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Shallow Valley (also known as Eden, the green valley, or simply the Valley) is located in what was once northwestern Virginia on Earth. Prior to the Second Nuclear Apocalypse, it was inhabited by the Shallow Valley clan (Louwoda Kliron).

The Valley was a major location in Season Five; serving as the only "spot of green" on the planet. This was due in part to the "death wave" skipping over the valley.

Description Edit

The valley is located on Earth, in what used to be northwestern Virginia. It includes the town of Shenandoah and was part of the present-day Shenandoah Valley. The valley is lush, with growing vegetation including edible berries.

According to Clarke Griffin, the rest of Earth that she had seen remains biologically ruined due to the death wave. Birds and fish are seen within the valley and there is regular precipitation. According to Madi Griffin the valley survived as the death wave "jumped" it though the radiation didn't.

History Edit

Following the Second Nuclear Apocalypse, Clarke Griffin traveled around searching for food and water. After giving up and preparing to commit suicide, she spotted a bird flying in the air. Following it, she finds a green valley that the death wave seemed to have skipped over. In the valley, she meets a young Nightblood named Madi. Clarke and Madi spend the next six years calling the valley home. Clarke regularly attempts to communicate with Bellamy Blake and the others on the Ark, however she receives no response.

2,199 days after Praimfaya, things change with a ship descending into the valley. Initially, Clarke assumes it was dropship from the Ark. Enthusiastic, she rushed over to Madi who notices the ship's size to be far bigger than what Clarke had anticipated it to be. Immediately thereafter, Clarke ordered Madi to bring her the rifle, which she uses to inspect the ship, which was revealed to be a prisoner transport ship owned by Eligius Corporation.

On April 26, 2156, the Valley was destroyed by Paxton McCreary during the Damocles Event. Though Monty Green monitored the planet for 30 years from Eligius IV, the valley showed no signs of regrowing and he believed that it never would.

Over 125 years later, the Earth was revealed to have regenerated from the damage that the Second Nuclear Apocalypse caused, thus becoming habitable again. It is unknown if this includes Shallow Valley due to it being destroyed in a separate event.

Doah Edit

501 shallow village

The Shallow Valley clan settled in what was once the town of Shenandoah (which was established in 1838 and partially destroyed in the first nuclear apocalypse) and called it Doah. The clan created a village and lived there until the airborne radiation from the Second Praimfaya killed them, leaving Madi (who was resistant to the radiation due to her Nightblood) as the sole survivor. In the second month after the death wave, Clarke Griffin finds and settles in the village, where she finds Madi. After "Pandora's Box", the village is inhabited by the Eligius prisoners. Kane and Abby stay there as hostages, with several members of Spacekru and some defectors from Wonkru. As of "Sic Semper Tyrannis", all of the hostages (minus Abby), Diyoza, Shaw, Spacekru and the Wonkru defectors are forced to flee from the village, after the prisoners open fire on each other and McCreary takes control. In "The Warriors Will", 4 of the defectors are captured and executed by McCreary. In "Damocles (Part 2)", McCreary launches the "Damocles" bomb onto the valley, destroying it and leaving Earth uninhabitable for decades.

Gas Station Edit

The gas station is located within Doah. It is the place where Clarke treated her wounds after she stepped into the bear trap and lived there with Madi. Abby treated the prisoners in the gas station. Abby also treated Kane at the gas station when Vinson attacked him.

The Gas station is also seen in "Nevermind", it is where Clarke finds her dad.

Church Edit

509 Church

The Church

The Church seems to be the gathering place of most prisoners in Season Five. Shaw also said that he used to be an altar boy in a church like this one.

Inhabitants Edit

Current Edit

  • None

Former Edit

AppearancesEdit

Season Four
Episode Appearance Status
EchoesAbsent
Heavy Lies the CrownAbsent
The Four HorsemenAbsent
A Lie GuardedAbsent
The Tinder BoxAbsent
We Will RiseAbsent
Gimme ShelterAbsent
God ComplexAbsent
DNRAbsent
Die All, Die MerrilyMentioned
The Other SideAbsent
The ChosenAbsent
PraimfayaAppears
Season Five
Episode Appearance Status
EdenAppears
Red QueenAbsent
Sleeping GiantsAppears
Pandora's BoxAppears
Shifting SandsAppears
Exit WoundsAppears
Acceptable LossesAppears
How We Get to PeaceAppears
Sic Semper TyrannisAppears
The Warriors WillAppears
The Dark YearAppears
Damocles (Part 1)Appears
Damocles (Part 2)Appears
Season Six
Episode Appearance Status
SanctumMentioned
Red Sun RisingAbsent
The Children of GabrielAbsent
The Face Behind the GlassAbsent
The Gospel of JosephineAbsent
Memento MoriMentioned
NevermindAppears
The Old Man and the AnomalyAbsent
What You Take With YouAbsent
MatryoshkaAbsent
Ashes to AshesAbsent
Adjustment ProtocolAbsent
The Blood of SanctumAbsent
Season Seven
Episode Appearance Status
From the AshesAbsent
The GardenAbsent
False GodsAbsent
HesperidesAbsent
Welcome to BardoAbsent
NakaraAbsent
The Queen's GambitAbsent
AnacondaAbsent
The FlockAbsent
A Little SacrificeAbsent
EthereaAbsent
The StrangerMentioned
Blood GiantAbsent
A Sort of HomecomingAbsent
The Dying of the LightAbsent
The Last WarAbsent

Notes & Trivia Edit

Gallery Edit

  • Clarke attempts to communicate with the Ark survivors near the valley.
  • The view of Eden from space.
  • Satellite map of the Valley
  • The valley in Season 5.
  • Snow in the valley.
  • Madi's hiding spot
  • Madi's hiding spot
  • Madi's hiding spot
  • The destruction of Shallow Valley.

  • The entrance to the village.
  • The Eligius prisoners exploring the village.
  • The dead Shallow Valley clan members.
  • The church

See Also Edit

Locations
The Ark
Government & Science StationAgro StationAlpha StationArrow StationFactory StationHydra Station
Mecha StationPrison StationTesla StationFlint StationOrchid Station
Earth
Delinquents' CampTondcMount WeatherArkadiaBecca's IslandPolisSecond Dawn Bunker
Shallow ValleyTemporal Anomaly
Eligius IV
Sanctum
Sanctum City (The Palace, The Reactor, Tavern, Machine Shop, School, Jail, Medical Library, Farmhouse)
Outer Fields/GreenhousesOffering GroveThe VergeC.O.G. TerritoryTemporal Anomaly
Gagarin (Eligius IV transport dropship)
Skyring
Wooden CabinThe LakeTemporal Anomaly
Bardo
Underground ShelterStone RoomTemporal Anomaly
Nakara
Temporal Anomaly
Etherea
Temporal Anomaly

References Edit

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