Individuals who have been brought back to Telara after their death. The Guardians rely on the Vigil to call their Ascendants back to Telara, whilst the Defiant use ancient Ethian technology to do so.
- The first Ascendant was a Guardian named Cyril.
- The first Ascendant of the Defiant was Asha Catari.
- Cyril Kalmir
- Asha Catari
- Fredric Kain