Blood Omen: Towns, Cities and Villages

The following towns, cities and villages appeared in Blood Omen.


Ziegsturhl Ziegsturhl was the place where Kain's destiny truly began to unfold. As a human nobleman, he stopped in the town's tavern one night, but was refused a drink by the landlord.

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Nachtholm Nachtholm was located between Ziegsturhl and Steinchencröe. According to Kain, Nachtholm was "typical of Nosgoth peasantry".

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Steinchencröe Kain avoided Steinchencröe during his mortal life; however, as a vampire he felt that his presence "merely added to the stench".

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Vasserbünde Vasserbünde was a large settlement located just to the east of Nupraptor's Retreat. The townspeople regarded Nupraptor as a lunatic, but they appeared to fear his magic.

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Coorhagen Kain described Coorhagen as "the finest city in all of Nosgoth, rich in vanity and conceit". It was Kain's former home.

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Uschtenheim Kain commented that this "quaint pastoral village" was the birthplace of Janos Audron. He also referred to another aspect of the legend surrounding Janos: that he hunted the peasants of the village until his execution.

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Avernus Avernus was a large walled city located north of Willendorf, with a huge cathedral at its centre. When Kain first saw Avernus, it was burning. Azimuth had summoned demons and unleashed them on the city.

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Willendorf Willendorf was the kingdom of King Ottmar, consisting of a large castle and walled city and a big township to the east. The city was wealthy and housed the great Library of Willendorf, but only people of noble birth were allowed through the city gates.

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Stahlberg Stahlberg once housed "some of the most prestigious universities in all of Nosgoth". When Kain reached it, the city had been devastated by the Legions of the Nemesis.

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