Highscarp is a city on the Bay of Eltair in Ithilt, Rathain. It is a labyrinthine fortress of narrow cobbled streets with a massive breakwater against the foothills of the Skyshiel Mountains. Legend holds that the innermost citadel was carved by drake packs before First Age history.
- Cod Street: A boardinghouse with red shutters can be found here.
Role in the Story
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Ships of Merior
Third Age 5670: Following Morriel's attack on Athera, Selidie Prime travels to Highscarp and demands the presence of the enchantresses working to capture Arithon. Elaira stays at the boardinghouse on Cod Street just after her meeting with Selidie. Later, when Davien and Elaira make a bargain, Selidie attempts to capture Davien from the sisterhouse here.
Third Age 5923: From Highscarp, Selidie Prime attempts to regain mastery over the Great Waystone by sacrificing lower ranked initiates. The Fellowship cannot directly intervene because Highscarp is town-governed within Charter Law.