Ettmetal.svg

Astalsi

From The Coppermind
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Coppermind has spoilers for all of Brandon's published works. Information about books that have not yet been released, like the secret novels releasing in 2023 and Stormlight 5, is allowed only on very specific pages. For more details, see our spoiler policy. To view an earlier version of the wiki without spoilers for a book, go to the Time Machine!

Astalsi
Type Religion
Era Classical Scadrial
World Scadrial
Universe Cosmere
Featured In Mistborn Era 1

There were a group of people before the Ascension known as the Astalsi. They claimed that each person was born with a certain finite amount of ill luck. And so, when an unfortunate event happened, they thought themselves blessed—thereafter, their lives could only get better.

Sazed preaching to Vin[1]

Astalsi is an ancient religion from Scadrial. They don't survive the Lord Ruler's reign, but Sazed keeps knowledge about them in his metalminds.[2]

The Astalsi followers are rather advanced, and mix religion with science. They develop a detailed scale to express different colors, and think that these different colors are indications of different kinds of fortune.[1]

They believe that each person was born with a certain finite amount of bad luck, and for them a poor life was a sign of fortune yet to come. For this reason Sazed preaches the Astalsi religion to Vin, given that Vin already had been through a lot during her life.[1]

Trivia[edit]

  • Astalsi was a motivation for Warbreaker.[3]
  • The Astalsi and Dadradah religions are "branches of a more ancient religion".[4]

Notes[edit]

This page is complete!
This page contains all the knowledge we have on the subject at this time.
Taln Fan (talk) 21:27, 9 March 2022 (UTC)