energone is a living metal that comes from the planes of irian and mabar. D&D Beyond (which I don’t use) lists both Mithral and Adamantine Armor armor as uncommon. A red-ish brown metal. My rule is that the adamantine version of a suit of armor, or a melee weapon or of ten pieces of ammunition costs 500 gp more than the normal version, whether the weapon or ammunition is made of the metal or coated with it. Only issue I have with this is the mithral/adamantine prices, this would put a suit of armor of either of these metals at an INSANE price/value, despite being a common/rare item? The metal of choice for Drow equipment is Adamantite, and other races/societies use the same metal, so the fault comes down to that of the Faerzress, which is extremely strong in certain pockets of the Underdark. But combining materials and using high energy beams would be beyond the technology available to PCs. ( Log Out /  Zulkoon [3], Mithral was produced through a process similar to that of steel-smelting. Mithral items I have spent a lot of time trying to find any reference to an energone metal in D&D. Usage[4] As a result, it was not always possible to travel from one end of the Underdark to the other. “Yer late, elf!” came the rough edge of a familiar voice. Type. Don’t be surprised if I steal it in some form or another the next time the Ranger Playtest pops up on this site. Most of the following information is from “, D&D 5E – Weights of Materials | Dungeon Master Assistance, https://olddungeonmaster.wordpress.com/2012/06/09/coins/, https://www.dandwiki.com/wiki/Item_Enchanting_(5e_Variant_Rule), https://olddungeonmaster.com/2017/12/12/dd-5e-non-standard-weapon-armor-materials/, https://olddungeonmaster.com/2017/10/04/dd-5e-laws-of-motion/, D&D 5E - Character Sheet and Instructions, D&D 5E – Non-standard weapon/armor materials, D&D 5E – Character Sheet with Dice Rolling, D&D Character Generator (First Character), D&D Encounter Builder (Kobold Fight Club). View entire discussion ( 10 comments) More posts from the battlemaps community. 10 Monsters That Are Perfect For Low Level Adventurers. Diopsids are creatures from the Underdark that resemble a large humanoid beetle. save. Aliases It gets more dangerous the deeper you go. A place to share thoughts and ideas about Dungeons and Dragons. Now you could make the argument that adamantine weapons/armor are only lined with it, but mithral armor is supposed to be mithral. D&D 5E Why the Druid Metal Restriction is Poorly Implemented. Unprocessed adamantine, termed adamantby some sages, is hard but brittle, and unsuitable for use as a weapon. Total Cost: 0. And that the mithral version of a suit of armor or a melee weapon costs 200 gp more than the normal version. 1.4k. I will make this the bulk of my next post. Mined by the sverfneblin. Adamantine is an extremely hard, black metal. They're already sized for 1" figures. Silver-black (ore) Silvery-blue (metal) I fixed it and also reduced the price of steel to 4 gp. Adamantine in various pure, alloyed or raw forms have historically been referred to by different names, including adamantite, adamant and adamantium (see Nomenclature, below). A little redundancy never hurts, but I try to avoid an overabundance of redundancy This light gray metal with very slight bluish tinge is strong, difficult to melt, and resistant to most chemicals. You are absolutely right. The Underdark is the vast network of underground caverns and tunnels underneath the surface of Toril. It protects a creature as well as steel armor does. This well-known pure metal is the softest of workable metallic substances. Think like an Underdark predator and make your decisions very carefully to avoid becoming a meal! which is the weight of a long sword, to get 166.66 which I rounded up to 200 gp.]. I am glad that it helps. Exandria is the name of the world on which most events of Critical Role take place.1 Exandria exists in a Material Plane,2 although it features connections to other planes of existence, such as the portals to the elemental planes guarded by the Ashari. A purple worm (or multiple worms) can also be a source of a complex network of tunnels. This is a light-hearted adventure with a Christmas spin appropriate for all player levels. Here are some monsters for low lever adventurers. In its finished form, adamantine metal reflects a clear green sheen under candlelight, and purple-white under magical light. Material type Built as weapons, they must now find a purpose beyond war. Feel free to make adjustments if needed to fit your particular campaign. Lost for ages in the Underdark, Dawnbringer appears to be a gilded longsword hilt. More formidable and dangerous than the lesser metal slime but just as cowardly. Pingback: D&D 5E – Weights of Materials | Dungeon Master Assistance, Pingback: Rewards At Last | Casual Obsession. A soft, silvery-white metal that is often combined with other metals or used as a layer to protect various metals. Party Size Party Level; Easy: 125 exp Medium: 250 exp Hard: 375 exp Deadly: 500 exp Daily: 1,500 exp. It is the most used of metals. Wiki Le Monde des Royaumes Oubliés (French), https://forgottenrealms.fandom.com/wiki/Mithral?oldid=604340. Refer to this post, it might help put you in the right mindset: https://olddungeonmaster.com/2017/10/04/dd-5e-laws-of-motion/. ( Log Out /  Feel free to take any monsters of the Beast category and give them an angelic personification. Mithral can be combined with steel (varying alloys of iron and carbon) to derive adamantine if one has no access to adamantite ore, but this process is both difficult and known only to a very few dwarves, who do not perform it for nondwarves unless there is a very good reason. So hopefully some of these ideas are helpful. The tunnel opens up into an oasis of Underdark funghi, the area is dimly lit by bioluminescent funghi and filled to the brim with insects of various shapes and sizes. Pardon my delay in responding to your post. Of course, as the DM of your D&D game, you can have Adamantine non-ferrous if choose. You must always keep Player knowledge and PC knowledge separate – not always easy. However, others may want to use these additional rules. D&D Metal – Fantasy and Mythical Materials in Dungeons & Dragons Video Transcription. The Underdark is a world unto itself and, if imagined well, an Underdark-themed campaign can make yours one of the most memorable your players have ever experienced. (For example, by sheathing it in copper or adding a longer handle plated in copper, or similar means.) Diopsids are known as being dependable and will work for almost anyone who will meet their asking price. 1.4k. Eilistraee was first detailed in Ed Greenwood's The Drow of the Underdark (1991). Useful info on Adamantine and mithral. Ted: “So Dave, what do you think about doing a video on metals.” Dave: “SLAYER, Yeah.” Ted: “no, no, no. “Xanathar’s Guide To Everything” has Adamantine weapons 500 gp more than their normal versions. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Not sure on spelling, listening to an audio book. Fomorians are the fey equivalent of titans only twisted and deformed. Known as truemetal to the dwarves, this silvery-blue, shining metal is derived from soft, glittering, silvery-black ore found in rare veins and pockets all over, from the depths of the Underdark to surface rocks. A yellow-ish metal that somewhat resembles gold. I have been interested in expanding the playing field for players making their own weapons, and armor, and such. Troglodyte. I couldn’t find I even managed to do it without mentioning what a bloody stupid system the non-metric measurements are (oops!). It's possible to turn the derro into your servants with the aid of a certain crown. Divide the values by 12 to get the weight of a 1’x1’x1″ piece of the material. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Properties [3], Items cast from mithral weighed only half as much as similar items forged from steel. 3: A piece of cloth that absorbs any material staining it, becoming fully clean over the course of an hour. Thanks Ronny for the posting this helps detailing my campaign – fleshing out resources for my host village with a highly skilled Master Blacksmith – was researching medieval access to steel – since in DnD it seems steel is highly common, so I figure my village would import most of it. Seemingly half the time this occurred, the individual in possession of the mithral item became partially and temporarily protected from magic's harmful effects. A female fey of hidden beauty, for she is covered in a veil of black smoke, with only bits of gray skin shown on occasion. A metal slime doesn’t require air, food, drink, or sleep. In the PHB for 5e, the trade value of 1 lb. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. I hadn’t really thought about how much heavier metals are than stone before – aluminium weighs about the same as granite! However, who is to say that the definition of ferrous couldn’t be expanded to include metals that contain adamant? https://www.dandwiki.com/wiki/Item_Enchanting_(5e_Variant_Rule). One wrong step in an ancient tomb might trigger a series of scything blades, which cleave through armor and bone. I had assumed the latter was even lighter, but it’s closer to titanium than aluminium. They are seen as tough and strong by other races of the Underdark. Clan is the epitome of reverence for the dwarves because they also cherish high social standings. “Gold has the important ability to hold multiple enchantments, even conflicting ones, and keep them from affecting each other or the stability of the gold-adorned item.”. It is famed for its hardness and often used to produce weapons and armor. Note that Mithral is not typically used for weapons. Before being detailed in published material, Eilistraee already existed in Ed Greenwood's original Forgotten Realms. ... Perhaps the most heavy metal Dungeons and Dragons campaign ever, the recently released Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus literally takes you to the Nine Hells and back. It also studies how substances (and how they are changed into other substances) are related to magic and astrology. also if you need to give your characters a cool magic item you could check out the book of vile darkness in the dungeon masters guide. As far as I can tell, energone was never a metal in the D&D universe. I am glad you like my chart. 5 Skeletons or Zombies. Very Awesome information. Apr 25, 2008 #1 I am currently running a 3.5 campaign whose stated intention is … 28 comments. Thank you for your help in clearing up this topic. Use filters for random. They could also recognize drowcraft items by holding them. Adamantine is a rare metal appearing in Dungeons & Dragons. 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