Truename monsters are physical embodiments of Truespeech -- living examples of the power of the primal words of creation. Whether the result of some natural process or the result of some terrible perversion of Truespeech, these creatures turn the power of utterances against their foes.
Before you hovers a faintly glowing, bronze-skinned woman, held aloft by a cloud of parchment papers that spread behind her like wings. Each piece of paper has a different rune on it.
The mission of a word archon is to protect such noble concepts as "virtue," "goodness," and "charity." Using the power of truenames, they travel far from Celestia to make sure such words inspire the good-hearted everywhere -- and evildoers that face the wrath of a word archon's voice raised against them.
Word archons believe that truename magic is the most pure and perfect form of expression. They treat it as something sacred and holy. They view those who pervert it, such as logokron devils and garblers, as hideous abominations and will attack them on sight.
A word archon is about 7 feet tall and weighs from 150 to 200 pounds.
WORD ARCHONS IN EBERRON
Word archons are part of the celestial host that battles evil on the barren plains of Shavarath, the Battleground. They serve as soldiers and guardians of any noncelestial allies, usually granting them the celestial template when engaged in battle.
WORD ARCHONS IN FAERŪN
Word archons live in the House of Knowledge. This plane possesses a strong tie to truename magic.
Large Outsider (Baatezu, Evil, Extraplanar, Lawful)
This four-armed creature wears jet-black full plate and carries a bloody halberd in each pair of hands. Its wide tongue lolls several feet out of its mouth, revealing an eldritch symbol tattooed on it -- a symbol that is painful to look at.
Logokron devils epitomize evil, malice, and scheming. They're clever creatures that lay long-term plans and work steadily and patiently to achieve them. They delight in learning the personal truenames of their foes, then tormenting them or turning them into slaves.
Lesser devils, such as barbed devils, fear and serve logokron devils. They perform all manner of services for the logokrons, including spying, fighting, and even menial tasks such as carrying messages. Most logokron devils have one or more barbed devils in attendance at all times.
A logokron devil is about 10 feet tall, weighs about 600 pounds, and speaks Abyssal, Celestial, Common, Draconic, Ignan, and Infernal.
LOGOKRON DEVIL SOCIETY
Logokron devils are schemers who surround themselves with minions, but regard other logokrons as rivals. They seek to learn the personal truenames of powerful creatures (often powerful fiends and heroes from the Material Plane), then use their utterances to bend these creatures to their will. Because they are eager scholars in the discipline of truenames, they often travel the Material Plane to "research" the truenames they know.
LOGOKRON DEVILS IN EBERRON
Logokron devils fight in the endless battles on Shavarath. They can be mighty generals, but they often focus on conducting espionage and assassinating opposing leaders. They particularly hate word archons and go to great lengths to oppose them.
LOGOKRON DEVILS IN FAERŪN
Logokron devils reside in the Nine Hells. Many venture to Toril for the rich resources useful for furthering their ambitions on Baator. Occasionally, a logokron devil will take up residence in Toril, either as part of a pact it makes or in furtherance of its grander schemes.
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