The Player’s Handbook is the essential reference for every Dungeons & Dragons roleplayer. It contains rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration and combat, equipment, spells, and much more. Use this book to create exciting characters from among the most iconic D&D races and classes.
Dungeons & Dragons immerses you in a world of adventure. Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons. Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures. Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions.
BUILD YOUR CHARACTER: This rule book gives you all you need to build your D&D characters, outlines the rules for roleplaying and combat as well as giving a directory of over 350 spells with descriptions and illustrations.
CREATE INFINITE CHARACTERS: Whether you’re creating an elvish cleric, driven from society for trespassing on tradition, a dwarven paladin, atoning for an dubious past, the Player’s Handbook provides the skeleton for your characters.
ESSENTIAL TOOLS: The Player’s Handbook is one of the three main Dungeons & Dragons books, along with the Monster Manual and the Dungeon Master’s Guide. The Player’s Handbook is the cornerstone. It’s the foundational text of D&D’s Fifth edition—for beginners and for veterans alike.
Dungeons & Dragons is the world's greatest roleplaying game. Created in 1974, D&D transformed gaming culture by blending traditional fantasy with miniatures and wargaming.
You and your friends coauthor your own legend. Guided by a Dungeon Master, you create characters and play their roles in a story, rolling dice and navigating maps as you unfold a tale as limitless as your imagination, exploring a fantastic world of adventure where heroes battle monsters, find treasures, and overcome quests.