An Awakener (ライザー), also known as a Riser in Japanese, is someone who has formed a contract with, and is able to pilot one of the Divine Knights of Erebonia.

List of known Awakeners

Valimar, the Ashen Knight

Ashen Awakeners:

Ordine, the Azure Knight

Azure Awakeners:

Testa-Rossa, the Vermillion Knight

Vermillion Awakeners:

Zector, the Palatinate Knight

Palatinate Awakeners:

Algreion, The Silver Knight

Silver Awakeners:

Ishmelga, The Black Knight

Black Awakeners:

El-Prado, The Gold Knight

Gold Awakeners: