The World of Dauntless: The Shattered Isles

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The raucous sound of celebration booms inside the Ramsgate Tavern. Everyone is cheering and raising glasses to the slayers who bagged a behemoth that had claimed the lives of a sky ship crew. The heroes tell their tale of their hunt; tracking the beast, narrowly dodging death at every turn, and going in for the kill.

A slayer stabs a long, savage fang like a dagger into the table, roaring in triumph. The tavern explodes in cheers and a fresh round of drinks. The hunt isn’t over – not by a long shot – but tonight, the city is safe and their friends have been avenged.


Welcome to Ramsgate

Slayers live in and hunt among the Shattered Isles, where floating islands move across an endless sky and humanity lives among the broken pieces of their old world. With the recent advent of sky ships, explorers have struck out across the frontier in search of adventure, opportunity, and, in some cases, a fresh start. Ramsgate stands at the edge of this frontier as a final port of call before heading into dangerous skies. It is a city of artisans, merchants, warriors, explorers, and, of course, slayers.

Now, new threats emerge from beyond the horizon. Sightings of new, deadly behemoths pour in each day, and reports indicate the mighty beasts are more aggressive and fearsome than anything seen before.

The City of Ramsgate

Beyond the Frontier

As the skies of the Shattered Isles shift, so do its islands, moving and orbiting around each other. A place that’s just a short airship ride away today may be gone for years tomorrow. With each passing day comes the possibility of new discovery. Wilderness never touched by man, precious resources, and unimaginable adventure await – but only if your charts are true, and you have a talented wayfinder to follow the course…

Spring day on island - Dauntless

Reclaim a Shattered World

Behemoths themselves are not a new threat. Slayers have stood as the bulwark against their encroachment and savage attacks for generations, passing down a proud legacy of service and protection. But now it seems that that expansion into the frontier has been met with stronger, more ferocious monsters. Whole settlements and the islands on which they rested have been destroyed by these creatures and their all-consuming hunger for the aether.

Ramsgate will be the first true line of defense between these powerful new behemoths and the people of the Shattered Isles. With courage, skill, strategy, and more than a little luck, it won’t also be the last.


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