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23 Races  14 Classes  67 Archetypes  49 Feats, Convergence, Spells, Class Options, Items, Equipment and more


Come one, come all! Thrill at the fascinating, the bizarre, the deadly. Try your hand at powers unlike any before. Become what you want. Haven’t found it yet? We’ll add it! The Book of Many Things is a repository of options for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Inside is a compilation of requests from around the world, fleshed out and made playable. Speed through your enemies as an accelerist. Worship fey creatures as a dúlra. Practice a forbidden and lost art as a truenamer. You could even become a skiprock champion. A variety of different races, classes, archetypes, feats, and spells await within the Book of Many Things Volume 1.

If ever there’s been something you’ve wanted in Pathfinder, but couldn’t find it anywhere else, you can hope to find it here. If it’s not already included, we’ll add it on a future update. That’s right, the Book of Many Things is a series of inexhaustively updated resources, with new content being added regularly. Just reach out to us with your request, and we’ll work with you to try and include it. You’ll even receive a thank you in the credits.

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The Book of Many Things is A collection of requests from around the internet that introduces and explores the Shattered Worlds; a multiverse of realities representing our homage to popular fiction and media. Want a preview of the themes and content? Check out the Master Content Index, which is updated as each volume is finished so you'll always know what you can find inside and where to look.

Master Content Index  Volume 1  Volume 2  Volume 3  2018 Campaign  Decidedly Laughable Collection

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S-Class Barbarians  S-Class Monks  S-Class Rangers  S-Class Wizards

Additional Pathfinder 1e Content

2019 Name's Games Collection  2020 Name's Games Collection  Beyond the Mundane  Lands of Theia  Kingdom of Monsters  Haunted Eve  Celebrating Eastrek

OS: Journeyman  PA: Fighter  WFG: Haven

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Content

2019 Name's Games Collection  2020 Name's Games Collection  Faithful Few  Lands of Theia PF2

5th Edition Content

2019 Name's Games Collection  2020 Name's Games Collection  Lands of Theia 5e  PA: Barbarian 5e

Miscellaneous and Fiction

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Ryan G September 03, 2018 10:45 pm UTC
I really dig the accelerist class. It mentions unarmed attacks in a few places (like velocity) but doesn’t explicitly mention they get Improved Unarmed Strike. Should they?
(Personally, I think not. The class should play fine without it, and another free feat might be a little much.)
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Ryan G September 04, 2018 12:15 pm UTC
Never mind! Pieced it together. Occult accelerant gets IUS, the others do not. Good stuff. I’m excited to try it out at the table.
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Samurai S September 17, 2018 12:32 pm UTC
Hi Ryan,

I'm glad to see this worked out, and very happy that you are enjoying the book so far. If you have any other questions, suggestions, or requests, please don't hesitate to reach out here or (for a faster response) on our Facebook page. Cheers!
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Samurai S August 03, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
The latest update to The Book of Many Things is live.

Thanks to our Kickstarter backers, we are officially at 200 pages in volume 1! In this final update (barring any errata), we've once again adjusted the general layout to make the book more readable and give it a crisper look overall. We've also added our full chapter of campaign requested content with additions such as:

Arcanist Options: Enjoy new exploits, greater exploits, and 3 archetypes that teach this old dog some new tricks. Thank you to Bill Mead for the suggestions and requests!

Champions of R'lyeh: Meet the unnamed, a race of children who disappear at sea and are raised by the followers of the Great Old Ones. Draw your rapier as a blade of Hastur, a witchblade archetype that gains invocations in place of a witch's magic. Thank you to Kenneth Zike for the suggestions and requests!

The Escapade: Go big, or go home. These gun-toting spellcasters have more than just a few tricks up their sleeves. Thank...See more
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George L June 10, 2018 5:03 pm UTC
Will there be print copies available through here soon, or only via the kickstarter?
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Samurai S June 28, 2018 5:43 pm UTC
Print copies will be made available after the Kickstarter has ended and the rewards sent to backers, yes, but the cost is reduced by backing the campaign.
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Jason M January 15, 2018 1:24 am UTC
The altered lineage trait is mentioned multiple times in the latest update, including as a prerequisite for progressive convergence, but I can not seem to find the trait in the book itself. Is it from another book?
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Samurai S May 01, 2018 4:32 pm UTC
Sorry for the late reply. This trait (and a few related feats/items) was added in the most recent download.
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Samurai S January 13, 2018 7:30 pm UTC
Recent Update 1/13/2018

==General Updates==

Organized all chapters into more logical and commonly understood formats (alphabetical by race/class).


Mushroom Leshies – Vine leshy cousins who grow up in swamps and forests.

Sokari – Proud unicorn people from the fey realm.

Vulture-Men – Foils to the elfling race, they seek enlightenment and a return to what they once were.

Other Races – Dhampir, elves, and minotaur each gain new options for play.


Each new class has received a list of favored class options for the races most commonly represented by them.

Invokers – Added the Merciless Sea as an otherworldly patron.

==Archetypes and Class Options==

Barbarian – Guerilla warriors stalk jungles in search of deadly foes and fight the law for what they believe is right.

Fighter – The man-at-arms trades direct combat power...See more
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Samurai S November 27, 2017 2:43 pm UTC
Recent Update 11/27/2017


Invoker – Drawing inspiration from an otherworldly patron, this invocation specialist turns powerful boons and spells against enemies.


Blue Moon Ranger – By Margherita Tramontano: Fight yokai as a blue moon ranger alongside your greater raiju companion while wielding your Greater Beast Spear artifact.

Chaos Hunter – A slayer who sacrificed everything to wreak havoc and bring vengeance to her enemies.

Curse Bearer – Invokers suffer greater tragedy for the ability to hex opponents.

Dawn Legate - With their own war ended, these legates have learned to live in the light.

Faithless Invoker – These invokers rely more on themselves than a patron for power.

Idolator – skaldak invokers who strive to achieve their true form as they gain strength.

Ranger of the Dark Path - Death-dealing stalkers whose black arrows raise undead minions...See more
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Samurai S October 30, 2017 7:40 pm UTC
The October update is live.
Layout has been changed and cleaned up to prepare for printing. The book now consists of chapters on Races, Classes, Archetypes and Class Options, Character Options, Magic, and Items and Equipment. Within individual chapters, divisions such as divine, eldritch, faerie, and mortal still exist to keep the themes of each and allow for further branching in the future (arcane, perhaps?)

Updated the art to the finished piece for the god blooded.

Arbiters – A small, winged race of inevitables who study the effects of chaos on the material plane.

Leonin – Lion-like catfolk with supernatural ties to the sun.

Nature Warden – A druid/fighter hybrid who takes the forms of guardian spirits to protect their allies.

Bestial Warden – A warden who prefers to fight as an animal, rather than a guardian spirit.

Eldritch Archetypes – Updated...See more
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Ann W November 05, 2017 1:02 am UTC
which pdf is the october update?
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Samurai S November 05, 2017 3:22 pm UTC
Should say 10-30-2017. New purchases means it's the only one. If you picked it up before, it should have that date. If you can't see it, please let me know and I'll track down why that is.
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Ann W November 06, 2017 12:03 am UTC
yesterday it had 3 pdfs listed, 2 in august and 1 in september. Today there is only 1 with an october date.
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Samurai S November 06, 2017 9:15 pm UTC
Glad to hear it's sorted out now :). Sorry for the confusion, we had some goblins tinkering with the nobs it sounds like.
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Samurai S September 20, 2017 7:08 pm UTC
The September update is complete :D. Here's what I've added.

Added a chapter (7) for items and equipment. Finally added the usable descriptions for the heir apparent's suggested equipment.

Cleaned up text on several classes to line it up with the class tables provided.


Darkseeker (Cleric/Rogue): A worshiper of darkness and secrets, who practices his faith while assassinating his enemies.

Heir Apparent gains a new adventuring goal: The shepherd allows the heir to become a fledgling monster trainer from Mystical: Kingdom of Monsters.


Blood Convoker (Convoker): A variant of the blood summoner archetype for the summoner.

God Caller (Convoker): A variant of the god caller archetype for the summoner.

Intrepid Sidekick gains the secondary class features of the upcoming essential trainer class from Samurai Sheepdog and Northwinter Press.

Pious Thief...See more
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Samurai S August 30, 2017 10:34 pm UTC
We just passed 175 downloads! To celebrate, I want to hear what you think so far. Anything spark your interest? Anything you're getting ready to try or have tried? What did you think?
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Kevin G August 29, 2017 5:11 am UTC
Got a couple subraces in mind after reading more about otters on Wikipedia. These are for Michael Ralston Galvis' otterling race that I shared the other day on Facebook. These will be included in the first update, which so far consists of these, the battle augur (mega man/blue mage) class, and four other races (xendauni, seekers, nephilim, and god-blooded).

--Ferret--: Ferrets are the bardic cousins of otterlings. They enjoy dancing and games of chance to swimming. Ferrets do not gain hold breath, slippery hide, or swim. Instead, once per day, when a ferret makes a Reflex saving throw, it can roll twice and take the better result. It must decide to use this ability before attempting the saving throw. The ferret also gains a +4 racial bonus on Stealth checks and has a normal movement speed of 30 feet.

--Fisher Cat--: Fisher cat otterlings live away from rivers, preferring the forest. They are expert climbers, strong and fierce. They gain +2 Str instead of +2 Dex, climb speed 20 feet and...See more
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