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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Daniel rated it did not like it Apr 06, Also included in the book are discussions of specific Waterdeep locales, adventure locales, and new monsters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cover art was by Scott M.

Secrets of Sarlona, Part 1. It also reads as if there are a dozen groups at every corner, ready to pull Waterdeep down.

City of Splendors: Waterdeep

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. Kenneth Tucker rated it liked it Aug 26, The elven realm of Ardeep was refounded in the Year of the Curse DRwhen the area was resettled by moon elves from Eaerlann who had fled the demons erupting from Ascalhorn.

Are they covered at all? Secrets of Sarlona, Part 2. I really, honestly did, having bought nearly every 2nd Ed. And yeah, the temple information was good, but even that felt a little halved. 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. The Alliance of Illefarn was briefly reborn as well, but the Eaerlanni elves quickly withdrew because of rising anti-human sentiment.

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Knight of the Blue Moon: Waterdeep was written by Eric L. Nicholas Morris rated it really liked it Jul 16, The more opinions watwrdeep ideas out there, the more well rounded and well informed a reader can be before deciding to pick it up. IMO, Sharn is a better city book because of the amount of detail, but this book was a much more enjoyable read. This is almost a template class in that it can be taken by spellcasters or men at arms with a variable entrance requirement. I know that not everyone has the previous items on Waterdeep.

Trivia About City of Daterdeep Mike Heffron rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Refresh and try again. At various points in history, the Realm of the Deepening Moon was a vassal of the elven empires of Aryvandaar, Shantel Othreier, and Illefarn.

City of Splendors: Waterdeep (Forgotten Realms)

I really enjoyed that one, which in my opinion is one of the ten ‘Must Have’ titles for any 3rd Ed. To ask other readers questions about City of Splendorsplease sign up.

Shame there wasn’t more of it! Want to show your devotion to Tyr? Dragondown Grotto Red Hand of Doom.

How about other WoTC products? Wednesday, 8th July, But what about game mechanics? John Walker rated it liked it Jul 25, It you start comparing it against other city books, it looks even worse.

I really wanted xplendors love this. Views Read Edit View history. Waterdeep is broken up into seven chapters. It’s hard to tell when I’m wandering into the realms of the old gamer and when I’m still talking about how relevant things are today.

The PrCs here include background details, ideas on how to wqterdeep the PrC, how the class fits into the setting, and a section of Lore with various DC checks for local knowledge checks. DeAnna rated it really liked it Mar 07, Dragons of Faerun, Part 3. All are handled well. The first in-depth look at Waterdeep, the shining jewel of the Forgotten Realms setting, in many years.


His successor, King Ellatharion, ruled until the Year of the Immured Imp DRwhen he vanished along with a contingent of elves and halflings last seen pursuing an orc horde into the High Forest.

Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: On another note, for those with your own opinions on the book, please take a few moments to collect your thoughts and add some more reviews of this book to the database. There are a ton of new ideas and ideas for adventures splenddors the city, which are always good.

Take Hand of Try, in exchange for binding your right hand, you gain a sacred bonus to attack, damage, and save. I’d honestly rather up-convert the 2nd Ed.

Information on the people of Waterdeep covers non-player characters, arcane schools, armed forces, guilds, nobility, prestige classes specific to the city, and more. The entire line of the Forgotten Realms products for 3. For example, why was so much spent on religion and temples? Spplendors, I read a post from Eric Boyd somewhere that when he wrote this, he tried to keep in mind new players to the game and old players who might have a previous source on Waterdeep.