How old is Acererak?

How old is Acererak?

RaceHalf-fiend human

Who is Leomund?

Leomund is a wizard created by Lenard Lakofka, an early player of Dungeons and Dragons. Leomund is a ex-member of the Circle of Eight, the magical equivalent of the Illuminati in the Greyhawk universe. They desire to keep the balance of power between Law, Chaos, Good,and Evil.

How do you pronounce Acererak?

Acererak: Split the name into two pieces, "Acere" and "rak." That's how we landed on the pronunciation ah-SAIR-ak. #WOTCstaff.

Who is Bigby?

Bigby is a scion of the Aerdi House Cranden with Sir Oslan Knarren as one ancestor. The former apprentice of Mordenkainen, Bigby is counted among the Circle of Eight and as a former member of the Citadel of Eight. Per the narrative, he helped found both groups.

Where does Mordenkainen live?

History. Although Mordenkainen resided primarily on Oerth, by at least the Year of the Shield, 1367 DR, his spells were not uncommon among spellbooks in Faerûn.

Who played Mordenkainen?


What kind of wizard is Mordenkainen?

Short Version: Who is Mordenkainen? He's an archmage (MM pg 342) from the Greyhawk setting. He is sometimes in charge of a group of wizards known as the Circle of Eight. He has spells named after him in the Player's Handbook.

Who is Tasha DND?

Iggwilv, also known as Tasha or Natasha, [note 1] was an Oerthian archmage and demonologist. She wrote the Demonomicon of Iggwilv, a tome on demonic lore.

What level is elminster?

No whistles. Elminster was a rogue 1/Fighter 2/cleric 3/wizard 24/archmage 5 with the chosen of Mystra template and holding a portion of the power of the goddess of magic. That is not a standard 20 level character.

Is mystra dead?

According to the Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide (2008), Mystra has been murdered by Cyric, and is no longer part of the Pantheon. Her death initiated the Spellplague, which is the direct cause of most of the changes Toril has undergone between editions.

What happened elminster?

Elminster was born in 212 DR to Elthryn, who was the lord of the village of Heldon and a prince of Athalantar, and his wife Amrythale, in the kingdom of Athalantar. However, they were slain by Undarl, a malaugrym and a magelord of Athalantar.

What Forgotten Realms book should I read first?

It doesn't really matter which you read first, as they don't cross over each other much at all. You might want to pick up a few favorites (Evermeet and Cormyr are my suggestions), then read The Grand History of the Realms sourcebook.

What was the first Forgotten Realms novel?

R. A. Salvatore wrote his first Forgotten Realms novel in 1988, The Crystal Shard (1988), which was originally set in the Moonshae Islands before being moved to a new location and introduced the drow character Drizzt Do'Urden.

Why is it called baldurs gate?

“Ray and Greg were negotiating with Interplay this game based on D&D, and originally it was called Iron Throne. Of course, there were a lot of iron throne toilet jokes, before Brian Fargo [Interplay founder] came up with the name Baldur's Gate.”

Is Baldur's Gate like Diablo?

-Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's First Law of Equivalent Exchange.

Are Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 connected?

They're very different games despite having a connected story. The intro to BG2 plus the various recaps Imoen/Jaheira give you will more than catch you up though. BG1 is a lot more about exploration.

Do I need to play Baldur's Gate 1?

Yes, you can play BG2 just fine without playing BG1. However, it is recommended that you complete BG1 in order to get the full experience. The "story" in BG1 is actually quite weak. ... If you excised the entire plot of Baldur's Gate 2 from the continuity, pretty much nothing would be missing from the Bhaal storyline.

Do I need to play Baldur's Gate 1 and 2?

No. Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 are great games, but playing them will not help with Baldur's Gate 3, either with the plot or the UI/game interface/abilities. ... But playing them is neither necessary, nor directly helpful, for Baldur's Gate 3.

Is Baldur's Gate 1 better than 2?

I personally prefer the first one to the second one. I've beaten the first one several times but only beat BG2 once and never cared to play it again. ... Looking at it objectively, I'd probably have to say that BG2 is better overall than BG1, but BG1 has more.....

Are the Baldur's Gate games connected?

So, while there may be links between Baldur's Gate 3 and the original games, and even returning characters, it's clear Baldur's Gate 3 is not a direct sequel.

Who owns Baldur's Gate?

Black Isle Studios

How many hours is Baldur's Gate?

All Styles
Main Story7029h 33m
Main + Extras17052h 44m
Completionists3587h 48m
All PlayStyles27551h 18m

Is Baldur's Gate based on D&D?

CRPG and Dungeons & Dragons fans, rejoice! The game, developed by the studio behind Divinity: Original Sin, is designed to be a contemporary Dungeons & Dragons game, jumping into the most up-to-date ruleset. ...

Is baldurs Gate 3 finished?

After a couple of delays, Baldur's Gate 3 now out in Early Access and receiving regular patches and updates, but there's still a long way to go before it's finished. Despite the name and embracing the rules of D&D, Baldur's Gate 3 is still a distinctly Larian game.