Thoqqua (pronounced: /ˈθɑːkwɑː/ THAK-wa), also called rock worms, were worm-like elementals native to the Elemental Plane of Fire. They were favored by the orc goddess Luthic and the gnome deity Urdlen.
Thoqqua were foul-tempered. They spent most of their time burrowing underground in search of minerals to eat.
Thoqqua used their bodies to slam their enemies. This was particularly effective because the touch of a thoqqua resulted in fire damage.
Thoqqua were natives of the Elemental Plane of Fire or, possibly, the Paraelemental Plane of Magma. However, they also dwelt on the Elemental Plane of Earth and in the Underdark on Toril, where they did particulary well in volcanic regions of the Lowerdark.
They were usually found alone or in pairs. Two percent of the population of Earth's End were thoqqua; the place was a launching point for adventurers who wanted to discover peculiar metal and gems of the Lowerdark.
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