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"Monasteries serve many purposes in the realms of Dungeons & Dragons. Some are great centres of learning, where scholars and mages gather from the corners of the world to study and work together. Others are sites of holy pilgrimage, centres of religious power in their nations and communities. Still others are the sites of artifacts of magical power, renowned military training colleges, or the homes of networks of assassins, spellcasters, or other dangerous individuals."

Discover the secrets of monks and monasteries with this 40+ page expansion for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.

On Monks and Monasteries offers new materials for both players and Dungeon Masters, including guidelines on designing your own monastic orders and monasteries, new subclasses for the monk, and new creatures.

Included in this supplement:

  • 5 pages of roll tables for designing your own monastic orders
  • 3 new backgrounds
  • 14 Monastic Traditions for Monk characters
  • 1 new Fighter subclass
  • 1 new Feat
  • 20 new magic items
  • 9 new creatures
  • 1 new race
  • 9 new NPC statblocks
  • and MORE!

This supplement includes some material repeated from my The Master Mechanic's Steampunk Manual and Monastic Tradition: Way of the Whispering Ones. It also includes Tom Iszatt's Way of the Motchisuki.

Recommendations for improvements are always gladly accepted! Credit to artists (see page 2) and to Scott Tolksdorf for producing NaturalCrit's The Homebrewery, which was used to format this supplement.

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This title was added to our catalog on December 02, 2019.