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Oriental Adventures is an accessory for the 3rd-edition of Dungeons & Dragons®.

Oriental Adventures introduces the infinite worlds of fantastic Asia to the Dungeons & Dragons game. In these pages, you'll find:


  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Races
  • Chapter 2: Characters
  • Chapter 3: Prestige Classes
  • Chapter 4: Skills and Feats
  • Chapter 5: Description and Equipment
  • Chapter 6: Combat
  • Chapter 7: Magic and Spells
  • Chapter 8: Magic Items
  • Chapter 9: Monsters
  • Chapter 10: Campaign Design
  • Chapter 11: The Empire of Rokugan
  • Chapter 12: The Shadowlands
  • Appendix 1: Spell Index
  • Appendix 2: Monster Index
  • Appendix 3: Pronunciation Guide


The featured campaign setting of this edition is Rokugan, a campaign setting originally created for the game Legend of the Five Rings. The book includes: seven playable new races, five new base classes, 17 new prestige classes, over one hundred new spells, and seventy-five new monsters, over a dozen of which (including five types of Naga) were given level adjustments for adapting them into playable races.

Oriental Adventures won the 2002 Ennie Award for Best Campaign Setting.[1]


  • Designer: James Wyatt
  • Editors: Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel, Michele Carter, Tom Kristensen
  • Additional Editing: Duane Maxwell
  • Managing Editor: Kim Mohan
  • Creative Director: Richard Baker
  • Art Director: Dawn Murin
  • Graphic Designer: Cynthia Fliege
  • Cover Art: Raven Mimura
  • Interior Artists: Matt Cavotta, Larry Dixon, Cris Dornaus, David Martin, Raven Mimura, Wayne Reynolds, Darrell Riche, Richard Sardinha, Brian Snoddy, Arnie Swekel
  • Cartographers: Robert Lazzaretti
  • Typesetting: Erin Dorries
  • Business Manager: Anthony Valterra
  • Project Managers: Justin Ziran
  • Production Manager: Chas Delong


External Links[]


  1. 2002 ENnie Awards Noms and Winners (Web). (2002). Archived from the original on 2013-07-24. Retrieved on 2021-10-23.


Supplemental Sourcebooks
3rd and 3.5 edition
Arms and Equipment Guide | Complete Adventurer | Complete Arcane | Complete Champion | Complete Divine | Complete Mage | Complete Psionic | Complete Warrior | Defenders of the Faith | Draconomicon: The Book of Dragons | Epic Level Handbook | Expanded Psionics Handbook | Manual of the Planes | Masters of the Wild | Oriental Adventures | Psionics Handbook | Savage Species | Spell Compendium‎ | Stormwrack | Unearthed Arcana