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Characters are presented here in the same order they are met during the game.
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King of Cornelia
- Location: Cornelia Castle
Ruler of Cornelia and father of Princess Sarah, he sent messengers around the world to find the Light Warriors. As a test, he sent them on a quest to defeat Garland and save the princess before repairing the bridge to Pravoka.
- Original Name: Princess Sara
- Location: Matoya's Cave
Matoya is a blind witch who needs the Crystal Eye to see. She lives in a cave north of Coneria with her animated, speaking brooms. She is the only person capable of creating the potent Jolt Tonic needed to break the curse that Astos cast upon the Prince of Elfheim, but is unable to do so without seeing.
- Location: Elf Castle
- Location: Mt. Duergar
The Dwarves of Mt. Duergar are working on building a canal that will allow passage from the Inner Sea to the rest of the world, however they need Nitro Powder from Cornelia Castle to finish the project. One of the dwarves is a master blacksmith, capable of forging the powerful sword Excalibur from Adamantine.
- Location: Melmond
- Location: Sage's Cave
A powerful sage who lives in a cave west of Melmond, he will give the Light Warriors the Earth Rod, which will grant them passage to the lowest levels of the Terra Cave. Sarda's cave is on the other side of the Titan's Cave, guarded by the ruby loving Titan.
Circle of Sages
- Location: Crescent Lake
- Original Name: Lukahn
- Location: Crescent Lake
Lukahn is a wise and knowledgeable sage and prophet. He formerly lived in Conelia, but soon joined the Circle of Sages at Crescent Lake. Before leaving, he prophesied to the King of Cornelia that the Light Warriors would return peace and balance to the world. After that, the King sent people out to find the Light Warriors and bring them to Cornelia.
- Location: Cardia Islands
- Location: Desert Caravan
- Location: Gaia
A faerie who lives in the pond on the north side of Gaia. She was recently kidnapped, stuck in a bottle, and sold to the Desert trader. Once released she will return to Gaia and give the Light Warriors Oxyale.
- Location: Sunken Shrine
- Original Name: Lefians
- Location: Lufenia
An ancient and highly advanced race, the Lufenians built technological marvels such as the robots, the Tower of Mirage, and the Flying Fortress. The remaining Lufenians retreated to the forests south of Gaia and established a new town.
Built long ago by the Lufenians, the robots were designed to aid them in the Flying Fortress. After Tiamat took control of the Fortress, one of the robots stole the Warp Cube from the Tower of Mirage and hid in the Waterfall Cave.