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  • Korvosa

    [[File:667158 | class=media-item-align-center | Korvosa_panorama.jpg]]

    Korvosa (pronounced kohr-VOH-sah) is the largest city found in the wilderness area known as [[Varisia]], and serves as the seat of one of three city-states …

  • Breaching Festival

    h1. *The Breaching Festival* Every year, the dean of abjuration at the Acadamae sends out a dozen invitations. The top student from each of the seven other schools receives an invitation, as do the leaders of the thieves’ guild and four other known …

  • Midland

    h1. Midland [[File:672667 | class=media-item-align-right | Korvosa_Midland.jpg]] When most people think of Korvosa, they think of the cosmopolitan and friendly district of Midland. Situated on the leeward side of Citadel Hill, Midland stretches …

  • Festivals and Holidays

    h1. Festivals and Holidays While a relatively strict and taciturn people, Korvosans do occasionally enjoy chances to loosen up and celebrate something important. In chronological order through the year, Korvosa’s 10 most popular celebrations are: | …

  • Korvosan Timeline

    h1. [[Korvosa | Korvosan Timeline]] | c. 2500–4406 | Sklar-Quah tribe of Shoanti inhabit the floodplains along the Jeggare River, where they defend the pyramid known to them as Mashka-saht-puyuhoke. | | 4404 | Halleck IV, Emperor of Cheliax, charges …

  • Crime and Punishment

    h5. Crime & Punishment Punishments for violent crimes in [[Korvosa]] are harsh, but the general populace considers them fair. Non-violent crimes carry differing punishments depending on the disposition of the criminal: A member of the thieves’ guild ( …

  • Acadamae

    h1. Acadamae [[File:672666 | class=media-item-align-right | Acadamae.jpg]] Although it stands within Citadel Crest, the Acadamae does not belong to the ward. Faculty (Including [[:toff-ornelos | Headmaster Toff Ornelos]]) and students of the …

  • Castle Korvosa

    h1. Castle Korvosa [[File:672665 | class=media-item-align-none | Castle_Korvosa.jpg]] The centerpiece of the city, Castle Korvosa towers over every other building. Two pieces comprise Castle Korvosa: the Grand Mastaba and the high-walled citadel …

  • East Shore

    h1. East Shore [[File:672662 | class=media-item-align-none | Korvosa_East_Shore___The_Grey.jpg]] The only district beyond the channel of the Jeggare River, East Shore is home to a handful of noble houses closely tied to the military of the city, as …

  • Gray

    h1. Gray [[File:672662 | class=media-item-align-none | Korvosa_East_Shore___The_Grey.jpg]] Unlike all other districts in Korvosa, Gray’s residents mostly stay to themselves and are generally well-behaved. Of course, most of Gray’s residents are …

  • The Heights

    h1. The Heights [[File:672670 | class=media-item-align-none | Korvosa_The_Heights.jpg]] Standing atop Citadel Hill, the Heights District has a commanding view of the rest of the city, which its residents look down on—both figuratively and literally …

  • North Point

    h1. North Point [[File:672663 | class=media-item-align-none | Korvosa_North_Point.jpg]] North Point, at the northwestern tip of mainland Korvosa, was the first section of the mainland settled by the descendants of the city’s Chelish founders. The …

  • Old Korvosa

    h1. Old Korvosa [[File:672669 | class=media-item-align-none | Old_Korvosa.jpg]] As its name implies, Old Korvosa is old. It covers all of Endrin Isle, which rises from sea level along the southern shore on the Narrows of Saint Alika to a 200-foot- …

  • South Shore

    h1. South Shore [[File:672668 | class=media-item-align-none | Korvosa_South_Shore.jpg]] The newest district officially added to the city, South Shore became a part of Korvosa in [[Korvosan Timeline | 4684]], when Queen Domina set the first …

  • Korvosan Guard

    h1. *Korvosan Guard* The Korvosan Guard serves the city of [[Korvosa]] first, the city’s leader second, and the church of [[Abadar]] third. It works closely with the monarch and high priest of [[Abadar]] to maintain order in the city, acting most …

  • Sable Company

    h1. *Sable Company*: First by tradition, and later by an addendum to the city’s charter, the [[Sable Company]] does not answer to the leader of Korvosa, regardless of the leader’s title. Instead, the commandant of the [[Sable Company]] reports …

  • Gangs of Korvosa

    h1. *The Gangs of Korvosa* A number of recognized gangs prowl the sewers, streets, and rooftops of Korvosa, and undoubtedly other groups exist that remain uncatalogued and unseen. Most of these groups, registered and not, incorporate or answer to the …

  • Goupie Capabopple

    [[Midland | Time Stop]]: Clocks and watches line the shelves of this small, brightly lit shop. The gnome proprietor, [[:goupie-capabopple | Goupie Capabopple]], keeps every timepiece set to exactly the same time. This feat requires the assistance of his …

  • Gasta Weagra

    [[The Heights | Gilded Orrery:]] Most of the profits made by the semi-independent Gilded Orrery funnel directly into the [[Acadamae | Acadamae’s]] coffers. Specializing in items and texts in support of conjuring, the store nonetheless stocks a wide and …

  • Costa Serimus

    Wizards, sages, and scholars flock to Korvosa’s largest bookstore. From mythic tales of lost Azlant to the most recent reports from distant Osirion, the Bookmaker’s massive selection covers a wide swath of topic and interests. All of the city’s …

  • Sagitar Tiguan

    His small and irregularly appearing stall sells trinkets that he claims are minor magical items or elixirs and tonics created through alchemy. Although many locals wonder about the authenticity of his goods, whenever he appears in the market, the …

  • Basha

    A small bookstore and map shop, Basha’s sometimes has magical texts and scrolls for sale. Basha claims many of his maps lead to treasure all across the globe, but critics frequently accuse Basha of inventing these maps himself. [[:aiyanna | Aiyanna]] …

  • Kep

    *[[Midland | Kep’s]]*: A simple fishmonger, Kep sells whatever his cousin’s fishing boat catches in its wide nets. This allows Kep to frequently offer such unusual fare as jigsaw sharks, dolphins, and even the occasional reefclaw. In the back corner of …

  • Min Capabopple

    [[Midland | Time Stop]]: Clocks and watches line the shelves of this small, brightly lit shop. The gnome proprietor, [[:goupie-capabopple | Goupie Capabopple]], keeps every timepiece set to exactly the same time. This feat requires the assistance of his …

  • Sec Capabopple

    [[Midland | Time Stop]]: Clocks and watches line the shelves of this small, brightly lit shop. The gnome proprietor, [[:goupie-capabopple | Goupie Capabopple]], keeps every timepiece set to exactly the same time. This feat requires the assistance of his …

  • Jope Chantsmo

    [[Midland | Trapper’s Hole]]: Owned and operated by retired Sable Company marine Jope Chantsmo, this shop sells all manner of hunting equipment but specializes in archery supplies. Jope sells every kind of bow and arrow common to the continent, as well as …

  • Destin Smish

    [[Midland | Creaky Hammock]]: Set up with a nautical theme, the Creaky Hammock tends to serve ships’ crews in port for a few days. Its attached tavern makes for loud nights and boisterous days, which led to the saying, “The only way to sleep in the Creaky …

  • Theandra Darklight

    [[North Point | Three Rings Tavern]]: This quiet tavern belongs to retired adventurer and former Pathfinder [[:theandra-darklight | Theandra Darklight]] (originally Theandra Mulnsk). [[:theandra-darklight | Theandra]] earned enough coin as an adventurer …

  • Tauk Par

    [[North Point | Three Rings Tavern]]: This quiet tavern belongs to retired adventurer and former Pathfinder [[:theandra-darklight | Theandra Darklight]] (originally Theandra Mulnsk). [[:theandra-darklight | Theandra]] earned enough coin as an adventurer …

  • Vencarlo Orisini

    [[Old Korvosa | Orisini Academy]]: This famed sword school stands in the heart of the city’s ancient center. Its grand archway and balcony shade a pair of wide and ornate oak doors, the knockers carved in the shape of an imp and pseudodragon locked in …

  • Dengaro

    [[Old Korvosa | Orisini Academy]]: This famed sword school stands in the heart of the city’s ancient center. Its grand archway and balcony shade a pair of wide and ornate oak doors, the knockers carved in the shape of an imp and pseudodragon locked in …

  • Orkatto

    [[South Shore | Orkatto’s Feathers and Fur]]: Collectors and wealthy nobles of South Gate acquire exotic pets or oddities to add to their menageries from Orkatto’s. It is filled with caged wonders, from rainbow-plumed songbirds and snowdust badgers to …

  • Zeeva Foxglove

    *[[South Shore | Green Market]]*: This small, fully enclosed market specializes in food, clothing, and commodities the residents of the city need to survive, but it also provides jewelry and other luxuries for the nobles of the city. Merchants here are …