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Monks of Turstarkuri
Associated With
Heroes Anti-Mage minimap icon.png Anti-Mage
Void Spirit minimap icon.png Void Spirit
Places Turstarkuri
Gods The Dead God

The Monks of Turstarkuri was an ascetic faction that practiced deep meditation, following the teachings of Inai high in their mountain monastery at Turstarkuri. Because of their relation with Inai, the monks may be related to the Hidden Temple.


They shunned gods and magic, believing in peace and pragmatism instead. Meditating on silken cushions, the monks drank tea and nettles, and kept watch over the dogmatic scrolls of Turstarkuri.[1] Little is known of their secrets, save that their techniques involved turning magic against their users, and that practitioners appear to have supernatural sight through a "mind's eye".[2][3]

When Inai emerged from the Hidden Temple, he revealed that the monks had misunderstood his teachings, and were consumed by their own folly.[4]


When the legions of the Dead God invaded the kingdoms below the mountains, the monks remained in meditation, believing that the invaders were merely demonic visions sent to distract them. After barely a fortnight, they were slain on the spot, and their bodies risen to join the ranks of the invaders. Only Anti-Mage minimap icon.png Anti-Mage, then a young acolyte of the Turstarkuri, managed to escape with several of the monk's prized scrolls.[1]


  • The Monks of Turstarkuri are likely based on Tibetan monks, who also sat on silken cushions and drank nettles tea.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Anti-Mage biography.
  2. Mana Break description.
  3. Guilt of the Survivor description.
  4. Void Spirit response: ▶️ Your masters misunderstood my teachings. But their folly ends with you.