Arcelor was an ancient, mysterious wizard who is known for many great feats. His two most important achievements were; saving the Iskari people from the Doom, and assuming ruler-ship of the Free City of Redmark.

In the late Third Age, a great Iskari explorer named Ilvanos returned from his travels across the Wyn Myr. He had visited Corwyn and told his son Ilnavel of an ancient elvish city called Wyn Falas. Ilvanos also brought with him a powerful and mysterious wizard named Arcelor. Arcelor seemed to have power of foresight and warned of the impeding doom of the Iskari Empire.

This dark prophecy came to be known as the "Doom of Iskandar." Because of his awesome magical powers, Many Iskari sages believed Arcelor. Because of his faith in Arcelor, Ilnavel Cyrenäe and his father built a great fleet of ships. Ilnavel sailed off Iskandar for Corwyn, just before the cataclysmic events of Skyfall, and founded the kingdom of Cyrendar.

Arcelor had a huge influence on Corwyn, specifically in the Vast. He helped build Castle Redmark, and eventually ruled the city of the same name. He also founded both the Krakenmoor Academy of magic and the Redmark College.


Arcelors' true identity was never known, or how he possessed the prior knowledge that the Iskari Empire was doomed. Some sages believe he was one of the Elder-Elves, others say he was a chronomancer. It remains a great mystery to this day.

Legend has it that Arcelor was once a member of the famous Circle of Eight.