Before Living Darkness appeared, the eastern sea joined the northern sea around Magic Island, so players could boat between the seas. Now, the area has been filled in, making the passage too small for boats to fit through, though it looks large enough that a player may try.
Other areas of the sea used to be larger, as well, with 5 sharks to catch by combat or magic, that now are only caught by fishing in Calabash, as well as more Sea Serpents and mosquitoes that attacked players.
New lands made by filling in the eastern sea include:
The sea was not left to dry up once it had been reduced. Rocks that had blocked most explorers for recorded history were removed, allowing expansion to the south, where a new uninhabited island was discovered, and a lighthouse was built on a peninsula.