Vikja heroes and heroines Månstråle the brave


Månstråle is an insightful and brave ore miner who has worked many days below the ground. She is small in stature, has blue eyes and light brown braided hair. She is agile, quick on her feet and has excellent climbing skills. Månstråle is able to find interesting rock features below- as well as underground. She likes to do a bit of exploring in caves, mountains and marsh lands. Månstråle feels less comfortable in large crowds and often shows up at markets when less people are around.


Månstråle has a small family which consists of her husband and two daughters. The family owns a small longhouse at the edge of the village. Fjǫlnir her husband runs the household together with her daughters called Katrina and Laina. Månstråle has a dog and a cart which is pulled by a pony. Most of her equipment is carried by the pony, her dog keeps watch when she is mining or searching for bog iron. She and her husband operate a small workshop in which they produce metal ingots for the market.


Månstråle was born under a full moon during a blót. Her mother saw it as a sign of the gods and took special care of her as a baby. Later she became fond and very protective of the child and hardly left her side. Månstråle had very few friends but tried to keep up with the rest of the village. Kjalle was her closest friend and they always tried to wander off and explore the countryside. One day they had found a deep pit, Kjalle went down with a rope but got stuck. Månstråle warned his parents who came quickly to the rescue. Kjalle was freed after a few hours and got unharmed out of the ordeal.


Currently Månstråle is gathering a large amount of bog iron. She wants to buy new equipment and a second pony. One of her daughters Katrina is old enough to work alongside her. Now she can pass her knowledge to her and she is very happy to do that. It seems that enough silver will be raised at the end of the month to pay for the new equipment. Her parents have come to visit for a week and teach the others to catch a special kind of fish. The fishing boat or skute is not very large, but can be pretty fast when there is enough wind. Her father tries to show off by racing over the water from one spot to the next. All are happy to be on the water which such a skilled boatsman. The whole family enjoys every moment of the day and as the sun is setting they slowly return home with a good catch.


Månstråle's primary skills are mining and forging ingots, her secondary skills are exploring and searching. Månstråle owns a longhouse, a pony and a dog. She has good tools and weapons such as a pick axe, shovel, axe, bow and seax. She wears a padded vest, a cloak, two arm guards and leather boots. She has a small silver ring for luck (+2 power tokens at the start of the game). Next to that she owns 7 silver and has a monthly income of roughly 5 silver.


Vikja attributes icons status 4 status
Vikja attributes icons attack 9 attack
Vikja attributes icons defense 9 defense
Vikja attributes icons concentration 12 concentration
Vikja attributes icons movement 5 movement
Vikja attributes icons endurance 13 endurance
Vikja skill mining +3 mining
Vikja skill icons forging metal +3 metal forging
Vikja skill icons exploration +1 exploration
Vikja skill icons search +1 search
Basic attributes
Vikja basic attributes icons shield    
Vikja basic attributes icons armor    
Vikja basic attributes icons chainmail    
Vikja basic attributes icons life 20 life
Vikja basic attributes icons wounds 4 wounds
Weapons & Items
  D+3 axe
  D+3 bow
  D+2 seax


  • Vikja asset icons title
    Ore miner
  • Vikja asset icons income
    5 silver