Dragonmarked houses are organizations in the fictional Eberron campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game that are based on . Dragonmarks are elaborate skin patterns that grant spellcasting abilities. Each type of mark is tied to families that control a different industry or trade in Eberron. How do you guys like the new take on Dragonmarks as Variant races and Subraces?.

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Lists with This Book. Dragonmarks typically appear in the bearer’s adolescence as they pass through puberty, however this is not exclusively the case. It took generations for these first dragonmarked to realize the significance and power of their marks.

I always wondered about the Test of Syberis. Here is a list of the highlights of my life as a game designer. In House Ghallanda, the Viceroy of Sharn oversees all activities in the region, and the Master of Agriculture coordinates supplies and the purchase and distribution of foodstuffs, but each individual hostel is run by a house member with the lofty title of innkeeper.

Rarest among the guilds are the house arms: House Lyrandar members have the power to manipulate the weather, and have used that power to create an island paradise for themselves, off the coast of Aundair called Stormhome.

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Because the members of House Medani can see trouble coming, they are very effective in personal security. Nobles would still have access to some of those old services by hiring the best independent mages money can buy. The patriarch is advised by a council whose members represent each of the nations in which the house operates. But you can rely on the fact that he will be better at Craft, or that the Tharashk heir will be better at Search. Really it is because generally I agree with most of the decisions the Eberron books make, and because I had fberron about the nature of aberrant dragonmarks and the houses and such before I read this book and I was hoping to find a little more that I could use to reinforce my theories about the various conflicts and factions.


Do you think there is tension or rivalry between houses Tharashk and Medani given how both work with inquisitives? A child born to parents possessing least marks might later manifest the greater mark, or no mark at eberton.

The reputation of a guild is also a powerful tool. Over the last few decades I have managed to turn gaming from a hobby into a career. Now, why might they interfere? Refresh and try again. This page was last edited on 26 Augustat These businesses display the guild seal in gold, and often display the seal of the house as well.

Talent is considered a better choice.

One notable example is Stormhome in Aundair, which is for all intents and purposes a territory of House Lyrandar. The different Cannith factions are likewise largely divided along family lines. Since all houses have vowed to stay neutral in conflicts, House Deneith supplies to both sides of a conflict.

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However, you might find that clients pass you up and hire licensed Deneith mercenaries instead, because the Deneith seal assures them that the soldiers meet Deneith standards of training and discipline, and because they can go to the house for compensation if the mercs fail to perform. Brian Hollier rated eberrron it was amazing Nov 08, More yet it seems to set up more easily to have these houses be adapted toward evil cabals as opposed to less malevolent dragonmmarked. If the Cannith ultrasecret project is in Sharn, then Cannith should turn the saboteur over to the Sharn watch and prosecute him according to the Code of Galifar.

Though it is a little limited on the history it provides on the histories of these houses, it does so in a way as to leave the most freedom to the DM. Licensed businesses often have their own flavor, but a customer who goes to a bound business knows exactly what to expect.


If my character starts a mercenary Company, would they have to eventually join with house Deneith? But personally, I like the flavor of having specific, important magical services bound to these families.

Granted, in the shadow war there is a place for spies and assassins, but an overt assassin organization should be frowned upon by the populace, and despite dragonmarmed alibies, many are egerron of the true business of house Thuranni.

Look at what the mark does and what the house does; think about how that power could enhance the business; go from there. Hierarchy Each house has its own distinctive traditions. Masters of Trade The wealth of Khorvaire is built on magic, and the dragonmarked houses are the mortar that holds this magical economy together. For that matter, magebreeders are only a small segment of the house; most heirs are ranchers, teamsters, veterinarians, handlers, eberroon, and more; people who love working with animals and whose animals can do amazing things.

Vol’s priests claim Espre is a descendant of House Vol and bears the actual Mark of Dragonmarkeed, although it’s possible it is an Aberrant Dragonmark. House Sivis played a vital role in the coordination of troops, while House Orien and House Lyrandar helped transport goods and soldiers.

The lich Erandis Vol is the last known ebfrron of the mark, but its powers have become dormant since she is no longer technically alive. Published November 7th by Wizards of the Coast first published June 25th In addition to the regional lords, additional lords seneschal are appointed by a patriarch to act as his personal representatives.

Putting those two statements together, what we get is this.