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Arcane Mysteries: The Secrets of the Arcanum


Do you want to learn some magic?

Arcane Mysteries is the first in the Arcanum D&D series of sourcebooks
for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition.

An invaluable resource for every Wizard, Warlock, Sorcerer, Bard, Eldritch Knight, and Arcane Trickster, this arcane tome contains 41 arcane class archetypes, 196 eldritch invocations, 142 esoteric feats, 5 mysterious backgrounds, 17 obscure creatures and constructs, 72 magical items, and 528 powerful spells.

The secrets of The Arcanum await your discovery within these pages.

If you already own Arcane Mysteries of Eberron, you can get Arcane Mysteres: The Secrets of the Arcanum at a discount by purchasing it in the Arcanum D&D Arcane Options Bundle.

New Arcane Archetypes include:

Wizard Schools

  • School of Arcane Alchemy

  • School of Arcane Artifice
  • School of Death
  • School of Lore
  • School of Reanimation
  • School of Spellcraft
  • School of Summoning
  • School of Telekinesis
  • School of the Mind
  • School of the Scribe
  • School of the Shade
  • School of Transformation
  • School of Transportation
  • School of Martial Magic
  • School of the Arcane Marksman
  • School of the Arcane Way

Sorcerer Bloodlines

  • Arcane Bloodline
  • Deep Magic
  • Elemental Bloodlines
    • Dao Bloodline
    • Djinni Bloodline
    • Efreeti Bloodline
    • Marid Bloodline
  • Fey Touched
  • Mindborn
  • Sea Sorcery

  • Spellfire Adept
  • Sun Sorcery
  • Winter Sorcery
Warlock Patrons
  • The Beyond Patron
  • The Genii Locorum Patron
  • The Machine Patron
  • The Primal Chaos Patron
Bardic Colleges
  • College of Acrobatics
  • College of Dramatic Arts
  • College of the Spellsong
  • College of the Spirit Song
Fighter Eldritch Knight Orders
  • Order of Aegis
  • Order of the Cloak
  • Order of the Eye
  • Order of the Rod
Rogish Arcane Archetypes
  • Arcane Duelist
  • Etherblade
  • Shadowdancer
  • Spellhunter

 Part of the Arcanum D&D series of sourcebooks by Arcanum Press.

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Bill G January 02, 2021 11:00 pm UTC
Fantastic addition to the game, this has obviously been fully playtested and time was taken to keep things balanced.
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Daniel C October 02, 2019 9:48 pm UTC
I have a question how do the eldritch Knight and arcane trickster extras work? Are they some sort of SUB SUB class or are they separate fighter and rouge archetypes that are just similar 1/3 casters?
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Daniel V October 02, 2019 10:01 pm UTC
The Eldritch Knight and Arcane Trickster variants are separate fighter and rogue archetypes that are 1/3 casters. They each have different class features, but the spellcasting feature is largely the same except for the schools of magic that they have access to for their spells of 1st level or higher.
For the variant Eldritch Knights:
Order of Aegis: Abjuration & Transmutation
Order of the Cloak: Necromancy & Enchantment
Order of the Eye: Divination & Illusion
Order of the Rod: Conjuration & Evocation
For the Arcane Trickster Variants:
Etherblade: Divination & Illusion
Shadowdancer: Necromancy & Illusion
Spellhunter: Abjuration & Illusion
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Daniel C October 05, 2019 5:00 am UTC
okay cool! thanks for responding!
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Daniel V September 27, 2019 6:44 pm UTC
Arcane Mysteries is soon to get a major update with new formatting, art, corrections, clarifications, and a bit of additional material. As always: let me know if you have any comments, suggestions, or questions.
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Daniel V November 05, 2019 6:14 pm UTC
The new and improved version 1.10 of Arcane Mysteries is now live.
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Daniel V August 08, 2019 5:38 pm UTC
Updated Arcane Mysteries to Version 1.04 fixing some typos and adding some material omitted from the original release. As always: let me know if you have any comments, suggestions, or questions.

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