The kingdom of Dukuesne is one of the smallest nations on Verdenheim. While Dukuesne is one of the smallest nations, it is among the most famous. Dukuesne is famous for its Blacksmiths and their incredible steel. In most other nations blacksmith is merely an occupation, while in Dukuesne it is an honor and a calling. Blacksmiths in Dukuesne are part of a very exclusive guild.
Dukuesne steel is known to be the strongest steel in the world. Only Dukuesne blacksmiths are given the alchemical formula for making Dukuesne steel.