Nature-serving Guardian of the Forest
エイダ, Eida
108 Stars Chisou Star²
Gender Female
Race Human
Age 17 (S2)
Birth Year SY 444
From Deep Forest, Greenhill Principality
Appears in

Ayda (エイダ, Eida) is a character in Suikoden II who also appears in Genso Suikogaiden Vol.1. She is an archer and calls herself a "Guardian of the Forest".


You cannot separate the world into 'people' and 'monsters.' Taking a life in battle may have meaning, but this is murder.

—  Ayda

Ayda was born into a family of Guardians who had protected the forests in Greenhill Principality from poachers for generations. Ayda grew up to be such a Guardian herself, in her father's image, making full use of her knowledge of the forests and her skills as an archer.

The scar on her left cheek comes from a fight with some of these poachers and she considered it a badge of honor. At some point, Ayda's parents were killed by griffins although she bore the creatures no ill-will over the incident.

This is why you should always check the Horsefax

Perhaps because she was raised around animals and nature since birth, Ayda had a special ability to connect with animals and other creatures through their hearts. As she was unused to socializing with people, she could sometimes come off as unfriendly but in truth, Ayda was a very kind-hearted woman who truly loved the natural world.

Early in the Dunan Unification War, she would have an encounter with Nash Latkje when he inadvertently bought a horse belonging to Ayda from Hoi, who had stolen it. The misunderstanding would be soon cleared up and Ayda would take her ire out on Hoi, driving him from the forest.

Later during the war, an injured griffin arrived in the Forest Village and Ayda tried to stop the villagers from killing it. She stated that if the griffin were to recover and attack, she would fight it, but to do so when he was injured would be murder and would hold no meaning. When a group of griffins swooped in to attack Feather, Ayda tried to defend it but was defeated. The hero and his companions then arrived to help her.

Though that might just be heartburn

After the incident, Ayda decided to join the New State Army, feeling the root of evil would be more swiftly severed at its source and that the Highland Army present an existential threat to the forests.

Ayda liked the New State Army Headquarters although she did miss the forests she was accustomed to. She also formed a bond with Kinnison, due to their similar backgrounds, and he may have had a crush on the young Guardian. She served as an archer captain during the war and her ability to navigate forests proved helpful to any unit she was part of.

Following the Dunan Unification War, she returned to the forests in Greenhill to live in harmony in nature and protect it. Her maxim was that she was born in the forest, her life is dedicated to protecting the forest, and she says she'll die in the forest. Even after the war she was occasionally visited by Kinnison.



Once your castle is at Level 3 or higher and if you have at least one set of Listening Orbs acquired from recruiting Badeaux, go to the Forest Village and meet Ayda then use the Listening Orb when prompted.
Level Gender Size Range Anger Panic Fly
34 Young female M L N 3

Battle bonds

Good Will
Protects This character does not protect anyone
Protected By Sheena
Unite Attack
1 Bow Attack w/ Kinnison or Stallion


Starting Equipment
Head Cap
Body Kenpo
Shield --
Other --
Rune No rune attached
Equipment Type
Head Headgear
Body Martial Arts Robe
Shield no
Other Medicine 6
Fur Cape


Elemental Affinities
Fire Water Earth
Lightning Wind Holy
Darkness Gate ???
D E 3
Rune Slots
Head Never available
Right Hand Level 1 /Great Hawk Rune
Left Hand Level 42
Weapon Never available


Stat Grades
Stat Growth Rate
1 20 12 12 12 12 13 13 13
20 170 60 51 60 60 68 75 75
60 290 94 80 94 94 107 119 119
90 410 128 108 128 128 146 163 163


War Stats
ATK DEF ATK+ DEF+ Skill 1 Skill 2
6 5 -- -- Heal Self x1 Forest Walk


LV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
ATK 4 6 7 10 13 25 33 40 48 57 65 73 98 116 135 147
Name Wooden Bow Forest Bow Earth Bow
W Type W Level Range
Bow N/A L

Genso Suikoden Card Stories TCG

Card # Name Type Release
102 Ayda Free Booster Pack Vol.1
354 Ayda Free Premium Pack
CS2-201 Ayda Free CS2 Booster Pack Vol.2
CS2-514/R102 Ayda Free Remake Booster





  1. Genso Suikoden II 108 Stars Character Guide (ISBN 4-88317-769-6), page 102
  2. Genso Suikoden Encyclopaedia (ISBN 4-575-16297-3), page 37
  3. Genso Suikoden Kiwami Encyclopedia, pages 130, 131, 245
Suikoden II
Characters - Enemies - Equipment - Items - Locations - Runes
108 Stars (Battle) Hero IIAbizboahAmadaAnitaAydaBadeauxBobBolganCamusChacoCliveEilieFeatherFlikFreed YamamotoFutchGabochaGadgetGantetsuGengenGenshuGeorg PrimeGijimuHai YoHannaHauserHixHoiHumphrey MintzKahn MarleyKarenKasumiKilleyKinnisonKoyuLo WenLong Chan-ChanLorelaiLucMazusMegMiklotovMillieMondoMukumukuNanamiNinaOulanPesmergaRikimaruRinaSasukeSheenaShiloShinShiroSidSierra MikainSigfriedSimone VerdricciStallionTai HoTengaarTomoTsaiTutaValeriaVikiViktorVincent de BouleWakabaYoshino YamamotoZamza
108 Stars (Support) AdlaiAlbertoAlexAnnalleeAppleBarbaraBoris WizenConnellEmiliaFitcherGilbertGordonHansHildaHuanJeaneJessJudeKiba WindamierKlaus WindamierLebranteLeonaMarlowe CodyMaximillianPicoRauraRichmondRidley WizenShuTakiTempletonTenkouTeresa WisemailTessaiTetsuTonyYam KooYuzu
Other playable characters Hero IChucharaJowy AtreidesMakumakuMekumekuMikumikuMokumokuRulodia
City-State characters AnabelleDarellGorudoGranmeyerGustav PendragonLilly PendragonMakaiRevier
Highland characters Agares BlightBeechumCulganHan CunninghamJillia BlightLeon SilverbergLuca BlightLuciaRobert BlightRowdSara BlightSasaraiSeedSolon JheeYuber
Other non-playable characters BonaparteDaisyEllieElzaFu Tan ChenGoetsuGremioGyokuranJinkaiKageKelleyKentKoLeknaatLepantMei MiMillianMina (cat)PilikaPohlRetsoRyukiShikiShun MinSusuYuriZenith
City-State of JowstonHighland KingdomToran Republic
Greenhill Principality Erud ForestForest Village (Deep Forest) • Greenhill City (New Leaf Academy) • Greenhill Forest
Matilda Knightdom Highway VillageMt. RakuteiRockaxe (Rockaxe Castle)
Muse Principality Coronet TownMercenary FortressMuse City (Jowston Hill) • North Sparrow PassRyube VillageSindar RuinsToto VillageWhite Deer Inn
South Window Principality Cave of the WindKuskus TownNew State Army HeadquartersNorth WindowRadat TownSouth Window City
Tinto Principality Crom VillageLampdragon MountainTigermouth VillageTinto CityTinto Mines
Two River Principality Drakemouth VillageKobold VillageLakewestLana RiverTwo River City
Highland Kingdom Kyaro TownL'Renouille (L'Renouille Palace) • Sajah VillageTenzan Pass
Toran Republic Banner ForestBanner MountainsBanner PassBanner VillageGregminster (Gregminster PalaceScarlet Moon Inn) • Rokkaku Hamlet
Events Dragon PlanDunan Unification War (Battle of RockaxeBattle of L'RenouilleThe Last Battle)
Races HumanElfFlying squirrelGriffinKoboldWinged HordeUnicorn
True Runes Beast RuneBlack Sword RuneBright Shield RuneEight Section RuneMoon RuneNight RuneRune of BeginningRune of Life and Death
Terms Black Dragon GroupBlue Drop RuneBlue Moon VillageBorder GuardCircle RuneDunan (region)Dunan MonarchyDunan RepublicDunan RiverFire SpearFree Knights of CamaroGolden Bird Holy Flower Dragon Tooth Glory PunchGordon's MercentileGreenhill PrincipalityGuardian Deity statueHigheastHighland ArmyHikusaakHoly Kingdom of HarmoniaKage (group)KanakanKarakas DesertKaraya ClanKeepers of the FlameLake DunanListening OrbMatilda KnightdomMatilda KnightsMoon Bird RecipeMuse PrincipalityNameless LandsNerekNew State ArmyQueendom of FalenaRoundia HaiaScarlet Moon EmpireSindarinSouth Window PrincipalityTinto PrincipalityTwo River PrincipalityUnicorn BrigadeZexen Federation
Genso Suikogaiden Vol.1 Harmonia no Kenshi
Key characters Nash LatkjeHero IICulganDominguezElzaJillia BlightJowy AtreidesJulie LatkjeLuca BlightNanamiSeedSierra MikainTeresa Wisemail
Other characters AdlaiAnnalleeAyanaAydaBadeauxBobCliveConnellEmiliaFlikGasparGeorg PrimeHannaHauserHixHoiJeaneJudeKahn MarleyKelleyKinnisonLeonaMaximillianMazusNinaPilikaRauraRein PenenbergRowdShiloShinStallionTempletonTengaarViktorWakabaYuriZaj Quiroz
City-State of JowstonHighland Kingdom
Locations Blue Moon VillageGreenhill City (New Leaf Academy) • Greenhill ForestMuse City
Events Dunan Unification War
Races HumanElfKoboldVampire
True Runes Black Sword RuneBright Shield RuneMoon RuneRune of Beginning
Terms Highland ArmyHowling Voice GuildTwin Snake Sword Großer Fluss