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A ruby-hilted dagger, alternatively a ruby-encrusted dagger,[1] is a weapon in the Prime Video series The Wheel of Time. It is a dagger found in Shadar Logoth.


The dagger has a large ruby on a golden hilt. It is initially kept in golden box.

In the first look video, a portion of the script is shown:[2]

He moves toward it, blowing dust away. The iron is rusted and decayed, and CRACKS away as he OPENS the case --

-- and inside, he sees something protected from the ravages of time -- a RUBY-ENCRUSTED DAGGER. It must be worth more than anything he's seen before. He picks it up, looks at it, and then --



It's unconfirmed when the ruby-hilted dagger will first appear. The first look video was released with the line "Where the Shadow waits." indicating that it may be introduced in the second episode Shadow's Waiting.[2]

The ruby-hilted dagger appears in the following episodes:

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


Promotional images[]


Behind the scenes[]

On February 17, 2021, the official social media accounts for the series released a first look video of the dagger.[2] It is the second weapon given a first look video, after Tam's heron-mark sword. It's also the first time an actual video clip from the show is revealed.

Changes from the book series[]

In the book series, the ruby-hilted dagger Booklink.svg was originally found among various other treasures, not in a box.


  1. In the script preview in the first look video, the dagger is described as "ruby-encrusted dagger".
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Official Twitter account for The Wheel of Time: Where the Shadow waits., featuring a first-look video of the dagger.