Super Fade. Shaidar Haran means "Hand of the Dark" in the Old Tongue. See the discussion on the nature of Shaidar Haran in the FAQ, Section 1.4.05.

Physical Description#

It looks like a Myrddraal except that it is much taller and it appears to have a sense of humor.

Points of View#

See Shaidar Haran's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Shaidar Haran means "Hand of the Dark" in the Old Tongue.
    2. LoC,Prologue - Demandred notes that the stone spikes in the tunnel to the Pit of Doom clear Haran's head by two hands. This is a clear sign of its high standing with the Great Lord.
    3. LoC,Ch6 - The Great Lord tells Semirhage that when she obeys Shaidar Haran, she obeys the Great Lord. When she disobeys Shaidar Haran...
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch40 - Shaidar Haran can detect One Power flows and, unlike other Myrddraal, it can smell the difference between saidin and saidar.
    2. ACoS,Ch40 - Shaidar Haran begins to feel achy and weak when it is away from Shayol Ghul for too long.
  3. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch21 - Alviarin is terrified of Shaidar Haran, believing him to be the Great Lord incarnate.
  4. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Prologue - Alviarin is still overwhelmed by her meeting with Shaidar Haran. She thinks he is the Great Lord himself.

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