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The current Orc language, also known as Daraktan[1], is 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 uses the Dethek script.[3]


  1. Thomas M. Costa. "Speaking in Tongues." Dragon Magazine Annual 1999. Page 29. Renton, WA: Wizards of the Coast.
  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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