Lore:Rawl'kha

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Rawl'kha
Type Settlement
Continent Tamriel
Province Elsweyr
Region Reaper's March
Subregions Jodewood
Appears in ESO
Rawl'kha circa 2E 582

Rawl'kha is a Khajiiti city in western Elsweyr, on the border with Valenwood. It is found in the Reaper's March borderlands between the two provinces. It's located on the banks of the Crescent River[1] in northern Jodewood, southwest of Dune. The city is home to Rawl'kha Temple, also called the House of the Dance.[2] Although not the largest, this temple devoted to the Two-Moons Dance is considered to be the most culturally significant Khajiiti temple in northern Elsweyr.[3]

In 2E 311, the Mane revealed the Riddle'Thar Epiphany at Rawl'kha Temple, a key event in modern Khajiiti theology.[3] By the time of the Interregnum, Rawl'kha was home to the Darkmoon Prowlers, a gang of outlaws who insisted on non-Khajiit members wearing a cat mask.[3]

In 2E 582, the Lunar Champions Khali and Shazah entered Rawl'kha Temple to experience moon sugar-induced visions as part of their trials to become the Mane. This trial was witnessed by the Aldmeri Dominion, with Queen Ayrenn representing the Altmer and the Green Lady Gwaering representing the Bosmer. Rawl'kha was also the center of an archaeological project that year, which sought to excavate ancient battle sites and return the recovered relics and bones in order to strengthen relations between the region's Khajiit and Bosmer populations.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Name of Crescent River Camp
  2. ^ The March Explored, Chapter VIIFenlil the Wayfarer
  3. ^ a b c ESO loading screens
  4. ^ Events of ESO