Merlin was a wizard, and King Arthur's tutor and advisor, and one of the greatest and most famous wizards of all time. He is the biological son of Oberon and a Welsh noblewoman.


A hazy image of Merlin

Merlin was begotten by Oberon upon a human woman (a Welsh noblewoman) in 5th century Britain, and grew up to become a powerful wizard. He took the young Arthur Pendragon under his wing and educated him, preparing him for his role as the man who would build Camelot and become one of Britain's greatest rulers.

According to the legend as told by Shari, in the year 500, Merlin and King Pelles of Castle Carbonek met with the Irish prince Fergus and persuaded him to loan them the Stone of Destiny, so that they could use it to set up the Sword in the Stone for Arthur. After it had fulfilled its purpose, Merlin and Pelles brought the Stone to the island of Iona. ("Rock & Roll")

Merlin and Oberon have difficult relations, although the details are not as yet known. Nevertheless, Merlin has done Oberon an important service at some point in the past, which Oberon repaid by granting King Arthur a haven in Avalon following his last battle. Merlin is currently imprisoned in his Crystal Cave, although its whereabouts are unknown; he became trapped there by Nimue at some point during or possibly shortly after Arthur's reign.

During his time of freedom, Merlin created the Scrolls of Merlin, which record much of his life, including his tutoring of the young Arthur. He stored them in a Welsh cave, along with various other belongings of his, such as a lyre.("A Lighthouse in the Sea of Time") He may have also contributed spells to the Grimorum Arcanorum.

At present, Merlin is the object of a quest that King Arthur and Griff have embarked upon. ("Pendragon", "Rock & Roll") Arthur, Griff, and Blanchefleur will eventually find him and free him from the Crystal Cave, after which he will rejoin Arthur.


As a halfling, Merlin can use both human and Avalonian magic, but never at the same time or on the same thing. He is very powerful as far as mortals go, but not by the standards of Oberon's Children.


Season 1 Season 2 Season 3

  1. Awakening
  2. Awakening, Part Two
  3. Awakening, Part Three
  4. Awakening, Part Four
  5. Awakening, Part Five
  6. The Thrill of the Hunt
  7. Temptation
  8. Deadly Force
  9. Enter MacBeth
10. The Edge
11. Long Way to Morning
12. Her Brother's Keeper
13. Reawakening

  1. Leader of the Pack
  2. Metamorphosis
  3. Legion
  4. A Lighthouse in the Sea of Time *
  5. The Mirror
  6. The Silver Falcon
  7. Eye of the Beholder
  8. Vows
  9. City of Stone, Part One
10. City of Stone, Part Two
11. City of Stone, Part Three
12. City of Stone, Part Four
13. High Noon

14. Outfoxed
15. The Price
16. Revelations
17. Double Jeopardy
18. Upgrade
19. Protection
20. The Cage
21. Avalon, Part One
22. Avalon, Part Two
23. Avalon, Part Three *
24. Shadows of the Past
25. Heritage
26. Monsters

27. Golem
28. Sanctuary
29. M.I.A.
30. Grief
31. Kingdom
32. The Hound of Ulster
33. Walkabout
34. Mark of the Panther
35. Pendragon *
36. Eye of the Storm
37. The New Olympians
38. The Green
39. Sentinel *

40. Bushido
41. Cloud Fathers
42. Ill Met By Moonlight
43. Future Tense
44. The Gathering, Part One
45. The Gathering, Part Two
46. Vendettas
47. Turf
48. The Reckoning
49. Possession
50. Hunter's Moon, Part One
51. Hunter's Moon, Part Two
52. Hunter's Moon, Part Three

  1. The Journey
  2. Ransom
  3. Runaways
  4. Broadway Goes Hollywood
  5. A Bronx Tail
  6. The Dying Of The Light
  7. And Justice For All
  8. Genesis Undone
  9. Generations
10. ...For It May Come True
11. To Serve Mankind
12. Seeing Isn't Believing
13. Angels In The Night

SLG comic books

Gargoyles #1. Clan Building Chapter One: Nightwatch
Gargoyles #2. Clan Building Chapter Two: The Journey
Gargoyles #3. Clan Building Chapter Three: Invitation Only
Gargoyles #4. Clan Building Chapter Four: Masque
Gargoyles #5. Clan Building Chapter Five: Bash
Gargoyles #6. Clan Building Chapter Six: Reunion
Gargoyles #7. Clan Building Chapter Seven: The Rock
Gargoyles #8. Clan Building Chapter Eight: Rock & Roll
Gargoyles #9. Clan Building Chapter Nine: Rock of Ages
Gargoyles #10. Clan Building Chapter Ten: The Gate
Gargoyles #11. Clan Building Chapter Eleven: Tyrants
Gargoyles #12. Clan Building Chapter Twelve: Phoenix

Bad Guys #1. Strangers
Bad Guys #2. The Lost
Bad Guys #3. Estranged
Bad Guys #4. Louse
Bad Guys #5. Strangled
Bad Guys #6. Losers

*A Lighthouse in the Sea of Time - mentioned, magical image seen
*Avalon, Part Three, Pendragon, Sentinel - mentioned only

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