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Tw3 Tir na Lia

"I'm glad to know you appreciate it. Elven architecture is a bit more sophisticated than yours."

- Avallac'h in response to Geralt's impression, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Tir ná Lia is the capital of the world of the Aen Elle and is governed by Auberon Muircetach. The river Easnadh runs through it. According to Ciri, the city has a look similar to that of Shaerrawedd.

Its buildings are described as light, open on all sides thus resembling gazebos or arbours, seeming so airy, delicate and ephemeral that they actually look not like buildings, but phantoms of buildings. They are built of marble, alabaster and malachite and adorned with stucco, terracota and mosaics. There are many bridges and terraces, peristiles, cloisters and balconies, sculptures and monuments.

According to Galahad, this land is known by people of his world and have various names: Faërie (by Britons), Annwn (by Celtic druids) or Elfland (by Saxons).

Prominent residents Edit

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Trivia Edit

  • The name Tir ná Lia is likely to be connected with "Tír na nÓg" (Land of Youth), which is the world of elves in Irish mythology.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Edit

During the third game the capital of The World of Aen Elle appears only once during a main quest. Viceroy, governing instead of Eredin who is constantly in war, during that time is Ge'els who resides in the Palace of Awakening, formerly the Moon Palace, overlooking elven realm.

Contrary to description from the novel, buildings of the city resemble those of typical medieval town.

Associated quest Edit