Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth: When Does Everyone Join the Party?

Sephiroth has some new enemies to worry about.

With Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth finally out, players can finally continue Cloud’s journey to stop Sephiroth. Along with additions to the story, players can expect a few new party member to join their playable roster. The cast from Remake returns as playable characters, but there are several new party members (and a few non-playable companions), so you’re no doubt eager to get hands-on experience. Here’s when you’ll get the new characters to join your party in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth.

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Warning: This Article Contains Slight Spoilers for Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. Proceed with caution (or just read the headers for the info).

Red XIII: Chapter 2

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Shortly after resuming control of Cloud in Kalm during Chapter 2: A New Journey Begins, you’ll head outside and have a brief conversation with Red XIII before he officially joins the party as a playable character.

  • Note: Cloud, Tifa, Barret, and Aerith are automatically party members.

Yuffie: Chapter 7

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As Cloud and his party leave Costa Del Sol, Yuffie stops them, joining the party as a playable character in the first few minutes of Chapter 7: Those Left Behind.

Cait Sith: Chapter 9

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Following their escape from the Gold Saucer, Cait Sith joins the party as a playable character in Chapter 9: The Planet Stirs.

Cid: Chapter 11

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While Cloud and his friends first meet Cid in Chapter 9, he won’t officially join their merry band until Chapter 11: The Long Shadow of Shinra. Until then, he’s the pilot that flies the party around the world for 300 gil a trip.

  • Note: Cid is not a playable character in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth (unless you count flying the Tiny Bronco)

Vincent: Chapter 11

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The party meets Vincent Valentine towards the end of Chapter 11: The Long Shadow of Shinra. After some deliberation, he joins them on their journey.

  • Note: Vincent is not a playable character in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. He joins the party as a non-playable companion during this installment.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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