Zidane’s role in the game is that of a thief. He is a member of the Tantalus theater troupe that roams around the world on board the M.S. Prima Vista. All of the other troupe members look up to Zidane as a leader.
Zidane has two different styles of weapons that he can equip: either duel wielding daggers or wielding a large dual-bladed polearm. Zidane uses his MP to initiate powerful Abilities and skills during battle. He is the first character to discover his ability to Trance which causes his abilities to become much more powerful.
Zidane can use the Steal command to steal items from enemies. He can improve his ability to steal items by learning certain abilities throughout the course of the game. He can eventually use Master Thief ability to steal higher quality items and can use Mug to inflict damage while he steals.
Zidane is able to learn the following abilities: