Prophecy: Greyhawk Encyclopedia

Greyhawk Encyclopedia

A consolidated, and incomplete, list of various persons, places,
and things of possible interest that aren’t specifically mentioned
elsewhere.

NAME
DESCRIPTION
ABLE CARTER COR1-03 Coach company based in Greyhawk City, which runs regular travel
throughout the Domain of Greyhawk.
AGE OF GLORY WoG
AGE OF GREAT SORROW WoG
ARZTIN, HOUSE DR#230 Junior branch of the Neheli-Artzin noble house of the Sueloise
Empire.  Destroyed -2354 CY by House Neheli.
ATTLOI SoOC Slur used by the waterborne Rhennee to describe their
land-dwelling cousins.
BAKLUNISH-SULOISE WARS WoG
BATTLE OF EMRIDY MEADOWS WoG
BATTLE OF A
FORTNIGHT’S LENGTH
WoG Battle in -110 CY in which the Aerdy invantry defeated
Nyrondese cavalry.  Marks the beginning of the Great Kingdom
of Aerdy.
BLOODY HAND
BONEHEART, GREATER WGR5
BONEHEART, LESSER WGR5
BONESHADOW WGR5
BROTHERHOOD OF THE TOME RtWPM Adventuring band.  Entered White Plume Mountain 491 CY and
stole Wave, Whelm, Frostrazor, and Blackrazor from the wizard
Keraptis.
CIRCLE
OF EIGHT
LGG 571-present.  Organization of powerful wizards formed by
Mordenkainen in 571 CY.  Read the history of the Circle of
Eight
here
.
CITADEL OF EIGHT LGG 561-569.  Organization formed in 561 CY by the wizard
Modenkainen to preserve the Balance on Oerth.  Precursor to
the Circle of Eight.
COUNCIL GALLANT DR#290 Council of the Knight Protectors of the Great Kingdom, composed
of the oldest and wisest members of that order.  The Coucil
Gallant is responsible for choosing the Knight Commander of the
order when a vacancy in the office.
CRANDEN, HOUSE Ivid Great Kingdom royal house.  Held the Aerdy throne 1 to 86
CY.
DAY OF GREAT SIGNING Wars
DEATH KNIGHTS FF; DR#79; #290-1 Originally fourteen Knight Protectors of the Great Kingdom
created by the power of the demon prince Demogorgon.  (St)
Kargoth was the first and greatest.  Kargoth’s treachery
brought the others into being.  The fourteen known death
knights of Oerth are: St Kargoth, Lord Monduiz Dephaar, Lady Lorana
Kath of Naelex, Prince Myrhal of Rax, Sir Maeril of Naelax, Sir
Farian of Lirtham (destroyed 209 CY, but soul now powers the
deathblade Astrosus), Lord Andromansis of Garasteth, Sir Oslan
Knarren, Sir Rezinar of Haxx, Lord Thyrian of Naelax, Sir Minar
Syrric of Darmen, Duke Urkar Grasz of Torquann, Sir Luren the Boar
of Torquann, and Lord Khayven of Rax.  It is suspected that
Demogorgon or other deities have created other death knights.
DEMONIC KNIGHTS OF DOOM Ivid; DR#291 Originally created by Great Kingdom Overking Ivid V and his
court wizard Xaene, the Knights of Doom are a pale imitation of the
death knights, yet completely loyal to Ivid V.
DIRECTING OLIGARCHY OF GREYHAWK CoG Ruling legislative body of Greyhawk City.
EIGHT HOUSE WAR OF THE SUELOISE DR#241
EXPULSION OF EVIL
FELLOWSHIP OF THE TORCH CoG
FIEND KNIGHTS Ivid See Demonic Knights of Doom.
FIRE OF REL MORD
FLIGHT OF FIENDS
AXE OF THE DWARVISH LORDS DMG1; DMG3 Powerful dwarven artifact.
BLACKRAZOR S2 Soul-sucking sword of Saldrom, found in White Plume
Mountain.
BOOKS OF PROPHECY UK4  
CHIME OF THE WIND DUKES    
CROOK OF RAO   Powerful artifact recused by agents of Mordenkainen from the
Isle of the Ape.  Recently fell into the hands of Lord drax of
Rel Astra, who struck a bargain to give it to Canon Hazen of
Veluna, who used it to initiate the Flight of Fiends.
CROWN OF MIGHT    
CUP AND TALISMAN OF AL’AKBAR DMG1 Ancient Baklunish artifacts.
DAOUD’S WONDROUS LANTERN S4 Powerful artifact of the hero-god, Daoud.
DEMOGORGON’S BILIOUS SPHERE DR#290; DR#291 Unholy artifact of the demon prince Demogorgon.  Currently
wielded by the death knight St Kargoth.
EBON STONE    
EYE OF VECNA DMG1 Legendary artifact.  Eye of the divine archlich,
Vecna.
FROSTRAZOR RtWPM  
GAUNTLET UK3  
GORGORINN THE SHATTERER DR#79, #291.92 Legendary sword once owned by the Death Knight St
Kargoth.  Believed lost in battle with Hainard of the
Whiteguard.
HAND OF VECNA DMG1 Legendary artifact.  Hand of the divine archlich,
Vecna.
INVULNERABLE COAT OF ARND DMG1 Legendary artifact.
JANCITH OF INESTIMABLE BEAUTY DMG1 Legendary artifact.
KIEREN’S JOURNAL DR#268 Lost journal/adventure log written by Kieren Jallucian.
 Lost on an expedition into the Hellfurnaces 561 CY, along
with a number of other journals.  
MACE OF CUTHBERT DMG1 The mace of the deity St Cuthbert.
MALACHITE THRONE Ivid Throne of the Overking of Aerdy.
ORB OF GOLDEN DEATH T1-4 Also called the Yellowskull.  Magic item valued by
Iuz.
ORB OF SOL DR#290-1 Holy artifact of great importance to the Aerdy people. 
Last seen in the hands of St Benedor 209 CY.
RING OF GAXX DMG1, ELHB Legendary artifact.
ROD OF SEVEN PARTS DMG1; A⪚ BoA; Ro7P Powerful artifact.
SENTINEL UK2  
SOUL GEM C2 Magical gem with the power to suck out and contain souls. 
Mysteriously linked to Keep Inverness.
STARCOAT    
SWORD OF KAS DMG1 Legendary artifact.
SWORD OF LYONS Slav  
WAND OF ORCUS DMG1 Skull-tipped wand of the demon prince Orcus.
WAVE S2  
WHELM S2  
ABBOR-ALZ Folio Range of Hills north of the Bright Desert.
ABYSS MoP3 Outer plane of chaos and evil populated by demons.
ACADEMY OF VELUNA    
ACERERACK’S TOMB S1 Also known as the Tomb of Horrors.  Tomb of the lich
Acererack, located in the heart of the Vast Swamp [hex K2-97].
ADRI FOREST Ivid; Folio Huge Forest located in the former Great Kingdom.
AERIE OF THE SLAVE LORDS A3; A1-4  
AHLISSA Ivid; Folio; DR#290
  1. Former province of the Great Kingdom;
  2. The United Kingdom of Ahlissa.
ALIADOR OJ1 Ancient grey elven realm located in the eastern Flanaess, now
lost to time.  Known cities of this realm were the City of
Summer Stars in the Adri Forest, and Eriadan, the capitol. 
Known as the “lost Kingdom.”
BLACK DRAGON INN CoG Greyhawk inn, located in Clerkburg.
BLACK GATE CoG; RoB; et al Gate in Greyhawk City, separating Old City from New City.
BLUE WoG Port of the Pomarj.
BLUE TOAD GDQ1-7 Inn in Gorna, Geoff.
BONE HILL L1  
CAIRN HILLS CoG; FtA Hills south of the Nyr Dyv, to the west of Greyhawk, and to the
west of the Duchy of Urnst.  Famed for the number of burial
mounds and cairns
CARNIFAND Ivid Keep south of Rauxes, Aerdy.
CITADEL, THE CoG; GoF  
CITY OF BRASS MoP3 Capital city of the efreet on the Elemental plane of Fire.
CITY OF SUMMER STARS, THE Ivid Ancient elven city located in the Adri Forest, lost to evil
forces ages ago.  Part of the lost elevn realm of
Aliador.
CLERKBURG CoG; FtA; tAB Greyhawk’s “Scholar District.”
CRYSTAL CAVERNS DR#110 Legendary caverns believed located in the Yatil Mountains.
CWM CERNANT UK4 Home of the druidic sage Derwyth, in the western Drachensgrab
Hills.
DEAD GNOLL’S EYESOCKET S2 Cave near White Plume Mountain.
DOOMGRINDER, THE    
DRACHEN KEEP A4  
DRACHENKOPF, MOUNT Slav  
DRACHENSGRAB LGG Collective name for the Drachensgrab Hills and Drachensgrab
Mountains.
DRACHENSGRAB HILLS LGG Range of hills in the central Pomarj.
DRUID’S GATE CoG Gate leading into Greyhak City’s Artisan’s District from the
east.
DUNWATER, RIVER U2  
ELREDD LGG  
ERELHEI-CINLU GDQ1-7  
ERIADAN OJ1 Ancient capitol of the elven realm of Aliador, believed to have
been located in the Griff Mountains.  This was considered the
High Seat of Elvendom, where the High King of All Elves made his
home.
ERY tAB River on the Plain of Greyhawk.
ERYBEND tAB Town located on the Ery River on the Plain of Greyhawk.
ESSENCES, COURT OF DR#290 Court of the Overking of the Great Kingdom, created by the
legendary archmage, Schandor.
EXAG LGG City in western Perrenland.
FHARLANST DR#290 Former castle of  St Kargoth, located on the Aeri coast
between Winetha and Roland.  Destroyed by the Knight
Protectors of the Great Kingdom 247 CY.
FORBIDDEN CITY I1  
GAROTTEN L2 Town on Lendore Isle.
GATE ISLE DR#100 Island in the Sea of Gearnat [hex P3-93].
GINSEL SJR6 “The Bite.”  Unusually-shaped planet in Greyspace,
resembling a sphere with a large “bite” missing from it.
GLACIAL RIFT OF THE FROST GIANT JARL G2; G1-2-3; GDQ1-7  
GNARLEY FOREST LGG Forest west of Greyhawk.  Partially claimed by Celene,
Verbobonc, Greyhawk, and Dyvers.
GREAT LIBRARY OF GREYHAWK CoG Huge library in Greyhawk City, perhaps the best in the
Flanaess.
GREEN DRAGON INN CoG Popular inn located in Greyhawk’s River Quarter.
GREY COLLEGE CoG Prestigious college in Clerkburg, in Greyhawk City.
GREY COLLEGE OBSERVATORY CoG Grey College’s astronomical observatory located outside the
walls of Greyhawk.
GREYHAWK CoG; FtA; TaB 1) Greyhawk City. 2) The Domain or Plain of Greyhawk – those
lands, cities, and towns in and around the Selintan River valley
under Greyhawk City’s control-in 591 CY, this includes Hardby,
Safeton, Narwell, and Greyhawk City.
GREYHAWK, CASTLE WGR1 Great castle built by the mad archmage Zagig Yragerne near
Greyhawk City.  Now ruined, and a frequent stop for
adventurers.
GREYHAWK CITY CoG; FtA; TaB Famed city of the central Flanaess, located on the Selintan
River, just south of the Nyr Dyv.
GREYHAWK GUILD OF WIZARDRY CoG Wizard’s guild of Greyhawk City.
GREYHAWK UNIVERSITY OF MAGICAL ARTS CoG University of Greyhawk City, specializing in magecraft.
GREYSPACE SJR6 Crystal sphere housing Oerth and it’s geosystem.
HARDBY tAB; LGG Port on the north shore of Wooly Bay.  Under Greyhawk
dominion.
HELLFURNACES LGG Volcanic mountain range of the southwestern Flanaess.
HORNED SOCIETY LGG; Folio  
INVERNESS, KEEP C2  
JAVAN RIVER Folio Major river of the western Sheldomar valley, flowing from the
Barrier Peaks to the Hool marshes.
JEWEL RIVER Folio Major river flowing from the Gnarly Forest to the Azure
Sea.
JOTENHEIM MoP1; MoP3; DR#90 Realm of Ysgard, populated by powerful giants.
JOTENS Folio Mountain range in southwest Flanaess.
KEOLAND JGJ1 Large kingdom in the Sheldomar valley.  Oldest Kingdom in
the Flanaess.
LENDORE ISLE LGG Elf-ruled Island off the Aerdy Coast.
LONELY INN GDQ1-7 Inn located in the Stark Mounds, about a day’s travel from
Gorna on horseback.
LOST PASSAGE OF THE SULOISE LGG  
LOTHAN, TEMPLE OF DR#290 Temple of the Oeridian sun-god, Sol, near Rel Deven, Great
Kingdom.  Built by the migration-era Oeridian mage-priest,
Lothan.  The temple housed the legendary Orb of Sol until 203
CY, when it was destroyed by the treachery of the death knight Lord
Kargoth.
MOLAG WoG Iuz’s summer capitol.  Former capitol of the Horned
Society.
MORSHALDIN CASTLE DR#290 Ancestral headquarters of the Knight Protectors of the Great
Kingdom.
MUKOS, CASTLE S2; RtWPM Castle completed in 390 CY by Mukos, a baronet of
Greyhawk.  Located near White Plume Mountain, it was abandoned
later that same year.
NAER’S WELL tAB Archaic name for Narwell.
NINE HELLS MoP1; MoP3; D&Dg1 Outer plane of order and evil populated by devils.
NIOLE DRA WoG; LGG Capitol of Keoland.
NORBE HARBOR tAB Archaic name for Hardby.
NOSNRA’S STEADING G1; G1-2-3; GDQ1-7 Jotens fortress of the hill giant chief, Nosnra.
NULB T1; T1-4; RttToEE  
NYR DYV WoG; LGG The Lake of Unknown Depths.  Lake in the central
Flanaess.
OLD CITY CoG Oldest part of Greyhawk City, consisting of the Slum and
Thieve’s Quarters.
PINNACLES OF AZOR’ALQ    
QUAG, LAKE LGG Huge lake in Perrenland.
QUASQUETON, CAVERNS OF B1  
RAUXES Folio; Ivid Capitol of the former Great Kingdom.
REL ASTRA Ivid; Folio Independent city of the former Great Kingdom.
RESTENFORD L1 Town on Lendore Isle.
RIFT CANYON LGG  
SAFETON WoG Town of the former Wild Coast, now under Greyhawk
dominion.
SALTMARSH U1 Town of Southern Keoland.
SCHOLIA OF ISTUS DR#110; hex O5-80 Monastery of Istus located in the Valley of Fate, deep in the
Yatil Mountains.
SELINTAN CoG; taB River connecting the Nyr Dyv to Woolly Bay.
SHACK TOWN CoG; taB Poor, shanty town outside the west wall of Greyhawk City.
SHIBOLETH LGG  
SIGN OF THE RED ROSE A3  
SLAVER’S STOCKADE A2

A Slave Lord base in the Pomarj, run by Markessa and Icar. 
Destroyed in 580 by agents of the Lords of Gearnat.

SPRUCE GOOSE WG8 Expensive inn in Verbobonc.
SULM WGR3 Ancient empire of the Bright Desert.
TEMPLE OF ELEMENTAL EVIL T1-4; RttToEE Temple located near the villages of Hommlet and Nulb in the
Viscounty of Verbobonc.  Rumored to be built in honor of Iuz,
Tharizdun, Lolth, Zuggtmoy, the Princes of Elemental Evil, and/or
many others.  Sacked in 569 CY, rose again about 579 CY, and
once more in 591 CY.
TOSTENHCA GA; RtWPM  
TOWER OF THE HEAVENS UK4 Headquarters of the Order of the Heavens, constructed 271 CY on
an island in the Jewel River in the westernmost portion of the
Drachensgrab Hills.  Destroyed 9.23.579 by the red dragons
Grisdelfawr and Pyrofenix.
VALLEY OF FATE DR#110; hex O5-80 Small valley in the Yatil Mountains, wherein lies the Scholia
of Istus.
VAULT OF THE DROW GDQ1-7; D3  
WHITE PLUME MOUNTAIN S2, RtWPM The “Feathered Mound” of legend.  Analmost
perfectly-shaped volcanic mountain over 8000′ high, rising from a
vast area of dismal moors and tangled thickets, with a continuous
geyser spouting from its summit, forming a 500′ high “plume.” 
Located in the northern Shield Lands, south of Riftcanyon. 
Once a stronghold of the wizard Keraptis.
WIZARD’S MOUTH, THE S2  
YSGARD MoP3 Outer plane, home to Kord, giants, and the Norse pantheon.