Neverwinter's Tyranny of Dragons Update Adds Dragonborn Race

Taking full advantage of the buzz around Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the "Tyranny of Dragons" storyline, Perfect World and Cryptic have announced plans to make the Dragonborn race playable within Neverwinter starting on August 14th. While it's great to see such an addition, it's somewhat disheartening to see that players will simply be able to employ a "race change token":


Players Can Play as the Legendary New Heroes on August 14!

(Redwood City, CA) July 24, 2014 Perfect World Entertainment's (Season of Dragons) continues with the announcement of the scaly new player race coming to Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons the Dragonborn! The first time playable in Neverwinter, the Dragonborn are a steadfast and honorable people who have thrown off the shackles of their former dragon masters. The Dragonborn joins the new Scourge Warlock class as the newest features coming to the world of Faerûn. It's never been better to join Neverwinter!

The Dragonborn is the keystone to the Dragonborn Legend Pack. More details can be found HERE:

Included in the Dragonborn Legend Pack are:

'¢ The Dragonborn Race An account-wide unlock that grants players full access to the Dragonborn
'¢ A Race Change Token A one-time account-wide unlock that lets players change their existing characters to Dragonborn while retaining their level and in-game items
'¢ Heart of the Dragon A new artifact allowing players to breath fire, and Dragonborn players do extra damage
'¢ Ring of Dragon Slaying An enchanted ring that allows players to do extra damage against dragon foes
'¢ The Gemfinder Enchantment An enchantment with draconic essence that summons Will O' the Wisps that find valuable gemstones as players fight
'¢ Dragon Glyphs Two overload enchantments that power weapons with elemental fury and heightened defenses
'¢ Dragonborn Ceremonial Fashion Gold flecked fashion items used for special occasions
'¢ Dragonborn Warrior Fashion A roughen leather fashion set for epic battles
'¢ The Draconic Enchantment A powerful enchantment that adds three separate stats in either an offensive or defensive enchantment slot.
'¢ One Character Slot
'¢ A 30 Slot Bag
'¢ Bahamut Regalia Normally obtainable by attending real-world events, the Bahamut Regalia is five pieces of extra powerful gear granted by the metallic dragon god Bahamut

(Season of Dragons) continues on the Neverwinter official website with further exciting announcements in 2014, including more information on the Scourge Warlock, the Dragonborn, and new regions coming to the world of Faerûn through the end of 2014.

Neverwinter is an action MMORPG that features fast-paced combat and epic dungeons. Players explore the vast city of Neverwinter and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city and battling its many enemies. Tyranny of Dragons is the fourth module for the widely-acclaimed free-to-play action MMORPG Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast.

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