A child trapped in a menacing metal body at the age of 10, Al is polite to a fault. He is often the voice of reason when Ed get's carried away. A brilliant alchemist in his own right, Al wants nothing more than to restore his brother's limbs. He longs to feel human again.
Alphonse Elric is the younger brother of Edward Elric. Al, like his brother, showed a prominent gift in Alchemy. When their mother died, the brothers tried to bring her back to Life using Alchemy.
In a freak accident during the transformation Alphonse lost his body. Edward bonded Al's soul to an Iron suit. Because of this, Al's body is the iron suit. Al follows Edward around to look for a way to reverse what happen to Ed and Al.
When Ed comes for Al, Ed sacrifices his 'Gate' for his brother. Al is suprised as being able to feel again and attemptes to readjust to normal life. In the end, he will travel to Xing to study alkahestry with Mei. Accompanying him are Zampano and Jerso, acting as bodyguards as well as searching for a way to return their bodies back to normal.