- The people of the Wrothgarian and Dragontail Mountains Orcish armorers are prized for their craftsmanship. Orc troops in heavy armor are among the finest in the Empire and are fearsome when using their berserker rage.
The Orsimer commonly known as Orcs are the sophisticated barbarian peoples of the Wrothgarian Mountains and Dragontail Mountains though they are common in the walking city of Bosmer kings Falinesti and in other great cities throughout Tamreil. They are in-fact elves or mer hence the name Orsimer it means 'Pariah Folk'. They are noted for their unshakeable courage in war and their unflinching endurance of hardships. In the past Orcs have been widely feared and hated by the other nations and races of Tamriel but they have slowly won acceptance in the Empire in particular for their distinguished service in the Imperial Legion. Orcish armorers are prized for their craftsmanship and Orc warriors in heavy armor are among the finest front-line troops in the Empire and fearsome when using their Berserker Rage. Most Imperial citizens regard Orc society as rough and cruel but there is much to admire in their fierce tribal loyalties and generous equality of rank and respect among the sexes. In the middle of the Merethic Era the Orsimer and their leader Trinimac tried to halt the movement of Prophet Velothi and the Dark Elves. The Daedric Prince Boethiah ate Trinimac corrupting his body and spirit and he emerged as Daedric Prince Malacath. All of the Orsimer people were also changed into what they are now known as the Orcs.