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The character list for Radiata Stories, which has Loads and Loads of Characters (176 recruitable, to be precise) and many other supporting characters.

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Jack Russell

A cheerful, but brash young man with aspirations to be a knight, like his father before him. He gets caught directly in the struggle between the humans and non-humans.
Voiced by: Junko Takeuchi (Japanese), Bryce Papenbrook (English)
Hey, hey! Easy as pie!

  • Adaptational Badass: While he's pretty badass in the video game, in the manga, damn. Pulling off things he couldn't pull off in-game and getting to punch Nocturne out was pretty awesome.
  • Ambiguous Situation: In the Non-Human ending, Jack's voice has a mysterious echo to it, something that Ridley's lacks. It's ambiguous exactly what this means, especially since Ridley is the Gold Dragon.
  • Badass Normal: He's just a 16 year old kid who just caught up with what has happened with the real world. He could still kick ass be it orc, goblin, mage or anything else with just his sword and items.
  • Black Knight: If you let him wear the Demon Mail armor. Comes complete with a Badass Cape.
  • Blood Knight: A tame example. Jack really enjoys a good fight.
  • Born Lucky: His default special ability is "Luck Plus," which increases his Luck stat.
  • But Thou Must!: Even if you have the Tri-Emblem equipped, and the most powerful armor you have at your disposal, Jack will always lose the Hopeless Boss Fight even if he's still alive after a Volty Blast in the face.
  • Chick Magnet: On the Human path, he can go on the Fireworks date with nearly any recruitable female human (plus Charlie).
  • Curtains Match the Window: Quite rare for a JRPG protagonist, but brown eyes and hair fit village boy Jack perfectly.
  • Disappeared Dad: Cairn Russell, the knight in the opening scene, died 16 years before the start of the game.
  • Establishing Character Moment: His first on-screen appearance more or less sets his character up perfect. After his sister gives a dramatic speech about how it's time he follows in their father's footsteps, Jack steps out in his pajamas, barely awake, while looking like he wants to sleep again. It sets up how lighthearted he is as a character.
  • Famous Ancestor: His father was renowned for being the first human in Radiata to ever kill a Dragon. Jack follows in his footsteps no matter the route; in the Human path he kills both the Fire and Wind Dragons, and both paths end with him killing the Silver Dragon.
  • The Fool: He's rather slow, doesn't take much in the way of anything seriously, and is constantly cracking jokes.
  • Force and Finesse: The Finesse to Ridley's Force.
  • Good Morning, Crono: A variation in that he is awake when we meet him, but his introduction fits very well. He wakes up after a dramatic speech by his sister while looking barely awake.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: Jack has to train with weapons in order to be able to wield them effectively.
  • Idiot Hero: Living in the countryside really hasn't helped him pick up on certain things when he becomes a knight. Character Development makes him somewhat more philosophical, questioning the war regardless of what side he has taken, but at his core he remains a fairly simple character.
  • Jack-of-All-Stats: No pun intended, Jack is pretty powerful on his own, which is good since you have to control him the entire game. His playstyle depends on the weapon he's wielding, and he can learn every single support skill in the game, meaning he can be whatever you want by the end.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Jack gets quite the array of support skills, and combined with his weapon choices he becomes a full-blown beast later on. With a sword though, he'll be quick and deal good damage.
  • Limit Break: Jack can use 4 different Volty Blasts, one for each of the weapon types he can equip.
    • Limit Break - A 9-hit sword combo that ends with a powerful upward slash.
    • Army of Shadows - Jack swings his two-handed sword in the air, creating three shadows that deliver a powerful slash simultaneously with him.
    • Thousand Spears - A rapid series of spear thrusts. Jack then finishes the attack by driving his spear into the ground and summoning spears beneath his target, launching them into the air.
    • Radial Smash - Jack throws his axe into the air, making it spin. He then leaps after it, catches it, and spins forward with it in hand to smash it down into his foe.
  • Magnetic Hero: A lot of people comment that he has this effect on them.
  • Male Might, Female Finesse: Gender Inverted with Ridley.
  • Mighty Glacier: Using a two-handed sword or axe turns Jack into this, since his attacks will be slow, but devastating.
  • Missing Mom: His mother died at some point between Cairn's death 16 years ago and the start of the game.
  • Multi-Melee Master: Unlike other characters, Jack has access to several different weapons, which includes:
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: His attempt to protect the Fire Dragon in the Non-Human path ends up giving Cross the item he needs to kill it. If Jack hadn't interfered, Parsec could have killed Cross and Dynas without issue.
  • Ornamental Weapon: Up to the route split, Jack lugs around the Arbitrator, the sword previously wielded by his father, without ever wielding it.
    • In the Human path, the sword stays this way, since Jack is unknowingly aware of it being tainted by Algandars.
    • In the Nonhuman path, this is subverted once Gawain confirms that Jack has unknowingly purified the sword, after which Jack is able to equip it.
  • Parental Abandonment: His father, Cairn, died 16 years before the game begins; according to Jack in the nonhuman path, his mother also died some time after that.
  • The Pollyanna: Even before the route split, the game definitely puts him through the wringer.
  • Punny Name: His name is a breed of a dog. Just like said breed, he's very energetic.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Red to Ganz's and Ridley's blue.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: In the Human ending, he ends up leaving Radiata in utter silence, having become nearly broken by the losses seen in the war and failing to protect Ridley.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: He only has eyes for Ridley. Made more explicit with the Fireworks date on the Human path, where he'll just be focusing on the fireworks and not paying any attention to his date.
  • Took a Level in Badass: At the start of the game, he gets floored by Ridley in one shot. By the end of the game on both endings, he kills the Silver Dragon Aphelion.
  • The Un Chosen One: Jack is a nobody in terms of his importance to both the war and the Dragons' Reset Button. However, through sheer determination and wanting to protect his friends and loved ones, Jack ends up changing the world no matter which path he picks.
  • Unwitting Pawn: In the Human path, Jack is a pawn of Lucian, aka, the Silver Dragon Aphelion.
  • We Cannot Go On Without You!: Jack is the only playable character, so it's game over if he gets killed in battle.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Jack doesn't have the sheer power many other party members do, which is reflected in how even with some of the best weapons and skills he can't hit as hard as late-game characters. What Jack does have though is a wide amount of combo potential, four different weapon types, and the ability to use every other character's support skill, giving him a wide amount of versatility despite his overall damage output.
  • Weirdness Magnet: Despite being a simple village boy with aspirations to become a knight, he seems to be the epicenter for lots of important events.

Ridley Silverlake

A serious young noblewoman who has spent most of her life training to be a knight. Much like Jack, she gets swept up directly between the human and nonhuman struggle.
Voiced by: Sanae Kobayashi (Japanese), Stephanie Sheh (English)

  • Action Girl: Among the first of many female characters who can join your party.
  • Apocalypse Maiden: As the Gold Dragon, her ascension will destroy and reset humanity if she is not murdered first.
  • Battle Ballgown: Ridley gains more armor on her second and third outfits, keeping the miniskirt of her first outfit.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue To Jack.
  • Break the Cutie: Her near death at the ends of the Blood Orc early on more or less breaks Ridley's ego and pride, having realized how close she came to nearly dying. From that point on, she becomes much softer and realizes how truly dangerous the world is after, and she never truly recovers from that moment.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Most of her coldness is shown towards Jack at the beginning of the game, but she starts to warm up to him later in the game, particularly in the nonhuman route.
  • Dub Name Change: Her surname was changed from Timberlake in Japanese to Silverlake.
  • Force and Finesse: The Force to Jack's Finesse.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: A Blood Orc fatally injures her early in the game which results in her being unusable for a good portion of the game. Unusual for the trope is that she recovers and becomes even stronger.
  • Girlish Pigtails: At first. She lets down her hair over the course of the game.
  • Glacier Waif: Wields a huge axe and has very high physical strength.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: She is part of your squad after you join the knights, then becomes unusable after you are forced to leave. She rejoins later if you choose to go with her at the story split, but even then she regularly becomes unavailable and isn't usable in the endgame. Inexplicably, she can't even be used in the postgame.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: The first fight in the game against her is completely unwinnable, even with New Game+ bonuses.
  • Hypocrite: She was hostile towards Jack early in the game because she believed he was only accepted as a knight because of his father's reputation. Later, when she finds out her own father used his connections to get her promoted, she does not turn it down despite knowing she didn't earn it. What she does is give her dad a tongue lashing.note 
  • Lady of War: Ridley is a strong fighter while maintaining her noble status even during battle.
  • The Lancer: In the Non-Human path, she's usually the first to support Jack and go with his plans.
  • Letting Her Hair Down: She spends the last parts of the game with her hair down from their pigtails.
  • Limit Break
    • Wild Pitch - Ridley psyches herself up, then spins her axe several times, charging up an energy blast that she sends at her foe.
  • Magic Skirt: Her first outfit gives her one. She wears something similar in most of her outfits later but she also wears more armor so it can be hard to notice.
  • Male Might, Female Finesse: Gender Inverted with Jack.
  • Minidress of Power: She keeps her short skirt in all of her outfits and is very capable in battle.
  • Missing Mom: Ridley's mother, Lady Sigourney, is mentioned at various points throughout the story, but she never makes any appearance. It is not known whether she is alive or not.
  • The Ojou: Her family is nobility, but interestingly Ridley seems to not care about that. She even abandon's her title and power at the halfway point of the game.
  • Quickly-Demoted Woman: Inverted. After two missions she is promoted from trainee to captain because her Dad pulled some strings.
  • Sharing a Body: After receiving the transpiritation ritual, she receives the soul of the light elf Hap, and becomes the vessel for the Gold Dragon. Hap is mostly dead, but on occasion, Ridley finds herself speaking Elvish without meaning to, and its implied this is the reason she is chosen as the Gold Dragon's vessel later.
  • Tomboyish Name
  • Took a Level in Badass: Subtle but if you watch her fight early in the game, she has a habit of falling over in her combos. Later in the Non-Human path, she's swinging her axe and doing elaborate combos without any trouble.
  • Tsundere: Character Development drops the Tsun part and Jack later brings out her Dere side.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: While she has more skill than Jack, at the start of the game, Ridley's fighting style is rough and shows her having some trouble with it, but she hits very hard even early on.
  • Weapon of Choice: An Axe to Grind

Ganz Rothschild

A polite and genteel man in command of the Rose Cochon Brigade of the Radiata Knights. Having lived a sheltered life, he is innocent to the ways of the world and very enthusiastic.
Voiced by: Mizuki Saito (Japanese), Robert Martin Klein (English)

  • Big Brother Mentor: For Jack in the beginning.
  • The Big Guy: Despite being very short, he fills this role out in the group thanks to his older, more mature mindset, and wielding the largest weapon.
  • Disappeared Dad: His father fled after he killed Jack's father. Meeting him in the Non-Human path ends up being a major event for him.
  • Driven to Suicide: In the ending of the Nonhuman Path, Ganz stays with the corpse of his father as the City of White Nights collapses, refusing to escape with Jack and Ridley.
  • Famous Ancestor: Much like Jack, Ganz's father Gawain is a famous Radiata Knight.
  • Fish out of Water: When Ganz is kicked out of the Radiata Knights and decides to join the Void Community.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: Similarly to Ridley, he is one of your squadmates when you join the knights. After being forced out of the knights, you go your separate ways. He does rejoin as a full party member if you side with the non-humans; otherwise, he never rejoins.
  • Journey to Find Oneself: On the Human route, he leaves Radiata to find his place in the world and meaning.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: Ganz continues to believe in the ideals of knighthood even when all the odds are against him.
  • Limit Break
    • Ganz Breaker - Ganz charges up his two-handed sword with energy, then charges sword-first at his enemy. Ganz Breaker can mean "complete breaker" in German.
  • Mighty Glacier: Most of Ganz's attacks are slow since he wields a two-handed sword.
  • Multicolored Hair: Mostly brown hair with a blond streak in his bangs.
  • Odd Friendship: With Rynka and Flau.
  • Out of Focus: In the human path at least, which is weird considering he's one of the three main characters. While his exploits with the Void Community are shown, he doesn't take part in most of the latter half of the game and the last you see of him is when he goes on the aforementioned Journey to Find Oneself. In the Nonhuman path, he eventually rejoins Jack for the rest of the story.
  • Parental Abandonment: Gawain left behind a young Ganz after the death of Cairn Russell.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Jack's red.
  • Weapon of Choice: BFS
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: If you side with the humans, he goes on the aforementioned Journey to Find Oneself and you never hear from him again. Averted if you side with the nonhumans, in which case he returns and joins your party.

Other Human Characters:

    Radiata Knights 

Dynas Stone

The General of the Radiata Knights, who spent many years serving under Ganz's father Gawain in the Rouge Lion Brigade. He is a cautious leader and prefers to avoid fighting whenever possible.
Voiced by: Masashi Hirose (Japanese), Christopher Corey Smith (English)

  • Bald of Awesome: Jack thinks he's awesome, but doesn't like the baldness.
  • Character Death: In both the Human and Non-Human paths. Poor guy can't catch a break.
  • Cool Old Guy: He's older than most of the other knights, but is very friendly and lacks the same negative traits that someone like Cross has.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: On the Non-Human path, he is quickly killed by Cross out of anger for him getting in the way of his attempts to win the war.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: Only in special conditions. If you take on the Wind Dragon with only three party members, he joins you to fight it and only for that battle.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In the Human path, he throws himself in front of the Fire Dragon to protect Cross.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: While he may not look it, Dynas plays many of the heroic traits straight, being honorable and friendly. His heroic nature makes him a Good Counterpart to Cross in particular.
  • Limit Break:
    • Hurricane Lion - Dynas swings his flail over his head several times, creating a tornado. He then leaps into the air, and smashes his flail into his enemy.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure:
  • Supporting Leader: While Dynas isn't the ruler of Radiata, as the general of its knights, he is essentially the right hand man of the city and leads it into battle.
  • Weapon of Choice:

Cross Ward

A young nobleman and captain of the Noire Mouton Brigade of the Radiata Knights. He is extremely arrogant and belligerent, which puts him at odds with General Stone and Jack constantly. Cross believes that fairy creatures are lesser than humans.
Voiced by: Ken Narita (Japanese), Richard Cansino (English)

  • Adaptational Badass: In the game he was only able to kill the Earth Dragon through sheer luck. In the manga he cuts it down with the same ease that (in Alicia's words) "one would kill a dying cat."
  • Adaptational Villainy: While already plenty evil in the game, the manga adds a few more bad deeds to his name. Namely being the one who hired the Void Community to kidnap Princess Bellflower instead of Lucian and mocking Jack over his father's death.
  • Aristocrats Are Evil: On the human side, he is the strongest proponent for eradicating the fairy creatures and he shows disdain to Jack for his common origins.
  • Dark-Skinned Blond: Cross is noticeably more tan than many of the human characters and has silver-grey hair.
  • Disposable Fiancé: His engagement with Ridley seems to be purely political, as Ridley can't stand him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Make no mistake, Cross is a complete and utter bastard out for himself, but he's still fighting for humanity. Jack becoming humanity's trump card in the Human path makes Cross go postal and try to seize fame his own violent way, but he still sacrifices his life to warn Jack about Lucian rather than try to save his own neck. In the non-Human path, he doesn't get such a moment, but is still the 'hero' of humans, so one can allege that he's not all batshit insane off-camera.
  • Fantastic Racism: He's a nasty piece of work, but Cross's most prominent trait is the fact that he's ready and willing to jump into genocidal warpaths against non-human species at the slightest inclination. The leader of the Dwarves tries to give him some casual advice? Label the whole species traitors and try to wipe them from the face of Radiata! He isn't Jumping Off the Slippery Slope so much as diving right off of it headfirst with glee.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Cross displays the absolute worst of humanity, and is ultimately the reason why conflict occurs in the second half of the story.
  • Jerkass: He seems to exist purely to antagonize Jack at every step of the way.
  • Limit Break:
    • Celestial Line - Cross charges his two-handed sword with a pillar of light, making it glow with energy, then drives the sword into the ground. He takes out a white rose, throws it into the air, and takes his sword out, unleashing a blast that destroys the rose and his enemy.
  • Pet the Dog: In the Human path, Cross's last action is warning Jack that Lucian is the Silver Dragon when he could have played dead.
  • Romantic False Lead: He is introduced as Ridley's fiance, but there is not much romance, if any, between the two of them.
  • Weapon of Choice:
  • Slasher Smile: In the manga.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: Cross has silver-grey hair and is one of the most evil characters in the story.

Natalie Nanette

A female knight belonging to the Violet Chevre, an elite cadre of Radiata Knights. She is as competitive as any man, and is skilled in command, weaponry, and strategy.
Voiced by: Yui Horie (Japanese), Carrie Savage (English)

  • Action Girl: She is one of the only noteworthy named female Radiata knights and one of the strongest characters on the human side, mostly being outclassed by the guild leaders.
  • Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?: Natalie blushes visibly after being defeated in the nonhuman path when Jack tells her to do exactly as he says. Although Jack, being an innocent rube, doesn't seem to catch the hint.
  • Bodyguard Crush: Her.. "relationship" with Lord Jasne is very interesting, to say the least.
  • The Captain: Of the Violet Chevre knights.
  • Cool Big Sis: Nina thinks of her this way, at least.
  • Dub Name Change: From Natsume Nagi to Natalie Nanette, maintaining the Added Alliterative Appeal.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: Represents the best of the Radiata Knights and stands up to Jack when it is believed that he kidnapped her in the nonhuman path.
  • Lady of War: Natalie is very feminine and in battle, she has a very graceful fighting style with her sword.
  • Lightning Bruiser: One of the strongest and fastest characters on the human side, due to the fact that she fights with a one-handed sword.
  • Limit Break:
    • First Class Flurry - Natalie delivers a quick series of slashes with her sword, then bows her head gracefully as all of the attacks occur at once.
  • Magikarp Power: Of a sort. Natalie's stats and attacks are rather good. However, her level when you can finally recruit her is quite low, forcing you to grind with her to get her up to a usable level.
  • Mobile Shrubbery: She and Leonard spy on Ridley on the mission to the City of Flowers by carrying around bushes with them.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her knight's armor is a bright shade of pink.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: One of the highest ranking members of the Radiata Knights and exemplifies the best of the knighthood.
  • Weapon of Choice: A one-handed sword.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair


One of the Royal Radiata Knights, whose flamboyant manner and speech tend to put people off. He has a fondness for strong warriors and cute people.
  • Ass Kicks You: One of his attacks.
  • Camp Gay / Macho Camp: He has a fondness for strong warriors, can be taken out on a date, and at one point is seen exiting the women's restroom without anyone batting an eye.
  • Gay Option: Of sorts. Jack can take Charlie on the festival date.
  • Joke Character: Charlie attacks very slowly and he can't be recruited in the human path until quite late in the game, making him a poor choice as a party member.
  • Projectile Kiss: One of his attacks, which is capable of inflicting confusion on an enemy. He's also seen doing it in his character art.
  • Weapon of Choice:
    • BFS: Carries around a two-handed sword, but he seems to utilize it the least among his attacks.


A Royal Radiata Knight with a businesslike personality. She idolizes Natalie and hopes to take her place someday.

Leonard Ford

A Royal Radiata Knight who is Jack's room leader. Despite his gruff attitude, he cares a lot for the trainees and is friendly and down-to-earth. He is rarely seen without Natalie.
Voiced by: Dai Matsumoto (Japanese), Joe Cappelletti (English)

  • Big Brother Mentor: Towards Jack and the other knight trainees.
  • Can't Catch Up: Like many characters, Leonard can be easily surpassed by the time you can recruit him.
  • Competence Zone: Jokingly referred to. He's 21, but Jack thinks that he looks and acts 10 years older.
  • Mobile Shrubbery: When the Rose Cochon journey to the City of Flowers, he and Natalie spy on them by hiding behind some bushes that they carry.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: By the time Leonard can be recruited in your party in the human path, it's very likely that he'll be surpassed by many of the characters you have recruited already.
  • Weapon of Choice:
  • Younger Than They Look: Jack has trouble believing that he's only 21 years old.


Lead jailer in Radiata Castle. Once a knight himself, he was eventually demoted because of his laid-back attitude and dinged with basement duty, a position the other knights despise. He's easy to talk to and well-liked.
  • Can't Catch Up: Like many of the Radiata knights, he will probably be outmatched by the time he can be recruited.
  • Face of a Thug: He's mentioned as being very friendly and well-liked despite his appearance.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has a scar on the left side of his face from his eye down to his mouth.


The incompetent assistant jailer in Radiata Castle. Though cowardly and lazy, he's generally known to be a nice guy.

Gawain Rothschild

The Lion of the West. Ganz's father and one of the greatest of the Radiata Knights to have ever existed. He was best friends with Cairn, but he later confessed to murdering him and left Radiata in exile, abandoning his wife and son.
Voiced by: Jamieson Price (English)

  • Animal Motifs: Strongly associated with lions, the heraldic animal of his clan.
  • The Atoner: Gawain tried to dissuade Cairn from fighting the Water Dragon, but Cairn ignored his advice and became infected with Algandars. Gawain confessed to Cairn's death (even though he wasn't the one who killed Cairn directly) and left to live with the non-humans in exile, blaming himself.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: He has very big eyebrows as bushy as his moustache.
  • Cool Old Guy
  • Delinquent Hair: Sports a fiery red mohawk. He also happens to be aligned with the non-humans.
  • Disappeared Dad: He left his family 16 years prior to the story, leaving behind a young Ganz.
  • Famous Ancestor: Comes from a long line of knights of the Rothschild clan and counts as one towards Ganz.
  • Fiery Redhead: Has a stubborn and fiery personality as wild as his red mohawk.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: On the Non-Human path, he tests Jack after finding out who he is.
  • Limit Break:
    • Leo Smash Royale - Gawain uses his crossbow to shoot several fiery blasts shaped like lion heads at his enemy, then leaps into the air and smashes them with his morning star.
  • Meaningful Name: In Arthurian legend, the knight Gawain was initially portrayed as a noble and valiant knight and one of the most loyal supporters of King Arthur, but later tales put him in a much less favorable light.
  • My Greatest Failure: He considers himself personally responsible for the death of Cairn and the reason why he turned his back to the Radiata Knights.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In the Epic of Jack manga, which follows the Human Path. Jack, having learned the truth behind his father's death from Zane, spares him after beating him.
  • Red Baron: The "Lion of the West" certainly qualifies.
  • Wandering the Earth: After the death of Cairn.
  • Weapon of Choice:

Cairn Russell

Jack and Adele's father who served in the Radiata Knights. He's known as the hero who was able to defeat the Water Dragon, as you see in the prologue. He is believed to have been killed by Gawain before the story begins.
  • Badass Cape
  • BFS: In Cairn's hands the Arbitrator somehow was this instead of a one-handed sword in Jack's. He also wields a different one as a Bonus Boss in the postgame Distortion Corridor.
  • Bonus Boss: He can be faced in the Distortion Corridor.
  • Did You Just Single-Handedly Kill The Water Dragon
  • Disappeared Dad: He's been dead for 16 years by the time the story begins.
  • Famous Ancestor
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: For whatever little the story has in the bonus dungeon, Cairn insists that he and Jack fight in a duel and Jack accepts. However, if you have allies with you at the time, the game has them join as per usual.
  • Posthumous Character: Cairn is already dead by the game's beginning, but nonetheless his exploits are still important throughout the entirety of the story.
  • Punny Name: Named after a breed of terrier, like his son.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: In the game's opening cinematic, Cairn's eyes glow ominously red as he is about to kill the Water Dragon.
  • Sword Beam: In the prologue. Curiously, he doesn't use it in his Bonus Boss fight, though that may be because he doesn't have Arbitrator anymore.

    Radiata Nobles 

Lord Salute Larks

The prime minister of Radiata and commander-in-chief of the Radiata Knights. Although he is intelligent and thoughtful, he is also gullible and easily swayed by fools like Lord Jasne.
Voiced by: Takeharu Onishi (Japanese), Dave Mallow (English)

  • Reasonable Authority Figure: One of the only figures of authority who speaks up on Jack's behalf in the storyline.
  • Number Two: Despite Radiata's status as a monarchy, by all appearances Larks seems to be the main political power in Radiata. King Jiorus often defers all of the important decision-making to him.

Lord Lucian Hewitt aka Aphelion, the Silver Dragon

A Radiata nobleman and adviser to Lord Larks. He seems to know a lot more than he lets on.
Voiced by: Mitsuru Miyamoto (Japanese), JB Blanc (English)

  • Anti-Villain: He seeks to make Humans equal to the other races and (according to the Non-Human path) "be free of the abominable sleep forever", finding it hypocritical that Humans are forced to die while the other races aren't.
  • Bishōnen: He has very epicene features, possibly hinting towards his otherworldly nature.
  • The Chessmaster
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Due to his very long hair and androgynous facial features.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Accepts his death after Jack kills him in the Human path.
  • Heel–Face Turn / Face–Heel Turn: Depending on who you consider the good guys, he had pulled either one or the other some time before the game starts when he decided Humans Are Special and should be given a chance to live without the dragons repeatedly hitting the Reset Button.
  • Final Boss: He is the final boss in both routes.
  • Humans Are Special: Deconstructed. It isn't that Humans are special, the issue he has with how the Cosmis Order of Tottaus operates is that Humans are the only ones forced to die when the world is reset. From his perspective, it isn't fair that Humans die for no reason while the other races are totally fine. Basically his issue is that Humans are special in a bad way.
  • Meaningful Name: An aphelion is an astronomical term used to refer to a celestial body's furthest point from the sun.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Very long black hair that practically reaches his knees.
  • Walking Spoiler
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: His goal is to make Humanity equal to the other races. A fairly reasonable goal, but his methods involve killing his fellow Dragons and causing a world war to do so. He also sees no issue killing anyone who gets in his way.

Lord Jasne Colton

Ridley's father, he married into the Silverlake family and also fosters peace for both humans and non-humans. He's also the man who was responsible for kicking out both Jack and Ganz from the knights because of what happened with Ridley.
Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (Japanese), Skip Stellrecht (English)

  • Alas, Poor Villain: Though he is hardly a villain outside of getting Jack and Ganz kicked out of the Knights, Jasne's story doesn't end happy in either route. The last time we see him in the Human Path, he is pathetically getting drunk crying over Ridley being gone. Then she dies. We don't get to see how he is affected by that. In the Nonhuman path he shares the same fate as the rest of humanity, presumably destroyed when Ridley joins with Quasar, though it's ambiguous.
  • Family Portrait of Characterization: While exploring Radiata Castle, Jack can find a portrait of the Silverlake family which depicts Ridley with her parents. Jack comments that Lord Jasne looks quite "scary" in the portrait, reflecting his demeanor. Notably, Jasne's face doesn't look anything like his current appearance.
  • Henpecked Husband: Because it is his wife and daughter who carry the Silverlake name, it is implied that his wife is the one making the noble family's decisions. Jack certainly thinks so, and compares Jasne to a donkey pulling a cart.
  • Hypocrite: Calls Larks out for defending Jack and Ganz by using their fathers' reputations, saying that "knights cannot ride on the coattails of their parents". This is from the guy who is using his own connections to give his daughter a promotion even she knew she did not earn. Indeed, Larks points this out: "I did not expect to hear that from you."
  • Maiden Name Debate: He married into the noble Silverlake family, so he is not allowed to carry their name. This is why he is still "Lord Colton" and his daughter is "Lady Silverlake".
  • Overprotective Dad: Unfortunately, it involved firing both Jack and Ganz from the knights because he thought they failed to protect Ridley. So he reassigns her to a team with veteran knights who will act more like her bodyguards than teammates. Ridley was outraged.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Overprotective issues aside, he is shown to be a rather reasonable diplomat, doing everything he can to build human-nonhuman relationships and trying to avoid war.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: Ridley doesn't seem to share any physical resemblance to her father. Thankfully, she takes after her mother's good looks.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: You'd think he'd be grateful for Jack and Ganz for saving his daughter. Instead, he blames them for putting her in danger.

    Theater Vancoor 


The chief of Theater Vancoor. Elwen is very powerful, but is polite and calm, and is personally acquainted with many fairy creatures.
Voiced by: Sachie Okada (Japanese), Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (English)
No enemy can stand against the might of the holy sword Avcoor!

  • Action Girl: She is the leader of the mercenaries, so she is very action-y.
  • Ambiguously Human: If Elwen is recruited in the human path, her race is listed as "Human?", possibly due to her otherworldly strength and connection to the fairy creatures, but it is never really elaborated on.
  • Cool Helmet: A barbute-style helmet with a very tall pair of horns obscures her face.
  • Cultured Warrior: She is very calm, well-spoken, and respectful. She doesn't seem to bear any ill will against the fairy creatures, which is demonstrated in the non-human route, and seems to value love and fairness.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Jack must defeat her in a one-on-one duel before he can recruit her.
  • Field Power Effect: Elwen is already powerful, but during the day her King of Day ability kicks in and gives her bonus attributes, making her even more powerful.
  • Guide Dang It!: She can be easily missed. If you don't recruit Gerald and Thanos, both of whom are easy to miss, you can never recruit Elwen.
  • Heartbroken Badass: Elwen was once the disciple of a man named Alfred and was in love with him. He was the former bearer of Elwen's sword Avcoor. He passed away under mysterious circumstances, and after that Elwen obtained his sword and formed Theater Vancoor. She constructed a shrine for him in the Path of the Spider.
    • In the nonhuman path, after fighting Jack and his group, she asks him why he fights for the fairy creatures and he replies that it is all for the sake of Ridley. Elwen sympathizes with him and tells him that everything that she fights for is for her deceased love, Alfred.
  • Hero of Another Story: It seems to be that Elwen's past is rather storied. You don't learn much about it other than that she was in love with a powerful man named Alfred and that she had gone to war with the dragons before, but she clearly has a history behind her. It doesn't help that she's the single strongest recruitable character in the main story.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: In the nonhuman path, she has no trouble facing off against the player's full party of four and defeating them easily. It is not required to win against her, and she allows him to pass since she sees the good in his intentions.
  • Lady of War: Underneath her helmet, Elwen is very beautiful and feminine and she demonstrates great skill in battle.
  • Limit Break:
    • Radiant Sword - Elwen turns Avcoor into a BFS of glowing energy and slashes the enemy twice.
  • Lightning Bruiser: She is utterly fearsome to behold in battle, fighting incredibly fast while wielding a two-handed sword one-handed (see Weapon of Choice below) and often completing her entire combo in a short amount of time.
  • The Mentor: Serves as this to Jack in the Epic of Jack manga in the place of Gawain, being the one to decide when he's worthy of the Arbitrator. Her bio in the Friends List also states that she encourages people to do the right thing.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Long blonde hair that reaches past her waist, but it is all contained within her helmet during gameplay so its effect is diminished.
  • Shoulders of Doom: Her armor has a very large set of pauldrons.
  • 24-Hour Armor: She is always seen in full armor with helmet, even when she's simply writing at her desk. She is seen in one cutscene about to take her helmet off, but she stops when she hears someone at the door. You can see her without her helmet in your Friends List if she is recruited, however.
  • Weapon of Choice: Swords

Gerald Nickson

The deputy chief of Theater Vancoor, and leader of the Zweit Squad. He is known as Gerald the Iron Slasher, and is admired by warriors and feared by his foes. He can be intimidating but he takes good care of his subordinates.
Voiced by: Unshō Ishizuka (Japanese), Beau Billingslea (English)

  • A Father to His Men
  • Badass Longcoat
  • Eyepatch of Power
  • Guide Dang It!: It is very easy to miss out on recruiting Gerald. Good luck trying to figure out how he joins you without a guide. You have to talk to him and win a duel at a very specific time.
  • Hot-Blooded
  • I Let You Win: He reportedly let Nocturne win their duel for the deputy chief position, since Nocturne suffered an injury beforehand that Gerald felt responsible for. This backfired, as once Nocturne found out, he left Theater Vancoor out of anger and eventually made his way to the notorious Void Community. Nocturne also implies that Gerald pulled this trope on Jack during the kid's attempt to recruit him, although Gerald does not give either the time to dwell on it.
  • Limit Break: His Dual Wave Blade involves him charging both of his blades with energy and sending an X-shaped blast at his foe.
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • The Rival: To Nocturne.
  • Weapon of Choice:
    • Dual Wielding: Gerald wields a longsword and a parrying dagger.
    • Named Weapons: His fire-elemental longsword is named Oratorio, while his wind-elemental parrying dagger is named Requiem.


A sergeant of Theater Vancoor. Known as Caesar the Immortal. He is known for taking on impossible tasks and coming back alive, usually at the costs of his comrades.
Voiced by: Grant George (English)

Alicia Alen

A sergeant in Theater Vancoor who is a descendant of the great hero Alfred. She is the youngest sergeant in Theater Vancoor, but she always does her duties with a smile.
  • Action Girl: She's one of the two female warriors in Theater Vancoor, along with Chief Elwen.
  • Animal Motifs: Swans. She has wings on the side of her helmet.
  • Blood Knight: Milder example than Jack and Gerald, but it's still there.
  • Chainmail Bikini: Her armor leaves her neck, upper arms, and thighs mostly exposed.
  • Compressed Hair: She normally wears her hair in a long braid that can be seen in her date outfit, but one wouldn't be able to tell normally in her warrior outfit.
  • Cool Helmet: She wears a tall helmet with a pair of wings that conveniently allows her to show her face.
  • Defeat Equals Friendship: Alicia will join Jack's Friends List after defeating her in the Path of the Spider in the human route.
  • Famous Ancestor: A descendant of the hero Alfred Roberts, but cannot bear his name because of her gender.
  • Glass Cannon: Has high Strength growths, but only average HP.
  • Klingon Promotion: Non-lethal variant. She became a sergeant after beating Thanos, her then sergeant.
  • Lady of War: Alicia is very feminine and has a graceful fighting style with her sword.
  • Leotard of Power: Her armor gives her this appearance since her thighs are exposed.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Is hiding a lot of hair under that helmet, as seen in her casual clothes.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: She has long pink hair and is always described as doing her duties with a smile.
  • Showgirl Skirt: Her skirt allows her to show off her legs.
  • Weapon of Choice: A one-handed sword.


Corporal of Theater Vancoor and a member of the Triton Squad under Alicia Alen. Humble and retiring, he is well known for producing results even with the odds stacked against him. He prefers the company of plants and animals over people.


Corporal of Theater Vancoor and a member of the Quarto Squad. A quiet loner who prefers to sit in his room and meditate, he trains alone and has few friends.


Corporal of Theater Vancoor and a member of the Zweit Squad. He is an experienced and deadly warrior who is level-headed in battle, yet will fly into a rage if he hears the slightest criticism towards Gerald.


Another corporal of Theater Vancoor and a member of the Quintom Squad. He is famous for not doing much, but his squadmates Gerald and Alicia are aware of his true abilities. However, his subordinates don't think much of him.

Jarvis Mondair

A sergeant in Theater Vancoor who lacked the chops to become a knight. His failure to succeed, and his jealousy of those who have, drive him to drink daily. When he is sober, however, he is a sympathetic and caring man capable of great courage. Leader of the Hecton Squad, and becomes Jack's sergeant when he joins Theater Vancoor.
Voiced by: Rintaro Noshi (Japanese), David Lodge (English)


The assistant corporal of Theater Vancoor and member of the Quarto Squad. While skilled in combat, he vastly prefers to read up on strategy and tactics, spending hours in the library rather than training with his weapon.


Assistant corporal of Theater Vancoor and a member of the Zweit squad. His unyielding good manners, intelligence, and pragmatism make him a valuable foil to Gerald's recklessness. He is a friend to everyone.


A high-ranking member of Theater Vancoor. He studied medicine in the priest's guild and was eventually recruited by Vancoor, where his skills were sorely needed. While he knows his way around a battlefield, he prefers to stay in Vancoor's clinic and treat patients.


A high-ranking warrior whose goal in life is to be as much like Gerald as possible. He is a member of the Septimo Squad. He appears bored when he encounters weak enemies, but he becomes excited when facing strong ones.


The spoiled heir of JFT Co., the sole supplier of arms to the Radiata Knights. Due to his lavish upbringing, he has no concept of poverty. An amicable but lazy member of Walter's squad, he shirks work as often as humanly possible.
  • Auto-Revive: His passive ability. It only works sometimes, though.


A low-ranking member of Theater Vancoor who has never once been on an assignment. He's eager to help but faints at the slightest hint of responsibility, making everyone wonder how he got into the guild in the first place.

Thanos Benz

The smart-mouthed receptionist of Theater Vancoor. He started out as a sergeant in the guild but stepped down when Alicia Alen, then a newbie, defeated him in a duel. He affects boredom but actually takes his job very seriously, going out of his way to look after others.
Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara (Japanese), Dan Woren (English)

  • Can't Catch Up: He's a fairly decent warrior on his own. Unfortunately, he gets completely overshadowed by Elwen, since he's likely the last Theater Vancoor character to recruit beforehand.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Guide Dang It!: You have to complete all available Vancoor missions, two of which have a rather brief window, in order to recruit him. Without him, there's no recruiting Elwen.
  • Lightning Bruiser

Daniel Arthur

A member of Jarvis's squad. He has a lot of knowledge, but not many skills. He is clumsy and easily-scared, but he never betrays his friends or shows hateful feelings. Daniel is well-liked by those around him.
Voiced by: Teiyu Ichiryuisai (Japanese), Yuri Lowenthal (English)


A backup soldier who manages the cells in the basement. He isn't very skilled or smart, and no one likes how much he complains about work.


An extremely introverted loner whose mother runs the Swords and Silver Coins Inn. Convinced by Walter to join Theater Vancoor a while back, he is still slow to trust others and dislikes working as a team. He eventually opens up after repeated attempts at conversation.
  • Defrosting Ice King: Recruiting him requires talking to him and his mother for five in-game days. He'll initially be very standoffish with Jack, and is still somewhat icy when do you recruit him, but he'll come around to the idea of being friends with the boy.
  • Freudian Excuse: As a kid, he was often ill and had to stay indoors all the time. Thus, he's not used to talking to strangers.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's rude and antisocial, but he's not that bad of a guy once you get to know him.
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • The Quiet One: He rarely likes to converse with other people.
  • Shrinking Violet

    Olacion Order 


The high priest of the Olacion Order. He was brought into the order as a disciple of the previous high priestess Enjela, and became the high priest when Enjela disappeared. A wise and charismatic man, he has deeply held beliefs, but is not a zealot.
Witness the will of the gods!

  • Badass Preacher: As one of the guild leaders, Kain is quite powerful and will only join Jack if he has recruited every other member of the Olacion Order.
  • Combat Medic: Kain is no slouch in combat, having the best group heal in the game and a powerful attack that can knock back enemies.
  • Cool Hat: Wears a white and blue hat that denotes him as the high priest of Olacion.
  • Hand Blast / Supernatural Martial Arts: His Palm of Energy is named Hakkesho in Japanese after the Chinese martial art Baguazhang.
  • Healing Hands: Capable of party-wide healing with his Moonlit Heal SE.
  • Light 'em Up: His normal attack and Volty Blast utilize light energy.
  • Limit Break:
    • The End of Time - Kain sends several blasts of light from his palm, then finishes the attack by sending a glowing mote that bursts on contact with the enemy.


An elderly archbishop of the Olacion Order. He has become a leader of the Old Faction, created in opposition to the New Order of Olacion created by Anastasia, who he considers greedy and materialistic. He can be seen around town, frequently meditating or practicing his martial arts.
  • An Ice Person: His Icy Blizzard SE summons a snowstorm that can freeze enemies.
  • Badass Preacher: He is normally about spreading the holy lifestyle of the Old Faction but he can also assist Jack in any sort of fight.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: He is one of the two most powerful bare-handed fighters in the game.
  • Combat Medic: Fernando is a force to be reckoned with in combat with his hard-hitting martial arts combo and is one of the best healers on the human route.
  • Hand Blast / Supernatural Martial Arts: Fernand is capable of using the same Palm of Energy attack as Kain.
  • Limit Break:
    • Kick Cannonade - Fernando delivers a quick flurry of barehanded strikes and then finishes it off with a Kamehame Hadoken.
  • Old Master: He is the leader and mentor of those in the Old Faction, and his lifetime of practice and meditation has made him powerrful indeed.

Anastasia Ryan

An archbisop of the Olacion Order and the current head of the Ryan Clan. She is the leader of the Order's New Faction, raising funds by dealing in "miracle remedies", putting her at odds with Fernando at the Old Faction. She is a narcissist who only cares about herself and her money.
  • An Ice Person: She can summon a localized snowstorm with her Icy Blizzard SE.
  • Body Armor as Hit Points: Anastasia has a variation of this: she has absolutely no defense and never gains any when she levels up, so she compensates by having an incredible amount of HP.
  • Combat Medic: Anastasia can hold her own in battle and has a powerful single-target heal, but is unreliable as a main healer.
  • Corrupt Church: As head of the New Faction of Olacion.
  • Gonk: Her facial features are cartoonishly exaggerated, particularly her huge lips.
  • Healing Hands: Unlike other characters, though, Anastasia will not listen if you ask her to heal a party member and will only heal if she feels like it.
  • Light Is Not Good: Displays the worst of the Olacion Order by being completely materialistic. She even throws divine statues at enemies as an attack and is described by the game's flavor text as not being a faithful believer.
  • Limit Break:
    • Charming Voice - Anastasia summons forth two idols of the gods Ethereal and Celesta, which infuse her with power and she then unleashes from her mouth.
  • Narcissist: She's stated as only caring about herself and money.
  • Nun Too Holy: One on the side of the heroes at least. The fact that she's decked out in fancy robes and jewels when most of the Olacion Order dresses in simple clothing is a huge giveaway to her character's moral standing.
  • Rich Bitch:
  • Status Effects: She is able to confuse and freeze her enemies in battle.


A bishop, and a member of Anastasia's faction. His wealth is more important to him than the lives of others.
  • Corrupt Church: One of the members of the Olacion Order's New Faction who is mostly concerned with money.
  • Narcissist: In some of the cut content of the game, his residence is filled with statues of himself and he has a self-portait that makes him look much more noble and handsome than he actually is.
  • Rich in Dollars, Poor in Sense: Dwight was born into extreme wealth and never had to worry about anything, which made him frivolous and wasteful.
  • Status Effects: He can inflict poison and curses on enemies in battle.


A bishop of the Order, a first-class doctor, monk, and teacher. Few have ever witnessed his true capabilities.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: One of the strongest monkmasters of the Olacion Order.
  • Combat Medic
  • Eyes Always Shut: Most of the time when Jack encounters him, his eyes are usually shut. His eyes can be seen in his character art.
  • Healing Hands
  • Lightning Bruiser: He moves and attacks incredibly fast in battle.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: Godwin is noticeably shorter and smaller than most of the adult human characters.
  • Old Master: One of the oldest living members of the Olacion Order and Miranda's teacher. He will only join the party when she reaches level 35.

Rocky Mayvern

Rocky is from an elite family of monks. His grandfather, who Rocky trains to become just like, was the famous monkmaster Andrew Mayvern.


Head priest of the Olacion Order, and Kain's bodyguard. Achilles is Rocky's friend and rival since they were young. Although he looks scary and mean, he is actually very nice.
Voiced by: Richard Epcar (English)


A head priestess, and the only daughter of Rivera, a famous doctor. She is a caring person who devotes herself to helping others.
  • Nice Hat: She wears a white hat that denotes her as a head priestess.
  • White Magician Girl: Flora doesn't have much when it comes to attacks, but she has a powerful single-target heal and her Purified Rain SE allows her to cure status effects from party members.
  • Status Effects: Her only attack can cause confusion to enemies.


Adina's twin sister, who serves Anastasia and would give her life for her.
Voiced by: Sherry Lynn (English)


Elena's twin sister, who also serves Anastasia. She would give her life for Elena.
Voiced by: Sherry Lynn (English)


A priest of the Order, who entered the guild to learn martial arts from Fernando.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Alvin joined the Olacion Order to become a monk.
  • Hero-Worshipper: He is one towards Fernando.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Despite his size, he hits hard and fast with his martial arts combo.
  • Power of Friendship: His Friends List description makes him sound like a stereotypical anime hero since he believes in the power of Justice, Love, Preparedness, Friendship, and Miracles.
  • Stout Strength: Alvin is quite stocky compared to many of the human characters, but it still quite fast and powerful.


A priestess of the Order. Her parents sent her there to have her get in touch with her feminine side, but growing up in a male-dominated environment has made her very masculine and tough, and she has been developing her skills as a monk.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Vitas has a hard-hitting punch and kick combo.
  • Bifauxnen: Her priest robes might give it away, but one will probably not realize she is a girl if crossing her path at night.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Her short blonde hair only reaches to about her ears.
  • Dub Name Change: From Vicious to Vitas.
  • The Lad-ette: She's mainly interested in training and fighting and she's described as being very masculine in speech and mannerisms.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Like many of the monks, Vitas's attacks are strong and fast.
  • Status Buff: Her Power Upper skill can make other party members more powerful, setting her apart from the other monks of the Order.


A priest of the Order.


A priest of the Order, who was born into an impoverished family, and joined Anastasia's faction after hearing that doctors make a lot of money.


A priestess of the Olacion Order and student of Godwin. She is skilled as a monk and priestess. Although she believes she has the power to heal everyone, her thoughtfulness is said to be a burden to others sometimes.
  • Action Girl: A monk and priestess of the Olacion Order who is very skilled in battle.
  • Ambiguously Brown: Miranda is noticeably darker skinner than many of the human characters.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Fights barehanded like all of the monks of the Order.
  • Combat Medic: Her party-wide heal and fighting abilities make her a great addition to your party.
  • Cute Bruiser: Miranda is just as capable of healing you as she is punching you into the next town.
  • Facial Markings: She has what appears to be a bindi on her forehead.
  • Healing Hands: If encountered in town, Miranda can heal Jack and cure any status effects from him. She's one of the few healers in the game capable of group healing in combat.
  • Ki Manipulation / Supernatural Martial Arts: She has the same energy palm attack as many of the Olacion Order monks, but hers isn't quite as powerful yet.
  • Lightning Bruiser: She has a hard and fast-hitting martial arts combo.


A follower of the Order, who joined the priest guild after seeing Fernado fight.


A simple-minded follower of the Olacion Order that accompanies the Rose Cochon on their first mission. Although he was a prodigy in his home village, he was shocked to discover that there were others who surpassed him in Radiata. Nevertheless, he is earnest and works hard.
Voiced by: Masao Harada (Japanese), Steve Staley (English)


A follower of the Order, who shares many ideas with Anastasia.
Voiced by: Sherry Lynn (English)


A follower of the order that has never finished a task alone, always thinking of ways to get other people to finish his jobs.


    Vareth Institute 


The eldest member of the Vareth Institute; a genius who has made many contributions to the world of magic. He looks intimidating and strict, but is very easy to talk to.

Genius Weissheit

The second son of a family of technicians, renowned for becoming a professor at the Vareth Institute at the age of 16. Genius is called upon by the Radiata Knights to investigate a matter concerning the fairy creatures.
Voiced by: Ken Takeuchi (Japanese), Daran Norris (English)


Vice president of the Vareth Institute, and Aidan's father. He is the son of Lord Henryde, a famous analyst of ancient texts, yet Cecil has worked hard to step out from his father's shadow. He speaks in a soft and polite manner, even when making unreasonable demands.


A professor of the Vareth Institute who specializes in black magic, including the study of spirits and curses. However, she is one of the few people researching beneficial applications of the magic, which most consider to be cruel and wicked.


A member of the Vareth Institute. He was raised in an orphanage, but he entered the institute at a young age when it was discovered that he had a photographic memory. Felix is often mistaken for a woman because of his good looks and high pitched voice and attracts the attention of many men, which makes him uncomfortable.


An assistant professor, whose specialty is item creation. As a young girl, she often watched her father work at the armory, and before she knew it, she was taking things apart and putting them back together as a hobby.


An assistant professor, whose specialty is golem creation. The dwarves excel in the creation of golems, but Ursula surpasses even them.


An assistant professor, whose specialty is spiritual arts of the fire attribute. He is built like his father, but instead of pursuing martial arts, he decided to join the Vareth Institute. Although he's hot-tempered, he thinks careful before acting.


Jill's superior. He was born into a family of book lovers and has been reading for as long as he can remember. He entered the Institute at the age of 16.


Soon after the love of her life died, Claudia learned of a way to bring back the dead, and entered the Institute soon after. She is now an assistant professor.


An assistant professor at the Institute. He is in fact the same race as Nyx.


An assistant professor born with weak eyesight, which was later corrected by a machine developed by a Vareth technician.

Leona Weissheit

Genius's younger sister, and a student at the academy.


The son of Cecil, vice president of the Vareth Magic Institute.

Cornelia ( and Rachel)

A girl with great talent for magic. Each night, she transforms into an adult and sings the night away. In the Japanese version of the game, she turns into J-Pop singer, Nami Tamaki.
Voiced by: Nami Tamaki (Japanese)


Born into a family of doctors, he studied medicine at the Olacion Order until he realized the imprecision of the art, and joined the mage guild to make medical treatment available to the general public.


A student at the institute that has been held back by her chronic clumsiness.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: The first time you meet her, you only see her legs. The rest of her is buried underneath a pile of crates.


Was welcomed into the Institute by Cecil after being drawn to the cursed sound of his voice.
  • Delinquent Hair
  • Cloudcuckoolander: While harmless, his mannerisms and speech patterns are quite weird.


A student at the Institute trying to discover a way to preserve his beauty forever.


A student at the institute, who has too much confidence and is always convinced that he's correct. He has no friends.
Voiced by: Grant George (English)

    Void Community 


The founder of the Void Community, who comes from a land far away from Radiata. No one knows why he created the thieves guild and has a mysterious way of thinking. Very few people are even aware of his existence.
  • Ambiguously Evil: He founded the Void Community, a guild filled with thieves, bandits, and assassins, and his motives for doing so are unknown. He also notes that once the dragons have been dealt with, humanity will be next.
  • Anime Hair: Nyx has very spiky white hair and even his beard is spiky, as well.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Nyx is bar none the hardest character to recruit in the game, due to needing all the major faction leaders recruited and present to be able to even fight him. As a result, he's not outright worth all the work needed to do so, but he's still a fairly strong character if you can do so.
  • Badass Cape
  • Breath Weapon
  • Enemy Mine: Forms one with the other guild leaders and Jack.
  • Field Power Effect: Nyx's passive ability King of Night makes him more powerful during nighttime, the opposite of Elwen's King of Day ability.
  • Gender-Blender Name: He's named after the Greek goddess of night.
  • Guide Dang It!: Nyx can only be recruited once you've recruited the leaders of Theater Vancoor, Vareth Institute, and the Olacion Order. That means that he can never be recruited if you miss out on Elwen.
  • Limit Break:
    • Sword Tempest - Nyx summons even more floating swords and sends them all flying at his enemy.
  • Meaningful Name: Nyx becomes more powerful during nighttime, which makes sense considering his namesake.
  • Monochromatic Eyes
  • Power Floats: He lost the lower half of his body in an accident, but he is capable of levitating somehow.
  • Spin Attack: Some of his attacks involve spinning around at a high speed with his swords surrounding him while he slices into his enemy.
  • Token Evil Teammate: He is one of the few characters who will not listen to any of Jack's commands except when to use his Volty Blast.
  • Weapon of Choice:
  • Who Needs Their Whole Body?: Losing his legs didn't stop him from being the leader of the Void Community and he's one of the most powerful characters in the game.


Leader of the Void Community. He works under Nyx and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the thieves guild. He lost his eye in the same battle where Nyx lost his lower body.


Assistant leader of the Void Community. He comes from a far away land and happened to come to Radiata around the same time as Nyx.


An assistant leader of the Void Community. She is also known as the Crow and will assassinate any target if she is given enough money. Iris learned her trade from her father Silent, and is passing on her skills to her protégé, Lily.

Nocturne Ryner

A trainee leader of the Void Community. He was once best friends with Gerald and they were elite warriors in Theater Vancoor, being known as "Iron Slasher Gerald" and "Sprinting Shadow Nocturne". They had a falling out, however, and Nocturne joined the thieves guild at Ortoroz's urging.
Voiced by: Dave Wittenberg (English)

Herz Ashabee

A trainee leader of the Void Community. She can completely transform herself so that even her closest friends are unable to recognize her.


A lady thief working for the bandit guild. Normally very composed, she gets easily riled when it comes to her son Cody, who is taken care of by Ganz after Rynka saves his life.


Assistant trainee leader of the Void Community.

Lily Mirias

Assistant trainee leader of the Void Community, who first joined after fleeing from her malevolent parents. She trains under Iris, and was given the assassin name Vice (White Princess).
  • Defeat Means Friendship: To recruit her, Jack must follow her far into the Path of the Spider sewers at a particular time where she'll be waiting to ambush Elwen and defeat her in battle. Doing so will make her realize that if she can't defeat Jack, then there's no way she has any hope of beating Elwen and thanks the boy before running off.
  • Named Weapons: A short sword named Vaise and a parrying blade named Arabum.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: If recruited, she'll act nicer to Jack and even tell him that some day, he can potentially surpass Elwen.


Though she was taken in by Anastasia of the Olacion Order after being left in front of the guild as a baby, Flau ran off to the bandit guild as a teenager in order to find her parents. She also helps Ganz after he joins the Void Community.
Voiced by: Yuko Kaida (Japanese), Philece Sampler (English)


A young kid who is a part of the Void community because he thinks being "bad" is cool, even though he is innately innocent.
Voiced by: Ezra Weisz (English)


Also known as the Conductor, he grew up among animals, and was scouted by the bandit guild due to his ability to control wildlife.


A failed martial arts fighter that works at the reception desk of the bandit guild. He is also employed by JFT, and is friends with Butch.


A Void Community manager. Also called "das Gespens" (dead spirit).


A born talker, who talked his way into his position as a manager in the guild.


A bandit to the core, who has been a member of the guild for as long as he can remember.
  • Gonk: He's huge, and hideous, and disfigured


A Void Community manager, a flamboyant knife-throwing expert, and a bouncer at the Void bar.


He entered the bandit guild to fulfill a childhood dream of becoming a treasure hunter, unprepared for the dark, twisted reality of the guild world. He is a passionate fan of Rachel (unaware of her true identity), and has stalked Felix (unaware of his true gender).

    Unaffiliated Humans 


Jack's older sister.


Radiata Castle`s cook.


A worker at JFT, the weapon manufacturing company. He is friends with his fellow employee Goyle.


The owner of Club Vampire, and an ex-manager of the Void community.


The grouchy owner of Carl's Pub, located next to the warrior guild.


The president of JFT Co., and Conrad's father.


A doctor with a clinic in the White Town of Stars and Faith. The most knowledgeable medical practitioner in Radiata. Because of his schedule, he has Godwin take care of his beloved daughter Rabi.
  • The Medic: Morfinn is a literal example, coupled with some Harmful Healing due to his curiosity.
  • Punny Name: Sounds like "Morphine", and he's a doctor.


The receptionist at Morfinn's Clinic.


Bruce's son, a smart jock who never loses fights.


Each year he takes the Radiata Knight test, but he's failed three times in a row. He thinks he's a lady's man.

Star Stern

Son of Helios E. Stern and Serene E. Stern, both of the upper class. He failed the test to become a Royal Knight nine times, until he realized that he didn't need a licence to keep Radiata's peace, and christened himself the Free Knight


A Mark III autonomous golem, created by the third vice president of the Vareth Magic Institute. His whole life revolves around Star.
Voiced by: Ezra Weisz (English)


An expert of the sewers, he is the only unemployed person in Radiata.


An old man often found near garbage cans, investing their contents. The occasional hard glint in his eye suggests a rough history, and he is an old friend of Lord Larks.


The foreman of the bridge-building gang.


A member of the bridge-building gang, who carries out Elef's orders perfectly.


A long-term member of foreman Elef's bridge-building gang.


An old farmer that lives in Nuevo Village.


A mischievous kid from Nuevo Village.


A mad farmer who treasures plants more than humans.


An ex-farmer, who became a hunter after being introduced to the trade by Garcia.


A friend of Bran and Wal. His motto is "My quarry never, ever escapes."


The five-time champion of the World Farming Competition.


A sponsor of the World Friends of Agriculture Society, who goes on and on to everyone he meets about the joys of farming.


An elderly fisherman living in Tria Village.


A farmer who only grows enough food to feed himself and his family.


A Sherman farmer who prays to the gods to make his produce tastier.


A farmer so interest in dairy farming that he moved to Tria Village to learn about it.


Keaton's brother, who is also learning about dairy farming in Tria Village.


A pig farmer, and the father of Sunset and Sora.


A young boy who works hard to learn about his father's business.


His greatest joy in life is eating the vegetables that he has grown with his own hands.



The referee for the Official Radiata Knights selection trials that Jack attends at the beginning of the game. He has a lot to learn as he is too much of a stickler for the rules.
Voiced by: Kenichi Mochizuki (Japanese), Steve Kramer (English)







Nonhuman Characters:

    Light Elves 

Lord Zane

The elusive leader of the Light Elves. He bears hatred and distrust for all human beings for past history and believes that they are responsible for spreading the Algandars disease.
Voiced by: Haruo Sato (Japanese), Doug Stone (English)

Lord Nogueira

Lord Zane's older brother. Despite being a Light Elf himself, he is the leader of the Dark Elves.
Voiced by: Chihiro Suzuki (Japanese), Stephen Apostolina (English)
  • And I Must Scream: The fate of all elves who become afflicted with Algandars' disease; this ends with them being encased in a cocoon for eternity.



A poet, daydreamer, and assassin that serves as Lord Zane's right-hand man.
  • Cultured Badass
  • Energy Bow
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • You Are a Credit to Your Race: Like most Light Elves he thinks humans are scum, but on the Non-Human path he's quite impressed with Jack and comes to his rescue, when he follows him to Helencia to kill him for his expected betrayal only to find that Jack kept his word and was indeed trying to take the Fort singlehandedly for Zane.


A biologist who assists Few in her research.


A scholar who began her research after realizing the light elves had not progressed in any way since her birth. She is unusual among Light Elves in that she does not look down upon other races.


She charms non-elves into doing her bidding.


The owner of the accessory store in the Light Elf village.


The youngest of the Light elves, who does not know much about the world.
Voiced by: Darrel Guilbeau (English)


A Light Elf who collects beautiful things, and is always quick to find out if visitors have such objects.
Voiced by: Sandy Fox (English)


A Light Elf who is kind and warmhearted to everyone except humans, who he cannot stand and tries to avoid all contact with.
Voiced by: Grant George (English)

    Dark Elves 


A Dark Elf spy. He collects information and acts as an intermediary with other races.
Voiced by: Darrel Guilbeau (English)


A Dark Elf that acts like a nice, laid-back young man, though he is truly a prank-playing nuisance.


A young Dark Elf who always wears a blank expression on his face.


A self-proclaimed Dark Elf martial artist.


A Dark Elf who loves to gamble, sing, dance, and have a good time.
Voiced by: Darrel Guilbeau (English)


The Dark Elf cook, who insists on making original recipes, most of which turn out to be inedible.


The owner of the general store in the Dark Elf village.


Leader of the Dark Elf village band.


A member of the Dark Elf band. Was originally a biological researcher, who joined after discovering the effect music has on living things.


A member of the Dark Elf band. He joined because of his admiration for Martinez.


A Dark Elf who loves to read and spend most of his time with books.
Voiced by: Barbara Goodson (English)


A Dark Elf who likes to think of herself as a freedom fighter.


A Dark Elf whose schedule consists of working out in the afternoon and drinking at night.


A spoiled young Dark Elf. Everything he does is motivated by his selfishness.



The Dwarven elder.


An apprentice to the best Dwarven village blacksmith, Brockle.


The owner of the Dwarf village liquor store.


A Dwarf village miner.




A Dwarven blacksmith.









    Green Goblins 


A Green Goblin comic.
  • Comedy Duo: With Monki.
  • Name's the Same: Good luck trying to actually get An Aesop out of him, though.
  • Slapstick: Part of the comedy act is Aesop smacking Monki around.
  • Straight Man: To Monki's idiotic antics, both in their act and out of it.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Monki. They're practically always together, but Monki understandably can get on Aesop's nerves. Aesop must really enjoy having their act as an excuse to beat on Monki sometimes...


A Green Goblin slacker.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Sometimes goes about telling "senseless stories" to anyone who will listen, and you get him to join you by kicking him three times while he's sleeping and then listening to his story. He also has a useless clinging attack that he will attempt on even the strongest of opponents, showing he has a feeble grasp on reality at best.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Occasionally one can learn from his ramblings. Not too often, though.
  • Lazy Bum
  • Wandering Minstrel: Sort of. As detailed in his Cloudcuckoolander entry above, he does wander about to tell his tales to people now and again. He can just as often be found lazing about in the green goblin settlement, though.


A Green Goblin who has been captivated by magic ever since he saw it performed.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Even by goblin standards. He stands around all day without purpose (in a game where the NPC's follow intricate schedules), staring at nothing in particular, and wears a pylon on his head.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: He wants to be an exceptional mage, but he's too lazy to learn all the complexities of magic, so he spends his time thinking of ways to become powerful with minimal effort.


A Green Goblin slacker.
  • Extreme Doormat: Of the supremely uncaring variety. Most characters in Radiata Stories you have to kick twice to start a fight; they forgive you for the first kick but on the second kick they decide something needs to be done. To get into a fight with Den (winning will allow you to recruit him), you have to kick him a grand total of five times, and you barely get a reaction out of him.
  • Lazy Bum: Up to Eleven, to the point where he basically has no defining characteristics beyond extreme apathy. He spends all day wandering aimlessly.
  • Stockholm Syndrome: After kicking him five times and then beating him down in a fight, he considers you to have improved his life by breaking his apathy with your spirit, and he wants to follow you around since he figures it will be interesting. No What the Hell, Hero? here.


A Green Goblin music lover.


A Green Goblin who sells accessories and grows toadstools.


A Green Goblin elephant rider.


A Green Goblin from the previous generation, who can look over his old colleagues even after death because of the strange powers he had when he was still alive.


One of the three masked Green Goblins. He hangs out with Donkey, and is often seen dancing while Donkey plays his music.


A Green Goblin slacker.


One of the three masked Green Goblins. A Green Goblin slacker that likes shiny objects, such as empty bottles.


A self-proclaimed leader of the Green Goblins.


One of the three masked Green Goblins. He finds amusement in everything.


A Green Goblin comic.

    Black Goblins 


The Black Goblin leader.


A Black Goblin whose senses became muddled after getting covered in matango poison outside the village.
  • Drugs Are Bad: Most black goblins find themselves a bit...impeded by the toadstools they consume, but Bosso really stands out as an example. He's so delusional he was going to let a group of Matangoes eat him, and when the player rescues him, he attacks in response.
  • The Hermit: Unintentionally. He simply got lost in the Sediche region and decided to live in the wilderness because he couldn't find his way back.


A psychic Black Goblin. He picks up radio signals via the toadstool on his head.
  • Axe-Crazy: Sometimes, as a result of having a peculiar mushroom on his head that can pick up radio signals that really mess with his mind.
  • Cute and Psycho: Even when he's Axe-Crazy, he's adorable and very hard to take seriously.
  • It Runs on Nonsensoleum: The mushroom on Danny's head is a great example. It just raises so many questions. How did it become a part of him? Is it unique to him or can it be found other places? How does it receive radio signals, and why is Danny so profoundly influenced by these signals?
  • More Than Mind Control: Possibly. When Danny is in Axe-Crazy mode, it's easy enough to think he might be completely possessed. But in other situations, such as when he hears a woman's problems with her boyfriend, he's shown to be in control of himself and sympathetic, and will ask Jack to help her. So how much of his psycho mood is the mushroom's doing, and how much of it is his own feelings aligning with the mind he's reading?
  • Nice Guy: When not tripping out.


A trainee wolf rider who works under Ricky.
  • Heroic Wannabe: Claims he desires to be a wolf rider, but he's terrible with wolves and doesn't seem to really think about what it means. He probably just wants to imitate Ricky.
  • Tagalong Kid: Again, to Ricky, who he greatly reveres.


A Black Goblin toadstool picker.


A confidant to the Black Goblin leader.


An information officer for the Black Goblins.


An adherent of the Black Goblin Cult of Trickery.


A Black Goblin toadstool grower


Preacher of the Black Goblin Cult of Trickery. He believes that he can summon the goblin gods by playing a million pranks.


The Black Goblin scholar.


A Black Goblin poet.


Captain and self-appointed intellectual leader of the Black Goblin operations unit.


The Black Goblin chef.


A Black Goblin wolf rider who is often found in the company of his beloved wolf, Happy.


An adherent of the Black Goblin Cult of Trickery.

    Green Orcs 


Leader of the Green Orcs, who used to make their home in Borgandiazo before they got kicked out by the Blood Orcs.

    Blood Orcs 


Leader of the Blood Orcs, who live by only one rule: the strongest shall be obeyed.


Parsec of Conflagrations and Turmoil

The legendary Fire Dragon and the protector of Goblins. He appears multiple times to Jack, asking him to help him find the Silver Dragon, Aphelion. Parsec seems to be personally acquainted with many notable humans, such as Elwen.
Voiced by: Takashi Nagasako (Japanese), Bob Papenbrook (English)

Baade of Fertile Soil and Quickening Life

The legendary Earth Dragon and the protector of Dwarves.

Cepheid of Great Skies and Vicissitude

The legendary Wind Dragon and the protector of Elves.

Kelvin of Chasms and Churning Seas

The legendary Water Dragon and the protector of Orcs.


The Silver Dragon, and one of two dragons responsible for Humans alongside Quasar. See "Lucian".
Meaningful Name: Aphelion refers to the point at which an object in orbit is farthest from the Sun.


The Gold Dragon, and one of two dragons responsible for Humans alongside Aphelion.
  • Bonus Boss: Fought in Valkyrie's location after Ethereal Queen is defeated once, and is thus the last new boss in the Bonus Dungeon.
  • Meaningful Name: Quasar's name refers to a luminous active galactic nucleus in which a black hole is surrounded by a bright, gaseous disk.


  • Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: All the other Dragons have significance in the plot; he simply appears out of the blue in the Bonus Dungeon after the four guardian dragons (Parsec, Baade, Cepheid, and Kelvin) are defeated.
  • Overly Long Name: "Radian of idleness and approval and doldrums and intoxication and lightness", according to him.
  • Status Effects: His basic attacks can inflict any of the game's ailments (except Death, thankfully).

    Gods and Others 

Lenneth Valkyrie

The Selector of Souls. She comes from the parallel world of Radical and is looking for powerful beings to join her. She tends to scare people off by asking them to join her in Heaven.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Jack can find her armor in Radiata Castle in one of the King's rooms.
  • Limit Break:
    • Nibelung Valesti: Just like her Purify Weird Soul from her original game, Lenneth unleashes her entire sword combo on an enemy, launching them in midair. They are then impaled by three spears and then Lenneth herself hurls an even larger spear at the enemy and ending in an explosion.
  • Named Weapons: Lenneth wields the Holy Sword Gram in battle, which is one of the strongest swords from her original game.. Jack can use one himself after beating her and it is the strongest one-handed sword in the game.
  • One Woman Army: Much like Elwen, she's more than capable of taking on groups of enemies by herself.
  • Rapunzel Hair
  • Secret Character
  • White-Haired Pretty Girl

Lezard Valeth

A powerful sorcerer with ambitions for godhood. He seems to be researching parallel worlds and hopes to find out the secres of the Distortion Corridor in hopes of gaining even more power.

Gabriel Celesta

One of the two gods worshiped by the Olacion Order. Unlike most incarnations of Gabriel Celesta, he appears as an incredibly muscular dark-skinned man covered in glowing runes and wearing nothing but a tiny loincloth who wouldn't be out of place in a Chō Aniki game.
  • Bald of Awesome: Gabriel Celeste doesn't seem to have a single hair on his body and happens to be one of the most powerful beings in the game.
  • Bonus Boss: He can only be challenged in the post-game in the Distortion Corridor.
  • Challenge Seeker: He seems to be most interested in fighting against powerful people. Gabriel is pleased after Jack defeats him and looks forward to fighting him again someday.
  • Holy Halo: A glowing one that spins around Gabriel's back that he also utilizes in some of his attacks.
  • Hot-Blooded: Compared to the Ethereal Queen, Gabriel is more interested in seeing Jack's strength in battle.
  • Light The Way / Holy Hand Grenade
  • Macho Camp
  • Power Floats: Moves about in battle by levitating.
  • Power Tattoo: He has neon yellow-green tattoos all over his body.
    • Power Glows: His tattoos glow, showing that he is very powerful.
  • Underwear of Power: Gabriel even gets introduced to the player crotch-first.
  • Wrestler in All of Us: He initiates combat by jumping and doing a flying body press on Jack, which makes him confused at the start of battle. He also exits into thin air this way after being defeated.

Ethereal Queen

One of the two gods worshiped by the Olacion Order of Radiata. This incarnation of Ethereal Queen looks like an angelic fairy in elegant white clothing, but she seems to be more evil than she lets on.
  • Bonus Boss: She is the last boss of the secret dungeon and certainly the most powerful enemy in the game.
  • Catchphrase: Seeing as how she's one of the trademark secret bosses of tri-Ace, she has a catch phrase before and after battle. Ethereal Queen starts off her encounter with Jack by stating that she's very different from Gabriel Celesta. After being defeated, she chuckles and asks Jack what he desires now that he's proven his strength before she fades away.
  • God of Evil: Although she's worshiped by the Olacion Order, she declares to Jack that she will show him "true despair".
  • Hellish Pupils: She has green slitted pupils like a cat or snake.
  • Holy Halo: She has a glowing halo made of light and is one of the two divine beings in the game.
  • Light Is Not Good: She looks like an angelic fairy and has light and holy-based powers, but she seems genuinely evil.
  • Power Glows: Her fairy wings glow when performing one of her attacks.
  • Status Effects: She can be painful to fight if you have no protection against status effects. Her attacks can cause burning, petrification, and binding.