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Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron (5e)

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Eberron was born in 2002 when Wizards of the Coast launched a worldwide search for a new campaign setting. 

Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron brings the eponymous campaign setting to the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. This 175 page book gives you everything you need to create an Eberron story or character, exploring the core themes of the setting and the rules to implement them in fifth edition. It includes an overview of Khorvaire and the fantastic city of Sharn, along with a host of background ideas and story hooks.

Playtest material includes the unique races of Eberron, the mystical dragonmarks (including greater dragonmarks and aberrant dragonmarks), and new magic items; this is a living document, and this content will evolve and be updated in response to feedback.


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Frank B November 30, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Can anyone explain to me why all the Sea Sorcerer spells have to do with earth and none of them to do with water? It seems backwards to me.
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Marcello V November 16, 2018 5:32 pm UTC
I'd like to know if a print on demand copy is anywhere in the near future? I really would like a printed and binded version of this book. Willi it continue to be an evolving reference? If so, how long do you think it will?
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Gab A November 10, 2018 2:21 pm UTC
Hello, can anyone tell me what was added/revised to the new update (V2)? Thank you!
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Sean B October 26, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
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Any idea when we will see Artificer! Im really Amped for the Class to be published fully!
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Michael H November 13, 2018 4:11 am UTC
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July 2019
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Justin C November 17, 2018 10:56 pm UTC
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WHAT?!?!?!
WHY SO LONG?!
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Sean B November 18, 2018 10:37 pm UTC
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Thank you for the information!! Looking forward to the Class!!
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Josh G December 05, 2018 2:55 am UTC
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Source for info?
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Mike D October 22, 2018 11:48 pm UTC
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Mark of Passage "Shared Passage" description needs to be changed from teleport to Misty Step. Unless mishaps are intended!
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Tucker A October 09, 2018 11:41 pm UTC
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Man. I wish they'd keep a list of what each update changed...
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Jason T October 11, 2018 10:29 pm UTC
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Agreed
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Christopher M B October 12, 2018 12:03 am UTC
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if you go to your DM's Guild library where the PDF and its different versions are located for downloading, just hover your mouse over the little info icon (the letter i in a circle) to the right of the date and timestamp of the most recent update. it is a small changelog.
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Damian F October 12, 2018 8:48 am UTC
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According to the little >, it's an update to magic items to make it match the UA, plus typo fixes.
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Seth K October 02, 2018 2:14 am UTC
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I've been wondering, just what is that 'arm cannon' on the Warforged in the picture on page 15 supposed to be? It isn't a Wandarm attachment since the hand isn't free (which is what I thought it was at first).
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REINHARDT F September 29, 2018 4:45 am UTC
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I'm kinda disappointed that they didn't put the Artificer in this book, Eberron introduced that class to the world
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Ryan F October 05, 2018 10:33 pm UTC
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According to a Mike Mearls tweet...it will be added eventually.
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Trevor M October 10, 2018 5:08 am UTC
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Really?! Really really?! Would you mink linking please? I adore Artificer and want to see it shine as brightly as I can as soon as possible!
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Dale R October 12, 2018 5:20 am UTC
Google the term "unearthed arcana artificer." I hope this helps. :-)
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Jacob M September 23, 2018 2:11 pm UTC
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In the most recent PDF updated release, there is still no bookmark for Elves. It goes from Dwarves to Gnomes and skips over Elves on p72. Can you please add this bookmark, since this is a locked PDF and users are allowed to create their own. Thanks. :D
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Scott K September 21, 2018 1:27 am UTC
I’m new to the Eberron setting. I’ve purchased The Wayfinders Guide but want to learn more about the world. What other Eberron books would people recommend to learn more about the setting?
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Anson D September 21, 2018 3:51 am UTC
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The old 3.5 books: Eberron core book, Eberron Player's Guide, & Sharn: City of Towers would be the best ones.
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Andrew C October 14, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
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I find the 4E books (Campaign Guide and Player's Guide) a great introduction to the setting at large. Player's Guide keeps the setting spoiler free, so it's great to share with your players, and provides some great background suggestions for the various locations.

If you want to dive deeper I'd recommend Five Nations (3.5) and Dragonmarked (3.5) to get a feel for the major power players in the setting, and then pick up either Sharn: City of Towers (3.5), City of Stormreach (3.5) or Secrets of Xen'drik (3.5) depending on where you want your game to go.
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Julius W October 14, 2018 4:25 pm UTC
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I agree. The 4th edition has some of the best descriptions and source text. I am looking forward to the revised books upgraded to 5e.
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Ashley Michaela L September 18, 2018 2:42 am UTC
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Part Two (due to post limits)

130 Urchin The Urchin hooks table should have an empty row before "1d4, Urchin" to match the other backgrounds.
131 The Shape of Sharn The paragraph openers in bold aren't capitalised like other bolded paragraph openers in the book.
132 Paragraph 2 Change "Stonegard" (spelling) to "Stoneyard".
135 Middle Dura Change "It's inns" (contraction) to "Its inns" (possessive).
135 Suffer a Terrible Accident Change "Suffer A Terrible Accident" to "Suffer a Terrible Accident".
142 Have a Great Fall Change "Have A Great Fall" to "Have a Great Fall".
150 Setting the Tone Change "bought with your earnings?One point" (missing space) to "…earnings? One point"
150 Why Are You Here? Change "Deathgate Adventurers' Guild" (spelling) to "Deathsgate Adventurers' Guild".
151 Interesting Locations (last sentence) Change...See more
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Howard T September 21, 2018 10:31 pm UTC
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Your attention to detail is stunning. Do you ever edit professionally?
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Ashley Michaela L September 23, 2018 5:41 pm UTC
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Thank you. No, I haven't edited professionally yet. However, I do hope to be able to change careers in the not-too-distant future.
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Ashley Michaela L September 18, 2018 2:41 am UTC
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Errors still outstanding as of version (05/09/18). I've not had a chance to reread the whole doument yet.

Page No. Section Amendments

2, 3 Numbering Pages 2 and 3 are identified in Roman numerals. Is this a deliberate?
3 Contents Change "Chapter One" to "Chapter 1" to match formatting.
3 Contents Change "If It Exists In D&D, There’s A Place for It in Eberron" to "If It Exists in D&D, There's a Place for It in Eberron".
19 Headings Change "If It Exists In D&D, There’s A Place for It in Eberron" to "If It Exists in D&D, There's a Place for It in Eberron".
2, 3, 4 Footers The footers should read "The Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron" not "The Wayfarer's Guide...".
18 Footers The footer should read "Ancient Mysteries" not "If It Exists in Eberron..". The nations and dragonmarks, a single page each, have their own individual footers.
40 Footers The...See more
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Jonathon C September 15, 2018 11:56 pm UTC
What I really want to see, more than anything, is stats for Gnoll PCs added to the races alongside the existing Changeling, Shifter, Warforged and Kalashtar. "Generic" 5e gnolls are demon-spawn, but unless Keith Baker is explicitly retconning it away, the gnolls of Eberron are predominantly non-evil and serve a very important role as the peacekeepers of Droaam. Whilst Volo's already provides stats for playable orcs, goblinoids, kobolds and lizardfolk, this is an opportunity to add a missing monstrous adventurer race with a tradition stretching back through literally every single edition of D&D prior to 5e.
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Anson D September 15, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
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The start of mark of Finding still lists humans and half-orcs as being recipients of the dragonmark.
Unsure of the reason behind taking it away from humans, but if that's going to happen, large chunks need rewrites.
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Kevin M September 15, 2018 5:53 pm UTC
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Agreed, just noticed that myself. Frankly, it doesn't make much sense given all of Eberrons lore thus far. Would pretty much require almost an entire re write of the house Lore wise.
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Mike G September 30, 2018 5:32 pm UTC
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Not necessarily. They've basically made it so the half- races can look more like either of their full-blooded counterparts. Although, technically, you can look like a human, you would have orc blood in your veins. This allows you to manifest the mark. There is no change needed in lore. It works very well and gives half-orcs their own niche. I really enjoy this change.
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Anson D October 02, 2018 6:13 pm UTC
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I'm good with it just being for half-orcs, it's just a change-up needed for the lore so it stops referencing the humans of the house as beneficiaries of the mark.
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James L September 14, 2018 4:47 pm UTC
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While I love that the document is getting updated. I'd rather a separate errata be released so that I "know" the differences between the document more easily.
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Joseph D September 14, 2018 5:13 pm UTC
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I strongly agree. I can't tell what's different at all despite the email alert "Significant rules update to rules around dragonmarks." Checked every page in that section and they look exactly the same compared to the original document.
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Joseph D September 14, 2018 5:29 pm UTC
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Update: Saw this posted in Facebook:

Changes are as follows:

p97 - Mark of Finding: (EDIT: The mark is now limited to half-orcs only, no humans.) Imprint Prey feature also has slight clarification about quarry not getting advantage on attack rolls against you.

p99 - Mark of Healing: Added Spare the Dying cantrip. (to make space on page, they also removed some flavor text about example character Folk Hero Bard)

p106 - fixed typo that said "Mark of Detection" instead of "Mark of Storm"
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Allen M September 14, 2018 6:32 pm UTC
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Changelogs are wonderful things for documents undergoing multiple revisions such as this one.
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September 15, 2018 2:31 am UTC
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The Chart on Page 90 is still the same with human listed for Mark of Finding.
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Mike G September 30, 2018 5:33 pm UTC
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Although Wizards should keep a changelog somewhere, Keith Baker has taken it upon himself to keep track of the changes here: http://keith-baker.com/wgte-faq/
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James L October 05, 2018 5:17 pm UTC
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Thanks for the link, Mike G. :)
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Thomas H September 07, 2018 8:03 am UTC
is there and update on the file to be expected?
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