Jörðgarð Maps No. 485 - South Fortress

Jörðgarð Map No. 485 is from the forthcoming Jörðgarð Trails adventure "Trailsend." The first main stop of the PCs in this new and final chapter of the Fallen Empire Trail adventure is the ruin of the South Fortress, once a fortress of the Auðar giant tribe, until it was overrun by undead, human warriors and orcs from the evil Dreadlands.

Key to the Dungeon Plan of the Ruin

  1. Traces of an Old Road.

  2. Outer Gateway. The gate is missing. The entryway always is open.

  3. Inner Gateway. The gate is missing. The entryway always is open.

  4. Floors of inner Buildings. They have no Roofs or Ceilings.

  5. Storage Cellar. It's empty. The above-the-surface surface area is 8 feet/240 cm high. Its empty roof is made of cobblestone. The wooden stairway to the top of the roof seems to be new.

  6. Chimney Ruin and 3-Story Stairway. This wooden stairway also was built recently, although its purpose is unclear. It goes up three stories and ends at the top of the next wall, leading to nothing.

  7. Mound of Skeletons. There are 50 to 60 skeletons here. Most are from orcs, but three or four appear to be human. It looks as though the skeletons were in an intense fire that burned all traces of flesh from their bones.

  8. The Partly Collapsed Top of a Well.

  9. Tunnel Opening.

  10. A Stone Coffin.

The graphic above is reduced in size. You can get the full-sized dungeon plan in two versions:

  1. The editable Fractal Mapper (TM) 8 version (17 MB) from the Jörðgarð website.

  2. As a JPG flat map of 1360 x 625 Pixels (410 KB) from the NBOS website at:


Both versions are released for personal and commercial use under the Open Game License Version 1.0a, which you can read on the Jörðgarð website at:


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