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Codex of the Infinite Planes

Volume 5: Border Elemental Planes

The secrets of the four Border Elemental Planes ... ripped apart at last!

The mythical Codex of the Infinite Planes is a massive book containing information on the very planes of existence. Too many for one document to tackle, so it's been divided up into volumes covering individual planes. Crack open the codex in this continuing volume and learn about the four intersections between the Inner Planes - the Border Elemental Planes of Ash, Ice, Magma, and Ooze!

Inside this volume you'll find the following information ...

* An overview of the Planes of Ash, Ice, Magma, and Ooze, including ways to get there, how to survive, how to get around, and what to avoid

* A look at the powerful entities on the four planes, including the Slime Lords, the Mephit Monarchs, and Fimbulvinter the White Doom!

* 13 new monsters, including the belker, dripping crawler, elder thing, border elementals (ash, ice, magma, and ooze), frost salamander, lava shark, mud serpent, ragewraith, swarm of ash rats, and swarm of frostmites!

* Hazards to avoid across the four Border Elemental Planes, such as chokeclouds on the Plane of Ash, deep freezes on the Plane of Ice, magmafalls on the Plane of Magma, and insect swarms on the Plane of Ooze!

* 12 interesting sites and treasures to be found across the Border Elemental Planes, such as the Battlefields of Smoke, Bog of the Dead, City of the Elder Things, Throne of Blazeheart, Lost Mire, Slime Lord Tombs, and Tundra Pits!

* Adventure hooks for all tiers of play!

* Random encounter tables for the Planes of Ash, Ice, Magma, and Ooze!

* Three new player options - the Oath of Clarity for paladins, the Ooze Magic origin for sorcerers, and the River of Rage patron for warlocks!

The Codex of the Infinite Planes awaits ... will you risk opening it?

Check out the other entries in the Codex of the Infinite Planes series!

Inner Planes Series: All five volumes in one collection for one price!

Collected 1 Inner Planes

Or pick the one you want from the individual volumes!

Plane of Fire   Plane of Water  Plane of Earth  Plane of Air

Transitive & Echo Planes Series:

Astral Plane  Ethereal Plane  Plane of Shadow  Plane of Faerie  Plane of Dreams

 
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Carter B February 24, 2018 1:12 pm UTC
Is there a way to maybe buy all five elemental codexs for a discounted price?
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Dave O February 24, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
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I need to bundle them up into a single product, but it IS something I'm planning on doing as I complete each "set" (Inner Planes, Echo & Transitive Planes, Upper Outer Planes, Middle Outer Planes, Lower Outer Planes). With the Inner Planes set now done I've been working on getting a bundle together that's more than just the five docs crammed together. Probably will get that out after Astral Plane, which should get released next week!
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Carter B February 24, 2018 7:04 pm UTC
Thanks I’ll be looking for it
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Dave O March 15, 2018 2:05 pm UTC
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And it's released! http://www.dmsguild.com/product/237022/Codex-of-the-Infinite-Planes-Collected-1-The-Inner-Planes
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Peter L February 16, 2018 9:48 pm UTC
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I'm curious why only Cyronax is mentioned (and even there as a myth) vs the other previous rulers of these planes. It seems like less went into establishing rulers/persons of power in this volume versus the other ones you did for the Inner Planes--was that intentional?
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Dave O February 17, 2018 4:40 am UTC
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Honestly, it was intentional. I liked the idea of the Border Elemental Planes being realms of relative instability, regions where true dominance had yet to be established by mature elemental forces. And, it's interesting that Cryonax is the only paraelemental lord referenced in older books - why was there no ooze or magma lords? Who knows? I think there's an interesting space there to set an adventure series, where one dominant elemental power rises to claim ownership. Is it a good one? Or a bad one? How does it interact with the rest of the planes? What are its ultimate goals? My instinct is to make them a villain, but perhaps it would be more interesting as a force of good trying to establish its own realm.

Those were some of my thoughts for this one. I hope this helps, thanks!
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Peter L February 17, 2018 5:57 am UTC
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There actually were lords for ooze (Bwimb), magma (Chlimbia), and ash (Ehkahk)--they are cited in a couple of books and can be found online--I didn't realise you were unaware of them. While I understand the principal of leaving space, I would have rather seen them or something like them included--I have all the creative space I need without this product, so (to me) the point of a book like this is to offer creative suggestions. As such, I found this a weaker entry compared to the others you've put out.
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Dave O February 18, 2018 4:35 pm UTC
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Thank you, I appreciate the feedback! I hope there's enough other material in the volume to spark some ideas. As a designer I'm happy to move on from the Inner Planes as well - Astral Plane, Ethereal Plane, and the echo planes (Faerie, Shadow, and Dream) are my next codex entries and I've very excited about all of those.
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