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Plane Dominaria (plane)
Part of Karplusan Mountains, New Argive

Epityr (EH-pih-teer[1]) is a mountain-town in eastern Terisiare on Dominaria, famous for its Temple of Serra.[2] It is part of New Argive.[3]

History[ | ]

Darien's Roost[ | ]

Darien's Roost was a small mountain town founded during the peacemaking between Kjeldor and Balduvia.[2] It was the first Kjeldoran outpost allowed to be constructed in the Karplusan Mountains — an ideal trading location for both Kjeldor and Balduvia.

Sheoltun occupation[ | ]

Over three hundred years, Epityr grew out of the small settlement of Darien's Roost into a prosperous town dedicated solely to the descendants of Kjeldor. During the Sheoltun occupation the people of Epityr were forced to model their culture after the Sheoltun way of life. After forty years of oppression the Songwizard Thabit of Almaaz brought forth Serra Angels to aid the rebellion against Sheoltun.[4][2] It is believed that if Epityr is truly threatened again, Serra herself will appear with all her angels to defeat the enemies of those under her care.

Modern Era[ | ]

Epityr houses the Epityr College of Mages. The town somehow survived as a center of learning even after the Phyrexian Invasion of Dominaria, up to the period when the rifts first appeared.[5]

Trivia[ | ]

  • The famous Tablet of Epityr was considered to be the work of Urza but was later revealed to be a forgery.[6]
  • Epityr is an anagram for pyrite, also known as fool's gold. The name is a reference to the splashy-looking but low-powered Tablet of Epityr[7]

In-game references[ | ]

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References[ | ]

  1. Matt Cavotta (March 22, 2007). "Speak the Word, the Word is All of Us". Wizards of the Coast. Archived from the original on May 11, 2017.
  2. a b c Scott Hungerford (December 1996). "From the Library of Leng: Serra Angel". The Duelist #14, p.24. (archived)
  3. Ethan Fleischer (April 20, 2018). "Dominarian Cartography". Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Encyclopedia Dominia - The Church of Angelfire (archived)
  5. Flavor text for Sage of Epityr
  6. Flavor text for Tablet of Epityr
  7. Allen Varney (1995). "Words of Magic"