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Team Lilac

    Sash Lilac
"C'mon, let's do what we do best!"
"Let's show this green maniac how to save a planet!"

A water dragon and the main character of the game. She and Carol are on their way to steal from the rich when she spots a plane hurtling out of control into the countryside. Selflessly rushing to rescue the pilot, she unwittingly catapults herself to the forefront of the impending conflict. Lilac uses her whip-like hair for heavy strikes and her spinning cyclone maneuver.

  • Action Girl: She's a fast and powerful water dragon that can hair whip, kick, and spin attack any foe in her way to protect her planet.
  • Airplane Arms: Does this when running on a half-corkscrew.
  • Anti-Hero: Subverted as she and Carol, while having used to be members of the Red Scarves, left the organization some time ago.
  • Badass Adorable: Splits the difference between Carol and Milla. She's a determined fighter that can use her hair to spin, boost, and perform upper and lower cut attacks, but she's also a peppy Genki Girl in the form of a violet mini dragoness.
  • Badass Boast: Has several of these:
    "I don't care how dangerous this is. It's gonna take a lot more than robots and aliens to slow a dragon down!"
    "Let's show this green maniac how to save a planet!"
    "Your machines won't save you from the dragon you've unleashed! I WILL DESTROY EVERYTHING YOU THROW AT ME! I WILL MAKE YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU HAVE DONE!!"
  • Badass in Distress: At the end of Stage 6, when Brevon captures and brutally tortures her, and needs Carol and Milla to help her escape.
  • Berserk Button: Threatening or harming Milla. She goes on a Unstoppable Rage on Brevon after the final battle. She also really hates being called a "sparkly twit".
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She's actually quite nice and friendly/polite, but woe betide you if you threaten innocents or her friends.
  • Calling Your Attacks: "CYCLONE!"
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Suffers a case from this, as Carol's nickname for her of "Little Miss Heropants" indicates.
  • Clear My Name: While she gets arrested by Neera after barely surviving Brevon's torture in the Thermal Base, the Magister finds Lilac and her friends innocent. But the Magister sends her on a mission to Pangu Lagoon before their names can be cleared, as she lied to get Torque released.
  • Cool Big Sis: Lilac acts very much like one towards Milla.
  • Defector from Decadence: Was once a member of the Red Scarves, a society of thieves, but eventually left due to disagreements with their values.
  • Delightful Dragon: Downplayed example. She's a water dragon who's very perky and friendly with a big heroic streak, but becomes downright ferocious if you harm innocents or her friends.
  • Determinator: She refuses to give up under any circumstances, even when the rest of the team starts having doubts about their mission. Lord Brevon himself suspects that she's one of these despite being both physically and mentally scarred from his torture.
  • Genki Girl: Very energetic and enthusiastic. She jumps up and down cheering when you complete a level.
  • Girly Bruiser: Lilac is the most feminine of the three main girls, yet has some of the hardest-hitting attacks.
  • Half-Dragon/Animal Hybrid: Word of God states Lilac is technically half-dragon, with her other heritage hidden. As other characters appear to think of her as pureblood in-game, whether or not she is aware of this fact herself is yet to be revealed and might have a chance to be addressed in the sequel.
  • Handicapped Badass: According to Word of God, because Lilac is a half-breed, she was born with a genetic defect that rendered her hard of hearing to the point of deafness. Thus, the blue earpieces she always wears aren't just stylish, but are actually a set of hearing aids that may also be covering a physical deformity round about where her ears are.
  • Hair Tropes: Her hair is pretty much a part of her identity.
    • Helicopter Hair: Her Dragon Cyclone technique makes use of her twin tails that way. When she is spinning like a top, her twin tails will act like rotor blades and let her glide through the air.
    • Non-Mammalian Hair: She's a dragon with twin tails.
    • Prehensile Hair: Lilac's main form of attack is to whip her two long strands of hair at enemies. She can also form them into a wheel to roll around. Milla's first impulse is to touch her hair, which she says is more or less textured like a rope.
    • Rapunzel Hair: They reach up to her boots.
    • Traumatic Hair Cut: Her twin tails were severed while she was unconscious following her defeat by the hands of Lord Brevon. Luckily, they were able to grow back after a dip in a healing bath, but a barber in the Battlesphere awakens the trauma when innocently plying her trade.
  • Hartman Hips: Lilac has 'em in her artwork. Downplayed in her redesign for the second game.
  • Informed Species: There's nothing particularly draconic about her appearance, at least in terms of Western Dragons.
    • According to her dialog with Torque, the mythical giant dragons were reptilian aliens who apparently interbred with the locals of her planet long ago. And later, it's revealed that the "giant" bit may have been a ruse to gain the locals' trust.
  • It's Not You, It's My Enemies: Carol splits up with Lilac after their argument at the end of the Jade Creek stage, and Lilac decides to rescue Torque on her own. When Milla offers to come along, Lilac tells her to stay behind as she doesn't want to recklessly put her friends in danger, and ditches Milla when she insists on trying to follow her.
  • Kimono Is Traditional: Sports one as part of her redesign in the sequel.
  • Last-Name Basis: Lilac is actually her last name, which she goes by as a way of distancing herself from her past. Sash, her first name, is given only during her initial arrest in Shang Tu.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Her biggest flaw. While her willingness to help others is admirable, it often crosses over into recklessness. The biggest examples are her Self-Sacrifice Scheme, which only put Torque in an even worse situation than before, and going off into Thermal Base alone, leading to Lilac getting curb stomped and tortured by Brevon for her troubles. Hell, even Lord Brevon points out that being that stubborn and reckless often only make things worse for her friends.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Of the "hard-hitting speedster" variety. Very mobile, reasonably durable — especially while she's charging or using her Dragon Boost — and hits hard.
  • Loveable Rogue: She and Carol routinely steal from the rich as they make their pilgrimages to the Kingdom Stone, so the pair can fund their lives away from civilization in their treehouse. Far from a noble profession; that said, she's a fairly good-spirited person, and is more than willing to lend a hand to those in trouble.
  • Mama Bear: Lilac is a non-related version of this to Milla, being especially friendly to and protective of the young puppy to the point where she delivers a furious No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to Lord Brevon after he either mutates her into a horrifying monster to send after her and Carol, or tries to strangle her.
  • Meaningful Name: She's certainly lilac-colored.
  • Nice Girl: Lilac is glad to help anyone in need, and she agrees to let Milla touch her tendrils and invites Milla back to Lilac and Carol's treehouse despite only just meeting her.
  • Non-Mammal Mammaries: She has breasts despite being a water dragon.
  • Not Quite Flight: By spinning horizontally in mid-air with her Dragon Cyclone move, Lilac can hover through the air for short periods like a helicopter rotor. While it doesn't let her rise up as high or stay aloft for as long as Milla's Puppy Float, it can go a greater horizontal distance with sufficient momentum behind it; making it great for use as a Double Jump or taking long flying leaps.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: She's a water dragon, so she isn't going to be breathing fire anytime soon. As a dragon in the Asian-themed world of Avalice, her two long strands of "hair" correspond to the whiskers of Eastern Dragons. Personality-wise, she's about as benign and friendly as an Eastern Dragon can get — at least until you provoke her — her Dragon Boost ability allows her to gain some air time even if she doesn't have full-out flight, and her quick wits let her put two and two together quickly and figure out key points fast; all of which are traits of Eastern Dragons. She also has a noticeably mammalian anatomy; especially with her long hair, visible bust and hips, short tail, and her little black nose.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: At the end of the game, when Lilac unleashesd a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown on Brevon after you win the boss fight against him: Nobody... hurts... Milla!
  • Purple Is Powerful: Lilac is a lilac-purple dragon, and she's very capable in combat.
  • Self-Sacrifice Scheme:
    • Initiates one while imprisoned in Shang Tu, where she falsely admits to coercing Torque in order to clear his name and allow him to escape ahead of time while she, Carol, and Milla break out of jail. It backfires spectacularly, as Brevon uses that opportunity to capture Torque. It also ends up being a Senseless Sacrifice, as it's very likely that the Magister would have examined the fragment of Serpentine's mech and cleared their names if she had just waited; after all, he examined the fragment after the heroines escaped, even when he had no reason to do so.
    • After an argument which leads to Carol leaving the group in the middle of the story, Lilac decides to rescue Torque alone so that no one else would be in danger, leaving Milla to catch up with Carol. This backfires even more spectacularly during her capture; Brevon points out that their actions have already put her friends in danger the moment they decided to try and stop him. This hits home when Carol changes her mind and she and Milla head to rescue both Torque and Lilac (although they didn't realize how much danger the latter was in until they find her). The rescue turns into a trap and all of them are almost killed as a result. Luckily, they escape with some outside help.
  • Significant Wardrobe Shift: In the sequel, she wears a more Chinese-themed outfit — including what resembles an obi sash and a gi top with a short bodysuit underneath — to go with Avalice's Asian motifs.
  • Super Not-Drowning Skills: Downplayed example. Lilac will still drown if submerged long enough, but she can stay underwater twice as long as anyone else. It's one of the perks of being a water dragon.
  • There Is Another: She seems to have been the last Dragonblood on Avalice descended from the water dragons. That is, until Merga is released in the sequel.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: Lilac's reaction to Carol blowing off the mission in the sequel to participate in the Battlesphere.
    Lilac: ...Neera's gonna kill us.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: When you get to Brevon at the end of Final Dreadnought 4 with her, you can tell she's plenty pissed off at him for his brainwashing and horrific mutation of Milla, and she lets him know of this in no uncertain terms.
    Lilac: "Your machines won't save you from the dragon you've unleashed! I WILL DESTROY EVERYTHING YOU THROW AT ME! I WILL MAKE YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU HAVE DONE!!"
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Lilac is one of two girly girls, along with Milla, to Carol's tomboy. Although Lilac herself is more of a Tomboy with a Girly Streak, serving as a sort of middle-ground contrast to the other two.
  • True Blue Femininity: Her outfit is mostly sky blue and she's one of the trio's feminine characters.
  • Vocal Evolution: Her voice sounds noticeably deeper in the second game, presumably due to being older.

    Carol Tea
"Oh-ho-ho, I've been waiting a long time for this!"
"Can't you be Little Miss Heropants some other time?"
Voiced by Amanda Lott

A rather impetuous wildcat, and Lilac's best friend. While she's more scrappy than Lilac and still sports her red scarf, she's nevertheless willing to do the right thing, especially if there's money involved. Carol attacks rapidly with her claws, kicks, and a somersault attack. The sequel lets her aim a disc in any direction from which she can pounce to gain mobility. When she finds a gas can, she gains her trademark motorcycle, capable of some truly impressive abilities.

  • Action Girl: Like Lilac, she's a capable fighter who can rapidly kick and claw swipe her enemies.
  • Amazing Technicolor Population: How many bright green cats have you seen?
  • Anti-Hero: Formerly like Lilac, although her antiheroic tendencies are still around.
  • Audible Sharpness: Her claw swipes produce metallic clanging sounds, especially her Wild Claw.
  • Badass Adorable: She may be a ninja with a motorcycle, but she's still an adorable kitty.
  • Badass Biker: Carol is able to claw swipe, kick, and roll attack her enemies while on her motorcycle.
  • Badass Normal: Compared to the other three heroines. She doesn't have Lilac's speed, Neera's frost arts, or Milla's strange powers; just a motorcycle and some kung-fu kicks.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her outfit, especially in the sequel.
  • The Big Guy: She's the toughest and the tomboy of the main trio. She fits the bill.
  • Biker Babe: Skimpily dressed and rides a physics defying motorcycle.
  • Cat Smile: Bares one in some cutscenes and while she sits on a bench in-game. Rather appropriate for a cat.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: She's quick to make fun of others' stupidity.
  • Cool Bike: If she can find any of the gas cans scattered about Avalice, she'll instantly gain a rockin' motorcycle, capable of a Double Jump and Nitro Boost, as well as driving up walls and ladders with ease.
  • Cute Bruiser: As adorable as a kitten, but fierce as a tiger.
  • Cute Kitten: Just listen to the sound she makes in the first game when she pounces!
  • Cute Little Fangs: Carol has small fangs that can be seen in some cutscenes.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She's got a pretty dry wit.
  • Death of a Thousand Cuts: Her attacks individually do noticeably less damage than Lilac's, but she swings much more quickly.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Sure she's more than willing to steal belongings and is not at all subtle about wanting money whenever possible, but she draws the line at taking someone's life. Well, save for one exception.
  • Everything's Better with Spinning: Can roll into a ball, has a spin kick, does a backflip on her motorcycle, and her disc throwing animation has her spinning like a boomerang.
  • Fingerless Gloves: Wears these as part of her outfit. Given that she's a biker and efficient fighter…
  • Flash Step: Freedom Planet 2 gives Carol a chakram disc that she can jump over to mid-toss.
  • Fourth-Wall Observer: Has a tendency to break the fourth wall at times. She…
    • gives many an Aside Glance in reaction to her and Lilac's excessive cuteness during Milla's introduction.
    • asks "Why are we stopping?" in one of her idle animations.
    • asks the player if they saw how awesome she was in her stage results.
    • steals Brevon's textbox colors just before the final battle
    • addresses the player to thank them for playing during the credits.
    • mirrors the fans' reaction towards her gameplay trailer for Freedom Planet 2, saying "Oh, I've been waiting a long time for this!". Turns out this is her sentiment for Round 2 against Neera in the Battlesphere.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: Her main forms of attacking are claw swipes.
  • Large Ham: "GO!"
  • The Lancer: To Lilac's hero.
  • Ninja Run: She runs in this manner in Freedom Planet 2.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: A kung fu ninja wildcat on a motorcycle.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: Near the beginning of the game, she tells Spade that she'd rather be called a traitor than a murderer. But after seeing Brevon's cruelty, particularly what he did to Milla, she's willing to go back on that one. See her quote under This Is Unforgivable!.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: Carol can string together rapid punches when she hits enemies successfully. Her Wild Kick is a kick-based version of this as well.
  • Rolling Attack: She can roll on the ground as a means of gathering speed and doing damage.
  • Rule of Cool: Look at half the tropes here and it's obvious none of this should be physically possible.
  • Stealth Pun: Appropriately for a hand-to-hand fighter, Carol Tea sounds suspiciously similar to karate. It doesn't help that they share the same number of syllables (Car-Rol Tea/Ka-Ra-Te).
  • 10-Minute Retirement: Subverted. Despite threatening to leave Lilac at the end of Jade Creek following their argument, she and Milla pay the Red Scarves a visit to enlist Spade's help.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: Same with Lilac above.
    Carol: "What you did is unforgivable!"
    Brevon: "I have no use for forgiveness, especially from someone who puts my homeworld at risk for an oversized battery. I offer you one final chance. Leave. Now."
    Carol: "NO! You're DEAD!"
    Brevon: "So be it."
  • Tomboy: Has a snarky attitude, rides a motorcycle, and wouldn't be caught dead wearing a dress. Torque even takes her for a guy at first.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Out of the main trio, she's the tomboy to the other two girly girls.
  • Wall Jump: The only character to possess one, which makes up for her lack of any ability to gain additional height mid-jump. Her motorcycle elevates this to a full-on wall-climb, no jumping required. This coupled with the Jump Disc gives her considerable vertical mobility in the sequel.

    Milla Basset
"(bark bark) Here we go!"
"I like being surprised!"
Voiced by Aimee Smith

A very young, shy, and somewhat naive little hound dog. She's followed Lilac (after rescuing Carol) out of interest in meeting a real-life dragon, eventually formally teaming up with her. Milla specializes in magic attacks that create phantom blocks for her to throw and barriers that deflect projectiles.

  • Alchemy Is Magic: Her bio in Freedom Planet 2 says that these are the source of her powers, and she's taking a much bigger interest in it to where she can brew potions for her allies. Also, she attempted to find ingredients for her super feather potion before Shang Mu's army invades the Relic Maze to steal the kingdom stone.
  • Ambidextrous Sprite: Easier to see thanks to Milla wearing two different colors of accessories on each of her arms and legs.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Her character bio on the game's website implies that she likes to chase shiny objects. When she successfully finds crystals in a dig, one of her quotes is an excited "Shiny!". The sequel has her going "oooooh!" when she gets an item from a chest.
  • Badass Adorable: Emphasis on adorable. Once one learns how to play well as her, Milla can and will utterly break the game. In the sequel, this is even more evident as Milla has now become more adept with her phantom block abilities on top of apparently learning some martial arts during the time skip (her idle animation even shows this, as it has changed from Milla just kind of standing nonchalantly in the first game to adopting a martial arts stance in the second).
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Can use punches and kicks a la martial arts in Freedom Planet 2.
  • Barefoot Cartoon Animal: She's dressed fairly modestly, but, aside from some asymmetric anklets, goes around barefoot, even after getting a new outfit in-between games.
  • Blush Sticker: All but one of her portraits on the file select screen has them.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Brevon does this to her out of sheer spite.
  • Cheerful Child: When she's not timid, she's basically this.
  • Children Are Innocent: She's only about ten years old, and her dialog certainly reflects it. For that matter, unlike Lilac and Carol, she's not at all trained in martial arts in the first game, instead preferring to throw objects at enemies or deflect their attacks with her shields. The sequel does something about that.
  • Companion Cube: Before she met Lilac and Carol, Milla's only friend was a tree stump with a face carved into it named Mr. Stumpy. The sequel reveals that she saved and moved him to outside the front of her house.
  • Conveniently an Orphan: Based on her dialogue about brewing a feather potion to see her mom and dad in the sky, it's heavily implied that her parents are dead or missing.
  • Cowardly Lion: It's clear that she's absolutely terrified at the final boss stage with Brevon; but when given a chance to leave, she still stands her ground and fights him.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Befitting her species, Milla has slightly longer canines which only add to her sheer cuteness. They're often most visible when she smiles.
  • The Cutie: She's sweet, naive, and very huggable, which makes Lilac, Carol, and Torque protective of her.
  • Deflector Shields: Milla can create a green barrier to deflect projectiles, as well as execute a short-ranged attack. Using it after generating a phantom block creates a larger, more powerful shield that can blow enemies away.
  • Disney Death: She is seemingly killed by Lilac or Carol in their story modes after Brevon makes her Brainwashed and Crazy. Thankfully subverted; she turns out to have survived.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: She is barefoot at all times in the game. The description of this character art for her explicitly notes she dislikes shoes.
  • Earthy Barefoot Character: The same character art that mentions she dislikes shoes also notes her strong connection to the earth in the same sentence. The Freedom Planet 2 website also notes she has a Wood element affinity.
  • Ears as Hair: Milla's ears closely resemble Girlish Pigtails, hinting at her naivete and younger age.
  • Ear Wings: She flops her ears (and her arms in the original) around as she tries to fly.
  • Endearingly Dorky: In the sequel, while Carol and Lilac stand still, Milla takes a clumsy martial arts stance when she's not moving. Also, her "Puppy Float" has her waving her arms in 1 or doggy-paddling in 2.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Milla's outfit is largely symmetrical, but she wears a green bracelet and orange anklet on her right side while wearing an orange bracelet and green anklet on her left.
  • Flight: Milla uses her ears to propel herself in the air. Her Adventure Mode intro mentions a super feather potion that helps her fly, although it's unknown if she ever brewed it or ingested any.
  • Furry Reminder: In keeping with her species, she has keen senses of smell and hearing, can be easily distracted, whimpers and growls when she's hurt or scared, and displays a very dog-like loyalty to Lilac. In Freedom Planet 2, one of her idle animations also has Milla crouching and pawing the ground at her feet inquisitively — much the same way a real-life dog would dig — and sometimes does adorable little barks as part of some of her spoken lines.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Her ears resemble these.
  • Girls Love Stuffed Animals: When Lilac visits Milla's house in Freedom Planet 2, at least two brightly-coloured plushie toys can be seen sat on her bed.
  • Glass Cannon: From a safe distance, she can deal damage approaching that of Lilac, but she has roughly half the health of the other characters (4HP vs. 7HP).
    • Jack-of-All-Stats: The sequel adds both direct melee attacks and a ranged rapid-fire attack to her existing move set. She still has less health (5 HP vs 6 for the others), but the new additions make her a much more versatile character.
  • Happily Adopted: By Lilac and Carol, though the latter was a little reluctant at first.
  • Luminescent Blush: Her idle animation in the first game if a player waits too long without moving; she sheepishly glances at the screen and her face briefly turns pink.
  • Mechanically Unusual Class: Unlike Carol and Lilac, she has no melee attacks, having to rely on shields or phantom blocks she creates to damage her enemies, doesn't have a simple way to get to top speed as quickly as Carol and Lilac can, and can also use her ears to fly, although the flight doesn't last very long, giving her a rather large learning curve. The sequel gives her melee options and a multi-shot blaster to round out her options, allowing her a more aggressive combat style.
  • Nice Girl: Milla first meets Lilac and Carol by saving Carol's life, and she has a very friendly personality.
  • Not Quite Flight: By flapping her ears while rapidly pedalling her arms and legs much like Yoshi, Milla can hover through the air for a few seconds.
  • Oh, Crap!: When Neera informs the trio that they're going to the palace in the sequel, Milla panics and tries to change the conversation topic to a failed color-changing potion. Neera didn't come in regards to that, but insists that Milla file a report on that anyway.
  • One-Winged Angel: If you're not playing as Milla, Brevon transforms her into a twisted, scorpion-like monster for a boss battle at the climax. Lilac in particular does not take kindly to him doing that to her.
  • Power Palms: In the sequel, she can rapidly blast opponents in melee range in this manner, or break micro cubes off a stored phantom cube for a ranged option.
  • Precious Puppy: Take one look at her, and you can tell she's definitely this! For extra points, her last name (Basset) is likely based off of the Basset Hound.
  • Recoil Boost: Her Super Shield Burst can make her glide further/higher or give her a speed boost, depending on how it's used.
  • Running on All Fours: Her full running animation has her doing this. Don't ask how it works with what amounts to a human's leg structure in the first game; it looks cool, just roll with it. The sequel alters her legs from plantigrade to digitigrade so it looks more natural.
  • Shrinking Violet: She's incredibly shy toward people she doesn't know.
  • The Nose Knows: Has a keen sense of smell. This is used in a few instances in cutscenes, such as finding the meeting point for General Gong when Torque's tracker isn't working and Lilac when the gang finds her in Thermal Base, as well as after they're separated again when the base explodes.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Milla is one of two girly girls, along with Lilac, to Carol's tomboy.
  • Took a Level in Badass: The two years since her incredibly shy debut have been used for badass grinding, and it shows; she can aim her shield and fire micro cubes at will, she is less shy about attacking her opponent in melee range, and she even got a bit tougher to boot.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Lilac. When Lilac goes off to rescue Torque on her own, she tries to follow her, only for Lilac to refuse because she doesn't want to put her in danger.

    Commander Torque
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"I take it you know this guy?"
Voiced by Patrick Seymour

A shellduck that Lilac rescues after he crashes nearby. He quickly informs her of an attempted robbery of the Kingdom Stone. Still, despite this knowledge, there's something off about him — not least of which is the oddity of a turtle having a duck bill…

However, Torque is secretly an alien — a galactic enforcer known as a "Chaser", who is on a mission to stop Lord Brevon. Torque's here to do everything he can to undermine whatever evil scheme the warlord's cooking up, disguising himself as a local and enlisting the aid of Lilac, Carol, and Milla toward this end.

Torque was planned to have a dedicated story campaign in the first game, but ultimately didn't receive one in the final product before work on the sequel started. He was, however, developed enough to have some beta gameplay to work with.

  • Brave Scot: Almost the opposite, as Torque is a very unsure and nerve-wracked character. He eventually reveals why in a cutscene: he suffered the total loss of his former crew at the hands of Lord Brevon, and doesn't want to repeat that tragedy.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Just before the Fortune City stage, Torque is presented with a biplane and asked if he knows how to fly it, to which he reluctantly says yes. Upon takeoff, he immediately crashes through a wall and smashes into an enemy.
  • Hero of Another Story: He's gone on presumably many space-faring adventures to fight against Brevon sometime before the game started.
  • It's Not You, It's My Enemies: While he does bring the girls along to help him stop Brevon, at the end of Battle Glacier, he decides to have them retake Shuigang instead of infiltrating the Dreadnought, as he doesn't want to lose them like he did with his former crew at Brevon's hands. He quickly changes his mind after they tell him that they're with him to the end.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: His campaign's first stage alone is Starport Horizon, which is shown as a futuristic city, and without his "Shellduck" disguise, revealing that he's an alien.
  • Little Green Men: Torque is a green alien whose Weapon of Choice is a Ray Gun, although he's wholly benevolent.
  • Martial Pacifist: His bio on the game's website notes that he will avoid fighting whenever possible. Nevertheless, he does have his blaster, which — according to the official website and hacking into the game — can change elements depending on what orb crystals you acquire.
  • Mechanically Unusual Class: His playable incarnation, like Milla, lacks melee and thus is much more long-range based, and he has an ammo system. You also get to pick and choose which weapons he gets before the start of a stage.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: He's a duck with a shell; a turtle with a beak. Either way you slice it, there's some kind of species-melding going on here. This is largely because it's a flimsy disguise. Nobody particularly questions it, however, barring some snark from Lilac.
  • Put on a Bus: He won't appear in the sequel since he's still pursuing Brevon after the events of the first game.
  • The Smart Guy: He fulfills this role of The Team compared to the other three heroines.
  • Squishy Wizard: Based on the beta DLC, Torque's got less HP than Milla (3HP).
  • Supporting Leader: The three heroines spend the majority of the game helping him out; after they initially save him, he leads them in their efforts to stop the theft of the Kingdom Stone and to stop Lord Brevon, who stole it to fuel his campaign of galactic conquest.

    Neera Li
"In light of our mutually assured destruction, I believe a truce is in order."
"There are two ways we can do this, dragon! And you're only conscious in one of them!"
Voiced by Ashlyn Selich

An advisor of the Royal Magister with trust issues. While she is versatile with elemental weaponry, she prefers her Frost Arts as a less-lethal force.

  • All There in the Manual: The Freedom Planet website states that she is actually a royal priestess of Shuigang who closely served the king until his death, but she recently defected to Shang Tu and allied herself with the Royal Magister in a desperate effort to help knock some sense into the power-mad Prince Dail. None of this is mentioned in the final game or her Freedom Planet 2 bio, so it's possible this is outdated info from earlier development leftover on the site (other character profiles noticeably changed over time).
  • An Ice Person: Her Weapon of Choice is a staff that generates ice. Her FP2 gameplay trailer shows her using this weapon to devastating effect.
  • Breakout Character: She was one of the more popular bosses and characters in the first game, despite being mostly just an obstacle for the protagonists. In 2, she's one of the playable characters and working with the heroes.
  • Black and White Insanity: Downplayed. She views Lilac and her friends as nothing more than criminals regardless of what good deeds they do, but is willing to work with them when there are larger threats to deal with.
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: Her outfit in 2 comes with one.
  • Deadpan Snarker: In 2, claiming the contents of a chest may be greeted with a deadpan "Oh, joy." in comparison to the other girls' more excited cries.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Seemingly played straight after the Magister agrees to help Lilac, but ultimately subverted in the sequel, where she makes it clear that she still considers Lilac and her friends criminals and enemies, and is only working with them because Merga is the bigger threat.
  • Enemy Mine: She declares a truce with the heroes in 2, because of Merga's invasion.
  • Inspector Javert: Zigzagged. Lilac and Carol are thieves, they just haven't stolen what Neera is accusing them of.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: She wasn't exactly tactful about it, but much of her suspicions of the heroines are justified. Lilac and Carol are thieves who have terrorized Shang Mu in the past, and they were former Red Scarves (and in Lilac's case, possibly romantically involved with their leader). She also drew suspicions from the fact that they just happened to know about a surprise attack just before it happened.
  • Literally Shattered Lives: When playable in 2, she can easily crush enemies she's frozen if she's not using them as platforms.
  • Mighty Glacier: Ice puns aside, Neera's gameplay in the sequel is more combat-oriented than the other three, meaning she has less mobility options and more attacks with longer windup times. That being said, she hits hard when her attacks connect.
  • Not So Above It All: While ostensibly working with the team to stop Merga and maintaining her aloofness, moments like her taunting the enemies ("You're pathetic!") and smirking when obtaining treasure ("I'm confiscating this") shows she's having some fun after all.
  • Promoted to Playable: Originally a mid-boss, she now joins the playable cast in Freedom Planet 2.
  • Properly Paranoid: Deconstructed as her biggest flaw. While she was right to not trust a thief like Lilac, jailing her indirectly leads to the plot getting darker.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Neera is a very competent fighter, and she wears a purple outfit.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: When Lilac, Carol, and Milla bust out of jail, she hunts them down to put them back behind bars.
  • Stealth Pun: She's a panda who views the law as black and white and nowhere in between.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Had Neera not accused Lilac, Carol, and Milla of stealing, a lot of hardships could have been avoided, such as Torque's capture, Lilac's torture, and Milla's mutation, all of which happened at Brevon's hands.
  • Zettai Ryouiki: Her outfit in 2 has thigh-high boots, making it a grade A.



    The Royal Magister
"Tensions are growing, and I fear that war may be inevitable."
Voiced by Edwyn Tiong

The leader of the sky nation of Shang Tu. Considered wise and caring to his allies, but cold and deceitful to his enemies. However, he lacks war experience and is as such mostly helpless to do anything about the Kingdom Stone…

  • Berserk Button: A subdued variant, but he has a rather dim view of liars. Lilac falsely confessing to being involved with Spade's theft is the reason he has her perform a mission in Pangu Lagoon before he officially gives her any help, even after Neera's initial accusations are proven false.
  • The Faceless: He wears a helmet that completely obscures his face, other than his eyes. His old design, however, suggests that his appearance is that of a bird.
  • Fake American: Like Milla, his voice actor, Edwyn Tiong, is Australian.
  • The Narrator: Of the game's intro, and the ending in Adventure mode.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: At least, the most reasonable of the three. Best shown when despite Neera's reasonable claims, and Lilac (falsely) confessing to said claims to save Torque, he still has Serpentine's metal examined just to be sure.

    General Gong
"Don't be ridiculous! Nothing's getting past my nose!"
Voiced by Jason Lord

The Royal Magister's most decorated soldier. Nicknamed after his signature weapon — a large shield that reverberates like a gong when he slams into his targets.

  • Failed a Spot Check: In his first appearance, he boasts that nothing gets past him. This is immediately followed up with Shang Mu's Awesome Personnel Carrier (which is big for a truck but small for a building) ram-raiding the Kingdom Stone Temple from Behind the Black.
  • The Guards Must Be Crazy: When he comes across Carol, Milla, and Torque after they're separated from Lilac in Thermal Base, he doesn't antagonize them at all. Either he was informed beforehand that the Magister cleared their charges, or he trusts them more than Neera did.
  • Nice Guy: A bit more arrogant and grumpy than most examples, but he's notably the only character from Shang Tu that doesn't show any major contempt towards the heroes (even addressing them as "my friends" during one instance).
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: His Weapon of Choice is a large shield that resembles a gong. He can surf on it in the sequel as an actual attack.
  • The Pig-Pen: Going off of this exchange:
    Neera: "Something doesn't smell right."
    Gong: "Well, sooooooooorry!"
    Neera: "You never smell right."

    Sergeant Askal

Taken from the official website: "As a half-mongrel, half-dragon from the southern islands, Askal was often ridiculed in the north for his mixed heritage. However, he took it as a personal challenge and spent his life training to become the strongest warrior in Avalice. Since the beginning, The Magister knew of his presence but remained skeptical until Askal volunteered recently to help fend off the creatures attacking Shang Tu. He has since been promoted twice and is a current ranking member of Shang Tu's army."

    Mayor Zao
"What's special? Hah! Did you come from another planet or something?"
Voiced by Alejandro Saab

The leader of the forest metropolis of Shang Mu. He has something of an ego, is very militaristic, and is very much obsessed with wealth.


"It's such a shame that you chose the wrong side. Enjoy the last few minutes of your pathetic lives!"
Voiced by Sean Chiplock

The leader of the water city of Shuigang. His father has recently been murdered, leaving him both in power and quite eager to get revenge, going so far as to contact his criminal brother Spade for assistance.

  • Anti-Villain: He was forced to watch his father's decapitation before being brutally Brainwashed into Brevon's ranks. Poor guy.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Brevon brainwashes him in the opening cinematic. As such, in spite of his eagerness to find his father's killer, he is blissfully ignorant of the fact that he's directly working for the man.
  • Climax Boss: His fight near the end of the game can be quite challenging, pulling out some tricky-to-avoid and devastating attacks.
  • Deal with the Devil: With Brevon. Not that he had any say in the matter.
  • Death Dealer: It's much more subtle, but he will use cards for a couple of his attacks, much like his brother.
  • Dramatic Irony: He has no idea that he's working for the man that murdered the king.
  • Flash Step: Again, like his brother. He only ever uses it in cutscenes, however.
  • Knight Templar: Some of the lines he says suggest that he might be this. For example:
    Dail: "You will face justice! Surrender!"
    Lilac: "Not a chance!" / Carol: "Fat chance, buster!" / Milla: "I… I can't! I won't!" / Torque: "Gosh, that sounds really tempting but, umm no thank you."
    Dail: "So, you have chosen death? How pathetic!"
  • Large Ham: See above.
  • Light Is Not Good: During his Boss Banter, he prattles on about justice. Furthermore, a couple of his major abilities involve unleashing rays of light. Possibly subverted, however, as he is Brainwashed and Crazy.
  • Revenge Before Reason: His first duty may be to his country above all else, but he'd be all too happy to find his father's killer while he's at it.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: He has absolutely no problems getting personally involved in the fighting, and is quite capable of booting your rear to the ground.
  • Trauma Button: A conversation snippet from the second game reveals that the trauma of the first game has caused him to disfavor his capture cards; he hasn't used them at all for the past two years.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: After his defeat at Battle Glacier, Spade pursues him while the heroines board Brevon's starship. His ultimate fate has yet to be revealed, though trailer footage for the sequel implies that he came to his senses in-between games and has returned to his position.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: A couple of his attacks are preceded with a yin-yang ball of energy.
  • You Killed My Father: His impetus for getting involved in the growing hostilities is to avenge his father's death for his people.


    Lord Brevon
"Before you decided to throw your life away and interfere with our mission, you should have asked yourself one very important question... What makes you so special?"
Voiced by Xander Barriga

A powerful and ruthless alien warlord who's crash-landed on Avalice after a fierce space battle, eager to recharge his army and continue to swiftly conquer the galaxy. To do this, he'll need the Kingdom Stone — and he's more than willing to stir up local tensions in order to get his hands on it.

  • All There in the Manual: He is listed as "Arktivus Brevon" on the official website. It's unknown if Arktivus is his first name or an alien title.
  • Asskicking Equals Authority: There is no question who is the most dangerous entity in his army. He can shrug off sustained weapons fire, is brutally efficient with a combat dagger, and he is dangerously pragmatic.
  • Big Bad: Fitting the role as the first game's primary villain.
  • Big Ol' Unibrow: It's bigger than his head.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: He seems to be a big fan of this tactic.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Most fights he's involved in tend to end up like this. In his favor, of course. The first time he and Lilac meet face to face, he defeats her effortlessly.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He's more than a match for our heroines in hand-to-hand combat, but he'll try to run you over in his starfighter first. Then he'll hop in a Mini-Mecha and fight you that way. It's only after all of those options are exhausted that he'll face you head-on. Keep in mind, you're on foot for all of this.
  • Deadpan Snarker: With the emphasis on the deadpan.
  • Establishing Character Moment: The intro shows him breaking into the supposedly impenetrable Shuigang by breaking through their floors, almost casually murder a bunch of people fighting him, and then painfully brainwash the son of the King right after killing said King.
  • Evil Chancellor: To Prince Dail. Unbeknownst to him, he had brainwashed him into being his puppet.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He rocks the Guttural Growler voice, mixed with an alien-sounding reverb effect.
  • Expy: Of Sigma? Let's see, three-phase final battles? Check. Gets a well-deserved "This Is Unforgivable!" speech from the heroines? Check. Dashing moves with devastating attacks? Check. Pretty similar!
  • Faux Affably Evil: He sure loves his not-so-genuine politeness, doesn't he?
    Brevon: (during the opening scene) There's no reason to be hostile, your majesty. In fact, you should be proud. Your son is only moments away from inheriting the throne.
    Brevon: (in Thermal Base) My actions have hurt people? I had no idea. I'm dreadfully sorry.
    Brevon: (during the heroines' infiltration of his ship) Ohhh nooo! My ship is being infiltrated! What ever shall I do? How about THIS.
  • Galactic Conqueror: That's his ambition, anyway — and one he's handily fulfilling. If Avalice falls and he gets his mitts on the Kingdom Stone, the galaxy is hosed.
  • Hero Killer: Torque describes him as having killed or corrupted countless heroes who have tried to stand against him.
  • Hypocrite: Most of his lectures to the heroes involved how barbaric or foolish they are, yet he refuses to acknowledge or accept his own brutal nature and his status as a Man Behind The Man who creates such messes in the first place. He pretty much believes himself to be beyond any rules of nature. Torque even says so himself.
    Torque: You think you're a blameless force of nature, don't you!? That somehow the rules don't apply to you!?!?
  • Insectoid Aliens: He's either insectoid or reptilian. His big antennae-like unibrow and his big red eyes are reminiscent of a beetle. His personal cruiser/Humongous Mecha also looks like one… but can also be considered a Frog.
  • Karma Houdini: Somewhat downplayed. He loses the Kingdom Stone and his warship and army are destroyed, but he manages to escape despite getting a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown after his Final Boss fight, with Torque in hot pursuit and intent on finishing what he started. Avalice will probably never have to deal with him again either way.
  • Knife Nut: His weapon of choice is a curved dagger. Which seems to be covered in green blood. Constantly.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Compared to other characters in the story. Whenever he appears — or is even mentioned — in a cutscene, the game always get much darker and serious.
  • Know When to Fold 'Em: He won't be returning for Freedom Planet 2 despite surviving the events of the first game, for this reason. After losing to the heroes, Brevon's decided that Avalice just isn't worth the headache.
  • Lack of Empathy: He doesn't feel any remorse at all while torturing Lilac, and admits that he wasn't even trying to get any information out of Torque; he just wanted to see how easily he broke under pressure.
  • Large and in Charge: Lord Brevon is by far the tallest and heaviest character.
  • Leitmotif: Two. "It's Brevon Time", a slow-paced rock tune that plays whenever he shows up, and "Brev in yo Hizzle" for when he's being particularly evil. The latter is remixed for his boss fight.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He's basically this in the final phase of his boss battle. His attacks, especially his knife, do a ridiculous amount of damage, and he's quick on his feet and relentless with his attacks. Luckily, as of the final version, he doesn't have great HP, downgrading him to a Glass Cannon.
  • Little Green Men: Looks the part, except the aforementioned size. Considering he might share his species with Torque, it may very well be that he's the exception to the rule. Considering he has some kind of Super Serum in his possession (as shown by Milla and Serpentine), he might've experimented on himself as well.
  • Moral Myopia: He constantly tries to portray himself as a victimized Well-Intentioned Extremist and that the heroes' misfortunes are their own fault for getting in his way. Needless to say, this really rings hollow, especially since he tries this justification after turning Milla into a brainwashed monster purely out of spite.
  • No-Sell:
    • What he does to the Shuigang soldiers' gunfire. With his face!
    • He can catch Lilac mid-Dragon Boost if he's using his grab attack during the boss fight against him.
  • Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: He's after the Kingdom Stone to save his world and will do whatever it takes to get it, but Torque throws this right back in his face by pointing out that the suffering he's caused to other worlds is the reason his planet is in danger in the first place. Brevon doesn't deny this.
  • Off with His Head!: His preferred method of dealing with people.
  • One-Winged Angel: Inverted. He first has to be fought in a Humongous Mecha, and once it's destroyed, he fights the heroes on his own. It's no cakewalk either.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Brevon doesn't have any interest in taking over Avalice: his only concern is getting the Kingdom Stone to repower his ship so he can continue his conquest, and his actions (at least at first) revolve around keeping his presence on Avalice to a minimum so he can get the Kingdom Stone and take off without incident.
  • Put on a Bus: Word of God is that he's left Avalice come Freedom Planet 2, due to that being his goal to begin with, and getting back to his empire instead of continuing to fight Lilac.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: They're red, he's evil, and he's dangerous.
  • Rush Boss: His final form, after the player takes down his starfighter and mech. It doesn't take all that much damage to finish the job, but he's fast, able to tear off a huge chunk of the player's health in a single strike, and absolutely unrelenting.
  • Sarcasm Mode: His response to Torque's "The Reason You Suck" Speech:
    Milla: Really?
    Carol: He's lying!
  • Smug Snake: Literally everything he says is positively dripping with smug superiority, only dropping at the very end of the game when he's confronted by the heroes for the final showdown.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Freedom Planet is a light-hearted and funny game for the most part. Lord Brevon is a cold-hearted and amoral tyrant who has conquered or destroyed countless worlds. Any time he appears on the scene, the game's tone takes a serious turn for the worse. Among his acts of villainy are beheading the king of Shuigang in front of his own son and then brainwashing said son into servitude, the extremely painful torture of Lilac (by the time he's done with her, much of her body is covered in burn scars), and turning the cute and innocent Milla into a horrific monster and setting her loose on the other heroines.
  • Villain Opening Scene: He gets on in the beginning of the game where he invades the Shuigang Palace, effortlessly slaughters every soldier standing in his way, beheads the king, and brainwashes his son. There's also the first cutscene when you open up the story mode, as it shows his ship crashing into the frozen wastes and him yelling in rage over the fact that his ship crashed.
  • Villains Act, Heroes React: Not that relations between the three major kingdoms of Avalice were necessarily good before he entered the scene, but he's deliberately turning them against one another to drive up confusion, allowing him to steal the Kingdom Stone unnoticed. If he weren't present, the game's plot wouldn't be happening.
  • Villainous Breakdown: As the heroines continue to unravel his plans, he becomes increasingly obsessed with killing them above all else. By the final battle, he's completely snapped, madly moving around the arena and attacking while snarling crazed threats. And in Milla's story, he tries to strangle her in a murderous fit of rage, which Lilac prevents by severely beating him up.
    Brevon: (to Milla) Rrrgh! You've pestered me long enough! Say goodbye!
  • Would Hurt a Child: Not only does he mutilate Lilac when he's captured her (including tearing out her hair whips and electrocuting her), he also grazes Milla with his knife when he uses her as a hostage to keep Lilac/Carol from shutting down his ship, which then forcibly mutates Milla into a monstrous creature to fight. In Milla's story mode, he knocks out Carol with a surprise attack and leaves her that way thinking her dead, and he also makes his intentions to kill Milla outright quite clear.

"Those who cross Brevon will die!"
Voiced by Jason Lord

A snake-like creature with a pair of robotic arms to make up for his total lack of limbs. Lord Brevon's right-hand man.

  • Artificial Limbs: He would be just another snake without his mechanical arms.
  • Big "NO!": After being defeated at the end of Fortune Night.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: The website states that his robotic arms have messed with his brain, making him exceedingly loyal to Brevon, and more than a little psychotic in doing his leader's will.
  • Butt-Monkey: Nobody really takes him seriously as a threat, his Recurring Boss status means that he takes a lot of suffering throughout the game, and during the end credits, finds that he lost his robotic arms after being defeated when he got mutated as a line of defense against the heroes.
  • Chewing the Scenery/No Indoor Voice: There's hardly a moment in the game where he isn't shouting.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He has no qualms with fighting the heroes in any kind of huge vehicle.
  • The Dragon: To Lord Brevon. He does a lot of the villains' footwork (well, metaphorically) in the early game.
    • Dragon Their Feet: He is set to return in the sequel, either trying to catch up with his master or become a super villain in his own right.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: His only response to Lilac's insinuation that he might eat Torque is a Flat "What" coupled with a break in the background music.
  • Faking the Dead: After the events of Freedom Planet, he failed to escape Avalice and now remains in hiding, waiting for a chance to escape and return to Lord Brevon.
  • Firing in the Air a Lot: To rain down on his opponents.
  • Hot-Blooded: Describing him as such is an understatement.
  • Large Ham: The trigger-happy snake he is, he never has a calm moment, especially during combat.
  • More Dakka: He carries a multitude of weapons in Hammerspace at any given time. Some of his attacks fall into Bullet Hell territory.
  • Never Found the Body: After the final battle with him, he's apparently gone for good, with nothing left except his chest-plate. The credits reveal he had returned to his limbless snake form and was just hiding inside the armor.
  • One-Winged Angel: Mutates into a giant, vaguely draconic version of himself in Final Dreadnought.
  • Recurring Boss: You fight him three times across the game; four if you're playing Lilac.
  • Serial Escalation: The first fight is simply a Duel Boss with Lilac. The second fight has him hop into his Robopanther. The third fight has him use his personal gunship. The final fight has him mutate into a giant version of himself.
  • Snake Person: No legs, only tail. He wouldn't even have arms if it weren't for the robotic ones Brevon gave him.
  • Smug Snake: Pun intended. Make no mistake, he's powerful enough on his own to make him a formidable enemy, but his over-inflated ego and fanatical loyalty to Brevon keep him from being truly impressive.
  • This Cannot Be!: During the Creative Closing Credits, he, after crawling out of his armor, realizes that he no longer has arms, and despairs over said loss, screaming "Impossible!" twice.
  • Trigger Happy: He really likes shooting things.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Lord Brevon. This is something of a side-effect of his robot arms; they're directly affecting his brain, so this is out of more than mere gratitude.
    • Although, it may be a little more than that: After his climatic battle in Freedom Planet, he was stuck on Avalice and was forced to rebuild his arms while waiting for a chance to come back to Lord Brevon.

"Please remain still during the incineration process. Thank you."
Voiced by Victoria Vitti

Lord Brevon's personal AI assistant.

  • Affably Evil: She's quite courteous for a homicidal drone.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: Subverted. Despite sharing some similar traits with GLaDOS, Syntax is completely loyal to Brevon. (Which isn't good for Avalice, mind you, but at least she's not Ax-Crazy.)
  • Expy: She's a female computer with a single eye who speaks in a semi-robotic monotone, spies on you through security cameras, and puts up a façade of politeness while psychotically trying to kill you. Lord Brevon must be a fan of GLaDOS.
  • Cyber Cyclops: Has one big, glowing green eye.
  • One-Winged Angel: Twice! Both have her attaching herself to some sort of combat robot.
  • Playing with Fire: She manipulates molten magma in her battles at the Thermal Base.
  • Recurring Boss: She's fought four times throughout the game: once as a mini-boss, twice as a boss at the end of a stage, and once at the end of the mini-game phase of Battle Glacier.
  • Schmuck Bait: She attempts this on the player.
    Syntax: Just kidding.
  • Sinister Surveillance: In the Thermal Base.
  • Transforming Mecha: Syntax takes on a large variety of shapes and forms throughout the game. Much of her combat during her final battle is transforming into other objects.

"You just had to follow me here, didn't you?"
Voiced by Sean Chiplock

An enigmatic panda who likes to attack with explosive playing cards. Son of the recently-murdered King of Shuigang, although not next in line for the throne — which is fine by him, as he's a criminal who prefers to stay out of the limelight. Has something of a history with Lilac and Carol, although they are not presently on good terms.

Like Torque, Spade was also intended to receive a DLC campaign that fleshed him out some more and would've resolved some of the loose threads his presence brought up in the original game. However, this didn't happen, and unlike Torque, Spade's gameplay hadn't been polished enough for a beta release.

  • Anti-Villain: He's decidedly not a good guy, but his motivation is understandable enough.
  • Death Dealer: His primary weapon is a deck (or hundred) of surprisingly lethal playing cards.
  • Fragile Speedster: It doesn't take many hits to bring him down, but he's fast enough to make sure that it's a non-issue.
  • Flash Step: Like any self-respecting ninja.
  • "Get Back Here!" Boss: The biggest challenge of his battles is just trying to hit him in the first place. Particularly difficult as the short-ranged Carol (Milla is ranged, and Lilac's dash move can quickly close the distance and deal damage at the same time).
  • Hidden Backup Prince: He may be this, given that he is the younger brother of the current ruler of Shuigang and prefers to hide out with ninjas and thieves, away from any attention. That being said, he has no desire to inherit the throne and avoided speaking about his situation with Lilac and Carol. The website states that they are half-brothers, which may have something to do with it.
  • Meaningful Name: He's named after the suit of cards.
  • Professional Killer: A high-ranking member of the Red Scarves, an entire band of professional killers and thieves.
  • The Rival: To Carol.
  • Significant Double Casting: He's voiced by Sean Chiplock, who also voices Prince Dail, his half-brother.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Spade and Prince Dail disappear after the events at Battle Glacier and aren't seen again. Part of his DLC campaign was meant to focus on what happened to them.
  • You Killed My Father: His motivating factor is tracking down his father's killer. Carol exploits this to get his support after Trap Hideout.

"The world you saved will soon be purified. Just as you wished, Magister."
Voiced by Morgan Berry

"Merga is a ruthless water dragon from the distant past who was bioengineered to be the perfect warrior. When her crystal prison is destroyed, she continues her quest to resurrect the ancient superweapon Bakunawa and unleash vengeance upon the three kingdoms. Little does she know that another water dragon still exists in the present day..."

  • Big Bad: Of Freedom Planet 2.
  • Contralto of Danger: She has the lowest feminine voice in the entire cast.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Lilac. Both are water dragons, though Merga shows no mercy.
  • Meaningful Name: Bakunawa is a gigantic dragon in Philippine folklore that was said to be the cause of eclipses.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Merga is very strong, and she wears purple armor.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: She was imprisoned in the Kingdom Stone until it was destroyed despite the heroes' efforts in the first game's climax. Oops.
  • Super Soldier: Said to be one of these from the first and greatest war of Avalice.

    Corazon "Cory" Tea
"Let me bring you up to speed. The name's Corazon! Captain of the Sigwada and Mercenary Extraordinaire! In the flesh."
Voiced by Lindsay Jones

Carol's older sister. Taken from the official website: "Known more commonly as Cory, this daring pilot always looks for a reason to take to the skies, even if it means doing dirty work for less-than-savory clients. Her personal airship, the Sigwada, is packed with hundreds of smaller drone ships that can swarm and distract her targets while she makes off with the goods."

  • Anti-Villain: She works with less savory individuals than the Scarves and is involved in questionable practices, but doesn't seem to harbor any genuine hostility for Carol.
  • Cool Plane: The Sigwada.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: She is a pilot, so it makes sense that she'd have these if nothing else than to sell the character design.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The calm and collected blue oni to Aaa's red oni.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: She looks similar to her younger sister Carol.


Corazon's hyperactive assistant. Taken from the official website: "Whenever this little tarsier is asked for his name, he just screams. Nobody knows if that's his real answer or if he just likes messing around. In any case, the bug-eyed chimp has a near-psychotic obsession with engineering and enjoys building and piloting all sorts of crazy contraptions. Could he have something to do with the wave of robot attacks plaguing the three kingdoms?"

Alternative Title(s): Freedom Planet 2


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