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Tomb of Annihilation Companion

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This expansion to the Tomb of Annihilation adventure gives dungeon masters ready-made material to help run certain sections of the adventure with little preparation.

This book is written by the author of the best-selling Emirikol’s Guide to Devils, A Guide to Curse of Strahd, A Guide to Storm King’s Thunder, A Guide to Tomb of Annihilation and more. Included in this PDF:

  • Dinosaur Race: Alternate rules for running a dinosaur race that allows players a bit of structure to execute cool maneuvers such as attacking other riders and leaping on to someone else’s mount.

  • Jungle Travel: 30 days of jungle travel, complete with foraging results/encounters and events that occur at night. These can be dropped in to any journey through the jungle when you feel the need to liven things up.

  • Montage: A sample travel montage to help dungeon masters get a handle on hand-waving a week of travel in an interesting and consequential manner.

  • Visits from the Sewn Sisters: In the adventure, the Sewn Sisters are meant to try to invade the camp of the heroes. There is a fully-developed encounter for each hag ready to be used.

  • Killing Baggy Nanna: Notes on what is under the hag’s hood, and a special scenario for those who dare to try to find out.

  • Locations in Omu: An expansion of the “Navigation” section of Tomb of Annihilation, this has 9 buildings that can be used when heroes want to explore or rest in a random building of Omu. Each contains unique situations and encounters, some deadly and some exploratory.

  • Cog of Blood: A variant version of Room 60 in the Tomb of the Nine Gods. This version pulls monsters and NPCs from old products and adds them to the mix in encounters that don’t necessarily need to be resolved with combat.

  • Lost Treasures: Each of the “story items” listed in the Tomb adventure are fully statted-out as magic items.

  • Albino Dwarf Characters: Rules on making albino dwarf characters.

  • Yuan-Ti Characters: Rules and ideas on making yuan-ti characters right from the beginning of the adventure.

 
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Brad D December 08, 2017 6:04 pm UTC
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I just bought this and haven't read any content yet. I wanted to print it out but there's this annoying mottled background color. Why isn't there a print-friendly version of this pdf? I don't understand the appeal of the watermarked, non-white background. In electronic format it makes it harder to read by reducing the contrast with the text. When printed it wastes ink/toner and doesn't add anything aesthetically. This will knock a star off a review if I get around to making one.
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November 20, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
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This is a great guide for new and experienced DMs. I plan on switching up the days to satisfy the type of terrain they are in. This adds a lot of flavour and my group is heavy on role playing.
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Mischa P November 14, 2017 9:41 am UTC
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The guide is awesome and ridiculously useful, but do you have a version without the page background image? It's a total jerk to print!
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Sam U November 25, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
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Yes, I agree whole-heartedly. Came here to ask the same.
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November 07, 2017 5:13 pm UTC
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Is this different from the Guide to ToA? I already bought that one. On the inside cover of the Guide to ToA you have the picture on the cover above, and the title for THIS book...

Is this an update? Do I need to pay for a second book?
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Sean M November 07, 2017 6:30 pm UTC
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This is different than the guide. The guide is a "cliff's notes" version of the Tomb of Annihilation adventure. This companion has original scenarios created by me that you can put in your campaign.
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November 09, 2017 1:35 am UTC
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Got'em both! Thanks!
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Stacy F November 06, 2017 11:23 pm UTC
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There's a giant rollercoaster/El train of aqueducts in Port Nyanzaru? Did you just make that part up, or did I completely miss it?
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Sean M November 07, 2017 4:49 am UTC
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I made it up. I had read some complaints from people who thought Port Nyanzaru was "boring" so I thought that might help spice it up a bit.
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Francisco S November 06, 2017 6:47 pm UTC
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For dinosaur race, you kept the animal handling check to get the distance in a round, as explained in the book? Other way to make the question: your rules are regular ToA book rules + your new rules? It’s not clear to me how the racers gains distance, only avoiding obstacles
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Sean M November 06, 2017 10:42 pm UTC
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The "feet" are counted as "points" in my version. Whoever has the most points and crosses the finish line in the final stage wins the race.
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