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Venya, also known as the Pearly Heaven, was the third layer of Mount Celestia.[2] According to the Great Wheel cosmology, it was the location of the Green Fields, the collective divine realm of Yondalla, Arvoreen, and Cyrrollalee of the halfling pantheon.[4][3]

GeographyEdit

The layer was softly illuminated by an iridescent white sky whose appearance resembled mother-of-pearl. Unlike Mercuria, whose mountains were jagged and tall, Venya's mountains were smooth and round, all covered in meadows, arable land, woodlands, or mountain vegetation such as alpine grasses and shrubs. Some had snowy peaks. The rivers that ran through the layer were warming, only partially freezing during winter. The layer's petitioners had dammed some of the smaller creeks to form lakes to irrigate their fields and to power mills in the carefully tended fields.[3][2]

Notable LocationsEdit

The Glass Tarn 
A cold mountain lake that contained conduits to the Astral Plane, the Elemental Plane of Water, Ysgard, and the Outlands. It was rumored to grant prophecies or visions to visitors who provided it with sincere offers.[3][2]
Green Fields 
The realm of Yondalla, Arvoreen and Cyrrollalee, as well as the final resting place of halfling souls.[5]

AppendixEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jeff Grubb (April 1987). “Plane Speaking: Tuning in to the Outer Planes”. In Roger E. Moore ed. Dragon #120 (TSR, Inc.), pp. 42–43.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Jeff Grubb, Bruce R. Cordell, David Noonan (September 2001). Manual of the Planes 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 132, 135. ISBN 0-7869-1850-8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wolfgang Baur (February 1995). “Mount Celestia”. In Michele Carter ed. Planes of Law (TSR, Inc), pp. 16–18. ISBN 0-7869-0093-8.
  4. Colin McComb (1996). On Hallowed Ground. Edited by Ray Vallese. (TSR, Inc), p. 175. ISBN 0-7869-0430-5.
  5. Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford (May 29, 2018). Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. Edited by Kim Mohan, Michele Carter. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 104. ISBN 978-0786966240.

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