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Membership: Griefsavor, Mother-of-Pain, Ygmlosvorraich

Purpose: Mystic principalities, empowering agents

Affiliations: Pura-Shamutra;
formerly Dr. Strange (Stephen Strange)

Enemies: Dormammu, Fatalis, Jarakk, Slorioth, Urthona, Vishanti (Agamotto, Hoggoth, Oshtur);
presumably Dr. Strange

Base of Operations: Unrevealed

First Appearance: Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#48 (December, 1992)


(Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#48) - During the War of the Seven Spheres the Trinity of Ashes were assigned to fight the Vishanti, their opposing forces.

(Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#57 (fb) - BTS) - Pura-Shamutra became an agent of the Trinity of Ashes during the War of Seven Spheres.

(Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#57 - BTS) - Jarakk, an agent of the Vishanti, fought Pura-Shamutra on the planet Gevaltu and defeated Pura-Shamutra with the help of Urthona. Pura-Shamutra's death caused a cosmic imbalance in the War of the Seven Spheres.

(Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#58 - BTS) - Dr. Strange helped restore Pura-Shamutra, who revealed to Strange that he participated in the war to keep it balanced, so that the Trinity could never reduce its warriors to the level of savages.

(Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme Annual#4/2 - BTS) - The Trinity of Ashes attempted to conquer the Dark Dimension during the War of the Seven Spheres. They were opposed by Dormammu and other enemies like Fatalis and Slorioth.

Comments: Created by Len Kaminski & Geoff Isherwood.

The fate of the Trinity of Ashes after the War of Seven Spheres is unrevealed, but they were likely opposed by Dr. Strange during the war when he served the Vishanti.

Though it was never actually revealed it can be assumed that Griefsavor was the sword-shaped member of the Trinity, Mother-of-Pain the seven-legged creature within a ring and Ygmlosvorraich the gentleman clothes.

As mystic principalities the Trinity of Ashes can be invoked, but I know of no instance this was done.

Profile by Markus Raymond.

The Trinity of Ashes have no known connections to:

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Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#48 (December, 1992) - Len Kaminski (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils), Petrecca, Barnett & Hudson (inks), Mike Rockwitz (editor)
Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme#57-58 (September-October, 1993) - Geof Isherwood (writer/artist), Mike Rockwitz (editor)
Dr. Strange: Sorcerer Supreme Annual#4 (1994) - Tom Brevoort & Mike Kanterovich (writers), Anna-Maria Cool (pencils), Mike Manley (inks), Evan Skolnick (editor)

First Posted: 01/15/06

Last updated: 01/15/06

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