FANDOM


The Greypeak Mountains (also called simply Greypeaks[2]) were a mountain range in the eastern end of the Savage Frontier in northwest Faerûn.[3][1][4]

GeographyEdit

The mountains separated the Fallen Lands from the Delimbiyr River. The weather was generally pretty poor here.[1]

Two rivers emerged from the Greypeak Mountains: the Grayflow in the south and the Loagrann (from three tributaries) in the north.[5]

HistoryEdit

The mountains were named after the gray-skinned stone giants who inhabited them.[1]

InhabitantsEdit

In the 14th century DR, many monsters inhabited the range including goblins who dwelt in keeps, barghest chieftains who commanded large packs of worgs and were allies of the goblins, and many young dragons. The primary inhabitants however were the stone giants, who were, for the most part, civilized or least smart enough not to assault travelers.[1]

LocationsEdit

The Dawn Pass Trail crossed the Graypeak Mountains, passing through Dawn Pass,[1] which was steep and demanding in comparison to Bleached Bones Pass further south, but easier to defend, and hence preferred by Zhentarim caravans. By 1358 DR, a garrison of thirty Lord's Men from Llorkh stood guard at Dawn Pass. They remained there through to at least 1370 DR. They were aided by a hired beholder from Dekanter, together with its gnoll minions.[6][7][8]

The people of the town of Llorkh once mined for iron and silver in the Greypeaks. Their shallow tunnels riddled the mountains north and east of the town. These were old and almost worked-out, their lodes nearly exhausted, by the mid–14th century DR, but some miners still persisted in working there.[9][10][11][12][13] After the takeover of the town in 1357 DR, the Lord's Men commandeered three worked-out mine tunnels near Llorkh to use for storage. It was told that monsters made their lairs in several other tunnels, making them hazardous.[11][13]

The tower of Seshrentor stood in the Greypeaks, 40 miles (64 kilometers) north-northeast of Llorkh.[2]

The White Fate colony of beholders was located in a valley in the mountains somewhere south east of Llorkh.[14]

AppendixEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 169, 174. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Steven E. Schend, Sean K. Reynolds and Eric L. Boyd (June 2000). Cloak & Dagger. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 28. ISBN 0-7869-1627-3.
  3. 3.0 3.1 slade (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (Map of Interior, Silverymoon, Longsaddle, Yartar). (TSR, Inc). ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  4. Wizards RPG Team (2014). Hoard of the Dragon Queen. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 62. ISBN 978-0786965649.
  5. Ed Greenwood (1993). Volo's Guide to the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 214. ISBN 1-5607-6678-6.
  6. Paul Jaquays (1988). The Savage Frontier. (TSR, Inc), p. 46. ISBN 0-88038-593-6.
  7. Kevin Melka and John Terra (April 1995). Ruins of Zhentil Keep (Campaign Book). (TSR, Inc), p. 44. ISBN 0-7869-0109-8.
  8. slade, Ed Greenwood, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend, Paul Jaquays, Steve Perrin (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (The Wilderness). (TSR, Inc), p. 63. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  9. Ed Greenwood (1987). Waterdeep and the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 7. ISBN 0-88038-490-5.
  10. Paul Jaquays (1988). The Savage Frontier. (TSR, Inc), p. 30. ISBN 0-88038-593-6.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Ed Greenwood (1993). Volo's Guide to the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 213. ISBN 1-5607-6678-6.
  12. Ed Greenwood and Steven E. Schend (July 1994). “Campaign Guide”. City of Splendors (TSR, Inc), p. 17. ISBN 0-5607-6868-1.
  13. 13.0 13.1 slade (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (Cities and Civilization). (TSR, Inc), p. 61. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.
  14. Ed Greenwood and Doug Stewart (1997). Prayers from the Faithful. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 90. ISBN 0-7869-0682-0.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.