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Player's handbook. Cover Image Book Book

Player's handbook.

Mearls, Mike, (lead designer.). Crawford, Jeremy, (lead designer,, handbook lead.). Thompson, Rodney, (contributor.). Lee, Peter, (contributor.). Wyatt, James, 1968- (author.). Schwalb, Robert J., (author.). Cordell, Bruce R., (author.). Carter, Michele, (editor.). Sims, Chris, (editor.). Gray, Scott Fitzgerald, (editor.). Perkins, Christopher, 1968- (editor.). Bilsland, Greg, (producer.).


The Player's Handbook® contains rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration and combat, equipment, spells, and much more. Use this book to create characters from the D & D® races and classes. Dungeons & Dragons immerses you in a world of adventure. Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons. Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures. Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions. The world needs heroes. Will you answer the call?

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786965601
  • ISBN: 0786965606
  • Physical Description: 316 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: Renton, WA : Wizards of the Coast LLC, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary
"Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world's greatest roleplaying game"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (page 312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Step-by-step characters -- Races -- Classes -- Personality and background -- Equipment -- Customization options -- Using ability scores -- Adventuring -- Combat -- Spellcasting -- Spells -- Appendix A: Conditions -- Appendix B: Gods of the Multiverse -- Appendix C: The planes of existence -- Appendix D: Creature statistics -- Appendix E: Inspirational reading -- Character sheet.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
D & D lead designers, Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford ; Player's handbook lead, Jeremy Crawford ; rules development, Rodney Thompson, Peter Lee ; writing, James Wyatt, Robert J. Schwalb, Bruce R. Cordell ; editing, Michele Carter, Chris Sims, Scott Fitzgerald Gray, Christopher Perkins ; producer, Greg Bilsland.
Subject: Dungeons and Dragons (Game) > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Dungeons and Dragons (Game) > Rules.
Fantasy games > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Role-playing games.

Available copies

  • 16 of 21 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at James Memorial Public Library System.


  • 2 current holds with 21 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
James Memorial Public Library SF DND PLA (Text) 37211000271302 SRP Available -

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