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  • A more complete Master List of Paths follows after this chart.
  • see also Iron body list
Path Name Goldsign Aspects Affiliation Notable Practitioners
White Fox White tail light, dream Wei Clan Wei Shi Kelsa
Celestial Radiance nine-colored eyes Sha royal bloodline madra (mutated pure madra) Ninecloud Court Sha Miara, Royal Sha Family
Path of the Hungry Deep blood, hunger Northstrider
Eightfold Spear Eight-Man Empire
Endless Sword Six spider-like blade limbs sword Sage of the Endless Sword, Yerin Arelius
Heaven's Glory light, heat Heaven's Glory School
Mountain's Heart earth Kazan Clan
Twin Stars pure, optional Wei Shi Lindon Arelius
Sandviper Animated Sandviper Remnant poison Sandviper clan Sandviper Gokren, Sandviper Kral
Stellar Spear Metal hair

Glowing fangs (branch path)

light, sword Jai clan Jai Daishou
Cloud Hammer A floating cloud above the head force, cloud Cloud Hammer School Chon Ma, Renfei
Black Flame Black and red eyes (contracted)

A dragon's tail

fire, destruction Naian Blackflame Wei Shi Lindon Arelius, Orthos
Unstained Shield Pink gem eyes (contracted)

Stone gray skin

Kotai clan
Thousand Hands
Silver Grace A silver metal bracer sword
Jade Eyes life(?) Redflower family
Broken Star force(?),light(?) Ancestors of Patriarch Jai Daishou
Crawling Shades An animated shadow/Remnant shadow
Twisting Rivers water
Dawn Oath Green horns force Dawnwing sect Ziel of the Wastelands
Grasping Sky Large angelic, green wings wind Naru clan Naru Jing, Naru Huan
Twisting Abyss shadow
Amberwell Yellow eyes dream, poison/death Bai Ro
Shifting Skies wind
Last Leaf life
Chainkeeper Hands gloved in a slick black madra shadow, force Akura clan Akura Justice
Flowing Flame fire, water(?) gold dragons Ekerinatoth, Sopharanatoth
Glacier's Birth ice Meiyen Teia
Whispering Wind wind The Script Lord
Rolling Earth earth, force Longhook
Seven Pages Hands gloved in a slick black madra shadow, death, force, sword Akura Clan Akura Mercy
Steel Guardian force, earth Seishen family Seishen Dakata, Seishen Kiro
Brightcrown A floating golden crown life Brightcrown family
Fisherman Webbed digits force Fisher clan Fisher Gesha, Fisher Ragahn
Last Breath life or death
Twisted Blood blood
Untamed Spark Fire, Life
Hollow King Pure / destruction Eithan Arelius Ozmanthus Aurelius

List, All Paths

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Path followed by notable Path followers, madra, and Goldsign

  • Akura family Paths of all types — see Akura Paths
  • Path of the Amber Well (Bai Rou, Goldsign: Glowing Yellow Eyes)
  • Path of Black Flame (Wei Shi Lindon and the historic Imperial Blackflame Family, fire and destruction madra, Goldsign: Black and Red Eyes, Tail)
  • Path of the Broken Star (variation of the Path of the Stellar Spear)
  • Path of the Burning Wasteland (Xorrus the dragon Herald)
  • Path of Celestial Radiance (Royal Sha Family, with royal madra bloodline ability)
  • Path of the Chainkeeper (once used by the Akura Family, shadow madra, Goldsign: Black Tar Hands)
  • Path of the Cloud Hammer (Cloud Hammer School, cloud madra, Goldsign: Overhead Cloud)
  • Path of Crawling Shadows (unknown users)
  • Path of the Dawn Oath (Ziel, Dawnwing Sect, force madra, Goldsign: Two Green Horns)
  • Path of the Eightfold Spear (Eight-Man Empire)
  • Path of the Endless Sword (Sword Sage and Yerin Arelius, sword madra, Goldsign: Blade Attachments)
  • Path of Eternal Night (Akura Malice)
  • Path of the Fallen Leaf ?
  • Path of the Fisherman (Fisher Gesha and Fisher Sect, force madra/ gravity, Goldsign: Webbed Fingers)
  • Path of the Flowing Flame (dragons Sopharanatoth and Ekerinatoth, fire and water madra)
  • Path of the Frozen Blade (Min Shuei and Frozen Blade School, sword, ice madra, Goldsign: Ice Blades)
  • Path of the Ghost Blade (Ghost-Blade Warband, sword, death madra, Goldsign: Floating Green Spirit)
  • Path of Glacier’s Birth (Meiyen Teia)
  • Path of Grasping Sky (only for emperor Naru Huan’s imperial clan, wind madra, Goldsign: Emerald Wings)
  • Path of Harmony
  • Path of Heaven’s Glory (Heaven’s Glory School, light madra)
  • Path of the Hollow King (Eithan Arelius with pure madra)
  • Path of the Hungry Deep (Northstrider, hunger / blood madra, blood aura affinity)
  • Path of the King’s Key (Reigan Shen, force/space madra)
  • Path of the Last Breath (Mo She)
  • Path of the Last Leaf (The Lastleaf School, crafting elixirs from sacred trees)
  • Path of the Last Oath (Unknown users)
  • Path of the Mountain’s Heart (Kazan Clan, earth madra)
  • Path of the Raging Sky (Tiberian Arelius, water, wind, lightning madra)
  • Path of Rolling Earth (Longhook, earth/force madra)
  • Path of the Rushing Stone — from short story “A Sword Unclean”
  • Path of the Sandviper (Sandviper Kral and Gokren, venom madra, Goldsign: Green Sandviper on Arm)
  • Path of Seven Pages (Akura Family, shadow madra, Goldsign: Varied)
  • Path of the Shadow Blade (Akura Harmony, shadow/sword madra, Goldsign: Black Halo)
  • Path of the Shifting Skies (Unknown users, water,wind,cloud madra)
  • Path of Silver Grace (Cassias Arelius, sword madra, Goldsign: Silver Gauntlet)
  • Path of the Song of Falling Ash (unknown, but Reigan Shen has the long-dead Monarch’s blade, The Song of Falling Ash
  • Path of the Steel Guardian (Seishen King & royal family, earth/force madra, Goldsign: Silver Breastplate)
  • Path of the Stellar Spear (Jai Daishou, light/sword madra, Goldsign: Metal Hair)
  • Path of the Stellar Spear 2.0 — maybe used by Jai Long
  • Path of the Stormcaller (Stormcallers cult, Goldsign: Lightning Around Forearms)
  • Path of Twin Stars (Wei Shi Lindon Arelius with pure madra)
  • Path of a Thousand Hands ?
  • Path of Twisted Blood (Unknown Users, Life/Shadow/Blood Madra)
  • Path of the Twisting Abyss (Unknown Users)
  • Path of Twisting Rivers (Unknown Users)
  • Path of the Unstained Shield (Kotai Clan, Goldsign: Gray Skin)
  • Path of the Wasteland (Seshethkunaaz) sand and storm madra?
  • Path of the Whispering Wind (referenced in a book by The Script Lord, wind madra)
  • Path of the White Fox (developed by Elder Whisper, used by the Wei Clan, light/dream madra)

Some Empty Links:

Sadly, most of these links lead to little or no information. If a new link is created, solid information needs to be immediately added, or we have lots of empty links, or worse yet, red links

More information: Lesser known paths | Akura Paths