Amkethran was a village embedded into an outcropping of rock, located in Tethyr.


Amkethran was partly built on several levels on a large rock. A large cave opening into the side of that rock was used as a cemetery, although when Gorion's Ward's party arrived it was magically sealed off as the lich Vongoethe had taken temporary residence in it.[1]


Although the village had a mayor, Omar Haraad, his position was mainly in name due to the oppressive forces of the Bhaalspawn, Balthazar. In 1368 DR, it was under the unofficial leadership of Balthazar, the leader of the local monastery. The village was in very bad shape, as its inhabitants lived in poverty and had to contend with Balthazar's mercenaries, who also lived there and did basically whatever they liked.[1]

Notable LocationsEdit

The village had a tavern named the Zephir, and a seller of powerful scrolls who had fled from Saradush had also set up shop there.[1]

Notable InhabitantsEdit

Notable inhabitants were[1]:

For all inhabitants, see Inhabitants of Amkethran.



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