The Magelords of Dalar were the pinnacle of mortal arcanists, wizards of incredible power. As a symbol of their lordship, the Magelords wielded their legendary Magelord Scepters. There was one for each ancient school of magic:
There was also a ninth Magelord for the purvey of general wizardry, who would lead the ruling council, also called the Ring of Nine. The Ring of the Nine goverened the entirety of the ancient empire of Dalar.