|Released||12 December 2002 (Update)|
|Location||Tree Gnome Stronghold|
|Examine||He controls the game|
|Notable features||Green skin, short, black beard, bronze med helm, iron mace|
The Referee is a gnome NPC at the Gnome Ball Field located in the Tree Gnome Stronghold. After explaining how to play Gnome Ball, he gives you the ball to start the game. If you smuggle the ball, die, miss a goal, or score he will give you another ball to continue play.