Bartz and Ex-Death Confirmed

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#1  Edited By Disgaeamad

Bartz and Ex-Death from Final Fantasy V have officialy been confirmed to be in Dissidia.

Goddamit Nomura
Goddamit Nomura












I'm not too fond of Nomura's re-envisioned design for Bartz, but oh well. 
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#2  Edited By BoG

Agreed, his take on Bartz is pretty gay, unfortunate, as I thought the designs up to this point were well done. At least Exdeath doesn't look bad.

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#3  Edited By LordAndrew

Ew.
I'm not a fan of that version of Bartz either.

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#4  Edited By Axersia

Don't tell me you'd rather have thisBartz?



I'll take Nomura's Bartz over this monstrosity any day.

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#5  Edited By LordAndrew
Axersia said:
"Don't tell me you'd rather have thisBartz?



I'll take Nomura's Bartz over this monstrosity any day."
Needs moar lipstick.
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#6  Edited By Disgaeamad

I would have preferred the Bartz that wears casual clothing. That'd be awesome, everyone all dressed in serious gear, and Bartz just walks in with a t-shirt and jeans.

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#7  Edited By Endogene

Is Batz the US name? I have always known him as butz klauser

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#8  Edited By Patchinko
Endogene said:
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Is Batz the US name? I have always known him as butz klauser

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Bartz is his real name. Butz is a poor translation. It happens.

Also, Ex-death is supposed to be a tree. WTF SQUEENIX!!!
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#9  Edited By Endogene
FF4 its ex death
like Cid the name ex death has been used on multiple characters.
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#10  Edited By ZenaxPure

Gah, the new design for Bartz is just terrible.

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#11  Edited By BoG

Endogene, are you sure that isn't Golbez?

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#12  Edited By Endogene
BoG said:
"Endogene, are you sure that isn't Golbez?"
You might be right there, has been a while since i played that game.
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#14  Edited By PureRok

I don't care about FFIV characters. Which FFVI characters are in it?

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#15  Edited By Endogene
PureRok said:
"I don't care about FFIV characters. Which FFVI characters are in it?"
Exdeath and Bartz are from FFV, look at the wiki for the character list, i dont remember wich ones are form 6.
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#16  Edited By Patchinko
Endogene said:
"BoG said:
"Endogene, are you sure that isn't Golbez?"
You might be right there, has been a while since i played that game."
It says "Ex-death" in Japanese.
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#17  Edited By Endogene
Patchinko said:
"Endogene said:
"BoG said:
"Endogene, are you sure that isn't Golbez?"
You might be right there, has been a while since i played that game."
It says "Ex-death" in Japanese."
Yeah it is exdeath, i got confused for a moment because i accentually placed the ex death artwork in the final fantasy 4 galley, i corrected it.

edit: dammit im confusing myself... off correcting the galleries once again.
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#18  Edited By Deusoma

"Neo-Ex Death", Ex Death's final boss form, is a tree. I think regular Ex Death is the evil spirit of a tree in the form of a man... or something. All I know is that he's really, really fucking hard.

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#19  Edited By BoG
PureRok said:
"I don't care about FFIV characters. Which FFVI characters are in it?"
The only one that is confirmed is Kefka.
EDIT: I was looking for info on the game, and came across this article. It is old, but interesting. It is also completely wrong about Final Fantasy V, and I'm positive whoever wrote that never played the game. Apparently, only 9 titles will be represented, and with the revelation of Bartz and Exdeath, that makes 9 Final Fantasy games: I, II, III, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X. First, I'm disappointed that only nine games will be represented, and second, who the *!#$ made the decision to cut FFIV characters? Of all of the games you could possible axe! You cannot argue against it: IV is one of the most influential RPGs of all time, and perhaps the most influnetial in the FF series. Sure, others may be better, but IV is the landmark. Not to mention, so many characters from the game are awesome! Xeromus, Golbez, Cecil, Kain, Tellah... and they put FFII characters in over these guys! Ridiculous! I
I also thought Vayne from FFXII would be cool, and had fingers crossed for Balthier. Well, at least there is still hope for Gilgamesh.
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#20  Edited By WilliamRLBaker

Sorry but the last Square fighting game was total shit, this will be no different, square is not good at making games that aren't primarily rpgs.

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#21  Edited By BoG

Yes Will, but being a total fanboy, I'll love it anyways. I could find hours of entertainment just beating up Tidus.

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#22  Edited By Nateh8sYou

Terra has been confirmed along with Cloud from 7 at TGS

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#23  Edited By suneku

I like Nomura's Bartz, but then again I like a lot of the stuff he designs.

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#24  Edited By TJF588
Patchinko said:

Bartz is his real name. Butz is a poor translation. It happens.


His real name IS "Butz Klauser".

This is similar to the added "e" on "Locke" ("Lock" as a name would seem weird in English), "Sabin" (though "Mash" is still less silly), "Balthier" (original: "Balflear"), and perhaps the "h" on "Tellah" ("Tella" may look feminine in English and Romantic languages).  Then there are cases like "Kain" ("Cain" is too obviously Biblical), "Terra" ("Tina" is apparently too plain (or badly-associated) in English/the States), and "Kefka" (which I support, since "Cefca"'s pronunciation in English isn't apparent).

Also, it's just "Exdeath", all one word (FFVA's music player be damned ('and your little 'Reina', too!')).

EDIT: "Baflear" -> "Balflear"; side note: Add "Freya" vs "Freija" to the list (both are roughy said the same, though).

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