Chaos is the corrupted visage of the knight Garland
, hurled 2000 years back in time and given power by the Four Fiends of the Elements; Lich
, and Tiamat
. His purpose is to send the Four Fiends forward in time so that Garland will be sent back, keeping the Time Loop - and with it his control over the world - intact. From his chamber in the Temple of Fiends
he awaits the coming of the Warriors of Light
and the final showdown for control of the elemental crystals.
Dissidia: Final Fantasy
Chaos also appears in the Dissidia: Final Fantasy
series as its main antagonist, bearing the title of the God of Discord
. He opposes the goddess Cosmos, and harnesses the power of the crystals for evil.