Alisha Diphda is one of the main protagonists in Tales of Zestiria and princess of the Kingdom of Hyland. However, due to her mother's low social status, she is the farthest from inheriting the throne, and has thus trained as a knight in order to serve her country. She meets Sorey while journeying to discover why various disasters around the world are occurring. Alisha is given the leading role of the party. As part of her Squire's pact, Sorey gave her the name Melphis Amekia, meaning "The Smiling Alisha", while she was acting as his assistant. While she was Rose's Squire, she was given the name Isylvia Amekia meaning "The Crying Alisha".