Born to clan Ironhammer, in Athencral.
Family fled when the mountainhold fell, were among the original crafters of Boltek-gyrn.
Excelled at combat, chose mining as a profession, but then opted to move out to the remote combat temple Ol-Rak. Studied Stone Dragon, took to it well.
Fought to defend Ol-Rak from the goblin assault, but was eventually driven out into the mountains.
Came to Fallnore and found Thrade Whurakson, with whom he shared a clan. Thrade invited Dalo to live with him, and they did so for many years.