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  • Cultures of Ravenloft

    The following cultures are found in different regions of the Core. They primarily apply to human groups, but some resident non-humans may also have adopted aspects of the local human culture, or in a few cases the dominant culture is a non-human one. …

  • Akiri

    Akiri
    Har'Akir is a realm of black sand and black pyramids, extremely distant and ancient to all the rest of the Domains of Dread. It is ruled by the darklord Kambyses, a greater mummy whose dominion is a crumbling and …

  • Barovian

    Barovian
    Barovia was once a kingdom under Old King Barov, but is now the site of the City and County of Ravenloft. Barovians and Gundarakites - who were conquered by Strahd in his life - make up the majority of the human …

  • Darkonese

    Darkonese
    The Darkonese are a death-obsessed, ancestor-worshipping culture whose faith, the Eternal Order, frequently predicts and then retracts the coming of the apocalypse, and thus as a rule they are extremely suspicious and …

  • Vistani

    The Vistani. The name evokes for most the image of gypsies and strangers from a Gothic story, enigmatic and untrustworthy. Caravans and wandering folk.

    Not so much any longer.

    In this new modern era of Ravenloft, the …

  • Vaasi

    Though rather few and far in between despite the great physical size of their domain, the Vaasi are an extremely noble and fervent people that have gone far and wide to spread their word and religion. They are not afraid to use force to do so, and …

  • Sithican

    Most of the inhabitants of Sithicus are dusk elves, but some humans have been trapped here as well. Sithican has become associated with dusk elves everywhere, and indeed their Krynnish origins tie them together, once having been proud Silvanesti elves. …

  • Mordentish

    Three realms of high chivalry and culture - Mordent, Dementlieu, and Richemulot - can be found even here in the Realm of Mists, though they are decayed from within all the same. Unified with Borca as the Four Towers Alliance against the march of Vlad …

  • Lamordian

    The people of Lamordia occupy a cold, mountains and coastal region. Their culture and language have been heavily influenced by the the Mordentish and Falkovians. Save for the recent works in the City of Ravenloft and those of the dwarven ironwrights, …

  • Kartakan

    The Kartakan people include both the people that live in the valley of Kartakass and highlands of Forlorn. They are a people close to the land, full of song but not necessarily joy. They have a mixed relationship with the firbolgs that inhabit much of …

  • Hazlani

    The inhabitants of Hazlan have a rich and bountiful land that is constantly being stripped of its wealth by the oppressive Church of the Lawgiver - shipped to its home church in Kantora - and also by its darklord, the dragon Grezanletyr, to whom the …

  • Gundarakite

    The Gundarakites were once conquered by the Count von Zurovich, becoming oppressed subjects under Barovian rule. Their culture was maintained by rebels, however, and they joined with the Seven and now form much of the aristocracy and functionaries of …

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