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Materials of the Realms


Unique characters often request unique equipment. Be it swords forged from fallen stars, armor crafted from leaves and bark woven by elves, poisons from distant lands or alchemical items for the modern combatant, this book is full of all of these and more.

Visit "The Forge" for a variety of new weapons and armors crafted from materials both mundane and exotic.

Turn to "The Poisoner's Table" for a dearth of new and insidious poisons, including some designed entirely for the use against undead.

Next, see "The Gemcutter's Workshop" to learn the hidden properties of many gemstones, including how to make some potion-like items out of them.

Finally, check out "The Alchemists Laboratory" for some new, exotic items for use in and out of combat. 

Also included is an appendix describing where to find these materials in the Forgotten Realms and beyond!

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Raj U July 20, 2019 7:07 pm UTC
A steal at this price; do yourself a favour and buy this! Instantly enriches your game by just having much more variety when it comes to materials present in the world.
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Terry T March 02, 2019 9:23 pm UTC
Could you include a random table for Armor and Weapons to include the new materials? Would be nice to have a random found item to be made from some "strange" material. I am not sure of the rarity of each material.
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Bryan H March 03, 2019 7:08 pm UTC
That's actually a really great idea. I'll whip one up and put it as a separate file (to make it easier to print/use at the table).
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