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In Dragonlance, what color is goblin blood?

Black At least, in the books it is black. Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Chapter 1, a few paragraphs before the end: Flint wiped black goblin blood from his axe blade. Additional support can be found ...
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In the Dragonlance setting, can a dragon recognize that a player character is a wizard?

No. Wizards are not different to anyone else, as they don't have an inner power source, but manage the magic via Solinari, Lunitari or Nuitari, just like a cleric would. As long as said wizard isn't ...
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As of 5E, is Fistandantalus dead?

It could be both Keep in mind that the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide is for world of Abeir-Toril, while the Dragonlance setting is on the world of Krynn. There is no real guide, AFAIK, to indicate ...
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Who is the High God?

On Hallowed Ground, a 2e sourcebook, lists the High God as the “over-power” of Krynnspace.¹ Note that On Hallowed Ground is 25 years old, but really every source we might look to is going to be about ...
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Who owns the Dragonlance intellectual property?

As to your first question, about who owns the Dragonlance intellectual property, that appears to have always been Wizards of the Coast. According to a Q&A on the website of Tracy Hickman, the co-...
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Who is pictured on the cover of Dragonlance Adventures?

You correctly identified the characters depicted in the image: indeed they are Lord Ariakas (the dying man): the commander of the Dragon Army Tanis Half-Elven (the standing one with a sword and a ...
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As of 5E, is Fistandantalus dead?

Dragonlance lore is not clear: the mage being alive/undead and his ability to come into different worlds is entirely up to the DM. Fistandantilus, known also as the Dark One, is a powerful Black Robe ...
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Where can I find a list of all Domains available?

The best resources are IMarvinTPA’s domain list (and check out the rest of his site, too) and Curmudgeon’s list (with planar domains here). I am reasonably confident that Curmudgeon’s list is the most ...
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To increase its power, can one dragon cannibalize another dragon?

After dusting off my old Draconomicon to research this question, the literal answer appears to be no; there is no explicit process whereby D&D dragons can immediately gain power by ingesting the ...
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What's a good build for a goliath sniper in Dragonlance?

You are correct that cragtop archer is a prestige class you want to take for this concept; its increases to your range are unparalleled in 3.5. That said, you only really want three levels of it: the ...
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What happens to a priest travelling from one world to another in the Prime Material Plane?

As you have said you are willing to consider Spelljammer rules, I can pull a few quotes in for you that might help clear this up. From Spelljammer Core Rules: Book 2, Concordance of Arcane Space, p. ...
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In the Dragonlance setting, what is the Cataclysm?

In the original Dragonlance Chronicles and Dragonlance Legends, the story/legend of the Cataclysm is mentioned a few times, most notably in connection with the Blood Sea. According to the created ...
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Are there different planes of existence in Dragonlance?

Yes, there are several other planes of existence in Dragonlance - which ones depend on your edition The 3e Dragonlance Campaign Setting, on pages 117-118, gives a brief overview of the planar ...
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Why didn't Takhisis get Soth returned from Ravenloft during his long stint?

The Dark Powers are indeed more powerful than certain deities, at least the demigods. For example, they were able to fetch Vecna, then a demigod, into Ravenloft. More details about the dark powers can ...
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Can you use a Spelljammer ship to get to Krynn?

The answer depends on which time period your game is. While there are a lot of early materials describing Krynnspace and travel between that crystal sphere and many others was detailed, later AD&D ...
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Is there any published material regarding the Dragonlance campaign setting in D&D 5th edition?

Yes, but it’s really limited. I believe the DMG mentions it (I don’t have mine handy to check). The ‘splat’ books like Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide have a section on adapting backgrounds and class ...
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Krynnspace two-way gold / steel arbitrage

Spelljammer was designed to fit around the individual AD&D campaign worlds, but they predate it — the AD&D game worlds were never truly designed with spelljamming ships in mind. "Why ...
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What is the title of this Dragonlance Adventure partly set on one of Krynn's moons?

I believe you are looking for "DLE2: Dragon Magic." From the Wikipedia description: "Dragon Magic is a Dragonlance scenario where the player characters take a journey to a cloud city, ...
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Does the Dragonlance setting feature angels, demons and planes?

Yes, there are other planes, and such creatures live there —but what exact set of planes is available depends on who you ask Officially, at least in most editions of D&D, the wider “multiverse” ...
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Krynnspace two-way gold / steel arbitrage

The reason players can't do that is because it's not fun. Seriously, it's Dungeons & Dragons, not Forex & Forecasting. While in-universe it's a plausible economic development, roleplaying ...
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How old does a Dragonlance kender have to be, to be an "adult"?

From Dragon Magazine #101 (1985), All About the Kender by Roger E Moore, in a section describing the stats of playable kender: Kender have the same lifespans and age categories as halflings, ...
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What resources would be needed to play a 2e Dragonlance campaign?

Nothing else is needed. For details about what Dragonlance Classics: 15th Anniversary Edition contains (and what is partially missing) you can read Shannon Applecline's detailed product history, ...
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Who owns the Dragonlance intellectual property?

WoTC owns the rights, as confirmed by Margaret Weis herself. In a post on her personal profile on Facebook (reported also on the Dragonlance Nexus group) she says that neither she nor Tracy Hickman ...
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Is there any published material regarding the Dragonlance campaign setting in D&D 5th edition?

In 2022, WotC released a Heroes of Krynn UA. An official Dragonlance adventure was released later in the same year: Shadow of the Dragon Queen. The book also contains the Kender race, as well as the ...
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In the Dragonlance setting, what is the Cataclysm?

The Cataclysm was the gods punishing all of Istar for the Kingpriest's hubris, but it was also an event that permanently changed the geography of Krynn. According to Shadow of the Dragon Queen (p6, ...
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Are there different planes of existence in Dragonlance?

The Standard D&D Cosmology Applies The standard D&D cosmology applies for Krynn as well, at least in a multitude of 2e, as well as 5e products. All Spelljammer and Planescape materials ...
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What resources would be needed to play a 2e Dragonlance campaign?

Not much more! The books you gathered should be able to do the job alone, but your players may need the Player's Guide to the Dragonlance Campaign if they are unfamiliar with the Dragonlance setting. ...
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Could Tasslehoff Burrfoot have stolen a belt buckle without anyone noticing?

So D&D 3.5e would have a character use the Sleight of Hand skill to attempt to take something unseen, but the only entries indicated are DC 20: Lift a small object from a person. and from the ...
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Is the ascent to godhood of this character from Dragonlance Legends in the rules?

There were rules for ascension to godhood, in either family of rules active at the time. That character's ascent was published ca. 1986. This was an interesting time in D&D history, since there ...
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Dragon Rider PRC question (DragonLance Campaign Setting)

Bonus HD from Dragon Rider probably do not cause your mount to advance age categories. There aren't any errata to the Dragonlance Campaign Setting that I'm aware of, so there's no explicit rule that ...
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