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  • Bysen

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Bysen are troublesome creatures who haunt forests, though they are not fey. In a former life they were men, but for their crime of moving territory markers of their neighbors so as to acquire more land they were cursed by …

  • Chosen of Thrym

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Chosen of Thrym (WC) Minions of Thrym who prove their devotion may be promoted to chosen status. Chosen are “dragon men,” humanoid Hellfrost dragons with glistening white scales, wings, and deadly coldfire breath. ! …

  • Frostreaver

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Frostreavers are men whose arrogance led them to believe they could dwell in the Hellfrost. Driven mad by constant exposure to the [[Hellfrost]] winds, they have given their bodies and souls to [[Thrym]], and now seek the …

  • Fury

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Furies are savage, bestial creatures sent by the gods to punish worshippers for major transgressions. The exact form of a fury varies by deity, but all have sharp claws and wings of some description. Although individually …

  • Genganger

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] A genganger is a spirit of one who left a task incomplete in life. Their burning desire to finish their chore has resulted in their spirit remaining in the corpse after death, albeit with the blessing of their patron deity …

  • Glade, Unicorn

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Glade unicorns, also known as spring unicorns and gladeicorns, are servants of both [[Eostre]] and [[Kenaz]]. Their horn radiates powerful magic, which keeps the temperature around their domain above freezing. Naturally, …

  • Golem, Ice

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Golem | Back to Golem]] These unusual constructs are crafted from solid ice and most often used as guardians in [[Thrym]]’s temples. Unlike ice statues, they are capable of basic reasoning. !http://img01.deviantart …

  • Herald of the Gods

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Heralds are servants of the gods, sent to the mortal realm to serve briefly as followers for powerful priests or to pass on messages to followers. Although powerful beings in their own right, they are the weakest of a …

  • Archetype, Priests and Paladins

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] Priests and paladins are devout servants of the gods, receiving miraculous powers in return for their service. The stats below are a small selection of priests and paladins, and …

  • Red Mist

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] “Battle frenzy,” the unholy bloodlust which sometimes descends on hardened warriors and makes them commit unspeakable deeds, is present in every conflict. While much of it can be chalked up to the stress inherent in battle …

  • Scavenger

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Scavengers were first reported 65 years ago by frost dwarf miners who had broken into a deep, worked shaft of unknown origin. Within a decade, the fortress of [[Dwarven Holds | Karad Noshrek]] was a tomb. Neighboring …

  • Sceadugenga

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Sceadugenga (shee-adu-gang-uh) are ephemeral creatures made of living darkness. Most likely they come from [[Niht]]’s [[Shadow Realm]], though how they arrive in the mortal realm is a mystery, as no summoning magic exists …

  • Sluagh

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] The sluagh (slew-aah) is a horde of evil spirits that manifests itself as a flock of large, black, crow-like birds. Their only goal is to capture and devour the souls of the dying, which means a battlefield is something of …

  • Spirits

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Spirits are otherworldly beings. Some sages argue they are leftover parts of creation, raw magic with a single purpose. Others tend to follow the line of thought of clerics, who say spirits are entities from the divine …

  • Valkyrie

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Valkyries are a special form of servant once used only by [[Dargar]], god of destruction. Taking the form of an inhumanly beautiful woman, they approach renowned warriors and offer them Dargar’s kiss. Those who accept are …

  • Wolf, Dread

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Wolf | Back to Wolf]] Dread wolves have blood-red eyes, and they constantly drool bloody saliva that coats their fur with gore. Their ferocious appearance is accentuated by the strong stench of carrion that clings to …

  • Agloolik

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Not every creature associated with the ice is inherently evil, though those of a beneficial nature are a small minority. One such creature is the agloolik, a spirit which aids fishermen and hunters. While some druids and …

  • Doomsayer

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] When the soul of a sinful cleric of [[The Norns | The Norns]] is summoned into a corpse the result is a doomsayer. Clad in rotting gray robes, these vile creatures taunt the living with knowledge of their future fate. …

  • Draugadróttinn

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Thankfully rare, the draugadróttinn is a powerful form of undead. Though weak in combat, they are surrounded by a necromantic aura which saps the life from those nearby. Plants wither at their passage, milk curdles, and …

  • Einherjar

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Warriors who serve [[Tiw]] in life continue to do so in death. None as much as the einherjar (“immortal hosts”), who are enlisted into Tiw’s divine army, following the war god into battle. They dwell in vast barracks …

  • Berserker

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]]|[[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] To some, they are elite troops, blessed by [[Dargar]] or [[Tiw]] with ferocious strength and courage. To others, they are rabid dogs unsuited to living in polite society. No matter how …

  • Inquisitor

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]]|[[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] Every faith maintains one or more inquisitors; servants responsible for policing the clergy and rooting out heresy within the religion. The cult of [[Hothar]] maintains the largest …

  • Elemental, Storm

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Elemental| Back to Elemental]] Although listed with elementals by most sages, there is some doubt as to whether or not these creatures truly are elementals. If they are, they undoubtedly dwell in the Realm of Air. …

  • Fate Thief

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Also known as heroes’ banes and luck thieves, fate thieves are, depending on who you ask, either servants of the [[The Norns | Norns]] who punish those who learn too much of their destiny in advance, or enemies of the …

  • Fey, Kajsa

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]]|[[Fey | Back to Fey]] Kajsa are female fey connected to the winds. As such, they honor [[Thunor]] predominantly, though a small few favor [[Thrym]] as god of the north wind. Having a kajsa attend a ceremony to the god of …

  • Hundsmann

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] While the gods are bound from direct interference in mortal affairs, it seems they are not beyond meddling through intermediaries. One such creature is the Hundsmann (“man of hounds”). Riding a [[Horse, Stormhoof| …

  • Horse, Stormhoof

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]]|[[Horse | Back to Horse]] With bodies the color of thunderheads and swathes of blue lightning dancing over their hooves, stormhooves are believed to be the mortal descendants of [[Thunor|Thunor’s]] two horses, Thunder …

  • Ljósálfar

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] As with [[Døkkálfar | Døkkálfar]], ljósálfar are unrelated to elves, despite the name meaning “light elf.” Ljósálfar are sunlight spirits, servants of [[Sigel]]. Ljósálfar are noncorporealvspirits comprising nothing more …

  • Plague Lord

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Plague lords are [[Vali|Plaguebearers or Verminlords]] who underwent a dark ritual to corrupt their flesh. Blessed by their foul deity, plague lords have power over carrion flies, and are able to break down their …

  • Hamingja

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Hamingjar (sing. hamingja) are luck spirits, sent by the gods to reward mortals. Rather than taking the Fortune Glory reward as written, a hero may instead choose to be rewarded with a hamingja. Note this as “Hamingja …

  • Talking Animals

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] While [[Wood Wardens | Wood Wardens]] and many fey can talk with mundane animals, most mortals have no way to communicate with beasts. Even beast friend grants no ability to understand a beast, though it does allow the …

  • Völva

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] The word völva is [[Languages | Auld Saxa]], and translates as “wand carrier.” Völvas are servants of [[The Norns | The Norns]], and are the spirits of former clerics. They can be male or female (though females are more …

  • Betrayer

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] The cult of [[Niht]] does not tolerate betrayal. The lucky ones who reveal the cult’s secrets are subjected to the [[Night of Long Screams]]. Less fortunate worshippers undergo a darker ritual, which transforms them into …

  • Deildegast

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Boundary markers have been used to mark divisions of fields, pastures, holdings, and nations for countless generations. Such markers, because of their association with a god, have long been sacrosanct—to move one without …

  • Dargar PP

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] |[[Archetype, Priests and Paladins | Back to Priests and Paladins]] [[Dargar | Dargar]] is the son of [[Tiw]], but is far more bloodthirsty than his father. Whereas Tiw revels in …

  • Hela PP

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] | [[Archetype, Priests and Paladins | Back to Priests and Paladins]] [[Hela | Hela]] is the former goddess of death. She judged souls before they entered the afterlife, and guarded the …

  • Thrym PP

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] | [[Archetype, Priests and Paladins | Back to Priests and Paladins]] To most folk, the [[Hellfrost]] is a natural realm of ice and snow. To the followers of [[Thrym | Thrym]], the …

  • Vali PP

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] | [[Archetype | Back to Archetype]] | [[Archetype, Priests and Paladins | Back to Priests and Paladins]] [[Hela]] may control the undead and [[Niht]] the darkness, but [[Vali | Vali]] is considered the chief of the evil …

  • Rats

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] These vermin come in many varieties and sizes as are associated with [[Vali]] * [[Giant Animal, Rat |Giant Rat]] * "Leyparats":http://hellfrost-rees.obsidianportal.com/wikis/shape-leaper#rat * [[Swarm |Rat Swarm]] …

  • Avatar of Sarkeb

    [[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]] Avatar of Sarkeb (WC) [[Sarkeb]] is the god of the [[Gatorman|Gatormen]]. His avatar, which can only be summoned through bloody sacrifice, is a monstrously large gatorman, with teeth like daggers and armor as resilient …

  • Pairika

    [[Bestiary LoF| Back to Al-Shirkuh Bestiary]] Pairikas are female spirits given corporeal form. Servants of [[Iblis]], they delight in seducing men, corrupting innocents, and spreading misery. Immortal, in that they do not age, they work subtly, slowly …

  • Simurgh

    [[Bestiary LoF| Back to Al-Shirkuh Bestiary]] Known as simoorgs to the [[Bedu]] and anghas to the [[Cakali]], simurghs are large creatures whose features are both avian and mammalian. They have an elephant-sized body similar to that of a bird, …

  • Al Basti

    [[Bestiary LoF| Back to Al-Shirkuh Bestiary]] Al bastis were once clerics who committed mortal sins. Rather than confess their crimes and unburden their souls, they fell victim to their secret guilt, their bodies and spirits becoming warped and twisted …

  • Ammut

    [[Bestiary LoF| Back to Al-Shirkuh Bestiary]] When the presence of furies fails to bring a sinful cleric back into line, the gods have little recourse but to unleash an ammut. Whether it is a unique creature whose services are employed by all the gods …

  • Fury of Ssslak

    |[[Bestiary | Back to Bestiary]]|[[Lizardman | Back to Lizardman]]|[[Ssslak | Back to Ssslak]]| While not reaching the level of Herald or Avatar,the Fury of Ssslak is boon granted to a priest of Ssslak to accomplish a mission of import to the religion. …

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