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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Monsters in Drow of the Underdark | Xaeyruudh’s Index

Included among them are their immunity to Ghoul paralysis ; natural resistance to sleep fo charm magic; and the surface elves’ natural bonuses for swords and bow. Examining a golden spider pin found on one of the drow priestesses, the party can discover runes in the drow language reading ” LolthDeath Queen Mother”.

In the adventure, the player characters can discover the first hint of drow involvement in the fire giant king’s council room, on a scroll which promises “powerful help from the Drow”, signed by Eclavdra. Unfortunately, such moments are few and far between and fail to lift the story out of the ordinary.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They are created by the unholy union between an ascending high priestess of the drow goddess Lolth and a glabrezu.

Dark Sun Dark Sun: The six drow in the War of the Spider Queen series have also gained some renown since the novels have been drlw.

They are not an offshoot of the elven race like in many other worlds but rather a separate, if similar, race. The tribes are often xenophobicand the social structure varies from tribe to tribe. Females tend to be bigger and stronger than males. The symbol for most drow is a spider, and they often take the mage or acolyte classes.


In the world of Greyhawkthe drow were driven underground by their surface-dwelling relatives because of ideological differences. Instead of the spider goddess Lolth, most tribes worship a male scorpion deity known as Vulkoorthough exceptions are common.

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Some drow, especially of the House of Eilservworship a nameless Elder Elemental God said to have ties to Tharizdun instead of Lolth. Underdakr January 20, 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 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.

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. Draegloths are half- demonhalf drow monstrosities.

Views Read Edit View history. 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 ot flayers.

Most drow societies hate surface elves, unedrdark will wage war with almost any surface race and other subterranean races, such as mind flayerssvirfneblinduergarkuo-toadwarvesand orcsfor spoils and territory.

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. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Wizards of the Coast. The drow, especially when used as player charactersare surrounded by much controversy, [ clarification needed ] especially after the release of R.

Consequently, they are the only race of Elves that matches the fertility of ‘lesser’ races, such as humans.

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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.


The text is a slightly abridged version of the text originally found in modules G3 and D3. In the Dragonlance setting, Drow do not exist; rather, “dark elves” are elves who have been cast out by the other elves for various crimes, such as worship of the evil deities. The arcane guard drow, the dark sniper drow, the drow priestess, the Lolth’s sting, and the Lolth-touched drow ranger appear indfx Monster Manual IV This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat Drow deities in this world include Eilistraeethe “Dark Maiden”, the goddess of good-aligned drow, and of song, dance, swordwork, and hunting; GhaunadaurThat Which Inedx also known as “The Elder Elemental Eye”a tentacled dark purple deow served by ropers and patron of oozes and all things subterranean; Lolth; and Vhaeraunthe god of thievery and the patron god of drow rdow in opposition to the matriarchy of drow society.

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 Lloth in the drow languagethe Demon Queen of Spidersis the chief goddess of drow elves. Gygax wrote this entry, listed under “Elf, Drow”, according to the book’s credits section.

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

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