"The Town of Salva is a small mining town that is located, not surprisingly, next to a mine called Salva Drift."
—Star Ocean: The Second Story: Prima's Official Strategy Guide.
Salva is a town in Expel. It is a mining town located on a pass between Arlia and Krosse. The Salva Mines as well as The Seven Dwarves bar are located here. It is the hometown of Allen Tucks, the son of the town's mayor.
"Did you hear? They're saying the guy who beat Allen was the actual Hero of Light!"
—The Bartender of The Seven Dwarves Bar.
Salva is visited when Allen kidnaps Rena Lanford and attempts to marry her on the ceremonial chanber he had ordered built for this purpose in the Salva Mines, but Claude C. Kenny swiftly rescues Rena, and Allen, who had been mentally and physically altered due to an energy stone's mysteriouis radiation energy. After the rescue, the small mining town is in an uproar, and not just about the whole Allen affair, but about the Hero of Light as well. Both Rena and Claude return to Arlia.