Xaldin , the "Whirlwind Lancer".("Six Lances of the Whirlwind"), is a Nobody that uses the wind to manipulate his six lances, named Lindworm , and to shield himself. Xaldin's lances can transform into a dragon-shaped contraption to attack opponents with whirlwinds. He controls the lance-wielding Dragoon Nobodies. Xaldin's original self was named Dilan ,misspelled as Dilin in the North American version). The character is voiced in Japanese by Y˘suke Akimoto and in English by David Dayan Fisher.
Xaldin first appears in Kingdom Hearts II at Hollow Bastion with other members. He later confronts Sora in Beast's Castle where he attempts to manipulate the Beast's rage to create a powerful Nobody and Heartless. Sora's interference forces Xaldin to steal the Beast's mystical rose to stoke the Beast's rage. Sora and the Beast find him, and he reveals that the Organization needs Kingdom Hearts to become complete beings.He then kidnaps Belle, forcing the Beast to choose whether Belle or the rose is more important to him. The plan fails when Belle gets away with the rose and Xaldin falls against Sora and the Beast.