Dragonshards: The Medusas of Droaam

Eberron is a world of magic. Many forms of life have been shaped by magical forces. This can be seen in the minor illusion-weaving ability of the gnomes, the teleporting blink dog, or the petrifying g...

Lightning Rail Timetables

This table comes out of frustration with significant differences in the distances across all the Eberron maps (from 3.5 and 4 editions), as well as differences from the maps and what is in the book. F...

Knightly Orders of Eberron

Eberron has its fair share of knightly orders, allowing you to select this background in an Eberron campaign. However the orders presented in the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide do not exist in E...

Dragonshards: What Do You Know

You’re walking down the street when you encounter a dwarf wearing eight copper rings, one on each finger. You’ve read the Eberron Campaign Setting, and you immediately think, “Hey, I...

Dragonshards: Intrigue and Betrayal

While Eberron is a world of action and pulp adventure, it was also inspired by the dark and uncertain tone of film noir. It is a world where little is truly as it seems, where stories don’t alwa...

Dragonshards: Heroic Journeys

The thin man pulled back his left sleeve. The mark of Passage was spread across his forearm, a complex pattern that seemed to be painted with blue light. For a moment it burned with a deeper light, an...

Dragonshards: Strike Force: Dhakaan

The adventure is going well . . . too well. Clever tactics and a few lucky critical hits have demolished encounters that were supposed to be major challenges, and unless something happens the adventur...

Dragonshards: The Role of Dragons

In the Age of Demons, the couatls and the dragons joined forces to defeat the fiends of Khyber. The couatls sacrificed themselves to end this conflict, trapping the immortal demons beneath the world a...

Dragonshards: Healing

Few Spellcasters, Many Experts In a typical D&D campaign, magical healing is readily available, even if it requires heading back to a town or city to get a spell the party cleric or druid is too i...

Dragonshards: The Draconic Prophecy

The scrying pool was a mirror of the sky, and the glittering Ring of Siberys stretched across its surface. Tielanthraxa whispered and the image grew, moving closer and closer until she could see the i...

Dragonshards: Masters of Magic

While magewrights and adepts play important roles in the world of Eberron, true artificers, wizards, and sorcerers are relatively rare — and high-level characters with these classes are rarer st...

Dragonshards: The Warforged, Part Two

Warforged Childhood A warforged emerges from the creation forge with only the most basic knowledge of the world, drawn from a template bound into the creation forge. It can speak the Common tongue, an...

Dragonshards: The Warforged, Part One

In this age of tenuous peace, the warforged are a constant reminder of the Last War. These living constructs are described in detail in Races of Eberron. The next two Dragonshards expand on the materi...

Dragonshards: Swashbuckling 101: Combat

Daine dived forward as the massive maul came down, shattering the flagstone where he’d been standing. The warforged titan tried to crush him underfoot, but Daine rolled beneath its legs to come ...

Dragonshards: Magic in Eberron: Magewrights

Magic is a part of life in Eberron. Arcane energy suffuses the world. Those with sufficient knowledge can channel and shape this power with word and gesture. Once this gift was rare and mysterious, an...