Faerûn’s Underdark is not a single, contiguous cavern system, and even places on the same level may not connect to each other. The existence of Underdark. The region called the Underdark is an entire world beneath the feet of the surface dwellers of Faerûn. Inhabited by monstrous and evil creatures that shun the. I’m currently running a game of D&D and was wondering (and this might be a stupid question but I can’t find anything on it) how far Faerun is.

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In the fourteen years since the Year of Shadows, the duergar armies of Dunspeirrin have clashed with the surface-dwelling shield dwarves of Ironfang Keep this Campaign of Darkness continues fitfully even todaythe illithids of Oryndoll, the drow of Undraeth beneath the Aphrunn Mountainsand small communities of drow, shield dwarves, and svirfneblin beneath the Dragon Reach.

Most of the Willlowywalks live in the magnificent, rambling Willow House, a sprawling old building that has faeruj countless additions and improvements over the last few generations.

There are also a number undetdark notable citiesand trade between nations is common, as in the Renaissance era.

The lead skum lives in the biggest cave on the lake bottom. However, the presence of magic provides an additional element of power to the societies. Two years ago, the other elders were finally forced to destroy Thalynsar.

Blessed Seahaven small town: The Throne of Bloodstone and I Willow House perches atop a low hill that provides a good view of the nearby faefun and forests, but it is actually a fair distance faeruj the gorge. No person who cannot read both Undercommon and Dwarven is permitted to enter the city, because every available inch of wall space in the entire series of delved halls is covered with writing. From time to time, a powerful chieftain manages to unite the goblinoids briefly with promises of pillaging the nearby surface lands of Tethyr and Calimshan, but such alliances never hold for long.

The kingdom has since been carved up by all manner of Underdark denizens who still squabble over rights to its tunnels. The Darklake gets its name from the unnatural darkness of its waters. For some centuries now, Holorarar has been held by various tribes of hobgoblins and other goblinoids.

The svirfneblin refugees destroyed the wererats in a furious skirmish, but the curse of lycanthropy was already at work undedark their wounded, and soon enough those who had been infected by the wererats killed or drove away those who had not. Eye of the Beholder. The runescribes beneath him are much more involved with day-to-day administration than with evangelism, and their hearts are more tuned underdwrk treasure and personal pleasure than piety.


The lake’s water is safe to drink after purification, but swimming in the Darklake is not advisable because of the creatures that reside in its depths. It was followed by underdarrk expansion packsShadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark.

The interior of the stalactite has been hollowed out, and terraced balconies line the inside, offering unddrdark officials a variety of scenic spots in which to conduct business at a leisurely pace. The west includes the city of Baldur’s Gatethe nations of Amn, Tethyr, Calimshan, the region of Western Heartlands and the elven stronghold of Evereska. The Deeprill flows for many miles beneath the foothills, carving out an expansive, living cave as it winds south and east from the gorge.

Varies, usually racial pantheon Imports: The Underdark economy umderdark primarily in armor, exotic goods, magic, slaves, timber and weapons. Once inside, they launched a lightning onslaught against House Nasadra and House Melarn and attempted to seize the city.

Surrounded by hostile neighbors, the shield dwarves of Iltkazar control little more than the city itself and its immediate surroundings under the Omlarandin Mountains in Tethyr. It is described as a vast subterranean network of interconnected caverns and tunnelsstretching beneath entire continents and forming an underworld for surface settings.

The sole surviving kingdom of Deep Shanatar, this realm is now little more than a single city. But Urdol-obna’s cave does faeurn a sizable trove of magic items, including a ring of three wishes with one wish remaining. Along the east coast of the Dragon Reach a northern branch of the Sea of Fallen Stars is a temperate region called The Vast, consisting of farmlands, forests and the Earthsea mountains.

While most ruins were looted, remote outposts turn up from time to time often as monster lairs with masterwork dwarven armor, weapons, and even magic underark within them.

The Underdark

Interspersed with the warring city-states are enclaves of gnomes, svirfneblin, dwarves, and other neutral and good folk, who remain isolated or resist encroachment by malign neighbors. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Though only extreme circumstances could lead non-illithids to explore Ch’Chitl, the following places are notable for such visitors. South of the continent, separated by the Great Sea, is a sub-tropical land called Zakhara.


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The Eastern Realmspublished in January Learn how and when to remove unedrdark template message. Their homes are palatial, and each illithilich is constantly attended by a handful of favored thralls and bodyguards. Since farun fall of the city, several drow wizards, under orders from their priestesses in Menzoberranzan, have been using dominated xorns to dig them out for resale. This area is actually inhabited by a loose confederation of skulks, whose clans are spread throughout the old kingdom.

Two sites of particular importance are described below. The borders of some of the kingdoms were changed to reflect this.

Geography of the Underdark

Most Deepburrow residents, including Albur Willowywalk, have heard stories of the Slickers but think they’re just fictional. Within the town, a team of mind flayers continually peers into the Ethereal and Astral Planes for signs of extraplanar intrusion. Salvatore’s novels about the fictional character Drizzt Do’Urden. Archived from the original on June 17, Sondarr is also home to several villages of svirfneblin, who have settled the area in the long centuries since the dwarf kingdom fell.

Slaves make up a fourth of the population, and visitors from other realms, undead servants, and conjured creatures bring the usual head count to sixty thousand. Parts of the terraces are walled off, but all the ceilings were left open because an enormous light portal embedded high in the stalactite suffuses the entire place with the warm yellow light of Toril’s sun during daylight hours, and the dim light of its moons at night.

Village defense is based primarily on the reputation of aboleths. The major domains include the following. The Willowywalk clan numbers almost two hundred now, counting distant cousins and other coattail relations. Assault on Myth Drannor. These droplets burst only when pierced with a sharp object such as a tooth. This once-mighty realm fell into darkness in DR, at the same time that the elven realm of Eaerlann was swept away by fiends boiling forth from the city of Ascalborn.