Saradomin

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Saradomin
A statue depicting Saradomin.
Also known as God of Light
Gender Male
Race Human
Alignment Order and wisdom
Colours Blue, Gold, White
Adjective Saradominist
Symbol
Saradomin symbol.png

Saradomin is the god of order and wisdom and is one of the three major gods of RuneScape, alongside Guthix and Zamorak. Little is known about his past, but he has a great many followers; there are far more churches dedicated to Saradomin than any other god.

Saradomin is said to have come to the realm of Gielinor, whilst Guthix slept during the Second Age, descending on the island of Entrana. He was initially not nearly as influential as he is now; with Zaros having an increasing level of dominance. Saradomin feared and opposed Zaros,[1] and some of his followers played a crucial part in the plot leading to Zaros' downfall. Although Zaros was a common enemy between Zamorak and Saradomin, as the Zarosian Empire fell to the combined power of the two factions, they quickly became mortal enemies. Saradomin was one of the most active participants in the God Wars that followed Zamorak's ascendancy to godhood, and the two were the most notorious combatants in the millenia of warfare. When Guthix awoke from his slumber, Saradomin was, along with most other gods, banished from Gielinor with the Edicts of Guthix.

His followers allegedly burnt the original Wizards' Tower to the ground as a result of a stolen[2] ritual gone wrong,[3] depriving the Saradominist mages of much Magic knowledge, in particular the teleportation spell to the Rune essence mine.

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Items in italics do NOT provide protection against Saradomin's troops in the God Wars Dungeon:

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Saradomin is probably based on the monotheistic God of the Abrahamic religions, especially Christianity.
    • His star symbol resembles the Christian cross.
    • His followers include priests, monks, nuns, and knightly orders analogous to those of the Roman Catholic faith.
    • His common depiction as an old man with a white beard is similar that of common personifications of God in both classical and popular art.
  • Saradomin signed his 'Postbag from the Hedge' letters "Strength through Wisdom".

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. "God Letter 27 - Saradomin Enlightens" (Archived from the original.) RuneScape God Letters.
  2. ^ Mage of Zamorak, Old School RuneScape. "A Zamorakian wizard made a great breakthrough in teleportation magic, but the Saradominists stole his research."
  3. ^ Mage of Zamorak, Old School RuneScape. "They used it to perform a ritual, but their lack of understanding caused it to go wrong. The entire Wizards' Tower burnt down. Many were killed, and years of research was destroyed."