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Marid are powerful genies native to the Elemental Plane of Water.

Appearance[]

Marid have a fish-like head and torso with fins and scales, webbed hands, and a swirl of water making up their lower half.[4]

Abilities[]

  • Amphibious, able to breathe air and water.
  • Summon water elemental
  • Conjure trident

History[]

Campaign One: Vox Machina[]

While on their voyage towards Vesrah, as to complete the last leg of Keyleth's Aramenté, Vox Machina encountered a marid who attacked their ship. Taryon killed this marid.[5]

Campaign Two: The Mighty Nein[]

Khedive Xundi Shi - Kileigh Gallagher

Fan art of Khedive Xundi, by Kileigh Gallagher.[art 2]

During the process of trying to get Algar Dyomin to leave Jester's mother alone, the Mighty Nein entered into the Sluice Weave under Nicodranas. There, under the enslaved command of Algar, the party did battle with Khedive Xundi, until eventually Fjord cut off Algar's hand, thus severing the bound connection.[6] With Xundi now free, he retrieved the bracelet by which he was enslaved and parted ways with the Mighty Nein on friendly terms, before going off to free his other fellow marid in Port Damali. He invited the adventurers to visit his Silver Silt Palace, should they ever find themselves in the Elemental Plane of Water, to collect a reward;[7] they never did so.

Named marids[]

Trivia[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 See D&D: Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 146.
  2. See D&D: Xanathar's Guide to Everything, 5th ed., p. 94.
  3. See D&D: Xanathar's Guide to Everything, 5th ed., p. 110.
  4. See "Encroaching Waters" (2x34) at 2:46:44.
  5. See "Onward to Vesrah" (1x87) at 1:43:40.
  6. See "Encroaching Waters" (2x34) at 4:09:06.
  7. See "Dockside Diplomacy" (2x35) at 21:35.

Art:

  1. Depiction of a marid, by Muhamad Faizal Fikri and Conceptopolis from D&D Monster Manual, 5th ed., p. 146. This page contains unofficial Fan Content permitted under the Wizards of the Coast Fan Content Policy. Not approved/endorsed by Wizards. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. ©Wizards of the Coast LLC.
  2. Fan art of Khedive Xundi, by Kileigh Gallagher (source). Used with permission.
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