Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms/Trivia

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Cards throughout Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms directly reference the Dungeons & Dragons franchise.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Location Description Depicted or referenced in
Toril The planet commonly referred to as "The Realms".
Faerûn A sub-continent in the northern hemisphere of Toril.
Maelstrom The main stronghold and seat of power for the storm giants on the floor of the Trackless Sea. Island (#269)
The Underdark The vast network of caverns and caves underneath Faerûn. Swamp (#273)

NPC's[edit | edit source]

NPC Race Class Referenced in
Aramil Elf Sorcerer Power Word Kill

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Monster Example Magic subtype(s) D&D equivalent Description
Beholder Baleful Beholder Beholder Beholder A floating orb of flesh with a large mouth, single central eye, and many smaller eyestalks on top with powerful magical abilities. Iconic type for Dungeons and Dragons.
Drow Mentioned on Swamp (#273) Elf Drow A generally evil, dark-skinned, and white-haired subrace of elves. From the Orcadian and Shetland dialects of the Scots language as an an alternative form of "trow"
Halfling Prosperous Innkeeper Halfling Halfling Humanoid creatures similar in shape to humans, but around half their size. Based on J. R. R. Tolkien's hobbits.
Storm giant Mentioned on Island (#269) Giant Storm giant One of the most intelligent and respected races of giants, adapted to surviving in underwater conditions.
Tiamat Tiamat Dragon God Tiamat A supremely strong and powerful evil five-headed Dragon goddess. The name is taken from Tiamat, a goddess in ancient Mesopotamian mythology.

Spells[edit | edit source]

Spell D&D equivalent Description
Power Word Kill Power word, kill A power word that instantly kills mortal creatures

Magic items[edit | edit source]

Artifact D&D equivalent Description
Portable Hole Portable hole A circular cloth which is placed on a surface to create a hole or extraplanar space.
Vorpal Sword Vorpal sword A sword that has specific properties which simplify beheading. Inspired by the Vorpal Sword in Lewis Carrol's poem "Jabberwocky".