A generic description for creatures of the Dark One. They include cafar, Darkhound, Draghkar, Fades, the forger, Gholam, Gray Men, Trollocs, Worms and zomara.

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In the Guide
    1. Guide - Luthair Paendrag Mondwin's armies mistakenly thought the exotic creatures of Seanchan were Shadowspawn.
  2. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch11 - Per the Three Oaths, Aes Sedai may use the One Power as a weapon against Shadowspawn.
    2. NS,Ch20 - Thinking of the oval ring, Moiraine tells Lan that there are Shadowspawn in places he never dreamed of.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Prologue - According to the Three Oaths, Aes Sedai can use the One Power as a weapon only against Darkfriends and Shadowspawn.
  4. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch21 - Rand sets wards around his camp that will sound an alarm if Shadowspawn enter.
  5. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch20 - Rand tells Elder Haman that Shadowspawn are using the Ways. Elder Haman agrees to mark the locations of all Waygates on maps.
  6. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch19 - Traveling kills Shadowspawn.
    2. KoD,Ch30 - Masema Dagar convinces Aram that Perrin and Elyas Machera must be Shadowspawn because of their eyes.
  7. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch42 - Ituralde reports that Shadowspawn are massing in the Blight.
  8. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Prologue - Shadowspawn attack the watch towers in northern Kandor.
    2. ToM,Ch18 - Ituralde defends Maradon against a seige of Shadowspawn.
    3. ToM,Ch21 - The Shadowspawn horde drives Ituralde and his army into Maradon.
    4. ToM,Ch28 - Shadowspawn flood into Maradon after Dreadlords blow a hole in the city wall.
    5. ToM,Ch32 - Rand arrives in Maradon and destroys the entire Shadowspawn army in a storm of light.
    6. ToM,Ch41 - An army of Shadowspawn set by Graendal attacks the Whitecloak army.

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