Tholbyn'garde
"Thanks be to the Light"

Composer:

Unknown Knight of Abbendis

First Sung:

29 LC

Perhaps once composed as a proper hymn or song, "Tholbyn'garde" is little more than a shanty or chant, a simple song composed by members of the Scarlet Onslaught honoring Tyr, the Light, and Brigitte Abbendis. Its name is an Archaic Common term praising the Light. It was particularly well-liked among the rank-and-file soldiers of the Onslaught, and while it is not as popular now many years after the death of its subject, it is still sung occasionally. Some would call it a Scarlet campfire song.

Common Lyrics

Tholbyn'garde

Tholbyn'garde

Sing Tholbyn’garde

O Tholbyn’garde

Our victory to Tyr

His silver hand

Does guide our swords

And deliver us from the damned

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Sing Tholbyn’garde

O Tholbyn’garde

Our victory to Tyr

The rising sun

The coming dawn

The radiant scarlet flame

Additional Lyrics

When someone is said to be singing "Tholbyn'garde", they usually mean someone is singing the words above. However, there are a few additional lyrics to the song that are known, which are likely part of the original longer song.

Prelude

Blood of Lordain

Soul of Tyr

Never falter

Never fear

Postlude

Sing Tholbyn’garde

O Tholbyn’garde

Our victory to Tyr

The rising sun

The coming dawn

The radiant scarlet flame

The radiant scarlet flame

She's the radiant scarlet flame

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