Welcome to Holsmead!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 95
  • Children: 15.79% (15)
  • Elderly: 21.05% (20)

Racial Breakdown

  • 54 lizardfolk (56.8%)
  • 29 deep dwarf (30.5%)
  • 7 orc (7.3%)
  • 3 kobold (3.1%)
  • 1 troglodyte (1%)
  • 1 other (1%)


  • 2 Districts
  • 0 Businesses
  • 0 Specialists
  • 13 Residences

Summary [-]

Holsmead is a settlement in the Berbeak Territory with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This desolate settlement is sparsely populated (59/sq km), covers 1.61 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 1431 meters.

Climate [-]

Holsmead has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has prevernal, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter seasons. Winds in the region are wild and the temperature is generally pleasant with moderate variation. Precipitation is strong, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

Holsmead sees a single star overhead: Tocel, a large white star. Holsmead also has a triple moon: Deidibos, an average briliant silver moon; Prola, an average bone white moon; and Chata, a small pale yellow moon. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: a tiny galaxy that has been around for decades.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Holsmead; no roads are major. The city is lined with filthy cobblestone paths in a looped pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market and trade.

Government [-]

Holsmead is governed through a federation, where sovereign power is formally divided between a central authority and a number of constituent regions. The government as a whole is seen as horribly inefficient. Officials in Holsmead are often seen as reasonable and the policies are feared. The political influence of Holsmead in the region is enduring due to food shortages in the region. In times of crisis, the population flees for the hills.

Leader [-]

Holsmead is ruled by Governor Jo Rosees. The Governor has been in power for mere days and is honored by the people. There is strong opposition to the Governor and policies. The right to rule was granted by force, and that power is maintained through random violence.

Laws [-]

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

Crime [-]

Crime is common. The most common crime is domestic disturbance. The imprisonment rate is 0.00% of the population (0 adults).

Military [-]

Holsmead has a disinterested attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 13 citizens (13.75%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 5 (6.25%). Of the active duty military, 0 (4%) are special forces. Due to their disinterested attitude and lack of defensible wall, Holsmead is inadequately fortified. Holsmead fighters are praised for their use of stump knives in battle. They are respected for their hoarde tactics and are considered terribly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Holsmead is currently unwavering.

Resources [-]

Holsmead is known for the following resources:

  • Crow murders that are avoided by zombies. Malita Gyrofuel said rumors tell of a chest containing platinum in a nearby pit.
  • Abundant dangerous elephant parades that are hunted by locals.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Some time ago, the townsfolk of Johnmouth thrived. Things were peaceful, but one day a wizard named Drogath Legkiller took over the town. The townsfolk tried to kill Drogath Legkiller, but failed miserably. Along came a intimidating hobgoblin named Tbods Wormdeath, who was a valiant knight. Tbods had the thought to slay the wizard by killing the wizard while he slept. When Tbods Wormdeath faced the wizard, Tbods Wormdeath defeated Drogath Legkiller.
  • Way back when, the townsfolk of Diagpar lived happily. Things were always nice, but one day a wizard named Ghrika took a hostage and demanded a ransom. The townsfolk tried to stop the wizard, but were caught. Along came a hero named Larellai Kennyrmane, who was an expert bowman. Larellai had a plan to trick the wizard by making a wager with Ghrika. When Larellai Kennyrmane faced the wizard, Larellai Kennyrmane banished Ghrika.
  • In days gone by, a murderer named Dak wandered the woods and was drawn towards thieves. Villagers say that if you caught him, you will be killed.
  • In the olden days, a witch stalked the town. Some say that the witch will ask a favor of you, then imprison you.
  • Once upon a time, a serial killer named Car roamed the town on gloomy days and was drawn towards those that have killed innocents. Folks say that if you caught him, you will be stricken deaf unless you offer a sacrifice.

Events [-]

Holsmead is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome carniverous butterflies required. Special attire required. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Mickic Stoley.
  • Laborer required to bring stones to the castle. Wagon provided. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Caran Thermobolt.
  • Bard seeks apprentice. Will reward you with a land deed. Length of job expected to be short. Contact Joey Matcroft.
  • Help Needed: I'm looking for rare stirge, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. No previous experience required. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Joic Franley for further details.
  • Help Wanted: Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Haalenlas Mistwhisper.
  • Required: Need a change of pace? I'm looking for rare imps, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. Will owe you a huge favor. References required. Contact Gwarigtars Ravengleam.

People [-]

The people in Holsmead are critical of outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Khalal se Ghezor is a male lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent outfitter. He appears fashion concious.
  • Zit is a female kobold who is known in the world as being a poorly skilled maidservant. She appears self-obsessed.
  • Ceekaro is a female troglodyte who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent alchemist. She appears exhausted.
  • Khusuh Boneripper is a female orc who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled mercer. She appears patronizing.
  • Balbin Holyale is a male deep dwarf who is known in the city as being a decent maidservant. He appears melancholy.
  • Vothkaro is a female troglodyte who is known in the world as being a mediocre watercarrier. She appears treasure-obsessed.
  • Tilkaro is a male troglodyte who is known in the world as being a poorly skilled ropemaker. He appears worrying.
  • Elhzer is a female troglodyte who is known in the neighborhood as being a mediocre entertainer. She appears fashion concious.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Vothka, an unreliable female troglodyte. She is a warrior who is finding a missing heir.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Holsmead:

  • The Rampaging Crow Group [+]
  • The Chicken Cavern Farms [+]
  • The Grizzly Harpoon Docs [+]
  • The Flying Imps Inc. [+]
  • The Tipsy Yawning Supplies [+]
  • The Short Rouge Bindary [+]
  • The Grimy Peddler Wharf [+]
  • The Dry Maiden Shop [+]