Gilta Nnea (GIL-tah NEH-yah) is the setting of Metal Shadow. It is a fictional continent located on the planet of Deepelge.

It is divided into twelve massive nations called Skies. Beastie run amok on the Lands. Elemancers live in hiding, practicing elemancy, while routers roam the surface trying to liberate the continent of hostile forces. The date is currently 18.2.12 of the New Era Calendar. There is a Sixth-Seventh conflict underway, alongside a Red Threat.


Gilta Nnea is Old Tongue for "land of humans".