Weed is a Gold whose true name is unknown. During theInstitute, Weed was considered a lowDraft, one of
the 'dregs' of House Mars, because he lacked the physical and mental prowess of the mid- and highDraft Gold's. Weed is gifted his nickname by Cassius "because, well, he's thin." Initially part of Darrow and Cassius' group at the Institute, he/she later goes on to become a Howler under Sevro au Barca's command, along with Screwface, Thistle, Pebble, Harpy, Rotback and Sleepy. As a Howler, he/she wears a wolf cloak and has a tendency to howl as they go into battle.