(population: 15,000) Alathar is a small, mixed elvish and human trading city in the northern foothills of the Trusk Mountains, near the northern edge of the Melinar Forest. The town sits on the border between Alveron and Melinarë; so many humans and elves come here to trade.

This small elvish and human community is the farthest southern point in the elf-realm Melinarë that humans and dwarves are allowed to go without leave of the elvish royal court in Astrakan. This town is more accessible than other elvish cities because its border location. Alathar is connected to the city of Queyenvalë only by magically hidden paths known only to the High-Elves.