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Name: Yuna
Occupation: Summoner (FFX), Sphere Hunter (FFX-2)
Relationships: Tidus (friend/love interest), Wakka (friend/guardian), Lulu (friend/guardian), Auron (friend/guardian), Kimahri (friend/guardian), Rikku (friend/cousin/guardian), Braska (father), Cid (uncle), Brother (cousin), Seymour Guado (fiancé/enemy), Jecht (acquaintance), Sora (acquaintance), Donald (acquaintance), Goofy (acquaintance), Paine (friend), Gippal (acquaintance), Nooj (acquaintance), Baralai (acquaintance), Leblanc (rival), Ormi (rival), Logos (rival)
Fandom: Final Fantasy X, Kingdom Hearts II
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Yuna is a main character in the Square video game Final Fantasy X, the protagonist in its sequel, Final Fantasy X-2, a playable character in the Dissidia Final Fantasy series, and a minor character in the Square Enix/Disney video game Kingdom Hearts II.


Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X-2

Other Appearances and Incarnations


Yuna is very popular among Final Fantasy fans.

In a 2010 Famitsu poll, fans voted Yuna as the 16th best video game character of all time.[1] In a 2013 Square Enix poll, Yuna was voted the third best heroine in the Final Fantasy franchise.[2][3] In a 2020 NHK poll, Yuna was voted the second most popular character in the entire Final Fantasy franchise out of 200 characters, the highest ranked character from Final Fantasy X, which was the highest ranked game.[4][5]

However, her voice actress' performance is one of the most common subjects of criticism regarding Final Fantasy X’s English dub.

As with many other aspects of X-2, changes to Yuna’s personality and appearance garnered mixed reaction from fans. Some criticize the changes as making Yuna out of character and lessening her appeal, while others praise her bolder and more extroverted attitude as natural character development after the events of the first game.[6]

Yuna's soft-spoken nature may cause some fans to roll their eyes, while others find it endearing. However, she becomes bolder and more confident in X-2, which allows fan works to portray 'introvert Yuna' or 'extrovert Yuna' based on preferences.


Notable Pairings

Fan Works

Fan Fiction

"No Absence of Dreams" FFN archive by YatiFandom: Final Fantasy XDate: 20 Jan 2004Length: 1737 wordsStatus: Complete
Summary: Lulu and Yuna, on Yuna's decission to become a summoner. [ Pregame ]
"Over the Water" FFN by Akazukin ElleFandom: Final Fantasy XDate: 15 Aug 2004Length: 736 wordsStatus: CompleteGenre: Drama
Summary: There are better things than to be saved by a summoner. Yuna, on the beach, elbowsdeep in Sin's aftermath.
"My First" FFN archive by SerethiaFandom: Final Fantasy XDate: 27 Nov 2008Length: 652 wordsStatus: CompleteGenre: Drama, Spiritual
Summary: You were my first. You were my first, and I will always treasure that. Relationship(s): Yuna & Valefor
"Hand Me Downs" FFN archive by KindOfAGirlFandom: Final Fantasy X-2Date: 9 May 2009Length: 1001 wordsStatus: Complete
Summary: Paine just can't figure out what Yuna loves so much about that damn sword. Notes: Tidus/Yuna
"No More" FFN archive by Laryna6Fandom: Final Fantasy XDate: 13 Jul 2012Length: 3063 wordsStatus: CompleteGenre: Drama
Summary: With a lever and a solid enough thing to take a stand on, it is possible to move the world. Spira's inexorable cycle of death was halted in its tracks when Yuna stopped her march towards death and said no. She would have given herself for the world, but this one thing she would not sacrifice. Shall not surrender to or for anything.

Fan Art




Character Shrines

Archives and Communities

Links and Resources


  1. ^ Gifford, Kevin. Snake Beats Mario, Is Coolest Video Game Character Ever published to 1UP on 10 February 2010. (Archived 11 August 2014).
  2. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn. Square Enix Poll: Favorite Female Final Fantasy Character posted to Anime News Network on 17 January 2013. (Accessed September 2020.)
  3. ^ みなさん、こんにちは! posted to Facebook on 16 January 2013. (Accessed September 2020.)
  4. ^ FF Ranking, Archived version, NHK, Q1 2020. (Accessed September 2020.)
  5. ^ TheMomAbides. I translated the NHK Final Fantasy poll character rankings., posted to r/FinalFantasy in Q1 2020. (Accessed September 2020.)
  6. ^ Does Final Fantasy X-2 ruin Yuna? posted to r/FinalFantasy cira 2018. (Accessed September 2020.)