Originally a thief born in the slums, Gangrel was mistreated growing up, witnessing the robbery and death of his mother. Gangrel eventually rose to be the ruler of Plegia, and became known as the Mad King. Gangrel allied with the Grimleal and Plegia was turned into a religious dictatorship under the Grimleal. He enjoys war, and ignores Emmeryn's peace negotiations. Cruel and easily distracted, he enjoys deceiving others. After being recruited into Chrom's army, he begins to change his ways, partially due to a harsh past that weighs on his mind.