Jah Keved
Roshar-Jah Keved
Type Kingdom
Location Roshar
Inhabitants Veden

Jah Keved is one of the five Vorin kingdoms, west of Alethkar. Its capital is Vedenar. During the Heraldic Epochs, the region was part of the former kingdom Valhav.

Jah Keved, along with Alethkar, is said to possess the most Shardblades (around 20 each). They are also the only known nation to possess the Half shard, a fabrial-powered shield capable of deflecting a Shardblade.[1][2][3]


Jah Keved is one of the largest kingdoms on Roshar. It is situated in the eastern half of the continent, west of Alethkar, additionally bordering Herdaz, Tu Bayla and Triax. The Reshi and Tarat seas hold it to the north and south. It has two centrally located mountain ranges: the Horneater Peaks - home to the Unkalaki (Horneaters) - and Bavland, a small mining region.


  • Vedenar is the capital city of Jah Keved.
  • Valath, the city's 'Holy Enclave', holds one of the finest collection of tomes and scrolls on Roshar.
  • Northgrip
  • Elanar
  • Ironsway
  • Silnasen


The people native to Jah Keved are known as Veden. They are characterized by pale skin, reddish hair, violet eyes,[4] and are considered to be very formal around ardents.

Notable PeopleEdit


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