Rufus Shinra is one of the minor antagonists in Final Fantasy VII (1997). In Before Crisis – Final Fantasy VII (2004) he is actually supporting the protagonists, for his own reasons.

Rufus Shinra is appearing in a couple of Final Fantasy spinoff games as well, he is an summon-able ally in Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade (2012) as example but again an enemy in Final Fantasy: Record Keeper (1997)

Rufus Shinra is a son of President Shinra in Final Fantasy VII and has to be fought there. After the events of FFVII he is trying to atone for his previous actions in Dirge of Cerberus and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. He uses mainly a shotgun as his weapon.

Rufus Shinra Final Fantasy VII Official Art


Rufus Shinra from the Final Fantasy VII Games: an Overview

Charactername: Rufus Shinra
  Developed /Created by Square-Enix
Gameseries: Final Fantasy VII & Spinoff games
  First seen on: Sony Playstation
First Game: Final Fantasy VII   Year first seen in: 1997
Last Game: Final Fantasy: Record Keeper (2015)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Antagonist, Boss. In Spinoff games also a summon ally
  Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Shotgun
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Rufus Shinra

Rufus Shinra Before Crisis FFVII Portrait

Before Crisis – Final Fantasy VII (2004)

Rufus Shinra Final Fantasy VII Official Art

Final Fantasy VII (1997)




Rufus Shinra in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Rufus from Final Fantasy Shinra for the GA-HQ Art Challenge

Rufus from FFVII

Rufus Shinra was drawn for the RPG Art Challenge in may 2015 by Amanda J. Belaire.



Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Rufus Shinra




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