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  • Temple of Learning

    The faith of the Loremasters believes in the uncovering of knowledge and the development of skills by all people. The faithful should strive for excellence and understanding in their work and lives, always seeking to become more skillful and more …

  • Amdir and Asgon Peristaad

    Amdir and Asgon Peristaad are identical twins who also share the same trade. They handle legal work for shippers suing other shippers for unfair competition, and other civil suits brought before the Court, and will draw up wills for a modest fee. Back …

  • Bank of Hawkmoon

    The state treasury and mint. It also gives low-interest loans to local merchants and sea-captains to bolster the economy. Its head at the present time is Killian Ondolini, Chancellor of the Exchequer. He is 84 years old and has connections in Tarnauld and …

  • Bardschool

    A century ago, several music tutors from University of Hawkmoon broke with their school and established the Bardschool in a building adjacent to the main campus. The Bardschool now handles about three dozen students at any time, most going on to become …

  • The Black Rose

    This apothecary and herbalist shop is run by the half-elf Tonym. He sells all types of alchemical and herbal recipes as well as some common potions. The building is 4-stories tall, Tonym uses three and rents the fourth out to boarders. Back to [[Tomes …

  • The Bloody Boar

    Named for its famous dish, extremely rare roast boar, this tavern has had many owners. Rumor has that it only changes hands through blackmail or murder. It’s a dull night when a fight doesn’t break out, but outright fatalities are relatively rare (weapons …

  • Broken Staff Inn

    The sign over the door depicts a large staff being snapped in half and releasing a brilliant firestorm (in fact, the illustrated flames glow brighter at night). The Broken Staff caters to wizards, sages and academics. During certain times of the year, …

  • Derwyndal's Tower

    Derwyndal the Seer is an aging sage believes knowledge is neutral, so does not discriminate in his clientele. He is an expert in most fields, but specializes in knowledge of History, Politics, and Prophecies. He keeps a contingent of 11, highly overpaid …

  • Doram's Maps

    The master cartographer Lazzarin Doram lives and works in this refurbished old manor house on Horseshoe Road, just north of Crier Street. His small office, just off the three-story building's main entrance, holds a wide variety of regional maps and …

  • Erelion the Young

    Erelion the Young is a sage who specializes in herb-lore and natural remedies. Though not young by any means, he started when he was in his early twenties. The nickname has stuck all these years. Back to [[Tomes]]

  • Green Feathers Auction House

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/11790/Green_Feathers_Auction_House.JPG(Green feathers auction house)! Mr. Tomas Twillfoot is the owner of this popular auction house. The energetic halfling runs his large firm with …

  • The Halls of Books

    The Halls of Books are one of Hawkmoon's greatest treasures. Between them, they hold more than 125,000 books, scrolls, notes, etched tablets, engravings, printed bark strips, woven texts and other artifacts written in every text and from every language …

  • Herucalmo Galadhelion

    Herucalmo Galadhelion, an experienced lawyer, pleads both civil and criminal cases, and offers legal advice from his office and any tavern he happens to be in. When in his cups, he will also offer his views on politics. Back to [[Tomes]]

  • The High Note

    This crowded tavern is always thick with pipe smoke and filled with students, apprentices, artisans, intellectuals and would-be philosophers, as well as performers such as jugglers, singers and even apprentice mages. Handbills and sketches on parchment …

  • Lover's Delight

    This is a place where “unattached men” may go to obtain female companionship for the evening. Its owner is Maderiel, a woman who started as an employee of a similar business. The years were less than kind to her, however, and soon she found herself …

  • Mar's Magical Poultices

    Mar is an aged but vibrant tiefling woman who creates elaborate and magic-seeming remedies which she sells from he cramped shop at the bottom floor of her home. This shop is a local favorite, and many swear by the curative powers of Mar’s creations. Mar’s …

  • Moradan Songmaster

    Moradan Songmaster makes a good living entertaining the nobles and merchants of Hawkmoon. A fine musician and high tenor with the best voice in the city, he performs at parties, weddings, and celebrations. He is a particular favorite of Findegil, for he …

  • Morvana the Linguist

    Calion Morvana is recognized as the greatest local scholar of languages and Arvanoran history; unfortunately, she is getting on in age. She can translate almost any language, though she may require time to piece together the less common languages. Morvana …

  • Murdo's Pantry

    The dwarf Murdo Aberankus cooks an incredible array of food daily, favoring foods he has imported from foreign lands. His food is expensive, but the cuisine is exceptional. Above the shop is a terraced area overlooking Crier Street where customers can …

  • The Nightgate Inn

    This overpriced and rundown inn has the advantage of location. Latecomers are often forced to take rooms here rather than search for other lodging. A small stable to the rear accommodates riding horse, but not wagons or heavily laden pack animals. …

  • Roc and Oliphant Tavern

    A boisterous and noisy tavern favored by athletes and partygoers, the Roc and Oliphant has cheap food and ale, in plenty. It is mobbed after arena games, with loud music sung and played by student musicians. The tavern consists of one large dining hall …

  • Savant Tavern

    Once the home of a University of Hawkmoon chancellor, this structure became a tavern with a peculiar twist. The interior is a maze of dark, narrow corridors and small rooms with one table and a few chairs each. Bookshelves are everywhere, with worn …

  • The Torn Page

    Asleif and her children sell books, scrolls, parchment, quills inks and other writing utensils and will copy any book at a normal rate of 1 sp per page. She also scribes magical scrolls for wizards and sorcerers, but refuses to deal with those of evil …

  • University of Hawkmoon

    A cluster of four buildings forms the main campus of the University of Hawkmoon. This school offers four-year programs in architecture, economics, engineering, geography, anatomy and healing, history, and the fine arts. The school was able recently to …

  • Xacanthia's Transcriptions

    This comfortable wooden house serves as a place of business for Xacanthia, a quiet and slim dragonborn female. Xacanthia transcribes any document, making an exact copy. She can copy any magical or non-magical writing and charges per page, but will not …