What is the canon for the creation of Anauroch? According to Netheril: Empire of Magic boxed set (TSR , published in ), what is. Anauroch (Ah-nor-ach) is a barren wasteland that has grown to split the north of Faerûn into eastern and western halves. Also known as the Great Desert or the. Anauroch, The Empire of Shade (D&D module).jpg undo the Weave and replace it with the Shadow Weave, causing the Great Desert of Anauroch to change.

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The Empire of Shade takes place in the Forgotten Realms setting, where malign forces conspire to undo the Weave and replace it with the Shadow Weavecausing the Great Desert of Anauroch to change. According the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting published inthe Anaurich of Shade, one floating Netherese city that had disappeared into the plane of shadows right before Karsus’s folly, reappeared over the skies of Faerun in DR.

Thus, there is a RW reason anajroch I would go with the ‘a lot of illusions’ thing as well. In canon, only the lower southern desert was supposed to be ‘hot’, but even that was a stretch. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service anaurohc, privacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

That is the meaning of true knowledge. Even in only a few short years, all the effort the people of Shade went to to make the land fertile is totally overcome. The northern routes across the High Ice are plagued by monsters too numerous to fight and in the south humanoid raiders and interference from the Dales and Cormyr hinder their efforts.

Since they cast this spell enough times to pretty much affect all of the area, it would mean that by the time the qnauroch finally ended, there would have been no water and parched soil for well over a decade or more. Lets get some of that goodness we had down south ancient, creepy Elven kingdoms and put it up north, where we can ‘play with it’.


We know the Netherese survivors abandoned Amaunator wholeheartedly in the wake of the Fall, believing he did nothing to intervene in the collapse of their civilization. The phaerimms, once all-powerful within the confines of their desert prison, are scattered and broken now.

Cyrinishad Learned Scribe Posts. Put the High Moor where Anauroch was, and put the ‘High Elven kingdom’ of Miyeritar where the High Moor was and give that kingdom a bit of a pre-fall Aryvandaar vibe, with different factions having different stances about this ‘new world’, humans, isolationism, etc.

Edited by – KanzenAU on 20 Mar The Genie’s Curse Birthright: Retrieved from ” https: Reidand Sean K. Trickery, I tell you! I’m not really up on my Netheril lore, but wasn’t the whole point of the Anauroch is that powerful magic affected the area?

Below the dunes of Anauroch lurk what remains of the evil phaerimma race of reptilian-spellcasters with near-unrivaled mastery of the Artlong imprisoned in a magical shell called the Sharn Wall under the desert. Like I said, something more akin to what the ‘High Moor’ has always been but sadly, received so little attention all these yearsand then take the High moor and turn it into something else since what was there wasn’t “working for the setting”.

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The recent maps issued for 5th Edition products especially those from Schley depicts what looks like a desert in the region. You could even throw in some primordials that were in Abeir that have now transferred to Toril Tashluta fits this well, since its main city was in the caldera of anauroxh volcano.


Like the famous Gobi over in China and Mongolia. Dark Sun Dark Sun: It appears this is the current Feb 18, status of the Anauroch entry at the FR wikia. The problem isn’t just that there’s a hot desert too far past the equator in a very cold part of the world, it’s that the desert is just more standard fantasy desert whose uniqueness is literally buried.

A change in the atmosphere over that area resulting from the insane magic the Netherese were using towards the end, making the sun hotter locally 3.

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ZwiQ 7, 2 23 Nevertheless, he was completely abandoned by his faithful. Some sort of residual phaerimm magic causing the sun to be hotter, operating in addition to the lifedrain magic in the anaufoch Anauroch Anyone got something better? Irennan Great Reader Italy Posts.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This, in fact, has turned out d&c be true, since the Zhents no longer have the map. And it sets up the phaerimm as potentially extremely powerful antagonists not be messed with Also, wearing bulky but loose clothing and camels for transportation is not exclusive to arabic peoples. But the PCs have time. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: There are no conflicts between anaueoch past official material and the information provided in the SCAG.

Sign In Don’t have an account? A lifedrain cannot be affected by dispel magic or water magics: The new masters of Anauroch are the archwizards of Shade. Wnauroch have finally figured it out.

Not far from the Shoal of Thirst lies the Saiyaddar, a region of arid grasslands home to wild grazing animals.