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House of Cobalstant
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Coat of Arms

A blackened shield with gold inside with a black bear.

Words

Strength above all.

Seat

Cobalstant Graveyard
Bannhurst, Cobalstant Manor (Formerly, Destroyed)

Current Head

Lord Hendrick Cobalstant

Region

Gilneas, The Headlands (formerly)

Title

Lord of the Bite (formerly)

Lands

Bannhurst, Cobal's Hold, Karnsburg (Formerly)

Vassals

House of Greyfield (Formerly)

Loyalty

The Forsaken, Horde. (Formerly the Kingdom of Gilneas)

Founder

Merge of House Cobal and House Stanton


The House of Cobalstant was a once affluent Gilnean noble house that ruled the Headlands of Gilneas in a region known as The Bite. Formed by the merging of two feuding families, the Cobals and Stantons, during the establishment of the Kingdom of Gilneas, the Cobalstants have a long and bloodied history and were known for being ruthless unforgiving individuals.

A rather unloved yet strongly religious House, the Cobalstants secured their dominance of the Headlands with the establishment of the town Bannhurst, which boasted a large and plentiful gold mine which secured their wealth. With Bannhurst, Cobal's Hold and Karnsburg under their control, the region of the Cobalstant's power was later named The Bite for ease of reference, and thus they became the Lords of the Bite.

Despite their strong and fierce history, they were destroyed after a riot when Lord Balfred Cobalstant hosted a feast in Bannhurst at Cobalstant Manor, where the entire Cobalstant family was slaughtered and the House of Grayblade came into power in the area as a result. The Cobalstants went defunct about fourty years before the Invasion of Gilneas and about twenty years before the erection of the Greymane Wall.

The Cobalstants were raised into undeath by the Forsaken during the The Battle of the Bite, where generations of Cobalstants and their banner men were raised. Casting their lot in with the Forsaken, Lord Hendrick Cobalstant has taken leadership of the once great family in undeath.