Dragon issue 229 was released in May of 1997. Its overarching topic was "Specialist Wizardry". It contained the following articles related to the Forgotten Realms:

A Wizards' ThreeEdit

By Chris Perry. Artwork by Scott Rosema. pp. 40-45

This article presents the frost wizard, a special elemental specialist wizard, and two new wizard kits, the fiend slayer and the spiritualist, all for the 2nd edition. [citation template]

School of magicEdit

School of elemental cold


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Lower Plane Knowledge

The Dimensional WizardEdit

By Barry A. A. Dillinger. Artwork by Fred Fields. pp. 50-52

This article features the dimensionalist, a wizard specializing in spells dealing with the planes. [citation template]


Mask lightethereal walk

Campaign Classics: Wu-jen: the Oriental mage revisitedEdit

By David "Zeb" Cook. Artwork by Jim Holloway. pp. 54-58

This article updates the wu jen from Oriental Adventures for the 2nd edition. [citation template]


Elemental turningfire breathinternal firestsunami

Dungeon Mastery: 'A' is for NPCEdit

By Keith Strohm. p. 85

Developing NPCs.

TSR PreviewsEdit

By Uncredited. p. 117

New products for May and June.



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