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Like, Neverwinter, the Underdark drow city of Menzoberranzan: City of Intrigue was already a popular locale in the Forgotten Realms.

It had first received serious attention in R. Salvatore's novel, Homeland d&d 4e menzoberranzan City of Intrigue wasn't just a setting book for the drow city in the Underdark; it also focused on the idea of players taking on the role of drow!

The dark elf race had d&d 4e menzoberranzan a popular PC race since the publication of Unearthed Arcanaa few years before the debut of Drizzt Do'Urden.

The drow of the Realms received more detail in FOR2: Besides providing ideas d&d 4e menzoberranzan playing and GMing drow, Menzoberranzan also contains considerable information on the houses and factions of the city.

City of Intrigue was part of a massive multimedia crossover called Rise of the Underdark, which had begun a few months previous with the final 4e roleplaying supplement, Into the Unknown: Menzoberranzan was closely tied to two Rise of the Underdark releases: Encounters Season 10, "Council of Spiders" provided a drow PC adventure, while the Drow Treachery Fortune Cards offered new drow-centric Fortune Cards where players could cause troubles for each other.

City of Intrigue brings together geographical details of the Realms that were previously available two decades earlier in FOR2: The D&d 4e menzoberranzan of the Underdark d&d 4e menzoberranzan the original Menzoberranzan It also contains some information simultaneously being published in "Council of Spiders" Alongside this reprinted material — covering the setting of Menzoberranzan, the houses of Menzoberranzan, and the drow of the Realms — Menzoberranzan: City of Intrigue also advances the timeline of the city.

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Description[ edit ] Menzoberranzan is an underground city populated by the drowand ruled over d&d 4e menzoberranzan Lolth. The city trades poisons, mushrooms, riding lizards, spell scrolls, wine, and water.


The worship of Lolth is prevalent, and the city has the clerical academy Arach-Tinilith, a spider-shaped building where priestesses are trained. One of the branches of the city's triune academies of Tier Breche, Arach-Tinilith is neighbored by the warrior school Melee-Magthere, and Sorcere tower where arcane spellcasters are sent to study.

These academies are the quarters of some of the most powerful clericsfighters and wizardsrespectively, and the title of master d&d 4e menzoberranzan an academy is coveted, since being the master of Sorcere or Melee-Magthere is as d&d 4e menzoberranzan as the power ladder goes for some houseless drow or even noble males.

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An island in the center is used to as an outlook post to help defend the city. It d&d 4e menzoberranzan ruled by a council of matrons from the eight greatest noble houses; the most powerful House in d&d 4e menzoberranzan city is House Baenreuntil recently led by Matron Yvonnel Baenre—a drow cleric who was the single most powerful political figure in Menzoberranzan for about two thousand years.

She has been succeeded by her daughter Triel.


A separate council of mages deals with affairs of the arcane—but as its members are all male, it is wholly within the grip of the matrons.