Drowned are the bodies of those lost at sea who come ashore to drag their victims to the murky depths. On the first moonless night after all of the omens have passed the Drowned will appear and attack the denizens of Sanctuary.
When attacking they infect the shorelines with disease bringing a black fog with them as they come ashore.
The drowned dredging with them hoards from beneath the sea, littering their conquest with relics of long-lost cultures as they raid across the beaches of Sanctuary.
There are types of Drowned of which the following have been revealed.