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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Encyclopaedia Arcane: Compendium

Similar Threads 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 arcanr transmutation than any other school of arcane magic.

The next chapter is Transmutation Spells, there are 29 in total. Bodycrafter, for example, lets you incorporate extra exceptional abilities to your new form when casting alter self.

But if Mongoose is to devote one EA book to each of the arane schools, they gotta do this one to complete the set, and here’s a good place to do it. Each of the original EA books ran 64 pages, and with a total of pages in this hardback this pretty much a straight-up encyclopaediq. Compendium Volume Iimplying that there may be more Compendiums to follow, but as of one year later nothing further has been released or announced.

I did notice that the spells-per-day progression for the Deathseeker prestige class has been halved. This book remains among my very favourites in the EA line. Calcifying Caress is a little confusing though, when encyclopaexia says it “imparts a form of stone to flesh”.


Nevertheless I had a look through to see if there was anything I could extract for my own use, and was kind of left wanting there too. All fiends are handled pretty much the same way mechanically, but what if only demons used the rules for attempting to possess characters, while devils instead tried to trap mortals in pacts for their souls? I intend to extract that bit from the book. 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.

Results 1 to 1 of 1. A gathered throng of various creatures gazes up from below with serious-looking faces. The cover illustration by Anne Stokes depicts a robed man looking over, and possibly casting from, a huge tome that’s been chained to a precipice at the top of a very steep staircase. Monday, 8th April, Reset Fields Log in. Monday, 1st August, Compendium is a solid compilation.

Most are combat related, but not all; Familiar Figurine for one is basically a safe version of a bag of holding to transport one’s familiar or animal companion in.

All the credits for the books have been squeezed encyclopaeda one big front page. The Channeller focusing on one of the energy typesThe Maker one who can create permanent lifeThe Skinshifter an copmendium path to the druid’s wild shape abilityand The Windchaser a caster who harnesses, and eventually becomes one with, the wind. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Thursday, 2nd May, 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 The nature of a compilation book makes it hard to give a grade, as a lot of its utility will depend on how much of compendiym previously released material you already have.


So I just averaged the grade of the four separate books and it came out as a 3 out of 5, nearly a 4, which seems about right for something that’s done well but still has a hazy feeling of “unratable-ness” about it, kinda like a lot of Greatest Hits compilations in music.

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.

Encyclopedia Arcane: Compendium

Some of them let you do a little more with polymorphing effects than those spells normally allow. Join Date Jan Posts The full title on the cover is Encyclopedia Arcane: Something I did find kinda neat were the new areas of effect, such as a stream attack that sweeps a spell with a straight line of effect across a battlefield just like the beam on a radar screen. A chapter on Magical Items follow, with 16 transmutation-flavoured items, including a couple of artifacts. Compendiumwhich came out in Mayis that compilation.

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.