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The Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond is a [missing data]-page sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition released in May 2011.

Official synopsis[]

The Shadowfell is a dark reflection of the natural world, a haunting plane where fear and death rule. Yet, within the gloom are countless lures for adventurers seeking fortune, glory, and more. Just don’t get caught alone at night!

This set is for Dungeon Masters interested in taking their heroes on excursions to the Shadowfell, as well as Dungeon Masters looking for a sinister setting in which to run thrilling urban adventures. A 128-page book presents the fully detailed city of Gloomwrought, complete with location descriptions, maps, quests, and game statistics for monsters and villains. It also includes provides information on other locations heroes are likely to visit beyond the city’s dark walls.

In addition, the set contains a 32-page book of encounters set in Gloomwrought and beyond, two sheets of monster and villain tokens, a foldout battle map, and a deck of 30 cards that DMs can use to add suspense to any Shadowfell-based adventure.

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Development and release[]

Development[]

The book was written by Andy Clautice, Erik Scott de Bie and Matthew Goetz. Art was provided by Ralph Beisner, Eric Belisle, Kerem Beyit and Jesper Ejsing.

Release[]

The Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond was released by Wizards of the Coast in May 2011 for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On April 28, 2015, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $16.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, The Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond reached the rank of Gold seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

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Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition
Core rules
Player's HandbookPlayer's Handbook 2Player's Handbook 3
Monster ManualMonster Manual 2Monster Manual 3
Dungeon Master's GuideDungeon Master's Guide 2
Starter Set
Supplements
Adventurer's VaultAdventurer's Vault 2Arcane PowerThe Book of Vile DarknessDark Sun Campaign SettingDark Sun Creature CatalogDemonomiconDivine PowerDraconomicon: Chromatic DragonsDraconomicon: Metallic DragonsDragon Magazine AnnualEberron Campaign GuideEberron Player's GuideForgotten Realms Campaign GuideForgotten Realms Player's GuideHammerfastInto the Unknown: The Dungeon Survival HandbookManual of the PlanesMartial PowerMartial Power 2Menzoberranzan: City of IntrigueMordenkainen's Magnificent EmporiumNeverwinter Campaign SettingOpen Grave: Secrets of the UndeadThe Plane Above: Secrets of the Astral SeaThe Plane Below: Secrets of the Elemental ChaosPlayer's Handbook Races: DragonbornPlayer's Handbook Races: TieflingsPlayer's Strategy GuidePrimal PowerPsionic PowerUnderdarkVor Rukoth
Adventures
Keep on the ShadowfellThunderspire LabyrinthPyramid of ShadowsDeath's ReachKingdom of the GhoulsPrince of UndeathKing of the Trollhaunt WarrensDemon Queen's EnclaveAssault on Nightwyrm FortressThe Slaying StoneOrcs of Stonefang PassDungeon DelveDungeon Magazine AnnualHalls of UndermountainMarauders of the Dune SeaRevenge of the GiantsScepter Tower of SpellgardSeekers of the Ashen CrownTomb of Horrors
Essentials
Starter SetRules CompendiumHeroes of the Forgotten KingdomsHeroes of the Fallen LandsMonster VaultDungeon Master's KitMonster Vault: Threats to the Nentir ValePlayer's Option: Heroes of ShadowPlayer's Option: Heroes of the Elemental ChaosPlayer's Option: Heroes of the FeywildThe Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and BeyondMadness at Gardmore Abbey
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