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  • Alphar Isle

    * Population ~3,000 pirates * The second largest of the great pirate holdings and is ruled by the iron-jawed ex-pirate [[:selshin-toshant]]. * The island boasts several harbors, each capable of holding between ten and thirty ships History * The …

  • Bulta

    * Small island in the lee of the larger island of Oresk. * Home to the tribe of native [[Tanaroa]] islanders known as the [[Panitube]] (Monkey Clan).

  • Dragonisle

    * The largest landmass in the Pirate Isles. * Located approximately 100 miles to the closest shore of Sembia. Locations * The [[Earthspur]]: a massive 8000 ft tall spear of a mountain on the southern end of Dragonisle * [[Stormclaw Bay]] * [[ …

  • Hawk's Isle

    * A relatively pleasant, fruitful island, the upper slopes are covered with forest; birds and other wildlife are frequently spotted. * Up to 12 small, natural, but unprotected harbors, exist throughout the west, and northern sides of Hawk's Isle, each of …

  • Ilthan

    * A commonly visited location, at least in part because of its strategic location at the join of [[The Windrace]] and [[The Bowl]]. * Two natural protected harbors exist on the south end of Ilthan, each with a small community of pirates. * Most landings …

  • Kelthan

    * The Gateway to Sembia * A Smuggler’s Haven and home to the Kelthanni (a native population of halfing worshipers of Grumbar) * The largest (but also most exposed island) within the archipelago known as the Pirate Islands. * Not popular among the …

  • Lith

    * A tiny island east of Hawk’s Isle, with a dangerous reputation. * Lith has no harbors, and little enough land, which combined with the dangers have made the island one never settled by pirates. * Boats and ships riddle Lith's shoreline, as those whom …

  • Lurath

    * The dragon boneyard, grave of dragons * A medium sided island (~20 square miles in area) which lies along the western edge of the Windrace, across from Ilthan. * Lurath's shoreline is comprised of a great cliff which surrounds the island. * Passers …

  • Mirg Isle

    * Population ~3000 * A large relatively flat island which borders the Bowl on it’s southernmost end and lies just north of Telfar. * Recently, Mirg Isle has been converted into a Zhent stronghold by Captain Xenz whom has transformed this simple isle …

  • Oresk

    * A small heavily wooded isle located just south of [[Bulta]] and Tan which comprises the eastern border of the Bowl. * Traditionally considered to be the third largest of the great pirate holdings (before [[Mirg Isle]] was fortified by the Zhentarim); …

  • Paldir

    * More a sheer-sided mountain than an island, but for a few hardy souls clinging to its lower slopes seeking answers to the cryptic carvings in the 1,000 feet tall cliffs above. * A small isle with massive stone reliefs of noble cyclopses carved into the …

  • Sarr

    * This tiny bare island lies at the far southern edge of the Pirate Isles is heavily ravaged by the prevailing storms. * Ignored by most pirates except as a landmark and occasional fairweather anchorage. Locations * [[Fairweather Cove]]

  • Sumbar

    * A small heavily wooded and mountainous island which is said to be the location of a powerful and mysterious entity known as the Sumbar Oracle. * Sumbar is surrounded by a reef system so treacherous and complex that it has never been successfully …

  • Tan

    * A relatively small and mountainous island on the eastern edge of the Pirate Isles, just beyond the isle of Oresk. * Has a massive central volcano with a circular crater from which a mild amount of smoke billows occasionally. * Tan’s only permanent …

  • Telfar

    * This small island in the southern portion of the Pirate Isles is traditional first stopping place for many returning pirate ships as it has abundant food and fresh water as well as a deep natural harbor. * However, due to the ever-present storms, there …

  • Ulgar Isle

    * Even the oldest maps of the Inner Sea and Pirate Isles show depict a tiny island corresponding to this one with the name “Ulgar”. No one understands why this name was chosen, but that’s what it continues to be called. * Legends speak of an ancient …

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