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The Island of Archais (Levels 15 - 29)

Archais is the easternmost of three large islands linked together by an incredibly ancient portal system. It is home to two major cities, with Gad's Landing on the western coast, and Dragon Tooth to the east. A large mountain, likely an extinct volcano, resides in the center of the island, and the northern portion of the landscape is strangely flat and swampy.

Archais was discovered by the mage Gad Addlebrook several centuries ago as the result of an impressively failed teleport spell. The town of Gad's Landing marks approximately where the mage found himself after regaining consciousness.

All three islands are known to be west of the main continent of Alter Aeon. The exact location of any of the islands remains undetermined - no ship sailing west from the mainland has ever found any of the islands, while ships sailing from the islands have never found any of the other islands or the mainland.

The distances between the islands appear to be so great that even magical location spells are only able to provide an approximate direction, and give no hint as to distance beyond "really, really far away".

Trade Route Maps

Trade Route Map of the Island of Archais
Archais Trade Routes
This trade route map focuses more on roads and trails and is intended for merchants, travellers, and caravans. As with all sanctioned trade route maps, its accuracy was only guaranteed for a short time after it was issued.

Maps From Private Collections

The following are pages from the exploration notes of the renowned explorer Woem. These hand drawn pages were given to the various guilds recently and have not yet been converted into more conventional forms. Additionally, some of the notes are cryptic, though users of the maps claim they are accurate.

Maps for the Island of Archais:

Maps From the Pantheon of Gods

Here are a handful of maps created by the Gods of Alter Aeon, given to select few priests and mortals and eventually acquired by the Cartographers Guild. As with all godly artifacts, these maps may be extremely useful, useless, or even dangerous to adventurers; Where possible, translations and interperetations have been added to improve clarity.

This God map, known only as a "Room Map", is difficult to decipher but appears to give a distorted yet very detailed view of the areas within it. Different colors indicate water or other unusual terrain types.

As with all godly artifacts, trust these maps at your own risk.

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