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:
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.
The ruby-hilted dagger appears in the following episodes:
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Behind the scenes
On February 17, 2021, the official social media accounts for the series released a first look video of the dagger. 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 script preview in the first look video, the dagger is described as "ruby-encrusted dagger".
- Official Twitter account for The Wheel of Time: Where the Shadow waits., featuring a first-look video of the dagger.