One of the twelve Aiel clans. The clan hold is Cold Rocks Hold.



References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In the Guide
    1. Guide - The Taardad was one of the clans that invaded the Westlands in the Aiel War.
  2. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch38 - Aviendha introduces herself as a Maiden of the Spear of the Nine Valleys sept of the Taardad Aiel. Dailin is of the same sept and clan.
    2. TDR,Ch54 - Rhuarc introduces himself to Mat and Juilin as Nine Valleys sept of the Taardad Aiel. He was once Aethan Dor, a Red Shield.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch11 - Amys is a Wise One of the Nine Valleys Taardad.
    2. TSR,Ch22 - Although they do not have blood feud, Taardad and Shaido are not friendly. Taardad think Shaido are sneaky.
    3. TSR,Ch57 - Fifteen thousand Taardad accompany Rand to Alcair Dal.
  4. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch30 - Mangin is a Jindo Taardad.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch18 - Rand sent the Goshien and Taardad Aiel to Arad Doman to help restore order.
    2. KoD,Ch18 - Harilin was an Iron Mountain Taardad.