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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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The most common faiths in Absalom are, of course, those of the four ascended gods: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Looking for beautiful books? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Absalom is ruled by the Grand Council which is chaired by the primarcha position currently held by Lord Gyr of House Gixx.

The Best Books pathfnider The city itself is enormous: More so than anywhere else on Golarion, Absalom plays home to every conceivable type of inhabitant. Some of these items include cathedral pit stones and whisper safes.

Countless abandoned siege engines and constructions of war from the numerous failed attempts throughout history abdalom take the city by force lie scattered throughout the surrounding countryside in what has pathfindwr 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.

Modest taxes on foreign merchants, fees for pilots through the Flotsam Graveyardand docking fees, are generally sufficient to supply the city’s needs.

Many of Absalom’s residents asbalom themselves into houseswhich are similar to clans organized by national origin. 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. City Map Folio Rob Lazzaretti.

There are no property taxes, pathfindre the city charges for access to roads, sanitation, and other public infrastructure. The earliest inhabitants of Absalom were wise and brave nobles, merchants and adventurers from the lands nearest to the Isle of Kortos, thus the influence of the nations of AndoranCheliax, OsirionQadiraTaldor and Thuvia remain most pronounced in the city to this day.


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 patfinder in existence. 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.

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Due to Absalom’s size and scale, beasts of burden are important elements of the city’s commerce and transport. Merchant’s Manifestp. Product details Format Paperback 64 pages Dimensions A city the size of Absalom could not function as a single cohesive patthfinder, thus it has been divided or split naturally patgfinder 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.

In addition to these churches, temples and shrines to AbadarNethysSarenraeCalistriaIrori and Shelyn can absalmo found throughout the metropolis. The position of primarch is held for life and decided upon by the High Council. Beyond its continuing function as a reserve navy for times of siege, the fair-sized military base operates throughout the Inner Sea and as far south as the Obari Ocean in constant efforts to aabsalom piracy in the region.

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.

Description The largest and most important metropolis in the Pathfinder Chronicles campaign setting comes alive in this comprehensive guide to the City at the Center of the World!

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.

There are no property taxes, although the city charges for access to roads, sanitation, and other public infrastructure. Additionally, austere monuments of historical and spiritual significance draw thousands of people to Azlanti Keepthe Ascendant Court and Wise Quarter on a daily basis. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Halflings of Golarionp. Many of Absalom’s residents organize pathtinder into houseswhich are similar to clans organized by national origin.


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. While craftsmen and laborers are organized into guilds that provide legal and illegal products and services, traders are prohibited from organizing to prevent collusion and price-fixing.

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. Absalom’s great wealth is driven by trade, so patfinder city’s rulers strive to craft policies favorable to commerce and their own interestsbut otherwise take a relatively laissez-faire approach to regulation.

The city not only holds a key strategic position for both commercial and military absallm 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. Classic Treasures Revisited Paizo Staff. A beautiful poster map reveals the entire city in glorious detail.

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For centuries on end the city was besieged by one army after another, attempting to bring Absalom to its knees and wrest control of it from all others. Escadar is a vital military town located on the Isle of Erran off Kortos’s northern shore. 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.

Absalom is absallm island city in the Inner Sea of Golarionwest of Taldor. Much of the day-to-day administration are handled by the district councils of Absalom.