Pathfinder Companion: Dwarves of Golarion
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- With their dour looks, proud beards, and battered helmets, dwarves are among the most popular heroic races of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. This installment of the Pathfinder Companion provides several rich resources for dwarf-players and the simply dwarf-curious, from cultural and historical overviews to lists of names and titles, new dwarf equipment, and maps of dwarven enclaves and citadels.
since, though some Highhelm citizens would argue that it is the capital of the new dwarven empire in everything but name. The rulers of the other Five Kings cities consult with High King Borogrim on most major matters, and visiting dignitaries present themselves to the High King first—if they approach the other rulers at all. While all aspects of dwarven industry are represented in Highhelm, the city’s primary business is trade. As the central city of the Five Kings Mountains, situated at the
Hayla Sagginsdottir, a battle-hardened veteran with countless Darklands and surface campaigns under her belt. Despite her political power, though, General Hayla is an elected official rather than a monarch. If General Hayla has any rivals, they come from the Grakodor family—descendants of Grak the Younger, who The Five Kings Mountains founded Grakodan centuries ago. When Khadon the Mighty reclaimed the city, the Grakodors naturally assumed that he would restore the monarchy that their family
by the orc warlord Belkzen in the Battle of Nine Stones, Koldukar has undergone centuries of defacement and simple neglect under the tenancy of the orcs, and is now known to almost everyone as Urgir. The dwarves, however, have never forgotten, and hope one day to reclaim Koldukar for their people. 19 ® COMPANION TM Co m b a t The Axe, Chain, Hammer and Dwarves are known as fierce combatants and terrific foes who forged their martial prowess in the furnace of the earth, deep in the bowels
fear, sanctuary D, shield of faith 0 (at will)—detect magic, guidance, stabilize, virtue D domain spell; Domains Artifice, Protection Kaptra is a dwarf of Janderhoff, a priestess of Torag, and a skilled Kaptra worker of metal. She bore a strong son Tactics and a healthy daughter for her husband Before Combat Given warning of a specific kind of opponent, Jorst (who sadly vanished in the Mindspin Mountains Kaptra takes 15 minutes to fill her empty spell slots with combat more than a decade past).
remain steadfast in their hatred of orcs and goblins, and although orcs live a fraction of the years dwarves do, they consider dwarves their greatest enemy. This enmity hearkens back to their shared existence under the mountains, before and during the Quest for Sky. Upon reaching the surface at the culmination of their Quest, the dwarves discovered they had merely pushed the orcs ahead of them and not exterminated them as they intended. The Fall of Koldukar (now Urgir in the Hold of Belkzen) is