All credits for this table comes from the original spreadsheet by /u/Ioregnak.

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NPC NameCityAcquiredStrengthUsesHitsSkill Description:
Fierce-looking ManValoreHire (331Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Hunter-like YouthValoreInvite241Deal Phys. Bow damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Long-time ResidentValoreHire (14-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 90).
Taviani's "Daughter"ValoreHire (341Deal Elem. Dark damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Earnest TraderValoreImpress (Lv 3)131Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Valore MayorValoreInvite141Deal Phys. Staff damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Cragspear MerchantValoreHire (241Deal Elem. Lgtning damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Good-natured YouthValoreImpress (Lv 9)23-Raise Crit of Front by 10% (turns: 3).
Anxious MotherValoreHire (12-Restore SP of an ally (amount: 20).
Powder SellerValoreHire (14-Impart an enemy with Phys. Atk. Down 10% (turns: 4).
Ruffian ChefValoreImpress (Lv 7)231Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Great ArchitectValoreImpress (Lv 85)1022Deal Phys. Axe damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 180).
Man with Sorrowful EyesValoreImpress (Lv 16)321Deal Phys. Bow damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Grandiloquent ManValoreInvite23-Restore HP of Front (potency: 80).
Hollow-eyed WomanValoreHire (131Deal Elem. Fire damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Veteran HunterValoreImpress (Lv 25)421Deal Phys. Bow damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Main Street BartenderValoreImpress (Lv 15)34-Grant an ally automatic HP recovery (turns: 3/potency: 50).
Tavern RegularValoreHire (141Deal Elem. Lgtning damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Woman of FaithValoreImpress (Lv 7)231Deal Elem. Ice damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Anxious PriestValoreInvite131Deal Elem. Light damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Indomitable DancerValoreHire (341Deal Phys. Fan damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Stern Scarlet WingEmberglowImpress (Lv 18)331Deal Elem. Lgtning damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Woman Knowledgeable of ValoreEmberglowHire (14-Impart an enemy with Elem. Def. Down 10% (turns: 4).
Scarlet Wing AdmirerEmberglowImpress (Lv 35)54-Raise Crit of an ally by 20% (turns: 4).
Faithful Scarlet WingEmberglowImpress (Lv 18)341Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Overly Devout MerchantEmberglowHire (13-Impart an ally with Elem. Def. Up 10% (turns: 4).
Hero-extolling MinstrelEmberglowInvite14-Impart an ally with Elem. Atk. Up 10% (turns: 4).
Man Suspicious of the HeroEmberglowImpress (Lv 37)521Deal Phys. Polearm damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Traveler from TheatropolisEmberglowHire (12-Restore SP of an ally (amount: 20).
Terrorized Scarlet WingEmberglowHire (14-Impart an enemy with Phys. Def. Down 10% (turns: 4).
Woman Suspicious of MansionEmberglowImpress (Lv 25)43-Low chance to inflict an enemy with sleep (turns: 3).
Girl's CaretakerEmberglowImpress (Lv 1)14-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 90).
Woman Who is Stern to StrangersEmberglowImpress (Lv 1)14-Lower Spd of an enemy by 10% (turns: 4).
Man Who Elucidates HistoryEmberglowInvite14-Lower Crit of an enemy by 10% (turns: 4).
Gossipy WomanEmberglowImpress (Lv 4)13-Restore HP of Front (potency: 80).
Man Who Knows the Dangers of SnowEmberglowInvite341Deal Phys. Staff damage to Single Foe (potency: 85).
Tottering Old ManEmberglowImpress (Lv 85)1024Deal Phys. Bow damage to All Foes 4 time(s) (potency: 65).
Man Distrustful of LaboratoryEmberglowImpress (Lv 15)34-Impart an ally with Phys. Atk. Up 15% (turns:4).
Soldier Guarding EntranceTheatropolisInvite341Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe (potency: 85).
Woman Who Speaks of the CoastlandsTheatropolisImpress (Lv 2)121Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Old Man Who Wants to See a Cheerful PlayTheatropolisInvite14-Low chance to inflict an enemy with bleeding (turns: 4).
Blacksmith's ApprenticsTheatropolisHire (221Deal Phys. Fan damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Merchant from ValoreTheatropolisHire (14-Low chance to inflict an enmy with poison (turns: 4).
Merchant Who Caters to TheatregoersTheatropolisHire (24-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 90).
Vigilant MerchantTheatropolisImpress (Lv 9)231Deal Elem. Light damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Knight Ardante from the GarrisonTheatropolisInvite14-Impart an ally with Phys. Def. Up 10% (turns: 4).
Burly ScholarTheatropolisInvite521Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Master of BooksTheatropolisImpress (Lv 85)1023Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 220).
Novel-reading LibrarianTheatropolisInvite14-Impart an enemy with Elem. Atk. Down 10% (turns: 4).
Bibliophile ClericTheatropolisInvite33-Restore SP of Front (amount: 10).
Acerbic ScholarTheatropolisImpress (Lv 28)421Deal Phys. Tome damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Glum-looking ManTheatropolisHire (13-Raise Spd. of an ally by 10% (turns: 4).
Theatre ReceptionistTheatropolisHire (34-Impart an enemy with Elem. Def. Down 15% (turns: 4).
Wealthy Theatre PatronTheatropolisInvite131Deal Elem. Light damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Starry-eyed TheatregoerTheatropolisInvite141Deal Elem. Dark damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Grounded AristocratTheatropolisImpress (Lv 2)12-Restore HP of Front (potency: 100).
Young WayfarerNameless TownImpress (Lv 20)351Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Rebounding ArtistNameless TownHire (331Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe (potency: 270) and have a moderate chance to inflict paralysis (turns: 3).
Artist's Impassioned WifeNameless TownInvite321Deal Phys. Fan damage to All Foes (potency: 210) and impart Phys. Atk. Down 15% (turns: 3).
Glayne the Nut GirlNameless TownHire (32-Restore HP of Front (potency: 100).
Confident FisherwomanRippletideImpress (Lv 27)432Deal Elem. Fire damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 85).
Sailor Turned MerchantRippletideHire (23-Low chance to inflict an enemy with paralysis (turns: 3).
Le MannRippletideInvite111Deal Phys. Staff damage to Single Foe (potency: 85).
Elderly Woman from a Distant LandRippletideInvite33-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 110).
Tony's MotherRippletideImpress (Lv 25)432Deal Elem. Ice damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 85).
HarrisRippletideHire (441Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
TonyRippletideInvite441Deal Elem. Fire damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Energetic Old WomanRippletideImpress (Lv 85)1023Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 220).
Olneo the MerchantRippletideHire (741Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
MarinaRippletideHire (523Deal Phys. Bow damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 85).
Capital GuardCragspearImpress (Lv 27)441Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Priest Preaching LoveCragspearInvite52-Restore SP of Front (amount: 20).
Distantly-related NobleCragspearHire (431Deal Phys. Fan damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Curious MerchantCragspearImpress (Lv 24)431Deal Elem. Dark damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Composed AristocratCragspearHire (54-Impart an ally with Phys. Atk. Up 20% (turns: 4).
Alcohol-hating ManCragspearHire (622Deal Elem. Dark damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 105).
Birdian ResearcherCragspearImpress (Lv 25)441Deal Phys. Bow damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Victors Hollow MerchantCragspearHire (34-Raise Crit on an ally by 15% (turns: 4).
Castle GuardCragspearInvite63-Impart All Foes with Phys. Atk. Down 20% (turns: 3).
Resentful ScholarCragspearImpress (Lv 30)431Deal Elem. Ice damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Castle Gate GuardCragspearInvite421Deal Elem. Wind damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Capital SightseerCragspearImpress (Lv 27)323Deal Phys. Sword damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 40).
Mid-tier Noble's ServantCragspearHire (42-Restore SP of an ally (amount: 40).
Brigand BossCragspearInvite43-Impart All Foes with Phys. Def. Down 15% (turns: 3).
Slum GuardCragspearHire (43-Impart All Foes with Elem. Atk. Down 15% (turns: 3).
Cynical PauperCragspearImpress (Lv 23)342Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 110).
Man Who Insists He Lives in the CapitalCragspearInvite431Deal Phys. Sword damage to All Foes (potency: 170).
Deeply Indebted ManCragspearHire (33-Impart an ally with Elem. Def. Up 15% (turns: 4).
Debt CollectorCragspearImpress (Lv 30)431Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Punching BagCragspearImpress (Lv 35)54-Impart an ally with Phys. Def. Up 20% (turns:4).
Principled WomanCragspearInvite53-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 130).
Man Confronting TyrannyCragspearInvite823Deal Elem. Wind damage to All Foes 3 time(s) (potency: 85).
Gold HunterCragspearHire (623Deal Phys. Axe damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 100).
Disagreeable MerchantCragspearHire (32-Low chance to inflict All Foes with paralysis (turns: 2).
Whimsical WriterCragspearInvite441Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Town WatchClearbrookImpress (Lv 49)631Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 360).
Loving GranddaughterClearbrookInvite63-Restore HP of an ally (potency: 130).
Loving GrandfatherClearbrookInvite441Deal Phys. Staff damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
AnglerClearbrookHire (621Deal Phys. Polearm damage to All Foes (potency: 170).
Magg the CookClearbrookInvite522Deal Elem. Fire damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 210).
Regular PatronClearbrookHire (441Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
GertasClearbrookInvite431Deal Phys. Axe damage to All Foes (potency: 170).
Zeph the ApothecaryClearbrookImpress (Lv 45)62-Low chance to inflict All Foes with paralysis (turns: 2) and bleeding (turns: 3).
Entrance GuardClearbrookImpress (Lv 55)743Deal Phys. Axe damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 120).
Kindly Old ManSunshadeImpress (Lv 55)831Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe (potency: 360).
Lamas Company MerchantSunshadeHire (522Deal Elem. Wind damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 125).
Soldier from the NorthSunshadeImpress (Lv 40)621Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 270) and have a moderate chance to inflict poison (turns: 4).
Corporate ScionSunshadeHire (341Deal Elem. Light damage to Single Foe (potency: 85).
Husband Studying CultureSunshadeHire (34-Impart an ally with Elem. Atk. Up 15% (turns: 4).
Working DancerSunshadeHire (23-Impart Front with Elem. Atk. Up 10% (turns: 3),
Woman Traveling With Her HusbandSunshadeImpress (Lv 42)531Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 320).
Straight-faced ManSunshadeInvite432Deal Phys. Fan damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 60).
Brave Tavern MaidSunshadeImpress (Lv 45)622Deal Elem. Ice damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 105).
Former ActorSunshadeInvite542Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 135).
Tavern Patron Comparing DrinksSunshadeHire (22-Moderate chance in inflict All Foes with sleep (turns: 2).
Man Looking for SomeoneSunshadeInvite33-Lower Spd of All Foes by 10% (turns: 3).
Inconspicuous LadSunshadeInvite241Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe (potency: 85).
Soldier from the WestSunshadeHire (341Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Melancholic WomanSunshadeInvite331Deal Phys. Fan damage to All Foes (potency: 170).
Art Dealer's AttendantSunshadeHire (54-Impart an ally with Phys. Def. Up 20% (turns: 4).
Assiduous MercenarySunshadeImpress (Lv 42)53-Raise Crit of Front by 20% (turns: 2).
Troubled Merchant of MeansSunshadeHire (13-Moderate chance in inflict All Foes with poison (turns: 3).
Woman Drawing WaterSunshadeHire (72-Grant Front automatic HP recovery (turns: 3/potency: 120).
Passionate RepairerShepherds RockInvite62-Raise Phys. Def. and Elem. Def. of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Aspiring LeaderShepherds RockImpress (Lv 47)611Deal Phys. Sword damage to All Foes (potency: 245).
Veggie-loving GraybeardShepherds RockImpress (Lv 47)621Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 270) and have a moderate chance to inflict bleeding (turns: 4).
Rambling ClericShepherds RockHire (62-Restore HP of Front (potency: 120).
Stern-looking CarpenterShepherds RockInvite43-Impart All Foes with Elem. Def. Down 15% (turns: 3).
Chatty Old WomanShepherds RockImpress (Lv 51)62-Raise Phys. Atk., Elem. Atk., and Critical of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Chatty HousewifeShepherds RockInvite822Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Random Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 180).
Industrious GardenerShepherds RockImpress (Lv 60)722Deal Phys. Dagger damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 105).
Tireless SoldierShepherds RockImpress (Lv 47)632Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 165).
Once-aspiring KnightShepherds RockImpress (Lv 60)723Deal Phys. Sword damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 120).
Wrinkled ManShepherds RockInvite63-Impart Front with Phys. Def. Up 20% (turns: 3).
Man in the ShadeShepherds RockHire (62-Cure some status ailments of an ally.
Jocular SoldierShepherds RockInvite441Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 270) and impart Elem. Def. Down 10% (turns: 3).
Theatre LoverShepherds RockInvite33-Grant Front automatic HP recovery (turns: 3/potency: 80).
Mysterious DancerShepherds RockImpress (Lv 50)62-Raise Phys. Def., Elem. Def., and Speed of Front by 10% (turns: 3).
Iron-loving MerchantShepherds RockImpress (Lv 53)622Deal Elem. Light damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 125).
Nimble CarpenterShepherds RockHire (523Deal Phys. Bow damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 100).
Merchant-like ManShepherds RockInvite641Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Sociable Antique DealerShepherds RockInvite43-Lower Spd of an enemy by 15% (turns: 4).
Former MerchantShepherds RockInvite61-Cure some status ailments of Front.
Cheerful AcrobatShepherds RockImpress (Lv 61)723Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 100).
Scholarly SoldierShepherds RockHire (442Deal Phys. Tome damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 135).
Former Vassal of HornburgShepherds RockHire (521Deal Elem. Lgtning damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Worried FatherFlamesgraceHire (73-Lower Phys. Atk. and Critical of an enemy by 20% (turns: 3) and have a moderate chance to inflict sleep (turns: 3).
Doting MotherFlamesgraceHire (53-Grant an ally automatic HP recovery (turns: 3/potency: 150).
Avaricious MerchantFlamesgraceHire (423Deal Elem. Fire damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 85).
Watchful GrandmaFlamesgraceInvite52-Raise Spd of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Muttering CodgerFlamesgraceImpress (Lv 100)1021Deal non-Elem. damage to All Foes (potency: 999),
Man New to TownFlamesgraceInvite631Deal Elem. Ice damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Woman New to TownFlamesgraceHire (54-Impart an ally with Elem. Atk. Up 20% (turns: 4).
Fur DealerFlamesgraceHire (622Deal Phys. Polearm damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 105).
Drunken SoldierFlamesgraceImpress (Lv 60)72-Moderate chance to inflict All Foes with poison (turns: 3) and blindness (turns: 3).
Ambitious HunterFlamesgraceInvite733Deal Elem. Wind damage to Random Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 120).
Stern KnightFlamesgraceImpress (Lv 63)731Deal Phys. Sword damage to All Foes (potency: 245).
Shivering GrandmotherFlamesgraceInvite83-Lower Ice Res. of All Foes by 25% (turns: 3).
Lonely Old LadyFlamesgraceHire (73-High chance to inflict an enemy with sleep (turns: 3).
Striving SquireFlamesgraceInvite621Deal Phys. Bow damage to Single Foe (potency: 270) and have a moderate chance to inflict blindness (turns: 3).
Former DancerFlamesgraceHire (542Deal Phys. Fan damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 135).
Thoughtful ManFlamesgraceInvite73-Restore HP of Front (potency: 100) and have a moderate chance to cure some status ailments.
Ardent BelieverFlamesgraceInvite622Deal Phys. Axe damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 105).
Proud Knight ArdanteFlamesgraceImpress (Lv 62)72-Raise Phys. Def. and Elem. Def. of Front by 20% (turns: 3).
Hardworking ClericFlamesgraceInvite732Deal Phys. Staff damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 165).
Soliciting WomanFlamesgraceHire (63-Lower Crit of All Foes by 20% (turns: 3).
MercenaryFlamesgraceImpress (Lv 65)821Deal Phys. Dagger damage to All Foes (potency: 245) and have a high chance to inflict bleeding (turns: 3).
Well-connected MerchantFlamesgraceHire (72-Restore SP of Front (amount: 50).
ZealotFlamesgraceInvite632Deal Elem. Light damage to Random For 2 time(s) (potency: 180).
Patient ClericFlamesgraceInvite62-Raise Elem. Atk. and Elem. Def. of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Religious ScholarFlamesgraceInvite732Deal Phys. Tome damage to Random Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 180).
Elderly ClericFlamesgraceInvite822Deal Elem. Light damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 150).
Novice ClericFlamesgraceHire (531Deal Phys. Staff damage to All Foes (potency: 210).
Young Antique DealerVictors HollowHire (52-Cure some status ailments of an ally.
Gladiator FanVictors HollowHire (43-Impart Front with Phys. Atk. Up 15% (turns: 3).
Bewitching DancerVictors HollowImpress (Lv 65)821Deal Phys. Fan damage to All Foes (potency: 280) and have a very high chance to inflict sleep (turns: 3).
Pacifistic HousewifeVictors HollowInvite34-Impart an ally with Phys. Def. Up 15% (turns: 4).
Victorious WomanVictors HollowHire (631Deal critical Phys. Bow damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Defeated GamblerVictors HollowHire (631-5Deal Phys. Staff damage to Random Foe 1-5 times (potency: 100).
Keen-eared BanditVictors HollowImpress (Lv 62)731Deal Phys. Dagger damage to All Foes (potency: 245).
Portly ManVictors HollowImpress (Lv 62)721Deal Phys. Axe damage to All Foes (potency: 245) and impart Phys. Def. Down 10% (turns: 3).
Longsword MercenaryVictors HollowInvite831Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 320) and impart Phys. Def. Down 20% (turns: 3).
Spectating NobleVictors HollowImpress (Lv 63)441Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 100).
Seasoned OrganizerVictors HollowHire (71-Restore HP (potency: 130) and SP (amount: 40) of an ally.
Traveling GourmandVictors HollowHire (63-Lower Wind Res. of All Foes by 20% (turns: 3).
Argumentative ManVictors HollowImpress (Lv 63)723
Deal Phys. Dagger damage to Single Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 75). Lower Shield Points even when not striking weak points.
Mont d'OrVictors HollowImpress (Lv 64)733Deal Phys. Polearm damage to Single Foe 3 time(s) (potency: 90).
Nimble WomanVictors HollowImpress (Lv 62)721Deal Phys. Bow damage to All Foes (potency: 245) and lower Spd by 15% (turns: 3).
Legendary SwordsmanVictors HollowImpress (Lv 70)822Deal Phys. Sword damage to All Foes 2 time(s) (potency: 150).
Gossipy TownspersonVictors HollowInvite53-Raise Crit of an ally by 20% (turns: 4).
EstadasVictors HollowImpress (Lv 61)741Deal Phys. Sword damage to Single Foe (potency: 220).
Formidable WomanVictors HollowImpress (Lv 64)731Deal critical Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 270).
Secretive GraybeardVictors HollowImpress (Lv 67)831Deal Phys. Axe damage to Single Foe (potency: 360) and impart Phys. Atk. Down 20% (turns: 4).
Former SmugglerVictors HollowHire (63-Moderate chance to inflict an enemy with poison (turns: 3) and paralysis (turns: 3).
Veteran AnnouncerVictors HollowInvite62-Raise Phys. Atk., Elem. Atk., and Critical of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Arena DancerVictors HollowInvite62-Restore HP of Front (potency: 100) and raise Crit by 15% (turns: 3).
Blank-eyed GladiatorVictors HollowInvite831Deal Elem. Fire damage to All Foes (potency: 245).
Old-timerVictors HollowInvite631Deal Phys. Tome damage to All Foes (potency: 245).
Edoras EnthusiastVictors HollowHire (43-Restore HP of Front (potency: 100).
Information BrokerVictors HollowHire (52-Show 1 weak point(s) of All Foes.
Eloped ManVictors HollowHire (532Deal Elem. Dark damage to Single Foe 2 time(s) (potency: 135).
Eloped WomanVictors HollowHire (43-Raise Wind Res. of Front by 15% (turns: 3).
Old StorytellerVictors HollowImpress (Lv 100)1025
Deal Elem. Lightning damage to Random Foe 5 time(s) (potency: 130) and have a moderate chance to inflict paralysis (turns: 3).
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