Hyrule (Hyrule Supplement)/Central Province

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Campaign Setting: Hyrule
World of Hyrule
Divisions of the known universe
Central Province
The Forsaken
The Depths
Islands of the Great Sea
Islands of the Sky
Gods of Hyrule, their worship, and how they influence the world
History of the Light World as known by Hyruleans
Player's Guide
Character Creation
Common: deku scrubs, gerudo, gorons, hylians, and zora
Uncommon: anouki, kokiri, koroks, rito, skull kids, and tokay
Rare: lanayru desert robots, cobbles, kikwis, maiamai, minish, mogma, weapon spirits.
Fighter: brute, darknut, spellsword, sword savage, archer, tunic, hatamoto
Oathsworn: champion, conqueror, druidic, knight, forsworn
Opportunist: assassin, garo, mystic, skirmisher, instrumentalist, picaroon, survivor
Hunter: shaman, shifter, slayer, trickster, mercenary, sylvan
Researcher: occultist, technomancer, witch, wizzrobe
Sage: earth, fire, forest, light, shadow, spirit, water, wind, discord
Scion: dragon, fairy, mask, sword, poe
Backgrounds & Languages
Adventuring Gear
Tools and Vehicles
Potions and Poisons
Mounts and Animals
Other Goods and Services
Downtime Activities
Dungeon Master's Guide
This world bears many monsters unique to it
Legendary NPCs
Figures of myth, history, and happenstance
Ruins, dungeons, and temples are littered with various hazards
Marks of Prestige
Epic Boons
Optional Rules
Exotic Races
Fragile Weapons
Optional Actions
Prestige Classes
Recovery Hearts
Targeted Attacks
Quests, dungeons, and storylines ready for exploration
Tables for random generation of dungeons, encounters, treasure, etc.

As its name implies, this landlocked province is geographically in the center of Hyrule. It contains Hyrule Castle Town, the most populous city in the land, which home to more hylians than any other settlement in the Light World. The Hyrulean Royal Family housed within is the most influential governing body on the continent. Despite its political reach, the province is the smallest in Hyrule itself. It comprises several rivers and sprawling, lush grasslands. These various prairies are often collectively called Hyrule Field or even the Great Hyrule Field.

Great Hyrule Field[edit]

More often called Hyrule Field, this is the common name given to the numerous lush grasslands and prairies which fill the gentle rolling hills of central province. Countless travelers over numerous centuries have worn away dirt trails and roads through the fields, but most of it remains lush and boundless. They say you can't even see from one end to the other even on the clearest of days. These green fields remain a treasured landmark of homesick hylians, and a natural wonder for those who have never seen them firsthand.

Hyrule Castle Town[edit]

Informally called Castle Town, Hyrule Town, or simply The Town, this city is by far the most populous in the entire Light World, and its population is almost entirely hylian. Its streets are almost always busy, its economy is incredibly robust, its laws convoluted, its culture complex, its pace busy, its military powerful, and its technological and magical advancement among the highest in the continent. Some say if there is anything to be found, it can be found in Castle Town.

According to legend, when the floating island of old Skyleft fell, the goddess Hylia drove the landmass into the evil creature then known as Demise and sealed it in the earth. Old Skyloft was home to the mortal incarnation of the goddess Hylia, and a few dozen people of the same race, who collectively would come to be known as the hylians. This landing point is widely believed to be where the modern equivalent of Hyrule Castle Town now thrives, and the Hyrulean Royal Family is believed to be the direct descendants of the Hylian goddess.

As its name suggests, Castle Town is built around the colossal Hyrule Castle—spanning several miles—which houses the Hyrulean Royal Family and numerous other nobles and servants. Stone walls built out of this castle surround and enclose the city proper, protecting it from the numerous monster raids that have been driven against it over numerous centuries. The interior has become tight and bustling, with a surging population that is now tightly packed in a walled city which was once so sparse that entire farmed fields were within its walls. These harvest fields have since been moved outside the walls and to neighboring villages.

Lon Lon Ranch[edit]

Among the numerous pastures and farmlands surrounding Castle Town, Lon Lon is the largest and most famous. Its name derives from the famed father-and-daughter who founded it, Talon and Malon. It is often said the strongest horses, the sweetest milk, and the most savory of beef originates from this ranch. The numerous tracks which surround the ranch have become a hotbed for a competitive horse racing scene.

Royal Valley[edit]

Nestled in hills northwest of Castle Town, this sprawling cemetery is home to numerous graves and tombs from royalty and nobles from Castle Town's past. Although usually only elites and heroes are buried here, it has nonetheless grown to span numerous hills. It has become infamous for the sense of dread that permeates it, and the sun rarely seems to shine through thickets of clouds which hang eternally overhead. In recent years in particular, there has been a troublesome outbreak of undead poes and stalfos arising from these ancient graves.

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