The plot of Final Fantasy VI (originally released as part III in the United States) follows a diverse group of characters as they first try to bring piece by stopping the Empire. After the Emperor's top general, Kefka, betrays him and takes power, the world is destroyed from the misalignment of the three Goddess Statues. One year later, the warriors must reunite and stop Kefka once and for all. Some of the characters include the mysterious Terra, a woman who knows little of her past, but was born with magic powers, Cyan, a Knight of the fallen kingdom of Doma, Locke, a treasure hunter, Celes, a former Empire general artificially infused with magic, and many more. The games plot contains screwball comedy, intense drama, and hits every emotional chord in between. Written by
2 April 1994 (Japan)
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Also Known As:
Final Fantasy Anthology: Final Fantasy VI
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Did You Know?
The opera played during the course of the game is called "Aria di Mezzo Caraterre", and can be heard performed on the soundtrack CDs as well as in a video on the PSX rerelease version. See more
In the world of ruin, in Narshe, it is possible to get the Ragnarok Esper, and have a one-of-a-kind sword made out of it. Later on in the game, it is possible to steal the same sword from an enemy. See more
Long ago, the War of Magi reduced the world to a scorched wasteland, and magic simply ceased to exist. 1,000 years have passed... Iron, gunpowder, and steam engines have been rediscovered, and high technology reigns... But there are some who would enslave the world by reviving the dread destructive force known as "magic". Can it be that those in power are on the verge of repeating a senseless and deadly mistake?