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Artorias

Artorias Sirius Carpathiusfull name
Art, Torias, Blueberry, Blue Boynicknames
2 Yearsage
Summer of Year 15birthdate
Dire wolfsize
45"height
Mediumbuild
Neutral Goodalignment
Malegender
Bisexualsexuality
The Hallowspack
Aegis of the Hallowsrank
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Appearance


Coat

Artorias wears a dark-hued coat of near-black charcoal reminiscent of a lighter shade of his mother's that extends to pure black along the top of his head and ears, with a rich dark azure underside and flashes of pale gray fur. His gray fur extends down his hind legs and over the end of his tail. He has two streaks of gray beneath his eyes and across his upper forelegs.

Eyes

Artorias' eyes are akin to two chunks of amber that seem to burn as if they were smoldering embers of a fire. Lighter flecks of orange and gold flicker about in his irises, most noticeable in bright daylight or moonlight, like wisps leaping from open flame.

Physique

Artorias is a larger wolf, standing at 45" at the shoulder with a moderately bulky frame and muscled form, traits he clearly obtained from his unknown father. As a puppy through adolescence, he will retain a lanky frame as he grows into his height and weight. When he neared his second birthday, Artorias developed exceptionally strong jaws and a thicker double coat of fur.

Voice

Artorias' voice is a smooth and masculine baritone that will start off higher pitched throughout his youth and gradually deepen as he reaches adulthood. As an adult, his voice will sound rich and clear. When he whispers or speaks low, there will be a faint, almost indiscernible huskiness to his words, like a hint of a growl in his voice.

Scent

Artorias' scent is a blend of woody cedar and crisp sea salt along with his natural musk.
appearance

– The Lord of Cinder –

Noble - Just - Headstrong

If knightliness could be born, it would be in the form of Artorias. Placing the virtues of loyalty, empathy, and courage at the forefront of his life, Artorias shares a blend of his mothers' ideals: a dislike of mincing words and a guarded view of the world from Resin, and a drive to do good and an altruistic soul from Tamsyn. Quick-witted and sharp, sarcasm is a second language to the male. While it does take him a while to come to trust others, once you earn his loyalty, Artorias is a fierce ally willing to lay down his life for a righteous cause.

A fire for battle burns in the male's soul, and as he ages, will find himself most comfortable and confident in the heat of combat. Innovative and intelligent, Artorias is always on a quest to hone his skills into the sharpest weapon he can be. It is not simply enough for him to be a great warrior; he strives to be the best, an exemplar to others and a nightmare to his enemies. Regardless of his desire to do good, Artorias knows that the world is not a kind place and that life is not always just. All is fair in love and war, and no action is too far when it comes to doing what must be done for the greater good.

Artorias is patient, cool, and rational, approaching stressful situations with a calculated approach. He does not like to make split-second judgments, preferring to gather all information he can before making an important decision. If something is able to press his buttons and make him lose his cool, Artorias is a wildfire that will burn everything around him with raw and powerful emotion. He loves deeply and passionately, and shares a strong emotional bond with his pack and his loved ones.

Sometimes brooding and moody, Artorias has a more introverted persona that will manifest itself more as he grows older, and as such has a hard time opening up about his emotions, preferring to stay quiet and harboring his thoughts and feelings unless he has something he needs to share. In spite of this trait, he possesses a caring and protective heart, especially for his siblings and family, and will sacrifice anything to keep them safe.

Artorias' Theme


Born of Fire - Dos Brains
personality

Possessions / Companions / Mutations

Embershard: A Damascus steel sword with faceted amber set into the crossguard. Light reflected by the blade seems to gain a faint warm glow.

A reinforced charcoal-dyed leather cuirass that fits around the chest and upper torso. A lightweight metal plate gorget wraps around the top of the armor to protect the neck.

A black leather bracer with a small dagger hidden within.

A black leather-wrapped bangle studded with fiery gemstones, such as fire opals and topazes. Gifted to him by Briar Fatalis.

A gold crown with a large dazzling fire opal set in the center. A wedding gift presented by Chimera Klein.


Artorias has a raven companion named Corbin. Corbin has a wingspan of 48", jet black feathers with navy undertones, and speaks with a British accent.

Artorias has a raven companion named Eira. Eira has a wingspan of 45", snowy white feathers with silver undertones, and speaks with a Scottish accent.

Artorias has a silver cross fox companion named Argent. He is 20" tall and has black and silver fur and bourbon brown eyes.


Artorias has been gifted with abnormally long life. He shall live to be 15 years old.

Artorias has developed significantly stronger teeth and jaws than a normal wolf.

Artorias' fur has developed a denser second coat to help protect him from harm.

Artorias' eyesight has been sharpened and enhanced due to a side effect of the illness contracted during the Long Night of Year 16.

Artorias' tears glow with a faint teal hue due to a side effect of the illness contracted during the Long Night of Year 16.
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History

Artorias was born to Tamsyn and Resin Carpathius of the Hallows in Summer of Year 15 in the Sunset Falls, the firstborn in a litter of five. From a young age, Artorias idolized his parents for their bold personalities and prowess in battle, yearning to become a knight and defender of his home and family like they were. He trained for most of his puppyhood under Resin's guidance, sparring with anyone he could to hone his skills. During this time, Artorias found a predilection for using weapons in his style of combat, and was gifted a wooden sword by Outlaw to train with.

In Winter of Year 15, he moved with the Hallows down to Auster and took up residence in Amron's Castle. He continued his training into his young adulthood, volunteering mentorship to his siblings as well as companionship to those less inclined to fighting, like Gwynevere's medical training or Bowen's husbandry. He volunteered to defend his home in a mock raid against the Ashen Empire, fighting valiantly against the "invaders".

During the blizzards of Spring, Year 16, he fought and defended his home against an extra dire wolf in his first actual battle as well as a hyena pack and a sabertooth tiger pride. He also partook in a group hunt to bring down a mammoth, using his cunning and strategies taught to him to create a plan to fell one of the beasts.

Shortly before his first birthday, Artorias watched as his mother Resin lost her mind, attacking his other mother Tamsyn and being forced to be incarcerated in the castle dungeons. During this time, Artorias began to form an intimate relationship with Briar Fatalis, who would become his first girlfriend, and formed close bonds with her father Sirius Fatalis as his mentor after nearly killing the Warlord in bloody combat.

When Ulric took over the Hallows, Artorias was promoted to the rank of Baron and named heir apparent of the Hallows. On his first birthday, Artorias was gifted his sword, Embershard, by his parents. It wouldn't be long before Artorias was forced to use his new sword to defend his home from a pack of extra dire wolves coming for revenge on him. During the fighting, he was injured and scarred by Resin, and he ultimately watched as his mother was killed in combat.

In Summer of Year 16, Artorias participated in Ashen's summer festival and tournament, representing the Hallows in the yearling bracket and reaching the finals before being defeated by his best friend, Ezra. He began a diplomacy tour with Ulric to meet with the other packs of Ardent, meeting with the Ashen monarchy as well as Valhalla's alpha and heir.

At the end of the summer, Artorias was invited by Sirius to spend a season with the Armada learning how to lead from the Warlord. Artorias accepted, and for the entirety of Fall, Year 16, Artorias resided in the Armada, learning the nuances of being a leader and handling power. Sirius opened his eyes to the world, helping Artorias to see reality with more clear eyes, and even took him to a black market where Artorias purchased a slave, Idalia, to present to Briar as a handmaiden.

In Winter, Year 16, Artorias returned home and was appointed Aegis of the Hallows by Ulric, taking command of the pack under the guidance of his mentor until he could fully inherit the pack in the summer. He also discovered his sister had been attacked and his mother's grave robbed of her skin by his adoptive brother, Oxx. Artorias set out to hunt the wolf down, but was bested in combat and left barely alive. His sister, Bowen, saved his life and helped nurse him back to health. Discovering latent romantic feelings for one another, Artorias and Bowen began an incestuous relationship together.

Artorias' tale is still being written, and every day is a new page in his story...
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Relations

mate
Mate
Briar Carpathius
children
Sons Daughters
Zephyrus (ward)
parents
Mother Father
Tamsyn Carpathius (birth) Unknown
Resin Carpathius † (adoptive)
siblings
Brothers Sisters
Rudyard Carpathius Gwynevere Carpathius
Grimshaw (adoptive) Bowen Carpathius
Malik of the Sea (half-sibling) Daphne Carpathius
Oxx Carpathius (adoptive) Avantika Carpathius (adoptive)
Juniper of the Sea (half-sibling)
Sierra of the Sea (half-sibling)
Eska Timber (adoptive)
Iolaire Akeldama (adoptive)

Skills

Master Fighter (635)
Master Navigator (565)

Knight & Scout

FIGHTING: 10/8/20

+30 - Seasonal Skill - Fall, Year 15
+15 - Won an official fight against someone of equal or lower Fighting rank - Rudyard
+10 - Lost a fight against Daphne
+5 - Received a fighting lesson from Resin
+15 - Won a fight against Briar Fatalis
+10 - Lost a fight against Rudyard
+15 - Won a fight against Rudyard
+30 - Seasonal Skill - Spring, Year 16
+15 - Fought a large predator - hyena pack
+5 - Gave a fighting lesson to Avantika
+20 - Participated in a raid - Ashen v. The Hallows
+15 - Won a fight against Plague Klein-Abraxas
+15 - Fought a large predator - sabertooth tiger pride
+10 - Fought a medium predator - coyote pack
+15 - Won a fight against Hela Klein
+20 - Won a melee fight vs Ezra Adravendi and Avantika Carpathius
+30 - Successfully hunted a mammoth
+15 - Fought a large predator - brown bear
+10 - Lost a fight against Avantika Carpathius
+15 - Won a fight against Ezra Adravendi
+30 - Seasonal Skill - Summer, Year 16
+15 - Won a fight against Úlfr
+15 - Won a fight against Áskell Klein
+15 - Won a fight against Lillith Adravendi
+15 - Won a fight against Avantika Carpathius
+10 - Lost a fight to Ezra Adravendi
+10 - Lost a fight to Briar Fatalis
+15 - Fought a tiger
+15 - Fought a saltwater crocodile
+15 - Won a fight against Sirius Fatalis
+5 - Gave a fighting lesson to Idalia
+10 - Lost a fight to Oxx Carpathius
+15 - Won a fight against Rudyard Carpathius
+15 - Won a fight against Rudyard Carpathius again
+20 - Participated in a raid - Pirates Plunder v The Hallows
+15 - Won a fight against Artisan Aracari
+5 - Taught Fern the basics of sword fighting
+10 - Lost a fight against Fern Lark
+15 - Fought a tiger
+30 - Seasonal Skill - Summer, Year 17
+15 - Fought a harpy eagle

NAVIGATION: 10/8/20

+5 - Explored a new land - Weeping Woods
+5 - Explored a new land - Sea's Plain
+5 - Explored a new land - Sunset Falls
+5 - Explored a new land - Firefly Lake
+5 - Explored a new land - The Hot Springs
+20 - First solo exploration
+30 - Seasonal Skill - Winter, Year 15
+10 - Explored a new land - Amron's Castle
+10 - Explored a new land - The God's Garden
+10 - Explored a new land - The Starlit Plains
+10 - Explored a new land - Wildberry Grove
+20 - Home Turf - Amron's Castle (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
+10 - Explored a new land - Bent Canyon
+10 - Explored a new land - Fossil Ridge
+50 - Explored 10 different lands (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
+30 - Successfully hunted a mammoth
+10 - Explored a new land - The Shimmering Shore
+10 - Explored a new land - Wraith's Woods
+10 - Explored a new land - Faller's Fjord
+10 - Explored a new land - Alabastrine Shrine
+10 - Explored a new land - Ice Bridge
+10 - Explored a new land - Vericona Plains
+10 - Explored a new land - Tall Grass Plains
+10 - Explored a new land - Lover's Mangrove
+10 - Explored a new land - Fontamo Bay
+10 - Explored a new land - Fenrir's Maw
+10 - Explored a new land - Caves of the Past
+10 - Explored a new land - Northern Mines
+10 - Explored a new land - Fern Gulley
+10 - Explored a new land - Dragon's Blood Grove
+10 - Explored a new land - The Forgotten Isle
+10 - Explored a new land - Manatee Bay
+10 - Explored a new land - The Rio Grande
+10 - Explored a new land - Obsidian Beach
+10 - Explored a new land - Aspen Dam
+10 - Explored a new land - Hermit's Cove
+10 - Explored a new land - Cattail Creek
+10 - Explored a new land - The Orchard
+10 - Explored a new land - Lazuli Falls
+10 - Lost a race to Kione
+10 - Explored a new land - Bamboo Maze
+10 - Explored a new land - The Boneyard
+10 - Explored a new land - The Runestones
+10 - Explored a new land - Grapevine Cathedral
+10 - Explored a new land - Hallucination Caves
+10 - Explored a new land - Dreamer's Col
+10 - Explored a new land - Time's Cavern
+10 - Explored a new land - Cedar Falls
+10 - Explored a new land - The Ancient Oaks

Fight Form

Artorias vs (opponent) for (fight type)
Round x/x
Age: (Only include: over 1 year, under 1 year, or under 6 months as applicable)
Size: Dire wolf
Build: Medium
Offensive Battle Accessory: Damascus steel sword
Defensive Battle Accessory: Reinforced leather cuirass
Companion 1: Common raven, Male - Flying - Boosted
Companion 2: Silver cross fox - Battle - Boosted
*Companion 3: Common raven, Female - Flying
Mutation 1: Stronger teeth and jaws - Offensive
Mutation 2: Thicker fur - Defensive
Mutation 3: Enhanced vision - Perception
Skills: Master Fighter & Master Navigator
Specialty: Knight or Scout
Artorias vs (opponent) for (fight type)
Round x/x
Age: (Only include: over 1 year, under 1 year, or under 6 months as applicable)
Size: Dire wolf
Build: Medium
Offensive Battle Accessory: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=35187">Damascus steel sword</a>
Defensive Battle Accessory: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=35047">Reinforced leather cuirass</a>
Companion 1: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=33473">Common raven, Male - Flying - Boosted</a>
Companion 2: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=35822">Silver cross fox - Battle - Boosted</a>
*Companion 3: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=39140">Common raven, Female - Flying</a>
Mutation 1: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=11617&pid=176032#pid176032">Stronger teeth and jaws - Offensive </a>
Mutation 2: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=11617&pid=176032#pid176032">Thicker fur - Defensive </a>
Mutation 3: <a href="https://www.ardently.org/showthread.php?tid=36953&pid=237223#pid237223">Enhanced vision - Perception</a>
Skills: Master Fighter & Master Navigator
Specialty: Knight or Scout

Racing Form

Artorias vs (opponent) for Race
Round x/x
Age: (Only include: over 1 year, under 1 year, or under 6 months as applicable)
Size: Dire wolf
Build: Medium
Skills: Master Fighter & Master Navigator
Specialty: Knight or Scout
Artorias vs (opponent) for Race
Round x/x
Age: (Only include: over 1 year, under 1 year, or under 6 months as applicable)
Size: Dire wolf
Build: Medium
Skills: Master Fighter & Master Navigator
Specialty: Knight or Scout

Awards

Auster Explorer 06-08-2022 at 06:56 PM • Auster Explorer,
Pride - Bisexual 06-02-2022 at 03:26 AM • Pride - Bisexual,
Festival Organizer 05-18-2022 at 02:45 AM • Festival Organizer, Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Carpathius
Dream Weaver 04-26-2022 at 05:43 PM • Dream Weaver,
Loser 03-22-2022 at 11:59 PM • Loser,
Globetrotter 02-27-2022 at 04:58 PM • Globetrotter,
Underachiever 01-23-2022 at 11:25 AM • Underachiever, Rise Up, Ting Ting, Like Glitter And Gold
The Ooze Participant 11-30-2021 at 07:41 PM • The Ooze Participant, Halloween - It Begins..
The Ooze - Variation 3 11-30-2021 at 05:57 PM • The Ooze - Variation 3, Halloween - It Persists...
Homebody 09-03-2021 at 07:52 PM • Homebody,