is a fictional character from the Square-Enix role-playing video game Final Fantasy X. He is best known as Tidus' father, as well as for being a major blitzball star in his hometown of Zanarkand.
Jecht is tall, muscular, surly and has a tendency to drink. Jecht has a powerful blitzball move called the "Sublimely Magnificent Jecht Shot Mark III," in which he kicks the ball into one opponent, it rebounds, hits another opponent, rebounds again and is then kicked into the goal by him.
In actuality, Jecht is not from Zanarkand. Rather, he is from a magically-summoned replica of the city, created from the memories of those who lived in the original and maintained by Yu Yevon, the summoner who was the leader of Zanarkand a thousand years before the events of Final Fantasy X. At that time, there had been a war between Zanarkand and the city of Bevelle, a war which Zanarkand could not hope to win. As a result, Yu Yevon (then called only "Yevon") sought to preserve his city's memory, even if he could not save the original.
Thus, he had his city's surviving people become fayth on nearby Mt. Gagazet, and he then used their memories of Zanarkand to create a new city in its image, far