The Complete Armorer's Handbook

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The Complete Armorer's Handbook is a 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons supplement for upgrading weapons and armor. Inside this best-selling DMsguild product is a comprehensive modular framework that allows characters to improve their equipment as they see fit by seeking out craftsmen and spending some coin! Chapter 1 covers nonmagical upgrades, which approximate the basic +1-3 progression of magic items in the Dungeon Master’s Guide. Chapter 2 introduces rune magic as a means to imbue your equipment with magical properties, including a fully-realized crafting system for characters wishing to create their own runestones using simple gemstones.

In this episode, Crit Academy is once again joined by the lovely Aelx Bomb. Together we walk through this well-laid-out and implemented equipment upgrade system. We each give our thoughts on not only the mechanics but the layout, artwork, and implementation. Certainly, our favorite part is appendix A. I think Travis - DM Hook) said it best. "also known as "STFU with your iS tHiS BaLaNcEd? here's the math".

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