Harps could be found in several varieties across the Realms.[1]


Impiltur was known for making high-quality wood harps, and Selgaunt produced silver harps. Both were available for purchase in different sizes from Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue.[1]

Halambar Lutes & Harps in Waterdeep was a well-known musical instrument shop that sold harps.[4]

Notable harpsEdit

Anstruth harp 
One of the seven Instruments of the Bards. Magical harps capable of controlling elements and healing, among other magical powers.[5][6]
Ollamh harp 
Another Instrument of the Bards. These magical harps could control the minds of listeners, among other magical powers.[5][6]
A type of high quality but non magical harps found in the Underdark. Its sound transmitted extremely long distances there, something between one to six miles (about 1.61km to 9.66km). It was thus used to relay information over long distances but also for entertainment.[2]
The Harp that Sings by Itself 
A legendary enchanted harp that played its own tunes.[4]


External LinksEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend et al (1992). Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue. (TSR, Inc), p. 22. ISBN 0-5607-6327-2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bruce R. Cordell, Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel, Jeff Quick (October 2003). Underdark. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 67. ISBN 0-7869-3053-5.
  3. Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams (July 2003). Player's Handbook 3.5 edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 128. ISBN 0-7869-2886-7.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ed Greenwood (January 1993). Volo's Guide to Waterdeep. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 16–17. ISBN 1-5607-6335-3.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Sean K. Reynolds, Duane Maxwell, Angel McCoy (August 2001). Magic of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 161. ISBN 0-7869-1964-7.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins, James Wyatt (2014). Dungeon Master's Guide 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 176. ISBN 978-0786965622.