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"He has the body of an Orc, but the mental abilities of a Human. He’s not in the best of situations, but it’s far better than most things someone who looks like an Orc can expect. However, if the situation is right he’ll be pleased to go along with you … and someone with the muscle of an Orc is always helpful."


Gar (short for Garfield Thelonius Remington III) can be found as the "World's Smartest Orc" attraction inside of H. T. Parnell's Emporium of Wonders in Tarant.


Gar will regale the player with his knowledge of politics, mathematics, and tea. If the player has a high enough Persuasion (8/20), then they can debate the merits between green and black tea with Gar. In the process they will discover that Gar is actually not an Orc at all, but of pure Human stock.


  • Gar will join as a Regular Follower provided:
    • The Player does not have Dumb Dialogue speech
    • The player gets Gar to reveal his true nature (see above)
    • The player has negotiated Gar's freedom from H. T. Parnell
    • The player has an open follower slot
    • The player is at least level 9
    • The player does not have an Evil alignment

Special Follower Considerations[]

  • Gar will leave the party if the player's alignment becomes evil
  • If he becomes upset then he can be placated with some Earl Grey Tea
  • If he is asked to leave the party (rather than simply WAIT) then he will not be able to rejoin
  • Freeing Gar from the party will give the player a Fate Point
  • Gar's body armor is limited to Barbaric and Plate type armors
  • Gar cannot equip staves as weapons, but he can carry them in his inventory and use their spells


Gar has limited knowledge and not much to say about most places that the party visits

Levelling Scheme[]

Gar is a fighter who specializes in Melee and Dodge
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  • Dodge 1
  • Strength 10
  • Dexterity 10
  • Melee 2
  • Dodge 2
  • Strength 12
  • Dexterity 12
  • Willpower 10
  • Melee 3
  • Dodge 3
  • Strength 15
  • Dexterity 15
  • Willpower 12
  • Melee 4
  • Dodge 4
  • Strength 18
  • Dexterity 18
  • Willpower 14
  • Melee 5
  • Dodge 5
  • Strength 20
  • Willpower 16
  • Max HPs 300



Despite looking like an Orc, Gar was born to human parents. His appearance was the cause of all manner of gossip and speculations aimed at his parents that eventually caused his family's financial ruin. In desperation, Gar sold himself into the services of H. T. Parnell, hoping that the money on his contract could turn his family's fortunes for the better.