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The Flame of Heroes Brings Light to a Dark World!

Welcome to a world of dark roads and deep magic, where you can match wits with Baba Yaga, set sail for uncharted islands with minotaur corsairs, and face the fury of the giants in the icy north!

The Midgard Heroes Handbook for 5th Edition has everything you need to create a character for a 5th edition Midgard campaign, including full details on 11 new races and 4 variants on standard races. Roll up a trollkin barbarian, a ravenfolk fighter, a kobold rogue, and more.

You also get:

  • more than 48 new class options, including new bard colleges and paladin oaths
  • martial, ranger, and rogue archetypes—and new weapons and gear
  • a new druid circle and a dozen new cleric domains including Beer, Justice, and Moon domains
  • sorcerous bloodlines, new warlock pacts, and strange arcane traditions
  • 20 backgrounds from the Southlands to the distant North,
  • And nearly 300 new spells from the fan-favorite Deep Magic series, including shadow magic, clockwork magic, battle magic, rune magic and more!

The shadow roads are open, and the World Serpent stirs in its sleep. Adventure awaits the bold!

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Richard H May 11, 2018 3:29 pm UTC
Any plans for this Heroes Handbook to make it's way to Fantasy Grounds?
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Wolfgang B May 15, 2018 5:44 pm UTC
Absolutely! That should ship sometime in Summer 2018; exact release date up to Smiteworks, of course.
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Peter M April 08, 2018 2:09 pm UTC
Asking this again as a standalone question rather than a reply:

I see a bunch of the Deep Magic series got rolled into this book, but not all of it. Are there specific parts of that series that WEREN'T added to this (beyond Void Magic, which I already have)? I'd love to finish out the supplemental magic rules you all have provided, but I'd also like to avoid redundancy where possible.
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Wolfgang B April 08, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
The elements of Deep Magic that were reserved to the DM (and thus are included in the Midgard Worldbook instead of the Heroes Handbook) are 1) Blood & Doom and 2) Void Magic.
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Peter M April 08, 2018 5:01 pm UTC
Thanks! I appreciate the quick response. :)
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Dan C March 28, 2018 5:46 am UTC
I don't know if this has been brought to anyone's attention yet, but the listed God's domains don't match up with what appears in the Midgard world book.
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Wolfgang B March 28, 2018 5:06 pm UTC
That is correct! They do not match, though they are certainly aligned. The Worldbook offers the broader range.
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Jory B March 20, 2018 2:45 am UTC
Were the Dragonkin and Darakhul left out on purpose?
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Wolfgang B March 20, 2018 5:53 pm UTC
Yes. The Dragonkin have too much overlap with Dragonborn, and the Darakhul are planned for a future release (but available in the softcover Heroes booklet).
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Bill E March 15, 2018 3:19 pm UTC
Is this a compilation of material from other sources?
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Wolfgang B March 15, 2018 3:25 pm UTC
Partly. The Heroes Handbook has entire chapters of new material, such as the martial and roguish subclasses, the 20 divine domains, the pantheist priest, and the equipment and several of the races (bearfolk spring to mind). It also includes new spells from Labyrinth Magic and other new schools (Rothenian, etc).

At the same time, compiles most of the Deep Magic series of spells and subclasses into print, and of course it includes the races from the Midgard Heroes for 5th Edition. All of that material is updated or expanded.

The Table of Contents is posted on ENWorld and on the Kobold Press page for this book.
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Peter M March 31, 2018 3:41 am UTC
Are there any of the Deep Magic books that specifically aren't incorporated into this one?
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Wolfgang B April 08, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
Just found this, answered in the new question above.
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