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Characters: Fullmetal Alchemist Others
This is a short summary page for characters from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its anime adaptation Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Note: For the page about the characters from the first anime, see Characters.Fullmetal Alchemist Anime.

This Page is for characters from Xing and other general characters.
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    Lan Fan 
Affiliation: Kingdom of Xing/Clan Yao
Rank: Bodyguard
Speciality: Martial-Arts/Weapons Expert/Stealth

Ling's female bodyguard.

Voiced by: Nana Mizuki (JP), Trina Nishimura (EN)

  • Artificial Limbs: She gets an automail arm after she amputates her wounded one.
  • Badass: She's supposed to protect Ling from all potential harm, so it's part of the job.
    • Badass Adorable: Without her mask, she's rather cute.
    • Badass Normal: Apart from her chi sense, she doesn't have any kind of alchemical powers.
  • Berserk Button: Ling getting insulted or put in harms way.
  • Big Damn Heroes: During the second fight with Gluttony.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Has a blade on her automail.
  • Bodyguard Crush: On Ling. Ed appears to ship them.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Black hair, black eyes.
  • Detect Evil: She can sense homunculi and the Philosopher's Stone under Amestris.
  • Determinator - Plucky Girl: She cut off her own arm just so Wrath would lose track of her and Ling, and then later managed to recover from the painful and grueling automail surgery and rehabilitation that normally takes 2-3 years to recover from in 6 months.
    • Xing's Alkahestry, being for medicinal purposes likely sped up the recovery.
    • Oh it gets even better than that. She actually didn't fully recover from it in that time period. Didn't stop her at all from showing up and kicking ass in the end!
  • Disabled Love Interest: For Ling.
  • Heroic BSOD: Becomes completely depressed and angst-ridden during her healing and treatment with living without an arm, but eventually adjusts to it before her automail is finally installed.
  • Heroic RROD: Comes dangerously close to this several times since she hasn't properly recuperated from the installation of her automail arm.
  • It's All My Fault: Blames herself after Ling becomes the second Greed.
  • I Will Only Slow You Down: Tries to pull this when injured and slung over Ling's shoulder while actively being pursued by Bradley. When her attempts to convince Ling that she is not worth saving if it means the loss of his life fail, she cuts her arm off instead to throw Bradley off their trail.
  • Knife Nut: Kunai are her Weapon of Choice before getting automail anyway.
  • Legacy of Service: She comes from a long line of people serving the Royal Family.
  • Life or Limb Decision: Cut off her severed left arm in order to distract Wrath, so that she and Ling could escape.
  • Mask Power: And she actually feels kinda insecure when she loses it.
  • Ninja: She comes from Xing, a Fantasy Counterpart Culture of Asia, wears all black, and is very stealthy.
  • Prim and Proper Bun: Sensible hairstyle for a ninja bodyguard.
  • Put on a Bus: Leaves the story to recuperate after her arm amputation and automail surgery.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Is introduced masked and remains silent throughout her first fight with Ed, until he shatters the mask revealing her face and consequently, gender.
  • Ship Tease: With Ling.
  • Shrinking Violet: Without her mask, she's rather insecure.
  • Spell My Name with an S: Another rampant case. Ranfan/Ran Fan, Lanfan/Lan Fan, Lang Fan, Lan fun, Ranfun, Ran Fen...
    • The official sketch book names her "Ranfun", but shouldn't be considered the definitive spelling, since this same volume lists Al's last name as "Elrick".
    • The eyecatches of Brotherhood say it's Lanfan.
  • Take My Hand: Refuses to let go of Greed/Ling's hand when he and Wrath were dangling over the side of a bridge, despite his warning that her automail couldn't take the strain. It actually started to tear away from her shoulder but she still wouldn't let go.
  • Trick Bomb: Seems to prefer the regular Xing grenade and the occasional flashbang.
  • Tsundere: Ling is the recipient of her dere; those who dare so much as look at him the wrong way suffer her tsun, thus making her Type A.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Ling.
  • Unstoppable Rage: Subverted, as getting into a rage over protecting Ling actually makes her weaker and prone to mistakes. Ed takes advantage of this and insults Ling during their first fight to make her easier to fight.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: She would do anything to save Ling. Justified in that protecting him is her job.
  • Wild Goose Chase: Lan Fan cuts off her own injured arm and tying it to a stray dog so that the Fuhrer, who is following the blood trail, is thrown off.

     May Chang 
Affiliation: Kingdom of Xing/Clan Chang
Rank: 17th Princess of Xing
Speciality: Medical Alkahestry/Martial-Arts

A Xingese princess from a very minor clan, her goals are similar to Ling's, who is technically her half-brother. She's always accompanied by her tiny panda, Shao May.

Voiced by: Mai Goto (JP), Monica Rial (EN)
Shao May is voiced by: Rie Kugimiya (JP), Tia Ballard (EN)

    Fu 
Affiliation: Kingdom of Xing/Clan Yao
Rank: Bodyguard
Speciality: Martial-Arts/Weapons Expert/Stealth

Ling's other bodyguard and grandfather to Lan Fan.

Voiced by: Katsunosuke Hori (JP), Kenny Green (EN)

    Tim Marcoh 
Affiliation: Amestris Military (formerly)
Rank: Major (formerly)
Speciality: Medical Alchemy/Biological Alchemy

A state alchemist who served in Ishval, and creator of some Philosopher's stones. Due to his experience in the war he deserts the military, living a quiet life as a country doctor, until trouble comes knocking on his door.

Voiced by: Masayuki Omoro (JP), Jerry Russell (EN)

  • The Atoner: He's wracked with guilt for his role in the research and creation of Philosopher's Stones.
  • Back-Alley Doctor: In a small country town, and very competent.
  • Badass Bookworm: Not actually in the beat-em-up sense, but his grit and determination are pretty badass.
  • Batman Gambit: He basically knew that Envy would track him down, knowing from experience how much the homunculi like to wreck his life.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: A milder example, but by being a Badass Bookworm Envy finds this out the hard way. Turns out Marcoh also knows all the weaknesses of a Philosopher's Stone too, and is perfectly willing to exploit them.
  • Death Seeker: On first meeting Scar, he begs the assassin to kill him.
  • Defector from Decadence: He deserted the military after an attack of conscience.
  • The Dog Bites Back: One of the most spectacular examples of this trope. See Crowning Moment Of Awesome.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: His horrifically mangled face serves as a symbol of his guilt and attempts to atone for his actions in Ishval.
  • The Grotesque: Instead of killing him as requested, Scar disfigures him horribly, so they can travel without Marcoh being recognized.
  • Let's Get Dangerous: You thought taking out poor helpless old Marcoh would be a piece of cake, didn't you Envy? Maybe you shouldn't have taught the guy everything you knew about Philosopher's Stones, particularly the bits about homunculi being made out of them, and how to destroy them.
  • Like a God to Me: Tim Marcoh, being largely responsible for the near extermination of the Ishvalan race, ends up saying this to Scar, one of the surviving Ishvalans, as a sign of his own humility, but it only serves to piss Scar off.
  • Starting A New Life: He has begun a new life as a small-town doctor.
  • Suicide By Serial Killer: He wants to die without his beloved village being destroyed by the Homunculi. So when Scar shows up in their compound, he tries to punch Scar's Berserk Button and make his death look like an accident. Scar doesn't kill him, instead he kidnaps him and uses him to get information. Sorry, Marcoh. You were a few days worth of Character Development too late for that.

    Yoki 
Affiliation: Amestris Military (formerly)
Rank: 1st Lieutenant (formerly)
Speciality: Not a Damn Thing

Once an insufferable and deeply corrupt bureaucrat that ran the mines in the town of Youswell, Yoki was discharged from the military when the Fullmetal Alchemist showed up for an inspection and lost all his money thanks to his own carelessness. In time, he was found by Scar, who not-entirely-willingly took Yoki on as his sidekick.

Voiced by: Kazuki Yao (JP), Barry Yandell (EN)

     Curtis Butcher Shop 

Izumi Curtis

Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: Super-Strength
Sig Curtis

Izumi's husband. A meat butcher who is very protective of his wife, often accompanying her on her travels around Amestris.

Voiced by: Seiji Sasaki (JP), Bob Carter (EN)

     Pinako Rockbell 
Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: Mechanic

Winry's aged — but still very spry — grandmother. Pinako is a master automail engineer who taught Winry everything she knows; it was she who first applied Ed's prosthetic limbs. Also Hohenheim's old drinking buddy.

Voiced by: Miyoko Aso (JP), Juli Erickson (EN), Mami Koyama (JP - Young), Shelley Calene-Black (EN - Young)

     Trisha Elric 
Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: None

The common-law wife of Van Hohenheim and the mother of Edward and Alphonse Elric. She was a sweet, gentle woman who was loved dearly by her entire family, even by Hohenheim, who despite having left them, was reluctant to do so. Trisha tries to last until his return, though she ultimately dies of an illness. Ed and Al's attempt to revive her with human transmutation set the events of the series in motion.

Voiced by: Yoshino Takamori (JP), Yuuki Mitsugi (JP - Young), Lydia Mackay (EN)

     Barry the Chopper 
Affiliation: Amestris Military/Homunculi
Rank: Prisoner #66
Speciality: Knives/Swordsmanship

A serial killer that guards the hidden laboratory used to create the red stones. After being used as a subject in transmutation experiments, his soul was placed into a suit of armor not unlike Al's. While he works for both Roy and the Homunculi over the course of the story, he doesn't really care as long as he gets to chop stuff up.

Voiced by: Hideyuki Umezu (JP), Jerry Jewell (EN), Jason Grundy (EN - Human body)

  • Abhorrent Admirer: For Riza.
  • Amazon Chaser: The women he wants most to chop up are Lust and Riza.
  • And I Must Scream: After being destroyed by Lust, he is stuck in a tiny piece of armor, alone in a secret room and unable to move. It gets fixed quickly though.
  • Animated Armor: His soul is sealed into an otherwise empty suit of armor, which serves as his new body.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: Gives one to another suit of armor.
  • Ax-Crazy: This is why he was executed in the first place.
  • Break Them by Talking: Gives one mighty lecture to Al, leaving the poor boy questioning his own existence. Note that he was just making crap up to stall and not basing it on any flaws he saw in Al.
  • The Butcher: One of his nicknames, and he actually worked as a butcher in the past.
  • Death by Irony: Killed by his own body.
  • Dual Wielding: With meat cleavers.
  • Dying Alone: Essentially what happens to him in the end.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: Well, "friend" may be a bit of a stretch, but nobody seems to give a damn about what happened to him after Lust destroyed his armor.
  • Heel-Face Turn: Though not much of one. Even when working for Roy, he's still a psychotic killer. Probably the only reason he doesn't cut up his allies is because Riza tells him not to.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: At his most heroic he is still a sociopath but his love of cutting things up is played for laughs.
  • Ignored Enemy: He constantly threatens the heroes, but they have more dangerous enemies to deal with.
  • I Have Many Names: Not that anyone cares.
  • Interplay of Sex and Violence: He measures the attractiveness of women on how much he wants to "chop" them — voluptuous characters like Lust and Riza are to his taste, but Envy was far too stringy.
  • Laughably Evil: Let's face it, he has barely any redeeming qualities, but damned if he isn't funny. He becomes more Affably Evil later on.
  • Love At First Gunshot: He falls for Riza after she curbstomps him.
  • Love Redeems: His Heel-Face Turn was prompted by him falling for Riza.
  • Murder Before Reason: His original body, now a mindless zombie, constantly chases him on orders from the Homunculi. Being close to him affects his blood seal and threatens to destroy both of them. But rather then stay the heck away from it, Barry gleefully chases it because he finds to the idea of murdering his own flesh to be really cool or can't stand his body being vacant...or something. Too bad he got killed in the process. This is later made extra-ironic in that given the eventual relationship Al is shown to have with his body (which is in the gate), killing his own body would have likely caused his soul to be destroyed anyway!
  • Pet the Dog: Doesn't want to stand by and let Maria Ross get convicted of a crime she didn't commit.
  • Psycho for Hire: He really doesn't care who he's working for as long as they let him chop.
  • Reminiscing About Your Victims: Does a fair bit of this in the manga.
  • Serial Killer: Started after he decided there wasn't much difference between cutting up beef and cutting up humans.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Roy keeps him on a proverbial leash and points him at his own enemies. Since all Barry cares about is chopping things up he charges in that direction.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: His main reason for leaving the Homunculi is because they regarded him as such.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: The Homunculi tried to do this to him. It took a while, and he definitely played a small thorn in their sides, but they ultimately succeeded.

     The Truth 
Affiliation: Truth
Speciality: Everything

Mysterious guardian of the Gates, claims to be "Reality", "the World", and "God". Not having a form of his own, he takes on the outline of whoever approaches him. Whenever someone attempts human transmutation, (except those who have the Philosopher's Stone) he forces them to pay a toll for trepassing in God's domain. However, he always gives them alchemical skill and knowledge proportional to their sacrifice. Despite his apparent neutrality, he seems to take sadistic pleasure in his tolls, often giving out ironic punishments. Because of him, Ed and Al have lost their limbs and body, Izumi has lost several internal organs, and Roy has lost his eyesight.

Voiced by: Various (JP), Luci Christian (EN)

  • The Blank: It's a mere silhouette, unless it's grinning creepily or wearing someone else's stolen face.
  • Brown Note: Kind of; looking at him won't kill you or drive you insane, but it does come with a hefty viewing fee. And there are NO exceptions...
  • Good Is Not Nice: A stretch, but despite the heavy prices it collects from those, who perform Human Transmutations, he seems to be more of Cruel to Be Kind as his main goal is to teach alchemists that alchemy isn't everything. When the Edward gets it, Truth is overjoyed and lets the deal to be made and Al to be saved.
  • Graceful Loser: When Ed finally learns his lesson, The Truth is overjoyed and is happy to let Al return to the real world.
  • Humanoid Abomination: The form he takes is humanoid, but featureless—barring whatever toll he just exacted from you.
  • Ironic Hell: Ironic punishment anyway, inflicted on those who attempt to raise the dead.
    * To Father Homunculus* "Despair to the conceited."
  • Karma Houdini: He stole Izumi's organs, Al's body, two of Ed's limbs, and Roy's eyesight. His punishment? Nothing! Then again, being the God equivalent, he essentially is karma.
  • Kick the Dog and Pet the Dog: Taking Roy's sight. On one hand, Roy did not perform human transmutation by his own will; he was forced bodily into it. On the other hand, compared to people who lost limbs or organs, blindness is an extremely light toll and he still gave Roy the ability to transmute without a circle. Furthermore, it was only a temporary handicap because Dr. Marcoh's Philosopher's Stone was used to cure him. Something that a keeper of a gate with all knowledge inside referring to itself as things like "reality", "the world", "all", "one", "you", and "God", would know.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: What he does to Father in the end.
  • Light Is Not Good: Regardless of his moral alignment, he is still a sadistic white... thing who viciously punishes anything that ends up at the gate.
  • The Omniscient: It's all knowing. It can give you knowledge too, for the right price...
  • Pet the Dog:
    • May genuinely respect Al, after Al gives up getting back his body to help save Amestris.
    • Gets an even bigger one with Ed, after he surrenders his alchemy:
    • In the English Brotherhood dub, his line calls back to the Japanese version's "Voice of the Legion of the subject" thing which the English dub only does with this one line in episode 63.
    "YOU'VE DONE IT! THAT'S THE RIGHT ANSWER! GOOD JOB! YOU BEAT ME! GO AHEAD! TAKE HIM HOME! THE BACK DOOR IS RIGHT OVER THERE! GOODBYE, EDWARD ELRIC!"
  • Phrase Catcher: When an unfortunate alchemist asks who/what he is, Truth always gives the same answer.
    Truth: I am "the world". Or perhaps "the universe". I am "God". I am "Truth". I am "all". I am "one". And... I am you.
  • Shadow Archetype: Though in an odd way. It is the approximate size and shape of anyone attempting to converse with it. In chapter 108 when Homunculus talks to it, Truth takes the shape of a small sphere, just like Homunculus.
    • Word of God is that every alchemist has their own Truth-kun - (s)he is the part of the One that connects to the All that is the world. The last chapter confirms this. It probably also reflects their personalities. It is Jerk Ass to Edward, nice to Al, and unrelentingly cruel to Father.
  • Slasher Smile: Its only genuine facial feature.
    • It gives a genuine, non-slasher one as part of his hearty congratulation when Ed achieves the "truth behind the truth" and gives his own gate as toll for his Al.
    • It also drops the smile for a disappointed frown when it banishes Father/Homunculus..
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gives one to Father/Homunculus right before having its own gate swallow it.
  • Trickster Mentor: It was this to Ed all along.
  • Voice of the Legion: This even takes on the quality of being a legion variant of the voice of whoever he's talking to.
    • When congratulating Ed for the "truth behind the truth", his voice changes into a legion crossover between Ed and Al's.

     Greed's Chimeras 
A group of chimeras who were experimented on by the military. They were presumably busted out by Greed, and now follow him.
  • Petting Zoo People: Each one has characteristics of a different animal and limited shapeshifting based on that.
  • Punch Clock Villain: They're part of the criminal world, but it's only because they don't have anywhere else to go.
  • True Companions: They're very loyal to each other and Greed.
  • Undying Loyalty: They all ended up sacrificing their lives for Greed.

Affiliation: Amestris Military (formerly)/Devil's Nest
Rank: Black-Ops (formerly)
Speciality: Super Strength/Hammer
Roa

The big guy, and part cow. He faces off against Armstrong during Bradley's raid.

Voiced by: Tetsu Inada (JP), John Gremillion (EN)

Affiliation: Amestris Military (formerly)/Devil's Nest
Rank: Black-Ops (formerly)
Speciality: Knives/Flexibility
Martel

Part Snake. She goes forces herself inside Al's armor to slow him down, during Greed's bid for immortality.

Voiced by: Takako Honda (JP), Tiffany Grant (EN)

  • Cute Monster Girl: Martel/Marta is a good-looking young woman with great flexibility, a contrast to the more overt mutations of other chimera characters. In particular, the other reptilian chimera, Bido, is fairly ugly.
  • Fragile Speedster: She's fast and flexible, but also smaller than the other chimeras.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Stabbed by Bradley.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Subverted, in the first anime, she becomes a supporting character for a few episodes, and even travels with the Elrics, before getting stabbed to death by Bradley... while she was hiding inside Al's armor.
  • Tattooed Crook: Has a large tribal tattoo on her right hand side from her cheek down to her shoulder.

Affiliation: Amestris Military (formerly)/Devil's Nest
Rank: Black-Ops (formerly)
Speciality: Swordsmanship
Dolcetto

Part dog. Greed's most loyal subordinate.

Voiced by: Anri Katsu (JP), John Burgmeier (EN)

Affiliation: Devil's Nest (formerly)
Rank: None
Speciality: Agility
Bido

Part lizard. Greed's messenger, and the only survivor of Bradley's raid. Is unfortunate to run into the second Greed, mistaking him for his old boss and gets killed by him.

Voiced by: Yuji Ueda (JP), Greg Ayres (EN)

     Kimblee's Chimeras 
A group of chimes that Kimblee brought with him to Briggs - knowing that he can't trust Armstrong's men. Eventually, all four are left for dead by Kimblee, and all end up betraying him in the end. Zampano and Jerso join up with Marcoh and Scar, while Darius and Heinkel save Edward after he was nearly killed by Kimblee, and later join Edward and the second Greed.
  • Badass Crew: Chimeras are much stronger than the usual soldier, but these four are clear standouts. They can easily go toe-to-toe with Homunculi, or even Scar!
    • Hell, Zampano and Darius even help out taking down Father.
  • Heel-Face Turn: All of them betray Kimblee and join Ed.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Jerso, Zampano, Darius, and Heinkel can shift between human and half-animal forms at will.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: This must be the reason why Kimblee doesn't bother to help Darius and Heinkel from the mineshaft collapse, which leads to their Heel-Face Turn.

Affiliation: Amestris Military
Rank: Operative
Speciality: Super Strength/Quills
Zampano

One of Kimblee's original chimeras, a warthog. After defecting, he and Jerso join Marcoh and Scar to unravel the secrets of the country-wide transmutation circle.

Voiced by: Takashi Hikida (JP), Chris Rager (EN)

  • Badass: He's a black eyed boar with white skin and intimidating, that's badass.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Jerso.
  • Pig Man: In his chimera form.
  • Reverse Mole: After joining the heroes, he seems to be revealed as The Mole and calls Envy to alert him of their location. Actually he never turned on the heroes, and the call was a trick to lead Envy into a trap.
  • Scary Shiny Glasses
  • Walking the Earth: Jerso and Zampano become Al's bodyguards and accompany him in his travels while searching for a way to return to being normal human beings.

Affiliation: Amestris Military
Rank: Operative
Speciality: Agility/Adhesive Saliva
Jerso

A chimera who takes the form of a toad. After defects with Zampano, he joins Scar and Marcoh in an effort to stop Father.

Voiced by: Tomoyuki Shimura (JP), Andrew Love (EN)

  • Acrofatic: Befitting a man who's half-toad, Jerso can leap great distances despite his girth.
  • Badass: A badass frog... guy.
  • Breath Weapon: Jerso can spit or drool large globs of sticky, adhesive saliva that hamper his opponents' movement.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Zampano.
  • Walking the Earth: Jerso and Zampano become Al's bodyguards and accompany him in his travels while searching for a way to return to being normal human beings.

Affiliation: Amestris Military / Greed's Gang
Rank: Operative
Speciality: Super Strength
Darius

Kimblee's former henchman who takes the form of a Gorilla. After he and Heinkel are left for dead by Kimblee, they're both saved by a dying Edward. They in turn, save him and become his True Companions. Afterwards, all three then proceed to join Greed to stop Father.

Voiced by: Madsuo Amada (JP), George Manley (EN)

  • Ambiguously Gay: In the 4-Koma Theater animated shorts, he seems attracted to men. On the main series, he shows disappointment when Heinkel's lion form does not have paw pads, implying he fetished about his furry form.
  • Badass: Not as much as his lion partner, but still decently strong.

Affiliation: Amestris Military / Greed's Gang
Rank: Operative
Speciality: Marksmanship / Super Strength / Agility
Heinkel

Kimblee's chimera who betrayed him along with Darius after they were both left for dead. After saving Edward, they all proceeded to join Greed's gang. He's half lion.

Voiced by: Shinpachi Tsuji (JP), Bradley Campbell (EN)

  • Badass: You have to be a badass to take on Pride solo! Heinkel's responsible for burning up a lot of Pride's energy and damaging his container.
  • Badass Mustache: When he's not in lion mode, it's blonde. BUT NOT AS MANLY AS ARMSTRONG'S!
  • Big Damn Heroes: An injured and battered Heinkel ends up being the one who saves Alphonse and Marcoh from Pride and Kimblee.
  • The Big Guy: fulfills this trope with Darius.
  • The Dog Bites Back: He literally bites Kimblee's neck, gashing his windpipe and fatally injuring him.
  • Guns Akimbo: When he's into in lion mode.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Helps being a lion.
  • Oh Crap: When he realizes that the banging noise he's been hearing is Pride transmitting their location via Morse Code.
  • Panthera Awesome: He can turn into a lion hybrid.

     Minor Characters 
Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: None
Rosé Thomas

A young girl living in the Eastern Amestrian town of Reole. A former Letoist adherent, Rosé was a devout follower of the false prophet Cornello until Edward and Alphonse Elric intervened in the priest's deception of the townspeople and opened her eyes to the truth.

Voiced by: Satsuki Yukino (JP), Colleen Clinkenbeard (EN)

  • Break the Cutie: Though it still was nowhere as bad as in the first anime.
  • Idiot Hair: Like most characters, she has one piece of hair that sticks up.
  • Multicolored Hair: Her hair is pink in the front and dark in the back.
  • Nice Girl: Sweet and well-meaning.
  • The Tragic Rose: She was an orphan and her boyfriend died, leaving her with no one. Father Cornello promised her a way to bring her boyfriend back, so she became a devout Letoist follower. Turns out Cornello was a fake. After Ed and Al reveal to her the truth, she breaks down.
  • Woman in White: She wore a white dress in her first appearance.

Affiliation: Homunculi
Speciality: Weapon Alchemy
Father Cornello

The first villain the Elrics go up against, Cornello was the leader of the Church of Leto, a cult that controlled the town of Liore. In reality, he was a power-hungry alchemist whose "miracles" were actually performed with a Philosopher's Stone. What Cornello didn't know was that he was an Unwitting Pawn for Father, and as soon as he outlived his usefulness, Lust and Gluttony killed him.

Voiced by: Seizō Katō (JP), Andy Mullins (EN)

Affiliation: Amestris Military
Rank: Major
Speciality: Biological Alchemy
Shou Tucker

The "Sewing-Life" alchemist, who specializes in creating Chimeras. He allows Edward and Alphonse to look into his research as he tries to prepare for the annual reviews. Two years ago, he turned his wife into a chimera which later starved to death. He later transforms his daughter Nina and dog Alexander into a chimera, to the Elric brothers' horror. He is killed by Scar.

Voiced by: Makoto Nagai (JP) Chuck Huber (EN)

  • Affably Evil: In spite of his lack of scruples, he's still very mild-mannered and polite.
  • Asshole Victim: The first State Alchemist Scar kills. The Elric brothers don't seem to care about his death, as opposed to that of Nina and Alexander.
  • Evil Is Petty:
    • Sacrificed his family for a RESEARCH GRANT.
    • In the Brotherhood anime, they add a scene after Ed's done beating the stuffing out of him and while Al's trying to comfort Ninaxander. Shou just crawls up to a watch on the floor and happily declares that he'll get to keep his job. Yeah, there's a reason why the characters, the fandom and the author pretty much universally despise this guy.
  • Evilutionary Biologist: See For Science! below.
  • For Science!: The primary reason why he turned his daughter and dog into a monster? To see if he could.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: And zero remorse about turning his wife, and later his daughter and dog, into twisted abominations, for that matter.
  • Guinea Pig Family: Uses his own wife and daughter as experiments in order to keep his job.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Although it started with a horrifically failed attempt at resurrecting their mother, Fullmetal Alchemist begins kind of hopeful with Edward and Alphonse Elric traveling to find the Philosopher's Stone to set things right. Then they encounter Tucker, whose experiments that transformed his wife, dog, and daughter into pained chimeras, give a sign of the darker events that will follow.
  • Lack of Empathy: He has no regrets about turning his OWN daughter, a sweet little girl, into a disturbing abomination by fusing her to his own lovable dog.

Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: None
Nina Tucker and Alexander

Shou Tucker's daughter and dog. The two get along great with Edward and Alphonse during their visit, since Shou Tucker hardly ever plays with them. That is, until they're both transformed into a horrific chimera, and later killed by Scar.

Nina is voiced by: Sumire Morohoshi (JP), Brina Palencia(EN)

  • And I Must Scream: :What Tucker does to them.
  • Big Friendly Dog: Alexander.
  • Body Horror: Her own father fuses them both into a sick parody of a humanoid dog, that's literally in constant pain due to the man's incompetence.
  • Cheerful Child Incredibly adorable. Her innocence makes it downright heartbreaking to see what happened to her.
  • Guinea Pig Family: Her father turned her and her dog Alexander into a chimera, just like he did with her mother.
  • Kill the Cutie
  • Mercy Kill: Scar kills her so that she won't have to remain as a chimera.
  • Missing Mom: Nina's mother left the family two years ago. It later turns out that the chimera that starved to death was her mother.
  • Sacrificial Lamb: Most definitely, though unlike some examples Nina is never forgotten - Edward mentions her in the very last chapter, even!
  • Too Good for This Sinful Earth: Oh poor Nina.

Affiliation: Homonculi
Rank: None
Speciality: Swordsmanship
Slicer Brothers

A pair of brothers that were Serial Killers in life, they are in charge of guarding the Fifth Laboratory. Like Barry and Alphonse they are also souls bound to a suit of armor.

Voiced By: Dai Matsumoto (JP, older), Bill Jenkins (EN, older), Kenji Nojima (JP, younger), Duncan Brannan (EN, youngest)

  • Animated Armor: One brother's soul inhabits a suit of armor from the torso down while the other is sealed in the helmet.
  • Badass Baritone: The older brother has a deep booming voice, while his younger brother's voice is higher.
  • Blood Knight: Seems to enjoy fighting Ed quite a bit.
  • Driven to Suicide: The younger brother, in the first anime. He decides he wants to die while someone still considers him human.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: The brothers obviously care about each other a great deal.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: The older brother.
  • Fair Play Villain: Despite bragging about their status as mass murderers, they show Ed their weak spots to keep things sporting and plan on willingly answering Ed’s questions about the conspiracy honestly once Ed defeats them and treats them like real people.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: How Ed defeats the younger brother, but since he’s a suit of armor, he’s fine.
  • No Name Given: Neither brother's real name is ever given.
  • Serial Killer: While in living bodies.
  • Sibling Team: The brothers worked together to carry about their serial murders and afterwards share a single suit of armor.
  • Villainous Breakdown: The younger brother completely loses it when his older brother is killed.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: The older brother remarks on the irony of being treated like people only after they've been put into a suit of armor. In fact, Ed treating them with human dignity is what motivates the older brother to spill the lab’s secrets.
  • Worthy Opponent: The older brother likes that Ed is actually a challenging opponent.
  • You Are Number Forty-Eight: The brothers are referred to only by number after being assigned to guard the laboratory.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Partially the reason they’re offed by Lust and Envy, partially to prevent them from spilling secrets to Ed.

Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: Super Strength
Catherine Ella Armstrong

Alex and Olivier's youngest sister.

Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya (JP), Kate Oxley (EN)

Affiliation: None
Rank: None
Speciality: None
Gracia Hughes and Elicia Hughes

Beloved wife and daughter of Maes Hughes.
Gracia is voiced by: Tomoe Hanba (JP), Anastasia Munoz (EN)
Elicia is voiced by: Misato Fukuen (JP), Cherami Leigh (EN)

Affiliation: Ishval
Rank: Scholar
Speciality: Destructive Alchemy/Medical Alchemy/Alkahestry
Scar's Brother

Scar's older brother who was killed during the Ishval Civil War.

Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (JP), Robert McCollum (EN)

  • Badass Bookworm: Every time he's on the screen.
  • Chekhov's Gun: His research notes are vital in overriding Father's anti-alchemy buffer, and in teaching Scar how to use reconstruction alchemy.
    • The latter is also foreshadowed by the left arm of reconstruction he sports in the flashbacks.
  • Cowardly Lion: Downplayed. Can't keep his legs from shaking when the Amestrian army draws near, and considers himself a poor excuse for an older brother, but is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice when Scar's life is threatened.
  • Good Is Not Dumb: Despite his idealism. Not only is he a self-taught alchemist from a society that looks down upon it, but he's the first non-Xerxian character to notice the nation-wide Human Transmutation Circle, and figures out how to counter Father's anti-alchemy powers before the series even began.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: See Life or Limb Decision.
  • Life or Limb Decision: More like sacrificing his life in order to give his right arm to Scar so that he doesn't bleed out after being injured by Kimblee.
  • Non-Action Guy: Was too busy studying alchemy and alkahestry to fight during the war.
  • Posthumous Character: He may be dead, but he plays an incredibly important role in both Scar's Character Development, and the endgame.
  • The Short Guy with Glasses: Older than Scar, and not so much shorter as much as merely less brawny, but this trope fits well enough.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Studied alchemy and alkahestry.
  • Spanner in the Works: The first to notice the transmutation circle around the country and begins piecing together what's going on (with the raid on his country confirming his suspicions) and quickly devising countermeasures for it. He may have died before he could execute the plan but he played a major role in defeating Father.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Believes people are capable of working together to bring out the good in each other, and this is a large part of his motivation for studying alchemy.

Affiliation: Amestris
Rank: Civilian medics
Speciality: None aside from their medical skills.
Urey and Sara Rockbell

Winry's parents, two doctors who perished in the Ishbalan war. A traumatised, recently-awakened-to-his-powers Scar is the one who killed them, though if he didn't do so they would've died anyway since Kimblee was tasked with their deaths.

Voiced by:
Urey: Masaki Terasoma (JP), Joel McDonald (EN)
Sara: Yuri Amano (JP), Caitlin Glass (EN)

Affiliation: Rush Valley
Rank: None
Speciality: Automail mechanic
Garfiel

Owner of Atelier Garfiel, an automail shop in Rush Valley, who takes on Winry as an apprentice.

Voiced by: Kenta Miyake (JP), Antimere Robinson (EN)

     Sacred Star of Milos Characters 
Affiliation: Milos
Rank: Black Bat, schoolteacher
Speciality: Healing alchemy
Julia Crichton

The tritagonist of the animated Non-Serial Movie Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos. She is an alchemist from the Death Valley underground below Table City, as well as affiliated with an organization there called the Black Bats.

Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto (JP), Alexis Tipton (EN)

  • Canon Foreigner: Both in the trope sense and in the meta sense with her country itself being this trope.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Towards the end of the movie, she takes the Sanguine Star to try to kill Atlas out of revenge for all his quite deadly manipulative bastardry.
  • Enemy Mine: Ends up forming one with the Elric brothers. She may not feel like they're enemies for very long, but technically they are Amestrian soldiers, and Ed in particular hates the Black Bats' plan to acquire the Sanguine Star because it sounds exactly like the Philosopher's Stone. Ed turns out to be right, and still doesn't approve of her taking the Star by the end of the movie, but otherwise he does respect her.
  • Extraordinarily Empowered Girl: After consuming the sanguine star.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: The duel of Sanguine Star-infused Crichton siblings seen at the falling action point of the movie is this for her towards Ashleigh.
  • Le Parkour: Shows shades of this when breaking out of prison in Table City.

Affiliation: Unknown
Rank: None
Speciality: Alchemy
Melvin Voyager/Atlas

An inmate of Central Prison in The Sacred Star of Milos, who broke himself out of jail with only two months left before his parole, with a torn newspaper picture of Julia Crichton serving as a hint to his motivations.

Voiced by: Toshiyuki Morikawa (JP), Matthew Mercer (EN)

  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder:Literally betrays every single character he's ever associated with as part of his plan.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Herschel impales him through the hands with giant metal spikes and then rips his head apart with a burst of alchemic energy. A gruesome end to a truly gruesome character.
  • Disk One Final Boss: He's eventually killed by the real Ashleigh to which the final boss role revert to him.
  • Early-Bird Cameo / Chekhov's Gunman: The intro of the movie in particular is the only time we see his true face.
  • Evil All Along: Makes The Reveal towards the end of his plan, as these things typically go.
  • Face Stealer: Did this to Julia's brother to Kill and Replace him, Gender-Blender Name et al. Also stole a plot of skin off Ashleigh's side containing half of the Table City transmutation circle (the other half was on Julia).
    • May have also done something similar (particularly the Kill and Replace part) to the real Melvin Voyager, who was a short-haired man in his twenties.
  • Long Lost Sibling: Subverted when it was revealed that he'd played himself off as this to Julia after stealing the genuine article's face.
  • Manipulative Bastard: So much so that while pretending to be Ashleigh, he even took into account that Ashleigh wouldn't want anything to do with the people of Milos and acted accordingly, pretending to only slowly come around to supporting their goals because of Julia.
  • The Sociopath: There really isn't a better term for a guy whose evil plan involves skinning a teenager alive.
  • Slasher Smile: He constantly pulls these when his true nature is revealed.
  • Walking Spoiler: Continuing somewhat of a tradition among Fullmetal Alchemist's main antagonists, like Father, Dante, and to a more minor extent Eickheart before him.

Affiliation: Creta
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Speciality: Alchemy
Herschel/Ashleigh Crichton

A Lieutenant Colonel within the Cretan army, he appears in The Sacred Star of Milos as the mysterious masked leader of the Cretan force tasked with the battle for Table City. His troops also include a number of wolf chimeras.

Voiced by:
Hidenobu Kiuchi (JP), Patrick Seitz (EN), Ryōhei Kimura (JP, teen) Micah Solusod (EN, teen)

  • Nietzsche Wannabe / Revenge Before Reason: By the time we even see him, his entire character's been twisted into this by his admittedly terrible experiences as a teen. This not only applies to what Atlas had done, but to the Milosians' initial rejection of his family because of their alchemy.
  • No Face Under the Mask: Thanks to Atlas.
  • Walking the Earth: Though his face is restored and he's forgiven by his sister. He feels too ashamed by his actions to stay with her and leaves without a word of goodbye.
  • Walking Spoiler: Two in one film! Unlike most people in the FMA universes that count as Walking Spoilers, he is not the Big Bad
  • Wham Line: Towards Atlas.
    Don't you remember me, Atlas? Before you peeled off my face, people knew me as Ashleigh Crichton.
  • White Mask of Doom
  • You Bastard: Ed calls him out for his hatefulness, to the point of disbelieving that a guy like him could honestly be Julia's brother because of it. And this is during a time when Ed isn't particularly fond of one of Julia's decisions.
  • Your Head Asplode: How he kills Atlas.


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