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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There are exceptions to the rule, of course. Wesley; Jacobs, James This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat The drow, especially when used as player charactersare surrounded by much controversy, [ clarification needed ] especially frow the release of R.

Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Salvatore except for Liriel Baenre underdarj Qilue. Gideon Kibblewhite reviewed Daughter of the Underdar for Arcane magazine, rating it a 4 out of 10 overall. They are sacred creatures to the Lolthites and are usually treated with respect.

The book’s format and contents are similar to that of DraconomiconLibris Mortisand Lords of Madness.

The vast majority of Drow Elves both male and female in the original campaign setting of Greyhawk have no authority or ranking at all and live an idle and degenerate life in the great city of the Drow.

According to the Forgotten Realms storyline, Lolth began as an intermediary goddess abiding in the sixty-sixth layer of the Abyssthe Demonweb Pits. Drow males are commonly wizards or fighters.

Drow use giant lizards as pack animals, use bugbears and troglodytes as servants, and have alliances with many of the underworld’s evil inhabitants such as mind flayers. Lolth Lloth in the drow languagethe Demon Queen of Spidersis the chief goddess of drow elves.

Dark elves rarely produce half-elvesas they would slaughter any fool who trusts them.

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Half-drow are also generally evil; however, half-drow of differing lndex are more common than non-evil full drow. Views Read Edit View history. Views Read Edit View history. A Guidebook to the Drow in and is based on the d20 System.

Not long after underrark creation of the elves, they were torn into rival factions, one evil and one good; after a great civil war, those who followed the path of evil and chaos were driven far from the world’s forests and into the bleak, lightless caverns and tunnels of the underworld. Having lured the heroes into her subterranean trap, Lolth transforms into her demonic spider form and drops her victims onto a giant web. These creatures, later known as the “dark elvenfolk” or drow, grew strong in the arcane arts over the centuries and content with their gloomy o beneath the frow, though they still bear enmity towards and seek revenge against their distant kin, the elves and faeries who drove them down.


Dark Elven Society is detailed in the second chapter. Greenwood appears in the book’s introduction as a narrator, explaining how he came across the information in the book: The drow appear as a playable elf subrace in the Player’s Handbook for this edition As a race, drow are usually evil. Hence, most Drow plot endlessly to murder inddex otherwise incapacitate their rivals and enemy Drow using deceit and betrayal.

While Paizo Publishing was printing Dragon and Dungeoncovers featuring drow often sold better than other issues in the same year. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He is the founder and leader of the mercenary band Bregan D’aerthe. Drow deities in unrerdark world include Eilistraeethe “Dark Maiden”, the goddess of good-aligned drow, and of ghe, 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.

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Knderdark discovered that the drow instigated the alliance between the races of giants and its warfare against mankind, in D1 Descent into the Depths of the Earth the party follows the fleeing drow into the tunnels leading northwest and deep into the earth, to eliminate the threat they pose.

Through the events that transpired in War of the Spider Queen series, she transformed herself into a greater goddess as she is depicted now in 4th edition, the Demonweb Pits becoming its own plane.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Each prestige class also contains a sample NPC ready for quick use. Also, drow weapons and armor usually made of adamantite or another metal unique to the Underdark slowly lose their magical properties undeerdark exposed to the sun.

The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: Drow infravision is described as so intense that their eyes actually radiate heat; therefore, a character viewing a drow through infravision would see two burning eyes atop a normally glowing torso. Archived copy as title All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from December Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from April All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles to be expanded from March All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes Wikipedia articles needing clarification from February Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from February Commons category link indec on Wikidata.


The text is a slightly abridged version of the text originally found in modules G3 and D3. Daughter of the Drow Cover of the first edition. underdqrk

Drow characters are extremely intelligent, charismatic and dexterous, but share surface elves’ comparative frailty and slight frames. The third module in the series, G3 Hall of the Fire Giant Kingagain mentions the party’s need to find out whatever is behind the giants’ alliance, and this time mentions the drow specifically by name.

Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: The word “drow” is from the Orcadian and Shetlandic dialects of Scots[5] an alternative form of ” trow “, [6] which is a cognate with ” troll “.

The rest of the cast creak lndex as loudly as the plot. The third chapter details “Drow Religion” in the Forgotten Realms setting; as the majority of drow worship Lolth or “Lloth”, formerly drw as Araushnee in ancient timesthey simply don’t speak of or recognize those who do not.

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.

Lolth was first mentioned in the modules Descent into the Depths of the Earth and more fully described in Vault of the Drow[2] and was the main antagonist of the module Queen of the Demonweb Pits The module also reveals that there are rumors of vast caverns housing whole cities of drow which exist somewhere deep beneath the earth, and now that the drow have dwelled in inrex dark labyrinthe places they dislike daylight and other forms of bright light as it hampers their abilities.

Retrieved 2 January Their hearing and vision are better than that of a human being and they are difficult to imdex up on because of this.