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  • Soryn

    Soryn is the capital of the [[Elk]] Clan. It is a shining city, perched atop the cliffs overlooking [[Brimskr Bay]]. Notable locations include the Necropolis, where many Patriarchs and other notable Nords are buried. The city is named after the …

  • Highwater

    Nestled in the eastern mountains between [[Elk]] and [[Raven]] lands, Highwater is famous for the mead and ale that come down from the nearby monastery. Served at the Nine Waters Alehouse, these libations bring visitors from all over flocking to Highwater …

  • Kingsfell March

    Kingsfell March is the name given to the stretch of land in between two mountain ranges in the east, which marks a safe passage from the eastern coast to the central riverlands. During the [[Giant War]], the March saw some of the heaviest fighting and …

  • Sharne

    A very small town west of [[Kingsfell March]], Sharne was reduced to extreme poverty by the Giant War. Now, only a small inn, "the Bleeding Martyr", and a temple remain amongst the ramshackle huts

  • the Mainland

    The Mainland is the name given by [[Nords]] basically to anywhere that isn't [[Umbria]]. The closest landfall to Umbria is [[Dunshire]], a small port town roughly 3,358 miles to the south. While this is the closest port, ships have come from even farther …

  • Fort Borusk

    Fort Borusk was the first fort to be attacked by giants, sparking the war. Having no need for a fortress built for human-sized occupants, they razed it and left it abandoned. Only the tunnels carved into the mountain and the remnants of a wall remained. …

  • Skald

    Skald is a small village northwest of Hrafnsberg, in the foothills of the mountains.

  • Trassfjord

    The largest city in [[Umbria]], Trassfjord is the capital for the Boar clan, and a hub for the entire continent. The city has prime real estate, being situated on the confluence of 5 major rivers, forming [[Ysmir's Hand]]. The majority of the inner city …

  • Woodswatch

    The city of Woodswatch is located at western edge of the [[Direwood]], spanning a small gap between the [[Drakespine Mountains]] in the north and the [[Wyrmstooth Mountains]] to the south. The town is constantly threatened by orcs and other monstrous …

  • Direwood

    The Direwood is the name given to the large expanse of forest that covers a good part of the western lands. The forest is very old, and mystery surrounds it. There is a path large enough for two caravans to pass each other that winds through the forest, …

  • Three Sisters

    The Three Sisters refers to three large islands off the eastern coast of [[Umbria]]. The sea between them is incredibly dangerous for two reasons: shallow reefs and sudden storms. Pirates often use this as a means of escaping pursuing [[Elk]] vessels, …

  • Ysmir's Hand

    Ysmir's Hand is the name given to the waterway made by the confluence of five rivers in the center of [[Umbria]], though most locals simply refer to it as "the Hand". The five rivers are the [[Viðrbera]], the [[Hridvisi]], the [[Laxbraut]], the [[ …

  • Hridvisi

    The Hridvisi, or "Storm Prince", is a river that flows through the northwest plains before emptying into [[Ysmir's Hand]]. It gets its name from its frequent rapids and easy flooding thanks to the storms that rage across the steppes. Because of this, it …

  • Drakespine Mountains

    _Ever seen a drake up close? Nasty little buggers, with rows of big, sharp, pointy teeth...why, just look at the BONES, man!_ The Drakespine Mountains encompasses the ranges in the north and west of Umbria. They extend down to a gap where the city of …

  • Wyrmstooth Mountains

    The Wyrmstooth Mountains are the southern range of mountains on the western part of Umbria. They extend from [[Woodswatch]] in the north down almost to the border of the [[Orvian Jungle]]. They are so named for the jagged peaks that have formed along …

  • Dunshire

    A small port city on the northwestern point of the country of Hellenos, Dunshire is one of the few port towns that passengers can frequently book passage to Umbria, often putting into port at [[Brinestadt]] or [[Garrisport]]

  • Geography

    _If it weren't for the beautiful hills and rivers, walking this land wouldn't be nearly as nice..._ [[Umbria]] is a large continent, roughly 3 million square miles (though a frozen wasteland of untold size exists extending northward). It has many …

  • Laxbraut

    The Laxbraut, or "Salmon road", is a large river that extends down from the [[Drakespine Mountains]]. It is a very fertile river, and home to the swarms of salmon that feed many a [[Bear]] and [[Wolf]] village along its path. As with its sister rivers, …

  • Viðrbera

    The Viðrbera, or “Tree-bringer”, is one of the large rivers that converges to form [[Ysmir's Hand | Ysmir's Hand]]. It flows from the west, starting in the [[Drakespine Mountains]] and cutting a path through the [[Direwood]] before emptying into the …

  • Trollfoss

    The Trollfoss, or "Troll-waters", is a stream that flows down from the northeastern mountains and badlands and combines with the Laxbraut to flow into the confluence at [[Trassfjord]]. The water is darkened and discolored due to the large amounts of ash …

  • Sumarkelda

    The Sumarkelda, or "Summer-spring", is a river that flows out of [[Loch Denevir]] to the east. It is named for the multitude of natural hot springs that pepper its path towards [[Ysmir's Hand]]. The gnomes of [[Umbria]] have been known to use the steam …

  • Loch Denevir

    Loch Denevir is the large lake situated in the east of [[Umbria]]. The [[Sumarkelda]] flows out of it to the west.

  • Brinestadt

    Brinestadt is a port city on the southwestern coast of [[Umbria]] under [[Fox]] control. It is one of the few port towns that sees passengers from [[the Mainland]] frequently. Brinestadt is known to be one of the seedier ports in Umbria, and has become …

  • Jormundrasskr

    Jormundrasskr is the tallest point in [[Umbria]], situated in the southeastern [[Wyrmstooth Mountains]]. Legend has it that it was here that [[Ullr]] was approached by [[the Pantheon]] and given the legendary [[Stones of Ullr | stones]]. [[File:684065 …

  • Brimskr Bay

    Brimskr Bay is the largest bay in [[Umbria]], located on the southern side of the continent. [[Ysmir's Hand]] empties into the bay at its northern tip. To the east, the cliffs rise up to overlook the bay, with the [[Elk]] capital [[Soryn]] climbing from …

  • Ortica

    Ortica is the capital city of the [[Fox]] clan. Situated on the eastern coast near the delta of a river emptying into [[Brandolg's Bay]], the city encompasses three large hills which divide the various sections of the town. Perched atop these hills are …

  • Loch Geldsaer

    Loch Geldsaer is a large lake on the western side of Umbria, situated next to the [[Wyrmstooth Mountains]]. This lake is an important resource for the large dwarven city of [[Aurostan]], as it provides the city with fresh water and fish. In the early …

  • Aurostan

    Aurostan is a huge dwarven city located in Western Umbria. While there are other dwarven outposts and towns scattered throughout the mountainside, none rival Aurostan for size. It boasts a population of about 10,000, mostly dwarves and including the many …

  • Otrovaslav

    Otrovaslav is a city on the western slope of the [[Wyrmstooth Mountains]]. It is infamous for its mining pits, where slaves dig for ores and gems without rest.

  • Ondsgard

    Ondsgard is the town that stands right outside of [[The Maw]]. It began as a shanty town from the near endless stream of adventurers in the late [[Second Era]], and has maintained itself with the still-steady influx of treasure seekers. As it was …

  • The Maw

    The Maw is the name given to a huge underground system of caverns and ruins found deep in the [[Drakespine Mountains]]. The area was first discovered towards the end of the [[Second Era]], and saw a flood of would-be adventurers arrive The influx was so …

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