What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

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What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Coronoides » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:22 am

I’m not well versed in Realms lore and am about to start play their. My character is based on Kushite elephant cavalry. Kush (AKA Nubia) was at times a separate kingdom and at other times part of ancient Egypt. So what FR nation is most like Kush or failing that Egypt?
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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Morfie » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:41 am

What edition are you playing? Mulhorand might be your best bet if it still exists in that edition.

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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Coronoides » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:57 am

Morfie wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:41 am
What edition are you playing? Mulhorand might be your best bet if it still exists in that edition.
5th. If it no longer exists when did it vanish? Reading article now.
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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by night_druid » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:40 am

Coronoides wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:57 am
Morfie wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:41 am
What edition are you playing? Mulhorand might be your best bet if it still exists in that edition.
5th. If it no longer exists when did it vanish? Reading article now.
It got swapped with some tiefling/dragonborn nation during the Spellplague (100 years prior to current year). It still exists, to some degree, on Aebir.
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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Zeromaru X » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:54 pm

That was Unther. Mulhorand was wiped out by the Spellplague, and the land was later settled by Imaskari. By the time of 5e, the land was recovered by mulhorandi survivors.

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Post by Big Mac » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:39 pm

Do they actually have elephant cavalry in any Realms products?
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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Angel Tarragon » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:22 pm

FYI, 5E undid all the geographical changes that 4E Realms incurred.

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Re: What FR nation is most like Kush or Egypt?

Post by Zeromaru X » Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:32 pm

Not all, but most. There are few of these changes that they decided to maintain, either for DMs to do as they please or because those places featured prominently in best-selling novels and so became a fixture of the Realms (Tymanther, the dragonborn realm, is an example of the latter).

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