Pronunciation: COO-lah-dihn

An Aiel of the Domai sept of the Shaido clan. First-brother of Muradin. He is Black Eyes.

Physical Description#

He is tall and broad-shouldered with flame colored hair. He is short of his middle years. (TSR,Ch23)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch23 - Couladin and Muradin are first-brothers.
    2. TSR,Ch57 - Couladin is a member of the Black Eyes Society.
  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch2 - The clan chiefs agree that Couladin and the Shaido will never submit to Rand.
    2. TFoH,Ch14 - Egwene tells Nynaeve that Rand is following Couladin and the Shaido across Jangai Pass.
    3. TFoH,Ch23 - Couladin was a member of the Black Eyes society. The Black Eyes of the other clans have vowed to kill him.
    4. TFoH,Ch24 - Egwene tells Elayne that they are now in Cairhien. Couladin and the Shaido decimated the town of Selean.
    5. TFoH,Ch43 - Rand starts wearing his sword again. He admits to Lan that it is to kill Couladin.
    6. TFoH,Ch45 - Melindhra is proud that Mat brought great honor to himself by killing Couladin.
    7. TFoH,Ch45 - Rand is astounded when he learns that Mat killed Couladin.
    8. TFoH,Ch49 - Elayne and Nynaeve can hardly believe that Mat killed Couladin.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - After the deaths of Suladric and Muradin, Sevanna wanted Couladin strictly for power.
  3. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch4 - After seeing Sevanna, Faile recognizes that she was really the power behind Couladin. All the destruction in Cairhien as well as Dumai's Wells was really her doing.
  4. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch5 - Therava believes that Couladin was the true Car'a'carn and that Rand was a puppet of the Aes Sedai.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch19 - Charlz Guybon is quite impressed that Mat killed Couladin.

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