“Fools set the rules in this world. Just take a look around. It’s undeniable.”
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Prince of the kingdom of Lucis, possessing eyes which can sense the death of others. His close friends call him 'Noct'.
NAME: Noctis Lucis Caelum
WEIGHT: 125 lbs
BUILD: Athletic, Toned
WEAPON: Swords, Greatswords, Lances, Phantom Swords
HAIR COLOR: Raven Black
EYE COLOR: Blue ( can glow red )
SEXUAL ORIENTATION: Pansexual, with a preference for men
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single
Noctis Lucis Caelum is the playable character and main protagonist of Final Fantasy XV. He is the Crown Prince and heir to the kingdom of Lucis, the last kingdom to have control over a crystal. Noctis defends his kingdom from marauders and barbarians who seek to conquer the city and claim the crystal by force. Due to an accident in his childhood, Noctis can see the "light," and has the power to foresee a person's death.
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Noctis is a young man with spiky black hair and blue eyes that can glow red. He wears a black jacket with skull-motif buttons and sequenced details on pockets. He keeps it unzipped and the tag on the zipper also has a small skull. Underneath he wears a steel gray shirt with skull prints. Noctis wears black cropped trousers and black buckled boots with red soles. He wears a black motorcycle glovelet on his left hand.
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Noctis is shy, but tries to hide it by "acting cool". According to former director Tetsuya Nomura, Noctis will not have the "Cloud-like" personality, but he will be a new type of character for the series, one which Nomura had wanted to try out for a long time. Nomura said Noctis will have a strong and distinctive personality, rather than being silent and gloomy. In a Dengeki interview, Nomura explained Noctis is an ordinary young man who acts tough because he feels it is his duty to protect his kingdom and its citizens. As a result, he sometimes acts rashly or overestimates his strength.
Noctis is said to have a rebellious attitude, disliking the strict rules of his kingdom and acting as he pleases, sometimes getting his friends into trouble. Despite this, Noctis is protective of his friends. Three young men accompany Noctis: Gladiolus, Ignis and Prompto; their relationship resembles that of the kyodai (brothers) and shatei (little brothers) in the Yakuza hierarchy. The four are later joined by the Captain of the Royal Guard, Cor Leonis, who has little patience for their antics.
Noctis's royal upbringing is said to shine through, as reflected in his body language, poise, and posture in contrast to his team. According to Hajime Tabata who took on the directorial role from Nomura, one of his defining aspects is his "sense of ennui". A quirk of his is is that he regularly dozes off, and in Episode Duscae his companions have trouble waking him up: this is present from his early childhood, but whether it is the result of insomnia or related to his mystical gifts is unknown.
Noctis has been described as a complex character who has dealt with a lot of emotional turmoil as his mother died when he was young and his father had to cater to the demands of the kingdom leaving Noctis feeling alone. Nevertheless he is not bitter over it, accepting that sacrifices had to be made. Noctis is still trying to figure out who he is, and struggles articulating his feelings. He keeps a lot bottled up, especially with confronting how he feels about his childhood friend Luna.
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Noctis's mother died when he was still an infant. Noctis's father, King Regis, is currently around 50 years old, but has aged well beyond that due to maintaining the magic barrier around Lucis. The rapid aging is the unfortunate fate of the king, and Noctis would meet this fate should he inherit the throne. Thus, Regis is torn on whether he should let Noctis become the next king.
When a king of Lucis dies, their wisdom gets passed to the next generation and thus the royal line lives on. A valuable ring is inherited by the person next in line for the throne and Regis possess one of these rings, containing both the wisdom and power of the previous king of Lucis. The summoned swords both Noctis and Regis can wield are also inherited from each previous king.
Noctis, as the heir to the Lucian throne, sets forth from his homeland to formalize the union of states through his marriage to Lady Lunafreya Nox Fleuret of the imperial province of Tenebrae. When Niflheim attacks the Lucian capital of Insomnia, both Noctis and his father are reported dead alongside Lunafreya. In truth, Noctis and his friends—Ignis, his royal advisor; Gladiolus, his bodyguard; and Prompto, his childhood friend—were not in the city during the attack, and set out on a road trip to Altissia to meet with Luna, the city where the two were to be wed.
On their way across Duscae, Regalia, Regis's car the party is using, breaks down, and they must raise the funds to have Cindy fix it. They pass by numerous monsters and an astral shard.
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Noctis wields a variety of weapons including swords, greatswords, and spears, though his primary weapon that appears is a falchion fashioned with a motorcycle engine at the hilt. His other weapons include Avenger, Blood Sword, Partisan, Wyvern Lance, and Zweihander, and he can wield guns. Noctis can summon his weapons into the air around him and wield them by hand or telekinesis. These powers can only be used by members of the royal family and the Royal Council, and his eyes change from blue to red when he invokes them.
Noctis can use any weapon type in the game, and can wield multiple different weapons in a single battle thanks to his special ability. When not equipping a weapon, he is able to evade enemy attacks. The game has two types of evade, automatic and a dodge roll.
While in the story Noctis is the only character to use magic, the gameplay is adjusted so the supporting party members can also use it. Noctis's spells appear to home in on his current target and can be used to attack from a distance; he launches Fire as a fast-moving projectile and Thunder will cause lightning to strike his opponent.
Noctis can use his weapons in teleporting him to the location where the weapon landed. This can be used to dodge an attack or to execute one. This ability was first hinted at in earlier cinematic trailers when Noctis was shown throwing one of his weapons a great distance, then reappearing where it landed seconds later, weapon in hand. Noctis will be the only party member with the ability to warp. Noctis can also use teleportation to dodge his enemies' attacks.
Armiger Arsenal, Noctis's "Limit Break", summons a barrier of weapons to surround him. With the Knightsguard ability (obtained after obtaining a certain "phantom sword"), by pressing the guard button at the right time after taking a hit, Noctis will immediately recover from the attack, and regain all the HP he lost from the hit. It can be used while in the middle of executing attacks.
Noctis has a special ability called "Spiral Thrust". The Spiral Thrust is one of the abilities the spear weapon will carry as its main attack. It is triggered by pressing a specific button. Parries can be executed by correct timing, although there is a risk if it fails. Noctis can also use Drain Blade with his Blood Sword, Full Thrust with the Partisan, Dragoon Jump with the Wyvern Lance, and Tempest with the Zweihander.
Noctis hidden weapons Cross Shuriken and Hero's Shield can be found in Insomnia.
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After the release of the Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae demo, many western players had complained about Noctis's voice. Director Hajime Tabata responded the team had cut the recording close in terms of the schedule, and after recording the voices were implemented before going straight into testing, so by the time Tabata realized Noctis's voice direction wasn't quite right, it was too late to make changes. Tabata said the team was aware he sounded strange and that his "charm" wasn't coming through and that he sounded too old. He said they had done more takes to make him sound younger, while also bringing out his sense of ennui.
Joseph began to take notes from the things he was looking over not aware he was being watched at all he always got so absorbed into thing when it came to researching or observing things to work on cases. Not seeing too much else to jot down he stuffed the little black book away in his inner breast pocket of his dark gray vest and began to look around some more. Not finding anything else important he ended up hearing something that was just a mumble from his partner behind him and glanced over at Aya to see how she was holding up and what she was doing seeing she had something in her hand and was sitting noting that she seemed upset about something and moved away from the desk slowly approaching her studying her closely and not getting too close to her since..feelings weren't really his thing it only really consists of being hard on himself and being charitable for others but when it came to women and comfort he..was a bit awkward with that."Uhh.."he said softly to make hi presence known so he wasn't to startle her hopefully"How you holding up?"he asked keeping a calm tone of voice as he glanced around the room for one last time then at the door and sighed softly brows furrowing in disapproval at what his thoughts were saying to him"I think the coast is clear..think we can move out now."he added keeping his tone soft still not to sound pushy or make conflict he just really wanted to get out of here...
Hearing that the lecture was continuing and that Aya still didn't seem to get the hint about her tone of voice Joseph gave her a little glare for a moment then moved away from the door and wandered over to a desk which looked like it could of been used to repair things or something along the lines of that. "Shh!"he began"I really don't feel like being trapped in this room with no escape if something does hear us, I don't know about you."he said keeping his stern voice and began to open drawers and move papers to read them also wondering if there was some sort of weapon for Aya to use he really wanted to give her a gun instead of a blunt kind of weapon though..it is better than the flashlight she had, wait..did she still have it? Either way what mattered was that they were alive still and...partly unharmed Joseph felt like he had some kind of beating so far and he imagined she might have too. "Look, let's just collect ourselves and find a way out..."he said keeping his tone calm down and moving away from the desk he was at not finding anything too useful and the notes just seemed like senseless rambling and whoever'Ruben' was. "I say we wait for a bit then look for the security room and look at the cameras."he suggested well...more like told he didn't really want a 'no' for an answer he thought checking the cameras for anybody a threat, sane, or a way to find an exit...something..and maybe one of the security left a gun there as well he could get Aya.
Once in the fair sized janitor's closet Joseph's heartbeat began to slow down gradually his panting becoming less noticeable to quiet normal breaths. The young detective kept his back against the metal door of the janitor's closet with the small black book in one gloved hand and the other gloved hand holding a pen Oda was busying himself with drawing a round sketch of the thing that attacked him before he ran into Aya and the thing that attacked the two of them recently. He was still in the process of drawing out the haunted though was stopped by a flinch on the last bit of derails on the last monster from his partner's raised voice causing the Japanese-Canadian male to look up from his book with a frown fixed on her furrowing his brow a bit in disapproval and shut the book sticking the pen on it and putting it back on the inside pocket of his vest and held out his hand in a shushing manor"We need to keep our voices down."he said sternly then crossed his arms"Besides..I had things under control..."he added glancing off to the side his gaze then began to wander around at the things in the janitor's closet they were in to see if there was anything helpful in here and making another excuse not to make eye contact he got enough lecturing from Sebastian and Juli as is and right now he was on edge as much as she was too quite possibly...
Music For The Soul
“It's been a long time. Too long. Not much longer...” ~ Noctis Lucis Caelum