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Strahd's Manual of Shadow

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Strahd's Manual of Shadow is the ultimate guide to running horror or Halloween themed games, written by the Vampire himself! This 207-page book is bursting with new spooky content, including:

  • Five new races
  • SIX NEW CLASSES
  • A myriad of new backgrounds, feats, spells, and items
  • Expanded bestiary full of things that go bump in the night

Some of the new races and classes are brand-new to D&D, while others are reimaginings of existing concepts.

Races

Drider (Lolth's "blessing" that turns a spider and drow into a monstrous combination)

Etherkin (an ancient race lost in the Ethereal Plane, that evolved into a skulking, lurking race making ideal thieves and assassins)

Pumpkinhead (exactly what you'd expect)

Ravenbound (transformed by the Raven Queen to do her dread bidding)

Scarecrow (some have broken free and formed autonomy from their creators)

Classes

Ghost: a new way for dead PCs to keep adventuring. Available for free here: https://www.dmsguild.com/product/320667/The-Ghost-An-AllNew-Class

Harvester: anti-paladins that use their dread presence to terrify their foes. You can build your harvester as a Grim Reaper, a Night Rider/Headless Horseman, or a more comedic Pumpkin Lord that conjures ferocious jack o'lanterns.

Undying: another option for PCs to multiclass into after dying. Keep adventuring as a sentient ghoul, revenant, skeleton, wight, or zombie!

Vampire: Strahd says that this is the best class, but let's be real, he's biased. Still, if you want to adventure as a vampire, now you can.

Witch: A unique wisdom-based casting class using the Spell Point variant rules from the DMG. Each witch coven takes a very distinctive approach to spellcasting.

And of course there are still new backgrounds, feats, mundane and magical items, spells, and monsters! The bestiary introduces new horrific creatures ranging from malicious little CR 1 jack o'lanterns to world-altering, doom-inspiring overlords. What happens when a vampire decides that he needs still more security that he will never die? How far will he go to become immortal? Only the bravest adventurers can hope to take on... the Vampyrilich.

 
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