Kurog gro-Bagrakh had ventured all over Tamriel in his youth. During his trip in Elsweyr, Kurog met Zephrine Frey who go on a document Kurog's journey around the world. Kurog began working with a Breton mercenary named Gaspard Esmery and his group of bandits known as Gaspard's Stalkers. When Kurog and Frey rendezvous in a tavern in Orcrest, Frey learned of Kurog's dreams and ambitions for a united Orcish kingdom.
- Main article: Orcrest (Arena)
One of the most well-respected tapestries in all of Tamriel is the Khajiiti, Cherim. Cherim had four large factories throughout the Elsweyr Confederacy. At his villa in Orcrest, Cherim created one of his greatest masterpiece known as the Heart of Anequina.
After the Battle of Zelinin of the Five Year War, the battle Heart of Anequina begun. This battle was explicitly depicted on the tapestry with hundreds of Bosmer with fear from the Khajiiti Army now donned with Medium Armor. Cherim knew what to depict on the Tapestry because he was a foot soldier at the battle. This battle was a turning point in the war resulting in victory over Elsweyr.
- When Arena was going to be a tournament-based game, Orcrest's team was known as the Silent Ones.[OOG 1]