Similar to What published resource first introduced the duergar? I'm curious about when these little deep gnomes first got a stat block.

The earliest I know about them was in Baldur's Gate II (the video game), based in 2e D&D, but I'm sure they're from before then.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Thank you for not creating a svirfneblin tag. \$\endgroup\$ Apr 20, 2022 at 21:51

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D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Tua

The svirfneblin first appeared in the adventure module D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Tua, published by TSR in 1978.


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