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The official encyclopedia of GemStone IV and Elanthia
The GemStone IV Wiki contains 11,002 articles and is growing every day!

Latest Announcements

Please use this form to make Papermaker Update requests. Papermaker Request Form | Papermaker Update Request Form


Notes issued from the bank when WITHDRAWing money will no longer incur a .1% fee. Additionally, notes written out to players when selling goods to the gemshop, furrier, and pawnshop will no longer incur a .2% fee. | Bank Note Fees Banished

The HESS request form and the Shop/Item request form will both be closing soon for February requests. The deadline for new HESS service requests is 12/1/22 and the deadline for new Shop/Item requests is 11/15/22. Get those in ASAP if you have something on your wishlist! | Duskruin February 2022 Requests

Parasite Armor now has increased reserves up to a maximum of 550 and the blood infused will now also be increased by a flat bonus of affinity * 2 (Health Drained + (Affinity * 2)). | Parasite Armor updates

Getting Started

The GemStone Universe

Welcome to the GemStone Universe! The home of Elanthia, Elanith and, of course, Wehnimer's Landing. Here is a brief list of categories to get you started on your adventures.

New Player Guides

For first-time players: New Players' Guide

A beginner's guide to playing a... Warrior | Rogue | Paladin | Sorcerer | Ranger | Bard | Wizard | Empath | Cleric | Monk

For more articles on getting started click here!


World | Races and Cultures | Towns | Adventurers | Organizations | Arkati | Creatures | Legendary Items | Storylines | Maps | Official Documentation


Mechanics | Statistics | Skills | Magic | Profession Guilds | Verbs | Saved Posts | Artisan Skills | Guild Skills


Short Stories | Poetry | Essays | Works In Progress

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Gemstone IV Changelog

Curious about new developments in Elanthia? Stay up to date by following along with the Official Gemstone IV Changelog!

Featured Article

The Official Gemstone IV Changelog

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Have you checked out our official changelog yet? Written by GameMasters as they update various areas of the game, it's a helpful chart of all major releases for the current year. Check it out by reading the Changelog.


Style Guide

Please read the Style Guide if you wish to contribute. Formatting and templates for many types of pages and sections are described on the Style Guide and on other Help pages.

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Growing Pains

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