Over on the Paizo blog, Paizo has introduced the “Sky King’s Tomb Player’s Guide.” The guide takes players on a thrilling journey into the world of dwarven drama and the mysterious Darklands.
The guide is based on the backdrop of the stunning metropolis of Highhelm, a city that showcases thousands of years of dwarven history. One of the city’s greatest heroes, High King Taargick, also known as the Sky King, disappeared over 9,000 years ago. It was under his leadership that dwarves migrated to the surface world in what is known as their Quest for Sky. Although his memory is revered, the details of his heroic deeds have morphed into mythology over the millennia.
In a surprising turn of events, one of the Sky King’s relics is about to reemerge, setting off a perilous expedition into the Darklands. Players take on the roles of archivists, explorers, and truth-seekers, recruited by Highhelm’s top historians to investigate the mysteries of this intriguing relic. This journey could potentially lead to the legendary Sky King’s Tomb.
The “Sky King’s Tomb Player’s Guide” offers players an engaging, spoiler-free look into the lore and tips needed to create captivating characters for the “Sky King’s Tomb Adventure Path.”
Inside the guide, players can expect:
- An overview of the Sky Citadel Highhelm, insights into dwarven culture, and understanding dwarven faiths.
- Valuable character advice, detailing how different classes and ancestries can excel in this Adventure Path.
- New character backgrounds tailored for this Adventure Path, including Conservator, Child of Notoriety, and Historical Reenactor.
- A comprehensive guide to underground exploration and adventuring in the dark.
The guide provides an immersive experience into the captivating world of dwarven history and mythology, providing a deep well of inspiration for players seeking new, unforgettable adventures. As players embark on this journey, they will gain a deeper understanding of High King Taargick’s memory and might finally unravel the mysteries of the Sky King’s Tomb.