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Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide To Reveal 5th Edition Realms Lore
Wizards of the Coast recently revealed the upcoming Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, a new campaign source book for fifth edition D&D pen and paper. It continues with the new strategy of having the various products tie-in to their other releases. In this case by offering lore on the Neverwinter and Sword Coast Legends games. I'll be interested to read more about changes caused by The Sundering, since they've been giving out the specifics a very slow piece at a time so far.
Also, we might get some clues to classes and races which could be seen in future Beamdog offerings if they get the chance to keep playing in the Forgotten Realms.
New class options, character backgrounds, and deity descriptions from the Forgotten Realms.
Get everything you need to adventure in the Forgotten Realms on the exciting Sword Coast, home to the cities of Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep, and Neverwinter! A collaboration between Green Ronin Publishing and the Dungeons & Dragons team at Wizards of the Coast, the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide provides D&D fans with a wealth of detail on the places, cultures, and deities of northwestern Faerûn.
The Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide is also a great way to catch up on recent events in the Forgotten Realms, to get background on locations featured in the Rage of Demons storyline coming in September, and to learn the lore behind video games like Neverwinter and Sword Coast Legends.
Here are just a few of the features you’ll find in the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide:
Immersive Adventuring: This campaign sourcebook provides players and Dungeon Masters material for creating vibrant fantasy stories along the Sword Coast.
With new character backgrounds and class options, players will love the storytelling possibilities of playing a noble of Waterdeep, an elf bladesinger, or one of the other new options, while Dungeon Masters will relish a book full of mysterious locations and story hooks to keep players adventuring on the Sword Coast for years to come.
New Character Options: The book offers new subclass options, such as the Purple Dragon Knight and the Swashbuckler, for many of the classes presented in the Player’s Handbook, as well as new subraces and backgrounds specific to the Forgotten Realms.
Adventure in the Forgotten Realms: Discover the current state of the Forgotten Realms and its deities after the Spellplague and the second Sundering. You’ll also get updated maps of this area of the Realms.
Compatible with Rage of Demons storyline: Make characters for use with the Out of the Abyss adventure and fight back the influence of the demon lords in the Underdark below the Sword Coast.
Insider Information: Learn the background behind locations, such as Luskan and Gracklstugh, featured in the upcoming digital RPG, Sword Coast Legends, from n-Space.
Look for the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide to be available on November 3.
Read more about the product here: http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop-games/rpg-products/sc-adventurers-guide