Delanac Ironbrow

Apr 5, 2017
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Delanac Ironbrow
Culinarian (i.e. chef)
The real Delanac Ironbrow

All About Delanac Ironbrow

Appearance and Personality:

Standing at a towering 6'3" with a solid muscular build and sturdy frame, Delanac cuts an imposing figure. Having worked with metal all his life, he has the broad chest and strong shoulders to prove it. His eyes are a dark steel gray and his coarse black hair stands out against his swarthy skin, trimmed short to not get in the way when working at the forge. He was the firstborn son of Carric Ironbrow, an orcish blacksmith from a long-standing line of metalworkers in Yovaesh. Expected to continue the family business, he turned quite a few heads when he abandoned metallurgy and decided to become a chef. His father was the most upset by this, however no amount of persuasion could change his mind. He is determined to prove cooking is as much as an artisanal craft as tailoring and metalworking. But first, he'll have to learn the ins and outs of the culinary arts. And what better way to learn how to cook than from the experts in hospitality themselves?

Stalwart and level-headed, Delanac's principles are as solid as his frame. The concepts of hard work and perseverance were hammered into him by his father ever since he was just a boy. Industrious and dependable like an ox, he also has the stubbornness and tenacity to match. If someone tries to make him go against his principles, he won't move an inch. As a Yovaeshi craftsman he dislikes cutting corners and believes every job completed should be a job well done. He is a practical person, preferring functionality and durability over opulence. The two things he learned from a dwarven cook who had commissioned his father to make an orichalcum cooking pot were to never waste food, and never handle food before washing your hands. Although Yovaesh is more commonly known for their products than their cuisine, Delanac aims to put his city on the culinary map.

Being the eldest out of five children, he learned responsibility at a young age. Dealing with his younger siblings has taught him patience and management skills, both important for keeping his energetic brothers and sisters under control. His work as an apprentice to his father further developed those traits. Aside from matters related to cleanliness and quality, he can be easygoing and friendly. Though he has a strong work ethic, he does know to relax and enjoy life every now and then.


Delanac was born into a family of blacksmiths. His father was a blacksmith, as was his father's father before him. When he chose to become a chef, he went against a century of tradition in metalworking. His father Carric strongly opposed his decision, however if he could prove himself as a master artisan in something as mundane as cooking, then he would rest his case. Delanac's inspiration for his change in occupation began when his father received an odd request from a customer. Said customer was a dwarf from Baltil who wanted Carric to forge a cooking pot from an heirloom orichalcum shield. While they worked on the order, Delanac became acquainted with the dwarf–whom he learned was a chef. The dwarf was a true outdoorsman; he knew how to fish, hunt, and even grow his own vegetables.

From him Delanac learned one could create many different dishes from using the same ingredients and in turn inherited the dwarf's philosophy towards food: make the most out of what you have and let nothing be wasted. The dwarf also imparted the important concepts of food safety. No matter how delicious the food was, it would all be for naught should someone suffer food poisoning. Once the dwarf left for the mainland, Delanac decided to become a chef himself. He wanted to make food that would feed both the body and the soul, and the only way to learn was to experience it. When the rise of Aysut called for craftsmen, he answered the call along with many others to help build and protect the outpost in the Harena desert. There he picked up a new friend, a jackal pup he named Bran. Together they travel the world learning about the many ways people prepare food, one dish at a time.

Clothing and Equipment:

Delanac has the bare essentials to cook meals on the road: bowls and utensils, pots for cooking, herbs for seasoning, and other miscellaneous items. In addition to his cooking tools he has a broadsword and buckler for self-defense, a battleaxe, and a spear to act as a makeshift spit for roasting. Don't tell his father though, or his old man will throw a fit when he hears his son is using weapons as cooking implements.

Talents and Abilities:

His years as an apprentice under his father as a blacksmith have served him well, granting him a strong and solid physique. With endurance and great strength, the orc could have easily started a career as a prize fighter but instead chose the culinary arts. He knows all the ins and outs of smelting, refining, and shaping common metals and some precious ones. In addition, he is very attentive to detail as slight differences in temperature or procedure can alter the quality of a product. Knowledge of how hot a fire is and how to keep it burning comes from experience, and he has that to supplement his growing skill in cooking. At the moment his strongest area involves cooking with flame and heat in various ways: baking, searing, roasting, broiling, boiling, charring, grilling–you name it.

Recipes and Entrées:

Angela's Golden Cornucopia
Golden fireflies float around this solid gold cornucopia at all times. These graceful little bugs keep the cornucopia floating whenever it is not in use so that it is not violated by any tainted surface it may be around. Flowing from it is a rush of green magic like a roaring waterfall. The magic falls and dissipates into nothingness. It is owned by the Mother and a very sacred object… Why she agreed to let you borrow it… Only she would know.

The Golden Cornucopia provides a healing aura to not only the holder but also the area surrounding it. It is capable of healing or providing food but not both at the same time. In the hands of a mortal it’s capabilities are small but helpful. Use it wisely for the affects only last a short time and it takes time to gather Angela’s vast magicks.

A Pre-Event Award for Angela Rose’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Event.
Elixir of Mother's Love
This is a specialized gift for everyone who wishes to challenge the spire. Angela has poured her whole heart and her love for the world into a single source. Those who consume the potion will gain an aura of protection allowing them to transverse the void safely without being attacked by the environment. The effect wanes over time so one must always be wary how much they have left. This brew does refill once a day by itself.
“My sweet child, I hope that my whole heart can protect you against true evil. Though I have not birthed you I have watched you grow since the beginning and love you all the same.” - Angela to those younger than her.
This is an event prize for Angela Rose’s 2020 God Event: The Revenant Chrysalis.
Goddess Cube
A beautifully decorated stained glass puzzle box made in platinum, this acts as a portable storage device akin to Reynash’s Endless Bag. The sides of the box bear symbols and related imagery of the goddesses of Life and Luck.
This item is an event prize for Shiloh and Angela’s 2018 Deity Event: Lunacy of the Deep
Never Ending Ale
A mug of ale that never empties!
A gift from the Administrator for reaching 200 members in 2 months!
Mama Mabel's Chicken Soup
Mama Mabel's chicken soup is made using a traditional recipe and a blend of ten secret spices. This hearty soup heals the body and soul and comes in an enchanted bottle that keeps it perfectly warm.
This is an event prize for the 2019 event Horae's Great Potluck
Safe Passage
This spell relocates the caster or a target away to a random safe location nearby.
Drae's Bottled Starlight
Made by the Keeper to help his children combat their fear of the dark, this vials of thick colored glass can cast a starscape on the walls and ceiling of a room. When placed on the ground of an area or on a shelf, it creates a circle of protection with a 20 ft Diameter.
Event Prize for Adraejen’s 2017 Event: Days of Hebheka
Handy Frying Pan
Legend tells of a noble woman who grew tired of her husband's crap. She took the frying pan and gave him a good whack. She was known as Lisa the Panhandler. This frying pan has a rune engraved on the bottom of it. When activated it can adjust its gravity enough that it can be light or heavy like a boulder. It allows for excellent battlefield damage.
Event Prize for Staff's 2018 Holiday Event: The Celestial Ball
Made out of whatever material one could find at the time, this bag holds a few possessions one would have.
Simple, sturdy footwear, usually made of leather.
A simple sword of steel construction. Serviceable, if not exceptional.
This small, round shield is gripped with the fist. It is highly maneuverable, and a popular choice in melee combat.
Common Trousers
Sometimes called pants, this garment is worn on the lower body, and covers the legs. These trousers are long and extend down to the ankles.
Common Tunic
A simple garment which might resemble a long shirt that stops somewhere between the wearer's hips and ankles. The sleeves may be long or short, depending on the local climate.
Houseware Tools
Includes the common items you would need for housework like pots, pans, brooms, mops, culinary, etc.
These herbs can be prepared in a variety of ways— ground into a balm, brewed into a tea, chewed whole, and more— and have a variety of properties that make them valuable to alchemists, healers, assassins, and more.
A hardy pack, with two straps that allow it to be worn on one's back. It's ideal for carrying supplies while on the move.
Used to start a fire. A must have for every adventurer!
A sharp metal point has been affixed to a wooden pole. This is a simple weapon, best for thrusting at an opponent.
Increases the physical strength of the user for a short time.
Basic Antidote
When consumed the antidote potion cures the consumer of all basic status ailments.
Battle Axe
This large, double-bladed axe is typically wielded with two hands. It is designed to penetrate through heavy plate armor.
A container typically used to hold drinking water.
A basic shelter, consisting of a large sheet of fabric of animal skin, placed over a frame. A tent provides basic protection from the elements while away from home.
Leather Cuirass
Chest armor made of cured leather.
Bottle of Wine
A bottle filled with an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grapes or other fruit.
This spell renders a single target unable to move or react for a short period of time.
The pages in this bound book are blank, allowing the owner to use it to keep a record of their thoughts and activities.
A metal box with glass panels protects the flame inside this lantern from being extinguished by the wind. Some lanterns have ornate decorations. They can be carried by hand or hung.
Greater Rejuvenation Potion
When consumed, this potion restores the users health by a large amount.
Guiding Light
A palm-sized pyramid crystal comprised of Ametrine. When the user is lost, a thin beam of light will shine from the crystal’s point to lead the user home or some other favored safe destination.
This is an Event Prize for Naota's 2017 Event Renaissance of Lumos.
Gardening Tools
A simple kit of tools that will help one begin their gardening career. Tools like a spade, sickle, hoe, and your very own watering can!
Fishing Rod
Made from wood or, when available, bamboo, this pole has a length of string attached to it as well as a hook, and is used to catch fish.
Egjoran Poleaxe
A polearm with a long haft, and a small axe-like head for striking at enemies.
Enchanted with a keen rune so it never rusts or dulls from age. Enchanted with a second rune to make it extremely effective at dealing with plate armor and dragonscale armor.
Quill and Ink
A writing implement made from a long feather, used by dipping the tip into a pot of dyed liquid.
This parchment shows a region of Revaliir, or the entire world. It is useful for navigating.
A useful substance from the jungles of Laeto. Used to waterproof whips, armor, and other useful things. Can be put in the ears to cancel out noise, but it won't have any effect on Psionic spells, we're afraid.
A thick, woolen blanket, perfect for keeping a person warm.
A little belt pouch for one to put their coins or jewelry into.
Used to sharpen objects.
Sun's Kiss
A lightweight silver shield accented in black tourmaline. Will absorb any magickal attack when used, and reflect out a short burst of near blinding light magick to give the shielder time to prepare their own returning attack (or flee!).
This is an Event Prize for Naota's 2017 Event Renaissance of Lumos.
A rope consists of fibers which have been twisted or braided together in order to combine them into a larger and stronger form.
Bloodstone Bracelet
The people of Haza create these pieces of jewelry in honor of the Earth spirits they worship. The stones are banded in iron, and have a curious property: if one drips their own blood onto the stones, the bracelet can be used to heal minor wounds.
Staff of Feasting
Can produce a full course meal every few hours. Also a great walking stick!
This staff produces a more powerful conjure food spell. It is able to feed the user and several others easily. The staff has an apple like gem on it that slowly fills back up with a glow as the staff recharges so the owner knows when they can use it again.
An item used to fish or to capture someone or something.
A heavy outer garment, this overcoat offers excellent protection from the elements.
A simple piece of material, usually leather, that holds up one's trousers.
A woven container fitted with a lid to protect from intruders, such as insects or children. It can be crafted from different materials and comes in many sizes.
A basic light source, a torch is usually a stick with a combustible material at one end, which is then set ablaze.
A navigational instrument with a needle that points north and south. Essential when traveling through lesser-known parts of the world.
Eversweet Berries
Often used as a condiment, these berries will make anything and everything you eat taste sweet. It is recommended, however, that you always have someone taste test for you if you use them, because it doesn’t matter how sweet poison tastes. It will still kill you.
Sun Glaive
A weapon that excels in hot places, the sun glaive has the ability to absorb sunlight in order to increase the strength of the perpetual flames that line its blade. These flames are bright, and can either be used to burn enemies or emit a blinding flash. Every action or strike will gradually reduce the strength of the next, however, requiring more sunlight to fuel the weapon.
Crystal Shield
This crystalline shield has been crafted by the finest enchanters in Hiadref. It is designed to reflect magic three times a day before shattering and needing to reform. After shattering, the shield is ineffective at blocking until it reforms 24 hours later.
Cursed Fruit of Hunger
Causes the individual to become suddenly struck with insatiable hunger.
A well-loved pet among the Harenians, Jackals were often kept as guard dogs and hunting companions.
Event prize for the 2017 Halloween Event, Ripples of Time: Nahda
Tinkerer's Goggles
These goggles allow the person wearing them to see twenty feet ahead through any material, except through deadzones.
Event prize from the 2015 Admin Event: Timedeath.
Remember: only one per account for the purposes of the advent calendar 2017.
Blade of Dancing Heat
This knife is formed of a unique metal that can put out various degrees of heat according to the wielder's wishes. It can even become hot enough to instantly cauterize wounds.
Rhylana’s 2015 Event Item, Everything Burns
Reverie Snowglobe
A little winter wonderland enclosed in glass, this enchanted curio shrinks a person down before transporting them inside. Within this self-contained world festive songs play ad infinitum perpetuating an atmosphere of holiday cheer.
"It's a small world after all..."
This is the event prize for the 2017 Winter Event: Dance of Reverie.
Lantern of Dark Hearts
A lantern crafted from the darkest wood, almost black in color. When the holder lights the fire within the lantern, the flame will shine a light in the direction of what their heart desires most.
Rhea's 2016 Event: Stories of Love
Abedian Hypnotic Curry
This curry has multiple different special ingredients that mess with one’s mind. It induces a psychedelic effect and other various effects: shrinking, another language being spoken, hair color change. None of the effects are permanent but be wary that you will never know what you are going to get when taking a bite.
Event Prize for The Abedian Festival of Color 2016.
When worn, this Aventurine pendant will strengthen the will and focus of its wearer tenfold. Due to its effects, it’s suggested to only wear it in times of great need for no more than one hour at a time. While strength of will and focus are enhanced, the physical limits of the body are unchanged.
This is an Event Prize for Naota's 2017 Event Renaissance of Lumos.
All-Knowing Pepper
From the days when the mighty admin gave up on drawing spells comes the mighty pepper! This in character item will respond to your character magically! Think of it like the magic eight ball of the high fantasy world.
Lucina's Moonlight Lantern
This lantern was made by the fallen goddess Lucina. She was once considered a saint among the people of Parvpora before the Tree was tainted. She would light the way home for sailors using the moon. She created these lanterns to ward off the evil of her conclave siblings. When the tree became tainted these delicate stained glass lanterns were hidden so she could not destroy them.
Can see through darkness made by magic by ten feet.
Event Prize for The Abedian Festival of Color 2016.
Kirika's Lost Compass
The compass is a beautiful object, with an interesting purpose. If a stone or bit of dirt is placed on it, the needle will guide someone to the origin of where the dirt or stone is from.
Event Prize from the 2015 Admin Event: Timedeath
Arc of Want
A pendulum that points its owner to what their heart truly wants.
This is an event prize for Angela and Dalanesca's 2018 event A Mortal's Heart.

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