Ta Species in Caelum Prime | World Anvil


Basic Information


  • Sturdy and robust humanoid forms with strong musculature.
  • Broad hands with powerful digits for skilled craftsmanship.
  • Dull, rocky protrusions on the skin for camouflage in mountainous terrain.
  • Enhanced lung capacity for high-altitude living and mine living.

Biological Traits

  • Strong sense of community and collective responsibility.
  • Deeply connected to their craft, often mastering specific skills passed down through generations.

Genetics and Reproduction

  • Sexual reproduction involving two individuals.
  • Gestation period of approximately 12 Human months.
  • Average litter size of one to two offspring.

Growth Rate & Stages

  • Slow early growth with maturity reached around 25 Human years.
  • Stages include infancy, apprenticeship, and adulthood.

Ecology and Habitats

  • Primarily dwellers of high-altitude mountainous regions and in mines.
  • Skilled at building intricate cave dwellings within the mountains.

Dietary Needs and Habits

  • Omnivorous diet, with a focus on minerals and plant life found in mountainous regions.
  • Skilled cultivation of crops adapted to high altitudes.

Biological Cycle

  • Life cycle involves birth, growth, apprenticeship, mastery of craft, and eventual passing.


  • Strong sense of community and collective responsibility.
  • Deeply connected to their craft, often mastering specific skills passed down through generations.

Additional Information

Social Structure

  • Strong hierarchical structure based on craftsmanship mastery.
  • Collective ownership of resources and communal living.

Facial characteristics

  • Broad facial features with rocky protrusions.
  • Prominent, expressive eyes adapted to low light conditions.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

  • Concentrated in mountainous regions.

Average Intelligence

  • Average intelligence with a strong focus on practical and artistic intelligence related to craftsmanship.

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

  • Acute sense of hearing to detect subtle vibrations in the mountain.
  • Limited ability to sense mineral deposits in the earth.

Civilization and Culture

Naming Traditions

  • Given names often reflect qualities, achievements, or roles in the community.

Major Organizations

  • Guilds and organizations based on specific crafts, mining operations, and trade.

Beauty Ideals

  • Admiration for craftsmanship and the artistic expression of practical skills.

Gender Ideals

  • Equal roles in society, with gender not influencing one's craft or position.

Courtship Ideals

  • Based on mutual respect, shared skills, and contributions to the community.

Relationship Ideals

  • Emphasis on collaboration and mutual support.

Average Technological Level

  • Advanced metallurgy and craftsmanship, utilizing minerals from the mountains.

Major Language Groups and Dialects

Common Etiquette Rules

  • Respect for craftsmanship and individual contributions.
  • Formalized rituals for the passing of skills from one generation to the next.

Common Dress Code

  • Practical and durable clothing, often adorned with symbols representing their craft.

Culture and Cultural Heritage

  • Rich oral traditions and storytelling centered around craftsmanship and mountain life.

Common Customs, Traditions and Rituals

  • Annual celebrations of craftsmanship, featuring competitions and skill showcases.

Common Taboos

  • Wastefulness and destruction of mountain resources.


  • Historically engaged in resource extraction and craftsmanship.
  • Faced challenges from external pressures, leading to the fortification of mountain territories.

Historical Figures

  • Master artisans and leaders who played pivotal roles in the community's history.

Common Myths and Legends

  • Legends of master craftsmen who created legendary artifacts.

Interspecies Relations and Assumptions

  • Good trade relations and a good coexistant life with the Kiwta and the Pecou
Scientific Name
Mammalia Sapientia Tadraidae
The Ta are believed to have evolved from a common ancestor adapted to mountainous regions, with a focus on resilience and craftsmanship.
Roughly 120 Human years
Average Height
6 to 7 feet
Average Weight
200 to 300 pounds
Average Physique
Sturdy and muscular builds, well-suited for life in the mountains.
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Earthy tones and rocky patterns for camouflage.
Geographic Distribution
Related Myths
Related Materials

Cover image: by Lady Wynter


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