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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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Dragonmarks 5/1: The Dragonmarked Houses

The houses can attribute most of their success to their meticulously crafted reputations for standardization and quality that have elevated bearers of dragonmarks with a status that mundane wizards and artificers cannot possibly match.

If another house started to form, under what kind of mark do you think would be new and novel? Now for a perennial question… Also, what happened to Cyre, really? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. But for a few examples, in my campaign you need the Mark of Healing to perform cure disease; the Mark of Warding to produce an arcane lock ; the Mark of Passage to use linked portal.

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It is often assumed that each house has a single founder: She named her organization “House Tarkanan” as a mockery against other dragonmarked houses – Lord Halas Tarkanan was a leader of Aberrant Dragonmarked people during the War of the Marks. That power comes from the tools that only the dragonmarked can use: In a small community, a dragonmarked house might be represented by a single business. The Shadow Network is a guild of entertainers and artists, including many of the finest performers in Khorvaire.

Courier stations are common throughout Sharn, for example, but teleportation is available only at the Orien enclave in Dragon Towers. The Test of Siberys Children are not born with dragonmarks.

He made his way back to Khorvaire, found House Tarkanan, and essentially took over. The merchant might become the victim of a campaign slandering his skills. Adam rated it really liked it Oct 29, The reputation of a guild is also a powerful tool. Through use of dragonshards, can communicate over vast distances with the speed of the wind.

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The patriarch is advised by a council whose members represent each of the nations in which the house operates. It was founded by Thora Tavin, a former Brelish spy who worked as part of a group of Aberrant Marked spies. Though the unique magical abilities of the Mark of Making might have given Cannith smiths an edge over their mundane competitors in centuries past, the spell-like abilities of the dragonmarked are hardly novel in a modern society where adepts, artificers, and other spellcasters are far from rare.

House Tarkanan House Vol. But personally, I like the flavor of having specific, important magical services bound to these families. We think you’ll have a much more enjoyable experience. Brian Hayden rated it really liked it Mar 12, It has a presence in Sharn. Today, more and more dragonmarked nobles are holding to the opinion that the edicts were an agreement with the King of Galifar, not the rulers of the Five Nations. Since all houses have vowed to stay neutral in conflicts, House Deneith supplies to both sides of a conflict.

Bound businesses are essentially franchises, and the nature of the services they offer are dictated by the guild. Loss of Cannith brings mass production of common goods and primary creation of magical goods to a halt. Tharashk is remakably liberal and sees outside marriage as a good way to increase its influence. Each of the three types of guild membership reflects a different connection to a dragonmarked house.

The Dragonmarked Houses

Lists with This Book. Once, in my campaign, i had this Lyrandar heir comissioned to infiltrate the Twelve and sabotage some Cannith ultrasecret project. But early in I decided that I’d had enough of the computer games industry and left VR1 to focus on writing. Alder was dragonmraked brilliant man whose works had played a critical role in the War of the Mark, and the members of dragonmaked committee humored him—though few expected the remaining two marks to appear. To ask other readers questions about Dragonmarkedplease sign up.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. What I like about 4E with its rituals is that it finally allows a Jorasco heir to be a healer without ANY divine magic, which is how I prefer it. There are extremists on both sides — the actual Gatekeeper druids, particularly active Cults of the Dragon Below. A guild merchant dragonmarkwd more business, but he must pay dues to the house along with a share of his profits. Will you damn them for your own selfish desire? Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

Rather, it is the carefully crafted histories and reputations of the dragonmarked houses that are responsible dragonmqrked their commercial dominance in present-day Khorvaire.

Whether it’s a gift of the great dragon Eberron or a sign of the draconic Prophecy, no one knows. This is the equivalent of the 3E spell-like ability. Airships, the lightning rail, even the warforged—these marvels could not have been accomplished without the spirit of cooperation and discovery found among the Twelve. Common people visit House Jorasco hospitals instead of churches, since clerics generally reserve their healing abilities for the faithful.

Tied to this is the idea that back in the day, a united Galifar was able to impose sanctions on the dragonmarked houses… but that with the advances in arcane sciences and the collapse of Galifar, it dragonmaeked an open question whether any nation is prepared to make an enemy of one of the houses.

This alone is hardly sufficient to give the houses the power they possess.

Each house has its own dragonmared traditions. It is known for its impartiality, and is relied on to send sensitive information securely. Now, with the Last War a memory and the future beckoning, the dragonmarked houses stand ready for even greater accomplishments.

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