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Emerald territory
General information

Dread Gnomes




Dread Gnomes
People of Shadowgate

Physical information



Dread Mountain

Chronological information
First appearance

The Forests of Silence

Location on map
Map of Emerald territory
Emerald territory is a territory in the northwest of Deltora. It is the territory of Emerald dragons and the Dread Gnomes. Emerald territory is bordered by Amethyst territory to the southwest and Lapis Lazuli territory to the southeast. Bordered in the north by the Barrier Mountains, Emerald territory is the harshest of the seven Deltoran territories.[1]

Tribe Edit

Main article: Dread Gnomes

Dread Gnomes are small, stocky, hardy people. They are intelligent, known for using traps and riddles to defend their stronghold. Dread Gnomes are excellent archers and are suspicious of outsiders.[1]

Capital Edit

Main article: Dread Mountain

Dread Mountain, the capital of Emerald territory, is the largest mountain in the Barrier Mountains. Dread Gnomes dwell on and inside the mountain, and Kin inhabit its thick Boolong forests.[1]

Gem Edit

Main article: Emerald

The Emerald is the symbol of honour. It grows dull when evil is present or when a vow is broken. An antidote to poison, the Emerald also heals sores and ulcers.[2]

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References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rodda, Emily. Secrets of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2008.
  2. Rodda, Emily. Dread Mountain. Scholastic Australia. 2001.

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