Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII ‘Vanille’ screenshots
posted on 10.09.13 at 07:11 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Share game screenshots, messages, and more on social media.

Square Enix has shared the first screenshots of Oerba Dia Vanille, returning from Final Fantasy XIII, in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

“As Vanille opened her eyes from her long sleep, she realized she was given a special gift; she could hear the voices of the dead. Dubbed the ‘saint,’ Vanille now spends her days under the Order’s protection in Luxerion.”

You’ll also see Lightning in her “Crescent Moon,” “Strider,” and “Paladin” costumes, as well as Luxerion, the Divine City of Light.

A new online feature called the “Outerworld Service,” which lets users submit screenshots, messages, and battle scores from Lightning Returns to social media sites, was also announced.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

Save $3 with the coupon code "GEMATSU"
  • Rogerrmark

    Praise the sun o/

    • LordKaiser

      If only i could be so Grossly Incandescent!

  • TetsuyaHikari

    If she’s considered a saint, then I’m the fucking President of the United States.

    • Zackasaur

      Um? She and the world are reborn, and she can now hear the voices of the dead, while no one else can.

      In a religious order, I can see why she would be made a saint. They’d see it as some gift from a god.

      • TetsuyaHikari

        I can’t believe people are buying into this recton garbage, lol. Okay, you’re right. The world has been reborn *nodnod*.

    • Samsara09

      Hey,we still haven’t played the game.The word could have another meaning,or be something else entirely.Hearing the dead is a godlike skill,if you think about it,as Zackasaur said. Also,please,Vanille is awesome.It may not be to you,I understand,but to me she is.Some respect,please.

      • TetsuyaHikari

        Being “awesome” has nothing to do with being a saint. Still… There are so many things wrong with the structure of this world, wow… Lol. I clearly won’t be playing this one for the story.

  • SuperLuigi

    As long as she doesn’t make that *panting* noise when running again…somebody thought I was watching porn at college haha.

  • Alkhan

    Nice. Final Fantasy 13 is my favorite FF game. I’m loving the sequels.

  • Zackasaur

    Very excited for this game!

  • DarthBrian

    Vanille!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

  • Samsara09

    I wonder where I can find those same images in english WITH text.Some help?Ohhh,fang appeared in a image…with her lance withdrawn…hmm…Lightning appears to be there as well(duhhh).

  • BizarreJelly

    Wish they gave the other original characters new outfits, they’re gonna look silly next to Lightning and Snow in their new duds.

  • DRIG

    i read her name as vanilla xD

  • AnimusVox

    Praise the sun!

    Edit: Damn! Rogerrmark beat me to it. >:L

  • abysswalker

    Oh man that cocktail dress… It’s probably going to be the very reason I buy this game

  • CosmicNova

    Guess, Fang and Vanille is the only characters in the game who didn’t care to get new cloths.