4th Edition Statistics[19] Mages in FR with higher levels include the leader of Shade, Larloch, and a couple other undead, who are in the 40 range. Exhausted from his long battles and depleted of many spells, Elminster returned to Shadowdale via the Anauroch and arrived to find the dale's inhabitants and Storm Silverhand embattled already by phaerimm rather than the expected shadovar. [63] When Elminster appoached his tower, Rivalen Tanthul and five other Princes of Shade ambushed Elminster. [35] However, they were slain by Undarl, a malaugrym and a magelord of Athalantar. Artwork depicting Elminster from the Epic Level Handbook. Ahzek Ahriman (Warhammer 40,000) Ahriman's Profile (Speed was equalized, both had three months to prepare and had limited prior knowledge, 6-B Elminster vs High 5-A Ahriman), Elminster jumping headfirst into conflict by JaredDennis. Controller 19 He is prone to long reveries in which he sees again people and places now long vanished. He later underwent further magical training under the tutelage of a wicked sorceress who sought to tempt him away from Mystra's path. [17], In Mirtul of 1360 DR, Tarth Hornwood arrived at Elminster's tower seeking to be trained by the sage of shadowdale in exchange for the Lost Ring of Murbrand. That's one of those overblown emotions reserved for fools who haven't been paying attention. Essentially, the further he is from his lair on floor 23 the more sane he is. Wizard 29 The three frequently met at Ed Greenwood's home on Earth to exchange spells and news of each other's worlds. Please reconsider before it is too late. The events of the Dungeon in the Mad Mage takes place The events of the Dungeon in the Mad Mage takes place over 1000 years later. [70], These notices could be found on the side of the path leading to Elminster's tower in Shadowdale:[citation needed], In addition to his residence on Toril, Elminster maintained a hideaway within a floating metal sphere that orbited the central earthmote of the planet Coliar.[74]. Nay! [21][17], Elminster interacted regularly with the other Chosen of Mystra through a telepathic link. OP does not say Elminster and his patron deity vs Mab, just Elminster, Mystra is not even involved here. Remember also that the mage who slays with Art carries the weight of every slain soul around with him from the moment of killing onward. The Magister asked him if he desired to learn magic, but Elminster refused, as he hated all mages because of the magelords. Video Game captures I have taken. Nicknames [9], Despite these setbacks, Elminster and Storm continued with their campaign to save Faerûn, battling evil where they could. 2nd Edition Statistics[17] Thank you for your caution. [45], On Hammer 14 in 907 DR, Elminster confronted Halueve Starym for attempting to control devils. He was rarely without his meerschaum pipe, usually smoking a vile blue or green smoke. But if ye learn the long history of my deeds, ye'll know precisely what I stand for and what I am. Elminster and Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun had something of a rivalry, whilst Volo sorely taxed the old mage's patience. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Elder Scrolls metaphysics & philosophy, can avoid the spell Call Lightning and can tag individuals with the evasion feat, https://vsbattles.fandom.com/wiki/Elminster?oldid=6924727. He has a heart of gold, a deep need to bring tyrannical, pompous, and cruel persons low, and a crotchety "don't push me" manner. However, Manshoon departed before he realized that Elminster had survived his body's destruction in a near-undead state. [49] [64] Once in Hell, he was abducted and enslaved by an outcast archdevil known as Nergal, who wished to discover the secret of Mystra's silver fire. I've walked these realms for over a thousand years. [40], In 324 DR, the Harpers are formed by Dathlue Mistwinter. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Halaster grants Sargauth Enclave to Shradin Mulophor. The Old Mage was also friends with Mordenkainen of Oerth and was acquainted with Dalamar of Krynn. [citation needed], Though known to think very little of humans, Morgwais, the Lady of High Forest, liked Elminster a lot and had occasional flirtatious relations with him.[30]. Elminster figured out how to manipulate the Weave to call forth spellfire. 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[33], Elminster was born in 212 DR[34] to Elthryn, who was the lord of the village of Heldon and a prince of Athalantar, and his wife Amrythale, in the kingdom of Athalantar. (This sign at the base of the path is very old and weather beaten, and most pay it little heed. [22], In his natural state, Elminster was an old man with a gray beard, gruff voice, and weathered features but with alert eyes. Weaknesses: Some of Elminster's spells require certain material components in order to be cast properly. Go forth and take up arms against the perils that beset us! For a few years, "Elmara" was a priestess of Mystra. Challenge Rating Most of his more powerful spells require some amount of prep time to prepare the materials needed to use them even once. This channel has a focus on a mixture of different types of content. He is a power wizard, as well as a decent fighter and thief. [31][32], Elminster once (briefly) had a Calishite apprentice named Raerlin, who stole the key to Elminster's closet in order to obtain a powerful spellbook (or possibly a phylactery). Rules Information [17], On Ches 16 in 1356 DR, Elminster agreed to pay off Sir Sabrast Windriver's tax-debts in exchange for his support. Elminster, the Rangers Three, and their allies, managed to stop their plans. They have secrets aplenty, as well they should, and take care ye don't pry too hard. He was defeated when Storm burnt the pages of the tome Raerlin was after. Basic Information The Elminster Series is a series of fantasy novels by author Ed Greenwood.The novels are set in the Forgotten Realms setting created by Greenwood for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.The series focuses on the titular character Elminster who was a key figure in several of Greenwood's other novels set in the Forgotten Realms setting. [58], In Alturiak of 1365 DR, Elminster assisted Royal Magician Vangerdahast in searching for the missing war wizard Bolifar Geldert. Once Halaster is unleashed, the Chosen will be brought in immediately. Chaotic good Halaster can be honorable, and even noble … Mystra proposed that Elminster should be one of her Chosen, and he quickly agreed. Due to the essence of the artifact and the sheer power of Elminster's wards, on whose power the artifact fed, the Sharrans defeated Elminster (though not without losing most of their number) and a contingency spell whisked Elminster away, while his tower itself was blasted into ruin and transported to another, unknown plane. Class [53][54], Elminster played a key part in establishing the Rangers Three. I tend to agree with dreaded_beast - FR is a very high powered setting, while Greyhawk is rather low powered in comparison. Elminster's most distinguishing physical feature was his hawk-like nose. With the agreement of Amarune and the aid of Storm, Elminster's essence was placed in Amarune's body with the aid of a spell the ex-Chosen had discovered in a cache once belonging to Azuth. But all are considered very dangerous. They helped him in continuing conflicts with the Shadowmasters. Elminster could still cast minor cantrips at times—and had, on several occasions, cast minor illusions—without going mad, though this wasn't always the case. Additionally, Elminster has a limited (albeit very high) number of spells he can cast each day, must re-prepare his spells if he wishes to cast them again, and can be overconfident. [35][17], But with no desire for killing, the young El soon abandoned that trade and instead operated as a burglar in Hastarl, capital of Athalantar. Chapter 17; The Alignments Note: I think that Alignments are really, really, really interesting.I mean they can be both a blessing and a curse for any D&D player out there. 3. Realizing that her presence in Hell was overly conspicuous, Mystra retreated and dispatched more subtle agents to find him, first Halaster Blackcloak the Mad Mage of Undermountain (who was defeated), and then the Simbul. Along the way, Mystra was completely restored. His clothes were plain. Later, an avatar of Mystra (who went by the name Myrjala Talithyn, or "Darkeyes") trained Elmara in the ways of a mage and brought her to an ancient Netherese archmage known as Ander who taught Elmara a spell that would transform her back into Elminster. ", "An archmage often can react poorly to interruption. Terminsel[1]Wanlorn[2]Eladar the Dark[3] 1st Edition Statistics[16] Short summary describing this character. In his natural state, Elminster appeared as a gray-bearded man of weathered … Sex [52], In 1350 DR, Elminster 'retired' to Shadowdale, though this was something of a ruse to provoke certain enemies. higher with Improved Initiative, Lifting Strength: Class 1 physically, much higher with magic, potentially up to Class M with transformation, Striking Strength: At least Multi-Continent Class, Durability: At least Multi-Continent level (Capable of casually tanking attacks from the likes of Aumvor the Undying and other major Sword Coast threats). Human[4] He was a natural raconteur and actor, and could present himself as a fatherly type, a trickster, a rake, or any other role or cliche required for a purpose or just to get a reaction from others. For years, the two of them pretended to be "Elgorn" and "Stornara Rhauligan", "repairers of ever-crumbling stone, plaster, tapestries, and wood" in the royal palace of Suzail, spying on and testing the loyalties of War Wizards and nobles alike. Any of the Chosen who became sufficiently attuned to the Weave (by using it for centuries), and took the time to experiment and study, could theoretically duplicate what Elminster did, and end up with spellfire too. In the confrontation, spells were thrown, and Storm Silverhand blasted one of the shadow princes with a ball of silver fire. Soon he had to learn how to survive without constant divine aid. One of the many meetings of Elminster, Dalamar, and Mordenkainen. It is the right and the doom of all creatures who walk Faerûn to do as they will; it is why we of the art frown so at those who charm often, or in frivolous cause. Not even the gods took unto themselves the power to control ye or me so tightly that we cannot walk or speak or breathe save at another's bidding! [61], On Nightal 28, Elminster met with the Lady-of-the-Wood Morgwais in time for the arrival of Galaeron Nihmedu, Melegaunt Tanthul, Vala Thorsdotter, and the stone giant Aris. [citation needed] Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Master wizard, spellcraft specialist, alchemist, and lorekeeper, expert swordsman and combatant, skilled in a variety of other trades, Genius Intelligence, Longevity, Master of Magic, Energy Manipulation, Elemental Manipulation (Of the fire, ice, water, earth, wind, lightning, acid, and sound varieties), Poison Manipulation, Light Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Minor Luck Manipulation, Minor Holy Magic, Divination, Shapeshifting, Transmutation, Petrification, Creation, Forcefield, Can cancel the abilities and powers of others, Several attacks ignore durability or instantly kill, Healing, Regeneration (Low-Mid) via the Ring of Regeneration, Teleportation, Illusion Creation, Spatial Manipulation, Time Manipulation, Can open portals, Battlefield Removal, Telepathy, Psionics, Summoning, Reality Warping via Limited Wish and Wish, Nigh-immunity to mind and soul-based attacks, poisons, diseases, magic, traps, and the like, Immunity to a wide array of mundane and supernatural effects, A wide array of contingency effects further protect him from harm. 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