Kingdom Hearts Fan Fiction
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Kingdom Hearts IV is a 2025 action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch. It is a sequel to 2019’s Kingdom Hearts III and the thirteenth installment in the Kingdom Hearts series. Haley Joel Osment reprises his role as Sora in the next chapter. But unlike the previous installments, Donald Duck and Goofy will not return, but they are instead replaced by Pooh and Piglet, who became Sora’s new companionships. Donald and Goofy will also have a small role. Maleficent will return to the game. New villains such as Dr. Facilier, Gollum, Ultron, Thunderclap and Venom will also be pursuing Sora, Pooh and Piglet. This is the first Kingdom Hearts game to use worlds based on Disney and Non-Disney movies, including worlds based off other Disney properties under the Marvel, LucasFilm, and Fox banners. It is scheduled to be released on June 16, 2025.

Plot

6 years after Xehanort’s defeat, Sora thanked Donald and Goofy for helping him defeat Xehanort. They said their good-bye to Sora so happily, and went back home to Disney Castle, along with Mickey, but not before they helped Sora defeat Hades. Now the Disney Castle was brought back to peace once again. But at 100 Acre Wood, Sora met Pooh and Piglet again, who joined Sora, going across new worlds. With their new members, Paddington Bear, Dobby, Maya the Bee, Bounce and Sisu, they can save the whole universe. During their travels, they are harrassed by their archenemy Maleficent, and several new vengeful foes - Dr. Facilier, Gollum, Ultron, Thunderclap and Venom.

Characters

  • Winnie the Pooh (who will join Sora on his journey he first meets sora on his journey to become a keyblade master.
  • Piglet (a friend of Pooh. He and Pooh were sent by Yen Sid and got advice for him to help sora on his journey.)

NOTE: Winnie the Pooh and Piglet will replace Donald and Goofy as party members and be the new party members.

Heroes

  • Sora (Haley Joel Osment)
  • Riku (David Gallagher)
  • Kairi (Hayden Panettiere)
  • Winnie the Pooh (Jim Cummings)
  • Piglet (Travis Oates)
  • Aqua (Willa Holland)
  • Terra (Jason Dohring)
  • Ventus (Jesse McCartney)
  • Roxas (Jesse McCartney)
  • Namine (Meaghan Jette Martin)
  • Xion (Alyson Stoner)
  • Lea (Quinton Flynn)
  • Ienzo (Vincent Corazza)
  • Tigger (Jim Cummings)
  • Rabbit (Tom Kenny)
  • Eeyore (Brad Garrett)
  • Kanga (Kath Soucie)
  • Roo (Tara Strong)
  • Lumpy (Amelia Stanger)
  • Mr. Curry (Nigel Lambert)
  • Miss Cassandra (Justine Clarke)
  • Flip the Grasshopper (Richard Roxburgh)
  • Arnie (David Collins)
  • Barney (Shane Dundas)

New Party Members of Sora’s Party

In addition to Sora's party, 6 new members of Sora's party include:

  1. Paddington Bear (Jonathan Kydd)
  2. Dobby (Toby Jones)
  3. Gromit
  4. Maya (Coco Jack Gillies)
  5. Bounce (Julie Lemieux)
  6. Sisu (Awkwafina)

Antagonists

Worlds

34 new and returning worlds include those from selective Disney and Non-Disney films, but some Disney worlds are returning. (28 Disney & Non-Disney and 6 original worlds)

  1. Quadratum
  2. Kumandra (Raya and the Last Dragon)
  3. Casa Madrigal (Encanto)
  4. Neverland (Peter Pan 2: Return to Neverland)
  5. Pride Lands (The Lion King)
  6. Toy Box (Toy Story 2, 3 & 4)
  7. Swamp of Frogs (The Princess and the Frog)
  8. Destiny Islands
  9. Hogwarts (Harry Potter)
  10. A Galaxy, Far, Far Away (Star Wars OG Trilogy & Sequel Trilogy)
  11. 100 Acre Wood (Winnie the Pooh)
  12. Game Central Station (Wreck-It Ralph)
  13. Ant Island (A Bug’s Life)
  14. Ancient Kingdom (The Emperor’s New Groove)
  15. Castle of Dreams (Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time)
  16. Robot City (Robots)
  17. Motunui (Moana)
  18. Desolated Zone (WALL-E)
  19. City of Toons (Who Framed Roger Rabbit)
  20. Twilight Town
  21. Lands of Darkness (The Black Cauldron)
  22. Traverse Town
  23. Riley’s Head (Inside Out)
  24. DunBroch (Brave)
  25. New Holland (Frankenweenie)
  26. Monstropolis (Monsters Inc)
  27. The Caribbean (Pirates of the Caribbean 4 & 5)
  28. Radiant Garden
  29. Halloween Town (The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie’s Revenge)
  30. The Jungle of Nool (Horton Hears a Who (2008))
  31. Land of the Dead (Coco)
  32. The Space of Alien Hunters (Alien vs. Predator (2004))
  33. Jurassic World (Jurassic World)
  34. Castle Heartless

Multiplayer Mode

This mode allows players to control characters other than Sora; Mainly the party members, the assisting characters and selective bosses.

Trivia

  • The official Kingdom Hearts 4 has already been announced and it currently in development.
  • This is the first Kingdom Hearts game to use worlds based on Disney and Non-Disney movies, including worlds based off other Disney properties under the Marvel, LucasFilm, and Fox banners, unlike the previous installments that only used worlds based on Disney movies.
    • Through Disney's acquisition of Fox Entertainment, various non-Disney worlds and characters in Kingdom Hearts IV have retroactively become Disney.
  • This is the first Kingdom Hearts game to feature Pooh, Piglet, Paddington, Dobby, Maya, Bounce and Sisu as Sora’s new companionships instead, unlike the previous games where Donald Duck and Goofy are Sora's companionships.
    • The Winnie the Pooh characters replace the Mickey Mouse characters, who will not return in more Kingdom Hearts games, and 100 Acre Wood (Winnie the Pooh) will replace Disney Castle, which is not returning to more Kingdom Hearts games, either. But Donald and Goofy will both have a small role this time.
  • Like Donald Duck and Goofy, Pooh and Piglet do travel with Sora from world to world. So Pooh has the same battle movesets from Goofy, and Piglet has the same battle movesets from Donald Duck.
  • There are 34 worlds in this game.
  • This is the first Kingdom Hearts game to have worlds based on Disney and Non-Disney movies, including worlds based off other Disney properties under the Marvel, LucasFilm, and Fox banners, to have many visits based on sequels to films.
    • Toy Box (Toy Story), Hogwarts (Harry Potter), A Galaxy, Far, Far Away (Star Wars OG Trilogy & Sequel Trilogy), The Caribbean (Pirates of the Caribbean) and The Space of Alien Hunters (Alien vs. Predator/Alien films) are the only five worlds based on movies to have many visits based on sequels.
  • Xehanort will not return, but he can only be mentioned.
  • This is the first Kingdom Hearts installment to not feature the Organization 13.
  • This is the third time Chernabog became a boss fight. The first two were Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.
  • Like Kingdom Hearts III, the rest of the voice clips for the characters in the game are all available in VG Resources.
  • Unlike the previous installments, the characters can speak in secret boss scenes.
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