Aetyleus Ardalan
The Elder of Sunnyglade
Aetyleus In Dalaran
"The Archmagi represent the pinnacle of magical power. Weaving their intricate enchantments, these crotchety old wizards are called upon to defend humanity with all the magical powers at their disposal. Mounted atop their trusty steeds, the Archmagi brandish ancient staves that serve to channel their fierce energies in battle. Though gruff and slightly aloof, these experienced wizards are a heartening sight upon any battlefield where the fate of humanity lies in peril." - Warcraft III


IconSmall Human Male Human
Stormwind Banner Stormwindian


Sunnyglade, Brightwood
(Status: Alive)

Titles & Positions

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House of Ardalan

Coat of Arms

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Military Service


Dalaran Tabard Magocracy of Dalaran


Dalaran Tabard The Violet Eye


See Battles

StormwindTabard Gnoll War

  • Defense of Sunnyglade

StormwindTabard Gurubashi War

  • Defense of Westfall
  • Siege of Stormwind City

StormwindTabard First War

  • Battle for Grand Hamlet
  • Battle for Sunnyglade
  • Battle for the Temple of the Damned

Dalaran Tabard Second War

  • Siege of Dalaran
  • Battle of the Great Portal
  • Battle for Nethergarde

Dalaran Tabard Third War

  • Second Siege of Dalaran
  • Battle Under the Burning Sky

Dalaran Tabard First Scourge Invasion

  • Battle of the Eastern Plaguelands
  • Assault on Naxxramas

Dalaran Tabard Invasion of Outland

  • Battle of the Dark Portal
  • Expedition to the Kirin'Var

Dalaran Tabard Nexus War

  • Battle for the Coldarra
  • Assault on the Eye of Eternity

Dalaran Tabard War against the Lich King

  • Scourge Invasion of Stormwind
  • Scourge Invasion of Theramore
  • Expedition into Ulduar
  • Assault on Icecrown Citadel

Dalaran Tabard Alliance-Horde War

  • Purge of Dalaran
  • Invasion of the Isle of Thunder

Dalaran Tabard War against the Iron Horde

  • Assault on the Dark Portal
  • Expedition into Talador
  • Assault on Hellfire Citadel

Dalaran Tabard Third Legion Invasion

  • Battle for the Broken Shore
  • Battle of Deadwind Pass
  • The Nightfall Rebellion
  • Battle for the Violet Hold

StormwindTabard Fourth War


Inv legion faction kirintor Sash of Supreme Acumen
Medallion Medallion of the Alliance

General Introduction Edit

Venerable and ancient, Aetyleus the Elder (MA) (Born Aetyleus of the House of Ardalan, January 4th, -98 B.D.P.) is an Archmage of the Kirin Tor. Renowned as a brilliant scholar within the magical and alchemical community, Aetyleus' wisdom, guidance, and council is often sought by the leaders and magi of the Grand Alliance and the Magocracy of Dalaran. Profoundly skilled in use of Transmutation, Abjuration, and Evocation, as well as demonstrating a moderate-to-high proficiency in the other schools of Arcane Magic, the Archmage has served among the ranks of the original Conjurers of Stormwind and Mages' Guild during his long and fruitful life.

Physical Description Edit

The Archmage is typically adorned in the formal and traditional wears of the older generations of magi, which consists of long flowing robes and a pointed hat accented with a shirt, tie, dress pants, and polished shoes. His pale complexion could probably be used as a mirror to those who got close enough. Eyes laid sunken within their sockets and dull in appearance, the elder stood a measly five-foot seven-inches with a slight hunch. Noticeable to those familiar with the man, Aetyleus walked with a slight limp in his left leg, having to rely heavily upon his staff for quick mobility. His forehead was decorated with deep wrinkles when he spoke and gestured, rising and falling like the tide of the sea.

His attire was rich in vibrant color and crafted from artisan Stormwindian tailors with the finest fabrics available. Lined heavily with pockets, Aetyleus keeps many of his personal keepsakes, trinkets, and other reagents stowed away on his person for if their need should ever arise. It would be an incredibly uncommon sight to see the elder wizard without his signature pointed hat as it was one of his most prized articles of clothing. On his left ring finger, were one would normally wear a wedding band, instead rested an old bronze Kirin Tor Signet Ring, a parted gift from a dear friend and Magocracy Senator from times since passed.

Trivia and Quirks Edit

1. Aetyleus voice reference is Grand Maester Pycelle from Game of Thrones.
2. Declared an 'Honorary Dwarf' by Dwarven Vanguard Captain Drarin Thundersteel, Aetyleus has been known to equip and fund many archaeological digs related to Dwarvish lore, as well as the prominent Blacksmith organization known as the Mithril Order. The Archmage fluently reads, writes, and speaks the Dwarvish language as well as the various dialects.
3. Aetyleus is also the proud second place winner of the Steamwheedle Cartel Gadgetzan's 37th Annual Sandcastle Competition. Tied around the gemstone of his staff is a small golden-wrench medal that is eagerly displayed to all those interested.
4. The Archmage has a zealous obsession with pointed hats, and very rarely takes his own off giving rise to the rumor he even bathes with it on.
5. Establishing himself as a subject-matter expert of Necromancy following the betrayal of Kel'thuzad and the emergence of the Cult of the Damned, the Archmage sometimes provides lectures and demonstrations under extremely strict guidelines and a watchful eye for the more disciplined and mature magi of the realm, something he believes will help prepare them in their defense against the foul magic should the necessity ever arise in the field.
6. Aetyleus is the co-owner of a deliciously famous pizzeria located in the Eventide District of Dalaran.
7. The Archmage is a part time author. Some of his more notable works outside of academics include Robes and Wardrobes and De Magia.
8. Aetyleus is credited as being one of the three researches of the Project Bronto-Cat super-weapon, the other two being Nathul Furlbrow and Vanidicus Alexander.

Current Offices Edit

Current year (2020) is 34 ADP.
Minister of Academics, Magocracy of Dalaran
Guild: <Magus Senate of Dalaran>

(04 January 34 ADP - Ongoing)

Preceded by
Fuerel Pyrestaff
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by

Former Offices Edit

Lord High Mage of Stormwind
Ministry of the Magical Affairs, Stormwind House of Nobles

(09 January 34 ADP - 01 May 34 ADP)

Preceded by
Tlayna Rastoke
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Wardom Greywell
Ambassador to Dalaran and the Kirin Tor
Ministry of the Foreign Affairs, Stormwind House of Nobles

(26 May 33 ADP - 10 January 34 ADP)

Preceded by
Garion Magnus
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
An'lyen Rosefeather
Lord's Council of Duchy of Westridge
Guild: <The First Regiment>

(15 April 33 ADP - 06 September 33 ADP)

Preceded by
Vincent Ravenwing
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Galmone Wolfgang Smith
Lord High Mage of Stormwind
Ministry of the Magical Affairs, Stormwind House of Nobles

(07 January 33 ADP - 01 May 33 ADP)

Preceded by
Nathul Furlbrow
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Tlayna Rastoke
Lord-Regent of the County of Stonewind
Stormwind House of Nobles

(24 December 32 ADP - 01 May 34 ADP)

Preceded by
Armand Greyson
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Norman Greyson
High Provost of Magical Affairs
Ministry of the Magical Affairs, Stormwind House of Nobles

(15 September 32 ADP - 07 January 33 ADP)

Preceded by
Nathul Furlbrow (De facto)
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Avaline Cinderspell
Postmaster General of Stormwind
Ministry of the Interior, Stormwind House of Nobles

(10 September 32 ADP - 15 September 32 ADP)

Preceded by
Adroby Relindor (De facto)
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Theodore Rockwell
Director of The Royal Arcanum
Guild: <The Royal Arcanum>,
formerly the <Council of Azora>

(21 July 32 ADP - 05 April 33 ADP)

Preceded by
Position Founded
Aetyleus the Elder Succeeded by
Levi Morne



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