Malchor Harpell (pronounced: /ˈmɑːlkɔːr ˈhɑːrpɛl/ MAL-core HAR-pell) was a member of the Harpers that hailed from the Harpell family of Longsaddle. He resided in the Tower of Twilight, which stood east of the Neverwinter Wood.
Even though Malchor was Khelben Arunsun's second-most powerful follower, other than Laeral Silverhand, he was also the most skeptical of the Moonstars. While in his tower, Malchor disliked interruptions but rewarded his students' patience, as well as loyal friends and faithful followers, with praise, shelter, gifts, and magical aid. He could be somewhat brusque and arrogant, but he also had a sense of humor.
Although Malchor was a Harpell, he did not share the eccentric ways of his cousins and deigned to live away from Longsaddle.
The wizard spent most of his time training other mages along with researching magical items and their creation. Specifically, he mastered the art of crafting staves of the magi and wands of magic missile, as well as rings of feather fall and the ring of warmth.
As of the mid–1350s DR, Malchor had a teenaged apprentice who was the son of wealthy family. Malchor made him take a vow of silence, which he believed would help teach him the discipline needed for his studies of magic.
Circa late 1487 DR, Malchor was alive and competed with other archmages for the possession of the Lost Spell during a spellstorm, as well as informing his fellow "captive" archwizards that he currently was spending his efforts on securing the future of Faerûn, through the making of strong family ties.
Malchor wrote a book about Khelben and Laeral called Two Mages' Legacies.
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