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Yugoloth Lore

Shade

Monster Junkie
I believe BOZ started a similar thread around the same time as his excellent Demonic Lore threads, but it appears to have been lost in the crash.

This is an attempt to gather all information on yugoloths, both for our own enjoyment and for the authors of a possible (hopeful!) Fiendish Codex III.

Feel free to add to this! Any reference to yugoloths, their home planes, fortresses, magic items associated with, etc. are all desired.

3E/3.5 Yugoloths and Where to Find Them:

  • Arcanaloth (MMII)
  • Canoloth (MotP, MMIII)
  • Echinoloth (Stormwrack)
  • Marraenoloth (MMII)
  • Mezzoloth (MotP, MMIII)
  • Mycaloth (MotP, MMIII)
  • Piscoloth (FF)
  • Skeroloth (FF)
  • Ultroloth (MotP, MMIII)
  • Yagnoloth (MMII)

Battleloths (Dragon Magazine #306):

  • Arrow
  • Axe
  • Crossbow
  • Pick
  • Spiked Chain
  • Sword

Unupdated Yugoloths and Where to Find Them:

  • Baernaloth (Planes of Conflict)
  • Dergholoth (1E Monster Manual 2, Planescape Monstrous Compendium I)
  • Gacholoth (Dungeon Magazine #49 and Monstrous Compendium Annual 4)
  • Hydroloth (1E Monster Manual 2, Planescape Monstrous Compendium I)
  • Guardian Yugoloths (least, lesser, greater)(1E Fiend Folio, 2E Monstrous Manual.)

Altraloths:

  • Anthraxus - former Oinoloth (1E MMII)
  • Bubonix - self titled overlord of Carceri, and lord of the Tower of Incarnate Pain (Dragon Annual 2)
  • Charon/Cerlix - ferryman of the River Styx, overlord of the Marraenoloths (1E MMII)
  • Cholerix - aide and leutenant to Bubonix (Dragon Annual 2)
  • Diptherius - name-dropped in first edition MMII
  • Taba - the perfect shapeshifter and infiltrator (Dragon Annual 2)
  • Typhus - a 12-foot-tall misshapen, hunch-backed mezzoloth with a limp, he wields the Sword of Carceri (Dragon Annual 2)
  • Xengara the Fallen - appears as a solar with an expression of utter despair on a haggard face (Dragon Annual 2)
  • Other members of The Diseased Eight, appearing in Gary Gygax's Gord the Rogue books (not official, but worth mentioning)

Baernaloths:
  • Apomps the Triple Aspected - creator of the demodands/gehreleths
  • Daru Ib Shamiq (Hellbound, "Squaring the Circle") - able to grant greater teleport to any creature, corrupted a solar named Maeldur Et Kavurik
  • The Demented - A group of the Baern known to council the General of Gehenna and perhaps the Oinoloth as well.

Other Unique Yugoloth "Lords":

  • The General of Gehenna - mysterious master of the yugoloth race, rules from the Crawling City (3E MotP)
  • Helekanalaith - Keeper of the Tower Arcane
  • Larsdana Ap Neut - designed the Tower Arcane, modeled it after certain architectural elements of Sigil, and created the racial memory archive that is pooled from all of her caste of yugoloths, and which any of them in good standing can access from anywhere on the planes (possibly former Keeper of the Tower Arcane)(Planes of Conflict)
  • Mydianchlarus - current Oinoloth (3E MotP)

Other Unique Yugoloths:

  • A'kin - arcanaloth who runs a magic shop called "The Friendly Fiend" in Sigil's Lower Ward
  • Shemeshka the Marauder - "information broker" in Sigil

Related Creatures:

  • Slasrath (FF)
  • A 'Yugoloth Ghost' appears in the module 'Squaring the Circle' from 'Hellbound: The Blood War'. It was, for all intents and purposes, a ghost yugoloth, outside of the fact that undead fiends are generally just not possible to have, it was unique in that despite its status it had no link to the ethereal or negative energy planes.

Notable 'loth Locations:

  • The Crawling City - mobile fortress of the General of Gehenna; has never entered the Blood War, and prophecies suggest that should it ever do so, the Blood War will finally reach a decisive conclusion in an apocalyptic final battle (3E MotP)
  • Khin-Oin the Wasting Tower - holds the Siege Malicious, seat of the Oinoloth (3E MotP)
  • Tower Arcane - holds the history of the yugoloths (3E MotP)
  • Tower of Incarnate Pain - unfinished, would be the third great Yugoloth tower. The tower is constructed a millions of living petitioners grafted together like writhing, screaming bricks, and the tower itself is intended to be a living creature in many respects. The center of it, something known as the Reflective Chasm, taps directly into the essence of Carceri, while the top of the Tower, known as the Crown of Agony, will eventually be wrapped in the prepared, flayed skin of a dead or sacrificed deity. The tower is nominally operated by the Altraloth Bubonix.
  • Loadstones of Misery - incredibly ancient artifacts, one of them on each layer of the Gray Waste, covered in script in the Baernaloth language, that appear to be siphoning off and collecting the faith, emotions, and spiritual energies drained by the entire Gray Waste. [I have fun with these in my own work]
  • City of Center - the 'loths have some sort of bizarre presence here, linked to Dandy Will, lord of the city and a tiefling of 'loth heritage.

Yugoloth-related Magic Items and Special Materials:

  • Gehennan Morghuth-Iron (Arms and Equipment Guide)
  • Pain Pit (minor artifact)(BoVD)
 
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BOZ

Creature Cataloguer
hey cool, good call! :)

i'll try to contribute later when i have more time.
 

Pants

First Post
Shade said:
Battleloths (Dragon Magazine #306):

  • Arrow
  • Axe
  • Crossbow
  • Pick
  • Spiked Chain
  • Sword
Ugh, I would pay to not see these in the (hopefully) upcoming 'loth book. Such a boring idea.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Shade said:
Unupdated Yugoloths and Where to Find Them:

  • Baernaloth (Planes of Conflict)
  • Dergholoth (1E Monster Manual 2)
  • Gacholoth (Dungeon Magazine #49 and Monstrous Compendium Annual 4)
  • Hydroloth (1E Monster Manual 2)
  • Guardian Yugoloths (least, lesser, greater)(1E Fiend Folio, 2E Monstrous Manual.)
The Hydroloth and Dergholoth also appear in the Planescape Monstrous Compendium I, in greater detail than the 1e source.

A 'Yugoloth Ghost' appears in the module 'Squaring the Circle' from 'Hellbound: The Blood War'. It was, for all intents and purposes, a ghost yugoloth, outside of the fact that undead fiends are generally just not possible to have, it was unique in that despite its status it had no link to the ethereal or negative energy planes.


Baernaloths:
  • Apomps the Triple Aspected - creator of the demodands/gehreleths
  • Daru Ib Shamiq (Hellbound, "Squaring the Circle") - able to grant greater teleport to any creature, corrupted a solar named Maeldur Et Kavurik
  • The Demented - A group of the Baern known to council the General of Gehenna and perhaps the Oinoloth as well.
I'll point out here that with respect to the Baernaloths, and specifically The Demented, be careful about the lore on them. A nice little fraction of what sometimes gets mentioned about them on the 'net doesn't come from the original material, but rather from a lot of the stuff that I've written about them in various places (Baernaloth cycle stories, my Storyhour, a story I had in a recent issue of 'Knowledge Arcana' over on Wizards, etc).

Of note, Daru Ib Shamiq was never specifically named as a member of the Demented. That's a link that I've promoted in one of my stories (a rather darker retelling of the events of Squaring the Circle).

The Demented are said to council the General of Gehenna, the Oinoloth, and the most powerful Ultroloths (and presumably politically relevant Altraloths).

Other Unique Yugoloth "Lords":

  • The General of Gehenna - mysterious master of the yugoloth race, rules from the Crawling City
  • Helekanalaith - Keeper of the Tower Arcane
  • Larsdana Ap Neut - former Keeper of the Tower Arcane
  • Mydianchlarus - current Oinoloth
It's worth noting here that Helekanalaith appears in the lore as a quotation in Planes of Conflict attributed to him. I'm here at work, and paraphrasing: "A burning star falling from the void, or a petitioner on fire. It matters not, both are beautiful to me." - Helekanalith, Keeper of the Tower Arcane.

Attributing 'Keeper' as lord of the tower arcane is possibly my invention, but it's a reasonable inference from the text regardless. Otherwise, he doesn't appear anywhere else. So anything else on the net you might find is, with fair chance, descended from some of my stuff.

Likewise with Larsdana Ap Neut, she appears in a few sentences in either Planes of Conflict or Faces of Evil, stating that she designed the Tower Arcane, modeled it after certain architectural elements of Sigil, and created the racial memory archive that is pooled from all of her caste of yugoloths, and which any of them in good standing can access from anywhere on the planes. Her fate is never mentioned, though I've developed her history considerably in my own stuff, as well as personality, appearance, etc.

Other Unique Yugoloths:

  • A'kin - arcanaloth who runs a magic shop called "The Friendly Fiend" in Sigil's Lower Ward
  • Shemeshka the Marauder - "information broker" in Sigil
We had a huge long list on Planewalker a while back that Rip, myself, and others put together listing all of the 'loths, named or not, that have appeared in various books. I'll find that tonight.

Off the top of my head though, there's Duke Dyavin B'wee, a thin, white furred arcanaloth who supplies A'kin with information from back in Gehenna, in turn receiving information from the Friendly Fiend himself. [From 'Hellbound: The Blood War]

Tons of others... but I'll wait till I get home to actually write them down with proper spelling, and sources, etc.

Notable 'loth Locations:

  • The Crawling City - mobile fortress of the General of Gehenna; has never entered the Blood War, and prophecies suggest that should it ever do so, the Blood War will finally reach a decisive conclusion in an apocalyptic final battle (3E MotP)
  • Khin-Oin the Wasting Tower - holds the Siege Malicious, seat of the Oinoloth (3E MotP)
  • Tower Arcane - holds the history of the yugoloths (3E MotP)
Tower of Incarnate Pain - unfinished, would be the third great Yugoloth tower. The tower is constructed a millions of living petitioners grafted together like writhing, screaming bricks, and the tower itself is intended to be a living creature in many respects. The center of it, something known as the Reflective Chasm, taps directly into the essence of Carceri, while the top of the Tower, known as the Crown of Agony, will eventually be wrapped in the prepared, flayed skin of a dead or sacrificed deity. The tower is nominally operated by the Altraloth Bubonix.

Loadstones of Misery - incredibly ancient artifacts, one of them on each layer of the Gray Waste, covered in script in the Baernaloth language, that appear to be siphoning off and collecting the faith, emotions, and spiritual energies drained by the entire Gray Waste. [I have fun with these in my own work]

City of Center - the 'loths have some sort of bizarre presence here, linked to Dandy Will, lord of the city and a tiefling of 'loth heritage.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Pants said:
Ugh, I would pay to not see these in the (hopefully) upcoming 'loth book. Such a boring idea.
*shrug* I wouldn't have made them yugoloths. At most I'd have made them yugoloth constructs, similar to Guardian Yugoloths. The idea still has use, but I wouldn't use them directly as written perhaps.
 

saucercrab

Explorer
Wasn't there some type of yugoloth lord/ruler in an FR novel? What I'm thinking of was in one of the War of the Spiderqueen books. Don't remember & don't have the book handy.
 

Shade

Monster Junkie
saucercrab said:
Wasn't there some type of yugoloth lord/ruler in an FR novel? What I'm thinking of was in one of the War of the Spiderqueen books. Don't remember & don't have the book handy.
There are the nycaloths that led the attack on Myth Drannor, but I'm forgetting their names at the moment.
 

Shade

Monster Junkie
Shemeska said:
The Hydroloth and Dergholoth also appear in the Planescape Monstrous Compendium I, in greater detail than the 1e source.
Yeah, I was just listing the first source for the unupdated thus far, but planned to go back and add the other sources. Thanks!

Shemeska said:
A 'Yugoloth Ghost' appears in the module 'Squaring the Circle' from 'Hellbound: The Blood War'. It was, for all intents and purposes, a ghost yugoloth, outside of the fact that undead fiends are generally just not possible to have, it was unique in that despite its status it had no link to the ethereal or negative energy planes.
Didn't Daru Ib Shamiq exist as a sort of ghost at one point as well? (Perhaps I'm confusing him with one of the other baerns...or something else entirely)


Shemeska said:
I'll point out here that with respect to the Baernaloths, and specifically The Demented, be careful about the lore on them. A nice little fraction of what sometimes gets mentioned about them on the 'net doesn't come from the original material, but rather from a lot of the stuff that I've written about them in various places (Baernaloth cycle stories, my Storyhour, a story I had in a recent issue of 'Knowledge Arcana' over on Wizards, etc).
Shemeska said:
Attributing 'Keeper' as lord of the tower arcane is possibly my invention, but it's a reasonable inference from the text regardless. Otherwise, he doesn't appear anywhere else. So anything else on the net you might find is, with fair chance, descended from some of my stuff.
You are rather prolific on the subject. ;)

I'll make the necessary changes.

Shemeska said:
We had a huge long list on Planewalker a while back that Rip, myself, and others put together listing all of the 'loths, named or not, that have appeared in various books. I'll find that tonight.
Excellent! :cool:

Shemeska said:
Tower of Incarnate Pain.
D'oh! How'd I miss that? :heh:
 


Shemeska

Adventurer
saucercrab said:
Wasn't there some type of yugoloth lord/ruler in an FR novel? What I'm thinking of was in one of the War of the Spiderqueen books. Don't remember & don't have the book handy.
Malkazid, but he's not a yugoloth. He was originally a CG aasimon (angel) in service to the Seldarine. He fell to LE, rose through the ranks of Baator and in the process was metaphysically refined, becoming a Baatezu (in the fashion of Baalzebul). Eventually he was on the losing side of politics and ended up being exiled, supposedly then carving out a fiefdom for himself among the yugoloths of the Barrens of Doom and Despair (a warped version of the Gray Waste in bizarro FR's 3e cosmology).

He might rule over, or more likely purchase the loyalty of, a bunch of yugoloths, but -he is not a yugoloth-. The 'loths are obsessed with purity, and they don't recruit into their ranks, either from petitioners, and certainly not from fallen celestials who couldn't make the cut with the Baatezu. While Malkazid is an interesting character, he shouldn't be considered a yugoloth lord (since not being a yugoloth precludes this).

I tend to assume that he purchases loyalty of 'loths as mercenaries, or 'loths that are themselves outcasts from the normal yugoloth heirarchy. Or, Malkazid might be holding a position not unlike an overgrown Yagnoloth: one of nominal political power over a minor fiefdom, but being relatively impotent except to carry out the whims of the Ultroloths that are calling the shots, with or without him being aware of it.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Here's a link to the original thread over on Planewalker.

Reposted here (I'm leaving out material from Gygax's later books, because they don't mesh with how the 'loths developed after 1e, and aren't relevant to any potential FC:III for that, and legal reasons.) After I've had dinner I'll strip out the 'loths that don't actually appear in canon.

Planewalker thread on 'loths said:
Name: A'kin
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: The Friendly Fiend
Desc: Head of a fanged jackal. Wide, white strip of fur partially encircling his golden eyes like a bandit's mask. Six golden hoop earrings in his ears. Hair pulled into multiple tiny tufts, held together by golden bands. Clean, sandy brown fur. Wears a robe speckled with teal, gold, and black. Low, raspy voice.
Operates: "The Friendly Fiend", a magic item shop in Sigil
Source: Uncaged: Faces of Sigil

Name: Duke Dyavin B'Wee
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: Dyavin
Desc: Thin, almost skeletal, covered in stiff white fur.
Operates: Dyavin is a record-keeper in the Tower Arcane in Gehenna. His title "Duke" probably indicates he's quite a high-up there. He's also an ally of A'kin, helping the Friendly Fiend procure documents and bits of chant in exchange for favors.
Source: Hellbound: The Blood War

Name: M'trenz Ro
Species: Ultroloth
Alias: M'trenz
Desc: Faceless, eyes like fire-opals.
Operates: Wanders the Outlands, claiming to be on the run from his race. Often hires mortal pawns for missions to the Lower Planes.
Source: Hellbound: The Blood War

Name: Krell
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: none
Desc: Wolf-headed, so gaunt her ribs visibly show through her skin. Her cape is in tatters, her brown fur is mangy, and her eyes are red from weeping. She stinks of urine and arcanaloth-poo.
Operates: From a cave in Colothys in Carceri, where she fled after being stripped of her rank and power due to political disagreements with a higher-ranking arcanaloth. May ultimately turn to good in desperation, but will become evil again if she gets her power back.
Source: Well of Worlds

Name: Shemeshka the Marauder
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: King of the Cross-Trade
Desc: Face like a groomed fox from the fields of Arcadia. Her spotless coppery fur is soft and tangle-free, and thin white streaks fan out from the end of her snout to the edges of her face. She's never without her spidery razorvine headdress, and would not be caught dead without her garish beads, jewelry, bracelets, ring, or regal robe.
Operates: The Fortune's Wheel, an opulent gambling bar in The Lady's Ward where the rich and powerful conduct secretive dealings.
Source: Uncaged: Faces of Sigil

Name: The General of Gehenna
Species: Ultroloth? (probably)
Alias: unknown
Desc: unknown
Operates: The Crawling City in Gehenna. Controls the entire yugoloth race. Puppetmaster of the Blood War.
Source: Planescape Monstrous Compendium, Hellbound: The Blood War, Faces of Evil: The Fiends, 3rd edition Manual of the Planes

Name: unknown
Species: Ultroloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: Bald, fire-opal eyes
Operates: Is an observer of the Blood War roaming the Field of Nettles in the Gray Waste. If the PCs don't bother it, it won't bother them.
Source: Hellbound: The Blood War

Name: unknown
Species: Ultroloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: Motionless, its spare frame covered by a voluminous black cloak. Ebony eyes. Voice like the buzzing of strange bees in a hive or the crash of acidic waves on a sulfurous shore.
Operates: In a cavern in the Outlands or a house in Hopeless, angered by arms shipments from the Upper Planes. Wants the celestials to keep their noses out of the Blood War.
Source: Hellbound: The Blood War

Name: unknown
Species: Ultroloth
Alias: Crassag's Master
Desc: Its form melds to its throne like clay, its smooth, supple hands caressing the arms of the rough stone seat. Piercing, fiery white eyes. Capable of agile leaps.
Operates: A cavern made from the living, agonized bodies of yugoloths of every type. It sits on an animate throne.
Source: Hellbound: The Blood War


Name: Anthraxus
Species: Altraloth (former ultroloth)
Alias: The Diseased
Desc: 10' tall man in a rotting gray suit and cape, ram's head grossly deformed by disease. Foamy spittle drips constantly from his mouth, and the matted wool on his body pulls away from his skin in handfuls. Anthraxus' skin is covered with festering boils which continually burst spraying out foul yellow pus while peeling Anthraxus' skin away from the fleshy tissue underneath.
Operates. Former Oinoloth (preceding Mydianchlarus). He wanders between numerous hidden keeps and safehouses throughout the Lower Planes filled with magical items and money. He uses these riches to finance the obsessive schemes that bring him ever closer to reclaiming Khin-Oin.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Mydianchlarus
Species: Ultroloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: Faceless humanoid with large eyes that resemble fire-opals. Dark gray skin and flowing cloak. Unlike every other Oinoloth, the power of the Siege Malicious has left no marks on the face of Mydianchlarus; it is as smooth and unsullied as it was when he first became an ultroloth. Only three physical changes are known: his footprints are bloody; the hem of his robe is red and dripping even in the gloom of the Waste; a trail of blood follows him wherever he goes. This, for Mydianchlarus, is curse enough; his cherished anonymity is now gone forever.
Operates: From the Wasting Tower of Khin-Oin in the Gray Waste, where he rules as the current Oinoloth. Chant is that he made Anthraxus give up his post by whispering a single secret in his ear.
Source: Faces of Evil: The Fiends, Description by Rip

Name: Bubonix
Species: Altraloth (former arcanaloth)
Alias: Overlord of Carceri
Desc: 12' tall hideous humanoid covered in putrid black lumpy sores. His body exudes the stench of decayed, rotting flesh. Bubonix always wears a military uniform of the purest white, which is somehow not stained from the constant flow of blackest pus oozing from his sores.
Operates: Patiently camped outside the still-under-construction Tower of Incarnate Pain in Carceri. Bubonix sees himself as eventually becoming the self-styled counterpart of the General of Gehenna.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Cholerix
Species: Altraloth (former nycaloth)
Alias: unknown
Desc: A dehydrated nycaloth stands, its wings withered into vestigial limbs, its face nothing more than a skull with sickly jaundiced, faintly green tinged skin stretched over it. Dressed in a deep red robe that hurts the eyes while in the Waste, the altraloth is decked in gold and jewels. Though you cannot explain why, you know this being is female. The stench of urea and vomit surround her, though her emaciated body seems paradoxically sterile. This is the form of Cholerix, an altraloth whose only seeming ambition is to serve Bubonix in return for wealth unending.
Operates: Oversees the yugoloth army camped outside the still-under-construction Tower of Incarnate Pain in Carceri and personally meets with tanar'ri lords to forge mercenary contracts on behalf of Bubonix.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2, sciborg from the Wizards boards (who I stole the description from)

Name: Xengahra
Species: Altraloth
Alias: Death-Bringer, the Fallen One
Desc: Were it not for the expression of utter despair that hangs upon this altraloth's haggard face, a blood might believe herself in the presence of a true solar, the most powerful of aasimon.
Operates: As an outcast, Xengahra has taken to roaming the Outlands these past few centuries. He drains away life from even the heartiest of celestials. He is the literal embodiment of hopelessness.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Cerlic
Species: Altraloth
Alias: Charon, the Stygian Boatman, the Ferryman
Desc: He appears as a large, skeletal marraenoloth standing just 7' tall with bright green eyes that glow malevolently.
Operates: A stronghold on the Astral Plane built entirely of black ice. Cerlic is lord and defender of all the marraenoloths.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Typhus
Species: Altraloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: A 12' tall misshapen yugoloth looking much like a hunch-backed mezzoloth with a limp. Beings within 10' of him catch a terrible fever.
Operates: One of the greatest combat minds in the planes, Typhus unfortunately has a serious lack of wisdom. He commands a rag-tag mercenary army called the Infernal Front, composed of outcast baatezu, tanar'ri, tieflings, humans, slaadi, and a handful of rogue modrons. He is a rival to both the General of Gehenna and Bubonix, and plans to end the Blood War.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Taba
Species: Altraloth
Alias: Myriad
Desc: Taba is seen in any number of forms, most often female. She speaks all lower planar tongues with no accent and can radiate any evil alignment she chooses.
Operates: Taba's the ultimate master spy and thief, with the ability to take the shape of any fiend. With this ability, she is easily able to slip into and out of the depths of any of the Lower Planes without notice. Her approach to infiltration and espionage is practically foolproof. Rest assured, Taba will get you in. This altraloth never fails. Only the night hags know how to contact her.
Source: Dragon Magazine Annual #2

Name: Helekanalaith
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: The Keeper of the Tower Arcane
Desc: He grinned ruefully and flicked the tip of one chocolate brown ear, a bit of cinder blown by the wind having struck it and smoldered. Larsdana looked at the younger Arcanaloth as hovered inches suspended over a lump of basalt, his scarlet and golden robes dangling below him, blowing softly in the wind.
Operates: Helekanalaith is in charge of the Tower of the Arcanaloths in Chamada, Gehenna's second volcano. The Tower is one of only two and a half great towers that the yugoloths control; it is one of the great sources of new mezzoloths and one of the most important sites in all 'lothdom. Helekanalaith is sadistic and ambitious. He imprisoned his mentor and former lover, Larsdana ap Nuet, in a soul gem.
Source: Planes of Conflict, Todd Stewart (Shemmy)

Name: Larsdana ap Nuet
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: Architect of the Tower Arcane
Desc: A slender, almost anemically thin arcanaloth with a coat of light tan and grayish fur and a shoulder length mane of brilliant scarlet hair, blending to raven black at the tips. She smiled, baring fangs. She turned, her cobalt robes swirling in the air. She has violet eyes.
Operates: She built the Tower Arcane as a focal point for the arcanaloths' power. Helekanalaith was her apprentice, and her lover, and the cause of her ruin.
Source: Planes of Conflict, Todd Stewart (Shemmy)

Name: Ailanreanter
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: unknown
Operates: Ailanreanter claims the yugoloths seek only good; it's just that their definition of "good" is different from most. He or she enjoys messing with peoples' heads.
Source: Planes of Conflict

Name: Alcain Fem'at
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: Golden fur.
Operates: Alcain Fem'at is a contact of Enkillo the Sly, a tiefling expert on fiends. He claims that yugoloths are simply merchants, not the puppetmasters many claim they are. Alcain has a nycoloth assistant, and is probably a liar. But then, he knows you know that.
Source: Faces of Evil: The Fiends

Name: Incarus
Species: Yagnoloth
Desc: A large, horrible creature with two unequal arms, one man-sized and the other giant-sized. Incarus has scaly red skin, bulky muscles, and a horrid, skull-like head with wing-like ears.
Operates: Dwelling deep beneath Sigil's streets, Incarus is a scheming yugoloth who watches over and occasionally manipulates events in the City of Doors. He communicates with Ely Cromlich of the Doomguard through an artifact called the Nightmare Shaft. He hopes to conquer Sigil with an army of fiends.
Source: Faction War


Name: Nisviim
Species: Arcanaloth
Alias: The Oinoloths' Right Hand
Desc: Jackal-headed
Operates: Nisviim was bound by his true name to the service of Anthraxus long ago, becoming the altraloth's most trusted servant and ultimately the seneschal of the Wasting Tower. When Anthraxus abandoned his throne in Khin-Oin, he took no servants with him, not even Nisviim. As a result, the arcanaloth continues in the role Anthraxus chose for him, serving Mydianchlarus as he once served his predecessor. However, Nisviim is not bound to Mydianchlarus as he is to Anthraxus, so his loyalty is more to Khin-Oin itself than to the Oinoloth. Nisviim also fears Anthraxus' return, and thus will do nothing against his former lord's interest.
Source: Paul Kemp (converted to the Great Wheel cosmology by Rip)

Name: Daerith
Species: Nycaloth
Alias: unknown
Desc: unknown
Operates: Tried to enter the palace of Malsheem unannounced; was torn apart by pit fiends. According to the rules in force at the time, Daerith should have eventually regenerated in Hades or Gehenna.
Source: Dragon #76 (Ed Greenwood)
 
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Shemeska

Adventurer
Question for you Shade, since this is your thread:

I assume you want to keep this only with 'loths that have appeared in published material, rather than fan sources? Otherwise I've got a ton of links to drop... ;)
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Shade said:
Didn't Daru Ib Shamiq exist as a sort of ghost at one point as well? (Perhaps I'm confusing him with one of the other baerns...or something else entirely)
No, he appears in the module as a sickly, but wholly corporeal being. He had that 'ghost yugoloth' tethered to a fake tomb in the rubble of Daubei's Obscure Woe, a villa in the gatetown of Torch which contained the portal to his domain in Gehenna. He also had a (greater) guardian yugoloth stationed on the interior of the house, just before the bound space of the portal.


D'oh! How'd I miss that? :heh:
Please report for twelve days of pointless misery in the Reflective Chasm immediately. Do not pass Go. Do not collect 200 larvae. ;)
 

Sammael

Adventurer
The Trio Nefarious: Aulmpiter, Gaulguth, Malimshaer (advanced nycaloths), who led the Army of Darkness and orchestrated Myth Drannor's fall. They appear in various FR sourcebooks, but are most prominently featured in the Arcane Age adventure The Fall of Myth Drannor.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Here's some obscure ones I'll chip in with. They may or may not be relevant, considering the source:

- Darktome the Arcanaloth [Blood War trading card game, warlord/uncommon]

- Vadarther the Ultroloth [Blood War trading card game, warlord/common]
 

saucercrab

Explorer
Shemeska said:
Malkazid, but he's not a yugoloth.
Nope, not him. I said FR novel. ;)

And I found it.

Inthracis appears in Resurrection, War of the Spiderqueen Book VI (I don't think it appears earlier in the series). It's a (seemingly) very powerful ultroloth, skilled in necromancy, that rules Corpsehaven, a realm/desmesne on Calaas (the largest volcano), in the Blood Rift.

The book also mentions Kexxon the Oinoloth, Archgeneral of the Blood Rift (its fort is called the Steel Keep), & Bubonis & its Obsidian Tower. Bubonis is mentioned as the ultroloth immediately below Inthracis in the Blood Rift's ultroloth hierarchy.

Use it how you will.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
It's from bizarro world, but we'll add it anyways :)

saucercrab said:
Nope, not him. I said FR novel. ;)
He was in the Last Mythal trilogy of FR novels ;)


Inthracis appears in Resurrection, War of the Spiderqueen Book VI (I don't think it appears earlier in the series). It's a (seemingly) very powerful ultroloth, skilled in necromancy, that rules Corpsehaven, a realm/desmesne on Calaas (the largest volcano), in the Blood Rift.

The book also mentions Kexxon the Oinoloth, Archgeneral of the Blood Rift (its fort is called the Steel Keep), & Bubonis & its Obsidian Tower. Bubonis is mentioned as the ultroloth immediately below Inthracis in the Blood Rift's ultroloth hierarchy.

Use it how you will.
*chuckle*

It's pastiche. Or homage. Depending on your point of view I suppose.


Great Wheel / Bizarro World

Anthraxus / Inthacis
Khalas / Calaas
Bubonix / Bubonis
 

RichGreen

Explorer
Hi,

Another infamous yugoloth is the arcanaloth Yrkhetep, vassal of Anthraxus, who appears as the main villain in the early FR 1e adventure I14 Swords of the Iron Legion.

Most of the adventures in the module take place in the Vilhon Reach area, but the last one (The Final Battle: The Infinity Train) is set in Oinos in the Gray Waste and describes two locations -- the Black Bridge and the Domain of Yrkhetep. Anthraxus makes an appearance at the end of the adventure.

Cheers


Richard
 

Ripzerai

First Post
Note that the yugoloths whose source is listed above solely as Shemmy or me are not official.

To that list we should add Tul-oc-luc the Arcanadaemon, from the 1st edition adventure Isle of the Ape. I believe it is an ally of Iggwilv's.
 

Shemeska

Adventurer
Ripzerai said:
Note that the yugoloths whose source is listed above solely as Shemmy or me are not official.
I edited it and removed all of them. A day late, but there we go. :)

Thanks for the mention of the arcanaloth from Isle of the Ape. I left that off the list originally because I wasn't sure if it was from the IotA module, or just on the 'net.
 

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