I have been playing around with a dagger throwing character in 5e, and wondered if there was an official version of the Blinkback Belt from Pathfinder. I feel that it could be an interesting build.

I have looked around online but unfortunately with so much homebrew content out there I was not able to decipher what was considered official or not.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Thanks! To clarify - is it the teleporting bit you want to find, or the multiple weapon bit (or both?) \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Jul 7 '17 at 15:30
  • \$\begingroup\$ I was thinking more the teleporitng part, I.E. Character can spend his action/bonus action to throw some daggers, and then doesn't have to worry about retrieving them if they miss. Think of it as a John Woo movie in D&D \$\endgroup\$ – Matthew Perryman Jul 7 '17 at 15:38
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    \$\begingroup\$ Last question :) are you building a character or is this for an existing one? If the latter... What's is your class/level? \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Jul 7 '17 at 16:14
  • \$\begingroup\$ Let us continue this discussion in chat. \$\endgroup\$ – Matthew Perryman Jul 7 '17 at 18:39

In 5E, there are only a handful of sources for magic items that are official.

The Dungeon Master's Guide, and the Appendices of published Adventures.

After looking through all of these, the answer to your question is: No. The Blinkback Belt does not have an equivalent in D&D 5e

There are a few magic items that have a similar effect though (in that they can be thrown multiple times).

From the DMG:

  • The Dwarven Thrower (Very Rare Warhammer) can be thrown, and immediately flies back to your hand afterwards.
  • Whelm is a legendary sentient Warhammer (only usable by a dwarf) that has the same feature

From Princes of the Apocalypse

  • A Storm Boomerang returns to your hand if you miss (but not if you hit)

And, for 5E...that's it.

  • \$\begingroup\$ Greetings! Many thanks for this, I actually have had experience with Whelm, our current party is in a campaign that includes the White Plume Mountain Module so we have the ledgendary weapons. \$\endgroup\$ – Matthew Perryman Jul 7 '17 at 14:10
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    \$\begingroup\$ The Dwarven Thrower, as the name implies, is only usable by dwarves as well. \$\endgroup\$ – András Jul 7 '17 at 14:22
  • \$\begingroup\$ @András, indeed as is Whelm, much to our Warforged's dissapointment. \$\endgroup\$ – Matthew Perryman Jul 7 '17 at 14:26
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    \$\begingroup\$ The Axe of the Dwarvish Lords also does this, and a non-dwarf can attune to it. They won't stay a non-dwarf, of course ... \$\endgroup\$ – Marq Jul 7 '17 at 14:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ Isn't there another item that allows you to count as a dwarf for all purposes? A belt I thought... \$\endgroup\$ – Ifusaso Jul 8 '17 at 5:49

The bracer of flying daggers was released in the Waterdeep: Dragon Heist module (p. 191). It lets you use an action to throw 2 daggers from it, and the daggers disappear after they hit or miss (they can't be used in any other way besides this). The bracer never runs out of daggers.

It's not exactly the same, but that's as close to the 3.5 Bracers of Endless Daggers or the Blinkback Belt from Pathfinder that I've found so far.


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