The Tarm (pronounced: /ˈtɑːrmTARM[2]) family were one of the noble houses in Waterdeep circa the Year of Wild Magic, 1372 DR. They were horse breeders and trainers, and had significant interests in caravan mastering.[1][2][3]

Organization[edit | edit source]

The Tarm clan made their fortune in the caravan business and were well-known for the horses they bred and trained. From at least the Year of the Prince, 1357 DR, to at least the Year of Wild Magic, 1372 DR, the patriarch of the family was Lord Thentivil. His consort was Lady Selpara and their son and heir was Arum.[1][2][3]

Base of Operations[edit | edit source]

The Tarm family villa (labeled N30) circa 1372 DR.

The in-town home of the Tarm family was located in the North Ward on the southeast corner of Sulmor Street and Whaelgond Way.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] It consisted of three 3-story buildings in a walled compound with a central garden area with a small pool.[5][9][11][12] They also maintained stables and horse-breeding grounds in the village of Amphail north of Waterdeep on the Long Road.[3][13][14]

The Tarm family villa (outlined in red), circa 1492 DR.

History[edit | edit source]

The Tarm clan were of Tethyrian descent and followers of Mielikki. The family was ennobled in the Year of the Bold Knight, 1249 DR. As of 1372 DR, there were forty-five living members.[3]

Notable Members[edit | edit source]

Appendix[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 49. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ed Greenwood and Steven E. Schend (July 1994). “Who's Who in Waterdeep”. City of Splendors (TSR, Inc), p. 25. ISBN 0-5607-6868-1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Eric L. Boyd (2005-09-28). Noble Houses of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 7. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  4. Ed Greenwood and Jeff Grubb (September 1988). City System. Edited by Karen Boomgarden. (TSR, Inc.), p. 12. ISBN 0-8803-8600-2.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Map 9/10 included in Ed Greenwood and Jeff Grubb, cartographers Dennis Kauth and Frey Graphics (September 1988). City System. Edited by Karen Boomgarden. (TSR, Inc.). ISBN 0-8803-8600-2.
  6. Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 24. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  7. Ed Greenwood (January 1993). Volo's Guide to Waterdeep. (TSR, Inc.), p. 239. ISBN 1-56076-335-3.
  8. Map included in Ed Greenwood (January 1993). Volo's Guide to Waterdeep. (TSR, Inc.). ISBN 1-56076-335-3.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Ed Greenwood and Steven E. Schend (July 1994). “Campaign Guide”. City of Splendors (TSR, Inc), p. 44. ISBN 0-5607-6868-1.
  10. Map included in Ed Greenwood and Steven E. Schend (July 1994). City of Splendors. (TSR, Inc). ISBN 978-1560768685.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Eric L. Boyd (June 2005). City of Splendors: Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 94, 101. ISBN 0-7869-3693-2.
  12. Map by Jason Engle included in Christopher Perkins, James Haeck, James Introcaso, Adam Lee, Matthew Sernett (September 2018). Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast). ISBN 978-0-7869-6625-7.
  13. Eric L. Boyd (2006-05-03). Environs of Waterdeep (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. p. 7. Archived from the original on 2016-08-16. Retrieved on 2009-10-07.
  14. Kim Mohan ed. (2015). Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 44. ISBN 978-0786965809.
  15. Ed Greenwood and Steven E. Schend (July 1994). “Adventurer's Guide to the City”. City of Splendors (TSR, Inc), p. 46. ISBN 0-5607-6868-1.

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