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Castrovel
The Rune of Castrovel
(Cosmos)
Titles The Green; the Green Star; the Green Planet
Type Planet
Diameter x 1
Mass x 1
Gravity x 1
Atmosphere Breathable
Orbit Half a year
Inhabitants Lashunta, elves, formians
Satellites One moon

Castrovel (pronounced KAHS-tro-vel)[1], the Green Planet, is the second planet from Golarion's sun and the blue planet's closest neighbor.[2][3]

A lashunta warrior looks out upon Castrovel's magnificent landscape

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Description

While Akiton is generally associated with warfare, Castrovel often represents fertility and lust. These generalizations are well-founded, as the planet is almost entirely covered in teeming jungles, endless swamps, and strange clouds of colored gas.[3][4] The abundance of life across its surface leads to huge trees and enormous creatures, many of them predatory. Its humid atmosphere, while technically biocompatible with Golarion, spawns comparably powerful storms; living moldstorms that ravage its moistest climates consume any organic matter in their wake.[5]

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Rune Representation

In scholarly works, Castrovel is sometimes represented by a rune: three circles interlaced in a top left to bottom right diagonal fashion, with the middle circle having a vertical bar within it.[6]

Inhabitants

The planet is dominated by a race of psionic matriarchal humanoids called lashunta. The females of the species resemble idealized human women with antennae, while the males are squat and ugly and known for their martial prowess. Riding enormous lizard steeds, the lashunta patrol the edges of their city-states, driving off the dangerous fauna of the foetid jungles.[2][4]

Another species which is known to live on Castrovel is that of the feline coeurl, although it is not known if they are native or were brought there from somewhere else.[7]

Other inhabitants amongst the teeming array of life on the planet, include:[4][8][5]

Gazetteer

Some of the most notable places on Castrovel are listed below:[4]

Portals

Like most of the planets in the solar system, Castrovel is known to have a number of magical portals linking the Green Planet to its neighbors. The lashunta warrior-scholars learned the workings of these gates long ago, especially the ones that connect Castrovel to Akiton. Because of this, these two planets probably have the closest relationship of any in the solar system. Less common portals also connect Castrovel to Golarion and Triaxus.[5] [9][10]

The elves of Castrovel are responsible for a different, more-localized portal called an aiudara, or 'elf gate'. These transport people for thousands of miles, enabling fast, global travel around Castrovel.[4][10]

Satellites

Castrovel has one moon which, in comparison to Golarion's moon, is larger and orbits Castrovel more closely; this difference manifests itself through more pronounced tides than those on Golarion.[11]

Connection to Golarion

Castrovel (along with Akiton and Golarion's eccentric orbit) exhibit a strange influence over the floor of Lake Nirthran in the Darklands realm of Sekamina, causing it to buckle up near the lake's center.[12]

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