@ChrisPerkinsDnD Where is Elminster in Waterdeep: Dragon Heist? Is he kicking it in the Dalelands? Or did he remain in Waterdeep, and most importantly where would he be at in Waterdeep and what would he be doing, I had this idea were I'd tie him into Ousting Manshoon, thank you.
— Dominick Aaron Zimmerman (@DominickAaronZ1) March 12, 2019
Although Elminster is currently running the City Watch for Laeral (from behind the scenes; think of him as spymaster and internal policeman for Watch officers), he has a lot of “little Weave fix-it jobs” to try to restore full stability to Toril, assigned to…#Realmslore 2)
…him by Mystra, and these cause him to slip out of Waterdeep often, sometimes for a tenday or more. He is NOT publicly showing himself in the Deep, as Laeral does not want a "Oh, no! The Chosen of Mystra are taking over!" civic political problem on her hands.#Realmslore
— Ed Greenwood (@TheEdVerse) March 14, 2019