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For questions about Eberron, a D&D campaign setting originally created by Keith Baker. It was originally chosen as the winning entry (out of over 11,000) in Wizards of the Coast's Fantasy Setting Search in 2002, and was officially published in the *Eberron Campaign Setting* book in June 2004. Campaigns in Eberron are set mainly on the continent of Khorvaire in the period after a vast destructive war, combining fantasy elements with a pulp/dark tone.

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How much does it cost to manufacture a conductor stone?

I'm running a 5e Eberron campaign. My players are about to discover that Lhesh Haruuc is secretly building a lightning rail line from Rhukaan Draal towards Sterngate, aided by a rogue scion of House ...
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Player wants to play a Stock broker / Trader. How do I Implement a lightweight trading system?

Prelude: Starting an Eberron campaign. I've got a player who is new to D&D. He has asked me if he could play a Broker/Trader in my campaign. I've outlined to him that while D&D focuses on both ...
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What is the limit of a Kalashtar's communication with its Quori in dreams and visions?

I know that the Quori and the human part can never fully communicate, but what is the limit of such communicaiton? Would for example, an orphan Kalashtar be able to discover or be given the name of ...
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What level does the (Dragon)Mark of Healing cast Cure Wounds at? [duplicate]

Eberron: Rising from the Last War: Mark of Healing's feature Healing Touch says the following: You can cast the cure wounds spell with this trait I'm assuming this can only be cast at 1st level, but ...
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Spend Action Points to activate Dragonmark?

I could swear I remember a rule—whether default, or part of a feat or class feature, or something—that allowed you to cast your spell-like ability using an action point instead of its typical daily ...
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Does a changeling gain the abilities of the race it shapeshifts into?

If a changeling in D&D 5e shapechanges into a merfolk, would it get the abilities of the race, for example, the ability to breathe underwater? I have been wondering about this for ages, and haven'...
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Can someone without the Mark of Storm change the direction of an airship?

In our Eberron campaign, airships are more common than usual. The bad guy in my adventure hides on an already flying airship, kills the pilot and crashes the airship against a castle next to the ...
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What are the stats of a magebred animal?

In Eberron: Rising from the Last War, magebred animals are mentioned from time to time in connection with House Vidalis. We're told that a House Orien coach drawn by magebred draft animals travels a ...
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After a Mark of Detection half-elf casts a spell using the Magical Detection trait, can they cast the trait's other spells before taking a long rest?

The Variant Half-Elf: Mark of Detection, from Eberron: Rising from the Last War p. 40, replaces the PHB half-elf's Skill Versatility trait with several new traits, one of which is the Magical ...
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What nation in Eberron uses a crown as its symbol?

The art on pages 12 and 13 of Eberron: Rising from the Last War shows two opposing armies. The army on page 12 is mostly undead with what might be a living officer at the front, which makes me think ...
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Could sorcerer's blood double as dragon's blood?

Considering Introduced into Sharn by Daask, dragon's blood is a potent and highly addictive stimulant. In addition to inducing euphoria, it can enhance spellcasting ability or even temporarily imbue ...
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What happens if a kalashtar becomes possessed?

Kalashtar have Quori spirits inside of them. How would the Quori spirit react to being possessed? Eberron: Rising from the Last War says that there can be adverse effects if a kalashtar ends up being ...
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Does "Magic Weapon, Legion's" affect the monk's unarmed strikes as the normal "Magic Weapon" does?

"Magic Weapon, Legion's", states the following (emphasis mine): This spell functions like magic weapon (see page 251 of the Player's Handbook), except as noted above and as follows. It ...
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Could the souls of Warforged be Quori?

I'm trying to develop a 5th edition D&D campaign set in Eberron. I know that the cause of the day of Mourning is open to interpretation, but I would like to relate the cause to the Dreaming Dark. ...
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Does Circle of the Forged increase the Wildshape AC by 2 or 3?

The druid's Wild Shape feature in D&D 5e says: You retain the benefit of any features from your class, race, or other source and can use them if the new form is physically capable of doing so. ...
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How do you optimise a low-level vault-buster heist character?

I'm going to run a campaign that starts with characters on level one and finishes on reaching level six in 998 YK. I'm looking for a complete path for the character build through level one to six. One ...
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Does the Dispel Magic spell affect "Living Spells" in any meaningful way?

I recently came to a point where I was trying to find a source that talks about the dispel magic spell in relation to Living Spells. Living Spells are very similar in a lot of ways to spells; they ...
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How does Belashyrra's Truesight interact with its Eye Thief ability?

Eberron: Rising from the Last War includes a really interesting boss monster named Belashyrra. Belashyrra has Truesight out to 120 feet: A monster with truesight can, out to a specific range, see in ...
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Is there an alternative word to be used in place of Humanoid?

I find the term Humanoid to be (obviously) human centric, and am looking for a more generic term to use in place of it to define all intelligent creatures that exist in standard society of these ...
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What happens if a kalashtar eats a dream pastry?

According to Eberron: Rising from the Last War: Kalashtar sleep, but they don't connect to the plane of dreams as other creatures do. Instead, their minds draw from the memories of their otherworldly ...
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How could you animate farm equipment to do field work?

In Eberron: Rising From The Last War, the nation of Aundair is described as a place where arcane magic is commonly used to perform everyday tasks, almost Harry-Potter-esque in some ways. In the ...
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Are there zoos in Sharn/Eberron and if so what animals would they have?

I'm currently playing a Warforged Druid in an Eberron Campaign, and our characters are currently located in the City of Sharn, and are likely to be stuck there for some time. I've opted to go with the ...
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What material currently appears in the "Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron" that wasn't reprinted in the "Eberron: Rising from the Last War" book?

The Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron (WGtE) was originally released on DMsGuild as a PDF (and on D&D Beyond) in July 2018. (See also this Q&A: What is "Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron"?)...
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Is a weapon infused with an Artificer's Infusions a magic weapon?

For example, the artificer's "Radiant Weapon" infusion gives +1 to attack and damage. Does it count as a magic weapon?
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Can I use a Forgotten Realms Adventure League Character in an Eberron AL Game?

Getting reading for GenCon and I've got a Lvl 5 Lizardfolk Paladin that I'd like to use in a series of Eberron games at GenCon. Other than some cursory googling, I don't know much about Eberron ...
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Is it possible to qualify for a Greater Dragonmark in E6?

I'm considering running an E6 game in Eberron, and I'm curious if there is some way to qualify for the Greater Dragonmark feat. Skill Beyond Your Years and Primary Contact can let me reach 12 ranks in ...
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Can a changeling increase their Charisma by +3 at character creation?

In Eberron: Rising from the Last War, the changeling race says the following (p. 18): Ability Score Improvement. Your Charisma score increases by 2. In addition, one ability score of your choice ...
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What archfey exist in Eberron lore that would make a suitable warlock patron?

I'm planning on making an Archfey warlock for an upcoming Eberron game. To flesh out my character's backstory, I want to know more about what kind of "fey" entities such a warlock might form ...
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Are there any trans-humanist factions in Eberron?

In the Eberron source book, there is an entry for using prosthetics that are akin to adding a portion of a warforged to your body. Are there any groups that are similar to transhumanism in that they ...
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How would pre-galifar texts and observers date major events like the War of the Mark?

Running the adventure in "Eberron: Rising from the Last War", there's a ghost of a gnome that died during the War of The Mark, which takes place at roughly -500 YK. The ghost still thinks he'...
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Do rules for Magewrights exist in an unearthed arcana article?

I have been listening to Keith Baker on an episode of Todd Talks, where he discusses magewrights. Unless I'm mistaken, he mentioned that the rules for magewrights exist outside of the core Eberron ...
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How does the Hashalaq Quori's Disguise Self spell work?

The Hashalaq Quori is an aberration that looks very different from the humanoids that typically get access to the disguise self spell. It is unclear to me what forms are available to them when they ...
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Is this Eberron home-brew Shifter sub-race balanced? [closed]

Looking to get the hive-mind's feedback on the following homebrew Shifter sub race: Brightwit Quick of mind as well as body, brightwit shifters are renowned for their cunning. Fox ancestry is ...
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What honorific do priests of the Sovereign Host use?

Eberron Campaign Setting and Faiths of Eberron refer to the faithful of the Sovereign Host as “vassals,” and indicate that the various congregations of vassals are led by “priests,” in a mostly-...
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In Eberron, is it possible for a character to be a member of two or more Guilds?

TL;DR: A character who is a member of the Blademarks Guild of House Deneith was invited to join the Clifftop Adventures' Guild and he accepted, will there be any consequences for him? Detailed ...
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Can there be more than 67 kalashtar in existence at once?

Kalashtar were originally formed when 67 adaran monks fused their being with quori spirits from Dal Quor. All descriptions of the race, as well as their naming convention suggests a 1:1 ratio of human:...
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Why do some statblocks in Eberron: Rising from the Last War reprint the standard description of one of their spells under "Actions"?

In Chapter 6: Friends and Foes from Eberron: Rising from the Last War, many of the creatures with spell lists include the note (see "Actions" below) after a single spell (two spells in one case). ...
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Can a changeling imitate/impersonate a warforged?

Can a changeling mechanically imitate/impersonate a warforged successfully/convincingly (presumably the changeling could add armor and the like to his/her "costume" appearance to help with the ...
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What are the effects of stacking the Extraordinary Artisan feat with itself?

Extraordinary Artisan feat (ECS) as indicated in the table (p49, feat on 53) indicates that it stacks with itself. What are the mathematical effects of taking this feat multiple times?
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Where in the 5e multiverse is Eberron?

For the purposes of spelljammer/wildspace travel, where in the 5e multiverse is Eberron? The reason I ask is for physically transporting items from one setting to another. (The other setting being ...
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If Aurala ir'Wynarn would die, who of the Wynarn bloodline would succeed her?

If Aurala ir'Wynarn would die, who of the Wynarn bloodline would succeed her? If no particular successor can be singled out, how would succession naturally occur? I'm looking for 5e answers, but I'm ...
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Does the race of half-orcs on Khorvaire in Eberron have its own name?

I recall that the half-elves of the continent of Khorvaire in the world of Eberron have their own name, the Khoravar. Is there a similar special name for the half-orcs of the continent of Khorvaire?
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If an Inspired is killed, what happens to the quori possessing it?

Does the quori return to the Dreaming Dark, or is it destroyed outright?
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Are Warforged required to eat and drink?

Do Warforged (from Eberron) need to eat and drink to survive like Humans/elves/dwarves/etc.? If not, what daily maintenance and sustenance do they require? How were Warforged maintained during the ...
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Which nations did the Warforged fight for in the Last War on Eberron?

I'm currently creating a Warforged character for a one-shot, so I need to decide who he/she/it fought for in the Last War (Warforged were created as weapons, so each of them must have fought for or at ...
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Does a Cure Wounds living spell exist in RAW?

When I heard about Eberron and its living spells, I almost immediately thought about a living Cure Wounds spell (or any "friendly" spell) that may become the pet of one of my players' characters. I ...
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Can a changeling be born from a Tiefling parent?

I am considering my next character to be a changeling with a tiefling parent. A child has a 50/50 chance of being either, when born to a human. Is there existing lore where a changeling and tiefling ...
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Would it be unbalanced to allow non-warforged to have armblades if they also have a prosthetic limb?

I bought the D&D 5e book Eberron Rising From The Last War. I saw there were magic items in it, and in particular prosthetic limbs. That reminded me of a prestige class, the renegade mastermaker (...
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Experience in Eberron [duplicate]

I just got my copy of the Eberron Rising sourcebook and am keen to run a game. I love the idea of a noir detective style story, but it seems to me that it will revolve around a lot of role-playing and ...
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Can an armblade be a lance?

In Eberron: Rising from the Last War, an Armblade is a magic item that can be "any one-handed melee weapon". With there not being an actual one-handed trait, it's assumed that melee weapons that don't ...
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