Wheloon, as seen in DDO, is a prison city in Cormyr. The city is now a magically walled prison and infested by Shar worshipers, along with other criminals and even innocent natives. This setting is based on post-Spellplague era of 4th edition Forgotten Realms.
See FR wiki entry for more details and the city's entire history in PnP settings.
In terms of "prison city" concept, exactly the same idea was seen before in John Carpenter’s 1981 cult classic "Escape from New York" (References in DDO for details **work in progress**).) and 1996 remake "Escape from L.A." ( ). In fact developers have put in references to the film (see
The Wheloon docks were once a thriving river port. Now the town's waterfront serves as the entryway to the famed, feared Wheloon Prison.
Accessible from the northern part of Eveningstar.
- Update 18 quest givers (also available in Eveningstar):
- Givers of the story arc Shadow Over Wheloon
- Davny Selkin - Heroic version (level 16)
- Edric Crastmere - Epic version (level 26)
- Update 19 quest givers
- Teleportation NPC
The Ball and Chain Tavern
- Bind point
- Tavernkeep and barmaid
This is a Level 15 Heroic/Level 25 Epic wilderness adventure area. Accessible from the Dock. See the article for details.
This is the main story arc takes place in this city. See the article for quests included and its details.