Famous Wizard Names - A List
Wizards are a common archetype across all fantasy: novels, movies, online roleplaying games and all manner of RPGs; text based, graphic or tabletop. Here is a list of some of the most famous wizard names throughout history:
Wizard Names: A-J
- Alatar the Blue, one of the five Istari in Tolkien's legendarium
- Alastor Moody, legendary auror in J.K Rowling's "Harry Potter"
- Albus Dumbledore, Headmaster of Hogwarts in J.K Rowling's "Harry Potter" series
- Allanon, brooding Druid-Mage of Terry Brooks' "The Sword of Shannara"
- Barid Bel Medar, Demandred, one of the Forsaken in Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time"
- Belgarath, The Eternal Man, David Eddings' "The Belgariad"
- Divayth Fyr, Telvanni Lord of Tel Fyr in "The Elder Scrolls III, Morrowind"
- Elan Morin Tedronai, Ishamael, Nae'Blis and Forsaken in Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time"
- Faegan, Keeper of the Tome in Robert Newcomb's "The Chronicles of Blood and Stone"
- Gandalf the Grey and the White, one of the five Istari in Tolkien's legendarium
- Gwydion, wizard of Welsh mythology
- Harry Dresden, eponymous frontman of Jim Butcher's "The Dresden Files"
- Harry Potter, titular character of J.K Rowling's "Harry Potter"
- Jafar, advisor to the Sultan and usurper of the throne in Disney's "Aladdin" adaptation
A Mage in Avalon unleashing the fire vortex
Agarwain, the Firebrand runs his hand through the fire vortex about his person, gathering flames and rolling up the fires into a ball; which he hurls off as an enormous fireball. Agarwain, the Firebrand directs his mighty elemental attention at Apple-cheeked Orr, whirling a supernaturally huge fireball into being. The white-hot fireball smashes into Apple-cheeked Orr with a crescendo of flame. Apple-cheeked Orr is covered in the white-hot fires of the exploding fireball.
Wizard Names: K-R
- Kingsley Shacklebolt, auror office, J.K Rowling's "Harry Potter"
- Lews Therin Telamon, Dragon and World Breaker in Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time"
- Logain Ablar - False Dragon, Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time"
- Merlin, wizard of Arthurian legend
- Mustrum Ridcully, Archchancellor of the Unseen University in Terry Pratchett's "Discworld"
- Mr O'Roarke of "Fantasy Island"
- Oz, the Great and Powerful, eponymous character of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"
- Pallando the Blue, one of the five Istari in Tolkien's legendarium
- Paul Daniels, famous television magician
- Prospero, protagonist of Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
- Radagast the Brown, one of the five Istari in Tokien's legendarium
- Raistlin Majere of "The Dragonlance Series"
- Rand Al'Thor, The Dragon Reborn, Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time"
- Richard Rahl, Seeker of Truth in Terry Goodkind's "The Sword of Truth"
- Rincewind from Terry Pratchett's "Discworld"
A Wizard readying for battle in Avalon
Agarwain, the Firebrand calls forth a spring of spurting droplets of silvery light; a fountain of ritual-source from the very ground. Into the centre he reaches and a magestaff rises into his hand. He takes the staff and holds it aloft, ready for battle.
Wizard Names: S-Z
- Sauron, the eponymous Lord of the Rings in Tolkien's legendarium
- Saruman the White, one of the five Istari in Tolkien's legendarium
- Severus Snape of J.K Rowling's "Harry Potter"
- Simon Magus, known as Simon the Sorcerer - religious figure in Christianity
- Tayschrenn, High Mage in Stephen Eriksonn's "Malazan Book of the Fallen"
- Thoth-amon of Robert E. Howard's "The Phoenix on the Sword"
- Tretiak, Directorate Wizard, Robert Newcomb's "The Chronicles of Blood and Stone"
- Wigg, Lead Wizard of the Directorate, Robert Newcomb's "The Chronicles of Blood and Stone"
- Voldemort, A.K.A Tom Riddle in JK Rowling's "Harry Potter"
- Wizard - the top level position of victory in typical MUDs