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Stronghold Builder's Guidebook is a 128-page sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 3.0 released in May 2002.

Official synopsis[]

Defenses Wrought of Mortar and Magic

Heroes need impregnable fortresses to assault, wondrous towers to explore, and majestic castles to protect. This book is stocked with everything needed to design any fortified structure imaginable, including:

  • Over 150 new magic items.
  • More than two dozen magical augmentations for stronghold walls.
  • Rules for magic portals, mobile strongholds, and trap creation.
  • Five complete strongholds, including maps, ready for immediate use.

Players and Dungeon Masters who want to create customized strongholds will find all the construction materials they need within these pages.

To use this accessory, a player or Dungeon Master also needs the Player’s Handbook.

Content[]

Development and release[]

Development[]

Stronghold Builder's Guidebook was written by Matt Forbeck and David Noonan. Art was provided by Brom and David Day.

Release[]

Stronghold Builder's Guidebook was released by Wizards of the Coast in May 2002 for $21.95 US, or $31.95 Canadian.[1]

On July 7, 2015, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $8.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Stronghold Builder's Guidebook reached the rank of Gold 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 3.0
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster ManualDungeons & Dragons Adventure Game
Supplements
Arms and Equipment GuideBook of ChallengesBook of Vile DarknessDefenders of the FaithDeities and DemigodsEnemies and AlliesEpic Level HandbookFiend FolioGhostwalkHero Builder's GuidebookLiving Greyhawk Gazetteer (Gazetteer) • Manual of the PlanesMasters of the WildMonster Manual IIOriental AdventuresPsionics HandbookSavage SpeciesSong and SilenceStronghold Builder's GuidebookSword and FistTome and Blood
Adventures
The Sunless CitadelThe Forge of FuryThe Fright at TristorThe Speaker in DreamsThe Standing StoneReturn to the Temple of Elemental EvilHeart of Nightfang SpireDeep HorizonLord of the Iron FortressBastion of Broken SoulsCity of the Spider Queen
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