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Spheres of Power is a completely new magic system for the Pathfinder RPG and other D20 systems, built from the ground up to provide an easy and intuitive approach to concept-based magic.

In this, the Ultimate version of Spheres of Power, we have compiled the original volume, over 22 handbooks, and numerous smaller expansion products into one enormous volume, giving you a compiled and rebalanced system that greatly expands on what sorts of worlds and characters you can use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game 1st edition!

Included in this book you will find:

  • 22 Magic Spheres — including alteration, blood, creation, conjuration, dark, death, destruction, divination, enhancement, fallen fey, fate, illusion, life, light, mind, nature, protection, telekinesis, time, war, warp, and weather.
  • 12 New Base Classes — including the thaumaturge, the elementalist, the mageknight, the armorist, the incanter, the eliciter, the soul weaver, the fey adept, the symbiat, the hedgewitch, the shifter, and the wraith.
  • Advanced Magic — including rituals, spellcrafting, advanced talents, and incantations. These systems may be implemented in part or en masse to grant a gaming table complete control over how magic interacts with their setting.
  • Casting Traditions — allowing both players and GMs to customize not only their characters, but even the entire concept of magic itself.
  • Magic Item Creation Rules — adapting the entirety of magic item creation to the new system.
  • Bestiary— Giving you all manner of creatures adapted for use with the system; GMs should have fun too!

And much, much more!

Ultimate Spheres of Power contains content from the following volumes:

Spheres of Power
Spheres of Power: Expanded Options
Archetypes of Power
Items of Power
The Wraith
The Geomancer’s Handbook
The Telekinetic’s Handbook
The Enhancer’s Handbook
The Diviner’s Handbook
The Abjurer’s Handbook
The Auspician’s Handbook
The Battlemage’s Handbook
The Chronomancer’s Handbook
The Conjurer’s Handbook
The Creator’s Handbook
The Destroyer’s Handbook
The Fey Binder’s Handbook
The Illuminator’s Handbook
The Mentalist’s Handbook
The Necromancer’s Handbook
The Nyctomancer’s Handbook
The Sanguinist’s Handbook
The Shapeshifter’s Handbook
The Tempestarian’s Handbook
The Trickster’s Handbook
The Vivomancer’s Handbook
The Worldwalker’s Handbook
Spheres Apocrypha: Light Talents
Spheres Apocrypha: Dark Talents
Spheres Apocrypha: Destruction Talents
Spheres Apocrypha: Nature Talents, Earth
Spheres Apocrypha: Nature Package, Air
Spheres Apocrypha: Nature Talents, Fire
Spheres Apocrypha: Nature Talents, Metal, Plant, Water
Spheres Apocrypha: Nature Talents, Spirit
Sphere’s Apocrypha: Protokinesis Feats

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Jason Z May 11, 2022 6:15 am UTC
I was told that the hero lab files would be here but I can't find them. What do I need to do to access the hero lab files?
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Adam M May 11, 2022 9:14 pm UTC
It's actually listed as a separate product on drivethru's site: /product/367425/Ultimate-Spheres-of-Power-Hero-Lab-Files
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Val M March 15, 2022 6:59 pm UTC
Hi, the Plasma Blade special ability refers to an "energy sword", but can't find this item in the manual. It is a specific item that was omitted or i'm missing someting?
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B C C March 21, 2021 10:40 pm UTC
Hey DDS folks! Based on your March 10th update, which of these 2 files are your most recent version of Ultimate Spheres?

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Adam M March 22, 2021 7:58 pm UTC
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B C C March 23, 2021 11:41 am UTC
Thanks, Adam! My players and I love this book!
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Hayden R April 02, 2021 12:01 pm UTC
Beauty, thank you!

I was also confused by this one.

Any chance you might rename it with a datestamp for each?
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Miguel V March 11, 2020 8:15 pm UTC
Will there be Hero Lab files for Ultimate Spheres? I'd like to be able to have everything in one package.
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Adam M March 11, 2020 8:43 pm UTC
They are being worked on, but the work load is tremendous; it might be a year or more before they're ready, and since they're being done out of house, I don't have much influence over that timeline.
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Bryce O March 15, 2021 10:22 pm UTC
Any updates on those Hero Lab files?
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Adam M March 16, 2021 1:35 am UTC
The developer says a few more months.
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Bryce O March 31, 2021 7:28 pm UTC
Awesome that's encouraging! I am looking forward to the release! Any word on if it will work for Hero Labs Online as they have just released support for 1e. I have been enjoying using the online version but I haven't noticed any way to use custom files.
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Adam M April 01, 2021 12:52 pm UTC
I genuinely don't know that much about Hero Labs Online, but we'll look into it.
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Bryce O June 07, 2021 3:57 pm UTC
Looks like support is planned but the release schedule is delayed according to this FAQ:

Still looking forward to the Hero labs files. I've been waiting to purchase this until their release wanting to get a bundled purchase, any news?
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James M February 21, 2020 10:28 pm UTC
I kinda wish I could commentate on reviews, because some stuff about that 3 star bugs me.

The action economy one is a poor comparison because 1) there are plenty of spells and abilities that would do similar effects to a lower end spell while being a lower level spell than quicken spell, 2) quicken spell can be done to *any* effect rather than just one set of effects, and 3) quicken's level is honestly too high anyway. Like weapon focus, quicken spell is one of those things whose value was overestimated when it was created and never was changed.

The bonuses complaint is weird because Insight bonus is fairly common in Paizo material(pretty sure it's in the top 5, if not top 3) and doesn't stack with itself. Numerically, nothing really seems to get much higher in SoP than what could be achieved with lv 5 or lower spells.
I don't think the reviewer knows the Paizo material as well as they think.

I'll give'em the "innappropriate narrative effects" one, though....See more
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nick W February 07, 2020 2:44 pm UTC
Do you plan on making a 2E version of this resource?
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Adam M February 07, 2020 9:18 pm UTC
We do, but there are things that have to happen first, not least of all a few more Paizo books so we know a few more of the classes and systems we'd need to have in mind when doing the conversion.
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Miguel V March 11, 2020 8:17 pm UTC
I'm glad to hear that. I know a lot of publishers rush to get stuff out, but I'd rather have the developers take the time to do it well. P2E is deceptive - it looks closer to 1e than it really is.
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Blair M February 04, 2020 12:18 am UTC
The previews appear to be of the character sheet. Would it be possible to get previews of the content itself?
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Adam M February 04, 2020 11:21 pm UTC
I didn't even know that could happen; it should be fixed now?
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Michael B February 02, 2020 9:01 pm UTC
Will there be/is there a fillable version of the character sheet included? I haven't been able to find one, and I like the physical layout of that sheet much better than trying to adapt the basic Neceros Pathfinder sheet.

Aside from that, it all looks amazing! Thank you for all the hard work!
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Adam M February 03, 2020 6:26 pm UTC
I would love to have one, it's just a matter of getting the right people who aren't already busy with all the other things we're working on; I'm confident there will be one soon, but I'm not sure when that will be.
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Michael B February 19, 2020 4:08 pm UTC
Thank you so much! I'll keep an eye out for it.
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esu R August 09, 2021 12:57 pm UTC
Looking forward for a fillable character sheet as well. It would be quite useful :)
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Aldrich W January 20, 2020 6:53 pm UTC
Is there going to be a hard copy version of this?
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James E January 20, 2020 8:18 pm UTC
Pretty sure that's the plan, yes!
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Dana M January 19, 2020 5:16 pm UTC
Description of what's included says "occultist" where I'm pretty sure you meant "armorist."
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Adam M January 19, 2020 8:12 pm UTC
Wow, that's embarrassing. Thanks!
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January 14, 2020 7:50 pm UTC
The description says that it "contains content" from those other products. Does it have all of the content from them, or are there materials in those that wasn't included here?
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Adam M January 14, 2020 11:27 pm UTC
There were a few talents that were cut because they were problematic in hindsight. We didn't include setting-specific guidelines like the 'cool ways of doing fey in your setting' info from the Fey Binder's Handbook; things like that. There were also a handful of things scattered around the books that used Path of War that weren't included in USoP.
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Lisa K January 24, 2020 10:59 am UTC
Considering this is basically THE version going forward, would you consider releasing the cut content as an enhancement/update appendix/etc. (with a note as to why it wasn't included in the main book of course) so that those who are interested in that material as well wouldn't have to go buy now-redundant books for it?
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Adam M January 26, 2020 1:04 am UTC
We added back that fey travel stuff; we can see if there's enough Path of War content to re-release it.
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Brian A December 15, 2020 5:10 am UTC
I would be interested to know where you ended up on path of war.
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Joseph H January 14, 2020 12:55 am UTC
Does this contain any new material, or is it purely a compilation?
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Adam M January 14, 2020 1:01 am UTC
It's a compilation, but it's been updated, errata'd, and rebalanced, which ultimately means there are a lot of new things in it.
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Charles G January 12, 2020 9:53 am UTC
Is there a list of what earlier products have been incorporated into this product?
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Matthias H January 12, 2020 12:40 pm UTC
Yes. In the preview, on the Introduction page.
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Charles G January 12, 2020 8:43 pm UTC
And I somehow completely missed that when I looked at the preview. Thanks!
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