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  • Barovia

    Barovia is mountainous (the Balinok range) and covered in dense woods. The climate is cold with frigid winters. [[Strahd]] von Zarovich, a vampire and necromancer, remains the [[darklord]] of Barovia, inhabiting the [[Castle Ravenloft]], close to the …

  • Darkon

    Ecology: Full Climate/Terrain: Temperate forest, hill, plains, mountains, and swamp Population: 117,300 Races: Humans 75%, Halflings 14%, Gnomes 5%, Elves 3%, Half-Elves 1%, Dwarves 1%, Other 1% Languages: Darkonese, Halfling, Gnome, Elven, Dwarven, …

  • The Grand Conjunction

    Also known as [[The Great Upheaval]]. The Grand Conjunction was a devastating event that occurred in the year 740 on the [[Barovian]] calendar. For a brief time the [[darklord]]s were freed from their curses and prisons in the [[Mists]] before the …

  • The Great Upheaval

    Also known as [[The Grand Conjunction]]. The Grand Conjunction was a devastating event that occurred in the year 740 on the [[Barovian]] calendar. For a brief time the [[darklord]]s were freed from their curses and prisons in the [[Mists]] before the …

  • Balinoks

    The Balinoks are a mountain range that divides the [[Core]] between the West and the East. They once reached from the northern frontier of [[Markovia]] to the southern frontier of [[Bluetspur]]. Since the [[The Great Upheaval]], they are circumscribed to …

  • Red Wizard's Vale

    The Red Wizard's Vale (a wide river valley between greatly eroded slopes) is found at the foot of Mount Soren, in the centre of [[Hazlan]]. [[Hazlik]] choose it as the site of the town of [[Ramulai]] which hosts the [[Red Academy]].

  • Hazlik

    Hazlik is the undisputed ruler of [[Hazlan]]. He is obsessed with cheating death and having his revenge upon his enemies. The Red Wizard (a nickname for Hazlik) is one of the most powerful spellcasters in the [[Land of Mists]] and has taken the …

  • Toyalis

    Toyalis is built within a vast crater, atop the layers of successive ruins. With a population of 8,200, it is easily the largest city in [[Hazlan]]. It is joined to [[Immol]] in [[Barovia]] by the [[Warlock's Road]]. The distance is reckoned to be one day …

  • Hazlani

    Of or relating to the nation of [[Hazlan]] or its people. The language of Hazlan however is [[Vaasi]].

  • Iron Road

    The Iron Road joins [[Toyalis]] to [[Sly-Var]], traversing the Ensommark (“Lonely Plain”), and continues on to the east into [[Nova Vaasa]].

  • Red Highway

    The Red Highway joins [[Toyalis]] to [[Ramulai]], scaling the Forhenvaerendman (“Ancient Ones”) and breaching the [[Balinoks]].

  • Warlock's Road

    The Warlock’s Road joins [[Toyalis]] to [[Immol]], traversing the Ensommark (“Lonely Plain”) and climbing into the [[Balinoks]] where it stays close to the Saniset River.

  • Hazlan

    *Terrain* Mountains & Hills: * The [[Balinoks]] * The Forhenvaerendman ("Ancient Ones") are the eastern foothills of the Balinoks. These foothills gives way to the Ensommark ("Lonely Plain"). [[Toyalis]] sits at the frontier between them …

  • Arak

    A nation which was destroyed during [[The Grand Conjunction]], partially falling into [[The Shadow Rift]] and partially being absorbed by [[Darkon]]. Arak was an inhospitable landscape dominated by two immense extinct volcanoes. The entirety of surface …

  • Mountains of Misery

    The Montes Infelices ("Mountains of Misery") shape life throughout the northeastern [[Core]] and beyond. They long stood as an impenetrable barrier dividing eastern [[Darkon]] from the rest of the eastern Core. No land in the Core was perhaps less …

  • Keening

    *At a Glance* Cultural Level: None. Ruins suggest that Keening was once a Chivalric domain. Ecology: No Ecology Climate/Terrain: Temperate Mountains Year of Formation: 575 BC Population: none living. Major Settlements: none. Races: Undead. …

  • Strigos Road

    The Strigos Road (Via Strigos), which is to say the "Rawboned Road", is a project that was initiated by [[Azalin Rex]] subsequent to his re-emergence in 755 BC. It will join the [[East Timori Road]] at [[Liara]] to the [[Argenteus Road]] and [[Tempe Road …

  • Argenteus Road

    The Argenteus Road connects [[Tempe Falls]] and [[Mayvin]]. It meets the [[Tempe Road]] just west of Tempe Falls and connects with the [[Corvus Road]] and the [[Transumbra Road]] in Mayvin.

  • Transumbra Road

    The Transumbra Road is a road construction in [[Darkon]]. When complete, the Transumbra Road will run west from [[Mayvin]], crossing the Corvus River and passing through the Forest of Shadows before ending in [[Creeana]].

  • East Timori Road

    The East Timori Road reaches from the cliffs overlooking the [[Nocturnal Sea]] to the Descent carved into the face of [[The Shadow Rift]]. It joins the lands of [[Tepest]] and [[Nova Vaasa]] and the communities of [[Briggdarrow]], [[Viktal]], [[Kellee]], …