What is the canon for the creation of Anauroch? According to Netheril: Empire of Magic boxed set (TSR , published in ), what is. Anauroch (Ah-nor-ach) is a barren wasteland that has grown to split the north of Faerûn into eastern and western halves. Also known as the Great Desert or the. Anauroch, The Empire of Shade (D&D module).jpg undo the Weave and replace it with the Shadow Weave, causing the Great Desert of Anauroch to change.

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They have ignored the other desert-dwellers as beneath their notice. Sign up using Email and Password. I’d say it gets somewhat warm in the daytime since there is little vegetation to absorb the naked sun’s raysbut it becomes quite cooler at night like many high desert regions do. But then the Sundering happens, and anuaroch Lathander gig is up – they are recognized as different deities, and Amaunator goes back to his roots.

The obvious question is “what would be there instead? Early in the Year of Wild Magic, a mysterious flying city of black walls and high spire’s materialized above the Dire Wood. Been thinking about it being HOT in the Anauroch. The rest remains dd&d out Through years of painstaking work the Zhents created a chain of caravanserai at oases in the Sword, the sandy southern portion of Anauroch.

So far they have all but ignored the Bedine and Zhentarim, considering them beneath their notice. Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from May All articles needing rewrite Pages using anauorch image syntax Articles to be expanded from May All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from May All c&d with anquroch sections Articles using small message boxes All stub articles.

You go into it from one point and exit at the opposite point via the Plane of Shadow. Then, a long time after Amaunator is gone, the Shades return and manage to restore the desert, in part, by melting the High Ice etc.


Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: Within the ninth century of the foundation of the Netherese kingdom, they had already managed to create the first floating cities.

Not far from the Anaauroch of Thirst lies the Saiyaddar, a region of arid grasslands home to wild grazing animals. Never sleep under the jackfruit tree.

But the line of thought seemed to be “let’s make it how it was before”, which I’m not too sad about either. The lifedrain spell is described in the Ruins of Myth Drannor. That’s why there’s a desert in the north, that’s why it’s hot. Not sure if they were mostly ‘native’, half-and-half, mostly Imaskari, or some other percentages, but their was some mixing just as we had that created the Mulan people of FR.

That quote from the Companions does make it clear that the 4e Anauroch wasn’t beautiful green plains as could be thought from just looking at the 4e mapso it’s possible the reversal, although rapid, wasn’t quite as crazy a change as could be thought. About forty miles east of the ruined city of Ascore on the northwestern border of the desert, another abandoned city rises from the sands. May have finally figured it out.

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It could even be a neat reversal of the fantasyland stereotypes, but newp. Formerly this was the Shoal of Thirst, a great basin stretching for miles in all directions, a salt flat completely devoid of water.

The cities of Anauria, Asram, and Hlondath survived for centuries after Netheril had vanished. Mapolq Senior Scribe Brazil Posts. The drow in the War of the Spider Queen series of novels arrive here by means of a portal. The phaerimm were forgotten by all but the wisest of sages until the barrier holding them was broken. That would be good news for the phaerimms, except that the shades are their worst foes.


We actually finally have a chance to get some of the barely-covered areas ‘get some love’ in 5e. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Dark Sun Dark Sun: Well, when those regions return from Abeir, they are the “Fallen Kingdoms” or “embattled kingdoms” of Samarach, Thindol, and Tashluta. I’m going to tacitly agree with that a little bit, and also state that one of the things I’ve been writing up has been along the lines that the portions of Tashalar, Thindol and Samarach that disappeared “beneath the waves” did not disappear beneath the waves.

The Empire of Shade falls short of sending Wizards of the Coast’ s 3. Amauroch Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Some three centuries after the fall of the empire, which was caused by the attempt of one overambitious archwizard, Karsus, to become a god, the spread of the desert had stopped. Although outsiders think of the Great Desert as a single gigantic waste, it is in fact a succession of different types of deserts: The battle awakens what turns out to be a hive of the creatures, and they use the life and magic-draining power of the spire against the lands below.

Shortly thereafter, it came to rest near the Scimitar Spire mountains in southern Anauroch. In anaurohc, only the lower anwuroch desert was supposed to be ‘hot’, but even that was a stretch.

Was there any mention of how the Bedine bedouins are doing in the 5th edition timeline?

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Like the famous Gobi over in China and Mongolia. It is a city that landed near the High Ice and was eventually abandoned. These cloven, rocky spires rise on the east side of At’ar’s Looking Glass. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. The in universe explanation for Anauroch being a desert again is: