Final Fantasy X / X-2 - Tidus Character Information

Character information for Tidus, the protagonist of Final Fantasy X. Included are his background, stats, skills, and overdrives.


Tidus grew up in the metropolis known as Zanarkand. His fondness for Blitzball was largely influenced by his father. This led Tidus to eventually pursue the career as a rising star. His signature move in Blitzball was named after his father, Jecht, who went missing 10 years prior to the start of the game.
To honor his father, Tidus joined the Jecht Memorial Cup, only to find that an unknown creature had invaded the city. Tidus manages to escape from the crumbling stadium and regroupws with his mentor, Auron. His mentor gave him a longsword, passed down from Tidus’ father. Together, they confronted the monster known as “Sin.” Tidus left his hometown and was taken to Spira. He later became one of the guardians of the summoner Yuna.
Tidus is voiced by Masakazu Morita (JP), Yūto Nakamura (JP), James Arnold Taylor (EN), and Cree Summer (EN)


Tidus makes use of both regular swords and shields during combat. He acts similarly to warriors and fulfills the duty of protecting the summoner. He and a few others are able to fight underwater.


High Attributes HP, Strength, Agility, Luck, Evasion, Accuracy
Low Attributes Defense, Magic, Magic Defense
Traditional Class Warrior
Weapon Swords, Shields
Celestial Weapon Caladbolg
Final Overdrive Blitz Ace

Tidus Skills

Name Effect
Flee Party escapes from battle (excludes boss battles)
Cheer Grants Strength and Defense buffs to all active party members. Lasts for the duration of the battle. Stacks up to 5 times
Provoke The affected enemy will only attack the caster
Delay Attack/Buster Postpones an enemy’s turn
Haste/Hastega Allows affected party members to act more frequently
Slow/Slowga Causes affected enemies to act less frequently
Quick Hit Deals damage. Low recovery time

Tidus Overdrives: Swordplay

Name Effect Unlocking Conditions
Spiral Cut Damages one enemy Tidus starts with it
Slice and Dice Damages random enemies up to a maximum of 6 times Use Overdrive 10 times
Energy Rain Damages all enemies Use Overdrive 30 times
Blitz Ace 8 Slash Attacks Use Overdrive 80 times
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