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Natel Inyem Dale Carvain (ナテル・イニエム・デイル・カーベイン) is the General of the Second Legion of the Imperial Army.


General Carvain is a middle-aged man whose hair is pure white, and he has a kindly air around him.


General Carvain has a talent on commanding the Second Legion. Although Carvain does not possess the martial valor as a person, he is famed for his ability to command, with rumors saying that he has never lost a battle.


General Carvain is a noble who has lost his chance to get ahead in the peerage, but he has been recognized by the previous Emperor for his talents. He is placed in command of the Second Legion at the Katze Plains with him in command, the Second Legion enjoys very high morale.


The Magic Caster of Destroy Arc[]

Main article: The Magic Caster of Destroy Arc

General Carvain welcomes Nimble at the Imperial Castrum in Katze Plains. They talk about the upcoming war being a bloody battle to capture E-Rantel as a gift to honor the alliance between the Empire and Nazarick, while building a friendly relationship. The Empire also requests Ainz Ooal Gown to cast one of his powerful magic, to determine his power. Nimble, General Carvain and Imperial Knights welcome the Sorcerer King's arrival with great hospitality. Afterwards, Ainz's army is teleported in and their arrival made everyone realize, with just their appearance alone, that the small army of five hundred is not to be underestimated.[1]

At the Katze Plains, General Carvain bears witness to the overwhelming power of Ainz Ooal Gown and the massacre of the Kingdom's Army.

Abilities and Powers[]

As a general, Carvain holds his position as the overall commanding officer of the Second Legion.


Jircniv Rune Farlord El-Nix[]

General Carvain is loyal to Emperor Jircniv and the Baharuth Empire, fulfilling his duty as one the most talented generals in the Imperial Army.

Nimble Arc Dale Anoch[]

General Carvain respects Nimble as one of the strongest Imperial knights in the Empire.


  • In the Web Novel, Natel was a commoner before becoming a General of the Imperial Army.[2]
  • In the Web Novel after the Massacre, Natel attended a meeting with the other generals to discuss the atrocity. During the meeting he had to intervene in a argument between General Ray and General Beliblad.[3]


  • (To Nimble): "No, no, Nimble. Dispense with the formalities. You’re here on his Imperial Majesty’s orders, right? You’re not under my command. You need only speak to me as an equal."
  • (To Nimble about Ainz): "I see, I see. Although I find it hard to believe anyone could be more powerful than that mighty magic caster, but if he really possesses that sort of power, I can see why his Imperial Majesty would want to build good relations with him."
  • (About Ainz's Power): "Slaying hundreds in a single stroke would be a mighty blow. It would be a good chance for a penetrating charge. With that kind of power at our side, we would take fewer losses."


  1. Overlord Volume 09 Chapter 2: Preparations for the Battle
  2. Overlord First Half Chapter 96: Massacre Part 2
  3. Overlord Second Half Chapter 1: Triumphant Return Part 1


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Baharuth Empire
Jircniv Rune Farlord El-Nix
Officials and Soldiers
Fluder Paradyne Loune Vermillion Natel Inyem Dale Carvain Nazami Enec Leinas Rockbruise Baziwood Peshmel Nimble Arc Dale Anoch Ray Beliblad Gregan Bebene Bison Sophie Noia
Count Femel Sir Furt Madame Furt Ureirika Kuuderika Liz Marquis Gryad Rangobart Eck Waria Roberbad Frianne Wyliea Van Gushmond Fendros Duke Vanelland Count Flavella Clairna Al Arnazia Ferec Duke Wimburg Nemel Gran Panasis Enex Liliel Gran Gida Crent Nis Tierref Viscount Zesch
Workers and Adventurers
Arche Eeb Rile Furt Hekkeran Termite Imina Roberdyck Goltron Parpatra Ogrion Erya Uzruth Gringham Fan Long Freivalds Unkei Keila no Södersten Powapon
Other Citizens
James Osk Go Gin Headhunter Rabbit Roxy Kullervo Palantynen Jet Testania Dimoya Head of the Imperial Magic Academy Honesty Azel Usurer Vech Aike Cerdina Ezungrid Quia Bashgril