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Dungeons & Dragons Lore Wiki

Welcome to D&D Lore Wiki, the encyclopedia of Dungeons & Dragons history and canon!

This wiki is a reference guide to official Dungeons & Dragons content of every edition, from 1974 to 2024: every monster, NPC, organization, race, character class, magic item, spell, dungeon and place which has ever appeared in an official D&D sourcebook, along with their real-world creators.

This wiki is not a repository for homebrew material or third-party content. For copyright reasons, do not post game rules or verbatim text copied from rulebooks.

This wiki currently has 4,141 articles, 2,003 files, 31,737 edits and 7 active users.

Featured articles

Jim Ward
James Michael Ward, variously credited as Jim Ward, James Ward, and James M. Ward, was an early and influential writer who worked on Dungeons & Dragons. His notable works include Gods, Demi-Gods & Heroes (1976) and Deities & Demigods (1e) (1980).
Chainmail: Rules for Medieval Miniatures
Chainmail Rules for Medieval Miniatures
Chainmail: Rules for Medieval Miniatures is a medieval miniature wargame released by Guidon Games in March 1971, and later republished by TSR. It was written by Jeff Perren and Gary Gygax.
Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition
Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition was an edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game rules published by Wizards of the Coast between 2008 and 2013. It succeded Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 (2003).

Did you know?

  • Over sixty Norse gods are named in D&D canon, including Loki's wife Sigyn and Thor's sons Modi and Magni.
  • At least fifty deadly swords of sharpness appear in official Dungeons & Dragons products. Most are longswords, but some are greatswords, shortswords, knives, and even axes.
  • Mind flayers reproduce in a process called ceremorphosis, where an illithid tadpole enters the ear of a humanoid victim, consumes their brain and takes over their body.

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  • January 29, 2020: Following the import of numerous D&D articles deleted from Wikipedia, this wiki has reached 2,260 pages. It is now the largest canon-only non-setting-specific D&D wiki online.
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The following is a temporary rough index of wiki content. Browse the full index or read recommendations on how to use this wiki.


BarbarianBardCleric/PriestDruidFighterMonkPaladinRangerRogue/ThiefSorcererWarlockWizard/Mage/Magic-userAll classes


Deities: Chinese deitiesDawn War deitiesEberron deitiesForgotten Realms deitiesGreyhawk deitiesMonster deitiesNorse deitiesPantheons

Equipment and treasure

Magic items: AmuletsArtifactsMagical armorMagical armwearMagical beltsMagical clothingMagical footwearMagical headwearMagical weaponsPotionsRings

Mundane items: ArmorEquipmentFictional booksMaterialsValuablesWeapons


Locations: CitiesDungeonsFortressesPlanesRealmsSettlementsWorlds • WIP


Species by type: AberrationsBeastsCelestialsConstructsElementalsDragons (true dragons)Dragons (lesser dragons)FeyFiendsGiantsHumanoidsMonstrositiesOozesPlantsUndead

Individual named creatures: ArchdevilsArchfeyArchomentalsBeholdersDemon lordsDragonsKobolds • WIP


By class: BarbariansBardsClerics/PriestsDruidsFightersMonksPaladinsRangersRogues/ThievesSorcerersWarlocksWizards/Mages/Magic-Users

By race: AasimarDragonbornDrowDwarvesElvesGnomesHalf-elvesHalf-orcsHalflingsHumansTieflingsAll races

By background or profession: AdventurersPeasantsTown guards • WIP

Organizations: Adventuring partiesChurchesCultsEthnic groupsKnightly ordersMage guildsPantheonsProfessions • WIP


By year: 1974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022202320242025

By type: Adventure modulesCore rulebooks


Races: AasimarDragonbornDrowDwarfElfGnomeHalf-elfHalf-orcHalflingHumanTieflingAll races

Real-world people

People: Former TSR staffStreamersWizards of the Coast staffWritersArtistsYoutubers


Rules: AlignmentArmor classHit pointsLevel adjustmentSaving throwTHAC0All rules


LanguagesEditions of Dungeons & DragonsSpellsBrowse all categories by hierarchyBrowse all categories alphabetically

Other Dungeons & Dragons wikis

Campaign setting specific encyclopedia wikis: Forgotten Realms WikiEberron WikiCyclopedia MystaraDragonlance WikiDark Sun WikiSpelljammer WikiGreat Library of Greyhawk (World of Greyhawk) • Ravenloft WikiMistipedia (Ravenloft) • D&D4 Wiki (includes Nentir Vale) • MTG Wiki (includes Ravnica and Theros) • Critical Role Wiki (includes Wildemount)

Homebrew wikis: (Fan-made game content) D&D WikiDungeons & Dragons WikiDungeons and Dragons WikiBR Wiki (Birthright) • Timaresh (Planescape)

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