These are characters who have been seen or mentioned in some form of Paladins media, but are Non-Playable Characters (NPC). This only includes notable individuals with connections to the story or another champion, and not generic background characters.
Non Playable Characters[edit | edit source]
- Karne - The Grand Magister and head of the Magistrate. Karne was also a member of the original incarnation of the Paladins.
- Valera - A near-immortal elf warrior, Valera was the leader of the original incarnation of the Paladins, and now leads the Resistance in their battle against the Magistrate.
- Crystal Wizard - A sinister-looking wizard from A Realm Divided who seemingly caused a massive explosion with the use of crystals. He is the only currently known individual to have initially misused crystals and caused the Magistrate's decision to ban crystals from the general public.
Unseen Characters[edit | edit source]
Unseen Champion Relatives[edit | edit source]
- Cassie's Father - Mentioned in Cassie's bio. The crossbow Cassie uses originally belonged to him. He was known as "Arturos" in the alpha lore, though this is no longer viewed as canon. The name did appear again in one of Vora's teasers, but it's unknown if this is referring to Cassie's father.
- Corvus' Mother - Due to Corvus having a mentioned father (Karne), many have speculated his mother's identity. Some theorize it is Valera, however there is no evidence as of yet.
- Talus' Family - Mentioned in Talus' bio to have almost been killed, they have not been seen and it is unknown what happened to them.
Unseen Characters with Connections to Champions[edit | edit source]
- Aico - Mentioned here and here, Aico is a great champion from long ago, having seemingly fought off the Goblin Scourges and possibly been a member of the original Paladins. He was seemingly well respected for these acts as well, having Ice Mines pledged to him and having a royal house named after himself.
- Bandit King - Mentioned to have captured Ying in her bio. It is believed to be Zhin, due to his kill taunt towards her (▶️), as well as Ying's seemingly close connection to Sha Lin, who is mentioned to have betrayed the Thousand Hands Guild, however, none of this has been officially confirmed.
- Drogoz's Master - Mentioned in Drogoz's bio, he initially served under a dragon master. Little is known about this dragon.
- Evie's Elemental - Mentioned in Evie's bio, the elemental contained by Evie has not yet been seen outside its container. It is implied to be incredibly old by Yagorath (▶️), who doesn't consider Makoa to be ancient (▶️).
- Fernando's Master - Mentioned in Fernando's bio, it is unknown what happened to the knight Fernando served, but his life was taken, causing Fernando to take up his identity.
- First Warder - Mentioned in Imani's bio as a wise mage that learned the secrets of dragons, creating the Warders, this mage has not been seen or mentioned outside of this singular mention.
- Maeve's Crew - Mentioned in the line "Just wait 'til zhe crew hears about this!" (▶️) when Maeve wins a match. Possibly called "The Blades" due to Maeve's title being "of Blades", however, this is unconfirmed.
- Warlord and Warlock - Mentioned in Bomb King's bio, the Warlock is the one who created Bomb King on behalf of the Warlord in an attempt to defeat an unknown enemy. Some theorize this Warlord to be related to House Aico, however, there is no official evidence to suggest this.
- Winged Darkness Creature - Mentioned by Yagorath (▶️). It is apparently suspectible to flashing lights.
Unseen Godlike Creatures[edit | edit source]
- False Goddess - The Abyssal Entity that cursed Androxus, as mentioned here, has not yet been seen. Some theorize this was Seris, however, it is unconfirmed as of now.
- Pyre Creatures - Those of the Pyre have not yet been officially seen. Pyre-Lord Magnus may count, though being that he is an Echo Champion from another dimension, it is unknown how closely he may resemble the main Realm's creatures of the Pyre.
- Sylvanus - Mentioned in some of Grover's lines, in SMITE, Sylvanus is a Roman God and Keeper of the Wild. It is unknown if this is the same Sylvanus as the one Grover mentions, as well as their whereabouts.
- Wekono - The Mother of Sorrow and Revenge, Wekono is the one who made Mal'Damba her champion. Despite this, Wekono has not yet made any sort of physical appearance thus far. Yagorath heavily implies (▶️) Mal'Damba's snake is a transformed Wekono, as does this dev statement, though it is also implied by Yagorath that this isn't her normal form.
Other Unseen Characters[edit | edit source]
- Members of the Former Paladins - It's been confirmed here, that the former incarnation of the Paladins consisted of more than just Karne and Valera.
- Unknown Monstrous Creature - Mentioned in Corvus' journal pages, Corvus encountered an unknown force early in his career. It is suspected to be Abyssal, but nothing is confirmed.
Former Non Playable Characters[edit | edit source]
- Corvus - Originally introduced as a generic representative of the Magistrate in the Rise of Furia lore cinematic, due to popularity, Corvus would make a number of additional appearances before finally being added as a playable character in the Darkness and Dragons update.