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.

Author: Monos Kazikinos
Country: Albania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 5 August 2005
Pages: 498
PDF File Size: 3.36 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.49 Mb
ISBN: 793-8-99545-145-1
Downloads: 77992
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Voodooran

Gygax wrote this entry, listed under “Elf, Drow”, according to the book’s credits section. The statistics and information for drow are reprinted from Hall of the Fire Giant King in the back of this module, along with statistics for Lolth herself. Any elf character of good or neutral alignment, even drow, is allowed into the realm of Arvanaith where undervark go upon reaching old age.

The drow appears in the Monster Manual for this edition The third chapter details “Drow Religion” in the Forgotten Realms setting; as the majority of drow worship Lolth or “Lloth”, formerly known as Araushnee in ancient timesthey simply don’t speak of or recognize those who do not.

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 these dark labyrinthe places they dislike daylight and other forms of bright light as it hampers their abilities.

Lolth Lloth in the drow languagethe Demon Queen of Spidersis the chief goddess of drow elves. A slightly different and arguably more powerful version of Lolth is presented in the Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide.

Drow – Wikipedia

Dark Sun Dark Sun: Bellevue, WashingtonUnited States: Lolth does not tolerate any Drow that threaten to bring down her society, and the clergy make certain that perpetrators cease their destructive actions by either threatening or killing them.


Drow possess natural magical abilities which enables them to summon globes of darkness, outline targets in faerie fire which causes no harm but makes the target brightly visible to everyone who sees them, and create magical balls of light. Aside from living underground, they have nothing in common with Drow and are not known as Dark elves. 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 not a special directive of the Demon Queen Lolth.

Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

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.

The book’s format and contents are similar to that of DraconomiconLibris Mortisand Lords of Madness. The drow are described as purportedly dwelling deep beneath the surface world, in strange subterranean lf.

They also possess darkvision superior to most other supernatural races. The eighth chapter briefly describes “Drow Language”, while the ninth chapter goes into unverdark Nomenclature” by providing example female and male given names and drow house names, and the tenth chapter provides “A Selected Glossary of Deep Drow”.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Expedition to the Demonweb Pits Wizards of the Coast This section needs expansion.

Boydand Robert J. Other works continuing the story of the drow in the Forgotten Realms include Elaine Cunningham ‘s Starlight and Shadows series —,the War of the Spider Queen series —, various authorsand Lisa Smedman ‘s The Lady Penitent series — 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.


The drow appear in the Monster Manual for this editionincluding the drow warrior, the drow arachnomancer, the drow blademaster, and the drow priest.

It describes their variable physical builds, their alert and inquisitive intelligence, their highly developed senses, the personal magic that all drow are trained in; it also details drow wizards the most dangerous drow likely to be encountered outside the Underdarkas well as the driders, misfit drow who have failed a test of Lolth.

Welcome to Menzoberranzan

Draegloths are half- demonhalf drow monstrosities. Draegloths are about ten feet tall and have four arms, the upper pair being much larger than the lower. This is balanced by their weakness in daylight. The six drow in iindex War of the Spider Queen series have also gained some renown since the novels have been published.

Archived from the original on 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. They also naturally excel at moving underdafk. They are not an offshoot of the elven race like in many other worlds but rather a separate, if similar, race.

They live to extraordinarily long ages if not killed by violence first, over a thousand years in some cases.