The nobility of Waterdeep were the collected houses that comprised the city's aristocracy.[1]

List of Noble Houses[edit | edit source]

A
B
C
  • Cassalanter— A devilish family of money-lenders and rumor-mongers who served the highest payer.[3][9]
  • Cragsmere—Noted landowners who increased their wealth through money-lending.[3]
  • Crommor—Fine craftspeople who specialized in brasswork particularly in the crafting of instruments.[3]
D
  • Deepwinter—The dissolved noble house that dated back to the time of the city's Guildmasters.[10][11]
  • Dezlentyr—The family of traders and explorers who strived to settle new lands.[3]
  • Durinbold—A noble family skilled in both martial prowess and animal husbandry.[3]
E
G
H
  • Hawkwinter— With relations in the southern realm of Tethyr, the Hawkwinters enjoyed understated power as renowned military guardians.[15][24]
  • Helmfast— Noted shipwrights of Waterdeep who kept a villa in the city's North Ward.[15][25]
  • Hiilgauntlet— These Kossuthan nobles earned their with through the business of war.[15][26]
  • Hothemer— This merchant family was among the many families ennobled in 1248 DR.[15][26]
  • Hunabar— The fashionable Hunabars had investments in textiles and the trade of stylish foreign garments.[15][27]
  • Husteem— Devoted to the Beastlord Malar, this family were known to deal in illegal contraband.[28][29]
I
J
K
L
  • Lanngolyn— More-recently ennobled than other houses, this family made their name in textiles and shipping.[15][28]
  • Lathkule— The noble worshippers of Gond were renowned jewelers and gem-cutters.[15][28]
M
N
  • Nandar— Ennobled in the 10th century DR the Nanders were experienced in the field of construction and engineering.[38][39]
  • Nesher— Wealthy lumberers who enjoyed the sport of hawking.[38][39]
P
  • Phull— An older family well-known for their skill as fishermen.[40]
  • Phylund— This family of monster-tamers were known for procuring the most fearsome of beasts.[39]
  • Piiradost— An old noble house that had a long history of raising horses and cattle near the city.[39]
R
S
  • Shadowdusk— After consorting with the Far Realm and falling from grace in the city, they plotted a grand comeback.[42]
  • Silmerhelve— As many Helmite families, these nobles dedicated themselves to guardianship.[38][43]
  • Silvertor— One of Waterdeep's oldest families, and a permanent fixture on the Council of Nobles.[44]
  • Snome— These nobles were renowned brewers and distillers.[38][43]
  • Stormweather— After years of misfortune, this family of explorers and naval merchants saw their prospects get better in the late 14th century.[38][43][45]
  • Sultlue— A family of traders whose members possessed a serpentine heritage.[39][46]
T
U
W
Z
  • Zoar— One of the families exiled from Waterdeep during the 13th century DR.[10][45]
  • Zulpair— This family's shipping interests coincided with their devotion to the deity Umberlee.[46][45]
  • Zun— These noble cattle farmers maintained their villa in city's North Ward.[46][45][50]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

Further Reading[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 2. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  2. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 60. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 46. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 61. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  5. slade, et al. (April 1996). “Cities & Civilization”. In James Butler ed. The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (TSR, Inc.), p. 4. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  6. Beamdog (March 2016). Designed by Philip Daigle, et al. Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear. Beamdog.
  7. Eric L. Boyd (1997). Powers and Pantheons. (TSR, Inc), p. 58. ISBN 0-7869-0657-X.
  8. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 64. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  9. Christopher Perkins, James Haeck, James Introcaso, Adam Lee, Matthew Sernett (September 2018). Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 6. ISBN 978-0-7869-6625-7.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 59. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  11. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 117. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  12. slade, et al. (April 1996). “Cities & Civilization”. In James Butler ed. The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (TSR, Inc.), p. 4. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  13. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 56. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  14. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 26. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 47. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  16. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 29. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  17. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 11. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 59. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  19. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 117. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  20. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 118. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  21. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 61. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  22. Christopher Perkins, James Haeck, James Introcaso, Adam Lee, Matthew Sernett (September 2018). Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 213. ISBN 978-0-7869-6625-7.
  23. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 66. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  24. Ed Greenwood (January 1993). Volo's Guide to Waterdeep. (TSR, Inc.), p. 87. ISBN 1-56076-335-3.
  25. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 94. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
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  27. Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 4. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
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  29. Eric L. Boyd (September 2005). “Vampires of Waterdeep: Blood of Malar”. Dungeon #126 (Paizo Publishing, LLC), pp. 62–77.
  30. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 123. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  31. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 128. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  32. Eric L. Boyd (2007-04-25). Dragons of Faerûn, Part 3: City of Wyrmshadows (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 9. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  33. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 114. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  34. Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 5. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 48. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  36. Christopher Perkins, James Haeck, James Introcaso, Adam Lee, Matthew Sernett (September 2018). Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 13. ISBN 978-0-7869-6625-7.
  37. Christopher Perkins (September 6, 2016). Storm King's Thunder. Edited by Kim Mohan, Michele Carter. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 56. ISBN 978-0786966004.
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  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.7 39.8 39.9 Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 6. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  40. Ed Greenwood (May 2011). “Eye on the Realms: The Wild Lords”. In Steve Winter ed. Dungeon #190 (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 1–3.
  41. Ed Greenwood (February 2001). “The New Adventures of Volo: Lost Treasures of Cormyr, Part 3”. In Dave Gross ed. Dragon #280 (Wizards of the Coast), p. 86.
  42. Christopher Perkins (November 2018). Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 277. ISBN 978-0-7869-6626-4.
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  44. Mark Anthony (October 2012). Escape from Undermountain (Kindle). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 3242. ASIN B008C8ZRUU.
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  46. 46.00 46.01 46.02 46.03 46.04 46.05 46.06 46.07 46.08 46.09 46.10 Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 49. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  47. Mark Anthony (October 2012). Escape from Undermountain (Kindle). (Wizards of the Coast), p. 450. ASIN B008C8ZRUU.
  48. 48.0 48.1 Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 62. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  49. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 30. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  50. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 94. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.

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