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Defilers and Preservers

The Wizards of Athas (AD&D Dark Sun Accessory)

by Nicky Rea

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Published by TSR .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
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    Open LibraryOL8143820M
    ISBN 10078690383X
    ISBN 109780786903832

      The sourcebook we’re looking at today is Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas, published in It is softcover and runs 96 pages. The book is divided into 5 chapters. This supplement was written after the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Expanded and Revised edition was released and thus uses the updated timeline of Dark Sun. [More]. Aboul Thls 8ook This book describes both defilers and preservers, the wizards of the DARK SUN world. The new DARK SUN Campaign Setting and the core AD&D. rules books (DUNGEON MASTER. Guide and Players Handbook) are required to fully utilize this accessory.

      As such, "Veiled Alliance" is a somewhat unusual sort of wizardly splatbook, detailing more about where wizards are from than what they do. That's a big difference from Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas (),a much later book that . The Complete Book of Dwarves: The Complete Bard's Handbook: PHBR8: The Complete Book of Elves: PHBR9: The Complete Book of Gnomes & Halflings: PHBR The Complete Book of Humanoids: PHBR The Complete Ranger's Handbook: The Complete Paladin's Handbook: The Complete Druid's Handbook:

    Title: Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas Type: Accessory Author: Nicky Rea Published: Format: page book: Reviled and hunted, hated and feared, they live in secrecy, hiding who and what they are from the rest of the world. They are criminals whose crime calls for swift execution. They are outcasts, with no place to call home.   Defilers, preservers, Dragon Kings, Sorcerer Kings, and the Veiled Alliance are things that are different about magic in the Dark Sun campaign settings. .


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Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas (AD&D Dark Sun Accessory) Paperback – July 1, by Nicky Rea (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $/5(2). Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas was published by TSR in as a page book.

It was designed by Nicky Rea, and featured cover illustrations by Maren, and interior illustrations by John T. Snyder. Reception. David Comford reviewed Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas for Arcane magazine, rating it a 9 out of 10 overall.

Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas details the two paths of magic in the DARK SUN campaign and the strange way magic works there. It demonstrates how Athasian wizards power their magic and describes both types of wizards - defilers and preservers.

side page edges and sometimes on the UPC symbol on the back of the book. Publishers. Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas (2e) - Reviled and hunted, hated and feared, they live in secrecy, hiding who and what they are from the rest of the world.

The5/5(2). Product Description. Reviled and hunted, hated and feared, they live in secrecy, hiding who and what they are from the rest of the world. They are criminals. ‘Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas’ details the two paths of magic in the Dark Sun campaign and the strange way magic works there.

It demonstrates. Book This book describes both defilers and preservers, the wizards of the DARK SUN® world. The new DARK SUN Campaign Setting and the core AD&D® rules books (DUNGEON MASTER ® Guide and Player’s Handbook) are required to fully utilize this accessory.

Defilers and Preservers demonstrates how Athasian wizards power Defilers and Preservers book magic and details the. The sourcebook we’re looking at today is Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas, published in It is softcover and runs 96 pages.

The book is divided into 5 chapters. This supplement was written after the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Expanded and Revised edition was released and thus uses the updated timeline of Dark Sun.

Big Ball of No Fun: Dark Sun: Defilers and Preservers. See other items More Beneath the crimson sun, the life of a wizard is hard and dangerous. It demonstrates how Athasian wizards power their magic and describes both types of wizards-defilers and preservers.

David Comford reviewed Defilers and Preservers: Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. While a book about wizards in Dark Sun is a nice addition to the line, Defilers and Preservers has enough oddity and hiccups that I can’t entirely endorse it.

To ask other readers questions about Defilers and Preserversplease sign up. This accessory presents everything needed to create and play preserver and defiler wizards. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon. From the Back of the Book: Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas details the two paths of magic in the DARK SUN campaign and the strange way magic works there.

It demonstrates how Athasian wizards power their magic and describes both types of wizards--defilers and preservers. Defilers leech energy from the land, stealing life away with every spell they cast and leaving only. From the Back of the Book: Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas details the two paths of magic in the DARK SUN campaign and the strange way magic works there.

It demonstrates how Athasian wizards power their magic and describes both types of wizards--defilers and preservers. Defilers leech energy from the land, stealing life away with. Preservers use the standard magic user rules (pg of Rules and Magic.) Whenever a preserver casts a spell, there is no damage to the nearby environment.

Athasians rarely distinguish between defilers and preservers, treating all Magic-Users with equal ire. Preservers, however, differ from defilers in that they tend to form secret sects in. A treatise on magic in the world of Dark Sun.

in addition, you'll find new rules, proficiencies, and kits for wizards, details on advanced wizards--dragons and avangions--and new wizard types, the ceruleans, necromancers, and shadow is also information of the planes of the Black and the Grey.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas (AD&D Dark Sun Accessory) at Read honest. Defilers are more powerful, but they have no concern for the land (which is why the whole planet is a dessert).

The Preservers only take enough "mana", or whatever they call it in these books, to cast less powerful spells.

While this still drains the land, it does not use it up completely. So, Sadeira is a Preserver who so/5(29). Defilers and Preservers: Designed for four to seven players of starting levels, the DM's Book and Player's Book inside this pack provide the DARK SUN game DMs with a campaign base in Tyr, and give PCs a brutal introduction to Athas.

tsr (DSQ1) - Road to Urik David 'Zeb' Cook. Defilers and Preservers - The Wizards of Athas (Dark Sun) de Nicky Rea y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition - Nonweapon Proficiencies; Version January 4, Author's Notes Having been involved with the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game for over a decade, I have amassed a large collection of source books, rule books, magazines, and boxed sets.

Ever wanting more unique and diverse characters, I implemented every new proficiency I could find. This article is within the scope of the Dungeons & Dragons WikiProject, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Dungeons & Dragons-related articles on you would like to participate, please visit the project page, or join the discussion, where you can join the project and find out how to help.

Stub This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality scale. Defilers and Preservers: The Wizards of Athas (AD&D Dark Sun Accessory) by Nicky Rea: TSR Psionic Artifacts of Athas by Kevin Melka: TSR Karameikos: Kingdom of Adventure/Cd Game (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition: Mystara Campaign) by Jeff Grubb: TSR Monstrous Compendium: Mystara by John Nephew: TSR Hail the.The biggest difference presented in the books was that defiling was a choice and not an always-on feature.

The idea of a choice was a profound change to the concept, allowing the act of defiling to become a deep philosophical decision made by the defiling character. the Defilers and Preservers supplement would add to these rules by allowing.Preservers who have defiled and defilers can be detected with Detect Magic or Detect Evil, as they give off an aura of evil, subtype defiler, as if they were clerics of the same level.

A preserver's evil defiler aura is only as strong as the highest caster level required to .