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A Battlesmith.

Battlesmiths are artisans of the Fyreslayers who bear their Icon of Grimnir into battle. Like all Fyreslayers they are fearsome and skilled warriors, but the Battlesmiths are more than this. They are the chroniclers of their lodge, the living memory of the Fyreslayers, remembering and reciting the histories and ancestries of the lodge and passing them down to the next Battlesmith so they might never be forgotten.[2b]

Their place is in the thick of battle for the lodge's warriors will rally around a Battlesmith as he holds aloft his Icon of Grimnir and emboldens them with fiery recitations of the lodge's history. It is also where they may be witness to the heroics of their kin ready to commit new deeds and legends to their memory.[1][2b]

In their Magmahold's Hall of Fyre, they tell the sagas of the lodge at Ghuzfests and other festivals, which for many lodges can take weeks on end. Sometimes they will be called upon to recite these histories during forced marches across the realms whilst on campaign so that the warriors might be full of battle fervour when they finally meet their foe.[2b]


They carry a brace of Fyresteel Throwing Axes and an Ancestral Battle-axe.[1]

Icon of Grimnir

The Icon all Battlesmiths carry is a sacred image of their god that any Fyreslayers would die to protect. It is also their own creation, forged by themselves into a unique image of Grimnir. Because of this the Runefather will only appoint the greatest and most skilled of the forge workers to become Battlesmith for forging an Icon is a great responsibility and it must be worthy to be an image of their god.[2a]

Some Battlesmiths are drawn to a specific Aspect of Grimnir, such as Grimnir the Doomseeker, and will forge their icon in the image of that particular aspect.[3a]




Fyreslayers Order
Background DuardinFyresteelLanguages (High RunesRhun TongueZharr-Khazalid) • MagmadrothUr-Gold
Settlements Magmaholds
Magic & Prayers Scripture (Miracles of GrimnirZharrgrim Blessings) • Runeforging
Fyreslayer Lodges
First-Forged DrakendrengGreygrendGrymdarVostarg
Other AngastazAngfyrdAqshygahrAustargBaeldragBaeyrdBharnakBlackfyrdBrynbakBulderCaenganDostevDrongDrunbhorDunrDurmtargDurnhokEalrungEnfgaardFacetforgeFjordragForgestormFyrdhandGelvagdGreyfyrdGrumnirHermdarKavgadKharzmidKraghdharKrelstragLachadLofnirMjodorMolkhirNarlssonObsgrumSepuzkulSigyornSkarabrakSkarravornStorkharTangrimThungurThunwurtgazUlgaen • (Ulgaen-arUlgaen-dumarUlgaen-kumarUlgaen-zumar) • UlgrimUlrungUnbakUnbrogunVardhrazVolturungVostargi WaycampWhitefireZharrthagiZhuffnok
Ruling Family Auric RunefatherAuric Runeson
Zharrgrim Auric FlamekeeperAuric RunemasterAuric Runesmiter
Champions BattlesmithDoomseekerGrimwrath Berzerker
Infantry Auric HearthguardHearthguard BerzerkerVulkite Berzerker
Other Grimhold ExileVulkyn Flameseekers
Beasts Magmadroth
Special Unique Bael-Grimnir on FlamespitterChosen AxesGotrek Gurnisson
Invocations Molten InfernothRunic FyrewallZharrgron Flame-Spiter
Scenery Magmic Battleforge
Deities GrimnirVulcatrix
Duardin AmsaralkaArngardBael-GrimnirBraegromChosen Axes (Fjul-GrimnirMad MaegrimTefk FlamebearerVol Orrukbane) • DhurganDurnir-GrimnirForgunFyrgrimGargum HalfaxeGrumgen-GrimnirGrunhildaHursgar-GrimnirLugashMarag-Or of the Golden EyeRumenar-GrimnirRygorn-GrimnirThorgar-GrimnirUlgathern-GrimnirVargi SornssonVaegorFlamespitterSkarung