When Drizzt left to go to Menzoberranzan to settle accounts with his people, Catti-brie saw Bruenor as being too engrossed in his own grief to be a useful companion when she chased Drizzt. After many years of searching, Nanfoodle and Jessa died of old age and Thibbledorf Pwent left to stay at the dwarven mines in Icewind Dale due to his knees finally giving out after years of violent abuse to them due to his battleraging. Bruenor is caring and sensitive, and genuinely loves his friends and allies, but he hides this soft heart behind a gruff, snarling demeanor. Clan Battlehammer supplied the towns with well-made dwarven weapons and armor. He carried the items to his death. Bruenor in the meantime had climbed from the corpse of Shimmergloom, the only thing that kept him alive was Icingdeath, that Drizzt had lost in the battle with Artemis Entreri. [2], Bruenor died in 1462 DR along Thibbledorf Pwent due to injuries he sustained while defending Gauntlgrym from the pit fiend Beealtimatuche summoned by the lich Valindra Shadowmantle Before he died, he successfully saved Gauntlgrym from destruction by sealing the Primordial of fire. He was the dwarven adoptive father of Catti-brie and Wulfgar, friend to Drizzt Do'Urden and Regis, crafter of Aegis-fang, and a member of the Companions of the Hall. He also found Pwent, who has been turned into a vampire and was protecting Gauntlgrym from the drow. After the battle, they found Gandalug Battlehammer -- the original founder of Mithral Hall and Bruenor's ancestor -- who had been Matron Baenre's magically held prisoner for almost two millennia. He was the dwarven adoptive father of Catti-brie and Wulfgar, friend to Drizzt Do'Urden and Regis, crafter of Aegis-fang, and a member of the Companions of the Hall. [32] Although at first he was not pleased to have a dark elf as a neighbor, he overcame his prejudices and the two became great friends. After some time, the companions were hunting for Aegis-fang, after they learned that it was stolen from Wulfgar during his tenure at the Cutlass Tavern in Luskan as a bouncer. [25] but it was lost in the Battle of Shallows. A Reader's Guide to R. A. Salvatore's the Legend of Drizzt, https://othya.fandom.com/wiki/Bruenor_Battlehammer?oldid=5688. Upon their return, Mielikki, the patron goddess of Catti-brie, came to claim her spirit, along with Regis, Bruenor was devastated as was Drizzt. Pwent is a spirit summoned by Bruenor's Horn of Summoning. Bruenor, along with the other companions went to investigate, which resulted in the rooting out of the drow, this being unforeseen by Vierna she summoned a servant of Lolth, a yochlol. Rounding out the 'Companions of the Hall' are his two adopted human children: Catti-Brie and Wulfgar. After learning that a bloodthirsty pirate and her band of female pirates had the weapon, Bruenor and his friends set off to find it. Eventually, he had to escape by climbing up a chimney shaft -- during which he was attacked by a giant spider. [29] He considered the day he buried his daughter the worst day of his life. When she and Drizzt came back, weeks later, their news of a planned drow war on Mithral Hall forced Bruenor out of his depression. [16], After leaving Regis in Calimport as the new guildmaster of the Thieves' Guild, They went back to their home in the north, and spent the winter gathering up forces to take back Mithral Hall -- Bruenor's long-held dream. Now you can use Bruenor Battlehammer in your game. He joined up with Catti-brie, Regis, and Wulfgar in to Icewind Dale to help Drizzt in 1484 DR.[1], Bruenor strapped a single-bladed axe and a gold-colored shield with the foaming mug symbol of Clan Battlehamer to his back. [+4] will make a clickable link to roll d20+4. In 1370 DR, Bruenor with the escort of battleragers under the command of Thibbledorf Pwent (Bruenor's friend, though Bruenor often displayed much disdain for his most outrageous battlerager) turned to Mithral Hall. Bruenor is an NPC in the Rage of Demon's adventure Out of the Abyss but is not given statistics in that game. [23] During this time, much to Bruenor's dismay, Wulfgar left Mithral Hall to return to Icewind Dale. [31], Bruenor's long-time friend Regis often served as a trusted advisor to Bruenor. She was not however unaided in the ever so dark tunnels of the lower Underdark, and met with Alustriel who provided her with a magical circlet that lit the darkest areas with magical star/moonlight. [6] He had a large, hawk-like, pointy nose that had been broken several times. [2] Instead of going to the Halls of Moradin, he joined Catti-brie, Regis, and Wulfgar in Iruladoon, much to his dismay, though his reunion with them was joyful. Finally overcome by the poison, Bruenor lost consciousness. Bruenor is caring and sensitive, and genuinely loves his friends and allies, but he hides this soft heart behind a gruff, snarling demeanor. Covering the hundreds of miles in a flaming chariot provided by Alustriel, Bruenor and Catti-brie arrived in time to aid Drizzt and Wulfgar in a battle with pirates on Captain Deudermont's ship, Sea Sprite. Once Bruenor learned of the incident he was extremely angry with Wulfgar, and wanted to throttle him. The discovery of another legitimate king allowed Bruenor to abdicate to his ancestor in 1362 DR and pursue his own ambitions in Icewind Dale and the mines Clan Battlehammer had made there. Later, he traveled to Gauntlgrym to pick up his beloved axe, helm, and shield of foaming ale. However, after a battle with the combined soul of the Liches of the Crystal Shard and a Red Dragon, and with the help of Jarlaxle, the Drow leader of the mercenary Band Bregan D'aerthe, they destroyed the abomination. [8] However, his eye was later restored. The caravan had been attacked by a group that were aligned with the horde of orcs that were soon to change the north thereafter. When Bruenor came of age, he took his rightful place as leader of the clan. The reality was though that Bruenor had taken such damage during the battle, that he was only alive due to the continued efforts of the dwarven priests. His search began in 1409 DR, and along with Drizzt, Thibbledorf Pwent, the gnome alchemist Nanfoodle, and the orc priestess of Gruumsh Jessa, they set out to find Gauntlgrym. [15], Along with Drizzt Do'Urden and Wulfgar, Bruenor set off to find his homeland of Mithral Hall. The peace was very short lived, however, as a small party of drow, lead by Drizzt's now deranged sister, Vierna Do'Urden, and his brother, Dinin Do'Urden, now transformed into a drider, both seeking to regain the favor from the dark elf dieity, Lolth, entered the Underdark seeking Drizzt, killing a party of innocent Mithral Hall prospectors. [28] He raised her in Clan Battlehammer in Icewind Dale and had a tender spot for her. Later he will accompany the player during his attempts to claim the Dwarven throne for himself. As it turned out, Wulfgar had not been killed six years before, rather, he had been taken to the court of the drow goddess Lolth, who traded him to Errtu in exchange for Errtu's services to her. Bruenor Battlehammer in Mantol-Derith Bruenor Battlehammer is a Delzoun Dwarf who plays a central role in the Dwarven King Quest Arc. In the battle upon their meeting, Bruenor, with much difficulty, cleaved Yvonnel Baenre in half, killing her and ending her millennium-long domination of the drow city. The arrival of Aegis-fang and the speaking aloud of its name returned it to Wulfgar's waiting hands behind a sheet of ice which in turn allowed the friends to destroy the demon, again banishing it for a hundred years. 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