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Adaptable NPCs II

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Dungeon Masters, immerse players in your world by bringing the non-player characters to life, again!

A follow-up to the best-selling Adaptable NPCs, book two is even bigger and better! Contained within this supplement are 110 NPCs with unique statblocks, each with custom art, lore, and a game stats balanced for the 5e Challenge Rating system.

Additionally, 12 short adventures have been included. These adventures have been created for Dungeon Masters to introduce their players to some of the Adaptable NPCs with minimal preparation. Each adventure has high-resolution printable battle maps created by Justin Andrew Mason (DM & Player versions are included), an adventure background, a recommend party level, and room descriptions with encounters (both combat and roleplaying) utilizing NPCs from this supplement and the 5e monster manual. 

Note: Player maps and NPC tokens have been included as additional downloads in separate .zip files.

Reviews

"One of Adaptable NPCs II's biggest strengths is how the supplement inspires storylines and sidequests." - Comicbook.com

"If you don't have a copy of this book and its predecessor, you are making a mistake. Filled with amazingly well created NPCs, all decked out with lovely art and laid out wonderfully." - Comics, Clerics, & Controllers

"An absolute MUST have for any DMs tool kit! These monsters have fantastic lore and great combat mechanics!" - Crit Academy 

"Truly an incredible tome full of every kind of NPC, BBEG & BFF from the lowliest vagabond and deserter, through warriors, mages, heroes, Demons and Devils of every stripe, flavour, setting and magnitude, all the way to an Archfiend, Deity, their minions, messengers, champions and dark lords; every one of them filled with enough flavour to grow an encounter, adventure, arc and/ or campaign." - Curse of Sebs

"This is a very impressive work! Chock full of NPCs benign and malign. In the first few pages alone, I got a dozen different story ideas." - R.P. Davis

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Glenn M July 14, 2020 2:58 pm UTC
I loved Adaptable NPC I and have the hardcover - is there any plans that this will be offered as a hardcover?
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Trevor A July 14, 2020 6:22 pm UTC
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Hi Glenn,

Thank you so much for your support. Unfortunately, the DMsGuild has changed their policy regarding acceptance of PoD titles. If given the option, we would absolutely make this available for print, but it is up to the DMsGuild.

I would encourage anyone interested in having a PoD of this (or any DMsGuild) title to reach out to DMsGuild customer support with a nicely worded request:

https://support.dmsguild.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Cheers,
Trevor
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Njål M July 04, 2020 2:48 pm UTC
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Does this entry have the same crippling flaw as Adaptable NPCs I where the stat blocks cannot be copy-pasted because of their formatting? I am considering giving this book a shot but the first one was rendered more or less unusable because of those issues so I would appreciate some reassurance that this isn't the case for Adaptable NPCs II.
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Trevor A July 04, 2020 4:08 pm UTC
CREATOR
Adaptable NPCs II was created differently than the first, so you are able to copy/paste from the statblocks.

We also plan to go back and redo ANPCs I at some point so you can copy/paste from the statblocks to help out our roll20 friends, but we need to wrap up a few other projects first.
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William B May 16, 2020 2:52 am UTC
Any plans for a print version?
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Trevor A May 17, 2020 4:26 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi William,
We would love to create a print version like the first ANPCs. Unfortunately, the DMsGuild has changed their policies surrounding PoD. I would encourage you (or anyone interested) to reach out to the DMsGuild support and request ANPCs II be made available for Print on Demand. We are more than willing to put in the work, we just need their approval!
Cheers,
Trevor
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Sam T April 29, 2020 2:03 am UTC
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What is the difference between the optimized version and the regular version?
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Trevor A April 29, 2020 4:48 am UTC
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Just the download size - as it relates image quality. The optimized one if perfectly usable, but the regular version contains source file size for all of the art included.
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Lance S January 11, 2020 4:55 am UTC
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Just cruising through the content for an upcoming session (awesome material by the way), the enslaved drake on page 40 has a typo under legendary actions saying it makes an attack with its greatsword.
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Trevor A January 11, 2020 5:08 am UTC
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Crap! We'll get that fixed for v1.1. Thank you for letting us know.
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Lucian L January 02, 2020 7:48 am UTC
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Awesome! FG version in the works?
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Trevor A January 02, 2020 7:55 am UTC
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You know it! I'll post when it is ready
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Trevor A January 30, 2020 8:50 pm UTC
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Hi Lucian,
The Fantasy Grounds version has been completed, and can be found here: https://www.dmsguild.com/product/301870/Adaptable-NPCs-II-Fantasy-Grounds?affiliate_id=1549348.
Cheers,
Trevor
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