Serah Farron/Noel Kreiss - Works | Archive of Our Own
She still believes that her sister is alive, and so she follows Noel into the future to find her. Lightning accuses Snow of failing to protect Serah and does not initially approve of their relationship. In Final Fantasy XIII-2, Serah sets off on a journey through time with Noel Kreiss to find .. Main article: Serah Farron/ Quotes. Some quotes that specifically annoyed me where when she called Snow a "good Serah and Noel's relationship is described by Square Enix to be a . At the beginning of FFXIII-2 when Serah is telling Noel the story of how. Final Fantasy XIII Fragments After becomes Etro's protector & interlude AF: The story of the Yeul of AF, and her meeting with Noel and Serah.
Caius also has the ability to transform into Chaos Bahamut.serah and noel -- i'm latching onto you... (final fantasy xiii-2).
He travels with his companion Yeul and they pursue Noel and Serah. It has also been revealed that he is immortal and retains memory of all timeline events. However, nothing else is known about their roles. She makes a small appearance in the TGS Trailer, in which she tells Noel and Serah that she and Caius have been watching over them. When the player attacks a monster, the screen lights up and the scene switches to a battlefield, marking the start of a battle.
Another new feature is the Paradigm Tune, which enables the player to customize how the AI-controlled party members use their abilities in battle.
Though the player still controls one out of a three-member party, they will be able to initiate the Change Leader option to switch the party member they control during battle, and now the defeat of the human characters result in a game over. Characters will grow via a revamped Crystarium System, and they will have levels unlike the previous game. These levels are gained by moving through the Crystarium. As a player advances through the Crystarium, they may choose which Paradigm Role to level up and gain bonus stat increases alongside level increases.
Characters will also learn different attacks at certain levels throughout their Paradigm Role growth. The weather or Climate Type in an area will affect battles, and at times, uncontrollable guest characters will join the party.
Monsters can be caught, trained, and used as party members through the Summon Raid component. Three monsters can be held at a time, and depending on the role that a player shifts to in the Paradigm, the monsters will automatically switch to the chosen role. By usage of the new Feral Link system, Noel has been shown to be able to access unique special abilities from the monsters in the party by pressing a combination of buttons once a synchronization gauge has filled.
Blood Damage It is unknown if other party members will be able to do this. Live Trigger Another new element called the Live Trigger allows the player to choose their response in a conversation with a character by deciding on the sentence. The player character will now also be able to engage in conversations with NPCs with speech bubbles above them, and the other characters in the party will wander the area getting into conversations on their own. Temporal Rift A new dungeon minigame system has been added called Temporal Rifts.
Historia Crux Another new gameplay element is the Historia Crux feature, the Time Travel system in the game that can be accessed through the use of gates throughout areas on the field. The gates are activated by finding special Artefacts in hidden treasure chests using Mog, and by resetting the gates, Noel and Serah can redo their adventures.
Using Historia Crux, the player will be able to choose the location or era to travel to. Players will also be able to access the save and main menus through gates. The equipment system in the game is rather unique. Each character has four different slots for equipment and a maximum load that they can carry. These points up any way the player would like to, for defensive gear or stat boosting accessories, but cannot exceed the limit.
Monsters which are in the party can be renamed and equip decorative items, such as tails, which change how they look in battle. They grow by purchasing items, unlike the other characters who use the Crystarium.
Chocolina Players can buy some of these weapons, armor, items, and monster training goods from the merchant, Chocolina. Serendipity The game will have a new area called Serendipity, an amusement park center complete with a casino and minigames such as Chocobo Racing and Slots, which has been compared to the Gold Saucer in Final Fantasy VII. Slots Machine Minigame The game will retain the missions from XIII as well as alternate sidequests from various NPCs in which the player must find and retrieve specific items, for example.
Unlike those in XIII, these will be available from an early point in the game. Normal mode and Easy mode. These can be changed at any time. There will also be the option to save the game at any point throughout the story from the Main Menu. This will be done by allowing players to reset the Historia Crux gates, and therefore take them back to the beginning of that time period. Caius was made a l'Cie after killing Yeul's previous Guardian, succeeding the role.
One day, Caius dueled with a formidable fellow warrior of the Farseers. Overwhelmed by his opponent's strength and skill, Caius was driven back until an enemy army invaded Paddra looking for the seeress, interrupting the duel before the final blow could be dealt. In Yeul's defense, Caius's opponent sacrificed himself to protect her. Believing he should have been the one to die, Caius honored the fallen warrior by taking on his last name, "Ballad.
Etro, moved by Caius's dedication, freed him from his fate as a l'Cie and infused her heart, the Heart of Chaos, into his body, making him immortal so he could protect every incarnation of Yeul until the end of time.
Although given as an act of benevolence, Caius would come to see his eternal life as a curse due to the madness he would have to endure. The city of Paddra fell in a civil war that broke out due to the seeress's prophecy of its destruction, and Yeul cast away her role as the leader of Paddra. Her followers became nomads, and Caius remained at her side as her eternal Guardian. Whenever a Yeul would die a new one would be born, and though essentially the same, Caius saw each incarnation of Yeul for her uniqueness as he committed every one of her prophecies to memory while forced to witness her death countless times.
Over time, Caius is driven mad and longs for both himself and Yeul to be released from the cycle. Yeul and Caius watching Serah and Noel begin their journey. Noel and Serah are time travelers who seek passage to Valhalla to reunite with Serah's sister Lightning and prevent a bleak future, but every change in the timeline they make causes Yeul to witness it, shortening her lifespan.
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As a seeress, she is forbidden from influencing the timeline to save herself, and Caius, as her Guardian, follows suit. Noel mistakes Caius for the one he once knew in AF, although this is still in Caius's future. As Yeul had told him of Serah and Noel's actions across time, believing them to have been the cause of the temporal anomalies that threaten the timeline, Caius engages them in battle. Before he can deal the final blow, Yeul intervenes, saying time has already been changed.
Caius relents and leads Yeul away through a portal so she would not see the future any further. Caius takes Yeul to Augusta Tower at her request and allows her to meet with Noel and Serah in private and reveal his nature as her immortal Guardian.
Yeul gives them an artefact that opens a Time Gate to the Proto fal'Cie Adamand tells Serah and Noel they have the power to restore the timeline. Noel and Serah set out again, and the subsequent change in the timeline triggers another vision, killing Yeul.
Caius laments on her short life and resolves to remember her pain before carrying away her body.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 / Quotes - TV Tropes
Two hundred years later in the city of AcademiaNoel and Serah are surrounded by countless Cie'th and approached by Caius, who claims they were killed in the Augusta Tower after having learned of the "forbidden history. Noel finds Caius's behavior to be unlike him, and the two pursue him through the city, learning from a Yeul who perishes after an attack from Zenobia that the Caius they were chasing was not the real Caiusand that he was never in the city. By AF, Caius is among the last remaining humans in the world as Noel is born in the Farseer tribe.
Seeing that Noel is the one with the potential to free him from his curse, Caius takes the boy under his wing to serve as Yeul's protector. Upon learning Noel had single-handedly defeated a BehemothCaius acknowledges he is ready to become the one true Guardian, and tells Noel he must kill him just as Caius had once killed his predecessor.
Refusing to succeed him that way, Noel tells Caius about his plan of going on a journey with Yeul to find other people so she will not be lonely anymore, but Caius says it is a futile dream.
After revealing his death and Etro's demise are the only way Yeul can be saved, Noel's continued refusal to kill him drives Caius to force Noel to fight. Defeating Noel, Caius sees the boy is not strong enough kill him as he is now, and so departs for Valhalla after telling Noel that Yeul's feelings over his actions mean nothing to him, as his only goal is that she will be free upon Etro's death.
Leaving Yeul's side as her Guardian, Caius uses the power he wields over chaos to find his way to Valhalla, the middle world between life and death where Etro resides, with the intent to kill her.
Caius believes that Etro's death would free Yeul from her cycle of endless reincarnation. Back in the Dying World Yeul dies and passes on to Valhalla. Caius rests her lifeless body in the Sea of Chaos along Valhalla's shore and she disperses into light. He sees Yeul's implanted vision of the crystallized Cocoon crashing into Gran Pulse and a glimpse of Etro's shrine, and summons an army of Rift Beasts to enact his war on Etro.
Caius faces off against Lightning. Caius challenges Etro's protector Lightning to battle. As she and Caius meet face-to-face he grabs her gunblade and aims it at his Heart of Chaos, which begins to glow.
When Lightning backs away in shock, Caius transforms into Chaos Bahamut and sends Lightning flying over Valhalla as they continue their duel.