The following is a list of characters that appear in Final Fantasy Explorers.
- Cid - Leader of the Explorers' Union and legendary explorer
- Marie - the Union's Quest Desk staff and one of the main quest posters.
- Head Researcher - A staff of the Monster Lab who handles monster creation.
- Fortune-teller - Offers fortune in buffs in exchange for gil or Coin.
- Workshop Owner - Offers to forge new equipment or upgrade old equipment with harvested materials.
- Mika the Shopgirl - A shopkeeper and one of the main quest posters.
- Moogle - A moogle who rewards the player with Trance magicites.
- Mogroe - The 'Migrant Moogle Merchant' that offers items not found in the regular shop.
- Ludio - An Explorer who offers tutorials to the player.
- Rosaria - An Explorer who frequently admonishes the player while hiding admiration.
- Ardo - A self-proclaimed rival Explorer to the player.
- Beatrice - An Explorer with an interest on Surama.
- Soltis - An acolyte of Naravean Church.
- Fierty - An Equitissa of the Knight Orthodox from the Church of Madulas.
- Clemeus - The Father; leader of the Church of Madulas.
- Shion - An inspector from Querasua who handles monster research in Amostra.
- Claire - A Court Mage of the Kingdom of Lillium.
- Grauser - Colonel of the Imperial Gartian Army.
- Biggs and Wedge - Soldiers of the Imperial Gartian Army.
- Surama - A mysterious androgynous character who monitors the player's progress.