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Questions tagged [greyhawk]

For questions about the Gygax's World of Greyhawk campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons.

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What is the home of the drow in Flanaess?

In Faerun, Underdark is the home of the Drow. What is its equivalent in the lands of Flanaess? Is there also some sort of Underdark there, or is there something else?
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Are there any official guidelines for laws and punishments on Flanaess?

Usually, I refer to the city's alignment when I decide what kind of punishment would be suitable. I was wondering if there are any official criminal codes, covering how specific wrongdoing should be ...
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How long is the road from Hommlet to Rastor?

I am running Return to Temple of Elemental Evil. The players found out about the location of Rastor, but I can't find any information about it. Looking at the map I estimate it's about 250 miles and ...
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What are other sources of information about Gadhelyn?

Backstory I'm planning to play a Half-Drow Warlock (Hexblade) whose patron is a lesser elvish deity. Long story short: the character escaped the Underdark under guidance of its patron. The patron I ...
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Were the veth's spells per day and spells known ever corrected?

While digging through and compiling aging material, I happened upon the Greyhawk-specific prestige class veth (link is to the Internet Archive version; the original apparently gone). The class ...
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Out of the Faerûnian and Greyhawkian pantheons, which magic deity would be a good fit for a specific witch-hunting cult?

One of the hostile entities I'm creating for a campaign I'm working on is a cult of witch-hunters (elven, to be precise) who are motivated to hunt witches by a belief that witchcraft/warlockery (aka ...
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Is there a name for the grand Greyhawk campaign?

The Village of Hommlet module, T1 was originally released as a stand alone adventure. A planned sequel got put on ice but the material was eventually recompiled and expanded into a super-module, T1-4, ...
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Were there Martians in Greyhawk?

The third of the three Dungeons and Dragons booklets Underworld & Wilderness Adventures (1974) on Other Worlds says Some areas of land could be gates into other worlds, dimensions, times, or ...
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What are the demographics of Specialist Wizards vs. Generalists?

Are there any statistics about how many wizards are specialists vs. generalists in the standard settings (forgotten realms, greyhawk, Eberron)? I've built myself a NPC generator of a sort, and I was ...
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What magic items did Gord use to release and kill Tharizdun?

What did Gord and Gellor use to release and kill Tharizdun in Dance of Demons? I've read summaries of what happened (like this one), but what magic items did the pair employ to perform this task?
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Books & Lore Within Greyhawk

I'm currently running a 3.5e campaign set in Greyhawk and several of my players have become interested in the bookshops in town. In particular, the wizard wants to go down a forbidden knowledge path ...
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Are romantic tattoos bad luck in D&D?

I'm currently running a 3.5e campaign set in Greyhawk and one of my players, a half-orc fighter, has begun a romantic relationship with one of the NPC's. During some down time, she decided to visit ...
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Greyhawk adventure involving underground prison inhabited by demons

I saw the description for this module in a pamphlet a couple years before 3E came out, but I've forgotten the title. I seem to recall the goal was to spring someone from this prison but it's been so ...
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What more is known about star-faring civilization(s) that crashed upon Oerth?

The old session City of the Gods ran back in 1975, which eventually became the Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (DA3), introduced such interesting sci-fi concepts such as cloning, laser pistols and ...
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What books have more about the Greyhawk deities Istus and Ralishaz?

My group and I are beginning to start a game of dnd-5e. While beginning to build our new characters we have noted that in the appendix B of the Player's Handbook among Greyhawk deities there are a ...
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What's up with RPGA Living Campaign player rewards cards?

The Wizards of the Coast archives host the following RPGA Living Campaign player reward cards: Living Greyhawk (3/2003 to 6/2008): Set 1, Set 2, and Set 3. Legacy of the Green Regent (5/2003 to 7/...
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Can Greyhawk's dragons seriously not write?

I just heard that according to D&D 3rd edition's Draconomicon (for the Greyhawk setting), p. 7: Although a dragon’s front feet are not truly prehensile, a dragon can grasp objects with its ...
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Is the Greyhawk pantheon protected “Product identity”?

A bit off the usual topic here but I thought I'd see if anyone knew: Specifically, I'm wondering whether I could make and sell non-game products (like t-shirts, for example) that feature Greyhawk ...
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How can I build a Favored Soul that's optimized for tanking?

I'd like to build a CG Half Elf Favored Soul for Corellon in the World of Greyhawk. I want to be very effective in battle, including being able to take a lot of damage, while still being decent at ...
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How do “the masses” address clerics/paladins & other members of the clergy?

In 3.5 (Greyhawk) How do people in general refer to/address members of the various clergy? Granted, inside the church hierarchy the clergy have their official ranks & titles they can use to ...
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What exactly happened to Oerth at the end of Dance of Demons?

I've been reading up on Greyhawk a bit and eventually stumbled upon Gygax' books on Gord the Rogue. Both the Wikipedia page and several other sources describe that But the various sources I found are ...
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Pelor's punishment of the Undead & creation of vampires

I am looking for the source (book) that has this myth. I have seen it mentioned many times but never the full myth. Does it exist in writing or is the blurb about the existence of the myth the only ...
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Where is the history of Greyhawk deities and dragons written?

I would like to find and read the lore of gods and dragons of Greyhawk — how they were originally created, how they have changed, and so on. I searched a bit but I couldn't find anything. What book ...
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Are the Clerics of Pelor supposed to be celibate?

So, I've rolled up a Dwarf who happened to be raised by humans. I call him "Gilly". At one point in the game I returned to my room at an inn only to find a woman there waiting for me. I started ...
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Need info about the holidays of Hextor deity (Greyhawk setting)

So, my players are planning on joining Hextor's faction for an infiltration questline. But they need to rack up some brownie points with the church first. While looking for what kind of opportunities ...
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What is the size or scale of the world of Greyhawk?

I'm looking to run a campaign in Greyhawk, but I'm not sure of the actual size of the place. I have found several maps online, but not one map has a scale of any kind that I can see. I know I've ...
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The Free City of Greyhawk: War of the Archmages

Where can I find print or online information on the archmages and/or the War of the Archmages?