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    Final Fantasy VII

    Game » consists of 20 releases. Released Jan 31, 1997

    The seventh numbered entry in the Final Fantasy franchise brings the series into 3D with a landmark title that set new industry standards for cinematic storytelling. Mercenary Cloud Strife joins the rebel group AVALANCHE in their fight against the power-hungry Shinra Company, but their struggle soon becomes a race to save the entire Planet from an impending cataclysm.

    Story question... Cloud a clone?

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    #1  Edited By BrianMcBride

    I always thought that it was revealed in the game that Cloud was not a clone of Sephiroth and the reason he had all the memories of Nimbelheim was because he was there... just as a regular soldier... a friend of mine disagrees... so I am a little confused... was Cloud a clone of Sephiroth?
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    #2  Edited By SeriouslyNow

    You need to play Crisis Core to properly understand why he knows of Nimbelhelm.  At least, I think that's correct.

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    #3  Edited By Yummylee

    No... I think? Christ, the storyline for VII has completely vanished from my memory for the most part.

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    #4  Edited By ninjakiller

     Cloud's not a clone of Sephiroth's. It's true that Sephiroth says this on multiple occasions, but it's later revealed that Cloud was just experimented on which put him on a level of a SOLDIER First Class (or above), but more or less left him lethargic at first and mentally unbalanced after. Sephiroth's been known to lie, claiming that "there may have once been a real Cloud", implying that FFVII's Cloud is just a fake.

    It may be important to note that the Japanese have a different definition of "cloning", rather, that translation is fuzzy on the subject. Whenever altered DNA or genetical experiments rise to the surface, it's usually considered "cloning" - take your King of Fighters, for example*.    

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    #5  Edited By BrianMcBride

    I am not so sure Sephiroth was exactly lieing, I think he really did believe Cloud was a clone because he didn't remember him in Nimbelheim
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    #6  Edited By Legend

    Nope, Cloud is not a clone.

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