The bandit king is the leader of a small group of desert bandits who seem to hide under the sand and ambush passengers. During Diamond in the Rough, upon reaching the sundial of Apmeken, the Kharid-ib diamond makes a noise and possesses the king, causing him to command an ambush. Speaking through him, it demands to be brought back to Al Kharid Palace, but Ozan refuses. The diamond leaves the king's mind and, first confused, he orders to attack Ozan and his companion. He is killed in the following fight.