His band joined the army of the orc Gnashrak Badtooth, who was fighting the dwarfs of Karak Kadrin. Golgfag and Gnashrak did not get along well, and one night after a long drinking bout the two leaders started had a fight that ended with Golfag and his ogres fighting their way out of the encampment. Golgfag was then employed by the dwarf Ungrim Ironfist, whom he helped defeat and capture Gnashrak in the Battle of Broken Leg Gulley.
Whilst imprisoned in the Dwarf King's cells Golgfag turned to cannibalism- not unlikely for a follower of the Great Maw and ate most of his regiment of mercenaries. He had started on his last companion, Skaff the standard bearer when he was released to let vengeance on the Orcs. Skaff now uses the standard pole as a walking stick.