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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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Vr’tark eventually escaped from his captors and fled into the Underdark, eventually ending up at the Boneyard.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Since that time, Cainheim has grown slowly. The old architectural style of the Imaskari empire lives on in the bulbous dome structures of Deep Imaskar, which are often connected by arcing bridges. This four-room inn caters to the occasional Material Plane surface dweller who comes to Earth’s End for business or to visit one of the earth genasi inhabitants. The following entries describe cities, ruins, dungeons, and other points of interest that adventurers might wish to visit in the Underdark.

Menzoberranzan lies about 30 miles north of it and about 2 miles above, but several well traveled paths descend from the City of Spiders to the lake’s shores. As Brikklext grows, the bugbears and blues are finding it more expedient to expand downward than outward. The industrious stronghearts work these mines from dawn to dusk, but most return to surface homes at the end of the day, climbing back up the hundreds of wooden stairs that scale the side of the gorge in the middle of town.

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The city hosts the largest known settlement of slyths in the Underdark, and it is commonly regarded as the homeland of that race. Many of these creatures were diverted from protecting the deep gnomes during the drow attack, but a few have been summoned or snared since.

In large communities, they establish unferdark, fluid cliques that revolve around courting, communing with like-minded cloakers, and building caste-like hierarchies. The overcrowded quaggoths are restless and violent, and they attack any non-illithid that approaches.

For more than a century, Deep Imaskar suffered at the hands of these ruthless necromancers, but in DR a charismatic champion by the name of Chaschara led a revolt against the necromancer-lords and freed Deep Imaskar. With the rise of the League of the Silver Marches, some young dwarves in Citadel Adbar and Citadel Felbarr want to do more than secure the areas immediately beneath their cities – they want to ofrgotten the Fardrimm.


A stand of trees is not a forest, even if it contains everything you’d find in the forest. Later, he appears before the village and relays Urdol’s commands. Popular cloakers are the ones that are larger than usual, have darker coloring, or exhibit other superlative physical characteristics.

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No shops exist to serve them, and the town has no inns. It lies beneath the Orsraun Mountains, carved into a thicket of massive stalactites that dangle high above a great subterranean chasm.

This is more like it! Caves and tunnel systems, dwarven underground dwellings, the large cavernous drow territories, uhderdark fungus gardens, and those stranger things that lurk below would all seem to qualify. War parties from Eryndlyn are frequently encountered in the dungeons and ruins of foorgotten High Moor, since the drow of the city are greatly interested in any secret vaults or lore that may remain from the ancient elven realm of Miyeritar, which once stood here.

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You don’t have to agree with them, but you also don’t have to argue fodgotten harass them about it.

Phil Seachild keeps only a few possessions here. These creatures are mostly interested in avoiding notice, but a few serve gealms greater doppelganger who ynderdark its sanctum in the former Drakkalor palace’s treasure vault. It’s a great resource for world-building a I both liked and disliked this sourcebook. It is reasonably safe to visit, since the skums are always looking for buyers for their mithral and gems, but skums are hardly good company, so few travelers care to linger any longer than necessary on Dupapn’s rocky shores.

Geography of the Underdark

Earth’s End is an adventuring outpost run by earth genasi for outsiders and elementals from the Elemental Plane of Earth. First, they presented him with a cursed item, a headband of idiocywhich appeared to be a headband of intellect.

About half the magic runes in the city affect areas close by. The Upperdark — Underdarkp. Fictional subterranea Forgotten Realms locations Greyhawk locations.

Cloakerhaven is no place for any humanoid to visit. East of the Buried Realms lies the small domain known as the Deep Wastes, which runs beneath the Dalelands and the Moonsea. To ask other readers questions about Underdarkrea,ms sign up. The Lord Apprehender oversees all information and resource gathering in the city, and his servants also maintain the city’s magical defenses. Running or charging within Araumycos is impossible.


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Deep Imaskar is ruled by a High Lord or Lady Planner, who controls the city through a body of wizards known as the Planners. The guild members use Deepburrow as their home base and funnel stolen goods from other places through the city. In DR, the Dodkong appeared from the dark below. In certain places it may be possible to trail-blaze a route from one domain to another, but then again, it may not.

Long ago, the giantish realm of Nedeheim controlled the Giant’s Run Mountains. The Underdark was also the setting for forgottwn expansion pack to the computer game Neverwinter Nights called Hordes of the Underdarkwhich featured the port city of Lith My’athar, and the mysterious Seer.

The section describes some of the most notorious, important, and incredible locales in the Realms Below.

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fofgotten Those who invoke the ancient custom receive beds, food, water, wine, and minor healing at no cost, instead of instant death. Not everyone who lives here worships Laduguer, but most at least venerate the Gray Protector. The town hosts very few Material Plane visitors who come to them directly from the surrounding Underdark, and the Speleosa would rather not advertise the existence of Earth’s End to the illithids, drow, or aboleths in the vicinity.

This area is f inhabited by a loose confederation of skulks, whose clans are spread throughout the old kingdom. In DR, Hargun Anvilbreaker, a prominent cleric of Laduguer, led a large group of zealots out of the great city of Dunspeirrin to found a temple city – a place where the worship of Laduguer not Deep Duerra would forevermore be first in the hearts of the gray dwarves. The deepest of the subkingdoms lies in the Middledark, beneath the Snowflake Mountains.