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

List of Noble Houses[]

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
  • Gauntyl—This hard-living group garnered wealth as miners and mercenaries.[15]
  • Gildeggh—An outcast noble house whose members were exiled in the late 13th century DR.[17][18]
  • Gost—Long ago this family built an infamous dungeon beneath their estate in the North Ward.[19][20]
  • Gralhund— Their business interests included contracting hireswords and manufacturing weapons.[15][21][22]
  • Grifstone—One of the most recently ennobled families. Their wealth came from mining, masonry, and blacksmithing.[23]
  • Gundwynd—The renowned hippogriff breeders had connections with the unsavory Black Boars gang.[15][24]
H
  • Hawkwinter— With relations in the southern realm of Tethyr, the Hawkwinters enjoyed understated power as renowned military guardians.[15][25]
  • Hedare— A minor noble family.[26][27]
  • Helmfast— Noted shipwrights of Waterdeep who kept a villa in the city's North Ward.[15][28]
  • Hiilgauntlet— These Kossuthan nobles earned their wealth through the business of war.[15][29]
  • Hothemer— This merchant family was among the many families ennobled in 1248 DR.[15][29]
  • Hunabar— The fashionable Hunabars had investments in textiles and the trade of stylish foreign garments.[15][30]
  • Husteem— Devoted to the Beastlord Malar, this family were known to deal in illegal contraband.[31][32]
I
J
  • Jardeth— A family of soldiers and guardians who fittingly venerated the deity Helm.[15][29]
  • Jhansczil— The renowned horse-breeders kept their family's villa on Lhestyn's Court.[36]
K
  • Kormallis— Forced to renounce their slaving ways,[18] they have since diversified their financial interests.[15][37]
  • Kothont— The owners of Mother Gothal's festhall owed their wealth to their expertise as farmers and trappers.[31]
L
  • Lanngolyn— More-recently ennobled than other houses, this family made their name in textiles and shipping.[15][31]
  • Lathkule— The noble worshipers of Gond were renowned jewelers and gem-cutters.[15][31]
M
N
  • Nandar— Ennobled in the 10th century DR the Nandars were experienced in the field of construction and engineering.[41][42]
  • Nesher— Wealthy lumberers who enjoyed the sport of hawking.[41][42]
P
  • Phull— An older family well-known for their skill as fishermen.[43]
  • Phulbrinter— Sometimes also written as "Phullbrinter"[44][45]
  • Phylund— This family of monster-tamers were known for procuring the most fearsome of beasts.[42]
  • Piiradost— An old noble house that had a long history of raising horses and cattle near the city.[42]
R
S
  • Shadowdusk— After consorting with the Far Realm and falling from grace in the city, they plotted a grand comeback.[48]
  • Silmerhelve— As many Helmite families, these nobles dedicated themselves to guardianship and warrior-training.[41][49][23]
  • Silvertor— One of Waterdeep's oldest families, and a permanent fixture on the Council of Nobles.[50]
  • Snome— These nobles were renowned brewers and distillers.[41][49]
  • Stormweather— After years of misfortune, this family of explorers and naval merchants saw their prospects get better in the late 14th century.[41][49][51]
  • Sultlue— A family of traders whose members possessed a serpentine heritage.[42][52]
T
  • Talmost— One of the city's leading clothiers and furriers.[49][52]
  • Tarm— Some of Waterdeep's finest caravaneers and horse-breeders.[49][52]
  • Tchazzam— Among the most prolific of the city's archers and fletchers.[49][52]
  • Tesper— A family of skilled warriors and renowned protectors, some of whom were half-steel dragons.[49][52]
  • Thal— A ruthless family angling for a seat on Waterdeep's Council of Nobles.[53]
  • Thann— The preeminent vintner family in Waterdeep,[49] whose history dated back to slave traders from the Port of Shadows.[54]
  • Thongolir— Skilled calligraphers who venerated the diety Deneir.[49][52]
  • Thorp— With scant few members in the 1372 DR, the Thorp family was left to name a distant third cousin as their heir.[49]
  • Thunderstaff— This wizarding family had a powerful practitioner of the Art in their patriarch, Lord Baerom.[49][55]
U
W
Z
  • Zoar— One of the families exiled from Waterdeep during the 13th century DR.[10][51]
  • Zulpair— This family's shipping interests coincided with their devotion to the deity Umberlee.[52][51]
  • Zun— These noble cattle farmers maintained their villa in city's North Ward.[52][51][56]

Appendix[]

Further Reading[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Web Enhancement for City of Splendors: Waterdeep. 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 (September 1997). Powers & Pantheons. Edited by Julia Martin. (TSR, Inc.), p. 58. ISBN 978-0786906574.
  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.
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  17. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 11. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
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  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.
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  24. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 66. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  25. Ed Greenwood (January 1993). Volo's Guide to Waterdeep. (TSR, Inc.), p. 87. ISBN 1-56076-335-3.
  26. Erin Evans (February 2010). The God Catcher. (Wizards of the Coast), p. ?. ISBN 978-0-7869-5486-5.
  27. Erin M. Evans (December 2013). “The Harpers of Waterdeep”. In Steve Winter ed. Dragon #430 (Wizards of the Coast), p. 37.
  28. Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 94. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
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  32. Eric L. Boyd (September 2005). “Vampires of Waterdeep: Blood of Malar”. Dungeon #126 (Paizo Publishing, LLC), pp. 62–77.
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