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Explore the Shining Jewel of Faerûn

Waterdeep beckons! For centuries, this grand city has stood at the edge of the Sea of Swords, tempting heroes with its bustling port, thriving markets, hidden perils, and half-forgotten dungeons. Adventure waits on every street corner, behind every locked door, and below every cellar!

This supplement for the D&D game offers an in-depth examination of Waterdeep. It includes a rich history of the city, detailed city maps, descriptions of key locations, statistics for important NPCs, information on local laws, and rules for running and playing in Waterdhavian adventures.

  • 4 prestige classes
  • 38 magic items
  • 11 city maps

To use this supplement, a Dungeon Master also needs the Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide, Monster Manual, and Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting. A player needs only the Player’s Handbook and Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting.

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Seth W August 09, 2019 1:31 pm UTC
How much of this is still usable for 5e? It seems that the timeline was advanced 100 years for 4e, the Spellplague happened, and the city gained new wards such as Mistyshore and Undercliff.

Based on the Sword Coast Adventurers Guide, it looks like a lot of those changes have been rolled back with 5e, but is there an article somewhere detailing the differences between Waterdeep circa 1370s and the current 1490s?
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Daniel P March 31, 2019 6:17 pm UTC
If you want city streets maps for waterdeep go here:
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Aaron R December 24, 2018 10:08 am UTC
What exactly are the 3 buying options? I know and understand the PDF option. But the other 2 sound like physical books? Do you get an actual printed book of some kind?
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Vis S August 28, 2019 10:23 pm UTC
Yes, it'd be a softcover physically book:
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Sheldon F September 01, 2018 7:23 am UTC
This was filed under "D&D-OGL" rather than "Official D&D".
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August 19, 2018 2:52 pm UTC
Yes, it is searchable. I spot-checked a few words and it seems to be a good scan with OCR.
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Travis W May 21, 2018 3:45 am UTC
Searchable pdf?
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This title was added to our catalog on November 19, 2013.