Vertias du Ciel was a member of the Guardian Order. Titled the Champion of the Guardians, and the Master of the True Sword, he left to become a simple Hyrulean farmer after his father's passing. He is also Soldat's older brother. Vertias was struck down by Soldat on the first day of Epoch of Disharmony. Vertias was the father to Shinshou. His real name was Yuichi.