Biographical information
Ethnicity Alethi
Nationality Alethi
Gender Male
Status Unknown
Occupation Ardent
Appears in The Way of Kings,
Oathbringer (mentioned)

Ladent is an ardent in the employ of Highprince Dalinar Kholin.[1]

During the warcamp inspection that Dalinar and his son, Adolin, performed, he was supposed to send a messenger to the Fifth Battalion.[1]

Ladent was identified by Navani as one among several ardents (including Rushu and Kadash) who turned she and Dalinar down with regard to uniting them in marriage.[2]


He is short, bald and bearded. While wearing robes he is said to look like a crab who is too small for its shell.[1]