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Tome of Battle
System: Dungeons and Dragons 3.5e 
Abbreviation: ToB 
Author: Richard Baker, Matt Sernett, Frank Brunner 
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast 
Item Code: 953787200 
Publication Date: August 2006 
Format: Hardcover 
Page Count: 160 
ISBN-10: 0-7869-3922-2 
Price: $29.95 ; C$39.95
Product Blurb
New combat options for any D&D campaign.

Tome of Battle: The Book of Nine Swords introduces new rules for players who want interesting combat options for their characters. The nine martial disciplines presented within allow a character with the proper knowledge and focus to perform special combat maneuvers and nearly magical effects. Three new martial classes allow a character to develop his or her discipline even further. Also included are new feats and prestige classes that build on the disciplines, new magic items and spells, and new monsters and organizations.

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Name Page Number Description
Adaptive Style 28 With just a short period of meditation, you can change your maneuvers and tactics to meet the threat you currently face.
Avenging Strike 28 Your strength of will and strong sense of justice allow you to smite your foes.
Blade Meditation 28 You have learned a meditation that grants you insight into the martial disciplines you have studied.
Desert Fire 29 The power of the Desert Wind surges through you, and you find power in the motion of the hot winds and shifting sands that you can channel into your Desert Wind strikes.
Desert Wind Dodge 29 Your training in the Desert Wind discipline allows you to dance across the battlefield like a blistering sirocco.
Devoted Bulwark 29 Because of your staunch devotion to your cause and your Devoted Spirit training, you can stand your ground even in the face of an enemy's resounding attack.
Divine Spirit [Divine] 29 The fervor and dedication of the Devoted Spirit discipline, combined with your fanatical adherence to a divine power, turns you into a font of spiritual energy.
Evasive Reflexes 30 When an opponent gives you an opening in combat, you know exactly what to do: slip away.
Extra Granted Maneuver 30 You are especially devout or insightful, and you have more control over which of your martial maneuvers are currently granted than other crusaders.
Extra Readied Maneuver 30 You are an unusually perspicacious student of the Sublime Way, and you find it easy to keep a large number of maneuvers ready for use.
Falling Sun Attack 31 The discipline of the Setting Sun teaches you how to turn an opponent's strengths into weaknesses.
Instant Clarity [ Psionic] 31 You have sharpened your concentration to the point that you can focus your psionic abilities with just an instant's thought.
Ironheart Aura 31 Your strength of spirit and martial training inspires those around you.
Martial Stance 31 You have mastered the fundamentals of a martial discipline, and you are now able to master one of its stances.
Martial Study 31 By studying the basics of a martial discipline, you learn to focus you kiand perfect the form needed to use a maneuver.
Psychic Renewal [Psionic] 32 Your mental strength and psionic abilities allow you to focus your mind on combat and use your most devastating maneuvers more frequently.
Rapid Assault 32 Your fighting style emphasizes taking foes down with quick, powerful blows.
Scribe Martial Script [Item Creation] 32 You know the secret of creating martial scripts -- small slips of paper into which you infuse your own martial power and skill.
Shadow Blade 32 In the course of your training in the Shadow Hand discipline, you learn to use your natural agility and speed to augment your attacks with certain weapons.
Shadow Trickster 32 Your mastery of the Shadow Hand discipline lets you augment your illusion spells with the stuff of shadow.
Song of the White Raven 32 The White Raven discipline shows you how to rouse dedication and fervor within your allies' hearts.
Snap Kick 32 You have continued to hone your unarmed combat skills, and you deal more damage with your unarmed strikes.
Stone Power 32 The principles of the Stone Dragon discipline teach you how to gather and focus your raw, physical strength into an attack.
Sudden Recovery 33 You can instantly recover your focus, balance, and personal energy after using a martial maneuver.
Superior Unarmed Strike 33 Your unarmed strikes have become increasingly deadly, enabling you to strike your foes in their most vulnerable areas.
Tiger Blooded 33 The Tiger Claw discipline teaches students to mimic the rampant, feral qualities of a wild animal.
Unnerving Calm 33 You know that the secret to defeating your enemies lies within the still center of your own mind.
Vital Recovery 33 Preparing yourself to execute more of your maneuvers gives you the chance to catch a quick second wind and recover from damage you have sustained in the fight.
White Raven Defense 33 The White Raven discipline has taught you to shine as a gleaming beacon of hope and endurance amid the chaos of battle.
Clarion Commander 34 On the battlefield, you are a natural leader.
Distant Horizon 34 An initiate of the Setting Sun sometimes learns a set of combat maneuvers to create the Distant Horizon fighting form.
Faith Unswerving 34 The initiate of the Devoted Spirit knows that his fanaticism and devotion to a cause are enough to carry him through almost anything.
Gloom Razor 35 The teachings of the Shadow Hand discipline allow you to confuse your enemies.
Perfect Clarity of Mind and Body 35 Your mastery of the Diamond Mind discipline allows you to tap into reserves of spiritual and physical strength that other warriors cannot imagine using.
Reaping Talons 35 When fighting with the Tiger Claw discipline's preferred weapons, you can use a variety of combat options that maximize the benefits of wielding two weapons.
Scorching Sirocco 35 As a student of the Desert Wind, the burning fury of the desert sirocco is at your command.
Shards of Granite 36 Like the great Stone Dragon, you hammer through your opponents' defenses using raw, brutal strength.
Stormguard Warrior 36 The Stormguard Warrior feat encompasses a number of the more advanced tactics and techniques you would use as a student of the Iron Heart school.

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Facts about "Tome of Battle"
AbbreviationToB +
AuthorRichard Baker +, Matt Sernett + and Frank Brunner +
ISBN0-7869-3922-2 +
Item Code953787200 +
Media TypeHardcover +
Page Count160 +
Publication DateAugust 2006 +
PublisherWizards of the Coast +
SystemDungeons and Dragons 3.5e +
TitleTome of Battle +