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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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. This community under the Far Hills is the preeminent Underdark market for magic items. Because the svirfneblin flooded and collapsed certain interior city tunnels during the attack, the wererats can’t get very far back into the city.

Durgg-Gontag’s members are not fafrun in politics, but they’re friends of the Harpers and often act as agents and spies for that organization in the Upperdark and Middledark.

Ghouls, ghasts, shadows, and wraiths are also plentiful. They keep their most interesting finds in a hollow dug into the side of a nearby tunnel, guarded by alert fighters.

Geography of the Underdark

It lies beneath the Orsraun Mountains, carved into a thicket of massive stalactites that dangle high above a great subterranean chasm. There are also a number of notable citiesand trade between nations is common, as in the Renaissance era. The Glimmersea’s waters fill dozens of immense vaults.

Archived from the original on December 7, Anyone with the means to empty out the wells and the will to challenge a village full of skums protected by a random number of aboleths would find a total of 1d4 x 5, gp each in gold ore, mithral ore, and platinum ore.

Iltkazar is one of the eight original dwarven kingdoms of Deep Shanatar. Most caverns occupied by the former overkingdom of Deep Shanatar are empty of dwarves but filled with other communities of creatures. Droplets of water roughly 2 inches in diameter swell from the leaves of a mature plant every day and can be carried in a basket like oranges. While the caverns nearest to the gorge are relatively safe, Deepburrow’s subterranean neighborhoods are not free of danger. Likewise, there are regions where more barbaric tribes and customs persist.


The City of Ravens Bluff. Ch’Chitl was founded in DR by a cult of illithids that planned the settlement as an adjunct to Skullport.

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Its halls stand one on top of another, like uneven spokes radiating from a central wheel. But reclaiming it from beholders, drow, orcs, and assorted other regional pests that now occupy the area would not be so easy, and the league has more immediate concerns.

Because the Buried Realms are situated below the ruins of ancient Netheril and its daughter states, they contain many Netherese ruins.

Nonillithids are considered thralls, and even illithids from other undeddark are encouraged to finish their business quickly and leave.

Wizards of the Coast Similarly, two locales in a single domain are connected by enough cave systems, tunnels, and other passages to enable travel from one to the other without leaving the Underdark. These caves are densely packed with quaggoth homes, which are just as densely packed with quaggoths.

The areas around these natural features have been hollowed out by slave labor to create meeting halls and personal areas for the cloakers. The remaining survivors live in small camps on the edge of the hole and spend their time delving into the ruins, recovering buried treasures, and fighting off anyone else who comes to do the same. Religion plays a large part in the Forgotten Realms, with deities and their faetun being an integral part of the world. Dupapn has twice as much undeedark as a normal village of its size because of the nearby uunderdark and its monstrous population.


The giants of Cairnheim have darkvision and carefully watch over their access tunnels, which are protected by runes, avalanches, and deadfalls.

Ghalmrin is slowly warming to the idea of further interaction with the surface, but any sudden, unexpected moves could cause him to pull back again.

Underdark – Wikipedia

The set introduced the campaign setting and explained how to use it, [21] and reserved space on the map for SSI ‘s Gold Box computer role-playing games set in the Forgotten Realms.

Under the blues’ direction, the goblins diverted a spring that had once supplied the communities on the surface with water.

Salvatore’s novels about the fictional character Drizzt Do’Urden. 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 village is spread out through a winding series of lava tubes and caves, which surprisingly required very little modification to be comfortable for stone giants. Ch’Chitl’s economy is based on raiding rather than trade. A small genealogical section endeavors to trace the lineage of a few kuo-toa rogues that fqerun exalted to the status of kuo-toa leviathans.

Secret of the Silver Blades. It is a region of contrasts, with the forested Dalelandsthe desert wastes of Anauroch, the coastline of the Moonsea with the infamous Zhentil Keep, [9] and the bitterly cold steppes of The Ride. Although Menzoberranzan is ruled by a council of matrons from the eight greatest houses, others in the city hold political power, such as the mercenary leader Undeddark NE male drow Ftrl7 and the Archmage of Menzoberranzan, Gromph Baenre CE male drow Wiz