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Dyne Woodwonder (ダイン・ウッドワンダー) was a silver ranked adventurer and a druid of the Swords of Darkness.


Dyne had a huge groomed beard covering his mouth and coupled with his bulky body, he looked like a barbarian. He had the faint smell of grass on him, which seemingly came from the pouches on his waist. His eyes were always closed.


Dyne is a friendly individual who gives good advice to others when needed.


Not much is known of his background, except at some point he heard the tale of the Thirteen Heroes and their exploits and admired the Black Knight's exploits particularly. He later joined the Swords of Darkness with the aim to acquire the four legendary dark swords wielded by said hero.


The Dark Warrior Arc[]

Main article: The Dark Warrior Arc

Dyne and his teammates see Momon and Nabe, who are attempting to procure a job and offer to let both teams work together. However, Nfirea Bareare comes to make a direct request of Momon. In the end, a compromise is made as Nfirea agrees to take both parties as his bodyguards.[1]

As they travel to Carne Village, the party is attacked by a large group of goblins and ogres. A battle plan is devised quickly, with Dyne and his teammates face off the goblins while Momon and Nabe would eliminate the ogres. As the fight proceeds, Dyne quickly realizes that their fellow companions are no mere adventurers. He looks upon the two with awe, comparing their strength to the heroes of legend.

The journey proceeds smoothly after the encounter, but things are amiss as Nfirea realizes Carne Village is more fortified than usual. Sensing that something is wrong, Dyne and his companion advances cautiously but are ambushed by a large group of goblins, stronger than before. No fight breaks out as the goblins tell them that they have no intention to start a fight. In fact, it turns out that they are protecting the village under Enri Emmot's orders.[2] During their stay in Carne Village, he and his teammates are introduced to the Wise King of the Forest which Momon tamed.[3]

After completing the request, Dyne and his teammates leave with Nfirea to his house to collect the reward. However, a sinister presence is already there, waiting for them. Dyne is killed at the hands of Clementine and Khajiit Dale Badantel as he attempts to buy time for Ninya and Nfirea to escape. Dyne along with Peter and Lukrut are then turned into zombies and are later killed by Momon to free them of their fate.[4]

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Mass for the Dead Arc[]

Main article: Mass for the Dead Arc

A half a year after the event known as the Catastrophe that saw the emergence of the Cracks and appearance of the Chaos Beasts and Contaminated Beasts, Dyne traveled with his team to collect herbs in the Great Forest of Tob. While heading to the nearby settlement of Carne Village, his team rescued a little girl named Nemu Emmot who was fleeing to get help to save the village from Chaos Beasts. The adventurers journeyed with her to the village to save what was left when they met the protagonist, Surako and Narberal Gamma. The two groups then decided to help one another and Dyne and his team provided information on the current situation of the world.

Together they managed to drive the Chaos Beasts and Contaminated Beasts off, when the members of the Sunlight Scripture led by Ian Als Heim arrived. Though the Scripture was not originally here to evacuate the villagers but on their own secret mission, Ian agreed to left some of his men to escort the villagers to safety to the city of E-Rantel. But the Scripture guides could depart, Dyne and his friends went into the forest to search for the missing Enri Emmot, Nemu's sister, and Morgan. However it was too late for Enri as she was killed by a Quadruped Chaos Beast. The adventurers and Nazarick agents then traveled back to the village to bury her remains. Dyne would part ways with the protagonist as he and his team would help the Scripture escort the villagers to the city. While traveling with the refugees, the convoy was attacked by a Giant Chaos Beast. Dyne and his friends were nearly killed when the protagonist and his friends came to the rescue and managed to defeat it.[5]

Later while resting in the Adventurer's Guild in E-Rantel, Dyne and his team talked about a rumor on the location of one of the Swords of Darkness belonging to the Black Knight. The discussion attracted the attention of Lakyus Alvein Dale Aindra who wanted to seek out the sword which was suspected to be Hyumilis. Even though adamantite adventurer explained that only she could safely wield it, the Swords of Darkness joined her and Gagaran on the quest to see the legendary weapon. In the end though it turned out to be just a monster infesting a magic sword.[6] Dyne would encounter the protagonist, Narberal and Slimeko again in E-Rantel, searching for information on the hauntings around the vicinity of the Tob Forests. Dyne's team provided their assistance by telling Narberal about the Harvest Festival and its significance.[7]

A couple of weeks after Jaldabaoth attacked E-Rantel, Dyne came with the Swords of Darkness to E-Rantel after her leader accepted an invitation from the protagonist to attend an adventurer tournament to raise the spirits of the city after the traumatizing attack. A day before the start of the event he reunited with the protagonist and Surako at the city square.[8] Dyne's team were up in the second match of the tournament where they were scheduled to fight against the adamantite adventurer Soi. However she made a change in the match to have the Swords of Darkness fight against her friends Shall and Ku. The sliver ranked team were defeated by the duo much to his team's shock. Dyne and with his team spent most of the tournament cheering on the newcomers in their matches. At the final match, to give the resident of the city a good show, the Swords of Darkness joined the other adventurers in fighting against the Dark Warrior.[9]

During the phenomenon that caused the land around E-Rantel to be bathed in a continuous day, Dyne was in the city with his team. At the guild he and the Sword of Darkness met up with Darkness to discuss what could be the cause of the extended day. Dyne believed it to be a bad omen and voiced his doubts that the phenomenon was the work of [Control Weather]. After Clementine came over to ask the protagonist and his team to attend a consultation meeting to address the strange event, Dyne and his team offered to help by gathering information from the other adventurers.[10]

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Abilities and Powers[]

Dyne was a druid and he used healing spells, nature manipulation magic and was knowledgeable about herbs.


  • Light Healing: A 1st Tier Healing spell that heals allies of their wounds with a soothing warm green light.
  • Twine Plant: Summons vines from the ground to entangle targeted opponents, immobilizing them.

Main Equipment[]

  • Hard Leather Armor: Dyne's armor in the Web Novel, made of additional layers of leather.
  • Mace: Dyne's main weapon.



Dyne admires and respects Momon for his strength and even refers to him as master Momon.

Peter Mauk[]

Peter is the leader of the Swords of Darkness, the group in which he belongs and one of his close friends.

Lukrut Volve[]

While the two were comrades, Dyne tends to consider himself to be superior to Lukrut.


Dyne is a close friend with Ninya and encourages her not to be embarrassed when her dream to find the swords of darkness which their group was named after and continue to follow her dream.


  • In the Manga, Dyne asked Momon to take off his helmet to see his face in front of them because they are working together.[11]


  • (To Nfirea Bareare about Momon): "Women instinctively flock to men of strength, no matter their looks, it's a fact of life my friend."



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