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Player’s Guide to Faerûn is an accessory for the Forgotten Realms campaign setting using the 3.5th-edition Dungeons & Dragons® ruleset.

The heroes of the Forgotten Realms are as diverse and varied as the regions from which they hail. This collection of Faerûnian lore and arcana allows you to create and equip an endless array of characters braced for the challenges they'll encounter. From races, feats, and spells to prestige classes, magic items, and more, Player's Guide to Faerûn provides a v.3.5 update to the Forgotten Realms setting, reintroduces some old favorites from 1st and 2nd Edition, and offers all-new character-building material.
  • Over 60 feats
  • More than 30 prestige classes
  • 90 spells


  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Races and Feats
  • Chapter 2: Prestige Classes
  • Chapter 3: Domains and Spells
  • Chapter 4: Magic Items
  • Chapter 5: Epic Levels in Faerûn
  • Chapter 6: Cosmology of Toril
  • Chapter 7: Campaign Journal
  • Appendix


Player’s Guide to Faerûn updates many rules from the 3rd-edition Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting and provides additional and update spells, magic items, and prestige classes; expanded cosmology; psionics lore; adaptations for Book of Exalted Deeds and Book of Vile Darkness; and more.


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  • Designers: Richard Baker, Travis Stout, James Wyatt
  • Developers: Mike Donais, Andrew J. Finch, David Noonan
  • Editor: Penny Williams
  • Managing Editor: Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel
  • Design Managers: Christopher Perkins, Ed Stark
  • Development Manager: Andrew J. Finch
  • Director of RPG R&D: Bill Slavicsek
  • Production Manager: Josh Fischer
  • Art Director: Robert Roper
  • Cover Artist: Adam Rex
  • Interior Artists: Thomas Baxa, Beet, Wayne England, Carl Frank, Randy Gallegos, Rafa Garres, Jeremy Jarvis, Raven Mimura, Scott Okumura, Jim Pavelec, Steve Prescott, Rick Sardinha, Ben Thompson
  • Graphic Designers: Kate Irwin, Robert Roper
  • Cartographers: Dennis Kauth, Robert Lazzaretti
  • Graphic Production Specialist: Angelika Lokotz
  • Image Technician: Jason Wiley
  • Playstesters: Todd Meyer, Rasmus Pechuel, Jon Pickens, Monica Shellman, Michael S. Weber, Penny Williams



A copy of Player's Guide to Faerûn can be glimpsed in this image in the Eberron sourcebook Sharn: City of Towers, though with its spine on the right rather than the left.

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