Zidane Review [Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius]

Zidane Review [Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius]

Zidane 5 Star


Max Rarity Skills Future Proof Stats Equipment Trust Master Overall
5 B B B B S B+
Rarity Job Origin Gender Family
3★ – 5★ Bandit   FF9 Male Human

Trust Master Rewards – Dual Wield – Special Ability – Effect: Allow use of weapons in both hands, except bows and harps [Passive]

GuideUnitsTier ListTrust Master
Town of MitraRoyal Capital GrandsheltPort City LodinOrdol Port
Port City LydiraVillage of KolGrandportVillage of Marlo
Ghost Port KolobosFelicitas TownIndustrial City DilmagiaVillage of Ambel
Town of KoltsAquapolis OlderionTown of AmoreRaven's Hideaway
Earth Shrine ExpLatius Woods ExpDalnakya Cavern ExpGrandshelt Catacombs Exp
Fulan Pass ExpPhantom Forest ExpZadehl Westersand ExpLanzelt Highlands Exp
Wolfsfang Peak ExpLanzelt Mountains ExpKolobos Marsh ExpGolzas Canyon Exp
Kolobos Reef ExpShrine of Decay ExpMaranda Coast ExpDwarves' Forge Exp
Windy Heights West ExpMobreeze Airship Factory ExpJunkyard ExpWind Shrine Exp
Mystic WoodsAquatic CoverLake DorrGhost Ship Exp
Water Shrine ExpAbandoned Orphanage ExpTimber Tracks Exp
MagicSpecial AbilitiesEspersColosseum
White DragonDemon ChimeraThe IntangirSurging Menace
FestivalJoin FacebookBlog
3★ 4★ 5★
Zidane 3 Star Zidane 4 Star Zidane 5 Star

General Thoughts

Zidane, the main character of FF9 is a bandit which is very similar to Locke. Zidane offers a lot of stealing skills. Use him to steal gil and items in the Colosseum or any regular maps. For offense, he doesn’t offer too much though. He has counter ability at 60% since he has a passive that doubles the chance of countering.

He can escape regular battles with ease if you don’t feel like fighting in exploration maps. His limit burst is AoE physical damage, so that somewhat makes up for his offensive capabilities.

His trust master reward is a very good passive to have. This allows ANY user to dual wield weapons. Give someone like Chizuru or Bartz that and you have some serious physical damage going on.

His biggest downside is his limited usage of weapons and armor. He has very little offensive skills for single and AoE. While he can use low level black and white magic, it isn’t enough to justify using him in boss battles.

Verdict: Train him for the trust master reward. Locke is the better thief.


Rarity HP MP ATK DEF MAG SPR Attack Hits LB Drops Exp. Growth Pattern
3★ 1567 67 64 61 54 53 3 2 4
4★ 2022 87 83 79 70 68 3 3 4
5★ 2527 109 104 99 87 85 3 4 4


Zidane is neutral to all elements and status ailments.

Learned Abilities

Min rarity Level Icon Name Effect MP
3★ 1 Steal Steal Steal item (50%) from one enemy 3
3★ 9 analyze Analyze View info on one enemy 1
3★ 18 chivalry Chivalry Chance to protect female ally (5%)
4★ 15 Escape Escape Escape battle 4
4★ 41 steal gil Steal Gil Obtain gil when stealing
4★ 60 Eye for an eye Eye for an Eye Double chance of countering
5★ 26 Counter Counter Counter physical attacks (30%)
5★ 52 mug Mug Physical damage (1.2x) and steal item (50%) from one enemy 8
5★ 79 bandit Bandit Double success rate of stealing

Limit Burst

Rarity Name Effect
3★ Meo Twister Base: Physical damage (2.1x) to all enemies
Max: Physical damage (2.55x) to all enemies
4★ Solution 9 Base: Physical damage (2.3x) to all enemies
Max: Physical damage (3x) to all enemies
5★ Grand Lethal Base: Physical damage (2.5x) to all enemies
Max: Physical damage (3.45x) to all enemies


Zidane can equip 4 weapons and armors.

Weapons Armors
Short SwordSwordThrowingMace  AccessoryHatClothesLight Armor 
Rarity Ability Slots Affinity
3★ 2 White Magic and Black Magic Lvl 1
4★ 3 White Magic and Black Magic Lvl 2
5★ 4 White Magic and Black Magic Lvl 3


Rarity Material 1 Material 2 Material 3 Material 4 Material 5
4★ Beast Meat (25) Esper Cryst (15) Crimson Tear (10) Earth’s Core (5) Sacred Crystal (3)
5★ Crimson Tear (20) Earth’s Core (10) Sacred Crystal (10) Dragon Heart (5) Holy Crystal (3)


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.

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