The Wheel of Time Wiki

  • Welcome! This wiki is for The Wheel of Time TV series. No book spoilers.
  • The Wiki is celebrating Pride Month! 🏳‍🌈
  • Everything about Season 2.
  • Join the wiki on Twitter and on Discord.
  • Want to get involved? Register an account, it's free! Some perks: Fewer ads, collapsible right rail for wider article width, choose your default theme (light/dark), and you can engage in community discussion.


The Wheel of Time Wiki
The Wheel of Time Wiki

Berden Sanche is a character in The Wheel of Time television series portrayed by Peter de Jersey.

Berden Sanche is Siuan Sanche's father.


Berden Sanche lived in a small village in the Fingers of the Dragon on the outskirts of the City of Tear, where he made a living as a fisherman. He raised his daughter Siuan as a fisher girl. When she developed the ability to channel, he did not immediately send her away as stipulated by Tairen law. Instead, he encouraged her to learn to use the One Power safely, but only allowed her to do so when they were out of sight of the village.

One day, Berden went fishing with Siuan. When his knots began to grow tangled, Siuan used the One Power to fix it, and he chastised her for channeling in sight of the village, though encouraged her advancements in channeling. However, when they returned home, they saw that their house had been burned down, with a Dragon's Fang scrawled on the wreckage. Knowing that Siuan could no longer stay in Tear, Berden sent her on her way to the White Tower of Tar Valon where she would be welcome via their fishing boat. He told her not to worry about how he would cope after losing the house and the boat, telling her that she could not return unless it was ever safe in Tear for girls like her. Although Siuan was reluctant to leave, they said an emotional farewell to one another, telling Siuan that she would do great things.


Physical appearance[]

Berden has brown skin, and many tattoos. His hair is short, black, and curly. He is missing his left hand.


Berden Sanche appears in the following episodes:

The Wheel of Time appearances 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Season 1 episodes f
Season 2 episodes tbd


Siuan. Look at me. You're gonna do great things. And if any of them bastards tries to shame you, you show them who you are. Siuan Sanche. Daughter of the river. Clever as a pike. Strong... as the tides.
— Berden to Siuan, 1.06 The Flame of Tar Valon


Changes from the book series[]

Berden Sanche is an adaptation of Siuan's unnamed father Booklink.svg (book spoilers!) from the book series.



Liandrin GuiraleAlanna MosvaniMin FarshawLoialTam al'ThorThom MerrilinLogain AblarPadan FainSiuan Sanchesee all