Reno is a prominent member of the Turks, ranking directly below Tseng, whose main weapon is a retractable, metallic stun baton called an Electro-Mag Rod. He is characterized as cocky, cynical, and somewhat lazy, but is nonetheless highly skilled and takes pride in his work. Reno's partner and friend is Rude, and they are seen accompanying each other throughout the Compilation. In Final Fantasy VII, Reno is rivals with Cloud and the party who is fought on several occasions; however, in one instance he willingly teamed up with them to rescue Elena and Yuffie after they have been kidnapped by Don Corneo. After this incident, Reno's group receives new orders to search for Cloud, but Reno decides not to fight Cloud on the pretext of being off duty. When he reappears in Advent Children, Reno possesses no hostility towards the group In the film, Reno acts under Rufus' orders, aiding Cloud and understanding Shinra's part in the near-destruction of the world, though also expresses that he wants Shinra rebuilt. Like the other Turks and Rufus, Reno appears in the novella "Case of Shinra", where he attempts to rescue the kidnapped Rufus and shows his discontent with the Turks from Before Crisis leaving Shinra and moving on with their lives. In Before Crisis, Reno is a teammate to the player and is the main focus of the game's chapter "Special Episode of Reno", in which he was trapped in an elevator shaft. He also has brief appearances during Last Order with the other Turks, noting Tseng's serious demeanor and giving no opinion on Zack and Cloud's escape, remarking that the Turks will accomplish any mission regardless of its nature. Reno is encountered once during Crisis Core after Genesis copies invade Midgar, waiting for Tseng's orders to move out, and later appears in a DMW phase "Heart Image". Near the end of the game, Reno is revealed to have been one of the Turks sent by Tseng to find Zack. He is voiced by Keiji Fujiwara in Japanese and Quinton Flynn in English. His personality is purposely similar to that of Axel from Kingdom Hearts. They have the same voice actors for both English and Japanese and similar looks also.