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The Ship of the Gods was a volcanic island on the Alamber Sea on the Sea of Fallen Stars. It had no ports.[1] The island was considered to be part of the Smoking Mountains chain.[2]

HistoryEdit

Around 957 DR, the island was settled by Untherans. However, an eruption killed all the population of the island.[3]

Around 1357 DR, the island was used as a pirate haven. It was believed that some pirates had stolen the Galley of the Gods and hid it on the island.[4]

An eruption in 1369 DR caused part of its upper slopes to collapse,[1] casing massive destruction in the Alaor and in Bezantur.[5] There have been unconfirmed speculative claims that there was treasure buried inside the volcano.[1]

The island seem to have disappeared after the Spellplague of 1385 DR.[6][note 1]

AppendixEdit

NotesEdit

  1. As the island is not mentioned in 4th edition related lore, neither appears in post-Spellplague official maps.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Steven E. Schend (1999). Sea of Fallen Stars. (TSR, Inc), p. 13. ISBN 0-7869-1393-2.
  2. Scott Bennie (1990). Old Empires. (TSR, Inc), p. 40. ISBN 0-8803-8821-8.
  3. Scott Bennie (1990). Old Empires. (TSR, Inc), p. 16. ISBN 0-8803-8821-8.
  4. Scott Bennie (1990). Old Empires. (TSR, Inc), p. 86. ISBN 0-8803-8821-8.
  5. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 159. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
  6. Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims (August 2008). Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide (Map). (Wizards of the Coast). ISBN 978-0-7869-4924-3.