I'm also completely ignoring TV and movies, and sticking to written sources. Pick your winners! Post by Andragohn » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:34 pm. Obviously some foul magic was at hand. 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. IAmTheMeat. 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. 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. They meet in a pocket plane. It's a bit like comparing Gandalf with Dumbledore. Elminster is (maybe was) a Chosen of Mystra.He is magically old old old. BOBBY: My name is Robert De Loungville. Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. 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. 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 … OptimusPrime - Member. Each character is at the height of their power. and Galahad (spank me! Eventually, he was shown the magic to alter his form by a wizard named Myrjala. 1 of 2 Go to page. If there is a wizard show down, it should be Ged vs. Gandalf vs. Polgara; one big three-way match ;) 10 Age: Gandalf. Merlin vs. Gandalf This Fight Suggested By: Joao Camilo, The Big Bad W0lf Robin, RiggsAntor, Dr. Ever intend to finish up Link vs Simon Belmont? Usually, wizards are pretty old. 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. It was worse for Simbul who needed to feed off of magical items in order to stay sane. John Constantine vs. Dr. Stephen Strange vs. Elminster vs. Gandalf vs. Dumbledor vs. Merlin vs. Medivh. View Full Version : Voldemort vs Gandalf (or other wizards) Scuba_Ben. the Legion of Mortal Godlings. The novel is considered to be the third best ever written. Related: 10 Tricks That'll Help You Playing D&D For the First Time. 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. 11-15-2010, 08:34 AM. Gandalf the Grey Gandalf the Grey . Despite Elthryn’s desire to remain uninvolved, he and his wife Amrythale were slain by the evil mage lord, Undarl. Sauron vs Thoth-amon? Elminster VS Szass Tam This Rumble ended on 2003-01-25 00:00:00.0. May 6, 2010 #3 Karsa Orlong may well be the biggest fantasy badass ever. Bobby De Loungville versus Gareth Bryne. 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. Darth_Tyrev. Yet his ways often took him to Nienna, fro… Grandolf vs. Elminster would be more fitting (Elminster would win, of course). Fate had other plans for Elminster, and after years of adventures, he found himself visited by the goddess, Mystra. ... Like Gandalf in LotR. Elminster Elminster Aumar is a fictional character in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, also known as … Elminster's patron died, and he's now essentially powerless. Antvasima (talk) 08:55, October 31, 2018 (UTC) 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. 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. We have got Gandalf the Grey and Gandalf the White for the Ainu Olórin both with and without Narya. ... Elminster. Artist-Azar. He rarely reveals the full extent of his true nature to anyone who is not an extremely close friend. And Elminster has ludicrously high levels. Elminster 204 Votes. Rand vs. Gandalf? - Winston S. Churchill 07-02-2004, 02:06 PM #8: Cerek the Barbaric. Goose and Lord of Legend. Elminster Aumar. May 6, 2010 #3 Gandalf is an archangel, but that doesn't mean much. Serious. He spent years serving as a priestess of Mystra, calling herself Elmara. He was starring at his reflection. 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). Impressed by Elminster, she asked him to be one of her Chosen -- an immortal being imbued with incredible power over the Weave. Tomorrow will be the right side, etc. If I'm the only one who votes, then so be it! He’s known as a fierce protector of these lands, having defended the Dales from the insidious forces of the Zhentarim. Reply. Mar 29, 2015. Validated User. However, Elminster's background is significantly different from that of Gandalf. 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. Merlin is from original Arthurian legend not Marvel. Pick your winners! 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. Originally called Olórin, he was accounted as the wisest of the Maiar (with the possible exception of Melian). 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. Elminster Aumar (born in 212 DR) is a fictional character in the Dungeons & Dragons-based Forgotten Realms setting. 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). He was present when a potent magical ward called the mythal was raised, transforming the city of Cormanthor into the Elven stronghold of Myth Dranor. Gandalf vs Elminster Aumar as well as Albus Dumbledore vs Obi-Wan Kenobi. Name: Elminster Favorite Spell: Seduce Mystra Arch-Enemy: I'm too powerful to have enemies. 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. Lionelion Member since: Jun. Validated User. May 6, 2010 #4 The annoying "comedy … Gandalf is one of the main characters in The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings respectfully. Forgotten Realms is a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Elminster Aumar (Dungeons & Dragons) Hellboy; History . Gandalf has the most innate power of the three (Elminster got a lot of help from Mystra whenever the yogurt hit the fan). Elminster 204 Votes. Jun 18, 2015. cancertz. This seems like such a traditional arch-type in D&D, that I'm surprised this hasn't already been done. 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 … Sorvan76 Member Posts: 76. Like Gandalf in LotR. 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. Long time D&D fans may remember the Elminster series and what he was like as a wizard. But having developed an intense hatred of magic as a result of his parent’s murder, he refused. Elminster is (maybe was) a Chosen of Mystra.He is magically old old old. Gandalf’s initial appearance is as a wizard, but later on Gandalf appears as the chief of the Istari order after Saruman’s fall. This Rumble ended on 2003-02-15 00:00:00.0. Since its inception, Dungeons & Dragons has prominently featured wizards and the powerful magic they weave. Dungeons & Dragons has helped launch a number of fantasy writers including Ed Greenwood under the Forgotten Realms landscape. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. In a flash of brilliant light the phantasm of the mirror appears in front of … He's a shapeshifter, and may be prophetic. There was something different in the eyes, something foreign. 6 comments. Reply. 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. Yoda vs. Gandalf vs. Dumbledore vs. Brom from eragon This topic is locked from further discussion. Any of the three could also be beaten on any given day. I finally completed reading the Harry Potter series last night. Elminster has literally been to hell and back. Gandalf is one of the main characters in The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings respectfully. +1 for Elminster. 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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. More importantly, they should do some Forgotten Realms movies one day. Elminster escaped with his life, taking his grandfather’s broken sword as his only keepsake from home. Go. ), while Gandalf hangs around short guys with furry feet! Yes. P. PrinceYyrkoon Retired User. And this picture alone is legitimate proof that Elminster is indeed Gandalf's Ultimate Imitator, something more people need to come to realize. My friends call me Bobby. Gandalf didnt make the horses appear from the river water. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. No way. And in keeping with the mage vs. mage theme, Raistlin vs. Elminster and a few Black Mage fights. He was present for the Time of Troubles, which saw the gods walk the world of Toril and wage war with each other. W. Wolfwood2 Registered User. But his enmity with the Zhentarim would have tragic consequences later on. Elminster was swayed and began to worship the goddess under her tutelage. Donate. share. Elminster When Mystra was killed for trying to return to the heavens, it left Elminster powerless for a time. Name Something you've created: The need for a library devoted to cataloguing all the things I've created. Submit Templates; Contact Us; FAQ; Legal & Policies That's a rough breakdown of the advantages each mage has in the conflict. Elminster looks in confusion at the man before him. Azzy Newtype. Second of all, Merlin hangs around dreamboats like Lancelot (purr!) He set up shop in some small town to 'plug the cork' vs a Dark Threat To All The Realms. As Salvatore’s Drow elf Drizzt Do’Urden is the quintessential fighter of the Forgotten Realms, Elminster is the quintessential wizard of the realms. Each character is at the height of their power. Name: Elminster Favorite Spell: Seduce Mystra Arch-Enemy: I'm too powerful to have enemies. In a flash of brilliant light the phantasm of the mirror appears in front of him. He set up shop in some small town to 'plug the cork' vs a Dark Threat To All The Realms. Ever intend to finish up Link vs Simon Belmont? 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. 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. The Weave collapsed, and Elminster lost many of his abilities as a Chosen of Mystra. 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. 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. He can be imperious, grave, and terrible, however, and furthermore is a consummate actor. John Constantine vs. Dr. Stephen Strange vs. Elminster vs. Gandalf vs. Dumbledor vs. Merlin vs. Medivh. Nov 23, 2014. Be they Gandalf, Elminster, Skywalker, Valen, Superman etc etc etc. Elminster Aumar battles fiends in the Nine Hells, by Matthew Stawicki. If you like our work, please support us. save hide report. Since its inception, Dungeons & Dragons has prominently featured wizards and the powerful magic they weave. Elminster vs. Mordenkainen. Strictly by your votes. Information. THE SCENARIO . P. PrinceYyrkoon Retired User. Mystra's Chosen > All. Unbeknown to Elminster, the magister was an agent of Mystra, and she wanted the young man to become a wizard. 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. He can portray himself as a trickster, a ra… Mar 29, 2015. Plotting and planning - playing a long, protracted, chess-like game against one another. Check him out on twitter: @TheAmazingAri. Sorry, but if anyone's gonna teach this girl some new tricks, it's gonna be Merlin. 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. Izrador vs Gandalf? Reply. In looks, sure. I'm going to start with a literary, rather than a fanboy ("Do you think the Thing could beat the Hulk?") 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. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. The rich text editor does not work with JavaScript switched off. the Legion of Mortal Godlings. Tomorrow will be the right side, etc. Wondering what it was about it that bothered him. A natural storyteller, Elminster is normally a witty, clever, and very charming man. May 6, 2010 #2 Yyrkoon would be near the top I think. 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 … Several years later, Greenwood brought the setting to publication for the D&D game as a series of magazine articles, and … Then Gandalf strides in, points out that fourth edition spell-slingers are pussies, stares them all down at once while they cry home to mama. After a pitched battle, his victory was complete. D. dead First Post. Serious. He eventually resorted to burglary and was caught robbing the home of Stonecloak, a powerful spellcaster. 317 Votes. RELATED: Dungeons & Dragons: Exploring Chult, the Dinosaur-Filled Jungle. More importantly, they should do some Forgotten Realms movies one day. 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. Venage237's wall > Ever intend to finish up Link vs Simon Belmont? 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. Mystra explained that she was the living embodiment of the Weave, and she wished him to learn from her so he may protect it. 6 comments. RELATED: The Most Powerful Wizards In The Harry Potter Universe, Ranked. You could argue that this is soft magic (and in some ways it is), but it has hard rules and has to obey physics. "Doppelganger!" Battle for magical supremacy on modern day earth. W. Wolfwood2 Registered User. 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. Artist-Azar. Puffs of smoke rings chased one another above his head forming a chain before dissipating. Gandalf wins, definitively! He writes and writes about Film, TV, Comics, and Games from his lair in Brooklyn. The magister saw something in young Elminster and offered to train him in magic. Jan 5, 2017. smallhorses. 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. Thread starter dead; Start date May 11, 2004; 1; 2; Next. On the understanding of hard vs soft magic, it depends. But every day I will advance one side. The victor if these two legendary mages fought it out magister saw something in young and. As a result of his true nature to anyone who is not extremely... 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