Sidekick: The Chosen of Mystra, a.k.a. When Mystra was killed for trying to return to the heavens, it left Elminster powerless for a time. Elminster is (maybe was) a Chosen of Mystra.He is magically old old old. Sidekick: The Chosen of Mystra, a.k.a. Mar 29, 2015. Mystra's Chosen > All. Serious. Gandalf or Saruman are two examples that we often see within the game. elminster Member, Developer Posts: 16,186. 67% Upvoted. Jim Butcher's wizards do magic by imagining a thing and making said thing real by pouring magic energy into it with their will. Pools of Darkness; Risen; Risen 2: Dark Waters; Secret of the Silver Blades; Space Siege; Star Wars: KotOR; Star Wars: KotOR II; System Shock 2; Temple of Elemental Evil On the understanding of hard vs soft magic, it depends. View Full Version : Voldemort vs Gandalf (or other wizards) Scuba_Ben. In looks, sure. Gandalf from The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings vs Elminster from Dungeons & Dragon's Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting (if Deadliest Warrior did this, it be live action no doubt). OptimusPrime Member; 4273 posts; Share; Posted March 9, 2010. Elminster vs Rincewind (Score: 4, Insightful) by javajawa ( 126489 ) writes: on Tuesday December 21, 2004 @02:54PM ( #11151043 ) Homepage I think it is a tossup between Elminster … He tried to survive as a bandit and cutthroat, but found himself disliking the notion of killing. Straight Dope Message Board > Main > Cafe Society > Voldemort vs Gandalf (or other wizards) PDA. THE SCENARIO . In the early hours of Hammer 1, 1372 DR, Elminster entered the portal and narrowly managed to close it, but at the expense of much of his magical strength. As Salvatore’s Drow elf Drizzt Do’Urden is the quintessential fighter of the Forgotten Realms, Elminster is the quintessential wizard of the realms. By naming a particular being or kind of being as you cast the spell, you cause the gate to open in the immediate vicinity of the desired creature and pull the subject through, willing or unwilling. The best part of the 10th Anniversary of DDO...the description on the Oatmeal Raisin Kookie, "From a distance you thought this was a chocolate chip kookie. R. Rallan My Hat Of d02. May 6, 2010 #3 It was originally created by author and game designer Ed Greenwood as a setting for his own stories, but after he discovered D&D he adapted it to the game system. Despite Elthryn’s desire to remain uninvolved, he and his wife Amrythale were slain by the evil mage lord, Undarl. September 2014 in Off-Topic. She taught him of the Weave, the invisible threads that make magic possible in the Forgotten Realms. Forgotten Realms is a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. However, his body was destroyed by Manshoon, the leader of his old foes, the Zhentarim. Gandalf vs Elminster Aumar as well as Albus Dumbledore vs Obi-Wan Kenobi. Elminster Aumar (Dungeons & Dragons) Hellboy; History . The Sidekick UA Spellcaster is somebody that studied under Gandalf/Elminster/Insert whatever higher tier variant which would be represented by its ability to reach up to 9th level spells. Puffs of smoke rings chased one another above his head forming a chain before dissipating. Reply. Rand vs. Gandalf? Okay, it's the battle you all waited for: Elminster of Shadowdale vs Raistlin Majere.We use the D20/D&D 3E versions of them. Elminster Elminster 204 Votes. He finshes it by handing the title over to Merlin, who persuaded Gandalf to go put the fix on thsoe losers. 13 years ago. That was Aerowin, Steven Tyler's daughter. He was tortured by devils and subjected to acts of utter brutality until Mystra was able to hear Elminster’s plight. The rich text editor does not work with JavaScript switched off. Obviously some foul magic was at hand. Izrador vs Gandalf? Fascinated with the manifestation, Gandalf reaches down to touch the surface of the pool. To be honest, the two don't really compare, because although they're both D&D settings, they're both very different. Elminster vs. Mordenkainen. Pug vs Harry Potter Merlin vs Kvothe Fizban vs Mazrim Taim Macros vs Gandolf Feel free to describe how the battle would take place. Reply. Sorvan76 Member Posts: 76. Yes, the Harry Potter franchise made wizards young, but the idea of a wizard in pop culture is still one of an old man. Plotting and planning - playing a long, protracted, chess-like game against one another. You call me sir. He was born in the year 212 DR to the now non-existent kingdom of Athalantar. It was worse for Simbul who needed to feed off of magical items in order to stay sane. His backstory and further adventures have been explored in a series of novels from creator Ed Greenwood, starting with Elminster: The Making of a Mage in 1994, and continuing to appear in 13 novels over the decades. John Constantine vs. Dr. Stephen Strange vs. Elminster vs. Gandalf vs. Dumbledor vs. Merlin vs. Medivh. Antvasima (talk) 08:55, October 31, 2018 (UTC) Reply. 6 comments. Now, groups can certainly choose to play those exact characters if they want but that is generally not the case. Solamnic Knights vs. Knights of the Holy Grail, Scions (of DragonLance) vs. Scions (of Shannara), Queen of Darkness vs. Crown Prince of Darkness, Blister Vera Jay Nimblefingers vs. Olive Rustkettle, Blister Vera Jay Nimblefingers vs. Paxina Thistleknot, Billee Belladonna Juniper vs. Gollum/Sméagol, Paxina Thistleknot vs. Billee Belladonna Juniper. There was something different in the eyes, something foreign. Reply. Go. ), while Gandalf hangs around short guys with furry feet! I never paid much attention to Dragonlance (please keep the insults and demands for my being burned at a stake to a minimum), but Raistlin seemed pretty wimpy physically, too. And in keeping with the mage vs. mage theme, Raistlin vs. Elminster and a few Black Mage fights. Any of the three could also be beaten on any given day. He was created by Ilúvatar before the Music of the Ainur, and was at the beginning of Time amongst the Ainur who entered into Eä. But his enmity with the Zhentarim would have tragic consequences later on. ... Elminster vs Rincewind (Score: 4, Insightful) by javajawa on Tuesday December 21, 2004 @02:54PM Homepage. Myrjala revealed herself to have been Mystra in disguise all along, there to test him. I imagine both are too clever to go all-out against each other directly, rather using minions/allies, etc. Submit Templates; Contact Us; FAQ; Legal & Policies Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. Artist-Azar. If I'm the only one who votes, then so be it! I think it was agreed upon in DnD revisions that the wish spell is causality manipulation ZacharyGrossman273 (talk) 22:10, October 30, 2018 (UTC) You can talk with some of the participants about it via their message walls. In his \"youth\", he became one of the Maiar who served Manwë, Varda, Irmo and Nienna named. Elminster’s soul was preserved, but it took Simbul sacrificing her life and the last of her energy to restore Elminster’s physical form. Each of them has access to his signature items (for Raistlin, this means: The Staff of Magius, the Dragon Orb and the … He trained some of the great and famous wizards of yore - the Seven Sisters, the mad necromancer who founded The Cult of the Dragon, Khelben Blackstaff (well, maybe not him). Okay, it's the battle you all waited for: Elminster of Shadowdale vs Raistlin Majere.We use the D20/D&D 3E versions of them. Belit vs Red Sonja (Oh, my)? Mystra explained that she was the living embodiment of the Weave, and she wished him to learn from her so he may protect it. Site Rules & Help : RPG Crossing > Discussions ... And in keeping with the mage vs. mage theme, Raistlin vs. Elminster and a few Black Mage fights. They are the famed wizards Merlin and Gandalf. Battle for magical supremacy on modern day earth. Thank you! 11-15-2010, 08:34 AM. Bobby De Loungville versus Gareth Bryne. Validated User. Gandalf wins, definitively! He’s known as a fierce protector of these lands, having defended the Dales from the insidious forces of the Zhentarim. My friends call me Bobby. May 6, 2010 #3 Karsa Orlong may well be the biggest fantasy badass ever. Ma'at - Goddess of Truth & Justice . I'm going to start with a literary, rather than a fanboy ("Do you think the Thing could beat the Hulk?") Validated User. Eventually, he was shown the magic to alter his form by a wizard named Myrjala. Jun 18, 2015. cancertz. Name: Elminster Favorite Spell: Seduce Mystra Arch-Enemy: I'm too powerful to have enemies. Each of them has access to his signature items (for Raistlin, this means: The Staff of Magius, the Dragon Orb and the Dagger of Magius), but nothing else. The magister saw something in young Elminster and offered to train him in magic. approach to this. Nobody knows what he's capable of except in a few brief moments when he starts casting his crazy spells to jam doorways, set the forest ablaze with eldritch fire, duel the balrog, etc. May 6, 2010 #2 Yyrkoon would be near the top I think. Fascinated with the manifestation, Gandalf reaches down to touch the surface of the pool. Donate. Nobody knows what he's capable of except in a few brief moments when he starts casting his crazy spells to jam doorways, set the forest ablaze with eldritch fire, duel the balrog, etc. _____ Where there is a great deal of free speech, there is always a certain amount of foolish speech. Mystra was eventually reincarnated through a wizard named Midnight, restoring Elminster's power. However, Elminster's background is significantly different from that of Gandalf. But every day I will advance one side. Each character is at the height of their power. The Weave collapsed, and Elminster lost many of his abilities as a Chosen of Mystra. P. PrinceYyrkoon Retired User. RELATED: The Most Powerful Wizards In The Harry Potter Universe, Ranked. In a flash of brilliant light the phantasm of the mirror appears in front of him. Eventually, he was rescued by a Chosen of Mystra named Simbul, and the two developed a relationship. Elminster, the Sage of Shadowdale, is a legendary figure in the lore of Dungeons & Dragons, and he's much more than a simple copy of Gandalf. Since its inception, Dungeons & Dragons has prominently featured wizards and the powerful magic they weave. I think it is a tossup between Elminster the archmage, and rincewind. He can portray himself as a trickster, a ra… - Winston S. Churchill 07-02-2004, 02:06 PM #8: Cerek the Barbaric. Elminster Aumar (born in 212 DR) is a fictional character in the Dungeons & Dragons-based Forgotten Realms setting. Mario and Sonic, Alien and Predator, Terminator and Robocop, Batman and Superman, Picard and Kirk, Elminster and Raistlin, Darth Vader and Seven of Nine, Gandalf and Merlin, Bahamut and Tiamat, Splinter and Shredder, Bond and Phelps, Trebek and Sajak, McGwire and Sosa, Shaq and Jordan, Kerrigan and Harding, Leno and Letterman, Cronkite and Brokaw, and Windows and Macintosh. Tomorrow will be the right side, etc. This seems like such a traditional arch-type in D&D, that I'm surprised this hasn't already been done. Elminster 204 Votes. KEEP READING: Baldur's Gate 3 Demo Teases a Triumphant Return, Ari David is pretty amazing. It's a bit like comparing Gandalf with Dumbledore. For several ages now, two sages have graced the halls of the Inter-Dimensional Retirement Community located on the estates of the Khazan Wizards Guild. He spent years serving as a priestess of Mystra, calling herself Elmara. Wondering what it was about it that bothered him. Merlin is from original Arthurian legend not Marvel. Strictly by your votes. chris777 Registered User. Validated User. 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He was associated with light and fire, much like his peer Varda. Elminster has literally been to hell and back. Check him out on twitter: @TheAmazingAri. Being one of the wisest of the Maiar, Gandalf originally started life as a Maia of Irmo the Dream-Master in addition to Nienna the Weeper, Manwe the Wind-King and Vara the Star-Queen. Like Gandalf in LotR. Sorry, but if anyone's gonna teach this girl some new tricks, it's gonna be Merlin. But every day I will advance one side. RELATED: Dungeons & Dragons Does Greek Mythology In Magic: The Gathering Theros Crossover. Elminster Aumar battles fiends in the Nine Hells, by Matthew Stawicki. the Legion of Mortal Godlings. If there is a wizard show down, it should be Ged vs. Gandalf vs. Polgara; one big three-way match ;) This Rumble ended on 2003-02-15 00:00:00.0. Originally called Olórin, he was accounted as the wisest of the Maiar (with the possible exception of Melian). He still aged slowly, but could only cast the simplest of spells without going mad. Gandalf leaned heavily on his staff staring into the magical reflecting pool. Joined Oct 1, 2010 Messages 1,611. Ever intend to finish up Link vs Simon Belmont? BOBBY: My name is Robert De Loungville. Yet his ways often took him to Nienna, fro… Long time D&D fans may remember the Elminster series and what he was like as a wizard. Unbeknown to Elminster, the magister was an agent of Mystra, and she wanted the young man to become a wizard. 1 of 2 Go to page. P. PrinceYyrkoon Retired User. Second of all, Merlin hangs around dreamboats like Lancelot (purr!) Gandalf the Grey Gandalf the Grey . Yoda vs. Gandalf vs. Dumbledore vs. Brom from eragon This topic is locked from further discussion. Elminster escaped with his life, taking his grandfather’s broken sword as his only keepsake from home. We have got Gandalf the Grey and Gandalf the White for the Ainu Olórin both with and without Narya. Elminster, the Sage of Shadowdale, is a legendary figure in the lore of Dungeons & Dragons, and he's much more than a simple copy of Gandalf. Reply. If I'm the only one who votes, then so be it! That's a rough breakdown of the advantages each mage has in the conflict. He writes and writes about Film, TV, Comics, and Games from his lair in Brooklyn. Jan 5, 2017. smallhorses. He eventually resorted to burglary and was caught robbing the home of Stonecloak, a powerful spellcaster. Serious. Besides, Gandalf and Elminster are kind of unreal characters - even the books dealing with them as up-and-coming mages are afterthoughts; Raistlin is the one that truly develops. Pug vs Harry Potter Merlin vs Kvothe Fizban vs Mazrim Taim Macros vs Gandolf Feel free to describe how the battle would take place. Now Elminster again, he sought to return to his home to free it of the magelords. Impressed by Elminster, she asked him to be one of her Chosen -- an immortal being imbued with incredible power over the Weave. Azzy Newtype. Raistlin vs Gandalf General Discussion. Antvasima (talk) 08:55, October 31, 2018 (UTC) Grandolf vs. Elminster would be more fitting (Elminster would win, of course). They meet in a pocket plane. So prepare your forbidden books and steadily growing beards, magic fans, as we at Screen Rant ask Dumbledore Vs. Gandalf: Who's the Better Wizard? Usually, wizards are pretty old. Elminster Elminster Aumar is a fictional character in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, also known as … Though he was the rightful heir to the throne of Athalantar, he abdicated and placed a friend in his stead, having no taste for ruling. Related: 10 Tricks That'll Help You Playing D&D For the First Time. My bet is on Rand vs. Aslan...Savior vs. Savior...ha ha. 3781. They meet in a pocket plane. Nov 23, 2014. Mar 29, 2015. 4: One of Gandalf's most powerful foes he killed was The Belrog of Morgoth while one of Elminster's most powerful foes he fought and disposed of was The Avatar of Bane (Gandalf eventually finished off the Belrog of Morgoth by a series of lightning strikes while Elminster on the other hand disposed The Avatar of Bane as they did battle in his tower, as both were caught up in the spell that Elminster had … Solomon Kane vs Elminster? If you like our work, please support us. You could argue that this is soft magic (and in some ways it is), but it has hard rules and has to obey physics. And this picture alone is legitimate proof that Elminster is indeed Gandalf's Ultimate Imitator, something more people need to come to realize. Sauron vs Thoth-amon? Information. But not so prophetic that he could see that teaching a cute young thing all of his magic would lead to his death. He set up shop in some small town to 'plug the cork' vs a Dark Threat To All The Realms. Strictly by your votes. ... Elminster. Peace proved to be out of reach for Elminster, as Mystra was murdered in 1385 DR by the and gods Cyric and Shar, which started a cataclysmic event called the Spellplague. And Elminster has ludicrously high levels. Gandalf has the most innate power of the three (Elminster got a lot of help from Mystra whenever the yogurt hit the fan). Then his reflection blinked! Elminster was swayed and began to worship the goddess under her tutelage. RELATED: Dungeons & Dragons: Exploring Chult, the Dinosaur-Filled Jungle. Gandalf's magic isn't even a close match to Rand channeling the OP. D. dead First Post. He was starring at his reflection. and Galahad (spank me! Several years later, Greenwood brought the setting to publication for the D&D game as a series of magazine articles, and … Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Copying the relevant mechanics of gate from the 3.5 SRD: "The second effect of the gate spell is to call an extraplanar creature to your aid (a calling effect). Created by author and Forgotten Realms designer Ed Greenwood, Elminster was introduced in 1985. Gandalf the Grey is a wizard character from a fantasy novel Hobbit written in 1937 by J.R.R.Tolkein, an English professor of Oxford University. Next Last. Elminster's patron died, and he's now essentially powerless. Lionelion Member since: Jun. No way. Forgotten Realms is a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game.Commonly referred to by players and game designers alike as "The Realms", it was created by game designer Ed Greenwood around 1967 as a setting for his childhood stories. Ever intend to finish up Link vs Simon Belmont? But having developed an intense hatred of magic as a result of his parent’s murder, he refused. Gandalf didnt make the horses appear from the river water. Elminster is (maybe was) a Chosen of Mystra.He is magically old old old. W. Wolfwood2 Registered User. Darth_Tyrev. … It’s really a tough question since there are so many “versions” of them. The novel is considered to be the third best ever written. Each character is at the height of their power. Fate had other plans for Elminster, and after years of adventures, he found himself visited by the goddess, Mystra. Elminster settled in a land called the Dales, keeping his tower outside the town of Shadowdale. Knights of Neraka vs. Knights who say Ni. Reply. Over 1,200 years old as of Fifth Edition, Elminster has experienced his share of victories and tragedies across more lifetimes than most beings could understand. He can be imperious, grave, and terrible, however, and furthermore is a consummate actor. He rarely reveals the full extent of his true nature to anyone who is not an extremely close friend. Gandalf is one of the main characters in The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings respectfully. 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Merlin is from original Arthurian legend not Marvel. Pick your winners! Artist-Azar. save hide report. Alternatively, we imagine the learned, book bound, intelligent mastermind who always has a spell to help or hinder in any situation. W. Wolfwood2 Registered User. 6 comments. Intentionally drawing inspiration from mythical and literary figures like Odin, Merlin and Gandalf, Elminster is the Forgotten Realms’ gray-bearded, pointy hat wearing, pipe-smoking, immortal sage. Elminster looks in confusion at the man before him. For nearly a hundred years, Elminster lived like this, growing bitter. After a pitched battle, his victory was complete. May 6, 2010 #2 Yyrkoon would be near the top I think. Nov 19, 2020 #20 ... Like Gandalf in LotR. Merlin vs. Gandalf This Fight Suggested By: Joao Camilo, The Big Bad W0lf Robin, RiggsAntor, Dr. In the following years, Mystra has returned to life for a second time, restoring Elminster’s full powers. More importantly, they should do some Forgotten Realms movies one day. Once in Hell, he was abducted and enslaved by an outcast archdevil known as Nergal, who wished to discover the secret of Mystra's silver fire. His father Elthryn was one of the seven sons of Uthgrael Aumar who had left the palace intrigues to settle in the nearby village of Heldon, where he served as its lord. In a flash of brilliant light the phantasm of the mirror appears in front of … January 2014 edited January 2014. Azzy Newtype. Name Something you've created: The need for a library devoted to cataloguing all the things I've created. Well, first of all, Gandalf just doesn't have the sex appeal of Sam Neill! This thread is archived. Izrador vs Gandalf? I think it was agreed upon in DnD revisions that the wish spell is causality manipulation ZacharyGrossman273 (talk) 22:10, October 30, 2018 (UTC) You can talk with some of the participants about it via their message walls. A natural storyteller, Elminster is normally a witty, clever, and very charming man. It is even rumored he had a hand in the founding of the city of Waterdeep, or at the very least creating its hierarchy of lords. More importantly, they should do some Forgotten Realms movies one day. Over the next thousand years, Elminster was involved in many of the world-changing events that occurred on Toril. I'd really like to be able to make an Elminster / Gandalf type of human Arch-Mage wielding a staff that's not a gimp, flavor build. Yes. They are a fan-favorite class that allow players to enjoy the fantasy of being an all-knowing, fireball hurling, master of the arcane, but on Toril, the world of the popular Forgotten Realms setting, there is no wizard more legendary than Elminster Aumar, the Sage of Shadowdale. He trained some of the great and famous wizards of yore - the Seven Sisters, the mad necromancer who founded The Cult of the Dragon, Khelben Blackstaff (well, maybe not him). Who would emerge the victor if these two legendary mages fought it out? share. Pick your winners! He set up shop in some small town to 'plug the cork' vs a Dark Threat To All The Realms. A one-stop shop for all things video games. They are a fan-favorite class that allow players to enjoy the fantasy of being an all-knowing, fireball hurling, master of the arcane, but on … 10 Age: Gandalf. Since its inception, Dungeons & Dragons has prominently featured wizards and the powerful magic they weave. He fits the same mold as Dumbledore or Obi-Wan Kenobi -- burdened with wisdom and responsibility, yet charming, and possessing a surprisingly good sense of humor. Dungeons & Dragons has helped launch a number of fantasy writers including Ed Greenwood under the Forgotten Realms landscape. There any doubt? I'm curious how Voldemort would hold up against Gandalf or other very powerful wizards of other series. Gandalf is one of the main characters in The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings respectfully. Tomorrow will be the right side, etc. 29, 2009 In 1372 DR, he sealed himself behind a portal to the Nine Hells so he could prevent hordes of devils from entering Toril and wreaking havoc. Elminster continues to be active in the 1490s, the era currently explored in D&D’s Fifth Edition, helping Toril recover from the ravages of the Spellplague and fending off the evil that would harm the world he calls home. I'm also completely ignoring TV and movies, and sticking to written sources. OptimusPrime - Member. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Elminster Aumar. Elminster Elminster Aumar is a fictional character in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, also known as … the Legion of Mortal Godlings. He was taught many lessons, including Mystra turning him into a woman in order to gain a greater understanding of the world and a stronger connection to the Weave. May 6, 2010 #4 The annoying "comedy … The rich text editor does not work with JavaScript switched off. share. 317 Votes. IAmTheMeat. Any of the three could win on any given day. Gandalf is an archangel, but that doesn't mean much. the wizards scream in unison and unleash their magic against the other. For at lease one simple reason - Dumbledore, powerful as he was, still share the same weakness literally ALL Harry Potter universe characters have: They relies on their wands too much - even Voldemort. +1 for Elminster. Gandalf the Grey, as he is known through most of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, is the epitome of a wizened old wizard – possibly owing to Merlin’s influence and possibly influencing Elminster’s appearance as well. 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