Al-Yabki Mountains, also called the Mountains of the Tears or simply the Mountains of Tears, were located in the Pearl Cities region of west Zakhara.[1][2]


The mountain range ran for several hundred miles from the northwest near Tajar to the southeast near Jumlat and Gana.[1][2]

Notable FeaturesEdit

Several rivers—including Al-Nuhas, Al-Fatir, and Al-Sabiya—originated within the heights of Al-Yabki Mountains.[1][2]

The peaks of Al-Yabki Mountains were composed of red sandstone.[3]

Rumors & LegendsEdit

The mountains were home to a wise genie named Baran al-Amin al-Jinn who acted as a qadi for the region.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wolfgang Baur (November 1993). Secrets of the Lamp. Genie Lore. (TSR, Inc.), p. 38. ISBN 978-1560766476.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Steve Kurtz (1994). Cities of Bone (Cardsheets). (TSR, Inc). ISBN 1-56076-847.
  3. Steve Kurtz (1994). Al-Qadim: Cities of Bone: Adventure Book. (TSR, Inc), p. 4. ISBN 1-56076-847.