Shuyin mistaking Yuna for Lenne
Shuyin is the mysterious antagonist of Final Fantasy X-2 that was executed one thousand years prior to the events of the game for trying to steal and use Vegnagun. His resemblance to Yuna's lost love, Tidus, is enough to prompt her to join the Gullwings. Shuyin mistakes Yuna for his own lost love, Lenne, as he takes up his former goal to control Vegnagun as an unsent.When the Machina War between Bevelle and Zanarkand began, the summoners of Zanarkand were called onto the front lines, including Lenne. Unable to bear the thought of losing his love, Shuyin decided to break into Bevelle Temple in order to steal the enemy's great machina weapon. As he began to activate the machine, Lenne appears before him, begging him to stop. After jumping down to meet her, the pair is discovered by the Bevelle Guard.Mt. Gagazet be discovered by Kimahri one thousand years later. Shuyin's inability to cope with his loss causes him to become on unsent. While Lenne's soul went into the Songstress Dressphere, Shuyin's spirit became trapped in the Den of Woe.
During the Crimson Squad selection exercises, Shuyin stole a chance at freedom by possessing Nooj, but not before using his control over the pyreflies to force the soldiers being selected to view each other as the armed guards that killed him and Lenne. When Nooj, Gippal, Baralai, and Paine are on the Mi'ihen Highroad, Shuyin forces Nooj to shoot his friends and remained inside Nooj for two years, until a confrontation between the four in Bevelle forces him to take refuge in Baralai and flee into the Farplane with Vegnagun.
Shuyin is encountered several more times afterwards. After Yuna falls down into the hole made by Vegnagun in Djose, Shuyin approaches her while she is in her Songstress dressphere, and mistakes her for Lenne. He embraces Yuna and is chased off by Gippal and Nooj. In the Den of Woe, Shuyin confronts YRP and forces Paine and Rikku to attack Yuna, still mistaking her for Lenne.
At the Farplane, when Yuna tries to tell him Lenne's feelings, Shuyin finally sees Yuna through the sphere. He attacks the group and is defeated soon after. As he begins to dissipate, Lenne comes out of the Songstress sphere, telling Shuyin that she loves and forgives him and then asks him to move on with her on the Farplane. The two hold each other once more, and disappear together.
Why Shuyin resembles Tidus is unclear. One theory is that Tidus is Shuyin's copy from Dream Zanarkand. This has yet to be proven.
 Boss Battle
Shuyin is the final boss battle faced in Chapter 5 at the Farplane. His special attacks mirror Tidus' overdrives from FFX.
Stats Level HP MP 58 23850 210 Strength Defense Magic Mag Def 47 132 42 92 Agility Evasion Accuracy Luck 133 22 14 0 EXP AP Gil 0 20 0 Elemental Affinities Fire Water Lightning Ice Gravity Holy - - - - Immune - Status Immunities & Defenses Death Petrify Sleep Silence Darkness Poison Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Confusion Berserk Curse Eject Slow Stop Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Immune Power Break Armor Break Magic Break Mental Break Immune Immune Immune Immune Luck Change Eva. Change Acc. Change Zantetsu Immune Immune Immune Immune Doom Delay Prep. Int. Mult. Damage 255 Immune Immune Immune Other Information Item Steal Hero Drink Gil Steal 10,000 Steal Ratio 255/255 Bribe - Drop - Drop Ratio - Abilities Force Rain, Run & Slash, Spinning Cut, Terror of Zanarkand
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See Also: Bosses (FFX-2)
"Lenne's lover from the Zanarkand of a thousand years past. He could not save her and his consequent sorrow and despair linger in this shadowy form."
|"Lenne. We died together, but when I awoke, I was alone. I looked for you, for... so long. But while I searched I realized something. Spira hasn't really changed at all. People are still fighting over nothing, still dying like they used to. A thousand years have passed, and I can't leave the hatred behind. Vegnagun will make that all go away. And, then, we'll fade away...together. Help me do it, Lenne." (to Yuna)|
|"1000 years, and this moment is all we get?" (to Lenne)|
Artwork of Shuyin
|Final Fantasy X-2 Characters|
|Yuna | Rikku | Paine |
Brother | Buddy | Shinra | Shuyin | Lenne | Nooj | Gippal | Baralai | Leblanc | Ormi | Logos
Auron | Ayde | Bahamut Fayth | Barkeep | Barthello | Beclem | Benzo | Botta | Braska | Calli | Chappu | Cid | Clasko | Datto | Dona | Elma | Garik | Isaaru | Jassu | Jecht | Keepa | Kimahri | Letty | Lian | Lucil | Lulu | Maechen | Marnela | Maroda | Nhadala | O'aka XXIII | Pacce | Rin | Seymour | Shelinda | Tidus | Trema | Tromell | Vidina | Wakka | Wantz | Wen Kinoc | Yaibal
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