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Five Nations is a 160-page sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 released in July 2005.

Official synopsis[]

Danger knows no borders

Secure your traveling papers and jump aboard the lightning rail as it hurtles across the Five Nations. Once united as the kingdom of Galifar, then sundered by the Last War, Aundair, Breland, the Mournland, Karrnath, and Thrane now enjoy a tenuous peace. Regardless of your destination, ready your weapons, as well as your wits—intrigue, opportunity, risk, and reward await at every stop.

Inside this book, you'll find everything you need to adventure in the mighty kingdoms that form the heart of Khorvaire:

  • Comprehensive overviews of each kingdom, including its postwar status, government, and economy, as well as important locations, communities, organizations, and NPCs
  • Detailed, full-color maps of each nation and its capital city
  • Spells and magic items developed during the Last War
  • Descriptions of battlefields, ruins, cities, and other notable places
  • Information for creating characters who hail from each of the Five Nations
  • New monsters and monster templates


Five Nations is an accessory for the Eberron setting that details the mighty kingdoms that form the heart of Khorvaire, and were once united as the kingdom of Galifar before they were sundered by the Last War: Aundair, Breland, the Mournland, Karrnath, and Thrane.

Development and release[]


The book was written by Brian Campbell, Scott Gearin, Kolja Raven Liquette, David Noonan, Christopher Perkins and Bill Slavicsek.

Cover art was by Wayne Reynolds, with interior art by Scott Fischer, Tomas Giorello, Michael Frederick Lim, Roberto Marchesi, Lucio Parrillo, Steve Prescott, Richard Sardinha, Ryan Sook, Anne Stokes, and Xi James Zhang.


Five Nations was released by Wizards of the Coast in July 2005 for $29.95 US, or $42.95 Canadian.[1]

On November 5, 2013, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $14.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Five Nations reached the rank of Platinum seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

External links[]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Product page. Wizards.com, via Web Archive.
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