Valkenhayn is Rachel
Alucard's butler and trusted adviser who has served the Alucard family for
generations. He possesses a sharp
wit and is concerned for Rachel's well-being. Valkenhayn seems to be worried
about Rachel associating with things below her class (particularly Ragna,
although others might apply), but he always acts in a sophisticated and
gentlemanly manner. Judging from comments frequently dropped by Rachel, he seems
to have once been a vigilante himself.
He seems to know of Hazama
well enough to recognize him on sight, even though Terumi can change shape. He
has an existing friendship with Jubei and is brave enough to attack Terumi on
sight.He also seems to know Nirvana,though the relationship they share seems
rather dodgey as he says to Nirvana that,"This time I am not your
Valkenhayn appears to
posses the ability to teleport those that he lays his hands on. He also knows a
mysterious and painful technique that helped to unlock Jin's hidden power after
his abduction by Rachel in Continuum Shift. In gameplay he has the ability to
turn into a wolf.
According to the
BlazBlue Material Collection, he is one of the Six Heroes and an exceptionally
strong fighter, although so far he hasn't been shown fighting within the series.
Due to the fact that he fought alongside Jubei and Hakumen against the Black
Beast, Valkenhayn must be well over 100 years old.