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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 [[ …

  • 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 …