Deep bats were a broad classification of bat that were native to the Underdark.[1][2]

Despite their origins, they could be found on both the surface and below it. Although deep bats in general were rare to find, they were categorized into five main species, each exhibiting distinct behaviors and appearances.[1]

Drow wizards often took deep bats as familiars.[1]

The types of deep bats were:



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Ed Greenwood (July 1991). The Drow of the Underdark. (TSR, Inc), pp. 112–113. ISBN 1-56076-132-6.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 James Wyatt and Rob Heinsoo (February 2001). Monster Compendium: Monsters of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 18–20. ISBN 0-7869-1832-2.
  3. Richard Baker and James Wyatt (2004-03-13). Monster Update (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 3. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2018-09-10.
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