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Discerning Merchant's Price Guide

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The Discerning Merchant's Price Guide is a free organizational tool for magic items & pricing. It provides categorical tables for magical items: all the weapons are together, all the staffs are together, and so on, similar to how items were laid out in 3.5 by slot. As a DM, if I need to quickly find a sword to award a player, I want to know exactly where to look and what my options are. Reference numbers to items' descriptions in various books are also included, along with rarity and my own favorite feature: suggested item costs. Gone are costs that range from 5,000gp all the way to 50,000gp; you've now got a concrete number to start with that you can quickly adjust to suit the economy of the area at hand. 

Updates for Version 2 include the addition of items from Xanathar's Guide to Everything, along with items from the official campaign books, as well as a few price fixes, links, bookmarks, and a general redesign of the document. 

More tools & homebrew for D&D Fifth Edition are available at feyrunelabs.com.

 
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Foo B August 25, 2018 12:29 am UTC
Spell Gems are vastly more valuable than Spell Scrolls. They're reusable, they're harder to make, and they're gems.
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Carlos Eduardo G June 07, 2018 8:27 pm UTC
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This is a great resource, but on page 3 it lists the Potion of Hill Giant Strength as being common, while DMG page 187 lists it as an uncommon item.
Then it lists the Potion of Frost/Stone Giant Strength as being uncommon, while the DMG lists them as rare.
Was this an oversight or a deliberate change?
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Randy G May 25, 2018 12:35 am UTC
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The only thing that lost me was the listing for some of the items source material as 'FMR 13'. That's not in the glossary of terms and a quick google search wasn't much help.
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Rob. G June 19, 2018 9:42 pm UTC
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the same for me? in which book appears the Aegis of the Crusader (breastplate)? says FMR 13, but I do not know what document, book or reference it is.
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Rob. G June 19, 2018 10:08 pm UTC
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https://www.reddit.com/r/dndnext/comments/88jms4/hate_vague_magic_item_price_ranges_we_do_too_the/

ok, It must be ignored, I copy textually: Ah crap, that wasn't supposed to slip in. It refers to Forged in Magic: Reforged, a third-party source by Arcanis. I intend to get permission from them to release a separate version with all their (quite excellent) items listed as well.

TL;DR, refers to third-party source and can be ignored.
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Isaac B April 01, 2018 7:08 pm UTC
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This...this is just amazing. Thank you so much for putting this together! I see that you have already answered my first request which is to add all items from all source books. My second request would be to add an identifier on any/all items that require attunement. This could simply be an asterisk after the name of the items, or possibly a new narrow column in the document. This would be so incredibly helpful as I shop personally as a character, and as a DM when looking up items to give to my players. Thank you again for this amazing tool!
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Terry T March 31, 2018 8:26 pm UTC
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Staff of Defense and Spiderstaff from The Lost Mines of Phandalver needs to be added
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David E March 31, 2018 11:37 pm UTC
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Oh yeah, LMoP is a thing. Thanks for pointing out that omission!
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david H March 13, 2018 9:39 pm UTC
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Well I have need of this. My pricing has been all over the place. I'm bad at refrencing Books in game. But this will be out any time we are in a city from now on
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Christopher S March 05, 2018 7:56 am UTC
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Heya author. If you could add the items from Xanathars Guide that would be pretty awesome! You might want to adjust some of the prices in here also based on the new tables in that book.
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David E March 31, 2018 3:57 pm UTC
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Hi, thanks for the suggestion. The doc has now been updated with items both from XGE and the official campaigns :)
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Laucian R January 10, 2018 5:24 pm UTC
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did you update the guide with xanathas´ items?
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David E March 31, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
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Yes, the doc has now been updated with items both from XGE and the official campaigns :)
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Christopher S March 21, 2017 5:03 am UTC
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Well done. Thank you!
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Francois D February 13, 2017 5:41 pm UTC
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Hi Dave,
Thank you for sharing this greatly done Guide, personally Magical object are not for sale in my games (except for some potions sometimes) but it's nice to have an idea of what it's worth.
I think that your pricing are very well balance compared to the average worth in the DM's Guide. I'm glad I have your Discerning Merchant's Price Guide :-) It's a 5 star for me. Keep up the good work and thank you again.
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David E February 14, 2017 10:40 pm UTC
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Thanks for your kind words, sir :) Very much understand it may be more or less useful to any given DM depending on their setting and style, but I'm glad to hear you'll get even a bit of use out of it.
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