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  • Krunk Az

    A long, heavy, dark-metalled great axe of unusual but clearly [[Dwarves|dwarven]] construction. Due to the unusual, unclear runic script written on it, there is some uncertainty over whether the name of this weapon is Krunk Az (meaning "disaster axe") …

  • Tooth

    The Demon's Tooth was a curved tooth about 9cm long, looking like a fang from a particularly ferocious predator. It seemed inert, but anyone who could sense the power of [[Chaos]] and who came within a meter or two of it could detect it and realize it was …

  • Skaven

    A race of [[Chaos]]-tainted rat-men, rumoured to have infested many of the Old World's caves, tunnels, mines, and sewers. There is little agreement over the extent of their presence; some doubt they exist at all, while others insist that they are …

  • Gods of Chaos

    h5. The Four Great Powers of Chaos The most powerful of the [[Chaos]] entities are those known as the Chaos Gods, also sometimes referred to as the "Dark Gods" or the "Ruinous Powers". These entities are described as being enormously powerful, and …

  • Chaos

    Chaos refers to the energy which exists in an immaterial parallel universe, or alternate reality, known as the "Realm of Chaos". The Realm of Chaos is an endless sea of energy - energy which is the raw matter of the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos Gods]], as well …

  • Drakwald

    Covering most of [[Middenland]], the Drakwald Forest is located south of the Great North Road; infamous for the high number of local [[Beastmen]].

  • Middle Mountains

    The Middle Mountains are a mountain range in the [[Empire]]. The greater part of the mountains are located in [[Ostland]], but some portions lie within the boundaries of [[Hochland]] and [[Middenland]]. Covered by dense forests, the mountains are the …

  • Mordheim

    The ruined city of Mordheim is located on the border of [[Ostermark]] and [[Stirland]]. The city was destroyed at the stroke of midnight that marked the beginning of the Imperial year 2000 by a twin tailed comet that had been believed to herald the second …

  • Beastmen

    !(media-item-align-right){height:600px;width:400px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/91994/Beastmen_by_Wiggers123.jpg(Beastmen by wiggers123)!Beastmen are partly [[Humans|human]] and partly [[Wild Beasts|animal]] creatures. Their minds too are a hybrid …

  • Fimir

    The terrible Fimir are humanoid, cyclopean creatures with barbed tails and beak-like snouts, with skins that varied from a dark green to a muddy brown colour. They are part [[Daemons|Daemon]]. The Fimir inhabit the wetlands of the Old World, typically …

  • Daemons

    Daemons hail from the Realm of [[Chaos]], an alternate dimension composed of pure magical energy, which has giant breaches into the material plane at both poles of the world. This magical energy is affected by the subconscious minds of men; their thoughts …

  • Khorne

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92035/Khorne_mark.png(Khorne mark)!Khorne is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of war and violence. Khorne believes in honour and will not reward those who kill the weak or puny. He is commonly …

  • Nurgle

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92036/Nurgle_mark.png(Nurgle mark)!Nurgle is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of disease, pestilence and rot. He is usually called the Lord of Decay, though his followers affectionately refer to …

  • Slaanesh

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92037/Slaanesh_mark.png(Slaanesh mark)!Slaanesh is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of pleasure, desire, hedonism and indulgence, usually known as The Darkling Prince or The Prince of Pleasure. …

  • Tzeentch

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92038/210px-Tzeentch_mark.png(210px tzeentch mark)!Tzeentch is the [[Gods of Chaos|Chaos god]] of scheming, ambition and trickery. He is most commonly referred to as The Changer of Ways or The …

  • Ordo Septenarius

    The Ordo Septenarius was a private club of powerful merchants in [[Bögenhafen]], intent on using [[Views on Magic|sorcery]] to bring themselves great wealth. They were led by [[:johannes-teugen]] and a [[Daemons|demon]] posing as his younger cousin, [[: …

  • Dancing Dragon Inn

    The only inn in the remote village of [[Heideldorf]], run by the dim-witted [[:karl-taunenbaum]], who had quietly sold the inn to [[:heinz-schiller]]. Underneath it, in a secret basement, was the separate sausage-making facility that Schiller used to make …

  • Mutants

    !(media-item-align-left){height:400px;width:300px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/92004/Pray_For_Mutation_by_sandara.jpg(Pray for Mutation by sandara)!A Chaos Mutant could be defined as a organism (be it plant, animal or humanoid) metamorphosed or …

  • Castle Wittgenstein

    The dark towers of Castle Wittgenstein once stood upon the impressive cliffs which rise above the [[Reik River]], south of [[Kemperbad]]. Destroyed by [[Skaven]] undermining and now nothing but rubble, the castle used to brood omninously over the river, …

  • Cult of the Purple Hand

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/97776/purplehandsign.jpg(Gesture)!A secret organization that seems to believe that [[Alric Konrad]] is Kastor Lieberung, a member of theirs, and has the 20,000 crowns that Lieberung promised to …

  • Cult of the Red Crown

    Little is known about the Red Crown, which has as its emblem a demon standing on top of a crown. The organization came to the group’s attention when the sorceress they were chasing, Etelka Herzen, turned out to be a key member. She was looking for a large …

  • Carcinus Populi

    Not much is known of this [[Marienburg]]-based cult, which appears to have disbanded itself. It is known that they had a warpstone crab statue in their possession, until it was stolen by [[:red-scarf]], which appeared to be connected with a colossal crab …

  • Devil's Bowl

    The Devil's Bowl is a crater, almost 100 meters across, in a shallow valley near the center of the [[Barren Hills]]. It is surrounded by druidic menhirs, as are many smaller meteor craters in the area, and the water trapped inside it glows eerily green. …

  • Foyles Rock

    A small island within the waterways of [[Marienburg]], it was once home to a temple to Solkan, which was later reduced to only a few knee-high ruins, occasionally inhabited by an odd hermit or two. Underneath this was a multi-level underground library, …

  • Zahnarzt

    Zahnarzt is a demon prince known in the Old World as the _Forgotten One_, the _Bodiless_, and _He Who Goes By Darkness_. Millennia ago he was one of the Blood God [[Khorne]]'s most powerful servants, but Zahnarzt and his brother/cohort [[Muuthauwg]] …

  • Muuthauwg

    Muuthauwg is the brother and former acolyte of the former demon prince [[Zahnarzt]]. Many millennia ago, acting under his prince's orders, he staged a revolt against [[Khorne]], and was stripped of his powers and exiled from the [[Chaos]] Realm for his …

  • Dancing Hamlet

    A cluster of cottages and a small inn, serving as a remote, largely unvisited farming hamlet. In the winter of 2511, the whole community, humans and animals alike, were caught up in the pipe music of [[Muuthauwg]] and followed him, dancing as best they …

  • Manor of the Marsh

    Within the [[Wasteland]], there was a broad, two-storey mansion, apparently left abandoned years ago, so that the local woods grew to swallow it up. In fact, this building dates back to before the independence of the Wasteland, when it was the country …

  • Place of Testing

    Surrounded by an unnatural swamp (known to locals as the Demon Swamp), magically isolated from the world around it, and oozing with the power of [[Chaos]], the Place of Testing was created by the [[Fimir]] Meargh named Kezra over a century ago, to counter …

  • Astrid's Colony

    Hidden in the remote western woods of the [[Wasteland]], Sister Astrid's colony is the only safe place in that country for more civilised and peaceful [[Mutants]]. Under the protection of [[Shallya]], the mutants there live the most normal lives they can, …

  • Wittgendorf

    Once a thriving farming village along the banks of the [[Reik River]], Wittgendorf's fortunes have slipped ever lower over the last century, and the whole Barony of Wittgenstein is now a depressing place with deformed flora, hardly any live fauna and a …

  • Dagmar von Wittgenstein

    Dagmar von Wittgenstein, now almost forgotten, was once one of the [[Empire]]'s most prominent astronomers. A younger son of the von Wittgenstein barony, his research took him to a private observatory (the remains of which later became the foundations for …

  • Cult of the Jade Scepter

    !(media-item-align-left){height:100px;width:21px}http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq70/cdsham/warhammer/jadescepter_zpsc47cdad9.jpg(Jade Scepter)! Apparently based in [[Middenheim]], this pleasure cult of [[Slaanesh]] was behind a scheme to poison and …

  • Ernst Heidlemann

    Ernst was first encountered at the [[Coach and Horses Inn]], on his way to study in [[Altdorf]], although nobody asked his name at the time. He was intending to travel on the same coach as the party, until it was stolen. When the party underwent the …

  • Gideon

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/84400/ordo_septenarius.jpg(Ordo Septenarius)!A short, stocky [[Daemons|Daemon]] who played some role in shaping the [[Ordo Septenarius]] in [[Bögenhafen]]. He was known by the few who knew him …

  • Councillor Franz Steinhäger

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/84400/ordo_septenarius.jpg(Ordo Septenarius)!A wealthy merchant, statesman and member of the inner circle of the [[Ordo Septenarius]] in [[Bögenhafen]]. Steinhäger's offices served as an …

  • Etelka Herzen

    Etelka Herzen was a member of the [[Cult of the Red Crown]], originally from [[Nuln]], but later based near [[Grissenwald]]. From there, she assisted her friend [[:johannes-teugen]] with his plans to rule [[Bögenhafen]] through sorcery, and was later …

  • Ernst Gottlieb

    Ernst Gottlieb had reportedly been head of the largest criminal gang in [[Nuln]], until sometime in early 2522, when he suddenly vanished. With his departure, the Gottlieb Gang fell apart and other, smaller gangs rose to prominence in the city. A year …

  • Red Scarf

    A reclusive female thief in [[Marienburg]], though rumoured not to be a native of the [[Wasteland]], Red Scarf is known only by her calling card: A single red scarf left at the scene of her burglaries. Her habit was to steal only a small number of very …

  • Krustamakish

    Large and powerful, with unnatural skin that was blacker than the blackest black, times infinity, Krustamakish was a [[Chaos]] Troll that had been plaguing the rural [[Wasteland]], along with a small band of [[Beastmen]]. A survivor of the village of …

  • Brutagh

    Presumably once a normal villager from [[Wittgendorf]], this creature ambushed the party in the secret tunnels under [[Castle Wittgenstein]]. His neck was long and flexible and his hands and feet were covered in tiny suckers that let him cling to walls.

  • Crakatz

    Crakatz was a minotaur and a follower of [[Tzeentch]], who had accompanied [[:ulfhednar]] to [[Castle Wittgenstein]]. They were both killed there by the party.

  • Captain Georg Hegel

    Georg Hegel had apparently once been captain of the [[Castle Wittgenstein]] guards, but had deceased at some point. Even so, he carried on as an animated skeleton, residing in a tower in the Outer Bailey, along with half a dozen lesser skeleton guards. …

  • Baronette Ingrid von Wittgenstein

    Ingrid was the wife of [[:ludwig-von-wittgenstein]], and apparently a strange and cruel woman who kept mutant cats and birds, as well as hunting any sort of creature, including other [[Humans]]. She was killed by [[Adelyn Zumwald]] during the assault on …

  • Doctor Jean Rousseaux

    Doctor Rousseaux was a [[Bretonnia|Bretonnian]] living in [[Wittgendorf]], apparently very close with [[:margritte-von-wittgenstein]], where he served as the local physician. In this role, he conspired to serve the villagers poisons for Margritte His …

  • Sergeant Kratz

    Kratz was one of the senior guards from [[Castle Wittgenstein]], as well as a mutant of sorts. He led the seizure of the [[:ungenannt]] from the [[Wittgendorf]] wharf and then an expedition into the local woods to find the rebel outlaws hiding there. He …

  • Lord Kurt von Wittgenstein

    The party never met Kurt von Wittgenstein themselves, but were led to believe he was in [[Castle Wittgenstein]] when it was destroyed. His portrait was seen in his father's tower.

  • Baron Ludwig von Wittgenstein

    Baron Ludwig had mutated into a cockroach-like creature and thus kept himself hidden in a side tower of [[Castle Wittgenstein]], playing organ music for his "friends," tens of thousands of small cockroaches that shared the tower with him. The party found …

  • Lady Margritte von Wittgenstein

    Lady Margritte was the only daughter of [[:ludwig-von-wittgenstein]], and took a keen interest in the research of her ancestor, [[Dagmar von Wittgenstein]]. Among other things, she used his knowledge and his warpstone meteorite to create her unusual [[: …

  • Lieutenant Schif Doppler

    Although the party never encountered Lieutenant Doppler themselves, he was known to the [[Wittgendorf]] rebels as the de facto head of the guards at [[Castle Wittgenstein]]. [[:sigrid]] reported that he'd been killed in the fighting during their assault …

  • Slurd

    Slurd was the ancient butler of the von Wittgensteins, serving in [[Castle Wittgenstein]] and thus heavily mutated. He was quietly killed by the party during their infiltration of the castle.

  • Ulfhednar the Destroyer

    Ulfhednar the Destroyer was a [[Chaos]] ambassador of some sort, found residing with the von Wittgensteins in [[Castle Wittgenstein|their castle]]. His armour bore the mark of [[Tzeentch]] and he wore a magical wolfskin. His mutated arms were able to …

  • Wittgenstein's Monster

    [[:margritte-von-wittgenstein]] created this bizarre monstrosity in her tower at [[Castle Wittgenstein]], apparently from pieces of multiple cadavers. Although very tough, it was eventually killed by the party.

  • Brunhilde Klaglich

    A master of disguise, Klaglich was known by several different names among the ruling class of [[Middenheim]], as she extorted and blackmailed them into cooperating with plans to control the city, primarily by imposing new taxes. She was ultimately found …

  • Gotthard Goebbels

    A relatively young man, considering his dual roles as Convenor of the City Komission on Commerce, Trade, and Taxation, and Chairman of the Governing Body of the Merchants' Guild of [[Middenheim]]. He seemed to spend a great deal of time drinking and …

  • Law Lord Karl-Heinz Wasmeier

    One of the three Law Lords of [[Middenheim]]. Initial attempts by the party to meet him were unsuccessful. An eventual brief meeting was unproductive, as the party couldn't prove most of their claims to him. It only emerged later on that Wasmeier was …

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