Cloud Strife | FF7 Remake

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This is a character page for Cloud, containing his stats, abilities, characteristics, and Limit Breaks, as well as his strongest weapons, and recommended battle settings for Cloud in the game Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake). When playing FF7 Remake, check this article any time you need to know something about using Cloud.

Cloud's Backstory and Profile

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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.
Name Cloud Strife
Age 21
Height 173 cm (5'8")
Birthday August 11th
Blood Type AB
Voice Actor English: Cody Christian
Japanese: Takahiro Sakurai
Weapon Swords

Cloud's Strengths and Unique Ability

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Cloud specializes in close-range combat. Press to strike, and hold it down to unleash a powerful attack. activates Cloud's unique ability, mode change, allowing you to switch modes during battle.

Punisher Mode

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In punisher mode, Cloud moves more slowly, but unleashes a more powerful attack than usual. In addition, Cloud launches a counterblow every time he guards against an enemy's melee attack.

He cannot, however, guard against ranged attacks or magic. When you evade such attacks, you will switch back to operator mode.

Operator Mode

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In operator mode, Cloud strikes the perfect balance between attack and defense, and moves more quickly than in punisher mode.

Cloud's Abilities

Ability Effect Obtained
Braver Slices the opponent down the middle to deal huge damage. Start of game

Cloud's Limit Breaks

Limit Break Effect Obtained
Cross-slash Slices the opponent in the shape of an X. Start of game

Cloud's Weapons

Cloud's Starting Weapon

Weapon Ability Atk. Def. Mg.Atk. Mg.Def.
Buster Sword Focused Thrust 22 0 22 0

Cloud's Strongest Weapon

Weapon Ability Atk. Def. Mg.Atk. Mg.Def.
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Recommended Battle Shortcuts for Cloud

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23 Anonymous3 days

>>22 Send it here please thx

22 Anonymous4 days

Loved the cloud meme with barret. The one that used the template of the girl pointing at the dining cat.

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