Castle Ravenloft was the seat of power of the lord of Barovia, the vampire Count Strahd von Zarovich.[1]

Location[edit | edit source]

The castle was located atop a large spire of rock overlooking the village of Barovia.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

In the Year of the Rose, 1098 DR, the sun elf vampire Jander Sunstar first traveled to Castle Ravenloft while trying to solve the mystery of the magical affliction that had tormented Anna, whom he had met in Waterdeep in the Year of the Wandering Elfmaid, 1072 DR.[2] He lived there for more than 25 years, until his final confrontation with Strahd.[3]

In the late 15th century DR, it was the intention of Volothamp Geddarm to visit Castle Ravenloft during his brief stay in Barovia. After being invited into the castle by Strahd himself, Volo, realizing the danger he was in, returned to Toril by way of a charm devised by Elminster.[4]

Inhabitants[edit | edit source]

Besides Strahd himself, Castle Ravenloft was inhabited by several of his undead servants, thralls, and, occasionally, prisoners.[5]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Adventures
Curse of Strahd
Novels
Vampire of the Mists
Comics
Shadows of the Vampire 2
Video Games
Neverwinter (Ravenloft)

External Links[edit | edit source]

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