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The Maelstrom was a colossal storm that was in the Blood Sea of Istar. The storm started when the sea formed during the Cataclysm and continued to the Summer of Chaos. During this time the currents moved clockwise while the winds moved counterclockwise. The storms would have green lightning. It was about 250 miles across. There were legends that said it would lead to the Abyss and those who were pulled through would serve the Gods of Darkness. In truth, there was a portal to the Abyss in the Pit of Istar, which was in the center of the Maelstrom. The pit was 300 feet down from the water's surface.
Sections of the Maelstrom
Main Article: Outer Reach
The Outer Reach was the first part of the Maelstrom.
Main Article: Tightening Ring
The Tightening Ring was the last section any Mariner would dare enter.
Main Article: Nightmare Sea
The Nightmare Sea was the sections where the storms became exceptionally violent.
Heart of Darkness
Main Article: Heart of Darkness
The Heart of Darkness was the center of the Maelstrom.
Pages in category "Maelstrom (Storm)"
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