The Legend of Drizzt Reading Order

What’s in the Legend of Drizzt Reading Order?

Of all the many characters found in the Forgotten Realms saga, Drizzt Do’urden is perhaps the most popular. For a non-human character, he has an impressive number of books, short stories, and even comic adaptations. Every book involving this character (at least in a major way) we include in this timeline. Most of these stories were written by R. A. Salvatore, one of the more famous authors within the Forgotten Realms.

Where to Start Reading the Legend of Drizzt?

This is a point of debate for a lot of people. Many suggest the Icewind Dale trilogy as a starting point, since those came first. However, the Dark Elf trilogy is the true origin story for Drizzt. So either are okay. We, personally, recommend starting with the Dark Elf trilogy.

As always, if you see something that needs changing, adding, or deleting, please let us know. Additionally, if you enjoyed this timeline, you should check out our full Forgotten Realms timeline. It includes everything here, plus the hundreds of books and short stories that make up the Forgotten Realms universe in total.

entries

ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

15

Realms of Magic

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

1995-12-01

Collected in Realms of Magic, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

24

The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2011-02-01

Collected in The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

35

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1990-08-01

36

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2008-07-23

Adaptation of the book.

41

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1990-12-01

42

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2006-03-29

Adaptation of the book.

44

Realms of Infamy

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

1994-12-27

Collected in Realms of Infamy, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

49

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1991-05-01

50

The Dark Elf Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2015-12-29

Adaptation of the book.

61

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1988-01-01

62

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2007-03-06

Adaptation of the book.

63

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1989-01-01

64

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2007-08-21

Adaptation of the book.

68

Realms of Valor

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

1993-01-26

Collected in Realms of Valor, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

71

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1990-01-01

72

The Icewind Dale Trilogy

Graphic Novel

Andrew Daab
R. A. Salvatore

2017-04-25

Adaptation of the book.

73

Legacy of the Drow

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1992-09-01

74

Legacy of the Drow

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1993-08-24

86

Legacy of the Drow

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1994-08-30

87

The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2011-02-01

Collected in The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

129

Legacy of the Drow

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1996-08-06

130

Paths of Darkness

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1998-10-13

138

Paths of Darkness

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2000-10-01

142

Paths of Darkness

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

1999-09-07

147

Realms of Shadow

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2002-04-01

Collected in Realms of Shadow, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

156

Realms of the Dragons

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2004-08-05

Collected in Realms of the Dragons, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

227

Realms of War

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2008-01-08

Collected in Realms of War, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

238

Paths of Darkness

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2001-10-01

239

The Hunter’s Blades Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2002-10-01

240

The Hunter’s Blades Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2003-10-01

243

Realms of the Elves

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2006-02-07

Collected in Realms of the Elves, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

249

The Hunter’s Blades Trilogy

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2004-10-01

274

Transitions

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2007-09-25

335

Transitions

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2009-07-07

351

Transitions

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2009-10-01

355

Realms of the Dead

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2010-01-05

Collected in Realms of the Dead, and The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

359

The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

Short Story

R. A. Salvatore

2011-02-01

Collected in The Legend of Drizzt Anthology

360

Legends of Neverwinter

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2010-10-05

361

Legends of Neverwinter

Graphic Novel

Geno Salvatore
R. A. Salvatore

2013-05-14

363

Legends of Neverwinter

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2011-10-04

364

Legends of Neverwinter

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2012-08-07

410

Legends of Neverwinter

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2013-03-05

411

The Sundering

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2013-08-06

415

Companions Codex

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2014-03-11

416

Companions Codex

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2014-09-30

417

Companions Codex

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2015-03-03

421

Homecoming

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2015-09-01

423

Homecoming

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2016-04-05

425

Homecoming

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2016-10-25

426

Novel

R. A. Salvatore

2018-09-04

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