The Races of Men

The World of Oris has many distinct human ethnicities; 24 different human racial and ethnic groups are listed below:

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  • The Adari: ("Darklanders," "Saugreth") Originally from the East of Corwyn; these cruel people founded the lost Kingdom of Adar, and now inhabit the dark Realm of Morgoth. Most Adari speak Adari.
  • The Amari: ("Northlanders") Originally from the Northlands of Corwyn; these hardy folk founded the ancient kingdom of Amar, they now inhabit the modern-day nation of Ammarind. Most Amari speak Markesh.
  • Cynarans: Originally from Cynara; these red-haired pale skinned folk founded Urland, one of the earliest kingdoms on Corwyn. They were eventually conquered and assimilated into Iskari culture after the migration. Most Cynarans today speak Cynaran or Iskan.
  • The Daroon: ("the Shang," "Easterners") Originally from The Far East of Corwyn; these folk founded the ancient Empire of Shang-Zhou, as well as the modern nations of Kurand and Yamada. Daroon men and women speak Sha-Teng; a unique language with over 1,000 dialects.
  • the Deskari: Originally from Za'har; these ancient, demon-worshiping peoples founded the lost kingdom of Khorovia on Za'har; they are thought to now be completely extinct.
  • Eloysians: ("Bronzians", "Bronzefolk") Originally from Avokhar; these copper-skinned folk established the lost Eloysian Empire that once controlled the entire continent of Avokhar for 2,000 years. After the Empire fell, the Eloysians broke into several competing city-states spread throughout the continent. Most Eloysians speak Duric; which is the original language of the lost civilization of Sha'Dur.
  • The Hakeen: Originally from Za'har; these people once founded a great empire on Za'har called Old Xhola, then expanded across the Vhan Myr establishing three powerful island realms of Ilsenene, Rhaygos, and Styr. Eventually, the Hakeen sailed to east Corwyn, and founded the Xholar Empire there. That empire was destroyed by the Üthrari. Today all that remains of Hakeen culture on the continent is the eastern seaport of Zhin. The Hakeen people speak Haak as well as Common
  • The Kratheri: ("Red-Men") Originally from Za'har; these reddish-skin people fled from the horrors of the Deskari and migrated to eastern Corwyn, where they were eventually enslaved by Thannish colonists from Eldara.
  • The Olman: Originally from Za'har, these people once founded a great civilization on Za'har called Ataclan. Eventually, the Olman fled from the horrors of Deskari and sailed to Avokhar, and founded the Olman Empire there. That empire was destroyed by the Eloysians. Today all that remains of Olman culture on the continent is the city-state of Xamaclan on the Olman Islands.
  • The Ralani: ("Southlanders") Originally from Southlands region of Corwyn; these olive-skinned sea-faring people founded Asgamoth; one of the earliest human kingdoms. They later founded Ralas, one of the wealthiests of the ancient lost kingdoms of Corwyn. today the Ralani are found commonly in the kingdoms of Kendar, Rennsfar, and Serathyr. The Ralani speak Ralat, as well as common.
  • Shadurians: Originally from Avokhar; these ancient peoples founded the lost jungle empire of Sha'Dur on Avokhar; they are thought to now be completely extinct. The Shadurians spoke Duric.
  • The Shorafi: Originally from the deepest deserts of Corwyn; these ancient peoples founded the lost desert empire of Shorafa in the Sea of Sand; they are thought to now be completely extinct.
  • The Thalari: ("Icelanders") Originally from the icy-cold Northern Peninsula of Corwyn; these pale-skinned men and women founded the lost Kingdom of Thalar, as well as the modern nation of Marundi. The Thalari people speak Thaldain as well as Common.
  • The Üthrari: Originally from eastern Corwyn; these savage and cruel dark-skinned people founded the nation of Üthrar.
  • The Vaas: ("Highlanders") Originally from the Highlands region of Corwyn; these ruddy-skinned men and women founded the lost Kingdoms of Harloch; as well as the modern nations of Elyria, and Erindar.The Vaas people speak Vaasi as well as Common.
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  • the Velskir: These barbarian tribes are descendants of the ancient people of the lost Sokoro Union, defeated by Eldara long ago. The Velskir are known for their great skill with horses.
  • The Vilzari: ("Southrons," "Dunlanders") Originally from the deepest deserts of Corwyn, these ebony-skinned people evolved from the Shorafi race and founded the desert-nation of Vilzar, and the island nation of Nimbor.
  • The Wildfolk; also known as the "Nolar," or "Stone Barbarians," these barbarians are part of the race of Vaas who did not assimilate into the civilized cultures of Derianor or Erindar. The Wilfoldk dwell in the Wildlands.