Pronunciation: LOY-ahl, AH-rehnt, HAY-lahn

aka: Loial son of Arent son of Halan

An Ogier from Stedding Shangtai.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Tar Valon#

The Ways and Fal Dara#

  • In the Ways, Loial warns the Two Rivers folk against using the One Power because it will attract Machin Shin and then he leaves to catch up with Moiraine and Lan. As they walk along, he talks about the history of the Ways and how fruit trees once thrived on each of the "islands" and that the paths connecting the islands were once soft and verdant and covered in grass, but now, if someone were to fall off, they would fall forever. (Episode 107)
  • They soon reach a guiding stone, but it has been marred as if someone or something tried to destroy it. Loial says he should be able to read it, but will need some time. (Episode 107)
  • Loial says that Machin Shin translates to "Black Wind". Lan says that they won't make it to their intended Waygate and asks Loial how far it is to the Fal Dara one. Moiraine tells Loial to take them there. (Episode 107)
  • Loial tells them that they are at Fal Dara. (Episode 107)
  • The four Two Rivers folk and Loial walk into Min's bar. (Episode 108)
  • Loial finds Perrin, Egwene and Nynaeve and tells them about Amalisa calling for any woman who can channel. (Episode 108)
  • Perrin is frustrated with following the Way of the Leaf when everyone else is fighting. Loial says there's always options to violence, and if he's looking for a way to help, just ask. (Episode 108)
  • Perrin and Loial enter the throne room and Perrin asks what they can do. (Episode 108)
  • In the throne room, Padan Fain stabs Loial. (Episode 108)

References (Possible Spoilers)#

Book Character: Loial
IMDB: Hammed Animashaun