Welcome to Ellshead!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 486
  • Children: 25.31% (123)
  • Elderly: 14.81% (72)

Racial Breakdown

  • 355 ogre (73%)
  • 103 deep dwarf (21.1%)
  • 17 minotaur (3.4%)
  • 6 other (1.2%)
  • 5 lycanthrope (1%)


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

Summary [-]

Ellshead is a hamlet in the Greater Cennahubia Province with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (565/sq km), covers 0.86 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 1046 meters.

Climate [-]

Ellshead 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 wild and the temperature is generally cold with high variation. Precipitation is minor, and the sky is mostly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Ellshead sees a single star overhead: Wox, a large yellow star. Ellshead also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing nearby planet that has been around for centuries.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 6 roads leading to Ellshead; 4 roads are major. The city is lined with rough dirt roads in a warped parallel pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: warehouse and wealthy.

Government [-]

Ellshead is governed through a dictatorship, where the ruler or small clique wield absolute power (not restricted by a constitution or laws). The government as a whole is seen as on the ball. Officials in Ellshead are often seen as honest and the policies are honored. The political influence of Ellshead in the region is growing due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population squabbles amongst themselves.

Leader [-]

Ellshead is ruled by Leader Gubal Oxnut. The Leader has been in power for several years and is honored by the people. There is no visible opposition to the Leader and policies. The right to rule was granted by revolution, and that power is maintained through the support of merchant groups.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a roving thieves, who can be bribed. Justice is served without trial, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is rare. The most common crime is domestic disturbance. The imprisonment rate is 1.03% of the population (5 adults).

Military [-]

Ellshead has a laid back attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 69 citizens (14.25%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 30 (6.25%). Of the active duty military, 3 (5.25%) are special forces. Due to their laid back attitude and lack of defensible wall, Ellshead is suitably fortified. Ellshead fighters are respected for their use of ranseurs in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered inadequately skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Ellshead is currently insulated.

Resources [-]

Ellshead is known for the following resources:

  • Fresh pigment deposits that are feared by locals. Aeslenssa Aleablade said somoeone said someone found bags of monkey wrenches hidden around somewhere.
  • Caterpillar nests that are avoided by children.
  • Rich chinchilla colonies that are frequented by unicorns. Daves Shewood said one might dig up piles of silver buried near there.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In the olden days, a wizard named Dat hunted the woods. Folks say that if you face her, you will be driven mad.
  • A long time ago, a cyclops named Tilra hunted the woods on gloomy days. Villagers say that if you confront him, you will be driven mad.
  • In times past, a dragon named Nbkasr roamed the field. Villagers say that if you confront him, you will never be seen again.

Events [-]

Ellshead is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • lizards-catcher needed to keep the beasties away from the sheep and cattle. Opportunity to earn a title. Must provide your own transportation. Contact Darvartel Frostsing.
  • Need a change of pace? cheese tester wanted. Reward available. Experienced professionals only. Contact Elhkaro.
  • Help Wanted: Missing tiara. We suspect gremlins are the culprit. Length of job expected to be short. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Illvarai Firefeather.
  • Help Needed: I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome beaky brain monsters required. Opportunity to earn a title. Length of job expected to be short. Accidental Death insurance required. Contact Wourr.
  • woodcutting contest this weekend. Special prize for first place finish. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Ghessen ahn Khalzor for more details.
  • whiskey tester wanted. Reward is a secret. References required. Contact Dispne.
  • Looking for something new? I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome toads required. Will pay in gold. Contact Babley Wizzbolt.

People [-]

The people in Ellshead love outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Doney Clayin is a female lycanthrope who is known in the region as being a decent jailer. She appears flirtatious.
  • Falril Drumrobe is a female deep dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent carpenter. She appears smug.
  • Davey Braliffe is a male lycanthrope who is known in the world as being a skilled armorer. He appears embittered.
  • Duk Oakfang is a male ogre who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled apothecary. He appears self-obsessed.
  • Dush Boarclaw is a male ogre who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled weaver. He appears quiet.
  • Dav Benham is a female lycanthrope who is known in the city as being a mediocre sheriff. She appears chatty.
  • Mickey Simonman is a male lycanthrope who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled beer seller. He appears authoritarian.
  • Tavoren Windfury is a male minotaur who is known in the world as being a mediocre adventurer. He appears xenophobic.
  • Durdin Broadslayer is a male deep dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a mediocre tinker. He appears quiet.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Danry Colsford, a vengeful male half-orc. He is a warrior who is traveling with an important person.
  • Megd Damnmouth, a shifty male hobgoblin. He is a wizard who is here to destroy a rumor.
  • Yerzor teh S'herssen, a homesick male lizardfolk. He is a commoner who is here to secretly assassinate a ruler.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Ellshead:

  • The Horny Beer Shoppe [+]
  • The Noisy Dwarf Inc. [+]
  • The Ugly Priest Designs [+]
  • The Drowned Hatchet Herbalist [+]
  • The Chicken Demon Farms [+]
  • The Slumbering Dragon Public Library [+]
  • The Belching Eagle Botique [+]
  • The Fallen Greyhound Inc. [+]
  • The Fiery Clowns Shoppe [+]