Heretic of The Seventh Circle
Rock Gnomes, IMO, are the inventors of many alchemical and mechanical devices and processes, from the dnd crossbow that reloads in a mere second, to the elchemists fire and many well known potions. Also stuff like the alembic, and the cucurbit, and the crucible, and hermetic sealing.what have gnomes been doing between the time of myth and now?
Forest Gnomes are creators of art and other illusions. They invented some of dnds classic stealth and illusions.
Gnomish is called rthe language of alchemy, and so many alchemical terms are derived from it, as are many terms of musical composition.