A list of characters appearing in Phantasy Star Nova.
The main character, and a member of the ARKS onboard the Delta Valiant, a planetary exploration ship belonging to Alter. A routine combat exercise quickly spirals out of control when the Delta Valiant is shot down, dragging him/her into a battle for survival on the planet Machia.
- Heroic Mime: You, in cutscenes. The only lines you get are choices from a Dialogue Tree. Otherwise averted in gameplay, as you can select from a plethora of voices to use in combat.
- The Peeping Tom: You can be this in the hot springs event if you're persistent enough. Oddly, the same applies for female characters, even though it makes zero sense whatsoever.
- You Are in Command Now: Fildia abruptly declares you captain seconds before her Heroic Sacrifice.
A FOmarl and partner to the player. She seeks to improve her fighting skill and expand beyond her abilities as a Force. A proposal from Hyperion about becoming a movie star leads her to question her own future, as well as her buddy's. When not on duty, she can be found hanging out near the Costume Shop.
- Action Girl: Well, she is your field partner, after all, and you tend to do a lot of crazy things.
- Affectionate Nickname: Refers to you as "buddy", even when everyone else is calling you "captain".
- Blow You Away: She uses Wind Technics.
- Boxing Battler: She tries out the Knuckles to hone her skill.
- Pink Heroine: She wears a lot of pink.
- Weapon of Choice: Her personal Rod, Evergreen.
- Wind Is Green: Evergreen glows green to signify its innate Wind Element.
A mysterious girl who resides on the planet of Machia and communicates with the player and his/her party via hologram.
- Absolute Cleavage: Her outfit shows off lots of this.
- Color-Coded Characters: Green is her theme.
- Human Aliens: Juno is virtually indistinguishable from a human, except for the Gran valves on her back.
- Humanoid Abomination: Juno is a Gigantes.
- Tron Lines: Her outfit has a lot of glowy gold lines.
A HUmar who wields Partizans. Izuna's partner. While not on the field, he can be found at the Shield Unit Shop.
- Color-Coded Characters: Wears blue.
- Guys Smash, Girls Shoot: He's the guy to Izuna, and he's a Hunter.
- Weapon of Choice: His own Partizan, Early Blue.
A RAnewmarl who has a reputation for a sweet tooth. Sail's partner. She can often be found near the Salon while off-duty.
- Action Girl: With an Assault Rifle, even!
- Dark Is Not Evil: Silent Violet is of the Dark element.
- Guys Smash, Girls Shoot: The girl to Sail, and she's got an Assault Rifle.
- Weapon of Choice: The Assault Rifle, Silent Violet.
The captain of the Delta Valiant. Even under the toughest of pressures, he stays calm and collected. He is fatally wounded by a Gran Darker attack soon after the Delta Valiant crash lands on Machia and dies shortly afterwards. Before his passing, he passes on command of the Delta Valiant to Fildia.
A HUmarl with incredible combat prowess. Magnus's death results in her succession to captain of the Delta Valiant.
- Action Girl: She's very good at it, too.
- Boobs of Steel: Fildia is definitely well-endowed, but she's an extremely capable fighter. Her Level is always 10 Levels higher than your strongest class, which is a very rare trait.
- Color-Coded Characters: Her color of choice is red.
- Red Is Heroic: She wears a lot of red and is the powerful captain of the Delta Valiant.
- Weapon of Choice: A very special Sword, Morning Red.
- You Are in Command Now: Her position as captain is forced upon her when Magnus dies.
A scientist and operator aboard the Delta Valiant. He is a FOnewm.
- Weapon of Choice: Halos.
A CAST scientist working with the Delta Valiant. She handles the Laboratory.
- Action Girl: You can acquire her Partner Card in Version 1.04, allowing her to be this.
The main operator of the Delta Valiant. She can often be found in the captain's room.
The dashing mechanic of the Delta Valiant. Manages the Item Shop.
A weapons technician and master craftsman who created the legendary Morning Red. He seeks to create a new weapon, the Twilight Blue. Manages the Weapon Shop.
The Delta Valiant's trainer. Manages the Class Counter.
The head chef for the Delta Valiant. Manages the Restaurant.