|Race||Human (Human/Dragon when he is Takehaya, Warrior of Man)|
Takehaya (タケハヤ, Takehaya) was a hero who fought the Dragons.
He's a young man with long white hair.
Takehaya was a ancient hero that slayed many dragons but was later defeated. The Emperor dragons tried to integrate him and he ended up mutating into a hybrid between human and dragon. After he is defeated, he will give you the Dragon Chronicles book about powerful dragons and how to kill them.
He will appear as the boss TAKEHAYA, Warrior of Humanity (人類戦士タケハヤ).
- He makes a reappearance in the spinoff sequel 7th Dragon 2020 and 2020-II, both which take place in Tokyo in year 2020. In 2020 he appears as a member of rebel group SKY and in both 2020 and 2020-II he will appear as a hidden boss, post-game.
- After the revelation that Eden is the future of Earth, it is confirmed that the Takehaya in 7th Dragon is the same Takehaya from 2020, after transforming into his dragon hybrid form and being defeated by Unit 13 of Murakumo.