Elma is the main protagonist of Xenoblade Chronicles X. She is a BLADE captain from an unknown planet. and the team leader of the Reclaimersdivision. She has been tasked with retrieving the cryogenic stasis pods that were ejected from the United States Ark Ship, the White Whale. She is the first party member to join Cross after waking him or her from his or her cryogenic stasis pod.
Prior to Earth's destruction, she served as the captain of the Unified Government Forces Special Vehicle Guidance Squad, or the Skelleton Crew. She was a subordinate to the unnamed hero who repelled the attack on the White Whale as it crashed on Mira.
A former colonel in the Coalition Special Operations Heavy Armor Training Unit-- more casually known as the "Skelleton Crew." Few operatives can match Elma in combat, either in or out of a Skell.