Lone Druid/Lore

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Lone Druid minimap icon.png Sylla, the Lone Druid
Long before the first words of the first histories there rose the druidic Bear Clan. Wise and just they were, and focused in their ways to seek an understanding of the natural order. The arch forces of nature saw this, and so sought the most learned among them. Wise old Sylla, clan justiciar and seer, stepped forward for his kin, and to him was given the Seed with these words: 'When all of the world has dimmed, when civilization has left these lands, when the world is slain and wracked by the endless deserts at the end of ages, plant the Seed.' As he grasped his trust, Sylla felt his years recede and his vitality returned. Vast knowledge burst into his mind. He found himself able to project his very will into reality and, with some concentration, alter his own physical form as well. Yet subtle whispers and cruel ears brought word of the Seed and its power to other peoples, and a terrible war crashed upon the Bear Clan. As his ancestral home burned, Sylla took his burden and fled to the wild places. Ages passed, and time and myth forgot the Bear Clan, forgot Sylla and the Seed, forgot wondrous civilizations that rose and fell in Bear Clan's wake. For millenia Sylla has waited, waited for word from his deities, waited for peace to come to the ever warring realms, waited in exile and in secret for the end of all things and for the conclusion of his sacred commitment, preparing himself always to face and destroy whatever would dare threaten his purpose.
Lone Druid
Associated with
Heroes:Ursa minimap icon.png Ursa
Factions:Bear Clan
Dragon Clan
Serpent Clan
Places:Onyx Grove
Characters:Xahryx
Other Lore:Atniw
  • Sylla takes part in the arguments at Onyx Grove.[1]
  • Sylla has vanquished Xahryx, a mysterious entity that embodied evil.[2]
  • Sylla has had contact with the Serpent Clan, who gifted him a set of armor.[3]
  • Sylla's Spirit Bear is symbiotic with him, in heart and spirit.[4] He is a projection of Sylla's spirit, and his appearance can be altered according to Sylla's mood.[5]
  • Sylla has mastered the arts of the Bear Clan, attuning him to nature.[6]
  • Sylla once taught Ulfsaar, but also lost a finger to him for reasons unknown.[7][8]
  • Sylla has low regard for wolves, which he hunts. Because of this, he is often hostile to Lycan minimap icon.png Lycan.[9][10]
  • Sylla has some connection to the Atniw. What exactly the Atniw is, is unknown.[11]
  • Upon meeting Sylla, Grimstroke states that he's met another druid before, although whom this refers to is unclear.[12]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Lone Druid

  • Play Earth Spirit minimap icon.png r Your spirit bear fights for these lands.
  • Play Elder Titan minimap icon.png r Come, Druid, you are alone no more.
  • Play Play Legion Commander minimap icon.png r Nice mustache.
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png r Ah, Lone Druid, a kindred spirit.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r So are you 'Lone Druid' because you're the last druid? Or because you hate hanging out with other Druids?
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Sylla; you, me, and that bear of yours are gonna win this battle.
  • Play Puck minimap icon.png r Rumor speaks of the Lone Druid as an ancient one, yet here I see barely a sprat.
  • Play Sven minimap icon.png r It is an honor to fight beside you.
  • Play Ursa minimap icon.png r Ah, the Lone Druid. You are among allies, and alone no longer.
  • Play Windranger minimap icon.png r My parents warned me about crazy old men in the forest, but you seem all right, Sylla.

Enemies killing Lone Druid

  • Play Drow Ranger minimap icon.png No bear can stand to my bow.
  • Play Elder Titan minimap icon.png I spread ashes on the Lone Druid's grave.
  • Play Play Legion Commander minimap icon.png Never trust a… Bear!
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png Shapeshift your way out of that!
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png You shift into death.
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png Even shapeshifting can't help you now.
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png Were you bear conjured into man, or man conjured into bear?
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png Ha, bears are no match for the cunning of wolves.
  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png u I'm glad it was you, Lone Druid.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Wish you had friends now, hun Druid?
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r No one rules nature, but me!
  • Play Nyx Assassin minimap icon.png Your metamorphosis was impressive, I will admit.
  • Play Ursa minimap icon.png Oh Lone Druid, you almost had me fooled.

Enemies dying to Lone Druid

  • Play Lycan minimap icon.png You always were a shifty bastard.

Others

  • Play Oracle minimap icon.png r What fortune can prevent a meeting with your own true form today?
  • Play Play Legion Commander minimap icon.png Defend your beard!

References[edit]

  1. Form of the Onyx Grove description.
  2. Skull of Xahryx description.
  3. Cloak of the Haruspex description.
  4. Spirit Bear description.
  5. Spirit of Calm description.
  6. Savage Roar description.
  7. Lone Druid response: Play Play A pity. Where was the Ulfsaar that took my finger?
  8. Lone Druid response: Play Play I've been a bear longer than you have, Ulfsaar.
  9. Lone Druid response: Play Play You have no place here, mutt.
  10. The Wolf Hunter
  11. The Atniw's Fury Set
  12. Grimstroke response: Play I'm fairly certain I've met another druid before.