Note that where applicable, the NA translation's spelling of a name will be given first for any given character, followed by any other common spellings. [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Characters may be referred to by either name throughout the article]], depending on the editor.


[[folder:Player Characters]]

!!The Player Characters:
As the four characters met in the Tinkerer/Academic quest chain are implied to be the canonical player characters, this page will refer to them by their names from said quest chain.

The characters have tropes specific to them, as well as those that apply to their entire group. This is for the latter.
* AnAdventurerIsYou
* NoNameGiven: Except when you meet each of the other classes as an NPC when you aren't playing as them.
* VideoGameDashing: All 9 classes have access to the Dash skill, which was formerly exclusive to the Warrior.

!!The Warrior (Shian)


An adventurer training to follow in the footsteps of his father, the warrior attempts to rescue a girl of Ironwood Village from attacking monsters. Little does he know, she's no ordinary girl, and his fateful journey has only just begun...

He can become either a [[MightyGlacier Mercenary]] (and later a Barbarian or Destroyer) or a [[MasterSwordsman Sword Master]] (and later a Lunar Knight/Moon Lord or Gladiator). He has a special class tree known as the Avenger, which advances to the Dark Avenger.
* AssKickingPose: The Sword Master's Hacking Stance. Murderous in [[PlayerVersusEnvironment PVE]]. In PVP [[AwesomeButImpractical everyone just keeps their distance]].
** It's still murderous in PvP if you're dumb or unlucky enough to get caught in it.
** Parry Stance (100% parry chance -- read: invincibility) also qualifies especially when paired with Counter Slash or Counter Wave. The Lunar Knight's Flash Stance is even better, allowing him to barrage enemies with {{Sword Beam}}s.
** Flash Stance all but demolishes most mobs at a nice, safe distance with powerful SwordBeams that explode on contact with an enemy for splash damage. In case they're coming in a line there's also a function to shoot slower waves that pierce through multiple foes instead.
* TheBerserker: Downplayed. After specializing as a Barbarian, the Mercenary gains access to a passive skill that buffs him as his health drops. ...Maintaining this buff while keeping your HP high enough to tank is a bit troublesome. He has since been reworked to no longer have this mechanic.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Avenger class route (a limited-time special class) harnesses darkness to shoots waves of blood red energy, makes spikes appear from the ground to impale your foes, and transform into a winged, horned demon to bolster your attacks. That said, he mostly follows the standard storyline, so it's clear that he's still very much on the side of good.
* DifficultButAwesome: The Lunar Knight, but in this case it's purely for statistical reasons. Building a Lunar Knight requires you to stack up on ''Intellect'', the Warrior's lowest base stat. However, the class more than makes up for it with truly immense damage potential.
* DisappearedDad: Trying to find him is the reason the Warrior initially sets out.
* LightningBruiser: Warriors have very high Strength and fairly average Vitality, not to mention his dash.
* MakeMeWannaShout: The Mercenary class has a large variety of 'Howl' skills which do exactly that. One of the strongest ''creates a vacuum when he inhales'' to pull more enemies into its blast radius.
* MightyGlacier: The Mercenary isn't quite as fast paced as the Swordsman, but makes up for it with better durability and attacks that have more destructive impact.
* NonIndicativeName: The '''Dark''' Avenger class happens to deal fire instead of darkness damage with his skills.
* NoSell: The Mercenary's Lifesaver ability negates all damage for up to one minute when an affected character has a single hit point remaining, and his Iron Skin resists most debilitating StandardStatusEffects. Post-rework, Lifesaver gives him stacks which greatly increase his Strength, at cost of 35% of his max health.
* PhysicalFitnessPunishment: Being the most physical class in the game, he does this to himself. Most people bite their nails when they're nervous. He does anxiety push-ups.
* ScreamingWarrior: Not counting his [[MakeMeWannaShout howls]], the Mercenary tends to [[VoiceGrunting shout or grunt]] during most of his skills.
* StuffBlowingUp: The Mercenary's specialty, with multiple skills that cause massive explosions and one that produces a grenade from thin air.
* SwordBeam: Sword Masters and Dark Avengers love this trope. Sword Master's Magic Skill tree has these. The Lunar Knight/Moon Lord elevates the trope to an art form. Dark Avenger's Ultimate Skill, Death Knell, sends almost a dozen of these before finishing with a rolling smash. That's not even counting Piercing Crescent and Vengeance storm.
* SwordPlant: The Warrior has this pose during the character creation screen.
* ViolationOfCommonSense: Becoming a Lunar Knight/Moonlord has you stack ''Intellect'' instead of Strength, which starts off fairly difficult at first.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: The Dark Avenger's transformation causes this. [[FridgeLogic Oddly enough, the damage you take isn't affected despite your sudden lack of armor.]]

!!The Archer (Triana)


An elf learning her place in the world, she too sets out from Ironwood Village to rescue the red-haired girl. As she travels, she undergoes her ''[[BecauseDestinySaysSo telezia]]'', a process by which she learns her destiny, which is tied to the destiny of the Prophet herself...

She can become either a [[ArcherArchetype Sharpshooter]] (and later a Sniper or Warden/Artillery) or an [[KickChick Acrobat]] (and later a Windwalker or Tempest). She has a special class tree known as the Hunter, which advances into the Silver Hunter.
* ArcherArchetype: The Sharpshooter, although she has more of a focus on {{Trick Arrow}}s if she relies on her magic skills more.
* AutomaticCrossbows: The Archer's crossbow acts for all intents and purposes like a three-round-burst submachine gun.
* CooldownManipulation: The Windwalker's Showtime! skill drastically reduces the cooldown of her passive attack skills for a certain duration, allowing her to dart around the battlefield and spam her attacks like crazy.
* CriticalHitClass: The Sniper, oh so much, to the point where one of her skills boosts critical hit damage.
* DeathFromAbove: The sharpshooter's Aerial Chain Shot can be considered this, while the acrobat can turn herself into this with Eagle Dive and Falling Star.
* DifficultButAwesome: The Acrobat isn't too difficult to play and is easy to pick up, but her difficulty comes from using all her skills to their full potential to maximize her damage output.
* GlassCannon: Fantastic damage potential from afar as a Sharpshooter or up close as an Acrobat, but is very fragile, and needs to occasionally reposition or evade attacks.
* GreenThumb: The sniper has the ability to summon a flower to draw aggro and buff her [[OneStatToRuleThemAll Final Damage]].
* KickChick: The Acrobat uses her feet more often than she uses her bow.
* LightIsGood: The Silver Hunter uses light-based arrow skills, and is just as heroic as the other characters.
* MoreDakka: The Sniper and the Warden specialize in this trope to a T. The Silver Hunter also has shades of this.
* {{Multishot}}: Go on, guess which skill! [[spoiler:It's Multi Shot.]]
* MysticalWhiteHair: The Silver Hunter gains this upon transformation.
* NoArcInArchery: Applies to most of her skills. However, both Rain of Arrows and Aerial Chain Shot EX's second pulse have an arc.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: The Tempest is ''very'' capable of this with her skills.
* NobleBirdOfPrey: The Silver Hunter has a falcon companion she can summon, and it's surprisingly very powerful.
* NotQuiteFlight: The Windwalker is capable of leaping high distances, and can extend her air time indefinitely (with practice) while the Showtime! buff is active.
* RainOfArrows: One of the Sharpshooter's skills is a one-elf version of this.
* TrickArrow: The Warden specialises in explosive magic arrows. Especially with post-revamp Frag Arrow and Swift Shot; Frag leaves a 'core' on the field, and the Warden can choose to shoot Swift's arrows out of the core instead of from her bow. Doesn't get much trickier than a magic bomb arrow that turns into a bow after blowing up.

!!The Cleric (Edan)


A young member of the Divine Order, sent to Mana Ridge to guard the Sage's Staff. It is soon stolen by Dragon Cultists, and as he sets out to retrieve it, he discovers that someone he knows may not be who he appears... After discovering that his close friend is actually a Dragon Cultist, he leaves the Divine Order so that he can protect the Prophet from anyone who would try to abuse her power, without allegiances to any side or organization getting in the way.

He can become either a [[CombatMedic Priest]] (and later a [[WhiteMage Saint]] or [[CombatMedic Inquisitor]]) or a [[ThePaladin Paladin]] (and later a Crusader or [[StoneWall Guardian]]). He has a special class tree known as the Heretic, which promotes to the Arch Heretic.
* {{Bishonen}}
* ChurchMilitant: The Divine Order does appear to be some sort of religious organisation...
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Arch Heretic class uses darkness based skills, but his description states that he is not evil, he is simply of a different faith.
* DifficultButAwesome: He is the first class to be labeled under the Expert difficulty. Though not quite to the extent of the Lencea and Machina, he has shades of this early on. Early game, his damage is pretty low and his only saving grace is his high defenses, not to mention his lack of mobility compared to the other classes. But once he promotes to either Paladin or Priest, that's when he really starts to shine.
** The Crusader is notable for being one of the most expensive classes to fund effectively, given that he requires a very heavy focus on 3 stats: Strength, Magic, and Light elemental damage. They're also one of the most damaging classes in the game, while retaining their natural bulk.
* EmancipatedChild
* LightningBruiser: Thanks to gaining the Warrior's Dash skill, the Paladin becomes this, quickly charging into the fray and taking enemies down. The Priest is also this, thanks to his numerous buffs to boost his and his allies stats.
* NiceGuy: Ever polite and courteous, even when dealing with the [[{{Jerkass}} Sorceresses.]]
* ObliviousToLove: He doesn't seem to notice that the Lencea has a crush on him.
* ReverseGrip: The Cleric does this during his turn animation with his mace in the character creation screen.
* ShieldBash: One the the cleric's first skills is this, with the Mace and Wand having a ShieldBash in their normal attacks. The Paladin can also perform this as a CounterAttack after blocking an attack.
* ShockAndAwe: The cleric has a few skills that do this, especially after getting his third class.
** ChainLightning: One of the priest's offensive skills.
* StoneWall: The cleric is tankier than most other classes, and becomes a full-blown tank if he goes Paladin. Even as a Priest, a good cleric will act as the party's tank if they need one and there's no actual tank. Taken UpToEleven as a Guardian.
* SupportPartyMember: The Priest (and subclasses, moreso the Saint) is primarily this, but [[CombatMedic he is NOT to be underestimated in combat]].
* ThePaladin: ...Yeah, if you can't figure it out, we're not gonna tell you.
** WhiteMage: The Saint is primarily this, having access to better heals and relics.
* TheTurretMaster: The priest has access to a few relics, which he can use to support the party.
* WhipSword: When transformed, the Arch Heretic uses a whipblade in battle.

!!The Sorceress (Angelica)


Once a member of the Astral Coven, she left to see the world, and ended up gambling her money away. Retreating back to her former home to escape her debts, she stumbles upon a cleric caravan under attack by monsters. By saving them, she is drawn into a nefarious plot that could change the future of the world...

She can become either an [[ElementalPowers Elementalist/Elemental Lord]] (and later a [[PlayingWithFire Pyromancer/Saleana]] or [[AnIcePerson Ice Witch/Elestra]]) or a [[YinYangBomb Mystic/Force User]] (and later a War Mage/Smasher or [[GravityMaster Chaos Mage/Majesty]]). She has a special class tree known as the Mara, which ascends to the Black Mara.
* AnIcePerson: The Elementalist can use ice. Even more so as Ice Witch/Elestra.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Black Mara wields a SinisterScythe and has some pretty terrifying dark magic at her disposal, but her storyline is the same as the rest of the classes.
* DealWithTheDevil: The Black Mara forms a contract with the Spirit of Death for her powers, which terrifies everyone who can see said spirit.
* DeathFromAbove: The Mystic can summon comets, and the War Mage can summon a [[WaveMotionGun giant laser from the sky]].
* FullContactMagic: Compared to the other classes, the Black Mara has a couple skills that are basically physical in nature.
* GlassCannon: And HOW. Her damage output is ''insane'', but her Vitality and HP are lacking.
* LadyOfBlackMagic: Sans the personality.
* MsFanservice: Given that her outfits often sport a CleavageWindow or a SexyBacklessOutfit, she's definitely this.
* NoblewomansLaugh: Indulges in this occasionally. Also, her laugh gesture.
* PlayingWithFire: The Elementalist can also use fire. Even more so as Pyromancer/Saleana.
* PowerOfTheVoid: Her dark magics, with added elements of...
** FrickinLaserBeams: The War Mage uses these, but strangely, they're not light-elemental.
** GravityMaster: The Chaos Mage specialises in manipulating gravity.
** TimeMaster
* SinisterScythe: The Black Mara wields one when she transforms.
* SupportPartyMember: Definitely not to the extent of the Cleric, but the Mystic's skills are designed to leave enemies vulnerable to her allies' attacks. The Ice Witch's ice spells are also designed to slow enemies down enough to leave them vulnerable.
* TheTrickster: The Chaos Mage is capable of stealing one of her opponent's buffs, while buffing up her own Dark damage.
* TrappedByGamblingDebts: She uses her scholarship to gamble in hope of getting more money [[spoiler:for her poor family]], and she failed.
* YourSoulIsMine: The Black Mara put her soul on a contract with the spirit of Death.

!!The Academic/Tinkerer (Camelia/Commelina) [[spoiler:(XD-26)]]


Sent back in time to stop a rogue automaton known as Apocalypse and save her future, she emerges from her time machine to find herself deaged into a twelve-year-old girl. As she looks for a way to save her time, she keeps running into four legendary adventurers, and becomes drawn into their quest despite her attempts to keep herself away. In saving the future, will she become a legend herself...? After finding another girl that looks exactly like her, she discovers her true origin and Jasmine's true intention of sending her back to time.

She can become either an [[GlassCannon Alchemist]] (and later an Adept or [[CombatMedic Physician]]) or an [[TheEngineer Engineer]]/[[note]]Mechanic [[DubNameChange in the original version]].[[/note]] (and later a Gear Master or Shooting Star). Her special class tree is known as the Ray Mechanic.
* AndIMustScream: XD-07 tells the Tinkerer [[spoiler:that if a clone's jewel heart runs out of power, she will lose control over her body, but still remain conscious for weeks, presumably until the body itself dies.]]
* [[spoiler:ArtificialHuman: She was created by Jasmine using a jewel with mysterious power. The jewel was split into 30 fragments and implanted into 30 clones of herself. She was one of the test-clone with short life-span.]]
* BadassAdorable: A cute little girl who happens to have an absolutely terrifying arsenal of machines and magic at her disposal.
* BreakTheCutie: Her entire second job change quest is this.
* CassandraTruth: Nobody takes her warnings about the future seriously.
* CutsceneIncompetence: She did nothing but stare when Bishop Ignacio kidnaps Rose, even though she volunteered to guard Rose for Geraint.
* DidYouActuallyBelieve: Her mission on being sent to avert the BadFuture was a lie. She was sent to the past as a test clone for the better version of her clones.
* DubNameChange: Known as Camelia in the NA translation.
* FrickinLaserBeams: The Ray Mechanic's skills specialize in shooting all sorts of lasers.
* FusionDance: In spirit, if not in fact. As of a recent revamp, the Engineer has gained a toggleable skill called Mechanic Mode, which lets her fire her turrets' projectiles from her cannon, at the cost of being unable to summon the turrets themselves while in MM.
* GlassCannon: Considering she looks like a little girl, this is to be expected, but her damage output is incredibly high.
* HyperspaceMallet: One of her skills. Sadly, it only works against stunned enemies, not ignorant teammates.
* LightEmUp: The Ray Mechanic uses light-based skills.
* MagicalGirl: The Ray Mechanic, combined with HumongousMecha to boot.
* MeaningfulName: Commelina flowers are known to have a short lifespan.
* {{Meganekko}}
* OlderThanTheyLook: You know that 12-year-old girl with all those wonderful toys? She's not 12. [[spoiler:[[YoungerThanTheyLook Except that was another of Jasmine's lies.]]]]
* PoisonousPerson: The Physician loves using poison in her skillset.
* RocketJump: The Academic has such a skill(as the Mechanic 2nd Job). It launch her back or forward(after dashing by pressing the right mouse button) and it does damage to monsters instead of herself.
* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Her mission. [[spoiler:Except it isn't...]]
* SmallGirlBigGun
* SupportPartyMember: The Physician has a good variety of buffs and heals for herself and her party, but can also help out with her deadly poisons.
* TheBeastmaster: Combined with SummonMagic by the Alchemist, with her slime bubbles and ice hand, and TheEngineer by... the Engineer, with her turrets and robot ducks.
* TheTurretMaster: The Academic in her Mechanic 2nd Job has access to 3 types of turrets.
* TimeTravel: One of the main shticks behind her character.
* TokenMiniMoe: The smallest playable character to date.
* UnwittingPawn: To Jasmine. Once the tinkerer finds out she's a clone, Jasmine taunts her and ditches her for good.
* WalkingSpoiler
* WasItAllALie: Once she learns she was nothing but Jasmine's clone sent to the past as a test clone, who will expire in a few days and die.
* YouAreNumberSix: She is just one of the 26 test-clones with short life-span sent to the past to destroy the world that cause the BadFuture. All those clones are not supposed to meet each other.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Once she finds out that she's a clone called XD-26, [[BitchInSheepsClothing Jasmine drops her fake sisterly attitude and coldly ditches her.]]
* YourDaysAreNumbered: [[spoiler:During her specialization quest, XD-07 takes steps to help the Tinkerer avoid this fate by stabilizing the Tinker's artificial heart, with the intention of then stealing it to save herself.]]

!!The Kali


The Kali was born on the same day as Rose and raised in secret as another destiny girl by her master Gaharam. Her adventure starts when her hometown is destroyed and all the residents killed by Lambert, including her master. Being the sole survivor of the village, she summons Gaharam's soul to find out what happened and ends up being entrusted with the mission to find and protect the Prophet in Prairie Town where the Star of Destiny appeared.

She can become either a [[DanceBattler Dancer]] (and later a Blade Dancer or a Spirit Dancer), or a [[DarkIsNotEvil Screamer]] (and later a Soul Eater or Dark Summoner). She has a special class tree known as the Oracle, which becomes the Oracle Elder.
* AmbiguouslyHuman: It's not known whether she's closer to a human or an elf, given her UnusualEars.
* BareYourMidriff
* CombatHandFan: Mainly the Screamer, but the Dancer can use one too.
* DanceBattler: Her Dancer route. More so as Blade Dancer.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Some of her skills are dark element, and as a Screamer she uses more darkness. She's every bit as heroic as the other classes, though.
* DoomedHometown: Was sent away by Gaharam because it was prophesied that the village would be destroyed.
* DualWielding: Wields dual fans or chakrams.
* JigglePhysics: Her assets bounce when she laughs, dances and runs.
* LadyOfWar: She is very graceful in her attacks as she flips and dances.
* LastOfHisKind: She's the sole survivor of her village's massacre. [[spoiler:But even beyond that, she's actually the reincarnation of one of the last Ancients left in the world.]]
* LightEmUp: The Oracle Elder specializes in the Light element, in contrast to the Screamer, who uses Darkness.
* MsFanservice: Easily the most fanservicey of the female classes, even with the Sorceress.
* NamesTheSame: Her Screamer class is totally '''NOT''' that [[ScreamerPrank kind of screamer.]]
* NoNameGiven: Unlike the other classes, the Kali doesn't have a canonical name, and is only referred to as the Shadow Prophet in the story.
* OrgasmicCombat: Some of her skills certainly give this impression, with her saying things like "More! More! MORE!" and "''Come'' to me!".
* {{Revenge}}: She wants to kill Lambert for destroying her village and killing her master.
* {{Stripperiffic}}: Justified due to her shaman-ish culture.
* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler:Which came at a terrible price...]]
* ThisIsUnforgivable: To Liam/Lambert. The feeling is mutual, given her status as an Ancient and Liam's past involving them.
* UnusualEars: Which brings up the question as to what race she is.

!!The Assassin (Ren)


A mysterious youth whose fate is tied to the woman called Lunaria. Shortly after meeting her, he finds himself possessed by a brutal assassin by the name of Illusion, and winds up jumping back and forth through time as he follows Lunaria on her unknown mission.

He can become a [[{{Ninja}} Shinobi/Chaser]] (and later a Raven or Reaper/Ripper) or a [[YinYangBomb Taoist/Bringer]] (and later a Light Bringer/Light Fury or Abyss Walker).
* {{Bishonen}}: Similar to the Cleric, the Assassin is quite attractive.
* DoppelgangerAttack: Can create shadow clones to attack independently.
* ElementalPowers
** CastingAShadow: Raven and Abyss Walker
** HolyHandGrenade: Light Bringer/Light Fury
** PlayingWithFire: Reaper/Ripper
* EnergyBall: The Light Bringer/Light Fury's Sunshine Spark.
* EvilLaugh: He lets out a pretty creepy laugh when using some of his skills as a Shinobi. [[spoiler:Might be due to Illusion's possession.]]
* FlashStep: Both of his specializations can learn variants of this.
* FragileSpeedster: Has by far the lowest defense of any of the male characters, but with plenty of mobility and evasion skills to make up for it.
** GlassCannon: He can also put out some very impressive damage to go with his mobility.
* NinjaLog: His special evasion skill, Decoy, lets him break out of an enemy combo and leave a log in his place.
* [[spoiler:ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: He grows up to become Illusion, the fourth Apostle.]]
* ReluctantHero: Or so he says. He often needs a bit of prodding to go do something but he's ultimately a genuinely good person who often does things out of good will (or from a player's point of view, EXP and Gold). [[spoiler: At least until his descent into villainy.]]
* StockNinjaWeaponry: Uses plenty of these as a Shinobi, including kunai, kusarigama, shuriken, smoke bombs, etc.
* SummonMagic: In addition to his doppelgangers, a Taoist can also summon a ninja cat, raccoon, or bunny to aid him.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Illusion takes this role early on in the Assassin's story.
** EnemyWithout: He winds up battling Illusion multiple times throughout his story.

!!The Lencea (Charlotte)


A daughter of noble birth, she and her family are secret members of the Ironfist Company, a clandestine band of mercenaries founded by Varnak, one of the six heroes of the Dragon Raid. The Lencea and her sister Eltia form a BrainsAndBrawn duo, with Lencea electing to hit first and ask later, and Eltia acting as her MissionControl. When a simple mission goes awry and their father winds up missing, the two of them set out to find answers.

Currently, she only has one class branch: the Lancer/Piercer, who can later specialize into either a Dragoon/Flurry or a Valkyrie/Sting Breezer.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: She obviously has a crush on the Cleric, but he's oblivious to it.
* ArmorPiercingAttack: The Dragoon specializes in exposing enemies' weak points for her and her allies to rip into.
* BadassAdorable: She's a cute and energetic girl who's incredibly proficient with a spear.
* BladeOnAStick
* DifficultButAwesome: The Lencea is the second class to be labeled under the Expert difficulty, and for good reason. On promotion, she initially gained a skill which greatly boosts her final damage and overall speed, at the cost of making her lethargic if used too much. You ''really'' do not want to become lethargic as you slow down and start losing a percentage of your health every time you use a skill. Learning how to manage this mechanic is crucial to success with Lencea. But as of now, it has been reworked to give her additional movement speed instead when it reaches the limit, encouraging her to play more aggressively and making her easier to play.
** The Valkyrie (and the magic skill tree in general) becomes even more difficult mechanic-wise and gameplay-wise. The magic skill tree's damage is ''awful'' at lower levels, and requires more investment than the physical skill tree. One of her methods of damage output comes from having to use a skill which turns her SwordBeam into homing attacks, dealing a lot more damage than usual. The problem? Said skill only hits one target, and if you miss or hit the wrong target, it results in a loss in damage. If you can aim it right, the Valkyrie can rival the Dragoon in sheer damage.
* TheDitz: Her dialogue in the story seems to indicate this.
* HolyHandGrenade: As a Valkyrie, most of her attacks are light-themed.
* LittleMissBadass: She's slightly shorter than the female classes, though not to the extent of the Tinkerer or the Machina.
* MightyGlacier: Many of her most powerful attacks require charging, but she's got the highest defense of any female character to make up for it.
** LightningBruiser: She has two skills which boost her overall speed, and she also gains a dash, making her this trope.
* TheLadette
* SwordBeam: With spears, but the point still stands.

!!The Machina


A dromaji girl who sports a prosthetic arm as a result of poisoning by a meteor crash, she and her fellow dromaji head to the doctor by airship to receive treatment. However, the airship was forcefully made to crash by another dromaji, and she was thrown off the rails, crashing into Ironwood Village. Receiving tutelage from a tiger-man on how to use her prosthetic arm, she sets out to find her friends and hunt down the one responsible for the airship crash.

She can only advance to Patrona, then eventually Ruina or Defensio.
* AntiHero: Machina is definitely one of the good guys, but her clash with the other heroes early on causes her to initially work with the Dragon Cultists.
* ArtificialLimbs: Her right arm is prosthetic. It's a result of the meteor crashing into her village and getting poisoned from it.
* BadassAdorable: You wouldn't expect that cute cat girl to be able to launch enemies far larger than she is.
* CatGirl: As seen on the initial [[ concept arts]], [[ official artwork]], default customization appearance, and the Chinese anime, she has cat ears.
** BunnyGirl: ...or the player can customize her with bunny ears from the customization screen or by equipping an item.
* {{Combos}}: Her gameplay completely revolves around this trope, even moreso than the rest of the classes.
* DifficultButAwesome: Tops the Cleric and the Lencea as one of the Expert difficulty characters, Machina is easily one of the most, if not THE most mechanically demanding class to play. Learning her gameplay requires you to link many of her skills together with specific button inputs to increase their damage and reduce their cooldowns, which means ButtonMashing is out of the question. Once you ''do'' manage to master her however, she is a nigh unstoppable force to be reckoned with, tearing bosses apart with extremely long and powerful combos and easily darting from target to target.
* DynamicEntry: Can do this with a lot of her skills.
* FantasticRacism: She both receives this and shows this towards humans. She does make a few exceptions for some humans, however.
* {{Jerkass}}: She's the least pleasant out of all the character classes.
* LightningBruiser: She has very good offense and ''absurd'' mobility, and she can boost this further with her skills as a Patrona. Even moreso as a Ruina, where her offensive potential skyrockets.
* PintSizedPowerhouse: She's one of the smaller characters aside from the Tinkerer, but she wields a huge knuckle and can easily throw around large monsters.
* PowerFist: In-game, this serves are her main weapon and is labeled as a Knuckle Gear.
* {{Shoryuken}}: The Kidney Blow skill allows the Machina class to perform an uppercut with the Knuckle Gear. But not just a typical uppercut - it's that Street Fighter uppercut. She also launches herself and spins in mid-air (mimicking the ''Shinryuken'' Super Combo). If the Ruina class advancement is taken, the ability can be cast twice in quick succession, (slightly mimicking the ''Shoryureppa'' Super Combo).
* StoneWall: She is intended to be this as a Defensio, but she still retains her high damage.

[[folder:Plot-significant NPC's]]

A young woman attacked by minions during the Warrior/Archer tutorial, she is rescued by the player. A descendent of the ancients known as the Prophet, she is wanted by practically every villain for their own nefarious purposes. [[spoiler:After her life becomes a complete wreck with all that happens in the game, she has a FaceHeelTurn and becomes Rosalinde, one of the apostles of the Dragon Cultists.]]
* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:Her betrayal renders all the efforts the player went through the game trying to save her for naught.]]
* BreakTheCutie: The poor girl went through a lot growing up, losing both her parents at a young age, and she goes through a lot of trauma throughout the game before she is rescued. [[spoiler:It does ''not'', however, excuse the despicable acts she does as Rosalinde.]]
* DreamingOfThingsToCome
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:She backstabs Velskud in Chapter 8 and takes his lustre, revealing herself as Rosalinde, and destroying all the player's efforts at rescuing her.]]
* ForTheEvulz: [[spoiler:One evil act she does as Rosalinde is to murder the innocent elves in Arendel for her own amusement, leading the player to genuinely despise her.]]
* HumiliationConga: [[spoiler:Rosalinde gets a fairly humiliating defeat, first at Velskud's hands, and then being abandoned by Pether, and ''then'' finding out Yuven basically screwed her over after taking his power. She deserves it.]]
* LivingMacguffin: At first, nearly everyone wants her for her power.
* PyrrhicVictory: [[spoiler:Sure, she gets her power back as Rosalinde, but Velskud easily beats her, Pether abandons her, Yuven screws her over after she took his power, the royal court has branded her as a traitor, and everyone, including the player, hates her for her betrayal. [[SarcasmMode Nice job, Rosalinde!]]]]
* {{Seer}}
* TheChosenOne

The Kali's mentor. She is killed at the beginning of the Kali's storyline, but continues to serve as her SpiritAdvisor. Much later on in the story, she is revealed to be the last of the Ancient race, tasked with the burden of ensuring the prophecy comes to pass. But despite her mission, she tampered with the prophecy so that her daughter may be reborn into the world as the Kali.
* MamaBear: She would ''gladly'' ruin a thousand prophets' lives just to save her daughter.
* ManipulativeBastard: She admits to having ruined Rose's life and lead to her FaceHeelTurn just so that the soul of her daughter could be reborn as the Kali and take Rose's place as the Shadow Prophet.
* MyDeathIsJustTheBeginning: She cannot truly rest until her mission is fulfilled.
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld
* SpiritAdvisor



A mysterious woman in red who opposes the Black Knight, the player encounters her early in the story. She saves the player after the Black Knight either kills or gravely injures him/her, and attempts to prevent him from unlocking the power of the Ancients (but fails). [[spoiler:It is later revealed that she is a dragon, and is using most of her power to hold the world together.]]
* AdaptationDyeJob: Her eyes are blue in the Japanese version.
* BarrierMaiden: She devotes most of her power to holding the world together. She's still almost a match for the Black Knight.
* BigEater: She is always hungry and she is always angry about being hungry. The majority of the quests she gives until you get to Saint's Haven are to fetch her numerous edibles and remedies for her to snarf down in one fistful while your character watches in horror at how fast she can eat it. She guzzles ten bottles of booze in one sitting and then complains that you took too long to get so little.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow
* DefrostingIceQueen: She starts out not respecting the Player at all, but eventually seems to warm up after the battle at Dark Overlord Tower. She reverts back to her stoic and unpleasant self after [[spoiler:Geraint's death]].
* EveryoneHasStandards: She often mocks the things humans do to achieve their goals, finding them amusing. That said, [[spoiler:the Ancients using their own bodies to create a seal stone for the Monolith in a short amount of time ''completely and utterly horrifies her.'']]
* GoodIsNotNice: She's definitely on your side and always helps out, but she's... unpleasant, to say the least.
* HealingHands
* HeroicSacrifice: After the Monolith is opened once again, she becomes corrupted by the Mistland's poison during the battle and has Velskud kill her before she becomes fully corrupted.
* ICannotSelfTerminate: The reason she asks Velskud to kill her.
* NotSoStoic: She's very noticeably distraught when Gerrant is blinded after his battle with Velskud.
* OlderThanSheLooks: She appears to be relatively young, and doesn't see why 50 years is a long time to humans.
* PunyEarthlings: She certainly snarks a lot about the insignificance of humans...
* WhatTheHellHero: She chews out the player after Gerrant dies, blaming them for his death (She's not wrong, by the way.), and the dire consequences that would result from it. She mellows down very slightly after the player gives her Gerrant's jewel, musing how there are still ''some'' things the player can do right, as it eventually allows her to bring him BackFromTheDead.
* {{Workaholic}}: She prioritizes her mission over anything.
* ZettaiRyouiki



A one-eyed MasterSwordsman with the same name as one of the legendary heroes, and an ally of Argenta. [[spoiler:It is eventually revealed that he ''is'' the legendary hero Gerrant, not just someone named after him.]] [[spoiler:And also that he, too, is a dragon.]]
* AdaptationDyeJob: His eyes are red in the Japanese version.
* {{Adorkable}}: He is portrayed as a serious silent badass during the play-throught, [[spoiler:however flashbacks of his time with Velskud reveals his clumsy and talkative side.]]
* AllLovingHero: [[spoiler:Until he is broken by Velskud's betrayal.]]
* BackFromTheDead: Argenta manages to bring him back in Chapter 9 with the jewel the player gave her, though he appears younger (and ''much'' brattier).
* BarrierMaiden: Not to the same extent as Argenta, but he eventually uses some of his power to create a Nest to protect Rose, so that only people he allows to enter can get near her.
* BigNo: [[spoiler:When the Black Dragon Jewel takes Velskud's body has host.]]
* BlindWeaponmaster: After the Black Knight destroys his other eye, he becomes this.
* BashBrothers: Was long ago with [[spoiler:Velskud.]]
** [[spoiler: The movie blurb gave them the handle ''Battle Brothers''.]]
* {{Bookworm}}: Revealed during one of the flashbacks that he likes to read so much he [[spoiler:sneaked on Velskud's tent to read from his bookshelves, leaving a mess behind.]]
* BrattyHalfPint: The younger Gerrant is quite annoying, but he does mature later on.
* BreakTheCutie / BreakTheBadass: He was once so full of happiness and love towards humanity [[spoiler:until he is broken by Velskud's betrayal.]]
** [[spoiler:He also does ''not'' take Argenta's death in Chapter 14 very well.]]
* CurtainsMatchtheWindow: Has gold eyes to match his golden hair.
* DubNameChange: He is known as Gerrant in the North American version.
* FalseFriend: [[spoiler: He believes Velskud got close to him with the purpose of stealing the Black Dragon Jewel to give to his Master, and harbors hateful feelings towards him.]]
** [[spoiler: To make things confusing, Velskud though Geraint got close to and used him to obtain the Black Dragon Jewel for himself.]]
* FingerlessGloves
* HeroicSacrifice[=/=]TakingTheBullet: He takes an attack from Leviatha meant for the player, and dies, leaving behind his lustre.
* HopeBringer: Basically him during the Black Dragon Raid.
* HumansAreSpecial: He desired to be among humans and learn about them, unlike his present self who speaks despicably about them.
** [[spoiler: However, it's implied to be just a facade as result of the events at the end of the Black Dragon Raid. He doesn't hesitate to sacrifice himself to save the Player. Argenta and the new Geraint point out how he forgot about his duty and how stupid it was from him to die protecting a human.]]
* LivingEmotionalCrutch: [[spoiler:To Velskud.]]
* NoSocialSkills: As seen on flashbacks [[spoiler:with Velskud]], with funny results. Attempts to justify it with SacrificedBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining.
* OlderThanHeLooks
* [[spoiler:OneWingedAngel: Is capable of transforming, much like The Black Knight himself.]]
* RedOniBlueOni: Red oni to Velskud's blue.
** [[spoiler: Played straight when Velskud takes his sword, as it's colors change from gold and red to silver and blue.]]
* SparedbytheAdaptation: [[spoiler:He survives in the manga.]]
* SpiritAdvisor: To the Warrior during the second class change quest.
* TookALevelInJerkass: His younger reborn self is ''far'' from the nice guy Gerrant was... Fortunately, he gets better as the story progresses.
* WideEyedIdealist: His old self, [[spoiler:you can blame Velskud for this change too.]]
* WeUsedtoBeFriends: With Velskud.

!!The Black Knight [[spoiler:Velskud]]


An Apostle of the Dragon Cultists, who kidnaps the Prophet in order to use her power. [[spoiler:Things get complicated when you learn that he's actually betrayed the Dragon Cultists, and is now working against them.]]
* AbsoluteCleavage: Wearing his old clothes.
* AmbiguouslyEvil: On one hand, he did kidnap Rose. On the other hand, he needed her power to get revenge against the Dragon Cultists, who themselves are absolutely horrible. Not so ambiguous in the current story, where he's pulled a HeelFaceTurn.
* BadassNormal: As a human he was skilled enough to 1-on-1 Geraint on sword fighting. Also became the captain of the Saint Haven Royal Army at a very young age.
* BashBrothers: Was long ago with [[spoiler:Geraint.]]
** [[spoiler: The movie blurb gave them the handle ''Battle Brothers''.]]
* [[spoiler: BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil: By Karahan. Adverted, as his evil side is a facade. He is however revenge thirsty.]]
* [[spoiler: BigDamnHeroes: Just when the Player thinks they have killed Leviatha, the beast re-awakens and attack. Fortunately Velskud is arrives just in time to finish it.]]
* [[spoiler: DarkandTroubledPast: He comes from a family that's been part the Dragon Followers for generations, and was raised being indoctrinated to be loyal as well, ''blindly and stupidly'' as he puts it.]]
* DarkIsNotEvil
* [[spoiler:WildCard: Originally joined Geraint's team as TheMole. But after befriending Geraint and promising to protect him, he seems to have turned into ReverseMole, making his alignment hard to determinate.]]
* DontYouDarePityMe: He tells the Player to stop pretending they are able to understand him, right after they ask why he never cleared his misunderstandings with Geraint.
* DeclarationofProtection: To Geraint. Argenta as well to some degree, though he forgot her name while making the deal...
* FalseFriend: [[spoiler: He believes Geraint used him and the army to obtain the Black Dragon Jewel. Being hurt by his betrayal, Velskud attacked Geraint damaging his right eye.]]
** [[spoiler: To make things confusing, Geraint thinks Velskud attacked him to steal the Black Dragon Jewel from him to give to his Master, when at that time he was only trying to get Geraint to explain why he lied to him.]]
* FingerlessGloves: With his old clothes.
* GoodIsNotNice: Even after he's turned good, he's still quite the dick.
* HeelFaceTurn: First during the Black Dragon Raid, though the player doesn't know it yet. Eventually he does turn to the side of good and is tasked with guarding the Monolith.
* KnightOfCerebus: Quite literally. He easily defeats the player, and manages to defeat the powerful Argenta with some difficulty as well.
* LickedByTheDog: When Daisy takes care of him.
* MoodSwinger: His future self seems to do this a lot.
* MrFanservice
* MyGreatestSecondChance: [[spoiler:In the future he asked Jasmine to let him go to the past for a second chance to save Geraint. However he was denied with the excuse that his past and present self couldn't coexists.]]
* NoBrows: He has eyebrows only in the Japanese localization.
* OlderThanHeLooks
* OnlyFriend: He saw Gerrant as this.
* PerpetualFrowner
* PoorCommunicationKills: Called out on how he could have avoided all trouble had he just talked with Geraint.
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue oni to Geraint's red.
** [[spoiler: Played straight when he takes Geraint's sword, as it's colors change from gold and red to silver and blue.]]
* {{Revenge}}: His motivation behind capturing Rose and obtaining the power of the Ancients.
* SourOutsideSadInside: Implied several times during the main story, including his future self.
* SpikesofVillainy
* SummonToHand: Quite literally, as he is able to draw out [[spoiler: Geraint's sword]] from the palm of his right hand.
* SurvivorGuilt: His future self.
* ThePhilosopher
* [[spoiler: VillainWithGoodPublicity: Being one of the Six Heroes, the other heroes kept his betrayal secret, instead letting others believe he made a HeroicSacrifice.]]
* [[spoiler:WeUsedtoBeFriends: With Geraint.]]
** [[spoiler:During a conversation in Lotus Marsh he accidentally confesses that ''he still considered Geraint his friend.'']]
* {{Yandere}}: [[spoiler:Geraint, his best and only friend, lies about his secret identity? Cut his eye out.]]

Leader of [[SpellMyNameWithAnS the Astral Coven/Fairystar Magic Institute]], and one of the Six Heroes of the Black Dragon Raid 50 years ago. She has secluded herself in Lotus Marsh ever since.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: 50 years ago, she had a one-sided crush on Gerrant. She even wrote a novel about him.
** In the North American localization, she even named her poochum after him.
* CainAndAbel: The Abel to Kalahan's Cain.
* CoolOldLady: She's still quite affable and vain, even as an old lady.
* EyesAlwaysShut: Her old self.
* DubNameChange: She is known as Kasarana in the North American version.
* PyrrhicVictory: [[spoiler:Was one of the Six Heroes, but all that got her was the taint of dragon blood, which took away her youth and her health.]]
* TakeUpMySword: She dies after being wounded by Kalahan, but not before entrusting the title of leader to Sidel.
* VainSorceress: In the North American version she keeps this trait even as a granny.

!![[SpellMyNameWithAnS Sidel/Cidel]]
Kasarana's apprentice and assistant. As the only male member of the Astral Coven that the player meets, he tries his hardest to match the standards set by the sorceress.
* TheOneGuy: To the Fairystar Magic Institute/Astral Coven.
** In the North American version is often played for laughs. That is, until you learn the reason why there are no other men in the institute. You can blame Kalahan for that.

A young woman living in the Mistlands and a member of the resistance group, she fights to keep her brother Grelle safe.
* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Hiver Was A Child]]: [[spoiler:After her death protecting Grelle, she is turned into a Child.]]
* BigSisterInstinct: She is very protective of Grelle, to the point of [[spoiler:willing to die just to keep him safe.]]
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:Her becoming a Child causes her to tragically betray Grelle by stealing the lustre inside him for Mammon.]]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:She dies protecting Grelle in Triyan's Domain.]]

A young boy who lives in the Zephyra Plains with his uncle, he is Abella's younger brother.
* [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie And Then Grelle Was A Child]]: [[spoiler:He becomes a Child after witnessing Abella's death and killing Triyan.]]
* BreakTheCutie: He does ''not'' take [[spoiler:Abella's death]] well.
* CheerfulChild: The kid's positively adorable. He even remains this way [[spoiler:after becoming a Child]], which unfortunately leads to...
** CreepyChild: [[spoiler:This is what everyone else sees him as. And eventually, everyone is scared shitless of him and sees him as a threat.]]
* SelfMadeOrphan: [[spoiler:His Child instincts lead him into murdering his uncle in cold blood, and he is ''horrified'' at what he did.]]

The leader of Rhadames, who appears as an old man hologram in order to keep his whereabouts a secret.
* IdenticalStranger: The player notes his real self looks a lot like Sidel.
* KingIncognito: The real Norfe is the mysterious boy whom the player meets throughout Chapter 15.


[[folder:Other NPC's]]
!!Landslide Krag/Orc Kim
A young orc who declares himself your [[TheRival rival]], but [[SubvertedTrope isn't really up for the task]]. No matter how many times you beat him up, though, [[TheDeterminator he still comes back to try again.]] [[OverlyLongGag Always.]]
* DubNameChange: He is known as Landslide Krag in the North American version.
* KamehameHadoken: He gets the "Had-Orc-ken" as an attack when he appears in Typhoon Krag Nest. [[LethalJokeCharacter It's a OHKO.]]
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: After being hit upside the head one too many times, he forgets who he is. ...And then convinces himself he's your boyfriend even if your player character is male.
** Or to the [[MistakenForPedophile Academic]].
* QuirkyMinibossSquad: Once he starts bringing other orcs along. Complete with sentai poses.
* TheDeterminator: He won't give up challenging you, no matter how many times you utterly annihilate him.
* TheRival: He certainly thinks he is.

!!Warrior Trainer Rodrigo
The warrior class teacher in Saint's Haven, he's a bit obsessed with fighting.
* [[AcquiredPoisonImmunity Acquired Heart Attack Immunity]]: He intentionally has three heart attacks a day before breakfast, to build up a tolerance to them.
* TooMuchInformation: He's, uh, a little ''too'' specific when he describes his battle with Typhoon Krag.

!!Adventurer David
[[BlatantLies Known as the greatest Adventurer of all time, he makes himself known to the player when they reach lv.5. He helps the player during Argenta's quest chain and even sacrifices himself to protect the player from the Manticore Saslavan.]] The player then brings David to Argenta and begs her to heal him, which she reluctantly agrees. [[BlatantLies David then offers to be Argenta's slave in the player's stead.]]
* HappinessInSlavery: Does menial tasks and cooks for Argenta. He's madly in love with her. Argenta mostly ignores him.
* SmallNameBigEgo: Sweet Altera, look at this guy.
* StealingTheCredit: Does this a lot to the Player.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After [[spoiler:Argenta's death]], he isn't seen anywhere at all.

!!Lady Kaylinn/Kayleen
The court sorceress of Saint Haven's castle, she often obsesses about her youthful looks, and sends the player to find all sorts of things to help her stay young. Has a rivalry with Lotus Marsh's sorceress, Marisala.
* BerserkButton: Don't call her old, or even hint at it. She won't take it well. This trait is shared by all sorceresses.
* CharacterDevelopment: Initially, she's quite mean to the player, and outright [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown mocks them at some point after Gerrant's death.]] [[spoiler:However, after Argenta's death in Arendel]], when Duke Stuart attempts to charge you for failing the kingdom, Kaylinn (along with Teram) is the first to immediately step in and defend you, a far cry from the lady she was initially.
* HiddenDepths: She was taken in by Kasarana as a child, who noted that she was quite different from the other sorceresses. This turns out to be one of the reasons behind her icy personality, and is the reason she sympathizes with Sidel after Kasarana's death.
* {{Jerkass}}: She IS a sorceress.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She later comes to respect the player later on in the story.
* {{Tsundere}}: Again, she IS a sorceress.

!!Duke Stuart
The young king's guardian and uncle, he is at first glance simply an arrogant man who seeks glory for himself and the king, and believes that the ideal king would rule with a mix of love and fear, mostly fear. However, underneath it all, he desires what's best for the kingdom, despite not always showing it.
* EyesAlwaysShut
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He really does want what's best for the kingdom, though the "jerk" part is ''very'' prevalent in this case.
* KickTheDog: [[spoiler:After Argenta's death]], the first thing he does when you get back from Arendel? ''[[UngratefulBastard He tries to have you charged and punished for failing the kingdom, even when you did so much for them.]]'' [[BadassPreacher Terram]] and [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Kaylinn]] are ''very'' pissed off and [[YouBastard justifiably call him out on this.]] Even the king seems distraught that his uncle would do such a thing.
* TooDumbToLive: He has a ''lot'' of nerve taunting you for your failure in Arendel, given that at that point, you are an insanely powerful OneManArmy who could destroy everything in one shot.

An NPC in Saint's Haven who helps jump event characters (basically, free Lv.45 characters given out in an event) acclimate to the world of Altera, she serves to explain how to play the game to the player. ...In conversations with the player's character, who thinks she is completely and utterly insane.
* MetaGuy: To a certain extent.

A Dark Elf who ran away from her land, you meet her in Port Hermalte. [[spoiler:She's actually next in line for the Dark Elf throne, and comes to power after her sister Elena is... removed.]] Her quest chain involves playing games with her, [[spoiler:then helping her quell a rebellion against her once she reveals her royal lineage]].
* [[spoiler:BreakTheCutie: The rebellion against her, and the ensuing loss of dark elf life, does a number on her.]]
* DarkIsNotEvil: Despite her Dark Elf heritage, she's one of the nicest [=NPCs=] you'll ever meet.
* DubNameChange: She is known as Teluna in the North American version.

!!Yuven/Yuvenciel/[[spoiler:Queen Perdaris/King Federeth]]
A male elf encountered by the Archer, who [[ScrewDestiny decided not to follow his]] ''[[ScrewDestiny telezia]]''. He pushes her towards [[ContemplateOurNavels examining herself, and whether she is willing to follow her]] telezia. [[spoiler:After the death of Queen Narsilia, he eventually [[InvertedTrope becomes]] [[SheIsTheKing the queen (king in the SEA version) of the elves.]]]]
* {{Bishonen}}: He's certainly quite pretty.
* BodyguardBetrayal: He was to be Queen Amalith's Oathborne, but abandoned his duties and fled Arendel.
* ContemplateOurNavels: When you first meet him, he waxes poetic about elves' lot in life, and whether it's fair for them to have their entire life, and every sorrow they will feel, predestined.
* HeelFaceTurn: He was an Apostle of the Dragon Cultists, but betrayed them at some time in the past.
* HeroicSacrifice: He becomes queen/king of the elves in the Archer's place, because he doesn't want to see her shackled to the tree of life and unable to travel, like Serana was.
* LoveHurts: His love for Serana drove him to defy his ''telezia''. Sadly, she was unwilling to defy her own for him. [[spoiler:She refused, as she was destined to become Queen Amalith.]]
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: He loved Serana 500 years ago.
* ScrewDestiny: He was destined to be an Oathborne, a guardian of Queen Amalith and the Tree of Life. He tries to convince the Archer to do so as well.
* SheIsTheKing: Gender-inverted. He takes up the title of the ''Queen'' of Elves. Averted in the SEA version, where he uses the title of ''King'' of Elves.
* TokenMinority: He is one of three male elves encountered in the game, one being the Elf Elder, the other one being Arc in the Awakening questline.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: He tries to kill Queen Narsilia, and by extension the Tree of Life, so that no elf will have to give up their dreams to become the queen again.
* YouCantFightFate: His true ''telezia'' was to become the queen/king of the elves, which he does for the Archer.
* YouRemindMeOfX: He notes how similar the Archer is to his lover Serana a lot. The Archer just finds him creepy for that.


Queen of the Dark Elves, she is at war with Carderock Pass. She turns goblins into hobgoblins, and attempts to use poison against the city. One of the Apostles of the Dragon Cultists.
* ArcVillain: Of Chapter 3.
* DisneyVillainDeath: Shoved off a cliff after Old Gobbus tries to avenge his family and attacks her along with his Poochum by transforming into a hobgoblin.
* KarmicDeath: She tortured and transformed Old Gobbus' grandsons into Hobgoblins, and she ends up killed by him.
* OhCrap: She reacts this way when she discovers Argenta is around. Argenta just finds her a minor nuisance.
* OneWingedAngel: She eventually transforms into a Shade.

!![[SpellMyNameWithAnS Kalahan/Karahan]]
A powerful and flamboyant sorcerer who appears in seemingly unrelated quests at first. He eventually reveals himself to be an Apostle of the Dragon Cultists, and the former sole male heir of the Astral Coven, who was banished for his power-hungry ambition. He's also Kasarana's older brother. During the events of Lotus Marsh, he attains his ultimate goal: to obtain the power of a dragon. He's the boss of Green Dragon Nest.
* AgentPeacock: This guy won't stop flaunting his good looks. He's also a very powerful sorcerer who eventually becomes the Green Dragon.
* AnythingThatMoves: He flirts with almost every character,, PC or NPC, regardless of gender.
* ArcVillain: Of Chapters 6 and 7.
* CainAndAbel: The Cain to Kasarana's Abel.
* LargeHam: And HOW!
** EvilIsHammy
* MadScientist
* ScaledUp: After being defeated in his sorcerer form, he transforms into the Green Dragon.
* ShoutOut: When Sidel wonders how he stayed as young-looking as he is for over 60 years, your character replies, "I bet he [[ReverseThePolarity reversed... the polarity]]... to do the time warp."
* TheOneGuy: Before Sidel, he was the first male to enter the Astral Coven, but his ambition caused him to be banished, and no man was ever allowed into the Coven again.
* VainSorcerer: A rare masculine example. Just listen to him boast about his rippling muscles and chiseled good looks.

The Tinkerer's supposed sister, she serves as the quest guide for her story, [[spoiler:at least until her second specialization quest, where she reveals her true nature.]] [[spoiler:Her goal is to destroy the current world in an attempt to save her current timeline, and to do this, she created 26 clones (one being the Tinkerer) to do her dirty work.]]
* ArcVillain: Of the first and second Apocryphas.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: She initially appears as a kind and sisterly figure to the Tinkerer, [[spoiler:but once she discovers the truth about her identity, she drops the act and prepares her plan to destroy the world.]]
* CoolBigSis: Appears as one to the Tinkerer. [[spoiler:She really, ''really'' isn't.]]
* EvilMakeover: Once she reveals her true nature, she dons a darker outfit.
* FourEyesZeroSoul: [[spoiler:Her true nature.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:She survives her initial defeat, and is taken in by Pether. You kill her for good in the Red Dragon Nest.]]
* {{Meganekko}}
* MovesetClone: Some of her moves when you fight her are directly taken from the Tinkerer's skill set.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:She wants to destroy the current world, because she wants to save the timeline she's from. This is what causes Pether to take her in.]]

The Warrior's father, who left Ironwood Village some time ago for unknown reasons. [[spoiler:In truth, he has become obsessed with becoming the mightiest warrior in the world, and to that end he has joined the Apostles, who promise him the power he seeks. It is later revealed that the reason he wants power is to get revenge on the Ancients, whom he blames for the tragic fate of his wife Satila.]]
* AbusiveParents: Granted, it's likely that he genuinely wanted his son to be strong, but abandoning him on his own as a child is ''very'' questionable.
* ArchEnemy: To the Kali. She wants him dead for destroying her home, he also wants her dead for being the last of the Ancients.
* ArchnemesisDad: To the Warrior.
* CycleOfRevenge: He will fight until every last Ancient is gone from the world.
* DubNameChange: Named Liam in the North American version.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: [[spoiler:Everything he does is in revenge for his wife.]]
* TragicVillain: The reason he's the way he is? [[spoiler:He and his wife Satila were captured by the Ancients, and was forced to watch her be subjected to all sorts of horrifying human experimentation, leaving her a very weak shell of her former self. The experience broke him so much that he left Ironwood Village in pursuit of true strength, encouraging his son to do the same in his own way.]]


The BigBad of the Arendel story arc. [[spoiler:The former king of Saint's Haven, he had helped save the world once before when the Monolith was opened. The experience left him bitter against the goddess, and so he seeks to open the Monolith, kill her, and take her place.]]
* ArcVillain: He's the main villain for a good portion of the story until the Heart of Merka.
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:He escapes in the Black Dragon Nest, but you kill him for good in the Red Dragon Nest.]]
* ShouldersOfDoom
** SpikesOfVillainy
* RecurringBoss: You fight him twice, once in the [[spoiler:Black Dragon Nest]], and the second time in the [[spoiler:Red Dragon Nest.]]
* TragicVillain: [[spoiler:He had to watch his own wife die in front of him, and his best friend sacrificed herself to save him, leaving him a bitter tyrant who wants to destroy the world and remake it in his own vision.]]
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:His stated goal is to replace the goddess so that he could remake the world without all the suffering that he's witnessed. But to accomplish this, he will use whatever means, and has no regard for anyone who would stand in his way.]]


A mysterious girl who states her sole purpose is to open the Monolith. She possesses a close relationship with the Assassin, and seems to have the power to jump through time. [[spoiler:She is in fact the avatar of the evil goddess Vestinel, summoned by the corrupted Ancients for the purpose of opening the Monolith and ending the world.]]
* [[spoiler:ApocalypseMaiden]]
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: All she seems to want to talk about are food and going on dates, without any regard for anything important. This annoys the much more serious Assassin. [[spoiler:It is later shown that when they were together in the past, their personalities were completely reversed.]]
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: She tries to get the Assassin to leave her so that he can remain safe. [[spoiler:In the past, opening the Monolith with him present has always lead to his death, so she's trying to fulfill her mission without getting him killed, and has tried many times before to accomplish it.]]


One of the heads of the Children. [[spoiler:He only appears twice before being killed off by Grelle.]]
* ArcVillain: [[spoiler:Averted. He only appears ''twice'' in a cutscene before being killed.]]
* CurbStompBattle: Delivers one to the player upon their first meeting, [[spoiler:and then he's immediately on the receiving side of one by Grelle, who promptly kills him off.]]
* WeHardlyKnewYe: [[spoiler:He only appears and lasts for two short cutscenes before being killed off.]]