When beginning the game you are given the choice to select either a male or female character.
Male ProtagonistEditIf you select the male character you will be assigned this specific character.
Default name is Ryder.
Female ProtagonistEditIf you select the female character you will be assigned this specific character.
Default name is Vala.
Minion KeeperEditminions that don't fit into your party.
He is most most helpful not just for quick browsing and comparing your pets, but also for managing gems.
Grand Sage Editminions.
Grass Sage Edit
Defeat him to forge your first seal: Sage Seal of Courage.
This will allow you to find random treasure chests within the Tower floors.
Defeat him to forge your second seal: Sage Seal of Passion.
This will allow you to combine gems.
Map Holder Edit
This enlightened and kind dude doesn't battle you. Instead, he gives you the map of the current level. Totally for free. But in hard mode, you need to battle him.