Grungir Forest is the primordial heart of the Linnorm Kingdoms’ wilderness. While fey, wild animals, monsters, and linnorms reside everywhere humans do not, in Grungir Forest, they rule. The forest is home to Fafnheir, said to be the oldest and most powerful of the linnorms, as well as to numerous enclaves of strange and powerful fey creatures. Portals to the legendary First World f licker within the woodlands’ tangled depths, and in places the very trees themselves move and speak in thunderous tones.
Grungir Forest spreads across the central southlands in a nearly unbroken mass, with only the Thundering River and a few roads providing a break in the eastern reaches. While humans engage in logging and trapping around the forest’s eastern outskirts, particularly in the vicinity of Losthome, they are careful not to harvest too deeply into the woods—even for rare and valuable hardwoods, it’s generally not considered worth the risk to travel far enough in that you can’t see the forest’s edge. This same reluctance to explore does not apply to the numerous adventurers from across the Inner Sea region who have been drawn to Grungir Forest, eager to plumb its depths in the hunt for unique creatures or secret places of power. Yet despite the number of explorers, Grungir Forest has always proved more than their equal, and to date, it has kept the majority of its secrets quite well.