- Title: 陈情令 / Chen Qing Ling
- English title: The Untamed
- Genre: Xianxia
- Episodes: 50
- Broadcast network: Tencent
- Broadcast period: 2019-Jun-27 to 2019-Aug-20
- Airtime: Monday to Wednesday (20:00)
- Original Soundtrack: The Untamed OST
- Related TV series: The Untamed Specials
The pugilist world is ruled by the powerful Wen clan, which dominates over the smaller Lan, Jiang, Nie and Jin households. The carefree Wei Wuxian becomes fast friends with the righteous Lan Wangji, and during their adventures, the pair find out that the head of the Wen clan is the evil mastermind behind a series of plots that would wreak havoc upon the lands.
Wei Wuxian’s attempts to protect the innocent members of the Wen clan from unfair persecution leads to disaster, and he goes missing in the process. Wei Wuxian reappears sixteen years later, and works together with his soulmate Lan Wangji to solve a series of murder mysteries, eventually finding and defeating the true culprit.
Su Ya Xin (young)
|Wei Wuxian (Wei Ying)||Lu Zhi Xing||The Yiling Patriach|
A disciple of the Jiang sect who later chose the Demonic Path. Also known as one of the Twin Prides Of Yunmeng. Ranks fourth on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.
He wields the Suibian sword and Chenqing flute, and is a known for his ability to invent new spiritual techniques and inventions.
He is bright, optimistic, mischievous and kind-hearted. He regards Lan Wangji as his soul-mate.
|Wang Yi Bo
Chen Jun Kai (陈俊凯) (young)
|Lan Wangji (Lan Zhan)||Bian Jiang||Lord Hanguang|
Second young master of the Lan sect and one of the Two Jades of Lan. Ranks second on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.
He wields the Bichen sword and the Wangji zither.
He is cold, aloof and strict, but is kind and upright. He regards Wei Wuxian him as his soul mate.
- Gusu Lan Sect
|Liu Hai Kuan
Shen Yi Feng (young)
|Lan Xichen (Lan Huan)||Ling Fei||Lord Zewu|
Leader of Lan sect. First young master of the Lan sect and one of the Two Jades of Lan. One of the "Three Zuns" alongside his sworn brothers Jin Guangyao and Nie Mingjue. Ranks first on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.
He wields the Shuoyue sword and the Liebing flute.
A warm, gentle and trusting person. He has a close relationship with Jin Guangyao, whom assisted him multiple times.
|Huang Zi Teng||Lan Qiren||Zhang Wen Tian||Elder of Lan Sect. Uncle of Lan Xichen and Lan Wangji. |
A strict man who is known to groom talented disciples. He especially dislikes Wei Wuxian due to the latter's playful and wanton nature.
|Zheng Fan Xing
Jiang Yi Ting (young)
|Lan Sizhui (Lan Yuan)||Chen Jin Wen||Disciple of Lan sect. |
Born Wen Yuan, he was found by Wei Wuxian among the remains of the Wen sect and was raised by him, and later brought back to the Lan sect by Lan Wangji.
A kind, polite and sensible man.
He is close friends with Lan Jingyi and Jin Ling.
|Guo Cheng||Lan Jingyi||Liu Si Cen||Disciple of Lan sect.|
He is short-tempered and impatient, and particularly dislikes noise; but is courageous.
He is close friends with Lan Sizhui and Jin Ling.
|Carman Lee||Lan Yi||Lu Geng Yi||Only female head in the history of the Lan Sect. Inventor of the infamous Chord Assassination.|
Her spirit was responsible for guarding a piece of the Stygian Tiger seal, and faded away after entrusting the task to Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji.
She was close friends with Baoshan Sanren.
- Lanling Jin sect
|Shen Xiao Hai||Jin Guangshan||Yang Mo||Leader of Jin Sect. Father of Jin Guangyao and Jin Zixuan. |
A womanizer who had many casual relationships with women.
|Hu Xiao Ting||Madame Jin||Wife of Jin Guangshan, mother of Jin Zixuan.|
She is close friends with Yu Ziyuan.
|Zhu Zan Jin||Jin Guangyao (Meng Yao)||Su Shang Qing||Lord Lianfang |
Leader of Jin sect (after Jin Guangshan's death); The Chief Cultivator (after Wen Ruohan's death). One of the "Three Zuns" alongside his sworn brothers Lan Xichen and Nie Mingjue.
He wields the Hensheng sword.
An illegitimate son of Jin Guangshan, he was not recognised at birth and worked as a servant of the Nie Clan, before winning his father's approval to join the Jin Sect after the sunshot campaign.
Under his mask of pleasantry, he is ruthless and ambitious, and was ultimately revealed to have killed Nie Mingjue, his father as well as his wife and son. He is close friends and sworn brothers with Lan Xichen, whom he greatly admires due to the latter's respect for him.
|Cao Yu Chen||Jin Zixuan||Shi Ze Kun||Son of Jin Guangshan. Jin Ling's father and Jiang Yanli's husband. Ranks third on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.|
He is arrogant and vain, but is upright and brave.
|Yao Shu Hao||Jin Zixun||Tu Xiao Ya||Cousin of Jin Zixuan. |
He is arrogant and conceited, and dislikes Wei Wuxian.
|Qi Pei Xin||Jin Ling (Jin Rulan)||Zhang Si Wang Zhi||The sole heir of the Jin sect. Son of Jin Zixuan and Jiang Yanli. |
He wields the Suihua sword, and owns a spiritual dog named Fairy.
He is prideful and short-tempered, but kind at heart.
He is close friends with Lan Sizhui and Lan Jingyi.
|Wang Yi Fei||Luo Qingyang (Mian Mian)||Zhang Yu Meng (张雨蒙)||Disciple of Jin sect. |
She is brave and upright. She left Jin sect after watching her fellow sect mates spread lies about Wei Wuxian, whom she is grateful toward.
|Jin Lu Ying||Qin Su||Wife of Jin Guangyao. Daughter of Qin Cangye, leader of the Laoling Qin Sect, a subsidiary of the Jin Sect.|
She was revealed to be Jin Guangyao's half-sister, and ultimately committed suicide after knowing the truth.
|Liu Yin Jun||Jin Chan||Disciple of Jin sect, who bullied Jin Ling.|
- Qinghe Nie sect
|Wang Yi Zhou||Nie Mingjue||Zhao Yi||Lord Chifeng, Scarlet Peak Master |
Leader of Nie sect. One of the "Three Zuns" alongside his sworn brothers Lan Xichen and Jin Guangyao. Ranks seventh on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.
He wields the Baxia saber.
He is strict, bad-tempered, and known for his intolerance toward evil.
|Ji Li||Nie Huaisang||Ji Li||Leader of Nie sect (after Nie Mingjue's death). Younger half-brother of Nie Mingjue. |
He is well known for his incompetence and nicknamed the Head-Shaker. He is close friends with Wei Wuxian and Jiang Cheng.
He was revealed to be the ultimate mastermind behind the events of the series.
|Jiang Jia Wei (江嘉维)||Chief of Nie sect|
- Qishan Wen sect
|Xiu Qing||Wen Ruohan||Liu Cong||Leader of Wen sect. The Chief Cultivator. Father of Wen Chao & Wen Xu.|
An ambitious man who wants to rule over the five sects by restoring the Stygian Tiger Seal.
|He Peng||Wen Chao||Wen Jing Yuan||Second son of Wen Ruohan. |
An arrogant, cruel vindictive man who likes to flirt with women.
|Wang Rong||Wen Xu||Eldest son of Wen Ruohan.|
| Meng Zi Yi
Lin Chen Xi (林辰希) (young)
|Wen Qing||Qiao Shi Yu||A renowned physician of Wen sect. Wen Ning's older sister. |
She is aloof and tough, but kind at heart, and is protective toward her brother. She is tasked to look for the pieces of the Stygian Tiger seal by Wen Ruohan.
| Yu Bin
Su Qiu Yi (young)
|Wen Ning (Wen Qionglin)||Li Xin||The Ghost General |
Right-hand man of Wei Wuxian during his Yiling Patriarch days.
He suffered from weak health and was withdrawn to people when he was alive due to a strange illness, and grew to trust Wei Wuxian after being showered kindness by him.
|Feng Ming Jing||Wen Zhuliu||Chang Wen Tao||Known as Core-Melting Hand due to his ability to melt a Golden Core. Wen Chao's protector.|
|Lu En Jie||Wang Lingjiao||Qiu Qiu||Former maid of Wen Chao's wife and Wen Chao's lover. An arrogant and pompous woman.|
|Zhang Bin||Wen Mao||Ancestor of Wen sect.|
- Yunmeng Jiang sect
|Lu Jian Min||Jiang Fengmian||Tang Shui Yu||Leader of Jiang sect. Father of Jiang Yanli and Jiang Cheng. |
A gentle and polite man.
|Zhang Jing Tong||Yu Ziyuan (Madam Yu)||Li Jin Yan||Also known as the Violet Spider. Original owner of the Zidian ring. Jiang Fengmian's wife; mother of Jiang Yanli and Jiang Cheng. |
A cold, assertive and fiercely loyal woman. She is close friends with Madame Jin. She dislikes Wei Wuxian as she feels that Jiang Fengmian favored him over Jiang Cheng.
| Wang Zhuo Cheng
Huang Zhen Chen (young)
|Jiang Cheng (Jiang Wanyin)||Wang Kai||Sandu Shengshou |
Leader of Jiang sect (after Jiang Fengmian's death). Also known as one of the Twin Prides Of Yunmeng. Ranks fifth on the list of best-looking young men in the cultivation world.
He wields the Sandu sword and the Zidian ring.
A straight-laced and strict man who abides by the rules. He had a great relationship with Wei Wuxian, but their relationship deteriorated due to differing beliefs. He liked Wen Qing, until Wen Chao ordered the death of his parents, causing him to harbor hate for the Wen sect. He dotes on his nephew Jin Ling.
Ye Xuan Tong (young)
|Jiang Yanli||Bai Xue Cen||Jiang Cheng’s older sister, Wei Wuxian's disciple elder sister. Jin Zixuan's wife and Jin Ling's mother.|
A kind, caring and gentle person who protects her brothers and gives them emotional support.
|Lin Chen Rui||Sixth disciple|
- Yi City Arc
|Song Ji Yang||Xiao Xingchen||Chen Zhang Tai Kang||Also known as Daozhang. One of Baoshan Sanren's students who left the mountain for the mortal world. |
He wields the Shanghua sword.
He had a soft personality but a determined heart. He was best friends with Song Lan.
|Li Bo Wen||Song Lan (Song Zichen)||Lu Li Feng||A cultivator from Baixue Temple, and best friend of Xiao Xingchen. |
He wields the Fuxue sword.
A righteous person. He was best friends with Xiao Xingchen.
|Wang Hao Xuan||Xue Yang (Xue Chengmei)||Liu San Mu||Descendant of Xue Chonghai, who knows the secret of the Stygian Iron. |
He wields the Jiangzai sword.
He is known for his evil and twisted ways, and merciless personality. He is friends with Jin Guangyao and helped him out with his schemes. He dislikes Xiao Xingchen for standing in the way of his plans, but later grew attached to him after living with him for years.
|Chen Zhuo Xuan||A Qing||He Wen Xiao||A young maiden who is clever, brave and crafty.|
She lived on the streets and is an expert at pretending to be blind in order gain sympathy. She followed Xiao Xingchen after the former exposed her lies.
|Xiao Zhan||Mo Xuanyu||Illegitimate son of Jin Guangshan and ex-disciple of the Jin sect.|
He sacrificed his body to Wei Wuxian through a ritual in order to fulfill his revenge plans.
|Liu Ting Yu||Baoshan Sanren||Bai Xue Cen||Teacher of Xiao Xingchen. She was close friends with Lan Yi.|
|Cao Jun Xiang||Ouyang Zizhen||Single child of the Baling OuYang sect’s clan. He is friends with Jin Ling, Lan Sizhui and Lan Jingyi, and is known as a "romantic" at heart.|
|Feng Cong||Su She (Su Minshan)||Bei Chen||Leader of the Moling Su Sect. Former outer disciple of the Lan sect. |
He holds great respect for Jin Guangyao, whom reognised and respected him. He dislikes Lan Wangji as he was jealous of the former's talents and aloof personality, and tried to imitate him.
|Niu Zhi Qiang||Chief Yao|
|Pu Chang Cheng||Chief Ouyang|
|Zhang Ye||Yi Weichun|
|Xu Xiao Wen (徐晓文)||Fang Mengchen|
|Yu Zi Kuan||Xue Zhonghai||Creator of the Stygian Tiger seal.|
|Cai Ying Chun||Granny Wen|
|Yin Jian Xiang||Fourth Uncle Wen|
|Sun Sheng Xuan||Mo Ziyuan||Mo Xuanyu's cousin, who abused him.|
|Jia Shu Yi||Madame Mo||Mo Xuanyu's aunt, who abused him.|
|Liu Dao Min||Mister Mo||Mo Xuanyu's uncle.|
|Feng Qi Nuo||Ah Ding||Servant of Mo.|
|Du Shuai Jie (杜帅杰)||Ah Tong||Servant of Mo.|
|Zhang Lin Ran||Ah Yan|
|Li Lu Jin||Ah Yan's mother|
|Fan Hua Wei||Bi Cao||Servant of Qin Su.|
|Su Yue||Si Si|
|Zhang Jing||Jin Zhu||Servant of Jiang sect; appears with Yu Zhiyuan at the annex of Lotus Cove.|
|Liu Xiao Shan||Yin Zhu||Servant of Jiang sect; appears with Yu Zhiyuan at the annex of Lotus Cove.|
|Jiao Chang Shun||Song Lan's teacher|
|Geng Li Ming||Red-clothed Ghost|
|Li Yu Feng||Storyteller|
|Shen Xin||Funeral Shopkeeper|
|Huang Ying||Granny Liu|
|Liu Feng Min (刘凤民)||Lao Zhang|
|Sun Liang||Lao Zhang (Nie Huaisang)|
- Original Writing: Mo Dao Zu Shi (魔道祖师) by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu
- Director: Zheng Wei Wen, Chen Jia Lin
- Screenwriter: Yang Xia, Deng Yao Yu, Ma Jing, Guo Guang Yun
- Main Producer: Fang Fang, Yang Xia, Zhang Meng, Wang Chu, Ren Qiang (任强), Liu Ming Yi, Wang Wan Ning (王婉宁)
- Producer: Sun Zhong Huai, Wang Xin (王鑫)
- Executive Producer: Han Zhi Jie
- Associate Producer: Wang Juan
- Production Manager: Liu Jian Qi
- World View: Hua Tian Ying Shi (花田影视)
- Art Director: Ji Peng
- Music Director: Lin Hai
- Costume Director: Chen Tong Xun
- Company: Tencent Penguin Pictures, New Style Media
- Filming period: 2018-Apr to 2018-Aug
- Filming location: Hengdian World Studios, Guizhou
- Lu Zhi Xing and Bian Jiang, who dubbed Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji in the audio drama and donghua adaptation of Mo Dao Zu Shi respectively, were hired to voice Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji in the series.
- WETV 2020 Awards: Best Male Lead (Xiao Zhan)
- 2020 27th ERC Chinese Top Ten Awards: Top Ten Songs ("Unrestrained")
- 2020 China Literature Awards Ceremony: Actor of the Year (Xiao Zhan)
- 2020 Weibo Awards Ceremony: Hot Figure of the Year (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Tencent Entertainment White Paper:
- 2019 Tencent Video All Star Awards: Popular TV Actor of the Year (Xiao Zhan, Wang Yi Bo))
- 2019 China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival (1st Network Drama Awards): Most Popular Actor (Wang Yi Bo)
- 2019 26th Huading Awards:
- 2019 GQ 2019 Men of the Year: Breakthrough Actor of the Year (Wang Yi Bo)
- 2019 Sina The Most Beautiful Performance: Outstanding Actor of the Year (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Sina Film & TV Awards: Most Popular Actor of the Year (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Hengdian World Studio Classic Ranking: Most Popular Character (Wei Wuxian) (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Golden Tower Award: Most Popular Actor (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Sofa Film Festival: Most Popular Actor of the Autumn (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 3rd Yinchuan Internet Film Festival: Best Actor (Web series) (Xiao Zhan)
- 2019 Kugou Music Awards: Song of the Year ("Unrestrained")
- 2019 Tencent Music Entertainment Awards: Song of the Year ("Unrestrained")