Pronunciation: ahs-MOH-dee-an

aka: Joar Addam Nessosin, Jasin Natael
Pronunciation: JAY-sihn nah-TAYL

One of the Forsaken. His real name was Joar Addam Nessosin. In the Age of Legends he was a noted composer of music.

Physical Description#

He is in his middle years and has dark hair. (TSR,Ch36) He is handsome and tall with dark, deep-set eyes. He has an odd way of holding his head cocked sideways when addressing someone. (TSR,Ch37)

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Points of View#

See Asmodean's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch6 - First mention of Asmodean as one of the Forsaken.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch9 - Lanfear offers to have Asmodean teach Rand. She says they can get rid of him when they do not need him anymore.
    2. TSR,Ch52 - Birgitte tells Nynaeve that the man she almost disturbed was Asmodean.
    3. TSR,Ch58 - Asmodean's real name was Joar Addam Nessosin.
  3. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Sammael asks if Asmodean really is a traitor and Lanfear confirms it.
    2. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean went over to the Great Lord for the promise of immortality. He was a noted composer of music.
    3. TFoH,Ch4 - Rand thinks it is ironic that he trusts Asmodean more than he trusts Moiraine.
    4. TFoH,Ch4 - Rand knows that Kadere and Isendre are Darkfriends, but he must let them go to protect Asmodean.
    5. TFoH,Ch30 - From Lews Therin's memories, Rand knows that Asmodean and Semirhage were both poor at controlling weather.
    6. TFoH,Ch44 - Asmodean is poor at Healing.
    7. TFoH,Ch45 - Rand remembers that Asmodean's full name was Joar Addam Nessosin.
  4. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Demandred tells the Great Lord that Asmodean and Lanfear vanished. The Great Lord tells Demandred that Asmodean is dead and implies that he died the final death. Demandred did not know that.
    2. LoC,Ch6 - Sammael asks Graendal where Asmodean and Lanfear are. Graendal says she thinks Rand killed them.
    3. LoC,Ch6 - Semirhage does not know where Asmodean is. He seems to have vanished.
    4. LoC,Ch23 - Sammael again asks Graendal where Asmodean and Lanfear are. Graendal says they are dead. Sammael tells her to show him the bodies.
    5. LoC,Ch32 - Rand returns to the Heart of the Stone and inverts the weaves of his traps on Callandor the way Asmodean taught him.
    6. LoC,Ch49 - Rand recalls Asmodean teaching him the Mirror of Mists, also called Illusion.
  5. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch8 - Egwene thinks Sammael, Asmodean or Demandred freed Moghedien.
  6. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch24 - Despite all of Asmodean's teaching, Rand often does not know what he is doing when he channels.
    2. TPoD,Ch29 - When Rand feels saidin and his quarters are destroyed, he wonders if it might be Demandred or perhaps Asmodean returned.
  7. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch3 - Moridin has eleven chairs at the Forsaken meeting. Aran'gar does not understand why because Asmodean, Be'lal, Rahvin and Sammael are dead.
  8. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch1 - Rand still does not know what became of Asmodean.
    2. TGS,Ch29 - Rand thinks that Graendal is still in Arad Doman as Asmodean told him.
    3. TGS,Ch50 - Atop Dragonmount, Rand easily comes up with the weaves to control air temperature and pressure that Asmodean tried to teach him.
  9. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Epilogue - Shaidar Haran blames Graendal for the death of Asmodean and other failings.