Legion of Urguan

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The Legion of Urguan is the standing fighting force of the Grand Kingdom of Urguan. Existing since its inception in Aegis, it's primary function is the protection of the dwarves of Urguan and their allies from internal and external threats. The Legion prides itself on being a multiracial organization, as long as its recruits share the same ideals and beliefs. The Legion barracks are currently stationed at the entrance of Kal'Omith, present capital city of the Grand Kingdom of Urguan .

Emblem of the Grand Kingdom of Urguan



Current Legion Officers

The following Dwarves currently oversee the Legion within the city of Kal'Omith under Grand King Frerir Irongrinder.

  • Grand Marshal ???
  • Commander Darrek Hammerfist
  • Commander Charles "the bald"
  • Commander Lodbairn Emberhorn
  • Lieutenant Thorir Grandaxe
  • Lieutenant Mafraedon Irongrinder
  • Lieutenant Alehan
  • Lieutenant Tog Irongrinder


Hierarchy

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The ranks and uniforms of the Legion has changed over the course of many years due to various Grand Marshals imprinting upon their own personality, preferance and will upon the army, however it is noted that the title Grand Marshal has never once been altered.

Senior Officers

Grand Marshal

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The Grand Marshal is the leader of the Dwarven Legion, his gallant and audacious actions have caused him to take the role. Everything he says, everything he orders, will be upheld. Disobeying the Grand Marshal comes with terrible consequence.

Commander

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Commanders are exemplary leaders and confident brave soldiers, they take commands directly from the Grand Marshal and convey them to the lower ranks. It is the Commander’s duty to manage the Legion in the absence of the Marshal, as well as organize training and manage patrols. There can only be two commanders at any point in time.

Lieutenant

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The elite rank in the Dwarven Legion. Lieutenant's have proven both marital ability and the prowess to lead. Responsible for leading soldiers when a Commander or Marshal isn’t present. It is the Lieutenant’s duty to ensure Legionnaires are consistently working to protect and serve the Grand Kingdom of Urguan.

Legion Ranks

Pridebearer

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The highest rank obtainable that is not an officer rank, Pridebearers the most skilled warriors and hardened veterans of the legion. Extremely competent in the field, they have proved their worthiness time and time again. They too are on their way to leadership roles.

Longbeard

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Longbeards have proven their capability in the field and their ability to follow commands. They are very versed soldiers who are on their way to leadership roles.

Ironbreaker

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Ironbreakers are experienced soldiers in the legion and have proved their battle prowess and loyalty to the Grand Kingdom.

Stoneguards

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The Stoneguard has proven themselves worthy as a Grunt and have advanced onwards to better things. This rank makes up the bulk of the Legion.

Grunts

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A Grunt is a recruit and initiate in the Legion. All Grunts and are expected to be completely obedient to all Dwarves of higher standing in the Legion. Generally, Grunts get to participate in most of the hard labor committed by the Legion.

Notable Battles

  • The Battle of Ugluk Fort:
  • Battle of Snow/Battle of Nation Crossing:
  • Battle of Honour
  • Battle of Frostfall
  • Battle of Shadow Castle
  • Battle of Thoringrad
  • Battle of Indagolaf
  • Battle of Kal’Azgoth
  • Battle of the Dreadfort
  • Battle of Anthos
  • Battle of Vengeance
  • Battle of Mt. Augustus
  • Battle of the Red Realm
  • Battle of Hiebenhall
  • Battle of the Grass
  • Battle of Kal’Ordholm
  • Battle of Fort Dunamis
  • Battle of The Gorge

Formation and Command

Keeping formation during practice, march, and battle is something ingrained into any legionnaire from the time they're a grunt. Commanders will bark orders in the dwarven tongue, and any hesitation to following these orders is swiftly reprimanded.

Vel (Line)

  • Formation always has the leader in front
  • Line must not pass leader or break form during march
  • Not default stance when inactive

Dree Vel (Three Lines)

  • Formation always has the leader in front
  • Line must not pass leader or break form during march
  • May be default stance when inactive if number exceed 8 soldiers
  • Continues going down in rows to accompany all soldiers

Aemiz (Row)

  • Formation always has the leader in front
  • Row will not be used during march
  • Default stance when inactive if number is less than 8 soldiers

Tekom (Box)

  • Formation has leader in the center
  • Important individuals will be hosted on the inside
  • Line must not pass leader or break form during march
  • Rarely used during march due to difficulty to maintain
  • Not default stance when inactive

Legion Hall of Fame (Axios)

  • Grand Marshal Jorik Grandaxe - Inducted into the Legion Hall of Fame in the year 1597, known for his extrodinary contributions to the war that resulted in the collapse of the Holy Orenian Empire.