Terror stalks the nightmare realms of Ravenloft. No one knows this better than monster scholar Rudolph Van Richten. To arm a new generation against the creatures of the night, Van Richten--along with other heroes of Ravenloft like Ezmerelda d’Avenir and the Weathermay-Foxgrove Twins--shares his correspondence and case files in this tome of eerie tales and chilling truths about the Lands of the Mists.
Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloftcontains macabre resources for fifth editionplayersandDungeon Mastersalike:
2 new subclasses, theCollege of Spiritsfor bards and theUndead pactfor warlocks for use in ourD&D Beyond Character Builder
New characterlineages, includingdhampir,hexblood, andreborn, which provide altered abilities and traits to your character
Dark Giftsfor characters that flesh out your place among the Domains of Dread
New backgrounds and trinkets themed specifically for a horror setting
For Dungeon Masters:
Everything a Dungeon Master needs to craft a horror-themed campaign for Dungeons & Dragons, including rules and advice for building custom domains and Darklords using established horror tropes--or create your own sinister blend
More than 30 new and familiar Domains of Dreadbeyond Barovia likeLamordia,Dementlieu,KalakeriandFalkovnia, appearing for the first time in fifth edition
Abrand-new haunted adventuresure to add thrills and chills
A horrific assortment ofcreatures and monsterslikecarrionettes,vampiric mind flayers, and other nightmares to terrify your players with theD&D Beyond Encounter Builder
Unleash a treasure trove of new story hooks, character options, and campaign customization to bring one of the most exciting D&D settings to life!