Like gearforged, the darakhul were once members of other races. However, they live on not as mechanical embodiments, but as undead akin to ghouls, retaining the power of speech and having carved out an underground empire, which has now emerged as an ally of Morgau and a power in the Dark Kingdoms. They are powerful warriors, sleepless and cruel, capable of marching days without rest and fighting at full strength.
At the same time, they are hated and feared everywhere, and all good people turn against them, for they feed on the ﬂesh of the living. Within their evil society, each darakhul strives only for itself, and obeys its superiors out of fear and hatred. Their dark gods give them strength, but their own biter, undying hearts keep them far too petty and small to achieve more than war and conquest. See chapter 3 for more about the strange realm of the darakhul.