Merith Strongbow was an elven fighter mage and a member of the Knights of Myth Drannor.[1] His familiar was a black cat named Shadowclaw.[1]


Merith was tall, standing five feet ten inches.[2] He had dark black hair[3]and one blue colored eye and one green colored eye.[2]He wore both wands and his sword on his belt.[3]


Merith was born to Laerune and Lianthorn Strongbow on the banks of the river Duathamper[1] in 1161 DR[4]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jeff Grubb, Ed Greenwood and Karen S. Martin (1987). Forgotten Realms Campaign Set (Cyclopedia of the Realms). (TSR, Inc), p. 26. ISBN 0-8803-8472-7.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dale Donovan, Paul Culotta (August 1996). Heroes' Lorebook. (TSR, Inc), p. 154. ISBN 0-7869-0412-7.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ed Greenwood (February 2005). Spellfire. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 44. ISBN 0-7869-3599-5.
  4. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 122. ISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.