Tag: Outer Planes

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  • Outer Planes

    If the [[Inner Planes]] are the raw matter and energy that makes up the multiverse, the Outer Planes provide the direction, thought, and purpose for its construction. Many sages refer to the Outer Planes as divine planes, spiritual planes, or godly …

  • Mount Celestia

    The single sacred mountain of Mount Celestia rises to heights barely visible and incomprehensible, with seven plateaus marking its seven heavenly layers. The plane is the model of justice and order, of celestial grace and endless mercy, where angels …

  • Bytopia

    The two layers of the Twin Paradises of Bytopia are similar yet opposite: one is a tamed, pastoral landscape and the other an untamed wilderness, yet both reflect the plane's goodness and its acceptance of law and order when necessary. Bytopia is …

  • Elysium

    Elysium is home to creatures of unfettered kindness and compassion, and a welcome refuge for planar travelers seeking a safe haven. The plane's bucolic landscapes glimmer with life and beauty in their prime. Tranquility seeps into the bones and …

  • The Beastlands

    The Beastlands is a plane of nature unbound, of forests ranging from moss-hung mangroves to snow-laden pines, of thick jungles where the branches are woven so tight that no light penetrates, of vast plains where grains and wildflowers wave in the wind …

  • Arborea

    Larger than life, Arborea is a place of violent moods and deep affections, of whim backed by steel, and of passions that blaze brightly until they burn out. Its good-natured inhabitants are dedicated to fighting evil, but their reckless emotions …

  • Ysgard

    Ysgard is a rugged realm of soaring mountains, deep fjords and windswept battlefields, with summers that are long and hot, and winters that are wickedly cold and unforgiving. Its continents float above oceans of volcanic rock, below which are icy …

  • Limbo

    Limbo is a plane of pure chaos, a roiling soup of impermanent matter and energy. Stone melts into water that freezes into metal, then turns to diamond that burns up into smoke that becomes snow, and on and on in an endless, unpredictable process …

  • Pandemonium

    Pandemonium is a plane of madness, a great mass of rock riddled with tunnels carved by howling winds. It is cold, noisy, and dark, with no natural light. Wind quickly extinguishes nonmagical open flames such as torches and campfires. It also makes …

  • The Abyss

    The Abyss embodies all that is perverse, gruesome, and chaotic. Its virtually endless layers spiral downward into ever more appalling forms.

    Each layer of the Abyss boasts its own horrific environment. Although no two layers are alike, they …

  • Carceri

    The model for all other prisons in existence, Carceri is a plane of desolation and despair. Its six layers hold vast bogs, fetid jungles, windswept deserts, jagged mountains, frigid oceans, and black ice. All form a miserable home for the traitors and …

  • Hades

    The layers of Hades are called the Three Glooms -- places without joy, hope, or passion. A gray land with an ashen sky, Hades is the destination of many souls that are unclaimed by the gods of the Upper Planes or the fiendish rulers of the Lower Planes …

  • Gehenna

    Gehenna is the plane of suspicion and greed. It is the birthplace of the [[yugoloths]], which dwell here in great numbers. A volcanic mountain dominates each of the four layers of Gehenna, and lesser volcanic earth bergs drift in the air and smash into …

  • Baator

    The Nine Hells of Baator inflame the imaginations of travelers, the greed of treasure seekers, and the battle fury of all moral creatures. It is the ultimate plane of law and evil and the epitome of premeditated cruelty. The [[baatezu]], or devils,& …

  • Acheron

    Acheron has four layers, each made of enormous iron cubes floating in an airy void. Sometimes the cubes collide. Echoes of past collisions linger throughout the plane, mingling with the sounds of armies colliding. That's the nature of Acheron: …

  • Mechanus

    On Mechanus, law is reflected in a realm of clockwork gears. all interlocked and turning according to their measure. The cogs seem to be engaged in a calculation so vast that no deity can fathom its purpose. Mechanus embodies absolute order, and its …

  • Arcadia

    Arcadia thrives with orchards of perfectly lined trees, ruler-straight streams, orderly fields, perfect roads, and cities laid out in geometrically pleasing shapes. The mountains are unblemished by erosion. Everything on Arcadia works toward the common …

  • the Outlands

    The Outlands is the plane between the Outer Planes. It is the plane of neutrality, incorporating a little of everything and keeping all aspects in a paradoxical balance—simultaneously concordant and in opposition. The plane has varied terrain, …

  • Gate Towns

    Around the outside edge of the circle, evenly spaced, are the gate-towns: sixteen settlements, each built around a portal leading to one of the [[Outer Planes]]. Each town shares many of the characteristics of the plane where its gate leads. Planar …

  • Pillar of Skulls

    The Pillar of Skulls, located in [[Baator]], [[Avernus]], is a large column of living heads and skulls The heads once belonged to those who possessed knowledge, but chose to tell lies. These lies led to the deaths of others or otherwise caused enough …

  • Darkspine

    The latest in a long line of former [[Gate Towns]] from [[the Outlands]]. When a gate town becomes similar enough in belief to the plane it's portal links to, the entire town will shift to that plane and another town on [[the Outlands]] will become …

  • Planar Pathways

    Two Rivers, A Mountain, and a Really Big Tree

    The planar pathways provide a means to travel between a group of planes other than the magic portals. Travelers are able to move through normal means (boats, climbing) and …