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The Comprehensive Equipment Manual [Revised] (Fantasy Grounds)

The Comprehensive Equipment Manual [Revised] (Fantasy Grounds)

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This is a module for the Fantasy Grounds VTT. If you are looking for the PDF - click here.

TIMELY REVISIONS: This (third) major revision of Wraith Wright’s award-winning COMPREHENSIVE EQUIPMENT MANUAL now includes additions and updates to all chapters to reflect the past year of playtesting and player feedback, and to incorporate references to the official products published in the last year.

ILLUSTRATIVE CONTENT: In addition to the written description of each item in this product, the third revision includes crisp illustrations of hundreds of the weapons and armor suits contained herein.

EXPANSIVE SELECTION: Over 250 new weapons and armor, over 300 new pieces of miscellaneous gear, and over 150 new trinkets.


Chapter 1: Character Wealth

  • Expanded rules for the value of coins, gems, trade bars, and other trade goods
  • Expanded rules for craft components and their values
  • Expanded selections of services and of food and drink, plus pricing for spellcasting services by spell level
  • Suggested treatment for starting equipment and new starting equipment options for DMs to use

Chapter 2: Armor

  • Expanded sets of armor and armor additions (15 new options)
  • New and expanded variant rules applicable to armor
  • New armor properties and rules for implementing them
  • Rules for making armor of alternate materials, including masterwork and ornamented versions
  • Piecemeal armor rules

Chapter 3: Weapons

  • Expanded sets of weapons (84 new options)
  • New weapon properties and categories and rules to implement them
  • Expanded rules for improvised weapons and damage by weapon size
  • Rules for alternate weapon materials and weapon improvements
  • Careful explanations of how these items fit into the existing rules for races, classes, and feats

Chapter 4: Adventuring Gear

  • Expanded sets of all categories of adventuring gear (68 miscellaneous pieces)
  • In addition, this book contains 
    • new equipment packs (27),
    • new container types (12),
    • new ammunition types (18), and 
    • new spellcaster tools (20).
  • Suggestions and variant rules for carrying capacity and encumbrance
  • Several new spells related to the creation of spell focuses and ritual effects, in the style of the ceremony spell

Chapter 5: Compounds

  • Various concoctions of alchemy, herbalism, and poisoncraft (178 distinct options)
  • New and variant rules for the use and identification of alchemical and herbal brews
  • Expanded rules for the use and types of poison, including the new Poisoned (Limited) condition

Chapter 6: Tools

  • Expanded sets of artisan’s tools, gaming sets, musical instruments, and more (24 additions)
  • New rules for masterwork tools and shoddy tools
  • Expansive rules for gaming (and cheating)
  • More-comprehensive rules for moderating the combination of skills and tools

Chapter 7: Mounts and Vehicles

  • Net items of tack and harness to care for mounts and animal companions (56 new items)
  • New land and water vehicles (16 new options)
  • An expanded set of mounts that draws in creatures from various official sources
  • A new mount option, the fragile horse, affordable by low-level adventuring parties that need to travel
  • Rules for adding templates to toughen animals, making them viable companions in higher-level adventures
  • Variant rules for riding and jousting

Chapter 8: Trinkets

  • An expanded set of trinkets, doubling the standard selection (154 new trinkets)
  • New guidelines for implementing, particularly selecting trinket types appropriate to the campaign


Chapter 9: Double Weapons

  • A new set of double-ended weapons (23 weapons)
  • Rules for double weapon fighting and for using some standard weapons as double weapons
  • Balanced alternatives to the Valenar scimitar from Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron

Chapter 10: Extra Polearms

  • A full set of polearms sufficient to satisfy Gygaxian levels of interest (22 new polearms)
  • Rules for creating hybrid polearm combinations

Chapter 11: Firearms

  • Three separate firearms list representing three levels of technology for your game (31 new weapons)
  • Adventuring gear sets to support firearms use in each of the three lists (31 new options)
  • A host of variant and magical rules for making firearms unique in your campaign

Chapter 12: Advanced Vehicles

  • Two separate lists of new and marvelous vessels covering the Age of Sail and Fantasy Flight options (17 additional vehicles)
  • Rules for operating vehicles, including the "Vehicle (Air)" proficiency
  • An expansive look at how ships fly in various campaign settings and with various methods

Chapter 13: Jade Throne

  • New armor, weapons, and even musical instruments (94 new items)
  • Rules for using these equipment lists as default instead of the "standard" versions

Chapter 14: Metal-Poor Apocalypse

  • Rules for starting equipment, coins, and markets in a metal-poor setting
  • Guidelines for using and enhancing non-metal alternative materials
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Koul M May 16, 2019 5:28 am UTC
So I bought this, and it slipped my mind that this isnt a pdf, is there a way to Download a pdf of this file? Since when i click the link (pdf click here) it takes me back to this page.
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Koul M May 16, 2019 5:33 am UTC
Never mind, it worked after many tries. But I am now short 25 bucks, oh well
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Rob T May 16, 2019 5:35 am UTC
Koul. They are separate products, with separate commission structures, and separate creators/authors. If you purchased by mistake, the only thing you can do is seek a refund through customer service.

It is CLEARLY MARKED that it is a Fantasy Grounds file and NOT a PDF.

In the title.

In the file type.

In the first line of the description.
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Koul M May 16, 2019 12:33 pm UTC
Yes, I'm quite sorry about that, I was a bit buy happy when I saw more gear and such a detailed book. I managed to get everything settled, and sorry again. You do great work, keep it up.
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Wraith Wright P May 16, 2019 1:31 pm UTC

Please contact me at: I can't replace your expense but I can give you a few more of my PDF products.

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Jay D August 08, 2019 6:00 am UTC
Was anything other than the first line of that comment really necessary? The guy didn't claim it was misleading or make any comment that warrants you being such a jerk about it. I know it doesn't mean much, but you've lost a customer in me.
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Rob T August 08, 2019 6:24 am UTC
Jay. It did seem necessary from my point of view. I wasn’t trying to be a jerk, I was only trying to fully explain the many/multiple efforts I go to to signify the item as a VTT item rather than a PDF. Many (and I do mean dozens if not hundreds) of people click buy before they really stop to look at what they are buying. There really isn’t much more that we can do other than to mark the title, the file type, and add a statement to the description to help people.

I’m truly sorry if you were offended or upset by what I said to another person.

I wish you well.

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Spencer S April 11, 2019 6:37 pm UTC
Hey just wanted to check before purchase. This is for 5e correct?
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Rob T April 11, 2019 6:54 pm UTC
5E yes.
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