Something about evil fascinates us, but who can say what turns a person into a monster, what compels an individual to commit unspeakable acts? This tome pulls aside the veil to reveal evil as it manifests in the worlds of the Dungeons & Dragons
In the D&D game world, the Book of Vile Darkness is considered by many to be the most evil and blasphemous of all tomes. It is a catalog of wickedness, a repository of wisdom for those in service to evil, and a compendium of all things foul. The tome is an infection, a dark presence that uses temptation and corruption to bleed into societies. Handling the manuscript corrupts the innocent, and its lore destroys as it spreads like cancer through the minds of its readers. Thus, this sourcebook shares the damnable book’s title. And in its pages you will find everything you need to make evil worthy of its name.
A special thanks goes to Jon Schindehette, senior creative art director for this project, plus art director Mari Kolkowski, and artists Tom Baxa, Zoltan Boros, Anna Christenson, Eric Deschamps, Steve Ellis, Wayne England, Colin Fix, Ralph Horsley, Tomasz Jedruszek, Todd Lockwood, Christopher Moeller, Chris Seaman, Brian Snoddy, Skan Srisuwan, John Stanko, Chris Stevens, Gabor Szikszai, UDON, Eva Widermann, Sam Wood, Kieran Yanner, James Zhang, and Wayne Reynolds.