Azharul was a dragon god who lived in Dragon Eyrie, reputed for his mastery of magic.[1]

Description[edit | edit source]

His natural form was that of a fearsome, bad-tempered old dragon with many long, sharp projecting body-barbs.[1]

Realm[edit | edit source]

Azharul's realm was known as the Dragonspawn Pits, located in the Dragon Eyrie's lowest region, the dark roots.[1][3]

History[edit | edit source]

Azharul was an old rival of Tiamat in the draconic pantheon. For that reason, after Tiamat's realm in Heliopolis was discovered to be a hoax by members of the Twisted Rune, in 1371 DR, she mind controlled those members and with their aid killed Azharul on his realm. She subsumed his divine essence, taking his body and divine realm, completely unbeknownst to anyone but herself.[1]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. The Candlekeep Forum entry as main basis for information on Azharul spans all cosmologies. The information about the World Tree cosmology is here equated with 3rd edition information.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Ed Greenwood (2015-02-12). Questions for Ed Greenwood (2015). Candlekeep Forum. Retrieved on 2015-02-16.
  2. Ed Greenwood (July 1983). “The Nine Hells, Part I”. In Kim Mohan ed. Dragon #75 (TSR, Inc.), pp. 16–33.
  3. Richard Baker, James Wyatt (March 2004). Player's Guide to Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 150. ISBN 0-7869-3134-5.

Connections[edit | edit source]

The Draconic Pantheon
Greater Deities
AsgorathNullTask
Intermediate Deities
KereskaNathair SgiathachZorquan
Lesser Deities
AstilaborBahamutGaryxHlalLendysSardiorTamaraTiamat
Demigods
Kuyutha
Dead powers
AzharulKalzareinad
Unknown
Zotha
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