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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”. Dragon #Annual 1999 (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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