[9], The islands were covered with thick deciduous forests of aspen, birch, hickory, maple, oak, and yew. JavaScript is currently disabled. Search Search all Forums Search this Forum Search this Thread Tools Jump to Forum Campaign Help Needed - Moonshae Isles. November 07, 2017 06:33. Let people know what game system your campaign is using, and give your players access to any system-appropriate character sheet templates that have been made. [10], The climate of the Moonshaes was considered subarctic. The High Kings moved the court to a mighty palace hidden within Llyrath Forest. A lot of Celtic stuff can be adapted into them. Choose a theme. Hundreds of small isl… [29], Circa −2000 DR, Malar unleashed Kazgaroth to wreak havoc on the Moonshaes. Moonshae Reckoning (MR) marks this year as year one on the Moonshavian calendar. The nations of Norland and Norheim are isolated from the former sovereign nations of Tuern, Gundarlun, and … That same night, Thelgar was slain by Kazgoroth, who took the identity of the king and supported the attack on Caer Corwell. He left no heir with a strong claim to the throne, and as a result the kingdoms of the Moonshaes splintered. Some copses of coniferous trees were found here, but usually the only plant life was hardy lichen and mosses. [13], After the Spellplague, House Kendrick lost much of their control over the isles. Calishite merchants brought horses, parchment, silks, and spices in their galleons. Although the area has many bridges and crossings between the mortal world and the land of Faerie, the last one hundred years have seen an influx of fey creatures. Aquan, Chondathan, Elven, Giant, Illuskan, Orc, Sylvan Chauntea, Tempus [29], In the Year of the False Smile, 852 DR, an Illuskan fleet of longships invaded the Moonshaes. The islands were home to a handful of rivers, which were deeper and calmer, and safe for boats. In 1479 DR, much of the isle of Alaron was ruled by House Kendrick, although the King's forces did not control the entire island. [14], The Moonshae Isles were populated mainly by the Ffolk and the Northlanders, two human societies. MOONSHAE OVERVIEW The Moonshae Isles are alive with AD&Dfi game campaign opportunities. Discover the mythic Moonshae Isles, the first published region of the Forgotten Realms. Events in the Moonshae Isles Tristan Kendrick in 1358 DRAlicia Kendrick in 1371 DRDerid Kendrick in 1479 DR Rather than run another supermodule, I'm DM'ing the group through a series of smaller modules – loosely connected and using the Moonshae Isles as a backdrop. The same ocean currents that keep the temperatures from dropping below freezing too often in the winter months leave the land damp and cool in the summer. You can use them for NPCs too! They spawned in the stagnant pools and were generally unpleasant, biting and stinging anyone who traveled the marshes. Ferries and bridges allowed for safe crossing. Without his guidance, the firbolgs of the Moonshaes become uncivilized. These storms originated in the Trackless Sea, usually striking the islands from the northwest. My journeys to the Moonshaes linger as some of the more fascinating voyages that I have experienced, in a life not entirely devoid of fascination. A brewing conflict threatens to drown the Moonshae Isles, as lycanthropes and their fomorians allies seek to change the balance of power. Items from the Moonshae Isles, The Moonshae Isles (pronounced: /ˈmuːnʃeɪ/ MOON-shay[5]) were a collection of islands located west of the Sword Coast. Neverwinter redeemed the 4e Realms for me. [15], The Northlanders were a warrior society ruled by warlords. It's like having a rewind button for your campaign. Eagles, falcons, and hawks made nests in the cliffs. The LeShay founded the kingdom of Sarifal, constructing the city of Karador on an island in the center of the lake within Myrloch Vale. This marked the first time that Ffolk and Northlanders were truly united. Gnome: -1 to Strength Moonshae Storms is the first Dragonfire Campaign Box. New Campaign Setting – Moonshae Isles. One of the largest of the Moonshaes, much of the island was under the control of King Derid in 1479 DR. Dernall Forest was under the control of dark fey who entered from a portal to the Feywild. Adventure and combat were an essential part of life for them. They settled on Norland in the Jotunhammer Mountains. Campaign Help Needed - Moonshae Isles. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [29], Circa −6000 DR, Grond Peaksmasher arrived in the Moonshaes, accompanied by a tribe of giants. A brewing conflict threatens to drown the Moonshae Isles, as lycanthropes and their fomorians allies seek to change the balance of power. The fomorians conquered the firbolgs, forcing them into slavery. As of 1371 DR the majority of the Moonshae Isles are ruled by the High Queen Alicia Kendrick, who rules from the capital city of Caer Callidyrr on Alaron. Rather than run another supermodule, I'm DM'ing the group through a series of smaller modules – loosely connected and using the Moonshae Isles as a backdrop. Dwarf: -1 to Dexterity [6][12], The islands were also home to forests of coniferous trees. The reactions of the islanders were mixed, with the Northlanders killing the clerics while the Ffolk generally considered the clerics harmless and a source of entertainment. [23], The Cult of the Dragon had cells within the Moonshaes. Let people know what game system your campaign is using, and give your players access to any system-appropriate character sheet templates that have been made. Of course my new campaign is set in the Realms and, in particular, in the Moonshae Isles. Set the Campaign’s game system. And hey, I want to read the Salvatore novels too. Traveling in these marshes was hazardous, with about 10% of the terrain being quicksand. Food and drink from the Moonshae Isles The Moonshaes were formed after a continental plate shifted to the west. The major external trading partners of the Moonshaes were Amn, Calimshan, Tethyr, and Waterdeep. Exported goods bound for Waterdeep or Calimshan were shipped from the city, and imports from outside were brought in. Pillaging each other and Ffolk settlements was a a regular occurrence. Dangerous creatures were known to inhabit the dark waters. A brewing conflict threatens to drown the Moonshae Isles, as lycanthropes and their fomorians allies seek to change the balance of power. The Moonshae Isles are a group of islands that form a roughly circular archipelago with the Sea of Moonshae in the centre. The Moonshae Storms campaign builds off of An Ancient Evil Arises from the base game, as your continuing quest takes you to new lands. Forests in the Moonshae Isles The game plays every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 9:00 at Golem’s Gate Gaming and Geekery in Stafford, TX.. My seven players – Parker, Kris, Silas, John, Darren, Dan and Phil – … They lay roughly 400 miles (640 kilometers) west of the region of Amn and to the southwest of the Sword Coast. As a result, raids from Northlanders dropped over the next few centuries. As of 1371 DR, the majority of the Moonshae Isles were ruled by High Queen Alicia Kendrick, who ruled from the capital city of Caer Callidyrr on Alaron. Alicia Kendrick, High Queen of the Moonshae Isles. And I like it. Underneath Ice Peak on Orman's Isle, Grond Peaksmasher was imprisoned. Campaign Help Needed - Moonshae Isles. Grond Peaksmasher, patron demigod of the firbolgs of the Moonshae Isles. [26] While in truth the firbolgs were descendants of Othea and Ulutiu,[27] the firbolgs of the Moonshaes believed that Grond carved them from stone and that the dwarves were the result of the "leftovers" of this process. Coal, horses, minor magic items, ore, parchment, silk Religions The Moonshae Storms campaign builds off of An Ancient Evil Arises from the base game, as your continuing quest takes you to new lands. Rather than this full-blown campaign setting, it was a mini-campaign setting. Welcome to your campaign home page. 3. It was originally created in two parts for the 4th edition articles Backdrop: Moonshae Isles by Shawn Merwin in issue #196 of Dungeon and the Dragon magazine #376 feature Realmslore: Serifal by Brian James. this is a blog on a D&D 3.5 continuing campaign in the Forgotten Realms Specifically the MoonShae Isles. The area can offer players an isolated and homogenous location, yet each of its discrete parts is different enough to provide a new atmosphere and play style as characters explore. A quick tip: The “+” icon in the top right of every section is how to add a new item, whether it’s a new character or adventure log post, or anything else. [12], The forests of the Moonshaes were home to many animals. A brewing conflict threatens to drown the Moonshae Isles, as lycanthropes and their fomorians allies seek to change the balance of power. Obsidian Portal has a lot of really cool features that use JavaScript. If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Will you tip the tide? Choose a theme. Upheaval in the Moonshae Isles Comments Stream. Gallery Map of the Moonshae Isles circa −11,000 DR. Circa −10500 DR, the Moonshaes began forming into their modern shape and the Korinn Archipelago was formed. Her clerics were druids and she was worshiped by the Ffolk. ChaosShifter updated the wiki page Main Page. [8], The remaining coastlines were jagged rocks. The Moonshae Isles are in the western portion of the Sea of Swords, near where that body of water leads to the uncharted expanses of the Trackless Sea. Chieftain Cymrych Hugh defeated Kazgaroth and was crowned High King. If you want to set a specific mood for your campaign, we have several backgrounds to choose from. Tides were significant among the islands. [21], Coal, horses, minor magic items, ore, parchment, silk. Part of this blog will be a journal of what happens during the gaming sessions. Posted on July 27, 2016 by Buckley. Region [9], Freshwater streams were common on the islands. The Northlander kings adopted the title of Jarl and continued to rule their kingdoms. The Moonshae Isles are a group of islands that form a roughly circular archipelago with the Sea of Moonshae in the centre. CHARACTER RACES OF THE MOONSHAES Many of the common character races of the AD&D game are native to the Moonshae Isles. In the Year of the Saddle, 1345 DR,[31], Grunnarch the Red brought his host of longships to Thelgaar Ironhand's Iron Keep on Oman's Isle to prepare an attack on the southern Moonshaes. Of course my new campaign is set in the Realms and, in particular, in the Moonshae Isles. [16], A group of fomorians loyal to Queen Connomae entered Faerûn after the Spellplague and conquered the island of Oman. Now the Moonshaes—the setting of the first Forgotten Realms novel, Darkwalker on Moonshae—are detailed for your role-playing campaign. To achieve this goal, Talos recruited an army of pirates, sahuagin from Kressilacc ,and even a dracolich named Gotha. The Moonshae Isles are in the western portion of the Sea of Swords, near where that body of water leads to the uncharted expanses of the Trackless Sea. [2], Moonshavian merchants brought ale and livestock from Corwell, and coral and iron ore from Moray, to Caer Callidyrr to be traded for high-quality weapons.[2]. [8], Further inland, stagnant saltwater marshes were usually found. Only Good or Neutral alignments are allowed. The three mortal servants of the Earthmother: the Leviathan, the Unicorn, and The Pack. The Moonshae Isles are in the western portion of the Sea of Swords, near where that body of water leads to the uncharted expanses of the Trackless Sea. Game System: D&D 5e Time Zone: EST Eastern Standard Time Day of week and time: Saturday, 7 pm Characters start at 2nd level with normal starting equipment. [8][9] The freshwater lakes, rivers and streams were home to healthy populations of perch, salmon, and trout. Satyrs, hamadryads, pixies, and other fey-touched creatures stroll through civilized areas of the Moonshaes, and many evil fey have made the trip to the mortal world as well. 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