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Orc language

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Script Dethek
Spoken by Orcs

Orc, also known as Orcish or Daraktan,[1] was the common language written and spoken by most orcs. It evolved from the archaic Hulgorkyn language used by the orcs many years ago.[2] Daraktan used the Dethek script.[3]


  1. Thomas M. Costa (1999). “Speaking in Tongues”. In Dave Gross ed. Dragon Annual #4 (TSR, Inc), p. 29.
  2. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 85. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  3. Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams (August 2000). Player's Handbook 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 74. ISBN 0-7869-1551-4.

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