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* PragmaticVillany: During the Silence of Lolth, he is by far the most powerful being in the Underdark, but refrains from moving against the priestesses because he correctly guesses that Lolth has put measures in place to protect them during her absence.

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* PragmaticVillany: PragmaticVillainy: During the Silence of Lolth, he is by far the most powerful being in the Underdark, but refrains from moving against the priestesses because he correctly guesses that Lolth has put measures in place to protect them during her absence.


* AxCrazy: His original characterization was this, along with a dose of CacklingMad. He's mellowed out a bit and doesn't cackle so much, but he still has shades of this.

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* AxCrazy: His original characterization was this, along with a dose of CacklingMad.LaughingMad. He's mellowed out a bit and doesn't cackle so much, but he still has shades of this.


* OurElvesAreBetter

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* OurElvesAreBetterOurElvesAreBetter: Inverted; Ryld's combat superiority is rooted in the fact that he ''does not'' fight the way an elf is intended to fight.



* TheStoic
* [[SmartPeoplePlayChess Smart People Play Sava]]

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* TheStoic
TheStoic: Especially compared to Pharaun
* [[SmartPeoplePlayChess Smart People Play Sava]]Sava]]: One of the sure signs that he's far more than just dumb muscle is that he's a master of sava, the drow equivalent of chess.



->'''Alignment:''' Chaotic Neutral

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->'''Alignment:''' Chaotic True Neutral



* KukrisAreKool

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* KukrisAreKoolKukrisAreKool: He dual-wields them. Even cooler given that they are enchanted to produce lighting.



* {{Ranger}}

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* {{Ranger}}{{Ranger}}: The closest equivalent to one to be found in the Underdark. Hune is a peerless scout who knows the Underdark inside and out.



* ScarilyCompetentTracker
* StealthHiBye
* TheStoic

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* ScarilyCompetentTracker
ScarilyCompetentTracker: How good is he? He's the most capable tracker in a group that includes a priestess and a wizard skilled in divination.
* StealthHiBye
StealthHiBye: His skill at silent movement and teleportation means he can pull this one off effortlessly. It's even more irritating to the drow.
* TheStoicTheStoic: Partially because it's just his personality, but mostly out of necessity, due to his job and the environment he's doing it in.



* BlueBlood: The eldest son of Yvonnel Baenre

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* BlueBlood: The eldest son of Yvonnel BaenreBaenre, making him one of the closest things to Drow royalty possible. Downplayed, given that he's male, so even he can only rise so far in Drow society.


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* PragmaticVillany: During the Silence of Lolth, he is by far the most powerful being in the Underdark, but refrains from moving against the priestesses because he correctly guesses that Lolth has put measures in place to protect them during her absence.

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* AnythingThatMoves: Hes had a ''lot'' of sex.

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* CastFromSanity: Doing magic can drive him insane since the Spellplague.


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Due to the sheer volume of characters in the universe, characters found in ''The Legend of Drizzt'' series [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/TheLegendOfDrizzt [[Characters/TheLegendOfDrizzt now have their own page.]]


* CaptainErsatz: In appearance, at least, Elminster was a stand-in for Gandalf from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' until 3rd Edition, when he suddenly looked like SeanConnery.

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* CaptainErsatz: In appearance, at least, Elminster was a stand-in for Gandalf from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' until 3rd Edition, when he suddenly looked like SeanConnery.Creator/SeanConnery.

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Due to the sheer volume of characters in the universe, characters found in ''The Legend of Drizzt'' series [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/TheLegendOfDrizzt now have their own page.]]


* DarkChick

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* DarkChickDarkChick: A master manipulator vamp that quickly rose up the ranks.


* {{Bishounen}}

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* {{Bishounen}}{{Bishounen}}: Pretty even by elven standards.



* TheCharmer

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* TheCharmerTheCharmer: So persuasive is he that Danifae notes that he's the true leader of Quenthel's group. Considering how cunning Quenthel is and the drow's female-dominated society, this is no small feat (though it is helped considerably by Quenthel not being at full power).



* CulturedBadass
* TheDandy

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* CulturedBadass
CulturedBadass: You'd be wrong if you thought this preening dandy wasn't very dangerous.
* TheDandyTheDandy: Fashionable, vain to the point of narcissism, and allergic to physical exertion. While on the journey with Quenthel's group, he can't shut up about his inability to properly groom himself.



* LovableRogue

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* LovableRogueLovableRogue: As loveable as drow get, anyway.



* [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Sensitive Guy]]: To Ryld's manly man.

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* [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Sensitive Guy]]: To SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: The sensitive to Ryld's manly man.



* [[SharpDressedMan Sharp Dressed Drow]]

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* [[SharpDressedMan Sharp Dressed Drow]]Drow]]: Sharper than most, due to his vanity and high status.



* SquishyWizard
* SwordAndSorcerer: Type I with Ryld.

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* SquishyWizard
SquishyWizard: Without his magic, he's a massive weakling.
* SwordAndSorcerer: Type I with Ryld.With Pharaun providing the firepower and Ryld the muscle.



* TheBigGuy: Class 5.

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* TheBigGuy: Class 5.By elven standards, he's quite a beefy guy.



* CombatPragmatist: He knows about fencing styles traditional for Drow, but goes with what gives him more advantage instead of [[CombatAestheticist show-off]].
* ConvertingForLove: Played with, but ultimately averted.

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* CombatPragmatist: He knows about fencing styles traditional for Drow, but goes with what gives him more advantage instead of [[CombatAestheticist show-off]].
showing off]].
* ConvertingForLove: Played with, His lover Halisstra tries to convince him to join her in the afterlife with Elistrae, but ultimately averted.he chooses to go to his patron goddess, Lolth.



* [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Manly Man]]: To Pharaun's sensitive guy.
* MasterSwordsman

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* [[SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan Manly Man]]: To SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: The manly man to Pharaun's sensitive guy.
* MasterSwordsmanMasterSwordsman: One of the best in the Underdark. He'd probably be ''the'' master of the martial academy if not for his low status.



* SwordAndSorcerer: Type I with Pharaun.

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* SwordAndSorcerer: Type I with Pharaun.The muscle to Pharaun's heavy artillery.


* AlphaBitch

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* AlphaBitchAlphaBitch: First as Mistress of the clerical school Arach-Tinilith, then later as Matron Mother of House Baenre.



* BlueBlood
* BreakTheHaughty: When Faeryl turned on her and got her captured, she was stripped and tortured. Her normal personality faded quickly.
** It seems to have returned at the end of the series, however.
* DarkActionGirl
* DeadpanSnarker
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
* IceQueen

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* BlueBlood
BlueBlood: The third daughter of Menzoberranzan's largest and most powerful House.
* BreakTheHaughty: When Faeryl turned on her and got her captured, she was stripped and tortured. Her normal personality faded quickly.
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quickly. It seems to have returned at the end of the series, however.
* DarkActionGirl
DarkActionGirl: She's a very powerful priestess and one of the most ruthless fighters in Menzoberranzan. Even when she's temporarily de-powered, she's more than capable.
* DeadpanSnarker
DeadpanSnarker: To the extent that its practically her language.
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses
EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Subverted, seeing as she's the "princess" of a tyrannical, bloodthristy theocracy.
* IceQueenIceQueen: Even among the drow priestesses she's a cold fish, with her default expression being a scowl.



* LadyOfWar

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* LadyOfWarLadyOfWar: Without a doubt the er...[[DarkMessiah "hero"]] of the War of the Spider Queen.



* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale
* OurElvesAreBetter
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
* WhipItGood

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* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale
MoreDeadlyThanTheMale: As it is with most drow, by virtue of the female-only priesthood of Lolth.
* OurElvesAreBetter
OurElvesAreBetter: One of many beneficiaries of the setting's drow admiration.
* RedEyesTakeWarning
RedEyesTakeWarning: Her eyes glow red in the Underdark, a function of her infra-vision, which all drow have.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: She's very proactive during the War of the Spider Queen, as well as ruling over the priestess academy and successfully overthrowing her sister for rulership of the house.
* WhipItGood
WhipItGood: Made of snakes, no less. [[AceCustom Hers is unique,]], with each snake being possessed by a demon, giving them sentience.



* BloodKnight
* BloodLust
* BodyHorror
* TheBrute
* CombatSadomasochist
* DumbMuscle
* FingerLickinEvil
* [[HumanSacrifice Demon Sacrifice]]

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* BloodKnight
BloodKnight: He lives to fight and kill. Literally, since he's a draegloth: it was the reason he was conceived in the first place.
* BloodLust
BloodLust: To a disturbingly literal extent.
* BodyHorror
BodyHorror: His combined drow and demon characteristics lead to some...abominable features.
* TheBrute
TheBrute: Bodyguard and assassin to Triel and later to Quenthel.
* CombatSadomasochist
CombatSadomasochist: Loves inflicting pain and, while very difficult to do, he doesn't mind receiving it much.
* DumbMuscle
DumbMuscle: He's not exactly stupid, but he's savage and only barely sentient.
* FingerLickinEvil
FingerLickinEvil: The only thing he loves more than the taste of blood is the taste of blood on his own claws.
* [[HumanSacrifice Demon Sacrifice]]Sacrifice]]: To Lolth by a very disgruntled Quenthel.



* RedEyesTakeWarning
* SlasherSmile
* TortureTechnician

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* RedEyesTakeWarning
RedEyesTakeWarning: If you don't have darkvision, those red eyes are probably the last thing you'll ever see.
* SlasherSmile
SlasherSmile: It's more of a bestial snarl, but it serves the same basic purpose.
* TortureTechnician
TortureTechnician: He's surprisingly clever at it, too.


* BadassBookworm

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* BadassBookwormBadassBookworm: He is without a doubt the most powerful magic user in Menzoberranzan. The only thing that keeps him in check is that he is vastly outnumbered by the priestess of Lolth, and that he's terrified of the goddess herself.



* TheChainsOfCommanding: His position of Archmage and Master of the wizarding school Sorcere are really just a way for the ruling priestess to keep him shackled. He's very aware of this and none too happy about it.



* CrystalBall
* DeadpanSnarker

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* CrystalBall
CrystalBall: He's a divination specialist, and one of the best in the business at using this particular item.
* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: One gets the impression that his ascerbic tongue is how he manages to keep his wits in a LadyLand like Menzoberranzan.



* {{Familiar}}: Kyorli.

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* {{Familiar}}: Kyorli.Kyorli, a talented but otherwise normal rat. It's one of the few things Gromph openly shows affection to.



* ManOfWealthAndTaste

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* ManOfWealthAndTasteManOfWealthAndTaste: He shares the standard drow love of conspicuous consumption.



* OlderThanTheyLook: Over 700, but looks young thanks to an Amulet of Eternal Youth.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Over 700, but looks young thanks to an Amulet of Eternal Youth. With the death of his mother and older sister, he may well be the oldest living drow.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
* [[SharpDressedMan Sharp Dressed Drow]]

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething
RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Although in his case its more a function of him being male, which forces him to do more to justify his existence.
* [[SharpDressedMan Sharp Dressed Drow]]Drow]]: One of the best dressed in the Underdark, which is ''really'' saying something.



* TallDarkAndSnarky
* WizardsLiveLonger

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* TallDarkAndSnarky
TallDarkAndSnarky: Quite tall, very dark, and ''extremely'' surly.
* WizardsLiveLonger
WizardsLiveLonger: In his case, he lives even longer than expected of an ordinary elven wizard, thanks to a unicorn amulet he possesses.



* EvilOverlord
* TheNecrocracy: Turned Thay into Type I.
* OurLichesAreDifferent

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* EvilOverlord
EvilOverlord: Of Thay. First by virtue of being the most powerful and cunning of its 8 rulers, then by virtue of being the only one of them left alive.
* TheNecrocracy: Turned Thay into Type I.
an enclave of the undead, with Tam as its SorcerousOverlord.
* OurLichesAreDifferentOurLichesAreDifferent: A pretty standard example, also being one of the most powerful necromancers in the setting.

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