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Pendragon: Core Rulebook (HC)

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What Kind of Knight Will You Become?

Will you fight to rid the world of injustice, or use clout and power to take advantage of those beneath you?

Knights shielding under an arrow volley

What's Inside

Pendragon is set amidst the glory and grandeur of King Arthur’s Britain. Its innovative mechanics drive the emotional impact of play as your characters pursue Glory, overcome life-and-death struggles, cross blades with ruthless enemies, and fight for love and justice in a world of brutal medieval realism.

The Core Pendragon Experience

A squire being knighted by their lord

The Pendragon: Core Rulebook contains everything you need to begin an epic adventure in King Arthur’s Britain. It covers the complete core rules of the Pendragon game system, including Traits and Passions, Skills, combat, injury and recovery, Glory, Favors, and Honor.

A knight, victorious in a duel, offers his hand to help up his defeated rival.

A Setting Guide

A female noble

The Pendragon: Core Rulebook serves as a guide to the world of Arthurian fantasy. The book includes a detailed look at England as it was in the time of King Arthur, the fantastical elements of the legendary setting, as well as the role of knights and nobility.

A great stag, a near mythical beast

The Passage of Time

Two nobles getting married

Pendragon campaigns are generational: you will grow old, you may marry, you may have children, and when you die (by the sword or the slow decay of time), you resume play as your heir! The Pendragon: Core Rulebooks contains rules for The Winter Phase—the downtime period of the game for characters to train, age, and even go on side quests.

Castle and Surroundings

Additional Features

The Pendragon Character Sheet

The book includes a myriad of additional features, including 6 pre-generated character templates for optional, faster character creation, special rules for Afflictions, Obsessions, Directed Traits, Ideals, and ransoms, a full medieval equipment list, and a Coat of Arms generator to make wholly unique heraldry for your Player-knight.

A knight removing their armor

Download: Blank Character Sheet

Download: Autocalc Character Sheet

Download: Fillable Character Sheet