The Ascendant Court is the religious center of Absalom, holding the preponderance of the city’s temples as well as the Starstone Cathedral. Pathfinder Chronicles: Guide to Absalom. How to Use tHis City GUide. Each chapter in this book covers a specific topic. Overlap exists, of course, because within. Founded 4, years ago and designed by the god Aroden himself, Absalom is a hub of mercantile and spiritual activity. Traders come from all over the globe to.
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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Although still under the control of the city-state, they function as independent communities. The town is a center of trade in its own right, acting as a hub for fishermen, traders and smugglers wishing to bring illicit goods into the City at the Center of the World via overland caravan instead of through the closely absalmo harbor of Abwalom proper.
Absalom’s many centuries of immigration have provided it with a dizzying array of guilds, houses, religious and martial orders, and other organizations, each with their own symbols. For more than 4, years, Absalom has been the City at the Center of the World, a metropolis-sized showcase of the greatest treasures in all Golarion.
The district councils are headed by a nomarchwho is appointed by the Low Council with the approval of the primarch. Modest taxes on foreign merchants, fees for pilots through the Flotsam Graveyardand docking fees, are generally sufficient to supply the city’s needs.
For the past four millennia, the city has been besieged by one army after another, in an attempt to bring Absalom to its knees and wrest control of it from all others.
Absalom’s great wealth is driven by trade, so the city’s rulers strive pxthfinder craft policies favorable to commerce and their own interestsbut otherwise take a relatively laissez-faire approach to regulation. While primarily a human settlement, members of all races, religions and homelands can be seen in and under the streets of the City in the Center of the World. Absalom’s great wealth is driven by trade, so the city’s rulers strive to craft policies favorable to commerce and their own interestsbut otherwise take a relatively laissez-faire approach to regulation.
Aroden, NorgorberCayden Cailean and Iomedae. The main halfling districts are The CoinsEastgate and the Foreign Quarter ; few halflings live or travel to the Puddles where the height of the water can be dangerous for them. Contents [ show ].
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The city itself is enormous: The district councils are headed by a nomarch, who is appointed by the Low Council with the approval of the primarch. The city not only holds a key strategic position for both commercial and military endeavors in the region, but encompasses the site of the ascension of four deities and claims to have been founded by none other than the Last Azlantithe god Aroden.
Halflings of Golarionp. Sign In Don’t have an account? Founded in 1 AR by the god Aroden when he raised the Starstone from the depths of the Inner Sea, there is nothing ordinary about Absalom’s history even from its very first day in existence.
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Due to Absalom’s size and scale, beasts of burden are important elements of the city’s commerce and transport. Diobelthe smaller of the two settlements, is a bustling port town located on the western coast of Kortes. Regular bench-wagons allow commoners to ride around town for a copper, and halfling porters with dog travois can be hired for a similar price.
Escadar is a vital military town located on the Isle of Erran off Kortos’s northern shore. Classic Treasures Revisited Paizo Staff.
The position of primarch is held for life and decided upon by the High Council. There are no property taxes, although the city charges for access to roads, sanitation, and other public infrastructure. For more than 4, years, Absalom pronounced AB-sah-lahm  has been the City at the Center of the World, a metropolis-sized showcase of the greatest treasures in all Golarion.
While primarily a human settlement, members of all races, religions and homelands can be seen in and under the streets of the City in the Center of the World.
Gods and Magicp. Absalom is ruled by the Grand Council which is chaired by the primarcha position currently held by Lord Gyr of House Gixx. Relics of these ongoing wars still litter the plains of the Isle of Kortos surrounding the city known as the Cairnlands and sunken warships clutter the harbor.
The Best Books of The Inner Sea World Guidepg s. Escadar is a vital military town located on the Isle of Erran off Kortos’s northern shore. Despite the relentless onslaught, the city has never fallen.
City districts of Absalom. Countless abandoned siege engines and constructions of war from the numerous failed attempts throughout history to take the city by force lie scattered throughout the surrounding countryside in what has become known as the Cairnlands and the wreckage of armadas of unsuccessful attempts on the city from the sea all but block the wide harbor in a mass known as the Flotsam Graveyard.
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