercapt and his chief scientist Verstael Besithia, Lunafreya's brother Ravus Nox Fleuret, and the mercenary dragoon Aranea Highwind.  Over the course of the story, she becomes increasingly uncomfortable with the empire's actions—particularly in capturing Daemons for experimentation—and ultimately severs ties with them, instead using her resources to aid refugees. Aranea Highwind is a boss and a guest party member in Final Fantasy XV. When she was a child, Noctis shielded her from trouble when she got lost in the grounds of Regis's palace; her later confession to Gladiolus helped soften his view of Noctis. In both cases, the developers wanted players to experience a sequence of events leading up to a known conclusion.  Reviews of Episode Prompto generally praised his portrayal and storyline despite some clichéd or clashing elements, and all lauded his interactions with Aranea. , Ardyn is voiced in English by Darin De Paul.  When Regis accepted Niflheim's peace offer despite knowing it is a trap, he sent Noctis away from the chaos that would ensue in the events of Kingsglaive. It was intended to be a painful story that emphasized the power of friendship. In the Final Fantasy series, the player is usually given a large cast of playable characters, but can only control a few at a time. They are also directly playable in their DLC episodes. He also wanted to continue to express the game's realism through the character outfits. Originally a spin-off game titled Final Fantasy Versus XIII, the game changed multiple times during its ten-year development cycle, including the redesign or removal of characters and story elements. His cooking skills are explained in-game to exchanges with Noctis during their early lives. , Aranea was designed by Ferrari.  To help convey the road movie theme, the team created towns featuring both strange and familiar elements, taking inspiration from the opening scenes of Back to the Future Part II.