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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Their flesh is as dark as a drow’s, and they are covered in a fine coat of fur; they also have a white mane.

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. 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. Dragondown Grotto Red Undefdark of Doom.

This book also details the Underdark of the Forgotten Realms, as well as thd monsters of the Underdark including the myrlochar te the yochlol. Schwalband Greg A. Although primarily intended for DM use, [2] players can use information from the book to play as a drow character or half-drow character, as well as to fight against drow, or to adventure in the Underdark in general. However, Menzoberranzan is featured most prominently in the novels.

As a race, drow are usually evil. In Mongoose Publishing ‘s Drow War trilogy, the drow are recast as lawful evil villains and likened to the Underark. The history of the drow within the game is revealed; in ages past, the elves were torn by discord and warfare, driving out from their surface lands their selfish and cruel members, who sought underdakr in the underworld.

Their hearing and vision are better than that of a human being and they are difficult to sneak up on because of this.

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Their equipment magical boots and cloaks, and fine mesh armor similar to chainmail is black in color and described as being empowered by exposure to the strange radiations of the Drow homeland, losing this power and eventually falling apart when exposed to direct sunlight and kept from the radiation for too long. Queen of the Demonweb Pits. Social station is the most important thing in drow society, making ascension to greater power a drow’s ultimate goal. The drow are first presented as a player character race in Unearthed Arcanaalso written by Gygax.


This is balanced by their weakness in daylight. The drow appears in the Monster Manual for this edition ReynoldsSkip Williamsand Rob Heinsoo. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Drow also employ the unusual hand crossbowfiring small, though very lethal, darts.

The Forgotten Realms Lolth has different appearance, dogma and personality than the core Lolth. Drow deities in this world include Eilistraeethe “Dark Maiden”, the goddess of good-aligned drow, and of song, dance, swordwork, and hunting; GhaunadaurThat Which Lurks also known as “The Elder Elemental Eye”a tentacled dark purple blob served by ropers and patron of oozes and all things subterranean; Lolth; and Vhaeraunthe god of thievery and the patron god of drow males in opposition to the matriarchy of drow society.

Prior to the Spellplague descendants of the Miyeritar dark elves later succeed in reversing their transformation and are recreated as a distinct dark elf race. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Views Read Edit View history. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Archived from the original on The players may discover an astral gate leading to the plane of the Abysswhich sets them up for module Q1. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. Daughter of the Drow is an Underdark novel about a drow princess who, after giving up all hope of escape from her chores as an evil spider-god priestess locked in a bitter struggle for power, encounters a berserker warrior and becomes involved in a quest involving a talisman of power and finds true love.

Aside from living underground, they have nothing in common with Drow and are not known as Dark elves.

Drow of the Underdark Wizards of the Coast Statistics for one monster, the vril, were accidentally left out of the book. This article needs additional citations for verification. The tribes are often xenophobicand the social structure varies from tribe to tribe. The Kf Alliance Planescape: This chapter contains new mundane, alchemical, and magic items, along with poisons, magic-infused poisons, and artifacts. Males were just as likely to have positions of authority over both males and females, and the tradition of Matriarchy, where the highest-ranking member was always a female, was underdarkk a special directive of the Demon Queen Lolth.

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Drow are highly resistant to magicwhile all drow have the ability to use some inherent magical abilities even if they are not strictly or. Wesley; Jacobs, James 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.

Unfortunately, such moments ths few and far between and fail to lift the story out of the ordinary. This chapter contains new uses for various skills, new feats including general, metamagic, ambush, divine, vile, and weapon style featsalternate class features for many classes, and new spells and invocations some of which require the user to be a drow.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Schwalb ; Greg A. They live to extraordinarily long ages if not killed by violence first, over a thousand years in some cases. Hence, most Drow plot endlessly to murder or otherwise incapacitate their rivals and enemy Drow using deceit and betrayal. As the party travels, signs of the drow are noted all around; the drow clearly freely pass through these subterranean areas, even though they are hated and feared by the other local intelligent races.

Examining a golden spider pin found on one of the drow priestesses, the party can discover runes in yhe drow language reading ” LolthDeath Queen Mother”. inrex

Drow characters are extremely intelligent, charismatic and dexterous, but share surface elves’ comparative frailty and slight frames. Drow society, religion, history, magic, craftwork, and language for the Forgotten Realms campaign setting is detailed significantly in The Drow of the Underdarkby Ed Greenwood. They also naturally excel at moving silently.

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Over time, the remaining elves turned into drow by powerful magic, and at nuderdark time any elf who is evil enough can spontaneously turn into a drow. The author of the series has stated that this was a deliberate reaction to the prevalence of renegade, non-evil drow characters. Retrieved 2 January Usually Chaotic Evil or Neutral Evil.