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Heidar Qan was an Amir of the Jann of the Haunted Lands in Zakhara in 1367 DR.[note 1][1]


Heidar Qan was credited with constructing the great fortress of Sarahin within the Haunted Lands.[1]

During a hunting trip, he released his prized golden eagle. The eagle settled on a rock, drawing the Amir's attention to the tranquil beauty and inherent strength of the site. He commanded his servants to build his fortress upon that very site, later naming it Sarahin, which meant wolves' den.[1]

After the construction of his fortress, Heidar stopped paying fealty to the Grand Caliph in Huzuz and disappeared without a trace.[1] As of 1367 DR, Heidar Qan had not been seen for 50 years, causing much unrest among the jann.[2]

Rumors & LegendsEdit

In reality, the rumors of Heidar's illness or death were false. Heidar was captured and held by the Brotherhood of the True Flame and their sinister master, The Bonfire. The motive behind his kidnapping remained unclear.[3]



  1. Canon material does not provide dating for the Al-Qadim campaign setting. For the purposes of this wiki only, the current date for Al-Qadim products is assumed to be 1367 DR.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Wolfgang Baur (1993). Al-Qadim: Assassin Mountain: Holy Slayer Sourcebook. (TSR, Inc), p. 22. ISBN 1-56076-764-X.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wolfgang Baur (November 1993). Secrets of the Lamp. Genie Lore. (TSR, Inc.), pp. 34–35. ISBN 978-1560766476.
  3. Wolfgang Baur (November 1993). Secrets of the Lamp. Genie Lore. (TSR, Inc.), p. 38. ISBN 978-1560766476.

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