All D-Link Characters & Skills List in Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep

There are a total of 13 Dimension Link characters (D-Link) in Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep—each with their own Skill Sets and Battle Commands.

In this article, we will go over all the characters you can call upon during battle via the D-Link mechanic, how to unlock them, as well as their unique Skill Set and Battle Commands!

We also have an article on how to quickly level up your Command list

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  1. Ventus
  2. Terra
  3. Aqua
  4. Maleficent
  5. Mickey
  6. Donald
  7. Goofy
  8. Snow White
  9. Cinderella
  10. Zack
  11. Experiment 626 (Stitch)
  12. Peter Pan
  13. Pete

Ventus

Menu (D-Links: Ventus)

Available To: Aqua and Terra

Unlock Requirement: Clear the Mark of Mastery Exam in the Land of Departure at the start of the game.

D-Link Page (Ventus)

Here are all of Ventus’ available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
FinishLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player executes a quick, multi-hit combo against the target.
Air DiveLv. 2The player glides in the air and attacks enemies while airborne.

Here is Ventus’ Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
HasteLv. 1Increases the player’s movement speed and attack speed.
Auto Counter  Lv. 2The player automatically counterattacks whenever they are sent flying by an enemy.

Here are all of Ventus’ available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Quick BlitzStrike RaidAero
Level 1Quick BlitzStrike RaidAeroSliding Dash
Level 2BlitzStrike RaidAeroraSliding DashBlitzFreeze RaidSliding DashCura

Terra

Menu (D-Links: Terra)

Available To: Aqua and Ventus

Unlock Requirement: Clear the Mark of Mastery Exam in the Land of Departure at the start of the game.

D-Link Page (Terra)

Here are all of Terra’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
FinishLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player jumps up and slams their keyblade onto the target.
LandbreakerLv. 2The player jumps up and slams their keyblade violently into the ground, damaging all nearby enemies and pushing them back.

Here is Terra’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
OverdriveLv. 1Increases damage dealt by the player once their HP reaches 25% and below.
Auto BlockLv. 2Automatically blocks attacks received by the player from the front.

Here are all of Terra’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Quick BlitzSliding DashStun Edge
Level 1Quick BlitzSliding DashStun EdgeSliding DashZero Gravity
Level 2Quick BlitzSonic BladeStun EdgeSonic BladeZero GraviraBinding StrikeCure

Aqua

Menu (D-Links: Aqua)

Available To: Terra and Ventus

Unlock Requirement: Clear the Mark of Mastery Exam in the Land of Departure at the start of the game.

D-Link Page (Aqua)

Here are all of Aqua’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
FinishLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player shoots out orbs of light towards the enemies.
Magic VolleyLv. 2The player shoots out orbs of light towards the enemies, whilst also having the chance to teleport around the battlefield and target more enemies.

Here is Aqua’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Magic DeflectorLv. 1Automatically deflects some magic attacks cast by enemies.
Auto LifeLv. 2Automatically revives the player to 25% HP once.

Here are all of Aqua’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0BlizzaraThundaraCura
Level 1BlizzaraFireThundaraMagneraFire StrikeCura
Level 2BlizzaraFireThundaraMagneraFire StrikeCuraMine SquareBlizzara

Maleficent

Menu (D-Links: Maleficent)

Available To: Terra

Unlock Requirement: Follow Terra’s storyline in the Enchanted Dominion and defeat the Wheelmaster.

D-Link Page (Maleficent)

Here are all of Maleficent’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Thunder ChaserLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player summons a controllable cloud that rains down lightning and damages enemies in a wide area.
Dragon FireLv. 2The player breathes fire in front of them, damaging all enemies caught in a straight line.

Here is Maleficent’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Focus SaverLv. 1The player’s Focus Gauge depletes slower.
DrainLv. 2The player absorbs HP from enemies after performing any attack.

Here are all of Maleficent’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0FireBinding StrikeBlackoutSleep
Level 1FireFiraBinding StrikeBlackoutSleepIgnite
Level 2FireFiraFiragaBinding StrikeDark FiragaBlackoutSleepIgnite

Mickey

Menu (D-Links: Mickey)

Available To: Aqua and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline in the Radiant Garden and meet an NPC named Kairi.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Ventus’ storyline in The Badlands and defeat Vanitas (a.k.a. The Masked Boy).

D-Link Page (Mickey)

Here are all of Mickey’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
LightchargeLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player spins around as long as the QTE buttons are successfully pressed, dealing sustained damage to nearby enemies.
FaithchargeLv. 2The player now fires magic orbs as they spin around, dealing damage to enemies both near and far away.

Here is Mickey’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Auto-TeleportLv. 1There’s a 50% chance that the player will teleport behind targeted enemies while attacking.
Double EXPLv. 2Doubles the amount of EXP and CP obtained from enemies.

Here are all of Mickey’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Sliding DashSliding DashBinding StrikeCura
Level 1Sliding DashSliding DashBinding StrikeBinding StrikeCuraMine Shield
Level 2Sliding DashBinding StrikeSign of FaithBinding StrikeCuraMiniMine Shield

Donald

Menu (D-Links: Donald)

Available To: Aqua and Ventus

Unlock Requirement: Follow Ventus’ and Aqua’s storyline in the Mysterious Tower and meet an NPC named Yen Sid.

D-Link Page (Donald)

Here are all of Donald’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Donald FlareLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player launches fireworks, dealing heavy damage to the targeted enemy.
Cosmic DonaldLv. 2The player launches more fireworks, dealing heavier damage and adds a 50% chance of inflicting Ignite to enemies per hit.

Here is Donald’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Magic BoostLv. 1Increases the damage of all Magic-type commands by 50%.
ShellLv. 2Decreases the damage that the player receives from Fire-type, Blizzard-type, Thunder-type, and Dark-type enemy attacks by 50%.

Here are all of Donald’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0FiragaBlizzagaThundagaFire Dash
Level 1FiragaBlizzagaThundagaFire DashFire SurgeCura
Level 2FiragaBlizzagaThundagaFire DashFire SurgeIgniteCuraFission Firaga

Goofy

Menu (D-Links: Goofy)

Available To: Aqua and Ventus

Unlock Requirement: Follow Ventus’s and Aqua’s storyline in the Mysterious Tower and meet an NPC named Yen Sid.

D-Link Page (Goofy)

Here are all of Goofy’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Goofy SpinLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player spins around for five seconds, damaging enemies they come into contact with.
Goofy TurboLv. 2The player flies all over the map for ten seconds, crashing into multiple enemies and bouncing off of walls and obstacles.

Here is Goofy’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
ProtectLv. 1Decreases all incoming damage by 50%.
Stun BoostLv. 2Each normal attack has a 75% chance to stun enemies.

Here are all of Goofy’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Sliding DashStrike RaidStun EdgeConfusion Strike
Level 1Sliding DashStrike RaidStun EdgeConfusion StrikeFreeze RaidConfusion Strike
Level 2Sliding DashStrike RaidStun EdgeConfusion StrikeFreeze RaidConfusion StrikeStrike RaidSonic Blade

Snow White

Menu (D-Links: Snow White)

Available To: Aqua and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline in the Dwarf Woodlands and defeat The Spirit of the Magic Mirror.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Ventus’ storyline in the Dwarf Woodlands and defeat the Mad Treant.

D-Link Page (Snow White)

Here are all of Snow White’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Sweet MemoryLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player blooms a swirling tornado of flowers around them to attack enemies.
Sweet SevenLv. 2The player summons seven different gemstones that surround them and attack nearby enemies.

Here is Snow White’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Gauge BoostLv. 1The player’s Command Gauge fills up faster.
Quick LoadLv. 2The player’s Reload Time for all commands is reduced.

Here are all of Snow White’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0SleepyGrumpyDoc
Level 1SleepyGrumpyDocSneezyHappy
Level 2SleepyGrumpyDocSneezyHappyDopeyBashful

Cinderella

Menu (D-Links: Cinderella)

Available To: Terra, Aqua, and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Terra): Follow Terra’s storyline in the Castle of Dreams and defeat the Symphony Master.

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline in the Castle of Dreams and defeat the Cursed Roach.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Ventus’ storyline in the Castle of Dreams and defeat Lucifer.

D-Link Page (Cinderella)

Here are all of Cinderella’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Dream SparkleLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player sends out beams of light that damage and levitate enemies. The more the enemies are hit by the beams, the higher they are levitated.
Miracle DanceLv. 2The player spins in place, creating a vortex that sucks in and stuns nearby enemies. After spinning, the player then sends out beams of light that damage and levitate some enemies.

Here is Cinderella’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Auto-RemedyLv. 1The player automatically recovers from negative status effects.
RegenLv. 2The player automatically recovers a bit of HP over time.

Here are all of Cinderella’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Wish CircleEnchanted StepMagic Mending
Level 1Wish ShotWish CircleEnchanted StepMagic MendingWish CircleEnchanted Step
Level 2Wish ShotWish CircleEnchanted StepMagic MendingWish ShotWish CircleEnchanted StepMagic Mending

Zack

Menu (D-Links: Zack)

Available To: Terra, Aqua, and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Terra): Follow Terra’s storyline in the Olympus Coliseum and defeat Zack in a duel.

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline in the Olympus Coliseum and defeat Hades.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Terra’s storyline in the Olympus Coliseum and defeat all Unversed in the Town Near Thebes.

D-Link Page (Zack)

Here are all of Zack’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Hero’s EntranceLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player jumps high up and then crashes back to the ground with their keyblade, sending out a shockwave that damages enemies.
Hero’s PrideLv. 2The player shoots out a beam of light, then teleports beside multiple enemies—slashing each of them along the way.

Here is Zack’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
BerserkLv. 1The player’s critical hit damage increases in exchange for lowered defense.
Attack DeflectorLv. 2The player deflects some enemy attacks, increasing their survivability.

Here are all of Zack’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Fire StrikeFire StrikeQuick BlitzQuick BlitzSlot Edge
Level 1Fire StrikeFire StrikeQuick BlitzQuick BlitzStopSlot Edge
Level 2Fire StrikeFire StrikeFire StrikeBlitzQuick BlitzBlackoutStopraSlot Edge

Experiment 626 (Stitch)

Menu (D-Links: Experiment 626)

Available To: Terra, Aqua, and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Terra): Follow Terra’s storyline in Deep Space and defeat Experiment 221.

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline in Deep Space and defeat Captain Gantu.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Terra’s storyline in Deep Space and defeat the Giant Unversed (Metamorphosis).

D-Link Page (Experiment 626)

Here are all of Stitch’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Random BeamLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player fires beams that bounce off surfaces and can potentially hit multiple enemies.
Ohana BeatLv. 2The player plays a song and sends out waves that can stun enemies and damage them up to eight times.

Here is Stitch’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Attack BoostLv. 1The player’s Attack-type Command Skills deal 50% increased damage.
Double CPLv. 2The Command Points earned by the player per defeated enemy are increased by 2x.

Here are all of Stitch’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0ThundaraThundaraZero GraviraStun EdgeCura
Level 1ThundaraThundagaThunder SurgeZero GraviraStun EdgeCura
Level 2ThundaraThundagaZero GravigaThunder SurgeThunder SurgeThundaga ShotStun EdgeCura

Peter Pan

Menu (D-Links: Peter Pan)

Available To: Terra, Aqua, and Ventus

Unlock Requirement (Terra): Follow Terra’s storyline in Neverland and defeat Peter Pan.

Unlock Requirement (Aqua): Follow Aqua’s storyline Neverland and defeat Vanitas.

Unlock Requirement (Ventus): Follow Terra’s storyline in Neverland and defeat Captain Hook.

D-Link Page (Peter Pan)

Here are all of Peter Pan’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
SwordbillLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player dashes towards an enemy and unleashes a vicious stab, followed by up to six more combo hits.
Barrel RollLv. 2The player executes a barrel roll up to four times, with each roll dealing damage to targeted enemies.

Here is Peter Pan’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
FloatLv. 1Allows the player to float slowly while falling.
Double StrikeLv. 2All the player’s normal attacks and combos deal twice the damage.

Here are all of Peter Pan’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Quick BlitzQuick BlitzSliding DashConfusion Strike
Level 1Quick BlitzQuick BlitzSliding DashConfusion StrikeZero Gravity
Level 2Quick BlitzQuick BlitzBlitzSliding DashConfusion StrikeZero GraviraCura

Pete

Menu (D-Links: Pete)

Available To: Terra, Aqua, and Ventus

Unlock Requirement: Complete Disney Town’s storyline as Terra, Aqua, or Ventus, then encounter Captain Dark or Captain Justice at least once in the Command Board by landing in a special panel.

D-Link Page (Pete)

Here are all of Pete’s available Finishers, what level they can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

FinishersD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Fruit ShotLv. 0 & Lv. 1The player conjures a massive pineapple and sends it flying towards multiple enemies.
Rumble RaveLv. 2The player gets into a drivable racing cart and crashes into enemies. This finisher lasts for 12 seconds.

Here is Pete’s Skill Set, what level each skill can be unlocked, and what each of them can do during combat:

Skill SetD-Link Level UnlockedDescription
Munny PlusLv. 1Increases the Munny obtained from defeated enemies by 2x.
StealLv. 2Slight chance to steal items from nearby enemies.

Here are all of Pete’s available Battle Commands and what D-Link level they can be unlocked:

D-Link LevelAvailable Battle Commands
Level 0Confusion StrikeBinding StrikeTaunt
Level 1Binding StrikeConfusion StrikeConfettiAerial SlamTaunt
Level 2Binding StrikeConfusion StrikeConfettiBinding StrikeConfusion StrikeAerial SlamTaunt
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