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Wilderness Survival Guide

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In this supplement you will find some extra rules for harvesting creatures, collecting minerals and a simple alchemy system for brewing potions and bombs, new equipment for surviving in the wilderness, a few magic items and more. For DMs, you will find a section with various guidelines and survival considerations and some environmental hazards!


  • Harvesting creatures: A simple way to harvest creature parts to use them.

  • Extracting minerals and other resources: A player want's to collect some mithril to create an armor with that? no problem!

  • Plant gathering and alchemy system: A simple way to gather plants for alchemical purposes

  • Crafting and special materials: An easy way to use the harvested creatures parts and extracted resources to make new pieces of equipment.

  • Armor, weapons and equipment: Expanding the equipment for characters (also new magic items!)

  • Feats related to surviving in the wilderness, collecting materials, crafting and alchemy.

  • Dangers of the Wild: New environmental hazards ready for use in your campaigns! (also some simple guidelines and survival considerations for specific terrains)

Check the newest, updated and expanded version of this supplement: City and Wild

City and Wild (Expanded version of the Wilderness Survival Guide)

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Haydn S June 12, 2018 8:26 pm UTC
This may be a dumb noob Q, but I'm new enough to AL to need to ask: are the items and rules in this guide OK to use for an Adventurer's League character--or is using them forbidden?
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Ignacio P June 13, 2018 12:05 am UTC
Since this ruleset is not official nor asociated with the Adventurer's League, I think you can't use these. You can read more about these in the official WOTC link:
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Haydn S June 14, 2018 10:53 am UTC
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Johnathan P November 08, 2017 12:07 pm UTC
Really cool guide. Just noticed though it looks like there is a typo on the gauntlet description. Says Prize where im guessing you meant price.
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Ignacio P November 08, 2017 3:03 pm UTC
you're correct! I've fixed it some weeks ago but I havent updated this file yet, since I'm working on the expanded and reorganized version of this sourcebook :)

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Toby B September 11, 2017 11:20 am UTC
As you state: "Special thanks to /u/calculuschild, since he gave me permission to use his "Alchemist's Supplies" as base for the alchemy system on this guide" Would be nice if you had included a link either in the description or the document itself.
Also the document as a whole is great but the actual alchemy section feels underwhelming, lots of detail on where to collect and how but the actual potions crafting provided a limited list of potions/effects
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Ignacio P September 11, 2017 3:50 pm UTC
I'll add the link on that description. In the meantime, here's the link of it:

For the potions, I'm currently working on expanding a bit more by dividing the effects in sections based on the artisans tools you use: alchemist tools for bombs, herbalism kit for potions and poisoner's kit poisons, and I'll see if its viable to make a more modular system rather than fixed effects.

thanks for the reply!

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Augusto R September 09, 2017 10:29 pm UTC
You stole my idea :p
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