“Ya-har! There's a sensible lad. Come fight with us instead! I'll pay you twice what that fool would!”
—Dalen trying to incite the player to side with the Riders of Dawn
Dalen (ディン, Din in the Japanese version) is an enemy boss character from Fire Emblem Awakening. He is the leader of the mercenary group called the Riders of Dawn and his rival is Gyral, who also leads the Stonewall Knights.
He shares his portrait with Dalton.
“You'll never stop the unending march of the Riders of Dawn!”
—Dalen's pre-battle quote
“I'll send your fat men and their fat-man armor sailing through the sky!”
—Dalen's pre-battle quote against Gyral
—Dalen's death quote