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28 pages of spells from the mysterious Far East of Faerûn! 

Loot the Room says: "...this is a great product with a ton of new spells that I'll definitely get a lot of use out of."

In 1985, TSR released a sourcebook for AD&D called Oriental Adventures. Written by Gary Gygax, David Cook, and Francois Marcela-Froideval, it was a self-contained game using the fundamentals of the AD&D rules set, but set in Kara-Tur, a fantasy version of Earth's Far East.

Oriental Adventures borrowed heavily from Asian sources to develop game materials. The authors took inspiration from China, Korea, Japan, and all over Southeast Asia. Folklore provided magic and monsters. History provided heroes and artifacts, weapons and armor. Movies provided fantastic martial arts.

Kara-Tur became the first game world TSR released after Greyhawk, as Ed Greenwood's Forgotten Realms was not released until 1987. At some point thereafter, Kara-Tur was folded into the Forgotten Realms.

Contained in the tome you find before you are dozens of spells from the original Oriental Adventures book, revised and updated to 5e rules.

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April 26th, 2018
This is a priceless collection of converted spells from the Kara-Tur region of the Forgotten Realms. Several of these spells strongly capture the feel of the original material and its eastern inspiration, supporting a Eastern flavored character or camp [...]
March 15th, 2018
I love this book. From the flavor of the spells to the actual spell effects themselves. My one complaint is that there are no spell lists encompasing which classes can use which spells, or archetypes of certain classes for that matter. [...]
January 5th, 2018
I was always a fan of AD&D's Oriental Adventures book back in the day, and I've run a ton of games in Kara-Tur. This provides a 5e update to some of the classic spells from that book, allowing you to bring a taste of Kara-Tur to your game (or some [...]
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