Elminster realized that the only way to close the portal before legions of devils spilled forth into Toril was to close it from the other side. Sleep: Affected creatures fall asleep for about a minute. Since shadovar were living shadow magic, and silver fire was pure Weave magic, the collision between the two tore at the fabric of reality, creating a rift to the Nine Hells. One last excellent resource is the Forgotten Realms Wiki. Elminster Aumar (pronounced: /ɛlˈmɪnstɛr/ el-MINN-ster[20]), also known as the "Sage of Shadowdale" and the "Old Mage", was one of the most famous and powerful wizards in all of Faerûn, as well as a fair fighter and thief. That is as monstrous as the act of the usurper who slays all babies in a land, for fear of a rightful heir someday rising against him! [50], On Flamerule 6 in 1294 DR, Symgharyl Maruel requested that she become Elminster's apprentice. [58], In Alturiak of 1365 DR, Elminster assisted Royal Magician Vangerdahast in searching for the missing war wizard Bolifar Geldert. Standard Equipment: Possesses a large array of various items, including: Intelligence: At least Extraordinary Genius, has an immense superhuman intellect with over a millennia of experience and mastery of a wide array of lore, professions, skills, magic, tactics, and more. [17], However, while Elminster was absent, the other Chosen, the Knights of Myth Drannor, and the Rangers Three held off the forces of evil until his return to the world. [69], In 1491 DR, Elminster and Mirt the Moneylender returned to the city of Waterdeep, both aiding the newly appointed Open Lord of Waterdeep, Laeral Silverhand, uncover the culprits behind a string of murders of Masked Lords. Later, during a burglary, Elminster met the Magister of the time, Dorgon "Stonecloak" Heamilolothtar. However, the subsequent calm was soon broken, as the Shadowmasters had not stopped their plans for power. He was defeated when Storm burnt the pages of the tome Raerlin was after. Afterward, Myrjala taught Elminster a lot about magic, until he could at last get revenge against the magelords of Athalantar. Elminster, as of the ELH, is a 35th level character; Fighter 1st/Rogue 2nd/Cleric 3rd/Wizard 24th/Archmage 5th. 3e Artwork depicting Elminster from the Epic Level Handbook. He was a natural raconteur and actor, and could present himself as a fatherly type, a trickster, a rake, or any other role or cliche required for a purpose or just to get a reaction from others. Controller 19 He's also a passable fighter and thief, and a superb dancer. OP does not say Elminster and his patron deity vs Mab, just Elminster, Mystra is not even involved here. [17], In Mirtul of 1360 DR, Tarth Hornwood arrived at Elminster's tower seeking to be trained by the sage of shadowdale in exchange for the Lost Ring of Murbrand. Former home(s) [55], In 1357 DR, Elminster helped shield Shandril Shessair from her enemies, the Zhentarim and the Cult of the Dragon. Elminster refused the offer but instead asked that Tarth destroy his former master's (Nerndel of Amphail) staff. Chapter 1; The Colour-Blind Bard Note: Rogues have a very important role in a party of adventurers.They can be scouts, trappers and even thugs or archers. He killed Telamont Tanthul and let Thultanthar fall upon Myth Drannor. Video Game captures I have taken. However, every use of his magic drove him to—and sometimes over—the brink of insanity. [citation needed] Later, during a fake ritual for Bane, she revealed herself to be the goddess Mystra herself, once again testing him. During the Time of Troubles, he saved Toril by holding Mystra's power inside himself, surviving by his wits and the aid of the ranger Sharantyr rather than by his magic. [24], Elminster was known to be capable of bypassing the wards of Blackstaff Tower and teleporting directly inside the structure unbidden, something Khelben believed him to be the lone individual capable of. Forgotten Realms Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The Simbul, Larloch, Tam, Elminster, Mystra's Chosens, Halaster, Vangerdahast, Gromph Baenre, Telamont Tanthul, and some others can work together to deal with the guilds and their masters. He may even give the party tips. VS Battles Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. [59], In late Eleint of 1371 DR, the new Mystra stripped away many of Elminster's memories of her former incarnation's secrets. Challenge Rating Enemy of Elminster, Lord of the Zhentarim, and mage of infinite guises, Manshoon is one of the most feared men in all of Faerûn. 212 DR [4] For years, the two of them pretended to be "Elgorn" and "Stornara Rhauligan", "repairers of ever-crumbling stone, plaster, tapestries, and wood" in the royal palace of Suzail, spying on and testing the loyalties of War Wizards and nobles alike. 1325 DR Events of Escape from Undermountain. The events of the Dungeon in the Mad Mage takes place The events of the Dungeon in the Mad Mage takes place over 1000 years later. During their meeting two Thayan red wizards tried to kill Elminster but failed in both attempts. [39] On Tarsakh 4 of this year, Lady Laurlaethee Shaurlanglar attempted to poison Elminster by lacing his moonwine with srindym. Spells: Elminster possesses a vast array of spells that can be used for a variety of effects, including but by no means limited to: Spell-Like Abilities: Elminster has a number of spell abilities available to him, each usable once per day without the need of repreparation: Special Abilities: Has a variety of unique powers, including: Note: This profile depicts Elminster at his peak; his level of power following the events of the Spellplague is unknown. In the confrontation, spells were thrown, and Storm Silverhand blasted one of the shadow princes with a ball of silver fire. As well as once sharing a bed with the goddess herself, he conducted a relationship with the Simbul of the Seven Sisters. Nicknames Should we then be destroyed out of hand because of what we might do? Its quality varies from uncommon to mythic with its rank. However, Manshoon departed before he realized that Elminster had survived his body's destruction in a near-undead state. Name: Elminster Aumar, The Old Mage, The Sage of Shadowdale, The Great Oversorcerer, Stinkbeard, Old Sage, Doombringer of Mystra, Classification: Human, Epic Level Character, Wizard, Chosen of Mystra, Former Priest(ess) of Mystra. [70], These notices could be found on the side of the path leading to Elminster's tower in Shadowdale:[citation needed], In addition to his residence on Toril, Elminster maintained a hideaway within a floating metal sphere that orbited the central earthmote of the planet Coliar.[74]. Chapter 17; The Alignments Note: I think that Alignments are really, really, really interesting.I mean they can be both a blessing and a curse for any D&D player out there. 1369 DR Members of the Twisted Rune kidnap Halaster, causing Halaster's Higharvestide. After much searching, the Simbul found him, and together they defeated Nergal and returned home. On Eleint 21 in 1246 DR, Elminster consulted with the Srinshee and Thauntar before preparing to challenge the Simbul in Aglarond for her mage-slaying activites. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. At these times, Halaster is fastidious, meticulous, and quite proper, though still thoroughly evil. Elminster confronted Melegaunt on his motives but didn't press the issue too far in the presence of Morgwais. Class The Magister asked him if he desired to learn magic, but Elminster refused, as he hated all mages because of the magelords. With the agreement of Amarune and the aid of Storm, Elminster's essence was placed in Amarune's body with the aid of a spell the ex-Chosen had discovered in a cache once belonging to Azuth. Exhausted from his long battles and depleted of many spells, Elminster returned to Shadowdale via the Anauroch and arrived to find the dale's inhabitants and Storm Silverhand embattled already by phaerimm rather than the expected shadovar. Completing this collection will give you on additional bonus of 10. Several years later, Greenwood brought the setting to publication for the D&D game as a series of magazine articles, and … [17], In 851 DR, Elminster mentored the newly-appointed Chosen of Mystra, Sammaster, in how to use his new powers. My Completely Insane List of Notable Years in the FR Timeline. In his natural state, Elminster was an old man with a gray beard, gruff voice, and weathered features but with alert eyes. I'm still waiting on the quote where Elminster is stated to be able to beat a Primordial alone with no help. Magic-user 26 [17], Elminster's most distinguishing physical feature was his hawk-like nose. The fact that Elminster has about ten times his HP would be the deciding factor in a battle, though. [42], On Midsummer evening of 666 DR, after claiming the Rulers' Blade, the Srinshee visited Elminster one last time while he studied to bid him farewell before she departed for Arvandor. And that's a rare and precious thing, knowing yourself. Have a pleasant day. Eleint 30 Halaster attempts a ritual of unknown purpose but great power. Range: Extended melee range with melee weapons, varies from several meters to thousands of meters with various spells, up to universal or multiversal with certain spells like Plane Shift, Wish, and Teleport. A natural storyteller, Elminster is normally a witty, clever, and very charming man. [35][17], But Elminster had no desire for kingship, and quickly abdicated in 240 DR in favor of a friend, Helm Stoneblade, a knight of Athalantar. Elminster could still cast minor cantrips at times—and had, on several occasions, cast minor illusions—without going mad, though this wasn't always the case. Male[4] Elminster's most distinguishing physical feature was his hawk-like nose. Elminster is one of the most famous characters of the Forgotten Realms D&D campaign setting. However, usually only close friends got to see the full range of his character. It is the right and the doom of all creatures who walk Faerûn to do as they will; it is why we of the art frown so at those who charm often, or in frivolous cause. Slay a foe, sure, or defend thyself against a raider - but to strike down one who may some day menace thee? Thank you for thinking better of disturbing my privacy. After knowing the love of the Goddess Mystra, nothing awes him or leaves him much afraid. He is a power wizard, as well as a decent fighter and thief. He has a heart of gold, a deep need to bring tyrannical, pompous, and cruel persons low, and a crotchety "don't push me" manner. The FR Wiki and Roll of Years. Videos from outdoors in the wilderness of California. [38], Elminster remained in Cormanthyr for over two decades, and was present in 261 DR when the mythal was raised and the city was renamed Myth Drannor. With his Band of Intellect, his intelligence score rivals that of Gond. Elminster is one of the founding members and one of the few humans among its ranks. Elminster explains that Nimra would help train Tarth as she was still bound to Nerndal's service - and now his. He emerged from the dusty tomb in 759 DR.[44], By now, magic had become unreliable, and Elminster had to again learn to survive by his wits and the skills he'd picked up earlier in his life. This greatly displeased Royal Magician Vangerdahast who, along with his war wizards had been hunting Sabarast. [9], In 1479 DR, after finally admitting that they needed help saving the Realms, and having run out of easy-to-steal magic items to feed to the Simbul, Elminster sought to gain access to artifacts known to contain the spirits of the Nine—objects powerful enough to pierce the wards surrounding the royal palace or, Elminster believed, to permanently restore the Simbul's sanity. While in Undermountain, Halaster seems constantly distracted, always chuckling and muttering to himself over people and happenings only he can discern. Thank you for your caution. They committed many acts of thievery together and lived life fully, later forming the gang the Velvet Hands in opposition to a rival gang, the Moonclaws, who were servants of the magelords. Not even the gods took unto themselves the power to control ye or me so tightly that we cannot walk or speak or breathe save at another's bidding! I've walked these realms for over a thousand years. Elminster was known as a powerful … Unlike the roguish anti-hero Jarlaxle, Manshoon is a villain through and through, and in many ways, Manshoon appears as the ur-evil sorcerer; dressed all in black, his face hidden by a mask, and is obsessed with domination. [60], Later in the year of 1371 DR on Nightal 25, Elminster was called to Blackstaff Tower to discuss the phaerimm attack on Evereska with Laeral Silverhand, Khelben Arunsun, High Elder Gervas Imesfor, and High Priestess Angharradh Odaeyns. [35][17], Around 241 DR, Elminster traveled to the city of Cormanthor, where he continued his magical studies as an apprentice to a cruel and powerful wizard and living among the ancient elven society. ... Every altar in every temple on Farun started spitting blue fire. One of the many meetings of Elminster, Dalamar, and Mordenkainen. [citation needed], Though known to think very little of humans, Morgwais, the Lady of High Forest, liked Elminster a lot and had occasional flirtatious relations with him.[30]. On one occasion, Elminster even stole into the bedchambers of King Foril Obarskyr and made changes to the Suzail Writ, while his majesty slept not a spear-length away. [41], On 331 DR, for the first time in 70 years, Elminster left Cormanthyr on Mystra's request. Narnra is a thief who was raised by a single mother in Waterdeep. Terminsel[1]Wanlorn[2]Eladar the Dark[3] In one of his recent novels he was detained by an Archdevil of the Nine Hells, and had to be rescued by Halaster of Undermountain...with some boosting from Mystra (speculation is that now he is also a Chosen of Mystra and not insane!) The Old Mage[4]The Sage of Shadowdale[4]The Great Oversorcerer[5]Stinkbeard[6]Old Sage[7]Doombringer of Mystra[7]El'Minster[8] The Old Mage was also friends with Mordenkainen of Oerth and was acquainted with Dalamar of Krynn. The three frequently met at Ed Greenwood's home on Earth to exchange spells and news of each other's worlds. Images (5) Forum (0) News; Related Pages … Whatever ye use it for, it always, always transforms the user and that upon which it acts. [66], Elminster later secretly helped a small group of adventurers near Westgate at the village of Reddansyr, investigating the fate of a clone of Manshoon, and unmasking the real leader of Night Masks of Westgate, the Night King known as "The Faceless" (the Manshoon clone, now known as Orbakh), three years after the Manshoon Wars in the year of 1373 DR.[citation needed], On Nightal 15 1374 DR, Sharran agents attempted to steal the Ebon Diadem from Elminster's tower. It should be noted that as one of Mystra's Chosen, Elminster did not need to sleep. [47], During the Harpstar Wars in 1222 DR, Elminster defeated the Zulkir of Necromancy, Szass Tam, and earned himself (and the Harpers) the emnity of Thay. Do ye know exactly what ye stand for? Human[4] Elminster was subject to brutal tortures, surviving only because of his exceptional endurance and ability to heal himself with silver fire. [37] On morning of Nightal 9 in this year, the Srinshee attempted to steal some of the silver fire from Elminster but was burnt for her experiment. Elminster figured out how to manipulate the Weave to call forth spellfire. [35][17], But with no desire for killing, the young El soon abandoned that trade and instead operated as a burglar in Hastarl, capital of Athalantar. Fighter 1 Rogue 2 Cleric 3 Wizard 24 Archmage 5 Once Halaster is unleashed, the Chosen will be brought in immediately. Adventurer, I am Elminster, and I say to ye that these forgotten realms are yours to discover, reforge, and defend, yours to make anew in winning your own crown. Each is more mad than the last. Along the way, Mystra was completely restored. And then I started thinking… if there is someone out there really giving alignments to the players and NPCs. [48], In 1358 DR, just before the Time of Troubles, Mystra gained some foreknowledge and backed up her power into Midnight, the human wizard, so it would not be lost. It covers all manner of FR subjects, including articles about the naming of years, the Calendar of Harptos, Years by Name, and coverage of nearly every single year!. Class Inquisitiveness is admired by the People, but rude investigation is not, and ye'd crack the shell of a. I am Elminster of Shadowdale, called by some the Old Sage, and called far worse things by others. Aliases [22], In his natural state, Elminster was an old man with a gray beard, gruff voice, and weathered features but with alert eyes. 2e Debuff lasts 10 seconds. While the arch-fiend plundered Elminster's thoughts and memories, Mystra became aware of her favorite servant's plight and entered Hell herself to find him. [9], During one of his excursions into the palace, Elminster's body was destroyed by Manshoon, who had secretly been peeling away the Old Mage's contingency spells over several years. Yet, I am far from the oldest, wisest, or mightiest being to walk the ground of Faerûn with my well-worn boots—and that is truth. His clothes were plain. He has been a game publisher and RPG community administrator for over 20 years, and has been reporting on D&D news for two decades. He can portray himself as a trickster, a ra… Race But if ye learn the long history of my deeds, ye'll know precisely what I stand for and what I am. [17][34] The only survivor, at the age of 12, Elminster took his father's broken sword, the Lion Sword, the symbol of the great king of the Stag Throne, Uthgrael Aumar, and became a brigand and thief. Weaknesses: Some of Elminster's spells require certain material components in order to be cast properly. Forget that at thy everlasting peril. Shadowdale, Shadowdale[11][12]Myth Drannor, Cormanthyr[13]Hastarl, Athalantar[14]Wind Cavern[14]Heldon, Athalantar[15] Soon he had to learn how to survive without constant divine aid. Character Wiki. [40], In 324 DR, the Harpers are formed by Dathlue Mistwinter. Because of her curiosity, Narnra quickly found herself involved not only in Elminster's activities but also in the intrigues of the Cormyrean nation. Feats: Extraordinary abilities the character possesses, providing bonuses to certain skills or attacks and opening up new options in encounters (Not to be confused with Feats, or notable accomplishments a character has made.). [48], Aumarra Kethtan was present during early 1246 DR in Twilight Hall, when Elminster and Storm Silverhand discussed Lantan's recent use of bombards. Narnra Shalace, Filfaeril Obarskyr(allegedly), Laspeera Inthré (allegedly), Amarune Whitewave (great-great granddaughter) He can be imperious, grave, and terrible, however, and furthermore is a consummate actor. My idea for Halaster is to give a different version of him each floor. Elminster and Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun had something of a rivalry, whilst Volo sorely taxed the old mage's patience. The Halasters Blast Scepter is an artifact. For the rest of the surviving Seven, they have canonical reasons to still be … higher with Improved Initiative, Lifting Strength: Class 1 physically, much higher with magic, potentially up to Class M with transformation, Striking Strength: At least Multi-Continent Class, Durability: At least Multi-Continent level (Capable of casually tanking attacks from the likes of Aumvor the Undying and other major Sword Coast threats). Halaster can be honorable, and even noble … (This sign at the base of the path is very old and weather beaten, and most pay it little heed. Since its inception, Dungeons & Dragons has prominently featured wizards and the powerful magic they weave. He rarely reveals the full extent of his true nature to anyone who is not an extremely close friend. [68], In 1487 DR, Elminster (with the help of the Srinshee, Alustriel, and Laeral Silverhand) stopped Shar as well as Larloch from becoming the new deity of magic. Chaotic good A relatively light-hearted book when compared to the more violent Elminster in Hell, it focuses primarily on the life of one of Elminster's children, Narnra Shalace. If both tentacles hit and inject venom, the victim must also save vs death magic -2 or die from respiratory paralysis within 1d4 minutes. As Elminster, like most other wizards, received his power from Mystra, he was left powerless. Edged Barbute of Halaster's Successor 808: 2,020: 4,848: 19,392: 1,212: 808: 14,544 [17], During the Time of Troubles, Elminster defended Shadowdale against a Zhentarim army commanded by Bane himself. [61], On Nightal 28, Elminster met with the Lady-of-the-Wood Morgwais in time for the arrival of Galaeron Nihmedu, Melegaunt Tanthul, Vala Thorsdotter, and the stone giant Aris. Therefore Elminster ought to be more powerful. Khelben is around 30, Halaster also around 30. Child(ren) They helped him in continuing conflicts with the Shadowmasters. But all are considered very dangerous. In his natural state, Elminster appeared as a gray-bearded man of weathered … The first is that in Making of a Mage, as a Cleric, Elminster was able to cast Lesser Ironguard (this basically allows metal to pass harmlessly through you). [62], Elminster fought a running battle against phaerimm, beholders and even the lich Wulgreth through the wild magic area of the dire wood. 1372 DR Events of Elminster in Hell. [46], When malaugrym attacked Arunsun Tower in Waterdeep on 1179 DR, Elminster was among those who helped repel the attack. As a high-level wizard, Elminster was capable of taking on almost any appearance imaginable. He was rarely without his meerschaum pipe, usually smoking a vile blue or green smoke. Even fellow dark mages, such as the infamous Halaster Blackcloak of Undermountain, despised Manshoon as a rival and sought to eliminate him. Most of his more powerful spells require some amount of prep time to prepare the materials needed to use them even once. Mystra[4] [36] However, as Elminster and Myrjala departed the kingdom, the Mage Royal, Undarl, attacked them, and the sorceress shed her guise, showing she was none other than Mystra. Halaster has collected many things through out the centuries, some unique, some crazy. [53][54], Elminster played a key part in establishing the Rangers Three. The Elminster Series is a series of fantasy novels by author Ed Greenwood.The novels are set in the Forgotten Realms setting created by Greenwood for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.The series focuses on the titular character Elminster who was a key figure in several of Greenwood's other novels set in the Forgotten Realms setting. [64], Elminster Aumar battles fiends in the Nine Hells, by Matthew Stawicki, In the early hours of Hammer 1, 1372 DR, Elminster entered the portal and narrowly managed to close it, but at the expense of much of his magical strength. Family . Alignment [56][17] In fact, he was transported to another plane for a period of time, and later returned. Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Master wizard, spellcraft specialist, alchemist, and lorekeeper, expert swordsman and combatant, skilled in a variety of other trades, Genius Intelligence, Longevity, Master of Magic, Energy Manipulation, Elemental Manipulation (Of the fire, ice, water, earth, wind, lightning, acid, and sound varieties), Poison Manipulation, Light Manipulation, Darkness Manipulation, Mind Manipulation, Soul Manipulation, Minor Luck Manipulation, Minor Holy Magic, Divination, Shapeshifting, Transmutation, Petrification, Creation, Forcefield, Can cancel the abilities and powers of others, Several attacks ignore durability or instantly kill, Healing, Regeneration (Low-Mid) via the Ring of Regeneration, Teleportation, Illusion Creation, Spatial Manipulation, Time Manipulation, Can open portals, Battlefield Removal, Telepathy, Psionics, Summoning, Reality Warping via Limited Wish and Wish, Nigh-immunity to mind and soul-based attacks, poisons, diseases, magic, traps, and the like, Immunity to a wide array of mundane and supernatural effects, A wide array of contingency effects further protect him from harm. [64] Once in Hell, he was abducted and enslaved by an outcast archdevil known as Nergal, who wished to discover the secret of Mystra's silver fire. The god Azuth soon came to him telling him that he mustn't rely on Mystra for aid like any other Chosen must with magic, this again being a test from Mystra. He is prone to long reveries in which he sees again people and places now long vanished. Melegaunt used his shadow magic and the arrival of a phaerimm with its beholder thralls to drive off Elminster long enough to escape into the dire wood. Stamina: Very high, endured multiple beatings and prolonged demonic torture. ", "Trespassers could die a quick and certain death or they could be invited in for stew. For years he has confounded the Zhentarim, The Red Wizards of Thay, and a hundred rival mages, but in his advanced age he now prefers to work through younger and more vigorous heroes rather than move directly against his foes. He met and formed a bond of friendship with a young thief, Farl, who knew Elminster as "Eladar the Dark". 3. This channel has a focus on a mixture of different types of content. 3rd Edition Statistics[4][18] 1. She sent Halaster and even empowered Simbul to a higher level of magic to get him back. Tarth tries to trick Elminster by using a fake staff built by Sarlin the Serpent, however the Old Mage reveals the deception and presents the real staff to Tarth instead. During his thousand-year lifespan, Elminster has trained and reared a long succession of apprentices who have all become superb spellcasters in their own right, helped found The Harpers, and raised several of the Seven Sisters. Nay! Due to the essence of the artifact and the sheer power of Elminster's wards, on whose power the artifact fed, the Sharrans defeated Elminster (though not without losing most of their number) and a contingency spell whisked Elminster away, while his tower itself was blasted into ruin and transported to another, unknown plane. Elminster Aumar, also known as the “Sage of Shadowdale” and the “Old Mage”, was one of the most famous and powerful wizards in all of Faerûn, as well as a fair fighter and thief. Attack Potency: At least Multi-Continent level (Stated to be one of the strongest adventurers on the Sword Coast, marking him as vastly superior to those that can defeat Father Llymic and other Elder Evils; His level is above that of the Phaethon, a creature that heats the core of planets by its mere presence), Speed: At least Hypersonic+, with High Hypersonic+ reactions (far above people who can avoid the spell Call Lightning and can tag individuals with the evasion feat). Go forth and take up arms against the perils that beset us! [21][18], As a high-level wizard, Elminster was capable of taking on almost any appearance imaginable. ", "Rumors of spike-filled pits along this path are almost totally false. [25], Elminster owned a variety of powerful magic items, including an amulet of natural armor, bracers of armor, a mantle of spell resistance, a ring of protection, a ring of regeneration, a thundering longsword, and his famous Elminster's eversmoking pipe.[4]. After performing the ritual to destroy the staff, the item transfrom into Nimra Ninehands who had been trapped in the staff for over 700 years. Ancient archmage, Chosen of Mystra, Sage of Shadowdale, Elminster is in many ways the symbol of Faerun and the magic that suffuses the world. 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