Rydia is one of the playable protagonists in Final Fantasy IV (1991) and its sequels Final Fantasy IV -Interlude- (2011) and Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008).

She is also a playable character in many Final Fantasy spinoff games including Final Fantasy: Record Keeper (2015), the Theatrhythm games and Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia (2017) among others.

Rydia is one of the most popular character from the Final Fantasy IV games and also the first named summoner character  in the Final Fantasy series. She is seven years old in the original Final Fantasy IV and 24 in the sequel. 


Rydia from the Final Fantasy Games: an Overview

Charactername: Rydia   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 Opera Omnia (2017)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics:  Main Protagonist   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Job Class Summoner
Has Relations to:     See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Rydia from Final Fantasy


Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008)

Final Fantasy IV (2007)


Final Fantasy IV (1991)



Rydia in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Rydia The Summoner FF Art Tribute Rydia The Summoner Girl FF Art Tribute Rydia The Summoner Girl from Final Fantasy IV FF Art Tribute

Rydia is one of the Final Fantasy protagonists that are a part of our Final Fantasy Art Collaboration: Those who fight further from 2013


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Rydia


Rydia Portrait Art

by Juri The Dreamer

Rydia from the Later Years

by Robert “Robaato” Porter



Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Rydia

30.05.2018 – Creation of Rydia’s Gallery and DB Entry