Biographical information
Ethnicity Alethi
Nationality Alethi
Gender Male
Status Unknown
Occupation Huntmaster
Appears in The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance

Bashin is a darkeyes of the first nahn. He is the huntmaster in charge of the chasmfiend hunt during which former King Elhokar is nearly killed. Pre-hunt advice is also one of his responsibilities, which he takes very seriously.[1]

Bashin uses hogs as bait for the chasmfiend, and intends to let a group of wild hogs distract the beast as the Alethi used Grandbows to weaken it. Bashin says that they should go for the legs of the chasmfiend.[1]

However, the chasmfiend appears earlier than expected, and instead of attacking the plateau at which the hunt is supposed to occur, it attacked the Alethi party's viewing plateau, which is filled with attendants, guests, scribes, and unprepared soldiers.[1]

Bashin is also present as a coordinator of scouts prior to the battle of Narak, reporting to Dalinar when they come across the Parshendi, bringing Dalinar and Shallan to inspect the Stormform Parshendi they kill.[2]


He is a man of short stature with a sizable paunch. He wears rugged clothes, a leather overcoat and a wide-brimmed hat.[1]


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