Elf, Drangonari

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Racial Groups: Dwarf | Elf | Fey | Giant-Kin | Goblinoid | Human | Lycanthrope | Reptilian

Races: Human | Elf | Dracon | Dwarf | Gnome | Halfling | Half-elf | Half-orc | Lupin | Mau'ktarl | Minotaur

Elven Races: Avariel | Avlissian | Drangonari | Ghost | Sereg'wethrin

Custom Races: Adomkuro | Avariel | Centaur | Changeling | Drangonari | Ghost Elf | Gnoll | Goblin | Half-Dryad | Half-Nymph | Half-Ogre | Kobold | Orc | Shaahesk | Stone Dwarf | Wemic

PC Statistics

Ability Score Adjustments: +1 Int -3 Cha

Favored Class: Wizard


Special Abilities:


  • Drangonari always have black hair and green skin regardless of the colors chosen in character generation.
  • Drangonari can become Arcane Archers per avlis_main hak.


Example of a Drangonari.

The Drangonari Elves are a cruel reptilian race allegedy created by Angadar soon after his ascension to godhood.

Physical Description

Drangonari Elves appear mostly elven in form, except they have scales much like a lizard in colors ranging from the darkest green to a bluish color. Their hair is always black, and their eyes contain slit pupils and range in color from gold to dark brown, with the occasional violets and greys. Also, they can spit fire.


According to legend, the drangonari were created according to Angadar's intentions. Rumor has it that in his mortal days, an avariel female once tried to assassinate Angadar, and nearly succeeded. This individual was a close friend of his then wife, Demetria, and Angadar was outraged by the betrayal. His anger lashed out against the avariel woman, consuming her, but it did not stop there. Angadar vowed revenge on the avariel race itself. This revenge was embodied in his race. When first created, the drangonari very much resembled a twisted form of avariel, complete with reptillian demon-like wings. The newly created race settled on the east coast of the main continent and began to build the multilayered city of Grantir in present-day Drotid.

Shortly after the time of the rescue of Angadar's daughter Jade from the Nine Hells (see timeline), a war occurred between Grantir and the nearby avariel city of Toostan. In that tumultuous battle, the dragons of good and evil sided with the avariel and drangonari respectively, and the skies were filled with them. In the end the city of Toostan was razed, and all avariel were thought to be extinct from Avlis. The drangonari did not suffer nearly as much loss as they did, though they did not remain unchanged either. Through some means unknown to this day, all but the oldest and most noble drangonari lost their wings. Some say it was an avariel spell thrown at them as a last ditch effort to make a stand. Others suspect it was punishment from the god Mikon for destroying a race. Many, will just not broach the subject at all. Whatever the cause, it is extremely uncommon to see a drangonari elf with wings in this age.


Drangonari Elves have an inborn hatred for the Avariel Elves. Also, they dislike Shaahesk, because their city Grantir is almost constantly under attack by Shaahesk armies.


Drangonari are often lawful, though there are of course exceptions.

Drangonari Lands

The home city of the Drangonari is Grantir, as noted. As a race, the drangonari are at home in virtually any environment. Within the city of Grantir itself, there is a layer in the trees, on the ground, and below the ground as well. A drangonari can thrive just as easily below ground as they could in a treetop metropolis. This makes them extremely versatile and adaptable. Adding to their dangerous air, is their strong ability for organization and discipline.


Grantir is run largely as a theocratic triumvirate, loosely speaking. Angadar is the supreme head of the city and below him are his two demigod assistants Stephanus and Bobil. The mortal followers of these three gods form the government of the city, and they generally run the Church of Angadar itself, as well as guide the direction of the race as a whole.


Angadar was originally from Faerun (of the D&D Forgotten Realms campaign setting), and taught his creations his native language. As such, the Drangonari elf language is Faerun elvish. Their written language is Espruar, a Faerun elvish script, and they will often write both Faerun elvish and Common in Espruar.

(Faerun elvish was never fully developed as a language; the only known words come from D&D sourcebooks and novels. DMs and players on Avlis have sometimes substituted Quenya or Sindarin, elvish languages developed by JRR Tolkien, for Faerun elvish.)


Plurals: add -r, -ea, -ie, -or, -io, or -oo. past -a, present -e, future -uva, conditional -aya -ing is expressed adding -ad or -ien to verb

Again - au'

Against - tar

Ah ! - a !

Alive - kuila

All - ilya

Almost - sha

Alone - ereb

Also - vithel

And - 'ar

Animal - kelvar

Any - ai'

Archer - cuar

Armor - atost

Arrow - pilin'

Arrow, flight of - pilininge

As well - vee'eithel

Ash - lith

Bad - n'quel

Bad luck - umarth

Bard - lindar

Battle - dagora

Be (verb) - naa

Beautiful - vanima

Beauty - vanim

Bed - rath

Begin (verb) - yest

Big -alta

Black - mor

Blood - agar

Both - yuuyo

Bow - cu

But - nan'

Call (verb) - yela

Cat - cath

Child - hin

Cleric - amandil

Clothes - lanat

Clothing - lanna

Cold - ringwe

Come (verb) - tul

Construct - ataque

Cook (verb) - mata

Craft - kurwa

Creature - onna

Danger (not safe) - n'varna

Dark - mori

Dawn - anoron

Dead - ba

Death - gurtha

Demi-god - maikar

Die (verb) - gurth

Different - n'ataya Do (verb) - um Doom - amarth Dragon - sgiathatch / uruloki Drink (noun) - yulna Drown (verb) - quorin Dwarf - naugrim Eat (verb) - mat Eek ! - yee ! Elf - edhel Elven folk - eldalie Enchant (verb) - luht Enemy - goth Enough - faarea Evil - 'ksh- Fate - umbar Female - inya Fey - marta Fight (verb) - cronh Find - utu Fire - naur Fish - lingwe Foe - goth Food - vasa Fool - amada For - ten' Forget (verb) - demad From - tuulo' Giant - norsa Gnome - nogoth Go (verb) - aut Gold (metal) - malda Gone - wanwa Good - quel Goodbye - namaarie Guard (verb) - tir Halberd - falquan Halfling - peredhil Happiness - eina Harp - ng'ande Harper - nandaro Haste - asca Have (verb) - cael He - ro Heavy - luma' Hello (Greeting) - aaye Her - he Hide (verb) - nurt Him - ho How - sut Human - edan Hunt (verb) - far Husband - verno I - amin I am - amin naa I need - amin anta In - e' Interest (vrb) - muat It - ta Join (verb) - yanw Joke (verb) - lakwen- Know (verb) - sinte Lady - arwen Language - lammen Learn (verb) - istim Left - hyarya Listen (verb) - last Little - ai Look (verb) - ma Lord - heru Love (verb) - mele Lover (female) - melisse Lover (male) - melindo Magic - templa Magic arts - selu Make (verb) - karn Man - edan Many - nir' Master (verb) - tur Me - amin Meet (verb) - oment Middle - ened Monster - uuvanimo Moon - ithil More - ner Much - sai Name - essa Nature - Seorsa Need (verb) - ant Next - ento New - winya No - n'uma Not - il- OR n' <insert word here> Not safe - n'varna Nothing - kai Now - sii Occasion - luu Of - en' Oh ! - aiya ! On - no' Or - ri' Orc - glamhoth Other - n'at Our - lye Out - n'e Outside - ette People - gwaith Possible - deanam Quiver - wainole Rain - Rose Rainbow - ninniach Ready - desiel Rest (verb) - esta Right - forya Run - rima Safe - varna Scale - tarai Seamstress - serinde See (verb) - ele Secret - olin She - re Sleep (verb) - kaim Soon - rato Sorcery - gul Sorrow (verb) - hiraeth- Sorry - hiraetha Speak (verb) - quen Spider - liante Star - elen / gil Step - vano Stop - putta Student - hirao Strength - poldora Sun - anar / anor Sword - megil Sword, Long - anmegil Take - san Tell - nyar Temple - yaana Thank you - diolle That - tanya The - i' Then - san' They - ron Think (verb) -now Time - luume' To - a' Trader - mainkar Trap - neuma Undead - guina Understand (verb) - rangw Us - lye Use (verb) - magh Vanish (verb) - olvann Very - sai Wait (verb) - feith Want (verb) - mern Warrior - ohtar Warch over (verb) - tir Water - alu Way - men We - lye Welcome - creoso Werewolf - gaur What - mani Where - manke Which - man Who - ya Why - mankoi Wife - verne Witch - kuruni With - yassen Without - avaene Wizard - istar Woman - edainme Work (verb) - moot Yes - uma Yesterday - tella're Yet - am' You - lle You're welcome - lle naa creoso

Weird Fact

The name Sereg'wethrin, of the dark skinned and haired elves who were once a Nanshi special forces unit, is Drangonari, not Nanshilae. All different kinds of Sereg also have Drangonari names: For example, Nwal'maer means Tortured One.



  • Grey Company Faerun Elven Language [1]
  • Grey Company Faerun Elven Phrasebook [2]
  • Compilation of known Faerun elvish words [3]


  • Espruar [4]
  • Espruar font [5]
  • Online Quenya/Sindarin dictionary [6]


Drangonari adventurers often favor wizardry, and talents for sorcery are not uncommon either.

See Also