Serpent's Cowl was a small village upstream of Boareskyr Bridge on the east bank of the Winding Water. It was very close to the Forest of Wyrms.[1]


Located nearby was the estate of Heartwing owned by Aluena Halacanter.[1]


The village was named for a yuan-ti city and temple that was once found on this location.[1]


The village had a ferry crossing.[1]


The village itself was warded against dragons to prevent them from digging up the destroyed temple.[1]

The village was also protected by Netherese wards designed to keep out serpentfolk.[2]

The human inhabitants of the village were killed when its Netherese wards failed shortly after the Spellplague of 1385 DR.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ed Greenwood (1994). Volo's Guide to the Sword Coast. (TSR, Inc), pp. 115–116. ISBN 1-5607-6940-1.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bruce R. Cordell, Ed Greenwood, Chris Sims (August 2008). Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 159. ISBN 978-0-7869-4924-3.