Pronunciation: moh-GHEH-dee-ehn

aka: Lilen Moiral, Gyldin, Marigan

One of the Forsaken. Her real name was Lilen Moiral.

Physical Description#

She is sturdily handsome with shoulder-length hair worn loose. She has large, dark eyes and smooth cheeks. (TSR,Ch46)

As Gyldin she is sturdily handsome and dark-braided. (TSR,Ch38)

As Marigan, she looks as if she was once plump. She has a weary, blunt face. (TFoH,Ch49)

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Points of View#

See Moghedien's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch9 - Lanfear warns Rand that Sammael, Rahvin and Moghedien fear him too much to wait. First mention of Moghedien.
    2. TSR,Ch50 - Lanfear chides Asmodean telling him that he fears risk as much as Moghedien.
    3. TSR,Ch52 - Moghedien can do things in Tel'aran'rhiod that Lanfear never dreamed of.
    4. TSR,Ch54 - Moghedien was about two hundred years old when the Bore was opened.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Lanfear says that she suspects that either Moghedien or Demandred is trying to control Rand.
    2. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean tells Rand that he thinks Moghedien is hiding someplace in the west.
    3. TFoH,Ch6 - Rand questions Lanfear's assertion that Rahvin sent the Darkhound. Why not Demandred or Sammael or Semirhage or Moghedien?
    4. TFoH,Ch9 - Elayne and Nynaeve assume that Moghedien, Liandrin and the rest of the Black Ajah escaped Tanchico.
    5. TFoH,Ch14 - Birgitte tells Nynaeve that she has seen most of the other Forsaken in Tel'aran'rhiod but she has seen nothing of Moghedien.
    6. TFoH,Ch14 - A moghedien was a tiny, deadly spider in the Age of Legends.
    7. TFoH,Ch15 - Egwene warns Nynaeve to avoid Moghedien.
    8. TFoH,Ch16 - Elayne questions the wisdom of asking Birgitte to search for Moghedien.
    9. TFoH,Ch25 - Elayne tells Egwene that Moghedien is following her and Nynaeve.
    10. TFoH,Ch35 - Nynaeve tells Elayne about their encounter with Moghedien. She thinks Moghedien is still alive and will now be looking for them in a circus.
    11. TFoH,Ch36 - Elayne tells Thom and Juilin that they are hunting Moghedien and she is hunting them.
    12. TFoH,Ch40 - When Galad confronts Nynaeve, Uno and Ragan, Nynaeve cannot channel for fear of alerting Moghedien and the Black Ajah.
    13. TFoH,Ch47 - Nynaeve and Elayne worry about visiting Tel'aran'rhiod with Moghedien around.
    14. TFoH,Ch48 - When they are attacked by a mob in Samara, Nynaeve and Elayne cannot channel for fear of alerting Moghedien and the Black Ajah.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Demandred tells the Great Lord that Moghedien failed to make a meeting with Graendal yesterday.
    2. LoC,Ch6 - Sammael asks where Asmodean, Lanfear and Moghedien are. Graendal says she thinks Rand killed them.
    3. LoC,Ch23 - Sammael asks again where Asmodean, Lanfear and Moghedien are. Graendal says Asmodean and Lanfear are dead. Moghedien probably is, too.
    4. LoC,Epilogue - Falion is under orders from Moghedien to find hidden *angreal in Ebou Dar.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch8 - Egwene feels a sharp pain then nothing when Moghedien's collar is removed by Aran'gar.
    2. ACoS,Ch9 - Egwene tells Siuan and Leane about Moghedien's escape.
    3. ACoS,Ch10 - Egwene visits Elayne's and Nynaeve's dreams to warn them about Moghedien's escape. She is too afraid to consider finding Moghedien's dream. She warns the Wise Ones that Moghedien might attack them.
    4. ACoS,Ch12 - Egwene asked Moghedien what would happen if one stepped off the back of the platform after Skimming. The very idea terrified Moghedien.
    5. ACoS,Ch13 - Elayne, Nynaeve, Aviendha and Birgitte are worried that Moghedien might come after them.
    6. ACoS,Ch17 - Falion and Ispan are in Ebou Dar searching for the *angreal stash on Moghedien's orders. They have not heard from her in a while.
    7. ACoS,Ch21 - Birgitte explains to Mat that Moghedien forced her physically out of Tel'aran'rhiod.
    8. ACoS,Ch31 - Nynaeve realizes it must have been Moghedien who attacked her.
    9. ACoS,Ch37 - Lan tells Mat about Moghedien's attack.
  5. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch1 - Nynaeve warns Joline and Teslyn of the coming dangers including Moghedien but they do not believe her.
    2. TPoD,Ch12 - Moghedien is in disfavor with Moridin for her recent mistakes.
  6. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch10 - Asne finds the fluted black rod that Moghedien hid.
    2. WH,Ch12 - Moghedien taught Elayne the weave of Keeping.
  7. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch17 - Egwene figured out the weave for making cuendillar from hints from Moghedien.
    2. CoT,Ch18 - Egwene learned the weave for Compulsion from Moghedien.
  8. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch7 - Nynaeve thinks it is wrong to hold Semirhage after her experience losing Moghedien.
    2. TGS,Ch33 - Nynaeve shudders at the Compulsion on Kerb remembering her own experience with Moghedien.
    3. TGS,Ch37 - Min wonders if Graendal may be setting a trap, but Rand says that she is not subtle like Moghedien.
    4. TGS,Ch45 - Some Sitters argue that they should question the Black Ajah sisters but Egwene insists on execution. She will not make the same mistake she made with Moghedien.
  9. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch15 - Elandria Borndat wrote that Mesaana was more of a direct leader than Graendal or Moghedien.
    2. ToM,Ch20 - While the Sitters debate Nynaeve's test for the shawl, Egwene warns them it would be unwise not to raise the woman who defeated Moghedien.
    3. ToM,Ch38 - Egwene is right in her analysis. Mesaana will stay and fight, not run like Moghedien.