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Dark perils and great deeds await.

Welcome to Faerûn, a land of high magic, terrifying monsters, ancient ruins, and hidden wonders. From the forbidding forests of the Silver Marches to the teeming cities of the Inner Sea, Faerûn encompasses shining kingdoms, monster-infested wastes, endless caverns, and sinister citadels. The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting presents the most comprehensive fantasy world ever described!

This book contains all the details you need to play Dungeons & Dragons adventures in the Forgotten Realms setting:

  • Dozens of new races, feats, and prestige classes for your characters.
  • The Faerûnian pantheon, including over 100 deities and powers.
  • Highly detailed regions, new monsters, mysterious sites, and two short adventures to begin your campaign.

The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting is fully updated and redesigned for the new edition of the D&D game. To make full use of this book, you also need the Player's Handbook, the Dungeon Master's Guide, and the Monster Manual.

Note: No poster map is included with this PDF edition.

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Pihla T February 10, 2024 8:25 pm UTC
Why is this not available in printed format?
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Neal G May 25, 2023 7:23 pm UTC
Pod? Yes please.
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James B March 11, 2023 4:08 pm UTC
POD please!
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James O January 10, 2023 12:14 pm UTC
POD please
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Jannis D November 19, 2022 11:12 am UTC
I, too would buy a POD hardcover version in a heartbeat. So please offer it as POD.
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Johnathan D August 18, 2022 4:53 pm UTC
I've spend a few hundred on POD this site. I only use pod so hopefully they'll release more.
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Oz M April 28, 2022 3:57 pm UTC
This should be released in POD (preferably with hardcover), a lot of people are interested and it's one of the more popular setting books. Please??
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Daniel R February 11, 2022 9:07 pm UTC
POD please
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Brian S November 30, 2021 12:15 am UTC
are there any maps included?
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Nick B August 26, 2022 7:35 pm UTC
Review says no.

I, too, was about to buy this simply for the poster map!!
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Jason C October 12, 2021 3:20 am UTC
We're all still waiting on a POD. Would buy hardcover POD in a flash.
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William L September 13, 2021 6:33 pm UTC
POD, then I buy.
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Rafael E May 19, 2021 6:30 am UTC
As soon as this gets POD, im in!
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Ariel S December 03, 2020 2:36 am UTC
"To make full use of this book, you also need the Player's Handbook, the Dungeon Master's Guide, and the Monster Manual."

Where can I find these things at?

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Brook S January 10, 2021 10:53 am UTC
On this site, in the Dungeon Classics section. This book was written for edition 3.0 (would work with 3.5 I think). If you are new to tabletop rpgs, you might find D&D 5th edition (5e) to be easier to learn. Most 5e adventures are set in the Forgotten Realms.
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Jason C April 18, 2020 10:40 am UTC
Will this get a POD?
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Christopher S February 05, 2020 10:06 pm UTC
It says "The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting is fully updated and redesigned for the new edition of the D&D game." Does that mean it's updated for 5e?
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Benjamin A October 13, 2020 1:07 pm UTC
No. The product description above is taken directly from the back cover of the book. It's 3.0E, as in "updated and redesigned" from AD&D 2E to 3E.
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Raphael M January 25, 2020 6:44 pm UTC
Before buying, I would be sure that ALL pages are full text (as it's the case in the preview) and not plain scan. Thanks for your reply !
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