A list of characters from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance''.
!Residents of St. Ivalice

!!Marche Radiuju
->Voiced by: Creator/YukaImai (''Radio Edition'')
Marche is the main protagonist of ''Final Fantasy Tactics Advance''. At the beginning of the game, Marche is a NewTransferStudent from a land which snow was never fallen. He joined with his new friends Ritz and Mewt to read an old book, which changes St. Ivalice into the magical land of Ivalice. Compared to his friends, he is the only one who wishes to get out of the weird land and revert it back to normal.
* {{BFS}}: Marche's Judgesword in his artwork.
* {{Expy}}: Marche has a resemblance to ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics''' Ramza - both in appearance and in philosophy (doing what he feels is right rather than following everyone else), as well as being villainised for his actions by the official records.
* FingerlessGloves
* HeroesPreferSwords: Or giant transparent geometrical bludgeons.
* IdiotHair: [[ShoutOut Ramza's]] ahoge taken UpToEleven.
* KidHero: Probably not older than twelve.
* LongHairedPrettyboy
* MeaningfulName: His name sounds incredibly similar to the German word "Marchen" meaning "fairy tale", the very foundation of Ivalice itself. In addition, Hans Christian Anderson's final, unpolished manuscript was called Marchen Meines Lebens, The Fairy Tale of My Life, fitting considering the fact that a fairy tale can be considered a ''[[StealthPun fantasy]]''.
* NewTransferStudent: His job was "New Kid" during the SnowballFight.
* OnlySaneMan: Has shades of this throughout: Despite his lot in life being vastly improved by being in Ivalice, Marche doesn't want to spend the rest of his life in a make-believe world. His friends and brother, on the other hand, are dead-set on keeping fantasy!Ivalice at all costs because of personal problems they no longer want to deal with. Marche is [[spoiler: initially]] the only one who recognizes this as an unhealthy avoidance tactic.
* SayMyName: Ritz and Montblanc do this one after the other when [[spoiler:Marche was sent to Prison during the AudioAdaptation]].
* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Rejects Mewt's rule in favor of returning home.
* ShortHairWithTail
* TooManyBelts
* TookALevelInBadass: Becomes considerably more confident and decisive in his time in Ivalice, in addition to getting more powerful.
* TheResenter: [[spoiler: Towards Donned due to the kid getting more attention from his parents. Marche understood that Donned needed to be looked after frequently due to his illness, but he still felt resentment since he didn't get much attention. Marche eventually confesses his resentment to Donned, causing the kid to break down in immense guilt after he realizes that he was being incredibly selfish while Marche had to stand by and watch.]]
* TheUnFavourite: [[spoiler:Because his little brother Doned is handicapped, Marche's parents paid more attention to him than Marche himself.]]
** BecauseYouCanCope
* WarriorTherapist: The other kids accept his viewpoint--that they need to go home and deal with their problems--after he defeats them in battle.
* WorldOfCardboardSpeech: When faced with the prospect of having to [[spoiler:face Babus alone]].
** And, of course, when he confronts the Queen/[[spoiler: Li-Grim]].
--> "I can't deny what you say. But this world is a dream, and I'm ''done'' dreaming."

!!Ritz Malheur
->Voiced by: Creator/YumiKakazu (''Radio Edition'')
Ritz is the [[ClassRep Class Head]] of Marche's new class. At the beginning, Ritz was supposed to fight against Marche's team during the snowball fight, but soon switches to Marche's team. One of the bullies teases her as a "prissy grandma" due to her white hair, which she dyes red. When St. Ivalice changed into Ivalice, Ritz had natural red hair and leads a clan named "Clan Ritz" with her friend Shara.
* ActionGirl: Along with other [[OneGenderRace Viera]].
* AmazonBrigade: Clan Ritz is entirely composed of Viera.
* ClassRepresentative: Ritz is the Class Head if you check her job during the SnowballFight.
* HairDecorations: Ritz has a hairpin.
* FashionableAsymmetry: One of her arms is wearing armor.
* FieryRedHead: Not short-tempered, but quite outspoken with her opinions.
* [[spoiler:FightingYourFriend]]: [[spoiler:In the penultimate mission, she and her clan stand in Marche's way as he tries to pass through Siena Gorge to the Ambervale, forcing him to defeat her]].
* GamerChick: She much prefers games over books.
* GreenEyes
* GuestStarPartyMember: She and Marche fight side-by-side (in two main-story missions and two optional ones), and she operates in this capacity during these bouts. [[spoiler:The next time, they fight each ''other''.]]
* HairColorDissonance: During the epilogue, [[spoiler:her hair was light violet, but her friend commented her hair "as white as snow"]].
* HeIsNotMyBoyfriend: Ritz referencing Marche towards Doned in the game's AudioAdaptation.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Shara.
* MagicKnight: Ritz gets to be a Fencer, a Red Mage, and an Elementalist throughout the whole game.
* MiniDressOfPower
* MysticalWhiteHair: Her true hair color is pure white, but she dyes it red because her class mates bully her calling her a "granny."
* [[spoiler:OptionalPartyMember: Will join Marche in the post-game, remembering the snow ball fight they had at school]].
* OtakuSurrogate: She prefers video games to books.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Ritz's hair color is red, ''really'' red.

!!Mewt Randell
->Voiced by: Creator/AsamiSanada (''Radio Edition'')
Mewt is the one who triggered the power of the Gran Grimoire. He is one of Marche's new friends who was always bullied in school. When they were still in St. Ivalice, Mewt was hit by a lot of snowballs, including one with a rock, causing his forehead to bleed. He then introduces his friends Marche and Ritz an old book he found at a bookstore. In Ivalice, however, he is the Prince and was highly respected by its citizens. He even has Babus and Llednar to serve for him.
* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: He screams more in the AudioAdaptation.
* {{Bookworm}}: Mewt is the class librarian, and his connection to grimoires indicates this.
** It's also implied reading books makes one connected to magic in some way or is an indication that all mages are bookworms because they'd have to be smart to cast magic. Mewt's stats in the snowball fight show that he has a few points in Magic Attack while all the other children have no magic power at all.
* TheCaligula: Makes the laws harsher whenever he feels threatened by Marche's efforts, causing quite a bit of resentment toward him and the queen.
* CollaredByFashion: Mewt wears a red collar.
* CompanionCube: Mewt's teddy bear, which was given to him by his dead mother.
* FacialMarkings: On his forehead in Ivalice.
* HappyPlace: He shapes Ivalice to be this--a living mother, a father he can be proud of, and him in charge.
* HornedHairdo: In Ivalice.
* NonActionGuy: He doesn't have a job class, nor does he participate in battle. Queen Remedi makes him a ShadowArchetype instead.
** TheUnfought
* TheQuietOne: Mewt usually quotes "..." during the beginning. [[IncrediblyLamePun Guess Mewt is sort of a Mute.]]
* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: Remedi will issue any edicts that Mewt wants to make. This comes into play as a game mechanic by increasing the number of laws during a battle after certain points in the story.
* SpellBook: The Gran Grimoire, Mewt is s the only one who can truly command its RealityWarper powers.
* SpikesOfVillainy:He's not ''really'' a villain, but he was ''against'' Marche during the game.
* SpoiledBrat: Mewt becoming a prince in Ivalice turned him into this. Anything he wants, his mother gives him and if she isn't around for it, Babus or Cid will grant Mewt's desires. When he hears how Marche is avoiding everything he throws at him, Mewt turns to his mother to make everything better and acts helpless if she isn't around.
* TragicKeepsake: His stuffed bear.
** The reward for one of the postgame missions is a stuffed bear, which implies that he's left it behind and moved on.

!!Doned Radiuju
->Voiced by: Hiromi Ishikawa (''Radio Edition'')
Marche's younger brother, who is confined to a wheelchair and has to go to the hospital on a regular basis. In Ivalice, neither applies to him.
* BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame: Late in the game, Marche goes after a very promising lead in the hopes of luring Doned out so that he can talk with him.
* IllBoy: He was born frail and sickly.
* KnowledgeBroker: A minor example being a street ear who gives clans tips and information.
* [[spoiler:MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After Marche makes him realise just how ungrateful he's been concerning his family's efforts (and that he can still go on living despite how hard it is, possibly even being able to walk someday in the future), Doned breaks down in his older brothers arms and apologises for what he's been doing to him.]]
* NonActionGuy: Even able to walk, he's too young to be able to fight in a clan yet.
** AdaptationalBadass: In the radio drama, he is a contributing member of a clan, and a competent knife-fighter.
* SpoiledBrat: Deconstructed. He sends people knowing they could well and truly kill his brother under some circumstances, but he also has a FreudianExcuse in that he especially doesn't want the world to return to normal. He ''is'' implied to be a bit of one in the real world as well, where he doesn't appreciate how much his family does for him.
* ThrowingOffTheDisability: In Ivalice, crippled Doned could walk. [[spoiler:Official artwork seems to have him and Marche standing in a photo together in the real world.]]
* UngratefulBastard: [[spoiler:Due to his crippling illness, all sorts of problems happened in his family: his mother hardly got home just to watch over him at the hospital, his father had fights with his mother until it's implied through Ritz they divorced and now passed custody of Marche and Doned to her, and Marche developed a sense of solitude because their parents focused more on Doned than on him]] What does Doned do in Ivalice? [[spoiler:He makes Marche's life a living hell to the palace by telling on him constantly to keep them from ever leaving Ivalice behind so Doned is never bound to a wheelchair, and Doned has the gal to tell Marche to his face he had everything when in truth he was ''more'' miserable than Doned was]].
* TheUnfought: He works against Marche by tipping him off to bounty hunters, guards or rival clans, but never faces him in combat. A wandering clan called the "Doned Faction" can be encountered, but he isn't in it. Justified that he is not old enough to engage.
** Averted in the radio drama, where he faces Marche directly twice.

!!Cid Randell
->Voiced by: Creator/YasuyukiKase (''Radio Edition'')
Mewt's father, who sank into depression after the death of his wife. In Ivalice, he becomes the Judge Master and the highest authority besides Mewt and Remedi.
* {{Bowdlerize}}: In the US version, he's only outright said to be having trouble at work, with anything else left to implication.
* CardsOfPower: His Advanced Law commands activate with these in addition he can assign red or yellow cards to send lawbreakers to prison.
* DrowningMySorrows: During the beginning of the game in the Japanese version.
** AlcoholicParent
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: Or rather, he swears neutrality and service to the Law rather than to the Palace; however, he discreetly supports Marche's efforts to return the world to normal, aiding him for the rest of the main story.]]
* TheJudge
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: In Ivalice, he seems not to remember his past life, unlike the other people from Mewt's life. [[spoiler:When his memory returns, he endorses returning the world to normal.]]
* TheMourningAfter: Whether drowning his sorrows or crying in the gutters this is the source of his turmoil.
* [[spoiler:OptionalPartyMember: Will join Marche in the post-game, after clearing all 300 missions and starting the final bonus quests involving the oppression of the renegade judges]].
* PassingTheTorch: After finishing the very last mission, [[spoiler:Cid offers Marche to be the next highest judge to rule them all]].

!Residents of Ivalice
->Voiced by: Kumiko Yokote (''Radio Edition'')
Montblanc found Marche as soon as St. Ivalice experienced its transformation. He is very loyal to him, especially in ''Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Radio Edition''.
* BigNo: During the mission [[spoiler:"Moogle Bride"]], when it turns out that [[spoiler:the suitor was tricking him]].
* BlackMage: His default class.
* BreakOutCharacter
* CrutchCharacter: For some strange reason, Montblanc is never allowed to go on dispatch missions, which would help him to gain AP in short amounts to fill AP gauges without wasting huge loads of them on one ability that's about to be learned in full.
* [[DarkSkinnedBlond Dark Furred Blond]]: Only in the artwork. His sprite has white fur.
* EdibleThemeNaming: Named after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mont_Blanc_%28dessert%29 this]].
* FairyCompanion: To Marche.
* HairColorDissonance: Montblanc's hair color in his in-game sprite is orange, though he actually has blond hair.
* IAmNotWeasel: Montblanc's reaction when Marche calls him a "stuffed animal".
* IWillWaitForYou: What Montblanc says towards Marche during one of the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtcjvlBM6n8 commercials]].
* JapanesePronouns: In the AudioAdaptation, Montblanc usually uses Marche's name towards Marche. Otherwise, he would use ''omae'' instead.
** When referring to himself, he says "Mogu", which could be a moogle-style version of "boku".
* {{Keet}}: In the AudioAdaptation, especially at Vol. 4.
* [[Creator/HyoSei Kumiko Yokote]]: That's what the credit says.
* NoIndoorVoice: Montblanc yells a ''LOT'' in the AudioAdaptation.
* SayMyName: Marche calls his name [[spoiler:if he dies in a Jagd (unprotected slum - keyword "unprotected" - which can cause a FinalDeath]].
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Nono during the AudioAdaptation.
* VerbalTic: Since he's a moogle, he automatically uses "kupo".

->Voiced by: Rie Kanda (''Radio Edition'')
One of Ritz's viera friends in her clan.
* ActionGirl
* ArmorPiercingQuestion: When Ritz confesses that her hair is pure white in her own world and that she hates it, Shara asks Ritz if she finds the Vieras' hair hideous. It helps Ritz overcome her own insecurities and take pride in her unique traits as white hair is considered beautiful by the Viera.
* BareYourMidriff
* FashionableAsymmetry: She only wears one stocking.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Ritz.
* LoinCloth
* [[spoiler:OptionalPartyMember: Will join Marche in the post-game after being helped from Antlions]].
* StockingFiller: Only one leg.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Antlion Larvae, revealed in the mission "A Maiden's Cry", where [[spoiler:Shara gets to be recruited]].

!!Babus Swain
->Voiced by: Creator/KumiSakuma (''Radio Edition'')
Mewt's Nu Mou retainer.
* AntiVillain: He's characterized mainly by his loyalty to Prince Mewt and desire to keep Ivalice from being destroyed.
* BattleButler
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:In Bervenia Palace, he stops time for the guards and takes Marche directly to Mewt.]]
* CarryABigStick
* CollaredByFashion
* CutscenePowerToTheMax: [[spoiler:He can stop time for everyone except himself and Marche in a cutscene]].
* DuelBoss: The second time he's confronted, although Marche's goal is to destroy the Exodus Fruits rather than defeat him.
* FireForgedFriends: After the main story is over, one can take a mission which will end in him being recruitable. [[spoiler: Following the fight against Li-Grim/Remedi]], Marche offers him friendship despite their earlier clashes - after fighting side-by-side more recently, "why not?". Babus accepts, although he doesn't go as far as calling them "close friends", a sentiment Marche agrees with.
* {{Foil}}: To Ezel.
* MagicKnight
* MyMasterRightOrWrong: Says as much to Marche - he causes Mewt pain, and that's reason enough for him to oppose him. [[spoiler:When he starts aiding Marche's efforts, he does so purely because he starts to believe it would be better for Mewt to face reality.]]
* [[spoiler:OptionalPartyMember: Will join Marche in the post-game, trying to clear out a personal mission involving the aftermath of the final battle]].
* PrematurelyBald: He sounds younger compared to Ezel and other Nu Mou have hair.
** It is possible he has thin, white fur. Being a high-ranking royal servant, he would be more well-groomed than other Nu Mou.
* RecurringBoss: Fought twice during the game.
* SugarAndIcePersonality
* TimeStandsStill
* YouRebelScum: He actually addresses Marche as, "You commoner scum" for impugning the word of Prince Mewt.

->Voiced by: Masako Jō (''Radio Edition'')
Montblanc's younger brother, a gadgeteer who hopes to make his own airship.
* ButtMonkey: In Mission 12, his airship gets wrecked in a hit-and-run, and you have to chase the perpetrators to the Jagds. In an optional mission, ''this happens again''.
* GadgeteerGenius
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Montblanc during the AudioAdaptation.
* VerbalTic: Since he's a moogle, he automatically uses "kupo".

!!Ezel Berbier
->Voiced by: Creator/WataruTakagi (''Radio Edition'')
A mysterious Nu Mou who is responsible for the creation of Anti-Laws.
* CrutchCharacter: He's as close you will get to see a physical-based Nu Mou, [[spoiler:but his locked job prevents him from becoming a stronger force. That being said, he will always have a great rate of success at any dispatch missions]].
* {{Foil}}: To Babus.
* InsufferableGenius: His attitude, not that anyone calls him out on it - he truly ''is'' quite brilliant.
* MadScientist
* NoHeroDiscount: [[spoiler:After you recruit him, the prices stay the same]]. It's also unclear how saving him affects his prices, but arguably, being let in on his secret shop can be considered a reward.
* [[spoiler:OptionalPartyMember: He joins Marche after completing a second personal request]].
* RebelliousSpirit
* TheSmartGuy
* SpySpeak
* SquishyWizard: Unlike Babus he can't really take a hit.
* StandardStatusEffect: Azoth, which is his signature move. It's technically a Lamia's Night, except it only affects enemies instead of everyone but the user.
* {{Troll}}: Thoroughly enjoys pissing judges off with his anti law cards or anything else to ruffle their feathers. He can't say no to people who make their lives a living hell, which is why he likes Marche so much.

!!Queen Remedi
->Voiced by: Creator/YoshikoSakakibara (''Radio Edition'')
Mewt's dead mother. Brought BackFromTheDead [[spoiler:not. She's really the Li Grim, and the FinalBoss. This article deals with both Remedi and the Li Grim posing as her Ivalice equivalent.]]

* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: [[spoiler:Her true form is that of a living crystal, one of the world threads that binds the children to the make believe Ivalice.]]
* AlliterativeName: Possibly was Remedi Randell.
* BackFromTheDead: The "Real" Remedi Randell died before the storyline - although the Ivalice version was [[spoiler:the Li Grim.]]
* BigBad
* BreastPlate: [[spoiler:In the first battle against her]]
* [[spoiler:DegradedBoss]]: [[spoiler:After completing the game, she can be fought in the mission to recruit Babus, and is much easier]].
* FacialMarkings: Like her son's.
* [[spoiler:FinalBoss]]
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: Subverted. She's only a threat to Marche and company. Her edicts are just annoying to everyone else.
* MissingMom: She was Mewt's dead mother in St. Ivalice.
* MyBelovedSmother: She has some shades of this and some overlap with EvilMatriarch, by enabling Mewt's manic behavior and ensuring he stays dependent on the LotusEaterMachine that is the Gran Grimoire.
* [[spoiler:OneWingedAngel]]: [[spoiler:(Her true form is the Li Grim, which is the sixth crystal of Ivalice.)]]
* [[spoiler:[[PhysicalGod Physical Goddess]]: She is the personification of the Gran Grimoire's power and the sixth crystal.]]
* PosthumousCharacter: [[spoiler:The Ivalice version is the Li Grim.]]
* [[spoiler:ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: Literally made them. She created Ivalice according to Mewt's wishes and as a result, she has an ability that lets her change the laws at will, even if said laws have been nullified.]]
* SinisterScythe: [[spoiler:In her first battle.]]

!!Llednar Twem
->Voiced by: Creator/HikaruMidorikawa (''Radio Edition'')
A boy whom the Queen brings in after Cid separates the judges from the palace. [[spoiler:He turns out to be the embodiment of Mewt's negative emotions]].

* [[spoiler:AnthropomorphicPersonification]]
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Blond hair, yellow eyes.
* TheDragon
* DuelBoss: The second time around.
* EnemyWithout
* EvilCounterpart: He ''is'' [[spoiler:the embodiment of Mewt's anger after all...]]
** He's also an EvilCounterpart to Marche, being [[spoiler:created to be a version of him that fights ''for'' Mewt.]]
* GiantPoofySleeves
* HopelessBossFight: You have to wait him out twice.
* NighInvulnerable: The Queen ''altered reality'' so that he could not be harmed.
* RecurringBoss: Fought thrice during the game, although he can't be defeated the first two times due to being invincible.
* SdrawkcabName: Of Mewt Randell.
* [[spoiler:TakenForGranite]]: During the near-climax of the game.
** [[spoiler:LiterallyShatteredLives]]: After his defeat, he turns to stone and crumbles.

![[AudioAdaptation Radio Edition]] [[CanonForeigner Exclusive Characters]]
Below are exclusive characters who appear in ''Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Radio Edition''.
!!Madam Kiri
->Voiced by: Kiri Segawa
* TheDanza (She is voiced by Kiri Segawa.)

!!The Moogle Knight
->Voiced by: Ryōkichi Takahashi
* NoNameGiven: Even the credits simply named him "Moogle Knight."
* VerbalTic: Since he's a moogle, he automatically uses "kupo".
* VocalDissonance: He is a '''moogle''' with a extremely low voice, being voiced by [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=18062 Ryoukichi Takahashi]] and all. But it might be because he is older than Montblanc, who was described as a "young moogle boy".