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Race Human
Birthplace Isle of Almaaz, Dominaria
Lifetime Mending Era

Naban is a human wizard from Almaaz, Dominaria.


As a young boy, Naban traveled from his native isle of Almaaz to study at the Tolarian Academy at Lat-Nam.

Now an older man with hard features, he holds the rank of dean and teaches young wizards the principles of countermagic and duplication at Tolaria West.[1]

Jhoira, Liliana, Gideon, Raff and Shanna helped Jodah and Naban to capture the Cabal agent infiltrating Tolaria West.[2]

Story appearances[]

Title Author Publishing date Set Setting (plane) Featuring
Return to Dominaria: Episode 5 Martha Wells 2018-04-11 Dominaria Dominaria Ajani Goldmane, Jhoira, Gideon Jura, Lyra Dawnbringer, Liliana Vess, Thiago, Shanna Sisay, Rafwyn Capashen, Arvad, Tiana, Jodah, Naban

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  1. Wizards of the Coast (April 21, 2018). "Right on time, here are some of the legendary Wizards of Dominaria!". The Official Magic: The Gathering Tumblr. Tumblr.
  2. Martha Wells (April 11, 2018). "Return to Dominaria: Episode 5". Wizards of the Coast.