Sprites were a grouping of fey that lived in forests and enjoyed making mischief.

The gods Chauntea, Eldath, Erevan Ilesere, Mielikki, Sheela Peryroyl, and Silvanus all had sprites among their servants.[5]

Description[edit | edit source]

All sprites were small creatures with elven features, ranging from the 1‑foot-tall (0.3‑meter) atomie to the 4‑foot-tall (1.2‑meter) nixie. Except for the nixie, sprites had insect-like wings and could fly.[2]

Personality[edit | edit source]

As a group, sprites were shy, mischievous fey who hated ugliness and evil. They would fight to protect their homes if necessary, whether through combat or trickery.[2]

Ecology[edit | edit source]

Most sprites were hunter-gatherers who lived in small groups, either as nomads like the grigs or in tiny villages. Sprites typically preferred to live in temperate forest regions.[2]

Types of sprites[edit | edit source]

There were several different types of sprites, including:

History[edit | edit source]

In 1369 DR, a clan of sprites dwelt in the Misty Vale in Brynwood in the Vast, where they served the Green Lady, a druid of Eldath.[6]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Skip Williams, Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook (July 2003). Monster Manual v.3.5. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 235–236. ISBN 0-7869-2893-X.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Doug Stewart (June 1993). Monstrous Manual. (TSR, Inc), pp. 328–330. ISBN 1-5607-6619-0.
  3. Gary Gygax (December 1977). Monster Manual, 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), pp. 74, 79. ISBN 0-9356-9600-8.
  4. Gary Gygax (August 1983). Monster Manual II 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), pp. 11, 71, 92. ISBN 0-88038-031-4.
  5. Sean K. Reynolds (2002-05-04). Deity Do's and Don'ts (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. pp. 10–15. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2018-09-08.
  6. Matthew G. Adkins (July 1999). “Into the Nest of Vipers”. Dungeon #75 (Wizards of the Coast), p. 66.

Connections[edit | edit source]

AtomieGrigNixiePixieSakinaSpriteShrub sprite
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