Odin's nobody was slain by Bor, before being reborn as Odin Borson, who had fought Empress Hazel before as she attempted to conquer Asgard in the past.
His Heartless half served under Bahamut for 30 years until he saw his master for the vain, greedy, cruel monster he truly is, and chose to aid the True King in defeating the treacherous Dracorex, even if it means Odin Z's own demise as well.
- "Are you Lightning, Goddess of gunblades? Are you the l'Cie who defied destiny, or the knight of the Goddess Etro, or the Savior of the Old World's End?" - to Lightning.
- "What is an empress to the woman who felled Bhunivelze?"
- "I did not gather you here for our usual class."
- "That's pride and vanity talking, not leadership!"
- "You are a vain, greedy, cruel boy!" - to Xehanort, Somnus, or Ardyn
- The "Z" in Odin Z represents his new weapon, the Zantetsuken he uses in the Final Fantasy series.
- The similarly enhanced form of Odin's horse, Sleipnir, resembles Odin's horse mode in Final Fantasy XIII.