Lolth was the secret power behind many of the dark elven houses of Ilythiir during the terrible Crown Wars that waged between the great elven empires of an age long ago. Lolth's worship became paramount to the power hungry, status-obsessed drow and the Spider Queen's dark majesty has flourished as the dark elves have grown in power. Her clerics wear red and black, and drow tunics and helms. In their natural form, … The Fury left to the Abyss to find a way to free Lolth and Takhisis while The Silver Flame … But, as seen by the end of the War of the Spider Queen series, it is shown that the Demonweb Pits had, while Lolth was "evolving," separated and became its own plane. Chaotic in the extreme, the church of Lolth has little formal hierarchy outside that imposed by its most powerful members and shaped by the will of Lolth. The pantheon also includes the archdevil Asmodeus as god of domination and tyranny. Portfolio Lolth requires regular homage from her clerics: submission in prayer, plus offerings. Lolth is personally served by a race of shapeshifting demons called the yochlol. She has many connections to the god Pelor and is believed to have been his consort in Highvale but was exiled following the Dawn War when her plans to overthrow the Sun God were revealed. Spiders, evil, darkness, chaos, assassins, drow Lolth is also served by a race of shapeshifting demons called the yochlol. Lolth opposes at every opportunity the deities of the surface elves, and loathes Corellon with an unparalleled passion. Orcs are his most fervent followers. In some cities, they wear ornate helms carved to resemble writhing spiders, while in others heads are always left uncovered. Although she often rewards treachery and cruelty, Lolth does not look kindly on those who let personal grudges and vengeance bring defeat or shame to their House, clan, city, or band. The primal elven deities pled their case before Corellon, which gave Lolth the opportunity to try and kill Corellon. Lolth’s foes include the Seldarine (the elven pantheon), Ghaunadaur, Eilistraee, nondrow Underdark deities, and Gruumsh. His plan failed, despite a divine force brought against the elven gods consisting of the Seldarine's enemies in all the goblinoid and elf-hating pantheons and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth. This army of deities was also joined by Malar, god of evil werebeasts, Auril, the savage Frostmaiden and Ghaunadaur, or That Which Lurks, a primordial evil and a future member of the Dark Seldarine. ... really kept was the gender fluidity of the Seldarine and that the elves sprang from Corellon's blood in his fight with Gruumsh. As the war progressed the followers of Lolth reappeared, their skin burned black while in the Abyss, now calling themselves the drow. Lolth, the (Demon) Queen of Spiders, is the goddess of the Drow, of spiders and of chaos. Though Corellon knew his daughter's innocence, Eilistraee chose to share the fate of her mother and brother, the Dark Maiden no doubt sensing that the dark elves would one day need a reprieve from the path of hate and evil that they would eventually set upon, following their dark goddess; their Spider Queen. Corellon also banished Vhaeraun, knowing of his son's duplicity and involvement in his mother's plots. Even if it is an unreliable narrator, the changes seemed … Alignment Unknown Humans worship Moradin and Corellon as gods of their respective portfolios, rather than as racial deities. (Accursed souls may someday return to Faerun as snakes or spiders; drow beliefs on such matters often change with time and location.) Click to expand... Me and gnolls. The animated version of Lolth appears far weaker then her depictions in the Forgotten Realms and Greyhawk settings, as she is quickly and easily defeated when her web is cut, causing her to fall helplessly down a bottomless pit. She displays formidable power and great cruelty with an affection for arachnids. Lolth allows herself to be contacted directly (such as with a commune spell) only when it pleases her to do so. In a past time, Gruumsh had two eyes but he lost one in a fight with the chief elven god Corellon Larethian. When participating in rituals, clerics of Lolth work unclad or wear black robes trimmed with dark red and purple (lesser or novitiate clerics instead wear dark purple or red trimmed with black). In third edition, her arachnid form has taken more of a drider-like appearance, due to the events of the "War of the Spider Queen" novel series. Gruumsh is the chaotic evil god of destruction, lord of marauding barbarian hordes. Antechambers are set aside for war councils and most business wherein clerics meet with drow males and outsiders. Corellon was able to counter, however, and struck a mighty blow across Gruumsh’s face, destroying the orcish god’s left eye. She is known for weaving a complicated web of schemes and treachery through her worshipers, deceiving allies and enemies alike to gain power. Clerics of Lolth are the rulers, police forces, judges, juries, and executioners of drow society. The elves say that Araushnee, seeing the non-elven peoples spreading across the lands of the Prime, grew angry… Lolth. They believe that the spirits of those who die in her favor go to the Demonweb Pits, where they become yochlol and other servant creatures, while those in Lolth’s disfavor pass into torment on another plane somewhere. Her many attempts to kill the First of the Seldarine failed and eventually these plots were discovered by Sehanine Moonbow, the most powerful goddess of the Seldarine, who had also been suspicious of Araushnee's true motivations. Lolth’s clerics sometimes multiclass as arachnes, fighters, or sorcerers. When Lolth is displeased, she sends a yochlol or a myrlochar (a spider demon of lesser rank) to attack the cleric. The Spider Queen's sacred animals are (naturally) arachnids. The members of the Dark Seldarine are as follows: Eilistraee the Dark Maiden, Ghaunadaur or That Which Lurks, Kiaransalee the Revenancer, Selvetarm the Champion of Lolth and Vhaeraun the Masked Lord, who is also the father of Selvetarm (Selvetarm is the product of an ill-fated union between Vhaeraun and the goddess Zandilar the Dancer, an aspect of Sharess, a goddess of hedonism worshipped by the Yuir elves). In other cities, there may not be a single ruling council or a single ruling cleric. She has one Cyric Key with her and of the players already solved the Gruumsh quest line, they would intimidate her with the elven and orcish army. Drow noble Houses have their own private temples, and every drow city ruled by the church of Lolth has at least one large, open public gathering area for large rituals, calls to war, and the like. Holy symbol Demonweb Pits, the Abyss The Spider Queen slew Abrogard, Guldor's god of evil, and is currently assuming his aspect on that world. Although she can appear in the form of a giant black widow spider with crimson eyes, Lolth’s true form is that of a human-sized, exquisitely beautiful female drow. Before her fall, she bore him two children — Eilistraee and Vhaeraun. Sacrifice males, slaves, and those of other races who ignore the commands of Lolth or her clerics. Raise children to praise and fear Lolth, each family should produce at least one cleric to serve her. The two deities (and the orcs and the drow) have been great foes ever since. Founded by Menzoberra the Kinless, a refugee high priestess of Lolth who had fled the destruction of Golothaer (which fell due to infighting among the city's rival clergies), Menzoberranzan is the favoured city of the Spider Queen: so much so that it was her refuge during the events of the recent series of events known as The Time of Troubles. Dungeons & Dragons Lore Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Marmell, Ari, Anthony Pryor, Robert J Schwalb, and Greg A Vaughan. Tharizdun – The Chained God, also known as the Elder Elemental Eye, creator of the Abyss. Destroy impugners of the faith. These events are assumed to have occurred in the first edition Dungeons & Dragons supermodule GDQ1-7 Queen of the Spiders. In the default Dungeons & Dragons cosmology, the Demonweb Pits are located on the 66th layer of the Abyss (although in the Queen of the Spiders supermodule, author David C Sutherland locates her realm on layer 65). As a goddess of weavers and a spinner of fate, the destiny of the Ssri-Tel'Quessir (dark elves) was placed in the hands of Araushnee by the decree of Corellon Larethian, Creator of the Elves and leader of the Seldarine, in addition to being the consort of Araushnee. ... Their plan failed and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth and her elven followers into drow. For this, Corellon can count all evil drow gods as enemies. These gods include Bahamut, Corellon, Gruumsh, Lolth, Moradin, Sehanine, and Tiamat. Her worship is entwined with the drow society. Forgotten Realms Cormyr Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Lolth was banished to the Abyss by Corellon Larethian, who has forevermore been her enemy. Until recently, the home of the Dark Seldarine was based in the Demonweb Pits, the 66th layer of the Abyss, though Eilistraee prefers to reside in Arvandor with her father. Gruumsh was a former ally, later her enemy. Honestly, everything about Yeenoghu, particularly the first old school presentation, resonates more with a demon of famine than … Lolth has sworn vengeance against Corellon Larethian and his people. The god-army marched on Arvandor, facing Corellon Larethian and the rest of the Seldarine (bar Sehanine Moonbow, who was still imprisoned), including Eilistraee, who was unaware of her mother's treachery. In drow cities ruled by clerics of the Spider Queen, such as fabled Menzoberranzan, the seniormost clergy also lead the most powerful drow noble Houses and rule through a noble council led by a single Matron Mother. She is malicious in her dealings with others and coldly vicious in a fight, coveting the power of deities worshiped by the surface races. Clerics of Lolth pray for spells after waking from trance or before retiring to trance. Lolth is allied on occasion with Loviatar and Malar, and since the Times of Trouble, finds it convenient to masquerade as Moander, an ancient diety of rot, corruption and decay. While Bane 's followers conquer, Gruumsh's slaughter, representing the carnage of war. Goddess of Darkness, Drow, Evil, and Spiders (and assassins and chaos in the Forgotten Realms), Lolth has, through deceit and domination, garnered the ears of the dark elves and eventually established herself as their foremost deity, keeping them under her thumb by crea… He blamed her for the failed attack on his arch-nemesis Corellon. The Weaver of Destiny bore her lover two children, Eilistraee and Vhaeraun, before she betrayed him and tried to invade Arvandor, along with Ghaunadaur, Malar, and many other fell deities. Lolth's follower base was varied. Greater deity Lolth ( Lloth in the drow dialect), the Demon Queen of Spiders, is the chief goddess of drow elves. Once a member of the Elven pantheon, the Seldarine, and named Araunshee, Lolth betrayed the Seldarine out of growing malice, discontent, and lust for power. In the Abyss, many millennia passed by as Lolth raged bitterly over her failed plans, along the way rejecting the advances of Ghaunadaur and sending it into a terrible rage, during which it stole the intellect of many of its followers, effectively robbing itself of most of its power, power which it has only recently regained. During the course of this battle Gruumsh injured Corellon and, according to legend, from the blood shed the elven people were created. Dark elves who venerate other evil deities, as well as all male drow who pay her homage, revile the church of the Spider Queen for its power--though they would seize such power for themselves if they could. The union between Corellon Larethian and the Weaver of Destiny in the form of two children, the Lesser deities Vhaeraun, the Masked Lord, and Eilistraee, the Dark Maiden. His plan failed, despite a divine force brought against the elven gods consisting of the Seldarine 's enemies in all the goblinoid and elf-hating pantheons, and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth . Domain is not supported in Neverwinter Nights. Weed out the weak and the rebellious. Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee, to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. However, there appears to be some controversy regarding the status of the Demonweb Pits in that particular campaign: the 3rd edition campaign setting says that the Demonweb Pits are a separate plane, but in the novel Extinction by Lisa Smedman they are explicitly referred to as part of the Abyss, namely the 66th layer (as in the "default" cosmology). Forgotten Realms The most powerful of Lolth’s worshipers are the matriarchal heads of the five major drow houses. Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. And that’s just one side of the elven story. Dark Seldarine Jewelry consists of spider medallions and similar pieces, all made of platinum. Patron of Drow and their inseparable companions, the spiders. Lolth dwells in her divine realm of the Demonweb Pits, a demonic realm formed entirely of a single great fractal web, where she is served by legions of powerful mystical slaves. At her wedding she had dark elves do the catering, further connecting the two. I immediately thought of the Luke Skywalker/Kylo Ren that they toyed so much with in Star Wars' new trilogy (which I hate). [13] Lolth's appearance has remained the same with small changes and modifications throughout the game's three editions. The Spider Queen dominates all of the other powers of the Dark Seldarine and brooks (or at least admits) no challenge to her ultimate authority and only the weakest members, Kiaransalee and Selvetarm, acknowledge Lolth as the leader of their pantheon, an unavoidable testament to the great power of the Spider Queen. For her crimes, Araushnee was banished to the Abyss in the form of a spider demon, where she took the name Lolth. She is resisted by Zinzerena and her cult. Questioning Lolth’s motives or wisdom is a sin, as is aiding nondrow against the drow, or ignoring Lolth’s commands for the sake of a lover. Some orcish clerics deny this tale, dismissing it a… In some ways, Gruumsh holds his failure against Lolth, and their relationship is at best inconsistent and dysfunctional. The dark elves were sundered forever from their creator and all Tel'Quessir, and again Lolth had taken another step in her quest for vengeance against Corellon and his Seldarine. She also considers amongst her major foes Ghaunadaur, Eilistraee, Vhaeraun, Gruumsh and Ilsensine. Later, she attempted to invade Oerth via the city of Istivin in Sterich, but her plans were foiled by a band of heroes. The Queen of Spiders is the subject of terrifying legend among most surface dwellers and seen as virtually synonymous with the greatly feared drow. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Fear is as strong as steel, while love and respect are soft and useless. Revere arachnids of all kinds; those who kill or mistreat a spider must die. Clerics prefer to display either a platinum disk at least 3 inches in diameter with Lolth’s holy symbol embossed in black enamel or a platinum representation of it, on a platinum or mithral chain. cs In the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, Gruumsh, also known as Gruumsh One-Eye, is the patron deity of orcs, who regard him as the god of conquest, survival, strength, and territory.He is also considered a member of the default D&D pantheon of deities. Some believe her to be insane, because the Queen of Spiders pits her own worshipers against one another in an endless struggle for “station.” She can be kind and aids those she fancies, but she thrives on death, destruction, and torture--including those of her own worshipers who have displeased her. Lolth is the goddess of the drow, though other chaotic evil beings of the underdark have been known to worship the Lady of Shadows. There is much speculation of Lolth's role in divine events, as it is uncertain how much influence she currently wields in the pantheon, and her influence as the weaver of fate (now shrouded by her portfolio of darkness and assassins) is nothing if not subtle. That goes over about as well as you’d expect, and the result is the drow being cast down, Lolth becoming a demon lord, and Corellon becoming the leader of a fractious pantheon. Shrines Many believe … Her symbol is a black spider with the head of a female drow (and in the Forgotten Realms, hanging from a spider web). With Lolth, they would discover that she wants to break Cyric free so, with the help of a mutual friend, she could achieve her goal of ruling over the entire elf species. I solved the Orc/Drow always evil by making Lolth and Gruumsh (& co) all demon lords or archdevils. So you have Orc cults that worship these infernal beings, and you have other Orcs who worship regular gods and are peaceful. Lolth is a demon lord and a goddess worshipped by the drow (some myths propose that she was originally a goddess who was transformed into a demon). The two deities were great foes ever since, though Gruumsh's alliance with another assisting deity, Malar, was not so badly corrupted. Lolth (pronounced LOALTH), sometimes Lloth in the Drow dialect, the Queen of Spiders or Queen of the Demonweb Pits, was the goddess of the drow, a chaotic evil deity who reveled in chaos. His plan failed, despite a divine force brought against the elven gods consisting of the Seldarine's enemies in all the goblinoid and elf-hating pantheons and Araushnee was transformed into Lolth. with Zuggtmoy, the Demoness Lady of Fungi. This has changed with Lolth's recent ascension to greater godhood, that of Intermediate Power from Lesser Power. Alth… In the current iteration of the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, the Demonweb Pits is a plane to itself. Lolth is a demon lord and a goddess worshipped by the drow (some myths propose that she was originally a goddess who was transformed into a demon). Lolth was once Araushnee, the consort of Corellon Larethian, patron of artisans, the deity of elven destiny, and--later, by Corellon’s decree--the keeper of those elves who shared her darkly beautiful features. Araushnee once again tried to kill her former lover but the intervention of three elven goddesses prevented this. During the course of this battle Gruumsh injured Corellon and, according to legend, from the blood shed the elven people were created. The battle for Arvandor was eventually won, the evil army of beast gods eventually driven off by the combined might of the assembled Seldarine and the other fey deities of Arborea. There are always large braziers, ornately carved with spider shapes, and at least one altar of black stone. Seeing an opportunity, Araushnee was roused to action and she, Gruumsh and her son Vhaeraun, another co-conspirator in Araushnee's plots, gathered together a great alliance of Greater and Lesser deities of the orcs, goblinoids, kobolds, giants, ogres and many other gods of the evil races. Lolth is the chaotic evil god of shadow, lies, and spiders. She is served by Keptolo, who is too lazy to oppose her, and by Kiaransali. In her original life as an Elven Goddess she manipulated Corellon Larethian, Fenmarel Mestarine, and Gruumsh, inspiring the others to conspire against one another.When she was discovered trying to poison Corellon after his tenuous recovery … Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. She displays formidable power and great cruelty with an affection for arachnids. Back in this age before time, Lolth, her sister and Corellon ruled from their dominion, Arvandor; seperate from the other gods. She is resisted by Zinzerena and her cult. She betrayed her husband, the chief elven God Corellon Larethian to his enemy, the Orc God Gruumsh and tried to help the destruction of the … On occasions she allies with Malar and Loviatar, but these are hardly stable friendships. Lolth was, along with Iuz and the demoness Zuggtmoy, one of the deities involved in the plots centered around the Temple of Elemental Evil. Most cities also have a grand temple to the Spider Queen, used for training clerics. Unknown Gruumsh One-Eye, god of the orcs, is the god's greatest enemy, because Corellon took his eye in an ancient battle. Where Bane commands conquest, Gruumsh exhorts his followers to slaughter and pillage. The ultimate aim of every cleric is to achieve and keep the favor of Lolth. Gruumsh once had an alliance with the conniving drow goddess Araushnee to bring down the gods of the elves once and for all. The Spider Queen, Queen of Spiders, Demon Queen of Spiders, Demon Queen of the Abyss, Queen of the Demonweb Pits, Weaver of Chaos, the Hunted, the Mother of Lusts, Dark Mother of All Drow, Lady of Spiders In her arachnid form, Lolth takes the appearance of a giant black widow spider with the head of a female drow or human peering from between the eight spider-eyes. All but Eilistraee wish to usurp the Spider Queen and replace her as the head of their dark pantheon, but the Dark Maiden seeks to end her vicious mother's evil tyranny over the drow and help them return to the Realms Above in peace and redemption. Upon confronting the Weaver of Destiny, Sehanine Moonbow was imprisoned by the traitor goddess. Lolth usually appears in two forms: drow and arachnid. She has her own rivalries with the various demon lords of the Abyss, noticeably with Zuggtmoy, the Demoness Lady of Fungi. Having lured the heroes into her subterranean trap, Lolth transforms into her demonic spider form and drops her victims onto a giant web. Otherwise, the call reaches her servant yochlols (amorphous demons able to take the form of an elf or spider). Female Gruumsh is rumored to have had an alliance (and possibly more) with Lolth, but if this is true it ended badly for him as he hates Lolth as well. Lolth is a Demon Princess that dwells in the Demonweb in the Abyss where she dwells in darkness surrounded by schemes and stretching webs. In those various settings, the drow pantheon of gods consists of the leader Lolth, as well as Eilistraee, Kiaransalee, Vhaeraun, and Zinzerena. Lolth's residence in this realm is a mobile iron spider-shaped stronghold. Again, Lolth broke Corellon's heart with this Descent. They wield power in keeping with the cruel and capricious nature of Lolth herself, and manipulate (often by brute force) their fellow drow to behave as their deity. Lolth. Lolth is the leader of the Dark Seldarine, the drow pantheon of gods but a pantheon in name only. Goddess of Darkness, Drow, Evil, and Spiders (and assassins and chaos in the Forgotten Realms), Lolth has, through deceit and domination, garnered the ears of the dark elves and eventually established herself as their foremost deity, keeping them under her thumb by creating a society in which only the strong survive and her priestesses are strongest. However, the Queen of Spiders learned an important lesson from That Which Lurks, by gaining the worship of mortals she could return to her former level of power and beyond. Lolth is unanimously hated by the other members of the Dark Seldarine. Velma Green from The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy seems to be based on Lolth; she appears as a female drider and is able to control spiders by singing. These are customarily placed in a bowl-shaped depression in a black altar or a burning brazier, from which black-and-red flames leap to consume the offerings. She is also known as the Spider Queen and the Queen of the Demonweb Pits . In the Underdark, her church is a well-known evil, hated by dwarves, svirfneblin, and other races for the cruelty of her clerics. Araushnee was swiftly defeated by Angharradh. Rank In a past time, Gruumsh had two eyes but he lost one in a fight with the chief elven god Corellon Larethian. Pantheon Corellon ended the fight by putting out Gruumsh's left eye, which is how Gruumsh earned his moniker "One-Eye." In most cases, the hierarchy of the church is inextricably linked with the theocracy of the associated city. Corellon ended the fight by putting out Gruumsh's left eye, which is how Gruumsh earned his moniker One-Eye. [citation needed] His symbol is an unblinking eye, or (in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting) his missing unwinking eye.In many … The way that new-born spider broods tore each other apart to survive especially appealed to her. Chaotic evil Lolth, the Demon Queen of Spiders, ... Gruumsh, and Ilsensine. Sometimes, the two foremost pair of her spider-legs are actually humanoid arms. Millennia ago, Lolth (then known as Araushnee) was one of the Seldarine herself, lover of Corellon Larethian and goddess of artisans, destiny, and dark elves. Realm She is the goddess of Darkness, Drow, Evil, and Spiders. Lolth, the Spider Queen is the evil god of deceit, shadows, and spiders. Several of the gods are drawn from other pantheons, sometimes with new names for the gods. Finally, due to the machinations of Araushnee (later Lolth), Gruumsh was able to ambush the Coronal of Arvandor and came close to defeating him. Inner chambers are for the worship and business of Lolth, including most spell casting. When the clerics of lost Illefarn prayed to the Seldarine for salvation from the evil elves of Ilythiir and the avatar of Corellon Larethian cursed all Ssri-Tel'Quessir to share the fate of their Abyssmal mother, naming them dhaeraow and divorcing them from the light of day, Lolth led her people into the Underdark, mirroring her own fall from Arvandor so long before. The most powerful ceremonies defy description and are seldom seen by nondrow. She gained a few elven followers, and tried to gain more worshipers by assuming the aspect of Moander, a deity of rot. Firstappearance Chemosh, The Fury, Eithleann, Gruumsh and Talos sought to free Lolth and Takhisis. [13][14] Lolth shared an enmity with Ghaunadaur, and was opposed every non-drow deity of the Underdark. Few elves are even willing to discuss their deep-dwelling kin, let alone the dark deity who is blamed in large part for their depravity. 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