Marid (Dungeons & Dragons)
The marid first appeared in first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in Dragon #66 (October 1982). The marid then appeared in the adventure module The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (1982), and was reprinted in the first edition Monster Manual II (1983).
The marid appeared in second edition under the "genie" heading in Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (1989), and in the Monstrous Manual (1993). The noble marid and the Great Padisha of the Marids appeared for the Al-Qadim setting in the Monstrous Compendium Al-Qadim Appendix (1992). The marid appeared under the genie of Zakhara heading in the Land of Fate boxed set (1992).
A marid is a genie from the Elemental Plane of Water.
- Gygax, Gary. "Featured Creatures" Dragon #66 (TSR, 1982)
- Gygax, Gary. The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (TSR, 1982)
- Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983)
- Cook, David "Zeb", et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (TSR, 1989)
- Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
- Baur, Wolfgang and Steve Kurtz. Monstrous Compendium Al-Qadim Appendix (TSR, 1992)
- Grubb, Jeff, David Noonan, and Bruce Cordell. Manual of the Planes (Wizards of the Coast, 2001)