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Legacy of Io: The Lost Bestiaries - Volume I
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Legacy of Io: The Lost Bestiaries - Volume I

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UPDATE (9/25/16): Now available for PWYW, this updated version has enhanced artwork, recalculated statistics, streamlined formatting (in the style of volume 2), and fixes for a number of mathematical and typographical errors. Some dragons have also been tweaked or even totally redesigned to bring them more in line with their classical incarnations.

Dragons are as much a staple of the D&D game as swords and sorcery, and these fantastical beasts come in a myriad of shapes, sizes, and temperments. Some, like the Chromatic dragons, are wicked and cruel, while others, like the Metallics, are paragons of justice and good. They can be found in nearly every environment from the arctic wastes of the Great Glacier to the desert sands of Zakhara, and from the depths of the sea to the alien vistas of the outter planes.

Inside this volume, you will find 20 Rare Dragons culled from the forgotten history of Abeir-Toril, which can be found in a variety of regions ranging from sun-soaked jungle ruins to the lightless caverns of the Underdark. Whatever campaign you are playing in, there is sure to be many a monster within that can be dropped into any adventure.

Each dragon comes complete with a full write-up in the style of the Monster Manual, including full color illustrations, Lair Actions, Regional Effects, and game statistics for each of the four standard age categories.

That's over 80 stat blocks, all for the low price of $4.99 (less than $0.25 per dragon).

Also included, at no extra charge, are a selection of new action options, breath weapon variants, and innate spellcasting abilities for all dragons described in the Monster Manual. These are designed to make draconic encounters more fun and tactically engaging.

Finally, players who are interested in unlcoking the secrets of Draconic Magic may be interested in a small selection of new spells included (again, for no extra chage) in this document:

  • Acid Burst
  • Dazzling Ray
  • Enervation
  • Rimestorm,
  • Sandblast
  • Summon Monster
  • Vine Serpents
  • Wall of Iron

And, if you're not sure you'll need all of the material presented in this collection, you might be interested in purchasing only the content you intend to use in your campaign. Using the links below, you will find smaller collections ofmaterial from this volume, each including a UNIQUE sixth dragon, as an added bonus!

Chromatic Dragons

Metallic Dragons

Ferrous Dragons

Renegade Dragons

Player Content Pack

(NEW!) Bonus Dragon Compilation Pack

And, for even more dragons for your game, check out the new Second Volume of the Lost Bestiaries series!

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Barry W April 15, 2017 7:12 am UTC
I was looking to buy this but noticed that there are a reported 96 pages in volume 1 and a total of 165 pages when combining the 6 individual component packs. Why the 69 page difference?! I guess covers and contents my account for at least 15 of those...

26p. Chromatic Dragons
27p. Metallic Dragons
27p. Fezzrrous Dragons
28p. Renegade Dragons
34p. Player Content Pack
23p. Bonus Dragon Compilation Pack
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Daniel S April 17, 2017 2:06 pm UTC
Each of the component packs includes a bonus sixth dragon that's not included in the full volume. All of those dragons are included in the bonus dragon compilation pack, though. So, if you buy the full volume as well as the compilation, you should get all the material. The individual packs are mostly for those who are only interested in a certain set of dragons, and don't necessarily want all of them.
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Daniel S March 12, 2016 10:10 pm UTC
I've added an updated version with bookmarks and a hyperlinked table of contents for easier navigation. I've also included a Printer Friendly version that's black and white with no pictures (I think).

As I understand it, both versions should appear when you buy this. If that's not the case, let me know, and I'll try to see what I screwed up.
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Johnny T February 28, 2016 11:02 am UTC
Daniel - a head's up - the DMG staff have been taking down certain products that have titles matching WotC products. I'm not sure how close it has to be but I'd advise a bit of caution.
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Daniel S March 02, 2016 1:26 am UTC
Thanks for the warning. Perhaps I should use a more unique name for the next one? What about "Draconomicon: The Lost Bestiaries?"
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