14 items Complete list of all D&D spells, rulebooks, feats, classes and more!. Drow of the Underdark is the name of two supplemental rules books for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, providing supplementary game . It is meant to be used with 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons and Dragons rules and the Menzoberranzan boxed set, FOR2 Drow of the Underdark, and Drizzt.
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Actual drow can be encountered starting on level 2 of the king’s hall, beginning with a group of drow priests, and then other drow later. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: Unearthed Arcana Wizards of the Coast The term “half-drow” usually refers to one who is half drow and half human.
Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Wizards of the Coastseeing the heavy sales of the GRP supplement, released their own supplement book called Drow of the Underdark in May The existence of drow in Golarion is virtually unknown to non-elves.
Also, drow weapons and armor usually made of adamantite or another metal unique to the Underdark slowly lose their magical properties if exposed to the sun. Lolth initially appears as a beautiful elven woman who offers to lead the series’ heroes through an underground passage to escape a horde of monsters. The Drow followers of Eilistraee are the largest group of good Drow, as Eilistraee is the patron goddess of all Drow that have a good alignment. They are said to be evil, “as dark as faeries are bright”, and pictured in tales as poor fighters but strong magic-users.
Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Drow characters are extremely intelligent, charismatic and dexterous, but share surface elves’ comparative frailty and slight frames.
Over time, the remaining elves turned into drow by powerful magic, and at this time any elf who is evil enough can spontaneously turn into a drow.
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Bellevue, WashingtonUnited States: Drow society is based upon violence, murder, cunning, and the philosophy that only the strong survive though in Drow tongue, a quirk of the language creates a reversal of cause-and-effect; more correctly, it can be translated as “those who survive are strong”. Retrieved 2 January Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms inxex Greyhawk deities. The dark elves who became the drow were originally simply elves who held more with the tenets of might than those of justice, and as they quested for power they became corrupted and turned against their fairer brethren.
Like other undsrdark, Drow are more dexterous than humans, dtow have a weaker constitution. The Oxford English Dictionary gives no entry for “drow”, but two of the citations under “trow” name it as an alternative form of the word. Draegloths are half- demonhalf drow monstrosities.
Unfortunately, such moments are few and far between and fail to lift the story out of the ordinary. Hence, most Drow plot endlessly to murder or otherwise incapacitate their rivals and enemy Drow using deceit and betrayal.
Originally, drow were chaotic evil in alignment. Drow infravision is described as so intense rdow their eyes actually radiate heat; therefore, a character viewing a drow through infravision would see two burning eyes atop a normally glowing torso.
Monsters in Drow of the Underdark | Xaeyruudh’s Index
They live to extraordinarily long ages if not killed by violence first, over a thousand years in some cases. For the mythological creatures, see Trow folklore. The drow are well adapted to seeing in the dark, and they loathe, are terrified of, and are easily blinded by the light of the surface. Eldritch Wizardry Supplement IV: This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat Found in any campaign setting, they are particularly numerous in the Forgotten Realms.
Their inherent magic use comes from training in magic, which all drow receive. Fo section needs expansion. Drow in Eberron run the gamut from almost feral in nature to being fully civilized and on par with the cultural level of Khorvairevarying from tribe to tribe. An extensive overview of the drow undetdark structure is given for the purpose of creating any number of mini-campaigns or adventures taking place inside the drow capital.
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This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat They are created by the unholy union between an ascending high priestess of the drow goddess Lolth and a glabrezu. The center of drow civilization is the subterranean city Erelhei-Cinluand its surrounding Vault, commonly called the Vault of the Drow. Their face is stretched so it resembles that of a dog. Jacobs says that “even the name” is controversial, having at least two pronunciations.
It is believed that Vulkoor is actually one of the forms of the Mockery.
They are able to communicate using a silent language composed of hand movements, and when coupled with facial and body expression, movement, and posture, this form of communication is the equal of any spoken language.
Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. A Novel of Niflheim. The only reason they do not murder themselves to extinction is by the will of Lolth, working primarily through her clergy.
Drow also employ the unusual hand crossbowfiring small, though very lethal, darts. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Dark Sun Dark Sun: April Learn how and when to remove this template message. nidex