From SmashWiki, the Super Smash Bros. wiki, Nintendo Direct Presentation - Mario, Zelda, Pokemon & More | Game Overviews (11/12/15), Sakurai x Nomura: Creator Interview 2016 (Part One) - Source Gaming, Super Smash Bros. Universe It is strange that Cloud in Smash uses only Japanese while the FF7 Remake uses his dub for the west and I really wonder why. Eventually, Cloud discovers that his memories are false, being instead the memories of his friend Zack Fair, who he witnessed gunned down by ShinRa troops, memories that Cloud later absorbed into his own psyche out of trauma. However, he was one of the few people selected to protect Professor Rayleigh from the insurgency group known as Avalanche during the events of Crisis Core, during which he displayed a great amount of skill with a sword in spite of his ranking. The Buster Sword is Cloud's weapon. In all regions, Cloud is voiced by Takahiro Sakurai. around his left leg is a long black cloth and under his sleeve is a pink ribbon to remember his late friend Aerith. However, after a confrontation with his protege Zack Fair in Modeoheim, Angeal entrusts the Buster Sword as a symbol of his dreams and honor. According to series director Masahiro Sakurai, Final Fantasy characters were heavily requested by fans to appear in the Super Smash Bros. series, with Cloud Strife receiving the most support out of all of them. Sephiroth was confirmed to be the newest Super Smash Bros. According to Masahiro Sakurai, Cloud was the most requested Final Fantasy character to appear in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Additionally, Cloud's unique Limit Break mechanic slightly boosts his attributes and converts his special moves into fast and powerful KOing options once it is full, further improving his offensive presence to the point that he can score KOs even at fairly low percentages. According to Super Smash Bros. series creator Masahiro Sakurai, Final Fantasy characters were heavily requested to appear in the Super Smash Bros. series, with Cloud receiving the most support out of all of them. PlayStation However, due to the symbolic value and the subsequent death of his father, Angeal seldom uses the Buster Sword unless necessary. He would fight them off and eventually help to destroy them. In some of his more notable side appearances, Cloud has been playable in every Dissidia Final Fantasy title to date, and has served as a boss, side character, or an ally in multiple Kingdom Hearts titles. Debut Around this time, Cloud would eventually befriend a 1st Class SOLDIER named Zack Fair. In his advent children costume, he wears a black outfit with a new pauldron and a badge representing fenrir. Cloud's artwork from Final Fantasy VII For the Final Fantasy III villain, see Cloud of Darkness. Here's what I've been working on. However, Cloud has a few glaring weaknesses in spite of his tremendous strengths. After following Sephiroth and defeating him in battle, both he and Cloud are transported to the edge of creation. He also contains a Limit Break mechanic, which functions similarly to Little Mac's Power Meter, but can also charge it manually using his down special move, Limit Charge. Cloud Strife is the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VII and several of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII games. [2], While discussing potential candidates from the Final Fantasy series to include in SSB4, Sakurai stated in an interview with Square Enix veteran Tetsuya Nomura that he could have included characters such as Fusoya from Final Fantasy IV, Bartz Klauser from Final Fantasy V, or Terra Branford from Final Fantasy VI. Keep in … Final Fantasy VII Remake: Cloud Strife’s Love Life. Final Fantasy VII fans can now rejoice as Sephiroth becomes the latest DLC entry in Super Smash Bros. In Advent Children, Cloud uses a new weapon called the "Fusion Sword", a large weapon consisting of six interconnecting swords that form a larger blade resembling the original Buster Sword. He eventually figures out that these visions depict events that are not destined and the timeline can be retroactively changed. 5", which is a cosmetic change to his standard Final Smash, Omnislash. Starting with version 10.1.0, his Advent Children costume has a unique Final Smash called "Omnislash Ver. Cloud’s dub voice actor is always is Steve Burton in every appearance. Shop Cloud Strife smash t-shirts designed by Hawke525 as well as other smash merchandise at TeePublic. Ultimate (SSBU) Skin Mod in the Cloud category, submitted by Large_Leader Zack Fair over Cloud Strife [Super Smash Bros. Cloud made his Super Smash Bros. debut in Super Smash Bros. 4 as a playable character via downloadable content, and returns in the base roster of Super Smash Bros. He spares Cloud and transports him back to Midgar with the rest of the group with a cryptic warning that he has "seven seconds before destruction". He then says farewell to the spirits of Zack and Aerith, who had been with him throughout the events of Advent Children. Yoshitaka AmanoTetsuya Nomura Male Final Fantasy During a Nintendo Direct on November 12, 2015 , Cloud was announced to appear in Super Smash Bros. 4 as downloadable content. The snow rained down hard on the Smash Mansion as the ferocious winter winds blew hard against the surrounding trees. is the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, and a major character in Compilation of Final Fantasy VII from the Final Fantasy series by Square Enix. With the help of his friends, Cloud learns there is more to being a hero than possessing physical strength and fame and comes to terms with his own fractured mental state and self, trying to find a meaning in his existence and stop the plans of Sephiroth, a former legendary member of SOLDIER, who has a plan to purge the world by summoning a large meteor to crush the earth. Cloud Strife (クラウド・ストライフ, Kuraudo Sutoraifu?) Cloud in his Advent Children costume, as he appears in Super Smash Bros. His outfit is dark purple and sleeveless. [2] However, Sakurai ultimately said it was difficult to imagine a Final Fantasy character to include that was not Cloud, primarily owing to his design and iconic status.[2]. Cloud also came with his own stage, Midgar, but only two music tracks. Crusade] [Mods] [] Signup Login Human (infused with Jenova cells and Mako) Ultimate] [Skin Mods] [] Signup Login Eventually, Cloud discovered that his memories were fake and, with Tifa's aid, came to terms with his past and was able to move on. In Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII- one year after Advent Children, Cloud assists the World Regenesis Organization and Vincent against the threat of Omega and Deepground and leads the ground assault on Midgar, facing Rosso the Crimson, and Cloud and the others help Vincent in defeating Omega. Takahiro Sakurai This makes him the sixth third-party character to appear in the game, and the first representative of Square Enix. The former members of Avalanche reunite to face him, and Cloud manages to cure his Geostigma using Lifestream-infused water flowing in Aerith's old church. It's an old Gamefaqs thing from the Character Battle polls they used to run. The trauma of these events, combined with Hojo's experimentation, drove Cloud insane; his memories warped, causing him to believe that he was an ex-SOLDIER and to forget that Zack ever existed. Appears in Despite the unconnected nature of each main game, Cloud is often used to represent the franchise as a whole (much like Marth for Fire Emblem), and frequently shows up in crossovers with other series. His return was confirmed at the E3 2018 Conference on June 12, 2018. He also takes in two children; Denzel, an orphan suffering from Geostigma, a disease that has started to appear after the defeat of Sephiroth, and Barret's adopted daughter Marlene. His hair is different and wears a sleeve on his left arm. He and Sephiroth are the only ones whose speaking lines are not replaced with generic grunts in the international versions. You guys probably know that Cloud voiced started in kingdom hearts on ps2, and so on. His father died when he was young and he was raised by his mother. [2] Despite being a heavyweight, these traits collectively give him a heavily offensive playstyle that is useful for combos and excellent at aerial combat, especially edgeguarding. Kirby (Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U), Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Final Fantasy Wikia's article on Cloud Strife, List of Music (Monster Hunter, Undertale, and Cuphead), https://supersmashbros.fandom.com/wiki/Cloud_Strife?oldid=598347, Cloud is the only third-party character whose debut game never released on a, Cloud is the only third-party character to not debut in the first game of his series, Cloud is one of the only three swordfighters in the, Cloud is the third character to be voiced in Japanese in all regions, formerly, This may be due to one of his English voice actors, such as Steve Burton (from Kingdom Hearts to Dissidia NT Final Fantasy) being a union-based worker, which only allows one of them to voice Cloud in credited works (which would not be possible due to. 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