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Well, it would be inappropriate to make Dysley a playable character, since HE IS A OLD MAN. I would suggest Cid Raines instead. How would elderly players feel if they made old people get beaten up?
- That doesn't change the fact that he's a fal'cie and a pretty hard boss. On the one hand Dissidia is sort of a popularity contest. It was obvious form the beginning that guys like Sephiroth would be in it since they're so loved by the fans. But on the other hand, the creators also have their own views on the characters and favorites which is why we have Shantotto and in 012 Laguna. So while some people may have wanted Dysely/Bathandelus in the game, it was ultimately Square's decision. You won't really get this question answered accurately without somehow asking the creators themselves, but this at least is my thought on it. He wasn't popular enough and the creators didn't like him enough.
Dysley isn't actually an old guy, he just assumes that form so he appears weak. That way, noone suspects his true identity. I'd love to see him playable in a possible 011 game.
Also, opposite the case of Lightning, Square actually accepted that nobody likes Dysley/Barthandelus. Lockexceles34 01:10, January 16, 2012 (UTC)
well they did say that they added as many characters as they could so maybe there was just no room for him. i also think cid would be a better choice or fang i mean she is just awesome.