Races of Faerûn is an optional supplemental sourcebook for the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the 3rd edition of Dungeons & Dragons. The subraces of Faerûn also vary from those presented in the Player’s Handbook The elves have difficulty forgetting that the first human empires of Netheril. Races of Faerun (Dungeons & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying, Forgotten Realms Setting) [Sean K. Reynolds, Matt Forbeck, James Jacobs, Eric L. Boyd].

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History The concept faefun the dwarf comes from Norse[1] and Teutonic mythology. Development The City of Waterdeep was an integral part of Ed Greenwood’s house campaign, and is the most important city in the north of the Forgotten Realms setting. The Land of the Flying hunt is best known for its glass-armored, pegasus-mounted warriors. Except for the y Many Chondathans are merchants of one sort or another, and they are not afraid to take risks, travel, or settle new lands.

Richard Baker game designer topic Richard Baker full name L. The seagoing, warlike people of the Sword Coast North, the Trackless Sea, and the Dessarin river valley, Illuskans are tall, fair skinned folk with blue or forgottne gray eyes.

Fictional city-states Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Member feedback about Abeir-Toril: Many faerrun elves, wood elves, and wild elves still remain in places such as Semberholme, Tangled Trees, and the old Elven Court itself. Within the setting, many of these races are traditionally grouped into one of two categories: This fierce land is the home of the Ulutiuns, o hunters and nomads who survive where few others can. Forest gnomes and rock gnomes are common in the Unapproachable East.

A character from a powerful race may be the equivalent of a 2nd- 3rd- or 4th-level character, even with only one class level. Finally, the table lists equipment your character starts with if he chooses a region preferred for his character class fodgotten race. Retrieved August 10, Additional races like the aasimar, tiefling, genasi, shade, and the wemic are also mechanically detailed here, but forgtten relatively little lore compared to the standard r How much you like this book depends very heavily on how much you like reading lore, history, and flavour stuff.

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You may even learn feats from a new region altogether, whether or not you belong to an encouraged class for that region. Most are tall and have green or brown eyes, but these traits are hardly universal.

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James Pavelec is an artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games. The Aphrunn Mountains and Orsraun Mountains are home to many shield dwarves. Abeir- was added as a prefix to the planet’s name so that it would be the first entry in the alphabetical encyclopedia of terms included in the set.

Member feedback about List of Forgotten Realms cities: Stretching for hundreds of miles between the Forest of Lethyr and the Rawlinswood, the Great Dale rezlms home to reclusive clanfolk and mighty druids. Some other races which are known to inhabit it, including gnollsnagathri-kreenloxos, feygiantsogrestrollssahuaginsaurialsand numerous reapms, are left out, as well as a lot of the human ethnic groups and a few forgottne subraces.

They care little for the other races that share their territory, so long as those species do not encroach on their resources.

Races of Faerûn

Laid waste by the onslaught of Anauroch’s phaerimms, this realm of moon and sun elves is slowly recovering from the furious battles of the last year Forgotten Realms deities Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Most of the gnolls found in the East are denizens of Thay and serve the Red Wizards of that land. Forgotten Realms creatures Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Their hair and eye color varies widely, but brown hair and blue eyes are the most common. It is the leading city of the Silver Marches, a league of human cities and dwarf citadels.

They frequent the bustling human city of Waterdeep. Ruled by incarnations of their deities for thousands of years, many of the folk of Mulhorand have a trace of the divine in their heritage.


Races of Faerûn (Forgotten Realms) (Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition)

Quoting from that post:. I’d aferun in my work to Sean Reynolds, and he’d go through it and fix all the stuff that was broken or more often, make some suggestions to me on how to fix themand then I’d go over it again.

However, nonhuman characters are free to designate either their physical homeland or their racial culture as their character region, although they must be a member of a class listed for their race or homeland to select the corresponding regional feats and receive the bonus starting equipment. Member feedback about Richard Baker game designer: Snow Eagle Aerie – Elf: Elves and humans have lived side by or on the Sword Coast for many centuries, so half-moon elves are fareun common in the City of Splendors.

Chris rated it liked it Dec 31, Races explored were the major races dwarveselvesgnomeshalf-elveshalf-orchalflingshumansand planetouchedas well as minor races, aarakocracentaursgoblinoidskir-lanan, lizardfolklycanthropesshadeswemicsand yuan-tiand the various subraces in the case of humans, ethnic groups of each of the races. Slyths do not often gather in great numbers; they much prefer to live quietly in small bands.

The first 75 pages are mostly-useless-to-5E-mechanical stuff Feats, Prestige Classes, etcbut the rest of the page book is almost pure history and lore in a small font and tightly typesetand it includes the kind of population data you’re looking for.

This description remained true in 3rd Edition.

Many of Thay’s gnolls come from the wild northwestern frontiers of that forbidding land.