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  • The Wyrd

    h2. The Wyrd Information about anything strange, odd, or unknowable.

    Culture & Religion

    [[Moss-born]] [[Mossborn Mythology]] …

  • darkwood

    h2. Darkwood A rare and beautiful hardwood, this timber is widely sought for decorative purposes by the wealthy - both within the Empire and abroad. It is also exceptional as a material for shipbuilding. When worked by a master craftsman with the …

  • skitarii

    h2. Skitarii Skitarii (Sk-TAR-ree-eye) is the term used for irregular House Auxilia placed under the direct command of the Warmaster. Among the hardiest and most resourceful soldiers available to an Imperial commander, the Skitarii are scouts, …

  • blackscour

    Blackscour Taint

    Blackscour Taint is an ingested disease with an incubation period of 1-3 days. Those who are infected develop a hacking cough that quickly turns bloody if the disease is allowed to progress. While the malady is not …

  • Ironbloom mushrooms

    h2. Ironbloom Mushrooms Ironbloom mushrooms are small fungi that only grow in dark places with lots of metal. These mushrooms are a favorite meal for those creatures that make their homes in such places. They are also an ingredient for the cure for [[ …

  • Firefoot Fennec

    h2. Firefoot Fennec The fennec is a type of small, semi-nocturnal fox with large ears. There are various species of fennecs found throughout the world. The Firefoot fennec species has red feet. They are native to the [[Western Hinterland | Western …

  • Razorcrow

    h2. Razorcrow A large, greasy, black bird, the razorcrow is one and a half times the size of a normal crow. Unlike normal crows, the razorcrow has a jagged, curved beak that gives this bird its name. Razorcrows use their beaks to cut through thick …

  • Rat's Tail

    h2. Rat's Tail According to folklore this long thin root, found commonly in wild areas, can be pickled with special ingredients to give it magical properties. Although such stories are frowned upon by most pious folk in the Empire, this kind of old …

  • Eldermoss

    h2. Eldermoss A dark green moss that, strangely, grows only on the oldest tree in a forest. Herbalists and alchemists seek it for its healing properties. When properly prepared, Eldermoss can be used to treat fever and prevent infection. It is a …

  • tatzlwyrm

    h2. Tatzlwyrm This serpentine creature has the head of a ferocious dragon and two relatively small forearms that end in tiny claws. Between 3 and 4 meters long, the tatzlwyrm is a dangerous, albeit rare, arboreal predator. They have a remarkable knack …

  • Ulizmilla

    h2. Ulizmilla - the Witch of Darkmoon Wood Ulizmilla, according to the folklore of [[Darkmoon Vale | Darkmoon Vale]], is an ancient witch that makes her home in the heart of the [[Darkmoon Wood | Darkmoon Wood]]. Stories about her include her ability …

  • White Death

    h2. White Death This strong, milky-white, alcoholic beverage is brewed by black-bloods. It is reputedly made from certain types of fungus and centipede blood. White Death is toxic to elves and strongly hallucinogenic to humans and dwarves.

  • monstrous spider

    h2. Monstrous Spider [[File:472351 | class=media-item-align-right| spider_giant.png]]In the dark places of the world, away from the hand of Man, spiders can reach truly frightening sizes. All monstrous spiders are venomous but not all build webs. A …

  • Mossborn Mythology

    h2. Moss-born Mythology h3. Duria & Limemel Before time there was nothing. A vast void in which no light shined, nothing moved, one vast frozen expanse. Over this void one being reigned, an entity of limitless power, just as the void knows no limits …

  • Primeval

    h2. Primevals Before the Sundering, the Dwarven people paid homage to a vast pantheon of spirits called Primevals. The essence of these entities was believed to span Mundus, the Umbra, and a host of other planes of existence. The Primevals …

  • Worg

    h2. Worg [[File:473979 | class=media-item-align-left| worg-2.jpg]]Worg is a dwarven word meaning "spirit in the wolf", and is reserved for [[Creation]] [[ghast | ghasts]] that inhabit the bodies of wolves. They are usually intelligent and will …

  • Creation

    h2. Creation _“Seek not the counsel of the shaman. What trust can be placed in a man who calls a spirit ‘friend’? What faith can be held in the primitive wisdom of he who worships fire and dirt? Seek out the shaman only to cast him from your sight. …

  • Magister

    h2. Magister In the warp and weft of the Empire there have always been threads of [[Chaos]]. From the time of the [[First Exodus]], through to the [[Harrowing of Kerezain]], adepts of Chaos were an integral part of the Empire. Adepts with formal …

  • Arcane

    h2. Arcane _“The parallels between the power of the Prime, once wielded with such disregard by our people, and the energy contained in blood are obvious. I have not come before this conclave to suggest otherwise. I come to you with a warning – do not …

  • Order

    h2. Order _“Like any tool, an Ancestor spirit will perform it’s chosen task admirably. The true mark of a craftsman, however, is choosing the correct tool. It is perhaps the greatest weakness of the Congregation that we become too easily hidebound, …

  • Legion List

    h2. List if Imperial Legions The Imperial Legions have a long and proud history, and the feats of each legion are part and parcel of its tradition. The current list of Imperial Legions: * *Legio I Praetoria (The Emperor's Own)* - the honour guard …

  • Assassin Vine

    h2. Assassin Vine [[File:479325 | class=media-item-align-right| assassin_vine.png]]The assassin vine is a carnivorous plant that collects its own grisly fertilizer by grabbing and crushing animals and depositing the carcasses near its roots. These …

  • Legion Organisation

    'O Brother, sling your shield, O Sister, raise your spear. ‘Tis off to war we march, And death we shall not fear.' from the songs of the Second Cohort of the Tower.

  • forge spurned

    h2. Forge-spurned When a dwarven worshiper of Droskar perishes, he is brought before his divine lord and judged. If the Master of the Dark Furnace finds him unworthy he is pierced with burning barbs and returned to the world as an undead terror on an …

  • adamantine

    h2. Adamantine Adamantine is a magical metal closely associated with [[Order | Order]]. It is dense and hard to work without proper preparations, but weapons forged from it are nearly impossible to break. Adamantine is anathema to creatures of Chaos.

  • slurk

    h2. Slurk bq). The splosh of thick liquid heralds this disgusting creature’s sloppy approach. This oozy abomination resembles a pale, slime-slick toad, its back dripping thick mucus-like secretions as it effortlessly hops back and forth, spattering …

  • allip

    h2. Allip Those who fall prey to madness and take their own lives sometimes attract [[Chaos]] spirits who become trapped in a state between life and death. These unfortunates, known as allips, suffer from the violent and incurable insanity their host …

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