A region in the far north, entirely corrupted by the Dark One. A haunt of Trollocs, Myrddraal, and other creatures of the Dark One.



References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch12 - After the Aiel War, Lan agrees to spend a few months in the south with Bukama before returning to his battle with the Blight.
    2. NS,Ch15 - Lan and Bukama flip coins and choose to travel through Kandor to the Blight.
    3. NS,Ch21 - In the Borderlands it is common for raging thunderstorms to come out of the Blight.
    4. NS,Ch22 - Lan and Brys saved each other's lives in the Blight.
    5. NS,Epilogue - Lan agrees to forego his battle with the Blight to be bonded to Moiraine and fight a larger battle.
  2. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch46 - Scouts report that the Blight is unusually active with many new Trolloc camps.
    2. TEotW,Ch48 - Moiraine and her party ride through the Blight.
    3. TEotW,Ch49 - Denizens of the Blight viciously attack Moiraine's party.
    4. TEotW,Ch53 - The Blight is greatly weakened after Rand's victories.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch17 - The Blight has retreated two miles across all the Borderlands.
    2. TSR,Ch53 - Lord Luc claims to have spent many days fighting Trollocs in the Blight.
  4. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Alviarin comments to Elaida and her Council that the Blight seems to be unusually quiet.
  5. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch20 - Two Ogier stedding, Stedding Chandar and Stedding Sherandu, were swallowed by the Blight.
    2. LoC,Ch23 - Sammael comments that jumara are loose in the Blight.
  6. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Prologue - The Borderlands leaders note that the Blight has been very quiet lately.
  7. In Winter's Heart
    1. WH,Ch9 - Halwin Norry reports to Elayne that the Blight is still unusually quiet.
    2. WH,Ch27 - The Borderlands believe that the Last Battle will be fought in the Blight.
  8. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch20 - In the Trolloc Wars the Shadow used Tarwins Gap to move armies of Trollocs from the Blight.
  9. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Prologue - Moridin brings Graendal, Demandred and Mesaana to a fortress of black stone in the far northeast Blight. There is a garrison of soldiers there.
    2. TGS,Ch22 - Rand inspects the Blight in northern Saldaea. The Blight is moving south.
    3. TGS,Ch42 - There are reports that Trollocs are massing in the Blight so they are probably at Tarwins Gap as well.

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