Ryu bears the mark of a descendant of the Dragon Clan and is the hero of the story(Breath of Fire 1). He is a strong warrior who has the ability to transform into a dragon as he grows older. Ryu lost his parents when he was young and now lives with his sister. His favorite hobby is fishing.
Abilities: Fishing & Transforming into a Dragon
Scattered throughout the world are four Dragon Shrines. Ryu must visit them in a certain order while possessing key items so that he can unlockhis ability to use the Dragon Clan magic. Ryu can fish in fishing holes for items he needs to enter the Dragon Shrines.