A young Al Bhed girl. Her personality is upbeat and positive, and she is not afraid to speak her mind. She works hard to restore her outcast people to their former glory. Rikku handles mechanical enemies with ease, and can steal items from enemies, too. Rikku's mother died in an incident involving a faulty machina. Her father is Cid , the leader of the Al Bhed faction, and she has an older sibling named Brother.
Rikku is a fictional character in the Final Fantasy series. Rikku first appears in Final Fantasy X as one of its protagonists, where she accompanies her cousin Yuna and others on a journey to defeat the monster Sin. Rikku again appears as a protagonist in the games direct sequel, Final Fantasy X Square originally planned to make Rikku the protagonist of her own game, but the developer canceled the idea. In order to make a game revolving around a group of female heroes, Final Fantasy X-2' s protagonists became Yuna, Paine, and Rikku.
Rikku from Final Fantasy X and X-2 is one of the most beloved characters of the franchise. To this day, she is a popular choice for cosplay. With the release of the HD version of the two games, fans were ecstatic to once again step into the world of Spira and play as the young, Al-bhed mechanic. But, even the most likable characters in video games can have a few hiccups in their physical appearance, story, or job class.
They have minor roles in Kingdom Hearts II. The name refers to the sphere-hunting group that the three girls are a part of in Final Fantasy X Likewise, although Yuna and Rikku made their first appearance in Final Fantasy X alongside Tidus, Wakka , and Auron , the journal lists their first appearance as Final Fantasy X-2 , due to Paine being introduced in that game. In Kingdom Hearts , Rikku was supposed to make a solo appearance as a member of Leon's group in Traverse Town; however, because of the similarly-named character Riku , she was replaced with Yuffie , who was then given a version of the outfit planned for Rikku. Yuffie's version has the same design, but the colors are swapped.