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  • Published: 14 January 2020
  • Following up on the official announcement, I summarize all extra information we have on the Explorer's Guide to Wildemount. This includes the 3 subclasses, some of the new monsters and more information on the additional magic items (Vestiges of Divergence). What are your thoughts now? Has this additional information changed your mind at all?

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Comments • 131

  • Nerd Immersion
    Nerd Immersion   5 days back

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  • Jesse Torres
    Jesse Torres  22 hours back

    Clerics are chop liver to you?! :c

    • john son
      john son  1 days back

      Weeaboo Jones:
      Rosetta Stone.....
      *Kage Bunshin no Jutsu*

      • ADHDgaming _8
        ADHDgaming _8  2 days back

        I really don’t understand why you didn’t just wait a week

        • DialatedPupils
          DialatedPupils  2 days back

          Echo Knight is a rip off from Echo class from 3rd party Paizo.

          • William P Dynes
            William P Dynes  2 days back

            The Echo Knight reminds me of Hazel D'Ark from the Deathstalker Saga.

            • Robbie Hussey
              Robbie Hussey  3 days back

              The Echo Knight lets you play Noob Saibot.

              • ValasaFantastic
                ValasaFantastic  3 days back

                I think the Gunslinger and bloodhunter are Dms guild exclusives sadly because of how publishing on Dms guild works everyone get a binder buy them on dms guild print them out , out them in that binder. done. Also the first draft of the cobolt soul monk is in the taldorei guide I think the updates will be available somewhere. It would be great if those three classes were in the book but I don't think the 'can' be.

                • shirak8
                  shirak8  4 days back

                  I'm glad you do the update, I hate mercer. Those guys are so awkward.

                  • Cory Gumminger
                    Cory Gumminger  4 days back

                    Super excited for the alternate reality stuff, as alternate realities are soon to feature heavily in my campaign

                    • Jinx Jade
                      Jinx Jade  4 days back

                      If they only have the three subclasses I’ll be disappointed. New books hardly ever come out and only giving love to fighter and wizard would be pretty lame.

                      • Derek Barnett
                        Derek Barnett  4 days back

                        I highly doubt we'll get any previously released classes or subclasses, but if we did I'd expect only the ones from DM's Guild. The stuff released in the Tal'Dorei book might be an issue since it was published by Green Ronin rather than WotC, though I would absolutely love or if WotC would just go ahead and make the Tal'Dorei book official material, maybe through some business deal with GR.

                        • Death Strike Gaming
                          Death Strike Gaming  4 days back

                          Why bloodhunter is free on Dnd and beyond

                          • Wilson hare
                            Wilson hare  4 days back

                            I feel like echo knight could be an eldritch knight with dunamancy spells as choice instead of the regular ones.

                            • Bryan Smith
                              Bryan Smith  4 days back

                              I feel the same way about Kenrick interviews.

                              • Kappa Kiev
                                Kappa Kiev  4 days back

                                So Echo Knight is D4C?

                                • Landon
                                  Landon  5 days back

                                  Can't seem to get gleam to recognize my twitch so I only get one entry I guess

                                  • kronos1794
                                    kronos1794  5 days back

                                    Echo knight: So I can finally be Vergil?!

                                    • Emperor Xander
                                      Emperor Xander  5 days back

                                      don't even joke about gunslinger class id be so pissed if this started normalizing guns in d&D i don't want to play d20 modern

                                      • vishal bachan
                                        vishal bachan  5 days back

                                        Roll a 1 and your echo turns on you...

                                        • The Alchemist
                                          The Alchemist  5 days back

                                          What I need:

                                          -Gunslinger
                                          -Cobolt Soul Monk
                                          -Blood Hunter
                                          -College Of Maestro Bard
                                          -The Lingering Soul

                                          • trexdrew
                                            trexdrew  5 days back

                                            All this shit just sounds so ridiculous that it’s incredibly easy to tell it’s fan made content instead of the normal level of thought and intrigue of a WotC release. There’s nothing wrong with fan content but it is a little weird to listen to and how crazy it all sounds and makes me wonder if we needed a printed book of it. Looking at you 50 shades of gray twilight fan fiction.

                                            • D Ren
                                              D Ren  4 days back

                                              @trexdrew I literally said it's ok of you dont like it...that's not my issue. My point is that you have no defense for your point other than it sounds ridiculous in spite of the fact that this type of magic is well thought out and baked into the world itself.

                                            • trexdrew
                                              trexdrew  4 days back

                                              D Ren lol ok whatever you say. Any difference in opinion and criticism of CR is hate and automatic gatekeeping. God I hate fandoms sometimes 🤦🏼‍♂️

                                            • D Ren
                                              D Ren  4 days back

                                              @trexdrew I've watched it played, it's not crazy nor is it unbalanced nor is it mandatory material to adapt into your game. It's totally fine to not be into the concept. It's just sounds like more gatekeeping and "if the idea didnt come from me its bad".

                                            • trexdrew
                                              trexdrew  4 days back

                                              D Ren I’ve watched all the DDB videos yes. It still sounds like crazy unbalanced fanbrew

                                            • D Ren
                                              D Ren  4 days back

                                              It isnt though, have you watched the video where matt explains what it is? Have you watched any of cr? If not, the context for dunamancy is all there. It's really not that crazy either considering all the other wacky shit we can do in the game already.

                                          • Dante Shadowfall
                                            Dante Shadowfall  5 days back

                                            You keep bringing up his other stuff from Taldorei Guide and the stuff on the DMs guild....But he kinda can't publish that stuff. It is Green Ronin publishing not Wizards. I am sure there would be legal issues around that. On top of that he can't really put stuff from the dms guild it because it is right in the rules of DMs Guild that you can't publish that material anywhere else.

                                            • Kadir Seker
                                              Kadir Seker  5 days back

                                              Trust me, if we were getting other subclasses like Cobalt Soul or the Gunslinger, they would have added it to the description. Saying you might also get other subclasses that are clearly not announced creates unreal expectations, which may leave people disappointed with the book.

                                              • Michael Rose
                                                Michael Rose  4 days back

                                                Dmsguild owns the sub and classes he has put on there. It's part of the agreement everyone has to use, when putting any paid content on that website. So, they can't be published by WoTC. Matt Mercer explained that briefly in one of the D&D beyond videos.

                                              • Jabberwokee
                                                Jabberwokee  5 days back

                                                Yeah, they would have stated it because they do t hold back with describing the books.

                                                Gunslinger and Cobalt Soul monk won’t be in this and that’s kind of a shame considering

                                            • Edward Green
                                              Edward Green  5 days back

                                              Man...now my homebrew ones are going to be irrelevant. Oh well

                                              • Richard Healy
                                                Richard Healy  5 days back

                                                Echo Knight Fighter+ Barbrian Path of Ancestral Guadians.

                                                "You and whose army?!"

                                                *both turn to each other and smile*

                                                • Richard Healy
                                                  Richard Healy  10 hours back

                                                  No, but they soon will be! *charges*

                                                  "You've been fighting them for 5 rounds already."

                                                  "I know! *clang* It was a threat *crash* get it? *slice*

                                                • Karl Fitzpatrick
                                                  Karl Fitzpatrick  4 days back

                                                  Necromancer Wizard and Shepherd Druid turn up:"Are we late?"

                                                • stugod5000
                                                  stugod5000  4 days back

                                                  Oh god, I need to play that

                                                • Anthony Norman
                                                  Anthony Norman  5 days back

                                                  Oh yeah

                                              • Dee Dubs Entertainment

                                                I really wish they'd get someone else to do these interviews. I feel uneasy just seeing that guy and that only intensifies when he opens his mouth. Nice to see I wasn't alone in that.

                                                • tico zayas
                                                  tico zayas  5 days back

                                                  So the echo knight is naruto so that then makes the graviturgist tendo pain

                                                  • tico zayas
                                                    tico zayas  5 days back

                                                    @Jabberwokee he did voice the 8 tails for the english dub, hell most of the CR team did voices for the english dub, laura and sam did alot of side characters and travis voiced zetsu and liam voiced garra

                                                  • vishal bachan
                                                    vishal bachan  5 days back

                                                    You could also roleplay izura Kira from bleach by multiclassing martial class into graviturgist

                                                  • Jabberwokee
                                                    Jabberwokee  5 days back

                                                    Pretty much, yeah.

                                                    Mr Mercer is a not so secret Naruto fan

                                                • Charles Sterling
                                                  Charles Sterling  5 days back

                                                  I just realized how small of a channel this is! I've been watching for some time now and figured this was one of the bigger D&D channels. Anyway, you deserve more subs, dude :)

                                                  • Nerd Immersion
                                                    Nerd Immersion   5 days back

                                                    Thank you! We're growing slowly here, but I'm glad the algorithm is putting us on people's feeds!

                                                • Alexander Weltsch
                                                  Alexander Weltsch  5 days back

                                                  Time manipulation is worse htne necromency in my head canon ! Probaly would cause inevidables or hounds of Thanos hount down the users

                                                • ᾩ̶̛̳̩͚̰̜̔͌̈͘

                                                  Echo Knight: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

                                                  • Lunoh
                                                    Lunoh  5 days back

                                                    If anything I believe we will get the taldorai book rereleased under wotc as a new updated print that would containing the subclasses and bloodhunter. It would make most sense here.

                                                    • Dear _Obi
                                                      Dear _Obi  5 days back

                                                      https://twitter.com/matthewmercer/status/1216890505847377920?s=21

                                                      Tal'dorei Campaign Subclasses won't be included

                                                      • Lukas Ceru
                                                        Lukas Ceru  5 days back

                                                        Clerics have the most subclasses!

                                                        • Adam DeLocke
                                                          Adam DeLocke  5 days back

                                                          You: Echo Knight can summon shadow clones
                                                          Me, an intellectual: DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP! FILTHY ACTS AT A REASONABLE PRICE! UNSPEAKABLE ACTIONS AT A REDUCED COST!
                                                          Edit: And before anyone asks, YES! THIS IS A JOJO REFERENCE!

                                                          • Ian Morse
                                                            Ian Morse  4 days back

                                                            @Random Man Clearly this is how King Crimson works. It all makes sense now.

                                                          • PJ VC
                                                            PJ VC  5 days back

                                                            i've been on reddit dndmemes enough to know this is a timeknight thing

                                                          • Random Man
                                                            Random Man  5 days back

                                                            Is this a jojo reference?.....HUH?!?!?

                                                        • Preston Bobo
                                                          Preston Bobo  5 days back

                                                          If people are not familiar with Anathem by Neal Stephenson then they should do themselves a favor and read it. It is fantastic, and there is quite a bit of overlap with the Echo Knight and parallel realities.

                                                          • patrick fackler
                                                            patrick fackler  5 days back

                                                            Uka’toa....

                                                          • Hromovlad1
                                                            Hromovlad1  5 days back

                                                            *looks at Echo Knight*
                                                            Dirty Deeds Dine Dirt Cheap

                                                          • Felix Rivera
                                                            Felix Rivera  5 days back

                                                            The spell that lets you create an echo makes a Simulacrum with a single spell

                                                            • Dood Lamoe
                                                              Dood Lamoe  5 days back

                                                              @HeyItsDingo I understand the echo knight class ability isn't a spell, I should have been more clear on that, I was just addressing the fact that a wizard also has used something similar whether spell or ability

                                                            • HeyItsDingo
                                                              HeyItsDingo  5 days back

                                                              @Dood Lamoe There likely is a spell that does a similar effect, but the Echo Fighter ability isn't a spell. There are all kinds of class/subclass abilities that act very similar to existing spells without being spells.

                                                            • Dood Lamoe
                                                              Dood Lamoe  5 days back

                                                              In campaign 2 a wizard uses this ability as well, so I'm assuming this is a spell

                                                            • HeyItsDingo
                                                              HeyItsDingo  5 days back

                                                              It's not a spell, it's a subclass ability for Echo Knight

                                                          • Abyssionknight
                                                            Abyssionknight  5 days back

                                                            I really don't like it when new subclasses are released and multiple are for a single class. Likely would have been pretty easy to turn one of those wizard schools into a sorcerer bloodline instead. That could have been pretty interesting, especially if they added some new meta magic options as well.

                                                            • PepicWalrus
                                                              PepicWalrus  5 days back

                                                              @Dee Dubs Entertainment Sorcerers should be the most flexanle and adaptable on the battlefield imo.

                                                              The abiliyy to change damage types could make sorcerers really cool. (I'd say a limit to what it can be swapped too being like the polar opposites or something)

                                                              Fire - Cold
                                                              Thunder - Lightning
                                                              Acid - Posion
                                                              Force - Psychic
                                                              Radiant - Necrotic

                                                            • Dee Dubs Entertainment
                                                              Dee Dubs Entertainment  5 days back

                                                              New meta magic would have been nice. Maybe something like a delayed effect or something to speed up the effect of other magic/poison.

                                                          • Joshua Chapman
                                                            Joshua Chapman  5 days back

                                                            I wish the shadow monk had that echo knight ability.

                                                            • Joshua Chapman
                                                              Joshua Chapman  5 days back

                                                              @Adam DeLocke in a combat fashion, that can actually attack a opponent.

                                                            • Adam DeLocke
                                                              Adam DeLocke  5 days back

                                                              It does. It's called Minor Illusion.

                                                          • Lucas Knieper
                                                            Lucas Knieper  5 days back

                                                            i get Valentine feelings from this fighter subclass

                                                          • Karpmageddon
                                                            Karpmageddon  5 days back

                                                            While I love wizards, it would of been cool to see a dunamancy sorcerer. Though I suppose Wild Magic already fits that niche.

                                                            • Omegeddon
                                                              Omegeddon  4 days back

                                                              Yeah there should definitely be one. And maybe one for druids

                                                            • 343burninglegion
                                                              343burninglegion  5 days back

                                                              Nothing stopping a little homebrew from fixing that problem

                                                            • Karpmageddon
                                                              Karpmageddon  5 days back

                                                              @bouboulroz I'd certainly consider adding them to the sorcerers spell list if the book doesn't already. Though with the emphasis of how the magic is learned, it probably goes against the lore. Which is most likely why wizards recieved the dunamancy subclasses instead of other types of spellcasters.

                                                            • bouboulroz
                                                              bouboulroz  5 days back

                                                              I mean, nothing keeps a sorcerer from taking a few dunamancy spells. Twin spelling some of the buff spells sounds like a good idea to me.

                                                            • Jaime Gallegos
                                                              Jaime Gallegos  5 days back

                                                              I love the image of making a giant blackhole but using careful spell to make sure to protect your party.

                                                          • Fine Tabletop
                                                            Fine Tabletop  5 days back

                                                            Bro! Echo knight sounds like noob saibot

                                                            • Fallen Deus
                                                              Fallen Deus  5 days back

                                                              Pretty sure that the othwr subclasses that people want wont be in this book. First, those would have been mentioned in the summary since they would be considered new to dnd cause right now they are just homebrew subclasses. Second i dont think wotc would throw so many different subclasses into an adventure book, also lastly people can forget about blood hunter since WotC is very hesitant to add entirely new classes to the game and have said so in the past.

                                                              • Shugo Pendragon
                                                                Shugo Pendragon  5 days back

                                                                First to thumbs down wooo

                                                                • Druxus The Mage
                                                                  Druxus The Mage  5 days back

                                                                  What about bloodhunter

                                                                  • HuffmanTeamGaming
                                                                    HuffmanTeamGaming  5 days back

                                                                    If you want to write a good story, avoid time travel like the plague.
                                                                    I'll be passing on this book.

                                                                    • D Ren
                                                                      D Ren  4 days back

                                                                      It isnt time travel, could you at least know what your talking about? Theres a 5 minute video that explains exactly what dunamancy is. Has little to do with time and more to do with parallel dimensions and potentiality as well as being able to tap into that.

                                                                      Summoning an echo is just pulling a shell of a potential version of yourself to aid you in combat. Then you have spells like mote of alacrity which just allows you to roll a skill check again and take the higher roll. Theres a spell that locks objects in space and a spell that acts more like a singularity.

                                                                      None of these things are so out there for dnd, relax.

                                                                    • Fernando Zepeda
                                                                      Fernando Zepeda  5 days back

                                                                      It just seems you're just looking for an excuse at this point

                                                                    • The Gem System
                                                                      The Gem System  5 days back

                                                                      Also, Time Stop is already a spell.

                                                                    • SRautaro
                                                                      SRautaro  5 days back

                                                                      There's a ton of content on the book besides the time spells. And even those won't be about time travel but time manipulation (like for example, the Slow spell). Maaaaaaaaaaaaaybe there could be a 9th lvl spell dealing with time travel, but by that point you could also use Wish for time travel.

                                                                    • Shaylic
                                                                      Shaylic  5 days back

                                                                      HuffmanTeamGaming there’s time magic but it doesn’t seem like it has anything to do with traveling through time more the manipulation of time to create different effects.