I'm working on a D&D 5e campaign's setting that includes a lizardfolk village in a relatively central location, in or near a deep jungle city ruled by dragonborn. Based on previous D&D resources, what does a typical lizardfolk village look like?

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    \$\begingroup\$ What aspect(s) are you interested on? \$\endgroup\$ – HellSaint Apr 30 '18 at 4:12

The Forgotten Realms wiki entry on lizardfolk states:

Tribal Structure

Lizardfolk gathered into tribes. A typical tribe might have 150 lizardfolk, with around 50 male, 50 female, and 50 hatchlings, Another might have only 30–60 adults, with half as many hatchlings and one tenth that number in unhatched eggs.

Lizardfolk society was patriarchal and leaders held their positions for their strength and power alone. Although challenges for leadership were rarely made, anyone in the tribe could try and seize power from the leader. This would leave the tribe unorganized and vulnerable until a new leader took charge or the old leader had reasserted their position. Lizardfolk leaders were most often barbarians or even druids. In a tribe, they would be assisted by two lieutenants. Many skilled warriors were fighters and barbarians.

Tribal shamans, meanwhile, were usually clerics who worshiped Semuanya. Shamans rarely served as leaders, and by-and-large only offered advice.

Females in the tribes were responsible for hatching eggs, raising young, and maintaining the camp. All the females in the tribe would work together to raise the young. They monitored their hatchlings closely, as the young were difficult to handle and tended to wander off, away from camp and into the wilderness.

From general gameplay, I've known lizardfolk villages to be very coastal in nature, they live in longhouses decorated in sea creatures, shells, bone, and even dragons. But that's about as much as I know and I can't source this info. I just know I remember it from playing in an official module so it should be accurate I'd hope.

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    \$\begingroup\$ But what does a village look like? I can imagine many different concepts that would fit this social structure, but do they live in large longhouses which fit the whole tribe, or mud huts with just a few individuals? Or something else? \$\endgroup\$ – mattdm Apr 29 '18 at 23:07
  • \$\begingroup\$ Can those downvoting please leave a reason for the downvote in the comments? This answer seems acceptable for "What does a typical lizardfolk village look like" as it gives a source and a gist of what the general flavour of a lizardfolk environment would be. \$\endgroup\$ – Josh Apr 30 '18 at 7:50
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    \$\begingroup\$ "Forgotten Realms" isn't a source; I assume what Chaosweapon actually means is the Forgotten Realms wiki page on Lizardfolk, which itself sources the 2003 Races of Faerun book and the 3.5e Monster Manual. \$\endgroup\$ – V2Blast May 4 '18 at 18:41

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