Vallus Smokemane is a charr mesmer who is the sire of the player character if the "honorless gladium" biography option was chosen. He is a member of the Mane Warband, and is a bit of a loose cannon who does what he believes is the right course of action, even defying orders. Later in the story, the player may choose to either kill him or help him escape.
- Master of Illusions
- Poisoned Dagger - Strikes foe, damaging and applying poisoned.
- Stab (thief sword skill) - Stab your foe.
- Chain. Slice your foe. Slice (thief skill) -
- Summon Illusion - Summon an illusion to attack your foe.
- Arachnophobia - Transform self into a horde of Canyon Spiders for a limited time.
- Skritt Transformation - Transform your foe into a skritt for a limited time.
- Although he can use mesmer magic and is referred to as a mesmer in dialogue, Vallus wields a mace and shield, wears medium armor, and uses thief skills.
- Vallus says "For Ash Legion." even though if you select a Blood Legion in which the biography your character says "My mother was blood legion. My father was blood legion."[...] Which contradicts Vallus.