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The only official D&D 5e tabletop products in which Baldur's Gate has appeared are: Murder in Baldur's Gate - this includes a 64-page setting book on Baldur's Gate and is probably your best source. Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide - About 2 pages on Baldur's Gate, definitely a summary rather than a source of detail. Hoard of the Dragon Queen - Extremely ...


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It's fine unless you're level 18 To see how Purple Dragon Knight (PDK) stacks up let's compare it to a fighter archetype from the PHB. I'm going to use Champion because it is broadly similar and is easy to compare. Level 3 Champion: Improved Critical for some occasional (1/20) bonus damage. PDK: A (fighter level) group heal once/short rest as a bonus ...


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Since this is a bit of a wall of text, the upfront answers to this question are "you can worship two gods, but only get power from one outside of a couple specific circumstances" and "blackguards of Luthic are a-okay." Moving on, though: Worship of Two Gods: Maybe There are a couple important rules regarding this question scattered about in various books. ...


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You may only have one spell-granting god (with the exception of gods are are actually a bunch of dudes, like the Sovereign Host in Eberron). Page 32, PHB: Deity, Domains, and Domain Spells: Choose a deity for your cleric. Sample deities are listed on Table 3–7: Deities and described on page 106–108. The cleric’s deity influences his alignment, what ...


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Yay, I get to dust off some old books! Third and Second edition sources The AD&D 2nd edition Faiths and Avatars supplement covers Kelemvor in detail. I'll be quoting from his entry from the more recent 3rd Edition Forgotten Realms book Faiths and Pantheons. It says this about him: Cleric Alignments: LE, LG, LN ... Kelemvor urges his clerics to ...


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I know it isn't the first answer you're looking for, but this link is a free huge hi-res map of the Sword Coast direct from WotC with a map scale. It looks like it would be pretty easy to figure out the distances on that map, using that scale. For example, I figure the journey from Waterdeep to Triboar, based on this map, is about 300 miles.


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There is no equivalent to the Faiths and Pantheons book for 5th edition yet, so you'll have to stick with the Player's Handbook, the Forgotten Realms Wiki, and Forgotten Realms books to get a better view of your chosen god. It's sad, but making Forgotten Realms a more central setting coincided with the move to not publish nearly as many books -- ...


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The Forgotten Realms wiki article on Duin is reasonably extensive and sources several sourcebooks its information is drawn from. Probably the most extensive writeup is the 3 1/2 page one in Demihuman Deities (1998). As for all the gods - start on the wiki, the Realms has spat out hundreds of pages of sourcebook on any topic imaginable. Just in my 2e ...


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One answer to this question I have seen implemented is that the gods will begrudgingly accept prayers at "foreign" shrines and altars, since there are simply too many deities to have a dedicated altar for every deity in the Forgotten Realms in every city's temple, or even in a temple to begin with! So your dwarven paladin would still give prayers to Haela, ...


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In all my reading of Realms material over the years, I've never seen the “Roman” approach to other pantheons practiced or even referenced. Other pantheons are generally acknowledged as real, just foreign—a natural effect of living in a world where the individual gods regularly and undeniably manifest in person. Instead, what you tend to see mentioned while ...


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Tethyr and Amn are countries nowhere near the Moonsea or the Sea of Fallen Stars. See Amn there in the bottom left, far to the west and south on the Sword Coast? Tethyr is south of Amn, just south of that Forest of Tethyr, lying between Amn and Calimshan. (Tethyr should be described in the other books in the box that map comes with though.) Toralth would be ...



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