Login or register. (You can now login/register with your social networks.)

Lifeforms
Intelligent Species
Mountains
3.83
3 Votes

12xp


Hits: 3355
Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Rating: 3.8333
Condition: Normal
ID: 1866

Submitted:

Updated:
April 8, 2011, 6:28 pm

Vote Hall of Honour

You must be a member to use HoH votes.
Author Status

Options


Print Friendly and PDF

Hewdamian Trolls

By:

It is interesting to realize that in the scheme of the world we are but one oddity. But we are an oddity that the humans and other smaller pitiful races take for the corrupted races of Sethalis. That we are not. I would say they hate us for our superior mentality and superior quality weaponry. As is with all children who can’t have what is out of their reach.

-Synn the Undying - Troll Cheiftan and Mastersmith

Full Description
They stand on average, 8’ tall with long powerful arms and legs and a short and wide body. Their face is very brutish looking with a broad ridge-like forehead and large cheekbones. Their teeth extend beyond their lips making them appear as if they are constantly snarling. They have pale green skin with tufts of hair matting their body. Their eyes are small but sharp, allowing them to see in the dark up to 60’ with minimal light.

Additional Information
Trolls are usually mountain dwelling beings, their tribal society usually try to seclude themselves from the outside world, as their animalistic appearance has caused them to be persecuted by nearly every race. This couldn’t be farther from the truth however as they are very loyal and respectful. It is their repression and outright horror by the other races that keep them away.

Home
Their society is based on a tribal mentality similar to the Keirn. They have a chief who rules the tribe and the warrior caste who protects them from danger. They live near the lower mountain plains that offer fertile land as well as access to the mountain minerals found near their homes. They build tall narrow homes of stone and wood and have a central meeting hall reserved for meetings and holidays. They are very loving and protective of their families.

They worship the gods Aduivo and Gotruis both for their respect of the world and their surroundings and the respect of the warriors spirit. Their religious factions are always women who fail to be a match for the men in martial talents but are powerfully faithful in their beliefs.

Personality
They usually are not aggressive to anyone who does not attack them first. Most trolls will only attack someone who attacks them first. They are very suspicious of any outsiders as they have been used and murdered by nearly every race who sees them as nothing more than a semi-intelligent animal. Which in fact is false. They are highly intelligent compared to other creatures and bipedal beings. They have a form of music art which details the passage of time through the deeds of family and ancestors. They are very soft spoken to those they trust, yet can be very over bearing if insulted or among strangers. They trust little outside their family and influence, but will respect those who mutually respect them. Gaining their respect however, is very difficult as they have been used before and have never forgotten a slight.

Workmanship
They have developed their own smithing, and have become extremely good. Their weapons are sought after by anyone who knows of the quality and will pay handsomely for it. Even so, they seldom sell their wares to anyone other than those trusted by their tribe. Because of this unique smithing technique they are contacted by many warriors who want superior quality items that they know they can trust.

Little is known about their smithing secrets, although it is rumored to be due to the mixing of some plant juices mixed in with the metals. Whether this is done by pouring the substance in with the melted ore, or using the liquid to cool the metals between tempering is unknown. However, all of their weapons have a reddish tint to them that no other metalsmith can explain. If the weapons are melted again and reforged, the reddish tint is gone and the weapons never seem to carry the same edge.

Special Abilities
Other than their vision they do have an ability to regenerate injuries. However this is small and over a period of time. They also can only regenerate while in daylight. They say the warmth of the Sun God looks down on them and heals their ills. Whether this is true or not is speculation.



Additional Ideas (0)

Please register to add an idea. It only takes a moment.

Suggested Submissions


Join Now!!



Gain the ability to:
Vote and add your ideas to submissions.
Upvote and give XP to useful comments.
Work on submissions in private or flag them for assistance.
Earn XP and gain levels that give you more site abilities.
Join a Guild in the forums or complete a Quest and level-up your experience.
Comments ( 8 )
Commenters gain extra XP from Author votes.

Ancient Gamer
December 1, 2005, 17:06
0xp
Good solid post 3.0
+0.5 (Quality post)
+1.0 (Cool details of their society and culture)
-0.5 (Too much Warcraft in their description)
=4.0 Total Score
Voted Ancient Gamer
December 1, 2005, 17:06
Only voted
Mourngrymn
December 1, 2005, 19:45
0xp
Never played warcraft, what do I need to change?
Ancient Gamer
December 2, 2005, 2:25
0xp
Well, as I told you yesterday try using wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warcraft

I would advice you to check out the Trolls and Orcs therein. I got definitive vibes from that game and thought perhaps you had been inspired by this great series of computer games.

Nothing wrong with inspiration mind you. It just do not give you top score. Not unless you change more ;) (There is a 20% rule or something which you keep I guess, but at times the lines of the Warcraft player manuals resounded in my head while I read this. Must be the voices within, eh? Hehehe).
Voted manfred
December 2, 2005, 5:16
0xp
An okey submission, making trolls different from the typical picture. (Oh, and please do a spellcheck.)
Mourngrymn
December 2, 2005, 7:38
0xp
I did a spell check in word and with the spellcheck on Strolen's. Will double check the submission for errors again.
Mourngrymn
September 11, 2010, 9:21
0xp
Update: Updated with image.
Voted Cheka Man
September 11, 2010, 12:21
0xp
Nice.Orginal. Friendly trolls who are just misunderstood.

Link Backs

Regions

Freetext



Random Idea Seed View All Idea Seeds

the dead mechent of death

       By: celticring

To Dougles Nye money is power, a powerful wizard only newly into lich-hood

Originally the son of servants to a noble family, yet he found that life humiliating. "How could anyone stand to serve another?" he often wondered. His father, was a greedy man who offered an explanation one day “It’s all for the coin, every demanding, humiliating thing. It’s for the coin, boy."

So when Dougles began developing the potential for magic, he found a way out of a life of servitude. Learning magic though stolen books, he made his escape. Taking the all the possessions of the lord’s vaults with him. He set out to gain as much money as possible.

His gifts for magic allowed him many advantages other merchants could only dream of. Capitalized on the use of deviation magic, allowing him to always having what the city he is in needs most, whether that is wheat or weapons, poison or drug doesn’t matter to him.

Some would say he follows war, disease, famine, and political strife like a vulture looking for a nice carcass to claim. What they don’t know is he has a hand in the conflict he supposedly follows. Assassinating ruler to incite wars, casting spells that decimating crops, acting as an information broker to both sides in a conflict. Dougles is known as a man who can get what you need to some, to other a monster who capitalizes on the suffering of others.

The lich know as Dougles Nye, prefers the title ”The Merchant of Death” for that shows just how much power money has earned him.

Ideas  ( NPCs ) | January 7, 2010 | View | UpVote 4xp


Creative Commons License
Individual submissions, unless otherwise noted by the author, are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
and requires a link back to the original.

We would love it if you left a comment when you use an idea!
PayPal
Powered by Lockmor 4.1 with Codeigniter | Copyright © 2013 Strolen's Citadel
A Role Player's Creative Workshop.
Read. Post. Play.
Optimized for anything except IE.
0.0202