The part of the Halknovian goverment that is in charge of arcane casters. It only has any power becasue of one of the Darkov daughters. If a child shows magical prowess they are taken from the home and inducted into the Nyass as a hatching where they get magical traning. Most parents are all to happy to give up their 'gifted' children. members of Nyass are concederd part of the Halknovian military.