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The son of the Duke of Razelia, one of the four Dukedoms of the Republic of Reeve. He is the main hero of the game, alongside Holmes.

->'''Class:''' Knight Lord -> Lord
* CoolSword: He can only wield swords and he would bear the Reeve Calibur.
* DeclarationOfProtection: Made this promise to [[spoiler: Enteh]] when they were young, but he doesn't recognize her when they meet in the present. [[spoiler: He takes up this vow again once she gets kidnapped.]]
* TheHero
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Skirts ''dangerously'' close to this in the final stages of the war with Canaan. [[spoiler: If only he knew they actually ''wanted'' peace at this point.]] Fortunately he snaps out of it quickly.
* MartialArtsHeadband
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With Enteh]]
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 35.
* RoyalRapier: As the Lord, he is the only unit to wield a rapier which deals effective damage against mounted and armored units.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: He was going to have it when the game was still "Emblem Saga", but copyright issues forced them to change his hair color to brown, which ironically makes him look like [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Leif]].

A Knight accompanying Runan. He is also the fiancee of Kreiss' sister, Rina.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Commando Knight
* ArrangedMarriage: Implied with Rina, though...
* ChivalrousPervert: As seen with his conversations with Estelle.
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: He wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]], but he loses the ability to wield lances when dismounting until he promotes to a Commando Knight.
* DressingAsTheEnemy: [[spoiler: If you go to the B version of Map 26. [[IHaveYourWife It's not his choice though.]]]]
* {{Expy}}: Of Abel, especially given that [[spoiler: he temporarily defects, but only because his LoveInterest is being held hostage.]]
* LazyBum
* OneHitKill: He learns Blazing Wind/Lethality at Level 16.
* TheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: He doesn't seem too interested in Rina at first, [[ChivalrousPervert and tends to flirt with other women a lot]]. Until the liberation of Razelia, when he plays KnightInShiningArmor to rescue her. Depending on the version of Map 26 picked, it may not end well... [[spoiler: but even then, the fact that he's willing to betray his allies just to save her, and her saving him from execution for these actions certainly implies something, though he does say [[JailbaitWait she's still a kid.]]]]
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Kreiss

A Knight accompanying Runan. He is Rina's older brother.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Commando Knight
* AlasPoorVillain: Feels this in-universe for [[spoiler: Marco.]]
* ArmorPiercingAttack: He learns Geomancy/Luna at Level 25.
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: He wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]], but he loses the ability to wield lances when dismounting until he promotes to a Commando Knight.
* {{Expy}}: Of Cain.
* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Undergoes a minor one after he kills Marco.]]
* MyNameIsInigoMontoya: Delivers one to Marco of the Condor Squad. [[spoiler: Unfortunately, Marco realizes who he is a little too late...]]
* OfficialCouple: With Leteena, [[GuideDangIt if you play your cards right.]]
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 37.
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Arkis
* WorthyOpponent: Sees the Condor Squad as one. [[spoiler: Little does he know that one of them saved his love's life.]]

One of Holmes' men. He is sent to aid Runan on his journey.

->'''Class:''' Pirate
* AnAxeToGrind: The only weapon he could wield.
* CriticalStatusBuff: He learns Life or Death/Wrath at Level 28.
* GoodScarsEvilScars: Of the good variety, since [[spoiler: it's implied he got it while defending Julia.]]
* {{Gonk}}
** FaceOfAThug
* MysteriousProtector: [[spoiler: Julia recognizes him as the man who saved her life a long time ago, but he denies it.]]
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 30.
* {{Pirate}}: Type 2.

The Princess of the island Kingdom of Wellt. Her father is King Loffaru.

->'''Class:''' Princess -> Pegasus Knight -> Dragon Knight
* BladeOnAStick: Upon her promotion to a Pegasus Knight, she could wield lances but she loses her ability to wield them when dismounted.
* CoolSword: Her main weapon is swords.
* DragonRider: If promoted twice to Dragon Knight.
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
* TheNotLoveInterest: Despite resembling Caeda in role and classes and how Glamdr wanted her to be Runan's bethroned, she declined any further relationship and Runan end up with Enteh anyways.
* MagikarpPower: She's start as a very weak Princess, but training her will make her very strong through skills like Gale (Vantage) and Elite (Paragon) as well as her promotions.

The Bodyguard of Princess Sasha of Wellt.

->'''Class:''' Lady Knight -> Arrow Knight
* BowAndSwordInAccord: She could wield both swords and bows.
* HorseArcher: Upon promotion.
* PowerNullifier: She learns Earth Saint (a skill which deals a critical hit that negates terrain effects) at Level 35.
* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler:With Zeek.]]

A Bishop in the service of Marlon.

->'''Class:''' Bishop
* CombatMedic: Can use Staves as well as Anima Magic. It is worth noting that he is the only magic user who could use both magic and staves.
* WeaponOfChoice: He could wield all three Anima magic: [[PlayingWithFire Fire]], [[ShockAndAwe Thunder]] and [[BlowYouAway Wind]].

A Knight in the service of Marlon. He is Leteena's older brother.

->'''Class:''' Axe Knight -> Sergeant
* AnAxeToGrind: His main weapon specialty.
* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Part of the reason he's needed for the Leteena event.]]
* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: Delivers one to Kriess, [[spoiler: one that actually manages to talk him out of deserting, as he doesn't want a 'coward' to be with his sister.]]
* OneHitKill: He starts with Blazing Wind/Lethality.
* WalkingArmory: As a Sergeant, he wield axes in addition to swords and lances.

A Knight in the service of Marlon.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Gold Knight
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: He wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]] as both a Rook Knight and Gold Knight, but he loses the ability to wield lances when dismounting.
* HeroicSelfDeprecation: In his only conversation, he is shown to have low confidence in his abilities.
* MagikarpPower: As Eugen describes him, he's might be a diamond-in-a-rough, otherwise, he's not very skillful. However, as a Gold Paladin, he gets the strongest promotion bonuses.
* NoSell: He learn Big Shield/Pavise upon promoting to a Gold Knight.
* OneHitKill: He learns Blazing Wind/Lethality as a Level 12 Gold Knight.

!!Ruka (Luka, Luca)
A Hunter in the service of Marlon. He is Raquel's younger brother.

->'''Class:''' Bow Fighter -> Bow Master
* ArcherArchetype: He could wield bows as his main weapon.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:At the end of Map 26, one of the choice will have him sacrifice himself which allows Raquel to kill human enemies. Thankfully, you can resurrect him with a Dakuron]].

The adopted son of Marlon, formerly a Dragon Knight of the Kingdom of Barge.

->'''Class:''' Commando Knight -> Dragon Knight
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: He wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]], even when dismounted.
* DragonRider: At the end of Map 10, Sharon will give him a dragon flute to call for his mount, Garuda. Accepting it will promote Raffin into a Dragon Knight.

!!Estelle (Esther)
The daughter of Marlon, the leader of Verge. She is Raffin's foster sister.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Paladin
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: She wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]], even when dismounted.
* CriticalStatusBuff: She learns Life or Death/Wrath at Level 14.
* LadyOfWar
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

A healer living in the village of Toras. She is actually the Princess of Reeve and the Shaman of Water. Her real name is Maeve.

->'''Class:''' Sister
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: In the ending, like the other shamans.]]
* GuestStarPartyMember: [[spoiler: She's around for much longer than Katri though, you only lose her for the last fifth of the game. Her dragon form is a straighter example; you only get to use her like that for one chapter.]]
* KingIncognito: She is the heir of the Kingdom of Reeve.
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: With Runan.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:Due to being descended from the Water Dragon Muse, she can transform into a dragon of the same name using the Ring of Reeve]]
** AnIcePerson: [[spoiler:Though the title "Water Dragon" brings to mind MakingASplash.]]
* SavePoint: Her main staff, the Save Staff, functions as a save for a chapter in mid-progress.
* SummonMagic: She learns the Summon skill at Level 30.
* WeCannotGoOnWithoutYou: Enteh dying means game over.
* WhiteMage: Uses Staves.

A youth from the village of Taurus. He is Plum's foster brother.

->'''Class:''' Axe Fighter -> Warrior
* AnAxeToGrind: His specialty is axes in both Fighter and Warrior.
* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler:In one event where Plum was kidnapped, he could save her from the peddler. This boost the two's support bonus.]]
* HappilyAdopted: [[spoiler:In a way, as Lionheart views him as his son if he was Plum's big brother.]]
* NamesTheSame: As the axe fighter from [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia the first Fire Emblem]].

Yoda's daughter and Shigen's foster sister.

->'''Class:''' Sword Fighter -> Sword Master
* CoolSword: Her only weapon specialty is swords.
* DeathOfAThousandCuts: At the end of Map 30, she learns Dragon Saint/Astra.
* {{Frameup}}: [[spoiler:Renshin pinned the murder of his mother on her just because she happened to be passing by at the time. That may not have been such a good idea in the long run...]]

A young girl from the village of Taurus. She is the daughter of Lan and Barts's foster sister.

->'''Class:''' Priest
* RagsToRoyalty: [[spoiler:She was the daughter of the viceroy Lionheart and, in the epilogue, she would live with her father.]]
* SpoonyBard: Gains the Dance skill after a certain event.
* WhiteMage: She uses staves only, in addition, she gets the Defense staff from Lee which halves any damage to an ally.

!!Mahter (Martel)
A Knight of Salia. She is the middle sister of Verna and Frau.

->'''Class:''' Pegasus Knight -> Dragon Knight
* ChoiceOfTwoWeapons: She wield both [[CoolSword swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick lances]], but loses the ability to wield lances when dismounted.
* DragonRider: Upon promotion.
* PowerNullifier: She learns Earth Saint at Level 15.

Known as the Dhullam's Angel of Death.

->'''Class:''' Sword Fighter -> Sword Master
* CoolSword: In addition to his specialty, he is the wielder of of Shramm, which halves the damage taken as long as he equip it.
* CurbStompBattle: Delivers one to Julia as part of his recruitment event. It's completely scripted, he takes her HPToOne no matter how strong she is. (Though he does give her a free healing item afterwards)
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Navarre]]
* HitmanWithAHeart
* LifeDrain: He starts with Heaven Saint/Sol.
* MyNameIsInigoMontoya: Delivers one to Renshin if you have them fight, given that [[spoiler: he convinced him to kill Julia, claiming that she murdered a noble of Rezalia. When he finds out this was a complete lie, he's not happy...]]

A Hunter living in the Gram Forest. She is Ruka's older sister.

->'''Class:''' Bow Master
* ArcherArchetype: Her specialty is bows.
* CrutchCharacter: In a way, as she is a pre-promoted Sniper incapable of killing. She is useful in chipping down the enemy to give weak units to chance to get kills.
* PowerNullifier: She learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 31.
* TechnicalPacifist [=/=] ThouShaltNotKill: Cannot directly kill human enemies unless a certain event occurs late in the game.
** WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Of course, killing monsters is no problem for her. In fact, she learns Anti-Evil (a skill which gives bonuses against monsters) at Level 16.

!!Maruju (Maruj)
Eisenbach's grandson and the son of Sylpheeze.

->'''Class:''' Mage -> Sage
* BlowYouAway: One of his specialities is wind magic, and his personal weapon is Wundergust.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Merric, with a dash of Linde]]
* HolyHandGrenade: He learns light magic upon promoting to a Sage.
* LifeDrain: He learns Heaven Saint/Sol as a Level 20 Sage.
* LoveTriangle: He likes Enteh, but a later event implies Meriah likes him... [[spoiler: Subverted, that "Meriah" turns out to be Narcus just trolling him. He doesn't find out though...]]
* PlayingWithFire: He learns fire magic upon promoting to a Sage.
* ShockAndAwe: He could also wield thunder magic as a Mage.

A former Knight of Barge turned unwilling member of Gerxel's Mage Army. He is the younger brother of Karla. [[spoiler: As it turns out, he is actually from Zoa, was still working for the Gerxel Cult and later betrays Runan.]]

->'''Class:''' Dark Knight
* AntiVillain: [[spoiler: See PunchClockVillain]].
* AnAxeToGrind: He can wield axes when mounted.
* BlackKnight
* BladeOnAStick: His primary weapon specialty when both mounted and dismounted.
* CriticalStatusBuff[=/=]TurnsRed: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath which allows him to kill units with critical hits when he is low in HP. [[spoiler:Try not to get him low enough to instantly critical hit and kill one of your units.]]
* DefectorFromDecadence: [[spoiler:Except not really.]]
* EvilUncle: [[spoiler: To Shigen, technically]].
* FromACertainPointOfView: [[spoiler:Tells Kate he had his back horrifically flayed when he was a slave. This is true, but he wasn't a slave ''of'' Zoa, he was enslaved because he ''is'' a Zoan.]]
* GuestStarPartyMember: [[spoiler:He doesn't stay in the party for long, as he leaves at the start of the 2nd route split]].
* HeelFaceMole: [[spoiler:It turned out that he lied about his tale and was ordered to watch Enteh until he was recalled by his sister Karla for another mission]].
* MadeASlave: When Barge was conquered by Zoa, he was forced into slavery and eventually Zoa's Dark Army. [[spoiler: In reality, his enslavement happened far earlier and was because is from Zoa, which are a hated people to the other peoples of Utna]].
* PowerNullifier: He starts with Awareness/Nihil.
* PunchClockVillain: [[spoiler: After he betrays you, he's basically just fighting for his country, he's just oblivious to the fact that their army mostly consists of evil sorcerers... He also genuinely loves his sister (who happens to be TheDragon), and it turns out her love for him is her main motivation.]]
* SoLongAndThanksForAllTheGear: [[spoiler: Averted. He's nice enough to leave his entire inventory in your storage when he leaves.]]
* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: With Kate]]
* TooAwesomeToUse: [[spoiler: Interesting variation: he's very useful for what little time you have him, but he keeps the stats he had when he left when he returns as an enemy. Rely on him too much and he can easily become ThatOneBoss.]]

The leader of Welt's castle guards.

->'''Class:''' Armor Knight -> Iron Knight
* CoolSword: His only weapon specialty.
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
%%* {{Gonk}}
* NoSell: He learns Big Shield/Pavise as a Level 12 Iron Knight or a Level 25 Armor Knight.
* MightyGlacier: He is slow but very durable, although he does gain a horse upon promotion.

Eisenbach's granddaughter and the daughter of Sylpheeze. She is also Roger's fiance.

->'''Class:''' Troubadour
* BattleCouple: With Roger. In fact so that if he dies, she leaves the party.
* CombatMedic: She could wield both swords and staves.
* WhiteMage: She is primarily a healer, but can still fight with swords. In addition, she has her own personal staff: the Magic Staff, which increases an ally's magic.

!!Thomas (Tom)
A Hunter from the village of Lot. He is a good friend of Barts.

->'''Class:''' Wood Shooter
%%* MightyGlacier
%%* WeaponOfChoice: Bows and also the SiegeEngines brand of Bows, as well.

A Knight in service of the Kingdom of Welt.

->'''Class:''' Paladin
* BattleCouple: With Mel. Like Mel, if she dies, then he'll leave the party.
* CriticalStatusBuff: He learns Life or Death/Wrath at Level 18.
* NoSell: He starts with Big Shield/Pavise.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].
* WouldntHitAGirl: If you surround Roger on Map 4 with just female units, he won't attack them.

A training priestess of the Temple of Mars. She is actually the Shaman of Fire.

->'''Class:''' Sister
* GuestStarPartyMember: [[spoiler: Leaves after the second route split to stay with her parents, and becomes a DistressedDamsel for the third.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler:As a descendent of Neuron, she can transform into a dragon of the same name with the Ring of Salia]]
* KillItWithFire: [[As a Fire Dragon, she can breath fire to a single target or deal an AreaOfEffect damage.]]
* TheMedic [=/=] WhiteMage: Uses Staves.
* SummonMagic: She starts with the Summon skill, allowing her to use staves that summon monsters.
* WeCannotGoOnWithoutYou: Like Enteh, if she dies, game over.

Holmes' friend. He was saved from a slave market.

->'''Class:''' Fighter -> Hero
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was abandoned by his parents and he was taken in as a slave to a noble family who abused him to no end.
* OneHitKill: He learns Blazing Wind/Lethality as a Level 13 Fighter/Mercenary.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

Another friend of Holmes and an energetic female thief.

->'''Class:''' Thief
* AmbiguouslyBrown: [[spoiler: Except it's not her real skin color.]]
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: Only revealed in the ''epilogue''. She watched her whole family brutally slaughtered ''on her birthday''. Afterwards, she stopped dressing like a woman and deliberately dirtied her face.]]
* FragileSpeedster: She has good skill and speed in both base and growths, but her strength and defense is very pitiful. For starters, she has 1 base strength and '''0''' strength growth so she'll never do damage.
* GoGoEnslavement: One of the two girls who can have a near brush with this (the other being Lyria) in an optional event. [[ShipTease Xeno rescues her.]]
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: With Xeno, in the epilogue.]]
* SheCleansUpNicely: [[spoiler: In the epilogue.]]
* ShipTease: Via the aforementioned optional event, though it's mutually exclusive with the Lyria/Attrom one. Notable in that it instantly raises their support level from nothing to maximum, something no other pair gets.
* VideoGameStealing: She starts with the Steal skill which allows her steal an item during the battle. It is activated based on her skill and speed stat combined.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

The granddaughter of the Great Sage, Maios.

->'''Class:''' Mage -> Sage
* ArmorPiercingAttack: She learns Geomancy/Luna as a Level 15 Sage.
* CriticalStatusBuff: She learns Life or Death/Wrath as a Level 15 Mage.
* {{Expy}}: She strongly resembles [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Linde]].
* LifeDrain: She learns Heaven Saint/Sol at Level 30.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]] and [[HolyHandGrenade Light Magic]], and upon promotion to Sage, [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]] and [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]].

A Knight from the fallen Kingdom of Barge. She was once Raffin's lover.

->'''Class:''' Lady Knight -> Arrow Knight
* AnchoredShip: She and Raffin still have feelings for eachother, but agree to put their relationship on hold until after the war. [[spoiler: The epilogue implies that, indeed, TheyDo afterwards.]]
* HorseArcher: Upon promotion.
* ImportantHairCut: Cut her hair short to show she gave up on Raffin's promise to find her again.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: [[BowAndSwordInAccord Swords and Bows]].

A Knight helping Sharon.

->'''Class:''' Armor Knight -> General
%%* BodyguardCrush: To Sharon.
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
* MightyGlacier: He's an Armor Knight, so he is very slow but strong. Interesting, he is one of the few units to have a movement growth, so he could be a LightningBruiser if you are lucky to have at least one movement boost.
* NoSell: He starts with Big Shield/Pavise.
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 26.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

A member of the Arless Black Knights.

->'''Class:''' Black Knight
* BlackKnight
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
* TheDulcineaEffect: He barely knew Rennie, yet he decided to save her when she was nearly executed.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

!!Rennie (Leonie)
A young girl who was saved from execution by Mintz.

->'''Class:''' Bow Fighter -> Bow Master
* ArmorPiercingAttack: She learns Geomancy/Luna at Level 19.
* MagikarpPower; Notable in that she's one of the only characters with a Move growth. She also learns Elite/Paragon at Level 9.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: Bows.

The son of Granada's Vals. He is Runan's good friend.

->'''Class:''' Bow Hero -> Hide Hunter
* TheHero: Of his own story route.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* PiratesWhoDontDoAnything: Subverted, he party does raid a few ships, and some of his maps have opening all treasure chests as a ''victory condition''.
* SandInMyEyes: [[spoiler: When he sees Katri revived in the ending, he claims his tears are just sweat.]]
* {{Tsundere}}: [[spoiler: Towards Katri.]]
** DeclarationOfProtection: [[spoiler: Gradually shifts towards this in the leadup to the final chapter.]]
* WeaponOfChoice: Bows and upon promotion to Hide Hunter, [[CoolSword Swords]].

Yoda's adopted son. His father was a Gerxel swordfighter and his mother was Karla.

->'''Class:''' Sword Fighter -> Sword Master
* CoolSword: He is the wielder of Dullaham, which resurrects him should he die while equipping the weapon.
* DeadpanSnarker: To Holmes.
* DeathIsCheap: His personal sword revives him if he dies, and even without it, he'll be saved by the witch Sierra.
** TheyKilledKennyAgain: It's quite possible for him to die several times in the space of one chapter. And he's not above making jokes about it.
-->Shigen: "No matter how many lives I have, it's still not enough to be your comrade."
* HappilyAdopted: Understandable, given his mother is a servant to Gwenchaos.
* TheLancer: Of Holmes' team. He actually becomes a WeCannotGoOnWithoutYou character after [[spoiler: Katri leaves.]]
* SoLongAndThanksForAllTheGear: If he gets rescued by Sierra, he loses everything he had except the Dullahan when he returns.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

Known as the Thunder Goddess, she is a mage hailing from the Temple of Trente. [[spoiler: She's also Alfred's illegitimate daughter and Mel's half-sister.]]

->'''Class:''' Mage -> Sage
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Ishtar]], even having the same title.
* LongLostSibling: [[spoiler: Half-sibling actually, to Mel.]]
* ShockAndAwe: In addition to her specialty, she has her personal tome, Brenthunder, which is a Brave weapon.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]] and [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]], and upon promotion to Sage, [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]] and [[HolyHandGrenade Light Magic]].

An Axe Fighter from Arial. He is the husband of King Temsin's daughter, Katina.

->'''Class:''' Axe Fighter -> Warrior
* KingIncognito: Holmes had ''no idea'' how important he was the whole time they traveled together.
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil as a Level 20 Fighter.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[AnAxeToGrind Axes]].

A Knight in service to the Kingdom of Welt.

->'''Class:''' Spear Knight -> Sergeant
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
* OnlySaneMan: He refused to take orders from Erish and Codder and was the only one to be suspicious of Codder's actions. He got arrested sure, but he gets point for not trusting Codder.
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 17.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[BladeOnAStick Lances]], and upon promotion to Sergeant, [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[AnAxeToGrind Axes]].

Renee's [[spoiler: and Holmes']] younger half-brother. When Renee goes missing, he leaves Blood in search of her.

->'''Class:''' Fighter -> Hero
* FailureKnight / ILetGwenStacyDie: [[spoiler: When he thinks Renee is dead. She isn't.]]
* HeroicBastard: [[spoiler:The illigitimate son of Holmes' father, though he's unaware of it.]]
** In the epilogue, [[spoiler:Holmes sets him up to inherit his father's country, as he has no interest in royal life.]]
* OneHitKill: He learns Blazing Wind/Lethality at Level 26.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

!!Krisheenu (Krishna)
A Thief and a Sword Fighter. She seems to have an interest in a legendary orb...

->'''Class:''' Sword Fighter -> Sword Master
* HeartbrokenBadass: [[spoiler:Her former lover, Aldo, was killed by Vega, which is why she's after the resurrection orb.]]
* WeaponOfChoice [[CoolSword Swords]].
* VideoGameStealing: She has the Steal skill.

Head of the Isla Pirates who was saved by Katri.

->'''Class:''' Boss
* ButtMonkey: To the point that, in the epilogue, ''Holmes has outright forgotten who he is.''
* JokeCharacter: He's pretty bad, even by the game's standards. He has little to no growths, and has a skill which allows him to steal anything after killing an enemy but reduces the hit and avoid of everyone around him down by '''50%'''.
* RapePillageAndBurn: Until his HeelFaceTurn, that is.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: It's implied that's why he decreases the stats of everyone near him.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].
* VideoGameStealing: He has the Steal skill.

A training priestess of the Church of Blood.

->'''Class:''' Priest
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Deconstructed, as it's said her nature makes her naive and easy to fool. She very nearly ends up in GoGoEnslavement because of it.
* TheMedic [=/=] WhiteMage: Uses Staves.
* ShipTease: An optional one with Attrom, mutually exclusive with the Xeno/Yuni event mentioned above.
* SpoonyBard: Has the Sing skill.

A Knight of Salia and Sun's best friend. She is the youngest sister of Verna and Mahter.

->'''Class:''' Pegasus Knight -> Dragon Knight
* DragonRider: Upon promotion
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

!!Sun (San)
The Black Knight of Canaan. She is the daughter of Silva.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Black Knight
* ArmorPiercingAttack: She learns Geomancy/Luna at Level 25.
* BlackKnight: Upon promotion, but a different class more toward Mintz's class than Zeek's class.
* CharacterPortrait: It is worth noting that she has an unique portrait upon promotion, despite being a minor character.
* MagikarpPower: She is a lot like Narron except that she comes a bit later. For starter, she learns Elite/Paragon at Level 5.
* PowerNullifier: She learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 40.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

Lionheart's most trusted man.

->'''Class:''' Horseman -> Mamluke
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Wolf]].
* HorseArcher
* WeaponOfChoice: Bows, and upon promotion to Mamluke, [[CoolSword Swords]].

!!Loffaru (Ropharl, Raphael)
The King of Wellt and Sasha's father. He is one of the 6 Champions.

->'''Class:''' King's Knight
* ActionDad: He's Sasha's father and one of the strong veterans in the army.
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
* DisappearedDad: To Sasha.
* NoSell: He starts with Big Shield/Pavise.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
* SurvivorGuilt: He is ashamed that many of his soldiers died while he survived, in which he gives all responsibility to Runan as the commander of the army as he has lost his army.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]], [[BladeOnAStick Lances]], [[AnAxeToGrind Axes]] and Bows.

The leader of Selba. He is known as the Wolf of the Plains.

->'''Class:''' Mamluke
* ActionDad: [[spoiler:Through an certain event, he is revealed to be Plum's true father]].
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:To Plum.]]
* {{Expy}}: Of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Hardin]], again, down to having the same title.
* HorseArcher
* LifeDrain: He starts with Heaven Saint/Sol.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[BowAndSwordInAccord Swords and Bows]].

A General in the service of the Kingdom of Salia.

->'''Class:''' General
* DefeatMeansFriendship: You actually have to fight him as a boss before he joins you. Afterwards, Katri saves his life, he [[KingIncognito immediately recognizes who she is]], and realizes he's been on the wrong side.
%%* MightyGlacier
* NoSell: He starts with Big Shield/Pavise.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

A female friend of Narcus.

->'''Class:''' Thief
* LadyLooksLikeADude: Without being informed of her gender, you could of mistaken her as a boy.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].
* VideoGameStealing: She has the Steal skill.

The successor of the family of Fire Priests.

->'''Class:''' Mage -> Sage
* PowerNullifier: He starts with Earth Saint.
* StarCrossedLovers: With Enteh.
* StoneWall: His personal tome, Sunflame, give him a whopping +10 to Defence, putting it on the level of armored units. And he's a [[SquishyWizard Mage]]!
* WeaponOfChoice: [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]], and upon promotion to Sage, [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]], [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]] and [[HolyHandGrenade Light Magic]].

A Witch of Zoa. She helps Shigen when he is fatally injured.

->'''Class:''' Witch
* DefectorFromDecadence
* ImpliedLoveInterest: To Shigen.
* MysteriousProtector: To Shigen, again. [[spoiler: She's actually the one returning the favour, he saved her life in the past.]]
* TokenHeroicOrc: The only non-evil character in the game of the Witch class, as well as a former member of the Zoan Empire.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]], [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]], [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]] and [[BlackMagic Dark Magic]].

Ezekiel's younger sister. She falls in love with Kreiss.

->'''Class:''' Priest
* GuideDangIt: Recruiting Leteena involves following [[ this]] exact sequence of steps. Yeah, good luck figuring ''that'' out on your own, especially seeing as there's no in-game hints towards it at all.
* LoveInterest: Kreiss'
* TheMedic [=/=] WhiteMage: Uses Staves.
* StandardStatusEffects: She has her personal staff, the Silence staff, which stops all magic user from using magic for a turn.
* SummonMagic: She learns the Summon skill at Level 8.

A young girl from the village of Alkana. She replaces Leteena if the requirements to recruit her were not met.

->'''Class:''' Priest

* TheMedic [=/=] WhiteMage: Uses Staves.
* SummonMagic: She starts with the Summon skill.

Formerly a member of the Sea Lion Pirates.

->'''Class:''' Thief
* ButtMonkey
* {{Expy}}: His transformation skill as well as his {{Troll}}ish nature makes him similar to [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Xane]].
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's not above ditching you and stealing your money, and he's kind of a slacker, but when ordered to infiltrate an early villain's base, ensure the Queen's safety and release the prisoners, he does exactly that, showing he can be a pretty good guy when he wants to. In fact, ''not'' doing this event [[ForWantOfANail results in you missing out on quite a few characters,]] [[FridgeHorror and dooming them to an unfortunate fate.]]
* MasterOfDisguise: One of his skills, Transform, allow him to transform into the character he selects.
* PowerNullifier: He learns Awareness/Nihil at Level 17.
* RunningGag: Both times he's recruited, he's found lost in a desert begging for water.
* {{Troll}}: Disguises as Meriah and tells Maruju she likes him, possibly starting a LoveTriangle between Maruju, Enteh and Meriah, just for lulz.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

Kreiss' younger sister and Arkis's fiancee.

->'''Class:''' Rook Knight -> Paladin
* MageKiller: She has a 40% magic growth, making her either good with magic swords or a physical user with good resistance.
* MagikarpPower: She is the actual Est of the game. She is weak at that point of the game when she joins, but she starts with Elite/Paragon and some good growths (except Strength).
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

A Priestess of the Church of Blood. She is the daughter of Andrei.

->'''Class:''' Saint
* TheMedic [=/=] WhiteMage: Uses Staves.
* SummonMagic: She starts with the Summon skill.
* TurnUndead: Her Anti-Evil staff instantly kills a number of monsters equal to her Magic stat. Quite useful for crowd control.

The Dark Sword Fighter. He is Julia's father and Shigen's foster father.

->'''Class:''' Swordmaster
* BadassGrandpa
* DeathOfAThousandCuts: He starts with Dragon Saint/Astra.
* OneHitKill: He starts with Blazing Wind/Lethality.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

Known as Panther Hagaru. He and Mintz appear to be accomplices.

->'''Class:''' Wood Shooter
* {{Expy}}: His purple hair and his class makes him similar to [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Jake]].
* HandsomeLech: He's more interested in picking up chicks than fighting, [[FunnyMoments but he can't see far enough out of his wooden tank to tell if who he's fighting is a girl.]]
%%* MightyGlacier
* NoSell: He learns Big Shield/Pavise at Level 18.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: His title could alternatively be read as ''[[TankGoodness Panzer]]'' Hagaru.
%%* WeaponOfChoice: Bows and also the SiegeEngines brand of Bows, as well.

A Knight of Salia and the the eldest sister of Frau and Mahter.

->'''Class:''' Pegasus Knight -> Dragon Knight
%%* DragonRider: Upon promotion.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]] and [[BladeOnAStick Lances]].

The son of Arless, the first prince of Canaan. He is determined to liberate Canaan.

->'''Class:''' Prince
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: He and Tia, along with their uber NPC squad, pulls one in Map 21, though it's implied it was only a coincidence they happened to be in the area at the time. In any case, their presence turns what would have been ThatOneLevel into a CurbStompBattle.]]
* CriticalStatusBuff: He starts with Life or Death/Wrath.
* EleventhHourRanger
* HeroOfAnotherStory: Notable in that he actuallty leads his ''own'' BadassArmy, which you get a glimpse of [[spoiler: in Map 21.]] Its members include several relatives of your characters. Exactly one member ([[spoiler: Verna]]) ends up joining you later, the rest are NPC only.
* PowerNullifier: He starts with Earth Saint.
* StarCrossedLovers: With Tia.
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]].

The daughter of Duke Trente. She is the Shaman of Earth.

->'''Class:''' Leda Princess
* BadassInDistress: [[spoiler: Temporarily in the final chapter.]]
* EleventhHourRanger
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
* HeroOfAnotherStory
* InstantCostumeChange: [[spoiler: Gwenchaos makes her wear her Earth Priestess garb when she is captured for sacrifice, but she her BadassPrincess outfit magically comes back once she gets the Holy Sword of Leda, for some reason.]]
* LifeDrain: She starts with Heaven Saint/Sol.
* MagicKnight: She wields both sword and magic, though by the time you get her, she'll just have a sword.
* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler:With Richard in the end.]]
* ThisIsUnforgivable: [[spoiler:Goes absolutley berserk when Gwenchaos kills Richard.]]
* WeaponOfChoice: [[CoolSword Swords]], [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]], [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]], [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]] and [[HolyHandGrenade Light Magic]].

The fabled Sage from Leda. He is also Eisenbaha's adopted son.

->'''Class:''' Sage
* EleventhHourRanger
* WeaponOfChoice: [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]], [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]], [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]] and [[HolyHandGrenade Light Magic]].

[[folder:The Kingdom of Wellt]]

!!Codda (Codder)
Prime Minister of Wellt. He takes advantage of the situation when King Loffaru goes missing.

->'''Class:''' Duke
* BadBoss: Most of his subordinates only serve him because he has their families hostage.
* CoolSword: [[spoiler: Not that he'll ever use it, though]]
* DirtyCoward
* EvilChancellor
* FatBastard
* ItsAllAboutMe
* SissyVillain: [[spoiler: Probably the reason you don't get to fight him.]]
* StarterVillain: Serves to get Runan's journey started, then is never mentioned again.
* TheUnfought: He's never fought as loyal Wellt soldiers captured him when the battle started.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Is never seen or heard of again after his army's defeat, though Merlon says he'll be excecuted when Loffaru returns. Said return occurs in the ending, but Codda still isn't even mentioned.

!!Queen Liza
The queen of Wellt and Sasha's mother.

The count of Verje. He aids Runan in overthrowing Codda's tyrannical rule.

->'''Class:''' General

A knight sent by Codda to capture Sasha.

->'''Class:''' Knight

A general sent by Codda to kill Maron.

->'''Class:''' Knight-Captain

One of Codda's general who is in charge of defending the Wellt Bridge.

->'''Class:''' General

One of Codda's general defending the castle of Wellt.

->'''Class:''' General
* BreakableWeapon: His Swordbreaker weapon destroys any sword weapons in your inventory so use non-sword-wielding users against him.


[[folder:Important NPC]]
An elderly knight of Lazeria who serves as Runan's adviser.
* {{Expy}}: As an older knight, he's the Jagen except that he's not a CrutchCharacter since he's an NPC.

One of the Four Sages of Liberia and Maruj's grandfather. He was killed by Guen Khaos along with the other sages.

->'''Class:''' Bishop
* BlowYouAway: He was the original bearer of Wundergust and was known as the Sage of Wind.
* SacrificialLamb
* WorfEffect: He was killed in a battle against Guen Khaos early, to show off the power of the BigBad.

!!Admiral Vals

The prince of Marl. He is known as Marl's Lion Prince. Unrecruitable, but plays a significant role in the story.

->'''Class:''' King's Knight
* [[spoiler: AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: While getting repeatedly pelted by Gewnchaos.]]
* ArrangedMarriage: To Tia, who isn't too thrilled at first. [[spoiler: His anger at her for refusing leads him to sell her out to the BigBad in return for control of the country, but regrets it moments afterwards, realizing he still loves her. This leads to...]]
* [[spoiler: BigDamnHeroes]]
** [[spoiler: ChangedMyMindKid]]
* [[spoiler: HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: In a very short space of time.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Though he is revived in the ending.]]
** [[spoiler: DyingMomentOfAwesome: [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap That makes up for all his Jerkassery before.]]]]
* ItsAllAboutMe: [[spoiler: Until he takes takes it too far and has an epiphany.]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Towards Runan and Holmes initially. But...
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: [[spoiler: DoubleSubverted.]]
* PrinceCharmless: [[spoiler: Ultimately subverted, but it takes a while.]]
* RedBaron: "Lion Prince Marl"
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: Feels the need to pull this despite only being 'evil' for about five minutes.]]
* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:If it weren't for his last-minute change of heart, Gwenchaos would have ''won''.]]
* WeaponOfChoice:
** CoolSword
** BladeOnAStick
** AnAxeToGrind
** Archer

[[folder: Other]]


[[folder:The Kingdom of Reeve]]


* WhiteHairBlackHeart



[[folder:The Kingdom of Seria]]


[[folder:The Kingdom of Canaan and the Zoan Empire]]
!!Keimos (Seamos)




Prince Barker's most trusted general. He is known as the "Shield of Canaan".

->'''Class:''' General
* BetterToDieThanBeKilled: [[spoiler: If you wait for 30 turns or defeat him early, he'll commit suicide]].
* CoolSword
* {{Expy}}: Of Lorenz, [[spoiler: right down to his death. Fortunately the 'suicide-by-exploding-castle' animation is much less Narmy here.]]
* LightningBruiser: He's not known as the 'shield' of Canaan for nothing, but he has unusually high speed for a General, and ''can'' double you if you're not careful.
* RedBaron: "Canaan's Shield"
* SkippableBoss: [[spoiler: You ''can'' fight him if you want, but it's not advised.]]
* TimeLimitBoss: [[spoiler: Of the HoldTheLine variety. After 30 turns, he realises the battle is hopeless and kills himself.]]
* UndyingLoyalty: He himself to his kingdom, and his deputy to him [[spoiler: to the point where he joins him in his suicide.]]

Canaan's foremost general. He is known as the "Sword of Canaan".

->'''Class:''' Gold Knight
* AntiVillain: [[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type I AND IV.]] The map you fight him in does a really good job of making ''you'' feel like the bad guy.
** HeroAntagonist
* BadassCreed: [[spoiler: Doubling as his FinalSpeech.]]
* DiedStandingUp
* EarlyBirdCameo: Appears for a few turns in Map 10 to show off his uber stats.
* LightningBruiser: [[UpToEleven Carrying shields that make him a (temporary)]] StoneWall.
* MyCountryRightOrWrong
* RousingSpeech: Gives one to his troops just before you fight him.
* UndyingLoyalty: [[spoiler: Takes this trope as literally as possible, making sure his ''body'' still guards his castle even in death.]]
* WeaponOfChoice:
** CoolSword
** BladeOnAStick
* WorthyOpponent
* YouShallNotPass: To the point where [[spoiler: even in ''death'' he still blocks the castle's entrance.]]

!!Prince Barker


!!Prince Julius

->'''Class:''' Dragon Knight
* AntiVillain
* WhiteHairBlackHeart: Julius is a subversion. He certainly ''looks'' like a textbook example, but he's actually an AntiVillain and a pretty nice guy.

!!Emperor Bahanuke

[[folder:The Cult of Gerxel]]
Leader of the Gerxel cult, and the BigBad of the game. He wishes to revive the Dark God. In the final chapter you learn there's a bit more to him than that... [[spoiler: he was once one of the contenent's famed 6 Sages, and married to one of the chief priests of the Temple of Earth. Unfortunately, during a great war the cruel king forced her to take the form of a Saint Dragon and essentially become a bioweapon. She did, but something went wrong, [[FaceMonsterTurn she lost her mind, and became unable to change back.]] Unable to stop herself slaughtering innocents, she was exiled to the remote mountains and grew to be feared as the Demon Dragon. Over the years many came to slay this 'beast', and none succeeded, but Gwenchaos was watching the entire time. Seeing the brutality shown to one who was once so innocent, Gwen lost his faith in humanity and decided to let the Dark God Gerzel posess his body, both so he could purge humanity and so he could be with his wife for eternity...]]

->'''Class:''' Diabolist
* TheArchmage: One of the Five Sages, and even more powerful since falling from grace.
* BaitAndSwitchBoss: [[spoiler:He's possessed by the real final boss of the chapter before you get to fight him.]]
** CutsceneBoss: [[spoiler:Doesn't stop him from having an epic battle with an NPC Tia and Richard though.]]
** TheUnfought: [[spoiler: Technically.]]
* {{Expy}}: Set up as one of [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Gharnef]], complete with being a great sage's former pupil turned evil, trying to revive an evil dragon, and having a spell that makes him invincible. Ultimately though [[spoiler: he has more in common with Nergal, which is kinda strange because VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe [[OlderThanTheyThink wasn't even made yet.]]]]
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler:In the backstory.]]
* FaceMonsterTurn: [[spoiler:His wife had one in his backstory, and he later suffers one himself.]]
* FinalBossPreview: Appears on the map to show off his uber stats several times, the earliest being Chapter 5. [[spoiler: Subverted in that you ultimately don't get to fight him.]]
* GenericDoomsdayVillain: [[spoiler: Ultimately subverted.]]
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: [[spoiler:Just about everyone he meets accuses him of this.]]
* TheLostLenore: [[spoiler: His FreudianExcuse. Though she's not dead, per say, so much as in a state of AndIMustScream.]]
* LoveMartyr
* MisanthropeSupreme
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: [[spoiler: Though he probably didn't always go by it.]]
* OneWingedAngel / DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Gets posessed by Gerxel during the final battle.]]
* SinisterMinister
** ReligionOfEvil
* SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum
* ThatManIsDead: [[spoiler: Interesting variation, it's actually someone else telling him the man he once was 'is nothing but an ugly monster now'.]]
* TheMedic: Well, he at least has the possibility to use Staves, though does not.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler: In the ending, Miladona says she 'freed' the souls of him and his wife, implying this.]]
* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler: Implied.]]
* WeaponOfChoice:
** [[PlayingWithFire Fire Magic]]
** [[BlowYouAway Wind Magic]]
** [[ShockAndAwe Thunder Magic]]
** [[BlackMagic Dark Magic]]
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler: At least Tia seems to think so. "Even though you killed my parents, I still pity you."]]






The Dark Dragon worshipped by the Zoa people.
* CombinationAttack: Required to kill the final boss without it just getting right back up again. At full health.
* TimedMission: Fail to defeat him within 20 turns, [[TotalPartyKill everyone dies]]. Literally, [[KillEmAll everyone in the map, even the enemy]].
** [[spoiler: Turns out, Black Rain isn't just a TotalPartyKill, it's a flat-out InferredHolocaust. [[NonStandardGameOver Yikes!]]]]

!!Other tropes:

* WolfpackBoss: The Condor Squad in Map 25.