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The North Rook Island is the unnamed large Northern island of the Rook Islands. The first half of the story of Far Cry 3 and the whole story of The Far Cry Experience takes place on this island.

The ruler on the island is Vaas Montenegro. Dangerously insane, Vaas operates out of a hidden fortress in the vicinity of the island and oppresses and exploits the island's people. This island was given personally to Vaas by Hoyt when he arrived to the island with his mercenaries

The North Island has a lot more and denser forest than the South Rook Island, and less open plains. There are a lot of towns, temples and ruins on the northern island, most notable are Amanaki and Citra's Temple.


In-game map of the North and South Island


  • The island is unofficially called North Rook Island. It is never learned in game whether the island has an actual name or whether it is simply known by its geographical location. It is possible that it is simply called North Rook Island and along with its southern counterpart makes up the Rook Islands.
  • The North Island has 76 out of the 120 relics found in the game.

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