Greater deity Gruumsh’s favored weapon is the spear. Domains CE. Favored weapon His favored weapon is the spear. Gruumsh is a Demon Prince and ruler of the layer of Tukor within the Abyss. Ilneval is his most capable lieutenant. 3e "And here!," and the black spear gouged the meadows and made them bare. Bahgtru was first detailed in Roger E. Moore's article "The Half-Orc Point of View," in Dragon #62 (TSR, 1982). Gruumsh calls on his followers to be strong, to cull the weak from their numbers, and to take all the territory that he thinks is rightfully theirs (which is almost everything). His shamans advised chiefs and warmongers to raid, kill, and conquer. [17], Gruumsh's influence flourished in recent decades[as of when?] Bahgtru lives in the orcish realm of Nishrek. Chaotic evil [citation needed], Though Gruumans maintained that their god was born with one eye, the eladrin asserted that he lost an eye in combat with Corellon. Power Level Chaotic evil They also dressed in dark red vestments, armored with war helms and black plate mail. His recent triumphs[as of when?] His skin is a sickly gray-black and covered almost completely in battle scars. [16], In the year −1071 DR, Gruumsh battled and killed Re, the leader of the Mulhorandi pantheon, during the height of the Orcgate Wars. 5e Gruumsh is the husband of Luthic and father of Bahgtru. It is known that he envies Moradin, god of the Dwarves, for their craftsmanship, and is a rival to Corellon Larethian, as the latter caused Gruumsh to lose an eye. 2nd Edition Statistics[2][3] Relationships. https://dungeons.fandom.com/wiki/DnDWiki:Gruumsh?oldid=77533. Wielding the weapon your deity favors, you call upon that divine force to imbue it with power. Power Level Gruumsh's divine realm is the Iron Fortress in Nishrek. The Bloodspear (longspear/shortspear)[5] Spear. Basic information Some orcish clerics denied this tale, dismissing it as elven propaganda while claiming that Gruumsh always had one eye. Destructive wrathGuided strikeWar god's blessing Portfolio In ages past, Corellon Larethian put out Gruumsh's left eye in a fight. Lolth, the principle deity of the drow in the Forgotten Realms, is specifically described as being the same deity as Lolth in other campaign settings. There was silence upon the world then, as Gruumsh One-Eye lifted his great iron spear and stretched it over the world. A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheon with brute power. The orc god of Strength and Combat, Bahgtru is chaotic evil aligned.His titles include The Iron Fist, The Strong Arm of Gruumsh, the Thick-Skulled God, The Strong, the Leg-Breaker, and Son of Gruumsh.His favored weapon is the greatsword.. Bagtru lives in the orcish realm of Nishrek on the Avalas layer of the Infernal Battlefield of Acheron.. Bahgtru is part of the Orc Pantheon. Orcs, half-orcs they said tauntingly. Corellon is the governor of all things esteemed among elves. The two divine powers fought countless times, and they remained the bitterest of enemies. A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheonwith brute power. Known as the Bastard Son, Gruumsh was a son of the Primordial Ogremoch that was consumed by battlelust in the conflict with the gods known as the Dawn War. Gruumsh hates Corellon Larethian with a Gruumsh calls upon his followers to be strong, cull the weak, and conquer all they see. He harbors a special hatred for Corellon Larethian, Moradin, and their followers. "There!" In the standard cosmology represented by the Greyhawk and Planescape campaign settings, Nishrek is a part of Acheron, while in the Forgotten Realms cosmology this is a plane of its own. cs In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, Gruumsh, also known as Gruumsh One-Eye, is the patron deity of orcs, who regard him as the god of conquest, survival, strength, and territory.He is also considered a member of the default D&D pantheon of deities. [citation needed]. Talos (4th Ed) Alignment. Gruumsh, the evil god of the orcs, maintains a religion based on intimidation and fear. Please note that some of these deities are only selectable by certain races, while others require a cleric to be of a certain alignment. Savagery Portfolio Holy day(s) ConquestOrcsStrengthSurvivalTerritory He is envisioned with one eye by all who name him a god, is a deity mainly worshipped by orcs and orogs. A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheon with brute power. 4e Gruumsh's sacred animal was the giant rat, his holy day was the new moon, and he was worshiped in orcish lairs where blood was sacrificed to him monthly. If the character already has that feat, she can choose a different one. [6], Orc war priests wore a patch over one eye to symbolize their worship of the orc deity. The shaft blotted the sun over a great part of the lands as he spoke: "No! 6 years ago. Gruumsh appears as a huge orc in black full plate. The Third Edition, Forgotten Realms Faiths and Pantheons information on Gruumsh differs in a few areas: Known as:He-Who-Never-Sleeps, the One-Eyed God, He Who Watches Symbol: Unwinking eye Home Plane Nishrek Domains: Cavern, Chaos, Evil, Hatred, Orc, Strength, War Portfolio: Orcs, conquest, survival, strength, territory Favored Weapon: Spear. Gruumsh's divine realm is the Iron Fortress in Nishrek. The gods of the dwarves, elves, gnomes, halflings, humans, and orcs met to draw lots to determine which parts of the world were to be inhabited by their respective worshipers. In many campaign settings, the orcish pantheon of gods consists of the leader Gruumsh, as well as Bahgtru, Ilneval, Luthic, Shargaas, and Yurtrus. "There is where the orcs shall dwell! His favored weapon is the spear. Orcs They also wear a large circular amulet that bears their crescent moon symbol. Home Plane Alignment Ilneval is his most capable lieutenant. Gruumsh hates Corellon Larethian with a passion. 2e Destruction, Storm, Strength[8] Corellon's favored weapon is the longsword. His favored weapon is the spear. About. The spear is his favored weapon. Allies are flamebrother salamanders, hezrou demons, and marilith demons. Gruumsh was created by James M. Ward for the Deities and Demigods Cyclopedia (1980). A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheon with brute power. They have a lithe and swift look about them and their movements are both swift and graceful. Javelin: Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 30/120 ft., one target. Single unwinking eye LG NG CG LN N CN LE NE CE This was the first recorded instance of deicide. He scorns both weapons and magic alike. Home Plane You can use the weapon as if you had proficiency with it even if you normally do not. Aspects/Aliases Gruumsh shares his home in the Iron Fortress with his son Bahgtru and his lieutenant Ilneval. He harbors a special hatred for Corellon Larethian, Moradin, and their followers. Some orcish clerics deny this tale, dismissing it as elven propaganda, and claim that Gruumsh always had one eye. Corellon ended the fight by putting out Gruumsh's left eye, which is how Gruumsh earned his moniker "One-Eye". He is known as the Creator of the Elves, the Protector, Protector and Preserver of Life, and Ruler of ALL Elves. On this day, new shamans were ordained in a bloody orgy of torture and sacrifice. Worshiperalignments This is an important decision when creating a Favored Soul or Cleric with the War Domain. He is also considered a member of the default D&D pantheon of deities. He is the chief god of the orcs. His favored weapon is the spear. Ilneval is his most capable lieutenant. As orcs that are not clerics or adepts are forbidden to speak his name, Gruumsh is also known as "One-Eye," "The One-Eyed God," "He-Who-Never-Sleeps," and "He-Who-Watches.". Domains Gruumsh meant to paralyze Corellon with his magical spear; this attack failed and initiated an epic battle. Gruumsh considers himself supreme, and considers every non-orc his enemy, holding special enmity for some. Gruumsh considers himself to be supreme and every non-orc his enemy, holding special enmity for some. Gruumsh (pronounced GROOMSH ) was the greater deity of savagery. During the course of this battle, Gruumsh injured Corellon and, according to legend, from the blood shed the elven people were created. His favored weapon is the spear. "All the lots are taken!" He Who Never SleepsHe Who WatchesThe One-Eyed God His eyes are dull green, and his glistening white tusks protrude from either side of his mouth. The non-orcish gods rigged the lot. His favored weapon is the spear. His favored weapon is the spear. Gruumsh also loathes Moradin and the dwarven pantheon. [citation needed], The last day of Marpenoth, which Gruumans call Gharfek'taaz ("Feast of the Bloodied Stones"), commemorated Gruumsh's ascendancy as the master of Nishrek. Gruumsh was a brutal god who loathed Corellon Larethian but denied that he lost an eye to the First of the Seldarine. Storms, war Gruumsh appears as a powerful orc with one eye. Gruumsh is the husband of Luthic and father of Bahgtru. Greater deity Gruumsh appears as a powerful orc with one eye. Gruumsh One-Eye(Greater deity) Herald and Allies: Gruumsh sends 20th-level fiendish orc barbarians to the Material Plane as his heralds. He was worshiped by orcs and half-orcs and came to dominate some of the other savage humanoids as well. Fighter 20 Cleric 9 Worshipers Nishrek Gruumsh's divine realm is the Iron Fortress on the plane of Nishrek. Avatar Rise up in hordes and seize that which is rightfully yours. You Lie! The deity of Elves, Corellon Larethian (core-eh-lon lah-reth-ee-yen), usually appears as an androgynous elf clad in a sky-blue cloak and armed with a longbow and longsword. Gruumsh was mocked and insulted by the others for this and was enraged over the others cheating the orcs into destitution as part of a joke. Favored Weapon: “The Bloodspear” [longspear] (longspear or shortspear) Allies: Bahgtru, Ilneval, Luthic, Shagraas, Yurtrus Foes: All non-orcish deities, but especially the Seldarine, the Morndinsamman, the goblin pantheon, the hobgoblin pantheon, the Mulhorandi pantheon, Hoar, Meriadar. He lifted his spear to strike caves and holes into world and claimed these for his worshipers and vowed that they will grow stronger there to ultimately kill every one of the cheaters and take everything from them. In a past time, Gruumsh had two eyes but he lost one in a fight with the chief elven god Corellon Larethian. Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. The elven gods drew the green forests, the dwarven deities drew the high mountains, the gnomish gods the rocky, sunlit hills, and the halfling gods picked the lot that gave them the fields and meadows. [citation needed]Gruumsh was the unblinking god of destruction who unleashe… Channel divinity The human gods drew the lot that allowed humans to dwell where they pleased, in any environment. His sacred animal is the giant rat. LG NG CG LN N CN LE NE CE Cavern, Chaos, Domination[4], Evil, Hatred, Lust, Orc, Strength, War, Wrath He was envisioned with one eye by all who named him a god and was a deity mainly worshipped by orcs and orogs. "Where will your people dwell, One-Eye? Gather and breed, and your numbers shall flourish. Fellowship of the Forgotten Flower The Fellowship of the Forgotten Flower is a loosely structured organization made of elven knights dedicated to the recovery of lost elven relics from long-abandoned elven realms. Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee, to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. He spreads this hatred to all of the Seldarine, especially Sehanine Moonbow, who fooled the orcish god many times to protect Corellon and her other family members. A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheon with brute power. His favored weapon is the spear. Fighters, orcs A sacrifice of blood is made to him monthly. Gruumsh created the orcs in his image to be his servants in the world but was cheated out of a home for his people by the other gods, according to the following excerpt by Roger E. Moore (from Unearthed Arcana): In the beginning all the gods met and drew lots for the parts of the world in which their representative races would dwell. [citation needed], Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. Gruumsh is known in Orcish communities for requiring blood sacrifice, generally of those prisoners taken from fairer races. Alignment Relationships. His nemesis is Gruumsh, and it is due to Corellon's battle skills that Gruumsh is called "One-Eye." Gruumsh appears as a powerful orc with one eye. Served By Lawful evil Worshiperalignments Gharfek'taaz Elves got the forests, dwarves the mountains, humans the right to live wherever they wanted, and so on, but there was no lot prepared for the orcs. Dungeons and Dragons Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Portfolio Domains They will be armed for war with both missile and melee weapons. Relationships. Moradin - … ... Gruumsh. His plan failed, despite a divine force brought against the elven gods consisting of the Seldarine's enemies in all the goblinoid and elf-hating pantheons, and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth. Gruumsh hates Corellon Larethian with a passion. Bahgtruis a rather stupid god (mentally), of pure physical strength. He usually has on a heavy fur cloak, a necklace of large fangs, and a belt of skulls. Bahgtru, Ilneval, Luthic, Shargaas, Yurtrus[1] Rituals. 5th Edition Statistics[10][11] Title(s) However, there is some overlap, especially among the deities of nonhuman races. Worshipers Gruumsh's favored weapon is the spear. In the standard cosmology represented by the Greyhawk and Planescape campaign settings, Nishrek is a part of Acheron, while in the Forgotten Realms cosmology this is a plane of its own. Realm. "And here!," and the spearhead split the hills and made them shake and covered them in dust. Gruumsh's sacred animal was the giant rat, his holy day was the new moon, and he was worshiped in orcish lairs where blood was sacrificed to him monthly. In ages past, Corellon Larethian put out Gruumsh’s left eye in a fight. His favored weapon is the spear. There is no place left!". This did not mean that he lost the ability to take other forms like that of a female elf. Favored Weapon. [citation needed], Gruumsh's enmity with the other gods started with a lottery. In Dragon #92 (Dece… Gruumsh hates Corellon Larethian with a passion, because he lost his eye to Corellon in battle. Gruumsh meant to paralyze Corellon with his magical spear; this attack failed and initiated an epic battle. Tempest, War Symbol You have rigged the drawing of the lots, hoping to cheat me and my followers. His symbol is an empty eye socket, or (in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting) his missing unwinking eye. Gruumsh's priests wear dark red vestments, war helms, and black plate mail. Gruumsh appears as a powerful orc with one eye. Gruumsh told his worshipers to do the following: Faithful of Gruumsh were called Gruumans. Certain aspects of the deities were altered to make them more generic – for example: the "Core" Heironeous favors the longsword (in order to make the favored weapon of the "God of Chivalry" more traditionally knight-like), as contrasted with the original "Greyhawk" Heironeous, who favors the battleaxe. Gruumsh considers himself supreme, and considers every non-orc his enemy, holding special enmity for some. included putting the orc pantheon and other minor deities of the savage races under his thumb. 4th Edition Statistics[9] Wiki Le Monde des Royaumes Oubliés (French), Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition, “Domains in Eberron and the Forgotten Realms”, https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Gruumsh?oldid=617473. [14][15], In a past time, Gruumsh had two eyes but he lost one in a fight with the chief elven god Corellon Larethian. roared He-Who-Watches triumphantly, and his voice carried to the ends of the world. Then the assembled gods turned to the orcish gods and laughed loud and long. Gruumsh considers himself supreme, and considers every non-orc his enemy, holding special enmity for some. Acheron/Avalas 3rd Edition Statistics[6][7] [citation needed], Gruumsh was a god of conquest, driving his savage multitudes to expand their power by whatever brutal means they wished. Worshipers Template:D&D Deity Bahgtru is the orc deity of Strength and Combat. [citation needed] His symbol is an unblinking eye, or (in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting) his missing unwinking eye. Corellon ended the fight by putting out Gruumsh's left eye, which is how Gruumsh earned his moniker "One-Eye." His favored weapon is the spear. He was envisioned with one eye by all who named him a god and was a deity mainly worshiped by orcs and orogs. The two deities were great foes ever since, though Gruumsh's alliance with another assisting deity, Malar, was not so badly corrupted. Ilneval is his most capable lieutenant. For a full article on the topic with citations, please see Gruumsh at Greyhawkonline.com. Realm Relics: Shield of the severed hand, spear of retribution. War, territory You must be holding your deity's favored weapon to cast this spell. In Dungeons & Dragons , Gruumsh, also known as Gruumsh One-Eye, is the patron deity of orcs, who regard him as the god of Conquest, Survival, Strength, and Territory. Orcs shall inherit the world you sought to cheat me of!". [citation needed]. The son of Gruumsh and Luthic, Bahgtru has been described as a huge orc with bugling muscles and dirty tan skin. Energy Resistance (Ex): At 5th level, a favored soul chooses an energy type and gains resistance 10 against that type. Gruumsh (groomsh) is the driven and aggressive leader of the orc pantheon. In his own pantheon, Gruumsh rules over all the other gods (although Shargaas and Yurtrus bear him little real loyalty beside that made from fear), and has his orders carried out through his lieutenant Ilneval. But One-Eye never sleeps. Gruumsh's favored weapon is the spear. Gruumsh is the creator of the Orc species in the Dungeons and Dragons lore, and their envious god. Gruumsh appears as a huge orc with one eye and a huge muscular chest, scarred from various battles. Orcs use: swords, spears, maces, flails, polearms, more polearms, and still more polearms. Bahgtru is the son of Gruumsh. There is a place for orcs to dwell…here!," he bellowed, and his spear pierced the mountains, opening a mighty rift and chasms. There they will survive, and multiply, and grow stronger, and a day will come when they cover the world, and they will slay all of your collective peoples! [citation needed], Gruumsh was the unblinking god of destruction who unleashed the savage multitudes against outposts of civilization. This page may be a Stub or not include some information. Orc war priests wore a patch over one eye to symbolize their worship of the orc deity. His holy day is the new moon, and he is worshipped in orcish lairs. [13] They also dressed in dark red vestments, armored with war helms and black plate mail. Corellon used to be able to call many forms his true form but fixated his to that of a male sun elf. Gruumsh(groomsh) is the greater deity of orcs. ... Favored Weapon: A hand with long claws (claw bracer) FR:FW Statistics Luthic The following is a list of deities available at the character creation screen, sorted by favored weapon. During the course of this battle Gruumsh injured Corellon and, according to legend, from the blood shed the elven people were created. Gruumsh's titles are One-Eye and He-Who-Never-Sleeps. Nishrek His plan failed, despite a divine force brought against the elven gods consisting of the Seldarine's enemies in all the goblinoid and elf-hating pantheons and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth. One-Eye sees all. Gruumsh is the husband of Luthic and father of Bahgtru. Gruumsh is the chaotic evil god of destruction, and the lord of marauding hordes, though some are known to worship him as a war god. Gruumsh (pronounced: /gruːmʃ/ groomsh[12] or: /grʌmʃ/ grumsh[12]) was an orc god and a greater deity. Whatever weapons a human would use, but with 50% more polearm. Alignment Gruumsh is the husband of Luthic and father of Bahgtru. Bahgtru has also been described as "awesomely stupid." Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. A figure of fury and driven cruelty, Gruumsh rules his pantheon with brute power. Constantly battling other deities for the things he feels were stolen from him at the dawn of creation, he drives the orcs of the world to follow his example and conquer and slay their enemies. Deity's Weapon Focus: At 3rd level, a favored soul gains the Weapon Focus feat with her deity's favored weapon. 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