Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Personality== As a race, the Ortal believe in a unified peace upon themselves, a work ethic that extends to their general philosophy of Unity. Through Unity, they achieve a state of being that allows them to gain a closer understanding of the element they devote themselves to. The Ortal religious guideline requires meditation three times per day (at dawn, noon and dusk) in respect of the elements and Unity. ===Ortal-gai=== The Ortal-gai are the miners and the construction workers of the Ortal, they are diligent and singleminded in their work, if not simple minded. While they might not be as intelligent as the other sects, they are loyal and diligent with a strong sense of personal honor and devotion. Yet, while they are as strong as the earth; they can be as stubborn as the earth too, often deciding on a single path that they must take and no other route is to matter. The Ortal-gai believe in a close relationship with the earth that strengthens them. They spend Unity Meditation upon the ground, where they pray to the Elder Earth to give them strength. ===Ortal-smi=== The Ortal-smi are the smiths of the Ortal and the competitors. Their firey nature causes them to compete with each other and often they try their best to forge the best. They work hard, but play dangerously at times; they often have dares that escalate too far. The Ortal-smi like to balance fun and work and even mix it together; but when things go wrong, they are often as wrathful as fire itself. True rivalries between two Ortal-smi are often dangerous things and could leave the proud Ortal-smi broken. The Ortal-smi believe in a close relationship with fire and spend their Unity Meditation near warmth or great heat in concentration. ===Ortal-jit=== The Ortal-jit are the fishermen of the Ortal and are delicate and patient. They fish for food and often trade with outsiders for other goods. The Ortal-jit is blessed with a supernatural form of patience capable of being serene and gentle in some of the most pressing situations, leading them to be patient with their fishing and capable of catching things that would frustrate many others. Yet, like the water they so proudly connect themselves with; they can turn nasty if pushed. An Ortal-jit scorned is a fearsome and dangerous force. The Ortal-jit believe in a close relationship with water and spend their Unity Meditation near the sea or any body of water, wherein they submerge their face. ===Ortal-pha=== The Ortal-pha are the scouts and hunters of the Ortal. They move quickly and diligently to catch wild game. They are playful and wry with a carefree attitude, only seeking thrills in their speed and movement. They enjoy seeking out adrenaline rushes that get their hearts pumping faster, letting them feel "alive" and "out of control". They especially enjoy dangerous tasks involving free falling. The Ortal-pha have a more sinister side, however, and can often be quite fickle, changing from witty to snide or playful to dangerous to get their thrills. The Ortal-pha believe in a close relationship with air and spend their Unity Meditation out in the open where the wind can envelop them, preferably high-up. ===Ortal-mak=== The Ortal-mak are the spiritual leaders and the farmers of the Ortal. They are serene, gracious and patient with all people and believe solely in Unity. The farmers of the Ortal-mak diligently work for the good of the race, striving to better themselves for the purpose of nourishing the other sect's bodies. The Ortal-mak that act as spiritual leaders preach the word of Unity and teach the young about the benefits of Unity. They are firm and tenacious in their beliefs, often seen as guides to the spiritual life, giving advice where possible. The Ortal-mak are peaceful and abhor most forms of violence, actively avoiding it whenever possible. The Ortal-mak beleve in a close relationship with spirit and spend their Unity Meditation in deep thought, contemplating their spirituality. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Dungeons and Dragons Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://dungeons.fandom.com/wiki/The_Ortal_(3.5e_Race)"