Critical Role Wiki

This wiki contains spoilers for all stories of Critical Role. This includes the story for unaired episodes of The Legend of Vox Machina, as it's based on the first campaign of Critical Role from 2015-2017.

READ MORE

Critical Role Wiki
Advertisement
Critical Role Wiki

Syrinlya is an Uthodurnian outpost on the island of Foren in Eiselcross.

Description

Established by the academic and adventurer Gulrim Shalebrow, Syrinlya represents Uthodurn's interests in Eiselcross.[2] The adventurers and mercenaries who live there reside in yurts. The outpost is primarily used for launching expeditions into the ruins of Aeor.[1]

Points of Interest

The Buyer's Hut is the largest yurt, and houses the de facto leader of the outpost, a nonbinary elf who goes by the epithet 'The Buyer'. In their hut the Buyer keeps a stone chest that is capable of magically transporting the relics found on the various expeditions back to Uthodurn or to its other outpost, Palebank Village.[1]

Society

While Professor Shalebrow is the official leader, he prefers to spend most of his time exploring, and The Buyer is similarly hands-off in their approach, so the small community tends to live by a code of honor and an understanding that they must work together to survive the environment. For the most part, despite the lack of formal laws, Syrinlya is peaceful.[1]

Demographics

As an outpost of Uthodurn the population reflects the makeup of that city. As of 835 PD there are 182 residents, 72% of whom are dwarves, 24% of whom are elves, and 4% who are neither.

Notable People

  • Professor Gulrim Shalebrow: Lawful good dwarven explorer, founder, and appointed leader of the outpost.[2]
  • The Buyer: Real name Elloway Tenvidas, lawful neutral elven mage and de facto leader while Shalebrow is away.[1]
  • Morgo Delwur: Neutral good dwarf werebear and self-appointed keeper of order.[1]

History

Syrinlya was the first outpost to be founded in Eiselcross from one of the mainland political interests, initially as a fishing village. Eiselcross's reputation as a source of strange relics within the past 50 years began with the items found by Shalebrow and his colleagues.[4] It was this that led the Dwendalian Empire to establish Balenpost not long after.[5]

Trivia

Dagen Underthorn claimed the worst group he'd ever led was a loud, constantly-singing group of dwarves from Syrinlya, who all perished in an ambush.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 129 (Ch 3, 'Wildemount Gazetteer').
  2. 2.0 2.1 See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 50 (Ch 2, 'Factions and Societies').
  3. See Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 243.
  4. See "Dinner with the Devil" (2x110) at 1:34:29.
  5. See "Dinner with the Devil" (2x110) at 1:35:13.
  6. See "Fetching Fables & Frosty Friends" (2x115) at 45:25.

Art:

  1. Fan art of Syrinlya, by Adurna0 (source). Used with permission.
  2. Official map of Syrinlya's location on the island of Foren, by Deven Rue from Explorer's Guide to Wildemount. This file is unofficial Fan Content permitted under the Wizards of the Coast Fan Content Policy. Not approved/endorsed by Wizards. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. ©Wizards of the Coast LLC.
Advertisement