Black Conclave

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The Black Conclave of Nashite
Led By Molo
Created January 20, 1996
Disbanded June 9, 2010
Holy Symbol the Mark of the Black Conclave
Alignment Evil
PK Model Sword
Attendants None
Future Immortal Followers Okk
Cordir
Primal
Mekt
BeelzeBub
Katrana
Ordained Mortals Guartwog
Tylorn
Maldobar
Rage
Sargas
Stouthbound
Chronic
Specious
Rath
Dundrave
Soulcrush
Avarice
Allies Nashite Followings
Enemies Everyone Not Nashite
Temple The Mausoleum of Molo, the Arch-Lich

Temple Key: the crypt key
Temple Altar: The Unholy Codex of the Arch-Lich rests on a pedestal here.
Look Altar:
The Unholy Codex radiates evil as a furnace radiates warmth. This tome is
said to contain the horrid secrets of the process of lichdom. The volume
itself is huge and must weigh several hundreds kilograms.

Following Description / FINFO:

January 1, 2002
Molo, leader of The Black Conclave of Nashite, Intermediate Power of the Sword.
Following's self-perceived alignment: Lawful Evil.

Brief following description:
Information concerning the Black Conclave of Nashite is best found at:
http://www.theblackconclave.org
(website address no longer valid)

Black Conclave Founding History:

(taken from theblackconclave.org, via the Internet Wayback Machine, circa 2001):
The early days of the Conclave were peaceful and filled with purpose. They explored and mapped the realm, they researched magic and powerful magical items. Grayghost the Arch-Mage of the Black Conclave was the first High Council member and with his great wisdom and the guidance of the lich, he marked the rules of the Conclave that still exist today.
Entrance into the Conclave was very difficult in those days, so the Conclave was very small. They were considered the elite even back then, only spell casters were admitted and even then only by passing one of Grayghost's difficult quests.
Times changed rather quickly though when one day, Salem (the lich's former apprentice) on the day of his twentieth cycle was walking through the guild on his way to the donation pit. Salem feared no one, he had only once before taken a life and that was done in self-preservation. He had some extra trinkets and decided to place them in the pit for young adventurers when suddenly Syrinx (leader of the Court of Justice and the single most powerful mortal in the realm at that time), Jerald (a self-proclaimed 'good' warrior-cleric-poet) and Anwar (a paladin) faded into existence around the young Salem and slaughtered him.
The Conclave had never hurt anyone, they had never done anything to deserve the attack that they received from that 'good' group. So the Conclave changed from that point onward and has been slaying infidels in retribution ever since. When the Conclave kills, blame the death on those three infidels who murdered the lich's apprentice.

Membership

(See Also: Category:Black Conclave)

Registrants at Nashite.org:

Alanik, Alderson, Alecto, Amava Mynta, Amon, Amuro, Anakone, Angelus, Aqualung, Aravan, Arden, Aries, Assemiz, Avarice, Azra, Bad, BeelzeBub, Belwyth Burrowz, Biwarem, Blackflame, Bolger, Borneo, Boyardee, Breetai Tul, Bulba, Buttercup, Calem, Canaan, Catus, Charon, Chronic Bronchitis, Cordir, Critical, Crixus, Cybrid Bloodbane, Cynder, Dacryphil, Daelin, Dante, Darker, Darkside, Dashiva, Dastwa, Deadly, DemonBreath, DeViant, Diti, Dundrave, Dunmar, Edge, Elistan, Ellas, Estielle, Evger, ExarKun Vrak'Nar, Fakren, Faust, Filashous Crum, Flint, Freric, Furious, Gabriel, Garion, Gore, Grayghost, Grimlock, Grindel, Guartwog, Gygre, Hammon, Harmful, Hookah, Huey, Immagine, Ishammel, Jarnail, Jedi, Jenova, Jubei, Judas, Kalthax, Karthsun, Katrana, Kheldhar Frosthawk, Kilrath, Kinkela, Kira, Kith, Kocaine, Konn, Lanfear Daermon N'a'shezbaernon, Laurana Starbreeze, Lerxst, Liam, Lictilon, Lizbeth, Lofwyr, Maldobar, Marco, Matyr, Mekt, Mevek, Mikita, Monk, Mordith, Natia, Nemick, Newinton, Nobi, Nocte nen Somnus, Nosferatu, NumberThree, Nusian, Okk, Orpik, Ozious, Pacho, Palmer, Pelias, Percivle, Pong, Primal, Qithlorien Varheeith, Rage, Rashiel, Rath, Redrum, Rennia, RevenanT, RigorMortis, Rix, Rocky, Rykken Wynand, Sabella, Sadow, Safrax, Salem the Black Dragon, Salvo Dirado, Santurn, Sarelk, Sargas, Scipio, Sengir, Sengir Vampire, Seyton, Shazam, Shorn, Silonch, Sindar, Slusk Del'Roh, Soulcrush, Specious, Spiffy, Starmaster, Stouthbound, Strat O'Caster, Stratos, Styx, Sylt, Syrinx, Syrus, Szordryn, Thalantyr, Toronoga DreamSmasher, Toupta, Tox, Trinety, Tylorn, Ulthor, UuKrul DeVir, Valo, Vhirrek Doombringer, Volkov Del'Roh, Vulcan the Forge, Weaselboy, WaR, Warlocke, War'Rior Bane, Wish, Xavier, Yanos, Yawgmoth, Zaan, Zanbatou., ZARA the Gatekeeper, Zonaso Ral'Ucsav

February 22, 1997:

The Ruling High Council of the Black Conclave: Grayghost, Salem, Sadow, Azra, Huey, Monk, Ozious, Buttercup, Borneo, Vulcan the Forge, ExarKun, Hookah, Gengis
Conclave Members, 20th level and above: Avarice, Malanor, Daelin, Darkside, War, Faust, Gorkav, Torel, JUMBO, Lerxst, Pelias, Daark, Zentar, Cara, Weaselboy, Styx, Wretched, Mastermind, Amin, Shinu-san, MicAkthul, Ten, Ander, Sauron, Kaplin-san, Parius, Arac, Crush, Marlboro, Ishmael, Scabacus, Darlelk, Kocaine.
Conclave Members beneath 20th level: Scipio, Yida, Fiona, Miro, Grumpy, ZARA, Blade Bloodlust, Alecto, Charon, Bast, Jedi, Bert, Lyssa, Jimi, Lofwyr, Kail, Animal, Bullova, Assemiz, Lars, Levy, Illusion, Joruus, Xxoptic, Gwenhwyfar, Ravage, Titian, Korpse, Thaad, Rumor, Elistan, Houdini, Bandai, Doroth.

Black Conclave Roster 2001:

(taken from theblackconclave.org, via the Internet Wayback Machine, circa 2001):
Amon, Amuro, Angelus, Arachnus, Aries, Aster, Azmodin, Bali, Blackflame, Bolger, Borneo, Brahma Bull, Brutus, Bugles, Cain, Capularis, Catus, Cerant, Claw, Conductor Santos, Chronic, Cici, Craige the Destroyer, Cybrid Bloodbane, Cynder, Daelin, Dante, Dashiva, Deadly, Delloth, DemonBreath, DeViant, Devilsbane, Dragoon, Droane, Edge, Elderon, Elohim, Evger, ExarKun VracNar, Falcor, Felonarch, Filashous Crum, Fistandan, Flint Steelhammer, Gail Wynand, Gore, Grom, Grimlock, Grindel, Harmful Omen, Immagine, Ishammel, Jenova, Jezebel Sicaria, JoLynn, Jubei, Judgement, Justi, Kail, Kaldred Kandrell, Kali, Kalib, Kandrell, Katrana, Kerriariadne, Kilrath, Kintarus, Kira, Kirsh, Knuckles, Kocaine, Krimsyn, Lacey, Leprosy, Liam, Lictilon, Lightft, Maldobar, Melfice, Ming, Minot, Modred, Mong, Mordith, Morimox, Nacho, Natia, Nosferatu, Nusian, Orgrim, Orpik, Pacho, Palmer, Paria, Percivle, Qithlorien, Raake, Rahvin, Ramsey, Ramza, Rath, Redrum, RigorMortis, Rocky, Romulus, Rook, Rykken Wynand, Sadow, Santurn, Selestian, Sengir Vampire, Seyton Del'Roh, Shazam, Shorn, Shushila, Silonch, Simeon Kain, Sindar, Slusk Del'Roh, Sneeky, Steal Thornfoot, Stouthbound, Strat O'Caster, Stratos, Synge, Syrus, Talen, Take, Thalantyr, Themiscrya, Thyrce, Torkild, Toronoga DreamSmasher, Trinety, Tylorn, Ugluk, Ulthor, Urg, Valentine, Valo, Vampric, Vhirrek, Volkov, Vulcan the Forge, Wayung, Wish, Yawgmoth, Zaan, Zane, Zazoo, Zen'Tsirath Dyvim, Zephyr

Cordir's Files (*): Aug 2000 - July 2008:

Aargh, Ajax, Alderson, Alyria, AMuro, Anaa, Angelus, Anima, Aravan, Arce, Arella, Argul, Aries, Asmodeus, Aster, Avarice, Azeworai, Azmodin, Azrael, Barry, Bebbly, Biwarem, Blackflame, Blasphemy, Blaster, Boraegis, Borlus, Borneo, Boyardee, Brahma, Brimstone, Bugles, Bulvie, Cain, Callous, Canes, Capularis, Casius, Cerant, Chris, Chronic, CiCi, Claw, Cloven, Colin, Conductor, Craige, Critical, Cujo, Cybrid, Cyn, Cynder, Cytoxan, Daelin, Dante, Dargavyl, Dashiva, Deadly, Demitri, DeViant, Diablo, Dinjy, Dragoon, Droane, Dundrave, Edge, Elderon, Eloheim, ExarKun, Falcor, Fistandan, Flick, Flint, Gabriel, Gail, Garf, Garion, Gnorts, Golson, Goor, Gore, Gormenghast, Grimm, Grindel, Grudge, Guartwog, Harmful, Hector, Hiro, Hue, Immagine, Jara, Jerra, JoLynn, Jubei, Judgement, Justi, Kaagor, Kader, Kail, Kaira, Kaldred, Katrana, Khoth, Khyl, Kilrath, Kira, Kirsh, Knossos, Knuckles, Krimsyn, Laeoric, Laurana, Laviathan, Legolas, Leprosy, Lictilon, Lightft, Loganzibe, Lokum, Luckyboy, Magnus, Maldobar, Mallard, Marco, Marduk, Marleau, Martyr, Maynard, Melfice, Mia, Minot, Modred, Mordith, Natia, Norion, Nosferatu, Noxious, Nusian, Nyis, Onyx, Orgrim, Orpik, Osmo, Pacho, Palmer, Pan, Percivle, Petey, Petra, Piter, Qithlorien, Raake, Rahvin, Raj, Ramza, Raquith, Rashiel, Ratchus, Rath, Redrum, Rennia, RevenanT, RigorMortis, Rocky, Roen, Rogancey, Romulus, Ruphus, Rydell, Rykken, Rylur, Salvo, Santurn, Sargon, Schwartz, Scorch, Selestion, Selune, Serratia, Seto, Seyton, Shazam, Shorn, Silonch, Simalrion, Simeon, Sindar, Slinky, Slusk, Soulcrush, Specious, Stouthbound, Styx, Svenalo, Synge, Syrus, Szordryn, Tairee, Take, Takeda, Tassadar, Thalantyr, Themis, Tori, Torkild, Toxic, Trance, Trinety, Turek, Tylorn, Typhis, Uginn, Ulthor, Ungo, Valentine, Valo, Vampric, Velius, Vellack, Vhirrek, Vidal, Viscous, Volkov, Vulcan, War, Wish, Wisteria, Wiz, Xavier, Yawgmoth, Ytrohs, Zaan, Zacarias, Zazoo, Zephyr, Zocktar, Zonaso

(*) This data was compiled on 11/18/11 by querying from 10 years of mud logs. Before anyone starts wondering: No, I did not keep a running tally or spreadsheet of Conclave members. - Cordir 18:12, 18 November 2011 (MST)

Requirements for Entry

(Taken from theblackconclave.org, via the Internet Wayback Machine, circa 2001)
First Time Members
By order of the High Council, the entrance requirements for standard membership within the Black Conclave has changed (1/21/2001).

The minimum level requirement for entrance into the Conclave is currently 15th level. No applicant may enter as long as their name rests upon the TFC Conclave's Black List.

To enter our Conclave, an applicant must perform the quest of a single 'active' High Council Member and also receive the recommendation of two additional High Council Members. Each High Council member conducts the issuance of their quests differently, but each quest is issued to test the knowledge, experience and commitment of the applicant. The two additional High Council Members which provide recommendations are to question the applicant as to their reasons for joining and limits of their commitment.

The applicant must know the two Laws of Nashite.

The applicant must be wearing a complete set of equipment at the time of their induction. This set of equipment need not be magical, but all available slots must be filled (this includes pride items). Applicants brought before the lich in a state of undressed will be removed from the crypt.

The applicant must have either 50,000 gold on their person or in the safe keeping of Merrick or Guido. This capital is not turned into the Conclave, it is merely to show that they have individual financial worth.

The applicant's bounty must be greater than 50,000 gold.

The applicant must bring a sacrifice to the lich before being admitted. An acceptable sacrifice would be a player corpse (empty) of any kind. They need not have killed the player themselves or have participated in the kill. It may even be a corpse of themselves. The lich wants a sacrifice.
They will sacrifice the corpse AFTER being told to worship but before being admitted into the Conclave.

The applicant will be asked a simple question concerning the Conclave, the Lich or the Nashite faith. The answer to this question will most certainly come from these web pages. Failure to properly answer this question is cause for the applicant to be turned away until a time when they can answer another question.

Nashite Transfers
Current members of any Nashite following may request a free transfer from their current following into the Conclave. These mortals should declare their intentions to their present immortal before seeking the Arch-Lich. The Arch-Lich will not speak to any mortal concerning a transfer before they speak to their immortal.
Former members of a Nashite faith whose immortal has been deleted or retired may request free admittance if they have not committed any acts of heresy and have maintained their following's title.
Nashites from other followings which have their names on the Conclave's Black List may not enter until they have their name removed.

The High Council
In January of 2001, the High Council passed a measure to raise the requirements for admittance into the High Council. Prior to this measure, High Council members merely had to achieve 30th level in a class. The new measure details that all High Council members must be: (1) effective 40th level; (2) have two Inner Circle recommendations; and (3) pass a test of Nashite knowledge and Conclave law.
The Conclave's High Council is unlike any mortal group that has ever existed in the realm of The Final Challenge. It wields true power in the following, making all laws and controlling all new members.

[ 30] Molo: The Black Conclave of Nashite revised entrance requirements
Sat Jan 20 22:38:11 2001
To: all

By order of the Conclave High Council, the entrance requirements
of the Black Conclave of Nashite have been changed. The new entrance
requirements may be found online at:

http://www.theblackconclave.org/tfc_conclave_entrance.htm

Molo the Arch-Lich
Master of the Black Conclave

Council Seat

[ 18] Molo: Nashite Trivia Contest for the 4th Seat of the Inner Circle
Thu Jan 20 14:59:29 2000
To: Borneo Chronic Craige Daelin Immagine Katrana Kilrath Liam Maldobar Pacho Redrum Rocky Sadow Salem Stouthbound Strat Styx Tylorn Ugluk Vulcan
1. Name the current and past TFC Popes of Nashite.
2. Who was Lord Sirak's Cardinal of Nashite?
3. Is a nashite permitted to marry a non-nashite? If so, under what circumstances.
4. What is the proper term for the belief in Lord Nash (religion)?
 a.) Nashism
 b.) Nashite
 c.) Nasher.
5. Which nashite immortal(s) became level 30 by killing a golem in Market Square at the stroke of midnight?
6. Name the artifact which is carried at all times by the Pope of Nashite.
7. In which TFC area can the essence of Lord Nash be found?
8. Name all the areas on TFC where there is a specific reference to the existance of Lord Nash?
9. What choices exist in the Nashite Registry for Opinion of LordNash?
10. How does one reach the Lands of Lord Nash.

The first to send all correct answers or the most correct answers
by 1/20/00 to molo wins the 4th Seat of the Inner Circle.

Molo the Arch-Lich
Master of the Black Conclave of Nashite

Leaving the Black Conclave:

(Information taken from theblackconclave.org, via the Internet Wayback Machine, circa 2001:)
On those rare occasions where a mortal wishes to leave the ranks of the Conclave, there are two provisions. Implementor Reform and Apostatize. There is a difference on how we treat both of these.

An Implementor Reform will result in level loss and can only be performed by a Greater God or Implementor. A Conclave member who wishes this form of reform may do this with no ill will for a variety of reasons. No special action is taken on a former follower who takes an Implementor reform.

Using the command Apostatize is considered an immediate act of heresy. The command causes a loss of five levels and the Conclave will treat the heretic as a preferred enemy and traitor for publicly renouncing the Nashite faith.

Nashite Transfers: Current members of the Conclave may request a free transfer to another active Nashite following. These mortals should declare their intentions to the Arch-Lich and the new immortal. The transfer will occur when both Nashite immortals are present.

Notes:
Individuals known to have Apostatized from the Black Conclave include:



Additional Notes

  • Lancelot wrote an Ode to the Hunters of the Black Conclave.
  • Molo posts a note about Conclave Statistics as of Sep 21, 1997.
  • The Conclave had very rigid rules on titles, based on class and level. Individuals on the High Council were permitted unique titles, designating them with a certain role within the Council.
  • The Conclave would, randomly and without warning, hold a Day of Deception. On these days, members were invited/encouraged to choose titles that would be deceptive - suggesting membership in other followings. The purpose of this was to sow confusion and possibly trick the unwary into making a mistake that might cost them their life. Examples from a Day of Deception, back in 2000:
Elf [ Th: 4 Ra:30 Cl:30 ] 	 Qithlorien, Hurricane of WIND
Elf [    Wa:26 Cl:30    ] 	 Shorn stalks your sleep..-=Tamar=-*-=DREAMWALKER=-
Elf [    Ma:25 Wa:15    ] 	 Silonch passionately virtuous.
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] 	 Rath, Fearsome Tempest of the Wind




[ 8] Molo: Revenant the Heretic - Feel free to slay him.
Fri Sep 29 00:47:57 2000
To followers of: Molo
Revenant came to me asking for a reform after ditching his eq on
some storage character. Considering that I do not slay people for
asking for reforms, nor does the Conclave ever grant them...I
called him a coward.

As far as his brave public words about how great the Conclave
is, when speaking to me - he was quite insulting about the
poor behavior of the Conclave and how it was living up to HIS
standards. I believe in our conversation, he referred to the killers
as my 'dogs'.

He complained that he never said he accepted our (or MY) 'morality'
and I will point out to all of you that when you worship any
immortal, you ARE accepting the followings morality and are subject
to the whims of that immortal.

He no longer has access to our ftell and has been invited to
seek a reform with level loss (-5 levels). You all are welcome
to slay him at your leisure.

Molo the Arch-Lich
Master of the Black Conclave


[ 13] Molo: Conclave's 10th Anniversary
Fri Jan 20 11:12:50 2006
To: all
On this day in 1996 the Black Conclave was born. The Conclave is
TFC's oldest following with a rich history and roster of hundreds
upon hundreds of members, who have helped in shaping TFC history.

To my Conclave, I would like to extend my congratulations on
10 years of existence.

And on behalf of the Conclave, I would like to extend thanks to
Tynian and his staff for maintaining TFC all these years so the Conclave
would have a place it could call home.

Molo the Arch-Lich
Master of the Black Conclave


For the event Natilena created a large cake in the Room of Records and littered the world with Nashite Unbelievers which would attack Conclave members and Fat Goats that praised Lord Nash. A plaque was also added to the Room of Records.