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  • Golarion

    The planet/world on which the majority of Pathfinder's lore takes place. Golarion is to Pathfinder as Earth is to the real world. The Dawn campaign takes place in [[Brevoy]], a country in the Northeastern portion of the continent of [[Avistan]]. ! …

  • Avistan

    Avistan (pronounced AV-ihs-tan) is a continent on the world of [[Golarion]]. One of the most heavily-settled areas on the planet, Avistan possesses as many varied cultures and environments as any other continent in the world and an ancient history …

  • Lake of Mists and Veils

    The Lake of Mists and Veils is a large body of freshwater in northeastern [[Avistan]], bordered by the nations of [[Brevoy]], [[Mendev]], [[Numeria]], and [[Iobaria]]. In Brevoy, people simply call it "the Lake." The lake is the source of the mighty …

  • Jutland Wrecks

    The pirate lords of [[Issia]](now part of [[Brevoy]]) once engaged one another in a massive naval battle on the [[Lake of Mists and Veils]]. However, all the fleets were caught up in a massive storm, and wrecked on the [[Mendev]] coast. The wreckage …

  • Mendev

    The nation of Mendev (pronounced MEN-dev) in northeastern [[Avistan]] is a land defined by its conflict with Abyssal forces unheard of anywhere else on [[Golarion]]. The people of this beleaguered land constantly struggle with the demonic rift of the [[ …

  • Worldwound

    A demon-haunted wasteland that lies at the northern-most reaches of central [[Avistan]], the Worldwound is an unnatural blight: it is a rift to the Abyss opened on the Material Plane. It appeared shortly after the death of the god Aroden at the beginning …

  • Inner Sea

    The Inner Sea region refers to the continent of [[Avistan]] and the northern third of the continent of [[Garund]], both of which surround the Inner Sea. At the heart of this region is the City at the Center of the World: [[Absalom]]. The farther one gets …

  • Absalom

    For more than 4,000 years, Absalom (pronounced AB-sah-lahm) has been the City at the Center of the World, a metropolis-sized showcase of the greatest treasures in all [[Golarion]]. The importance and influence of Absalom upon the [[Inner Sea]] and the …

  • Taldor

    Knights, fair maidens, heroic adventures, and righteous quests—these are the legends of old Taldor (pronounced TAL-door). But the once-powerful empire has fallen from its former glory. Now rival nobles battle each other with bitter knights and proxy …

  • Qadira

    The westernmost province of the Padishah Empire of Kelesh, Qadira (pronounced kah-DEER-ah) is a kingdom with the power of the sprawling Casmaron empire at its back. Qadira is Kelesh's doorway to [[Avistan]], and is perhaps the single most valuable piece …

  • Cheliax

    Infernal Cheliax (pronounced CHEL-ee-ax) remains one of the most powerful nations (militarily) in the [[Inner Sea]] region. Its control of the Arch of Aroden, the passage between the Inner Sea and the Arcadian Ocean, also gives it a vital role in much of …

  • Molthune

    A rising power on the shores of Lake Encarthan, Molthune (pronounced mole-THOON) desperately wants to be an empire whose power rivals those of the great nations of the [[Inner Sea]]. At the moment it is a nation whose ambition outstrips it abilities, but …

  • New Stetven

    New Stetven stands on the southern bank of Needle Lake/Lake Reykal in central [[Brevoy]] and serves as the nation's capital. The city has been the seat of power in Brevoy since the warlord [[Choral the Conqueror]] founded it in 4499 AR after uniting the …

  • Brunderton

    The mining town of Brunderton in eastern [[Rostland]] in [[Brevoy]] is home to a relatively large number of dwarves for the region. Most dwarves throughout southern Brevoy and the northern River Kingdoms have relatives from here, and gem and ore traders …

  • Eagle's Watch

    The city of Eagle's Watch sits at the top of Mount Veshka in [[Brevoy]]. As a gift given in hopes of forging an alliance, [[Rogvald]] named [[Chieftain Zazrog]] of the [[Blackfist Orc Tribe]] as Regional Governor. While Rogvald checks in with them and …

  • Grayhaven

    Grayhaven is a settlement built by [[House Garess]] in the Golushkin Mountains in Western [[Brevoy]]. It is currently under control of [[Rogvald]]’s [[Striders]], with one of their number, Fitzroy, serving as Regional Governor. Their power is cemented by …

  • Highdelve

    Highdelve is a settlement built by [[House Garess]] in the Golushkin Mountains in Western [[Brevoy]]. It is currently controlled by the army of Regional Governor [[Bacchum]], who manages the bulk of the [[Engineering Corps]].

  • Port Ice

    Port Ice, on the southern bank of the [[Lake of Mists and Veils]] in northern [[Brevoy]], is a refuge for ruffians and lake pirates. While the city was once the capital of the former nation of [[Issia]], it has been part of greater Brevoy since 4499 AR, …

  • Restov

    Restov is home to the army of General [[Velius]], a powerful sorcerer more suited to battlefields than the halls of [[The Circle]]. Velius longs for combat, but his diplomatic skill has been of great use to [[Rogvald]] in revitalizing the trade that …

  • Silverhall

    Silverhall is a city that is located on the Awzera River in [[Brevoy]], just before the river empties into Lake Reykal. It is currently ruled by General [[Mathias]], who also manages a small group of [[Striders]] tasked with tracking down nobles in the …

  • Skywatch

    The Observatory: The observatory is older than any known settlement in the region, and its origins and purpose remain a mystery. The ancient structure was obviously built to accommodate beings much larger than humans, and it has been preserved through …

  • Stoneclimb

    Stoneclimb is a fortress along the eastern side of the [[Icerime Peaks]] in [[Brevoy]]. It is south of [[Skywatch]] and it is in the north of lands formerly controlled by [[House Medvyed]] and was previously their seat of power. It is currently controlled …

  • Winterbreak

    The city of Winterbreak is located on [[Acuben Isle]] in [[Brevoy]] on the [[Lake of Mists and Veils]]. The city was controlled by [[House Lodovka]] before [[Rogvald]] took over Brevoy. To the city's south-east is Winterbreak Bay. The area is now …

  • Greyhaven

    Greyhaven is a settlement built by [[House Garess]] in the Golushkin Mountains in Western [[Brevoy]]. It is currently under control of [[Rogvald]]’s [[Striders]], with one of their number, Fitzroy, serving as Regional Governor. Their power is cemented by …