Cloud Strife is the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VII (1997) and became a popular character that made guest appearances in other Final Fantasy games like Final Fantasy Tactics (1997) and more recently in Final Fantasy Explorers (2014).

He became a fighting game character for the first time and long before Final Fantasy Dissidia (2008) in Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring (1998) and also a racer in Chocobo Racing (1999).

So far he appeared in over 15 different games and was also revealed for the next Dissidia game, the Final Fantasy VII Remake that will most likely be released in 2017 will only rise his popularity and his spiky hair!

Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy on Game-Art-HQ


Cloud Strife from the Final Fantasy VII Games: an Overview

Charactername: Cloud Strife
  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 Dissidia (2015)

Final Fantasy VII Remake (2017)

Role(s) and Characteristics: Main Protagonist, Fighting Game Character
  Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Buster Sword
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Aerith, Tifa, Sephiroth, Zack   See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Cloud Strife

Cloud Strife Dissidia 012 Model Art

Final Fantasy Dissidia 012 (2011)

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Final Fantasy Dissidia (2008)

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Final Fantasy VII (1997)




Cloud Strife in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects




Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Cloud Strife

Cloud and Aerith FFVII

Cloud & Aerith


Many Cloud Strife

Manly Cloud Strife


Cloud Strife Crossdresser FFVII by Hanzo Steinbach

Cute Cloud Strife

by Hanzo Steinbach

Cloud Strife Portrait Art FFAC

Cloud Strife Portrait Art

by Santa Fung

Cloud Strife and Chocobo

Cloud and his Chocobo

by Anzhelica Dilyuk

Cloud Strife Final Fantasy VII

Cloud on Fenrir

By Natasha Razi

Cloud Final Fantasy by Malcolm S. Newton

Cloud Strife

 by Malcolm S. Newton

Cloud Strife Cosplay

Cloud Strife Cosplay

by Godessofvalhalla

Cloud Strife Anime

Cloud Strife Manga Style

 by TeamRakenzan

Cloud Strife The Lion

Cloud Strife “The Lion”

 by TeamRakenzan

Cloud Strife Mako Energy

Cloud Strife: Mako Energy

by Tom Waterhouse

Cloud Strife by Dan Howard

Cloud Strife

by Dan Howard

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Cloud Strife Portrait Artworks drawn with traditional tools by B-AGT



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