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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This great city even extends beyond the Material Plane ; although a pale reflection of its namesake, Shadow Absalom is the greatest city on the Plane of Shadowinhabited by fetchlings, other humanoids, and undead.
It is not without reason that the passage of time throughout the world is counted in Absalom Reckoning.
Merchant’s Manifestp. The city not only holds a key strategic position for both commercial and military endeavours 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 Azlanti, the god Aroden.
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. 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. Modest taxes on foreign merchants, fees for pilots through the Flotsam Graveyardand docking fees, are generally sufficient to supply patbfinder city’s needs.
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 patfinder 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.
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.
Absalom’s economy can be divided into three basic parts: A Guide 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 in all Golarion.
Inhabited by fetchlingsvarious other humanoid races, and intelligent undead, the city is absalm thriving community of both natives from and visitors to the Shadow. The most common faiths in Absalom are, of course, those of the four ascended gods: 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’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.
The Council has twelve pathfinedr seats including the primarch’s and a variable number of low seats. With this variety of religious institutions all on one place, many services and items are offered. Much of the day-to-day administration are handled by the district councils of Absalom. More than just a city, Absalom controls holdings in and around the Isle of Kortos though much of the isle remains wilderness.
It is not without reason that the passage of time throughout the world is counted in Absalom Reckoning. It has additional privileges unique to the position granting the holder considerable power over the Council, and by corollary, the City at the Center of the World itself. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Modest taxes on foreign merchants, fees for pilots through pathfidner Flotsam Graveyardand docking fees, are generally sufficient to supply the city’s needs.
Retrieved from ” https: More than just a city, Absalom controls holdings in and around the Isle of Kortos though much of the isle remains wilderness.
Absalom is a island city in the Inner Sea of Golarionwest of Taldor. Although still under the control of the city-state, they function as independent communities.
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. 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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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. Pathfindsr so than anywhere else on Golarion, Absalom plays home to every conceivable type of inhabitant.
Absaloom position of primarch is held for life and decided upon by the High Council. Many of Absalom’s residents organize themselves into houseswhich are similar to clans organized by national origin. 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 watched harbor of Absalom proper.
CommonOsirianiKelish. Most of the city’s administrative positions abslom filled by members of the Councilthe more sought after absalm going to members of the High Council. 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. 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.
From the high-class havens of the Petal and Ivy Districts to the dangerous and destitute districts of the Puddles and Precipice QuarterAbsalom’s neighborhoods run the gamut of both the economic and social spectra. The district councils are headed by a nomarch, who is appointed by the Low Council with the approval of the primarch. 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.