Constructed on the finish of the Quest for Sky, Highhelm isn’t the primary of the Sky Citadels, however it’s an important.
There appears to be a bit of little bit of the whole lot on this ebook: the format of Highhelm itself, notable characters, tradition, new choices, and extra.
The ebook begins off by giving us an in-depth historical past of the founding of Highhelm and its struggles. Alongside the sidebars, one can find a concise timeline, whereas the remainder of the chapter offers a extra in-depth take a look at every period. This may be nice if you happen to wished to set a marketing campaign through the Quest for Sky or in case your character wished a backstory of their ancestors doing nice deeds up to now.
The in-depth evaluation extends into studying extra concerning the authorities, legal guidelines, commerce, trade, tradition, customs, and the clans. Whereas the same old dwarven industries are included (mining, smithing, stonemasonry, and brewing), there are a number of new issues particular to Highhelm: breatherwalls and grindlegrubs. Grindlegrubs are utilized in quite a lot of merchandise similar to candles, soaps, recycling vitamins, and, in fact, grindlegrub steaks.
Highhelm itself is damaged up into three main sections: King’s Crown, King’s Coronary heart, and Stonebreach. King’s Crown is the very best layer and homes the biggest inhabitants. King’s Coronary heart is the place virtually all of the commerce is finished. Stonebreach is the crossroads between the floor and the remainder of Highhelm. There’s a fourth degree related to Highhelm: the Depths. Every part within the ebook is accompanied by a map with notable places on it, a number of notable individuals, present occasions, and choices for gamers. These choices embrace new backgrounds, recipes, spells and gadgets.
Outdoors of Highhelm itself, this ebook additionally provides loads of Dwarven choices like new ancestry feats, the Forge-Blessed Dwarf heritage, animal companions, the Stalwart Defender archetype, gear, relics, and legendary gadgets. There’s additionally a piece on Dwarven Gods and a Bestiary.
As with all Paizo books, this one is gorgeously laid out. The art work, as at all times, is high tier. In case you play a dwarf or need to run a dwarven marketing campaign, you’ll be remiss to skip this ebook.
In case you’re a lore nerd (responsible), it is a nice ebook to get a greater deal with on dwarven historical past and tradition.
Even if you happen to aren’t taking part in dwarves, there’s sufficient in right here to gasoline a complete marketing campaign even with out delving into the Depths. From Thera Heartslip’s dwindling provide of stolen items to the manufacturing of Torag’s Defend, there are many whispers and rumors to get the get together began.