Forgotten Realms Deities - The Drow Pantheon

Copyright Charles Morris © 2013

Edited by Terence Wynne for The Guild Companion

"Ghaunadaur: God of oozes, slimes, jellies, outcasts, ropers, and rebels."

Eilistraee (L)

"The Dark Maiden, Lady of the Dance"
Portfolio: Song, beauty, dance, swordwork, hunting, moonlight
Sphere of Influence: Chaos, Charm, Drow, Elf, Good, Moon, Portal.
Weapon: bastard sword
Follower Alignment: NG, CG, CN

Priests of Eilistraee are semi-spell users of Arms/Channeling

Profession Bonuses

Armor category (+5), Artistic category (+5), Communications category (+10), Influence category (+10), Lore category (+5), Outdoor: Environmental category (+5), Weapon category (+10).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Dancing, Religion [Eilistraee]; Everyman: Diplomacy, Hunting, Swashbuckling; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Allurement* (EC), Divine Aura, Holy Discipline, Holy Weapon, Mind's Door* (OM).

Special Abilities

None.

Prime Requisite

Agility.

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)

Ghaunadaur (L)

"That Which Lurks, the Elder Eye"
Portfolio: Oozes, slimes, jellies, outcasts, ropers, rebels
Sphere of Influence: Cavern, Chaos, Drow, Evil, Hatred, Slime.
Weapon: warhammer
Follower Alignment: NE, CE, CN

Profession Bonuses

Awareness category (+10), Power Point Development (+10), Subterfuge category (+15), Spell category (+10), Weapon category (+5).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Religion [Ghaunadaur]; Everyman: Alchemy, Preparing Poisons; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Curses (OC), Dark Lore (OE), Holy Wrath, Stone Mastery.

Prime Requisite

Self-Discipline.

Specifics

Armor: Light 2/2/2, Armor: Medium 3/3/3, Armor: Heavy 4/4/4. (See Slime Way, below.)

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)

Kiaransalee (D)

"Lady of the Dead, the Revenancer, the Vengeful Banshee"
Portfolio: Undead, vengeance
Sphere of Influence: Chaos, Drow, Evil, Retribution, Undeath.
Weapon: dagger
Follower Alignment: NE, CE, CN
Orders: Legion of the Vengeful Banshee (varies)

Profession Bonuses

Armor category (+10), Awareness category (+5), Influence category (+10), Lore category (+5), Power Point Development (+5), Spell category (+5), Weapon category (+10).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Religion [Kiaransalee], Undead Lore; Everyman: None; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Crusade, Holy Defenses, Holy Wrath, Necromancy (OC), Vengeance** (does not receive Repulsions as a Base list).

Special Abilities

A bonus of +15 to Influence skill category.

Prime Requisite

Constitution.

Specifics

Armor: Light 2/2/2, Armor: Medium 3/3/3, Armor: Heavy 4/4/4, Spell Lists – Discerning Ways 6/6/6.

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)

Lolth (I)

"Queen of Spiders, Queen of the Demonweb Pits"
Portfolio: Spiders, evil, darkness, chaos, assassins, drow
Sphere of Influence: Chaos, Darkness, Destruction, Drow, Evil, Spider, Trickery.
Weapon: dagger
Follower Alignment: CE, CN, NE
Orders: Militant Myrlochar/Order of the Soul Spiders (male but varies), Handmaidens of the Spider Queen (females but varies)

Profession Bonuses

Awareness category (+10), Power Point Development (+10), Subterfuge category (+15), Spell category (+10), Weapon category (+5).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Religion [Lolth]; Everyman: Acting, Duping, Leadership, Lie Perception, Spell Lore; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Arachnemancy (EC), Charades (MC), Dark Channels (OC), Darkness** (OE), Divine Wrath, Insect Mastery, Soul Destruction* (OC/OE) (does not receive Life Mastery or Repulsions as a Base list).

Prime Requisite

Reasoning.

Specifics

Armor: Light 2/2/2, Armor: Medium 3/3/3, Armor: Heavy 4/4/4, Subterfuge: Stealth 3/6.

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)

Selvetarm (D)

"The Spider that Waits, Lolth's Champion"
Portfolio: Bloodlust, battle prowess
Sphere of Influence: Chaos, Drow, Evil, Spider, War.
Weapon: heavy mace
Follower Alignment: NE, CE, CN

Profession Bonuses

Armor category (+10), Athletic category (+10), Power Point Development (+5), Influence category (+5), Spell category (+5), Weapons category (+15).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Military Organization, Religion [Selvetarm]; Everyman: Ambush, choice of one skill in the Armor category, choice of one skill in the Combat Maneuvers skill category, Frenzy, Hunting, choice of one Weapon skill; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Battlefield Healing, Crusade, Faith's Shield, Holy Weapon, Holy Wrath, Insect Mastery (does not get Channels and Repulsions as a Base list).

Prime Requisite

Agility.

Specifics

Armor: Light 2/2/2, Armor: Medium 3/3/3, Armor: Heavy 4/4/4.

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)

Vhaeraun (L)

"Masked Lord, Masked God of Night, the Shadow"
Portfolio: Thievery, drow males, evil activity on the surface
Sphere of Influence: Chaos, Drow, Evil, Travel, Trickery.
Weapon: short sword
Follower Alignment: NE, CE, CN
Orders: House Jaelre (entire drow House), Jaezred Chaulssin (thieves, rogues, magents), the Dragon's Hoard (varies)

Profession Bonuses

Armor category (+5), Awareness category (+10), Spell category (+10), Subterfuge category (+15), Urban category (+5), Weapon category (+5).

Skill Classifications

Occupational: Religion [Vhaeraun]; Everyman: Hiding, Poison Perception, Preparing Poisons, Stalking, choice of any one Weapon category; Restricted: None.

Spell Lists

Charades (MC), Cloaking* (OM), Movement* (OM), Shadow Mastery (EC), the Mask, Traveler's Ways (EC) (does not receive Life Mastery as a Base list).

Special Abilities

A special bonus of +20 to Poison RRs.

Prime Requisite

Agility.

Specifics

Self Control category 6, Self Defenses 25, Subterfuge: Attack 4/10, Subterfuge: Mechanics 2/6, Subterfuge: Stealth 1/5.

*select two spell lists as a Base list all others cost 4/4/4 (is now considered Own Realm Open list)
**cost is 4/4/4 (as an Own Realm Closed list)