Aram-Dol

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Aram-Dol
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Aram-Dol, from Ultima VII Part Two
Species: Liche
Appearances
Ultima VII Part Two
Location: Aram-Dol's Lair

Evil beyond compare, Aram-Dol is an arch-liche who resides in the Serpent's Fang, during the War of Imbalance in Ultima VII Part Two: The Silver Seed.

Description[edit]

Within his lair in the caves surrounding the Keep, lay powerful magical artifacts and great treasures, along with one of the Orbs required by the Avatar for obtaining the Silver Seed. Another item of particular note which can be liberated from Aram-Dol is Erinon's Axe.

Aram-Dol was noted for his cruelty and took many prisoners, transforming them into undead or other creatures who had to do his bidding. Aram-Dol also created the hybrid human-spider race, the arachnians. These acts brought him to fear and hatred of everyone else, especially Surok, who described the liche as one of the most evil creatures that ever existed. Aram-Dol did tolerate Draxinar making his home in part of his domain, as long as the dragon would not meddle with his affairs.

Surprisingly, Aram-Dol did show some sportsmanship, giving intruders a fair chance to reach him through his challenge, conversing with them through messages he left behind. This after all gave him the chance to kill them personally. This proved to be his undoing when the Avatar killed him in battle.

Lore[edit]

This is not so much a creature as it is a being, but I consider it worthy of note here. All of the folk I have spoken to in the keep are rather reticent about the liche, but I have compiled the following information: The liche was here before the keep was established. It is undead; once alive, it entered a state of "unliving" which heightened its power but nullified what humanity it may have had when it was alive. It can command undead and hurl the most devastating of spells.
Know, adventurer, that to proceed onward thou must pass three puzzles. At the first test, throw two down. At the second test: throw three down to get eight. At the third test: throw four down to get twelve. If the levers are not in the correct position when the button is depressed, thou wilt surely be destroyed. Aram-Dol

Trivia[edit]

  • While powerful, Aram-Dol can be dispatched using a glass sword.