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Greyhawk Realm
name = Viscounty and Town of Verbobonc
motto = "Earth and stone, man and gnome"
region = Old Ferrond
ruler = Viscount Langard
government = Semi-independent nation owing fealty to Veluna, but nearly autonomous in practice
capital = Verbobonc
major towns = Verbobonc
provinces = Fourteen freeholds and fiefs, all under 500 square miles; entire viscounty is a bishopric under Saint Cuthbert, divided into eight "guardianships"” overseen by abbots; some guardianships include more than one political fief.
resources = copper, gems, timber
coinage = [Modified Furyondy] leaf (pp), wheatsheaf (gp), knight (ep), spire (sp), common (cp)
population = 177,800
races = Humans (Ofsr) 79%, Elves (sylvan) 9%, Gnomes 5%, Halflings 3%, Dwarves 2%, Half-elves 1%, Half-orc 1%
languages = Common
alignments = LG*, N, LN
religions = St Cuthbert*, Ehlonna, Zilchus, Fharlanghn, Obad-Hai, Beory
allies = Veluna, Furyondy (distrusted), Knights of the Hart (distrusted), Kron Hills gnomes (distrusted, technically in rebellion currently), Dyvers, Greyhawk
enemies = Empire of Iuz, Pomarj, various evil cults (especially Iuz, Vecna, Zuggtmoy, Temple of Elemental Evil)
In the "World of Greyhawk" campaign setting for the "Dungeons & Dragons" role-playing game, Verbobonc, properly known as the Viscounty and Town of Verbobonc, is a semi-independent nation of the Flanaess. Though Verbobonc owes fealty to the Archclericy of Veluna, it is nearly autonomous in practice.


Geography and climate

The Viscounty of Verbobonc is bordered to the north by the Velverdyva River, and extends roughly 15 miles into the Kron Hills to the south. Verbobonc is bordered to the east by the Gnarley Forest and the lands of Dyvers.



As of 591 CY, the population of Verbobonc totaled 177,800 persons, the vast majority being humans of chiefly Oeridian stock. Elves, halflings, dwarves, and gnomes make up less than 20% of the total population.




Administrative Divisions

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch



After Dyvers, Verbobonc is the second-largest port on the Velverdyva, and brings much wealth to the Viscounty.


Verbobonc does a brisk trade in gems and copper from its local mines, and also harvests timber from the nearby Gnarley Forest. The town is renowned across the Flanaess for its gnomish smiths.


The Verbobonc standard coinage is a modified version of Furyondy's coinage, consisting of the platinum leaf (pp), gold wheatsheaf (gp), electrum knight (ep), silver spire (sp), and copper common (cp).



Verbobonc in the Living Greyhawk campaign

In the Living Greyhawk campaign, Verbobonc corresponds to the states of Illinois and Indiana. It pioneered a system for allowing Living Greyhawk player characters to develop towns, open businesses, and establish strongholds, something previously beyond the scope of the Living Greyhawk campaign. Player-created towns include Cienega Valley, which is located in the Kron hills and is known for its fine wines and Irondelve, a subterranean Dwarven community beneath the Lortmill mountains.


*Gygax, Gary. "The World of Greyhawk" (TSR, 1980).
*Gygax, Gary. "World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting" (TSR, 1983).

*Holian, Gary, Erik Mona, Sean K Reynolds, and Frederick Weining. "Living Greyhawk Gazetteer" (Wizards of the Coast, 2000).

*LaMontagne, Chad, Michael Maenza, and Vernon L Vincent. "The Walker's Guide to Verbobonc." (Wizards of the Coast, 2006). Available online: []

External links

* [ Official Living Greyhawk site for the Verbobonc Region] .
* [ Wizards of the Coast's Official Living Greyhawk site] .
* [ Living Greyhawk Campaign Sourcebook PDF file] .

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