Prior to the Spellplague in 1385 DR, Rathguant Mote was part of the Rathgaunt Hills and a gnomish abbey known as the Shield of the Rathgaunt Hills sat on the site. When the Spellplague created the Underchasm, the area surrounding the abbey broke off into a large earthmote. As of 1479 DR the mote was inhabited by only the former gnomish monks who continued to exist as undead creatures.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims (August 2008). Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 121. ISBN 978-0-7869-4924-3.