a variety of dwarven clans in the world of
Caelereth. The most important ones at
the Continent of Nybelmar
described below (sorted alphabetically):
The Kiingerim Dwarves (loosely
translated from the Thergerim
tongue as "High Dwarves") were once the one of the great powers of
Nybelmar, but due to the
War of The Chosen the
mountain cities of the Kiingerim were destroyed and today they can only be
found in the city of Tyr Faerath.
These are true survivors and are very proud of their history because of the
fact that they changed their traditions and life styles less than other tribes.
They are more competitive than other dwarven
tribes and the goal of their life is simple. To have as much money and wealth
as they can. The Kiingerim have taken, with help from their cousins, the
Dwarves), more and more control over the trade routes of
Nybelmar. In the south they are the
undisputed rulers of continental trade, much thanks to the location of the
Also called the
Nybelmar Plain Dwarves (lit.
"KavoHoonHol", Thergerim or
KavoHoonHol Thergerim, "Dwarves of Desert
as caravan warriors and trail guides rather than smiths, these tough but
stunted dwarven clans have had to make
many adjustments to the ‘traditional’ dwarven society as their Santharian
cousins know it. Driven from their once-vast mountain caverns and forced onto
the dry plains of central
Nybelmar, they had no access to
metals or forge fuel, and took up the mercenary life of protecting
human trade caravans from the orcish raids, a job
which they do with grim enthusiasm and deadly skill.