Born of Sharlayan, Alphinaud and his twin sister, Alisaie, were sent to Eorzea to live with their grandfather; Archon Louisoix. Their father, Fourchenalt Leveilleur, had disowned his own children and abandoned their mother, as they did not share his political beliefs. Trial after trial would come about their lives, their grandfather had made the ultimate sacrifice and gave his life to save Eorzea upon the Calamity that was wrought by the Primal Bahamut. Five years following that fated day, the twins lived among the Scions of The Seventh Dawn. Events following had deemed Alphinaud the new Head of the Scions. Time and time again, he works alongside the Warrior of Light. Devising strategies to stop the Empire’s plans and hope to save the Star of Hydaelyn from the apocalypse impending by the Ascians.