Ghífthauk Sphere 410

AliasSphere 410
Formed9 Bloom 1435 DE

The githyanki and githzerai were some of the earliest civilization of this world. Their population rapidly increased from the Lith-Crillion Era and into the Horgon Era. The githyanki and githzerai fought incessantly with each other. After their last great war, lasting almost 100 years, they were in such a weakened state that they fell prey to an illithid empire from Ghífthauk's moon Ráglauth. The First Suellk Invasion led to fourteen centuries of githyanki and githzerai servitude to the Suellk.

Much of the planet became ravaged during the Incarsabec Rebellion. In this slave rebellion, the githyanki and githzerai poisoned the landscape and reduced most of the settlements to ruins. Suellk was a broken empire for a long time afterwards and struggled to survive on a planet plagued with psychic storms. In less than a decade, an illithid population of several hundred thousand was wiped out from a psychic virus that ate away at the host's brain. The Suellk did not fall with the loss of Ghífthauk and Ráglauth, for they still had tens of thousands in the captured Horgon lands on Osâchar.

Today, Ghífthauk is a world with very few intelligent lifeforms. Only those that managed to hide and wait until the psychic viruses burned themselves out and that can find a way to survive the psychic storms that still ravage the surface. The dromites are one race that survived the psychic storm. There hive mind physiology is credited with saving them from the psychic burn and for some, opening up their minds to psionics.