• Prodigious arm strength: As a member of the Gusu Lan Sect, Lan Wangji is noted for his prodigious arm strength trained from doing handstands. At 15-16 years old, he can already haul up a fellow student by the collar with one arm.[1] At the height of his adult strength he can lift with one (left, non-dominant) hand a wood coffin, two adult male corpses inside the coffin, a large Guanyin statue of solid rock atop the coffin, and Wei Wuxian atop the statue altogether.[2]
  • High level of cultivation: Lan Wangji is reputed as a talented cultivator within his generation, the second-best (male) cultivator of his generation in all of China's cultivation community.

Lan Clan Techniques


  • Bichen (避尘, Bìchén) is Lan Wangji's sword, one of the most famous ones in the cultivation world. It exudes an air of cold and snow and emits a light blue glow when unsheathed.
  • Wangji (忘机, Wàngjī) is a seven-stringed guqin that Lan Wangji uses to both summon spirits of the dead as well as an offensive weapon.


  1. Novel, chapter 17
  2. Novel, chapter 118 (maybe earlier)
  3. novel, Chapter 55