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"Eldenser is a wyrm of impossible age. His decrepit body lies a crypt in Waterdeep's City of the Dead, his lavender scales slowly fading to milky white in his deathlike stasis...."

Crystal, amethyst, sapphire, emerald, topaz, and the Ruby Dragon Sardior himself--gem dragons have been part of D&D since the earliest days.

Ed Greenwood says: "There's something cool about dragons. A special sort of cool: great power, hubris, magic, wits to match the adventurers' own. Any Dungeon Master can always use a new dragon, either a detailed individual or entirely new sorts of dragons. In Gem Dragons of Faerûn, you get both."

"Gem dragons have been around for a long time, but this is the best and most detailed treatment of them I've ever laid eager DM's eyes on, and I met an old friend in its pages. Lovingly worked into the fabric of the Realms and fully realized for any D&D campaign, these wyrms are ready to leap off the pages and into your campaign. A winner! Two talons way, way up!"

This 24-page PDF includes:

  • 5 new dragon types: amethyst, crystal, emerald, sapphire, and topaz
  • Full stats for every age category from wyrmling to ancient, plus detailed lair actions and regional effect
  • The Ruby Dragon Sardior, paragon of gem dragons, plus his allies and lore
  • 5 more individual dragons of the Forgotten Realms including Eldenser, the Wyrm Who Hides in Blades and Viridias, the Umbral Mist, with their lore, motivations, and secret details

Add a new branch to the dragon family tree: get Gem Dragons of Faerûn today!

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Spencer M February 14, 2021 8:43 pm UTC
any chance you'll add obsidian to the list?
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Catarina J January 24, 2020 10:44 pm UTC
Hi, is this 5e compatible?
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Visvesvaran S April 25, 2020 4:40 am UTC
It's for D&D 5e specifically... So yes.
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Travis H June 16, 2018 11:58 pm UTC
I’m trying to print this off so I have a hard copy but it’s password protected. Can someone help me out please?
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Ian R December 02, 2017 2:54 am UTC
I see that this product has been updated with more art and an enhanced layout since I initially purchased it. Is it safe to assume that a print copy ordered now would be of this updated, revised version?
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Imogen C January 04, 2017 9:49 pm UTC
does this include gem variants for dragonborn?
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Gaetan P November 09, 2017 11:58 pm UTC
Not included, but take a look here:

and here
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Imogen C February 04, 2018 10:50 am UTC
ah cool thank you
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Chadwick H June 11, 2016 3:38 am UTC
Did these make it into the tome of beasts you guys put on kickstarter?
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James H June 16, 2016 4:20 pm UTC
Since both gem dragons and Faerûn are WotC properties, the DMs Guild is the only place you can find these monsters. That just means there are even more new monsters in the ToB!
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Ryan B April 30, 2016 6:11 pm UTC
I wish there was a preview of the art quality in the preview besides the cover
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Wolfgang B May 02, 2016 9:33 pm UTC
This is the DMs Guild, so art is not really a priority. The cover art is the only art currently in the PDF--if we hit gold or platinum sales, we'll commission more art.
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Jamie V November 19, 2017 3:35 am UTC
The art is GREAT. Trust me on that. The content though? That's even better!
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Barbarossa B April 25, 2016 2:47 pm UTC
Why's ed greenwood quoting on this? did he have something to do with it? is he a friend of the program? or is ed just trolling DMGuild buying random modules and offering quotes for ones he likes?
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Wolfgang B May 02, 2016 9:31 pm UTC
We sent Gem Dragons to Mr. Greenwood and asked his opinion because he invented the Realms, and we hoped he might say something about it. And boy did he ever! Very pleased to get his seal of approval.
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Jeremy F July 20, 2016 6:37 pm UTC
Ryan B, you do know Wolfgang Baur, whose company produced this, is one of the classic TSR D&D writers yes? As in, Ed Greenwood did not just randomly find him among the other fan writers on this site. They're actually colleagues.
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Douglas B April 14, 2016 6:37 pm UTC
Unfortunately, neither of the Preview links work for me; they both just open up a blank window. And since I won't buy any third-party items off DMs Guild after having been burned by terrible layout in a few purchases... *shrug*

Update: You can see the Full-size Preview PDF by navigating directly to I'm still not sure why the pop-up doesn't work, though.
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Wolfgang B April 14, 2016 7:20 pm UTC
Thanks for mentioning it! We've reported the bug to the DMs Guild staff.
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David S April 16, 2016 1:41 pm UTC
Both the previews are working now.
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Vojtech P April 19, 2016 7:06 am UTC
Actually, for me it still does not work. When I left-click the Quick preview button, only white window appears. When I right-click and chose "open link in new Tab", new tab appears, which is white except for text "click page corners to turn pages" in the upper left corner. Using Firefox 44 on Ubuntu 14 LTS.
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James H April 19, 2016 4:43 pm UTC
Try using Chrome? It's working fine for me.
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