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Welcome to the finest collection of quick NPCs that you will find this side of the Nentir Vale!

DROW NPCs - culturally insular, xenophobic and vicious...

What happens when they are stranded far from home and have to get jobs and make their way in the world? The NPCs inside will show you how 21 of them turned out.


Do your players catch you out sometimes by suddenly expressing an interest in some random NPC who you never planned out because they weren't important? Do you sometimes struggle to come up with names for all the NPCs you are populating your setting with?

Either way this document will help!

Twenty NPCs described in just enough detail to make them quick to insert or adapt as needed.

I invite you to view the preview which explains my design thinking in more detail and provides you with a full bonus NPC as a free example!

*Publishers, you are welcome to take and use the content in here, for free, when creating adventures or supplements for sale on DMsGuild or elsewhere. All we ask is a written credit. We hope our fellow publishers will enjoying making use of the content in here. 

Here’s the layout explained:


Name and Occupation



Name, Job


Physical Description How they look


Further Details

Their outward and obvious mannerism and character. Any obvious bias or strong phobias etc. Would be listed here.

Details that will emerge as the characters interact with them. These will be things like secret fears, motivations, hobbies and life stories. For example, if the physical description mentioned scars then usually the origins of those scars would be in this section.

Items or clothing These can range from the mundane to the magical. Items that are important to them or that they habitually wear or carry.

Occupation: Because even in the fantasy world people work!

20(+1) NPCs described as mentioned above (click the preview for the free one)What you get:

Male Drow NPCs

  1. Elamshin Dyrr, Pickpocket
  2. Hadroff Pune, Sailor
  3. Istolil Xry, Gang Enforcer
  4. Minolin Atyr, Merchant
  5. Nadal Filifar, Criminal
  6. Veldrin Kachel, Solider for Hire
  7. Torrellan Drilshal, Torturer
  8. Vorn Onia, Dragon Rider
  9. Belgos Nilbryn, Retired Assassin
  10. Cakoth Ynda, Retired Adventurer

Female Drow NPCs

  1. Drada Kur, Lookout
  2. Triss Avinstra, Unemployed
  3. Baltana Tharonia, Assassin
  4. Ledrith Hyeed, Battle Mage
  5. Jeena Kalaza, Underdark Guide
  6. Nikora Ceen, Archaeologist
  7. Quarra Zain, Poisoner
  8. Zassandra Raystor, Necromancer
  9. Shi’n Tuin, Retired
  10. Filfora Waebor, Ex-Librarian

Happy Gaming!


(Fully updated 2020)


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December 18th, 2019
great resource to have handy in your DM binder when the players start takling to NPC's you hadnt prepared for. lots of great detail to give them a fleshed out character to interact with. [...]
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