Lurking in the strange, Black Forest that circles the entire perimeter of the Obsidian Grove live the Guardians. Coming in many peculiar shapes and sizes, it is rumored that they are conscious embodiments of nature itself. Aside from this, very little is known about these mysterious, ancient beings, as it is impossible for anyone to enter the Black Forest without having their grip on reality start to slip away from them. Those who have managed to make brief contact leave with the impression that the Guardians aren’t keen on having anyone wander into their territory, but at least they are usually kind enough to send the poor souls back alive, even if their minds may never be the same again.
Though all guardians are unique, there are certain traits that apply to the majority of guardians and define the type of experience one has with them:
Learn more about the various flora and fauna of the Black Forest by perusing their extended journal entries and notes:
Amsu, the Warden
Bahmit, the Shepherd
Helioz, the Undying Blade
Molai, the Fungal Shield
Ysala, Queen of the Hunt