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Spells from Kara-Tur

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28 pages of spells from the mysterious Far East of Faerûn! 

Loot the Room says: "...this is a great product with a ton of new spells that I'll definitely get a lot of use out of."

In 1985, TSR released a sourcebook for AD&D called Oriental Adventures. Written by Gary Gygax, David Cook, and Francois Marcela-Froideval, it was a self-contained game using the fundamentals of the AD&D rules set, but set in Kara-Tur, a fantasy version of Earth's Far East.

Oriental Adventures borrowed heavily from Asian sources to develop game materials. The authors took inspiration from China, Korea, Japan, and all over Southeast Asia. Folklore provided magic and monsters. History provided heroes and artifacts, weapons and armor. Movies provided fantastic martial arts.

Kara-Tur became the first game world TSR released after Greyhawk, as Ed Greenwood's Forgotten Realms was not released until 1987. At some point thereafter, Kara-Tur was folded into the Forgotten Realms.

Contained in the tome you find before you are dozens of spells from the original Oriental Adventures book, revised and updated to 5e rules.

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Trampas W August 06, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Does this book have Fire Shuriken? That was one of my favorite OA spells.
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robert D August 07, 2018 10:26 am UTC
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Hello, Trampas! 'Spells of Kara-Tur' does not include spells which already have 5e counterparts. You already have Fire Shuriken in 5e -- all you need to do is rename Scorching Ray. :-)

You've given me an idea, though, to go through the books and give ideas for reflavored 5e spells. I smell a revision coming up!
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