People really seem to love Eberron. I know the basic aesthetic of the setting but have very little information beside that. What’s the one book to. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, EBERRON, D&D, DUNGEON MASTER, d20, d20 System, WIZARDS OF THE COAST, Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide. What is the best Eberron Sourcebook? What is the worst sourcebook? I want to buy some material before its out of print. I prefer fluff above.

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Much of what is known about the continent’s History and the land itself is based on legend and conjecture, not always fact. For 5th Edition conversion and rules talk.

The Setting Book is a great overall setting book. Another cool feature of Xen’drik is The Travellers Curse. If I weren’t a completist, I could easily do without those three. For now, let’s keep the rules simple: There are obviously some things that changed between 3.

Discord Chat Join in more real-time discussion here. Join Date Dec Posts 2, People really seem to love Eberron. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Much more interesting than just calling up your god on the divine magic phone and asking him what’s up. Throw open the cover – and be ready for anything. Races of Eberron is similar in that way, in that it gives a good look at how the people of Eberron would behave, this time on a racial basis rather than a national one.

The 1st chapter of the 4e book does a really great job at summarizing the setting in 30ish pages. I know the basic aesthetic of the setting but have very little information beside that. The main reason I dislike this book, irrational though it may be, is because of one of the chapter illustrations. If you’re looking for more info on the setting itself, this wiki is a good place to start. Only two major towns exist, and one is basically “off limits” to the PC’s anyway.


Gives a nice look at all the creations of the houses. Secrets of Xen’Drik and City of Stormreach are both really good sourcebooks for that part of the setting but they also contain some background for things happening elsewhere in the world. On the other hand, my least favorite was Five Nations, owing to the multiple continuity errors in describing the 5 Nations, specifically Aundair.

Hell, it may even convince me to run a Xen’drik centered Eberron game. Submit a new link.

Rules don’t really matter all that much in this case, unless they really sell some aspect of the setting itself. I love that Keith Baker is still so invested in the Eberron community.

Then I looked at the 4e Eberron Campaign Guide, and I finally found an accessible and interesting way into the setting.

Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Originally Posted by Zyzzyva. It might not be quite what you’re looking for, but I really enjoyed Secrets of Sarlona.

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Good Deeds Gone Unpunished! There are still areas where the ancient magical destruction has ripped through time and space, and basically a journey that might take 3 days going may take 2 hours, or 6 months coming back To quote the book “the Traveller’s Curse twists time and distance, both in perception and reality”.

I actually loved Secrets of Sarlona, there were more character archetypes sourcebokk you can shake an 10′ eberrron at in that book. The Explorer’s Handbook isn’t special; don’t pay full price for it.

Best Eberron sourcebook?

Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. Sourceboo, the Eberron Campaign Settingyou’ll discover a vast, richly detailed world infused with magic, and waiting to be filled with daring escapades and dangerous exploits.

Dragonmarked is nice to really look at how magical technology shapes the world. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. For Pathfinder conversion and rules talk. Want to add to the discussion? Even with the table of contents, it’s not particularly intuitive. Which of the setting books 3e or 4e does a better job of presenting info in an organized and detailed manner?


What’s the one book to get for someone who wants to understand what Eberron is all about? Originally Posted by LTwerewolf. What is the best Eberron Sourcebook? Although later entries would, with varying quality, give setting information about most of the campaign setting, only Sharn presented it with my desired level of detail. It shows us a few new monsters specific to Eberron, the planes structure, magic, and wraps up with a short first level adventure titled The Forgotten Forge.

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He’s posted a lot about Eberron over the years and while his words are not necessarily canon, he does a great job at clarifying interesting aspects of the world. Those books such as the Explorer’s Handbook and Secrets of Xen’drik would probably fit better into something like the DDI, if that had existed at the time. I’m running it aourcebook just the Adventurer’s Guide to Eberron as it’s completely systemless and gives a really good base for the setting. Races of Eberron isn’t properly an Eberron book, despite the title; I sourcbook count it.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: The book contains an overview of the world of Everron introducing us to four new races, WarforgedKalashtarShifterand Changelings as well as updates older races for the world of Eberron.