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  • The Forgotten Realms Wiki saw its 26,000th article, with Arrow of Justice from the always-impressive Sir Whiteout. The good knight blasted back into Realmspace again, flying aboard the elven armada that fought in the great War of the Spheres, but the only conflict he saw was trading for spelljamming lore from a pushy dohwar. Going above and beyond, Sir Whiteout also conducted actual astronomy, making calculations of orbital periods and distances, the gravity of planets, and the atmospheric properties of Coliar. (Personally, I wonder if the cosmology is a highly complex 3-manifold.)
  • Meanwhile, Johnnyriot999 was kidnapped by pirates of the Inner Sea. While swabbing the decks, he heard tales of the great pirate captains—Immurk the Invincible, Methlas, and Thevren—and of the battle of the Fallen. Fortunately, he was rescued by his old friends in the Knights of the North, and hustled away, well, northward.
  • Regis87 has emerged from shadow-haunted crypts bearing back issues of Polyhedron! From Polyhedron #36 to Polyhedron #59, and onward, she's checking which magazines (sorry, "newszines") could give us Realmslore, from The Living City to Maskyr's Eye, and beyond.
  • Finally, remember that the Forgotten Realms Wiki is, as our name says, dedicated to the canon Forgotten Realms setting. We don't cover Eberron, Dragonlance, Greyhawk, or Nerath. Well, okay, we do, but only when Realmslore directly relates to those settings. But we definitely don't cover your tabletop game, player-character, or favorite streaming campaign. Try searching for a wiki dedicated to them, or make your own.

Featured Article

Larloch - Carl Critchlow
Larloch was a Netherese male human and a lich. He was the former Sorcerer-King of the enclave of Jiksidur in ancient Netheril and later the master of the Warlock's Crypt and Shadow King of its undead inhabitants. He was one of the oldest non-draconic beings in Faerûn and one of its most powerful mages, as well as one of the few surviving Netherese sorcerer-kings.

A lich of extreme age, Larloch's body was greatly decayed, leaving only his white-boned skeleton, with two orbs of red light in place of eyes. Streaks of emerald energy moved about his body, and at least two dozen ioun stones floated around his skull. He was also insane, his mind affected by his extreme age. Sometimes he could be calm and even whimsical. Other times he was crazed, snarling and launching spells at random.

Larloch possessed incredible power and was a superintelligent genius. He sought only greater arcane Art and was a talented and cunning inventor of new spells, magic items, and magical techniques and strategies. He forged the Death Moon Orb artifact. He was a master of curse magic, and modified many of his own spells and abilities in surprising ways. He enjoyed inflicting horrible transformations and curses on those who failed him or trespassed in his tower. He also performed cruel necromantic experiments on captured travelers.

Featured Source

Dungeon75
Dungeon magazine #75 was the 75th issue of Dungeon magazine. It was released in July 1999.

It contains the Realms adventure "Into the Nest of Vipers", by Matthew G. Adkins, with artwork by Fred Rawles and cartography by Craig Zipse.

A Priest of Talona has concocted the deadliest poison, and this Assassin's Guild is willing to kill for it.

This adventure is set in the Vast in 1369 DR, using 2nd edition rules. Calispar Delgorth, a priest of Talona, works with the Vipers bandit gang from their hideout in the Brynwood to test a magic-resistant poison on the people of the hamlet of Sevenecho. Adventurers are asked by High Priest Randolph dul Umast of the local temple of Tymora, The Lady's Favor, to brave the Brynwood and seek a cure for the poison.

New & Upcoming Releases

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Evil at Baldur's Gate 3 by Jim Zub and drawn by Harvey Tolibao is the third issue of a new comics series from IDW Publishing, published June 2018.
The Baldur's Gate heroes return to the city at last, but their time adventuring in Ravenloft and the frozen northern reaches of the Realms have changed them. Each of them must face great trials ahead before they'll be ready to embrace their destiny. Delina searches for something to cure her wild magic, but the solution she seeks plunges her into danger unlike anything she's faced before.
Dragon+ 20 cover
Dragon+ 20 was released on June 7, 2018.

For the Forgotten Realms, this issue presents a preview of Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, some reprints of classic Dragon magazine articles, several maps from recent adventures, and a pair of short stories: "Lord of the Darkways" and "Secrets of the Deep".

Today in the Realms...

...it is 14 Eleasis, or the 14th of Highsun.   

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TiamatVsGilgeam
Gilgeam battles Tiamat.

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