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A Balduvian trading post. Art by Tom Wänerstrand.
Plane Dominaria
Part of Balduvian Steppes
Status Merged with Kjeldor to form New Argive
Formerly part of Terisiare
Later part of New Argive

Balduvia was a was a nation of barbarians north of the Karplusan Mountains during the time of the Ice Age on Terisiare (Dominaria). They inhabited the Balduvian Steppes north-west of Kjeldor.[1][2]

Balduvian barbarians were mainly hunters, but kept a few more permanent settlements in the area. They were rivals of Kjeldor for some time, but allied with the forces of their enemies to battle against Lim-Dûl. With the end of the Ice Age, many of the beasts that the barbarians hunted died out, and the land became suitable for crops. This marked a change in Balduvian lifestyles and further cemented their alliance with the Kjeldorans. Together they formed the nation of New Argive.

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  1. Jeffrey Gómez & Jeofrey Vita. (August 1995.) "Ice Age #2: The Frozen Dead", ARMADA.
  2. Ethan Fleischer (April 20, 2018). "Dominarian Cartography". Wizards of the Coast.