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PSHB Small Update

I’m only 1/4 through the level 9 to 11 playtest, but decided to push an update sooner rather than later, given how long Dead in Thay takes to run. I’ve also decided to do more formalized testing level 15+ by…

22 July PSHB Update

The Psychic and Spiritual Handbook is updated following the tier 2 playtests. This is a substantial update, and I recommend everyone using the PSHB read up on the changes and get the latest copy (Therin Creative, GM Binder, a PDF).…

PSHB Updated

The Psychic and Spiritual Handbook is update after completing internal Tier 1 testing to my satisfaction. You can get all the latest on this site (), as well as on GMBinder. For the formatted PDF click here. You may notice…

Site Update News

Over the next few weeks I will be moving some pages around, which will break direct links. In summary: The subclasses moved to the PSHB will get a “5epsi” prefix to be consistent with the other PSHB content. All other…

PSHB – Spiritfonts & Possession Updated

The mechanics for spiritfonts and possessions have been streamlined and improved. Psychic impressions, hauntings, and poltergeist now share the same methods to combat, using the core spiritfont mechanics without exception. Spiritwells are easier to use and the “hellsmouth” variant has…

PSHB June Updates

Based on further playtesting and general revamps, the following changes are coming later today. General Changes Occult skill removed, folded into Arcana, History, and Religion. Adding a new skill to the game is problematic since most character sheets won’t support…

How to Manifest a Power

In this post, we’re going to break down how to read a psionic power description block and how you can use that to manifest your powers. For this purpose, we’ll be looking at the control light power. The first line…

Rimewoad Sorcerer Updated

Based on feedback and review, this subclass for sorcerer has been updated. New 18th-level feature and some clerification edits, plus swapped armor of Agathys for fog cloud, and altered Frost Touched Magic to follow the style introduced in Tasha’s Cauldron…

Release Schedule

Currently, the focus in on 5e subclass releases. Since I use r/UnearthedArcana as a share point, I release content once a week, typically on Thursdays. The r/TherinCreative post may be up a day or two earlier. For March, I’m looking…

Note About 5e Subclass Status

I tend to publish early version of subclasses while they are still in design. It’s fine to test these at this phase, and feedback is useful in case you find certain design ideas really work or really don’t work, which…