The Belgariad and The Malloreon are a two-part fantasy epic written by David Eddings. This is a list of the major characters that appear in both parts of the story. (For a list of the races in the series, see Races in the "Garion" novels.) Note: All of the statements (deceased, married) are written from the current information by the end of the series.
Heroes of the Prophecy of LightEdit
Note: These characters are the main protagonists to the story, arranged in order of first appearance. There are many other minor and supporting protagonists, including some royalty.
|Name||First Encountered||Book where character joined the Party of Light||Name in the Prophecy of Light|
|Garion||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"Child of Light" (Mrin Codex)|
|Polgara||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"The Beloved" (Mrin Codex)|
|Belgarath||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"Eternal Man" or "Ancient One" (Mrin Codex) or sometimes "Beloved Disciple"|
|Durnik (more accurately Beldurnik)||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"The Man With Two Lives" (Mrin Codex)|
|Silk||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"The Guide" or "The Rat" (Mrin Codex)|
|Barak||Pawn of Prophecy||Pawn of Prophecy||"The Dreadful Bear" (Mrin Codex)|
|Hettar||Pawn of Prophecy||Queen of Sorcery||"The Horse Lord" (Mrin Codex)|
|Lelldorin||Queen of Sorcery||Queen of Sorcery||"The Archer" (Mrin Codex)|
|Mandorallen||Queen of Sorcery||Queen of Sorcery||"The Knight Protector" (Mrin Codex)|
|Ce'Nedra||Queen of Sorcery||Queen of Sorcery||"The Queen of the World" or "The Bride of Light" (Mrin Codex)|
|Relg||Magician's Gambit||Magician's Gambit||"The Blind Man" (Mrin Codex)|
|Eriond||Magician's Gambit||Magician's Gambit||"Bearer of the Orb" (Mrin Codex)|
|Taiba||Magician's Gambit||Castle of Wizardry||"Mother of the Race That Died" (Mrin Codex)|
|Toth||Guardians of the West||Guardians of the West||"The Silent Man" (prophecy of the Dals)|
|Sadi||The Queen of Sorcery||King of the Murgos||"The Man who is no Man"|
|Velvet or Liselle||Guardians of the West||King of the Murgos||"The Huntress" (Mrin Codex)|
|Zakath||Enchanter's End Game||The Sorceress of Darshiva||"The Empty One"|
|Poledra||The Queen of Sorcery||The Sorceress of Darshiva||"The Woman Who Watches"|
Antagonists (Champions of the Prophecy of the Dark)Edit
- Asharak, (Real name is Chamdar, deceased). A Murgo Grolim and disciple of Ctuchik. Killer of Garion's parents.
- Ctuchik, (deceased) disciple and high priest of Torak. Resides at Rak Cthol in Cthol Murgos.
- Zedar (Formerly known as Belzedar) disciple of Torak, but formerly a disciple of Aldur. For the change in his allegiance, Zedar is also called the Apostate.
- Urvon, (deceased) disciple of Torak.
- Zandramas, (Deceased) Grolim Priestess of Torak. Stole Belgarion and Ce'Nedra's son, Geran. She is the Child of Dark in the Malloreon.
- Torak (deceased) One-Eye, the Dragon God of Angarak. One of the seven deities who created the world. Torak prefers to be called Kal Torak ("Kal" meaning "King and God").
- Brill, (Real name is Kordoch, deceased). A Dagashi assassin charged with disrupting Garion's quest.
- Jarvik (deceased), a Cherek conspirator seduced by red Murgo gold
- Nachak (deceased), the late Murgo ambassador to Arendia in the Queen of Sorcery
- Y'diss (assumed deceased), the Nyissan steward of Count Dravor in the service of Queen Salmissra, attempted to capture Garion and his party in the Queen of Sorcery
- Salmissra (at least in the Queen of Sorcery), the Queen of Nyissa
- Grul (deceased), an Eldrak
- Naradas (deceased), a white-eyed Grolim sorceror who pretended to be Harakan the Dagashi; Ulfgar, High Priest of the Bear Cult and the wizard-advisor Erezel for Oldorin, king of Perivor. Zandramas' right hand.
- Chabat (deceased), a Grolim priestess who practiced witchcraft/raising of demons
- Nahaz, a Demon Lord
- Mordja, a Demon Lord
- The King of Hell
Royalty (during the Belgariad/Malloreon) Edit
- Drosta lek Thun, King of Gar og Nadrak.
- Gethel (deceased), King of Mishrak ac Thull.
- Nathel, King of the Thulls/Mishrak ac Thull.
- Gorim, Leader of the Ulgos. His name belongs only to his office; he has no personal name.
- Oldorin, King of Perivor
- Xantha, Queen of the Dryads
|Geran, aka Geran VI||Riva||Crown Prince||son of Belgarion and Ce'Nedra|
|Beldaran II||Riva||Princess||daughter of Belgarion and Ce'Nedra, younger sister to Geran|
|Brand||Riva||Warder||Guardian of the Orb|
|Fulrach||Sendaria||King||husband of Layla|
|Layla||Sendaria||Queen||wife of Fulrach|
|Ferna or Fernie||Sendaria||Princess||daughter of Fulrach and Layla|
|Gelda||Sendaria||Princess||daughter of Fulrach and Layla|
|Meldig||Sendaria||Prince||son of Fulrach and Layla|
|Anheg||Cherek||King||husband of Islena, and cousin of Barak|
|Islena||Cherek||Queen||wife of Anheg|
|Ran Borune XXIII, (deceased)||Tolnedra||Emperor||father to Ce'Nedra|
|General Varana, later Ran Borune XXIV||Tolnedra||Emperor||adopted by Ran Borune XXIII|
|Cho-Hag||Algaria||King/Chief of Clan Chiefs||husband to Silar, adoptive father to Hettar|
|Silar||Algaria||Queen||wife of Cho-Hag|
|Rhodar (deceased)||Drasnia||King||husband of Porenn, and uncle of Silk.|
|Porenn||Drasnia||Queen/Queen Regent||wife of Rhodar, and aunt of Silk, mother of Kheva|
|Kheva||Drasnia||King||son of Rhodar and Porenn, cousin of Silk and Urgit|
|Silk||Drasnia||Prince||nephew of Rhodar and Porenn, cousin to Kheva, half-brother of Urgit|
|Korodullin||Arendia||King||husband of Mayaserana|
|Mayaserana||Arendia||Queen||wife of Korodullin|
|Gorim||Ulgos/Ulgoland||Gorim (high priest to UL)|
|Taur Urgas (deceased)||Cthol Murgos||King||The Insane King|
|Urgit||Cthol Murgos||King||son of Lady Tamazin and Silk's father, Silk's half brother|
|Salmissra||Nyissa||Queen||Eternal Salmissra, as she is now a snake|
|Zakath, formerly Kal Zakath||Mallorea||Emperor (and Overking of the Angarak)||husband of Cyradis|
|Cyradis||Mallorea||Empress, formerly Seeress of Kell||wife of Zakath|
|Archduke Otrath||Mallorea||King||distant relative of Zakath; crowned as an Angarak king by Zandramas in fulfillment of the Dark Prophecy|
Disciples of Aldur Edit
- Beldin, the Dwarf. Ethnicity unknown because of his extreme deformities.
- Belgarath, the "The Ancient and Beloved". First disciple of Aldur. Father of Polgara.
- Belkira, an Alorn shepherd. Twin of Beltira.
- Beltira, an Alorn shepherd. Twin of Belkira.
- Belzedar, the Apostate. Originally one of Aldur's disciples, but later turned sides and became a disciple of Torak.
- Belmakor, (deceased) the Melcene.
- Belsambar, (deceased) the Angarak.
- Beldurnik, the "The Man with Two Lives". He is taken as a disciple in The Malloreon. Husband of Polgara.
- Belgarion, The Child of Light. Special status in ranks of disciples. Grand-son of Belgarath and Great-nephew of Polgara.
- Polgara, "Beloved Daughter". Daughter of Belgarath and Poledra and aunt of Garion. Special status in ranks of disciples.
- Poledra, "The Woman Who Watches". Wife of Belgarath and Mother of Polgara. Special status in ranks of disciples.
Main article: Deities in the "Garion" novels
Other Minor and Supporting CharactersEdit
|Olban (deceased)||Rivan||B4, B5||Brand's youngest son|
|Kail||Rivan||B4, B5, M1, M4, M5||Brand's son who takes over his responsibilities after Brand's murder|
- Doroon (deceased), a childhood friend of Garion's.
- Rendorig, an Arendish childhood friend of Garion's.
- Zubrette, a petite wily blonde Sendarian girl who was a childhood friend of Garion's and Garion's first "love".
- Faldor, a Sendarian farmer and farm-owner
- Eilbrig, Faldor's son-in-law
- Anhelda, Faldor's only daughter
- Brendig, first a captain who is sent to find Belgarath (Pawn of Prophecy) and later a colonel in the Battle of Thull Mardu and then finally a general for the Siege of Rheon.
- Count Nilden - King Fulrach's chief butler
- Earl of Seline, a Sendarian nobleman and advisor to King Fulrach.
- Nala, the old cook at Faldor's Farm who retired to make way for Polgara to take over as head cook
- Greldik, a Cherek ship captain and sailor, one of the finest seamen in all of Cherek.
- Torvik, chief huntsmen of King Anheg
- Lady Merel, Barak's wife.
- Maidee, a blue-eyed Cherek blonde with long braids who was sledding in the snow and gave Garion a kiss
- Terzie, daughter of Lord Barak and Lady Merel
- Gundred, daughter of Lord Barak and Lady Merel
- Unrak, son of Lord Barak and Lady Merel
- Grinneg, cousin to Barak and King Anheg. Cherek ambassador at Tol Honeth.
- Elteg, Cherek sailor
- Krendig, a boat builder
- Grodeg, the High Priest of Belar and the Bear Cult
- Martje, a formerly blind witch and seer
- Drolag, Barak's bosun
- Baron Oltorain, a Mimbrate Arendish nobleman, brother of Ariana.
- Count Reldegen, Lelldorin's uncle.
- Berentain, a young Asturian nobleman who has Mimbrate sympathies
- Torasin (deceased), Lelldorin's cousin, an Asturian
- Baron of Vo Ebor (deceased), Mandorallen's mentor. Husband of Nerina.
- Andorig, Sir - initially a doubter of Belgarath
- Sir Beridel - son of Sir Andorig
- Berig - an ex-Arenish serf living in the District of the Marags
- Nerina, formerly the wife of the Baron of Vo Ebor; later the wife of Mandorallen
- Sir Haldorin - Mandorallen's derisory kinsman
- Baron Derigen - a Mimbrate knight who was fighting Oltorain instigated by a Grolim
- Sir Helbergin - a Mimbrate Knight who was injured when he went against Mandorallen in the previous tourney
- Baron of Vo Toral - a Mimbrate who sold his countrymen as slaves in Nyissa
- Count Dravor - a Tolnedran minor noble who has been drugged into working for the Nyissan Y'diss
- Lord Morin, Ran Borune XXIII's chamberlain
- the courtesan Bethra (deceased)
- Jeebers, Ce'Nedra's tutor turned university librarian.
- Kador (deceased), the head of the Vordue family and the Grand Duke of Tol Vordue, captured for treason.
- Zereel, the court wizard
- Haldor, a Tolnedra merchant, a member of the Council of Advisors
- Radan (deceased), a Tolnedra merchant, a member of the Council of Advisors
- Reldo, a Tolnedran thug and gold-digger in the District of the Marags
- Grand Merchant Kalvor of Tol Horb
- Colonel Albor, the Horbite commander of the Eighty-Third Legion -- primarily a ceremonial unit with its barracks inside the imperial palace at Tol Honeth
- Count Valgon, Ambassador to the Rivan Court
- Count Melgon, Ambassador to Nyissa
- Count Brador, Ambassador to Sendaria
- Count Ergon or Elgon, a Honethite noble who had planned to murder Varana's son
- Baron Kelbor (deceased), a Honethite noble who had planned to murder Varana's son and gave orders for the killing of Bethra
- Grand Duke Noragon of the House of Honeth (deceased)
- Xantha, Queen of the Dryads.
- Xera, Ce'Nedra's Dryad cousin.
- X'bel, tawny haired Dryad who points a bow at Garion
- Issus, an assassin and mercenary
- Essia (deceased), formerly a consort for Queen Salmissra
- Adiss (deceased), interim Chief Eunuch during Sadi's sabbatical; a drug addict
- Sariss (deceased), interim Chief Eunuch who deposed Sadi and conspired with Naradas
- Y'sth, a eunuch who aspires to become Chief Eunuch; disliked Sadi
- Arell (deceased), Brand's niece
- Joran, a glassblower, initially apprenticed to Torgan
- Torgan, owner of a glassblowing shop
- Delban, an armorer
- Delvor, a merchant in Arendia (at the Great Arendish Fair)
- Javelin, Margrave Khendon, the Drasnian head of intelligence; Uncle to Liselle
- Droblek, official of the Drasnian Port Authority at Sthiss Tor in Nyissa (sometimes assumed "ambassador" or "representative"?)
- Kheran, a scruffy intelligence agent living in the District of the Marags
- Vordai (deceased), "Witch of the Fens"
- Mulger, a trade merchant who went to Gar og Nadrak
- Geldahar, a fat cross-eyed fur dealer in Boktor
- General Haldar, Chief of Staff for Queen Porenn; a Bear Cultist
- Prince Khaldon, ambassador to Tolnedra
- Count Kharel, a senior member of the intelligence service
- Adara, Garion's cousin and a lady in waiting for Queen Silar
- Elvar, Archpriest of Belar in Algaria; a member of the Bear-Cult
Angaraks and Malloreans:
- Yarblek, a Nadrak merchant and mercenary, who became among the richest men in the world after partnering with Silk. One of the first Angarak allies of Belgarion and the West.
- Grashor, a Nadrak in Kotu, Drasnia who dealt with the late Earl of Jarvik and introduced him to Asharak
- Tarlek (deceased), a huge, fat Nadrak living in the District of the Marags who threatened Brill but was killed by him
- Besher and Varn - Nadrak gold-hunters
- Tashor - an old Nadrak trapper who first owned Vella
- Vella, a spirited Nadrak woman
- Tekk (deceased), a younger Nadrak trapper who owned Vella briefly
- Tajak, a Dagashi who brings the party to Jaharb at Mount Kahsha
- Jaharb, Chief Elder of the Dagashi
- Prala, Queen of Cthol Murgos (formerly a princess of the House of Cthan)
- Lady Tamazin, wife of the late Taur Urgas and father to Urgit
- Lord Oskatat, seneschal of the late Taur Urgas and then to Urgit
- General Kradak, a Murgo general
- Vard, a seer/mystic and leader at the Isle of Verkat
- Onatel of Verkat, a seeress who guides them into the forests of the southern Isle of Verkat
- Gart, a fisherman of the Ise of Verkat
- Brador, Chief of Intelligence (Chief of the Bureau of Internal Affairs); Melcene official
- Andel, a Dalasian healer/mystic and physician for Zakath
- Onatel of Kell, a young Dalasian lady who befriended Velvet and Ce'Nedra
- Dallan, a Dalasian mystic
- Dolmar (deceased), Kheldar's factor in Mal Zeth; a Melcene
- Balsca (deceased), a sailor who brings the plague to Mal Zeth
- Atesca, General of Zakath's army; later, Commander-in-Chief of the armies of Mallorea
- Captain Rakos of Silk's (and Yarblek's) private army
- Kasvor - Kheldar's factor in Jarot, Celanta; a Melcene
- Baron Vasca - Chief of the Bureau of Commerce
- Captain Kadian, who transported Zandramas' party from Melcena to a beach south of Selda in Pendane
- Nabros, a Melcene with the Bureau of roads in Peldane
- Vurk, a deserter in the Royal Army of Peldane who planned with his corporal to check out the weather in Gandahar
- Vetter, Silk's (and Yarblek's) factor in Melcena, formerly a secret policeman for Brador
- Viscount Esca, a senior member of the Melcene Consortium
- Rolla, an officer of Brador's secret police in Melcena
- Senji, the club-footed one, a sorceror and professor in the School of Alchemy at the University of Melcena
- Burk, a Dalasian shepherd, who welcomes the party of Light to Kell
- Zelmit, the Nadrak factor for Silk and Yarblek in Yar Nadrak
- Astellig, Sir - a knight of Perivor
- Captain Kresca
- Urtag, archpriest of Camat
- Agachak (deceased), Dread Hierarch of Rak Urga and Cthol Murgos
- Sorchak (deceased), Grolim Priest of the Green, killed by Zith
- Morgat, the Hierarch of Rak Cthan
- Pelath - former Grolim who becomes first disciple of Eriond
- Zith, Sadi's pet snake
- Ezahh, a green snake in the service of Salmissra, Zith's mate
- Maas (deceased), a snake in the service of Salmissra
- Noble, Ce'Nedra's placid to lazy horse
- Chretienne, Garion's warhorse, a gift from Zakath
- Horse, a still-born colt that Garion resurrects and later becomes Eriond's mount
- Tupik and Poppi - fenlings