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Backgrounds of Faerûn: Nations of Destruction


Inside you'll find resources to help you roleplay misunderstood monsters from across the realms. 

    - 4 New Races: Mongrelfolk, Grimlocks, Goblinoids and Giant-Kin, with subraces for each.
    - 10 Backgrounds
    - 3 New Weapons
    - 4 New Feats designed for these races
    - 2 New Spells
    - 3 Variant Rules: Goblin-quality weapons, Bluenose Hobgoblins, expanded Half-Ogre parentage. 

This supplement is standalone, but works with the entire "Backgrounds of Faerûn" (available on the DMs Guild) line. 

While you're at it, check out our other titles!

Variant Options

 Materials of the Realms  Variant Rule: Minor Skills  Gifts of the Gods  Feats of the Forgotten Realms


The Beast Lord  The Battle Dancer  The Watchman  Fighter Archetype: The Hospitaler  The Archivist  The Archmage  Artificer- Recon Aquatic-Archetypes 


Nobility of Waterdeep Denizens of Waterdeep - Backgrounds for a Heist Citizens of Saltmarsh


 Blood, Salt & Bones Faithful of Eberron Eberron Archetypes Gifts of the Gods  

Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana

Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - A Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - B Encyclopaedia Formulae Arcana - C

Other books in the "Backgrounds of Faerûn" line (B&W are as of yet, unpublished)

Backgrounds of Faerun  Dwarven Kingdoms  Elven Kingdoms  The Small Folk  Blood of Gruumsh  Children Of The Planes  Nations of Destruction  Underwater Nations  Scaled Kingdoms  Points of Light  Forgotten Folk

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Greg O May 22, 2018 5:14 pm UTC
some additional background ideas here:

goblin: Sapper (trapmaker, alchemist, and primitive explosives expert initiated after blowing something up and surviving), Scavenger (goblin, kobald, or mongrilman living in the shadow of a large human city who makes a living hunting through sewers and garbage for food, lost gold, and stuff to sell to other creatures)

hobgoblin: Outrider (mounted scout), Sawbones (hobgoblin healer/medic)

bugbear: Looter

Firbolg: Grove Guardian (protectors of druid groves)

Formorian: Thorn-bred (enslaved to a hag or evil fey)

Verbeegs: Thief-taker (bounty-hunter/bodyguard)

Voydkyn: Woodward (a protector that actively drives out undesirables like humanoids, loggers, etc.)

Half-Ogre: Porter (a kinder, gentler door-smasher)

Mongrelmen: Beggar, Hedge-mage

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Bryan H May 22, 2018 8:32 pm UTC
Once more, I'm in awe. Thank you for these additional suggestions!
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Greg O May 23, 2018 8:32 pm UTC
hey, I'm a pro.
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