Lepidstadt

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Lepidstadt
(City)
City
Academic

Nation
Region
Level
7
Size
Small city
Population
9,780
Demographics
9,600 humans, 80 dwarves, 50 elves, 30 gnomes, 20 other
Government
Council
Alignment
Adjective
Lepidstadt
Leader
Source: Rule of Fear, pg(s). 46 (1E)
Dreamers of the Nameless Spires, pg(s). 7 (2E)

Founded in 3898 AR,1 Lepidstadt is the largest settlement in Ustalav's county of Vieland and effectively acts as the county's capital since the governing council is based there.23 Lepidstadt is located on the banks of one of Ustalav's numerous rivers,4 west of the foothills of the enormous and near-impassible Tusk Mountains that mark the border with the Hold of Belkzen.5

Recent history

Numerous technological advancements originating from Numeria have found their way into the laboratories of Lepidstadt, facilitated by clandestine channels and black markets. This infusion of advanced technology has led to monumental breakthroughs in various fields, including clockwork automation, electricity, steam power, and more. These developments have propelled Lepidstadt's laboratories to the forefront of innovation and scientific progress.6

Notable locations

References

Paizo published a four-panel poster map of Lepidstadt within the Carrion Crown Poster Map Folio.

  1. F. Wesley Schneider. “History” in Rule of Fear, 5. Paizo Inc., 2011
  2. Erik Mona, et al. “Chapter 2: The Inner Sea” in Campaign Setting, 142. Paizo Inc., 2008
  3. James Jacobs, et al. The Inner Sea World Guide, 190. Paizo Inc., 2011
  4. Erik Mona, et al. “Chapter 2: The Inner Sea” in Campaign Setting, 141. Paizo Inc., 2008
  5. Erik Mona, et al. Campaign Setting, Poster Map. Paizo Inc., 2008
  6. Tanya DePass, et al. Eye of Dread” in World Guide, 45. Paizo Inc., 2019
  7. 7.0 7.1 F. Wesley Schneider. “Cities and Settlements” in Rule of Fear, 46. Paizo Inc., 2011