Kain Highwind is one of the main protagonists in Final Fantasy IV (1991). Kain is actually one of the antagonists as well until a certain point in the game.

He returned as a protagonist in the direct sequel Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008), He is one of the protagonists in Final Fantasy Dissidia 012 (2011), Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (2015)  and Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia (2017).

Kain Highwind also appeared in over currently ten other Final Fantasy Spinoff games. 


Kain Highwind from the Final Fantasy Games: an Overview

Charactername: Kain Highwind   Developed /Created by Square-Enix 
Gameseries:  Final Fantasy   First seen on: SNES 
First Game: Final Fantasy IV   Year first seen:  1991
Last Game: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (2015)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist   Weapons:  Spears
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Cecil Harvey (Adoptive younger brother)    See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Kain Highwind from Final Fantasy




Final Fantasy Dissidia 012 (2011)


Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008)

Final Fantasy IV (2007)


Kain Highwind Extra Costumes in Final Fantasy Dissidia 012:





Kain Highwind in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Kain Highwind is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art of Kain Highwind


Kain Highwind without his Helmet

by Mallory Dyer

Kain Highwind from FFIV

by Hanzo Steinbach



Updates and Additions in Kain Highwind’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview