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Few wizards know more about magic than the mighty Mordenkainen, whose arcane achievements are without peer. He’s the Archmage of Adventure... and no stranger to unearthing hidden lore. Stand aside, Tenser! Back to the books, Otiluke! Few can match Mordenkainen’s collection of magic items. Still, he hardly seems the type to settle down and open a magic shop. And yet...

Welcome to Mordenkainen’s Magnificent Emporium, a wondrous collection of magic items—each one with a story to tell. This tome provides Dungeon Masters with a ready assortment of treasures to tempt greedy players, along with historical nuggets and alluring adventure hooks that set these items apart from your run-of-the-mill flaming sword or bag of holding. This book adds rich flavor to the treasures and trinkets presented within, and a dash of inspiration for Dungeon Masters looking to liven up a monster’s trove. Hold on to your magic hats—everything must go!

A special thanks goes to Jon Schindehette, senior creative art director for this project, plus art director Kate Irwin, and artists Vincent Dutrait, Emrah Elmasli, Wayne England, Brian Hagan, Jeff Himmelman, Tyler Jacobson, Michael Komarck, Howard Lyon, Warren Mahy, David Martin, Jim Nelson, William O’Connor, Hector Ortiz, Marc Sasso, Chris Seaman, Cynthia Sheppard, John Stanko, Beth Trott, Franz Vohwinkel, Eva Widermann, Ben Wootten.

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