Xander is Will's cousin and one of the Draki Hunters in the family. Xander in jealous of the family's high regard for Will's hunting skills and therefore torments his whenever possible.
Very little of Xander's background is known.
Xander is quite self-centred and vain; constantly comparing himself and Will. and seeking the attentions of girls at high school to add to his worth, as he believes his family think less of him than Will. He takes Tamra on a date at the end of the first which Jacinda is not happy about.
Xander is described as having "raven-dark hair shaved close to his head...his face is elegant, narrow and beautiful with dark, liquid eyes."