aka: The Watcher, The Wanderer

One of the new Forsaken.

Possible Spoilers#

He was Ishamael before.(AMoL,Ch4)

Physical Description#

He is a tall, broad shouldered young man the same size as Rand with bright blue eyes and a too strong chin. He has a deep voice. He is almost pretty enough for Graendal. (ACoS,Ch25) He is a big fellow with black hair and a deep voice. He is easily as tall as Rand. (ACoS,Ch41) He is a blue-eyed man with a square chin, perhaps a few years older than Rand. (KoD,Ch18)

Points of View#

See Moridin's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch20 - As the Watcher, he knows a great deal about Sammael and Graendal from the past. He thinks of the Wise Ones as "so-called Aiel." He has saa which indicate extensive use of the True Power. He can tell if a man is holding saidin and his skin prickles when a woman channels.
    2. ACoS,Ch25 - He has saa which indicate extensive use of the True Power.
    3. ACoS,Ch30 - Moghedien hopes that Moridin will not notice or excuse her independent action in trying to balefire Nynaeve.
    4. ACoS,Ch30 - Moridin's colors are black and red.
    5. ACoS,Ch41 - As the Wanderer he channels balefire, but Rand can detect neither saidin nor saidar.
  2. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch12 - Cyndane and Moghedien tell Graendal that Moridin is Nae'blis. Shaidar Haran confirms this and tells her to visit Moridin.
    2. TPoD,Ch21 - In his dreams, Rand sometimes sees himself as Lews Therin or a blurred image of Moridin.
  3. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Prologue - Rand sees a blurry image of Moridin in his head and Lews Therin calls him another destroyer.
    2. WH,Ch10 - Lady Shiaine carries out Moridin's command to punish Falion making her a servant and letting Daved Hanlon have her. Shiaine is convinced that Moghedien is subservient to Moridin.
    3. WH,Ch22 - Rand gets dizzy and sees the murky face of Moridin.
    4. WH,Ch35 - Rand gets dizzy and sees a vague image of Moridin.
    5. WH,Ch35 - Osan'gar has always been terrified of Moridin. He was mad with power even before the Bore was sealed.
  4. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch15 - Daved Hanlon wonders what Lady Shiaine's boss, Moridin, intends for him.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch20 - After the Trolloc attack Rand wonders if another of the Forsaken knows Ishamael's way of tracking through the Pattern or perhaps Moridin can locate him.
    2. KoD,Ch31 - When four of the Black Ajah sisters unexpectedly return to the house on Full Moon Street Shiaine asks if they were sent by Moridin.
  6. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch22 - Thinking about his meeting with Moridin, Rand wonders why Moridin saved him at Shadar Logoth.
    2. TGS,Ch50 - Atop Dragonmount, Rand wonders if Moridin is right, that the struggle against the Dark One is meaningless.