Troll Warlord/Lore

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Troll Warlord minimap icon.png Jah'rakal, the Troll Warlord
It's an easy thing to offend a troll. A prickly and contentious race, trolls thrive on argument and strife, missing no excuse to raise their voices in dispute. Males grow to maturity in subterranean chambers beneath their matriarch's domicile, feeding and amusing themselves while contributing nothing. Often they stay for years beyond the age of maturity, while the matriarch provides them with sustenance. When young trolls are finally pushed from their sub-chamber, they gather with others of their kind, forming roving gangs of malcontents who complain loudly about all manner of vexation. As much as trolls love to argue, imagine how rare it is for a troll to be driven from his own kind for being too difficult to get along with. Such was Jah'rakal's fate, a monger troll from deep in the Hoven. So deluded was he, so bitter and abrasive, that even other trolls found his company intolerable. After one particularly vitriolic outburst in which he claimed the lion's share of loot from their latest raid, his cohorts finally snapped. They turned on him, beat him with clubs, and drove him from the encampment. Enraged at his banishment, he returned the next day, armed with steel, and slew them all, one by one. He then swore a blood oath: he would ever after be a fighting force unto himself. Now he roams the world as the Troll Warlord, bitter and angry, the Imperial high commander of an army of one.
Troll Walord
Associated with
Heroes:Shadow Shaman minimap icon.png Shadow Shaman
Places:The Hoven
Characters:The Shopkeeper
  • Like other trolls, Jah'rakal is haughty and arrogant, and appreciates fine fashion, if he can afford it.[1]
  • Jah'rakal despises Dazzle minimap icon.png Dazzle and Huskar minimap icon.png Huskar, because the latter reminds him of himself.[2]
  • Jah'rakal has a special hatred for Keen.[3]
  • Jah'rakal looks down on Rhasta, a hill troll, which he regards as inferior to true trolls.[4]
  • Jah'rakal believes there are no innocents.[5]
  • Jah'rakal hates The Shopkeeper for reasons unknown.[6]
  • Jah'rakal once fought and killed a pair of Oglodi troll hunters, and took their battleaxes for himself.[7]

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Troll Warlord

  • Play Bristleback minimap icon.png r Now look, we can all fight each other once the killing is done.
  • Play Chaos Knight minimap icon.png r Your reputation precedes you.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r I didn't think you went in for team sports, Troll.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r My friend Breklin is a big fan of your work, Warlord.

Enemies killing Troll Warlord

  • Play Underlord minimap icon.png Bow to your new lord.
  • Play Underlord minimap icon.png You are no lord.
  • Play Arc Warden minimap icon.png You do not have to be mad.
  • Play Arc Warden minimap icon.png Perhaps death will put you in a better mood.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r You got spirit Warlord, I'll give you that.
  • Play Play Monkey King minimap icon.png r Trolls. Always a challenge, never an obstacle.
  • Play Timbersaw minimap icon.png You mad? Cuz I am! Hahah!
  • Play Tusk minimap icon.png War is no reason to be unsporting.
  • Play Wraith King minimap icon.png Lord of what land were you again?


  1. Imperious Command description.
  2. Troll Warlord response: Play Huskar minimap icon.png You remind me of me. I hate you most of all!
  3. Troll Warlord response: Play You keen folk cower behind your gadgets.
  4. Troll Warlord response: Play Hill trolls are the weakest of our kind.
  5. Troll Warlord response: Play I suffer the innocents and guilty alike. There are no innocents.
  6. Troll Warlord response: Play I'll kill you later, Keeper.
  7. Bitter Lineage description.