Welcome to Dermsti!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 457
  • Children: 11.60% (53)
  • Elderly: 24.73% (113)

Racial Breakdown

  • 336 ogre (73.5%)
  • 83 orc (18.1%)
  • 20 hobgoblin (4.3%)
  • 10 lizardfolk (2.1%)
  • 7 troglodyte (1.5%)
  • 1 other (0.2%)


  • 8 Districts
  • 16 Businesses
  • 21 Specialists
  • 60 Residences

Summary [-]

Dermsti is a hamlet in the Picaman County with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (586/sq km), covers 0.78 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 996 meters.

Climate [-]

Dermsti has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally cool with minor variation. Precipitation is heavy, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

Dermsti sees a single star overhead: Wolun, a large orange star. Dermsti also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing galaxy that has been around for decades.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 2 roads leading to Dermsti; 1 road is major. The city is lined with rough cobblestone streets in a wheel and spoke pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, mercy, trade, industry, slums, poor, middleclass, and professional.

Government [-]

Dermsti is governed through a democracy, where the supreme power is retained by the people, but is exercised through a system of representation. The government as a whole is seen as clearly incompetent. Officials in Dermsti are often seen as reasonable and the policies are loved. The political influence of Dermsti in the region is consistent due to riots in the region. In times of crisis, the population squabbles amongst themselves.

Leader [-]

Dermsti is ruled by President Balnir Dragonarm. The President has been in power for mere hours and is feared by the people. There is no visible opposition to the President and policies. The right to rule was granted by hereditary succession, and that power is maintained through vague promises and a constant state of hope.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a racketeers, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by mob rule, with a common punishment being execution.

Crime [-]

Crime is rampant. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 0.88% of the population (4 adults).

Military [-]

Dermsti has a positive attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 65 citizens (14.25%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 28 (6.25%). Of the active duty military, 2 (3.75%) are special forces. Due to their positive attitude and lack of defensible wall, Dermsti is suitably fortified. Dermsti fighters are respected for their use of halberds in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered tolerably skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Dermsti is currently vibrant.

Resources [-]

Dermsti is known for the following resources:

  • Fresh rubber plantations that are avoided by gru. The locals speak of a chest containing gold buried near there.
  • An ancient tower inhabited by wild beavers that are feared by travelers.
  • Plentiful tame scorpion beds that are feared by unicorns. Rumors tell of piles of monkey wrenches in a well.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • A long time ago, an old woman roamed the field. Some say that the old woman will sneeze three times, then turn you into a mouse.
  • Way back when, an old man hunted the town and was drawn towards those that wronged others. They say that the old man will ask a favor of you, then eat you.
  • In olden times, the royals of Kanary thrived. Things were quiet, but one day a minotaur named Prarthul took a hostage and demanded a ransom. The royals tried to stop the minotaur, but failed miserably. Along came a nervous orc named Kutg Legsnapper, who was an expert bowman. Kutg had a plan to trick the minotaur by killing the minotaur while she slept. When Kutg Legsnapper faced the minotaur, Kutg Legsnapper defeated Prarthul and rescued Kanary.
  • Long, long ago in a city far, far away, the townsfolk of Laurendorf thrived. Things were always nice, but one day a demon named Got took over the town. The townsfolk tried to stop the demon, but didn't get close. Along came a gnome named Beank Electrotonk, who was a sneaky thief. Beank had a plan to trick the demon by using magic to banish it. When Beank Electrotonk faced the demon, Beank Electrotonk killed the demon and rescued the hostages.
  • Long ago, the royals of Blanchfalls lived in harmony. Things were always nice, but one day Goap Eaglesnout the serial killer destroyed a nearby village. The royals tried to kill Goap Eaglesnout, but were caught. Along came a nervous halfling named Comaida Greenspan, who was a valiant knight. Comaida had a plan to trick the serial killer by using magic to banish it. When Comaida Greenspan faced the serial killer, Comaida Greenspan defeated Goap Eaglesnout and rescued the hostages.

Events [-]

Dermsti is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Help! Looking for work? Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Reward is a secret. Guild membership required. Safety not guaranteed. Contact Ilartlas Bladerunner.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen artifact. Must be a quick learner. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Reward is a secret. Contact Poda Slowley for further details.
  • Help! Khalzin teh Yerzin has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Reward is a secret. Must submit to magical scrutiny. Contact Dot if intrigued.
  • dungeon goop tester wanted. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Donic Petrling.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen golden skill. Will reward you with a land deed. Length of job expected to be short. Contact Pat.
  • Someone stole my chalice. Find the louse, dead or alive. Will pay in gold. Contact Malgrimne Overtender if interested.
  • Needed: I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Serious inquiries only. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Ghabel Eagleroot.

People [-]

The people in Dermsti hate outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Ghrig is a male troglodyte who is known in the region as being a mocked pastrycook. He appears patriotic.
  • Nbus Foulwiser is a female hobgoblin who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre shoemaker. She appears exhausted.
  • Porraz is a female troglodyte who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled engineer. She appears accusatory.
  • Anka is a female troglodyte who is known in the region as being a decent handyman. She appears giddy.
  • Dush Rockmane is a male ogre who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled baker. He appears conspirational.
  • Doduk Rocksnout is a male ogre who is known in the city as being a mediocre coach driver. He appears patronizing.
  • Dim Necknor is a male orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a poorly skilled tanner. He appears healthy.
  • Ghaap Bearclaw is a male ogre who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled watercarrier. He appears helpful.
  • Ans is a male troglodyte who is known in the neighborhood as being a horribly skilled jeweler. He appears helpful.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Harter, a greedy male mindflayer. He is a druid who is cleaning out a slum.
  • Abanalai Dewleaf, a patronizing male drow. He is a commoner who is traveling the world as a trader.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Dermsti:

  • The Prancing Thunderbird Our Motto Is the Buckle Stops Here [+]
  • The Knotted Clowns Inc. [+]
  • The Wet Wine Butchers [+]
  • The Sterling Friends Studio [+]
  • The Splintered Pig Shoes Inc. [+]
  • The Plaid Cat Hostel [+]
  • The Severed Song Candle Maker [+]
  • The Plaid Axe Hostel [+]
  • The Slaughtered Axehandle Inc. [+]