Ecology of Athas

Common Wildlife:

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Major Humanoid Races (ordered by % of pop.):
human, elf, dwarf, half-elf, mul, halfling, dragonborn(dray), goliath, tiefling, thri-kreen, aarakocra, gith, hejkin, silt runner, ssurran, brohg, tarek

Calendar:
Months and seasons are commonly counted in a simple calendar known as the Merchant’s Year. This 375-day year has three seasons, each with four 30-day months and one 5-day festival week in the middle.

High Sun
Sorrow
Smolder
Festival of the Highest Sun (start of the year)
Scorch
Morrow

Sun Descending
Rest
Gather
Festival of the Cooling Sun
Breeze
Mist
(Lowsun, the midpoint of the year)

Sun Ascending
Bloom
Haze
Festival of the Soaring Sun
Hoard
Wind

Currency:
Ceramic coins marked in various denominations are the most common form of money in civilized areas of Athas. Each city-state strikes its own coins, sculpting, glazing, firing, and treating them in specific ways to discourage forgery.

Candle = 1cp
Flask = 2cp
Clothes, common = 5sp
Tyr Beer = 5sp
Modest Lodging, 1 day = 1gp
Dagger = 2gp
Lantern, hooded = 5gp
Shield = 10gp
Longsword = 15gp
Asticlies Wine = 100gp

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