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Playable Characters

    Stocke 
Voiced by: Katsuyuki Konishi (JP), Xander Mobus (EN)
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The main character of Radiant Historia. The Ace member of Specint, Alistel's intelligence department, goes on one mission that goes horribly, horribly wrong. Nearly killed, he instead ends up in Historia, where Teo and Lippti tell him that his destiny is not to win the war for Alistel, but to save all inhabitants of the continent from the ongoing desertification.


  • The Ace: He was apparently considered this before he was able to jump around timelines and learn whatever skill he needed for a particular situation.
  • Anti Anti Christ: Heiss abducted Prince Ernst at the beginning of his "second life," renaming him Stocke and raising him in Granorg's rival Alistel. His intent was to train Stocke to assist him in destroying humanity. Everything he does to Stocke has the opposite effect. Moving Stocke away from Granorg protects him from his Dysfunction Junction family and introduces him to his best friend Rosch. He butchers Marco and Raynie's unit so he can hire them to assist Stocke, but they become his newest and dearest friends, furthering Stocke's devotion to others.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Verges on Power Copying. Stocke can learn techniques which take years to master with a brief tutorial and a few minutes' observation, though this may involve a certain amount of creative use of his powers.
  • Badass Cape: It's half cape, half scarf, and all badass.
  • Big, Screwed-Up Family: The Granorg Kingdom
  • Bishounen: At least one female NPC calls him handsome.
  • Brains and Brawn: Brains side of this dynamic with Rosch.
  • Bring My Red Jacket: Dressed in red, and frequently charging into battle.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: In his first life as Ernst, he died opposing King Viktor.
  • Character Development: In the form of deliberate Messiah Creep.
  • Char Clone: A subtle example, but he is a young military ace dressed in red who is secretly royalty and has a younger sister on an opposing faction.
  • The Chosen One: He became the wearer of the White Chronicle, therefore, he was entrusted with the task of saving the world from the desertification.
  • The Confidant: To Rosch.
  • Consummate Liar: Good enough to fool Heiss.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Not that it really affects him since he doesn't remember it.
  • Dead All Along: He is Ernst, given a temporary second life.
  • Dysfunction Junction: Between both timelines and all the bad ends, he goes through a lot of horrible stuff over the course of the game.
  • The Face: starts off as The Stoic, but also starts off with a growing circle of friends who he cares about dearly. He helps his party members through a variety of internal and external conflicts, and is always sensitive to their issues. And at one point, he helps his best friend Roche and an NPC with relationship advice.
  • Fighting Your Friend: With Rosch, twice, but for very different reasons in each timeline.
    • In Standard History, Rosch thinks his friend defected to Granorg and fights him when Stocke refuses to let him kill Princess Eruca for him. Stocke tries to reason with him that something bigger than the war between Alistel and Granorg is going on, but Rosch's My Country, Right or Wrong mindset won't have a word of it.
    • In Alternate History, Stocke reignites Rosch's will to fight by forcing him into a duel where he gives him a Cruel to Be Kind Breaking Speech in order to Invoke a Shut Up, Hannibal! moment out of Rosch. This spurs Rosch to fight back, who even manages to move his Gauntlet despite the damage, definitely proving that the only thing stopping Rosch's return to the battlefield was Rosch himself.
  • Not So Stoic: He gets set off on more than one occasion.
  • Oblivious to Love: Kind of. He helps multiple characters with relationship problems, and can tell Raynie is in love with someone, but is then shocked when he finds out it's him, when he's the only person she could be describing.
  • The Only One: The only human being capable of completing The Ritual. (Until Heiss steps in.)
  • Playing with Fire: The only elemental magic he learns are five fire spells, including two unique to him (three if you count different names with identical effects to still be "unique").
  • Power Copying: Learns new skills at the drop of a hat. Most noticeable is copying Heiss's invisibility.
  • The Power of Friendship: The main motivation for his Heroic Sacrifice.
  • The Promise: Two of them:
    • When Rosch's unit is butchered and Kiel dies to cover Stocke, Stocke can't find any means to undo the event. Horrified, he swears to do whatever he can to undo it.
    • He promises to settle down and live with Raynie in peace when the world is safe. And does just that in Perfect Chronology's extended epilogue.
  • Rebel Relaxation: Several times, most obviously during the Mimel sidequest.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Both Blue to Rosch's Red, and Red to Eruca's Blue, back when he was Ernst.
  • Relationship Upgrade: With Raynie after a Romance Sidequest.
  • Royally Screwed Up: Considering his dad murdered him... He even points out himself that he's probably happier not remembering.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: As he was actually Prince Ernst, he was a selfless person with a good desire to keep things on check and bringing peace to the world. Sadly, King Viktor didn't like this and he used him as the soul for the sacrifice.
  • Save Scumming: Implied to use his time-rewinding powers to learn techniques that often take years to master with seemingly blinding speed.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Rosch's Manly Man. One of his endearing traits. He's a tough-as-nails hotshot spy, and one would think he would be cold and introverted (okay, he kinda is). But he is very good to his friends and allies, in particular Rosch, Raynie, and Marco, and is sensitive to their feelings and problems. (He even helps Rosch out with relationship advice!)
  • So Happy Together: In a bad ending, he and Raynie give up fighting to live together, only to watch the world slowly end together in peace. They come to really love each other, and are happy together, but he ultimately uses the White Chronicle to get back to work when he can't bear to watch the world die anymore.
  • The Stoic: He started as this, being rather a stoic person, not too caring for people, but during the course of the game, even if he still has shades of this, he becomes more emotional and compassionate.
  • Targeted Human Sacrifice: Being dead is a prerequisite and Eruca doesn't really have the option of resurrecting somebody else, so there aren't a lot of other candidates.
  • That Man Is Dead: Both literally and figuratively: He lost his original life as Prince Ernst and got a new life as Stocke. Stocke believes that his new life shaped him for the better in a way his old life would never have experienced due to his Dysfunction Junction family. In the best ending, you can choose whether he acknowledges Stocke or Ernst as his name, invoking this trope. The extended epilogue in Perfect Chronology has him sometimes called Ernst by those who once knew him by that identity, but he insists on being called Stocke.
  • Thicker Than Water: Eruca and Heiss.
  • True Companions: He starts off with a rapidly growing social circle.
  • Warrior Prince: The reveal that he was Prince Ernst before Heiss erased his memories, he becomes this in hindsight.
  • Warrior Therapist: He used this tactic to get Rosch out of his Heroic BSoD after the Gran Plain ambush in Alternate History, trying to spark his fighting soul again.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Wide eyed might not be the best description, but he's certainly idealistic.
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    Raynie 
Voiced by: Ayane Sakura (JP), Lauren Landa (EN)
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One of two members of a mercenary duo from the desert country of Cygnus, she is assigned to be one of Stocke's two main assistants by Specint. Once a child refugee whose parents were killed fleeing from war, she grew up in the desert city of Cygnus. Raised with other refugees, she grew up knowing nothing but combat, and became a mercenary. She and Marco later became contracted to serve Alistel, after a bizarre battle got their merc team killed. Armed with a spear and a wide array of black magic, she is an offensive powerhouse.


  • Anime Hair: A ponytail tied with a belt. It looks worse than it is, too, since she's got a cape with a huge pendulum thing on the end, and from some angles it's hard to tell it's not Rapunzel Hair.
  • Bittersweet Ending: The bad ending to her personal sidequest. The game's Golden Ending resolves it.
  • Blade on a Stick: One of the two spear users in the game, alongside Rosch.
  • Bodyguard Crush: A variation, as she was hired to assist Stocke.
  • Boobs of Steel: Played straight. Compare her figure and playstyle to those of Aht and Eruca.
  • Dysfunction Junction: Some obvious trauma from her mercenary company's annihilation before the game began, plus her entire family died in the fighting between Alistel and Granorg and she was forced to become a mercenary just to survive.
  • Everyone Can See It: Watching Stocke stare at Eruca, she quickly sets up the chance for them to speak alone.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Let's see... she's busty, clothes that leaves nothing to the imagination, long socks... Yes, she certainly qualifies.
  • My Country, Right or Wrong: Has a serious crisis concerning this in Cornet.
  • One of the Boys: Marco mentions this. She gets pissed. Of course, then she completely forgets that it might be awkward to change clothes in front of the guys, and Marco has to remind her to wait until they're out of the room.

    Marco 
Voiced by: Yoshitaka Yamaya (JP), Benjamin Diskin (EN)
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Raynie's closest friend and ally, and the second member to assist Stocke. A short, mellow teenager, he has more of a supportive role in combat, with a variety of buffs and healing methods, but is still armed with a sword for offensive abilities.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: Don't kill his potential love interest. He goes Ax-Crazy and proceeds to kill the rest of your party members, with Stocke being next.
  • Creepy Monotone: The way he delivers his chilling lines in his bad ending.
  • Combat Medic: Both in and out of battle.
  • Cool Helmet: It has... metallic cat ears.
  • Doppelgänger Replacement Love Interest: He meets a girl who looks exactly like Mimel, though it's not known if Marco tried to get to know her. Perfect Chronology's extended epilogue reveals she's actually Mimel's younger sister, and Marco ends up working at the tavern to watch over her.
  • Dysfunction Junction: While he's dealt with the mine incident better than Raynie did, he's gone through a lot of the same stuff she did. And in his sidequest, he either goes Ax-Crazy or watches the girl he has a crush on get murdered in front of him.
  • Everyone Can See It: He's quick to sigh when Raynie starts dropping hints she wants Stocke.
  • Noodle Incident: Mutters something about Raynie beating the shit out of someone who hit on her.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Raynie's Red.
  • Satellite Character: Almost never seen without Raynie.
  • White Mage: His main abilities in combat. Marco is not really useful with physical attacks, but with his healing and support abilities, he's a really useful asset to keep in mind.

    Rosch 
Voiced by: Wataru Hatano (JP), Greg Chun (EN)
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Stocke's best friend, and given the spotlight in the Alternate History. When Stocke chooses to leave Specint to fight alongside him, they begin a campaign to win the war for Alistel. Things do not work out.

    Aht 
Voiced by: Tomoyo Kurosawa (JP), Cassandra Lee (EN)
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A Satyros girl resembling a goat-human hybrid, she is a Shaman with gifted powers. Immediately upon meeting Stocke, she wants to befriend him and watch him carefully and displays immediate awareness of the things that he's going through. A powerful mage, she has the best healing magic in the game; however, instead of attack magic, she uses powerful traps which need to be set upon the ground and require the target(s) to be knocked into them for serious magic damage.

  • Boyish Short Hair: Along with sidetails to make her a little cuter.
  • Brown Note: Creates traps with music.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Throughout almost the whole game it seems like Aht is one to Stocke, especially where Eruca is concerned. She's not jealous (or rather, not just jealous) but deeply afraid for his life because she's aware of what the Ritual is actually about. Therefore Aht not only knows that Eruca will have to kill Stocke again to complete it, but also that he's almost certain to let her make him the Sacrifice in order to save the world because that's just the person he is.
  • Combat Medic: Has access to some of the best healing abilities and the strongest offensive magic of the entire cast.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Aht has green eyes to match her green hair.
  • Cute Monster Girl: She's a young Satyros shaman.
  • Epic Flail: For some reason, it lets her steal.
  • Fauns and Satyrs: A Satyr shaman.
  • Little Miss Badass: She's nine, and she can kick your ass.
  • Lotus-Eater Machine: In one bad ending she seals Stocke in a world of her own creation.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Regularly places Stocke's safety above not just her own life, but everybody else's. For example, if he makes just the wrong choices, there's one Bad Ending where she dies from a Heroic RRoD to just break Stocke out of a Chi hold in battle, and another where she becomes a full-blown Yandere and traps him in a Lotus-Eater Machine, knowingly dooming the entire world by keeping him from saving it.
  • Moment Killer: Aht will never fail to interrupt Stocke and Eruca whenever she sees them having a private moment together. At first it seems like it's her Clingy Jealous Girl streak acting up, but it's revealed late in the game that Aht knows that Eruca will need to kill Stocke to ensure the success of the Ritual, and will do whatever it takes to make sure the princess won't get the chance to convince Stocke to sacrifice himself to stop the Desertification.
  • Musical Assassin: She casts traps and spells by playing her flute.
  • Mysterious Waif: She knows a lot more about Stocke from what she lets in, and she can see Teo and Lippti, adding to the mystery of her skills as a shaman.
  • The Medic: Learns some high-level healing spells.
  • Moment Killer: She deliberately interrupts whenever it looks like Eruca might tell Stocke who he is.
  • Oracular Urchin: As a shaman, she knows quite a bit more about what's going on than any of the other party members except Eruca, and can even see Teo and Lippti when they appear to talk to Stocke.
  • Trap Master: Her modus operandi in battle. She has a good sorts of traps she can use to her disposal, to either inflict elemental magic damage, or inflict status ailments. And she's really good at that.
  • Underrated and Overleveled: Aht is probably the most powerful character in the game — she's a better healer than Marco and a better offensive spellcaster than Raynie or Eruca (unless the monster is immobile), and she gets much less fragile as the game continues. Mystical powers or no, it's still a little odd that in a game where most of the playable characters are experienced soldiers, the Game-Breaker is the little girl following them around.
  • Videogame Stealing: Alongside Stocke, she can learn the skill "Steal", which does what it says in the tin.
  • Waif Prophet: Since she can see souls, she knows exactly who and what Stocke is from the very beginning. She just doesn't want him to find out.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: She does not fare well against giant or immobile enemies since she cannot use her powerful trap techniques on them. Although she does make up for it by having the strongest healing magic of the cast.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: The point of her sidequest is to get her to realize this.
  • Yandere: In one bad ending, her hero worship of Stocke reaches the point where she decides it's a good idea to lock him in a dream world against his will to "protect" him. Made even more messed up by the fact she isn't entirely wrong if you take some late-game reveals in consideration. Stocke is the Sacrifice meant to halt the Desertification with his death, and being the kind of Messianic Archetype that he is, Aht knows that he's entirely too willing to give up his life without a fight for such a reason.

    Eruca 
Voiced by: Rie Takahashi (JP), Erica Mendez (EN)
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The princess of Granorg, Alistel's longest standing rival. She is a large focus of the Standard Timeline. Her goal is to usurp her Wicked Stepmother for the throne of Granorg. But that's only part of her true goal: to complete the Ritual that will stop the earth's desertification.

  • Glass Cannon: While she can deal good damage, her physical defense is less than that of Aht.
  • Guns Are Worthless: Averted. She fires magic shots, and a lot of her more powerful attacks use her guns. Her melee damage is pathetic, but all she's doing there is Pistol-Whipping people.
  • Gun Twirling: She does this during the idle battle animations.
  • Hammerspace: For some of her skills, she holsters her handguns and pulls a rifle out of thin air.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Defied. She tries to do the Ritual without a Sacrifice, but Stocke stops her.
  • His Name Is...: During a heart-to-heart talk with Stocke, she almost gives The Reveal early, but Aht charges in and interrupts them before she can finish the sentence.
  • Kicking Ass in All Her Finery: Her elegant dresses aren't an impediment for her to kick ass with her powerful magic spells.
  • Lady of Black Magic: She's a graceful and reserved princess who packs some of the most powerful offensive magic in the game.
  • Lady of War: She's of royalty, and a very competent fighter to boot. She won't stop until the balance of the world is restored due to the desertification.
  • Mage Marksman: As shown in her battle animations she can use her guns to fire magic shots.
  • Magikarp Power: Her starting stats and skill set aren't the greatest, but with some level grinding, she easily pulls her weight.
  • More Dakka: Her "Punishment" Mana Burst.
  • Non-Elemental: Most of her offensive spells.
  • The Not-Love Interest: She's probably the person Stocke has the deepest emotional connection to, and the plot is moved along several times by his desire to find, rescue, or aid her, but both of them are pretty insistent that it's not romantic when anyone asks. (She's Stocke's little sister, for the record.)
  • Rebellious Princess: Quite literally, as she was the Rebel Leader against the Protea regime.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue Oni to Ernst's Red, before he died.
  • Requisite Royal Regalia: She never takes her crown off.
  • Rightful Queen Returns: Her goal is to take back Granorg.
  • Royally Screwed Up: Let's see... both her parents are dead, her father killed her brother, her stepmother is crazy, and her uncle is even more so. It's a wonder she turned out as sane as she did.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something
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    Gafka 
Voiced by: Takaya Kuroda (JP), D.C. Douglas (EN)
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A Gutral Beastkind. With the power of Chi, he transforms his seemingly brute strength into powerful energy attacks. When his skill gaining sidequests are completed, he gains great board control abilities, which let him push and pull enemies anywhere for absurd combos. Despite his rough appearance, he has a gentle and magnanimous personality and he speaks with calm and experience. He has some difficulty telling humans apart. He acts as a protector and guard for the village of Celestia, though it's unclear at first as to why he lives with the Satyros rather than his own kind.

  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Though he does rely on gauntlets, claws and the like.
  • The Big Guy: He's the party member that qualifies at this, and he shares this role with Rosch in terms of gameplay.
  • Blood Knight: In one of his bad endings, he becomes a monster powerful enough to wipe his enemies off the face of the earth... but at the cost of his humanity. He doesn't stop with Alistel; he ends up taking on every other major country single-handedly, and the entire world has to team up just to take him down.
  • Dysfunction Junction: Surprisingly non-dysfunctional, except in his bad end. Of course, it's almost bad enough to make up for that.
  • The Exile: Left his hometown, Forgia, after an incident. He's allowed back by the epilogue.
  • Genius Bruiser: He's really intelligent and a genius in combat, as he's really strong.
  • Glass Cannon: Gafka can do large amounts of damage, but his magical defense is severely lacking.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: His main way of attacking, by using only his fists and claws, and being proficient in martial arts.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: The main dilemma of his sidequest. As a Gutral, he has the power of a beast, but the ability to reason like a human. He is actively pursuing a relic that will make him "The Beast God," and give him ultimate power, but make him a pure beast with no humanity.
  • Mighty Glacier: He's really, really strong, but, he also one of the slowest party members to boot, alongside Rosch, so don't expect for his turns to come faster.

Antagonists

    Heiss 
Voiced by: Nobuo Tobita (JP), Joe J. Thomas (EN)
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Stocke's mentor and the leader of Specint. He is the one to initially assign Raynie and Marco under his command. In the same mission, he bestows him with the White Chronicle, simply stating that it might bring him good luck. As time goes by, though, it becomes apparent that Heiss may very well know the Chronicle's true nature, and is up to something behind the scenes.

It is eventually revealed that he is the wielder of the Black Chronicle, intentionally sewing corruption into history in order to hasten the continent's destruction. It also turns out that he is the first Sacrifice to refuse to complete The Ritual, and he also abducted his nephew Ernst during his second life, wiped his memory, and renamed him "Stocke" to prevent him from becoming a Sacrifice, too.

  • Heel Realization: Has one in the Golden Ending.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Tried to run away from it, eventually goes through with it to save his family.
  • Hero's Evil Predecessor: Heiss was the previous Sacrifice, but he rejected his role because he didn't want to die for a Crapsack World. His main goal is to get Stocke to reject being the Sacrifice as well, but his actions ironically caused his nephew to accept his role.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: By giving Ernst a new identity as Stocke and the White Chronicle, he'd hoped to have Stocke likewise turn away from his duty as the Sacrifice. Instead, living as Stocke gives Ernst the resolve to become the Sacrifice and stop Heiss.
  • Kick the Dog: Many of the people he turned into sand, he killed just to spite his enemies.
  • Like a Son to Me: He says outright that he was always closer to Ernst than Victor was. Judging by his behavior when he drops all pretenses in the true ending, he has, if anything, gotten more paternal toward his nephew since then.
  • Literal Genie: He tells Dias and Selvan he'll let them "be a part of something great." By which he means he'll hit them with the Sand Plague, stealing their souls and mana to help fuel The End of the World as We Know It.
  • Love Redeems: Stocke decides that Heiss's Refusal of the Call is naturally from a lack of love and friendship, to the point there was not a soul on earth for which Heiss was willing to be the Sacrifice. In the Golden Ending, Heiss finds one. His nephew Stocke, who he genuinely tried to give a new life. Heiss demands he be sacrificed instead, so Stocke can be with all those he loves. It's also a reason why he assists Stocke in the path to the Golden Ending of ''Perfect Chronology'.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: Well, uncle. Though he doesn't actually get the line, since Stocke had already figured it out.
  • Morality Pet: In a bizarre way, Stocke. He seems to be the only person Heiss cares about aside from himself, and many of his actions throughout the game are genuinely meant to help him, albeit in the trollingest manner possible.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Nice job giving Ernst a chance to gain True Companions and become an extraordinary soldier, Heiss.
  • Obviously Evil: The game doesn't really try to hide the fact that Heiss is a villain. It does, however, hide the extent of his villainy.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: His real objective. Putting all Vainqueur out of his misery by destroying it because of the woes involving the ritual.
  • One-Winged Angel: Apocrypha, which looks like something out of M. C. Escher's nightmares. It's the embodiment of the sorrow of all the previous Sacrifices.
  • People Puppets: Does this with the corpse of King Victor, and later with Field Marshall Viola. He's probably also doing it with the various "Shadows" you've been fighting as bosses on and off throughout the game.
  • Plaguemaster: Every Sand Plague death is actually him ripping the mana out of a servant.
  • Put Them All Out of My Misery: Quite literally his objective.
  • Recurring Boss: He's fought four times (five if you count Apocrypha as a separate fight), and in the last one he's the Final Boss.
  • Redemption Equals Death: In the Golden Ending, he sacrificed himself as a way of redemption, to see the world Stocke shaped in, and saving the world for the time being.
  • Refusal of the Call: This started the regrowing of the desertification.
  • Royally Screwed Up: He's the brother to King Victor, and therefore royalty. Not wanting Ernst to be the soul for the sacrifice, he killed King Viktor, erased Ernst's memories and fled from Granorg.
  • Save Scumming: Same as Stocke.
  • Screw Destiny: His primary motivation.
  • Sinister Schnoz: This alone is the most popular giveaway of his villainy.

    Queen Protea 
Voiced by: Satomi Arai (JP), Erica Lindbeck (EN)
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The queen of Granorg, the country at war with Alistel, and Eruca's stepmother. She is a vain, cruel, and stupid woman who is manipulated by her advisers. She does as she pleases without a care for her subjects and is known within the kingdom as a tyrant. Swept up in the luxury and power of royalty, Protea is addicted to indulgence at the expense of her people. As the late King Victor's second wife, she has no blood ties to Princess Eruca and finds the girl a nuisance. She has no political expertise to speak of, so her trusted courtiers, High Colonel Dias and Count Selvan, actually handle her administration.

  • The Atoner: She starts a lifestyle as a farmer raising high quality crops in Cornet Village to help people unlike how she was when she was queen in Perfect Chronology's extended epilogue.
  • Big Bad: Of the Standard History.
  • The Caligula: She was just a mere commoner before she became royalty by King Viktor, and the riches and treasures corrupted her. Some of her actions were bad for his kingdom, like ordering to burn Granorg in order to reveal the rebel's location.
  • Establishing Character Moment: In her first scene, she rejects a welfare program Eruca proposes because she'd rather spend the money on luxuries for the palace.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Between her and Hugo.
  • Hate Sink: She doesn't have any redeemable qualities. This changes in Perfect Chronology.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In the epilogue of Perfect Chronology, she turned over a leaf and proceeded to use her skills for farming in Cornet Village to produce good quality crops.
  • Hidden Depths: Perfect Chronology reveals Protea has proficiency with raising crops, and has managed to produce high-quality produce by the extended epilogue. She also mentions the techniques she uses for her farming came from the books she read in the library.
  • Puppet Queen: She was just a commoner turned into queen by King Viktor. She's basically a queen in name, as Dias and Selvan are the ones pulling the strings altogether.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Averted. She's anything but this. She looks powerful and imposing, but in reality, the ones that are really in control are Dias and Selvan.
  • Rags to Royalty: Deconstructed; she was a commoner who the king married for her beauty. When the king died, she had no idea how to run the country in any sort of responsible manner, so she wound up abusing her position for her own short-term gratification and being manipulated by her advisers. She also reveals when being shown the Oath Medal how she quickly lost sight of her original intents to be a good ruler because of being blinded by the luxury of royalty, which connects back to how she does not have the abilities to properly rule.

    Selvan 
Voiced by: Kenji Hamada (JP), Robbie Daymond (EN)
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Along with Dias, Count Selvan is Queen Protea's most trusted attendant. While Dias manages the army, Selvan bends Granorg's parliament to his will, acting as Granorg's administrator. He and Dias together manipulate Protea to impose their will on Granorg, but their relationship is always one of equals. Of the two, Dias is more visible, while Selvan uses his ingenuity to support him from the shadows. Selvan sees warfare like chess and enjoys it just as if it were a game. He is known as a feared tactician, but he occasionally goes into battle himself to lead his men.

  • Bishōnen: Protea hired him based on his looks.
  • Co-Dragons: With Dias, to Protea.
  • Deadpan Snarker: His reaction to turn the city into fire in Standard History, as well as mocking Hugo in the Alternate History for Noah not being available to help with his desires.
  • Deal with the Devil: In the Standard History, in the Final Chapter, he finds Heiss under the Granorg palace, who promises him, and later Dias, to be part of a great power. It doesn't end well.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Alongside Dias, they are the brains of the operation and the ones in control.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Protea is the ruler, but alongside Dias, they have different objects in mind, all for the sake of Granorg.
  • Enemy Mine: A brief one with Stocke's team when they have cornered Protea and she calls for him to kill them, only for Selvan to say they're free to do as they wish and nonchalantly walk away.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He may be a callous bastard, but he's still disgusted with Protea's wish to burn the entire city to the ground.
  • Hannibal Lecture: When the situation gets especially dire, he tends to drop the "Deadpan" half of his Deadpan Snarker routine in favor of viciously sarcastic mockery of the people he'd previously been sucking up to.
  • Heel Realization: In the alternate Final Chapter of the Standard History of Perfect Chronology, he and Dias realize how far they have fallen and seek to atone by attempting to stop Heiss. Unfortunately, it still results in their deaths.
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    Dias 
Voiced by: Daisuke Namikawa (JP), Ezra Weisz (EN)
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A court knight who serves Granorg's Queen Protea. High Colonel Dias is an exemplar of skill and efficiency as the army's supreme commander. He is an excellent soldier, but his ambitions go beyond the military: together with Count Selvan, he rules over all Granorg with Protea as their figurehead. Though he tries to appear stoic and dignified, he is a decisive mover and tends to rush headlong into matters. However, his heedlessness is balanced by Selvan, whose guile complements Dias' deficiencies to form a balanced team.

  • Bishōnen: Like Selvan, he says he got his job because of his looks.
  • Co-Dragons: With Selvan, to Protea.
  • Cutscene Boss: Very annoyingly. Despite the fact that he's apparently a talented swordsman, you fight his bodyguards instead, then Stocke kills him in a cutscene.
  • Deal with the Devil: In the Standard History, in the Final Chapter, he finds Heiss under the Granorg palace, who has promised Selvan to be part of a great power, and is given the same offer. It doesn't end well.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: In-universe. He has fangirls standing around outside the palace who insist he can't be a bad guy because of his "soulful eyes."
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Alongside Selvan, they are the brains of the operation and the ones in control.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Protea is the ruler, but alongside Selvan, they have different objects in mind, all for the sake of Granorg.
  • The Heavy: Being the person in charge of Palomides, he's the one that caused Stocke to awaken the white chronicle.
  • Heel Realization: In the alternate Final Chapter of the Standard History of ''Perfect Chronology, he and Selvan realize how far they have fallen and seek to atone by attempting to stop Heiss. Unfortunately, it still results in their deaths.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: Similar to Selvan, his loyalty to Protea wavers between timelines.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: When Hedge goes to Dias with help to defeat Garland, Dias takes it... and then promptly murders him. However, Stocke alters this later on, stopping Hedge before he can spill his guts.
  • The Starscream: In the Alternate History, when Protea's idiotic tendencies go too far.
  • The Unfought: Unlike Protea and Selvan, he's supposed to be a master swordsman, and even fights in a cutscene, so this one is a bit harder to explain. Even the only time he is fought is him piloting a Thaumatech with Selvan in a Possibility History.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Views Protea as this, and ends up as one himself to Heiss.
  • Villainous Friendship: Seems to genuinely get along with Selvan.

    Hugo 
Voiced by: Kenichirou Matsuda (JP), Patrick Seitz (EN)
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The general and supreme commander of Alistel's army, he doubles as the Prophet Noah's mouthpiece and has taken up stewardship of the country in Noah's stead since the Prophet withdrew from public life five years ago. Since he holds the reins of both Alistel's government and military, it would be no exaggeration to call him the true ruler of Alistel. He used to be a politician, but his renown from conveying Noah's words to the masses coupled with the war against Granorg elevated him to his current position. Some already think of him as Noah's successor, as he stirs up Alistel's populace to war with exhortations that Protea-controlled Granorg is a den of evil.

  • Big Bad: Of the Alternate History.
  • Church Militant: Of all the Alistellian leaders, he's the only one to really come across this way.
  • Drunk with Power: He starts off as the spokesman for the Prophet Noah. He escalates into the de facto leader of a country bent on purging the continent through a holy war. And that's not even going into Flux...
  • El Cid Ploy: He's been pulling one in regards to Noah since before the story starts.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: In one possible history of the Perfect Chronology edition, Fennel grafts Noah's corpse into a thaumachine in order to create a "thaumatech god" and when Hugo finds out, he is completely horrified and disgusted to the point of performing a Heroic Sacrifice to destroy the machine and allow Noah's soul to rest in peace, granted this Hugo has already performed something of a Heel–Face Turn after seeing Noah die indirectly as a result of his actions.
  • Eviler Than Thou: To Protea
  • Faking the Dead: When Stocke shows him the Flux Core to revive Noah, upon Noah deciding to leave Alistel and pretend he has died, Hugo chooses to go with him knowing he has nothing left in Alistel. Stocke proceeds to make up a story that Fennel failed to revive Noah and Hugo was Driven to Suicide to cover their disappearances.
  • The Fundamentalist: His dying words imply that he actually believes he's in Noah's favor.
  • Go Out with a Smile: A villainous, non-tearjerking example. The party is outright pissed that someone who caused so much suffering to so many people got to pass away completely satisfied with his life thanks to his self-delusions.
  • Karma Houdini: Discussed and subverted. The party finds it unsatisfying that he gets to Go Out with a Smile after all the lives he ruined, but they realize that now that he's dead, he'll no longer hold the reigns of history and that he'll have no legacy. By dwelling on his blissful end, they're only letting him win in a way. This is still subverted in the case Noah is revived and Hugo chooses to go with Noah, as both have chosen to fake their deaths.
  • Man on Fire: How he dies. It's also how he dies in a Possible History, albeit this time stopping the mechanized corpse of Noah.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He's been doctoring speeches passed off as Noah's words for a good while after the real prophet died (and the fact which he hid), all for his own personal gain. A Possibility Timeline has him even brainwash Viola with an illusion created by an Artifact of Noah to get her to turn against Stocke.
  • Mouth of Sauron: For Noah. Subverted in that this is all an act. Noah died long ago, and Hugo himself is really the one in charge. Perfect Chronology's Possibility Timelines also clearly show a lot of the contents of Hugo's speeches would not be anything the real Noah would approve of.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Until he forces Fennel to power him up with Flux.
  • Obviously Evil: Well... he preaches the word of Noah for the sake of war... he kicked Viola and Rosch upstairs... yeah... he wouldn't look more evil even if he didn't want to.
  • Pet the Dog: Despite using the Prophet Noah's name for his own benefit, it's implied Hugo does care about the man himself, if his ramblings before his death are any indication. Perfect Chronology makes this more apparent, as the Possibility Timeline Hugo immediately is stricken with regret over his actions when Noah dies in front of him pleading for him to stop. Even in the original timeline, he snaps out of his Flux-induced madness upon being shown the Flux Core needed to save the timeline's Noah and chooses to leave with him knowing he can no longer remain in Alistel.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Whips his followers into a frenzy with Fantastic Racism towards Beastmen, with the ultimate goal being genocide.

    Fennel 
Voiced by: Mitsuru Ogata (JP), Dan Woren (EN)
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The director of Alistel's research and development department. Fennel is a world-renowned thaumatech scientist under orders from Hugo to work night and day on mass production of the powerful thaumachines he devised. Sonja is technically one of his underlings. He is Alistel's finest mind, but he has an extreme distaste for other people. He's a typical Mad Scientist who thrives on data collected through field tests and cares about nothing but furthering his research.

    Palomides 
The subordinate of High Colonel Dias in the Granorg Army. Called "the Executioner", he is a force to be reckoned with in battlefield.

  • The Dragon: He acts as this to Dias.
  • Evil Laugh: One of his voice clips in the remake is a really deep version of this.
  • The Dreaded: Characters from Alistel tend to panic once they hear he is coming to whatever battle they are in.
  • Flat Character: Look at how many tropes describe his skills. Now how many describe his personality.
  • Hero Killer: In the prologue, he kills Raynie and Marco and grievously wounds Stocke, causing him to awaken as the bearer of the White Chronicle.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: The first fight against him is unwinnable.
  • One-Hit Kill: His Destroy attack can do this to one character.
  • Recurring Boss: He is fought multiple times throughout the game.
  • Red Baron: "Palomides the Executioner".
  • You Shall Not Pass!: The second fight against him has him pulling this so Dias can get away.

Supporting Cast

    Teo and Lippti 
Teo Voiced by: Miyu Tomita (JP)
Lippti Voiced by: Maaya Uchida (JP), Melissa Fahn (EN)
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A pair of immortal twins, and the only known residents of Historia. They saved Stocke from near death. But they also give him his new mission: to save not only Alistel, but the whole world from desertification. They offer advice, but are not allowed to tell him what choices to make.

  • All Powerful Bystanders: They're all powerful and almighty, but they're bound by the rules of Historia, as they cannot interfere with the chronicle wielder's actions or allowed to make any choices for the wielder.
  • The Atoners: It's implied in one sidequest that their father was responsible for the destabilization of Mana, which led to desertification. Perfect Chronology implies this responsibility was their father's involvement in the experiments leading to the creation of the Singularity.
  • The Chessmasters: They have been watching the timeline end badly for eons. And the Golden Ending reveals their true plan was not to get Stocke to be the Sacrifice, but to get Heiss to accept his destiny as the Sacrifice.
  • Didn't See That Coming: Some of the bad endings. They were particularly surprised that messing up Liese's Matchmaker Quest causes a war and that Stocke was actually willing to work for Dias on the off-chance that he could find out more about what was going on.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: It's easy to mistake Teo for a girl.
  • Last of Their Kind: The last of the Imperials. Perfect Chronology adds Nemesia and Rhodan to the mix.
  • Misery Builds Character: They say the wielders of the Chronicles have to build up experiences with others to strengthen their souls and make them more willing to be the Sacrifices. It did not work on Heiss.
  • Nonstandard Game Over: Every time a false Downer Ending is reached, Stocke escapes to Historia, where they explain why the choice was not a good one. They go so far as to say some choices are not even that bad, but that there are better ones.
  • Pointy Ears: For some reason.
  • Really 700 Years Old: They're far older than they look. In fact, they're even older than they should be chronologically (which would be at least as old as the the fall of the Empire), because their personal timelines include those of every single Sacrifice, including Stocke and Heiss.
  • Restraining Bolt:
    • They are not permitted to direct Stocke to make any choices. He is free to make any choices he wants because he can always go back and change them without consequences. But they strain to give Stocke an exact destination during an emergency.
    • They are also prohibited from telling the wielder of one Chronicle anything about the other. They say this is all that stopped Heiss from trying to force information about Stocke out of them.

    Sonja 
Voiced by: Yukana (JP), Wendee Lee (EN)
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She is the overseer of the medical division. In addition to her duties as medic, she spends her time researching Mana, the source of all life, and dabbles in thaumatech research as well. Sonja is tough yet kindhearted and counts both Stocke and Rosch as friends. Though she doesn't fight on the frontline, she watches over them and tends to worry about their survival on dangerous missions.

  • Fetch Quest: Sends you out to find all the cores for Rosch's gauntlet.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: She is ridiculously skilled when it comes to installing gears into Rosch's gauntlet, despite it being one of a kind.
  • Hair Decorations: Hers appear to be ivy of some sort. Whether they're real plants or not is unknown.
  • My Girl Back Home: She feels like she's this to Rosch (and Stocke a little) when they're off fighting for their lives while she's safe and sound.
  • Just Friends: With Rosch and Stocke. She later marries Rosch.
  • Like Brother and Sister: With Rosch. But Rosch comes to love her more than that.

    Kiel 
Voiced by: Yuuma Uchida (JP)
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Within the hodgepodge Rosch Brigade, he unifies the new soldiers as a leader of sorts. On the word of his respected superior Rosch that Stocke is a skilled swordsman, he has the highest respect for Stocke as well. Kiel is a naive young man with a bright outlook, but he can sometimes get carried away witrh himself and begin to panic. He, too, is a skilled swordsman, but his talents lie more in ceremonial sword dancing rather than combat forms.

  • Precocious Crush: On Sonja and Viola.
  • Sacrificial Lion: His eventual fate after the Gran Plain ambush, and a huge source of grief for Stocke, as he wasn't able to save him. The Golden Ending solves this.
  • Sidekick: To Rosch.
  • Stupid Sacrifice: Seeing how Stocke could go back in time and warn the Rosch Brigade about the ambush, it's kind of silly that Kiel and the rest have to die, when logically Stocke should've been able to stop it, even if there wasn't a Node right there and then. The Golden Ending resolves this dilemma.

    Viola 
Voiced by: Marina Inoue (JP), Marianne Miller (EN)
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Alistel's prize Field Marshal, known as the Valkyrie for her beauty and strength. When she got too popular, she was reassigned to Alistel's most important stronghold and the most dangerous chokepoint in the war, the Sand Fortress, away from the people of Alistel. However, her valor and judgment have earned her the staunch support of all Alistellians, not just the miltary. She is unwavering in her devotion to Alistel and devoutly reveres the Prophet Noah as well, for she knew him personally before his health began to wane, which is something only a handful of people can say. Many believe that her charisma exceeds Hugo's, and her service record also dwarfs his. Yet despite her accomplishments, she is more often than not out of the country on assignment.

  • Kicked Upstairs: According to Raul, Hugo feared that Viola's popularity among both the citizenry and the military would someday pose a threat to his own position. To prevent this, the savvy ex-politician made sure to get Viola fast promoted to Field Marshal and put in charge of the Sand Fortress, effectively removing her from the public eye and possibly even hoping that Granorg would eventually manage to get rid of her for him in their efforts to capture the stronghold.

    Raul 
Voiced by: Tokuyoshi Kawashima (JP), Chris Cason (EN)
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The second-in-command of Alistel's army, with the rank of Lieutenant General. He is Rosch's superior and has a good rapport with him. His evasive demeanor and suspicious looks don't mark him as a serviceman, but those who know him well praise him as the Sleeping Lion of Alistel. He's not the type of commander who takes to the battlefield personally, but he has a natural talent for internal administration and navigating the kingdom's minefield of politics.

  • Artistic Age: Judging by some of his comments, he's getting on in years, but he looks like he could be in his twenties. The page-boy haircut doesn't help.
  • Benevolent Boss: One of Stocke's only superiors that he can actually trust.
  • Big Good: Eventually becomes this, during the war against Alistel, opposing Hugo's Big Bad.
  • Brains and Brawn: The brains to Rosch's brawn.
  • Gut Feeling: He has a feeling that Hugo might be getting just a little taken up with controlling the people of Alistel.
  • My Greatest Failure: Raul admits to Stocke he was the commanding officer of the battle that caused Rosch to acquire his gauntlet, which lead him into taking a backseat in power from guilt and insincerity. Hugo taking over Alistel however makes him decide to stop being a bystander and help Stocke and the others out through his own merits.
  • Non-Action Guy: While he can fight, he's much better working from the back than from the front lines.
  • Only Sane Man: The only man left to lead Alistel in the end.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: After the events of the game, he became the Prime Minister, therefore, the effective ruler of Allistel.
  • Red Baron: He's called "Alistel's Sleeping Lion".
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue Oni to Rosch's Red.
  • The Strategist: Of supposedly legendary fame, able to lead the joint Satyros / Gutral army with amazing tactical force.

    Vanoss 
Voiced by: Tomohiro Tsuboi (JP), Christian la Monte (EN)
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The leader of a troupe of travelling performers which includes Aht and Liese, he is always a gentleman and acts as Aht's "Uncle Vanoss". He seems happy with his life as a wandering performer, but he is personally acquainted with the Patriarch of the Satyros, and seems to have his own agenda...

    Elm 
Voiced by: Ayaka Suwa (JP)

The leader of Celestia's vigilante defense squad, Elm is the most anti-human of all the town's residents. This is because her best friend, Samra, went to Alistel to act as an ambassador and never returned. After Stocke finds proof that Samra was killed for the Historica, Elm helps restore its power in Samra's memory.

  • Fantastic Racism: Elm is the most outright hostile of the Beastkind toward humans when first introduced, a lot of it stemming from Samra never coming back from Alistel. Completing her sidequest gives Elm the resolve to begin overcoming this in Samra's memory, and by the epilogue, she's began travelling through Vanquier to broaden her horizons.

    Barranca 
Celestia's village elder. While initially a little suspicious of humans, he accepts that the various outside threats are major enough to outweigh these concerns, and becomes a reliable ally.

  • Long-Lived: He's well upwards of 150, being witness of most of the events encompassing the history of the game.

    Liese 
Voiced by: Chinatsu Akasaki (JP), Cherami Leigh (EN)
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A Satyros dancer who acts as an older sister and caretaker for Aht in Vanoss' troupe of travelling performers. She is affable and talkative with a general sunny disposition. Though she is a Satyros, she shares Aht and Vanoss' warmth towards humanity.

  • Babies Ever After: If you complete her sidequest, she becomes pregnant in the epilogue.
  • Fauns and Satyrs: A Satyr.
  • For Want of a Nail: If you mess up her sidequest, her lover, a Granorg soldier, dies in Gutral territory trying to find her. The Granorg army finds his body and blames his death on the Gutrals, which kicks off a war between Beastkind and humans.
  • Interspecies Romance: If you do her sidequest.
  • It's Not You, It's Me: She's trying to break off her relationship with an unnamed soldier because she thinks the differences in their cultures are irreconcilable.
  • Loincloth: It's the only thing covering her...uh...animal parts.
  • Matchmaker Quest: She's involved in one of these alongside the Granorg soldier.
  • My Greatest Failure: During her sidequest. After her lover dies in Abyssia forest and Stocke shows her the note he was carrying, she says she's made the biggest mistake of her life and walks off into the forest.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Though this could be in part due to her only having one character portrait, which bears a constant grin. Averted in Perfect Chronology' where she has more than one.
  • Street Performer: One of the members from Vanoss's troupe, and a dancer to boot.

    Garland 
Voiced by: Akio Ohtsuka (JP), Jamieson Price (EN)
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The king of Cygnus. His leadership style is direct, informal, and very hands-on. As the ruler of a city of fighters, he thinks nothing of jumping into battle with his men, even when this leaves his throne undefended. Fortunately, he is not averse to heeding the advice of more level-headed companions.

  • Badass Cape: Like Stocke's, but with a criss-crossing arrangement over the chest.
  • Badass Normal: In one of the possible histories, you can see shades of this when he beat Dias, even with the power of the artifact at his side. Bear in mind, he's not a party member nor a chronicle wielder. Just a mere warrior.
  • BFS: His scimitar.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: After he got defeated by Stocke, he became friends with him.
  • Duel Boss: Against Stocke. He loses, but this only makes him respect Stocke as a fellow warrior.
  • Easily Forgiven: If it weren't for Stocke's capture, you would never know his kingdom harbored slavery.
  • Rags to Riches: He started off as a slave gladiator but rose to the kingship by defeating the previous one.
  • Red Baron: He's known as "The Mighty".
  • What's Up, King Dude?: He values trustworthiness and competence above manners and breeding, to the point of assigning a counterintelligence mission to a young Granorgian rebel named Ricky he met a few days ago. .

    Galva 
Voiced by: Ken Uo (JP)
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The Gutrals' elder, said to be well over 150 years old. He is one of the few living beings who know of the continent's history. Because his race has been deceived countless times by humans, resulting in the loss of many of his kind, he is not kindly disposed towards humans and limits his people's contact with the outside world to a bare minimum. At his insistence, the Gutrals are mere observers in the war between Alistel and Granorg.

  • Fantastic Racism: Mild compared to most of the Gutrals, but he's still very reluctant to trust humans.
  • Long-Lived: His life span encompasses most of the entire story in the game, from the times when the old empire was still there, until the present day when the events of the game take place.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: He's much smaller than the other Gutrals.
  • The Patriarch: He's the leader of the Gutrals, and a reasonable authority figure, all things considered, even if he was initially a watcher of the war in-between Alistel and Granorg.

    Bergas 
Voiced by: Itaru Yamamoto (JP),Kirk Thornton (EN)
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The chief of the Gutral warriors. He earned the nickname "Iron Armed" as being the strongest of the Gutral warriors. He is also Gafka's master and worries about him from a distance. Like the rest of his race, has has no love for humans.

  • Badass Cape: It's more of a strand of cloth that travels across his body.
  • Duel Boss: When trying to attain Gafka's skills.
  • Red Baron: Has the nickname "Iron Armed".
  • Sink-or-Swim Mentor: All of his teachings to Gafka are duels to the death, in order to prove he's worthy of the skills the books possesses.

    The Prophet Noah 
Voiced by: Satoshi Taki (JP),Keith Silverstein (EN)

Spiritual and political leader of Alistel, he was responsible for their gaining independence from Granorg at the age of 16 some seventy years before the start of the game proper. Five years before the start of the game he retired from public life, leaving General Hugo as his mouthpiece.

While Noah is not seen in the original game, he properly appears in Perfect Chronology in a Possibility Timeline where he remained in public eye.

  • Dead All Along: He died at some indeterminate point after he stopped doing public appearances. Subverted however. It turns out Noah is still alive in the original timeline, but his condition has forced him to be put in suspended animation.
  • The Ghost: Because of his death, he never makes an appearance in the story. Averted with Perfect Chronology, where the real Noah appears in a Possibility Timeline and the original timeline once Stocke gets the Flux Core.
  • Faking the Dead: After being revived in the original timelines thanks to the Flux Core obtained from the Possibility History, Noah requests to remain dead to the public as he wishes for Alistel to move toward the future without him, with Hugo joining him.
  • Hidden Depths: Nemesia reveals Noah was originally a thaumatech engineer before he became the Prophet Noah, and the reason why he founded Alistel was because he was unable to use thaumatech to help people in Granorg due to the king.
  • Ill Boy: His third appearance in the Possibility Timelines has him admit his health is deteriorating to where he need Alistel's medical services, and according to Hugo, he was already slowly dying from illness. The original timelines reveal this was the reason why he stopped making public appearances.
  • Irony: According to Viola in Perfect Chronology, Noah wanted the people to decide their futures for themselves, and not have him dictate them. Hugo proceeds to use his name to manipulate the people for his own agenda by disguising it as Noah's words, exactly what Noah didn't want happening.
  • Morality Pet: Weirdly enough, he is this to Hugo. In a Possibility Timeline, seeing Noah die from his illness in front of him after pleading for him to surrender has him in shock. It turns out to also apply to the original timeline Hugo, whom upon being shown the Flux Core needed to save Noah, immediately snaps out of his Flux induced madness.
  • Nice Guy: The Possibility Timelines shows the real Noah as a compassionate and kind individual whom simply wants to help people, and wishes for no tensions between humans and Beastkind.
  • Not Quite Dead: Noah is still alive in the original timelines, but his condition has left him in a coma to stabilize him. Stocke giving Hugo the Flux Core allows for Fennel to revive him.
  • Older Than They Look: In a Possibility Timeline where Noah did not retire from public life in Perfect Chronology, we see the real Noah looks decades younger than his late eighties. Noah explains this is the result of converting parts of his body with thaumatech.
  • Posthumous Character: He's been dead for some time by the events of the original timelines, but his reverence among the people of Alistel is abused by General Hugo for his own personal gain. Or that's what it seems. In Perfect Chronology, he's still alive, but in suspended animation, due to the deteriorating thaumatech technology on his body. The Flux Core made him regain his senses once more.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: After his death in the Possibility Timeline, Fennel experiments on his corpse to create a new thaumatech machine so he can live forever.

    The King Victor 
The late king of Granorg who died several years ago. He was unpopular with people and his rule was followed by that of Queen Protea, which manages to be even worse.

  • A God Am I: According to Eruca, he fancied himself as such due to being the one to perform the ritual of Flux.
  • Abusive Parents: He had no qualm in killing his offspring for disobeying him.
  • Asshole Victim: Although Heiss murdered him and uses his corpse as a People Puppet, it is hard to feel any sympathy for him.
  • The Caligula: No one in the present speaks favorably of him.
  • Kick the Dog: Basically all of his actions as revealed by the late game.
  • Offing the Offspring: He did this to his own son Ernst, nowadays known as Stocke, due to Heiss erasing his memories, when Ernst became more popular than him.
  • Posthumous Character: He is dead by the events of the original timelines, but his actions serve as catalysts for the main conflicts within the story. To list... being one of the reasons Heiss ran away, killing Ernst aka Stocke to get a new Sacrifice, and leading Dias and Selvan to use Queen Protea to take power themselves for being such a terrible king...
  • Unholy Matrimony: With Queen Protea in life.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: His callous actions resulted in his own death by Heiss and Queen Protea's rule of Granorg, which meant the ritual wasn't held in time to prevent desertification from becoming a world-ending threat.

Perfect Chronology

    Nemesia 
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Voiced by: Mikako Komatsu (JP)

A young woman claiming to be a scholar and historian who introduces herself to Stocke in the Standard History. She seems to be aware of his usage of the White Chronicle and wants to know more about him.


  • Collector of the Strange: She's hunting for "Artifacts". So she can repair the Red Chronicle of Possibilities.
  • Cool Boat: The Dunamis, a paddle steamer. It can travel through time and space to parallel realities.
  • Cute Witch: She styles herself as one in her appearance, sporting a broad-rimmed hat, a cape, and clutching a tome to her chest.
  • Escort Mission: She very rarely joins Stocke on the missions she enlists him for, but she's not a Guest-Star Party Member, since they never enter into combat at those times.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: Nemesia ended up 150 years in the future when she and her brother were confronting the Singularity.
  • Foreshadowing: Her profound knowledge of the ancient empire and ownership of the Dunamis, which is one of the relics from the said empire, hint at her origin as its last princess.
  • Mentor Ship: According to a flashback in her DLC quest, Rhodan and Nemesia first met when the former became the latter's tutor.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: She is the last princess from the ancient empire that is responsible for desertification (which makes her Prince Alium's sister and Ernst/Stocke and Eruca's X times great-aunt).
  • Secretly Selfish: She believes herself to be this, as her true motivation to recreate the Red Chronicle end the Singularity is to put her lover Rhodan out of his misery.
  • Stable Time Loop: Seeks help from Stocke because a red-garbed swordsman saved her after the malfunction of the Red Chronicle cast her out of time. A DLC quest reveals that said swordsman was Stocke, after the events of the game, who traveled to rescue her from the Chasm of Time so that she would reach his time period and be able to seek his help in repairing the Red Chronicle.
  • Verbal Tic: She often uses school-centric metaphors, like saying she gets an F in good manners for not giving Stocke her name. According to a Living Memory of a court lady after going back to the 'Eternal Prosperity' node, this tic was because of Rhodan, who often graded Nemesia on the spot when presenting problems and it resulted in her picking up the habit of grading everything.

    Prince Alium 

The last prince of the ancient empire whom became the founder of Granorg.

  • Our Founder: Alium was the founder and first ruler of Granorg and the creator of the Ritual of Flux.
  • Posthumous Character: He's been dead for decades by the events of the story.

    The Emperor and Empress 

The last rulers of the ancient empire, which flourished under the study of thaumatech and the power of the Chronicles.

  • Disproportionate Retribution: Their response to Nemesia's falling in love with a lowly thaumatech scholar was to experiment on him with the Black Chronicle..
  • Greater-Scope Villain: While the Singularity is the main cause of the desertification it was their cruel experiments on Rhodan using the Black Chronicle that created the Singularity in the first place.
  • Parental Marriage Veto: Refused to let Nemesia continue being Rhodan's lover and resulted in them making him into a test subject. And lead to the destruction of the empire and the desertification to follow.

    The Singularity 

The Eldritch Abomination created by the ancient empire when the Black Chronicle was fused with a human. As the living incarnation of hunger, it feeds on the mana of everything around it, causing the desertification of the world.


  • Early-Bird Cameo: Its existence was first mentioned in the artbook published before the release of Perfect Chronology.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: As the cause of the desertification, it is the source of all woes that happen in the game.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Was originally a humble thaumatech scholar forcibly turned into the Singularity.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: It was sealed inside a temporal rift with the ritual of Flux's being held periodically in order to prevent it from escaping.
  • Tragic Monster: Rhodan was turned into a mindless beast due to the experiments done on him by the emperor and empress for loving the imperial princess Nemesia.
  • Was Once a Man: It was once a thaumatech scholar named Rhodan.

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