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The desert dwarves were dwarves who lived in the deserts of Maztica.[1]

Description[]

Desert dwarves appeared much like other dwarves, except for darker skin.[1]

Geography[]

Desert dwarves inhabited the House of Tezca desert in southern Maztica.[2]

Society[]

Desert dwarves lived in small clans of a few hundred members each. They excavated caves in the sides of canyons in order to build their villages. Unlike other dwarves, the lack of iron ore meant that they used stone tools and weapons.[1][2]

History[]

During the Rockfire Cataclysm of 987 DR, Underdark passages between Maztica and Faerûn were destroyed, stranding a group dwarves[citation needed]. After a long journey west, they emerged in the deserts of Maztica.[1]

Appendix[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Douglas Niles (August 1991). “A Journey to the True World”. Maztica Campaign Set (TSR, Inc.), p. 45. ISBN 1-5607-6084-2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Douglas Niles (August 1991). “Maztica Alive”. Maztica Campaign Set (TSR, Inc.), p. 44. ISBN 1-5607-6084-2.

Connections[]

Arctic dwarfChultan dwarfDesert dwarfGold dwarfShield dwarfUrdunnir dwarfWild dwarf
Related Races
AzerDerroDuergarDurzagonD'tarigKorobokuruMaeluthYsgardian dwarf
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