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Special Collections: A Library of Magic Tomes


Looking to add a little extra magic to the shelves of a library? This 51-page supplement details over 40 new magic tomes, scrolls, and maps drawn from every previous edition and also including many original items unique to this guide.

Are you about to try solving one of the Candlekeep Mysteries, or are you passing through Candlekeep on your way to Avernus? Do you find yourself on a hero's quest to the Thaumaturgic Athanaeum of Dekatia on Theros? Perhaps secret guild business has brought you to the Ismeri Library or the New Prahv Law Library on Ravnica. Or your campaign might lead you to one of Eberron's great libraries at Korranberg, the University of Wynarn, or Morgrave University. Whether visiting such a vast repository of knowledge or simply poking around in the dust of a wizard's personal study or a ruined tomb, be sure to take one more look at those shelves before you leave. You might be surprised what you find!  

Over 40 new magic books, scrolls, and maps:

  • Anthology of Souls
  • Arcanabula of Jume
  • The Argyr
  • The Black Book
  • Book of Blood
  • Book of Eibon
  • Book of Infinite Spells
  • Book of Lore
  • Book of Perfect Balance
  • Book of Tarchamus
  • Book of the Holy Scourge
  • Book of Swarms
  • Book of Thorns
  • Caddelyn's Workbook
  • Compass Map
  • Harmonious Bookmark
  • The Imaskarcana
  • Jaluster's Orizon
  • Jaqon's Vengeful Missive
  • Leaves of Green
  • Manual of Golems (expanded)
  • Manual of Mummies
  • Map of Delving
  • Mysteries of the Worm
  • Necronomicon
  • The Nether Scrolls
  • Pnakotic Manuscripts
  • Savion's Handbook of Investigative Techniques
  • Scroll of Protection Against Lycanthropes
  • Scroll of Warding
  • Testament of Jade
  • Testament of Vraer
  • Tome of Books
  • Tome of the Unicorn
  • Tome of Twelve Seals
  • Underdark Map
  • Unspeakable Cults
  • Vacuous Grimoire
  • Wythyndle's Round Book
  • And more!

Classic spells appear in many of the tomes, revived for 5th edition:

  • Adelimer's aural augmenter
  • Alter flesh
  • Breath of life and death
  • Caddelyn's catastrophe
  • Chilling scythe
  • Control vapor
  • Dark mirror
  • Duo-dimension
  • Elsewhere chant
  • Fireward
  • Goad of misfortune
  • Greenwood
  • Jaws of the wolf
  • Kelemvor's grace
  • Manythorns
  • Moss skull
  • Oakheart
  • Prismatic eye
  • Searing song
  • Song of healing
  • Spell invulnerability
  • Statue
  • Waves of weariness 

Complete stat blocks for 7 new and classic monsters:

  • Crystal golem
  • Dragon horse
  • Janni
  • Lightning golem
  • Necrophidius
  • Paper swarm
  • Tome guardian

Plus a Random Spell Scroll Table for generating spell scrolls of any level, and Random Magic Item Table geared specifically toward libraries, for use in conjunction with the Treasure Hoard Tables in the Dungeon Master's Guide and including every item herein along with every magic tome, scroll, deck of cards, etc. detailed in official fifth-edition sources.

Dust off your reading glasses, and download this supplement today...

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April 17th, 2021
This is a well ballanced collection of older magical tomes with a few new ones. Special Collections updates a few spells that I recognize from as far back as the early 90s to the 5E system and the lore is very fun to read. But then ... then it introduc [...]
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