Oriental Adventures

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Oriental Adventures was the second version of this RPG source book for Dungeons and Dragons 3rd Edition roleplaying game. The featured campaign setting of this edition is Rokugan, a campaign setting originally created for the game Legend of the Five Rings.

Credits Edit

  • Written by: James Wyatt
  • Editors: Gwendolyn F. M. Kestrel, Michele Carter, Tom Kristensen
  • Additional Editing: Duane Maxwell
  • Managing Editor: Kim Mohan
  • Creative Director: Richard Baker
  • Art Director: Dawn Murin
  • Graphic Designer: Cynthia Fliege
  • Cover Artist: Raven Mimura
  • Interior Artists: Matt Cavotta, Larry Dixon, Cris Dornaus, David Martin, Raven Mimura, Wayne Reynolds, Darrell Riche, Richard Sardinha, Brian Snoddy, Arnie Swekel
  • Cartographer: Robert Lazzaretti
  • Typesetter: Erin Dorries
  • Business Manager: Anthony Valterra
  • Project Manager: Justin Ziran
  • Production Manager: Chas DeLong
  • Playtesters: Bill E. Anderson, Frank Armenante, Richard Baker, Eirik Bull-Hansen, Eric Cagle, Brain Campbell, Jason Carl, Michele Carter, Mac Chambers, Jennifer Clarke Wilkes, Monte Cook, Daniel Cooper, Bruce R. Cordell, Lilly A. Douglas, Christian Duus, Troy D. Ellis, Robert N. Emerson, Andrew Finch, Lewis A. Fleak, Helge Furuseth, Rob Heinsoo, Cory J. Herdorn, William H. Hezeltine, Robert Hobart, Steve Horvath, Olav B. Hovet, Tyler T. Hurst, Rhonda L. Hutcheson, Jeffrey Ibach, Brian Jenkins, Gwendolyn F. M. Kestrel, Tom Kristensen, Catie A. Martolin, Duane Maxwell, Angel Leigh McCoy, Daneen McDermott, Brandon H. McKee, Robert Moore, David Noonan, Sherry L. O'Neal Hankock, Tammy R. Overstreet, John D. Rateliff, Rich Redman, Thomas Refsdal, Thomas M. Reid, Sean K Reynolds, Tim Rhoades, Mike Selinker, James B. Sharkey, Jr., Stan!, Ed Stark, Christian Stenerud, Owen K.C. Stephens, Scott B. Thomas, Cheryl. A. VanMater-Miner, Philips R. VanMater-Miner, Allen Wilkins, Penny Williams, Skip Williams
  • Pronunciation Help: Ron Foster, Moe Murayama, Chris Pascual, Stan!
  • Additional Thanks: Ed Bolme, Andy Heckt, Luke Peterschmidt, Ree Soesbee, Paul Timm

Table of Contents Edit

Introduction (page 5) Edit

  • Character Creation Basics

Chapter 1: Races (page 7) Edit

Chapter 2: Classes (page 17) Edit

Great Crater 2

Great Crater

Chapter 3: Prestige Classes (page 33) Edit

Ryoko Owari 5

Ryoko Owari Toshi

Chapter 4: Skills and Feats (page 57) Edit

Mori Kage 2

Mori Kage Toshi

  • Caste and Skills in Rokugan
  • Specialties
  • New Uses for Old Skills
  • New Skill: Iaijutsu Focus
  • Skill Contests
  • Feats
  • Shugenjas and Metamagic Feats
  • Feat Descriptions

Chapter 5 : Description and Equipment (page 67) Edit



  • Alignment and Honor
  • Vital Statistics
  • Equipping a Character
  • Weapons
  • Armor
  • Adventuring Gear
  • Class Tools and Skill Kits
  • Clothing
  • Food, Drink, and Lodging
  • Mounts and Related Gear
  • Special and Superior Items

Chapter 6: Combat (page 79) Edit

  • MArtial Arts
    • Empty Hand Mastery
    • Mighty Works Mastery I
    • Mighty Works Mastery II
    • Foot and Fist Mastery
    • The Gentle Way Mastery
    • Meditation of War Mastery
  • Iaijutsu Duels
  • Psychic Duels

Chapter 7: Magic and spells (page 83) Edit

Cloud of Taint

Cloud of Taint

  • Shugenjas and Spellcasting
  • Spells
  • Shaman Spells
  • Shaman Domains
  • Shugenja Spells
  • Shugenja School Spells
  • Sohei Spells
  • Wu Jen Spells
  • Spell Descriptions

Chapter 8 : Magic Items (page 121) Edit

  • Limit on Magic Items Worn
  • Magic Armor
  • Magic Weapons
  • Potions
  • Rings
  • Scrolls
  • Talismans
  • Wands
  • Wondrous Items
  • Creating Magic Items

Chapter 9: Monsters (page 143) Edit



  • Type Modifiers
  • Monster Manual Monsters
  • Bajang
  • Bakemono
  • Bisan
  • Bog Hag
  • Buso, Tigbanua
    • Tagamaling Buso
  • Centipede, Spirit
    • Least Spirit Centipede
    • Lesser Spirit Centipede
    • Greater Spirit Centipede
  • Doc Cu'o'c
  • Dokufu
  • Dragon, Lung
    • Yu Lung (Carp Dragon)
    • Chiang Lung (River Dragon)
    • Li Lung (Earth Dragon)
    • Lung Wang (Sea Dragon)
    • Pan Lung (Coiled Dragon)
    • Shen Lung (Spirit Dragon)
    • T'ien Lung (Celestial Dragon)
    • Tun Mi Lung (Typhoon Dragon)


Chapter 10: Campaign Design (page 201) Edit

  • World-Building
    • What's in a Name?
    • Optional Rules Expansions
    • Putting the Pieces Together
    • Cosmology: The Spirit World

Chapter 11: The Empire of Rokugan (page 207) Edit

Mantis Mercenaries

Mantis Mercenary

Chapter 12: The Shadowlands (page 233) Edit

Akutsukai 2


Appendixes (page 244) Edit

  • Appendix 1 : Spell Index
  • Appendix 2: Monster Index
  • Appendix 3: Pronunciation Guide

Index (page 252) Edit

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