Welcome to Grunden!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 368
  • Children: 10.60% (39)
  • Elderly: 25.27% (93)

Racial Breakdown

  • 221 lizardfolk (60%)
  • 72 orc (19.5%)
  • 67 drow (18.2%)
  • 4 goblin (1%)
  • 4 other (1%)


  • 1 Districts
  • 12 Businesses
  • 14 Specialists
  • 44 Residences

Summary [-]

Grunden is a hamlet in the Dongan County with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This desolate hamlet is sparsely populated (310/sq km), covers 1.19 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 1230 meters.

Climate [-]

Grunden has a Tropical Seasonal Forest climate, which is characterized by constant high temperatures and seasonal torrential rains, and has rainy and dry seasons. Winds in the region are non-existent and the temperature is generally pleasant with moderate variation. Precipitation is moderate, and the sky is continually overcast.

Astronomy [-]

Grunden sees a single star overhead: Nac, a massive blue star. Grunden also has a quadruple moon: Deidopso, an average pale yellow moon; Protatheus, an average pale yellow moon; Spome, an average dull brown moon; and Thero, an average light blue moon. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: a tiny pulsar that has been around for only a few years.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Grunden; no roads are major. The city is lined with muddy cobblestone paths in a fragmented parallel pattern.

Districts [-]

The city includes a wealthy district.

Government [-]

Grunden is governed through a parliamentary government, where members are nominated to their positions by a parliament and can be dissolved by the parliament if it can no longer function. The government as a whole is seen as somwhat capable. Officials in Grunden are often seen as underhanded and the policies are ridiculed. The political influence of Grunden in the region is lasting due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population flees for the hills.

Leader [-]

Grunden is ruled by General Wiz Cogglebit. The General has been in power for mere days and is despised by the people. There is no visible opposition to the General and policies. The right to rule was granted by force, and that power is maintained through vague threats and a constant state of fear.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a roving thieves, but are rarely enforced. Justice is served by jurors, with a common punishment being stoning.

Crime [-]

Crime is common. The most common crime is treason. The imprisonment rate is 0.82% of the population (3 adults).

Military [-]

Grunden has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 50 citizens (13.75%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 20 (5.5%). Of the active duty military, 2 (4.75%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and lack of defensible wall, Grunden is inadequately fortified. Grunden fighters are praised for their use of throwing hammers in battle. They are respected for their hoarde tactics and are considered badly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Grunden is currently weak.

Resources [-]

Grunden is known for the following resources:

  • Tame caterpillar nests that are feared by kittens.
  • Plentiful carnivorous chinchilla colonies that are visited frequently by locals. Xrods Nightrender said one might find piles of small lyres in a nearby pit.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Years ago, the royals of Dickstein Gate lived happily. Things were quiet, but one day a minotaur named Jit kidnapped a princess. The royals tried to kill Jit, but were caught. Along came Kish Rocksnout the ogre, who was a valiant knight. Kish had the thought to slay the minotaur by making a wager with Jit. When Kish Rocksnout faced the minotaur, Kish Rocksnout tricked Jit and rescued Dickstein Gate.
  • A long time ago, a Pooka wandered the town during a full moon and was drawn towards misbehaving children. They say that the Pooka will offer you sweets, then banish you if you are cruel.
  • Many years ago, the royals of San Lacton thrived. Things were quiet, but one day an evil vampire named Duap Boarclaw kidnapped a princess. The royals tried to kill Duap Boarclaw, but were caught. Along came a sick gnome named Aidan Gearcog, who was an expert bowman. Aidan had an idea to slay the vampire by causing a distraction while others struck. When Aidan Gearcog faced the vampire, Aidan Gearcog tricked Duap Boarclaw and rescued San Lacton.
  • Legends tell of Serel's Mirror, a special mirror with the power to summon angels. It was never recovered.
  • Way back when, a lich named Kyrest stalked the countryside and was drawn towards those that have killed innocents. Commoners say that if you caught him, you will never be seen again unless you answer a riddle.

Events [-]

Grunden is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Laborer required to bring stones to the castle. Wagon provided. Opportunity to earn a title. Must be a quick learner. May include some hazards. Contact Pergoldne Sproutletters.
  • Help Needed: Need a change of pace? Hearty souls needed to recover stolen keg. Opportunity to earn a title. Experienced professionals only. Contact En'toor.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Joey Giacowood.
  • I'm looking for rare mephits, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact James Harcroft.
  • Bounty for derros, dead or alive. May include some hazards. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Ama Wetgather.
  • Need a change of pace? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather medical supplies due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Opportunity to earn a title. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Brub Ironrender.
  • Bored? sharpshooting contest this weekend. Special prize for first place finish. Reward available. Contact Mickey Corett to learn more.

People [-]

The people in Grunden ignore outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Yerssen ahn Ghezin is a male lizardfolk who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled woodworker. He appears fashion concious.
  • Ognor Armkiller is a female orc who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled apothecary. She appears self-obsessed.
  • Hossh Legkiller is a female orc who is known in that part of town as being a gifted weaver. She appears fatalistic.
  • Khalzin teh Ghessen is a male lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a mediocre painter. He appears melancholy.
  • Naroten Darkmouth is a male goblin who is known in the region as being a skilled glassmaker. He appears smug.
  • Kugbugh Skullripper is a female orc who is known in the world as being a skilled glovemaker. She appears trusting.
  • Khalzin fe Yerssen is a female lizardfolk who is known in the city as being a decent soldier. She appears healthy.
  • Zkasr Darkkill is a female goblin who is known in the region as being a decent social worker. She appears skeptical.
  • Rxomn Cleavershadow is a male goblin who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled cheesemaker. He appears smug.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Mickic Casgton, an unreliable female lycanthrope. She is a warrior who is traveling the world as a missionary.
  • Kerm Foulbone, a self-obsessed male goblin. He is a commoner who is fleeing a bad family situation.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Grunden:

  • The Stinking Imps Sculptures [+]
  • The Six Pot Dock Company [+]
  • The Empty Lion Tap House [+]
  • The Puking Pig Locksmith [+]
  • The Lecherous Wine Blowers [+]
  • The Ugly Flask Builders [+]
  • The Wobbling Oarhouse Roofing [+]
  • The Crossed House Inc. [+]
  • The Murdered Oarhouse Inc. [+]