He came from a long line of esteemed dwarf fighters. Most male GreatHammers served in the Orcbusters a famous brigade of battleragers that avenged Anburg against incursions of orcs and goblins. Overcome with wanderlust and the search for better beer that he left the Orcbusters Brigade, Anburg, and family in order to set off on a quest to find the legendary lost axe of the GreatHammers, Stormcaller Orcbane.
After coming of age Grog was urged by his father Dain to become a Dwarven Defender to protect Anburg. Grog rebelled and pursued his love of beer by becoming a brewmaster. His brews were legendary for their taste, complexity and alcohol content. Unfortunately, Grog had trouble with counting, reading and writing. (He could not balance the ledgers, make payroll, write down recipes or read ingredient lists). Due to these shortcomings he had high employee turnover over and upset customers due to inability to supply a consistent product. He eventually lost his business to the greedy banker Grubby Goldberg.
In order to pay his creditors and learn the skills needed to become an adventurer Grog joined the Dwarven Defenders. Unbeknownst to Grog, his father Dain called in many favors to get him accepted.
Grog turned out to be a thorn in the side of his commander and many others. He was loud, abrasive, and smelly. However, because of his deep love for Anburg and his steadfast loyalty to king and clan, Grog earned his place as a member of the Dwarven Defenders. Grog was known for his eagerness for and love of battle. Legends state he once begged a werewolf to bite him so that he could also become a werewolf presumably making him even fiercer in combat, smellier and hairier to boot.
Eventually, Grog was kicked out of the Dwarven Defenders due to his unruly nature, impulsiveness, and lack of consistency in following orders. His father Dain once again used his influence to get him into the Orcbusters (a brigade of Battleragers that were just as crazy, drunk and smelly as he was). Grog ran with the Orcbusters for over a decade.
Quests to find the legendary lost axe of the GreatHammers, Stormcaller Orcbane.
Grog was known for having never taken a bath. He had an odor so foul that even other Dwarves avoided standing too close to him. In one instance, Marigold Smallburrow the Halfling ranger rubbed his head in a fond manner and ended up with a film of stinking filth on her hand so foul that her wolf urinated on himself when she tried to pet him.
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Shazam (Riding Goat)
Shazam (Riding Pony) (AC: 13(+1 Dex, +2 Natural) HP:11 AT: 2 Hooves (+2 Melee) d20+2 DMG:d3+1 Melee d3+1 Speed:40' Save:Fort +4, Ref +4, Will +0 Init:+1(Dex) Size:Medium AL:N HD:2d8+2 CR:1/4)
Abilities: Str:13 Dex:13 Con:12 Int:2 Wis:11 Cha:4
Skills: Listen +5, Spot +5
Cannot fight while carrying a rider.
Light Load: up to 75 lbs., Medium Load: up to 150 lbs., Heavy Load: up to 225 lbs., drag up to 1125 lbs.
Grog, Son of Dain, Son of Gord, Son of Slob VI
Mother: Drusilla (aunt of Mal Dor-Nae )
Brothers: Dreg, Kart, Tang
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