The Garthim were artificial lifeforms animated by the power of the Dark Crystal. They were created by skekTek, who grafted the corpses of a Gruenak and an Arathim Silk Spitter to serve the Skeksis as an obedient army.
In respect to this, did the skeksis kill all the Gelflings?
The war in Legends resulted in the complete collapse of Gelfling civilization, causing the survivors to become nomadic. The Gelflings won several victories which culminated in a siege of the Castle of the Crystal resulting in the destruction of all Garthim soldiers and the liberation of Gelfling prisoners.
Also to know, how did the Gelflings die?
When the Skeksis began harvesting Gelflings for their essence, the Gelfling resistance was formed, resulting in the defeat of the Skeksis at the Second Battle of Stone-in-the-Wood. This prompted the Skeksis to start the Garthim War, which nearly drove the Gelfling race to extinction.
Are the Gelflings extinct?
Only two known Gelflings survived: Jen, who was raised by the Mystics; and Kira, who was raised by Podlings. The life essence of a Gelfling is known to have long-term rejuvenating properties, at least for the Skeksis. Before their near-extinction, the Gelfling were split into seven clans: Vapra.
What are the 7 Gelfling clans?
Below is a breakdown of the seven Gelfling clans and how the Frouds made them distinct through anatomy and costuming, based on each clan's culture and environment.
- Grottan Clan. “The Grottan are the cave dwellers.
- Stonewood Clan.
- Vapra Clan.
- Drenchen Clan.
- Sifa Clan.
- Dousan Clan.
- Spriton Clan.