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Lost Artifacts of Greyghast is a magic item compendium for 5th Edition fantasy role-playing. This enormous tome is full of hundreds of unique and deeply storied magical artifacts--each with special backstories, "ready for your campaign" origins, special attunements that drive sidequests and gameplay activities, and fun mechanics that won't break your game or bore your players.

This book will be a cornerstone of any DM's table, a real go-to reference for the right magical treasure for your game.

Inside you'll find variant rules to make magic item identification smoother and more rewarding for "knowledgeable" and "smart" characters, dozens of tables and indices so you can look through the whole catalogue in different ways (alphabetically, by type, by recommended class, by complexity, etc.), and gorgeous custom illustrations from some of the most talented fantasy artists on the scene today.

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Alex W September 22, 2017 3:31 am UTC
About half of the instances of "it's" should be "its", and a good portion of that are grammatically correct are in the context (e.g. outside of dialogue) where casual contraction just makes for poor writing, so they should be "it is" or "it has".
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Flannel G September 22, 2017 1:31 pm UTC
Thanks for the feedback, Alex.
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Alex W September 22, 2017 2:47 am UTC
The Helm of Prey has some mechanical issues -- "Any sneak attacks or surprising attacks made against the wearer are made at disadvantage"
1) if the sneak attack occurs because of advantage, then is at disadvantage (and then not a sneak attack)?
"...with a Reaction"
2) if the target is surprised, they can't take reactions
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Flannel G September 22, 2017 1:35 pm UTC
For Helm of Prey, to clarify:

A. No matter how the sneak or surprising attack is established (advantage, other reasons), once it is established (the attack is a Sneak Attack, getting the extra damage or other benefits), then that attack must be made at Disadvantage. It doesn't make the attack NOT a Sneak Attack, only makes the Sneak Attack peculiarly hard to land.

B. The item's system overrides the books, in this case--following the "more specific overrules general" idea. Many of the items do that. Normally, one doesn't get a Reaction if surprised. This item allows one to, but only for a narrow purpose--in response to being surprise attacked and for the purposes of moving afterward.

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Paul P September 11, 2017 8:20 pm UTC
I know the PDF is meant to mirror the bound versions, but the size of the file makes browsing a little tedious. Please consider breaking up the volume into a set of smaller PDFs as an alternative download. These would be much easier to browse and particular content easier to find as item types would be limited by the particular file.
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Flannel G September 11, 2017 9:32 pm UTC
We're looking into that, right now, Paul. Thanks!
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Patrick S August 31, 2017 6:41 pm UTC
On page 229 for Lord of Stories, under the System section, last paragraph, it states "Doing so reduces their maximum hp by
1d0..." I assume that is supposed to be 1d10?
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Flannel G August 31, 2017 8:23 pm UTC
Yes, yes!

You can find our Errata (which will be put into an updated PDF for free download for people that own it already) at

170k words (or near about). That one single thing irks me. But thanks for calling it out! We'll make it all right, promise. Patrick!
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Sandra P August 31, 2017 8:47 pm UTC
He beat me to it!
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