Ost Forod

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Settlement.png Ost Forod
Region: Evendim
Area: Tyrn Fornech
Location: [7.8S, 64.2W]
Ost Forod.jpg

Location

Ost Forod is a settlement located within the area of Tyrn Fornech in Evendim. [7.8S, 64.2W]

The name is Sindarin for "Fortress of the North" and once that was true; high above the neighbourhood it stood vigil at the way through Evendim from the Shire in the south to Forochel in the north. Business was thriving and the noblesse of Annúminas brought wealth and flair to what was once a town. Now ruffians and treasure hunters are openly roaming within the broken ruins, unfriendly men would probably assault visitors was it not for the new Arbiter.

Ost Forod provides its services at a number of floors, climbing up the hill towards the unreachable tower at the hilltop. At the basic levels is found a stable-master, mile-stone, mailbox, and most quest-givers. At the market fair there are a healer and armament vendors for the levels 25 to 40. There is a good craft fair with trainers, a provisioner and a grocer/healer. At the highest level are a tavern keep and the crafting supplier.

The Sparring Circle can be found to the East and is the during the Instance: The Bounty-hunter.

Services

Mailboxes

Crafting

Crafting facilities are concentrated at the craft fair. [7.5S, 64.1W]

Travelling

Destination Region Cost Prerequisites
Dwaling Evendim 15 Silver 
High King's Crossing Evendim 15 Silver 
Kauppa-kohta Forochel 25 Silver  Min Level: 40
Oatbarton Evendim 15 Silver 
Tinnudir Evendim 15 Silver 
Trestlebridge The North Downs 15 Silver 
Dwaling (Swift) Evendim 25 Silver 
High King's Crossing (Swift) Evendim 25 Silver 
Oatbarton (Swift) Evendim 25 Silver 
Tinnudir (Swift) Evendim 25 Silver 
West Bree (Swift) Bree-land 35 Silver  Min Level: 30

Quests

Starting
Involving

NPCs

Supplies & Services

NPC Function Coords
HumanM.png Stan Chesham Grocer & Healer [7.4S, 64.1W]
HumanF.png Dora Basing Healer [7.7S, 64.6W]
HumanM.png Tim Quibell Provisioner [7.4S, 64.1W]
Dwarf.png Farald Supplier [7.5S, 64.6W]
HumanM.png Walerand Puddy Stable-master [8.2S, 64.3W]
Dwarf.png Dofri Gold-mead Tavern Keep [7.4S, 64.6W]

Equipment

NPC Function Coords
HumanF.png Prudence Dewey Light Armoursmith [7.7S, 64.6W]
HumanM.png Nick Howell Medium Armoursmith [7.7S, 64.6W]
Dwarf.png Owen Fairfax Heavy Armoursmith [7.6S, 64.6W]
HumanM.png Orren Gresham Bowyer [7.6S, 64.6W]
HumanM.png Derek Benchman One-handed Weaponsmith [7.7S, 64.5W]
Armour and Weapons are for levels 25 to 40.

Crafting

NPC Function Coords
HumanM.png Everett Hollings Master of Crafting Guilds [7.5S, 64.1W]
HumanF.png Bess Harpham Novice Cook [7.4S, 64.1W]
HumanF.png Ida Mabbitt Novice Jeweller [7.5S, 64.1W]
HumanF.png Fina Swarbrick Novice Metalsmith [7.5S, 64.1W]
HumanM.png Walding Tunks Novice Scholar [7.5S, 64.1W]
HumanF.png Tilly Hogben Novice Tailor [7.5S, 64.1W]
Craftsman.png Gil Baffin Novice Weaponcrafter [7.5S, 64.1W]
HumanM.png Turbert Pither Novice Woodworker [7.5S, 64.1W]

Others

NPC Function Coords
HobbitM.png Parr Chopley Task-master - Quest [8.1S, 64.2W]
HumanM.png Basil Gummidge Arbiter - Quest [7.5S, 64.4W]
HumanM.png Ballard Wilmer Quest [8.0S, 64.2W]
HumanM.png Clark Standish Quest [8.0S, 64.6W]
HumanF.png Poppy Seaton Quest [7.2S, 64.4W]
HumanM.png Robin Dunkley Quest [8.1S, 64.3W]
HumanF.png Rowena Parker Quest [7.3S, 64.3W]
HumanF.png Spring Standish Quest [7.8S, 64.3W]
Human.png Enforcer Free Peoples
HumanM.png Drunkard
Human.png Gossip
HumanM.png Labourer
Human.png Merchant
Human.png Patron
HumanM.png Ruffian
Human.png Scholar
Human.png Servant
Human.png Townsperson
Human.png Traveller
BanditM.png Unfriendly Man

Mobs

The following creatures are found within this area:

The following creatures are found within the Sparring Circle during Instance: The Bounty-hunter:



Lore

"Rumors of lost treasure brought adventurous Men back into the region surrounding Lake Evendim, where the ruins of Annúminas and the tombs of the Kings of Arnor remain. These treasure-hunters established a town and trading post in the northern reaches of those lands, amongst the ruins of the old fortress of Ost Forod. Here they were content to scavenge for trinkets unearthed by time and weather, hunt the great Harts of the North, and trade with the Lossoth, the strange and sometimes dangerous Snowmen of Forochel.
"In these latter days, a less savory element has entered the ranks of the Men of Ost Forod: brigands and tomb-robbers who plunder the very graves of the Dúnedain themselves. Though the Men of Ost Forod have chosen an arbiter from among their ranks to administer some form of law and justice, he can do little to stem the swelling tide of lawless men." — lorebook




Settlements, Areas and Landmarks of Evendim
Settlements: Echad GarthadirGlass-blowers' CampHigh King's CrossingOatbartonOst ForodThe EavespiresTinnudir
Areas: AnnúminasBarandalfBullroarer's SwardLake EvendimMen ErainNorthern Emyn UialParth AduialSouthern Emyn UialTyl AnnûnTyl RuinenTyrn Fornech
Landmarks: Amon MôthArthobelBarad RathBarad TharsírThe Bleakleaf CrestBullroarer's ThroatCanadiachCirith RhîwDol HaedírThe DuskencleftDwalingThe Eave-mereThe Even-rillsThe Gloaming FallsGilminuialGorthostGwindethrondHaudh ArantarHaudh EldacarHaudh ElendilHaudh ElendurHaudh EärendurHaudh TarcilHaudh TarondorHaudh ValandurHouse BrumbarLithostNan OrngonNorthcotton FarmNorthcotton MarketOst HerynPearlina Gamgee's ResidenceRantostRushingdaleThe Sand-moundsSkirmish CampStonecrop TorSwiftbrookTham AndalathTham HabadTham LaegamonTham NambarthTham OrnenTham SarchTham VaranTinnudir KeepTollobelTûm FuinThe Twisted GroveWay of KingsWhitshards