Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium by P Tucker, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This product compiles several previous Encyclopaedia Arcane books including Necromancy, Daemonology, Battle Magic, and the new Transmutation. Encyclopaedia Arcane. Compendium. Demonology – The Dark Road. 4. Introduction. 6. Demonology – An Overview. 9. To Tread the Dark Road. The Art of.

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The wording of the rest of the spell clearly intends it to mean that a creature made of flesh is to be turned into stone.

I’d give it either a solid 3 or a soft 4 out of 5. The book begins with a chapter-and-a-half of an overview and some general observations about the open-ended nature of transmutation, and how encyclopaesia spellcaster can get the most out of the school. There’s even a complete index and feat summary list at the end of the book. Calcifying Caress compendimu a little confusing though, when it says it “imparts a form of stone to flesh”.

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The book makes a big deal about compendim special prestige class of the Battle Mage and how you have to join their guild to use their secrets of battle magic, which cost tons of gold.

All fiends are handled pretty much the same way mechanically, but what if only demons used the rules for encyclopaediia to possess characters, while devils instead tried to encycpopaedia mortals in pacts for their souls? Posted By Morrus Friday, 28th December, Monday, 8th April, But if Mongoose is to devote one EA book to each of the arcane schools, they gotta do this one to complete the set, and here’s a good place to do it.


There are also three power levels of a spell called Alchemistry that allows the caster to drain a magic property from one item and transfer it to another.

Monday, 1st August, Some of them let you do a little more with polymorphing effects than those spells normally allow.

At the time it came out it filled a lot of gaps in the school’s spell list, and today it’s still a pretty nice addition to the repertoire of those who play with dead things.

In all this is a pretty satisfying look at the very flexible school of transmutation.

In my personal world this is a 2 out of 5, but I realize that objectively it’s probably a 3. This is the one book I have the 3.

Encyclopedia Arcane: Compendium

Reset Fields Log in. Each of the original EA books ran 64 pages, and with a total of pages in this hardback this pretty much a straight-up presentation. The parts that required the most re-writing were the stat block entries for the monsters that appear towards the end of the book, and this has been arcaen. I’m only going to devote one large paragraph to each of the first three books here, as that material has already been released and thoroughly reviewed in years past And there’s this harness you gotta wear too.

It did get me thinking about creative applications for this school which is exactly what the author says he set out to do in his Designer Notes. With the earlier books in the line becoming hard to find and not up xompendium date aracne 3.

There’s not even a foreword like you may expect in which the editor would reflect on the books and how nice it is to see them updated, etc… I was glad to see, though, that the artwork which originally decorated the inside covers of the books has been reproduced in the pages of the Compendium. Tuesday, 22nd November, The tables now have alternating grey bands to make them a bit easier to read. Transmutation Feats are the next short chapter, there are 10 here. The cover illustration enxyclopaedia Anne Stokes depicts a robed man looking over, and possibly casting from, a huge tome that’s been chained to a precipice at compndium top of a very steep staircase.


Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium

Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. I counted two minor pieces of art getting cut, one piece of art added in, and a few pieces juggled around in the book’s placement.

I do kind of wish, though, that demons and devils were handled a bit differently for a bit more flavour. I’ll go a little more in depth on this one since it’s exclusive to EA: Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, A lot compenduim it didn’t need a ton of updating as the toughest thing to update to 3.

Tuesday, 25th March,compendijm There is advice for transmuters on how some situations call for subtlety, how to defend against encjclopaedia opponent’s transmutation effects, how it can assist other party members, that sort of thing.

The full title on the cover is Encyclopedia Arcane: The Shape of Magic by August Hahn is a look at a school of magic that I don’t really think needs any “help”, as I see more spells for coompendium than any other school of arcane magic. Anybody buy this “adult” Mongoose Encyclopedia Arcane pdf? Compendium is a solid compilation.