Check out this guide about Cloud in Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake, FF7R)! Know more about this character, stats, voice actors (VA), abilities, weapons, appearance redesign, and more!
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Cloud - Character Profile
Official Character Profile
An ex-SOLDIER: first class, Cloud came to Midgar to start a new chapter of his life as a mercenary. At the invitation of his childhood friend, Tifa, he accepted a job with Avalanche. He may bring his buster sword to bear against Shinra troopers, but he does not care for plight of the planet. For him, this is a job and nothing more.
*From the game's official website.
Cloud - Voice Actor
Voiced By Cody Christian
Cloud's English voice actor is Cody Christian, known for his roles in several TV series.Check Out The Voice Actors List Here!
Who Is Cloud?
1st Class SOLDIER
Cloud is a 1st Class SOLDIER and is one of the protagonists of FF7. He usually keeps to himself and is cool-headed when under pressure. He meets up with Barret during the start of the game, kickstarting his adventure.
Since he was a child, Cloud has always idolized the legendary 1st Class SOLDIER Sephiroth, and has always aimed to be someone like him. Unbeknownst to him, the celebrated hero Sephiroth hides a dark secret.Check Out Sephiroth's Profile Here!
Cloud's Fighting Style
Well Rounded Character
Cloud is a versatile fighter which can get up close and go toe-to-toe with enemies. Thanks to his two modes of attack: Operator and Punisher Mode. Aside from this, he can also choose to hang back and opt to cast spells from a distance!Check Out Cloud's Battle System Here!
|Braver||Jump into the air and strike your foe with a powerful attack|
|Focused Thrust||Lunge toward an enemy with a piercing strike that hits multiple times. Significantly increases stagger|
|Cross-Slash||Damage your foe while making an ominous symbol with you slashes.|
Cloud's Controls & Movement
|Attack with the sword|
Press in quick succession to combo
|Hold||Strong attack to hit multiple enemies|
Takes time to charge at can leave you vulnerable
Change between Operator and Punisher Mode
|Press R1 while in Punisher Mode||Counter|
Counter melee attacks
How To Use Cloud
Press □ For Normal Attacks
Pressing the □ button prompts Cloud to do a melee attack with his sword. Holding the button changes it to a slower but more damaging slash. Press □ multiple times to do a combo. This simple control system makes Cloud a beginner-friendly character.
Mode-Change During Openings
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Cloud's base mode. Well balanced as it allows him to do attacks while being able to defend at the same time.
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Cloud's alternate mode. Movement is slower but attacks become stronger. Guarding against melee attacks when in this mode changes it into a counter instead. However, it has no counters to ranged or magic attacks. Pressing × reverts Cloud back to Operator Mode.