“Curse it all! Just when I thought things had finally turned my way...”
Rude is a greedy, traitorous man, who pretended that Princess Guinivere had disappeared from his custody to the higher Bern officials, with the intension of selling Guinivere to another country to use as leverage over Bern. According to Rude, he and his soldiers would have no future in the Bern Army and might as well make as much money as possible in their leave.
Rude lead his forces against Roy to capture Elen back, but he inevitably failed to defeat them. Rude was killed in battle guarding the gate to his fort.
“Oof... Greed can only...bring you...an ill fate...”
—Rude's death quote in The Binding Blade.
- According to a Japanese gaming news website, Rude landed 73rd place out of 80 in the character popularity poll for Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade.