Lord Hausen of Caelin
The Marquess of Caelin, father of Lady Madelyn, and grandfather of Lyn. Initially highly displeased by Madelyn eloping with Hassar, he came to regret it upon hearing of their happy life in Sacae and the existence of his granddaughter, Lyndis, and wished to see his granddaughter. His brother Lundgren attempted to kill both him and Lyn, and nearly succeeded in killing him by poison, with Lyn saving him at the last minute.
- Blue Eyes: Which he passed down to his daughter Madelyn, and granddaughter Lyn - something Eliwood points to as enough reason to believe Lyn's story.
- Blue Oni: To his younger brother Lundgren's red. Evident in his cool-headed manner which he mostly retains throughout his scenes. Look at how he tries to negotiate with Lord Darin - given the circumstances, he had every right to be even angrier than he seemed.
- Cool Old Guy
- Death Via Crossing The Despair Event Horizon: Narrowly averted; Lyn finds him just in time to pull him out of the deadly depression that he was in after his years of loneliness and failing health.
- Defrosting Ice Lord: He hardened his heart against his daughter Madelyn's wishes, and renounced their relationship when she eloped. When he hears of her family in Sacae, years later, he's determined to make ammends and finally does when he meets Lyn, swallowing all his pride and admitting to his prior fault; hearing that Madelyn's life in Sacae was happy overjoys him and gives him peace.
- Dude in Distress: To be fair, the poor guy had a really crappy health due to his extremely old age and because Lundgren had been secretly poisoning him. He's still not fully recovered a year later, when he gets stabbed by Ephidel and barely survives.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: By Ephidel. Leila ensures he receives treatment, however, and he's alive when Lyn leaves Caelin. It's unclear whether the wound affected his eventual death (which is mentioned in the epilogue).
- I Have No Daughter: See "Defrosting Ice Lord" above.
- Reasonable Authority Figure
The younger brother of Hausen, who strongly desired to rule Caelin himself. Not at all pleased to hear that Lyn existed and thus there was a potential obstacle to his ascension to the Caelin throne, he sought to kill both her and Hausen to prevent anything stopping his ambitions.
- Arc Villain
- Badass Grandpa: For someone whose primary character trait is "utter douchebag," you've got to respect the amount of punishment he can both take and dish out, considering he's almost certainly over sixty. This may or may not be Gameplay and Story Segregation to avoid him becoming an Anticlimax Boss or even The Unfought, as there's really no indication he can fight prior to the chapter where you actually fight him.
- Cain and Abel: Only narrowly averted, with Hausen being saved at the last second; a slight variation in that here it's the younger sibling who's the traitorous one.
- Climax Boss: And an impressive one at that. He's stronger, tougher, and, believe it or not, faster than anyone you're likely to have at this point bar Crutch Character Wallace, is wielding a rank A weapon and a ranged weapon, and he's on a gate, meaning free healing and a boost to defense. Good luck...
- Complete Monster: Regarded as such in-universe - he's respected only by those loyal to him (many of whom were duped), Lyn has no mercy for him, and nobody mourns him when he finally dies.
- Disc One Final Boss: While it's pretty obvious the story isn't over yet, Lundgren's defeat nonetheless signifies the end of Lyn's story and the beginning of the true plot.
- Evil Grand Uncle
- Evil Old Folks
- Evil Prince
- Fantastic Racism
- Manipulative Bastard: Poor Hausen and Eagler
- Mighty Glacier: With shades of Lightning Bruiser due to some impressive speed.
- Red Oni: To his elder brother's blue.
- Smug Snake
The Knight Commander of Caelin. Widely considered to be a just man by his people and his fellow knights, he was nonetheless tasked by Lundgren with stopping Lyn from progressing any further despite being fully aware of the extent of Lundgren's depravity.
- An Axe to Grind / Blade on a Stick
- Anti-Villain: If Sain and Kent are to be believed.
- Badass Moustache
- Jerkass Facade: Apparently.
- My Master, Right or Wrong: Subverted: it's strongly hinted that he was forced to do Lundgren's dirty work.
- "Wake-Up Call" Boss: The first promoted boss in the game, at a point where the player can only have one promoted character.
A knight in service to House Caelin, Yogi is sent by Lundgren to stop Lyn, Kent, and Sain, whom he now claims to be an impostor and traitors respectively, from entering the territory. Lundgren provides Yogi with a siege engine called a ballista, which he intends to use to end Lyn once and for all.
- Crippling Overspecialization: Fights with an Axereaver, a lance that's weak against swords. The woman he was sent to kill? Fights with a sword that's effective against armor knights. Oops.
- Mighty Glacier
- The Quisling: Possibly. We aren't informed if he follows Lundgren's orders because he wants to or simply because Lundgren's the one in charge at the moment, nor if he knows of the reason Hausen is incapacitated.
- Smug Snake
- Suicidal Overconfidence / We Have Reserves:
"What are you curs waiting for? She's just a child! Call up for reinforcements, and rush 'em!"
Lord Darin of Laus
The Marquess of Laus. Entranced by Ephidel's promises of power, he attempts to incite a civil war against Ostia for the role of leader of the Lycian League. When it backfires on him, he flees for Valor and is placed in charge of the defense of the Dragon's Gate.
- A God Am I
- Blade on a Stick: Has a spear and the Rex Hasta (in the Final Chapter)
- Climax Boss
- Dirty Old Man: Poor Priscilla...
- Driven to Madness: He was arrogant and unpleasant, but loyal to Lycia prior to his involvement with the Fang. Erik confirms this when captured and interrogated.
- Expy: Of Prince Shagaal from Geneaology of the Holy War.
- Go Out with a Smile: When he's killed as a Morph.
- Kick the Dog: Abandoning his son and heir Erik to his own luck, upon Ephidel's pressure. To his credit, Darin himself doesn't like it either, but he still does so.
- Large Ham: Steadily becomes one.
- Drunk with Power: The reason why.
- Mighty Glacier: Even more so as a Morph.
- Smug Snake
- This Cannot Be!
- Villainous Breakdown
- You Gotta Have Purple Hair
Erik of Laus
The son of Lord Darin, and a former classmate of Eliwood and Hector. Both jealous of their abilities and dismissive of them, he volunteers to lead the defence of Laus to try to lull them into a false sense of security.
- Blade on a Stick: His Silver Lance.
- Driven by Envy: And HOW.
- Like Father, Like Son: Not much better than his dad.
- Generation Xerox: And in Fuuin, he also opposes the heroes.
- Smug Snake: Tries to act all buddy-buddy with Eliwood to lead him into a trap, but he sees right through it. Nor did Erik count on Hector dropping in at that moment to inquire about all those Laus soldiers that happen to be hiding out nearby.
The commander of Laus's Imperial Guard, tasked with the exterior defence of the seized Castle Caelin.
- Badass Moustache
- The Evil Genius: To Darin, most likely.
- Graceful Loser
- Noble Demon
- "Wake-Up Call" Boss: Has suprisingly high defenses, to the point where it's difficult to take him out with anybody except the Lords.
- Worthy Opponent
The Knight Commander of Laus, tasked with the occupation of Castle Caelin.
- Badass Beard
- The Brute
- The Dragon: As Knight Commander, this was presumably his role toward Lord Darin. Subverted in that Darin's abandoned him by the time we meet him, and it's implied the Black Fang replaced him with Cameron.
- Evil Redhead: Though he's not really evil...
- Graceful Loser: "This is a just reward... for Laus's brutality..."
- Noble Demon
- Punch Clock Villain: Strongly implied to have wanted no part in his lord's conquest, but My Country, Right or Wrong...