Galen, formerly translated as Garin (ガーライ Garai), is a non-player character in Dragon Quest III. He lives in an isolated home in northeastern Alefgard during Dragon Quest III. In the time period between Dragon Quest III and Dragon Quest, he founds the town of Galenholm near his home. He is later buried in the town in a dungeon named the Galen's Grave. Galen is known for possessing the Lyre of Ire.
Although his home is located in northeastern Alefgard, Galen is located in the city of Cantlin during the time of Dragon Quest III. He provides a clue as to the location of his harp when talked to by the hero.
Gopal Gupta is Tanaya's boyfriend in Baharata. He plans to take over the pepper shop from Tanaya's grandfather. He is captured by Robbin' 'ood while attempting to rescue Tanaya in the Kidnapper's Cave.
Nordy the Dwarf
Nordy the Dwarf, previously localized as Norud, lives in a cave east of Asham which connects to the region of Baharata. However, Nordy does not allow travelers to use his cave for passage. He is friends with the king of Portoga.
Olivia and Eric are lovers who were separated by his imprisonment and death. As a result, Olivia threw herself off the cliffs near the Shrine Jail. Her spirit haunts the area and prevents ships from reaching the shrine.
Simão, formerly localized as Simon, was banished from the kingdom of Manoza by its imposter king, and then later imprisoned within the Shrine Jail, where he eventually died. He was the owner of of the Mountaincleaver, used to open a passage passed the volcano to the Maw of the Necrogond.