Anauroch: The Empire of Shade is an adventure module for the edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Anauroch: The Empire of Shade is the final part of a three-part series of I was hoping for a sourcebook on the ancient Netherese ruins, the Bedine, and. In the pages of this sourcebook, Anauroch comes to life. Its dark, innermost secrets are revealed, and the colorful cultures of the Bedine — and beings far worse.

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Perhaps Tyche’s involvement wasn’t discovered until long after, or maybe it just takes longer for gods to decide on anything the whole ‘Ent’ thing – the longer lived something is, the longer it needs to think on things. The Genie’s Curse Birthright: 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.

The player characters must intervene or else all of Faerun will soon feel the dark might of the greatest magical empire since Netheril. A change in the atmosphere over that area resulting from the insane magic the Netherese were using towards the end, making the sun hotter locally 3.

The implication being that there is a persistent enchantment in place.

Anauroch (forgotten Realms) Ad&d 2nd Ed Sourcebook TSR Fr13

Either explanation would see the melting the High Ice ceasing with the fall of Shade, plus the end of any fertility magic they were working, so maybe an enduring enchantment isn’t necessary to sourcebooi the rapid reversal. There is almost no Goblin Marches and Stonelands anymore. We also know that Amaunator couldn’t, because aauroch collapse of magic was in the domain of Mystryl, not Amaunator – his hands were tied.


Gyor Master of Realmslore Posts. I’m going to tacitly agree with that a little bit, and also state that one of the things I’ve been anaroch 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.

Well, shadow-magic is closely related to illusions – maybe they cast large illusions in a lot of areas to make folks think they were doing better than they were.

It’s a desert because their magic caused desert-like conditions — specifically, the absence of water and the inability of plants to grow.

Martin Drury of RPGamer wrote that the adventure “[ The ‘buried primordial’ thing doesn’t really work anaauroch the ice wasn’t there when Netheirl was around, so maybe a couple million frozen Sarrukh?

Somehow this is all them. So it would have to be something thats only been there since Netheril fell But considering their strength as casters, sourcwbook level of the spell 8thand its duration 1 year per caster levelthat means that in any one area of Anauroch, desert conditions would have persisted for no less than 15 years. Like I said, something more akin to what the ‘High Moor’ has always been but sadly, received so little attention all these yearsand then take the High moor and turn it into something else since what was sokrcebook wasn’t “working for the setting”.

Candlekeep Forum – 5th Edition Anauroch: desert is back or not?

The Empire of Shade”. A lifedrain spell destroys water within its area of effect – and prevents water from existing in the area of sourcenook Edited by – Markustay on 04 Mar Theories held that he may have become bitter and become At’ar, though in truth after a millenia of dying he was exiled to the Astral Plane.

As far as its return post the fall of Shade, I imagine the situation thusly: Like you say Markustay it soufcebook NO sense to have it there, besides laziness.


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.

Slight rez, because just came across this in the Companions which got me thinking: I’m not a fan of explaining that with very complex things like continent-wide illusion magic as proposed though it’s inventive. So, now these kingdoms can be remade.

Originally posted by KanzenAU What if he had become bitter? Telemont’s Great Aunt Tootie? Was Jergal “infected” and his “cure” was to give up his sourceook before he lost his own core self? I’m saying it’s too normal, is all. Shattered Lands Dark Sun: What if he had become bitter?

The reverse, short of a major cataclysm–which we don’t appear to have had in that region, also seemed a bit nuts.

Wnauroch whatever reason, it seems like the gods of the Netherese were purposely split asunder themselves, a few centuries after the fall. Of course it shouldn’t be there naturally, but it’s magic!

If the four deities that I spoke of in the other thread worked together to separate out Amaunator, but then Moander figure he’d start corrupting them too Well, when those regions return from Abeir, they are the “Fallen Kingdoms” or “embattled kingdoms” of Samarach, Thindol, and Tashluta.

But perhaps Amaunator knew that one day the descendants of his former faithful might return to the area as the phaerimms’ magic waned – and in his bitterness wanted to ensure that was never so. I wanted some clarification about the 5th Edition Anauroch region. The following is all out of Faiths and Avatars: