Upon starting the game, players are given 3 free slots to create Playable Characters whose actions are controllable. In the story, they are referred to as Boden's Descendants. Additional character slots may be purchased for 99 Rubies.
All Allies, resources, rankings and rewards are shared among all Characters within one account. Gear/Equiptment may be switched from one Character to another via the "Storage".
You may choose from five Character Classes, with a sixth, new Paladin Character that has been released on the Chapter 3 Patch, 2016. Follow the image links to their respective articles.
The main character can undergo the "Awakened Quest" to gain access to the "Awakened Skills". The Quest is explained here.
Allies can belong to the following categories. Follow the image links to a list of all Allies falling into said classes.