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Hometown Belinsk
Age unknown
Hair color Blue
Eye color Yellow
Japanese name ワンダ Wanda
Vande with his troupe.

Vande is a former-animal beastman that is the leader of a minstrel troupe of beastmen that play in the Morgal region of Angara. He appears in Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, first in Kolima Village, hoping to find musical inspiration by hearing the call of a Mountain Roc. He will return to Belinsk once Matthew's group fights the Mountain Roc, and will be ready to play the difficult but allegedly miracle-causing musical piece Arangoa Prelude on Matthew's request. This causes the statue in the center of Belinsk to open up and allow Matthew's group to enter the Belinsk Ruins, paving away for the most important series of plot events in the game to transpire. When Eclipse Tower rises and the Grave Eclipse transpires, Vande selflessly stays in the town even though the rest of his troupe flees for safety and shadow monsters start roaming the town causing death.


At the end of the game, he and the rest of his troupe are revealed to have survived the chaos said events entailed, and his blue fur has been changed to a bright yellow to reflect that he and the rest of the beastmen of Morgal were imbued by the beam of light fired by the Apollo Lens with the ability to employ Light as a form of Psynergy.


  • In Kolima Village:
Vande: (If the first time he is spoken to is after the Mountain Roc battle) "Why, yes, I am Vande. You were looking for me so you could hear "Arangoa Prelude?" You want me to go back to Belinsk and rejoin my band? What perfect timing! I came to hear the Mountain Roc's cry, and just recently I finally did! I saw it! I saw the Mountain Roc with my own eyes! It was like a flying mountain of stone... Its cry was a new kind of music, and I shall try to bring it to our next performance. Back to Belinsk!"
  • In Belinsk:
Vande: (After Luna Tower rises) "It's thanks to you that I came back to Belinsk and got to witness this miracle."
Vande: (Thinking) "What's that funny feeling in my stomach? Is that excitement? Or...fear?"
Vande: (After the Grave Eclipse happens, he remains in the center plaza) "The other members of the band have all left town. I might be the only musician left in Belinsk."
Vande: (Thinking) "I guess everyone in the band is all right. Now, how can I help the townsfolk?"
  • In Belinsk (epilogue):
Vande: "Some ask how we can play after everything that happened. The answer is simple: people need music to heal."
Main characters in the Golden Sun series
Playable Characters
GBA Star venus.gif Isaac   Star mars.gif Garet   Star jupiter.gif Ivan   Star mercury.gif Mia   |   Star venus.gif Felix   Star mars.gif Jenna   Star jupiter.gif Sheba   Star mercury.gif Piers
DS Star venus.gif Matthew   Star jupiter.gif Karis   Star mars.gif Tyrell   Star mercury.gif Rief   Star mercury.gif Amiti   Star jupiter.gif Sveta   Star mars.gif Eoleo   Star venus.gif Himi
Non-Player Characters
GBA Star venus.gif Kyle   Star venus.gif Dora   Star mars.gif Saturos   Star mars.gif Menardi   Star mercury.gif Alex   Star none.gif The Wise One   Star none.gif Kraden   Star none.gif Babi   Star none.gif Hammet   Star venus.gif Tret
Star jupiter.gif Hama   Star jupiter.gif Feizhi   Star none.gif Dodonpa   Star none.gif Briggs   Star mars.gif Karst   Star mars.gif Agatio   Star venus.gif Susa   Star mercury.gif Hydros   Star none.gif Moapa   Star mars.gif Puelle
DS Star mercury.gif Nowell   Star dark.png Blados   Star dark.png Chalis   Star mercury.gif Arcanus  Star none.gif Bogho   Star none.gif Baghi   Star none.gif Paithos   Star none.gif King Wo   Star none.gif Ryu Kou
Star none.gif Hou Zan   Star venus.gif Laurel   Star none.gif Vande   Star none.gif Volechek   Star none.gif High Empyror   Star none.gif Unan