The fierce Orcs of Arkelon tend to live all across the continents, spread out in different locations and amongst different tribes. However, most Orcs have a preference for establishing settlements in tropical, subtropical or even desert areas. Some tribes do live in more temperate lands, as well.
While some tribes stayed nomadic, true to their roots, some decided to establish some infrastructures on their lands, settling down for good with their tribe. This change, however, took decades to effectively take place, and is still fairly recent.
For Orcs, rituals are a core part of their lives: younglings undertake dangerous rituals to gain their adult status: those who fail are shunned or treated like children for the rest of their lives. These rituals includes hunts, fights, piercings, poisons, and especially tattoos. Tattoos are never to be used for recreational purposes amongst the Orcs, since they are sacred. Tattoos, different for each Orc tribe, are used to represent different things, such as representing a first kill,
an heroic deed or a wedding band.
Orcs are known for being crafty, and make use of a lot of recycling. They have a deep care for the environment and nature, and this is one of their ways of honoring it.