Shades of the Uskwood

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Shades of the Uskwood
An elf of the Shades of the Uskwood launches an ambush.

Local (Nidal)
Druidic devotees of Zon-Kuthon
Source: Nidal, Land of Shadows, pg(s). 6

The Shades of the Uskwood is a cabal of albino druids who call the dark heart of the Uskwood of Nidaltheir home. While the Shades are dedicated to the natural power of the dark wood, they also revere Zon-Kuthon. This reverence is symbolized by the wearing of an Umbrae-Token, a fetish of hair, twigs and blood. For this worship, these dark druids are rewarded with the ability to cast spells beyond the abilities of their uncorrupted brethren.1 They are led by Eloiander of Ridwan, who is also a member of the Umbral Court, the council that rules that dark nation.2


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  1. Erik Mona, et al. “Chapter 2: The Inner Sea” in Campaign Setting, 111. Paizo Inc., 2008
  2. Liane Merciel, et al. “Living in Shadow” in Nidal, Land of Shadows, 6. Paizo Inc., 2018