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Aristobulus's Army Surplus

Magic Items from the Heartlands War

Thanks to the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, no doubt every reader will be aware of the late war which engulfed most of the nations of the Heartlands. Cormyr, Sembia, the Dalelands, and Netheril fought a bitter, bloody conflict from the Year of the Awakened Sleepers to the Great Rain of the Year of the Nether Mountain Scrolls (1484 to 1486 DR).

Vast areas of the Heartlands were laid waste; few places remained untouched. Sembia was conquered by Netheril, Cormyr was embattled on two fronts, and even Myth Drannor became involved before ultimately it was destroyed when the last remaining Netherese floating city crashed into it.

As a consequence of these military actions, new and useful magical items of equipment were developed and rushed to the front by all sides. Artificers were recruited and trained in large numbers to produce these items for the war effort, and a vast quantity of them were made relative to other magical items of interest to adventurers. 

Now Aristobulus - everybody's favorite artificer! - has just arrived back in Waterdeep at the head of a heavily-defended caravan chock full of enough surplus magical gear to make the most war-hungry warrior drool onto his battle-maps. 

Teeeeennnn-HUT! Issue your gear from Aristobulus's Army Surplus today, soldier! Double tiiiiime! March! 

Aristobulus's Army Surplus is the third in a series of conversions of magic items and spells from previous editions of D&D to the 5th Edition rules. The first two books in this series are Magica Serrella and Bhargrack's Battlewear:


R P Davis is the Platinum Best-Selling author of many things on the DMs Guild, and has contributed as a collaborator on many others. He's been a tabletop gamer the entire time he's been sentient, and a role-playing addict for more than 30 years. In that time he's written countless things, from simple spell effects to D&D campaign worlds to complete role-playing games. You can find a complete list of his work here. You can also browse through the links below:


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