RegionsGrashakh, Miradelgûn
MapHangath Forest

Hangath is a hilly forest of central Grashakh and lower Miradelgûn. It is the home of goblins and Nermaneans. The latter are descendants of Maurkac and other holds of the Nermanis Syndicate (712 - 923). When the Nermanis Sea began draining away in 920, some went to Hangath, building dozens of small enclaves near the Dargirth River.

Hangath's Nermaneans fell from grace in a time of want called the Dead Harvest (1130 - 1135). This was a famine so severe, desperate for food and water, many turned to eating their goblin enemies and their own. Naturally, such behavior even for survival, was deemed vile and deplorable to their patron deity Avandra. She abandoned them, and The Glutton adopted them. Many of the halflings were already uncommitted followers, since that first act of becoming a follower is eating the flesh of one's own race. The continuing misery of the Dead Harvest and Avandra's abandonment made the people vulnerable to conversion. By the end of the five year blight, 30% of Hangath's populace were followers of The Glutton. They continue the practice of cannibalism, consuming the recently killed from combat, yet not those that die of natural causes since they consider the corpse defiled. Since the Dead Harvest, most of the area's halflings have converted to The Glutton or some other fell god.

The two major forces of Hangath are the goblins and the Children of the Glutton. Always fighting, battle tested, they are prime targets for recruitment in the armies of the Orchish Empire. The Hangath goblins produce highly skilled archers (elites are Hangath Archers) and the halflings yield some of the best slingers on Brucrumus. The Fograth use these halflings in roles that suit their nature. Starved before battle, they are sent in as shock troops, filling their bellies and pleasing The Glutton.

Hangath's goblins are descendants of an army that served under Maglubiyet in the Demon Spawn War (8972 GE - 9493 GE) . In the bogs of Droonesh, this army got caught between two demon armies, one serving Demogorgon and the other serving Baphomet. All three armies were crippled in the mass melee. The remnants of Maglubiyet's army remained in the general area.

The forest's northeastern tracts, those in the Miradelgûn Region, are claimed by the Falin-Tandra.

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