Balian Rocksmith was a guard.

Whilst serving as a guard at a convention of wizards, Balian discovered a seemingly faulty ioun stone on the floor, apparently lost after it stopped functioning. It became known as Balian's yellow ioun stone.[1][2]


  1. slade et al. (February 1995). Encyclopedia Magica Volume II. (TSR, Inc.), pp. 613–614.
  2. Thomas M. Reid (1993). AD&D Trading Cards 1993 series, #26, "Balian's Yellow Ioun Stone". TSR, Inc..