Lost Empires of Faerûn was a v.3.5 sourcebook and setting.

Explore the echoes of a vanished time.

The ruins and remnants of once-mighty nations lie scattered across the lands of Faerûn. Hidden within the dusty vaults and passages of these crumbling monuments, great treasures and terrible dangers await discovery. Only those bold explorers armed with courage and equipped with knowledge dare to delve into these earliest secrets of the Forgotten Realms setting.

For the first time, the secrets of past empires of the Forgotten Realms world are chronicled in one comprehensive sourcebook. For players, this book contains new options for characters wishing to delve into ancient ruins, including new feats, prestige classes, magic, and equipment. For Dungeon Masters, this book contains new material associated with ruins, including rules for how to build and sustain a ruin-based campaign, more than a dozen detailed adventure sites with maps, monsters and artifacts.

  • 5 new in-depth prestige classes
  • 16 new feats
  • 29 new monsters

Contents[edit | edit source]

  • Chapter 1: Ancient Secrets
  • Chapter 2: Dreams of the Past
  • Chapter 3: The Crown Wars
  • Chapter 4: God-Kings of the East
  • Chapter 5: Realms of the High Forest
  • Chapter 6: Fallen Netheril
  • Chapter 7: The Imperial South
  • Chapter 8: The Dream of Cormanthyr
  • Chapter 9: The Old North
  • Chapter 10: Artifacts of the Past
  • Chapter 11: Monsters of the Ancient Lands

Index[edit | edit source]

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Abu BakrAlustriel SilverhandAmbuchar DevayamAmurrulArrak AbaeirBranimern RythilChoun the OldDurdynEalar ShaalkarEltabEwaGeirildin SethomiirGiilvas VyshaanHoruseres IIIarokhna NuchlevIlphemonImketInvarri MetronIvósaar VyshaanKaru’shon VraslKhemenhetKryonarKu’rupLoskMaeve of StarmantleMalkizidMardavaNevronNezlitNezramNidibaQuarra of CathtyrRayeith à el KapynRotting ManSerkent of the Howling GapShianaxSipariViandos RippekVostasWendonaiXi’an VraslYnloethYuvaraj

Creatures[edit | edit source]

balorbaneguardbattle horrorbheur hagbrain golembrown dragoncrawling clawcrypt thingcurstdeepspawndireguarddracolichdreaddread warriordrowdrow werebatelder brainflameskullfoulwinggemstone golemghourgiant sun spidergiant velvet wormgiant whip scorpiongiant whip spidergorynychgray oozegreenbound creaturehagspawnhalf-drowhelmed horrorhezrouhuecuvaimpixzanmetalmasternighthauntnishruuorglashphaerimmspectrestone golemtieflingtoadtomb tappertressymwerecatwerecrocodilewereshark

Organizations[edit | edit source]

Cult of the DragonDurdyn's DevilsHouse OlrythiiHouse SethomiirHouse VraslHouse VyshaanRed WizardWychlaran

Locations[edit | edit source]

Buildings & Sites
ArkerymAthamaultBronze BattletowerCitadel of Black AshCitadel of KraanfhaorCitadel of SlimeCrypts of AelinthaldaarElven CourtElven PortFortress NarderFortress of the Half-DemonGreat BarrowGreat Imperial LibraryJastaath CastleJorhat CitadelKepeturKraanfhaor's DoorLand of the DeadMetosPalace of the Purple EmperorPurple LibraryRashemenRing of Gray FlamesShaalkar ManorSonjar's TowerStone of KestVal MurthagZiggurat of Eternal Victory
Realms
AryvandaarAshanathChessentaCormanthyrEiellûrEvereskaEvermeetGaurosGreat DaleIllefarnIlythiirImaskarKeltormirLapendrarMiyeritarMulhorandMurghômNarfellOrishaarPhalormPriadorRaumatharSemphârShantel OthreierSyòrpiirThayThearnytaarTheskUnther
Roads
Golden WayGreat Road
Settlements
AelinthaldaarAlmorelBeacon CairnBhaluinDaggerfordDeep ImaskarDelhumideDun-TharosMessemprarNezrasRaudorSekrasSemkhrunShandaularSilverymoonSkuldSolonUndrek'ThozUnthalassWinterkeep
Wilderness
Aglarond PeninsulaBrightstar LakeDragonsword MountainsEndless WastesForest of LethyrGiant's Belt MountainsGiantspire MountainsGreat GlacierGreat Ice SeaHigh MoorHigh ForestIcerim MountainsJorhat MountainsKatakoros MountainsLake AhsaneLake EltabbarLake of MistsLake of SteamLizard MarshMethwoodPlains of Purple DistRaurin DesertRaurinshield MountainsRawlinswoodRiver DelimbiyrRiver DessarinRiver of SwordsSea of Fallen StarsShining FallsSmoking MountainsSunrise MountainsSword MountainsWizards' Reach

Magic[edit | edit source]

Spells
aura of the sunbackblastbloodbriarsclearstonecrushing sphereebon ray of doomghost pipesIoulaum's longevityknow bloodlinemailed might of the magelordsnar fiendbondNezram's amethyst auraNezram's emerald energy shieldNezram's sapphire screen of shieldingray of resurgenceSakkratar's triple strikesandblastShalantha's delicate discSrinshee's spell shiftstorm shieldsun scepterTheskyn's hearty heavetoothed tentacleTyche's touch
Weapons
Armanthor's sling stonesDelimbiyra's shining bowNimblestepspear of Morgur
Rings
fiendringring of creationring of whispered thoughts
Scepters
Netherese blast sceptersilver ankh of Ra
Staffs
lesser staff of SilverymoonThyrsus of the druid
Wondrous Items
Aoxar's helmbattlecloak of VycaenaChylnoth's coronetgiiraegisirgoldern orb of Siluvanedeharness of armororb of tempeststelkiira
Artifacts
Arcor Kerym, the CrownbladeAryfaern Kerym, the ArtbladeAryvelahr Kerym, the WarbladeDragontear Crown of SharrvenElfblades of CormanthyrImaskarcanaMythallarNether ScrollsOracle of FahzakhumUnique Mageries

Religion[edit | edit source]

AmaunatorAnhurAuppenserBhaalCorellon LarethianGhaunadaurGilgeamGirruHorus-ReIbrandulInannaKiLeiraLolthMardukMoanderMyrkulNanna-Sin • • NergalOsirisRammanSebekSetTchazzarTiamatUtu

Events[edit | edit source]

Crown WarsDark Court SlaughterDark DisasterOrcgate Wars

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

Divinity PlaysFiredawn CycleSaga of WoeSong of the Sundered CrownSong PathsThe Taking of UntherVoices of the Lost

Appendix[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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