The Barbaric Archipelago is the setting for the majortiy of the How to Train Your Dragon book series. A map is often included at the beginning of each book, but it sometimes focuses on certain parts of the Archipelago, depending on the topic of the book. Some of the books also focus on locations not found in the Barbaric Archipelago. Such as Lava-Lout Island in How to Twist a Dragon's Tale, or the Great West Ocean in How to Ride a Dragon's Storm.
The main island settings in the books are the Isle of Berk, Meathead Islands, Isle of Skullions, Hysteria, Lava-Lout Island, Berserk, and the Ugli-thug Slavelands, and the Island of Tomorrow. Other islands include the Bog-Burglar Islands, the Peacable Country, the Mazy Multitudes, Visithug Territory, Villainy, the Outcast Lands, and Hero's End. In the film, the only two islands visited are Berk, and the Dragon Nest. Later on Astrid and Hiccup find a island with the sleeping Soul Render.
Assumingly to the north of the Archipelago lie the Icy Wastes, meaning the Roman Empire lies to the south, and the Open Ocean lies to the west. And after the crossing toward the open ocean you reach America.
List of Locations
List of Lands in Alphabetical Order:
List of Oceans and Seas in Alphabetical Order:
- Icy Wastes
- Inner Ocean
- Open Ocean (west of Archipelago)
- Sullen Sea
- Wrath of Thor
List of Currents and Winds in Alphabetical order:
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