Asdari

Geography

As the capital city of Achera, Asdari is a large and prosperous metropolis on the western coast of the country, on the delta of the River Sayek and the Sea of Jirra, just south of Zyend.

Colors

Three blue intertwined triangles on a white field.

Stat Block

LG Metropolis

Corruption +4
Crime +3
Economy +7
Law +6
Lore +5
Society +3

Qualities: Academic, Holy Site, Notorious, Prosperous, Strategic Location, Tourist Attraction
Danger: +20
Government: Overlord
Population: 27,000 (10% Half-Orc, 10% Half-Elf 10% Dwarf, 5% Halfling)
Notable NPCs:

Base Value: 30,400 gp
Purchase Limit: 200,000 gp
Spellcasting: 11th
Minor: * ; Medium: 4d4 ; Major: 3d4

Taxes and Duties

Gate Tax 5 cp/person ; 1 sp/livestock
Duties 3% on all imports for sale
Harbor Tax 5 gp per day
Property Tax 2% annually

Money Changing

Money may be exchanged for any denomination for a fee of 2%. This charge may be avoided if a member of a bank or trade guild.

Government

The city of Asdari is ruled by its Governor, a post appointed by the Kargan of Achera. The current governor is Jafar Gitasi, a former aide to the Kargan.

The Governor appoints all of the major positions in the city save those of the clergy.

The Minister of the Treasury presides over the city’s bureaucracy. This bureaucracy is devoted primarily to the maintenance of the city treasury and the collection of taxes. The Minister of the Treasury is also the keeper of all the city’s records.

The High Magistrate presides over the city’s court system. He appoints lesser magistrates for each of the city’s districts.

The Captain of the Guard presides over the city’s militia and local enforcement of the Governor’s law.

The Harbormaster presides over the city’s harbor watch and collects duties and tariffs in the Governor’s name.

Points of Interest

The Palace of the Kargan is located on a large hill near the center of the city. It is a walled complex, almost a city within itself. The administration of the city, as well as the Governor’s home, is located there.

The Temple of Azumazran is a sight to behold, ancient and grand with its gold and ivory columns.

The University of Asdari is a large and prosperous center of learning for the Southron region.

Food and Lodging

Inns

The Archer and Spear: A modest inn that caters to travelers of all sorts.
The Hydra: A mean inn catering to rough folk of all races.
The Topaz Dagger: A comfortable inn near the market district.
The Copper Flagon: A modest inn near the city’s south gate.
The Arrow of Lightning: Modest inn near the city’s eastern gate that caters to travelers.
The Wand of Fire: Fancy inn near the city’s center.

Archer and Spear Hydra Topaz Dagger Copper Flagon Arrow of Lightning Wand of Fire
Common Room 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp
Room (Private) 2 gp 1 gp 2 gp 2 gp 2 gp 3 gp
Suite (small) 4 gp 3 gp 4 gp 4 gp 4 gp 5 gp
Suite (Luxury) 20 gp 25 gp
Meal (poor) 3 cp 2 cp 3 cp 3 cp 3 cp 5 cp
Meal (common) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (good) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Banquet (per person) 10 gp 12 gp
Bath (cold) 2 cp 1 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp
Bath (hot) 6 cp 3 cp 6 cp 6 cp 6 cp 6 cp
Stabling 5 sp 6 sp 5 sp 5 sp 6 sp
Laundry (4 articles) 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Mending (per article) 3 cp 3 cp 4cp
Strongbox (per night) 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Companion 5 sp 5 gp
Ale (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 5 cp
Ale (gallon) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Absinthe (glass) 3 gp - 3 gp 3 gp 3 gp 5 gp
Absinthe (bottle) 30 gp - 30 gp 30 gp 30 gp 40 gp
Applejack (mug) 8 cp 5 cp 8 cp 8 cp 8 cp 10 cp
Applejack (gallon) 4 sp 3 sp 4 sp 4 sp 4 sp 5 sp
Baijiu (bottle) 10 gp 8 gp 12 gp
Bufo (jug) 1 gp
Caium (gourd) 1 gp 5 sp 1 gp 1 gp 1 gp 2 gp
Coffee (cup) 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 2 cp
Dwarven stout (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 6 cp
Grog (mug) 2 cp 1 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp
Kahve (cup) 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 3 cp
Kumis (wineskin) 5 sp 4 sp 5 sp 5 sp 5 sp 7 sp
Mead (mug) 5 cp 3 cp 5 cp 5 cp 5 cp 7 cp
Mead (gallon) 2 gp 1 gp, 5 sp 2 gp 2 gp 2 gp 3 gp
Oldlaw whiskey (bottle) 20 gp 15 gp 20 gp 20 gp 20 gp 25 gp
Pulque (cup) 1 sp 7 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Pulque (wineskin) 4 sp 3 sp 4 sp 4 sp 4 sp 5 sp
Rumboozle (cup) 1 sp 7 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Sealord Wine (bottle) 15 gp 15 gp 15 gp 15 gp 20 gp
Whiskey (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Wine (common/pitcher) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (fine/bottle) 10 gp 10 gp 10 gp 12 gp
Liquor/Tonics (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Taverns

The Thirsty Fool: A modest tavern near the city’s center.
The Bloody Unicorn: A dive bar run by a former mercenary who came into some money.
The Harper’s Meadhall: A modest, “country” tavern.
The Sage and Scroll: A modest bar near the University.
The Bronze Sword: A small, common bar near docks.
The Hammer of Fire: A well-to-do establishment near the harbor.

Thirsty Fool Bloody Unicorn Harper’s Meadhall Sage and Scroll Bronze Sword Hammer of Fire
Companion 1 gp
Ale (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 5 cp
Ale (gallon) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Absinthe (glass) 3 gp - 3 gp 3 gp 3 gp 5 gp
Absinthe (bottle) 30 gp - 30 gp 30 gp 30 gp 40 gp
Applejack (mug) 8 cp 5 cp 8 cp 8 cp 8 cp 10 cp
Applejack (gallon) 4 sp 3 sp 4 sp 4 sp 4 sp 5 sp
Baijiu (bottle) 10 gp 8 gp 12 gp
Bufo (jug) 1 gp
Caium (gourd) 1 gp 5 sp 1 gp 1 gp 1 gp 2 gp
Coffee (cup) 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 1 cp 2 cp
Dwarven stout (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 6 cp
Grog (mug) 2 cp 1 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp
Kahve (cup) 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 3 cp
Kumis (wineskin) 5 sp 4 sp 5 sp 5 sp 5 sp 7 sp
Mead (mug) 5 cp 3 cp 5 cp 5 cp 5 cp 7 cp
Mead (gallon) 2 gp 1 gp, 5 sp 2 gp 2 gp 2 gp 3 gp
Oldlaw whiskey (bottle) 20 gp 15 gp 20 gp 20 gp 20 gp 25 gp
Pulque (cup) 1 sp 7 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Pulque (wineskin) 4 sp 3 sp 4 sp 4 sp 4 sp 5 sp
Rumboozle (cup) 1 sp 7 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Sealord Wine (bottle) 15 gp 15 gp 15 gp 15 gp 20 gp
Whiskey (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Wine (common/pitcher) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (fine/bottle) 10 gp 10 gp 10 gp 12 gp
Liquor/Tonics (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (poor) 3 cp 2 cp 3 cp 3 cp 3 cp 5 cp
Meal (common) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (good) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Banquet (per person) 10 gp 12 gp

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