Auric Runemaster

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An Auric Runemaster.

Auric Runemasters are the high-priests of the Zharrgrim Priesthood and the lore keepers of the Fyreslayer Lodges. They are essential to the operation of a lodge, as they are runesmiths who forge the Ur-Gold runes that form a central part of Fyreslayer society and religion. Furthermore it is their duty to hammer those runes into the flesh of their kin in the ritual of Grundtogg. They have a crest of orange hair, but unlike other Fyreslayers they don't have moustaches and they wear plaited ringlets on their beards, a mark of their rank within the Zharrgrim Priesthood.[1][2a][2b][3][4][5a]


Thanks to their attunement to the power of their god, Runemasters can sense the presence of Ur-gold from many leagues away, with legend telling that some of them can sense it even in other realms. Because of this power they are often called upon to guide a lodge's mercenary endeavours, hoping that their payment will contain Ur-gold. In battle they seek out hidden Ur-Gold and with a single word they send Fyreslayers into the enemy to harvest the metal.[1][2a][2b][3][4]


The Runic Iron is a tool they use to hammer and carve new runes, that can also be wielded as a weapon. Into battle they carry a burning brazier of their forge-temples tapping into their affinity to fire to give them the command over earth and fire. They can slam this brazier into the ground to awaken slumbering volcanos with a word of power, causing the very battlefield itself to crack and splits, summoning geysers of magma to incinerate and drown their foes. They can also throw Fyresteel Throwing Axes at their enemies. They wear capes made of salamander scales, hung with runes of power, and wear ornate drake-skull battle helms.[1][2a][2b]}}[3][4]




Units Auric Runefather - Auric Runeson - Battlesmith - Doomseeker - Grimwrath Berzerker - Grimhold Exile - Hearthguard (Auric Hearthguard - Hearthguard Berzerker) - Magmadroth - Vulkite Berzerker - Zharrgrim (Auric Flamekeeper - Auric Runemaster - Auric Runesmiter)
Characters Amsaralka - Arngard - Bael-Grimnir - Braegrom - Chosen Axes (Fjul-Grimnir - Mad Maegrim - Tefk Flamebearer - Vol Orrukbane) - Dhurgan - Durnir-Grimnir - Forgun - Fyrgrim - Gargum Halfaxe - Grumgen-Grimnir - Grunhilda - Hursgar-Grimnir - Lugash - Marag-Or of the Golden Eye - Rumenar-Grimnir - Rygorn-Grimnir - Thorgar-Grimnir - Ulgathern-Grimnir - Vargi Sornsson - Vaegor - Flamespitter - Skarung
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