Legends & Lore is a 1st-edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons accessory. From the front cover:

Originally DEITIES & DEMIGODS™ Cyclopedia, this referee's guide to mythic and legendary beings is suitable for use in an AD&D® game world. Fifteen profusely illustrated groups are contained herein. Intended for intermediate through advanced players, ages 10 and up.

From the back cover:

"here are the legends and lore needed to recreate the heroic quests in the ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS worlds of fantasy" Now you can add the grandeur of epic quests to your game. This book provides the Dungeon Master with details of heroes, gods, and monsters from myth, fiction, and legend for use in creating an AD&D fantasy world!


  • American Indian Mythos
  • Arthurian Heroes
  • Babylonian Mythos
  • Celtic Mythos
  • Mesoamerican Mythos
  • Chinese Mythos
  • Egyptian Mythos
  • Melnibonéan Mythos
  • Finnish Mythos
  • Greek Mythos and Heroes
  • Indian Mythos
  • Japanese Mythos
  • Nonhuman's Deities
  • Norse Mythos
  • Sumerian Mythos


Legends & Lore was a repackaged printing of Deities & Demigods 1st edition and is considered the sixth printing of that book. The content of Legends & Lore is almost identical to the fifth printing of Deities & Demigods.[1]



  1. Dungeons & Dragons FAQ (HTML). Wizards of the Coast. (2003). Archived from the original on 2017-07-09. Retrieved on 2018-05-22.
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