Lords Of Dust

The Lords of Dust are a powerful group of fiends, mostly rakshasas, that plot to undo the protection of the dragons and enslave the mortal races. Their ancient "capital" of Ashtakala in Fah'lrrg, their name for the Demon Wastes, is not on another plane but rather in Eberron itself. Of all the shadowy terrors in the world, they are one of the most immediately threatening.

Durastoran the Wyrmbreaker

The most famous of the Lords of Dust is the rakshasa Durastoran the Wyrmbreaker, a powerful ak'chasar loremaster. Durastoran is leading a more active campaign against the dragons, especially against the Chamber. He is said to have a large force of lesser fiends and humans at his disposal. He enjoys destabilizing the relationship between the dragons and the elves. Durastoran worships one of the Overlords directly, Bel Shalor, the Shadow in the Flame, and seeks a way to free this shadowy demon from his prison. Durastoran sits on the Bleak Council.

Hektula the Bloody Scribe

The greatest of the prakhutu is Hektula, the Bloody Scribe. Hektula is the prakhutu of Overlord Sul Khatesh, and serves the Council of Ashtakala as their librarian. She is one of the most knowledgeable arcanist on Eberron, and sits on the Bleak Council.

Kashtarhak the Voice of Chaos

Kashtarhak, known as the Voice of Chaos, serves the trapped rajah Eldrantulku. it is said that Kashtarhak helped manipulate the fall of the giants of Xen'drik, the destruction of the Dhakaani Empire, and the fall of the Kingdom of Galifar. He sits on the Bleak Council.

Mordakhesh the Shadowsword

The most powerful of all the zakya rakshasas is Mordakhesh, the Shadowsword. Mordakhesh has fought dragons in melee combat, and was one of the fiercest fighters for the Overlords. Mordakhesh prefers manipulating armies, and has spies amongst most armies of Khorvaire. He is a servant of Overlord Rak Tulkhesh, and has a legion of lesser fiends and barbarians at his disposal. He sits on the Bleak Council.

Korliac the Gray Flame

Korliac of the Gray Flame is a pit field in league with the Lords of Dust. Madness drove him from the plane of Fernia, and joined the leages of Overlord Tul Oreshka. He serves the Lords of Dust in the land of Xen'drik. Korliac is a member of the Bleak Council.

Thelestes the Velvet Blade

Beside Korliac, the only other non-rakshasa on the Bleak Council is Thelestes, the Velvet Blade. A succubus, Thelestes fled Mabar to join the Lords of Dust. She has multiple aliases across Khorvaire, including within House Thuranni and House Phiarlan. She takes pleasure in watching corruption and death.

Ethon Panjilcuttra

Ethon Panjilcuttra is the artificer of the Lords of Dust, who maintains the Drain Works of Ashtakala.


Kashurashan is a rakshasa sorcerer who has been watching the city of Stormreach in Xen'drik since before the fall of the giants.


Kkressd is a rakshasa disguised as a House Orien courier. He is the leader of the Dust Motes, a subgroup of the Lords of Dust, and has been courting Jorlanna d'Cannith.


A rakshasa named Zathara and his zakya assistant Nethatar act as the Lords of Dust's agents in Sharn, the City of Towers. They make their base of operations within a wizard's keep in Khyber's Gate.


A powerful rakshasa named Drulkalatar has shown interest in the agent of the Dark Lanterns known as Thorn.


Yeenoghu, the demon lord of the gnolls, is a member of the Lords of Dust. He is worshiped as a god by the gnolls of the Demon Wastes.

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