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More magic... More gear... More treasure... More Xanathar!

Xanathar has spent centuries accumulating loot beneath the streets of Waterdeep. Now, at last, you have the chance to peek inside his extraordinary treasure vault! This book contains nearly 500 items, including mundane and magical arms and equipment for everyone. This vast catalog ensures that players will always have the right piece of equipment for the task at hand, while Dungeon Masters will never run out of fresh and original options for your next hoard!

 
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Ørjan P June 25, 2018 6:36 am UTC
The selection of magic items in this book looks pretty great - though the added armour options really feel like something that requires a lot of caution and DM discretion to not accidentally break bounded accuracy by allowing too much.

The armour pieces read a bit like they're intended to be an alternative to full armour sets, more than a supplement to it? But reading through, it's a bit hard to tell if that's RAI, RAW, or just my own interpretation.
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C D June 06, 2018 8:27 am UTC
How many pages is this hardcover book?
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Travis L June 06, 2018 2:07 pm UTC
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104
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Michael C June 01, 2018 8:42 pm UTC
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Great offer with the pdf/printed version combo. WHile I wait for the printed version I've had a read through my pdf copy and really like the inclusion of the variant weaponry and armour materials. Many of them are familiar from older editions and its great to see them given the 5e update.
While its a shame I can't inlcude them in my Adventurers League games I'm totally going to be adding them into my home games.
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Travis L June 01, 2018 9:07 pm UTC
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Thanks so very much! Glad to hear you are enjoying the Vault! Looking forward to your thoughts on the print version!
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Jon W May 24, 2018 1:42 pm UTC
Are prices for these pieces listed as well?
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Travis L May 24, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
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All mundane items include a market price. Magic items included in the collection are not priced, and should use price based on rarity as presented in the DMG or Xanathar's Guide to Everything.
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Mark C May 20, 2018 11:29 pm UTC
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regarding armor maintenance: so it says you need tinker's tools to maintain armor. What if you don't have the tool proficiency? Would you allow some sort of DC Check or the armor simply corrodes without a way to repair it?
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Travis L May 24, 2018 4:44 pm UTC
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If using this optional rule, it would be advised to either acquire a proficiency with tinker's tools, travel with someone who has that proficiency, or make frequent visits to tradespeople in towns for armor maintenance. Personally, if I were to incorporate this rule, I would absolutely require the proficiency in order to use tinker's tools for armor maintenance.

Having said that, you may certainly tweak the rules as presented to fit your own campaign. Perhaps allowing for other tool proficiencies (leatherworker's tools, smith's tools) to stand in place of the tinker's tools proficiency.

I would advise against incorporating this rule without requiring some sort of proficiency in a toolset.
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Dale O May 19, 2018 3:51 pm UTC
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Recently bought this and it's a great book overall. Just one problem I've noticed that could be a disruption to combat balance. The Buckler option allows a player to wear one without needing to be proficient in the use of shields, keeps their hand free so they can use a crossbow or two-handed weapon AND grants them +1 AC. It quite literally has no downside and creates a precedent for every single character to use them and never look back. Everything else in the book seems fine however, it's just this one thing that I personally think creates an irresistible option for players which could change the strength of the characters from the first level till the last.
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M.T. B May 19, 2018 9:54 pm UTC
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Good point - possibly need to require shield proficiency, at the very least
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Travis L May 24, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
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As I read the buckler, it doesn't impede polearms or crossbows, but would prevent the use of any other two-handed weapon (i.e. swords, hammers and the like)

Adding a shield proficiency requirement certainly does not seem unreasonable, but to that end, I don't see it impacting anyone but casters.
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low K May 14, 2018 11:04 pm UTC
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How dose the piece meal armor work with unarmored defence?
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Travis L May 14, 2018 11:37 pm UTC
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I don't expect it would. Piecemeal Armor is still armor.
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low K May 14, 2018 11:03 pm UTC
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Daniel F May 09, 2018 2:27 pm UTC
Is there a Fantasy Grounds version for this?
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Travis L May 09, 2018 2:33 pm UTC
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Not as of yet. It is certainly something we can look into.
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Gordon D May 01, 2018 12:55 pm UTC
Print version please. I need it as print version
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Travis L May 01, 2018 4:31 pm UTC
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I would LOVE to have this in print as well. As soon as we are able, we will pursue a print release.
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Travis L May 24, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
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Gordon,

Ask and ye shall receive! Print is NOW AVAILABLE!
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Chris D April 22, 2018 10:45 pm UTC
Any chance of a print version of this?
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Travis L April 22, 2018 10:50 pm UTC
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Perhaps.

DMs Guild is experimenting with a POD program, so we will have to see where that goes. I know I would LOVE a print copy!
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M.T. B April 23, 2018 2:40 am UTC
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Yes, we will make this available as soon as we have the capability to do so.
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Travis L May 24, 2018 9:58 pm UTC
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Chris,

This title is now available in print!

Thanks!
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Corey V April 17, 2018 6:24 pm UTC
I'm confused where the random properties come from on 2 of the artifacts at the end? +1 major beneficial property?
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Travis L April 17, 2018 6:49 pm UTC
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Major and minor beneficial and detrimental properties for Artifacts (and how to determine them) are explained in Chapter 7 of the DMG.
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Corey V April 19, 2018 7:11 pm UTC
Thanks!
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Travis L April 19, 2018 8:46 pm UTC
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Happy to be of service! Please be sure to rate & review!
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Travis F April 10, 2018 7:59 am UTC
First off I think you guys do great work! But I am a little confused about the mechanics of the tower shield,so you have half-cover and plus 3 to your AC giving you a total of plus 5 AC?
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robert D April 10, 2018 11:50 am UTC
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Hi, R P Davis here. That's my work. Depending on circumstances, yes, +5 to AC is pretty much default. Of course, it's up to individual DMs to decide what circumstances apply. For example, I'd carefully consider facing before applying the full bonus.
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Ian M April 04, 2018 10:03 pm UTC
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Man this is really something else. Thank you! I especially like the 3.5 converted magic items like the Earth Plate, for my own campaign I homebrewed my own earthplate a while back and it's remarkably similar to yours. The differences mainly being length of the activated effect, it's hp threshold, and the one i made grants the ability to speak terran. It's a great item and I love that you converted it.
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Travis L April 04, 2018 10:55 pm UTC
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Glad to hear you're enjoying it! Please be sure to rate, review, and tell all your friends!
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Benjamin B March 26, 2018 10:09 pm UTC
This looks amazing! is it for 5th edition?
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Travis L March 26, 2018 10:15 pm UTC
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Yes!
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Brandon T March 25, 2018 11:50 am UTC
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Is this your first product? Is there other products of this quality from you guys? I would love to check out more of your work if it's at the quality this is.
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Rachit M March 25, 2018 6:15 pm UTC
I know M.T. Black has written a bunch of other top selling stuff on this website. Player's Companion, Elminster's Guide to Magic (and Divination) are his newer works (along with some other top creators). Top stuff.
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Brandon T March 25, 2018 8:57 pm UTC
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Oh wow I didn't realize that those were his works as well. Thanks for the information!
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robert D March 26, 2018 12:48 am UTC
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Hi, Brandon! R P Davis here. If you click on any of our names in the right-hand column ("Authors," under the Best Seller badge), you'll be taken to our individual author pages where you'll find all our work.

I'd like to think *most* of my work is of this level of quality. ;-) But that's for you to judge!
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Travis L March 26, 2018 1:02 am UTC
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What Bob said! :-)

Glad you enjoyed it Brandon. Please rate, review, tell your friends, and check out our other works via the author links!
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Robert T April 02, 2018 6:32 pm UTC
If there were 'Like' buttons here on DMG, I'd have Like'ed your reply to that; v. concise, polite, and helpful.
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Travis L April 02, 2018 7:11 pm UTC
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Thanks very much, Robert T! We try to be.
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