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  • Norse Norse (culture)
  • Cave Dweller Cave Dweller (attribute)
  • Humanoid Humanoid (attribute)
  • Sorcery and Medicinal Sorcery and Medicinal (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)
  • Dwarves Dwarves (common type)

The king of Dwarves who lives in a mighty underground palace with many treasures. Like other Dwarves he is a natural blacksmith and creates many magical items such as the necklace for the Scandinavian goddess, Freya. He also owns a belt of strength, a magic ring and a sword called Balmung. He lived in a Palace made from gems. He gave the Norse hero Sigfried the magical sword Balmung and a cloak of invisibility. Alberich is also the name of an Elf King who guards the treasure of Nibelungen in Scandinavian legend. In the end his treasure was stolen by Sigurdr.

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