As its name suggests, Dungeons & Dragons began its life belowground, with adventurers delving deep beneath iconic castles such as. In Faerun basically the canon setting for D&D 5e The Underdark is described as was the vast network of underground caverns and tunnels. Rise of the Underdark will impact D&D RPG books, organized play, novels, a new miniatures game and even D&D Online, the free-to-play.
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Underdark (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying, Forgotten Realms Accessory)
Unfortunately, the presence of that food attracted a merrow, which began to eat the fish and an occasional goblin. Cairnheim is home to about adult stone giants, plus 20 dodforers or “Death Chiefs”a special kind of undead stone giant. This Forgotten Realms scenario depicted the long-threatened drow invasion of the surface world. References to Deepearth realms also appear in other contemporary books such as The Savage Frontier In their depictions of whole civilizations of the fishlike kuo-toa and the dark elves, those adventures elevated monsters from the denizens of random dungeon rooms to members of a living, breathing society.
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The captain, Bibble Goddessgifted, is a kuo-toa monitor Monk 3. The farther it goes, the less like mountain or forest it becomes.
Forgoten caves are densely packed with quaggoth homes, which are just as densely packed with quaggoths.
Chaulssin was once a drow city, but a clan of shadow dragons conquered the city and enslaved its inhabitants some 1, years ago. The deepest of the subkingdoms lies in the Middledark, beneath the Snowflake Mountains. Recently, ambitious duergar from Dunspeirrin have been launching repeated forays to the caverns of Barakuir, as part of their ongoing war undeedark gold dwarf crusaders from the Great Rift over control of the caverns of Deep Shanatar.
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Where one ecosystem starts and another ends isn’t well defined in the real world, let alone in Faerun. The dark elves of Menzoberranzan’s House Duskryn maintain a small, permanent garrison here, since Duskryn holds a charter from House Baenre for the salvage of Blingdensrone’s r defenses.
He has never discussed either his origins or how he came to hold the crown of Obadai. Earth elementals, mephits, xorns, thoqquas, and even stranger creatures wait, still as statues. Trivia About Underdark Dungeo The svirfneblin refugees destroyed the wererats in a furious skirmish, but the curse of lycanthropy was already at work among their wounded, and soon enough those who had been infected by the wererats killed or drove away those who had not.
A flat pebble beach meets the water on the lake’s west edge, but the water is surrounded by solid rock on all other sides.
Geography of the Underdark
Other creatures from uncerdark planes soon joined her there, and in the past twenty years, Earth’s End has become a thriving Lowerdark community. Multiple paths to a single point usually exist, thanks to millennia of natural processes, volcanic activity, burrowing creatures, and various races cutting trails through the rock. Usually, two duergar cities within a few days’ march of each other battle until one or the other is subjugated. Meanwhile, the Underdark became truly universal with the launch of Underdwrk in Arduke Obar Ghalmrin LN male shield dwarf Fighter 12 rules over the last clan of Sondarr with a protectiveness bordering on paranoia.
Ogremoch’s Bane has begun collecting a cadre of earth elementals and outsiders within the darkness of the rear caverns.
Geography of the Underdark
Lying just under the southern foothills of the Earthspur mountains, this shallow goblin warren has only the most tenuous connections to the Underdark. Such skirmishes, however, have thus far been only with drow from Houses so small that Duskryn cares nothing about offending them.
Though the cavern system constitutes the boundary of Cairnheim proper, the Dodkong claims a much larger region in his heart. Lists with This Book. Although they later won their freedom and escaped illithid bondage, Barakuir never rose again. Most caverns occupied by the former overkingdom of Deep Shanatar are empty of dwarves but filled with other communities of creatures.
The temple city is an important trademeet for nearby folk of all, races, since several important caravan routes pass close to the city. Most citizens have at least one permanent unseen servant known as an uskara that performs basic uunderdark and labor. Many of the lower-level druids are considered novices, under the tutelage of the circle.
Six guards kuo-toa Fighter 4 rotate duty here, with two active, two resting in the barracks, and two off duty at any one time. Everyone here has said almost the same thing.
Its members have constructed temporary housing and built a winch over the hole to lower searchers down and bring salvage back to the top. Several large tribes of ores and hobgoblins would also answer the Dodkong’s call, if the undead giant chose to muster the humanoids to his banner. You’re in caves, it may not be the “real” Underdark, but there’s going to be similarities.
Colonies of fungus folk live inside its body and protect their domains aggressively. It seems unlikely that Kuesh could actually be in contact with the derro god, but there’s no other good explanation for why a derro savant would ally with a kingdom of trolls to repeatedly assault illithid communities.
Oddly, the derro do not mentally dominate this alliance.