This is the fourth entry in my Booezorian megadungeon series, you can find the earlier posts here:
Here are one hundred non-player character dwellers of Booezor. They should break down into mostly correct amounts of each race and class. Obviously wizards are over represented as this is the famed city of riches and magic.
Individual NPC Table (d100)
01 Dammaddeus, M goboda
bard, a storyteller, folk artist, adventurer, and guide, he is
friendly and trustworthy, plays the Bwamanna, a hollow,
resin-treated gourd instrument and was a companion of (14) Mikayla
Lemsteeg in her First Assessment.
02 Syrib Gohoni,
myconid wizard, an exile who grew bitter and selfish barred from the
collective, talks too much, loves itself, and leads a delving group
reported to be highly antagonistic to others.
03 Huo Daoh, M iele
monk, a tall soft-voiced man from the archipelagoes with huge eyes
and hands, he seems dispassionate in his dealings with people, but
comes alive battling a beast for its animal style.
04 Kriskree Taragasth,
M fasinaa fighter, a wealthy game hunter with countless trophies
from the Vash and the Faakshidraa, he now plans new safaris in the
ridgewaste and the Cnacociel area to the east, no “lazy noble”
he is the first into the fray every time.
05 Jimbuk Joekpo, M
umash wizard, an elderly evoker specialized in arts of fire,
lightning, and sand, covered in the scars of allowing his own spells
to “touch” him out of respect.
06 Dictyla, F
chrichoral wizard, an incredibly pragmatic and conscientous bounty
hunter, she specializes in conjuring and altering animals to track
and subdue her marks, if sleep
and charm don't work.
07 Ashimari, F iele
wizard, a mid-rank archaeologist of the Children, she has no time
for anything but her work, technomagical circuitry.
08 Dilben Djeenen, M
iele wizard merchant, a round obsequious and somewhat lecherous mage
of little skill, made a fortune crossing the Gragot with a shipment
of extremely rare exotic herbs.
09 Xeleen, M fasinaa
sorceror, a creepy fellow who speaks in singsong rhyme, collects
nature spirits he binds to masks, scarves, bags, bottles, and
10 Skokonom, M fasinaa
wizard, the master housemage of Shiariis Booezor the most luxurious
hotel in Stoneforest, large, exactingly polite and absolutely
11 Korkorabb, M ogre
wizard, a 'born' or 'uncursed' ogre of advanced age, a specialist in
soul transference and phylacteries, covered in lockets and bangles.
12 Dugaah, M mororca
fighter, one of the few of his kind to come so far from the Gragot,
somewhat runty but clever, he commissioned custom armor and
throwing weapons and became a feared mercenary.
13 Gigaea, F goboda
priest, a young worshipper of Immacula 'the Sweet Leaf', she spents
most days at the Temple of Fountains delivering blessings.
14 Mikayla Lemsteeg, F
iele wizard, a trailblazing genius in the field of neoarchaeomancy
and a continental explorer in her youth, she has repeatedly
refused invitation from the Children but has friends amoung their
15 Leeme Ame, F fasinaa
rogue, a short haughty woman who bills herself as a Stealer of
Spellbooks though she has only stolen three, possesses a magic
glove that can move small objects at a distance.
Islemaster, M iele fighter, a wealthy merchant lord who made and
maintains his fortune reaping the spoils of the wild archipelagoes,
a great jovial exterior belying an iron fist.
17 Cloatha Vierm, F
fasinaa wizard, a biomancer who crafts utile lifeforms and lives in
a low tower that connects to the sewers, her living mantle is her
18 Sol 'Star King'
Ephonbask, xiphid fighter/wizard, its current host is a young iele
man with crystalline hair that seems on fire in sunlight, its own
form a longsword in gold and bronze with a foot-wide circle as the
lowest part of the blade, Sol wants to have 'fun' as a noble and
mercenary until the Others find it.
19 Neph Taasmin, F
fasinaa merchant, a sometime alchemist with an interest in
pheremones and scents natural and constructed, popular purveyor of
both stink bombs and lust potions.
Hop Poiroff, M iele merchant, a hugely bearded little man who rose
to wealth creating a variety of alchoholic beverages, can be found
scouring the markets for unique flavors and new alchemical
Ikani Za, F iele ranger, a plains strider who wears her rope-like
braids as armor wound round her arms and torso, she had a twin
sister who was slaughtered by the mororca.
Sava the Questing Hand, F fasinaa rogue, a young treasure hunter of
the Delvers who is passably familiar with all the areas of the
undercity, she is always looking for the big score.
Trash Glaevbeen, M ogre barbarian, a “born” ogre left in the
city dump to fend for himself as a child, now he exists in twin
states of blind rage and abject depression, always drinking.
Bamfo Queelo, M iele sorceror/rogue, an entertainer conman and
social climber, he would sell his own mother for an estate in the
Precious Pillars, may know more arcane etiquette than anyone in the
Jikeje Yirekije, F chrichoral bard, a viall player and epic poet
who claims a reputation of fame in the far twin cities, she is
determined to work her way into the richest tiers of the city where
she can find an appropriate patron.
New, F iele priest, a lightly furred and sharp toothed worshipper
of Skraosh the Primal Beast, she holds court in the Beastmile amoung
the creatures strong enough to escape their bonds, those who can
triumph over a beast before her can inherit its power.
Quisqouth, M naga merchant, a seller of strange goods found in the
deep underground realms, he is a tentative connection to a slaver
network that can be accessed in secret locations beneath the city.
Klyn, M iele sorceror, a blood mage whose wild overuse of his power
is only possible by repeatedly absorbing the regenerative lifeforce
of gravid hydromanders, his twins goals are seeking the limit of
his magic and procuring a permanent regenerative slave entity.
Seer Book, M iele bard, a legendary storyteller whose travels
sometimes land him here, he carries a great book of tales from
across the continent, those who can tell him a new story are said to
be fantastically rewarded.
Melchione Daftendiid, F iele artist, a famous singer and dancer in
Lighttown who is really twin sisters playing a single part, Melci
and Hione grow more interested in the prospect of solo careers much
to the consternation of their manager stepmother.
Trifling Certaince, M iele sorceror, a famed arena sphere
competitor whose flashy victories have earned him a devoted youth
following, none know his true desires but many others dream of
knocking him from his pedestal.
Viisen, F fasinaa fighter, a kind-hearted woman with a powerful
sense of right, she left the Four Realms after her elder brother
Kaerim became a cult leader and led his charges into the cursed
Faakmataba jungle, here in the city she is unsure of the further
shape of her life.
Yomfast Neernah, F iele wizard, a runic symbol mage with a storied
past across the continent in Rilm, she settled down here to run a
tavern and tattoo parlour, her most famous creations are living
artworks that grant their bearers power.
Dadaluuma, M goboda merchant, a 'very careful man' with a fortune
made on the sale of the most valuable items, his entire shell is
painted every day in a different multicolored design, always guarded
Tremulaine Arphelt, M iele rogue, a courtesan or gigolo or escort
living the easy life, he occassionally finances his drug habit by
stealing jewelry or other small items from his clients.
Fobo Ebofo, F umash alchemist, an obsessive young girl with a mind
for formulae, she is known for her explosives and healing salves.
Trancellei Vestment, F iele wizard, a half-mad transmuter prodigy
within whose left hand is embedded a transfiguration lens she found
in ancient ruins, she cannot help but use her magic all the time
and her appearance and environment display this.
Anxitiss, F chrichoral ranger, a
no-nonsense scout who only laughs at her own jokes and never puts
her ass on the line, her combat skills are minimal but she has a
secret weapon a bag a magic marbles, each a different design and
Wesmagh Howlinge, F iele wizard, a noted biographer and Mage of
Names, shen cares for the eastern scrollhouse keeping the records
since her master Oa disappeared.
Grandmother Ygrokkrah, F cauldron hag, a round frog-like woman with
slotted unblinking eyes and a gigantic mouth that seems to defy
natural law, she spends most of her time in the sewers searching for
strange creatures to use in her food magic.
Suzarne Starfelt, M iele fighter/wizard, a hollow eyed man past the
peak of his life, both his gloves bear grip-breaking blades, he
wields a iron and silver sledge to wreak some kind of vengeance
against xiphids like (18) Sol.
Linulas Ziigrad, M fasinaa artist, an expensive but expert scribe
capable of reproducing nearly anything he sees, in a city of scribes
his value is greatly enhanced by his inability to remember his works
after a day or so.
Eventually Urenstz, M iele merchant, a man with truly liquid charm
who rose to wealth on the back of his word, his claim has been he
can provide you with any good you might desire... eventually.
Samazel Dwine, M goboda fighter, a thug employed for intimidations
beatings and murder, a fearsome friendless jagged-scaled fellow who
nevertheless donates most of his hard won coin to orphanages.
Griscole Taethe, M fasinaa merchant, a wide blunt- faced butcher
with a useless left eye, popular for his wide selection of meats he
is also rumored to dispose of the bodies of people for a good price.
Second Son, M iele fighter, a taciturn spear wielder born here in
the city, when he was a babe his father forced him to swallow a
chunk of black iron so that his elder brother would inherit the
magic meant for him, to this day he resists magic and possesses
abilities to disrupt it.
Shram Gambo, M wumpus merchant, a
short jagged-toothed creature like a gremlin with a two tufts of
colored fur around his skinny neck, sells bird whistles, other
animal calls, and many small items of unknown use, claims
alternately to be an exotic or from the depths, swears he's never
been to Soec.
Yayoida Amzu, F iele priest, a pantheon priestess who preaches
lessons of community and the intersection of the divine powers, from
the Temple of Shared Graces in Waspnest she is a popular arbiter of
Bokorn Sledgeface, M iele barbarian, a huge man whose skin erupts
in keratinous growths, he is originally from a village far in the
ridgewaste where his tribe of iele arise, leaves little flakes of
Utrigga Denthk, F iele merchant, the stressed but always efficient
manager of an aerial transportation service run on the power of
giant insects and flying animals, even resting briefly at a tavern
she will be surrounded by a knot of pilots and handlers demanding
The Black Fool, demon, a black clad clown with a morose and
fatalistic manner, it speaks true nonsense to those who will hear it
and is seen everywhere by those who fear, it knows the way to Ig.
Omen Wilbanner, F iele wizard, a
self-described Familiarist and owner of Wilbanner's Menagerie in
central Cindiband, she has three teenage children who deal with the
day to day operations of the zoo and a husband who acquires rare
Face-of-Lore, F iele priest, a woman buried beneath multiple masks
and robes, a worshipper of Naudde who deals in secrets and dreams,
her deepest secrets may require you to find her far beneath the
Salvencieme Moai, F iele
monk/barbarian, once a feral child raised by beasts in the northeast
the first other iele she saw she killed with her pack as prey, years
and a journey of spirit later and she has achieved a balance
between predator and person.
Greencup, F goboda wizard, a biomancer specializing in plantlife
who lives in a broken stump of a tower commonly called Cup's Hanging
Garden, she is incredibly shy and will only converse openly about
Darling Meecha, F mororca merchant, a kind sisterly creature who
exudes the pheremonal menace of a predator, she runs a bare bones
boarding house and shops in Fruitbasket each afternoon.
One, myconid monk, an exile who left the collective in search of
solitary meditation, speaks little, its unique fungus style cannot
be copied by other races.
Moon Eyes, F iele wizard, a cerulean-skinned man with eyes of solid
silver color, often in a deep hood with an eye on the front, few
have the will to meet his gaze.
Nurande, F iele priest, a tremendously tall and gaunt woman wearing
a many-layered white and black cloak, an adherent of Ris found in
the Crumbling Temple where she silently tends to the mourners and
the vacant devotees of the Unmother of Ends.
Vane Poulain, M iele rogue, a man whose skin always seems to refect
the color of the sky, he claims to be one of the bastard
grandchildren of Se'vensaera and glides through difficulties with a
smirk, carries a deadly silver short sword with an edge no wider
than a blade of grass.
Ba Fo Lus, F iele shaman, a spiritdancer who helps to hold the
delicate balance of the city and the spirit- filled wilds, she
relocates the young confused spirits trapped in the city and tends
to the ones who belong.
Lemon Lebon, F fasinaa priest, a Liar of Tsugumi with striking
yellow-patterned scales, she offers her 'sweet' lemons to those who
doubt her conviction as she spreads the words of the Mouth of
Quxut Xorgarb, M iele wizard, a unique summoner who conjures only
entities from other worlds, his blind research has resulted in
several intelligent beings becoming trapped here and earned him
Cancero Thothiq, M iele wizard, a self-described “Jellimentalist”,
an ooze mage who lives in an altered sewer cistern solving problems
with plasm, his greatest creation is the living semi-intelligent
Slime Cloak he wears.
Xica Neknetin, F chrichoral merchant, a young entrepreneur who has
just begun her first trading business after six years of saving from
dangerous scouting expedition work, she is always looking for
valuable commodities that only she can supply.
Primjin Jeebit, F fasinaa wizard, a aggressive curse- tongued woman
with great skill as an abjurer, she delights in picking fights and
watching people breaking their hands against her exquisite wards.
Lady Needletongue, F fasinaa noble, a land baron from a newly rich
family who was sent north for the oppurtunities of the Pofft coast,
always surrounded by desperately preening servants, one with her
Hoska, M fasinaa priest, a Goddess Priest who worships the pantheon
of divines, he has no temple and no possessions as he wanders the
lower tiers of the city ministering to the less fortunate, years
before he was a wealthy and corrupt priest of Tyrant but had a
change of heart.
Slurvfuss, F fasinaa merchant, a native of the the delta lands to
the far south called Tsugumi's Mouth, hunched and heavy for her kind
with a strange accent, has her claws in shipments of goods from
across the fasinaa's Four Realms.
Yaldaban, M fasinaa ranger, a rover of the southern jungles with a
deep affinity for serpents, he is a clever user of various natural
poisons, he wants to go on a quest to meet one of the legendary
Inquand Yeemel, F iele ranger, a subterranean explorer in the city
to search for the underground sea said to lie at the mouth of the
Xeeres river below, she escaped from a slave family in Soec a tribe
well-suited to cave life.
Molar, M fasinaa fighter, a masterful hunter of small animals who
excels in the use of javelins, nets, and blowguns, he is the
gristly-faced husband of (52) Omen and spends half his time beyond
the city in search of rare, beautiful, and entertaining creatures.
Gramaton Fague, F iele wizard, an artificer who specializes in the
manufacture of golems and other artificial creations, recently she
has begun making a series of gemstone insects that function like
Vramman Kesth Vabais, M fasinaa rogue, a noble born assassin fond
of obscure methods of inhumation, his profession is considered an
amusing but dirty hobby by his family, he once killed a man with a
Illveil, M iele wizard, a massively wealthy noble mage constantly
scheming to amass more control over a city of a thousand wizards, he
is highly charismatic and delights in enriching himself through
foolish delvers, he seeks the Inverted Throne.
Llasmas, F iele fighter, a lowly waterbearer who treks miles and
miles delicately across the city each day moving water from
Fruitbasket fountains to the thirsty folk of the Weave, her great
dreams are only tempered by her current duty.
Xaraxianne, F gorgon merchant, an expert jeweler and appraiser with
a shop in Secondmarket, she is known as a femme fatale,
theater-goer, and noblewoman.
Renkan Yourst, M iele wizard, a young eidolon summoner who
currently bears three strong elemental entities, wears a
many-layered outfit of primary colors and employs colored crystals
and wands to manipulate his creatures.
Jolorael, celestial, a minor being of the higher vibrational planes
who occupies an iele-like form with golden eyes and diamond-shaped
pupils, was originally called here by (63) Quxut Xorgarb, they have
long made their peace and share information at a monthly lunch.
Hapiisma Santii So, F chrichoral priest, tiny and tied with
countless colorful ribbons and streamers a worshipper of vast free
Se'vensaera, she has no temple and will not touch the ground, she
sings to whoever will hear from the most glorious perches she can
Behemoth Busteneg, M iele fighter, a huge aging warrior once
enslaved by the Shem, his mind is still rattled by the years of
psychoactive venom and his tale of the escape makes little sense and
changes each time.
Hraad, M (undead) fasinaa fighter, a once proud warrior now reduced
to bones and hate, bound to the service of (02) Syrib Gohoni, wears
the poisoned Mreka's mask.
Majiduk, M goboda priest, a fanatical cultist of the Black Sun, a
huge-bodied goboda covered in layers and layers of torn cloth of
dark colors, seeks money and followers to feed the cause.
Ulis Ur, M iele wizard, a rotten-skinned native wretch of the
ridgewaste often mistaken for a beggar, a mage of dust, gristle and
unwholesome energies, often found eating at the dumping grounds.
Lanterband Hopes, F iele merchant, a popular fashion designer in
the upper tiers, her clothes always sparkle, glow or shine.
White Finger, M iele wizard, a man of pale hair, skin and robe, a
specialist in the application and removal of curses, his body is
Tablet, F iele avatar, a holy warrior of Tyrant clad in stone and
metal armor with a weapon like an obelisk, new to the city but
already attracting a following of Tenets.
Boa No Umboa, F iele priest, a worshipper of Conce seeking converts
so far above sea level, Boa is strong in holy power and highly
charismatic, she is said to slay men with her tears.
Demajka Gloab, F wizard/priest, a structure mage and adherant of
Tyrant, a true devotee of Law, she is publicly a member of the
Census Objex while most other members conceal themselves, carries a
magic staff made of links of steel and silver chain.
Eeleenik, M fasinaa sorceror, a low level drug baron with very
unsavory friends and a hand in his own stash, spends most of his
time smoking a giant hooka on top of a mountain of pillows.
Shogutu, F fasinaa barbarian, a disgraced house guard for one of
the ruling families of Fasinadas she lost everything and came north,
now she sells her blades and her bottomless rage for top coin.
Facce Cef, F iele rogue/sorceror, a new adherent of the Moonmythus
who has acquired a liquid silver homunculus, she participates in
many delves into the megadungeon where her expertise in certain
archaic, silver-powered traps has demonstrated itself again and
Thresp, F fasinaa wizard/rogue, an urban hunter of the ancient
sealed towers and modern locked basements, generally uninterested in
the fabled riches of the megadungeon, she is seen with a variety of
small trained animals and it is unclear which is her familiar.
Scrib Scrib, M chrichoral artist, an extremely popular painter of
protraits and caricatures, bored of the constant demand for new
paintings he has begun secretly creating works of grafitti in a wild
Moniid, F goboda monk, an amazingly flexible and dextrous goboda
able to nearly retract her limbs in a way others cannot, she
regularly practices a kind of meditative stretching technique in one
of the public fountain squares, no one has disrupted her since the
incident three years ago.
Pik-tek-tik, M chrichoral fighter, a young hero with blue-tinted
feathers, the only things greater than his bravery and skill with
blades are the stories he tells about himself.
Seddashu, M iele fighter, a wanderer of the ridgewaste who has seen
its expansion in the last decade and its decline into unnatural
evil, he left though he knows the waste slowly follows.
Ptahf, M fasinaa ranger, a sarcastic and suspicious strider of the
Vash, an excellent and inexpensive guide to the city's surrounding
Zaenab, M iele wizard, a chronomancer and celebrated historian of
the Children, one of the leading authorities on the near-ancient
history of Booezor, however he is often more interested in the rapid
political transformations of Anderside and Kraoshd.
Senet, M human wizard, an evil mage from another world, a master
summoner and evoker, has a freakish third arm that seems to move on
its own, no body hair, and a deep hatred of elves.
Perhaps specific NPCs are not what you crave and a simple race and class/profession table is what you really need. I've brought one of those as well.
General NPC Table (d100)
Goboda warrior monk
Goboda Eternal Pilgrim
Fasinaa property master
Keeper - semi-material menders
Seeker - magically generated hunter
Sweeper - large, furred cleaning snail
Naga drug dealer
This I think concludes the necessary "pre-dungeon work" let the dungeon work begin... next time maps and monsters? Hmm, if I ever lose my mind completely and decide to design an rpg, Maps & Monsters is the name.