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The Legend of Spelljammer is a 192-page sourcebook for [missing data] released in August 1991.

Official synopsis[]

Feared by some, hunted by others, the awesome vessel Spelljammer glides through the vastness of space on manta wings. For the first time ever, the myths surrounding the Great Ship are unveiled, allowing you to expand your Spelljammer game campaign.

Is the Spelljammer a legend from the past or a mystery of the present? Is it truly a ship or a living being? Who commands it? What secrets hide in its massive hull and dark towers? The true story of the Spelljammer is revealed in this box.

This accessory is an epic adventure setting for use with the original Spelljammer Adventures in Space boxed set. Within this box you will discover new monsters and races, exciting new ships and characters, plus the fantastic Spelljammer itself.

The Legend of Spellmammer contains:

  • A 32-page book of legends and statistics about the Great Ship
  • A 64-page guided tour of the citadels, towers, and communities that crowd the back of the Spelljammer
  • A 96-page book of new ships and nonplayer characters, plus adventures aboard the Spelljammer
  • Two maps revealing the ship's citadels
  • Full-color cards showing new ships and their deck plans


Development and release[]


The book was written by Jeff Grubb. Art was provided by Tom Baxa, Les Dorscheid, Jeff Easley and James Holloway.


The Legend of Spelljammer was released by TSR in August 1991 for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On December 27, 2016, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $9.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, The Legend of Spelljammer reached the rank of Gold seller on DriveThruRPG.

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