City of Splendors: Waterdeep offers an in-depth examination of the great city of Waterdeep in the Forgotten Realms setting. An overview of the city includes. City of Splendors: Waterdeep () – Explore the Shining Jewel of Faerûn Waterdeep beckons! For centuries, this grand city has stood at the. City of Splendors has ratings and 3 reviews. The first in-depth look at Waterdeep, the shining jewel of the Forgotten Realms setting, in many years.C.
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On the other hand, a few surprises were present. Results 1 to 7 of 7. This Month’s Dragon Magazine. Expedition to Castle Ravenloft. Information on the people of Waterdeep covers non-player characters, arcane schools, armed forces, guilds, nobility, prestige classes specific to the city, and more.
City of Splendors: Waterdeep
Parts of the mechanics feel very gotta catch ’em all ciyt I’m positive that any mage I play will be trying to get the GH enforcer PrC with it’s good hit dice and bab and spellcasting progression. In addition to the human-dominated city, this region includes dwarfholds in the Forlorn Hills and the Swords Mountains, the moon elven lands in and around Ardeep Forest, and the lower Delimbiyr and Dessarin valleys. Elf Elf rated it it was amazing Feb 28, No, several of them are high level, like Binding Chain of Fate, a 9th level arcane spell that inflicts minor force damage, keeps the prisoner in one spot, acts as dimensional anchor upon the target, prevents magic from functioning within the chain, and prevents the target from changing form.
A permanent effect too. Kenneth Underwood rated it liked it Nov 19, The problem with Waterdeep is that its coverage is shallow. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Splenddors Ravenloft. Foss rated it it was splendoors Feb 12, The book is a work of art. It details some odd three hundred and fifty locations. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Seeing as how one of the things that almost all adventurers do in cities is battle in the sewers, the author has wisely included a full page map of Waterdeep with the sewers in full view and numerous waterdewp keys and random encounters, both common and rare.
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The last elf king of Phalorm and hence ArdeepLathlaeril “Leafspear,” died in the Year of the Jester’s Smile DR at the Battle of Firetears, which was fought south of modern-day Triboar against the orcs of the illithid-led Everhorde. Lists with This Book. Thanks for the feedback guys. Ruardh ruled as the elf king of Phalorm until the Year of Melding DRwhen he fell against a horde of hobgoblins at the Battle of Blunted Fangs, near the site of present-day Dragonspear Castle.
Reset Fields Log in. It covers the history not only of Waterdeep, but that area that surrounded the city before it was a city. Ardeep, Iliyanbruen, and Rilithar.
City of Splendors: Waterdeep
This includes some unique constructs made either to protect the city, like the Walking Statues of Waterdeep, or those made by mad men like the Scaladar, large scorpion shaped constructs. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Waterdeep was written by Eric L.
Chapter seven, Heroes and Magic, continues with mechanics, but this time more goods for the player, includes new feats.
Being a city with several archmages, it should come as no surprise that there are several staffs here, including the Staff of Banishment with spells including banishment, dismissal, repulsion, and slow, or that there are several rings, including the ring of armor, equal to a ring of protection but with the fortification armor special ability.
It was good, but could have been so much better if they had more material and added a removable map. Whom do you call when special dangers threaten the city? The moon elves dwelt in quiet fellowship beneath the aaterdeep until the Year of the Moonfall DRwhen the last of the moon elves heeded the call of the Retreat and departed for Evermeet.
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Fortunately, I still have FR 1 and the Volo’s Guide to refer to, but it would have been nice to have had the locations updated. All are handled well. DeAnna rated it really liked it Mar 07, Russell Hoyle rated it really liked it Apr 03, Information on the people of Waterdeep covers non-player characters, arcane schools, armed forces, guilds, nobility, prestige classes ciy to the city, and more. This page was last edited wwterdeep 3 Octoberat I felt like I was rewarded!
Overall, for getting the characters into the game and the city, this is one of the stronger chapters. Scrambles rated it it was amazing Mar 29, IMO, Sharn is a better city book because of the amount of detail, but this book was a much more eaterdeep read. Join Date Oct Posts