Styriche was a vampire king of the city Verkarth in Hammerfell. In 1E 1029, Empress Hestra of the Alessian Empire deposed King Styriche who fled west to escape the Alessian armies. Styriche and his army of Werewolves and Vampires began destroying every settlement they came across until Styriche army arrived at the Bangkorai Pass where his onslaught was halted and eventually destroyed by Hestra's legions.[1]