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Io minimap icon.png Io, the Wisp
Io is everywhere, and in all things. Denounced by enemies as the great unmaker, worshiped by scholars as the twinkling of a divine eye, this strange Wisp of life-force occupies all planes at once, the merest fraction of its being crossing into physical existence at any one moment.

Like the great twin riders Dark and Light, and yet another ancient traveler whose true history is lost to the ages, Io the Wisp is a Fundamental of the universe, a force older than time, a wanderer from realms far beyond mortal understanding. Io is nothing less than the sum of all attractive and repulsive forces within the material field, a sentient manifestation of the charge that bind existence together. It is only in the controlled warping of these electrical waylines that Io's presence can be experienced on the physical plane. A benevolent, cooperative force, Io bonds its strange magnetism to others so that the power of allies might be enhanced. Its motives inscrutable, its strength unimaginable, Io moves through the physical plane, the perfect expression of the mysteries of the universe.
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Associated With
Heroes Chaos Knight minimap icon.png Chaos Knight
Keeper of the Light minimap icon.png Keeper of the Light
Enigma minimap icon.png Enigma
Elder Titan minimap icon.png Elder Titan
Gods Fundamentals
Characters Fundamental Plane
  • Io is a Fundamental, a force of the universe created when Elder Titan minimap icon.png Elder Titan divided the world during the Schism.[1] Like other Fundamentals, Io returns to the Fundamental Plane when it dies.[2]
  • According to Puck minimap icon.png Puck, Io is "bold" and allied with an unknown force. Puck disagrees with, but states that Io makes a "compelling argument" for the alliance.[3] It also compliments Io on its sharp and humor wit, which it believes is wasted on mortals.[4]


Io is friends with Earthshaker minimap icon.png Earthshaker, who is younger than it.[5] They speak to one another, Earthshaker being one of the few who can understand Io. After Earthshaker merged with a fragment of his sister earth, his concern about the malevolent entities that destroyed it caused him to seek out Io, and discuss ways of traveling through space so he can do battle with the entities.[6]

Friendships and rivalries[]

Allies meeting Io

  • ▶️ Arc Warden minimap icon.png r The aid of a Fundamental is most welcome.
  • ▶️ Earth Spirit minimap icon.png r We employ kindred forces, you and I.
  • ▶️ Elder Titan minimap icon.png r Io, my old friend, we are far from your plane.
  • ▶️ Elder Titan minimap icon.png r Sing, Io, of what Schism hath wrought upon this world.
  • ▶️ Enigma minimap icon.png r Wisp, we are familiar, you and I.
  • ▶️ Enigma minimap icon.png r None can stand before the Fundamentals.
  • ▶️ Enigma minimap icon.png r Fundamentals, side by side.
  • ▶️ ▶️ Monkey King minimap icon.png r Not much of a conversationalist, eh, Io?
  • ▶️ Puck minimap icon.png r Ah, Wisp, your mordant wit is wasted on these gross beings.
  • ▶️ Treant Protector minimap icon.png r I'll be at your side, Wisp.
  • ▶️ Winter Wyvern minimap icon.png r Greetings Io! Let's get up to some mischief together, shall we?

Enemies killing Io


  • ▶️ Oracle minimap icon.png r A bright spark blinded me but not before I had a glimpse of havoc and chaos un-tethered.


  1. Elder Titan response: ▶️ That which I divided, returns to Unity.
  2. Elder Titan response: ▶️ Return to the Fundamental plane.
  3. Puck response: ▶️ Wisp, I disagree with your alliance, yet you do make a compelling argument.
  4. Puck response: ▶️ Ah, Wisp, your mordant wit is wasted on these gross beings.
  5. Planetfall response: ▶️ I don't see it that way, Io, but you've been around a lot longer than me.
  6. Planetfall response: ▶️ I have dire need to reach a distant world, Io. Can you aid me?