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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Escadar is a vital military town located on the Isle of Erran off Kortos’s northern shore. Due to Absalom’s size and scale, beasts of burden are important elements of the city’s commerce and transport. From the high-class havens of the Petal and Ivy Districts to the dangerous and destitute districts of Puddles and Precipice QuarterAbsalom’s neighbourhoods run the gamut of both the economic and social spectra.
Book ratings by Goodreads. A Pahhfinder to the Multiversep. 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 pathfindwr all Golarion. While craftsmen and labourers are organized into guilds that provide legal and illegal products and services, traders are prohibited from organizing to prevent collusion sbsalom price-fixing.
Many of Absalom’s residents organize themselves into houseswhich are similar to clans organized by national origin. The position of primarch is held for life and decided upon by the High Council.
Relics of these ongoing wars still litter the pathfinfer of the Isle of Kortos surrounding the city and sunken warships clutter the harbour.
Absalon bench-wagons allow commoners to ride around town for a copper, and halfling porters with dog travois can be hired for a similar price. Every major city on Golarion has its dark mirror opposite on the Plane of Shadowand none are greater than Shadow Absalom.
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Elves are relatively uncommon in Absalom, mostly consisting of adventurers or outcasts; more common are their half-elven descendants, many of whom can be found around the Pleasure Salon of Calistria. Absalom’s economy can be divided into three basic parts: The position of primarch is held for life and decided upon by the High Council. Modest taxes on foreign merchants, fees for pilots through the Flotsam Graveyardand docking fees, are generally sufficient to supply the city’s needs.
The Council has twelve high seats including the primarch’s and a variable number of low seats. Originally founded as a shipyard and warehouse to aid Absalom against naval blockades, the town quickly grew as workers and naval officers moved to Erran. Guide to Absalomp. Much of the day-to-day administration are handled by the district councils of Absalom.
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There are no property taxes, although the city charges for access to roads, sanitation, and other public infrastructure. In addition to these churches, temples and shrines to AbadarNethysSarenraeCalistriaIrori and Shelyn can be found throughout the metropolis.
Originally founded as a shipyard and warehouse absakom aid Absalom against naval blockades, the town quickly grew as workers and naval officers moved to Erran.
A city the size of Absalom could not function as a single cohesive unit, thus it has been divided or split naturally over time into a handful of distinct districts, each a city unto itself both in terms of sheer population and overall atmosphere, and each having its own district council to run its day-to-day affairs.
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Sign In Don’t have an account? Halflings are the second largest racial group in parhfinder city after the humans making Absalom one of the main halfling settlements pathfinde the Inner Sea region. Absalom’s great wealth is driven pathfinfer 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.
The district councils are headed by a nomarch, pathfiner is appointed by the Low Council with the approval of the primarch. Absalom is ruled by the Grand Council which is chaired by the primarcha position currently held by Lord Gyr of House Absalo. The mirror opposite of the Ascendant Court holds a permanent portal to the Material Plane, making Shadow Absalom a popular destination to those trapped on this plane. Escadar’s governing body, the Lesser Council of retired ship captains and young relatives of members of the Absalom Grand Council, has also been known to grant letters of marque to civilian ships committed to fighting piracy in the waters around the Isle of Kortos itself.
Situated on the southern coast of the Isle of KortosAbsalom is the largest city in the Inner Sea region and quite possibly the entire world. It is not without reason that the passage of time throughout the world is counted in Absalom Reckoning. The Inner Sea World Guidepg s. A beautiful poster map reveals the entire city in glorious detail. Beyond its continuing function as a reserve navy for times of siege, the fair-sized military base operates throughout abswlom Inner Sea and as far south as the Obari Ocean in constant efforts to hamper piracy in the region.
Escadar is a vital military town located on the Isle of Erran off Kortos’s northern shore. Additionally, austere monuments of historical and spiritual significance draw thousands of people to Pathfindrr Keepthe Ascendant Court pathfindrr Wise Quarter on a daily basis. There are no property taxes, although the city charges for access to roads, sanitation, and other public infrastructure.
Although still under the control of the city-state, they function as independent communities. The city itself is enormous: The city’s colours are golden yellow for the Starstone and green for the sea and the island’s lush pastures. Due to Absalom’s size and scale, beasts of burden are important elements of the city’s commerce and transport. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
Halflings from many countries come to Absallom joining the indigenous community.
Although still under the control of the city-state, they function as independent communities.