Welcome to Benville!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 492
  • Children: 13.82% (68)
  • Elderly: 23.17% (114)

Racial Breakdown

  • 339 troglodyte (68.9%)
  • 123 drow (25%)
  • 18 lizardfolk (3.6%)
  • 7 other (1.4%)
  • 5 goblin (1%)


  • 3 Districts
  • 16 Businesses
  • 21 Specialists
  • 64 Residences

Summary [-]

Benville is a hamlet in the Cenran County with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is lightly populated (484/sq km), covers 1.02 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 1139 meters.

Climate [-]

Benville 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 strong and the temperature is generally mild with moderate variation. Precipitation is heavy, and the sky is mostly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Benville sees a single star overhead: Wor, an average red star. Benville also has no moons. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: an imposing galaxy that has been around for centuries.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 5 roads leading to Benville; 4 roads are major. The city is lined with rough dirt tracks in a fragmented parallel pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, poor, and prison.

Government [-]

Benville is governed through an ecclesiastical government, where the government administrated by a church.. The government as a whole is seen as clearly incompetent. Officials in Benville are often seen as honest and the policies are ridiculed. The political influence of Benville in the region is enduring due to riots in the region. In times of crisis, the population cowers in fear.

Leader [-]

Benville is ruled by Bishop Adador Rubyhead. The Bishop has been in power for several years and is respected by the people. There is open opposition to the Bishop and policies. The right to rule was granted by consensus, and that power is maintained through vague threats and a constant state of fear.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a city watch, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served without trial, with a common punishment being torture.

Crime [-]

Crime is unusual. The most common crime is murder. The imprisonment rate is 0.81% of the population (4 adults).

Military [-]

Benville has a positive attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 68 citizens (14%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 31 (6.5%). Of the active duty military, 2 (4%) are special forces. Due to their positive attitude and lack of defensible wall, Benville is tolerably fortified. Benville fighters are respected for their use of slings in battle. They are revered for their rigid formations and are considered inadequately skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Benville is currently flourishing.

Resources [-]

Benville is known for the following resources:

  • Rock salt deposits that are avoided by vampires. Loril Goodnose said the locals speak of piles of saphires in a nearby pit.
  • Primal hemp fields that are frequented by locals. Somoeone said someone found a stash of iron maidens in a dungeon.
  • An ancient battle field inhabited by wild crows that are frequented by witches.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In the olden days, an old man hunted the field. People say that the old man will offer you sweets, then turn you into a mouse.
  • Legends tell of Thorkon's Rake, a special rake with the ability to solve any riddle. It was last seen years ago.
  • Way back when, the townsfolk of Clearna lived happily. Things were quiet, but one day an evil demon named S'herzor ahn Ghezor slayed a local hero. The townsfolk tried to kill S'herzor ahn Ghezor, but didn't get close. Along came a hero named Yororin Strongstream, who was a sneaky thief. Yororin had an idea to slay the demon by killing the demon while she slept. When Yororin Strongstream faced the demon, Yororin Strongstream banished S'herzor ahn Ghezor.
  • In the olden days, a vampire named Pors hunted the woods and was drawn towards misbehaving children. Villagers say that if you see her, you will be driven mad.
  • Some time ago, a hag wandered the woods. Commoners say that the hag will ask for your help, then steal your soul.

Events [-]

Benville is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Require an instructor learned in astrology to tutor my child. Will reward you with valuable information. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Contact Guduk Oxsnout.
  • Help! Brods Foulhowl has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Will pay in gold. References required. Contact Nbun Brainbone.
  • I have carniverous butterflies in my basement, plz halp! Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Gkutzar Metalrot for further details.
  • Missing statue. We suspect imps are the culprit. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Must provide your own transportation. Contact Gat if interested.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. References required. Reward is a secret. Contact Elnallas Oakbough.
  • Adventurers willing to explore recently discovered ruins and return any valuable artifacts. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Podtek Earthwalker.
  • Looking for work? Require an instructor learned in herbalism to tutor my child. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Zrodarz Armcracker.

People [-]

The people in Benville are critical of outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Khalzor heh S'hoorzin is a male lizardfolk who is known in the region as being a decent miller. He appears vengeful.
  • Ghessen fe Gheal is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre teamster. She appears shifty.
  • Khalal seh S'hoorzin is a male lizardfolk who is known in the city as being a decent barber. He appears cautious.
  • Chalenlas Hlaewalker is a male drow who is known in that part of town as being a gifted mason. He appears lonely.
  • Ilyttel Goldmane is a female drow who is known in the city as being a mediocre innkeeper. She appears lovelorn.
  • Yerzor se Khalzor is a female lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a gifted carpenter. She appears embittered.
  • Elhka is a male troglodyte who is known in that part of town as being a gifted tinker. He appears flirtatious.
  • Dzuemt Oozerot is a female goblin who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent brewer. She appears cowed.
  • Khalssen fe Yerssen is a male lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a decent messenger. He appears guilty.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • S'herzin ahn S'herzor, a sick male lizardfolk. He is a commoner who is following rumors of riches.
  • Yap, a patronizing male kobold. He is an expert who is delivering a message to a peasant.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Benville:

  • The Singing Tower Ship Repair [+]
  • The Crazy Crow Inc. [+]
  • The Chicken Harpoon Farmers Market [+]
  • The Musty Bill Glove Makers [+]
  • The Sleepy Wench Fabrics [+]
  • The Chicken Halfling Farms [+]
  • The Wobblin' Frog Roofing [+]
  • The Forsaken Kettles General Goods [+]
  • The Rampaging Badger Group [+]