They have dark orange or red-orange skin with hair that is red-brown to dark gray. Their training has given them a proficiency with a multitude of weapons and armor. They are the strategic thinkers in the goblinoid race and hold an extreme hatred for elves. Their cavalry is known to ride Worgs. The hobgoblin fears cowardice more than dying. They start becoming soldiers the minute they can start walking. They have a high military standard, but they are not just a military. They have farms, traditions, and they build. However, under all of this, they are brutal and have "little space for joy or leisure in their lives". They have ranks to obtain through honor and glory. Their lowest rank starts with the soldier and the highest rank is the warlord.