"Ruler of the settlement. Must not die."
He serves as the player's avatar in the game world and is the leader of the forces of the dwarves on the mainland, should he ever die it's game over and you have to restart the level or reload an earlier save. In the beginning of the campaign the prince is very vulnerable and needs to be looked after carefully, but as you progress through the campaign he will become more and more useful and independent.note: in the custom game mode he will be like what he was in the beggining of the campaign.
Prince is the unique class of dwarf. If the prince is defeated while mining, you will be forced to return to the surface. You get him in the beginning of every game.
You can have only 1 prince. Dwarfling cant become a prince.