“Sire… You must live. Drink deeply now of these injustices; sip on these slights they serve. Remember them! One day you will lead us back here to avenge the fallen and reclaim Altea in their names!”
—Malledus to Marth in the prologue.
Malledus is a non-playable character from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light. He is Marth's elderly tactician and the first tactician to appear in the Fire Emblem series. Malledus was also the former confidant to Marth's late father, King Cornelius. During the game, he explains to Marth the events of the war where Marth's ancestor, Anri, fought Medeus. Throughout the game, Malledus remains unplayable.
- The "Choose Your Legends" event of Fire Emblem Heroes revealed that he was 749th place out of 791, making him the lowest scoring character of the Shadow Dragon portion with 43 votes.