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Rishia Ivyred (リーシア＝アイヴィレッド Rishia Aivireddo ?) was the daughter of a fallen nobleman of House Ivyred. which had little money and just barely scraped through. She was later rescued from an evil family by The Bow Hero, who badly mistreated her
Rishia was the daughter of a poor noble family who after a run of bad luck were forced to borrow a sum of money from the neighboring noble family, as collateral the other family demanded that she be given to them and so she was locked away. Sometime after that Itsuki rescued her from her predicament, which led her to be extremely devoted to him. Upon entering his party she was treated badly because while she was skilled in magic Itsuki was not looking for mages and so because she was determined to be useful she tried to forcefully acquire power against her original potential ruining her growth.
During the Calmira island arc, she comes up with a plan to save the heroes when they were cornered by the people from the other world using a dud barrel bomb filled with lucor fruit. After the battle, the Queen praises her for providing support to the heroes when they most needed it but because Itsuki is extremely petty he goes out of his way to state that what she did was just luck and later even goes so far as to frame her so he can kick her out of his party.
After being framed she became suicidal and was then saved by Naofumi, she then seeks new strength in order to return to Itsuki's side, but remains nervous in the presence of others, using the expression "Fuee" whenever startled or nervous.
Risha scares easily she is a klutz.
Rishia was a fallen noble who even had to sell herself into slavery for the sake of money. And the one who saved her from such despair was Itsuki. He became her goal. Her aspiration. Though she did lose to it once and jumped into the ocean, you could also say that she had enough willpower to do such a thing. Her determination and will are shown during her fight with Kyo.Though she looks up to Itsuki and his men, she doesn't share their view and has trouble expressing them.
She looks to be brought up well, and her genes look good. She’s petite and doesn't seem suitable for combat.
According to Risha, she was never very talented at anything, but if she had to pick something, magic would be what she was most skilled at. However, Itsuki preferred members who could act as the vanguard. So when classing up she chose a class with better close-combat skills. Because she chose a class that ignored her talents it ruined her ability to improve. When in close combat Rishia fights very clumsily. When I think she would stab the enemy with a sword, she recites magic and casts recovery on someone who is injured. She can use all types of Magic and is quite resourceful otherwise. She can use a sword, cast magic and perform healing. Rishia was able to break the level cap. By concentrating chi on her eyes, Rishia can see the flow of energy. The Instructor was so impressed by her talent and enthusiasm that she taught her the Peerless Transformation Style. Rishia excels at maintaining Peerless Activity for a long time. She is capable of Elemental magic, a synthesis of fire, water, earth, and wind magic. It’s apparently hard to control, and there are few people with the necessary magic attributes to use it. The Magic Shopkeeper tried hard to get Rishia to learn it. She said that there were very few people with the potential to use it. But, it is the perfect magic for the Jack of All Trades, Rishia.
Hengen Musou Skills
Rishia was mentioned to have studied in a school at Faubley until she was forced to discontinue her studies due to her family's money problems. Naofumi suspects that Both Rishia and Malty might have studied in the same school with a few years between them. Aside from Gym, she had such good grades that she had trouble choosing what to major in. It is because of Faubleys influence that she doesn't share the nation's negative bias against the Shield hero.
Her family is technically noble but they live in a farm house and not a mansion. They were tasked with governing a town. Though they were poor, they lived peaceful.They disagreed with number of Royal pronouncement which resulted in their authority chipped away. They learned of a neighboring town, Northern Territory was governed by a rotten Noble, who obtaining their funds through illegal means. Fearing him, they started to raise their defenses to protect their region which drained the remaining of their resources. This earned the ire of the fellow men.
Recently, the field, crop and buildings in their town were sabotaged, theft at night becomes common.Merchants and tradesmen stopped coming to their region. The neighboring Nobleman asked for their daughter in return for his help to them for their recovery from the situation, but they refused. Soon the burglaries increased. Even though they never asked for any guild assistance, bunch of adventures chased awy the bandits nd bill was sent to them from the guild. Finally their daughter, Rishia was forceful taken away by that Noble man in exchange for half the fund and some bodyguards. Later, the bodyguards were revealed to be the same people involved in the robbery and the request to the guild was sent by the nobleman under their name. The evidences were erased and the couple was asked the same amount for their daughter's return.
That evening, Itsuki and his companions who was investigating about the evil noble, came to know about Rishia and infiltrated the Villainous Noble's Mansion and used the authority of the Hero to put an end to their dealings and save Rishia. Rishia felt greatly indebted to her saviors and decided to join Itsuki’s party.
Though Rishia was present in the story from the time of the third wave, she wasn't that visible as a character. In the Web novel, Rishia first appears during the final companion exchange with Itsuki. But, in the Light Novel, She was introduced before the information exchange headed by the queen. Both Ren and Naofumi felt the condescending treatment of Rishia.
Rishia belongs to the house Ivyred, a fallen noble family, according to the queen. She is described as very child-like by Naofumi and seems to lack a definitive role in her group of companions. She plays the roles CQC, Attack Magic, Healing, and Support.
She assisted Naofumi by suggesting the support forces launch a rucolu fruit barrel at the battlefield which turns the battle in Naofumi's favor. This earned her the praise of the queen and the jealousy of Itsuki, who wants to be the only one praised by anyone. This especially upsets Itsuki because Rishia reminds him of his former self before he came to this world. In order to have an excuse to kick her out of the party, Itsuki falsely accuses Rishia of breaking Itsuki's bracelet that he got from the Swindling Merchant which deeply upsets her. Everyone in the party including Itsuki shuns her out of the party. She responds by trying to commit suicide only to have Filo save her. Naofumi demands an explanation of Itsuki, only to be told that he was caring for her, since she was not suited for fighting.
Naofumi is outraged that she is being falsely accused and asks her to join his party in order to become stronger. She hesitantly does so for Itsuki's sake. She is level 68 when she joins the party so in order to compensate for her lower level, she is asked to wear the Penguin Plush.
She joined hands with Naofumi in the fight against Spirit tortoise and showed her hidden skill during her fight with Kyo. She crossed over into the other world because of her belief in her own version of her justice and continued her fight for it. She even amazed Naofumi by learning the other world's language and writings. She antagonized Kyo for reason of Ost & Itsuki and fought till victory. After returning to the world she continued her research about the wave and helped Naofumi in raising the villagers.
Naofumi asks her to consider becoming his because he has an ability that boosts the growth of his slaves called Slave Growth Correction ability. He also learned of a way to reset her level/stats/class up choice from the queen which he also offered to do for her. After considering it heavily, she decides to trust him and become a slave. Soon after accepting, a High-class slave crest was engraved on Rishia’s chest. Just like with Bitch, after a while it became invisible.
Naofumi finds Itsuki's treatment of Rishia worse than that of a slave. Naofumi, disgusted with Itsuki's way of acting, took her under his wing.
Rishia views Naofumi in better light than the rest of her country and doesn't share the views of her nation's religion. At first Rishia was more nervous and scared because of his demeanor, but was really surprised when realized his real personality. During Malty's rebellion, she argued against Itsuki's flawed opinions of Naofumi being evil and defended him.
- Kitamura Motoyasu: Like with every-other female, Motoyasu tries to flirt with Rishia, But Rishia sees this as an act of kindness. After seeing her in tears, Motoyasu awakened his yandere trauma and tried to push her and her issue on to Naofumi.
- Amaki Ren: He was completely unaware of her existence. During Malty's rebellion, He joined hands with her to bring Itsuki back to his senses.