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Shining South is a 192-page sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 released in October 2004.

Official synopsis[]

A Wondrous Land of Ancient Cultures and Fallen Empires

Travelers to the distant lands beyond the Lake of Steam and the Firesteap Mountains return with incredible tales of the people and places they've encountered or avoided. From the magehounds of Halruaa and wemics of the Shaar to the halflings of Luiren and the Crinti of Dambrath, the denizens of the region are as varied as their homelands. Discover each of the many realms of the Shining South, along with the magic and monsters native to this diverse corner of the Forgotten Realms game setting.

  • 9 new prestige classes
  • 33 new spells
  • 3 short adventures

Content[]

Development and release[]

Development[]

Shining South (3e) was written by Thomas Reid. Art was provided by Dee Barnett, Michael Dubisch, and Wayne England.

Release[]

Shining South (3e) was released by Wizards of the Coast in October 2004 for $29.95 US, or $44.95 Canadian.[1]

On December 17, 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, Shining South (3e) reached the rank of Electrum seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

External links[]

References[]

  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.
Dungeons & Dragons 3.5
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster ManualDungeons & Dragons Basic Game
Supplements
Book of Exalted DeedsCityscapeComplete AdventurerComplete ArcaneComplete ChampionComplete DivineComplete MageComplete PsionicComplete ScoundrelComplete WarriorDraconomiconDragon MagicDrow of the UnderdarkDungeon Master's Guide IIDungeonscapeElder EvilsExpanded Psionics HandbookFiendish Codex I: Hordes of the AbyssFiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine HellsFrostburnHeroes of BattleHeroes of HorrorLibris MortisLords of MadnessMagic Item CompendiumMagic of IncarnumMiniatures HandbookMonster Manual IIIMonster Manual IVMonster Manual VPlanar HandbookPlayer's Handbook IIRaces of DestinyRaces of the DragonRaces of StoneRaces of the WildSandstormSpell CompendiumStormwrackTome of BattleTome of MagicUnearthed ArcanaWeapons of Legacy
Adventures
Expedition to Castle RavenloftExpedition to the Demonweb PitsExpedition to the Ruins of GreyhawkFantastic Locations: Dragondown GrottoRed Hand of Doom
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