Deer were found all over Faerûn.[citation needed] Deer were the preferred animal manifestations of Gwaeron Windstrom, Shiallia, and Silvanus. Stags, male deer, were favored by the gods Baervan Wildwanderer, Eldath, and Rillifane Rallathil, while white-coated celestial stags were chosen by Labelas Enoreth.[5]

Species[edit | edit source]

Ecology[edit | edit source]

Habitats[edit | edit source]

Deer were commonly found in the Pellamcopse Woods, north of Waterdeep.[10]

In north Faerûn, deer could be found in the Tangled Vale[11] and throughout the forests of the Vast.[12]

In the Unapproachable East, deer could be found in the Tannath Gap, Rashemen, and Immil Vale.[13]

Beyond Toril, deer inhabited the planet known as Radole.[14]

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Hybsils were often on good terms with deers.[15]

Usages[edit | edit source]

Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue sold deer hides for 4 gp a piece.[16]

The antlers of deer could be boiled down to create a sort of glue.[17]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Throughout the Realms, the words "doe" and "stag" were used as polite and rather bardic terms for one's female or male lover respectively.[18]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Hoard of the Dragon QueenCurse of Strahd
Darkwalker on MoonshaeSojournThe Ring of WinterBlackstaff
Video Games
Neverwinter NightsNeverwinter Nights: Shadows of UndrentideBaldur's Gate II: Enhanced EditionNeverwinter (Fury of the Feywild)Baldur's Gate: Siege of DragonspearNeverwinter Nights: Darkness over Daggerford

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins (2014-09-30). Monster Manual 5th edition. Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Gray. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 321. ISBN 978-0786965614.
  2. Ed Greenwood and Jason Carl (July 2002). Silver Marches. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 119. ISBN 0-7869-2835-2.
  3. Gary Gygax (December 1977). Monster Manual, 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 55. ISBN 0-9356-9600-8.
  4. Richard Baker and James Wyatt (2004-03-13). Monster Update (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 7. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2018-09-10.
  5. Sean K. Reynolds (2002-05-04). Deity Do's and Don'ts (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. pp. 10–15. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2018-09-08.
  6. Ed Greenwood and Jason Carl (July 2002). Silver Marches. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 120. ISBN 0-7869-2835-2.
  7. James Butler, Elizabeth T. Danforth, Jean Rabe (September 1994). “Cormanthor”. In Karen S. Boomgarden ed. Elminster's Ecologies (TSR, Inc), p. 8. ISBN 1-5607-6917-3.
  8. Tim Beach (October 1995). “The High Moor”. In Julia Martin ed. Elminster's Ecologies Appendix II (TSR, Inc), p. 19. ISBN 0786901713.
  9. Wolfgang Baur, James Jacobs, George Strayton (September 2004). Frostburn. Edited by Greg Collins. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 164–165. ISBN 0-7869-2896-4.
  10. {{Cite book/Blackstaff/MMP|chapter=1
  11. Steven E. Schend and Kevin Melka (1998). Cormanthyr: Empire of the Elves. (TSR, Inc), p. 100. ISBN 0-7069-0761-4.
  12. Ed Greenwood (November 1998). The City of Ravens Bluff. (TSR, Inc), p. 146. ISBN 0-7869-1195-6.
  13. Anthony Pryor (June 1995). “Campaign Guide”. In Michele Carter, Doug Stewart eds. Spellbound (TSR, Inc.), pp. 59, 70, 77. ISBN 978-0786901395.
  14. Nigel Findley (July 1991). Practical Planetology. (TSR, Inc.), p. 14. ISBN 156-076134-2.
  15. Gary Gygax (August 1983). Monster Manual II 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 77. ISBN 0-88038-031-4.
  16. Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend et al (1992). Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue. (TSR, Inc), p. 75. ISBN 0-5607-6327-2.
  17. Cryptic Studios (June 2013). Neverwinter. Perfect World Entertainment.
  18. Ed Greenwood (October 2012). Ed Greenwood Presents Elminster's Forgotten Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 15. ISBN 0786960345.
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