- EOTW(Ch. 36,41-50,52-53)
- GH(Ch. 3,9-11,13,15-17,19-21,25-27,30-33,35-37,41,44,49)
- DR(Ch. 1*,2-3,5-8,33-36,41-44,50,53)
- SR(Ch. 16,18,27-32,43,53,56)
- DR(Ch. 19,Glossary)
- SR(Ch. 2-3,14,20,22,40,44,Glossary)
- Son of Arent, son of Halan
- 90 years old
- Left the stedding three years before first appearance
- Can Sing wood
- Goes by "Ledar son of Shandin son of Koimal" in Cairhien(COT Prologue)
At the beginning of The Dragon Reborn, Loial is in the Mountains of Mist with Rand's party.
In the Crossroads of Twilight prologue, Loial shows up incognito with Karldin Manfor in the kitchens of the Sun Palace.