During the time of Medeus's rampage over Archanea, many heroes arose to save their people from extinction. Archanea had Duke Cartas leading the liberation army, Macedon had Iote rebelling against the dragon slave masters. On the western island of Grust, a hard boiled knight named Ordwin raised his own army against Medeus, and their string of victories gave rise to the finest knights ever known. After Medeus was defeated, the people of Grust rallied behind Ordwin, and founded the Kingdom of Grust; a fully independent nation from Archanean influence.
A strict knight from the island of Grust. During the war against Medeus, he trained an army of knights to fight against Dolhr, and created the strongest army of men at the time. After the war, the people rallied behind him, and he became the first king of Grust.
The weak-willed king of Grust during the War of Shadows. Cowardly by nature, when Medeus was revived Ludwick was quick to form an alliance with the dragon king, believing him to be the strongest person in all of Archanea. Soon after, Ludwick fell gravely ill and was unable to lead the army in battle, leaving military duties to his top generals Camus and Lorenz. Sometime after Medeus was defeated by the Archanean League, Ludwick died from his illness and passed the throne to his children.
The timid prince of Grust who inherited his father's throne. When Ludwick formed his alliance with Medeus, Gharnef took Yubello and his sister hostage to encourage Grustian cooperation. Yubello spent years in Thabes waiting for release, and was finally freed when the Archanean League killed Gharnef. During the War of Heroes, General Lang took Yubello into custody for allegedly starting a rebellion against Archanea. Yubello was freed by Ogma, and then joined the Altean army.
The fiery princess of Grust who inherited her father's throne. When Ludwick formed his alliance with Medeus, Gharnef took Yumina and her brother hostage to encourage Grustian cooperation. Yumina spent years in Thabes waiting for release with her brother, and was finally freed when the Archanean League killed Gharnef. During the War of Heroes, General Lang took Yumina into custody for allegedly starting a rebellion with Lorenz against Archanea. Yumina was freed by Ogma, and then joined the Altean army under Prince Marth.
An old general from Grust, he strongly objects to allying with Dolhr. As a young man, Lorenz traveled to Talys, where he helped a young Mostyn unite all of the tribes into one kingdom. Using his experience, he returned to Grust and became a competent commander, and rising up to being one of the greatest generals in the nation. After King Ludwick allied himself with Medeus, Lorenz remained as a soldier, but joined with Archanean League after Mostyn's daughter Caeda convinced him of there being a better way. After the war ended, Lorenz led Grust in its reconstruction, but was killed when Emperor Hardin of Archanea accused him of igniting a rebellion.
A loyal general of Grust, and leader of the elite Sable Order. At the onset of the War of Shadows, Camus led the Grust army in battle against King Cornelius of Altea at the Menedy River. After a long stalemate, the Gra army betrayed their Altean allies, and the Altean army was annihilated. At the Millennium Palace, Camus fell in love with Princess Nyna of Archanea, and spared her from being executed. When Medeus caught wind of this, he had Camus imprisoned for treason, but King Ludwick was able to save him from death. Camus was finally released when the Archanean League invaded Grust. Princess Nyna asked him to join her army, but Camus could not abandon his homeland or his king. Bidding Nyna farewell, he engaged Marth in battle, and was defeated with full honor.
A knight from Grust, he believes that love can bloom on the battlefield. During the War of Shadows, Roger served as a soldier stationed at the fort near the neutral city state of Port Warren. When his platoon engaged the Archanean League, Caeda asked him if he believed in love, and smitten by her boldness, Roger joined the Archanean League. After the war, Roger had not found love and continued to live alone, but happy. During the War of Heroes, Roger worked for Emperor Hardin, but was once again recruited by Caeda into the Altean army.
A ballistician from Grust, he is a known womanizer. During the War of Shadows, Jake was stationed at the Millennium Palace under General Heimler. While there, he formed a relationship with Anna, a local Archanean woman who wanted her country to be free. When Caeda told Jake that Anna would love him for helping the Archanean League, he quickly abandoned his comrades and fought for Prince Marth. During the War of Heroes, Jake traveled the desert north of Khadein, where he was again recruited into the army by Caeda.
A priestess from Grust, she hides from the Archanean army. After the War of Shadows ended, Malliesia met the Macedonian priestess Lena, and became her student. After learning how to use many powerful staffs, Malliesia returned to her grandmother in Grust. When General Lang arrived in Grust, he began taking women prisoner, fearing for her life, Malliesia joined the Altean army, and offered Marth her hand in marriage. After the war ended, Malliesia left Archanea, and became a powerful sorcerer.
A member of the Sable Order, his loyalty to Camus is absolute. At the start of the War of Shadows, Raiden made arrangements for Princess Nyna to be escorted from the Millennium Palace to Prince Hardin in Aurelis. During the War of Heroes he joined the Altean army as they traveled through the Graveyard of Fire Dragons.
A member of the Sable Order, his loyalty to Camus is absolute. At the start of the War of Shadows, Belf made arrangements for Princess Nyna to be escorted from the Millennium Palace to Prince Hardin in Aurelis. During the War of Heroes he joined the Altean army as they traveled through the Graveyard of Fire Dragons. During the war, he discovered that the mysterious masked Sirius was in fact Camus, but promised to never reveal that secret.
A member of the Sable Order, his loyalty to Camus is absolute. At the start of the War of Shadows, Roberto made arrangements for Princess Nyna to be escorted from the Millennium Palace to Prince Hardin in Aurelis. During the War of Heroes he joined the Altean army as they traveled through the Graveyard of Fire Dragons.
Sub-commander of the Sable Order, he won't let any pass him. During the War of Shadows, he became commander of the Sable Order when Camus was imprisoned for treason against Dolhr. He led the defense of Raman Temple, but could not prevent the Archanean League from breaking through.
A general from Grust, he refused to surrender to the Archanean League. After the Gusthold was taken by the Archanean League, Larissa and his soldiers led a group villagers into caves as a measure of leverage against the Archanean League. His plan was perfect, but the wandering warrior Ymir was among the villagers, and Larissa found himself on the wrong side of Ymir's axe.
A general from Grust, he was in charge of Helena Castle, a major supply route for the army. When the wandering sorcerer Etzel was captured by his men, Dactyl forced him fight for Grust, or else his wife's ring would be destroyed. Despite Etzel's cooperation, the Archanean League defeated him in battle, and Etzel's ring was returned.
A general from Grust, he guarded the occupied Altea Castle. When the Archanean League arrived to liberate Altea, Hollstadt met them in battle trying his best to preserve the honor of Grust. Hollstadt was a firm believer in General Camus, and died asking him to finish off the league.
A general from Grust, he led the Wooden Cavalry at Menedy Castle. As he battled the Archanean League, he laughed at the thought of Prince Marth being able to actually fight in battle. After being defeated in battle, he told Marth that is was only a matter of time until General Camus would come and kill him.
Commander of the Grust soldiers stationed in western Archanea, he threatens Horace's people. A cantankerous man, Dejanira was staunchly opposed to the idea of allowing Nyna to live. As the Archanean League arrived in his territory, he cursed Camus for allowing Nyna to live and rebuild an army. He fought hard against the league, but he was unable to overcome the momentum they had gained from liberating Archanea.
Commander of the Grust forces stationed at the Millennium Palace. A man of few words, Heimler attempted to ambush the Archanean League as they battled Volzhin's soldiers in the palace. Despite his best efforts, he died without even muttering a word.
A general from Grust, he guarded the prison at Deil Castle. When Princess Minerva traveled to Deil to meet with her sister Maria, who was under Zharov's watch, he forced her to fight the Archanean League or else Maria would suffer the consequences. Unfortunately for him, the league had come to save Maria, and Zharov soon found himself fighting an aggravated Minerva.
Commander of the Grust forces stationed at Port Warren. A rather incompetent soldier, he did not expect the Archanean League to attack his poorly defended castle in the east. He fought the Archanean League, but was no match for their superior skills. A true patriot, he died wishing glory upon Grust.
A general from Grust, he commanded the forces at Lefcandith. A cautious man, he preferred a more reserved approach to fighting, rather than the gung-ho bravado used by the Macedonians at Aurelis. When Minerva and the Whitewings abandoned Harmein and his men, he cursed her before being killed by the league.
A general from Grust, he led the invasion of the Millennium Palace. When the War of Shadows started, Princess Nyna and her retainers tried to escape the palace, and evade the Grust soldiers. Just when it seemed as if they were home free, Gouber and him men arrived to block the exit. After a long and hard battle, Nyna was over to defeat Gouber, but not before General Camus would arrive to detain her.