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Drizzt Do'Urden's Guide to the Underdark (2e) is a 128-page sourcebook for [missing data] released in November 1999.

Official synopsis[]

The place has many names: the Underdark, Deepearth, the Realms Below, the Night Below, the Lightless Lands. This vast world beneath the surface is home to fabled races such as beholders, cloakers, drow, illithids, and ixzan. Menzoberranzan, the dreaded City of Spiders, is only one of the hidden cities of the Underdark.

This 128-page book, compiled by the Underdark's most famous son, Drizzt Do'Urden, lays bare the bizarre societies that lurk in the Realms Below. It includes an overview of the major races of the Underdark, an Underdark survival guide, and details and maps of the more than a dozen cities. Discover a drow city construdted entirely of calcified spider silk, a nigh-immortal dwarven king trapped in stone form, and a storehouse of knowledge that rivals Candlekeep. Learn the particulars of the alliance between Manshoon and the beholders of the Anaurian Hive, the ambitions of the true master of Firedrake Bay, and an explanation of the enduring strength of the beholder cults along the Lake of Steam.

With Drizzt Do'Urden as your guide, a whole new world opens up beneath your feet.

Suitable for all levels of play.

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Development and release[]

Development[]

The book was written by Eric L. Boyd. Art was provided by Fred Fields and Michael Collins.

Release[]

Drizzt Do'Urden's Guide to the Underdark (2e) was released by Wizards of the Coast in November 1999 for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On June 06, 2017, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $9.99.

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Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Drizzt Do'Urden's Guide to the Underdark (2e) reached the rank of Gold seller on DriveThruRPG.

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