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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Finding no occupants, the wererats began to live easier, drinking the clean, steady water supply and eating the fungi that had regrown after the attack. Kara-Tur, roughly corresponding to ancient East Asiawas later the focus of its own source book Kara-Tur: It is a place where few humans go and from where even fewer return”. From Tabletop to Desktop”. Archived from the original on 1 January The northern nations faerum this mysterious area are termed the “Unapproachable East” and the southern nations the “Old Empires” in campaign setting publications.

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She serves him because his goals seem to coincide with hers, but she also contemplates how to best kill him and take over the rulership of the Boneyard. No shops exist to serve them, and the town has no inns. Roleplaying always governs over rules, and the adventures seem to develop themselves. Rather, Kursh and Ursummnogh play a constant game of mutual manipulation. There is no unified underground government since each individual city-state has a different form of rule. Dunspeirrin’s long-standing martial tradition was reignited by the return of Deep Duerra’s avatar in the form of Dunspeirrin’s Queen Mother and regent during the Time of Troubles.

The interior of the stalactite has been hollowed out, and terraced balconies line the inside, offering city officials a variety of scenic spots in which to conduct business at a leisurely pace.

Over the course of centuries, literally thousands of skeletons and zombies have been amassed in Pholaubbalt’s crypts and halls, waiting for the next necromancer or cleric to issue them orders.

Very little is known about this domain, and since it lies beneath the Unapproachable East, few western folk ever even learn of ts existence. Eye of the Beholder II: In later millennia, races such as the svirfneblin, goblinoids, orcs, and grimlocks.

The Underdark

Cities that develop a reputation for killing or enslaving caravans in peacetime as opposed to exhibiting cool hostility and rudeness, which are expected usually find themselves cut off from valuable resources and made easy prey for aggressors. The underdakr of the City of Shade and the subsequent battles fought against the phaerimm contained the alien threat, at least for a time.


The skums have marshaled a crude militia to guard the miners outside the village and stand watch over the entrances to the cavern. The Legend of Darkmoon. Under Illefarn bears the Forgotten Realms logo on underrdark cover, as do the two modules released inH4: Extending for hundreds of miles beneath Amn, Tethyr, and Calimshan, Old Shanatar was once home to the powerful dwarven realm of Deep Shanatar.

Rare among subterranean drow cities, Sshamath is ruled by male wizards, with the female clerics of Lolth taking lesser roles. Sondarr is also home to several villages of svirfneblin, who have settled the area in the long centuries since the dwarf kingdom fell.

Parties of Shadovars from the Empire of Shade seem particularly interested in what lies below Araumycos, and they have burned away underdaark parts of it with acids since their return, obviously in search of something particular. The sole surviving kingdom of Deep Shanatar, this realm is now little more than a single city.

But she knows that such an effort must wait until the numbers of faerrun grow and she has completed her transformation. The defeated drow had their revenge several years later: A band faerjn skeletal dwarves in full battle regalia is making its way through the tunnels, slaughtering any who attack them except for dwarves.

Once an industrious svirfneblin city beneath the Silver Marches, Blingdenstone was destroyed in a drow unxerdark two years ago.

Many are no more than 2 feet in diameter, which is a little tight underddark for halflings. It is described in detail in the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting from Wizards of the Coast[1] [2] and various locales and aspects are described in more depth in separate campaign setting books. Anything curious is actively inspected, and anything suspicious is crushed.

Later, he appears before the village and relays Urdol’s undwrdark. Many of the greatest wizard-lords of the realm battled to the last, but a powerful lord named Ilphemon chose to abandon the falling empire.

The Fantasy Roleplaying Gamer’s Bible 2nd ed. Unlike the more traditional mind flayer society, which is ruled by a single elder brain, Ch’Chitl is governed by an elder concord made of eight undead illithiliches. More than stone giants now inhabit the village of Cairnheim, which is located in a high mountain cavern in the heart of the Giant’s Run. Willow House perches atop a low hill that provides underxark good view of the nearby hills and forests, but it is actually a fair distance from the gorge.


Gunpowderknown here as the magical substance smoke powder and different in its composition from historical gunpowder, is starting to make an appearance, but much of the armament is still dominated by pre-gunpowder weaponry such as swordsspearsand bows.

Because the svirfneblin flooded and collapsed certain interior city tunnels during the attack, the wererats can’t get very far back into the city. Speleosa Turska Underwalk N female earth genasi druid 15ruler of the town. The salvage process has been progressing so quickly that the house wizards haven’t yet had a chance to inspect everything they’ve found.

Geography of the Underdark

The Eastern Realmspublished in Light is continually available only in the cavern known as the Speleosa’s Manse, since every resident has darkvision and most pockets are no more than 60 feet across.

Beneath the Marching Mountains in Calimshan, Ultoksamrin was the richest and most highly regarded subkingdom of Deep Shanatar during its heyday. They all stay together in the largest of the dormitories, which has enough room to house up to fourteen kuo-toa nuderdark.

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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.

The mind flayers also keep a few thralls of other races here as spies and lures for various schemes. While the caverns nearest to the gorge are relatively safe, Deepburrow’s subterranean neighborhoods are not free of danger.

Faerûn – Wikipedia

Though usually docile, Araumycos occasionally lashes out at intruders. The greatest and best-kept of these secrets is the realm of Deep Imaskar itself, which lies below the Endless Wastes in the easternmost portions of the Earthroot. Below the city, the members of the Concord of Elders live in sprawling lairs defended by all the Art at their command. Outsiders are allowed to conduct research within the library, but they must submit a written treatise of request in Dwarven specifying their interest and intent, and all materials may be handled only by runescribe librarians.