The Dead Lands of Athas
Champions of the Warbringer
The Champions were incredibly powerful humans appointed by the Warbringer to eliminate the “impure races” in his Cleansing War. Each was dedicated to exterminate a singe non-human race from the face of Athas. They were said to be masters of both the Way and sorcery and lead their armies in a relentless campaign lasting nearly a millennia.
Some of the Champions succeeded in their mission of extermination, eliminating entire races from the face of Athas. Others came exceedingly close, like the Dwarf Butcher and the Tari Killer. The land itself suffered along with the non-humans, for the Champions indiscriminately used defiling magic to increase their power. Whoever tried to oppose them, no matter what race they belonged to —even the human nations— fell before their dark powers.
The adventurers have in their travels heard mention of the following Champions: