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  • Astral Sea

    Beyond the circles of the mortal world lies an expanse of infinite possibility. The Astral Sea is a great silvery void in which countless fragments of divine or mortal purpose drift— dreams, ideas, and wishes, as well as fears and dark desires. All these …

  • astral dominions

    h4. Astral Dominions [[Arvandor]], the Verdant Isles [[Celestia]], the Radiant Throne [[Chernoggar]], the Iron Fortress [[Hestavar]], the Bright City [[The Nine Hells]] of Baator [[Tytherion]], the Endless Night h4. Abandoned …

  • Arvandor

    Arvandor is a dominion of emerald forests, enchanting waters, and starry nights. It is home to immortals who love beauty, song, and revelry. It is the domain of [[Corellon | Corellon]], patron of elves and eladrin, and many elven souls dwell in peace and …

  • Celestia

    Rising above the mists of the [[Astral Sea]] shine the seven splendid mountains of Celestia. Peaceful cities, green forests, and golden fields spill over their lower slopes. Mystic monasteries and golden palaces lie hidden beneath their snowy heights. The …

  • Chernoggar

    Endless warfare surges across the ashen plains and vast ramparts of Chernoggar, the plane known as the Iron Fortress. Here two feuding [[Deities | deities]] vie against each other with armies of warrior souls. At the end of each day the dead number in the …

  • Hestavar

    The wondrous city of Hestavar drifts amid golden clouds. Hestavar represents the greatest heights of art, architecture, and invention that civilization can attain. It is a fantastically wealthy domain, with buildings roofed in gold and streets paved in …

  • Tytherion

    A vast maze of canyons shrouded in perpetual darkness, Tytherion is a monster-haunted wasteland where serpents lurk and dragons feed. Sinister temples brood over dizzying precipices, and grim fortresses dot the slopes and spires hidden in the lightless …

  • Kalandurren

    Once a peaceful, well-ordered domain of shining castles and noble warriors, Kalandurren is now a ruined landscape where dark powers squabble over the choicest plunder. Kalandurren was the dominion of the god [[Amoth]], a power of justice and mercy, but …

  • Pandemonium

    A rambling maze of black tunnels blasted by fierce winds, Pandemonium is the most desolate and dismal of the known [[astral dominions]]. The [[Tharizdun | deity]] who created this place in the timeless depths of antiquity abandoned it soon afterward, and …

  • Shom

    Once a mysterious mortal race of great knowledge and enlightenment made its home in the dominion of Shom. Pilgrims journeyed to this plane in search of truth and insight and to learn from the elders of Shom. But the ancient race vanished long ago, leaving …

  • Pluton

    A dominion of dying willows, shriveled olive trees, and black poplars, Pluton is forgotten by all but the most learned of sages. This cheerless land was once the domain of [[Nerull]], a god of death who trapped the spirits of countless mortals in his …

  • Carceri

    Carceri is a well-hidden [[astral dominions | astral dominion]]. Its entrance is barred by great gates of adamantine. Those who breach the red color veil of the dominion are deposited in front of those adamantine gates. They cannot enter the dominion …

  • Tu’narath

    The greatest of githyanki settlements is Tu’narath, a city ruled by the githyanki lich-queen [[Vlaakith]]. Built atop the vast corpse of a forgotten god, Tu’narath is an astral metropolis. Tens of thousands of githyanki and a like number of slaves throng …

  • The Nine Hells

    The Nine Hells are the home of the terrible race of immortals known as devils. The hells are housed within a tormented world called Baator that is clouded in ash and smoke. Within this fuming orb lie cauldrons of lava, bitter seas of ice, and cities of …

  • Avernus

    The first layer of the [[The Nine Hells | Nine Hells]] is Avernus. It is the surface of [[The Nine Hells | Baator’s]] ruddy orb. It is a desert of stone, pumice, and ash broken by the occasional range of low, jagged mountains or a flowing river of lava. …

  • Dis

    A road littered with skulls leads twenty miles or so from the *[[Avernus | Gates of Malsperanze]]* down to the vast cavern of Dis. The cavern is illuminated by the ruddy glow of sluggish lava streams and red-hot iron. The cavern is more than a hundred …

  • Minauros

    A road lined with gibbets leads from the lower gate of [[Dis]] and descends deeper and deeper as the city’s cavern gradually broadens into the even vaster cavern of Minauros. Dank and brooding, Minauros extends for three hundred miles or so beneath a …

  • Phlegethos

    Dripping steps cut into the muddy geysers of [[Minauros]] descend for scores of miles to the fiery cavern of Phlegethos. Curtains of lava pour down from fissures in the ceiling of this hell to pool in great lakes of molten rock or race river-like along …

  • Stygia

    The tortuous Road of Cinders wanders for hundreds of miles through the broken maze of lava tubes and rifts. As the traveler leaves behind the furious heat of [[Phlegethos]], the Road grows darker and colder until at long last it emerges on the shores of a …

  • Malbolge

    Hundreds of miles from the frozen sea of [[Stygia]] lies the great cavern of Malbolge. Long icebound canals link the two layers. They thaw gradually as the traveler approaches the sixth hell. Malbolge is a poisoned garden, a realm that seems fair at first …

  • Maladomini

    A great marble boulevard lined with grotesque statues known as the Road of Perdition leads from [[Malbolge]] to Maladomini, the seventh hell. This layer consists of dozens of vast tunnels that meet and diverge in a maze stretching for hundreds of miles. …

  • Cania

    The winding tunnels of [[Maladomini]] eventually connect to the vast, cold cavern of Cania. This great vault is a mountain-floored gulf several hundred miles across and dozens of miles in height, an icy kingdom shrouded in eternal night. Only a dim blue- …

  • Nessus

    Hundreds of miles below [[Maladomini]] and [[Cania]] lies Nessus, the ninth hell. Black, icy rifts beneath [[Cania | Cania’s]] glaciers plunge down to the fiery heart of the hells to link the two layers. Nessus is home to the mighty [[Asmodeus]] and …