The Untamed

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The Untamed


  • 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


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.

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Actor Role Notes
Xiao Zhan Wei Wuxian (Wei Ying) 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 Lan Wangji (Lan Zhan) 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[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Liu Hai Kuan Lan Xichen (Lan Huan) 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 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 Lan Sizhui (Lan Yuan) 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 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 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.
Feng Cong Su She (Su Minshan) 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.

Lanling Jin sect[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Shen Xiao Hai Jin Guangshan 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) 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 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 Cousin of Jin Zixuan.
He is arrogant and conceited, and dislikes Wei Wuxian.
Qi Pei Xin Jin Ling (Jin Rulan) 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) 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[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Wang Yi Zhou Nie Mingjue Lord Chifeng
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 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.
Hong Jia Wei Chief of Nie sect

Qishan Wen sect[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Xiu Qing Wen Ruohan 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 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 Wen Qing 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 Wen Ning (Wen Qionglin) 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 Known as Core-Melting Hand due to his ability to melt a Golden Core. Wen Chao's protector.
Lu En Jie Wang Lingjiao 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[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Lu Jian Min Jiang Fengmian Leader of Jiang sect. Father of Jiang Yanli and Jiang Cheng.
A gentle and polite man.
Zhang Jing Tong Yu Ziyuan (Madam Yu) 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 Jiang Cheng (Jiang Wanyin) 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.
Xuan Lu Jiang Yanli 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 Yue Sixth disciple

Yi City Arc[edit]

Actor Role Notes
Song Ji Yang Xiao Xingchen 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) 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) 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 Ah Qing 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.


Actor Role Notes
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 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.
Niu Zhi Qiang Chief Yao
Pu Chang Cheng Chief Ouyang
Zhang Ye Yi Weichun
Xu Xiao Wen Fang Mengchen
Yu Zi Kuan Xue Zhonghai Creator of the Stygian Tiger seal.
Cai Ying Chun Granny Wen
Yi 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 Da Min Mister Mo Mo Xuanyu's uncle.
Feng Qi Ruo Ah Ding Servant of Mo.
Du Shi Jie 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 Bin Yin Zhu Servant of Jiang sect; appears with Yu Zhiyuan at the annex of Lotus Cove.
Jiao Chang Shun Song Lan's teacher
Li Yu Feng Storyteller
Shen Xin Funeral Shopkeeper
Huang Ying Granny Liu
Liu Feng Min Lao Zhang
Sun Liang Lao Zhang

Special - The Living Dead[edit]

The Living Dead
  • Title: 生魂 / Sheng Hun
  • Also known as: The Living Dead
  • Network: iQiyi
  • Broadcast period: 2019-Nov-07


Near Qishan Mountain, there is a little town called Fu Feng, which is nicknamed the "City That Never Turns Dark". There, lies a legend of the "Lit Lamp Murderer". Wen Ning arrives at Fu Feng, and he realizes the abnormality of the town; the whole town is filled only with the weak and sick; and is very run down. When the night arrives, Wen Ning purposefully lit up a lamp to attract ghost shadows. Just as he was about to capture them, a ray of blue sword light appears and the black shadow disappears. Wen Ning looks up, and sees his famillar friend, Lan Sizhui. Wen Ning and Lan Sizhui decides to work together and solve the mystery and capture the culprit behind the mysterious incidents.


Special - Fatal Journey[edit]

  • Title: 乱魄 / Luan Hun
  • Also known as: Fatal Journey
  • Broadcast period: TBA


Focuses on the story of the Nie brothers and Jin Guangyao.


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The Living Dead[edit]

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