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The Complete Devout Handbook

The Complete Devout Handbook

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The Complete Devout Handbook is packed with player options, spells, and magic items for your Cleric, Druid, Monk, and Paladin characters! Will you play a cleric of commerce sealing business deals with divine magic? A druid that speaks with spirits and fights wielding a whisker plucked from a mythical catfish? A monk calling on the magic imbued in her tattoos to defeat her foes? Or maybe a paladin whose sworn an oath to overthrow an evil monarch and establish a republic?

Inside the Complete Devout Handbook you’ll find…

  • 16 new archetypes: 4 each for the Cleric, Druid, Monk, and Paladin classes
  • 42 new spells
  • And 36 new magic items

Looking for similar content for your Barbarian, Fighter, Ranger, or Rogue characters? Check out The Complete Martialist Handbook. Then try other products by the authors, Benjamin Huffman and Ross Leiser.


Here’s what reviewers and DM’s Guild authors are saying about The Complete Devout Handbook:

“The Complete Devout Handbook is masterfully crafted and provides abundant, interesting, thematic player options I would love include in any of my campaigns. I'm giving it 5 Stars and Highly Recommending it to just about anyone.”

- Realmwarp Media/TTlevelup.com


 
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Kale M July 28, 2019 8:19 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I am a bit confused about a line in 'Imbalance Enemy' for the Way of Internal Alchemy - the Yin Ki section, in particular:

"If you spent yin ki, *while the creature is imbalanced and uses any of its movement speed* on its turn it has disadvantage on all ability checks and attack rolls it makes until the end of its turn."

I'm not certain if it's just me, but there seems to be something off grammatically, or I am just having a hard time understanding it. Either way, I was hoping you could help clarify it for me.
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Benjamin H July 28, 2019 11:26 pm UTC
CREATOR
There may be a better way to put it but I couldn't figure it out.

Basically what it means is that if you spent yin ki on the effect, the creature has disadvantage on ability checks and attack rolls it makes if it uses any of its movement that turn. So a creature affected could act normally so long as they don't spend any movement but as soon as they move even 5 feet, they have disadvantage on those rolls. That clear it up?
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Kale M July 29, 2019 1:51 am UTC
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Ohhh okay yes, that makes sense. I thought it might have been that but I was uncertain. Thank you!
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Jeremy N June 29, 2019 8:46 am UTC
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I enjoyed this quite a lot, I already have a player switching to play the Circle of the Bond Druid. The spells are all quite interesting and give a lot of nice options, especially to Clerics. I enjoyed the high level offensive spells as Clerics didn't really get many high level damage spells in the PHB or XGE. Now they do thanks!
Couple trouble spells (if you care about feedback):
- the Fortify and Give Life Cantrips. While cool ideas, they aren't great for play because as any sort of healing cantrip inherently break the game. Many DM's don't run games/AL where they need to do a lot of Short Rest mechanics to worry about using up Hit Dice so the balance of these cantrips just don't play out.
- Divine Avenger is a bit broke, it needs to be a concentration spell like the other conjure type spells. Otherwise you get a 10 min damage inflicting summon that doesn't even go away when you go unconscious. (I still love the spell). The huge space requirement doesn't offset it enough as with other space...See more
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Ross L June 30, 2019 7:15 pm UTC
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Hi, Jeremy! I'm glad you like the book and that your player is switching Circles, and thank you for your feedback! We'll definitely take it into consideration as we plan revisions to the book's content in the future. Sorry, I have to be so vague about it, but Benjamin and I have further collaboration plans that we aren't yet ready to make public.

That said, I greatly look forward to the next Complete Handbook, as well!
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Matthew F June 22, 2019 8:50 am UTC
PURCHASER
Are you guys going to allow previews like the Martialist Handbook?
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Nathanaël R June 23, 2019 9:55 am UTC
If you'd like a sample of what is inside, you could grab the Incomplete Devout Handbook, it's free and you have 4 out of the 16 archetypes in it.
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Damian F June 15, 2019 6:24 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Ha, I've been waiting for this one. Once the steam summer sale's come and gone, I'll be grabbing it.
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Anthony S June 13, 2019 10:08 pm UTC
PURCHASER
As a DM, this is going to be fun for me. Really LOVE the disclaimer, guys. I would recommend this to the Adventurer's League as another source.
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Benjamin H June 14, 2019 1:46 am UTC
CREATOR
We *love* hearing that. Thanks so much and thrilled you're enjoying it!
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David B June 13, 2019 5:18 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Don't suppose you fellas are going to make a Complete Arcane, too? Please say "yes." :-)
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Ross L June 14, 2019 1:36 am UTC
PURCHASER
Why yes, yes we are!
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Benjamin H June 14, 2019 1:45 am UTC
CREATOR
You're lucky Ross is nice. I'd have tormented you with ambiguity!
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