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Wogarby Marco Dalmonte
Patron of Goblins, Lord of Wolves and Predators
Level, Alignment, Sphere: 6th (Initiate), NE, Matter
Symbol: a black wolf's head viewed frontally
Portfolio: goblins, war and military tactics, conquest, predators, cruelty, wolves and werewolves
Worshipped in: Savage Coast (El Grande Carrascal, Eusdria, Hule, Robrenn), Davania (Izonda), Known World (Broken Lands, Darokin, Rockhome), Midlands (Borea, Yazak Steppes)
Appearance: a well-muscled goblin wearing a wolf's pelt and a hood made from a wolf's head.
History: during his mortal existence them, Wogar was a great humanoid warleader that chose to follow his shaman's prophecies to achieve power and greatness above all other humanoids. So he gathered a great horde and left the Cradle (the place of origin of the modern humanoid races) heading south-eastwards in search of the Blue Knife, a legendary artifact that could have made its owner invincible. Wogar's Horde left the Cradle (in the centre of Brun) in BC 1310 and traversed the Savage Coast, leaving mayhem and destruction in its path. Once it reached Hule however, the ogres chose to split from the main horde, since they did not recognise his authority anymore. After killing his shaman and stealing his treasure at the battle of Khuzud, the ogres fled to nearby Sind and in the following decades continued to move until they arrived in the Broken Lands, where they founded Ogremoor in BC 1269. Meanwhile, Wogar's horde overran Hule, where it pillaged the scattered villages and towns killing many people and enslaving the survivors. Their reign of terror ended when Hosadus, a young holy man, convinced the leaders of the horde using his magic and deceiving skills that the sacred Blue Knife was located east, beyond Black Mountains and the Great Desert. Wogar and the majority of his followers departed Hule believing Hosadus's lies, while those who remained in Hule quickly became devout followers of the sly Hosadus, who soon gained power over the humans too. During the crossing of Sind, Wogar was finally able to attain immortality as his shaman had predicted thanks to his warleader skills, and his teachings allowed his descendants to conquer first the lands of the Atruaghin Clans (red orcs in BC 1257) and then Faerdinel (current Five Shires) in BC 1255, while a third group found the Rock of Oenkmar and the Blue Knife in the Broken Lands in BC 1190, thus ending the quest. Currently all the humanoid tribes of the Broken Lands recognise Wogar's importance in history, but only the goblins and a few tribes of orcs worship him as patron of their race.
Personality: Wogar is sly and clever, gifted with a instinct and an aura of authority still unmatched among the humanoids. He has always had a special bond with wolves and for this reason he created the wolfsrider as elite troops among his soldiers and currently takes interest in the actions of werewolves too (who share an even stronger bond with wolves). He considers his most fearsome enemies Halav (bane of all humanoids) and Atzanteotl (who is trying to subvert his faith and steal away his followers using treachery and false promises).
Patron: unknown [likely: Ninfangle]
Allies: none (respect for Karaash)
Enemies: Halav, Atzanteotl
Classic D&D Stats:
Followers' Alignment: any; clerics must be Chaotic or Neutral
Favoured weapon: sabre (allowed all bludgeoning weapons and whip)
Clerics' skills and powers: clerics can turn into a wolf once a month for one hour and benefit from all werewolves' classic powers while in this form (the cleric maintains his mental capacities and acquires the werewolf's physical strengths). Free Animal Empathy (Wolves) general skill and +2 bonus to Train Wolves and Ride Wolves general skills (not free).
Avengers' skills and powers: free Ride Wolves and Animal Empathy (Wolves) general skills.
D&D 3E Stats:
Domains: Matter, Evil, War, Animal
Preferred weapon: longsword
Sources: GAZ10, HW, WotI