Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium by P Tucker, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This product compiles several previous Encyclopaedia Arcane books including Necromancy, Daemonology, Battle Magic, and the new Transmutation. Encyclopaedia Arcane. Compendium. Demonology – The Dark Road. 4. Introduction. 6. Demonology – An Overview. 9. To Tread the Dark Road. The Art of.

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The Dark Road by Matthew Sprange provides the mechanics for characters to attempt to summon and control fiends, risking their eternal souls compendihm great power. I’ll go a little more in depth on this one since it’s exclusive to EA: But if Mongoose is to devote one EA book to each of the arcane schools, they gotta do this one to complete the set, and here’s a good place to do it. Thursday, 2nd May, The Eldritch Storm by Sam Witt is about mages dealing as much destruction compendiuj possible, more or less.

A gathered throng of various creatures gazes up from below with serious-looking faces. There’s even a complete index and feat summary list at the end of the book. A chapter on Magical Items follow, with 16 transmutation-flavoured items, including a couple of artifacts. The next chapter is Transmutation Spells, there are 29 in total. Anybody buy this “adult” Mongoose Encyclopedia Arcane pdf?

Tuesday, 25th March, This is basically a good way to pick up some books in the EA line and have them in a nice hardback, with the enticement of revisions and an exclusive extra book for those who own any of these titles already. I’d give it either a solid 3 or a soft 4 out of 5. Co,pendium Feats are the next short chapter, there are 10 here. There is advice for transmuters on how some situations call for subtlety, how to defend against an opponent’s transmutation effects, how it can assist other party members, that sort of thing.


The book begins with a chapter-and-a-half of an overview and some general observations about the open-ended nature of transmutation, and how a spellcaster can get the most out of the school. Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, Join Date Jan Posts Reset Fields Log in.

The Channeller focusing on one of the energy typesThe Maker one who can create permanent lifeThe Skinshifter an arcane path to the druid’s wild shape abilityand The Windchaser a caster who harnesses, and eventually becomes one with, the wind.

To summarize, Encyclopedia Arcane: Monday, 8th April, The second chapter, The Shape Of Magic, also includes the four prestige classes and they are as follows: I did notice that the spells-per-day progression for the Deathseeker prestige class has been halved. At the time it came out it filled a encyckopaedia of gaps in the school’s spell list, and today it’s still a pretty encylcopaedia addition to the repertoire of those who play with dead things.

The Shape of Magic by August Hahn is a look at a school of magic that Afcane don’t really think needs any “help”, as I see more spells for transmutation than any other school of arcane magic. There are also three power levels of a spell called Alchemistry that allows the caster to drain a magic property from one item and transfer it to another.

Monday, 1st August, And there’s this harness you gotta wear too.

In my personal world this is a 2 out of 5, but I realize that objectively it’s probably a 3. The parts that required the most re-writing were the stat block entries for the monsters that appear compenxium the end of the book, and this has been done. This book remains among my very favourites in the EA line.

The cover illustration by Anne Stokes depicts a robed man looking over, and possibly casting from, a huge tome that’s been chained to a precipice at the top of a very steep staircase.

Most are combat related, but not all; Familiar Figurine endyclopaedia one is basically a safe version of a bag of holding to transport one’s familiar or animal companion in.


Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium

Calcifying Caress is a little confusing though, when it says it “imparts a form of stone to flesh”. In all this is a pretty satisfying look at the very flexible school of transmutation. Similar Threads Encyclopedia Arcane: The full title on the cover is Encyclopedia Arcane: Tuesday, 22nd November, A new page border design is here too, comprised of old cover conpendium from other EA books.

Some of them let you do a little more with polymorphing effects than those spells normally allow. Compendium Volume Iarcaane that there may be more Compendiums to follow, but as of one year later nothing further has been released or announced.

Compendiumwhich came out in Mayis that compilation. The significance of the tome, and the relationship between the robed man and the other creatures, is up to the viewer’s imagination.

A lot of it didn’t need a ton of updating as the toughest thing to update to 3. With the earlier books in the line becoming hard to find and not up to date with 3.

The updates are fairly straightforward; the skills mentioned in encyclopardia Prestige Class write-ups are updated, the spells look pretty much the same as before and you’re still going to need Seas Of Blood in order to use the Raise Death Hulk spell. Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, This book is a bit heavy on the fluff and seems to run out of steam before its 64 pages are up, but encyclopaediia rules that are here are pretty solid and useful.

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