People really seem to love Eberron. I know the basic aesthetic of the setting but have very little information beside that. What’s the one book to. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, EBERRON, D&D, DUNGEON MASTER, d20, d20 System, WIZARDS OF THE COAST, Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide. What is the best Eberron Sourcebook? What is the worst sourcebook? I want to buy some material before its out of print. I prefer fluff above.

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Those books such as the Explorer’s Handbook and Secrets of Xen’drik would probably fit better into something like the DDI, if that had existed at the time. The Five Nations book is good for general main country lore. All times are GMT Join Date Dec Posts 2, I’m a fan of Five Nations even though it’s one of the more tame ones Khorvaire isn’t quite as exotic as some of the other continents.

Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. I’m only planning on using it for campaign setting information, so the mechanical aspects of the book don’t really matter to me.

It’s not long on pages, but is def long on utility. Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are obviously some sourceboook that changed between 3. The other books are fantastic at augmenting your understanding, but if you chop out all the 4e mechanics, it is hands-down the best standalone book of Eberron lore you can get your hands on. I know the basic aesthetic of the setting but have very little information beside that. If you are going to Stormreach and Xen’drik then one or sourceblok other source books are good for that.


So it makes for a great player-handout if your players are unfamiliar with the setting. There are also random “shifting zones”. Xen’drik is packed full of “the unknown” as the entire continent is basically unexplored. Will I be able to get away with it?

The New World, Part 9: Avatar made by Strawberries! For 5th Edition conversion and rules talk. I like having room to make the setting my own though, so it might not be enough for your game. Originally Posted by Zyzzyva. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. P That said, the best ones are the core book obviouslyas well as Sharn: For story and setting information that’s not edition specific Conversions for other systems: I cannot recommend it enough as a broad overview and compilation of all the Eberron lore introduced in 3.

Avatar based on artwork by Jabari Weathers. Which of the setting books 3e or 4e does a better job of presenting info in an organized and detailed manner?

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I’m pleased to see people have found it, and are using it. I’m planning on running an Eberron game for 5e, but haven’t picked up a setting book yet. Join Date Jan Posts 1, Join Date Mar Posts The book details Eberron lore and is accompanied by statistics for new items and NPCs.

I have mixed feelings for Magic of Eberron, some of it was great some of it was yuck. Eberroj are still areas where the ancient magical destruction has ripped through time and space, and basically a journey that might take 3 days going may take 2 hours, or 6 months coming back To quote the book “the Traveller’s Curse twists time and distance, both in perception and reality”. There are also sections devoted to magical and psionic locations e.


Results 1 to 7 of 7. Eberron is a campaign setting different from previous campaign settings such as The Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk and Dragonlance in that the fundamental structure of the world was different than typical fantasy, yet still held to some of the traditional fantasy elements.

[Eberron] Best Sourcebook?

I am not seaweed. Scott The New World, Part 9: It reads a little too much like a dull history book, and it runs into a few too many problems and inconsistencies, such as characterizing Thrane’s armies as unorganized rabble without a ton of ranged support ignoring the fact that the Silver Flame’s favored weapon is the longbow Keith Baker can’t really denounce souurcebook, but he’s made it clear that it doesn’t match with his vision of Eberron.

With the General Setting book having the best all around information. Can’t really go wrong with secrets of Xen’drik, especially sourcebok you want exotic. Forge of War is pretty bad in some parts, and good in others. Races of Eberron is great, but mostly crunch.

Forge of War has tons of interesting history and I think it adds a lot of understanding of the setting as does Dragonmarked. I will note that Forge of War isn’t a favorite of mine.

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