Dragon issue 246, Henchmen, was released in April 1998. It contained the following articles related to the Forgotten Realms:

The Wizard's Companion: The Care and Feeding of HomonculiEdit

By Lloyd Brown III. Illustrated by Susan Van Camp. p. 24

Wizards are loners by nature. Whether young or old, they spend their time studying to become more powerful, learning better spells, and enchanting potent items. They rarely have time for making close friends. [citation template]

Wyrms of the North: MalaeragothEdit

By Ed Greenwood. Illustrated by Storn Cook. p. 56–60

Somewhere east of Waterdeep / lurks The Dragon Unseen. / Silent now his claws they creep / rending all; / Bodies fall, / watched by eyes of green / Orbs of patient death, / Sleepless they gleam / Above slaying breath / And jaws of thunder; / Smashing foes under / To further a bloody dream. [citation template]


Magic itemsEdit


The Great HuntEdit

By Elaine Cunningham. Illustrated by Stephen Schwartz. p. 62–68

A short story about the Talons of Malar.[citation template]

Rogues Gallery: The Heroes of Selûne's SmileEdit

By Dale Donovan. Illustrated by Rags Morales. p. 70–74

Once there were told tales of a band of heroes who came together in the grand city of Waterdeep, at an inn known as Selûne's Smile. [citation template]


The Ecology of the FlumphEdit

By Johnathan M. Richards. Illustrated by Terry Dykstra. p. 76–81

FBeware the awesome might of the Flumph! No, really. We're serious! [citation template]

Bazaar of the Bizarre: Cauldrons and CookeryEdit

By B.A. Landires. Illustrated by Bob Klasnich. p. 82–85

Cooking utensils are mundane items that most PCs overlook as treasures. Fantasy literature includes many magical cauldrons and other cooking items. Here are a few more domestic magical items to spice up your game. [citation template]

Magical itemsEdit

The Wizards Three: The Night it Wailed WizardsEdit

By Ed Greenwood. Illustrated by David Day. p. 86–92

A collection of spells by famous D&D wizards. [citation template]


ProFiles: Elaine CunninghamEdit

By Allen Varney. p. 120

Author Elaine Cunningham discusses her novels Daughter of the Drow, Tangled Webs, and the new Evermeet: Island of Elves. [citation template]



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