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Álfheim (アルフヘイム) was one of the nine worlds of YGGDRASIL.


The World Tree YGGDRASIL had countless leaves, but then a gigantic monster appeared which devoured these leaves, causing them to fall one after the other until only nine were left. These nine leaves were the previous incarnations of the Nine Worlds, particularly Álfheim. However, the leaf-eating monster continued its advance to the point where it seeks to devour the leaf representing Álfheim. This was the backstory upon which the players adventured into the world of Álfheim in order to protect it.[1]

Álfheim was one of the realms where many players of the humanoid and demi-human races mainly resided in. By entering Álfheim, players of the heteromorphic races are known to have disadvantages placed on them when faced by non-heteromorphic players.

The world was described to be ridiculously huge, and there were many places within it which were difficult to explore. For instance, there were many areas which required the use of special equipment along with a proper strategy and the determination in order to delve into its hard-to-find dungeons that drop valuable Data Crystals.[2]

One of the forty-one Homunculus Maids from the Great Tomb of Nazarick cook a cream of sweet potato and chestnut soup that was Álfheim-style. This suggests there is a certain standard of food which exists in the world of Álfheim and how to properly make it in a way that suits its origin.[3]


Within Álfheim, things became more dangerous the further one went from the center of its world. In addition to the wandering monsters, the very terrain itself became a hazard for players to explore.[4]


A developer-sanctioned tournament was held in this world where one could become a World Champion and acquired a special powerful equipment awarded as the winner's price for exclusive use with that class.[5] Only one player who was Touch Me with the World Champion job class was allow to exist in Álfheim.[6] There is also just one guild base in this world that contains 3,000 levels of NPC Data Storage which is the highest amount by far available.


  • This world has its own particular traits, but they often shared one similarity which is the fact that it is two to three times the size of Tokyo.[7]
  • Some guild members of Ainz Ooal Gown had once thought of trying to conquer one of the worlds in YGGDRASIL.[8]
  • In a tournament battle consisting of only the World Champions as participants, the second-place champion of the overall tournament was the Álfheim's World Champion.
  • Outside such tournament, the World Champion of Álfheim lost to the World Champion of Helheim in physical combat between the two.[9]


  1. Overlord Volume 03 Chapter 4: Before the Death Match
  2. Overlord Blu-ray 04 Special: Prologue (1st Half)
  3. Overlord Volume 08 Side Story 1: Enri's Upheaval and Hectic Days
  4. Overlord Blu-ray 06 Special: Prologue (2nd Half)
  5. Overlord Volume 03 Chapter 5: Player Vs Non Player Character
  6. Overlord First Half Chapter 78: Gaiden Pandora's Actor
  7. Overlord First Half Chapter 1: Prologue Part 1
  8. Overlord Volume 01 Chapter 3: Battle of Carne Village
  9. Overlord First Half Chapter 60: Settings

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