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Orcs

Orcs are known far and wide for their skill in combat. No matter how civilized or savage, Orc culture values someone based on their phisical capabilities.

Basic Information

Anatomy & Morphology

Orcs are tall and muscular, with green skin and large tusks

Growth Rate & Stages

Orcs grow extremely quickly, they reach their adult size after 12 years, but are extremely skinny, and spend the next few years putting on the muscles orcs are known for.

Additional Information

Social Structure

The social structure of orc cultres tends to be militaristic. The main leader is also the general of the army, and so forth.

Facial characteristics

Orcs tend to have small eyes, large noses and jaws, and tusks. Their hair is usually black

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Orcs are native to Middiadoor, with most of them living on the sothern tip

Average Intelligence

Most orcs lack an education, but all orks have a naturaly enhanced muscle memory.

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

Orcs have eyes that are adapted for seeing in the dark.

Civilization and Culture

Naming Traditions

Orcs last names represent their title, and can change throughout their lives. An orc can have multiple titles, but they only use one as part of their name.   For example, a man might be a foot soldier, earning him the last name Stron, but, as a brand new father, he prefers to go by Pokren.

Major Organizations

Nuorkis, Ocrish peninsula territory.

Beauty Ideals

Orcs value skill in battle above all else, so physical fitness is prime when considering attractiveness. Scars are often also considered attractive.

Gender Ideals

All males are expected to be lethal warriors. Females are expected to be quite dangerous as well, both to protect their family and to be the primary trainer for their children.

Relationship Ideals

Orcs are rarely elligant with words, they prefer relationships where they can be understood without speaking.

Major Language Groups and Dialects

Orkish

Culture and Cultural Heritage

No matter how civilized or Savage, all orc culture centers around one thing, combat.

History

Orcs were created during the second phase of creation. They were placed along the temperate area in the middle of Middiadoor. However, their combat focused societies frequently clashed with nearby kingdoms. Eventually they overun the country of the Gnomes. Afterwards they were attacked by the Dwarves and Elves, who took away the Orc's origional lands.

Common Myths and Legends

In the Orkish language the word Orc translates to war. Thus, when they say "I am an Orc," they are describing the self as a n incarnation of war. Their primary diety is also named Ork.

Interspecies Relations and Assumptions

Because of their war focused culture orcs are mistrusted by most other races.

Scientific Name
Homo Barbus
Lifespan
65 years
Average Height
5ft-7ft
Average Weight
200-300lb
Average Physique
Orcs tend to be tall and muscular.
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
Their skin is green.

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