Uldren Sov is an Awoken male who is the brother of Mara Sov, Queen of the Reef. He servers as her advisor, enforcer, and spymaster. He utilizes his "Crows", agents and survelience devices to keep taps on the activities of other races throughout the solar system. He is more reluctant to become involved in matters outside of the Reef, which leads to disagreements with Mara. He has a strong distaste for Guardians, deeming them untrustworthy.

He is the main villain of Destiny 2: Forsaken. He establishes himself as the leader of the Scorn and stages a breakout of the Prison of Elders. He is responsible for the death of Cayde-6.


Uldren and Mara Sov helped the Guardian find and activate a key to enter the Vex Black Garden, though he is reluctant to aid the Guardian in what he sees as a futile and suicidal task.[1]

At the onset of the Taken War, Mara Sov organized a massive assault on Oryx's Dreadnaught. Its power proved too much for the Awoken armada, however, as it sent out a massive energy pulse, destroying most of the fleet.[2] Uldren escaped alive in his fighter and crashed in a cavern located in Hellas Basin, Mars.


Uldren is knowledgeable, clever, and loyal to his sister. As a spymaster of the Reef, he is He often disagreed with the Queen, but she valued his alternative perspectives. Conversely, he complied with the Queen's decisions, even when they were against his will.[3]. He is distrustful of outsiders and often comes off as arrogant and condescending to other races. His relationship with other inhabitants of the Reef can become strained due to his condescending and negative attitude. Despite his flaws, he skills in intelligence gathering and resourcefulness make him a valuable leader for the Reef.

Uldren has an uneasy relationship with Guardians. During the events of Destiny, he disagreed with giving away the location of the Black Garden, despite the threat of the Vex. Uldren disagrees with his sister's growing allegiance to Guardians and the Vanguard.

After the defeat of Oryx, Uldren has become more ruthless and cruel. During the events of Forsaken, he willingly betrays the Reef and allys himself with the Scorn to accomplish his unknown goals.



  1. Bungie (2014) DestinyThe Awoken. Activision.
  2. Bungie (2014) The Taken KingThe Coming War. Activision.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named grimoire
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