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Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, merfolk are a race of humanoids that live underwater.
Publication history [ edit ]
mermen first appeared in the original (1974), Dungeons & Dragons set and in the 1975 [1 ] supplement. Blackmoor [2 ]
The mermen appeared in first edition
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the original (1977). Monster Manual [3 ]
The mermen appeared in the
D&D Expert Set (1981, 1983) and the (1991). Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia [4 ]
The mermen appeared in second edition
Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (1989), and reprinted in the [5 ] Monstrous Manual (1993). The mermen appeared as a [6 ] player character race in #250 (August 1998), Dragon as well as for the [7 ] Forgotten Realms setting in Sea of Fallen Stars (1999). [8 ]
merfolk appeared in the third edition (2000), Monster Manual and in the 3.5 revised [9 ] Monster Manual (2003).
Description [ edit ]
A merfolk has the upper body, arms, and head of a fair-featured human, and instead of legs it has the scaled tail of a great fish.
A merfolk is usually
neutral in alignment. Merfolk are marine, but amphibious, and prefer to avoid combat.
Merfolk worship the god
References [ edit ]
^ Gygax, Gary, and Dave Arneson. Dungeons & Dragons (3-Volume Set) (TSR, 1974)
^ Arneson, Dave. (TSR, 1975) Blackmoor
^ Gygax, Gary. (TSR, 1977) Monster Manual
^ Allston, Aaron, Steven E. Schend, Jon Pickens, and Dori Watry. (TSR, 1991) Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
^ Cook, David, et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume Two ( TSR, 1989)
^ Stewart, Doug, ed. ( Monstrous Manual TSR, 1992)
^ Wyatt, James. "Heroes of the Sea." #250 (TSR, Aug 1998) Dragon
^ Schend, Steven E. (TSR, 1999) Sea of Fallen Stars
^ Williams, Skip, Jonathan Tweet, and Monte Cook. . Monster Manual Wizards of the Coast, 2000