Durnsig is a small village, typical of most settlements in western Tysa. There are only a handful of buildings at the centre of the village, although a few small groupings of homes lie on the outskirts.
Here you can buy and sell all kind of items (see Item Selling Guide for details). But most importantly, you can buy a dwelling for 50 gold (or 35, if you bargain with him). This dwelling is a SAFE place, and you can leave your items (up to a maximum of 100 items, in theory, but currently the limit is not implemented so you can store whatever you want) here.
In old times you could store your gold here (see Old Quests for reasons to do it). This feature was removed when the gold cap system was enacted.
Tarlaro is is a young, silver-haired woman described as an "arcanist" or "elementalist", who seems to be skilled in making elixirs. She was linked to the first of the Battle Marker Raffles, and occasionally sells some powerful elixirs in exchange for AT
Should you find Tarlaro, you are advised to take the chance of buying one of her elixirs, since their availability is very limited.
It's always been rumoured that the forest east of Durnsig is haunted -- long ago cursed by an evil warlock now many centuries deceased. And let's face it, the sudden appearance of an impossibly large and tangled pumpkin patch on the edge of the wood isn't helping its reputation any...