Wagnas is the leader of The Seven Heroes during its inception and one of its most powerful members. The players first encounter him in Yuyan, the land of the East. He has been characterized as preferring to use brute force over sophisticated machinations. This lies in stark contrast to his best friend, Noel, who prefers diplomacy.
Prior to the events of the game, Wagnas along with the other Seven Heroes were once human and had lived in the Forgotten Village.
Wagnas also has the distinction of being the only Seven Hero who uses no physical attacks at all. His Signature Move is the Psycho Bind. All of his attacks, in fact, are heat based or status based. In this instance, players will have a significantly easier time fighting him if the party is equiped with items that can increase fire defense or mind defense. (The four elementals such as the Moleman or Nereid, incidentally, are ideal candidates for this very reason) The Court Mage also serves a good purpose in fighting him as their armor gives them protection from all magic elements.
The leader of the Seven Heroes, is not the best of them, as hr is an caster type and since Light Magic isn't good compared to Shadow Magic, as Sun Blast isn't powerful as Vermilion Sand.