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5E Automatic Effects - Dungeon Master's Guide (Fantasy Grounds)

5E Automatic Effects - Dungeon Master's Guide (Fantasy Grounds)

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Instantly add effects for all items and spells found in the 5e Dungeon Master's Guide

5E Automatic Effects is a series of modules to aid Game Masters and Players by automatically adding coding effects in the 5e D&D ruleset on the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop platform.

These modules pre-build all possible custom and spell effects for your equipment, magic items, spell scrolls and spells, organized into separate modules for each book. Each book will be added to the 5e Automatic Effects bundle as it is completed, allowing you to purchase the entire collection at a discount!

Although the 5e Automatic Effect modules can be used stand-alone, they were designed from the group up to work with the Equipped Effects Extension, created by SilentRuin and listed for sale on the DMsGuild. When used in conjunction, adding coding effects is as simple as adding an item to your character’s inventory - the extension handles everything else!

5e Automatic Effects for the Dungeon Master’s Guide contains:

  • Effects for item templates to fit all available weapons and armor

  • Effects for all adventuring gear, potions, rings, rods, staffs, wands and wondrous items

  • Over 400 included effects

  • Lighting and vision effects for items with ambient light

  • NPC statblocks included in where needed

  • Organized into easy to filter groups for effect searching


Detailed instructions on how to use this module can be found on the FG Forums:

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Martin S March 31, 2021 9:24 pm UTC

Will additional books covering Xanthar's, Tasha's, etc. also be added?

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Trevor A March 31, 2021 9:38 pm UTC
Hi Martin,

Absolutely. We are working through all of the books right now. They will be added to the All Rule Books [Bundle] as they are created, and priced according to how much content they contain. If you consider purchasing all of the content, the bundle will offer a 20% discount:

Should you have have further questions, please consider joining our discord server:
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Martin S April 01, 2021 7:23 am UTC
Fantastic, thanks. I'll happily buy the All Rule Books bundle then :)

Joined the discord as well
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Lander C April 01, 2021 1:34 pm UTC
Thanks for your support.
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