Welcome to Grand Drakedef!

Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 181
  • Children: 37.57% (68)
  • Elderly: 6.08% (11)

Racial Breakdown

  • 106 lizardfolk (58.5%)
  • 44 mindflayer (24.3%)
  • 20 orc (11%)
  • 4 lycanthrope (2.2%)
  • 4 ogre (2.2%)
  • 2 hobgoblin (1.1%)
  • 1 other (0.5%)


  • 3 Districts
  • 2 Businesses
  • 2 Specialists
  • 24 Residences

Summary [-]

Grand Drakedef is a hamlet in the Umbbor Province with a monster population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest hamlet is sparsely populated (279/sq km), covers 0.65 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 909 meters.

Climate [-]

Grand Drakedef has a Moist Continental climate, which is characterized by warm to cool summers and cold winters with severe snow storms, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are mild and the temperature is generally freezing with minor variation. Precipitation is strong, and the sky is clear.

Astronomy [-]

Grand Drakedef sees a single star overhead: Nak, an average white star. Grand Drakedef also has a triple moon: Deitatheus, an average rusty red moon; Promebos, an average light blue moon; and Sporo, an average briliant silver moon. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: a tiny galaxy that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

No walls currently surround the city.

Streets [-]

There are 6 roads leading to Grand Drakedef; 4 roads are major. The city is lined with filthy cobblestone streets in an irregular pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, poor, and trade.

Government [-]

Grand Drakedef is governed through a dictatorship, where the ruler or small clique wield absolute power (not restricted by a constitution or laws). The government as a whole is seen as horribly inefficient. Officials in Grand Drakedef are often seen as honorable and the policies are honored. The political influence of Grand Drakedef in the region is receding due to racial tensions. In times of crisis, the population flees for the hills.

Leader [-]

Grand Drakedef is ruled by Captain Elgoldly Bandahand. The Captain has been in power for several decades and is ridiculed by the people. There is open opposition to the Captain and policies. The right to rule was granted by constitution, and that power is maintained by strict laws and incorruptible guards.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a city watch, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by a kangaroo court, with a common punishment being stoning.

Crime [-]

Crime is unusual. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 0.55% of the population (1 adult).

Military [-]

Grand Drakedef has a neutral attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 24 citizens (13.75%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 12 (7%). Of the active duty military, 0 (4%) are special forces. Due to their neutral attitude and lack of defensible wall, Grand Drakedef is inadequately fortified. Grand Drakedef fighters are praised for their use of daggers in battle. They are respected for their hoarde tactics and are considered badly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Grand Drakedef is currently steadfast.

Resources [-]

Grand Drakedef is known for the following resources:

  • Unlimited carnivorous caterpillar nests that are avoided by vampires.
  • A blessed tower inhabited by wild scorpions that are visited frequently by unicorns. Yap said rumors tell of a stash of saphires buried near there.
  • Tame woodpecker descents that are visited frequently by zombies.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Long ago, the villagers of Big Blockrard Bluff lived in harmony. Things were always nice, but one day Khalssen se S'heral the devil took a hostage and demanded a ransom. The villagers tried to stop the devil, but failed miserably. Along came Kyrris Stoneis the minotaur, who was an expert bowman. Kyrris had the thought to slay the devil by causing a distraction while others struck. When Kyrris Stoneis faced the devil, Kyrris Stoneis killed the devil and was killed in the process.
  • Long, long ago in a city far, far away, the constable of Galeswell Town lived in peace. Things were good, but one day an evil spirit named Yop slayed a local hero. The constable tried to stop the spirit, but didn't get close. Along came Barkon Bittershoulder the deep dwarf, who was a skilled storyteller. Barkon had a plan to trick the spirit by using magic to banish it. When Barkon Bittershoulder faced the spirit, Barkon Bittershoulder killed the spirit.

Events [-]

Grand Drakedef is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Need a change of pace? Missing ring of Cerobleh. We suspect homuncului are the culprit. Opportunity to earn a title. Must be a quick learner. Contact Dagan Boarsnout to learn more.
  • I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. Reward is a secret. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Ninina Gyroblast.
  • Sorcerer seeks apprentice. Will reward you with a land deed. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Contact S'hoorzin seh Khalzor.
  • Needed: Want to earn some quick coin? Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. May include some hazards. Reward is a secret. Contact Borgin Dulldoor.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather medical supplies due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Will owe you a huge favor. Length of job expected to be short. Contact Thzzrall to learn more.
  • non-lethal poison tester wanted. Reward is a secret. Contact Mickes Marcroft.
  • I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. Reward available. Contact Khasosh Mokripper.

People [-]

The people in Grand Drakedef accept outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Jo Rosenstone is a female lycanthrope who is known in the neighborhood as being a reasonably skilled butcher. She appears prejudiced.
  • Yerzin ahn S'herzin is a male lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled mason. He appears trusting.
  • Drunash Bonesnapper is a male orc who is known in the region as being a decent tanner. He appears pacifistic.
  • Dok Rockmane is a female ogre who is known in the world as being a decent miller. She appears apologetic.
  • Dzuok Bladestomach is a male hobgoblin who is known in the world as being a laughably skilled jeweler. He appears helpful.
  • Khalzin ahn Khalssen is a female lizardfolk who is known in the city as being a reasonably skilled cooper. She appears violent.
  • Dubal Oxsnout is a male ogre who is known in the neighborhood as being a laughably skilled priest. He appears patriotic.
  • Daves Marne is a male lycanthrope who is known in the world as being a laughably skilled grocer. He appears helpful.
  • Ilixrrl is a male mindflayer who is known in the world as being a reasonably skilled good samaritan. He appears nervous.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Gaetlas Spiritwaker, a melancholy male half-elf. He is a commoner who is following rediscovered ancient lore.
  • Dav MacHarerton, a smug male lycanthrope. He is a ranger who is finding work as a healer.
  • Vesster, a cowed female mindflayer. She is a wizard who is here to buy slaves.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Grand Drakedef:

  • The Frosted Halflings Shop [+]
  • The Drifting Days Arena [+]
  • The Grumbling Cat Inc. [+]
  • The Fawning Badger Inc. [+]
  • The Lascivious Giant Inc. [+]
  • The Gelded Turkey Middle School [+]
  • The Ruby Axe Chop House [+]
  • The Whistling Maiden Inc. [+]
  • The Wiley Rock Shoppe [+]