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Shadowrun: Howling Shadows


The Wild Calls

Gangers. Corp security. Mr. Johnson. Organized crime. Other shadowrunners. Running in the Sixth World does not exactly lack for obstacles, but only foolish runners worry solely about metahuman opponents. There are plenty of other ways the world can kill you, from throat-ripping martachoras to blood-sucking chupacabras, from the aggressive gamma spider to the swarming harpy. While most runners would be happy to simply avoid these threats, it’s not always possible. Critters may be used as security, they may swarm in abandoned areas runners must investigate, or they may carry valuable reagents runners need. Some of them may even hold the keys to unlocking the sort of powers runners covet.

Howling Shadows is the critter sourcebook for Shadowrun, Fifth Edition. With a broad range of critters for every habitat, the book has plot hooks that show how critters may be used in campaigns, details on new critter powers, and other information to flesh out Shadowrun adventures and campaigns. Sink your teeth into this one and see how untamed the Sixth World can be.

Howling Shadows is for use with Shadowrun, Fifth Edition.

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September 16th, 2016
Howling Shadows is riddled with editing errors, duplicate art, and cost multipliers given without a base. Whereas many of the ideas of it are good, implementing it in game requires unreasonable amounts of game master discretion. When Catalyst was appro [...]
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June 12th, 2016
Shadowrun: Howling Shadows is the latest creature book for Shadowrun and as such provides new beings and new challenges. Worth putting on the ‘pick up if you are a GM list’ as it provides so many useful tools and potential adventure ideas, not nea [...]
June 12th, 2016
Howling Shadows is a fine example of the quasi-useful material we are coming to expect from Catalyst for 5th edition Shadowrun. It contains a notable amount of new, good, artwork. But this addition is stained by reuse of artwork within the same [...]
June 10th, 2016
It did what I hoped it would do. i like having monsters in my roleplaying games and I am pleased to add more to Shadowrun. [...]
June 10th, 2016
This is another good source book for Shadowrun 5th. I am a little disapointed in the small amount of pics for the creatures, but the descriptions are awesome. [...]
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