These are the known families of the characters of Xanth though not all of them. Trees are drawn if there are five or more people across two or more generations.
- ♥ denotes marriage.
- ♡ denotes affair or accidental love spring union.
These are the known families of the characters of Xanth though not all of them. Trees are drawn if there are five or more people across two or more generations.
Ebnez ♥ Mnem ┌──────────┬───────────┬─────────────┬───────────┼───────────┬───────────┬─────────┬────────┐ Calliope Euterpe Melpomene Polyhymenia Erato Terpsichore Thalia Urania Clio ♥ Sherlock ¦ │ ┌─────────────────────────────────────────────────┘ Ciriana (a) ¦ Roland ♥ Bianca │ unnamed woman ♥═ Trent ═♥ Iris Simurgh Bink ♥ Chameleon │ │ │ ┌─┴────┬──────────┐ son ┌────┼─────────────│─────────┬──────────────┐ │ Auspice Anima │ Ilene ═══♥═══ Sim Trenris Irenti/Trentia │ │ Dor ═════════════════♥═══════════ Irene ┌───────────────┬──┴───┬────────┐ Ivy Ida Io Dolph │ │ │ (see below) (see below) (see below)
Roland is a descendant of Ebnez, however, which daughter left Mount Parnassus and had a child is not clear.
While Trent was exiled in Mundania, he married and had a son. Their deaths were the catalyst of his return to Xanth. He became king on the condition that he marry, so he married Iris. They have Irene. Trent took youth elixer in Harpy Thyme, and Iris took youth elixer in Geis of the Gargoyle. After they were rejuvinated, they had Ilene and Irenti or Trentia. Trenris is the possible son of Iris and Trent in Yon Ill Wind.
Bink and Chameleon had Dor. They took youth elixer in Zombie Lover. After they were rejuvinated, they had Auspice and Anima.
Io, instead of Ivy, is the daughter of Dor and Irene in an alternate reality in Stork Naked.
Ivy, Ida, and Dolph all have complications in their families, so they are below.
Dor ♥ Irene Murphy ♥ Vadne │ │ Naldo ♥ Ivy ═══════♥═══════ Grey ┌────────────────────────────────────────┬──────────────┴──────────────────────────────────┬────────────────┐ ┌──────┴──────┐ │ (On Ptero) (On Pyramid) Abscissa Ordinate │ Roland Robot ♥ Hannah Barbarian │ │ ┌──────────────────────────┼───────────┐ │ Revy Gerrod Anomy ♥ Melody Bev ♥ Bryce ♥ Harmony Rhythm ♥ Cyrus Cyborg Grant Ilene │ ┌────┴──┬─────────┐ │ Isabella Emily Carolyn Melanoma son son daughter Kadence Green │ │ │ Dol unnamed grandchildren
The twins Abscissa and Ordinate were supposed to be Ivy's and Grey's children. They were dropped off at an orphanage when Ivy and Grey took too long to marry. They were introduced in Roc and a Hard Place.
Melanoma, on Ptero, was mentioned in Cube Route.
In Faun and Games, several possible children of Ivy and Grey are introduced. Revy, Grant, and Isabella Emily Carylyn live on Ptero. Gerrod and Ilene live on the Blue Face of Pyramind.
Dol was introduced in Xone of Contention.
Green was introduced in The Dastard.
Kadence was delivered in Two to the Fifth when Rhythm was 12 years old, artificilly aged to 22. She was returned to the storks to be delivered at a more appropriate time.
In an alternate reality in Stork Naked, Ivy is married to Naldo.
Dor ♥ Irene │ Ho ♥════════ Ida ═══════♥ Hilarion │ │ │ Idaho Idyll Ione
In the main Xanth reality, Ida married Hilarion, and they had Ione.
Idaho is a possible daughter of Ida with Ho, however the Dastard kept her from being born. Idyll is another possible daughter of Ida, but her possible father is unknown. Both were introduced in The Dastard.
Dor ♥ Irene │ Marrow Bones ♥ Grace'l Ossein Dolph ♥ Electra ┌───────────┴─────────┐ ┌────────────┬──────┴────────────────────────┐ Skully Knucklehead ♡ Joy'nt Bone Surprise ♥ Picka Bone ═♥═ Dawn Eve ♥ Pluto ♥ Persephone Crescendo ┌─────┴──────┐ │ Data Bone Piton Bone Plato
In the main Xanth reality, Dolph married Electra. Crescendo is a possible son of theirs introduced in Faun and Games.
A long time ago, Pluto was married to Persephone. He was also an ex-lover of Sharon. In a recent bet with Xanth in Jumper Cable; he attempted to seduce the party, lead by Jumper, away from their mission to fix the cable. He slept with Maeve, Wenda, Olive Hue, Phanta, Dawn, and Eve. Phanta also slept with Jumper.
Maeve, Wenda, Olive Hue, and Phanta all married by the end of the adventure. Maeve married Warren Warrior, who adopted her daughter Mae. Wenda married Charming, and they adopted Alex later. Olive Hue married Dick Philip. Phanta married Shepard. Jumper married Eris. Eve married Pluto, in spite of everything he did during the quest. All the cermonies were performed by Dawn. (See Eris and Jumper for more about them.)
In an alternate reality in Stork Naked, Picka Bone was married to Surprise. (See Surprise)
Eris is the mother of Dysnomia and both are Dwarf Demons. Both Jumpers are jumping spiders. Jumper I traveled back in time with Dor. Jumper II is a many generation descendant of Jumper I who was transformed into a human. Prior to marrying Jumper, Eris was the lover of Sharon, the sister of Charon. Charon married Haughty. Sharon is also an ex-lover of Pluto. During Jumper's adventures in Jumper Cable, he slept with Angie Ina and Phanta.
Jumper I ♥ unnamed wife ¦ ┌──────────┐ Jumper II ♥ Eris ♡ Sharon Charon ♥ Haughty │ Dysnomia
Merlin ♥ Tapis ┌─────────────────────────────┬──────┴─────────────────────────────────────────┐ Jonathan ♥ Millie Roogna ♥ Taplin ♥══ Dolph ══♥══════ Nada ══════♥ Vore Merara ♥ Emerald ┌────────┴─────┐ │ ┌────┴────┐ │ Vernon ♥ Lacuna Hiatus ♥ Desiree │ Donald Drew ♥ Jody │ ┌────────────┼────────────┐ │ │ ┌────┴─────┐ Cube ♥ Ryver ┌────┴──┐ Lacky Piper Dolin ════════♥════════ DeMonica Demos │ Tittle Surprise ♥ Jot
Lacuna was retroactively married to Vernon and Ryver, Jot, and Tittle are their retroactive children in Question Quest. Lacky is a possible daugther of Lacuna and Vernon introduced in The Dastard.
In an alternate reality from Stork Naked, Jot is married to Surprise.
In another alternate reality from Stork Naked, Dolph and Nada were married and had Donald. However they undid their marriage and their son by taking a Guilt Trip.
In a separate alternate reality from Ghost Writer in the Sky, Dolph married Taplin, and they had Dolin. Dolin became real in the main reality and married DeMonica. Merara, from the past and the same alternate reality, also became real in the main reality and married Emerald.
In yet another reality from Ghost Writer, Dolph and Nada were, again, married and had Drew. He married Jody, a descendant of Threnody and Jordan. (See below for more.)
Humfrey is the magician of information and was the seventeenth King of Xanth. He has five and a half wives and six children. He has a very large extended family.
┌─────────┐ Humbug man ¦ ┌──────────────┼───────────────┐ Humboldt unnamed sister Humfrey ┌─────────────┬────────────┬─────┴──────┬─────────┬────────────┐ Dafrey Matt a Door Rosetta Crombie Hugo unnamed child
Dara is the first wife of Humfrey and a demoness. Humfrey got her name wrong and calls her Dana. After Dafrey was born, she left Humfrey. A while later, Dara assumed the likeness of Taiwan and conceived Matt a Door to get rid of the remaining bits of soul attached to her.
Humfrey ♥ Dara ┌─────┴─────┐ Dafrey Matt a Door
Maiden Taiwan is the second wife of Humfrey. When she married him, she lost the title Maiden and became Matron Taiwan. Maiden China is Taiwan's actual sister, while Maiden Japan and Maiden Mexico are spiritual sisters.
She and the other Maidens were saved by Nan O' Tek and brought to Xanth from Mundania. They formed Mai-Den Corporation Industrial Park in the Gap chartered by King Ebnez.
Taiwan left Humfrey when he abdicated the throne.
┌────────────────┬───────────────┬─────────────┐ Humfrey ♥ Maiden Taiwan Maiden China Maiden Japan Maiden Mexico │ Ivan ♡ Maiden Yukay
Rose of Roogna is the third wife of Humfrey.
Weaverwoman │ Heather ♡ Shadows │ Curse Fiend ♥ Gromden ♡═══════════════ Metria ═══════════════♥ Veleno │ │ Bluebell ♡══════════════ Jordan ══════════════♥ Threnody ♥ Ying-Yang ♥ unnamed │ │ │ │ │ son unnamed Bliss ♥ Ashley Rose │ ¦ ¦ │ │ ¦ ¦ Humfrey ♥ Rose │ ┌──────────┴─────────┐ ¦ │ │ unnamed unnamed ¦ Stone ♥ Rosetta │ ┌─────┴─────┐ │ ¦ │ Grundy ♥ Rapunzel Repulsive Prima Donna ♡ Gusto Goesin ¦ │ ┌────┴────┐ ¦ │ │ Glitter Cherion ♥ Chex ¦ │ │ │ ¦ ┌───┴───┐ Surprise ♥════════════♥═══════════════♥ Che ¦ Dolph ♥═════ Nada ═════♥ Vore │ Chaos ♥ │ ♥ ¦ │ │ │ ♥ Umlaut ════│═♥════ Cynthia ♥ Jody ══♥══ Drew DeMonica ══♡══ Ted ♡ Amara/Isis/Nydia ♥ Goar ┌────┴────┐ │ ┌────┴────┐ Prize son foal Monted Tedmon
Glitter, whose talent is the sparkle, is a possible daughter of Grundy and Rapunzel introduced in Faun and Games. Grudy was built as a golem by Humfrey and given life by Xanth.
Pia Putz and Breanna conjectured two possible sons for Ted and DeMonica, Tedmon and Monted, in Xone of Contention. (See more about Dolph and Nada above and Nada and DeMonica below)
Isis is currently trapped in a Comic Strip near the Forbidden Regions on Xanth. She can interact only through sharing the bodies of others. So, she is the lover of Ted through Amara and Goar through Nydia. Her family from Ancient Egypt is below.
There are several alternate reality versions of Surprise, Umlaut, Che, and Cynthia in Stork Naked.
While in Mundania, Morgan Le Fey and King Arthur Pendragon had Mordred.
Isis and her family are gods from Ancient Egypt.
┌────────┬────────┬────────┐ Isis ♥ Osiris ♡ Nephtys ♥ Typho │ Orus
Sofia is the fourth wife of Humfrey and was given the last name Socksorter by him.
Humfrey ♥ Sofia │ Grinelle ♡ Crombie ♥ Jewel Crunch ♥ Sleeping Beauty │ │ │ Griselda Tandy ══════♥══════ Smash Blythe ♥ Brawnye │ │ Draco ♡ woman Eskil ════════♥═══════ Bria │ ┌─────────────────────┬───────┴──┬─────────────────┬──────────────────────────────┐ Becka ♥ Brusque ♥ Surprise Astrid Briskil ♥ Nina Epoxy ♥ Surprise ═♡═ Umlaut ♥ Benzine │ │ Ben Nora
Crombie was transformed into a griffin for a mission; and while transformed, he was given love potion by Grinelle. Their daughter Griselda was born a griffin with human intelligence.
Jewel is a nymph. Her daughter Tandy by Crombie is half-nymph. Crunch is an ogre. His son Smash by Sleeping Beauty, an unnamed Curse Fiend, is half-ogre.
Eskil is half-human and quarter nymph and ogre. Blythe and Brawnye are brassies as is their daughter Bria.
The children of Bria and Eskil are half-brassie, quarter-human, and eighth nymph and ogre.
Draco is a firedrake. His daughter Becka, by an unnamed woman, is a half-dragon.
Ben is three-eighths human, quarter dragon and brassie, and sixteenth nymph and ogre.
In Faun and Games, Briskil and Astrid are a possible children of Bria and Eskil. Briskil is married to Nina Naga, and they had Nora.
In an alternate reality from Stork Naked, Brusque is married to Surprise. In another reality, Epoxy and Benzine are married to the soulless Surprise and Umlaut respectively. In that reality, Surprise and Umlaut have an affair. (See Surprise for more)
Gorgon is the fifth wife of Humfrey.
Hydrogen ♥ Bec on Call ¦ ┌────────¦───────────┐ merman ♥ nymph ¦ nymph Grossclout ┌────┴────┐ ¦ │ ┌──────────────────────────│──────┐ Humfrey ♥ Gorgon Siren ♥ Morris Lorelei Nabob │ Nera ♥ Nathan │ │ ┌───────────────────┴───────────────────┐ │ │ Hugo ♥ Wira │ Merwin ♥══════ Melantha ═══════♥ Naldo ♥ Ivy Dolph ♥ Taplin Nada ♥ Vore Nefra ┌────┴────┐ │ │ ┌──────────┬──┴────────┬──────────┐ │ ┌─────┴─────┐ Wigo Liz Cyrus ══♥══ Merci Nigel Mourning Knight Nadine Dolin ♥ DeMonica Demos │ Cerci
Magician Hydrogen and Bec on Call are the ancestors of the merfolk in the Region of Water.
In Faun and Games, Wigo is a possible daughter of Hugo and Wira. All the possible children in this family appeared in Faun and Games.
Siren is a mermaid, so Cyrus is freshwater merfolk. Melantha is a merwoman, so Merci is saltwater merfolk. Cerci is both fresh and salt water merfolk and a possible daughter of Cyrus and Merci on the Gray Face of Pyramid.
Nabob is king of the Naga. Nara is Nabob's sister and married to Nathan, a human. Grossclout is the king of the demons.
Nigel and the twins Mourning and Knight are possible sons of Naldo and Melantha. Demos is a possible son of Nada and Vore.
Humfrey and MareAnn have an unnamed child on the Gray Face of Pyramid in Board Stiff. MareAnn is related to HellAnn, SpartAnn, and TrojAnn; but their relations to her are unknown.
┌───────────┐ Herman centaur │ Chester ♥ Cherie ┌───┴───┐ sea cow ♡ Chet Chem ♡ Xap Hippogryph │ │ griffiness ♡ Cencow Chex ═════♥═════ Cheiron ┌────────┼────────┐ ┌───────┼───────────┐ Merei Mesta Dell │ Chelsy Cherish │ Umlaut ♥ Cynthia ♥═════════ Che ═════════♥ Surprise ┌─────────┬────┴────┬─────────┐ │ Cheline Chen Cherin Chel foal
Chem mated with Xap, a hippogryph; and they had Chex, an alicentaur.
Chex eventually found Cheiron; and they had Che and the twins, Chelsy and Cherish.
Cynthia was a human who was transformed into an alicentaur by Trent. She went into the Brain Coral pool because there were no other alicentaurs at the time. When she returned to Xanth, she met and married Che.
Merei, Mesta, and Dell were delivered human though they are griffin, seacow, and centaur in origin.
In the main reality and the first alternate reality in Stork Naked, Che is married to Cynthia. In the second reality, Che is married to Surprise and they have a foal. Cynthia is married to Umlaut. (See Surprise above)
Gorbage ┌─────────────┴─────────────┐ ┌──────────────┬──────────┐ sub-chief ♥ Goldy Glory ♥ Hardy giant giant giant │ ┌───┴─┐ ┌───┴───┐ │ │ Grotesk Godiva ♥══ Gouty ══♡ mistress │ Harglo │ Kerby Greatbow Girard ♥ Gina │ │ │ Gloha ════♥═══ Graeboe ┌────┴────┐ Go-Go ♥ Goody ════♥════ Gwendolyn Gobble ┌──────────┼──────────┐ (Gim) (Gine) │ (Ghina) (Geddy) Orienta unnamed children
Hardy is a male harpy. Gloha and Harglo are winged goblins. The harpies Grand Harridan, Grobigatail, and Hoary Harributtes are said to be aunts to Gloha and Harglo; however the relationship may be more distant.
Graeboe was an invisible giant who was transformed by Trent into a winged goblin. Graeboe has two cousins, Greatbow and Girard. Girard married Gina in the Dream Realm.
In Faun and Games, Kerby is the brother of Graeboe and Ghina and Geddy are large invisible winged goblin children of Gloha and Graeboe on the Red Face of Pyramid. Gim and Gine are possible sons of Girard and Gina on Ptero.
┌─────────┐ Opuntia Fannie ♥ Bareface Von Wryn ┌─────┴───────────┐ Fern Kudzu Mazipana Giganta │ Okra ♥ Smithereen ┌──┴───┐ Og Not-Og
Nimby, which stands for "not in my back yard", is the major demon X(A/N)TH in his dragon-ass form. He met and fell in love with Chlorine during Yon Ill Wind.
The clouds Cumulo Fracto Nimbus and Happy Bottom (Hurricane Gladys) married and had Fray and Wynde Tchill.
Nimbus is interested in Fray.
brute father ♥ shrew mother ┌──────┴─────┐ Nimby ♥ Chlorine Flourine Cumulo Fracto Nimbus ♥ Happy Bottom │ ┌────┴────────┐ Nimbus ════════════════════♡═════════════════ Fray Wynde Tchill
Jim and Mary Baldwin entered Xanth in Yon Ill Wind with their children. Sean is Jim's son by a previous marriage. David is Mary's son by a previous marriage. Karen is the daughter to both Jim and Mary. They traveled with their pets Woofer, Sean's dog; Midrange, David's cat, and Tweeter, Karen's bird. In Swell Foop, David became a willing host for Demon Earth and Jaylin became a unwilling host for Fornax. David and Jaylin started dating so Earth could keep an eye on Fornax.
Earth went on to marry Gaia in Air Apparent. Fornax went on to marry Nemesis and adopt Santo in Five Portraits.
Jim's first wife ♥ Jim Baldwin ♥ Mary Baldwin ══♥ Mary's first husband │ │ │ Willow Elf ♥ Sean Karen Gaia ♥ David/Earth ♥ Jaylin/Fornax ♥ Nemesis │ Santos (a)
The Baldwin family pets got old in Mundania, so they traveled back to Xanth to continue living. Woofer and Rachel had Rowena, Wolfe, and another unnamed pup. Midrange and Erin Kitty Litter, a werecat, are mates but have not had any known kittens. So far, Tweeter has not found a mate.
Arjayess ♥ Jehial │ Irene ┌────┴────┐ Jenny Jordyn
Arjayess wrote letters to Xanthians in Up in a Heaval.
Magician ♥ Sorceress ¦ Merge ♥ Hapless │ Myst (a)
Merge is the descendent of a Magician and Sorceress, both unnamed. Merge is the combined form of Black, Blue, Brown, Red, and Yellow.
forget whirl ♥ woman Denim ♥ Jean │ │ Whurl Poole ═══♥═══ Blue Jean │ Jean Poole
┌──────────┐ Susan unnamed Filip │ │ Yorick ♡ Silhouette ♥ Philip
Cube used Silhouette to visit Mundania in Cube Route.
┌──────────┬─────────┬──────────┬──────────┬──────────┬──────────┬────────┐ Apopto Sis Ba Sis Cri Sis Ellip Sis Gene Sis Neme Sis Sta Sis Tiara ♥ Mitch │ Win (a)
Xanthippe │ Xavier ♥ Zora ┌─────────┼──────────┐ Zyzzyva ♥ Xeth (Xander) (Zelda)
Xanthippe and her son Xavier are human. Xavier fell in love with Zora, a human zombie, and later married her.
Xander and Zelda are possible human children of Xavier and Zora on Ptero in The Dastard.
Asse Sette ♥ Marmie Sette ┌────────────┼────────────┐ Ree Sette Upp Sette Sunny Sette
The Sette family was in Air Apparent.
┌──────────┐ Bentley Edsel ♥ Pia Putz ♡ Dug ♥ Kim │ │ unnamed Knut
In Demons Don't Dream, Edsel bet Dug a date with Dug's then girlfriend Pia Putz that he would like the Companions of Xanth video game. Dug gladly lost the bet because he met Kim.
Miss Take, playing Raven, and Miss Inform, playing Robin, were actresses in Sofia's play who married Justin Case and Justin Time to save the play on Ptero. The characters Ruben and Rowena are the parents of Raven and Robin.
┌─────────────┐ ┌───────────────┐ Out Take Miss Take ♥ Justin Case Justin Time ♥ Miss Inform
Ruben ♥ Rowena ┌────┴────┐ son ♥ Raven Robin ♥ Ize
These people are together whether it be married, dating, or went off together somewhere.
Pundora was dating Attila the Pun until his death when Dawn revealed he was a pun. Pundora became the lover of Piper, the music monster, initially to keep him from taking Attila then to get revenge on Dawn. She went off with Gattila the Gun.
Piper was dating Granola, an invisible giant, until he became a suitor for Harmony. He met and fell in love with Anna Molly. Anna Molly is Justin Kase transformed into a woman.
Adora Bull went off with Battila the Bun.
Adora Bull has many half siblings by the Minotaur. The siblings with the second name Bull have bull heads and human bodies. The siblings with the first name Bull have human heads and bull bodies.
The siblings of Attila, Battila, and Gattila are all human.
Minotaur ┌───────────────────┼───────────────┐ ┌──────────────────────────────┬───────────────┬───────────────┬──────────────────┐ (half-brothers) (half-sisters) Adora Bull ♡ Battila the Bun Pundora ♡ Attila the Pun │ (brothers) (sisters) Capa Bull Flexi Bull ♡ Piper ♡ Granola │ Fattila the Fun Hattila the Hun Horri Bull Lova Bull ♡ ♡ Anna Molly │ Rattila the Run Nattila the Nun Bull-etin Misera Bull ♡═════════════════ Gattila the Gun Sattila the Sun Pattila the Un Bull-ion Practica Bull Bull-rush Terri Bull Bull-et Bull-wark Bull-ies
The family of Cans were in the Region of Madness created by John in Two to the Fifth.
┌──────┬─────────────────┐ Can N ? ? │ │ Can Bee ♡ Can D Can L ┌────┴─────┐ Can OP Can Teen
Com Passion ♥ Com Pewter ┌──────────────┼─────────────┐ Com Ponent Com Panion Com Pound
Wolverton is the King of the Werewolves on the Isle of Wolves and sire of Jeremy. Jeremy married Jenny, an elf from the world of Two Moons from ElfQuest. Jenny and Jeremy had Jerry and Jone, both welfs. Jone died in an accident.
Wolverton │ Jeremy ♥ Jenny ┌───┴───┐ Jerry Jone
These relationships were undone by the Dastard.
The Apprentice Adept series is tangentially connected to the Xanth series from Stile being mentioned in Question Quest and several characters from Phaze appearing in Cube Route.
┌────────┐ Stile ♥ Lady Blue ♥ Blue Adept ♥ Sheen Neysa Chip │ │ │ Bane ♥ Agape Mach ═══♥═══ Fleta │ │ Nepe Flach
Stile and the Blue Adept are mirrors of each other between Proton and Phaze.
Sheen is a robot from Proton.
Neysa, Chip, and Fleta are unicorns from Phaze.
Mach and his descendants are cyborgs.
Agape is an amorphous alien from Proton.
The Incarnations of Immortality series is tangentially connected to Xanth from Zane being mentioned in Questions Quest.
┌─────────────────┐ Gawain ♡ Kerena unnamed │ ¦ Gawain II ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ┌─────────────¦───────────────────┐ ¦ Kaftan 1 Sean Kaftan 2 ¦ │ │ │ ¦ Cedric ♥══════ Niobe ══════♥══════ Pacian ══════♥ Blanche ¦ │ │ │ ¦ │ Lilith ♡ │ ♡ Lilith │ ¦ │ Leaga ♡ Mym ♡ Orb ♥ Perry ♥ Jolie │ ¦ │ Rapture ♡ │ │ ¦ │ │ │ ¦ Cedric Jr. ══════════│════♥═══════════════ Blenda ¦ │ │ ¦ │ Luna ♡ Zane ¦ │ Gawain ═══════════♥═════════ Orlene ♡ Norton │ Gawain II