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Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP) is a roleplaying system published by Games Workshop and Cubicle 7. It is set in Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy setting.

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What books have information on Grey Mountains Dwarves and Troll Hunters?

I have gotten Dwarf from Grey Mountains, who is Troll Hunter. I would like to extensively read about Great Mountain city or fort, but cannot find such an information. Also I would like to learn more ...
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How do multiple sources of Fear work in WFRP 4E?

Basic Fear Rules Simple enough. Consider a Halfling PC (Small) who encounters a single hostile Human (Medium). Due to the hostility and the size differences, the Human causes Fear(1) in the Halfling. ...
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Species Skills (and Talents) in Character Creation

On page 36, the following is presented: Each Species has a variety of Skills and Talents to choose from. You may choose 3 Skills to gain 5 Advances each, and 3 Skills to gain 3 Advances each. If a ...
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How to compute consecutive condition tests used in Warhammer with AnyDice

I try to simulate the Warhammer mechanic with AnyDice. In this specific example I would like to calculate the chances of a character model to produce X not saved wounds attacking X times. Which is ...
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What are the published adventures for WFRP which are not set plots?

Many of the published adventures for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay(WFRP) follow a set plot and are a bit of a railroad experience, for example "Through the Drakwald" and "Ashes of ...
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Are Norse Dwarf Chaos cults plausible?

I've decided to run a little campaign for a four player group and they together came up with a glorious idea that certainly produced a solid laugh. They ALL want to play as Norse Dwarves, each ...
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Kislevite Kossar encumbrance

We are planning on starting a new campaign of warhammer fantasy roleplay 2, using the encumbrance rules. I wanted to play a Kislevite Kossar, but it turns out that the starting equipment seems way to ...
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Why is a Bright Lore spell called "Fires of U'Zhul" when U'Zhul is the name of a legendary demon?

This bugs me as the name is more befitting to a chaos lore spell. Is it intentional or does "U'Zhul" mean something else for Bright Wizards?
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Saving a character that does not fit in the party

I've been playing in a Warhammer campaign for about 7 month with my friends. I created a character that I thought would be interesting for me to play, as I planned to play him for a long time and I ...
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How does the Fire Ball spell's damage work?

The text of the fire ball spell (p. 144 of the core rulebook) is: Fire balls automatically hit their target. If a fire ball is fired into a group, it will hit 1D3 creatures per level of the caster....
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What are the main rules differences between Zweihander and WFRP 4e?

Considering these two sets of rules were inspired by WFRP 2e and came out recently, how do they compare? From what I understand they both heavily use d10’s and have dark themed settings. They both ...
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What are the major differences between Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 2nd and 4th edition?

Since its release in 2005, the second edition of WFRP has accumulated a large body of official and third-party material, and a large, active, and loyal community. Since the 4th edition's release in ...
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How does casting spells look in Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay? [closed]

I would like to know more about how casting spells works on a physical level in the second edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay. From the books I've learned that casting a spell requires saying some ...
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What official source details what an Empire citizen knows of WFRP's monsters?

Skaven are bogeymen nobody truly believes in, even though the existence of Beastmen are widely accepted. Unofficial sources seem to say it's mostly because Skaven are highly organized and technical, ...
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Does Common Law apply to Nobles?

I recall there's a state of legality where Nobles police themselves and cannot be accused by a commoner of lesser social status of a crime. (If you know the name I'd be happy to be reminded of it.) ...
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Do skill bonuses stack?

Are skill bonuses always cumulative? If I have an item giving me +10% Charm and another item giving me +20% Charm, do I now have +30% Charm, or do I just take the highest bonus? Likewise, if I have ...
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What do villages in the Warhammer Fantasy world look like?

While there's plenty information on cities and even some towns or single homesteads in official sources, I haven't been able to find much info about villages. Medieval ones are rather spacious ...
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Where can I find information about warhammer Realm of Chaos?

As in the title, I am looking for any official description about Realm of Chaos for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay(any edition).Preferably,something more specific than "the dark and chaotic place where ...
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How much damage do the Abomination's claws and teeth do?

I've just started playing the second edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay and I absolutely love it. However, I just read through Forges of Nuln, and I saw that the Abomination has its weapons as "...
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Character advancements with talents "(any X)"

Question was asked to me as GM about advancing from Apprentice Runesmith to Journeyman Runesmith. Apprentice has talent list containing one position: “Rune (any two...)”. Journeyman has “Rune (any ...
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