The nation of Rivain is located in the northeastern part of Thedas. Its capital city is Dairsmuid, found along the southern end of the Rivain peninsula. Being a peninsula, it is almost wholly surrounded by water except for a bridge of land connecting it to neighbouring Antiva. Rivaini have a peaceful relationship with the elves. The small nation is also home to the only peaceful Qunari settlement on the continent: Kont-aar, in northern Rivain. Qunari emissaries are also common sight in Rivaini settlements; however, they do stay away from the Rivaini nobility.
The Rivaini have skin tones ranging from dark tan to ebony. Social standing in Rivain is often marked by tattoos and body piercings. The more elaborate one's decorations, the higher one's rank. This is often accompanied by extravagant jewelry.
Government: Matriarchal Monarchy
Official Language: Rivaini