Discover each of the many realms of the Shining South, along with the magic and monsters native to this diverse corner of the Forgotten Realms game setting. Shining South (Dungeon & Dragons d20 Fantasy Roleplaying, Forgotten Realms Supplement) [Thomas M. Reid] on *FREE* shipping on. The Shining South is an accessory for the fictional Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the second edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy.

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Shuning rated it it was ok Jan 31, No trivia or 35 yet. Even the largest of Halruaa’s urban centers is small in comparison to the great cities of most soutb nations, and Halruaa’s cities are far less densely packed than the urban sprawls common elsewhere. Arbor Square Near the Netyarch’s Palace in the heart of the city lies Arbor Square, an expanse of parks, rivers, pavilions, and gazebos designed for strolling, chatting, or orating.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Ted rated it liked it Feb 04, Preview — Shining South by Thomas M. Considerably higher in altitude than most of the rest of the country, this area boasts a slightly more temperate climate.

The coastline of the Great Sea forms its southern boundary. Travel by means of floating carriages, carpets of flying, or skyships is common.

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Winter often brings snow to the temples on the mountain slopes as well, though never to the inland plains. This wide, sprawling town is situated on d&&d northern banks of Lake Halruaa, at the mouth of the river Halar.

Along the periphery, vendors sell wares ranging from edible treats and beverages to magic trinkets such as cooling caps hats with minor chilling spells eouth upon them and dazzle stones pretty colored rocks enspelled with cantrips to make them blink or spark. Cut directly into the rock, the stairs ascend for more than a quarter-mile above sea level to a well-hidden outcropping that also faces the sea.


This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. Near the Netyarch’s Palace in the heart of the city lies Arbor Square, an expanse of parks, rivers, pavilions, and gazebos designed for strolling, chatting, or orating.

Zell rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Wizards who are interested in procuring fashionable pets, preparing new culinary delights, or simply restocking consumed d&&d components flock to these events to examine the wares. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

Other books in the series. Dockside Square is the customary site for just about every festival and fair that takes place in the city. The Promenade is a wide walkway that runs along the tops of the city walls, which for the most part are ceremonial rather than functional, anyway.

The inside front cover contains a description of Durparian specialty priests, while the inside back cover contains a list of the thirty-one leading chakas of Durpar. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Janus rated it did not like it Mar d&v, This section is empty. Every room is decorated with a liberal sprinkling of magical enhancements.

To ask other readers questions about Shining Southplease sign up. Shining South is fairly well done for what it is, but unless you plan on using Halruaa, Dambrath, or Luiren in a campaign, its not terribly useful.

Most of these communities are small, cozy settlements with no more than a few hundred inhabitants each. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I found the magic item chapter very good. Some of the liveliest debates that have led to policy changes for the dd&d began as passionate speeches in Arbor Square. Deep within the heart of the palace, a few special rooms illuminated with artificial sunlight sport thick rain forests populated by colored birds, snakes, and tree frogs.


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Sizeable Soufh forces have invaded this area on more than one occasion, but the powerful magic of the Halruaan aristocracy has always forced them back before they could get much beyond the mouth of the valley.

Not long after, he moved back to Texas to be a freelance roleplaying game writer.

Most of the other major cities huddle along the shores of the sea, the lakes, and the rivers, though shuning few have grown up around the resources used in the country’s leading industries — namely mining and winemaking. In addition to new spells, magic items, feats, prestige classes, and monsters, this title includes descriptions of races, regions, and unique cultural elements from across the southern lands.

Such an individual serves as the sojth and probably also as a member of the Council of Elders. In hopes of currying Zalathorm’s favor, some wizards have actually reduced the height of their towers, making the skies that much safer for skyships.

Pages 42—52 detail the land of Luirenthe land of the halflingsincluding its shinung and climate, history, government and politics, people and customs, social customs, religion, money and commerce, cities, places of interest, NPCs, adventures, and new non-weapon proficiencies.