is a fictional wizard
from the Fighting Fantasy Game Books
by Steve Jackson
and Ian Livingstone
. He was one of the three pupils (including Arakor Nicodemus
and Pen Ty Kora
) of Vermithrax Moonchaser
, the Grand Wizard of Yore. He lives in the world of Titan
, in the Darkwood Forest , in a tower built by the Dwarves
. He is perhaps the most famous of the three wizards and is very influential in Allansia .
Yaztromo also appeared in the last 2 books of the Chadda Darkmane trilogy, which included: The Trolltooth Wars , Demonstealer and Shadowmaster . In Demonstealer a thief upon the back of giant bat breaks into the wizard's tower and steals an ancient scroll that can change the fate of Allansia . Chadda Darkmane , a soldier of Salamonis , comes to the wizard's aid and sets out on a quest to reclaim the scroll. The last book Shadowmaster sees Yaztromo, Chadda, a cowardly thief named Weasel and a female elf named Starr set out to confront the shapechanger Cawlis . Their enemy seeks to resurrect the long-dead sorcerer Axiom with a powerful artifact called the Bloodstone.