* '''Published:''' 19th August 2014 * '''Publisher:''' Wizards of the Coast * '''Author:''' Jeremy Crawford, Mike Mearls, Bruce R. Cordell, Peter Lee, Robert J. Schwalb, Rodney Thompson, James Wyatt * '''Format:''' 320 page hardcover * '''Rules:''' D&D 5th Edition * '''Wizards of the Coast:''' * [[http://media.wizards.com/2016/downloads/DND/PlayerBasicRulesV03.pdf|Player’s Basic Rules Version 0.3]] (PDF) * [[http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/character_sheets|Character Sheets/Pregenerated Characters]] * [[http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop-games/rpg-products/rpg_playershandbook|Product]] * '''Product:''' * [[http://www.candlekeep.com/bookshelf/products/dnd_phb.htm|Candlekeep]] * [[http://forgottenrealms.wikia.com/wiki/Player%27s_Handbook_5th_edition|Forgotten Realms Wiki]] * [[https://rpggeek.com/rpgitem/162994/players-handbook-dd-5e|RPG Geek]] * [[https://index.rpg.net/display-entry.phtml?mainid=20140|RPG Net]] * '''Reviews:''' * [[http://critical-hits.com/blog/2014/08/11/first-impressions-review-players-handbook-for-dungeons-dragons-5th-edition/|Critical Hits]] * [[http://www.neuronphaser.com/review-dungeons-dragons-5th-edition-players-handbook/|Neuronphaser]] * [[http://www.nohighscores.com/2014/10/10/dd-5e-players-handbook-review/|No High Scores]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16167.phtml|RPG Net (Rory Hughes)]] * [[https://www.rpg.net/reviews/archive/16/16197.phtml|RPG Net (Jonathan Hicks)]] * [[https://www.slugmag.com/game-reviews/dungeons-and-dragons-fifth-edition-players-handbook-review/|Slug Magazine]] * [[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/tabletop/reviews/12103-D-D-Player-s-Handbook-Review-A-Greatest-Hits-Collection|The Escapist]]
Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.
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.
The world needs heroes. Will you answer the call?