"An amoral scientist who views everything as a specimen to be used to further his knowledge. His twisted experimentation has cursed him with hideous transformation."


Professor Hojo is a villain and character representing Final Fantasy VII.

In the original title he was  the scientist who headed the JENOVA project and to this end used his own son in an experiment to give a human the powers of an Ancient. Raising Sephiroth to believe his mother was Jenova, he experimented on Cloud and Zack when they where left  for dead after the Nibelheim Incedent. Hojo met his end when he prepared to use Sister Ray to aid his son but before death uploaded his consciousness to the Worldwide Network and returned again to haunt Vincent and threaten the Planet once more.


Hojo's default costume is identical to his design in Final Fantasy VII, wearing a small round glasses and a white lab coat, white oxford-style shirt, blue tie, gray trousers with a brown belt, and gray shoe. In his EX Mode he transforms into Lifeform-Hojo N.

Hojo's first alternate outfit is called Vacation dressing Hojo in his swimsuit under his labcoat from Costa Del Sol,

Hojo's second alternate outfit, Formal Coat, Hojo's hair is done up in a tidier fashion and he wears a different double breasted trench coat.

His Manikin is teal and called the Imaginary Professor


Hojo is an Abomination who mutates his body into hideous forms to unleash terrible attacks.

Brave Attacks

Name Type Range Damage Type Description Additional Effects
Toxic Ground Close Magical Mutate right arm and slam it to the floor to expel a acidic toxin to ooze out into a damaging puddle around Hojo. Chase
Volatile Transfiguration Ground Close Physical Mutate left arm into a grotesque spiked tentacle then lurch forward with a horizontal swing. Magic Block, Wallrush
Chemical Reaction Ground/ Aerial Rise Physical Mutate arms into long tentacles and use them to launch self upward in a spinning attack. Wallrush
Evil Poison Aerial Mid Magical Convulse then spew an acid like substance in three globs that travel forward then explode Guard Break
Unstable Reaction Aerial Close Physical Down a vial of dark chemicals and convulse unleashing a mutation of jagged bones to emerge and damage enemies nearby Wallrush

HP Attacks

Name Type Range Damage Type Description Additional Effects
Bio Gas Ground Mid Magical Mutate left arm into a hideous tentacle that sprays a cloud of violent toxins in slashing motion infront of Hojo. Magic Block, Wallrush
Planetsbane Ground Long Physical Mutate right arm into a hideous spiked tentacle and impale it into the earth causing the bone like spikes to emerge from under the enemy. Physical
Pile Banger  Aerial Close Physical Mutate right arm into a hideous spiked tentacle and thrust forward in a powerful charge traveling forward and striking for multiple hits. Magic Block
Mutagen Aerial Mid Magical Convulse then expel a deadly cloud of acid above Hojo before it catches fire then explodes. N/A
Combo Aerial Close Physical Transform arms into tentacles and constrict the enemy before throwing them downward at the floor. Wallrush

EX Mode - Reunion

Name Type Description
Regen EX Ability Recovers HP over time during EX Mode.
Critical Boost EX Ability Doubles Critical Rate while in EX Mode
Extreme Toxicity EX Ability Hojo's magical attacks will cause the enemy to receive a poison effect draining the enemies BRV for small tick every 2 seconds for six seconds.
Maleable Flesh EX Ability Hojo's transformations occur instantaneously.
JENOVA Theory EX Burst The Hojo Lifeform wraps his tentacle around the enemy and spins, hurling them into the EX Zone. He then uses his tentacles to pierce into the ground. Upon compleion of the burst, a myriad of hideous tentacles and shards of bone emerge from the ground surrounding the enemy and crush them into oblivion.


Hojo can equip Guns, Daggers, Poles, Hats, Hairpins, Clothes, Robes, Clothes, Bangles and Gauntlets.

Exclusive WeaponsEdit

Name Level Stats Effects Obtained
Grimoire's Remorse 30

ATK +42  DEF -2

Trade: 61,000 gil, Vega, Scarletite x1, Professor's Desire x5
Lucretzia's Guilt 90

ATK +64 DEF -1

Trade: 158,000 gil, Grimoire's Remorse, Electrum x1, Professor's Dream x5
Gast's Regret 100

ATK +69 DEF -1

Sneak Attack ability Trade: 182,800 gil, Lucretzia's Guilt, Research Papers x1, Professor's Hopes x5

Trade AccessoryEdit

Name Description
Research Papers


When Hojo is faced in battle during story mode, JENOVA plays as the default background music.


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