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Eberron is a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

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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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Can humans of House Tharashk develop the Mark of Finding?

After reading through Eberron: Rising from the Last War, I have noticed a conflicting statement regarding the Mark of Finding. On page 32, Half-Orcs and Dragonmarks, it states: The Mark of Finding ...
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Can a Changeling shift directly from one temporary form to another?

In the Eberron: Rising from the Last War book the Changeling "Shapechanger" ability (page 18) begins by stating that: As an action, you can change your appearance and your voice. However it ends ...
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How does Magecraft work for (Human Mark of Making)?

In regards to Magecraft can someone help define how long "temporary magic item" last. Also, How many of these Items you can have at one time. for example a pair of wrist wraps that will allow me to ...
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Call of Cthulhu - Eberron Crossover Advice [closed]

I am running an Eberron Campaign in the 3.5 ruleset. However, I am trying to bring in aspects of the Cthulhu mythos. I want to give my players a doctored copy of the Necronomicon, altered to be ...
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What is “Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron”?

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 ...
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What are the starting countries for races in Eberron (PHB, VGtM, GGtR, SCAG, WGtE)?

When I DM D&D, I want my players to write about their character's background. But even if I know some races' "starting countries", I don't know them for all races. I define starting countries as ...
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Is there any official Eberron material about the death dragonmark?

I play a lot in Eberron settings. I was planning to make a campaign where an NPC has the death dragonmark, but I couldn't find any official sources for that. Am I just bad at searching, or it is just ...
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Are Valenar elves and Aereni elves different races of elves?

I have been a GM of D&D eberron for around 2 years, and there is something that I always ask myself: Are Valenar elves and Aereni elves different races of elves in terms of gameplay? As I don't ...
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How much will studying magic in an academy cost?

Here is why I ask this question: I want to create a wizard character that goes to the best magic school in the Eberron settings (which I will also be playing in): the Arcanix. But, I want to say in ...
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Can the Changeling race change specific body parts?

Can a changeling say they want to transform their arms into one race, change their legs into another, and then change their face into a different race or person. Can that be done? Does their ...
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How does a spellshard spellbook work?

A spellshard (Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron, pg. 115 - the version quoted here is as it appears in UA: Magic Items of Eberron) is a flavorful replacement for a mundane book, and among other things, a ...
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Do warforged have souls?

The 5e Unearthed Arcana: Eberron (v1.1) says: Although they are constructs, they have much in common with living creatures, including emotions and social bonds, and perhaps even souls. This last ...
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How do I apply the Mark of Making dragonmark to a variant human in Eberron?

I am confused on how to apply the dragonmark variant on a human in Eberron, specifically the Mark of Making from the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron. Do the dragonmark features (from p. 101) completely ...
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Does the race of half-elves on Khorvaire in Eberron have its own name?

In Eberron, specifically on the continent of Khorvaire, the half-elves have lived on the continent for centuries, to the extent that the majority of half-elves are descended from half-elven parents, ...
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How can an elemental be bound into an object or vehicle (e.g. lightning rails, elemental airships) in Eberron?

I will soon be DMing an Eberron campaign for my Dungeons & Dragons group. As part of the plot, I want a player or NPC to bind an air elemental to an elemental airship, and it may come up in the ...
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What is the weight of an iron defender in Eberron?

What would be the approx weight of a basic Iron Defender construct in Eberron? Our party stumbled upon a few of these, and managed to deactivate them without damaging. I am thinking of taking one ...
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How do I rebuild a broken Eberron construct?

I’m playing a Warforged monk who has an affinity for small, cute things. So, On a mission, we came across a halfling automaton. Its programming was too ingrained and we had to break it. I may have ...
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Can changelings change shape to look identical to a specific person?

Could a changeling (from the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron) become a copy of a specific person, or can they only change to be a generic member of that race? A player asked if they could play a ...
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How can I explain a race from 5e Eberron showing up in Faerûn?

I know Eberron and Faerûn are different planes but I have players who want to play warforged. What connections exist between the planes to facilitate a Eberron race ending up in Faerûn? I am looking ...
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How did House Deneith prevent mass losses?

In Eberron during "The Last War" House Deneith, like all dragonmarked houses, remained neutral and sold their services to the highest bidders. But as mercenaries/soldiers this could lead to some ...
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House Deneith vs…House Deneith?

In Eberron during "The Last War" House Deneith, like all dragonmarked houses, remained neutral and sold their services to the highest bidders. But as mercenaries/soldiers this could lead to some ...
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House Deneith mercenaries [closed]

In Eberron during "The Last War" House Deneith, like all dragonmarked houses remained neutral and sold their services to the highest bidders. But as mercenaries/soldiers this could lead to some unique ...
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Are there official prices for all common magic items in Eberron?

The default list of common magic items is very short (and the PHB effectively has prices for 3 of the 4). My assumption has been that these are actually purchasable, unlike anything of a higher tier. ...
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Have Living Spells been published in 5e?

As the title asks - is any official content available that brings the Eberron concept of Living Spells to 5th Edition? I'm okay with Unearthed Arcana or other articles, as long as it's published ...
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Infusions & +caster level

I know this exists in a book somewhere but I can't find it no matter how much I look and Google has failed me. How do prestige classes that offer + effective spellcaster level affect an articifer and ...
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How can I “unify” a party mid-campaign?

In the beginning of our Pathfinder campaign set in Eberron, I used two gimmicks to bring the party together: An afternoon train wreck with a zombie attack that night, forcing everyone (players and ...
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Are there campaign setting books (released or planned) for D&D 5e? [closed]

As a DM, I'm always searching for new and exciting settings in which to run my campaigns. I know that for previous editions, books based around settings for campaigns (most notably for me, Eberron for ...
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Were warforged starting ages ever explained?

The Eberron Campaign Setting on Random Starting Ages (27) lists a warforged's random starting age as 0 then +1d12 if its first class level is in a simple class like barbarian, +1d6 years if its first ...
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Trying to do a time skip, but how do I justify it to my players?

I want to run a game in Eberron, but start it on the Day of Mourning (using the adventure in the back of the 4E book), then advance the time four years. However, as I want to use 5E, I want them to ...
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Can only True Dragons choose a Sovereign Dragon Archetype?

In Dragons of Eberron, one can find the Sovereign Dragon Archetypes; Alternative rules for Dragons that switch out some bonuses they get for other bonuses. Throughout the paragraph, it keeps making ...
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In a campaign without action points, how should the DM change the artificer?

The artificer base class receives at level 1 the special ability infusions, the description of which says, in part, that Many infusions have long casting times, often 1 minute or more. An artificer ...
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How do I describe and portray Vor Rukoth, the evil capitol?

My PCs are going to go to Vor Rukoth, the Turathi Empire Capitol in the Eberron setting. It is a huge city, and everybody there is Evil. I cannot really find out what the behaviour of citizens would ...
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How could a group of people defend their fortress against an airship attack?

Introduction I'm GM, and my 7th-level players are planning to assault a fortress with an airship at night from a distance of roughly 100–2000 feet. Background The fortress is an academy for ...
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What are the demographics of Specialist Wizards vs. Generalists?

Are there any statistics about how many wizards are specialists vs. generalists in the standard settings (forgotten realms, greyhawk, Eberron)? I've built myself a NPC generator of a sort, and I was ...
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Where can more information about Droaam be found?

To me the idea of a nation of monsters trying to establish itself as a world power is an interesting concept. Are there resources besides the Eberron Campaign Setting for more information about the ...
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Travel to Aerenal from Khorvarie (Eberron intercontinental travel)

I can't seem to find a map that gives me distances to and from Aerenal and Khorvarie, nor a set cost. Can anyone help?
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What's up with RPGA Living Campaign player rewards cards?

The Wizards of the Coast archives host the following RPGA Living Campaign player reward cards: Living Greyhawk (3/2003 to 6/2008): Set 1, Set 2, and Set 3. Legacy of the Green Regent (5/2003 to 7/...
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Is electricity understood well enough in Eberron to produce current and simple electrical devices?

I know there are some spells/traps/monsters with electrical, shocking effects in Eberron, so there is a concept of electricity. Eberron is known to have magic street lamps in some of its largest ...
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How to counter high-level players using scry and teleport / How to maintain intrigue?

So, my Eberron campaign has gotten to the point where the players are level 18, and they are resolving many of their issues by scrying on their enemies, and simply teleporting to them in moments of ...
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How can a Dragon hold a weapon/shield?

My Bronze Wyrmling familiar has taken the Wyrm of War Sovereign Archetype from Dragons of Eberron, which states that it "becomes proficient with all types of armor and shields, as well as all simple ...
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Madness Rules for 3.5 [duplicate]

So, I am running a game of D&D 3.5 and I have a player character in the group whose backstory includes his mother having gone insane at some point in the past. As she is a marked heir of her ...
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Can other Shifters enter Weretouched Master?

The Weretouched Master is supposed to be designed for shifters of any bloodline right? So why are Bear, Boar, Rat, Tiger, Wolf and Wolverine the only bloodlines with listed info.? Shifters are ...
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How can I assume a larger alternate form?

The Weretouched Master prestige class from Eberron Campaign Setting and the Primeval prestige class from Frostburn have a size limit restriction on your alternate form. I'm wondering if there's any ...
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Can anyone in Eberron qualify for the Bind Elemental feat, or only Zilargo gnomes?

In the Eberron Campaign Setting, it says that the only ones capable of elemental binding are the gnomes of Zilargo. However, in the same book, the only requirement for the Bind Elemental feat is a ...
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What's up with the Siberys dragonmark?

Besides taking at least two levels in the prestige class heir of Siberys (Eberron Campaign Setting 80-2), is there another method of gaining a Siberys dragonmark? For the purpose of meeting a feat's ...
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How can a Shifter get along with a Silver Flame Inquisitor?

I will be joining a game in the world of Eberron and I want to play a druid shifter. The problem is that there is an inquisitor of the Silver Flame in the party. Is there a way to interact with him ...
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How can I improve the AC of my goliath warblade?

I'm playing a campaign in the Eberron setting with some friends. Currently I have a Goliath warblade Level 3 and although I have plenty of HP, my AC is pretty low right now. I'm looking for tips to ...
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Is there a way to become immune to Possession all the time?

I'm going to be running an Eberron game soon, and one of the players has expressed an interest in playing one of the Inspired 'gone rogue'. Unfortunately, the rules for Possession of the Inspired are ...
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How to destroy a Quori Monolith?

My players wish to sabotage or destroy Quori Monoliths in Khorvaire. Do you have any experiences in that kind of scenario? I've already hinted that Kalashtar know a way. Are the monoliths described ...