Kunlun

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Kunlun
Level 60 - 70
RO Kunlun.jpg
Info
Type Village
Race Norman
Government Village
Rulers Chief Shi Yan Wen
Faiths Taoism
Location Across the ocean from Rune-Midgarts

Kunlun is famous as a tourist attraction for its beautiful scenery. In Kunlun, people believe in a unique religion, and the existence of a hermit who has absolute power over the limitations of Norman existence. The people believe that anyone can become a hermit, an absolute being. Thus they strive to improve their souls to that end.

Many inhabitants have become hermits, absolute beings. But, it`s common knowledge that there are evildoers among them who performed harmful acts even after becoming divine beings. Because of these malicious few, many horrible events began to take place. Neighboring nations near Kunlun were faced with a terrible predicament.[1][2]

NOTE: Some versions of Ragnarok Online refer to this place as Gonryun, which is the Korean word for Kunlun.

Geography[edit | edit source]

The main bazaar area of Kunlun.
Kunlun exists upon a giant rock floating high above the clouds.

Points of Interest[edit | edit source]

Government[edit | edit source]

The Emperor of Kunlun maintained a centralized administration. But now Kunlun is mainly governed by an independent judge. Separate from the centralized administration, the judge decides everything and has total control.

The economy is run progressively by merchants. The economic power and information system of Kunlun is unmatched.[3]

History[edit | edit source]

An exotic looking stranger arrived in Alberta and was escorted to Prontera. King Tristan Gaebolg III came to learn about the culture from where he came. The King ordered sailors to find out more about this place. Through the efforts of these sailors, a sea passage was opened. This sea passage is now traveled frequently by many people throughout the land.[4]

Quests[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Kunlun is based on the mythological Chinese mountain; not to be confused with the real, geographic Kunlun Mountains.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. kRO Website 2016 Jun. 12
  2. iRO Website 2004 Sept.
  3. iRO Updates 2004 Sept.
  4. iRO Updates 2004 Sept.
  5. Wikipedia 2013 Mar.

Patches[edit | edit source]