This article refers to the character known as Garin in the Dragon Warrior games. For the character called Galen in the NES version of Dragon Quest III, see Gopal Gupta.
Galen (formerly known as Garin) is the name of a famous bard who had his home north of Tantegel. He was the renowned owner of the Lyre of Ire and was because of him that the town of Galenholm was erected. Galen appears as a minor character in III.