Champions of the Frozen Wastes details the world of the Xan. Dubbed barbarians by other cultures, the Xan (singular and plural) have a rich history and complex culture. The Xan reside in what is called the Frozen Wastes, a land far to the north covered in glaciers and separated from the rest of civilization by unforgiving mountains. Where others look out across the empty expanses of ice and see nothing but barren, frozen death, the Xan see their beloved homeland, pure of purpose and strong as the mountains that surround them.
The Xan are one of the cultures that populate the world of Cambrea from the novel The Doom Guardian. They have been adapted for this supplement for use in other campaign settings. This supplement provides includes:
*Detailed information regarding Xan culture, including their unique rite of passage called the Nefnahit, when a young Xan leaves the Frozen Wastes and explores the world to find his True Name.
*Racial Adjustments for playing a Xan
*The Xan origin myth, spiritual beliefs, anscestor worship, and how they relate to god-worshipping cultures.
*Xan symbolism and superstititions
*How to conduct business with the Xan, and survive an Honor Challenge.
*Xan-specific feats, and information for playing a Xan cleric.
*11 new spells employed by Xan spellcasters to survive in the Frozen Wastes.
*Detailed information about Vandular, the Xan capital.
*Important Xanese NPCs with stat blocks.
This supplement is designed for 3.5/OGL game mechanics and can fit into almost any fantasy setting.