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'''Uberwald''' is known for the [[werewolves]] and [[vampires]] who haunt its forests and towns, making this destination a [[dangerous area]].
 
'''Uberwald''' is known for the [[werewolves]] and [[vampires]] who haunt its forests and towns, making this destination a [[dangerous area]].
  
 
Its fierce reputation is largely deserved... at least at night.
 
Its fierce reputation is largely deserved... at least at night.
  
==Situation==
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==Geography==
Uberwald is a large area south and east of [[the Ramtops]].  It begins a little after [[Blackglass]] and contains a handful of towns and villages amidst miles of forest and mountains.
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Uberwald is a large region in the south-east of the Disc.  It begins a little after [[Blackglass]] and contains a handful of towns and villages amidst miles of forest and mountains.  To the east is the Hubland Steppes; farther east and along the south lie the edges of the map.  [[Genua]] theoretically lies to the south but is inaccessible on foot.
  
==Language and currency==
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===Connections===
The language throughout Uberwald is Uberwaldean. The local currency is the Lancre crown.
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The [[Sto Plains]] connects to western Uberwald via the north-south road that runs past a large hill and connects with the Smarl River Road. Crossing the Smarl River farther to the east leads through Blackglass and to the [[Ramtops]].
  
==Politics==
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Genua can be reached by taking the [[Carriages#Vieux River Road carriage|Vieux River Road]] [[carriage]].
There is no [[player council]] in this area.
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==Crime and Punishment==
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===Towns & Villages===
The villagers of Escrow have a very unique and invariably fatal form of punishment for anyone who attracts it. If you have any doubts about your ability to single handedly fight a large group of werewolves, it really is best that you don't do anything that could upset the locals, although shoplifting seems to be safe. The vampires don't count, you can safely kill them.
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[[Escrow]] is the primary city in Uberwald.
  
For more information about the dangers of Uberwald and discwide see [[Dangerous_zones]].
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Notable Uberwaldean locales:
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*[[Unnamed Town]]
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*[[Magpyr Castle]]. Note: Dontgonearthe Castle has many surprising and entertaining<ref>Deadly.</ref> features, as well as various vampires.
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*The [[Hublandish Barbarians]]' winter camp. It is technically within the borders of the Hubland Steppes, close to the village of Fiddlyfjord, but is currently that region's sole feature and is only accessible via Uberwald.
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*The [[Temple of Cool]]
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*[[The wandering cottage]]
  
==Transportation==
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Other various cities and towns are inaccessible, existing only as marks on the map. They include:
The [[Carriages#Uberwald carriage|Uberwald carriage]], [[Carriages#Borogravia carriage|Borogravia carriage]], [[Carriages#Steppes carriage|Steppes carriage]] and [[Carriages#Vieux River Road carriage|Vieux River Road carriage]] all go through this area.
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*A Town
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*Bluntz
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*Bonk
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*Koom Valley
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*Plun
  
==Property==
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===Terrains===
All property in Uberwald is handled from the [[real estate]] stall on the town square in [[Lancre Town]].  There is [[player housing]] in both [[Escrow]] and the [[Unnamed Town]], and also a [[club house]] and a [[player shop]] in Escrow.
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Dominating the landscape are the [[Uberwald forest]] and [[mountains]].  The forests surrounding the various roads in Uberwald are inhabited by werewolves, both during the day and the night. They auto-attack and are *very* powerful, and are known to pursue when attacked.
  
To bid on properties in Uberwald you need to have at least 200 [[guild level]]s, otherwise you get a message about the location being too dangerous or something similar.
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A [[marsh]] is located around the bridge by the Temple of Cool, possibly due to the multiple [[river]]s and [[highland lake]]s in the area.  In the southeast near the Inn of the Fifth Elephant is a [[cherry orchard]].  Northeast of Bonk are several [[hot springs]], while a [[fat springs]] can be found to the east.  South of Escrow is the [[Uberwaldean swamp]].
  
==Guilds==
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==Language==
===Priests===
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The language throughout Uberwald is [[Uberwaldean]].
The [[Temple of Cool]] has a Gappic shop and shrine.
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===Warriors===
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==Currency==
The [[Hublandish Barbarians]]' winter camp can be found in the far southeast, past the mountains. This isn't actually in Uberwald, but is on the Hubland Steppes, way past Koom Valley, and close to the village of Fiddlyfjord.
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The local currency is the [[Currency#Lancre_money|Lancre crown]].
  
===Witches===
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==External Links==
[[The wandering cottage]] can be found in the forests here.
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* [http://dw.daftjunk.com/shop_links.php?city=Uberwald Kefka's Map of Uberwald]
 
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* [http://discworld.starturtle.net/lpc/secure/quests.c?domain=Uberwald Uberwald Quests]
==Towns and villages==
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*[[Escrow]] and the [[Unnamed Town]] huddle together in the curve of the mountains, with werewolf-inhabited forests on all sides. They are currently the only accessible towns in Uberwald.
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==Other points of interest==
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*The [[Temple of Cool]] offers drinks, various entertainments, and the opportunity for a bit of shopping to travellers stopping between [[Blackglass]] and Escrow.
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*[[Magpyr Castle]], or Dontgonearthe Castle, is located between Escrow and the Unnamed Town, and has many surprising and entertaining<ref>Deadly.</ref> features, as well as various vampires.
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*The forests surrounding the various roads in Uberwald are inhabited by werewolves, both during the day and the night. They auto-attack and are *very* powerful, and are known to pursue when attacked.
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*[[Dave the Most Horrid and Foul Necromancer]], a reclusive necromancer, resides in a swamp near the towns.
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*In the forest near Bonk are several hot springs.
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*The Dark Forest terrains include several herbs, flowers, and fruits which can be seasonably gathered:
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**[[Blackberry|Blackberries]] - Autumn
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**[[Comfrey]] - Spring/Summer
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**[[Dandelion]] - Spring/Summer
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**[[Eyebright]] - Spring/Summer
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**[[Floppy Madmen mushrooms]] - Autumn
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**[[Garlic]] - Spring/Summer
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**[[Red and green spotted mushroom]] - Autumn
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**[[Violet]]s - Spring
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*The Dark Forest also has non-gatherable flowers:
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**Trillium
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**Sweet Woodruff
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==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Revision as of 19:09, 20 February 2017

Uberwald is known for the werewolves and vampires who haunt its forests and towns, making this destination a dangerous area.

Its fierce reputation is largely deserved... at least at night.

Geography

Uberwald is a large region in the south-east of the Disc. It begins a little after Blackglass and contains a handful of towns and villages amidst miles of forest and mountains. To the east is the Hubland Steppes; farther east and along the south lie the edges of the map. Genua theoretically lies to the south but is inaccessible on foot.

Connections

The Sto Plains connects to western Uberwald via the north-south road that runs past a large hill and connects with the Smarl River Road. Crossing the Smarl River farther to the east leads through Blackglass and to the Ramtops.

Genua can be reached by taking the Vieux River Road carriage.

Towns & Villages

Escrow is the primary city in Uberwald.

Notable Uberwaldean locales:

Other various cities and towns are inaccessible, existing only as marks on the map. They include:

  • A Town
  • Bluntz
  • Bonk
  • Koom Valley
  • Plun

Terrains

Dominating the landscape are the Uberwald forest and mountains. The forests surrounding the various roads in Uberwald are inhabited by werewolves, both during the day and the night. They auto-attack and are *very* powerful, and are known to pursue when attacked.

A marsh is located around the bridge by the Temple of Cool, possibly due to the multiple rivers and highland lakes in the area. In the southeast near the Inn of the Fifth Elephant is a cherry orchard. Northeast of Bonk are several hot springs, while a fat springs can be found to the east. South of Escrow is the Uberwaldean swamp.

Language

The language throughout Uberwald is Uberwaldean.

Currency

The local currency is the Lancre crown.

External Links

Footnotes

  1. Deadly.