Order of Elsecallers
|Order of Elsecallers|
|Surges||Transformation & Transportation|
|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
The Elsecallers were Surgebinders who used the two Surges of Transformation and Transportation, and they absorbed Stormlight from gems. So far it is known that the Elsecallers had the power to Soulcast and to "Elsecall," a use of the Transportation Surge which allows physical travel between Realms. Like all known Orders, they drew power from a Nahel bond. Specifically, Elsecallers bonded with Inkspren.
They were the prime liaisons with the great ones of the spren.
They were considered prodigiously benevolent by the author of the book Words of Radiance.
- Jasnah Kholin has been confirmed to have the powers of an Elsecaller.
Ideals of the Elsecallers
The Ideals of the Knights Radiant, also known as the Immortal Words, are a set of rules by which the Knights Radiant lived. The First Ideal, identical for all orders of the Knights Radiant, is used as their motto. Each order of the Knights Radiant had additional four ideals that were unique to each order.
The First Ideal
”Life before death, strength before weakness, journey before destination.—The First Ideal of the Knights Radiant
The Elsecallers use the Surges of Transformation and Transportation.
Transforms any material into any of one of the ten essences of the Soulcaster's choice.
Transport oneself into or out of Shadesmar in the flesh. The full extent of this ability is not yet known.
Lightweavers and Willshapers both also had an affinity to the same, though neither were true masters of that realm. ”As to the other orders that were inferior in this visiting of the far realm of spren, the Elsecallers were prodigiously benevolent, allowing others as auxiliary to their visits and interactions; though they did never relinquish their place as prime liaisons with the great ones of the spren; and the
- Seattle Signing Report
— 17th Shard forums - Oct 14th, 2013
- Ivory is an inkspren
— Theoryland - Nov 29th, 2016
- Words of Radiance chapter 53 epigraph
- The Way of Kings chapter 59
- The Way of Kings chapter 33