The Desians are an antagonist organization in Tales of Symphonia. The group doesn't know much about the origin of the Desians and why they want to cause so much chaos. They destroyed Iselia after Lloyd broke the non-agression treaty the town and the organization had. This lead to Lloyd and Genis' banishment from the village. The Desians take prisoners from all over Sylvarant and bring them to human ranches and turn them all into exspheres.
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They show up in Tales of Symphonia. They are always masked, and have some kind of weapon with them, and have different colored uniforms depending on their leader. There are male and female Desians. The Female ones generally hold long weapons such as a Spear, but sometimes they will be a mage and use a Staff. The males usually wield a Staff,a Crossbow, a Sword, or even a Whip .
The Desians usually appear when they raid a town or in the Desian Human Ranches. These are places that the abducted humans go to be turned into Exspheres. Exspheres are lifeless crystals that feed off the life of it's host like a parasite. Exspheres raise the weilders physical ability to it's highest potential, but it also can make the person sick if they do not have a Key Crest. If an Exsphere is removed from a host who does not have a Key Crest it will affect the host so severely that the host will transform into a monster. Of course, not many people know that this is what they do in there, because not many people ever get out alive. The Human Ranches are very technologically advanced and have many sophisticated traps located throughout the compound. Human Ranches can be destroyed by self destructing them from the inside.
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