Tifa Lockhart

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Name: Tifa Lockhart
Occupation: Barmaid, Fighter
Title/Rank: N/A
Location: Seventh Heaven, Midgar (FF7), Hollow Bastion (KH2)
Status: Alive
Relationships: Cloud (friend/love interest), Barrett (friend), Aerith (friend), Red XIII (friend), Cait Sith (friend), Yuffie (friend/rival), Cid (friend), Vincent (friend), unnamed father, Sephiroth (enemy), Zangan (mentor), Zack (acquaintance)
Fandom: Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts
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Tifa is a main character in the Square Enix video game Final Fantasy VII, and a minor character in the Disney/Square Enix video game Kingdom Hearts.


With a strong will and an even stronger punch, Tifa is one of the most popular characters in Final Fantasy VII.

She was childhood friends with Cloud Strife in the town of Nibelheim, and one of few who knew of the true events that transpired there. Having lost her father to Sephiroth, and almost her life, Tifa developed a strong hatred for war from seeing its impact first hand.

Tifa joined AVALANCHE, a rebel group lead by Barret Wallace, as a way to demonstrate her hatred. By coincidence, she met up with Cloud once again, who was working as a mercenary.



Tifa is one of the most popular characters in the entire fandom, featuring heavily in both het and femslash works. Common ships include:

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