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This article title refers to a topic contained entirely within another campaign setting for which there is an established wiki. To avoid duplication of effort, this article contains only a short overview. For a complete article, see Arcanist at the Forgotten Realms Wiki.

An arcanist was a wielder of arcane magic in ancient Netheril in the Forgotten Realms. They were precursors to wizards.

Publication history[]

AD&D 2nd edition[]

The arcanist was introduced as a replacement for the wizard or mage in Netheril: Empire of Magic (1996).

D&D 3rd edition[]

The arcanist returned as the Netherese arcanist epic prestige class in Player's Guide to Faerûn (2004).