King Balakung is the elemental owner of Darkwood.
Not much is known about his early life. He lived in Planet Rimbara and was the king of the Rimbarian Natives. He was later attacked and killed by Retak'ka. He was mentioned by Hang Kasa in Rahsia King Balakung!.
- It is assumed that his name is a combination of "Balak" (wood) and "Kang Kong".