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  • The Sword Coast

    The Sword Coast, not to be confused with the Sword Coast North, stretches along the Sea of Swords from [[Waterdeep | Waterdeep]] down to the river Chionthar at [[Baldur's Gate | Baldur's Gate]] in the south. The Sword Coast gets its name from the white …

  • Waterdeep

    Waterdeep, also known as the City of Splendors or the Crown of the North, was the most important and influential city in the North and perhaps in all Faerûn. For this reason it was considered part of the Western Heartlands of the Realms, even though it …

  • Baldur's Gate

    Baldur's Gate is a metropolis and city-state on the [[The Sword Coast | Sword Coast]] and Western Heartlands blend, on the north bank of the river Chionthar about twenty miles (32 km) east from its mouth on the Sea of Swords. It is located to the south of …

  • NeverWinter

    Neverwinter, also known as the City of Skilled Hands or the Jewel of the North, was a metropolis sitting on the northwestern Sword Coast of Faerûn. Neverwinter was regarded by many, including the erudite travel writer Volo, as the most cosmopolitan and …

  • The High Road

    The High Road was the inland trade route that stretched from [[Waterdeep | Waterdeep]] in the south to [[Luskan | Luskan]] in the north. It skirted Thornhold and the eastern edge of the Mere of Dead Men where it passed beneath Iniarv's Tower before going …

  • Luskan

    Luskan, also known as the City of Sails, was a port city at the mouth of the River Mirar on the Sword Coast North. Luskan, despite the presence of the Ten Towns is considered by many to be civilization's farthest reach. Although once a bustling city, …

  • Greenest

    The town of Greenest was founded by the halfling Dharva Scatterheart, a rogue who fancied herself the queen of the Greenfields. Scatterheart passed away without ever achieving that level of eminence, but her town grew into a thriving community. It's …

  • Icewind Dale

    Icewind Dale was an arctic region, along the northernmost part of the [[The Sword Coast | Sword Coast]]. The region was first populated when Northlander longships reached the region during the last centuries of the Illefarn empire. Initially settling …

  • Sunset Mountains

    The Sunset Mountains are a pair of mountain ranges separated by the Far Hills, which are literally part of their chain. They form a high, almost impenetrable barrier between the Eastern and Western Heartlands as well as the eastern edge of Sunset Vale. …

  • BerDusk

    Berdusk is sometimes called the Jewel of the Vale. This is not a term that pleases residents of the rival neighboring city of Iriaebor, though the two cities are firm allies in matters of trade and defense. The Uldoon Trail crosses the upper …

  • Elturel

    This city is the farming center of the Fields of the Dead, and its Hellriders guard and police not only Elturel, but much of the farmed and settled portions of the Fields along the Skuldask Road, the Dusk Road, and both banks of the River Chionthar. The …

  • Durlags Tower

    This massive, isolated keep stands atop a rock pinnacle south of the Wood of Sharp Teeth. Only adventurers should approach this seemingly deserted fortress--death awaits within. The tower was built by Durlag Trollkiller, son of Bolhur "Thunderaxe" the …

  • Beregost

    Tired travelers on the Coast Way between Baldur's Gate and Amn often stop in Beregost. Beregost is located just off the road about a day's travel on horseback south of where the Way of the Lion that leads to Candlekeep branches off from the Coast Way. It' …

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