The 5 worst Final Fantasy couples

Lonely after Valentine's Day? At least you've got it better than these romantic trainwrecks

4. Zidane Tribal and Princess Garnet Til Alexandros XVII
Final Fantasy IX | 2000 | PSone

OK, we admit it: this one's based entirely on the characters' big-headed, childlike character designs and the fact that the very idea of a romance between them creeps us right the hell out. But there are other arguments against this unholy pairing, not the least of which is that - through the course of Final Fantasy IX - Zidane and Garnet exhibit less chemistry than any other couple since Black Mage and White Mage from Final Fantasy I.

Besides, if her mother's genes are any indication, this is what Garnet's going to look like in about 20 years:


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