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Welcome to Big Ashbor!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 43,379
  • Children: 44.30% (19,216)
  • Elderly: 1.50% (650)

Racial Breakdown

  • 20,519 minotaur (47.3%)
  • 13,448 human (31%)
  • 5,987 lizardfolk (13.8%)
  • 1,953 elf (4.5%)
  • 604 other (1.3%)
  • 434 halfling (1%)
  • 434 gnome (1%)

Misc.

  • 6 Districts
  • 787 Businesses
  • 6,704 Specialists
  • 5,417 Residences

Summary [-]

Big Ashbor is a capitol in the Picaloon County with a mixed population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This desolate capitol is sparsely populated (989/sq km), covers 43.86 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 7472 meters.

Climate [-]

Big Ashbor has a Temperate Deciduous Forest climate, which is characterized by warm and wet summers with mild and dry winters, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are soft and the temperature is generally mild with minor variation. Precipitation is strong, and the sky is mostly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Big Ashbor sees a single star overhead: Krox, a massive white star. Big Ashbor also has a double moon: Prorolite, a small light blue moon and Spodidene, a supermassive briliant silver moon. In the night sky, you see a celestial object: a tiny galaxy that has been around for millenia.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a pristine brick stockade that is 3 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 100% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 30.99 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 3 roads leading to Big Ashbor; 2 roads are major. The city is lined with well-maintained dirt roads in a ray pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, military, wealthy, shops, trade, and industry.

Government [-]

Big Ashbor is governed through a monarchy, where the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch who reigns with constitutionally limited authority. The government as a whole is seen as sloppy and disorganized. Officials in Big Ashbor are often seen as upright and the policies are despised. The political influence of Big Ashbor in the region is declining due to riots in the region. In times of crisis, the population gives up their freedom in exchange for security.

Leader [-]

Big Ashbor is ruled by Prince Gorgar Rustcavern. The Prince has been in power for many years and is hated by the people. There is peaceful opposition to the Prince and policies. The right to rule was granted by foreign imposition, and that power is maintained through sheer willpower.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a city guard, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by a magistrate, with a common punishment being hard labor.

Crime [-]

Crime is rare. The most common crime is treason. The imprisonment rate is 0.61% of the population (266 adults).

Military [-]

Big Ashbor has a neutral attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 5856 citizens (13.5%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 3036 (7%). Of the active duty military, 234 (4%) are special forces. Due to their neutral attitude and pristine stockade, Big Ashbor is badly fortified. Big Ashbor fighters are much loved for their use of longswords in battle. They are praised for their hoarde tactics and are considered perfectly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Big Ashbor is currently good.

Resources [-]

Big Ashbor is known for the following resources:

  • Rare carnivorous woodpecker descents that are avoided by zombies. Gugan Boarsnout said rumors tell of a stash of diamonds in a tomb nearby.
  • Rare bat clouds that are visited frequently by vampires.
  • Old peat swamps that are hunted by gru.
  • Ancient clay banks that are visited frequently by kittens. Droku Moksnapper said the locals speak of a chest containing saphires hidden around somewhere.
  • A new gazebo inhabited by tame scorpions that are feared by zombies.
  • Substantial magic hemp bales that are feared by locals. S'herzor ahn Khalssen said the locals speak of a chest containing emeralds hidden around somewhere.
  • Carnivorous parrot companies that are hunted by witches. Rumors tell of bags of platinum hidden around somewhere.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • In olden times, a demon named Anra hunted the field. Some say that if you touch her, you will be driven mad.

Events [-]

Big Ashbor is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Want to earn some quick coin? Hearty souls needed to recover stolen ring of Cerobleh. Reward available. Contact Thukuh Skullcracker if interested.
  • Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Done Antonrough.
  • Missing holy symbol. We suspect cockatrices are the culprit. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Reward available. Contact Malgles Rocketfuel.
  • Help Needed: Expert seeks apprentice. Will pay in gold. Contact Aleartthil Gysseheart to learn more.
  • Help Wanted: Need a change of pace? I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Gugan Bearnut for more information.
  • Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Will reward you with a land deed. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Boga Bloodstride.
  • Hearty souls needed to recover stolen shoe. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Elattel Norremoon.
  • Looking for work? Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather fresh paper due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Must be quick on your feet. Reward is a secret. Length of job expected to be short. Contact Zkasr Laughmurder if intrigued.
  • Missing gemstone. We suspect feral cats are the culprit. Safety not guaranteed. Reward is a secret. Contact Doney Peterridge.
  • Looking for work? I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Adanir Irontable for more information.
  • Bounty for rats, dead or alive. Must be quick on your feet. Will pay in gold. Contact Belttars Riftblaze.
  • Looking for work? Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Safety not guaranteed. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Jory Peterden.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Weoan Sumthorn if intrigued.
  • Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather eye of newt due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Will reward you with a land deed. Mild danger may be involved. Contact Donry Corin.
  • Help! Someone stole my painting. Find the louse, dead or alive. Will pay in gold. Length of job expected to be short. Contact Ilylaniyn Bannistryke.
  • Looking for work? Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Experienced professionals only. A little danger is involved, so expect hazardous duty pay. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Elhka.
  • Help Wanted: Bored? Require an instructor learned in local lore to tutor my child. Length of job expected to be short. Will pay in gold. Contact Alehiassa Banniseeker.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? I have mephits in my basement, plz halp! Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Ilixril.
  • Seeking inter-planar messenger. Mild danger may be involved. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Loag Foeship if intrigued.
  • Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Opportunity to earn a title. Serious inquiries only. Contact Ghash Oakmane.
  • Scholar seeks rare supplies: Scholar unable to gather eye of newt due to age, seeks trustworthy agents to gather materials for research. Safety not guaranteed. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Git.
  • Need a change of pace? I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. Will pay in gold. Must be a quick learner. Contact Brurm Bigkill.
  • Looking for work? Someone stole my jewel. Find the louse, dead or alive. Reward is a secret. Contact Yerzor fe Ghezor.

People [-]

The people in Big Ashbor love outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Ghezin ahn Ghezor is a male lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a skilled weaponsmith. He appears mocking.
  • Dan Giacoore is a male human who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled saddler. He appears mopey.
  • Dan Briore is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a reasonably skilled seamstress. She appears jaded.
  • Sertred Athis is a male minotaur who is known in the neighborhood as being a poorly skilled bowyer. He appears accusatory.
  • S'hooral teh Khalzor is a female lizardfolk who is known in the neighborhood as being a gifted beer seller. She appears shifty.
  • Delttel Keenblaze is a male elf who is known in the region as being a skilled apothecary. He appears thick.
  • Meron Clawis is a male minotaur who is known in the city as being a skilled woodcarver. He appears mocking.
  • Borell Stormkos is a male minotaur who is known in the city as being a decent spicemerchant. He appears pacifistic.
  • Davey Danerley is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a skilled courtier. She appears conspirational.
  • Fal Hairyden is a male halfling who is known in that part of town as being a gifted cooper. He appears loud.
  • Daves Whiteorth is a female human who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled tailor. She appears cowed.
  • Yerssen teh S'herssen is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a mediocre innkeeper. She appears clumsy.
  • Yerzor seh S'heral is a male lizardfolk who is known in the region as being a skilled collier. He appears intimidating.
  • Martra Mistmist is a male minotaur who is known in the region as being a decent shoemaker. He appears beligerent.
  • Arn Cobblecog is a female gnome who is known in the world as being a skilled beer seller. She appears conspirational.
  • Ganthitoron Rivercaller is a male minotaur who is known in the city as being a decent outfitter. He appears nosy.
  • Tomson Wizzbolt is an androgynous gnome who is known in that part of town as being a renowned blacksmith. It appears boastful.
  • Podtmos Rainwind is a male minotaur who is known in the world as being a decent woodcarver. He appears homesick.
  • Adagrin Warmshaker is a male halfling who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled adventurer. He appears worrying.
  • Erartanae Oakwake is a male elf who is known in the world as being a mediocre ostler. He appears idealistic.
  • Jamry Petrden is a female human who is known in the city as being a mediocre sheriff. She appears skeptical.
  • Ilnalssa Melithwhisper is a female elf who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled illuminator. She appears nervous.
  • Fliaanu Wildnon is a male minotaur who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled specialty smith. He appears deluded.
  • Hew Greasebit is a female gnome who is known in the world as being a legendary beer seller. She appears shifty.
  • Gilgles Rocketgadget is a male gnome who is known in the region as being a renowned handyman. He appears vengeful.
  • Khalssen se Khalal is a female lizardfolk who is known in that part of town as being a decent sculptor. She appears xenophobic.
  • Faeellssa Ousseasing is a male elf who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled banker. He appears prejudiced.
  • Ser Talshaker is an androgynous halfling who is known in the city as being a poorly skilled timberwright. It appears gluttonous.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Besinand Windsoult, a fatalistic female minotaur. She is a commoner who is following rumors of riches.
  • Bormir Earthstaff, a worrying male deep dwarf. He is an adept who is fleeing overdue taxes.
  • Adagan Ashtunnel, a jaded female dwarf. She is a commoner who is seeking healing for a crippling injury.
  • Vothlak, a jolly male troglodyte. He is an adept who is seeing the world.
  • Foshula Dawntalon, a violent male minotaur. He is a commoner who is seeing the world.
  • Davic Southorth, a pacifistic female lycanthrope. She is a commoner who is finding a long-lost parent.
  • Done Corson, a violent female human. She is a monk who is here to destroy an artifact.
  • Got, a treasure-obsessed male kobold. He is an adept who is finding a missing nemesis.
  • Porlak, a self-obsessed female troglodyte. She is a warrior who is delivering a message to a ruler.
  • Dan Whitwell, a trusting male half-orc. He is a rogue who is cleaning out a bug infestation.
  • Ilixpair, an efficient female mindflayer. She is a rogue who is finding work as a healer.
  • Filvarava Freaniwatch, a guarded male elf. He is a sorcerer who is brokering a truce over a trade war.
  • Mickes Harand, an impatient male lycanthrope. He is an expert who is fleeing the law.
  • Haavarssa Jadeglider, an egotistical female drow. She is an expert who is here to buy supplies.
  • Thordor Darkmail, a self-obsessed male dwarf. He is a commoner who is fleeing debtors.
  • Duzash Legcracker, a patriotic female half-orc. She is a fighter who is traveling with an important person.
  • Dit, a vengeful male kobold. He is a commoner who is finding work as a healer.
  • Falrim Coldaxe, an easily offended male dwarf. He is an aristocrat who is here to secretly assassinate a peasant.
  • Don Giacosone, a jolly female half-dwarf. She is a rogue who is fleeing the law.
  • Tbbok Greatfury, a skeptical female goblin. She is a monk who is finding work as a healer.
  • Bargan Moonbread, an embittered female deep dwarf. She is a wizard who is on a mission to capture someone.
  • Drobul Oatfighter, a boastful female half-dwarf. She is a commoner who is here to secretly assassinate a thug.
  • Elda Bracetopple, a beligerent female halfling. She is a druid who is finding a long-lost distant relative.
  • Ogddush Legnor, a smug female orc. She is a bard who is seeing the world.
  • Mhuk Headkiller, an apologetic male half-orc. He is a warrior who is finding work as a spy.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Big Ashbor:

  • The Drifting Hall Arena [+]
  • The Lonely Wig Inc. [+]
  • The Mended Harpoon Barrels [+]
  • The Divine Flame Clinic [+]
  • The Sleeping Fox Inc. [+]
  • The Thirsty Darkroot Temple [+]
  • The Wobblin' Bunk Lodge [+]
  • The Wrong Silver Waste Site [+]
  • The Dew Cesspit Inc. [+]
  • The Chicken Monkey Farms [+]
  • The Severed Fox Candle Maker [+]
  • The Elegant Crate Money Lenders [+]
  • The Puking Helix Locksmith [+]
  • The Dry Flask Shoppe [+]
  • The Strangled Knife General Merchandise [+]
  • The Blind Darkroot Inc. [+]
  • The Olde Kettles Bows R Us [+]
  • The Slippery Jade Cloth [+]
  • The Warm Swagger Rugs [+]
  • The Salty Alicorn Lumberyard [+]
  • The Furious Fireplace Secondary School [+]
  • The Raging Princess Group [+]
  • The Mended Yawning Coop Hoop [+]
  • The Mangy Wench Shop [+]
  • The Old Jane Bows R Us [+]
  • The Northern Peacock Bags [+]
  • The Wrong Beer Worship House [+]
  • The Gritty Imps Wharf [+]