I have seen that WotC is coming out with a Eberron campaign source book titled Eberron: Rising from the Last War - but I have seen references to something called *Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron, which I thought was the Eberron campaign guide.

What is Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron?


It's a digitally published book by Wizards of the Coast

You can read the description of this playtest material on Dndbeyond and via DMsguild.

It is described as:

Eberron was born in 2002 when Wizards of the Coast launched a worldwide search for a new campaign setting.

Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron brings the eponymous campaign setting to the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. This 175 page book gives you everything you need to create an Eberron story or character, exploring the core themes of the setting and the rules to implement them in fifth edition. It includes an overview of Khorvaire and the fantastic city of Sharn, along with a host of background ideas and story hooks.

Playtest material includes the unique races of Eberron, the mystical dragonmarks (including greater dragonmarks and aberrant dragonmarks), and new magic items; this is a living document, and this content will evolve and be updated in response to feedback.

Keith Baker also discusses it on his site.

The introduction to the book also makes clear it's a work in progress for purposes of being a living document to help guide and inspire you and not be prescriptive rules:

Bear in mind: this book presents my current vision of Eberron. This is the world I run at my own table, and the way that I’ve converted its ideas to fifth edition. The game mechanics are usable in your campaign, but at this time they aren’t officially part of the game and aren’t permitted in D&D Adventurers League events. These mechanics will evolve based on player feedback. This is a living document, and as these concepts are refined, this book will also be updated for free; so you will be kept up to date with any changes that are made to it. Beyond that: Eberron is your world as much as it is mine. I hope that this book will provide you with inspiration, but don’t be limited by these ideas or decisions. Think of this as something you can build upon, not a codex of absolute law.

  • \$\begingroup\$ @Eternallord66 That excerpt is official from Wizards and listed from DMsguild. It's sitll playtest. I also don't think there is a hardcover... \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Aug 20 at 16:27
  • \$\begingroup\$ @NautArch Sorry, I was thinking of Ravnica. So Eberron is not official yet? \$\endgroup\$ – Eternallord66 Aug 20 at 17:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Eternallord66 Doesn't look like it. \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Aug 20 at 17:27
  • \$\begingroup\$ It may also be worth briefly summarizing the difference between WGTE and the new Eberron book. WGTE is indeed official but it's described as a "living document"; it hasn't yet been changed/finalized after its different parts went through UA feedback, so I'm guessing WotC's waiting to finish artificer and then will update and finalize the book as a whole. (Mearls has also said in the past that they'll probably enable print-on-demand on DMsGuild when they've finalized it.) \$\endgroup\$ – V2Blast Aug 20 at 19:29
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    \$\begingroup\$ @NautArch: Fair enough. I think the main thing to note is that WGTE and this new book are indeed 2 different books/products. \$\endgroup\$ – V2Blast Aug 20 at 19:33

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