A gigantic vaporous fog that resides in [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)]. It is the remnant of the hate and evil that destroyed [City of Aridhol|Aridhol (City)]. It comes out at night and consumes any life that it touches. Only [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)]'s other resident, [Mordeth], is immune to it.

! References (Possible Spoilers)

# In the [Guide]
## [signings|Guide] - Mashadar appeared after all the residents of [City of Aridhol|Aridhol (City)] killed each other.
# In [The Eye of the World]
## [TEotW,Ch19] - [Moiraine] tells the [Emond's Field|Emonds Field] folks the story of [City of Aridhol|Aridhol (City)] and warns them of Mashadar.
## [TEotW,Ch20] - As they flee [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)], Mashadar emerges and separates the party. [Rand] sees Mashadar take several [Trollocs] and a [Fade].
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch41] - As the [Wanderer|Moridin] rescues [Rand], Mashadar descends on them. They both use [balefires|Weaves] on it causing it to retreat. Later, Mashadar claims [Liah] and [Sammael].
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