PRINCE. Main hero controlled by the player. After dramatic experiences on the Island of the Time it is hard to tell that once he was cheerful, carefree youth. Traumatic experiences tied with Sands of Time and hundreds of fought struggles were embossed with cracks in his dangerous, severe face, now without the shadow of the smile. After the return to country overtaken by the ravages of war once again he has to take advantage of strength and acrobatic talents in order to overcome invaders and to rescue Babylon.
DARK PRINCE. Dark alter ego of main hero, which possessed his body and the mind after freeing Sands of Time by the Vizier. He matches the Persian prince with his abilities and what's more he exceeds prince with help of perfect arms - blade on the chain called daggertail. Its only disadvantage is necessity of continuous regenerating it with sands of the vigor, which continuously drips.
KAILEENA. Empress of Time, rescued by the hero during the previous conflict with Dahaka. She left the Island of Time along with the prince in order to find serenity in Babylon. Unfortunately, by the end of travel, their boat is being flooded, and she is captured and slain by the Vizier. Thanks to her supernatural power she doesn't disappear from the prince's life despite her fleshly death. She stay with him as a voice in his head.
FARAH. Archer, perfectly known by the prince from former times when she was fighting at his side. As a result of the manipulation with Sands of Time she remembers neither the prince nor those events. It doesn't hamper her in merging with the prince in common struggle for saving Babylon. Her arch repeatedly rescues him from troubles, her sharp tongue - drives him mad.
VIZIER. Perpetrator of all Babylon's disasters. Having deadened Kaileena, and then himself, he undergoes the metamorphosis. He seizes power on Sands of Time and becomes the powerful monster. The prince's main goal is to find and to slay him.
THE OLD MAN. Sage in the red, who has looked after the prince since his childhood, treating him like his own son. He recognizes the Persian prince after his return to Babylon. He leads the rebellion raised by scared off urban dwellers thanks to his prophecies and instigation. They even manage to rescue the prince and Farah from troubles.