Irk Gaffestone lives in the Badlands of Khaz Modan and aids the dwarven excavators in their unearthing of artifacts. He is one of the few non-humans to serve on the advisory board of The Caretakers, training people how to carve stone to be a fitting hiding place for artifacts. In exchange for his knowledge, the Caretakers give him tips on how best to preserve the artifacts he unearths with his dwarven comrades. He is sixty, and has a black beard and black eyes.[1]