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They serve as a windbreak for the whole nation of Shinovar, weakening the highstorms enough to protect the country and its inhabitants from the destructive power of the storms. Due to this effect, the flora and fauna of Shinovar are not defined by surviving the highstorms, so they are vastly different from the rest of Roshar.
- The Misted Mountains, much like Robert Jordan's Mountains of Mist, are a homage to J. R. R. Tolkien's Misty Mountains.
Windrunner (talk) 02:18, 23 December 2016 (MST)