Final Fantasy producer Naoki Yoshida has revealed new details about the characters who play an integral role in the main story in Stormblood. Heavensward Veterans will already know of Lyse and Yugiri and some of Gosetsu but now we have new information on the new characters.
A young fighter of surpassing skill, Lyse years to bring freedom to her homeland of Ala Mhigo, which fell to the Empire when she was but a child. Her brash, impulsive ways often result in her biting off more than she can chew. Yet the time may come when she must rise to the occasion and become a leader of men…
Hailing from the Far Eastern land of Doma, Gosetsu has long served Doma and her sovereign, and fought valiantly to defend them from the Garlean Empire twenty-five years ago. Though Doma fell in the end, the samurai has since laboured tirelessly to see her rebuilt. Renowned as a peerless warrior this loyal retainer dreams of a day when the shadow of Garlemald no longer darkens his homeland.
A shinobi in service to the Far eastern land of Doma, Yugiri took part in the nation’s failed rebellion against the Garlean Empire.When all was lost, her liege bade her take to the sea, along with many of Doma’s people, and seek sanctuary in the western lands of Eorzea. Her calm, collected demeanour belies a burning desire to face the imperials in battle once more, and redeem the failures of her past.
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Leader of the XIIth Legion and crown prince of the Garlean Empire, Zenos is possessed of but a single passion: to stand on the front lines, blade in hand, and dance with death. He regards friend and foe alike with contempt, and tales of his brutality against both have spread far and wide. While crushing the rebellion of yesteryear in Doma, he took a liking to Far Eastern katana, which have since become his weapons of choice.