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    |_. Cities |_. Locations |_. Landmarks| | [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] | [[Gray Downs]] | [[Cairngorm Peaks]] | | [[Winterhaven]] | [[Moon Hills]] | [[Dawnforge Mountains]] | | [[Hammerfast]] | [[Orgefist Hills]] | [[Harken Forest]] | | [[Nenlast]] | [[ …

  • Gray Downs

    This desolate region was once the home of ancient human hill-clans who lived in the Vale centuries before civilized folk settled in [[Fallcrest]]. The hill-folk are long gone, but their grim barrows remain.


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    The Sword Barrow

    This large burial mound stands near the middle of the [[Gray Downs]]. The Sword Barrow gained its name because scores of rusted blades of ancient design are buried around its edges, blades pointing inward; a visitor can turn up several in a few minutes of …

  • Harkenwold

    The Barony of Harkenwold is a broad valley just over 50 miles long and roughly 20 miles wide located between arms of the [[Harken Forest]]. This primarily open land consists of gently rolling hills covered in a mix of cheery meadows, light forest with …

  • Kalton Manor

    Back in the days when [[Nerath]] was settling the Nentir Vale, minor lords in search of land to call their own established manors and holds throughout the area. Kalton Manor was one of these, a small keep raised by [[Lord Arrol Kalton]] about two hundred …

  • Ruins of Fastormel

    Once a prosperous town on the shores of [[Lake Nen]], Fastormel was destroyed by [[Clan Bloodspear]] and has never been resettled. The town was ruled by a Lord Mage (the most powerful wizard in town claimed the ruler's scepter), and the [[Mistborn Tower]] …

  • Moon Hills

    Arrayed to the south and east of [[Fallcrest]], the Moon Hills are fairly tame. The area closest to the town is well patrolled by the [[Fallcrest Guard]], but [[Goblins]] and [[Human Bandits]] are fairly common beyond that area. On the darkest of …

  • Orgefist Hills

    These desolate hills are said to be accursed by an ancient evil. During Nerath's height, several minor lords tried in succession to establish manors in these hills, but none lasted more than a single year. |_. The World |_. Campaign |_. Custom Rules …

  • Temple of Yellow Skulls

    Legend tells that a [[Rakshasa]] prince summoned demons to this ancient shrine and bound them to his service by imprisoning their vital essences in gold-plated human skulls. None of these have yet been recovered from the ruins, but the story persists. …

  • Old Hills

    Though the hills themselves are no older than any other geographical feature in the Vale, the Old Hills bear signs of the first human settlements in the region: ancient ring-forts built by the same hill-tribes that erected the barrows in the [[Gray Downs …

  • Fiveleague House

    Fiveleague House is more properly known as the Fiveleague Inn. It's a strongly built innhouse surrounded by a wooden palisade. Fiveleague House caters to travelers and merchants coming or going from [[Hammerfast]], a day's journey (five leagues) farther …

  • Raven Roost

    This small keep stands at the southern end of the [[Old Hills]]. Once it was the seat of a small manor, but it fell into ruin long ago and has recently been taken over by a gang of bandits. |_. The World |_. Campaign |_. Custom Rules | | [[ …

  • Gardbury Downs

    The site of [[Fallcrest]]'s failed attempt to hold back [[Clan Bloodspear]] ninety years ago, Gardbury Downs is said to be haunted by the spirits of the fallen defenders of the Nentir Vale. Remains of that ancient battle litter the Downs - broken swords, …

  • Gardmore Abbey

    This striking ruin is a large monastery that has lain in ruins for almost one hundred fifty years. The abbey was dedicated to [[Bahamut]] and served as the base of a militant order of paladins who won great fame fighting in Nerath's distant crusades. As …

  • Kobold Hall

    The wreck now known locally as Kobold Hall was once the estate of a minor lord who came to Nentir Vale to establish his own demesne. Ruined during the [[Bloodspear War]], the old castle has been abandoned for almost a century, and [[Kobolds]] now lurk in …

  • The Miser's Pit

    A mad dwarf named [[Goldrun Coinkeeper]] discovered this deep shaft hidden in the [[Cairngorm Peaks]]. A narrow stair at the edge of the shaft descends at least 500 feet through the earth, leading eventually into the vast expanse of the [[Underdark]] - a …

  • Keep on the Shadowfell

    Long ago, soldiers from Nerath built a strong fortress over a rift leading to the [[Shadowfell]], hoping to prevent shadowy horrors from entering the world. The old keep lies in ruins now. |_. The World |_. Campaign |_. Custom Rules | | [[Background …

  • Thunderspire

    This striking peak is the largest of the Old Hills. Beneath Thunderspire lies the ancient minotaur city of [[Saruun Khel]]. The minotaur kingdom fell almost a hundred years before [[Fallcrest]] was established, when a struggle for succession led to a …

  • Trade Road

    This is the road most commonly traveled to get between [[Fallcrest]] and [[Hammerfast]]. The [[Fiveleague House]], [[Thunderspire]] and the paths to the [[Ruins of Fastormel]], the [[Winterbole Forest]], [[Harkenwold]], [[Dawnforge Mountains]], [[ …

  • King’s Road

    This is the road most commonly traveled to get between [[Winterhaven]], [[Fallcrest]] and [[Harkenwold]]. The [[Keep on the Shadowfell]], [[The Cloakwood]] and paths to [[Gardmore Abbey]], [[Kalton Manor]], the [[Fiveleague House]], [[Hammerfast]], [[ …

  • Dardun

    *Population 140* Surrounded by apple orchards, grain fields, and vineyards, Dardun is known for mild white wines, cheeses, and (of course) apples. Dardun's elder is a proud [[Half-Elf]] woman named [[Madera Lirr]], the matron of an old family of …

  • Druid Grove

    To the northwest of [[Albridge]] stands a large grove of ancient trees, long sundered from the [[Harken Forest]] proper. Locals call this place Druid Grove. A stone menhir stands in the clearing at the center of the grove. The old human druid [[ …

  • Dal Nystiere

    The [[Eladrin]] settlement of Dal Nystiere fell to ruin centuries ago, destroyed by some unknown threat, and the [[Harken Forest]] has all but swallowed up its remains. Strange witchlights and evil monsters are known to haunt the ruins, and the [[ …

  • Marl

    Once a prosperous thorp surrounded by well-tilled fields, creatures such as [[Dire Rats]], [[Drakes]], and [[Goblins]] skulk around the ruins. A few of Marl's outlying farms are still inhabited. The nearest steading belongs to [[Curwen]], a fretful old …

  • Easthill

    *Population 155* A hamlet of shepherds and stonecutters, Easthill rests on the slopes of the [[Briar Hills]]. The stone used to build the crossing at [[Albridge]] was quarried from hills nearby. A human trader named [[Sarken Toldorffis]] is the village …

  • Albridge

    *Population 180* The second-largest village in [[Harkenwold]], Albridge stands where the [[King's Road]] crosses the [[White River]].


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    Tor's Hold

    *Population 141* Tor's Hold is a group of steadings belonging to the seven children of [[Tor Hammerfist]]. Old Tor has been dead for many years now, and his offspring have each raised small clans of their own. The elder of Tor's Hold is [[Bran Torsson …

  • Woodsinger Camp

    *Population 80* The elves of the Woodsinger clans live in the southeastern part of the [[Harken Forest]]. This nomadic tribe consists of a dozen bands, numbering near 200 in total. Each band shifts from camp to camp every few months. The campsite is …

  • Toadwallow Caverns

    Located beneath a forested hill overlooking the fetid marshland, the Toadwallow Caverns are unpleasant and ill regarded. The caverns are named for the unusual number of large, deep-throated amphibians that lurk in the boggy land nearby. The Toadwallow …