D&D 5E Planescape, Bigby, Phandelver and the Deck of Many Things: Covers & Details Revealed!

See the covers of all the upcoming releases!

The covers of the upcoming D&D books — including Planescape, Glory of the Giants, and the Deck of Many Things have been revealed.

  • August 15th -- Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giants ($59.95)
  • August 15th -- The Practically Complete Guide to Dragons ($39.95)
  • September 19th -- Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk ($59.95)
  • October 16th -- Planescape: Adventures in the Multiverse ($TBA)
  • November 14th -- Book of Many Things ($TBA)

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Coming August 15th with two variants. Lore about giants, 76 stat blocks, feats, and a giant subclass.


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3 hardcovers in a boxed set-- 96 page guide to Sigil, 64-page bestiary, and 96-page adventure, along with a poster map and DM screen. Coming October 16th.


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224-page adventure for levels 1-12, poster map, 16 new monsters. Coming September 19th.


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66 illustrated cards, 192-page book with lore, character options, magic items, and monsters, 80-page card reference guide, all in a slipcase. Coming November 14th.​


 

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Wouldn't be against getting a Kaldheim setting book, if they have room for it in the production schedule. A Norse mythology themed Theros equivalent has a lot of potential.

I doubt I'd ever use it "as is", since I'm not a Magic fan and have no real interest in Magic settings in and of themselves, but I am absolutely willing to plunder them for mechanics and ideas. The Theros Piety subsystem is a fantastic toolset for religious characters, in my mind.
 


dave2008

Legend
I think the Gargantua is the monster from the Kara-Tur Monstrous Compendium that's also known as Kaiju.
That what I expected, but it is apparently not the case in this book:
A gargantua starts off looking like its parents, but it can grow to a height of 40 feet or more and ends up turning purplish and sprouting big horns. They don't feel welcome in giant communities, so they tend to go off to lonely places to be alone. They've got a Weird Aura (nightmares / psychic damage), although it doesn't mention anything about creating gigants. They've got some fun reactions: they can attempt to flick smaller creatures away or mimic a spell of 5th level or lower.
 





pukunui

Legend
What the hell are those horns growing from? What there any thought put into this?
They look like they're growing out of the back of his neck. Perhaps he's like a triceratops or something. ;)

(I agree, though, that WotC artists struggle with this sort of thing -- i.e. they can't always figure out how to make sense of Tiamat's anatomy either.)
 

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