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Characters: Agarest Senki

Here's a list of the main characters of Agarest Senki or known to the US as Record of Agarest War and Agarest Generations of War in EU. Please put the tropes of characters that appear in other generations in their own categories.

Be warned that there WILL be spoilers in this page.

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Characters from Agarest Senki :

    Characters debuting in Generation 1 

Leonhardt Raglen

"A true soldier becomes a shield for the weak, even if that means shedding his own blood."

The protagonist of Generation 1 but he's not the protagonist who started the process of becoming a Spirit Vessel. He has a good reason to do this, but he unfortunately gave his descendants a lot of trouble thanks to his actions.
  • The Ace: A superb swordsman and military leader who is admired by nearly every person he meets. This gets deconstructed in later generations where the pressure of living up to his legacy weighs heavily on all of his descendents.
  • Adorkable: When forced to act like a normal person, Leonhardt becomes almost laughably awkward.
  • Ancestral Weapon: His sword, Treasure Sword Of Oath.
  • Awesome McCoolname: Leonhardt Raglen?
  • Badass: To put this in perspective, in the beginning, he renounced his humanity and station to save Ellis (in a sense, doing a g-rated equivalent to flipping the bird to one of the most powerful kingdoms in the nation). After this, he proceeds to beat the crap out of his former squad, including his former second in command and his superior.
  • Big Good: Alongside Dyshana, though in his case it's more for his heroic spirit and charisma rather than any sort of power.
  • Bishōnen
  • Chick Magnet: He's got at least four women interested in him, and likely at least a few more.
  • The Chosen One: Him and his entire descendants get chosen to be the seal to an evil god who started this mess.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When Winfield gushes about hot springs, all Leonhardt can think of is boiling eggs in them. Not as bad as his son Ladius though.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He starts out in the game as a fairly decent fighter. He gets worf'd by the Dark Knight after two battles.
  • Deal with the Devil: In a sense he did with Dyshana, but it was more for a noble cause. Unfortunately, his descendants don't seem like the idea.
  • Deadpan Snarker: For example, upon being told that The Empire will hunt him down if he defects, he responds with a snarky "Your concern is appreciated".
  • Decoy Protagonist: He's in the artwork and promotional videos, and his name and image are present in the opening. He's not the protagonist of the game however; it's his great-great-grandson Rex who's the protagonist.
  • Disc One Nuke: Every single Agarest player out there would tell you to keep Leo because of his Willpower skills. His Energy + Unleash All + Parry = easy SP gain.
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: He dreamed that he would be killed by a black knight. Three minutes later, he just did.
  • The Dulcinea Effect: Somewhat. He'd fight to the death for ANYONE, Ellis was just the tipping point.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Zerva.
  • Flash Step: In the 2nd game, he gets this special treatment in his moving animation. Must be the result of his popularity.
  • The Hero: In the first generation.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: His starting weapon.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: He's hated by the other nobles.
  • Ideal Hero: Compared to his more flawed descendents, Leonhardt is about as much of a straight up hero as you can get.
  • Implausible Fencing Powers: In the second game. Three quick strikes to your opponent counts as one hit!? Must be all that popularity...
  • Japanese Pronouns: At the very beginning of the game he uses "Watashi", but when introducing himself to Ellis, stops mid-sentence and changes to the less-formal "Ore". (The change is not translated in the accomanying text in the English version because it wouldn't make much sense.)
  • Lolicon: At least according to Luana...
  • Magikarp Power: In the second game he starts at level 1, and you can't get him until a little bit into the second generation. However this incredibly low starting level proves to be his strongest point, as by this point you'll have plenty of PP to pump up his stats, Vitality to be exact. You gain health at a rate of your level times your natural Vitality, making the stat exponentially more powerful the higher it is from lower levels. Combine this with him being one of the only characters able to learn No Fear, an ability that negates all damage per hit to the party equal to the caster's health, and he can easily reduce damage from a boss's Original Skill to nothing.
  • Master Swordsman: His nickname is credited to his skill in battle and the appearance of his sword.
  • Meaningful Name: Leonhardt has the heart of a lion
  • Normally, I Would Be Dead Now: And if Dyshana didn't show up, we'd get no game!
  • Oblivious to Love: Not to the extent of his son Ladius, but quite a few things fly over Leonhardt's head when it comes to romance.
  • Popularity Power: Out of every single Idea Factory/Compile Heart game, he's at the top of the line as to who people want at Agarest Senki 2.
    • And he does it again for Compile Heart's new game, Attouteki Yuugi Mugen Souls note .
  • Prequel Hook: What the significance of that Treasure Sword of Oath will be touched on Agarest ZERO.
  • Posthumous Character: After the 2nd generation.
  • Red Baron: Golden Leo
  • Road Cone: Before Zero was even released, Leo ruled out everyone but Friedelinde or Routier for Sieghart, and Mimel for Leonis... Unless Leonhardt is Not Quite Human.
    • There's one thousand years between Agarest and ZERO. Pretty sure the line would have been diluted by then.
  • Rousing Speech: Over a boulder blocking their way. No kidding.
  • Simple Yet Awesome: In the second game he is incredibly useful; No Fear, able to assist with higher ranks of Arc-en-ciel, his Original Skills when reversed cut a single enemy's stats drastically or push a large group of enemies' turns back, and his leadership bonus grants an increase to attack and defense and spreads the party so that they won't get hit in an group attack. He'd be a downright Game Breaker if it wasn't for the fact that he doesn't have any Finishing Strikes (though you could technically compensate by having the other three party members pull off said Finish Strikes).
  • Single-Stroke Battle: His first EX Skill one-slashing a group of enemies.
  • Super Mode: Unleash All. Obscenely high stat boosts that trigger whenever Leonhardt is at or below 25% health. In all honesty, there is no single enemy or boss that can really stand up to him when he's in that state. While his descendants and his ancestors get it as well, Leonhardt's notable in that he's the only one who gets it as his first Willpower.
  • Sword of Plot Advancement: His golden sword is pretty much used by his descendants.
    • Fridge Logic: Why you could not equip that sword even though the protagonists of each generation are seen holding it is beyond this troper. I mean, the sword itself has some pretty good stats, but you don't get to use it in gameplay until the True Ending path. At least Radiata Stories had some kind of justification for it, but not this game. The stats of the sword could have really saved Leo from Vashtor.
  • Sword Pointing: Does this all the time in cutscenes.
  • True Companions: With his party. Weaponized with Absolute End.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: How the other generals view him.
  • Wise Prince: He's a noble who ended up kicking off the events of the game by realizing how screwed up his country was and trying to fight against it.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: He is actually ZERO's protagonist Sieghait descendant and was fated to become a Spirit Vessel anyway ever since he was born.

Dyshana

The woman who gave Leonhardt and his descendants their destiny. Not much is known about her when you first encounter her.

She is actually one-half of Chaos sent by Chaos himself to destroy and rebuild the world because he sees that the world itself is getting out of hand.
  • Ambiguously Evil: The contract she makes with Leonhardt seems very suspicious, and she spends all of her time on the sidelines being cryptic, making her come off as a rather dubious character. Subverted when she actually aids Rex in stopping Chaos in the final hour, proving her credentials as a good guy.
  • Big Good: A position she shares with Leonhardt. While she's the all-powerful being who assigned him his journey, Leonhardt is generally seen more as this by his companions simply due to his charisma.
  • Creepy Monotone: Starts to snap out of it later on.
  • Deal with the Devil: She gave it to Leonhardt when she first met him who was nearly dying of wounds.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She comes off as rather cold and emotionless for most of the game, but warms up after a long time.
  • Deuteragonist: During the fifth generation.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To Chaos.
  • Eleventh Hour Ranger: Joins incredibly late into the game, and only if the player is on the route to the true end, but proves to be the powerhouse you'd expect her to be.
  • Fountain of Expies: The following Agarest games all feature Avatars of the Gods who greatly resemble her. Agarest 2 ends up paying with this when the Dyshana Expy is revealed to not be the game's Avatar of the Gods: Faz is.
  • God in Human Form: She doesn’t really hide it though.
  • God Is Good: Ends up proving to be a purely benevolent being.
  • God Was My Copilot
  • High Heel-Face Turn: Chaos’ Distaff Counterpart is the one who ends up redeeming herself.
  • Hot Goddess
  • Louis Cypher: She's part of Chaos.
  • Lightning Bruiser: A magically inclined one. For all of her short availability, Dyshana is one of the best mages the party can have.
  • Male Gaze: Your first CG is with her with a full body shot showing off her breasts and abs.
  • The Mole: She betrays her boss at the end though.
  • Ms. Exposition: Justified in that she’s the only member of the party with any knowledge of how the pillars work, and also subverted in that she intentionally withholds information from them.
  • Ms. Fanservice: The first one! The image here shows off just a few aspects of that.
  • Mysterious Waif: You don’t learn anything about her in the first generation other than that she’s the one who gave the Raglen family their destiny. This changes in the later generations, but she still retains the characterization.
  • One-Winged Angel: Her "Chaos Dyshana" mode, which she only enters during the final battle. As expected, it's pretty damn strong.
  • Physical God: Is one half of Chaos.
  • Power Gives You Wings: Gets 6 of them in Chaos Dyshana mode.
  • Rei Ayanami Expy: Blue hair? Check. Initially has no emotions but gradually develops some? Check. Secretly a god? Check. Yup, she fits.
  • Screw Destiny: Completely betrays Chaos’ plans for the annihilation of all life at the final hour.
  • Sinister Scythe: Her primary weapon once you finally get her. It matches Chaos'.
  • The Stoic
    • Not So Stoic: Towards the end of the game, especially on during the true end, Dyshana proves to have plenty of untapped emotion within her.
  • When She Smiles: Everyone agrees she is the cutest thing ever
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Is that aquamarine or what?

Ellis

Voiced by: Kana Ueda

The first female character encountered in the game. She was cornered by a group of soldiers and was saved by Leonhardt. Falls in love with him and promises to take care of his descendants

Borgnine

A larva accidentally summoned by Ellis. Leonhardt sees him and thinks he's an enemy who is going to eat Ellis; obviously he fights him. The fight gets cut short after Ellis clears up the misunderstanding. He at first does not have any emotion whatsoever, but begins to develop emotions the farther the story goes.

Vira-Lorr

An onerthes who could see the future, but cannot anymore due to the visions being dark. All she sees is Leonhardt, his fate, and his descendants. She has a third eye which she does not bother hiding even though her kind is being hunted.
  • Badass: Her race has been hunted to near extinction and the remaining few stay in hiding in fear of becoming hunted themselves. Vira-Lorr proudly shows off her third eye and fights off any potential hunters with a smile on her face.
  • Be Yourself: Risks being killed at any given moment to do this.
  • Boobs of Steel: Averted. Despite her large chest she's more magically oriented.
  • Christmas Cake: Just don't remind her.
  • Cool Big Sis: Towards Ellis.
  • Deadpan Snarker: The biggest one on the team.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Her main element is earth.
  • Informed Ability: Her visions rarely if ever come into play in the plot. Justified in that the forces of darkness are obscuring their power.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold
  • Lady Drunk: Vira-Lorr Loves her alcohol.
  • Lazy Bum: Noted to do little more than sit around, drink and snark at camp.
  • Light Feminine Dark Feminine: The dark feminine to Ellis' light.
  • Magic Knight: When you first get her, she can equip both wands and swords, though later on her physical abilities will be far outclassed by other fighters.
  • Seer
  • The Smart Guy: Her cool head, magical skills and cognitive abilities clearly make her this to the Raglan family guardians. She is also quite good at strategizing during major battles for someone who has never served in the army.
  • The Tease
  • The Trickster
  • Waif Prophet: Well formerly a prophet.

Zerva

A syrium who fights against the Gridamas due to the fact that his kind has been persecuted. He's also the older brother of Fyuria. Initially, he hates Leonhardt due to the fact that his kind is being persecuted, but later develops a strong sense of friendship with him. He later promises Leonhardt that he would take care of his descendants.
  • Aloof Big Brother: Towards Fyuria, thoug he does care deeply for her.
  • Anti-Hero: Introduced as a type IV, but eventually mellows out to a type II.
  • Asexuality: Never shows interest in anything more than a platonic relationship towards anyone for over one hundred years.
  • Badass: Look at him. Need we explain why?
  • Bishōnen: Big time.
  • Big Brother Mentor: Has elements of this towards all of Leonhardt's descendents, most notably Ladius.
  • Character Development: Initially cold to the party simply for having humans in it, after travelling with Leonhardt for a while he realizes that every race has good and bad people and generally gets over his racism. By the second generation he's happily raised Leonhardt's son as his own with no complaints.
  • The Comically Serious: Whenever he's in a funny cutscene, he'll be this.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Despite being a syrium, and in general looking like a stereotypical JRPG villian, he's one of Leonhardt and his descendants' most loyal allies.
  • Fantastic Racism: Hates humans with a burning passion, though Leonhardt manages to get him over this.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Leonhardt.
  • Hell-Bent for Leather
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Cold and distant to everybody at first, but clearly a good person deep down.
  • The Lancer: The only other experienced military leader on the team besides Leonhardt, the two butt heads over their leadership strategies frequently early on but grow to become the most trusted of allies by the end of the first generation. This extends to the following generations, where Zerva takes on a sort of advisor role towards Leonhardt's descendants.
    • The phrase "Zerva, your in charge." even becomes a sort of Running Gag later on.
  • Magic Knight: Initially a decent fighter as well as a great mage, though as time goes on his melee skills fall behind the rest of the party and he's forced into being a straight mage.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Downplayed in comparison to the girls, but Zerva is a stoic Bishōnen who constantly wears tight-fitting leather armor that accentuates his muscles. He's got a few real life fangirls because of this.
  • My Sister Is Off-Limits!: Initially wary of Fyuria's relationship with Leonhardt, but after warming up to him admits the he is happy to have his sister marry such a good man.
  • Older Than They Look: He's at least 160 years old when Leonhardt meets him.
  • Our Elves Are Better: Syrium are closer to traditionally dark elves than Agarest dark elves are, and he certainly thinks he's better at first.
  • Parental Substitute: To Ladius, who picked up many of his mannerisms.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: At first. He mellows out by the second generation.
  • Sinister Scythe: His default weapon.
  • The Stoic: Not nearly to the extent of Dyshana or Borgnine, but Zerva tends to keep his cool at all times.
  • Stop Helping Me!: He'll chastise you for healing him instead of attacking an enemy.
  • The Straight Man: Whenever he's forced into a humorous scene, he'll be this.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Winfield.

Winfield

A normal human who stole the Bracelet of the Covenant and is cursed to live a long life and that it slowly turns him into one of the Dark Knights. Whoever holds the bracelet is tasked to give it to the evil god and therefore cannot die until his purpose is finished. Of course, Winfield wouldn't want any of that so he joins the party.
  • Anti-Hero: Type IV from beginning to end, though he's a nice enough guy that you might not always notice.
  • Badass Abnormal: The only human to stay on the team for the entire game due to the immortality granted to him by his bracelet.
  • Badass Longcoat
  • Bash Brothers: With Thoma.
  • Big Brother Mentor: To Thoma in the third generation, much to Ellis' dismay.
  • Born Unlucky: His parents and girlfriend die before the game begins and it only gets worse from there.
  • Bromantic Foil: To all of the Raglans. Some appreciate it more than others.
  • Butt Monkey: You'd feel sorry for this guy with how often he gets beat up.
  • Chewing the Scenery: With Thoma, especially at the hot springs. This behavior is largely what gets him caught as he spends so much time doing it he fails to notice that he's been noticed until confronted.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Oh so much. As much as he's willing to be a pervert, most of his rules regarding women can be summed up as "Never do anything to truly anger or harm them.".
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Tends to amp up his own incompetence to throw people off of the fact that he's an extremely deadly fighter with the power of a god.
  • Cursed with Awesome: His curse is that he gets to be one of the Dark Knights if he doesn't find a way to get rid of that Bracelet. That and the fact that he has to bring it to an evil god. The catch however? He can't die because of it which helps out the party.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Gets a large amount of focus during the third generation.
  • Hand Cannon: You can let him equip one and he wields it one handed!
    • Said Hand Cannon is the most powerful gun (and possibly possessing the highest atk stat in the game) called Revolver Cannon, which is also from or originated in Blazing Souls as Zellos' exclusive weapon. As for the firing one handed, Zellos has cybernetic arms for limbs, how Winfield manages it one has to wonder.
  • Handsome Lech
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Literally with Thoma, who spent the entirety of his life hanging out with Winfield. And what a bromance it was.
  • Hidden Depths: Much of his behavior is largely an act to cope with his losses and his curse. By the fourth generation his frustration with his immortality and it's strain on his soul starts to become so obvious even Dyshana comments on it.
  • Hot Springs Episode: Every single hot springs episode ends with him getting beaten up by Borgnine.
  • Jack of All Stats: A balanced fighter all around, though late game he'll come closer to being a Glass Cannon: putting out great numbers but not taking much of a hit.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's a perverted crook whose willing to break the rules to get himself an edge over his opponent, but also clearly possesses a strong sense of justice and genuinely cares about his teammates.
  • Moment Killer: If Duran winds up with Hilda in the tsunami event, Winfield is the one who finds them. Being Winfield, he proceeds to make fun of them.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Like Zerva, it's downplayed, but Winfield is constantly flashing his chiseled abs directly at the camera.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: He's actually one of the brightest minds on the team, and his buffoonery is largely an act.
  • Plucky Comic Relief
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Guess where Thoma learned it from?
  • Revenge: Why he went to steal the bracelet was because his girlfriend died during the invasion of the Gridamas empire.
  • Sad Clown: Winfield is the game's primary comic relief, but also one of its most tragic characters. It reaches a point where even he starts Lampshading it.
  • Sidetracked by the Missed Point: Happens when Leonhardt thinks about boiling eggs in a hot spring. He quickly catches himself doing this and gets back to the matter at hand.
  • Sixth Ranger: Likely to be the last character to join the party in generation one, and easily the biggest Wild Card of the group. He also functions as both The Lancer and The Smart Guy later on due to his contrast with the heroes and skill at strategy respectively.
  • Spanner in the Works: Let's just say that Summeril would have been able to complete his evil plan if the bracelet just didn't choose Winfield.
  • Stepford Smiler: Becomes much more apparent later on.
  • The Strategist: He's surprisingly the most capable strategist the party ever gets.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Ellis, Zerva, and to an extent, the entire party.

Fyuria

One of the three love interests of the first generation. She is a syurium herself and is the younger sister of Zerva. She initially hates Leonhardt mainly due to the fact that she hates humans, but as time goes on, she accepts Leonhardt and even loves him by the end of the first generation.
  • Action Girl
  • A-Cup Angst: Heavily implied to be self concious about her lack of endowment.
  • Anti-Hero: A type III who can slink into a type IV when pushed far enough.
  • Badass: A given, though she stands out compared to the other two potential brides.
  • Betty and Veronica: An interesting play on this. While she is both a Syrium and a complete stranger as opposed to a human and a childhood friend like Elaine, she comes off as the Veronica, however, Elaine is a Spoiled Sweet Noble while she’s a down to earth commoner, giving her strong elements of the Betty as well.
  • Broken Bird: Can we really blame her for despising all Gridamas army after what they've done to her?!
  • Character Development: Leonhardt manages to peel away her icy exterior and makes her let out her suppressed emotions as well as softening her view on humans considerably.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Although she was never really an Ice Queen to anyone who wasn’t a human, and even then, for good reason, Leo still manages to warm her up.
  • Deuteragonist: The first generation has a major focus on the conflict between Syrium and humans, and Fyuria has a subplot of her own dealing with gaining Zerva's acceptance. She also spends the longest amount of time with the party.
  • Dual Wielding: Wields daggers.
  • Expy: Of Hatsune Miku.
  • Fantastic Racism: Hates humanity with a passion due to humans destroying her race and life. Leonhardt manages to soften her views up over time, and she comes around much faster than Zerva does.
  • Fighter, Mage, Thief: The thief.

Luana

One of the three love interests of the first generation. She meets the party while she was surrounded by monsters. Trying to act like a Damsel in Distress, she thinks she could manipulate the party. She grants them an audience to the king of Rigulus.
  • Action Girl: She’s clearly an experienced killer, and sees violence as more of a means to an end than anything else.
  • Badass Adorable: The adorable part actually manages to make her more intimidating due to how perpetually cheery she is while slaughtering.
  • The Bard: Her class is Dancer, and is almost entirely a support one. Most players tend to shelf her early on due to her spooniness.
  • Black Mage
  • Broken Bird: She was one long before meeting Leonhardt.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: The most openly flirtatious to Leonhardt of the three love interests, and engages in flirty banter with Winfield frequently. She’s also one of the only characters to show any attraction to Zerva. Still, like Winfield this is more to help her project her “Cute” image than anything else.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: Vira-Lorr lands a few good snarks about her annoying voice.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Saw her family slaughtered and her mother raped in front of her at a young age, leaving her a broken woman with a twisted view of humanity who is only capable of expressing love through physical intimacy. Leonhardt can help her get over this.
  • The Fake Cutie: Basically her entire character.
  • Fighter, Mage, Thief: The mage.
  • Genki Girl: Although her genkiness comes off as rather forced.
  • Genre Savvy/Genre Blindness: Manages to be both extremely aware of fantasy cliches and completely naive to political drama at the same time.
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Improbable Weapon User: The official name of her weapon is a breaker. How she uses it is another story.
  • The McCoy
  • Stepford Smiler: She does have a genuine smile, but her hatred for Gridamas is stronger than hate itself.
  • Swiss-Army Weapon: Her weapon can be fused into one and she throws it by spinning it behind her then launch it at the enemy.
  • Team Chef: The best cook of the first generation.
  • The Tease: The most openly flirtatious bride.
  • Third-Option Love Interest: Does not carry the obvious Betty and Veronica vibe Elaine and Fyuria do, and has the least amount of history with Leonhardt, as such, she's the least popular choice for players.
  • Wrong Genre Savvy: Goes to play as a Damsel in Distress waiting for her white prince with a white steed after being cornered by monsters. Too bad for her, this game is all about war drama.

Elaine Reinbach

One of the three love interests of the first generation. She is a general of Gridamas who initially reluctantly fights against the party, but switches sides for the sake of Lucrellia.
  • Action Girl: The most actiony of the three arguably; being a highly decorated general and all.
  • Anti-Villain: Initially a member (Albeit an unwilling one) of the Five Man Band, and only joins the party half way through the game, although she’s more than established as a good person by then.
  • Arranged Marriage: Initially had one to Leonhardt, though it got called off once he went rogue. She did have feelings for him though.
  • Betty and Veronica: The kind, Proper Lady Betty who shares a common background with Leo to the initially cold, exotic Fyuria’s Veronica. However, due to being a noble woman from the enemy side, she definitely has a twist of Veronica in her. She’s also the Archie to the kind and courageous-yet impoverished Leonhardt’s Betty, and the cold and pragmatic-yet wealthy and noble Melchior’s Veronica.
  • The Big Girl: A Mighty Glacier rivaling Borgnine, and frequently noted for being one of the best fighters on the team.
  • Blade on a Stick: Her Weapon of Choice
  • Boobs of Steel: The biggest breasts of the brides and the most physically oriented of them all.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: Smelling alcohol makes her completely drunk.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Was a friend of Leonhardt when they were children. How this ends up is up to you.
  • D-Cup Distress: Generally acts indifferent or occasionally embarrassed by them.
  • Dark Chick: For Gridamas before making her Heel-Face Turn.
  • Fighter, Mage, Thief: The fighter.
  • High Heel-Face Turn: The only important woman on the villain’s side is the first to defect to Leonhardt’s, partially due to her love for him.
  • The Kirk
  • Lady of War: She's a general of Gridamas.
  • Lethal Chef: Leo even compares it to death on a battlefield.
  • Love at First Sight: Admits this was the case when she first saw Leonhardt if he marries her.
  • Mighty Glacier: Great attack and defense, and while she’s not quite as sturdy as Borgnine, she makes up for it by wielding the potentially Game Breaking spears, which boast much better range and skills then fists do. She comes with the typical lack of mobility but in comparison to Borgnine, she’s closer to a Lightning Bruiser.
  • Morality Pet: To Melchior, albeit a very weak one. She makes him hesitate on carrying out some of his actions, but she never stops him.
  • Nice Girl: Easily the nicest of the three potential brides, but in an interesting twist, the only one who starts out as a villain.
  • Nice Hat: Her cool little winged hat thingy.
  • Not So Different: Just as perverted as Luana when drunk.
  • Only Sane Woman: The only general to speak up and oppose Herztfeldt’s plot.
  • Proper Lady: Raised since birth to be one.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Like Leonhardt, she's a noble who is quite active in trying to help people.
  • Shoulders of Doom: Has one large lion head shaped spaulder.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: A total Yamato Nadeshiko… who will gladly slaughter anyone who she sees as corrupt.
  • Sixth Ranger: Will always be the last person to join the party.
  • Token Good Teammate: She, along with Largen, is this to Gridamas.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: Trained to be one her entire life and is elegant and polite… but is also an unshakeable force of nature on the battlefield who wields pole arms.

     Characters debuting in Generation 2 

Ladius Raglen/Ladifour Von Busser

"I have a destiny. I must fulfil that destiny, even if it means giving up everything else."

Son of Leonhardt and the protagonist of the second generation. He is also the adopted son of Howell Von Busser due to the fact that Von Busser doesn't have any children. Serious, calm, and diligent, he's always committed like his father to do what is right. After putting down a rebellion, he gets accused as the guy who started the rebellion, so he took his loyal men and ran all the way to another country just to escape. This nearly also cost his friendship with his childhood friend Valeria.

Depending on who you marry, his armor would either be red, blue, or silver.
  • Awesome McCoolname: Has two of them.
  • Because Destiny Says So: Sadly, this makes him the most hated protagonist of all generations.
  • Bishōnen: Considerably less so than the other members of his family, but still very handsome.
  • Caught in the Rain: More like he and the rest of the party fall down into a cave. You get to choose among the three love interests as to who accompanies him.
  • Chaste Hero: The most chaste one out of the five! It's also part of why he gets Mistaken for Gay.
  • Expy: Red!Ladius looks a little like a certain spikey-haired protagonist we all know of.
  • Generation Xerox: His storyline is pretty much what would happen if Leo instead was a serious guy and is oblivious to the feelings of women.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: No matter who you choose to be the mother and have a different weapon for him, in cut scenes, he's always carrying Leo's sword.
  • Homeless Hero: He gets driven out from his home after the start of his arc.
  • Honor Before Reason: So much that, during a breakout, he initially refused to leave his prison cell because he hadn't been sentenced yet.
  • Humble Hero
  • Knight in Shining Armor: He's the only one who wears an armor in his family.
  • Love You and Everybody: Does not know the meaning of romance at all.
    • Valeria caught on this one very badly, when she asks him whether he has someone he likes or not, he says the person is right in front of him, think you locked Valeria's ending? No, he then says that in front of him and everyone else.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Take a look at most of his tropes. Now consider the fact that he apparently spends more time with Zerva and Vashtor than any of the women in the group. Is it any wonder Sherufanir starts to wonder for a little while?
  • Not Distracted by the Sexy: Count how many times he's been in a situation and he goes "uh ok."
  • Oblivious to Love: This guy does not know the meaning of love.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Personality wise, he is the blue oni to Valeria's red oni.
  • The Spock: Has a few traces of this, such as initially refusing to aid the people on the south coast because he has a "duty to the many" that cannot be outweighed by his "duty to the few". Sound familiar?

Vashtor note 

A man Ladius found in a beach one day. Since he has an amnesia, he decides to say with Ladius until his memories come back. During that time, he teaches Ladius on swordsmanship and is well-known in Graccea as the best swordsman in that country. He is pretty much considered to be the greatest threat to the Von Busser household.

He's actually the Dark Knight who curb stomped Leo when he first encountered him.
  • The Atoner: If you let him redeem himself. He's got a lot of atoning to do when you find out his past in ZERO (of course, most of them were not his fault).
  • Badass: As proven by his Badass Creed
    Vashtor: Fool, your existence itself is a already a sin. Then I will show you, the fate that is carved on you, the price would be your life though...Suffer the eternal suffering, in the rift of the worlds! Crucifixion!
  • Mentor: To Ladius on swordsmanship.
  • No Sense of Humor
  • Obviously Evil: Well, you may think so at first, but he lost his memory, so he really is on your side... at least, until he regains his memory about halfway through the fourth generation. Just when you were starting to think he WOULDN'T betray you.
  • The Plan: Even when he was on the enemy side. Basically, it involves destroying a fort just to kill everyone. Even if the party survived, the enemies would be able to counterattack.
  • Red Baron: Crimson Fang
  • Red-Headed Hero Also an Evil Red Head, depending on when you want to check in.
  • The Reliable One: Remarked as such in-universe for being there whenever he's needed. This makes his Face-Heel Turn hit that much harder.
  • The Spock
  • Tranquil Fury: Is absolutely pissed when speaking to Lox, but completely keeps his cool despite it.

Arbol

A ryulent who accompanies Ladius and his descendants, just so that he could see the outside world and that he can find his resting place.
  • The Big Guy: Alongside Borgnine. Whenever the party attacks a fortress most of the time their strategy for Arbol and Borgnine basically amounts to "Let them smash the enemy" or "Have them cover are retreat".
  • Fertile Blood: Of a sort. When a ryulent gets too old they take root and fully become a tree. Forests tend to spring up wherever they do.
  • Friend to All Children: At least according to Winfield.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: In any cut scene, he has been described as a huge guy. Gameplay wise however, he's just as large as your own units.
  • Glass Cannon: For a walking tree, he sure can't take a lot of hits.
  • Nature Hero: He's a giant walking tree.
  • Speech Impediment: Well, more like he says just some random stuff to the point that most of the time, you don't understand what he's trying to say.

Sharona

The chief of a syrium village, she wants to escape it all and go outside for an adventure of a lifetime. Just don't ask her age.
  • The Alcoholic: It's not clear how often she drinks, but she is said to be on par with Vira-Lorr at it, and at one point supposedly emptied the entire ale supply of her village.
  • Jumped at the Call: And left the position of Da Chief to someone else.
    • Though, she doesn't really have any part in the story at all. She's just in for the adventure.

Valeria

One of the three love interests of the second generation. A childhood friend of Ladius, their friendship gets tested when Ladius decides to break free from prison and fulfill his destiny. At first, she feels betrayed but soon enough she gets to accompany him later on and become one of the three chosen women.

Yayoi

One of the three love interests in the second generation. She is a priestess of Yamato in Alzai Fen who was supposed to be sacrificed to a "god", but was rescued by Ladius and the gang after finding out that it's only a larva who got Drunk on the Dark Side. She then accompanies Ladius in his quest to save Graccea/

Sherufanir

One of the three love interests of the second generation. She is one-half neocollom and one-half human with the blood of a priest related to god (or so it goes). She accompanies Ladius on his adventure to save Graccea, but she does not want to fight at all.

     Characters debuting in Generation 3 

Thoma Raglen

"We are men! To turn from a challenge would be unforgivable! We will have glory!"

The main protagonist of the third generation. He loves women and he hates cold places, both of which is the setting of his arc. He initially accompanies the gang just to find someone who could give out clues on getting rid of Winfield's bracelet, as well as being the seal on the continent of Fendias. It is when the continent is being overrun by the dark forces, and the fact that discrimination among elves is rampant is when he takes an active role in his story.

He can either have a white suit with white hair, a blue suit with blond hair, or a black suit with black hair depending on who you marry.

Plum

A nelth girl who the party meets at Paillene. She is the only one who could design the Achilles' Heel of Winfield's bracelet and as such goes off with the party on an adventure to help build it.

Ganz

A greer the party meets at Twulan. He claims that he's the only one who could build the very thing that could destroy Winfield's bracelet but only if he has the materials for it. He joins the party to look for said materials.

Alberti

A young man who fell in love with The Chief's Daughter (said chief is also considered to be That One Boss fyi). Unfortunately, when he saw that the Chief was having a deal with the Dark Knight, he got exiled for it. He plans to bring her back when Thoma shows up.

He is also the only normal human and thus, he ages quite noticeably.

Lavinia

One of the three love interests of the third generation. She is one half high elf and one half dark elf which unfortunately, dark elves are considered to be evil and so she was ostracized by other high elves. She first meets the party at Tweda Forest and was "rescued" by Winfield and Thoma. She takes them to Lus Soleil where she was reunited with her younger sister Faina. After saving her home, she accompanies Thoma on his mission to look for materials to break Winfield's bracelet and to save the continent.

Faina

One of the three love interests of the third generation and Lavinia's younger sister. From a very long time, she's a sickly girl who always collapses for some weird reason. She gets reunited with her sister after a long time and joins the party specifically to be with Lavinia, but also longs for the outside world.
  • Big Eater: She sure can eat a lot despite the fact that she's sick.
    • It's actually because she's sick that she eats a lot.
  • Fantastic Racism: Subverted. Even though she's a half high elf-dark elf like her older sister, she doesn't look like one herself so she doesn't get as much discrimination as Lavinia. She was even considered to be the next chief of the village.
  • Ill Girl: Her illness tends to come up quite often in her events, either momentarily collapsing due to it or trying to get strong enough to keep up despite it.
  • Jumped at the Call
  • Naïve Newcomer: Has never been outside Lus Solis before, and doesn't quite understand some of Thoma's innuendos at first.
  • Nice Girl: One of the friendliest girls you will ever meet, and she's the least likely of the brides to get angry at Thoma.
    • Beware the Nice Ones: That said, she still flips out on him if she catches him looking through her underwear, and doesn't hesitate to stand up for her sister.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With Lavinia, although they really care for each other.
  • Spoiled Sweet
  • Took a Level in Badass: Tries to invoke this by running daily to improve her stamina.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Grade B. Bonus points due to the fact that aside from her face and elbows, it's the only skin showing (incredibly odd for Agarest).

Noah

One of the three love interests in the third generation. She first meets up with the party at Aulis Lake while the party is looking for one of the ingredients for the MacGuffin to destroy Winfield's bracelet. She is an adventurer due to the fact that she just loves adventuring and that she can tell stories to one of the kids at the orphanage.

     Characters debuting in Generation 4 

Duran Raglen

"I asked for none of this. Destiny is something the stupid use to justify their selfishness."

Son of Thoma and the fourth generation protagonist. Whatever his father Thoma was, Duran is the complete opposite. Whereas Thoma was a jolly fellow, Duran is more of a withdrawn guy who hates being the next Spirit Vessel.

The only noticeable change that you can see in Duran as to who you let Thoma marry, is that he can have either blue, red, or blond hair. Hint: their shirt color matches their mother's hair color.

Qua

A neocollom the party meets near Tenedos. At first, she tries to attack the party but is later saved by the very people she attacked. Since then, she joins the party just to tag along.

Fer

The best treasure hunter in the world (or so he claims). He meets the party at Crystal Lake while he was looking for treasure. He joins the party because he think he could find more treasure if he joins with the party.

Reverie

A yulishee who the party meets at Crystal Lake when they were looking for a Rainbow Shard. She decides to help them, aware of the fact that she gets exiled if she helps them out. She goes with it nonetheless due to the fact that she wants to travel around the world anyway.

Hilda/Hildegarde

One of the three love interests of the fourth generation and captain of the Death-Cross. She will lend her boat only if the party gives her a Marfile fruit. When she does finally receive one, she joins the party to search for the Rainbow Shard and along the way develops an interest with Duran.

Silvi

One of the three love interests of the fourth generation. She first meets the party while the party themselves were looking for the Marfile fruit. She claims she knows the location and after which, after getting herself exiled, joins the party.
  • Achilles' Heel: Douse her in salt water and she can't fly at all.
  • Action Girl: Show's it off quite well during her one on one fight against a Garvel.
  • Bad Liar: Ryuryu sees through it instantly.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Of the Unlucky kind: Whether she marries Duran or not, the fact that she's a potential bride means that she and Keith ain't happening. Plus he, you know, dies.
  • A Day in the Limelight: While Duran is bedridden and dying she goes off alone to get a Marfile Fruit to cure him.
  • Determinator: Fought off against winds AND a Garvel just to get a Marfile fruit to heal Duran.
  • Genki Girl: Tends to fly ahead of everyone else when she gets excited.
  • The Ingenue
  • Let Him Die Happily: Averted, when Keith is dying he asked her to lie one last time to make him happy, but she refuses because she can't lie to her own feelings. Result-wise she really done it though.
  • Love at First Sight: If he chooses her, Silvi's dialogue implies that she fell for Duran when she first saw him.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: To Duran.
  • Nice Girl
  • The Pollyanna
  • Sarashi
  • Sarcasm-Blind: Subtly implied, with several of Duran's snarky comments going over her head or being taken literally.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: Very polite, very friendly, and always ready to kick ass when needed.
  • Underboobs
  • Walking the Earth: What she always wanted to do. She gave up on it when she realized that travelling by herself would be highly impractical, but is able to achieve her dream when the group comes along.
  • Winged Humanoid: Like all Harpuia

Ryuryu

One of the three love interests of the fourth generation, she is hailed as the most powerful fortune-teller of Enhambre. She at first tells a fortune that Duran will be with Hilda, Silvi, and herself and that Duran will have to marry him. Unfortunately, she also got picked to be the sacrifice for the local demon until Duran and the party save her. She then joins due to the stipulations she placed with Dyshana.

     Characters debuting in Generation 5 

Rex Raglen

"Then strike me down as well. If I cannot bring back your smile, how can I hope to bring happiness to the world? How can I save the world if I cannot even save you?"

Son of Duran, the fifth generation protagonist, and THE REAL protagonist of the game.
  • Badass: Oh, yes.
  • Badass Boast: He loves pulling this to every enemy he fought.
  • Bishōnen: Of course.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Wants to save everyone. In a rare moment of vulnerability, he'll admit that he knows this is impossible, but he still wants to try.
  • Covert Pervert: Admits to be enjoying the view at the hot springs.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Occasionally.
  • Expy: See Fan Nickname below.
  • Fan Nickname: Leonhardt 2.0.
  • The Hero: The true hero
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: No matter who you choose to be the mother and have a different weapon for him, in cut scenes, he's always carrying Leo's sword.
  • Likes Older Women: The only one who's not older than him is Murmina.
  • Took a Third Option: In the True Ending, Dyshana points out three things that he can do when they reach the final pillar: Get sealed so that the darkness gets pushed back, fight off the forces of darkness for a very long time, or Unseal the gods and beat the crap out of 'em, even if it means that the whole world gets destroyed. No points for guessing which option he picked.
  • Unwanted Harem: He out harems his ancestors, to the point that this one is weaponized as a Combination Attack with Rex, Beatrice, Qua, Murmina, Reverie, and Plum with all of their EX2 attack.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist
  • Winged Humanoid: If you let Duran marry Silvi.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: His final EX Skill.

Beatrice

A woman who has sailed from the different parts of the continent thanks to her eye patch. She is the granddaughter of Alberti only if you save Nastassja.
  • Action Girl
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl
  • Bathtub Bonding: With the rest of the women in the group.
  • Dual Wielding: Swords or daggers, whatever she's equipped with she'll have two of it.
  • Eyepatch of Power: She's not blind however.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Of Thoma and the rest of the Raglen family.
  • Luminescent Blush: Cannot talk to Rex because of the fact that she admires Thoma, his grandfather, and legends of the Raglen family are famous throughout the continents.
    • When she finally meets with Thoma in the extended version, she blushes like crazy.
  • Red Baron: Death Carrier (just like her grandfather)
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship / Heterosexual Life-Partners With Murmina. Let's see here; they're both aware of Rex's power but are also certain that he is not why they're able to trust each other enough to tell each other anything, and she's willing to consistently trust Beatrice with the task of helping keep her wings clean which is effectively showing that she trusts Beatrice with her life.

Murmina

The sole survivor of the harpuia race in Aegisthus. She is out for revenge on the one who killed her family led by Vashtor. Depending on your actions, you could save her, or she dies from exhaustion and from injuries.

     NPC Of The First Generation 

Melchior

The current head of House Klavis and King Hertzfeldt's second in command. He has quite the history with Leonhardt and proves to be the biggest thorn in the party's side throughout the first generation.
  • All Love Is Unrequited: Loves Elaine, who loves Leonhardt, who, depending on what choices you make, loves someone else as well.
  • Anti-Hero: A very dark type IV. He does whatever his king tells him to do, as he believes he knows best, but this means he will do absolutely anything regardless of how evil it may be.
  • Anti-Villain: A very dark Type I.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: Manages to narrowly avert this, but comes close enough to count.
  • The Atoner: Surprisingly averted. He shows no remorse for the terrible things he did while Herztfeldt was brainwashed and says that he’d do it again so long as his king demanded it. This pisses more than a few people off.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Veronica to Leonhardt’s Betty for Elaine.
  • Bishōnen
  • Blonde Guys Are Evil: Or at the very least, blondes are relentlessly cruel.
  • Char Clone
  • The Chessmaster: Manages to manipulate Braham and Largen, though slightly less effectively. He’s still an Unwitting Pawn in the end though.
  • Climax Boss: Alongside Herztfeldt near the very end of the first generation.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Of the obnoxiously Jerkass variety.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: In universe his heinous actions are overlooked in favor of his charisma and skill with military management.
  • The Dragon: Reports directly to Herztfeldt and is the party’s direct opposition. He’s also technically this to the Dark Knight.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Leonhardt: Compare their similar designs and back stories, to the point where Melchior is basically a clone of Leonhardt in battle. Despite these similarities, Leonhardt is compassionate enough to betray his country for the sake of the weak; while Melchior follows his country without question regardless of the cruel things it forces him to do.
  • Hate Sink: Since he is the villain with the most screen time and the Dark Knight gets very little characterization, it’s very easy to hate him more than every other villain in the first generation..
  • Jerkass: A truly magnificent example, verging on Complete Monster were it not for a few Pet The Dog moments here and there. He drops it by the second game at least.
  • Karma Houdini: Kills a lot of syrium, follows his evil king, lets the Dark Knight kill Leo, and he gets away with pretty much just being there.
  • Lawful Stupid: Follows his king’s orders no matter how Obviously Evil they are without question.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Plays Braham like a fiddle and manipulates Largen so that he’s in a position where he’s incapable of defecting. He also has Leonhardt do some of his dirty work for him.
  • Master Swordsman: On par with Leonhardt.
  • Might Makes Right: Explicitly drops the trope name.
  • The Rival: To Leonhardt in almost every way imaginable.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Loves having a few on hand at all times. Turns out he’s one to the Dark Knight, and was likely on his way to becoming a mindless Elite Mook were it not for Leonhardt’s intervention.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: While he does have his detractors, Melchior’s charisma is key to Gridamas maintaining national power.

Largen


Musaka


Teonor


Gunther


Braham


  • Blood Knight: What he becomes after an artifact that makes him the following trope.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy
  • Cutscene Incompetence: A rare villainous example; he's no slouch in a fight (and pretty tough to overkill without time and decent weapons), but outside of that he's only really good at running away.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: One of his comments to Elaine implies this.
  • Wake-Up Call Boss: With Largen. While the first two bossfights in the game may have been a minor step above randoms, he and Largen will put the hurt on your party with their sizeable AP, high offense, and link attack use; quickly establishing the rule to be followed that boss battles in this game aren't about if party members get killed, as much as how many die, and how often they do.

Kasibal


King Hertzfeldt


     NPC Of The Second Generation 

Hailzen


Gillian


Hykezatt


Messina


Ryutai


Misselkanui


Mullentz


Balzac


Urian


Malitz


     NPC Of The Third Generation 

Mervis


Midas


Nastassja


Macmuth


Reinbach


Mercer


     NPC Of The Fourth Generation 

Keith


     NPC Of The Fifth Generation 

Sarburgh


  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It's left unsaid exactly happened to him after you defeated Summerill in the end. Granted, it's not even important due to the fact that in the True Ending, Chaos and the gods got killed, the entire world died and got reborn.

     Forces Of Darkness 

Summerill

The Big Bad of the game itself and the Final Boss of the fifth generation. He's the reason why the darkness is spreading throughout the continent.
  • Disc One Final Boss: He's the final boss for some endings, but for others there's much more after him.
  • Smug Snake: For all the hype that we finally get to kick the ass of the guy who started this, he just becomes smug about it when he loses.
  • The Starscream: He reveals to the party on what he would do after reclaiming his Bracelet from Winfield: to become the god of Agarest by kicking out Chaos and the rest of the gods.
  • Your Princess Is in Another Castle: So you finally defeated this guy who started this mess. Does this mean that the game is finally over and the party can finally rest? Nope, Dyshana then explains the true purpose of the pillars and what they actually do. And guess what? Summerill was apparently just in Dyshana's way.

The Dark Knight

This is the guy who curb stomped Leo while he makes Ellis flee the scene. For his other tropes, see Vashtor.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He's the highest ranked among the Gurgs themselves. Yes, Vashtor is up there with Summerill in terms of authority.

Gurg

These are the other Dark Knights that are roaming around the other continents to spread the darkness. Originally, there were twelve of them, but six got killed off before the game starts.
  • And I Must Scream: Part of their Brainwashed and Crazy, also Zero establishes that the Oathsworn simply seals them away.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Try being that way for thousands of years.
  • Dark Is Evil: Regardless of how they looked before becoming Gurg, once they changed they become encased in their demonic looking black armor.
  • Made of Temptation: Their modus operandi to the other countries so that they would give in to the darkness. They in turn get tempted by Summerill.
  • Wolfpack Boss: So, you're used to fighting two at the same time. Let's see if you can handle fighting four at the same time (thankfully, this only happens once in the game.)

     The Six Gods Of Darkness 

These gods are the true final bosses of the game provided that you have reached the True Ending. While they were alluded in the prologue itself, they're more of a Giant Space Flea from Nowhere. At first.

Mercury

One of the six gods of darkness, though he regrets it deeply. He at first was at the side of light, until Mobius tempted him to the dark side. He wants to go back to the light, but he can't because of his loyalty to the dark.

Mobius

The god of space and time, he is also responsible for the war of the gods thousands of years ago. He did this to kick out both Lenion and Chaos so he could become the ruler. If anything, every single conflict of the gods can be traced back to him. He is sealed in Graccea.
  • Smug Snake: Guy certainly has a high opinion of himself.
  • This Cannot Be!: He didn't believe it was possible for mortals to defeat him.

Deeth

One of the six gods/goddesses that were sealed, she represents Fortune. She can appear to other people either as a man, or as a woman and just so happens to encounter Dyshana who is one-half of Chaos. Sealed at Fendias.

Nemesis

The goddess of revenge. Ironically enough, she is the most composed out of all the gods and the only reason why she even sided with the dark was just to balance things out. She is sealed in Enhambre
  • I Call It "Vera": Subverted. Her weapon doesn't really have a name, but as time went on, her name got attached to the staff as well.
  • Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Averted when you realize she's actually an incredibly nice person, then brutally invoked when she slaughters your team with a single long-range wide-area attack.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Subverted. She's actually incredibly calm about everything that goes on.
  • The Smurfette Principle: If you don't count Deeth as a female.

Mayastia

The god of battle. He seeks to have more battles just so that progress can be made. He is sealed in Aegisthus.

Chaos

The lord of the dark night, and the god of destruction and rebirth. He initially fought against Lenion due to the fact that Lenion married the girl of his dreams and that Mobius was pushing for it. He gets to be special in that he's sealed in the Boundary Plane.

In Agarest Senki 2, Weiss kills him as a Cutscene Boss in the opening. Or Does He?

Characters from Agarest Senki Zero :

    Characters debuting in Generation 1 

Sieghart

  • Abusive Parents: Shockingly enough he's one to Leonis, who has a crippling inferiority complex due to the insurmountable achievements his father left before him and acts surprisingly coldly towards him once they finally reunite. He still cares about him, but his a huge dick by Agarest protagonist standards.
  • The Ace: He's a human in his mid-twenties who is an incredibly high-ranking member of a army made almost entirely of demi-gods, unites several warring races and gets three women to fall in love with him. Like Leonhardt, he leaves an impossibly massive legacy for Leonis to live up to.
  • Adorkable: His love for giving long-winded speeeches, easily flustered nature at the hot springs, and generally focused and enthusiastic attitude definitely make him this.
  • All Work vs. All Play: The all work to Eugene's all play,
  • Badass: He's considered on par with Larva in terms of fighting ability. Vashtor calls him his equal in swordplay. Badass.
  • Bishōnen
  • Character Customization: More so than any other character. Shortly after dying in the prologue, Sieg is revived and you then pick from three class types, Warrior Battle Mage, and Sorcerer, then you pick 5 of 24 cards to determine your stats and Weapon of Choice. While you'd think this would be easy to figure out, it's not. Finally you get to pick his skill slots, half you get right from the start, half when you promote him.
  • Chaste Hero: Slightly less so than Ladius, but not by much.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Sieghart is far more focused on combat to understand anything else, much to Eugene's frustration.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Like Leonhardt, Sieghart's reaction to hearing about the hot springs is to boil eggs.
  • The Comically Serious: Remains completely straight-laced during even the most hilarious moments.
  • Dual Wielding: Doesn't happen with all weapon types though
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Ziggy. Has no problem with Mimel calling him Zeeg though.
    • He also accepts Sig.
  • Expy: He's very similar to Ladius, right down to being Oblivious to Love and ridiculously chaste.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Eugene and Vashtor.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Generally only shows the "heart of gold" bit, but once he and Leonis finally meet he's shockingly cold and disdainful towards him. This comes from his desire for Leonis to leave the battlefield to stay safe, which is eventually removed after he proves himself.
  • Master Swordsman: Even if you don't have him using swords, he's said to be this.

Friedelinde

Routier

Sayane

Mimel

  • Accidental Pervert / Innocent Fanservice Girl: Mimel asks to take a bath with Sieghart to play "Clean Everything" and "Tender, Soapy Embrace". He suspected she actually picked this up from Eugene, turns out it was Sayane who had been heard saying things like that.
  • Buffy Speak: Is prone to these due to her attempts to make use of any word she learns. At worst this tends to border on being a Malaproper.

Alice

  • Ms. Exposition: Toward the start of the second generation she'll explain each character's role in raising Leonis, to Leonis.
  • Our Elves Are Different: She is a High Elf, one of the five elven races and considered the most powerful.
  • Team Mom: During the second generation she takes on this role in the group.

Galios

Eugene

Tetora /Lemona Hoch

  • Bandage Babe: She's this for a good portion of the second generation. She goes back to the look in the the post-game, simply because she feels it looks nice.
  • Big Eater: Apparently has something to do with being a mage. She eats enough that after Eugene had first offered to buy her dinner, every time food is discussed around Tetora it horrifies him.
  • Cat Girl: She's a feline type Neocolom.
  • Happily Adopted: By Apli and Thrisasaz
  • Lunacy: Like Sherufanir a full moon makes her excessively energetic. Incidentally this shows it was due to being a Neocolom.

Cal-Vina

  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: See Improbable Weapon User
  • Improbable Weapon User: Breakers, generally circular blades on chains. Why anyone let a man who'll "Peel his hand when asked to peel an apple" use one of these is a mystery.
  • Lethal Joke Character: In the first game Breaker using chracters were almost unusable due to a poor combination of stats and skill slots, as well as the weapons themselves not usually having skill slots that would compliment their own stats nor the setup of the character they were statistically good for. Cal-Vina does not have this problem, or at least not as much, to the point where he comes with the Double Needle combo skill and later on gains access to several passive abilities that ramp up any and potentially all of his stats and his ultimate EX Skill will actually destroy your enemies' SP, making it harder for them to use their own.
  • Magic Is a Monster Magnet: Onerthes' third eyes, and the ability to see the future in general, tends to attract demons.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Compared to other Onerthes his ability to see the future is almost non-existant. However when he does see something it's typically incredibly accurate and important.

Apli

  • Our Gods Are Different: Rem Lorient can eventually become Larvae, though it is incredibly rare. Apli hopes to make this transformation.
  • Shout-Out: A few numbers off but Forever 24?
    • One of her alternate outfits has her fit in more in a Console War than Agarest War.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Lampshaded. Eugene and Niel figure it would be best not to be checking her out, as it could land them in serious trouble.
  • Try to Fit That on a Business Card combined with a bit of Badass Boast
    Apli: "I am Apli April, of the Rem Lorient. I am servent to none; a wandering lotus flower born in moonlight. I am pleased to make your acquaintance."
    Tetora: "Goodness me, it's been rather long since I've heard the whole thing."

     Characters debuting in Generation 2 

Leonis

  • Dual Wielding: Like Seighart he dualwields a good number of his potential weapon types.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In the Normal Ending. He and Mimel give their lives to contain the blast from Mila.
  • Identical Friend: Blonde!Leonis is mentioned as being able to pass as Niel's twin.
  • Like Brother and Sister with Mimel. Or not. Your call.
  • Likes Older Women: All of his potential love interests are older than he is.
  • Metaphorgotten
    "If you are about to eat a meal, you might say a prayer or somesuch, yes? But you would not say you were sorry. Well, I think this is much the same. Instead of apologizing to your meal, would it not be better to thank it? Better from the eater's point of view, of course, not necessarily the meal's. So from now on, instead of apologizing... I think it better for you to begin giving thanks instead. Um...That is what I was getting at, at least. Things may have gotten a little...confusing."
  • Red String of Fate: Mentioned in the Normal Ending.
  • Together in Death: Does this in the Normal Ending with Mimel
  • Wife Husbandry: Gender Flipped. As with Rex, almost all of his love interests had a hand in raising him.

Dana

  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: Downplayed. While male Greer tend to fall in line with the usual images of a dwarf, Dana pretty much just has the Blacksmith thing going for her.
  • Skunk Stripe: While most of her hair is red, she has a blonde streak in it.
  • Stripperiffic: Rivals Fyuria for most exposed protagonist in the series.

Shernini

Niel

     NPC Of The First Generation 

Eleazal

Zelger

Thrisasaz

Vashtornote 

Gigandanote 

Ernestonote 

Arzestnote 

     NPC Of The Second Generation 

Hass Calinou

Decimal

  • Eat the Dog: Shernini offers to cook him on a few occasions. He is not amused. After being given the Goliath Serum he tries to eat her.
  • Refuge in Audacity: The only reason he, and by extension, the party survived their encounter with Giganda was because he attacked long enough for Niel to blind him and run. Giganda was not amused that he actually fell for it.

Rebecca

  • The Ghost: You never see her, but she's mentioned repeatedly. Oddly, her name doesn't come up until the post-game though.
  • Happily Married: To Eugene
  • Red Baron: Witch of the Sand and Steam-Wreathed Assassin
  • What, Exactly, Is Her Job?: After hearing what she's been known as, Sieghart would really like to know.

     Forces Of Darkness 

Varacade

  • Flash Step: He doesn't really move all that fast in game, but his moving animation displays this.

Ganoia

Universal Dark Knight Tropes

Dark Knight Vashtor

Dark Knight Giganda

Dark Knight Arzest

Summerill

  • Was Once a Man: Not him, his creations. He reveals the source of the Garvel to be Elves and High Elves.

Mila

    Gods of Darkness 

Mobius

Deeth

Chaos

Characters from Agarest Senki 2 :

    Characters debuting in Generation 1 

Weiss

Voiced by: Takuya Satou

A man who ventures into the tower along with an archaeologist named Fasti. He kills a god but unfortunately, gets the whole world into trouble so he must sacrifice his life along with three women to revive the god as penance.


Eva

Voiced by: Marina Inoue

A woman who appears to Weiss and tells him that he has killed a god and must atone for his sins.

Jainus

Voiced by: Masayuki Katou

A mercenary working for the guild. He then invites Weiss, Aina and Eva to his party so Weiss can gather clues of his past.

Fiona

Voiced by: Kana Asumi

A child the party found while on a quest in the forest of Lucrellia. Claims she is from Mystetia and that she's looking for her parents. The party then accompanies her to look for them and decides to adopt her.

Aina

Voiced by: Sayuri Yahagi

One of the three heroines of the first generation. A young girl who found Weiss injured on the ground, she accompanies him since then.

Felenne

Voiced by: Yui Sakakibara

One of the three heroines of the first generation. She first resents Weiss for possessing the Veldafard and later on, killing her older sister even if it was an accident. She however forgives him and joins the party till she is sacrificed along with the other three people.

Victoria

Voiced by: Aya Endo

One of the three heroines of the first generation. She is a princess in the Aegisthus continent, but doesn't want to be one and just wants to be seen as a normal person by other people. She travels with Vice and the consequences were that she's no longer of royalty.

     Characters debuting in Generation 2 

Schwarz

The second generation protagonist. He hates his father, and his own destiny to die just like his dad just to save the world. He can either have violet hair, yellow with brown hair, or blue green hair depending on who you choose as your wife in the first generation.
  • Bash Brothers: With Jude
  • Berserk Button: Quite a few. Notably, anyone bringing up Weiss and anyone just accepting what they're told is fate set him off quite often.
  • Brutal Honesty / Blatant Lies: He'll go for whichever is most likely to piss people off, leaving many things he says open to interpretation.
  • Byronic Hero: He shows this off almost immediately. In his own words he's only in it for the "whores", the world means nothing to him and that he'd turn on Eva, and that he really does enjoy the thought of doing exactly that, if only it would actually solve anything.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: The MOST foul-mouthed protagonist of the entire Agarest series.
  • Yuri Fan: He's pretty sure that Vanessa got Yumil alone to "comfort" her. Considering his typical behavior over his regret for them being forced to be with him and get sacrificed, it's difficult to tell if he was serious or not.

Jude

The son of Jainus and Chloe and Schwarz's best friend. He is a half dark elf and half human and dark elves are usually discriminated in society. Despite the fact however, Jude doesn't even care about it.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: In the True End route, he calls out Jainus on why he had to sacrifice his life and thus leaving him and Chloe behind.

Ignis

A young elf who accompanies the party at the behest of their leader in Enhambre. He at first despises all dark elves for having dark powers and is quite rude to everyone, including the party. He then mellows out after meeting with Cynthia, a woman who migrated to Flensberge.

Mervina

A syrium who at first opposes the party. Her entire reason is to please her father so that she can get recognized. After her father abandons her, she then joins the party and sometimes assists Sena in the Item shop.

Vanessa

One of the three heroines of the second generation. She's a bounty hunter who's looking for the monster that killed her little brother. At first, she and Schwarz would always quarrel whenever they see each other, but as time goes on, she develops feelings for him.
  • I Never Said It Was Poison: When the group is trying to find out where the Lishius hid the Rainbow Shards, she openly states that her parents were once part of that clan and that the Thermidor Temple is considered sacred ground to them. Once Ignis goes berserk for her mentioning that location, she and Schwarz thank him for informing them of where it was hidden.
  • Joke Weapon: Do not equip her with any weapons and she uses water guns.
  • More Dakka: Her Finishing Strike Zillion Shot alongside Jainus and Jude.
  • Rain of Arrows: More like Rain of bullets when Vanessa does her second Original Skill.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Most of her initial characterization is focused on her hunt for the demon that killed her family.
  • You're Insane!: She pretty much repeats word for word Jainus' feelings on Eva toward Schwarz.

Li Ra-Lua

An onerthes who was sent by her leader to find Jainus' group because the Fendias tower gets invaded by dark forces. After it gets liberated, she is then asked by Jule to accompany the party.

Yumil

One of the three heroines of the second generation. A Winged Humanoid who asks for help to cure her brother's sickness because of some curse inflicted on him. She travels along with the other party members to gather the materials needed by Danaos to help out Rasta.

     Characters debuting in Generation 3 

Gray

The third generation protagonist. He's continuing to investigate as to who Weiss is and is trying to go to the Zendrook Pillar to find answers.

Depending on who you married, he can either have a black longcoat, a violet longcoat with a different hair style, or a white longcoat with wings.
  • Above the Influence: When Jainus slips him and either Mervina, Liel, or Sophia an aphrodisiac the only notable effect is that he feels drawn to go find them. Once he does and they try in varying levels of directness to get into his pants, his only reaction is to assume they're sick and to go get Fiona.
  • Expy: To Ladius
  • Grand Theft Me: Gets one courtesy of Chaos awakening from him.
  • The Hero Dies: If you get the Bad Ending.
  • Likes Older Women: Barring Lieselotte, almost every women in the party can be paired off with Gray.
  • Oblivious to Love: Fiona spends some time staring intently at his face and openly admits to using some of Jainus' pickup lines on him. He wants to know why she's doing any of that.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: He doesn't like being reminded about it, but he's good at sewing. All of his color schemes also include either a bright purple or a dark fuchsia somewhere on his coat.

Lieselotte/Liel

Gray's childhood friend and the daughter of Ignis and Shinshia. At first, Ignis tells her to go home and be with her mom but Liel would like to travel with her dear older brother instead.

Sofia

A woman sent by Enhambre's leader to join Gray's party. She then meets with her older brother Ignis who has a kid.

Georg

An old man who Schwarz encounters in the mountains. He then challenges Schwarz to a duel to see who was stronger between the two. One generation later, he shows up again to challenge his rival only to find out that he's dead. He then joins Gray's party.
  • Ambidextrous Sprite: His sprite can't seem to decide whether his scar on his eye is on his left or on his right.
  • Badass: Oh hell yes he is! To put this into perspective, you only get CG pictures whether it's for Fanservice or for ending purposes. His ending CG? Him stabbing a monster on the head in the ground while holding a feather! And while other characters get to be together with another party member, he's solo.
  • Badass Normal: Takes on a guy who is literally the amnesiac leader of the dark gods, and comes to a draw! He doesn't have access to magic, he doesn't have any artifacts on him, he doesn't have any powers coming from either a light god or a dark god and yet he can keep up with the party with no problems.
  • Handicapped Badass: Has a scar on his eye and yet that doesn't stop him at all.
  • Heartbroken Badass: His reason for his revenge and why he actually backed down when Vanessa swore that she wanted her revenge.
  • Better to Die Than Be Killed: Inverted. He'd rather be killed in combat than die from a natural cause.
  • BFS: His Weapon of Choice. The one he uses in cutscenes is DLC, and quite powerful.
  • The Big Guy: The largest playable character.
  • Blood Knight: He fights for the sake of being challenged, and eventually dying.
  • But Now I Must Go: Goes back to killing monsters in his CG ending.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Has an S class in strength. He also has no artifacts nor Guardian blood to explain why he's so powerful, he simply is.
  • Good Is Dumb: As soon as he joins your party, he doesn't have his way high HP when you last fought him in the 2nd generation.
  • Implausible Fencing Powers: He's a big guy, he wields a BFS, he can cartwheel and he can cut down enemies, energy balls from guns, and the wind.
  • Improbable Weapon User: If you unequip his weapon, he'll be using a lead pipe.
  • Mighty Glacier: S rank on both strength and vit, yet is horribly slow and tends to drop easily against magic attacks. However, he compensates by having a high HP.
  • One-Man Army: Already kills monsters when the party meets him for the first time and goes one versus four in his boss fight.
  • Pipe Pain: Unequip his weapon and he'll be using a pipe as his Joke Weapon.
  • 24-Hour Armor: Years go by and he still wears his armor when he meets Gray.

     NPC Living in Frensberge 

Tropes relating to all of them:


Chloe


Cynthia


Ingrit


  • Cuteness Proximity: While she is in the process of scolding Gordon for having his cat at the public bath, it meows at her once and she promptly decides that maybe she could let it slide because it's so cute.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: She's part dog neocollom.
  • Kemonomimi: A given since she's partially a dog neocollom.
  • Mission Control: Is in charge of the guild and directs the party as to where the hunts are.

Gordon


Shaldie


  • Cloudcuckoolander: Gives Liel one of her concoctions that turns out to be an aphrodisiac. Said aphrodisiac is the Finish Strike of Eva, Sophia, and Liel.
  • Expy To Shernini
  • Mad Scientist: Recreates the dead heroes, creates a drink that's supposed to give the drinker horns and wings, is constantly trying to conduct experiments on everyone in town typically through the public baths, among many other things.
  • Too Spicy for Yog Sothoth: She admits that the Syrium village is little different than an insane asylum at one point. Later on she points out that even among them she was considered eccentric and kicked out because of it.

Isaac


  • Lethal Chef: Though after his run in with Li Ra-Lua's cooking he starts to get better, only occasionally lapsing back toward this habit.

Duke


Priscilla


Sena


  • Fantastic Racism: Is a dark elf and spent most of the second generation arguing about it with Ignis. By the third generation, they both mellow out.
  • Homoerotic Subtext / Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: Has this going on in many of her scenes with Mervina. Mervina starts bringing her gifts, something she only ever expected from family. She makes tea specifically for Mervina a few times, something Chloe did for Jainus. And the two of them frequently induce blushing in each other in their discussions.
  • Maiden Aunt: Never gets married at all.
  • Red Oni: To Chloe's Blue even though Sena's got the blue hair.

Seraphina


Ricardo


Milzam


     The Five Guardian Leaders of Agarest 

Tropes relating to all of them:


Gnade

Leader of the Alister people and is also an elf, descendants of high elves.
  • My Greatest Failure: Excommunicating Aina's mother made him question whether it's really worth it to keep the guardians isolated from the world.

Fyuren

Leader of the Gruut people living at Aegisthus.

Jule


Helshaft

Leader of the Yurle clan living at Aegisthus.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Thanks to the fact that he's so bent on upholding traditions, he pretty much messed up A LOT of things in generation 2.

Ordine

     NPC Of The First Generation 

Fastie/Faz

An archaeologist who traveled with Weiss in the prologue. He seeks to go back to Zendrook to find out whether the ruins are intact.

The end of his story? Not quite. He's actually Mobius in disguise and is responsible for everything that has happened in the game.
  • Back Stab: How he killed Weiss.
  • Dead All Along: In his discussion with Fiona, he mentions that his existence as Fastie was quite similar to Chaos as Weiss. He mentions earlier that his current body has begun to rot on him as well. Whatever happened to the real Fastie is never brought up.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: The glasses don't even do much for him. His profile states that it's just to help hide his damaged eye. And in this case there is quite literally Zero Soul there in addition to the trope's usual meaning, Fastie was dead well before the game, his body just little more than a suit for Mobius.
  • Interface Spoiler: For a rather friendly yet timid character it's a little odd to see him with an incredibly smug expression in his portrait collection.
  • The Load: Is always with your party but never actually fights battles. And that is a good thing for you.
  • The Smart Guy: The group usually turns to him for explanations on where various things relating to artifacts and demons may be as he supposedly picked up such information on the job.

Sirus

A man under the service of the royal family of Aegisthus. He has been suspected that he was in cahoots with the dark forces only to save the party by coming in with reinforcements. Thanks to his actions, he becomes king of the Aegisthus region.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Come the next two generations he's shown to be an incredibly reasonable king.
  • Red Herring: He has a battle sprite just like everyone else in the party. However, he will not join you.
    • Also the part where everything about him seems treacherous. Subverted that he's definitely on your side. He even becomes king as a result.
  • The Plan: He has some of his men go to the bandits and side with the orcs and goblins to fool the garvel. It definitely works.

Wolfgang

The king of Signihardt Castle in the first generation and Victoria's father.

     NPC Of The Second Generation 

Danaos

A syrium residing in the Graccea region and also assists the leader of the tower. He first appears in the first generation lending a hand to the party members.

In the second generation, he has the party gather materials for him to save Rasta from his death. In truth, he is secretly trying to revive Summerill.

Gideon

Rasta

  • And Then Rasta Was A Demon: In a very similar case to the Larva of Zero, Rasta got turned into a knight-looking thing by an evil Artifact. That it was named for Mobius should've been a hint.
  • Brother-Sister Incest: With Yumil. It doesn't end well for him.

     NPC Of The Third Generation 

     Forces Of Darkness 

Summerill


     Six Gods of Darkness 

Mercury

Mayastia

Deeth

Nemesis

Mobius

The true form of Fastie. He is the god of space and time and is the reason why everything happened in the game in the first place.
  • Big Bad Friend: He set up everything that went on to further his goals.
  • Body Surf: He does this quite a few times. He spent most of the game inside Fastie's dead body.
  • Casting Gag: Voiced by Yuuki Tai who voiced Cobray Gordon. That's all that needs to be said.
  • Evil Plan: For starters the very reason the false Agarest exists is because he pulled the strings to cause three wars between the gods, with the last one being a defeat just because Chaos allowed Lenion to seal him. Then, once sealed, managed to get a way to break his own seal and create an artificial body, then he went to Zaint Luke and convinced a grieving Weiss to get revenge of the Gods. His plan was to seal Chaos inside Weiss, but that didn't work, since his power was too great for that, and he exploded, causing the Day of Light. Then he created a new body for Weiss, and put the both of them inside the new body, ensuring Chaos would remain amnesiac and unable to act against him. And for kicks he used Eva, a doll at Chaos service to make sure Weiss would do as commanded and she would regain his power for him. His plan works perfectly in the bad ending, with him regaining his body and getting all of chaos power, but in the True Route his plans continue, because he expected the team's actions, faking his death to try a Grand Theft Me with Chaos.

Chaos

The god of destruction and rebirth and lord of the dark night. He was sealed in Zendrook when the game starts and Weiss killed him.

The end of the story? Nope. What had happened was that he and Weiss were talking with each other when Fasti back stabbed Weiss to stab Chaos.
  • Amnesiac God: While they don't know it, Weiss and his descendants are actually all Chaos.
  • Cuckold: One way of looking how Lenion took Varna away from him.
  • Grand Theft Me: Is both on the receiving end and on the giving end.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: It's hard to talk about this guy if you haven't gotten the True Ending of the first game since mentioning him is already a spoiler by itself.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Just because he's bigger than you, doesn't mean he's slower. Hell, he can pull off reverse roundhouse kicks.
  • Love Hurts: How the entire war of the gods started in the first place.
  • Reincarnation: The three protagonists are him in three different generations.

     Other Characters 

Leina

An NPC who you'll never see in the game because she's already dead by the time you start the game. Revealed to be Real!Weiss' sister

Varna

The light goddess who Lenion and Chaos both yearn for.
  • Red Herring: You would be thinking that it was Eva who calls for Chaos' name in the prologue.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Chaos. Implied to be reunited in the True Ending.
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