The Islands That Once Were Turtles

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The Islands That Once Were Turtles
Also called The Turtles
Release date 10 October 2016 (Update)
Sea Eastern Sea
Kingdom(s) Eastern Lands
Members Yes
No. of banks None
No. of altars None
No. of obelisks None
Teleportation Islands That Once Were Turtles teleport
Guilds None
Music
Inhabitants
The Islands That Once Were Turtles map.png

The Islands That Once Were Turtles are a group of three islands in The Arc region of the Wushanko Isles. Legend says they were once giant turtles that were somehow turned to stone.

Getting there[edit | edit source]

Notable features[edit | edit source]

Personalities[edit | edit source]

Music unlocked[edit | edit source]

Player-owned port voyages[edit | edit source]

  • In First Contact the player sends a ship to make contact with a well connected trader on a ship docked north of the Islands That Once Were Turtles.
  • In High Spirits the player sends a ship to explore the forest covering the Islands That Once Were Turtles in search of resources. The player tells their captain to beware the old spirits that are said to haunt it.
  • In A Friend Indeed the player sends a ship to befriend an influential trader who operates from the Islands That Once Were Turtles.
  • In X Marks the Spot the player sends a ship to rich resources on the Islands That Once Were Turtles, located by a useful contact.
  • In A Cracked Skull the player sends a ship to raid a small fort on one of the Islands that Once were Turtles, belonging to a group of thugs called the Skulls.
  • In To the Skies! the player sends a ship when they learn that the Tengu has discovered a sky orphan bamboo cache above The Islands That Once Were Turtles. Help him to recover it.

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

  • patch 1 October 2018 (Update):
    • Players can activate the Tortle Portals on the islands that once were turtles with boosted Divination.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • These islands may be referencing aspidochelones, large mythological sea creatures that are often mistaken for islands.
  • When charging the Tortle Portal the game chat says "Reticulating shrines", a reference to the loading screens of The Sims game series which say "reticulating splines".
  • The examine text of the watch towers off the coast of the first island are references to the Jimi Hendrix song All Along the Watchtower.