Lloyd Irving serves as the main character from Tales of Symphonia for the GameCube and as a playable protagonist in Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World for the Wii. He is also a guest character in Soulcalibur Legends for the Wii. Though a simple country boy in many respects, Lloyd is a gifted crafter with considerable knowledge on power-enhancing ExSpheres and Key Crests. He is also a talented swordsman with a preference for dual-wielding, and a capable and idealistic leader. He aids his childhood friend Collette, the Chosen of Regeneration, in her pilgrimage to save their world. He eventually becomes a key figure in a war of balance between two worlds, leading a quest to save them both.