Dungeons & Dragons Gazetteer Roleplaying

DnD Gaz KW Broken Lands

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

Gazetteer #10 – The Known World – The Broken Lands

(Also known as The Orcs of Thar)

Source: The Orcs of Thar (0e-gaz-10)

A land filled with the outcasts of society and rules by the races feared elsewhere. Home to Orcs, Goblinkind, and other races pushed away by the spread of Humanity.

This also features part of the Shadowlands.

Broken Lands Character Options

Broken Lands in the Known World

The Broken Lands of Thar in the Known World

The Broken Lands are situated to the south of Glantri and Ethengar, and the the north of Darokin.

Races in the Region:

Shadowbound – in darkness they thrive

Locations of Note


High Gobliny




Orcus Rex

Red Orcland

South Gnollistan


Yellow Orkia

Broken Lands – The Surface World
Broken Lands – not the surface world
Section of Notes Skill Under Construction

Orc – There are Orc’s of different nationalities, beliefs and abilities.
Goblin – The Goblins shown here were only demonstrated as the lesser of the known races, under the heal of the other races. Though great cunning was shown, which lead to surviveability.
Bugbear – These were the muscle of the region, not the heavy thinkers, but do have their own culture.

Black – found near the Mucks.
Blue – found near the Sun’s Anvil.
Green – found near the Black Hills.
Red – found near the Plateau of Zyrd.
White – found near the Valley of Khyr.

Deep – living in darkness.

Goblin – tba

Wrath of the Immortals Timeline

Phase One (Levels 1-5)

AC 1000 (Level 1)
  • TimelineAC 1000Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • (GAZ10) The Coming of Age. The trials of becoming adults in the Broken Lands.
    • (GAZ10) Tribal Milieu. Humanoid tribal life.
    • <-> Trials of the Lost City. A band of bugbears and orcs get together with their token goblin to explore the lands under the sky.
AC 1001 (Level 2)
  • TimelineAC 1001Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • <-> (GAZ10) The Kings Palanquin – Scouting parties are sent into the surrounding areas to see their viability for invasion.
AC 1002 (Level 3)
  • TimelineAC 1002Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • <-> (GAZ 10) The Hordes Life – A push into Darokin and the Steppes of Ethengar to test their strength.
AC 1003 (Level 4)
  • TimelineAC 1003Broken Lands
    • Mystery of the Travelling Dragonborn – Part 1 – Travelling from Darokin City in three caravans. On headed North, though Ethengar and into the Heldannic Territories. One Headed South, into the Five Shires, through Karameikos, then Thyatis and up the coast of Ylaruam and the Northern Reaches before reaching the Norwold Region. The Last caravan headed east into Ylaruam, then up into Rockhome and out into the Northern Reaches before making it unto the Norwold Region.
  • Still to be Edited
    • <-> (GAZ10) Attack of the Caravan – News of a Caravan heading to Glantri from Darokin rich with food and plunged.
AC 1004 (Level 5)
  • TimelineAC 1004Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • <-> (GAZ10) The Deserters – Some of the horde has gone missing and elements are sent out to deal with them.

Phase Two (Levels 6-10)

AC 1005 (Level 6)
AC 1006 (Level 7)
  • TimelineAC 1006Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • (GAZ10) Lets all Go to the Ball Game – A challenge has been issued in the Jewel of the Broken Lands. Can anyone survive the challenge.
AC 1007 (Level 8)
  • TimelineAC 1007Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • (HWA) The Missing Goblin Princes
    • (GAZ10) The Raids – Minor sorties are sent into Glantri, Ethengar and Darokin. Villages and farmsteads are targeted.
AC 1008 (Level 9)
  • TimelineAC 1008Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • GAZ10 – The Raids – Major sorties are sent into Glantri, Ethengar and Darokin. Towns and Outposts are targeted.
    • GAZ10 – The Hordes Life – A new tribal chieftain has emerged.
AC 1009 (Level 10)
  • TimelineAC 1009Broken Lands
  • Still to be Edited
    • GAZ10 – The Battle – Thar has sent his troops to push back the Master and his forces.

Content Updates

  • 2021-10-25 – Added in timeline for 1008 and 1009 with a timeline cleanup.
  • 2021-05-09 – Moved the mini campaign to its own entry.
  • 2021-02-28 – Adding in extra character options and clean up.
  • 2020-08-23 – Timeline cleanup.
  • 2020-08-06 – Added in Timeline for AC 1007.
  • 2020-04-23 – Migration of content from my google site.
  • 2020-04-16 – Structure and move HUmanoid pantheon to its own post calling it the Outcast Pantheon.
  • 2020-03-03 – Added in Timeline for AC 1006.
  • 2020-02-18 – Added in Timeline for AC 1005.
  • 2020-01-14 – Added in Timeline for AC 1004.
  • 2019-12-31 – Added in Timeline for AC 1003.
  • 2019-12-24 – Added in Timeline for AC 1002.
  • 2019-12-17 – Added in Timeline for AC 1001.
  • 2019-12-11 – Add in Timeline for AC 1000.
  • 2019-11-28 – Races and religion added and updated.
D&D Gazetteer

Mystara setting

The Known World Region: Alfheim, Atruaghin Clans, Broken Lands, Darokin, Ethengar, Five Shires, Glantri, Ierendi, Karameikos, Minrothad, Northern Reaches, Rockhome, Shadowlands, Ylaruam

Other Places of Note: Alphatia and Thyatis, Norwold Region, Thunder Rift

Hollow World

Library of Books

B5, d20 System, Pathfinder, SW

Main Logo

This site is constantly under revision, no blog posts are final as this is a work in progress place for me to develop my game settings and rules. Some posts might be placeholders for future content, so feel free to check back later for updated information.

General Links

Basic Links: Who Am I?, Home, Game Tools, Game Session Videos, My Campaigns, My Library, Site Map, Subscription Information

Game Systems: Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder 1 & 2, Shadowrun, Star Wars. Other Game Systems

Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox. For managing your subscriptions see Subscription Information.

Join 49 other followers


Site sponsored by the author AS Hamilton (my wife) with her books available on amazon kindle.

By thedarkelf007

I am a long term gamer, I run 6 RPG's a fortnight, host board game, card game and LANs each about once a quarter and have an addiction to buying more games. Games I am currently running are Pathfinder (1st and 2nd Edition) and Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition).

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s