Woodmox Settlement in Strathnora | World Anvil


The town of Woodmox, nestled in The Terris Region of the continent of Eagos, bears the scars of a tumultuous history. Founded by Elven refugees seeking solace and safety, Woodmox was established as a sanctuary for those displaced by conflicts and hardships.   Over the years, however, the town has fallen on hard times, becoming destitute and rundown. The once vibrant and hopeful community has weathered numerous challenges, including economic downturns, resource shortages, and external threats. Despite its initial promise as a haven for the displaced Elves, Woodmox now stands as a testament to the struggles faced by its inhabitants.   Woodmox's residents, resilient though they may be, grapple with the harsh realities of their situation. Many are forced to eke out a living through subsistence farming or other meager means. The town lacks essential services, and the once-thriving community spirit has waned.   Despite the challenges, a glimmer of hope remains in Woodmox. The Elven refugees, known for their resilience and unity, continue to band together to face adversity. Some individuals work tirelessly to revive the town, seeking aid from neighboring communities or trade partners. Others strive to preserve their cultural heritage, maintaining a sense of identity in the face of hardship.   The destiny of Woodmox hangs in the balance, and the town's future depends on the resilience and determination of its inhabitants. As the sun sets over the Terris Region, casting long shadows on the worn streets of Woodmox, the town stands as a poignant symbol of the struggles faced by those who sought refuge but found only hardship in their new home.


Elf (56%), Catfolk (27%), Gnome (6%), Human (4%), Halfling (2%), Half-Elf (1%), Dwarf (1%), Tiefling (1%), Half-orc (1%), Other (1%)


The town is ruled by a priest of the local religion (Emerald Thunder, Male Catfolk).


13 trained warriors serve in the town's defense, and a militia of 168 can be mustered in case of attack. The sheriff is Cask Of Ivory, Male Tabaxi.

Industry & Trade

Known for its artists and energetic horses.


The town's infrastructure reflects its difficult circumstances. Buildings, once proud and well-maintained, now show signs of neglect, with dilapidated structures lining the streets. The economy has suffered, leading to high unemployment rates and a general sense of despair among the residents.   Tavern: Limping Bow
Owner: Hadarai Lathalas, Male Elf
Location: In a temple ward. The street outside is shaded by colorful trees and is crowded with shoppers.
Description: The tavern is a concrete and sprawling single storey building, with a reinforced wooden door and nicely trimmed hedges. A dog serves as a mascot and greets customers. It contains a number of small braziers and very few tables and chairs.   Specials:
Bear Pie with Garden Greens and a Glass of Brandy (5 sp)
Bison Cake with Garden Greens and a Tankard of Cider (5 sp)
Cheese Casserole with Garden Greens and a Coffee (5 sp)     Blacksmith: Pelt's Forge
Owner: Pelt On the Water, Female Tabaxi
Location: In a side street near the town gate. The street outside has a crowd watching performers and is a covered walkway with many twinkling lights. The party is surrounded by a group of begging, pick-pocketing children.
Description: The blacksmith is a plaster and wood framed simple building, with a white shingled roof and shuttered windows. It contains a suit of armor on the back wall and chains and wires hanging on the walls.   Specials:
Vicious Weapon (339 gp)
Ammunition, +1 (24 gp)
Adamantine Armor (453 gp)     Alchemist: Emerald's Apothecary
Owner: Emerald Shoe, Female Catfolk
Location: In a well-lit avenue with guard towers. The street outside is full of market stalls and has drunken revelers.
Description: The alchemist is a timber and brick tower, with a gray tile roof and a row of flowers around the building. It was once a barracks, and has a collection of arms and armor. It contains an old-looking telescope and a preserved salamander hanging from the ceiling.   Specials:
Potion of Animal Friendship (197 gp)
Potion of Climbing (48 gp)
Potion of Healing (49 gp)     Jeweler: Crown Elephant
Owner: Silent In Woods, Male Tabaxi
Location: In a small alley. The street outside is next to a grand hall.
Description: The jeweler is a wooden cabin, with a reinforced wooden door and a small vegetable garden. It contains a number of small braziers and a table with scattered lenses, clamps, and cutters.   Specials:
Exquisite Ring (3 gp)
Exquisite Necklace (5 gp)
Exquisite Ring (3 gp)     General Store: The Sandy Knot
Owner: Andry Hilltopple, Female Halfling
Location: In an adventurer's district. The street outside is shaded by large trees.
Description: The general store is a stucco single storey building, with a red tile roof and finely-crafted furniture. A dog serves as a mascot and greets customers. It contains an old-looking telescope and shelves full of souvenirs.   Specials:
Mason's Tools (10 gp)
Cook's Utensils (48 gp)
Hammer (1 gp)     Church: Church of Woodmox
Owner: Enna Ethanasath, Female Elf
Location: In a temple district. The street outside has a beggar harassing passers-by and is adjacent to a large home.
Description: The church is a adobe single story building, with a brown tile roof and vines covering the walls and roof. A dog serves as a mascot and greets customers. It contains several paintings on the wall and carved statues.


Old District     Pearl Forge     South Town     The Docks

Guilds and Factions

Trade guilds, neighborhood crews, The Court of Unseen Brands
Woodmox by Watabou
Location under
Owning Organization
Random Inhabitants/NPCs:
Thiala Wasanthi, Female Elf
Ivellios Netyoive, Male Elf
Arannis Galanodel, Male Elf
Tharivol Siannodel, Male Elf
Rohesia Xistsrith, Female Half-Elf
Nutae Mellerelel, Male Elf
Skirt Paws, Female Tabaxi
Anastrianna Tiltathana, Female Elf
Flask Of Storm, Male Tabaxi
Galinndan Galanodel, Male Elf
Chaedi Caerdonel, Female Elf
Dagger Plume, Female Tabaxi
Ella Kensley, Female Human
Lia Wasanthi, Female Elf