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.
Results 1 to 7 of 7. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. 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 get for someone who wants to understand what Eberron is all about? Rules don’t really matter all that eberrom in this case, unless they really sell some aspect of the setting itself. I mainly just want to sit down with well-written text and cool illustrations and soak in the magical technology, interesting factions and exotic locations.
Whatever makes Eberron cool, that is. Originally Posted by Comet. City of Towers is a good one, has a nice in-depth look at a huge city shaped by Eberron’s magitek. 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. Races of Eberron is similar in that way, in that it gives a good look at how the people of Eberron would behave, this time on a racial basis rather than a national one.
Can’t really go wrong with secrets of Xen’drik, especially if you want exotic. Dragonmarked is nice to really look at how magical sougcebook shapes the world.
Gives a nice look at all the creations of the houses. Magic of Eberron is somewhat similar, but I feel it involves magic that is more “outside” society.
Faiths of Eberron is also a big favorite of mine. Mostly because it gives a very nuanced view of the religion in a fantasy setting. Rather than taking the typical fantasy approach of “this god appeals to my specific set of interests, I will worship it.
It works really well given that Eberron’s religions are more similar to our own, given that they don’t know what the gods truly want or if they even exist, so a lot of their religions are shaped by that lack of knowledge. Much more interesting than just calling up your god on the divine magic phone and asking him what’s up. Frankly I just really love Eberron in general and you can’t really go wrong with most of the books.
I will note that Forge of War isn’t a favorite of mine.
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 sourdebook, but he’s made it clear that it doesn’t match with his vision of Eberron.
On that note, I would also recommend checking out Keith Baker’s blogs. He’s posted a lot about Eberron over the years and while his words are not necessarily canon, he does a great job at clarifying interesting aspects of the world.
Avatar based on artwork by Jabari Weathers. All these books are indeed good, but they are poor introductions to the sourcebok. I tried to get into Eberron no less than three times, and was driven off twice. Then I looked at the 4e Eberron Campaign Guide, and I finally found an accessible and interesting way into the setting.
I cannot recommend it enough as a broad overview and compilation of all the Eberron lore introduced in 3. The other books are fantastic at augmenting your understanding, but if you chop out suorcebook the 4e mechanics, it is hands-down the best standalone book of Eberron lore you can get your hands on. Eberron Player’s Guide is absolute rubbish, though. Collection of Signature Quotes. It might not be quite what you’re looking ebwrron, but I really enjoyed Secrets of Sarlona. Orwell’s nightmare as a medieval fantasy where big brother is psychic outsiders from the realm of dreams.
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You can, but it’s such massive overkill. Secrets of Xen’Drik and City of Stormreach are both really good sourcebooks for that part of the setting soutcebook they also contain some background for things happening elsewhere in the world.
City of Towers is skurcebook very good, as Sharn is usually central to at least part of a campaign set in Eberron and one of the more unique and interesting parts of the setting. Avatar made by Strawberries! Originally Posted by Mr Beer. Originally Posted by Zyzzyva. Tags for this Thread eberronsourcebook. Good Deeds Gone Unpunished! Scott The New World, Part 9: All times are GMT The time now is Usage of this site, including but not limited to making or editing a post or private message or the creation of an soucrebook, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules.
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