Descend into the depths of the world!
No realm within the D&D® global stirs the mind's eye just like the Underdark. This massive subterranean area holds hundreds of thousands of event probabilities and myriad threats, together with drow, brain flayers, dragons, and worse! complete campaigns can spread in its depths, and its rewards are boundless.
Underdark™ comprises every thing a Dungeon grasp must run adventures or campaigns set within the colossal underworld of his or her D&D crusade, together with new monsters and dangers, ready-to-play encounters, monster lairs, and precise info on a number of dark-dwelling “movers and shakers.”
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If the subject ofa rival can by some means be dropped at a beholder's recognition, rage is frequently the speedy outcome. regardless of the beholders' lack of ability to compromise, the Deeps include such lousy wonders as beholder hive towns, whose visual appeal can fluctuate among tangled underground mazes of curved tunnels carved through disintegration rays to towns of alien, rounded architec ture that count from the ceiling ofgreat Underdark caverns. The beholders that stay in those hives tol erate every one other's presence. a few impression, even if of a extra strong grasp or a few restraining fea ture of the realm itself, retains those creatures in money. such a lot heholders are encollntered as lone creatures, . probably followed through lesser eyes of flame or different servitor creatures. A humanoid mastermind or felony lord can be reluctant to bare his or her identification, yet a beholder's ego guarantees that those that face a beholder-organized plot want in basic terms pierce a number of layers of subterfuge prior to they arrive nose to nose with the many-eyed ringleader. BEHOLDER VENGEANCE Leve1 20 come upon (XP 15,000) After the destruction ofits lair hy brain flayers , this beholder has determined to rid the Underdark of as many illithids as attainable. It presently hunts with a number of grirnlock minions that served the final brain flayer it slew. • 1 beholder eye tyrant (level 19 solo artillery, ]'\tINI 32) • 6 grimlock thugs (level 18 minion brute, web page one hundred forty five) DROW: darkish AND lethal regardless of the possibly better hazard posed through abo leths. beholders, and brain flayers , drow may perhaps good be the main infamous of the entire Underdark races_ Drow society is infamously chilly, conspiratorial , and relentlessly antagonistic even to its highest-status members_ The prestige of a person is outlined by means of her skill to impose her will on others_ Drow associations function as strict hierarchies_The such a lot primary of those are the temple of Lolth, the extended family condominium, and the armed forces unit. Drow attempt to strengthen their positions_They undermine superiors, betray comrades, and overwhelm these not as good as them_ ache and pain are omnipresent even if a person drow takes excitement in inflict ing soreness. she makes use of it unquestioningly as a device of first inn. Acts of cruelty are casually undertaken. each interplay performs out as a dominance problem. The robust get what they take; the vulnerable obtain the drub bing they deserve. one of the drow, simply the really mad consider no para noia. those that fail to monitor their backs quickly locate them packed with knives. DROW PATROLS Even good outdoor their very own geographical regions. drow take pains to exterminate outsiders from the outside international. They see such patrols as a type of"housekeeping" responsibility they practice on behalf in their drow matrons. more often than not, such patrols are deSigned only to proceed exhibiting forth the drow's cruel and cruelty, and to maintain all creatures that come upon the drow good apprised of that truth. each nice whereas, a drow patrol comes throughout a real risk to drow dominance. If the patrol is eradicated, the failure ofthat unit to file again in a well timed demeanour nonetheless communicates a mes sage again to the drow who prepared the patrol: a strong risk to drow is within the region, so be cautious.