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Possessed Tome: Player Race Option


A player race option for when the books hit back - perfect for Candlekeep Mysteries!

Possessed tomes are the vessels of otherworldly spirits anchored to the Material Plane. 

The spirit of a possessed tome may be a bodiless lingering soul, a magical construct given sentience, or a messenger sent from one of the celestial planes. These spirits are anchored to the world by enchanted books – much like magical hermit crabs. Sometimes the tome is created for the purpose; other times it is a matter of convenience or chosen by the spirit. They can interact with the world around them by manifesting a semi-corporeal form through the magic of their tome.

Includes 3 subraces:

  • Bestiary: A fey creature written into the pages of a creature encyclopedia
  • Grimoire: A magical construct inside a book a magical secrets.
  • Necronomicon: An undead spirit bound to a book of the dead
Necronomicon character art

A product that grows as it goes - buy now and unlock future content free!

New subraces, racial feats, and customization options for the Possessed Tome Player Race will be unlocked as it reaches each new metal badge on and

If you've bought the Possessed Tome, all current and future content will be available to you at no extra cost!

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For any questions or comments about this adventure or any of my other works, you can find me on Twitter @sparkotter

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File Last Updated:
April 03, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on April 02, 2021.