The swamps engulfed old Gorlavan ruins near the coast, abandoned elven ruins in the wood, and submerged the roads and trails that once traversed the area.
|Illingael and environs (in Hexographer)|
The Valwyn elves of the Forest of Kyrell consider these lands cursed, and vigilantly patrol the edges of the swamps, but will not enter them. They now call the area Illingael (the Swamps of Woe).
The wise whisper that there is a more complicated story at work here...