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  • Korvosa

    Korvosa (pronounced kohr-VOH-sah) is the largest city in [[Varisia]], and used to be the capital of [[Cheliax|Chelish]] [[Varisia]]. It now serves as the seat of one of three city-states that claim independent authority over their individual holdings in …

  • Varisia

    Only recently settled by colonists from the [[Cheliax|Chelaxian]] Empire, the wild frontier of Varisia (pronounced vah-RHIS-ee-ah) is composed of rural communities, independent city-states, cyclopean ruins, and uncharted wilderness.

  • Queen Ileosa Arabasti

    [[File:462096 | class=media-item-align-left | 200x300px | 180px-Ileosa.png]] Queen Ileosa Arabasti (pronounced ihl-ee-OH-sah air-ah-BAS-tee) is the current monarch of the [[Varisia|Varisian]] city of [[Korvosa]]. A bitter, cruel woman, Queen …

  • Eodred Arabasti I

    King Eodred Arabasti I was the first king of the newly independent [[Varisia|Varisian]] city of [[Korvosa]]. He was chosen for this role due to his extreme popularity, and was elected by consent of the city's noble houses. He died in 4657 AR.

  • Queen Domina

    Queen Domina of Korvosa (ruled 4667 AR – 4686 AR) was a monarch of the [[Varisia|Varisian]] city-state of [[Korvosa]], and best known for bringing the [[Hellknight]] Order of the Nail to [[Varisia]] in 4682 AR. Queen Domina's reign began in 4667 AR …

  • Pantheon of Many

    Commissioned by [[Queen Domina]] in 4684 AR, completed in 4706 AR and built in anticipation of [[Korvosa]]’s tercentennial, the Pantheon of Many holds within its massive octagonal white-marbled walls shrines to 17 different deities. Of the twenty main …

  • Acadamae

    The Acadamae is a wizard's college in [[Korvosa]] which attracts students from as far away as distant [[Geb]]. Although it teaches all eight modern schools of magic, it specializes in conjuration, and requires its pupils to pass a difficult exam in …

  • Theumanexus College

    The Theumanexus College is a small wizard school in the district known as [[East Shore]] in the city of [[Korvosa]]. The Theumanexus College teaches generalist theories of the arcane. Those specialist wizards who graduate tend to be students from the …

  • East Shore

    East Shore is the only [[Korvosa|Korvosan]] city district located on the far side of the [[Jeggare River]]. It is connected to the rest of the city by [[High Bridge]], and is home to a number of [[Korvosa]]'s noble families with strong ties to the …

  • Gray

    The Gray district serves as [[Korvosa]]'s graveyard and is where most of its dead are interred; the only living inhabitants are the priests of [[Pharasma]] who tend it and reside in the [[Grand Cathedral of Pharasma]]. h3. Places of Interest * [[ …

  • Heights

    [[File:501473 | class=media-item-align-right | 400px | TheHeights.jpg]] The Heights district gets its name from the fact that it is located at the highest point in [[Korvosa]], built upon [[Citadel Hill]]. Most of [[Korvosa]]'s elite reside here, …

  • Midland

    [[File:501472 | class=media-item-align-right | 400px | Midland.jpg]] The Midland district is what most visitors think of when they speak of [[Korvosa]]. Located in the southeast quadrant of the city, it is home to the majority of [[Korvosa]]'s merchants …

  • North Point

    [[File:501475 | class=media-item-align-center | NorthPoint.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 [[Cheliax|Chelish]] founders. The district …

  • Old Korvosa

    [[File:501474 | class=media-item-align-center | 1000px | OldKorvosa.jpg]] Old Korvosa is the oldest part of [[Korvosa]]. It covers all of [[Endrin Isle]], which rises from sea level in the estuary mouth of the [[Jeggare River]] to a 200-foot-high …

  • Shingles

    The area known as the Shingles is a relatively new addition to [[Korvosa]]'s skyline. It has been created over the last few decades when urban renewal projects pushed most of the cities poor into the area known as [[Bridgefront]], located in [[Old Korvosa …

  • Korvosan Guard

    [[File:491335 | class=media-item-align-right | 250px | 375px-Korvosan_Guard.jpg]] The Korvosan Guard serves the city of [[Korvosa]] first, the city's leader second and the church of [[Abadar]] third. It maintains order in the city but turns into …

  • Sable Company

    [[File:491271 | class=media-item-align-right | 300px | Sable_Company.jpg]] The Sable Company of [[Korvosa]] was an elite, hippogriff-mounted company of marines. The commandant of the Company did not answer to the ruling monarch of the city-state, …

  • Cressida Kroft

    [[File:498844 | class=media-item-align-right | 250px | Field_Marshall_Cressida_Kroft.png]] Field Marshall Cressida Kroft is the leader of the [[Korvosan Guard]]. She is generally described as an attractive, raven-haired woman, dressed in red armor. …

  • Marcus Thalassinus Endrin

    Commandant Marcus Thalassinus Endrin was the leader of the [[Sable Company]] in [[Korvosa]]. He was known as a dedicated man whose strict adherence of honor and tradition sometimes blinded him to what was best politically. After seeing [[Queen Ileosa …

  • Vaults

    Most cities have sewers. Some can even claim dungeons and deep caverns beneath them. No city, though, has a complex system of subterranean tunnels quite like the Vaults of Korvosa. Modern Korvosa stands atop the remains of at least two other civilizations …

  • South Shore

    The newest district officially added to the city, South Shore became a part of Korvosa in 4684, when Queen Domina set the first foundation stone for the Pantheon of Many. South Shore’s population consists mainly of the city’s nouveau riche hoping to …

  • Bank of Abadar

    More than just a temple to the god of cities, the Bank of [[Abadar]] also serves as the city’s main bank. The temple serves every banking need, such as security boxes (said to be the safest in [[Varisia]]), saving and investment accounts, loans, and even …

  • Speaking Korvosan

    The people of [[Korvosa]] universally speak [[Taldane]] (frequently known as “Common”). Korvosans have, over time, created their own slang unique to the city. In order to help you blend in while exploring Korvosa, make sure to (correctly) use the …

  • Grand Cathedral of Pharasma

    The Grand Cathedral of [[Pharasma]] in the [[Varisia]]n city of [[Korvosa]] is the headquarters for the clergy of the Lady of Graves, and the largest building in the [[Gray]] District. h3. Layout & Construction The Grand Cathedral is surrounded by a …

  • Leftover's

    East Shore’s only inn contains 12 twoperson rooms in addition to its large, cozy common room. It charges standard rates and offers standard amenities for an inn. The one-armed innkeeper, retired soldier [[Portenus Gaskelinni]], happily tells the story …

  • House Endrin

    House Endrin, founded in honor of the founder of the [[Sable Company]], is a noble house of [[Korvosa]]. h3. History The emperor of [[Cheliax]], in recognition of the great accomplishments of [[Waydon Endrin]], granted the family a noble title in …

  • House Jeggare

    House Jeggare is an ancient noble house found across the entire extent of [[Avistan]], although centered in [[Cheliax]]. Extremely wealthy, it joined [[House Thrune]] and other allies in building the [[Qatada Nessudiddia]] in [[Westcrown]] between 4639 AR …

  • Montlarion Jeggare

    Montlarion Jeggare (4331 AR–4417 AR) considered himself a gentleman explorer. He was never seen without his monocle firmly in place. Despite the fact that his support was primarily financial and moral, Jeggare's contingent of marines, trappers, and scouts …

  • High Bridge

    Despite its proximity to [[West Dock]], not every longshoreman and fisherman lives in High Bridge—roughly half live in the cheaper tenements of lower [[Pillar Hill]]. High Bridge does have its fair share of these hardworking folk, as well as the families …

  • Bailer's Retreat

    This rough tavern in [[Midland]] frequently serves recently released prisoners of [[Citadel Volshyenek]]’s jails. Because of that it also serves strong coffee to a high number of [[Korvosan Guard]]s. Brawls between the two infrequently erupt but very …

  • Creaky Hammock

    Set up with a nautical theme, the Creaky Hammock in [[Midland]] 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 Hammock is to …

  • Eodred's Walk

    Fourteen shops form the semicircular face of Eodred’s Walk. They stand separated from [[Eodred's Circle]] by a daily riot of color, activity, and scents that make up the [[Gold Market]]. These permanent establishments and the transient vendors of the …

  • Aram's Crown

    This cramped tavern on [[Eodred's Walk]] in [[Midland]] profits by providing watered-down ale and weak wine to thirsty market-goers during the day. After sunset it breaks open bottles of potent spirits imported from distant [[Minkai]], [[Osirion]], and …

  • Basha's

    A small bookstore and map shop on [[Eodred's Walk]] in [[Midland]], 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 …

  • Doom and Gloom

    The old [[Varisian]] woman who lives and works in this cluttered and stinking office on [[Eodred's Walk]] in [[Midland]] sells [[Harrow]] readings for five copper pinch. Without fail, her predictions always foretell tragedy, hence the name of the shop.

  • Fair-Fished Baitshop

    The androgynously attractive fullblooded [[Varisian]] proprietor of this shop sells fishing tackle and poles, crabbing traps, and clamming shovels, as well as nets, clothing, and gear specialized for catching fish and seafood. Alternating between plain …

  • Galloping Ghost

    This large shop (relative to the other shops on [[Eodred's Walk]] in [[Midland]]) sells tack and barding for a variety of riding animals, including hippogriffs. The [[Galloping Ghost]]’s owner, a burly and cantankerous old leathersmith known as [[Patch]], …

  • Gemshare Jewelers

    Specializing in buying and selling gems of all kinds, this little shop also sells an extensive collection of jewelry. Owned by a couple of brothers who only recently entered the jewelry trade, the store nonetheless does brisk business with adventurers, …

  • Hedge Wizardry

    After dropping out of [[Theumanexus College]], [[Phaeton Skoda]] opened this small shop, which sells an extensive collection of supplies for the crafting of alchemical and magical goods. Some whisper that the shop’s owner took with him more than just a …

  • High Bridge Haberdashery

    The clientele of this shop tend to represent [[Korvosa]]’s growing middle class of merchants.Nothing here looks particularly fine, but neither are the wares poorly crafted. The haberdashery does sell rugged clothing suitable for adventurers.

  • 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 his shop, Kep has set up …

  • Pinking Shears

    Despite its name, this is a barbershop. [[Ol’ Hooktooth]], the squint-eyed half-orc barber who operates this shop, always dresses stylishly but rarely talks, preferring to deftly and skillfully trim hair rather than engage in idle chatter. Many consider …

  • Slicing Dicers

    Swords, daggers, knives, and all manner of bladed weapons and tools fill the locked cases of this highly secure shop. The shop stocks all kinds of swords, common and exotic, mundane and magical. It stays afloat thanks to its brisk exchange of previously …

  • 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 a few exotic pieces …

  • Gold Market

    [[Korvosa]]’s largest market serves as the main attraction in [[Midland]]. People from all over the city descend daily on the stands, stalls, and tents that form the backbone of the open-air market. Vendors hawk a variety of wares, mostly foodstuffs and …

  • The Frisky Unicorn

    The least expensive (but far from cheap) of [[Citadel Crest]]’s bed and breakfasts, the Frisky Unicorn is larger than [[Tenna's]] but smaller than [[Upslope House]]. The Frisky Unicorn provides little more than a posh room and three meals, and can …

  • Gilded Orrery

    Most of the profits made by the semi-independent Gilded Orrery funnel directly into the [[Acadamae]]’s coffers. Specializing in items and texts in support of conjuring, the store nonetheless stocks a wide and impressively deep selection of other magical …

  • Jittery Quill

    The Jittery Quill lies in the northeast of the [[Heights]] district of [[Korvosa]], between the [[Jeggare Museum]] and the [[University of Korvosa]]. It serves both ale and coffee and is open for 24 hours a day for six days. Every Oathday it closes at …

  • Tenna's

    Smallest of the three bed and breakfasts in Citadel Crest in the [[Heights]], Tenna’s stands on Volshyenek Loop across from the manor grounds of [[House Ornelos]]. While the most expensive, Tenna’s makes up for its price by offering the most amenities in …

  • Temple of Sarenrae

    The turreted temple of [[Sarenrae]] stands in a relatively sparse area atop Citadel Hill in the [[Heights]] district, where it can absorb the sun’s warming, healing light unobstructed. Built of white marble brought to [[Korvosa]] at considerable expense, …

  • Crested Falcon

    One of the most expensive (and easily the most over-priced) restaurants in [[Korvosa]], the Crested Falcon caters to the whims of the city’s elite. The menu changes each day and only relates what the kitchen has in stock. Patrons may request any meal made …

  • The Overlook

    Teetering on the edge of the Merciless Cliffs, the Overlook gets a little closer to falling into the raging surf below every year. This hint of danger carries over to the tavern’s offerings: [[Asa Hemrich]], the Overlook’s owner and bartender, offers a …

  • Laughing Wave Inn

    Bearing [[Keyra Palin]]’s nickname as its own, the Laughing Wave is the oldest surviving inn on the mainland, being the only structure not razed by the [[Shoanti]] when they drove back the [[Cheliax|Chelish]] settlers during the [[Second Battle of …

  • The Dock Trade

    This market of questionable legality operates in [[New Dock]]. Many of the goods sold within it appear freshly delivered, although most have some amount of minor damage to them. The [[Hellknight|Hellknights]] have for years attempted to link the wares …

  • Whitecaps

    One of the oldest surviving inns on the mainland, Whitecaps is more than a century past its prime. It looks old, it smells old, and it even feels old once inside it. Despite its age and wear, though, Whitecaps remains a popular destination for visitors to …

  • Three Rings Tavern

    This quiet tavern belongs to retired adventurer and former [[Pathfinder]] [[Theandra Darklight]] (originally Theandra Mulnsk). Theandra earned enough coin as an adventurer to buy a decrepit tavern in [[Five Corners]] and fix up. A lithe beauty in her …

  • Sanctuary of Shelyn

    The smallest of the independent temples in the city, the sanctuary of [[Shelyn]] ranks among [[Korvosa]]’s most beautiful buildings. This square building engulfs a small interior courtyard decorated with statuary, murals, and beautiful f lowering plants. …

  • Posh and Turle

    Situated at the west end of the famed but mysterious [[Avenue of Arms]], the Posh and Turtle remains—as it has for more than a century—the finest inn and tavern in all of [[Korvosa]]. Upon entering the establishment, it is difficult not to notice the …

  • Sticky Mermaid

    A fixture of [[Old Dock]] for more than two centuries, the Sticky Mermaid has seen more than its share of bar fights and death. This unwholesome tavern serves an unruly clientele made all the rougher by [[fishjack]], a particularly potent spirit served …

  • Jeggare's Jug

    One of the many small pubs that fill [[Old Dock]] and the first drinking establishment built in [[Korvosa]], Jeggy’s Jug (as it’s frequently called) survived the [[Great Fire]] relatively unscathed. In the aftermath of that terrible event, the pub served …

  • Eel's End

    Eel’s End is a clot of ships at the eastern end of the [[Narrows]] on [[Old Korvosa]], a tangle of five ships permanently moored to one of the longer piers there. With only a 20-foot gap between these ships and the wall to the south, Eel’s End effectively …

  • Temple of Aroden

    Old and crumbling, the temple of [[Aroden]] has lost almost all of its former splendor. A pitiful trio of clerics attempts to maintain the building as best they can, holding services every Sunday for a constantly shrinking number of curious observers and …

  • The Travelling Man

    This small tavern’s main claim to fame is its proximity to one of the otyugh plugs used by the city to feed its otyugh allies. People flock to the Travelling Man every [[Absalom Reckoning|Oathday]], when a small contingent of [[Korvosan Guard]]s winch …

  • Orkattos Feather 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 emerald-back nightbelly boas and even the odd …

  • 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 expressly forbidden from selling …

  • Bards End

    Standing just a block from Kendall Amphitheater, Korvosa’s largest inn provides a place to stay for those who have traveled long and far. Visiting actors of varying fame frequent the Bard’s End, as do musicians, performers, and actual bards. A relatively …

  • Jade Circle

    This green-painted, domed building glitters like a giant emerald in the sun. Banners of Korvosa’s oldest noble houses wave on poles jutting from the second floor open-air balcony. Behind its lacquered latticework doors is a cacophony of scents and …

  • Glorio Arkona

    The current lord of [[House Arkona]], Glorio Arkona, attempts at every opportunity to lift up the poor and provide them with enough sustenance to survive. To that end, he has leveled several buildings the family owns, including a tavern and a brothel, to …

  • Gaedren Lamm

    [[File:491290 | class=media-item-align-right | 200px | Gaedren.jpg]] Gaedren Lamm is a minor crime lord in [[Korvosa]] who has been abducting orphans and street urchins for decades. Calling them his '[[Little Lamms]]' he forces them to commit petty …

  • Dock Family

    Those noble families that lived in [[Korvosa]] prior to the [[Cousins' War]] (and who remained within the city after its conclusion) became the Dock Families. As the settlement teetered on the edge of bankruptcy, it leased the maintenance of its docks to …

  • Great House

    More than just a title every house strives for, the five Great Houses serve important roles within the city. Before the schism in [[Cheliax]] and the rise of the Arabastis, every lord magistrate had to be elected from one of the Great Houses as described …

  • Castle Korvosa

    [[File:491325 | class=media-item-align-right | 375px | 375px-Korvosa.jpg]]Easily the most imposing structure in a city of monumental architecture, Castle Korvosa is the fortress-citadel home of the monarchs [[Korvosa]]. The castle itself is built on an …

  • Festivals in Korvosa

    While a relatively strict and taciturn people, [[Korvosa]]ns do occasionally enjoy chances to loosen up and celebrate something important. In chronological order through the year, [[Korvosa]]’s 10 most popular celebrations are: # [[King Eodred II]]’s …

  • Zenobia Zenderholm

    [[File:491349 | class=media-item-align-right | 200px | Zenobia.png]] Senior arbiter Zenobia "Zena" Zenderholm, of [[House Zenderholm]], is also known as the "Hanging Judge" of the [[Varisia]]n city of [[Korvosa]]. She acquired this nickname from her …

  • House Zenderholm

    [[File:491344 | class=media-item-align-right | 150px| 375px-House_Zenderholm.jpg]] House Zenderholm is the first noble house of [[Korvosa]] not of [[Dock Family]] stock, instead rising to power as [[Cheliax|Chelish]] immigrants through loyalty and …

  • House Arkona

    House Arkona is one of the most powerful noble families in the former [[Cheliax|Chelish]] colony of [[Korvosa]]. Unlike most other families of that town, members of the Arkona family live only in [[Varisia]]. Although an old family that predates even …

  • Great Fire

    On 13 Neth, 4429, disaster struck. [[Shoanti]] brought pitch-covered and pitch-filled canoes down the [[Jeggare River]] and snuck onto [[Endrin Isle]]. Although the first group to land consisted of only a handful of brave and suicidal warriors, with the …

  • Zellara

    [[File:493202 | class=media-item-align-right | 250px | 2598988901_1c0d493163.jpg]] Zellara is a Varisian fortune-teller living at 3 Lancet Street in the [[Midland]] district of [[Korvosa]]. She brought [[:miikas-twitch-skiviks | Miikas "Twitch" Skiviks …

  • Giggles

    [[File:493201 | class=media-item-align-right | 250px | PZO9508-halgrak.jpg]] Giggles was a sadistic half-orc enforcer and quartermaster of [[Gaedren Lamm]] and his [[Little Lamm's]]. His nickname comes from his habit of constantly giggling and the …

  • Yargin Balko

    [[File:493200 | class=media-item-align-right | 250px-Yargin.jpg]] During the raid on the [[Old Fishery]], the group encountered an associate of [[Gaedren Lamm]], dressed in outdated but once-expensive robes with short blond hair and the apparent …

  • Hookshanks Gruller

    During the raid on the [[Old Fishery]], [[:shakro | Shakro]] was surprised when what he thought was one of the [[Little Lamms]] turned out to be in fact a backstabbing and quite rude gnome. After the gnome's allies were quickly dispatched, he fled the …

  • Little Lamms

    The Little Lamms are a group of orphans and street-urchins forced by [[Gaedren Lamm]] to commit petty crimes and child labor to support him and his organization. During the raid on [[Gaedren Lamm | Gaedren's]] last base of operation, the [[Old Fishery …

  • Grau Soldado

    [[File:496148 | class=media-item-align-right | 300px | Grau.jpg]] Grau Soldado is an old acquaintance and childhood friend of [[:sav | Sav Dunid]]. They parted ways years ago when Grau was selected to train at the famed [[Orisini Academy]] for swordplay …

  • Citadel Volshyenek

    Citadel Volshyenek is the headquarters of the [[Korvosan Guard]]. It can be found at the end of a short spit of land sticking out from the [[Midland]] district into the [[Jeggare River]]. It derived its name from Lord [[Volshyenek Ornelos]] who paid …

  • Jeggare River

    Named for [[Montlarion Jeggare]], the Jeggare River plays a vital role in southern [[Varisia]]. The river flows from the [[Mindspin Mountains]] into [[Conqueror's Bay]], and at its mouth it is split by [[Endrin Isle]] on which sits the majority of the …

  • 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 mortal combat. The sound of …

  • Vencarlo Orisini

    [[File:517990 | class=media-item-align-right | 300px | vencarlo_orisini_02-p.jpg]] Vencarlo Orisini is a noted swordmaster and owner of the [[Orisini Academy]] in the [[Korvosa]]n neighborhood of [[Old Korvosa]]. [[:miikas-twitch-skiviks | Twitch]], …

  • imp

    Imps are the weakest of the true devils, but also the ones found most frequently on the Material Plane. With its history of devil-worship and concentration of wizards, imps are extremely common in the city of [[Korvosa]], especially in the vicinity of …

  • pseudodragon

    The pseudodragon, sometimes called a house drake due to their size and good nature, is a miniature cousin of a true dragon whose bodies rarely grow to more than a foot in length. Their tails are tipped with a sharp barb, through which they can deliver a …

  • Ishani Dhatri

    [[File:498857 | class=media-item-align-right | 200px | Untitled.png]] Ishani Dhatri is just nearing 30 years old, yet still only a low-ranking priest in the church of [[Abadar]]. Judging from his accent and appearance, he seems to hail from the far- …

  • Amin Jalento

    [[File:498859 | class=media-item-align-right | 200px | Untitled.png]] During the riots following [[King Eodred II]]'s death, Amin Jalento, a young [[Korvosa]]n noble, ran into a group of drunk thugs on his way back to the [[Heights]]. He was pushed …

  • All the World's Meat

    All the World's Meat is an abandoned butcher's shop in [[North Point]]. Even though it is in bad shape both structurally and hygienically, the two-story building was taken over by [[Verik Vancaskerkin]] and his gang of renegade guards. It seemed like they …

  • Verik Vancaskerkin

    Verik Vancaskerkin is an (ex-) sergeant in the [[Korvosan Guard]] but has recently abandoned his post to set up shop at [[All the World's Meat]] to apparently sell meat of questionable quality. He also convinced a number of other guards to follow him …

  • Baldrago

    Baldrago is an ex-member of the [[Korvosan Guard]] and works with [[Verik Vancaskerkin]] at [[All the World's Meat]]. He is a tall man with bushy eyebrows that merge into one just above his large flat nose. He was arrested by Sav, Shakro and Twitch …

  • Malder

    Malder is an ex-member of the [[Korvosan Guard]] and works with [[Verik Vancaskerkin]] at [[All the World's Meat]]. He is a wheezy man whose chainmail doesn't quite fit his ample frame. He was arrested by Sav, Shakro and Twitch during the raid on [[ …

  • Sabina Merrin

    [[File:498900 | class=media-item-align-right | 100px | Unbenannt.png]] Sabina Merrin is the handmaiden of [[Queen Ileosa Arabasti]]. She is a beautiful woman dressed in magnificent full plate armor and appears to be more than just a handmaiden: She …

  • Parns

    Parns is an ex-member of the [[Korvosan Guard]] and works with [[Verik Vancaskerkin]] at [[All the World's Meat]]. He his a broad-shouldered man with long sideburns whose sadism appears to fit in just fine with his new job as a butcher. He was killed …

  • Karralo

    Karralo s an ex-member of the [[Korvosan Guard]] and works with [[Verik Vancaskerkin]] at [[All the World's Meat]]. He is a thin and jittery man with a sallow complexion, showing clear signs of [[Shiver]] addiction. He was killed by Sav, Shakro and …

  • Garrick Tann

    [[File:501449 | class=media-item-align-right | 180px-GarrickTann.jpg]]Often called 'the most hated man in [[Korvosa]]', Garrick Tann is the Magistrate of Commerce, the man who oversees the collection of taxes in the city.

  • Lolia Perenne

    Once a priest of [[Abadar]], the current Magistrate of Regulation is tasked with the maintenance of weights and measurements—much of her office’s time is spent seeking out faulty scales, shaved coins, and other attempts by merchants and customers to cheat …

  • Neolandus Kalepopolis

    Neolandus Kalepopolis is the former seneschal of [[Castle Korvosa]]. The seneschal of [[Castle Korvosa]] commands the defenses of the castle itself, and is regarded as the second most powerful individual in the city, behind only [[King Eodred II]]. He …

  • Syl Gar

    If [[Garrick Tann]] is one of [[Korvosa]]'s most hated officials, Magistrate of Expenditures Syl Gar is one of the most loved—his responsibility is to see to it that city taxes are spent properly and efficiently on public works.

  • Blackjack

    One of the city's most beloved and reviled heroes, Blackjack is more of a symbol than anything else—a legendary masked hero …

  • Darb Tuttle

    [[File:501453 | class=media-item-align-right | 180px | DarbTuttle.png]]The Archbanker of the [[Bank of Abadar|Church of Abadar]], Darb Tuttle is one of [[Korvosa]]'s most powerful clerics.

  • Pilts Swastel

    !(media-item-align-right){width:250px}http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/bswupathfinder/images/1/1e/Pilts_Swastel.png/revision/latest?cb=20120826172142! Pilts owns and runs [[Old Korvosa]]'s [[Exemplary Execrables]], a playhouse that caters to those …

  • Darvayne Gios Amprei

    Darvayne Gios Amprei is an amassador from [[Cheliax]] in [[Korvosa]] whose disdain for [[Korvosa|the city]] is well documented, yet he takes great pleasure in what the city has to offer. His recent schemes to capitalize on the recent unrest by …

  • Trinia Sabor

    [[File:521095 | class=media-item-align-right | Trinia01.jpg]] Trinia Sabor is a beautiful young painter who ekes out a living in the [[Midland]] district of [[Korvosa]]. She was hired to paint a portrait of [[King Eodred II]] and finished shortly before …

  • Tayce Soldado

    Tayce Soldado is a [[Varisian]] washerwoman in [[Trail's End]] and the sister-in-law of [[Grau Soldado]]. She had three children with [[Grau Soldado|Grau's]] brother before he passed away of a lung infection: two boys and one girl. Tayce is currently …

  • Trail's End

    Trail’s End is poor and reputedly dangerous, but the neighborhood feels more like a small town than any district within the city proper. The criminal element is obvious and impossible to ignore in the faces of dozens of toughs and thugs who loiter on the …

  • Majenko

    Majenko is a friendly [[pseudodragon]] who was captured after being gravely wounded in a fight with a gang of [[imps]]. He was sold to [[Devargo Barvasi]] who kept him on display in a small cage. After witnessing his misery, [[:miikas-twitch-skiviks | …

  • Skoan-Quah

    Life among the Skoan-Quah revolves around death. Whether they are fighting against undead, acting as guardians for the deceased among all the clans, or tracking the oral history of the Shoanti people, the enigmatic members of the Skull Clan are an enigma …

  • Dead Warrens

    [[Korvosa]]'s [[Gray]] District is riddled with underground chambers, some of them burrowed by ghouls or other monsters, others remnants of ancient [[Shoanti]] burial grounds. Some of these warrens are patrolled and kept clear of monsters by the church of …

  • Deyanira Mirukova

    Deyanira Mirukova is a young woman from [[Korvosa]] who was freed from the evil necromancer [[Rolth]]'s prisoner pits by [[:miikas-twitch-skiviks | Twitch]], [[:sav | Sav]] and [[:shakro | Shakro]]. Though mentally and physically battered, she kept her …

  • Vreeg

    Vreeg was a half-crazed [[Derro|derro]] who fancied himself the apprentice of the evil …

  • Cabbagehead

    Cabbagehead was an [[ogrekin]] simpleton and henchman of the evil necromancer [[Rolth]] in his lair in the [[Dead …

  • Rolth

    The human necromancer Rolth has long been a thorn in the [[Korvosan Guard]]'s side. A failed [[Acadamae]] student, Rolth is a monster of a man who was expelled after the true nature of his experiments were revealed. He was butchering vagrants, stray …

  • Ruan Mirukova

    Ruan Mirukova is a young [[Varisian]] living in [[Korvosa]]. He is somewhat of a prodigy and a youth fulmaster of a most unconventional instrument, the ocarina. After he was hired by the [[House Carowyn|Carowyn]] family to play on one of their famous …

  • House Carowyn

    The Carowyns have always relished the limelight. Regardless of the circumstance—contributing thousands of gold pieces to the upcoming season at the [[Kendall Amphitheater]], reserving box seats at the [[Marbledome]], or hosting galas at their [[South …

  • blood veil

    Blood veil is the street name of a mysterious disease that had suddenly befallen the entire city of [[Korvosa]] about a month after the death of [[King Eodred II]]. It is characterized at first by headaches, fatigue, coughing, and a characteristic red …

  • Dr Reiner Davaulus

    Dr. Reiner Davaulus heads [[Korvosa]]'s efforts to combat the [[blood veil]] plague preying upon the city. A [[Cheliax|Chelaxian]] in his mid-40s, the doctor is deliberate in his speech and conducts himself like a concerned father, seeming to take genuine …

  • Gray Maidens

    The Gray Maidens are an elite bodyguard in the services of the crown of [[Korvosa]]. Founded by [[Queen Ileosa Arabasti]] after the chaos resulting from her [[Kind Eodred II|husband's]] death, little is known about its exclusively female members clad in …

  • Olauren Carowyn

    Olauren Carowyn was the last Lady [[House Carowyn|Carowyn]] and married to Lord [[Ausio Carowyn]]. The pair was known for their extravagant parties and their passion for rumors and gossip about [[Korvosa]]'s upper crust. When they threw a party in …

  • Kendall Amphitheater

    The Kendall Amphitheater, located in the [[Heights]] District of [[Korvosa]] hosts open-air performances. [[Korvosa]]'s proximity to the sea and its extensive and famous [[Vaults]] make sinkholes a relatively common phenomena in the city. For the most …

  • Marbledome

    Marbledome is the central opera house of the [[Varisia]]n city of [[Korvosa]], and can be found in the upscale [[Heights]] District, just south of [[Castle Korvosa]]. It is (poorly) managed by [[Touran Palastus]], a somewhat sadistic man who has driven …

  • Girrigz Ripperclaws

    Girrigz Ripperclaws is a wererat and somewhat of a firebrand living in [[Korvosa]]. Girrigz always hated the place of his people. A true lycanthrope, he’s spent his entire 29 years of life as a wererat, feeling trapped beneath the boots of [[Korvosa]]' …

  • Salvator Scream

    Salvator Scream is a notorious artist whose gruesome and often scandalous art was held in relatively high esteem by several of [[Korvosa]]'s nobles. Certainly, his popularity could not be denied among the lower classes, who were most familiar with his …

  • Old Dock

    If not for the festering poverty and unwholesome growth that is [[Bridgefront]], Old Dock would be considered the city's most run-down and least-desirable ward. In many ways, though, it actually does bear those dubious distinctions. Whereas the people of …

  • Emperor of Old Korvosa

    In the power vacuum in [[Old Dock]] after the quarantine of [[Old Korvosa]], the Emperor of Old Korvosa rose to power and rules the ward with his band of thugs. Little is known about the Emperor and all of it is based on rumors spread in the streets of …

  • Exemplary Execrables

    The Exemplary Execrables in [[Korvosa]]'s ward of [[Old Dock]] burned down during the quarantine of the district. Before that devastating event, the place was a local oddity: Refurnished with gaudy gold-colored paint and massive glass "gems", this …

  • Arkona Palace

    Palace Arkona is perched at the highest point atop [[Endrin Isle]] in [[Old Korvosa]]. The palace is home to the family alone; servants and guards dwell nearby in one of two outbuildings. The grounds are generally open, decorated here and there with tiny …