Ascalon lies in the North-Eastern corner of Tyria. In Guild Wars Prophecies, you begin in Ascalon and follow its story from Pre-Searing Ascalon to Ascalon Post-Searing. Throughout the game, Ascalon is at war with creatures known as the Charr to the North, who are responsible for a brutal attack known as the Searing, which reduced Ascalon's magnificent countryside to ruins.
The capital of Ascalon is Ascalon City, which is where all new players to Guild Wars Prophecies begin their quest. To the West of Ascalon is the Shiverpeak Mountains, followed by Kryta. To the South lies the Desert, and to the East, the Eastern Frontier. The Charr are said to inhabit some place North of Ascalon.
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