Astralian Continent

Ancient nautical chart of the Astralian Continent.

Roak is a planet from the Theta Sector. It belongs to the Pangalactic Federation, having joined in S.D. 450. It is a lushy planet inhabited by the Roakians and its technology from S.D. 10 to S.D. 346 is comparable to 16th century Earth. Three continents exist in its surface: Muan, Astral and Silvalant, and these are inhabited by Fellpool, Highlanders and Featherfolk.


In the Star Ocean it seems the general population of Roak is totally unaware of the name of their homeworld and it is implied they even did not have one at all as this planet is underdeveloped. The two Earthlings: Ilia Silvestri and Ronyx J. Kenny do know the name Roak but the source of it is unknown. The explanation comes with the Star Ocean: The Last Hope. Roak is actually a name given to this planet by Morphus from En II. Bacchus then passed the name to Edge Maverick and the name Roak is then spread to Earth and registered in the map of the galaxy.

However, some people native to Roak actually know the name of their homeworld even if they should not. For example Eleyna Farrence is one of them, it may be so due to her auguries. Sarah Jerand too knows the name, maybe due to her time spent with Edge's group. It should be noted that Meracle Chamlotte was totally unaware of the name too until she was told and until she herself realized what her home is, but given the fact she probably was (or rathe will be) born in somewhat developed future, it might be possible that in her original timeline the name "Roak" is still not very widespread among Roakians.

Geography and Demographics

See Also: List of Star Ocean Locations
See Also: List of Star Ocean 4 Locations

Roak's landscape is split in three continents: the eastern Muan Continent, the central Astralian Continent and the western Silvalant Continent. As of SD 10, the three continents host four kingdoms: the Muah Kingdom rules over the entire Muan Continent; the Kingdom of Astral rules over the entire Astralian Continent; and the Van Kingdom rules over the southern half of the Silvalant Continent, while the Silvalant Kingdom rules over its northern areas.

Climate-wise, Roak has four areas which represent each of the four seasons, to which each kingdom's area corresponds: the Muan Continent is green and humid, representing spring; the Kingdom of Astral is arid, mountainous, and features desert areas, representing summer; the Kingdom of Van has lush, red forests, representing autumn; and the Kingdom of Silvalant is mountainous and snowy, representing winter.

The feline Fellpool are the predominant class in Roak, and enhabit all continents equally. Their biological cousins, the Highlander rule the Astralian Continent. Lastly, the Featherfolk are a relatively closed-in minority, and hail from the Silvalant continent. The primitive Lesser Fellpool and the Lycanthropes are even less in numbers, and communicate rarely with the rest of Roak's society.

Demographical areas as of SD 46 include Kraat, Haute and Portmith at Muah; Autanim, Tropp, Tatroi and Astral City

in Astral; Eckdart, Ionis and Van y Ille City at Van Kingdom; and Durss and Silvalant City in Silvalant.


Texture extracted from STAR OCEAN™ - THE LAST HOPE™ - 4K & Full HD Remaster. This is Roak, the full planet with all the continents and more.


Star Ocean: The Last Hope

After their escape from the alternate dimension Earth, the SRF-003 Calnus is forced to make an emergency landing on Roak, needing to reconfigure its engines to work with the new crystal Meracle provided. Soon after arriving on Roak, Reimi begins to show signs of fatigue. The party travels to Tatroi and while there they rescue a featherfolk girl named Sarah Jerand. She asks to join the party, but Edge, still overcome with guilt over what happened on alternate dimension Earth, rejects her.

When they reach the inn, Reimi collapses and then they find out about the stone sickness that is plaguing the people of Tatroi. Sarah returns and informs the party that a cure can be obtained from the king in Astral City. While waiting for the cure, the party discovers that the cure and the supplies to create it were stolen. The party travels back to Tatroi and Edge defeats the thief in the Tatroi Arena. Reimi is given the cure and makes a full recovery. She reveals to Edge and they, as well as their childhood friend Crowe, have been genetically altered. The party then sets off to find the source of the disease.

However, before the party can leave, they discover that Sarah has gone missing. On the way they visit a Gypsy camp where Faize falls in love and recieves the cape he wears for the rest of the game. The next destination is Tropp. There the party meets Eleyna Farrence and find out about the Church of Sydonai, including Tamiel. Eleyna gives them many tips. She tells them that Sarah is in the Purgatorium and gives them the key to get through. Myuria Tionysus is the next member to join the party and accompanies the party throughout the Purgatorium. This leads them to the Purgatorium and they work their way through until the central chamber in which Tamiel is fought. Faize finds out secretly that his love has died and this begins his turning evil. After defeating him they save Sarah and head back to the ship as they have finished their business on the planet. This isn't the end for Sarah though as she sneaks onto the ship and remains with them throughout the game. After discussing her status the SRF set off for the next destination in the Star Ocean.

Star Ocean: Fantastic Space Odyssey/First Departure

In SD 346 , Roak was target of a biological weapon used by Lezonia, which petrified its population. Lezonia then abducted around 200,000 Roakians, in the space of days.

Roddick Farrence, Millie Chliette and Dorne Murtough, in an attempt to gather healing herbs from Mt. Metorx in order to cure the effects of this virus, make contact with two Earthlings: Ilia Silvestri and Ronyx J. Kenny. They then explain their efforts are futile and offer their aid in examining Dorne, who has been infected with the virus.

After discovering the host of the virus was Asmodeus, the archfiend of old times, Roddick and his friends decide to use the Time Gate at planet Styx to return 300 years back in time to Roak of S.D. 46 and retrieve antibodies from Asmodeus. Unfortunately, the party is separated, and Ilia and Roddick find themselves alone in S.D. 46 Kratus, known this time as Kraat. Roddick and Ilia then travel to Coule, meeting Cyuss Warren, a Highlander, and then head forward to Portmith, where they are able to find a ferry to the Astralian port town of Autanim. From Autanim they head to Tatroi: there they meet Ashlay Bernbeldt and take the ferry to Astral City, where they help Phia Melle with a case of counterfeit by a minion of Asmodeus. They then hear a rumor about the Eye of Truth being located in the Purgatorium, an artifact which may help Roddick and Ilia to find the missing Ronyx and Millie.

At the Purgatorium, they meet Ioshua Jerand, a featherfolk in search of the Eye of Truth. The party makes it way into the depths of the purgatorium and meets with its guardians, the Runes. These archaic entities help them, under the condition that they never enter the complex again, and reveal that Millie and Ronyx are in the Van Kingdom, in the Silvalant Continent. The party then heads to Eckdart via Tropp, and from there they head to Ionis, the town of Item Creation. There they finally meet with Ronyx, who is accompanied by Mavelle Froesson. After spending the night at Ionis, the party heads towards Van y Ille City, the capital of the Van Kingdom, where the King awaits vollunteers to join the campaign against the Archfiend, Asmodeus.

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time

After the Earth is destroyed by the Fourth-Dimensional Executioners, many of Earth's survivors, including Ryoko Leingod and Mr. and Mrs. Esteed,  were evacuated to Roak.

Dictionary Entry

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time

A planet in the Theta Sector which is relatively close to the Sol System. The blood of the Felinefolk who live on this planet can be processed and used to manufacture a material that is able to absorb nearly 100% of all light wavelengths between 240 and 780 nm. This caused Roak to get pulled into a war between the Terran Alliance and Lezonia in the middle of the 4th century SD. Estimates of the number of Felinefolk that were abducted from Roak and taken to Lezonia during this period vary from several hundred thousand to several million.

In 446 SD, Roak signed an alliance with Earth.

In 450 SD, Roak joined the Pangalactic Federation. ...Or so we are told.

Star Ocean: The Last Hope

A planet located in Sector Theta of the Milky Way, relatively close to the Sol system. Three continents dominate its landscape, occupied by a variety of intelligent life. Its level of civilization is roughly comparable to that of Earth in the 16th century, but some aspects of its culture are unheard of even on Earth. In the future, Roak will serve as the stage for several notable moments in space history.

First Departure Logo
Translations - Artists - Voice Actors
Playable Characters
Roddick Farrence Icon Millie Chliette Icon Dorne Murtough Icon Ronyx J. Kenny Icon Ilia Silvestri Icon Cyuss Warren Icon Ashlay Bernbeldt Icon
Roddick Farrence
Millie Chliette
Dorne Murtough
Ronyx J. Kenny
Ilia Silvestri
Cyuss Warren
Ashlay Bernbeldt
Phia Melle Icon Ioshua Jerand Icon Mavelle Froesson Icon Pericci Icon T'nique Arcana Icon Welch Vineyard Icon Erys Jerand Icon
Phia Melle
Ioshua Jerand
Mavelle Froesson
T’nique Arcana
Welch Vineyard
Erys Jerand
Non-Playable Characters Martoth Chliette - Velkhent Pirates - Lias Warren - The Runes - King of Van - King of Silvalant - King of Astral - King of Muah - Crimson Shield - Asmodeus - Yvena - Jie Revorse
Ise - Earth - Styx - Roak - Fargett - Lezonia
Fellpool - Earthling - Highlander - Featherfolk - Lesser Fellpool - Lycanthrope - Muah - Creator - Rune - Celestial Being - Demon - Demonoid - Fargettian - Lezonian - Superhuman - Tria
Eye of Truth - Time Gate - Terran Alliance - UP3 - Tatroi Arena - Emblems - Ocarina - Demon World
Item Creation (Specialty - Super Specialty - Talents) - Private Action (AR) - Guard - Special Arts (SFT) - Symbology
Perfect Sound Collection - Star Ocean Soundtrack - Star Ocean: First Departure Original Soundtrack

"Heart" - "For Achieve" - "Dancin' Sword" - "Tense Atmosphere"

Enemies - Items - Locations - Skills - Sound Collection
SO4 Logo
Translations - Artists - Voice Actors
Playable Characters
Edge Icon Reimi Icon Faize Icon Lymle Icon Bacchus Icon Meracle Icon Myuria Icon
Edge Maverick
Reimi Saionji
Faize Sheifa Beleth
Lymle Lemuri Phi
Bacchus D-79
Meracle Chamlotte
Myuria Tionysus
Sarah Icon Arumat Icon
Sarah Jerand
Arumat P. Thanatos
Non-Playable Characters Welch Vineyard - Grafton - Stephen D. Kenny - Crowe F. Almedio - Gaghan - Ghimdo - Klaus Bachtein - King of Astral - Lias Warren - Eleyna Farrence - Giotto Vandione
Grigori Armaros - Barachiel - Sahariel - Tamiel - Kokabiel - Satanail - Apostle of Creation
Aeos - Arcturis VIII - Earth - Eldar - En II - Lemuris - Nox Obscurus - Roak
Cardianon - Earthling - Eldarian - Featherfolk - Fellpool - Lesser Fellpool - Highlander - Lemurisian - Muah - Morphus - Phantoms - Celestial Being - Demon - Demonoid - Grigori - Lycanthrope - Superhuman - Tria
Bacculus - Epiphanies of Guidance - Missing Procedure - Project Hope - Space Reconnaissance Force - Universal Science and Technology Administration
Item Creation (Synthesis - Private Action (AR) - Battle Bonus Board - BEAT System - Blindside - Rush Guage (Rush Mode) (Rush Combo) - Skills - Special Arts - Symbology
Star Ocean: The Last Hope OST - Arrange Soundtrack

"Blood on the Keys" - "The Eleventh Hour" - "For Achieve" - "Stab the Sword of Justice"

Achievements/Trophies - Battle Trophies - Enemies - Items - Locations - Sound Collection