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Publisher: Pelgrane Press

Product Code: PELGT09

Publishing Year: 2009

Pages: 40

Cover Price: $9.95

Author(s): Kenneth Hite

Artist(s): Jérôme Huguenin

Style(s): Sourcebook

Format(s): Softcover and PDF

ISBN: 1-93485-931-1


A magic supplement for the best-selling and award winning Trail of Cthulhu, written by the master of Lovecraft Lore, Kenneth Hite.

The book is divided into sections as follows:

  • Introduction
  • The Magic Ability
  • Cast A Deadly Spell (new spells and abilities)
  • Idiosyncratic Magic Expanded
  • Magick In Theory And Lovecraft
  • Character Sheet

Scenarios: The book contains no scenarios

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Rough Magicks

IÄ! IÄ! YOG-SOTHOTH NEBLOD ZIN! The latest eldritch tome for Trail of Cthulhu unfolds the darkest secrets of Lovecraftian magic to the shuddering gaze of Keepers and Investigators alike! Read it ... if you dare!

MAGIC AND MYSTERY This book assembles the core of Lovecraftian magic from hints and allusions — and blasts all certainty aside with twelve contradictory explanations for it! Keepers revel in a dozen new spells, and dubious new versions of some old spells, while Investigators find out what their abilities tell them about this stone circle in the woods ...

MAGIC AND MAYHEM Using the new optional Magic ability has its own costs, and its own rules, revealed for the first time to a quailing humanity! Gain it how you will, from a grinning Nyarlathotep or a groaning tomb, you will never be the same again. Even the lore of Idiosyncratic Magic, strange fruit grown from the seeds planted in the Trail of Cthulhu corebook, will bleed you while worse things wait ...

MAGIC AND MONSTERS Learn the sorcerous practices of the unthinkably alien and ancient beings of the Cthulhu Mythos, or scan the dizzying heights to which even human wizards may ascend! Poring over this dread work reveals all of this, plus variant Elder Signs, names to conjure with, and other ...


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