The First Forging
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Dwarvish legend has it that The five original clans of dwarves were personally created by Korghan, their creator-God. THis creation event was known as the "First-Forging."


The five clans were as follows: the Arvedui Clan which founded the Dwarf-realm of Khûrzhad, the Inorlaiken Clan which founded the Dwarf-realm of Chokar, the Krandåhk Clan which founded the Dwarf-realm of Urkhar, the Velenkhür Clan which founded the Dwarf-realm of Azkar, and the Vorheis Clan which founded the Dwarf-realm of Kharos-Thûngol. Eventually each of these five clans was eventually given an Elatir by the Council of Sorcerë.