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Seldrick's Ledger of Artifacts and Alternatives

Seldrick's Ledger of Artifacts and Alternatives


Welcome one and all to Seldrick's Ledger of Artifacts and Alternatives! Contained within this beautiful book are a total of 23 subclass options (Some redone ones from my previous DMSGuild creations, along with some new ones) including the Circle of Nightmares for the Druid, the College of Law for the Bard, and the Lich Aspirant for Wizards! Along with these subclasses are revised character races and...   [click here for more]
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Monsters Without Borders

Monsters Without Borders


"A huge thanks to the team behind “Monsters Without Borders” for their creative fundraising effort for MSF. From Yemen to South Sudan, the money raised will go towards delivering essential medical care to those who need it most.” – Merlyn Ooms, MSF-UK WE HAVE RAISED $2,400 so far, that's 38 days in the field for a trained doctor! Twitter: "To put...   [click here for more]
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The Sugarthane's Sanctum Character Options

The Sugarthane's Sanctum Character Options


Looking for the adventure? The Sugarthane's Sanctum is available now! “Sweet-Tooth”, a reclusive goblin mage also known as the “Sugarthane”, has long held an uncanny favour with the local nobles based on a treaty forged long ago to stem goblinoid raids in the area. After a series of attacks, the protection of the Sugarthane’s boon seems to be failing. It is up to you...   [click here for more]
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Playable Race - Elfling

Playable Race - Elfling


(You'll be able to get this PDF for free if you type "0" on the price before downloading it.) Being a crossbreed between elves and halflings, elfings really showcase the best of both worlds. These jolly polite and optimistic fellas tend to have an easy time making friends wherever they go and are usually popular with other races. Most elflings tend to enjoy a calm and relaxing life,...   [click here for more]
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A Character Study

A Character Study


How did your character come to a life of adventuring? What do they look like? These worksheets are a valuable tool to bring specific details to characters for both new and veteran players. These questions are designed to get players and DMs to think about how the characters past made them into the people they are today. Also included is a visual profile worksheet, guiding players to describe their...   [click here for more]
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Adventurers guide to Drake Peak

Adventurers guide to Drake Peak


Included in this 32 page PDF you will find An island chain to add to your world 8 unique and wonderous cities A dark faction New backgrounds A new playable race with four subraces Monsterous variant Enemy stat blocks. Any funds I recieve will go to helping my create...   [click here for more]
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Bloodlines Unearthed

Bloodlines Unearthed


A trial conversion of a variant ruleset from the classic 3.5 source book Unearthed Arcana, Bloodlines Unearthed brings the supernatural smoothly into your game, with 40 possible bloodlines to use for fleshing out your characters or setting up campaign hooks. Included in this adaptation are two bloodlines not featured in the 3.5 source material, the fast-talking Marid and the greedy Dao, rounding...   [click here for more]
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Order in Chaos Character Options

Order in Chaos Character Options


Can you make Order out of the Chaos? This document contains additional options for characters taking part in Order in Chaos or another monastic adventure. In this document you will find the Zen Archer monastic tradition, five unique feats, and new rules for Fist Weapons. Also included are four new backgrounds and a meditative trinket table with 100 new trinkets. Find the Order in Chaos adventure...   [click here for more]
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Species Chronicle

Species Chronicle


Welcome to the Species Chronicle. This pdf is devoted to changing how we look at races in D&D. Within we learn how to take the PHB races and subraces and add culture to them. Taking what we might consider learned traits and innate traits and spliting them up. This project has taken a year to come to this point. Many things have changed. I looked to D&D past to try and not only add roleplay...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds

Backgrounds


Tired of the same old backgrounds being dug up again and again? Seeking to explore new origins for your characters or to develop more interesting NPCs? Then look no further. This document contains 10 new backgrounds, complete with features, personality traits, ideals, bonds and flaws to be used in any campaign setting: Anthropologist Barkeep Bounty Hunter Chemist Chosen One Fisherman Healer Servant Slave Stablehand Who...   [click here for more]
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Black Book 1: Character Enhancement

Black Book 1: Character Enhancement


Feeling stifled by the lack of options for your druid circle? Looking for a way to showcase your archfey's son? Can werewolves be noble? Frustrated by the lack of prostitues in official material? Enjoy a small serving of new character options, including races, subclasses, backgrounds, and feats. Warning!! Some of the content included deals with potentially triggering situations, such as physical abuse,...   [click here for more]
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Demon Princess Patron

Demon Princess Patron


You have made a Pact with a Demon Princess from the Abyssal Plains who has an unhealthy interest in mortal relationships, she finds them fascinating. A pact designed for the couple that live together, love together and D&D together, expanded spell list that can be used together, bonuses to being near one another and knowledge that a Demon Princess can scry on you whenever she wants...   [click here for more]
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Extraplanar Adventurer's Handbook

Extraplanar Adventurer's Handbook


This collection of player options offers a plethora of building blocks for your character to enhance any campaign. Some of the designs are already available on dmsguild.com and are just reprinted in a single product for your convenience, but there are also some new entries. The content in this document is loosely oriented around the needs of an interplanar campaign. What I mean by that is...   [click here for more]
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Ranger and Wilderness Travel Reworked

Ranger and Wilderness Travel Reworked


An attempt to improve the ranger class to make it more fun to play, and give it more options. I felt the biggest problem with the class is that it works to remove any difficulty in the wilderness, and as such removing gameplay. Instead I've altered it to have usable features, a way it can use spell slots as a combat resource, abilities to manipulate the battlefield, including an optional hunter's mark...   [click here for more]
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Road Scholars

Road Scholars


Not all wizards study in fancy schools. In far-flung villages, rural farmers seek a baba yaga to brew them fertility potions. In the slums of Athkatla, covens meet in secret to practice magic despite the penalty for being caught. These errant practitioners are the road scholars. This microsupplement provides a new arcane tradition for wizards, as well as new backounds, spells and feats for magic...   [click here for more]
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Slave Background

Slave Background


This is a custom background for D&D 5e. ...   [click here for more]
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Bear PC Sourcebook

Bear PC Sourcebook


For those looking to experience a different style of play, I offer you the bear, one of nature’s most able predators and an inspiring creature to behold. For the gamers, this sourcebook will offer the ability to impose fear and violence on their foes or aid their companions with their natural wisdom. For the role players, playing a non-humanoid character with no common language will provide...   [click here for more]
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Mad Scientist: The Reanimator

Mad Scientist: The Reanimator


The Mists of Ravenloft have arrived in the Forgotten Realms, and life there will never be the same. The Mists have corrupted and twisted the Weave.   One of the most dramatic changes to the world is the arrival of Dark Science, the dangerous and forbidden study of the universe's secrets--secrets the gods want to keep hidden from mortals. The rise of Dark Science has brought forth...   [click here for more]
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Solid Backgrounds

Solid Backgrounds


Solid Backgrounds contain six well defined backgrounds for use with your D&D 5th edition campaigns: Citizen, Nomadic, Peasant, Planeswalker, Sellsword and Subterranean. All backgrounds within are setting agnostic and are not just bound to narrow or limited purposes. They are written to have a broad use and together with the backgrounds from the core rules they should fit most of your needs for...   [click here for more]
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The Witch - A Sorcerous Origin and Character Background Option for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons

The Witch - A Sorcerous Origin and Character Background Option for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons


Witches have always been subjects of fear and fascination, in stories and in actual world history alike. Dungeons & Dragons is no exception and while there are many opportunities to roll characters that fit a many-faced stereotype like "the witch", this document attempts to bring one of their more classic imagery to the table. Here you will find a sub-class for the 5th...   [click here for more]
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100 Warm Up Roleplaying Questions For Players

100 Warm Up Roleplaying Questions For Players


One hundred roleplaying questions that you can use to further develop your characters. ...   [click here for more]
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A Contract Most Devilish

A Contract Most Devilish


As a fan of all things devilish, I've always romanticised the whole "Deal with the Devil" aspect of their lore. A good lawyer would always recommend putting your verbal agreement into a physical form. This contract is GUARENTEED to make players think the following: 1. This is as fun as reading a EULA. 2. Maybe I shouldn't do business with a devil! 3. I'm negotiating from a disadvantaged position....   [click here for more]
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Archfey Warlock Patron: Nathair Sgiathach

Archfey Warlock Patron: Nathair Sgiathach


"What? You’ve never heard of the great Nathair Sgiathach, Winged Serpent of the Fey before? … Can’t say I’m surprised. It’s hard enough to spell my name, let alone remember it." —Nathair Sgiathach These are notes about creating a Warlock Pact with Nathair Sgiathach, or roleplaying him in the Feywild. This is all of the information I could gather...   [click here for more]
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Artist, Farmer, & Heretic Backgrounds

Artist, Farmer, & Heretic Backgrounds


Introducing two new backgrounds for D&D 5e! Artist The artist has an eye for beauty and hails from a world of wealthy patrons, art schools run by masters, crafty dealers, and shady forgers. Farmer For the adventurer who wants to rise from a peasant life to glory, there's the farmer background. Skilled with animals, land vehicles, and cooking, the farmer can fit right in with the common folk,...   [click here for more]
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Backstories - New and Improved Backgrounds

Backstories - New and Improved Backgrounds


BACKSTORIES – NEW AND IMPROVED BACKGROUNDS My first custom content for the DM’s Guild was, a year and a few months ago, a new background: the Inquisitor. The Plague Doctor followed shortly and, although it didn’t became a silver bestseller like its more inquisitive brother, it was nevertheless much appreciated. Age, however, catches...   [click here for more]
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Demonic Corruption ruleset

Demonic Corruption ruleset


Remnants of demonic power lingers in the world, ready to take hold of anyone it comes across. This is a corruption system based in the chaotic evil of demons and demonic influence. It can be used both as an addition to enemy creatures and NPCs, and for player characters. In both cases, the system is built around mechanical and role playing aspects. This system is not a complete class, and can be...   [click here for more]
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Gnome Concept Packages I

Gnome Concept Packages I


Gnome Concept Packages 1 is a collection of three complete character concepts: goblin sticker, rocktender, and toy maker. Inside this Dungeons & Dragons 5e supplement you’ll find new intriguing backgrounds, fantastic feats, marvelous magical items, and more. Individually, these new materials can be use by any character, of any class, of any race. Taken together, they help you fully...   [click here for more]
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Great House Servants

Great House Servants


Great House Servantsis a fascinating collection of backgrounds for the domestic servants of a wealthy estate. Inside this Dungeons & Dragons 5e supplement you'll find butler, coachman, cook, footman, gamekeeper, gardener, governess, housekeeper, maid, and personal attendant backgrounds. Each has a “traditional” variant, a “military” variant, and an “adventuring”...   [click here for more]
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Hagspawn: A Half Hag Race

Hagspawn: A Half Hag Race


When a hagspawn is created, they are destined to become a wretched hag just like their “mother.” The humanity was meant to be sucked from their soul, and on their 13th birthday they would break free of their human form and transform into their true form, terrorizing their human family in the process. But sometimes, just sometimes, something does not go quite as planned. Will you...   [click here for more]
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Improved Backgrounds

Improved Backgrounds


112 new backgrounds I think backgrounds are a great character creation concept that encourages roleplay and imagination. I felt the backgrounds from all sources (PH RAW, official supplimets, and homebrew) could use expanding (more options) and refining (changes in format). I have tried to maintain consistency with regard to RAI for backgrounds (many other hombrew backgrounds struggle...   [click here for more]
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Learning Languages

Learning Languages


These rules are for those DMs and players that feel like the base rules for languages in D&D are too simple and binary. If going from ¯|_(ツ)_|¯ to completely fluent does not work well enough for you, then this is for you. These rules are also recommended for a campaign that wants to place a heavier emphasis on adventuring in foreign lands or interacting with foreign cultures. I hope...   [click here for more]
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Revenant: The Vengeful Dead

Revenant: The Vengeful Dead


Sometimes, death isn't the end... Sometimes, it is only the beginning. Pulled from the grave by the whims of a dark power, the revenant finds itself driven to pursue an irresistible compulsion. Until the revenant fulfills this compulsion, she knows no rest. She exists in the gray domain between the quick and the dead, not truly alive yet not dead or undead. Inside, you will find...   [click here for more]
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The Athar Citadel

The Athar Citadel


Fight the Angels. Defy the Gods. Lose Your Soul. The widespread planar organization called The Athar is known to reject the worship of the gods, seeing them as unworthy of the divine power that they wield. And yet, as they utter blasphemies and turn devout people faithless, they call upon divine power in their own name, without the help of any god. Now you can...   [click here for more]
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The Compleat Innskeeper's Handbook Preview

The Compleat Innskeeper's Handbook Preview


The Compleat Innkeeper’s Handbook is your source for settings, story and campaign ideas, Player and Non-Player Characters, and anything else you might hope to find when your players seek the comfort of an inn. This PWYW preview gives you a glimpse of what is to come in The Compleat Innskeeper’s Handbook, including the Innskeeper Background,...   [click here for more]
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The Fallen, Forgotten, and Found: 5 Custom Races for 5e

The Fallen, Forgotten, and Found: 5 Custom Races for 5e


A destiny forged of fire and iron. The god-promised mothers of bark, stone, and soil. Guardians of divinity made plain and Prime Material. The weak find solice in the strength of sand. And the cursed tumble, listless, towards what is no longer home. The Fallen, Forgotten, and Found is a subrace pack featuring 5 new or altered choices for players to enjoy. The Desert Drow, the Earth Orcs,...   [click here for more]
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The Nilbog: An Otherworldly Patron for Warlocks

The Nilbog: An Otherworldly Patron for Warlocks


A trickster god who isn't quite dead yet was shattered into thousands of pieces. Those pieces travel the world inhabiting goblins, creating the obnoxious creature known as a nilbog. Every so often, one of these nilbogs finds someone that they think could use their help. They teach them their ways, turning them into a Walock of the Nilbog. This suppliment contains rules for the nilbog otherworldly...   [click here for more]
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The Wyrmling: Playable Dragons

The Wyrmling: Playable Dragons


"My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!" ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Although playing as Smaug would be wonderfully fun for the player, it might lead to a bit of a lack in game balance for the rest of the party. It is just not practical to let your player be a fully grown dragon who...   [click here for more]
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Chistopher Grey's A Few Backgrounds

Chistopher Grey's A Few Backgrounds


A few extra backgrounds with prsonality, bonds, ideals, and flaws. You'll find: Clansman Courtier Crafter Guard Healer Outcast Performer Scholar Street Rat ...   [click here for more]
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Gothic Character Options

Gothic Character Options


New races, backgrounds and trinkets for player characters with a gothic horror theme. From the vengeful spirits unable to move on, to private investigators finding things man wasn’t meant to know, the Gothic Character Options has you set. 2 new races 2 new backgrounds 50 new trinkets ...   [click here for more]
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Jasper's Journal: Pinguinos, New Playable Race

Jasper's Journal: Pinguinos, New Playable Race


FIRST 75 DOWNLOADS ARE FREE!! THEN IT'S GOING TO $0.99!! Jasper is a scientist and a researcher who has spent his entire life scouring the Forgotten Realms to learn everything about everything. This is entry #371 of his Journal. It contains a new playable race to be used in Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. I hope you enjoy this installment of The Pinguinos (Penguin humanoids) and be on the lookout...   [click here for more]
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Keeping the Faith Vol 2 - More Options for Religious Heroes

Keeping the Faith Vol 2 - More Options for Religious Heroes


The first volume of Keeping the Faith presented options both for classes already serving deities, clerics and paladins, but also options for other classes to serve deities. This volume keeps the tradition going with the new Love Domain for Clerics, the Oath of the Hospitaller for Paladins, and options for two other classes: the Zealous Rage path for Barbarians, and the Holy Knight archetype for the...   [click here for more]
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The Karu Race [5e]

The Karu Race [5e]


From a distance, this tribal race of swamp dwellers may resemble that of a human. It isn't until closer investigation that one can discern the striking differences. Living in the swamps has given them a grayish green skin tone and they're bodies are often scattered with grainy warts and perturbing mutations, two examples include...   [click here for more]
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The Sheerpeak Wrangler Tribe

The Sheerpeak Wrangler Tribe


High in the mountains, sitting atop peaks that other races consider inhospitable or uninhabitable, the Sheerpeak Tribe live, hunt and thrive amongst the desolate icy wastes. Tales are told of the tribe that brings down even the feared remorhaz with nothing but their bare hands and a small group of hunters. A guide to the House of the Dwarven Plaguebearers, a new guild for Dungeons & Dragons...   [click here for more]
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Unlikely Heroes - Out of the Abyss

Unlikely Heroes - Out of the Abyss


When I decided to run Out of the Abyss, I wanted to really put the accent on the survival elements and on the idea that the party is an ill-fitting group of strangers. What better way than to randomly generate the characters? In this document, you will find a step-by-step process for generating new level 1 characters that start as prisoners in Velkynvelve. It includes new backgrounds...   [click here for more]
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[5e] Halloween Archetype Bundle- Dragon Ink

[5e] Halloween Archetype Bundle- Dragon Ink


Enter two new spooky Archetypes! This bundle contains new archetype options for the Bard and Warlock Class. The College of the Macabre gives bards a new way to play by consigning spirits to their service and playing hauntingly beautiful notes that curse the enemy. While the Pact of the Dark One introduces a new Pact Boon option as well as new ways to sneak around and fight in the shadows. In...   [click here for more]
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The Vigilante a Background and Feat for DND 5e

The Vigilante a Background and Feat for DND 5e


Life can be unfair. Think of the starving peasants forced to toil for the local baron or the common laborers tasked with building the king's newest palace for a mere handful of copper pieces each week. There are those who see these injustices and do nothing. There are those who are willing to reap the rewards obtained through the suffering of others. Then there are those who see inequality and find...   [click here for more]
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Background Option: Manservant

Background Option: Manservant


Some adventures begin their lives in the service of others, attending to the needs of the nobility. You have spent several years serving those with titles, those who look down on the rest of the world, and who likely looked down on you as well. But when those in power were busy ignoring you, they spoke candidly... and you overheard all manner of rumors and secrets. Perhaps you even learned something...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor

Backgrounds - Traveling Benefactor


This is a background for Characters, that consists of a traveling person who travels simply to do perform deeds in favor of others, wherever that person goes. It has the basic overview of the character, equipment, 1 language proficiency, 1 tool proficiency and 2 skills of the players choice from a list of 4, a feature for the background and 4 tables for personality traits, ideals, bonds and flaws,...   [click here for more]
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Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard

Backgrounds, Confidant & Citizen Guard


Herein you will find two new backgrounds – the Confidant and the Citizen Guard. The Confidant is a person of great empathy and abiding love for people. She can’t stand to see people suffer and she gives without expecting recompense. People around her tend to open up and confide in her and share their most intimate secrets with her. The Citizen Guard is an individual who’s willing...   [click here for more]
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Butler Background

Butler Background


Have you ever felt like the background you envision for your character isn't available and the existing ones aren't broad enough to even come close the their skill set, well this changes everything. The butler background lets you live out the dream of your charcater having been a servant before becoming an adventure. This new background is used in conjuction with Extra Tool Proficiencies, also...   [click here for more]
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