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Ptolus: A Player's Guide to Ptolus


A city of mysteries, secrets, and dark histories, Ptolus lies forever in the shadow of a towering stone spire reaching impossibly high into the sky, itself an enigma and a reminder of evil long past. Ptolus is a place where the supernatural is expected, and treachery lies around every corner—or is it that the supernatural lies around every corner and treachery is expected? Either way, Ptolus is a city of danger, magic, intrigue, and above all: adventure.

“Some place needs to be the worst place in the world. Why not here?”—Brusselt Airmol, well-known rogue adventurer

This 32-page guide is designed to introduce you as a player to the fundamentals of Ptolus, so that you can create and run a character with plenty of knowledge about the world. The city is rich enough in detail that it’s difficult to absorb it all at once, so keep this information handy to reference while you play in a Ptolus campaign—and be prepared to discover that what you learn in these pages is only the very briefest of overviews.

The guide includes a full map of the city of Ptolus, as well as an introduction to the city and sections on campaign look and feel, the various local districts, noble houses, organizations, history, NPCs, religion, the larger world, character creation, magic, equipment, and more.

All this material also appears in the Ptolus book, which builds from the information found in this player’s guide.

You can download the Player’s Guide to Ptolus free here as a PDF or buy it in print at your game store for only $2.99. For more information, visit

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October 31st, 2012
Test review, to look for pumpkins. If this has anything to do with Monte Cook, then it's probably a no-brainer. Yes, I like Monte's stuff. [...]
October 9th, 2010
The precept of the Ptolus campaign setting, Monte Cook does it again with this explorative adventure - this is the 4th time I have run it using the Pathfinder rules - and its extremely exciting. [...]
July 11th, 2009
A must-have for any fans of Ptolus! It really sets the mood for the players and they really feel like they know the city, which they do, of course. A great idea to make a player's guide to a setting, saves the GM a lot of work! [...]
April 13th, 2008
Monte Cook's Ptolus was a well thought-out incredibly detailed product. However, his campaign world suffered from unfortunate timing. When the bottom dropped out of third edition, it kind of left his books stranded. If you want to know about Pt [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
July 24th, 2006
An RPG Resource review: This work is an attempt to get around that common problem of your character knowing more about his surroundings than his player does! Distributed as a free PDF or sold as a bundle to pass around the table so that each pla [...]
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