The hulking Amalj'aa are a race of nomadic beastmen who inhabit the grasslands of Paglth'an, where they subsist by hunting the native wildlife. These worshippers of the primal Ifrit believe that the region of Thanalan has been purified by sacred flame. In their efforts to reclaim this holy land, Amalj'aa warriors have clashed time and again with the forces of the sultanate of Ul'dah.
"The Amalj'aa are a lizard-like race of nomadic beastmen who inhabit the environs of Paglth'an to the north and east of Ul'dah, where they subsist by hunting the region's wildlife. They are comparable in size to even the largest of Roegadyn, and possess near inexhaustible stamina. They could be an immensely valuable ally—if only they could be trusted... But there is certainly no hope of that in the near future. Since no more than a year past, there has been widespread talk of the Amalj'aa amassing their forces for an assault on Ul'dah. My research to develop a drug to counter their—Oh... Oh dear. Best forget I said that."
~ Vavaki, Ul'dah