Geography

Erdael is a diverse world covered in many different types of terrain…not all of them natural. Forged by the gods and refined by the actions of the mortal races, it is an ancient land full of secrets, danger, and magic. 

The World of Exterminis

Geography

The Volcanic Wastes

The Volcanic Wastes

The Volcanic Wastes, also known as the Plains of Agni, are a sea of lava and toxic fumes south of the Ahriman Empire. During the First Age of Mortals, this area encompassed the original borders of the Old Ahriman Empire, including the traditional seat of power,...

Thornhelm

Thornhelm

The mountain of Thornhelm is home to the Dwarven ruins of the same name. The Gates of Thornhelm are massive stone doors that are carved into the face of Mt. Thornhelm. Beyond these doors lies a carved stone passageway that leads down into the depths. The passageway...

The Pirate Isles

The Pirate Isles

The Pirate Isles are a loose federation of city-states located on a small chain of islands in the middle of the Alcyone Sea. They are lawless dens of thieves, pirates, murderers, and gypsies—avoided at all costs by most honest travelers. However, for those who wish to...

The Nahuatl Jungle

The Nahuatl Jungle

The Nahuatl Jungle is a primitive place filled with ancient monsters and barbaric tribes who have never been conquered by any other people. The history of the jungle is separate from the history of the rest of Erdael, and not much is known about it because it has...

Myrriddyn

Myrriddyn

Myrriddyn (Meridian) is a desolate, frozen wilderness that is home to the barbarian tribes who are feared across Erdael, as well as the mighty warriors known as the Ferals. It is a harsh and unforgiving climate, where even everyday survival can be a challenge. The...

Meliyat

Meliyat

At the very top of the world lies the isolated, frozen island of Meliyat, the ice kingdom of the peri. The cliffs that surround the island are solid sheets of ice over a thousand feet high, and then the battlements of the Fortress of Meliyat rise for another thousand...

Ka’Teh’eh’Nah

Ka’Teh’eh’Nah

Ka’Teh’eh’Nah is the Elven word for the seemingly endless sea of grass that dominates the northern half of the continent of Cambria. It was once home to several nomadic tribes of elves, but they were almost completely eradicated by the hordes of demons unleashed by...

Heavenspire Mountains

Heavenspire Mountains

The Heavenspire Mountains separate the Nahuatl Jungle from the Sulastan desert. These are the oldest and highest mountains on Erdael. There are very few passes through the mountains, and almost all of them are guarded by wild beasts and horrific creatures that prowl...

Ashyr

Ashyr

The forest of Ashyr is home to the shape-changing kucheri. It is a dense and dark forest, primal and virginal. The Plains of Ka’Teh’eh’Nah to the north quickly give way to a lush forest, which gradually becomes more and more dense and untamed until it merges with the...

Calymnia

Calymnia

The nation of Calymnia (cah-lim-KNEE-uh) is a safe haven for the good and just people of Erdael. Heavily armored guards patrol the borders and keep out any who would seek to cause harm or damage to the peaceful citizenry, and a powerful navy keeps its shores safe. All...

Bloodshire

Bloodshire

The free city of Bloodshire is the largest city on Erdael. It is also the most culturally diverse city, as it has been the home of refugees and merchants for thousands of years. Bloodshire sits on several different trade routes, and serves as the economic and cultural...

Ahriman Empire

Ahriman Empire

The Ahriman Empire was forced to withdraw to the Sulastan Desert after The Desecration, a devastating cataclysm that destroyed the Old Empire. The capital city of Sulasta used to be located in what is now the heart of the Volcanic Wastes, and was moved after The...

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